Tracts Written in the Controversy Respecting the Legitimacy of Amicia, Daughter of Hugh Cyveliok, Earl of Chester, A.D. 1673-1679, Volume 2

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Page iv - Go! if your ancient but ignoble blood Has crept through scoundrels ever since the flood, Go! and pretend your family is young; Nor own your fathers have been fools so long. What can ennoble sots, or slaves, or cowards? Alas! not all the blood of all the Howards. Look next on greatness; say where greatness lies. Where, but among the heroes and the wise?
Page xxxvii - Cheshire, hath without any just grounds declared the said Amicia to be a bastard. By sir Thomas Mainwaring of Peover in Cheshire, baronet. London, 1673.
Page v - Which records the dispute, And the subsequent suit, Commenced in 'Thirteen sev'nty-five,' — which took root In Le Grosvenor's assuming the arms Le Scroope swore That none but his ancestors, ever before, In foray, joust, battle, or tournament wore, To wit, ' On a Prussian-blue Field, a Bend Or
Page 25 - That the common law has no controller in any part of it, but the high court of parliament ; and if it be not abrogated or altered by parliament, it remains still, as Littleton saith.
Page 99 - US •Atherton, Miss, Kersall Cell, near Manchester Atherton. James, Swinton House, near Manchester Atkin. William, Little Hulton, near Bolton Atkinson, William, Ashton Heyes, near Chester Avison, Thomas, FSA.
Page lii - ... annexed unto it, although it be not expressly said or rehearsed in the gift, — that is to say, that the donees shall have the tenements to them and to their heirs between them two begotten. And this is called especial tail, because the issue of the second wife may not inherit.
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