The English Baronage; Or, an Historical Account of the Lives and Most Memorable Actions of Our Nobility, with Their Descents, Marriages, and Issue

The English Baronage; Or, an Historical Account of the Lives and Most Memorable Actions of Our Nobility, with Their Descents, Marriages, and Issue

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1727 edition. Excerpt: ...Castle of Pevensey, 'till the Meeting of the next Parliament, being accused of conveying to Owen Glendour, the Sons of Roger Earl of March, who (by Reason of his Descent from Lionel Duke os Clarence) was declared Heir Apparent to the Crown, in the Parliament held in 9 R. II. 'Tis likewise to his Honour, that he petitioned the Parliament in the Eighth Year of 8 King Henry IV-praying, That certain Auditors might be appointed and assigned, to take his Accounts as Treasurer of War, and to make him due Allowance, and that upon the same Account, he, his Heirs and Land Tenants, might be clearly discharged j 9 which-was agreed to, and Auditors were assigned accordingly. He fat in that Parliament, as Knight of the Shire for Sussex, and with John Dalyngrugge 1 the other Knight, had, tor their Expences 68/. 85. for 171 Days Attendance, which was longer than any Parliament before had continued sitting, occasioned by the King's Wars and Treaties with France, and the great Schisms between the Popes, which the King and this Parliament endeavoured to remove, as our Historians and the Rolls of Parliament attest. Also in that Parliament the Commons made more Requests and Demands to the King, and Lords, concerning their own Privileges, and all Business, than any of their Predecessors did before them. They exhibited Petitions against the Pope's Usurpations, Extortions, Schisms, Pluralities 5 as also concerning the Election of Knights of Counties, Merchants, Artificers, and Labourers, and the Acts they pafs'dy as well as the Aids they granted, for the Wars, and Defence of the Realm, by Land and Sea, were more than ever passed ir any Session. In the Ninth Year of King Henry the Fourth, this Sir John cPelbam was constituted Chief Butler of the Port of Chichejler, 2...show more

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  • Paperback | 208 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 381g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236552040
  • 9781236552044