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" 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... "
Anecdotes of the Aristocracy: And Episodes in Ancestral Story - Page 279
by Bernard Burke - 1849
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Female biography: or, memoirs of illustrious and celebrated ..., Volumes 3-4

Mary Hays - Women - 1803
...spirit, and her beauty. Bishop Burnet, who styles her " a wise and worthy woman," adds, " that she was more likely to have maintained the post of protector than either of her brothers j according to an observation respecting her, that those who wore breeches deserved petticoats better...
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Peerage of England. ...

Arthur Collins, Sir Egerton Brydges - Nobility - 1812
...restored the King. Bishop Burnet writes, b that Cromwell's daughter, married to the Lord Fauconberg, " 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...
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Memoirs of the Protector: Oliver Cromwell, and of His Sons ..., Volume 2

Great Britain - 1821
...that he could not stand his ground when his brother quitted : that the Countess of Falconbridge was a wise and worthy woman, more likely to have maintained the post than either of her brothers : that the other daughter was married, first to the Earl of Warwick's heir,...
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Bishop Burnet's History of His Own Time: With the Suppressed ..., Volume 1

Gilbert Burnet, Sir Thomas Burnet, Martin Joseph Routh - Great Britain - 1823
...married to Claypole, and died a little before himself: another was married to the earl of 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...
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Historia Rievallensis: Containing the History of Kirkby Moorside ... to ...

William Eastmead - Paleontology - 1824 - 486 pages
...restored Charles II. Bishop Burnet >uiu* that Crwu\vdi' daughter. 1 married to the lord Fauconbcrg, was a wise and worthy woman, more likely to have maintained...the post of protector than either of her brothers ; according to the saying that went of her, " that those who wore breeches deserved peticoats ; but...
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A Biographical History of England: From Egbert the Great to the Revolution ...

James Granger - Great Britain - 1824
...restored the king. Bishop Burnet writes, that Cromwell's daughter, married to the Lord Falconberg, " 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...
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Saturday night

Saturday night - 1824
...Viscount Falconberg. Bishop Bui-net, •who styles her a wise and worthy woman, says, that " She was 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...
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Saturday Night: Comprising a Review of New Publications, Biography ..., Volume 1

1824
...Lord Viscount Falconberg. Bishop Bui-net, who styles her a wise and worthy woman, says, that " She was 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...
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A general and heraldic dictionary of the peerages of England, Ireland, and ...

John Burke - 1831 - 631 pages
...destructive to his, and grew to hate him perfectly." Of Lady Fauconberg, Buniet writes: — "Shewasa 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 ;...
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Bishop Burnet's history of his own time

Gilbert Burnet - Great Britain - 1833
...married to Claypole, and died a little before himself : another was married to the earl of 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...
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