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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... "
A genealogical and heraldic history of the extinct and dormant baronetcies ... - Page 53
by John Burke - 1838
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A genealogical and heraldic history of the extinct and dormant baronetcies ...

sir John Bernard Burke - 1838
...destructive to his, and grew to hate him perfectly." Of Lady Fauconberg, Burnet writes : — " She was a wine and worthy woman, more likely to have maintained the...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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A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Extinct and Dormant Baronetcies ...

John Burke, Sir Bernard Burke, Bernard Burke - Baronetage - 1841 - 642 pages
...set upon an interest destructive to his, and grew to hate him perfectly." Of Lady Fauconberg, Burnet writes : — " She was a wise and worthy woman, more...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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Notitia Cestriensis: Or Historical Notices of the Diocese of Chester, Volume 19

Francis Gastrell - Cheshire (England) - 1845
...probably his Lordship's widow, who ob. March 14th, 1712, by whom he had no issue, and of whom Burnet writes, " she was a wise and worthy woman, more likely...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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Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the Palatine Counties of ...

Cheshire (England) - 1845
...probably his Lordship's widow, who ob. March 14th, 1712, by whom ho had no issue, and of whom Unmet writes, " she was a wise and worthy woman, more likely...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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The Patrician, Volume 1

John Burke, Sir Bernard Burke - Genealogy - 1846
...who became the second wife of Lord Fauconberg, but died without issue, is described by Burnet as " a wise and worthy woman, more likely to have maintained...the post of Protector than either of her brothers." Dean Swift, who knew her, says she was " handsome and like her father." Of the youngest daughter, Frances,...
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Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry, Volume 1

1847
...Belasyse, Viscount (afterwards Earl of) Fauconberg, and dsp in 1712-13. This lady, But-net describes as " a wise and worthy woman, more likely to have maintained...her brothers; according to a saying that went of her (he continues), that those who wore breeches deserved petticoats better, but if those in petticoats...
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A History of the County of Westchester, from Its First Settlement ..., Volume 1

Robert Bolton - Westchester County (N.Y.) - 1848
...Fauconberg. — by Vandyck. This lady, Bishop Burnet describes as " a wise and worthy woman, and one more likely to have maintained the post of protector, than either of her brothers."11 Sea storm,— Vernet. AnEcceHomo, — Carlo Dolci. Holy family, — Andrea del • Burke's...
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Anecdotes of the Aristocracy: And Episodes in Ancestral Story, Volume 1

Bernard Burke - Anecdotes - 1849
...who became the second wife of Lord Fauconberg, but died without issue, is described by Burnet as " a wise and worthy woman, more likely to have maintained...the post of Protector than either of her brothers." Dean Swift, who knew her, says she was "handsome and like her father." Of the youngest daughter, Frances,...
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Bishop Burnet's history of his own time: from the restoration of Charles II ...

Gilbert Burnet - History - 1850 - 949 pages
...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...
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Woman's Record: Or, Sketches of All Distinguished Women, from "the Beginning ...

Sarah Josepha Buell Hale - Women - 1853 - 886 pages
...lord viscount Falconberg. Bishop Burnet, who calls her a wise and worthy woman, says, that "she was more likely to have maintained the post of protector than either of her brothers." There was a common saying about her, " that those who wore breeches deserved petticoats better ; but...
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