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Worthies of Westmorland:

OR,

NOTABLE PERSONS BORN IN THAT COUNTY

SINCE

The Beformation.

BY

GEORGE ATKINSON, Esq.

Barrister-at-Law.

"THE PROPER STUDY OF MANKIND IS MAN."

London:

J. ROBINSON, 40, HIGH HOLBORN.

MDCCCL.

DA 670 •W5

A87

LONDON :

GEORGE WOODFALL AND SON,

ANGEL COURT, SKINNER STREET.

535636-128

Lady Musgrave,

Wartley Castle and Eden Hall,

These Presents come

Greeting.

John Barwick.

CHAPLAIN TO HIS MAJESTY KING CHARLES THE SECOND ; DEAN AND PREBENDARY OF THE CATHEDRAL AT DURHAM ;

DEAN OF ST. PAUL'S, LONDON ;
PROLOCUTOR OF THE HOUSE OF CONVOCATION IN THE PROVINCE

OF CANTERBURY ;
FELLOW OF ST. JOHN'S COLLEGE, CAMBRIDGE, ETC. *

1612—1664.

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“ Blest be he of worth and sense,

And ever high in station,
That bravely stands in the defence
Of Conscience, King, and Nation.”

ALLAN RAMSAY.

RIBBON, in his “Decline and Fall of the Roman

Empire,” writes thus:—“Of the various forms of government which have prevailed in the world, an hereditary monarchy seems to present the fairest

* See his Life, written in Latin by his brother, Dr. Peter Barwick; translated into English, with Appendix of Letters from King Charles I. in his confinement; from Charles II. and the Earl of Clarendon in exile; published from originals in St. John's College, Cambridge, 12mo. London, 1724.

VOL. II.

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