A genealogical and heraldic history of the extinct and dormant baronetcies of England, by J. and J.B. Burke

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Page 103 - ... if captain Carteret had been suffered to have taken that charge, his interest and reputation in the navy was so great, and his diligence and dexterity in command so eminent, that it was generally believed,* he would, against whatsoever the earl of Warwick could have done, have preserved a major part of the fleet in their duty to the king.
Page 164 - To make all the money that was to be raised by this bill to be applied only to those ends to which it was given, which was the carrying on of the war, and to no other purpose whatsoever, or by what authority soever.
Page 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 afterwards in private married by ministers ordained by bishops, and according to the form in the Book of Common Prayer; and this with the privity of Cromwell; who pretended to yield to it in compliance with the importunity and folly of his daughters.
Page 474 - Henry was several times vicepresident of the council of the North, deputy lieutenant, colonel of a militia regiment, and one of the knights of the shire for the county of York. He m. Mary, daughter and co-heir of John Dent, citizen of London, by whom, who survived him, and re-married Sir William Sheffield, knt. he had, with several...
Page 191 - Maynard, his second son, who was made a Knight of the Bath at the coronation of Charles I. He sat in several Parliaments for Lostwithiel, in Cornwall, and in 1647, together with Mr.
Page 302 - 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.
Page 372 - Sir Samuel Morland's well, the use of which he freely gives to all persons, hoping that none who shall come after him, will adventure to incur God's displeasure, by denying a cup of cold water (provided at another's cost and not their own) to either neighbour, stranger, passenger, or poor thirsty beggar, July 8, 1695.
Page 32 - 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 inheriting the crown.
Page 106 - Presbury, a diplomatist in the reigns of HENRY VIII. EDWARD VI. Queen MARY, and Queen ELIZABETH.
Page 53 - She was a wise and worthy woman, more likely to have maintained the post (of protector) 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.

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