A Synopsis of the Peerage of England: Exhibiting, Under Alphabetical Arrangement, the Date of Creation, Descent, and Present State of Every Title Peerage which Has Existed in this Country Since the Conquest, Volume 2

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Page 893 - THIS BOOK. FORMS PART OF THE ORIGINAL LIBRARY OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN BOUGHT IN EUROPE 1838 TO 1839 BY ASA CRAY a, >^ ^f-, LITERARY REMAINS OF TUB LATE WILLIAM HAZLITT.
Page 794 - A PERFECT COPY OF ALL SUMMONS OF THE NOBILITY TO THE GREAT COUNCILS AND PARLIAMENTS OF THIS REALM, from the XLIX. of King Henry the Hid. until these present Times.
Page 529 - Attorney-General, are unanimously of opinion, and do resolve and adjudge, that no fine now levied nor at any time hereafter to be levied to the King can bar such title of honour, or the right of any person claiming such title under him that levied or shall levy such fine.
Page 416 - With respect to this claim, it is to be observed, that though the manor of Scrivelsby was held by the service of performing the office of King's Champion by Robert de Marmyon, in the reign of William the Conqueror, he was not by seizure thereof a Baron, but by seizure of the Castle and Barony of TAMWORTH, which...
Page 907 - IV. and for iu diocese had this isle and all the Hebrides or Western Islands of Scotland ; but which were called Sodoroc- by the Danes, who went to them by the north, from the Swedish Sodor, Sail or Oar Islands, from which the title of the Bishop of Sodor is supposed to originate.
Page 708 - Osnaburg, was created Duke of York and Albany in Great Britain, and Earl of Ulster in Ireland.
Page 776 - Committees on the Dignity of a Peer of the Realm, that in one day eleven peerages were created by patent.
Page 630 - ... Esq., and daughter and eventually sole heir of Thomas Sydney, next elder brother of Josceline, last Earl of Leicester and Baron Sydney, under the presumption that Robert Sydney (the Petitioner's grandfather), the s. and h. apparent of Philip, 3rd Earl of Leicester, having been summoned to Parl. vp, in his father's Barony, a Barony in Fee was thereby created ; but the House of Lords resolved, 17 June 1782, 'That Robert Sydney, commonly called Viscount L'Isle, the Petitioner's grandfather, under...
Page 628 - II., he not only obtained the castle and honour of Arundel to himself and his heirs, but also a confirmation of the earldom of Sussex, granted to him by the third penny of the pleas of that county, which in ancient times was the usual way of investing such great men in the possession of any earldom, after those ceremonies of girding with the sword and putting on the robes were performed, which have ever, till of late, been thought essential to their reaction.
Page 409 - Norfolk," to hold to him and the heirs male of his body, with remainder to his father, the Reverend Edward Nelson, and the heirs male of his body, with remainder to the heirs male of the body of...

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