A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Extinct and Dormant Baronetcies of England, Ireland and Scotland

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J. R. Smith, 1844 - 603 páginas

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Página 53 - These marriages were celebrated at Whitehall with all imaginable pomp and lustre ; and it was observed, that though the marriages were performed in public view according to the rites and ceremonies then in use, they were presently...
Página 304 - Even such is time, which takes in trust Our youth, our joys, and all we have, And pays us but with age and dust; Who, in the dark and silent grave, When we have wandered all our ways, Shuts up the story of our days, And from which earth and grave and dust, The Lord shall raise me up, I trust.
Página 175 - In the former a panel still exists, recording his happy rise to fortune. The Baronet, then humble Duck, cast out by the butchers, stands near a bridge in an attitude of despondency, and in the air a raven is seen bearing in his bill a piece of money, which, according to tradition, fell at his feet, and which, being put out to use, was the nucleus on which he wound a splendid fortune.
Página 202 - he was a learned man, and a good antiquary, but of a marvellous merry and pleasant conceit.
Página 222 - He was created a Knight of the Bath at the coronation of James I., 25th July 1603. He was of St. Stephen's, Canterbury. Died 1625. LINE 75, ' termined' =- terminated; L 80, 'brim' — See Glossarial Index, sv, for other examples,— G.
Página 374 - ... in the dining-room was supplied with a large fountain, and the glasses stood under little streams of water. His coach had a moveable kitchen, with clockwork machinery, with which he could make soup, broil steaks, or roast a joint of meat.
Página 32 - ... 1545, when, having recommended himself to the king by his activity in forwarding a loan in London, and other imposts, he was made chancellor of the exchequer. Henry constituted him an assistant trustee for the minor successor, after whose accession his name is scarcely mentioned in history, except in one instance, which ought not to be forgotten : he was the only privy counsellor who steadfastly denied his assent to the last will of that prince, by which Mary and Elizabeth were excluded from...
Página 53 - Falconbridge, a wise and worthy woman, more likely to have maintained the post than either of her brothers; according to a saying that went of her, that those who wore breeches deserved petticoats better, but if those in petticoats had been in breeches they would have held faster v.
Página 235 - ... of that country, but was to expect the inheritance from the favour of an old severe grandfather, who for the present kept the young couple from running into any excess, the mother of the lady being of as...
Página 461 - Elizabeth thought proper to favour the cause of the reformation in Scotland, and to support the nobility who were for it against Mary, sir Ralph Sadler was her principal agent, and...

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