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1st Earl 2nd Earl 2nd Lord 2nd Viscount 2ndly 3rd Earl 3rd Lord 4th Earl 4th Lord afterwards Alexander ancestor ancient Anne appointed army assumed attainder Bart battle Britain brother Castle Charles Countess County created a Baronet created Baron daughter and co-heir daughter and heir death descended Douglas Duke Earldom Edward eldest daughter Elizabeth England estates failing father Francis George grandfather grandson heirs male Henry High honours House issue male James John July June King Lady lands late leaving two sons living Lordship March Marquis marriage Mary mother obtained Parliament Peer of Ireland Peerage Volume present present and 2nd Queen reign remainder Richard Right Robert Scotland Sept settled Sir John Sir Thomas Sir William sister succeeded successive successor Thomas three sons uncle United Kingdom Viscount widow wife younger
Page 130 - In a word, he was a man, that whoever shall, after him, deserve best of the English nation, he can never think himself undervalued, when he shall hear, that his courage, virtue, and fidelity, is laid in the balance with, and compared to, that of the lord Capel.
Page 357 - Sir, he was the delight and ornament of this house, and the charm of every private society which he honoured with his presence.
Page 357 - Townshend; nor of course know what a ferment he was able to excite in every thing by the violent ebullition of his mixed virtues and failings. For failings he had undoubtedly - many of us remember them; we are this day considering the effect of them.
Page 37 - Chief Baron of the Exchequer, Chief Justice of the Common Pleas, and Lord Keeper of the Great Seal, and was created a baronet.
Page 19 - Derby in 1736, succeeded to the sovereignty of the Isle of Man, and to the...
Page 129 - One there was, though of another species, the noblest figure I ever saw, the high constable of Scotland, Lord Errol ; as one saw him in a space capable of containing him, one admired him. At the wedding, dressed in tissue, he looked like one of the giants in Guildhall new gilt. It added to the energy of his person, that one considered him acting so considerable a part in that very Hall where so few years ago one saw his father, Lord Kilmarnock, condemned to the block.
Page 79 - Stockport, one of the eight Barons of the County Palatine of Chester, created by Hugh Lupus, Earl of Chester, in the reign of William the Conqueror.
Page 70 - Gladstone, he was created a peer of the United Kingdom by the title of Baron Acton of Aldenham.
Page 101 - ... the present moment. Though it was unknown in the busy scenes of life, or in the popular discussions of the day, it will remain illustrious in the annals of science, which are as imperishable as that nature to which they belong; and it will be an immortal honour to his house, to his age, and to his country.* [The author in his Introduction to the Elements of Chemical Philosophy, vol.