Memorials of the Order of the Garter

Memorials of the Order of the Garter

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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. 1841 edition. Excerpt: ...10 Ed. 2, m.7. and joined at Newcastle the expedition of 1319.1 In 1821 the custody of Scarborough castle was committed to him. The contiguity of his estates to the northern border, and his great local experience, occasioned a further requisition of his services in 1333, ! when Edward III. repaired to Scotr land to receive the homage of Edward Balliol, to whom our knight appears to have rendered himself so acceptable that his attachment was rewarded by a grant of the considerable barony of Bonkyll, which had escheated to the prevailing power by the forfeiture of sir John Stewart3 In 1334 Ughtred had licence to impark the woods of Kexby, Monkton-on-the-Moor, and Scakelthorpe, in Yorkshire. In 1835 he was with the king on his expedition into Scotland; and returned after the peace concluded with David II. in the course of that year. In 1336 he was appointed admiral of the fleet from the mouth of the Thames northwards.6 He served in Scotland again in the year following.7 With the rank of banneret, and having in his retinue twenty men-at-arms and sixty archers, he was ordered to proceed, together with the lords Wake and Roos, from the county of York towards Newcastle, and to muster there on Sunday in Mid-Lent, 1338.8 Soon after his arrival in Scotland, Edward III, doubtful of the fidelity of the persons whom Balliol might entrust with the defence of Perth, required him to confide the custody of that important place to Ughtred, on the 4th of August9 In the following year the Stewart appeared before the town with a powerful army; and sir Thomas Ughtred, after a gallant resistance, found himself compelled to capitulate on the 17 th August 1339; when he marched with the troops which had composed his garrison into England.10 His surrender of the fortress..show more

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  • Paperback | 236 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 426g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236549104
  • 9781236549105