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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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Walford's Antiquarian Magazine and Bibliographical Review, Volume 9

Archaeology - 1886
...wife of Lord Fauconberg. Bishop Burnet, who styles her a wise and worthy woman, says, that "She was more likely to have maintained the post (of Protector)...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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