Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct, or Dormant Volume 7

Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct, or Dormant Volume 7

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1896 edition. Excerpt: ...has been acted upon, would also recur." () He sold the "noble property of Newliston," which had been brought to the Dalrymple family by that of Dundas, thro' the marriage of the 1st Earl. () He voted at the election of Scotch Rep. Peers, 13 Aug. 1747, as well as his cousin, James, whose right to the peerage was next year established. () He was the author of several political pamphlets all of a gloomy character. H. Walpole says he was called the "Cassandra of the State." () See voL ii, p. 192, note "a," tub "Cathcart" for a list of these special investitures. Q Earldom 8.) 7 ftnd g. John William Tiknry (dal VII, Btmpi-i), Earl Op Stair, 4c. S. nephew and h.; being. lgoi only s. and h. of Qen. the Hon. William Dalrtmplb, Viscountcy S. "by Marianne Dorothy, 2d. da. of Admiral Sir Robert yjjT Harland, Bart, which William (who d. 23 Feb. 1807 J iu bis 72d year) was ouly br. to the 6th Karl. He waa 6. 16 Nov. 1784 and wag sometime (1804) an officer in the 5th Dragoon Guards. He m. 28 May 1804(") Johanna, da. of Charles Gordon, of Clunie, but (not considering such marriage to be valid) m. S June 1808 at St. Qeo. Han. Sq. (spec, lie.) Laura, yst. da. of John Manners, by Louisa, afterwards nto jure Countbss Of Dtsart S.J This last marriage was, however, set aside in consequence of a decision in the Ecclea. court K 16 July 1811, that the previous one waa good (b) The marriage of 1804, however, was itself annulled six years later in June 1820 the said Johanna being divorced for adultery.(c) The Earl who "for the last eleven years had been confined to his bed, speechless and almost unconscious/'C1) d. at bis hotel in the Rue de Clichy, Paris, 20 March 1840, aged 56. Will pr. April 1840. With...show more

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  • Paperback | 286 pages
  • 188.98 x 246.13 x 15.24mm | 517.09g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236778839
  • 9781236778833