Memorials of the Family of Tufton, Earls of Thanet; Deduced from Various Sources of Authentic Information..

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R. Pocock, and sold by Messrs. Robinsons, Paternoster-Row, London; and all other booksellers., 1800 - 156 pages

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Page 89 - ... in his time; and so great a lover of scholars and soldiers, as that with an excessive bounty towards them, or indeed any of worth that were in distress, he did much diminish his estate, as also with excessive prodigality in housekeeping and other noble ways at court, as tilting, masquing, and the like; prince Henry being then alive, who was much addicted to those noble exercises, and of whom he was much beloved 3.
Page 89 - This pillar was erected in the year 1656, by Ann, Countess Dowager of Pembroke, &c. for a memorial of her last parting, in this place, with her good and pious mother, Margaret, Countess Dowager of Cumberland, on the 2d of April, 1616; in memory whereof she hath left an annuity of 41.
Page 104 - Sacheverell, in his said sermons and books, doth falsely and maliciously suggest that her Majesty's administration, both in ecclesiastical and civil affairs, tends to the destruction of the constitution...
Page 40 - And methinks, I do in this, and that of Hungary, foresee the work of God, that by piece and piece, the kings of the earth, that gave their power unto the beast (all the word of God must be fulfilled), shall now tear the whore, and make her desolate, as St. John in his Revelation hath foretold.
Page 89 - Margaret Countess Dowager of Cumberland, the 2nd of April 1616. In memory whereof she also left an annuity of four pounds to be distributed to the poor within the parish of Brougham every 2nd day of April, for ever, upon the Stone Table hard by.
Page 117 - August following he was appointed lord lieutenant and custos rotulorum of the county of Hertford : and at the coronation of George the First, he carried St.
Page 41 - ... to the dignity of a Baron of this Realm, by the title of Lord Ossulston, Baron of Ossulston.
Page 33 - Cave, one of the justices of the king's bench in the reign of...
Page 97 - Skiptonin-Craven, in the year of our Lord God, 1659; so as she came to lie in it herself for a little while in September, 1661, after it had been ruinous, without timber or any covering, ever since the year 1521, when it was burnt by a casual fire.
Page 76 - Mongst many pictures which were hanging by, The silly girl at length hapt to espy Chaste Lucrece' image, and desires to know What she should be, herself that murder'd so? Why, girl (quoth I), this is that Roman dame — Not able then to tell the rest for shame, My tongue doth mine own guiltiness betray; With that I sent the prattling wench away, Lest when my lisping guilty tongue should halt, My lips might prove the index to my fault.

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