A synopsis of the peerage of England, Volume 2

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Nichols, 1825
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Page 792 - 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 905 - 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 774 - Committees on the Dignity of a Peer of the Realm, that in one day eleven peerages were created by patent.
Page 416 - ... 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 he held of the King in capite by Knight's service ; so that, if at this period Baronies by Tenure were admitted, the possessor of the Manor and Lordship of Tamworth — which in the division of his property fell...
Page 681 - Hastings ; and it does not appear either that the attainder of Robert her brother, or of Richard her father, was ever reversed. In the act of attainder in question, special provision is made, that Richard Hastings should enjoy certain manors which belonged to the attainted barons, in consideration that he had m. Joan, sister and heir of the said Robert de Welles, and also of his loyalty and services — Rot. Parl. 14. Edw. IV. t Daughter of Richard Lord Welles. Her husband Richard Hastings, 8th Lord...
Page 686 - Attainder had caused all the honors possessed by the said Charles to be FORFEITED to the Crown as an estate of inheritance. A copy of Edmond Nevill's claim, which is a curious document, may be found in Landsdowne MSS.
Page 682 - Kingdom of the Netherlands, Duke of Ciudad Rodrigo, and Grandee of Spain of the First Class. Duke of Vittoria, Marquess of Torres Vedras, and Count of Vimiera, in Portugal.
Page 416 - With respect to this claim," says Sir Harris Nicolas, in a Synopsis of the Peerage of England, Vol. ii., Art. Marmion, "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...

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