Oxfordshire; Lords Lieutenant, High Sheriffs and Members of Parliament, &C

Oxfordshire; Lords Lieutenant, High Sheriffs and Members of Parliament, &C

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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. 1888 edition. Excerpt: ...had considerable possessions in the western part of Oxfordshire, and the chancel of Taynton Church was their burial-place. The family of Vaisey, Voisey, or Veysey, was formerly that of the Harmans. It appears that John Harman, sometime Bishop of Exeter, CHARLES THE SECOND1. ANNO. 1661. Thomas Cobb of Adderbury, Esquire. 1662. John Taverner2 of Sonndness (Nettlebed), Esquire. 1663. (No return found.) 1664. Sir George Croke3 of Waterstock, Knight. was called Voysey, and Veysey, on account of his having been educated by a person of that name. 1 It may be interesting to quote, from a MS. of Peter le Neve, Norroy, the following list of gentlemen of Oxfordshire chosen by King Charles II to be invested with the Order of the Royal Oak, and the value then returned of their respective estates, 1660. 'This order of knighthood, ' Mr. Burke says, ' projected by the restored monarch to perpetuate the loyalty of his faithful adherents, was wisely abandoned, under the apprehension that it might perpetuate likewise dissensions which were better consigned to oblivion.' Sir Henry Jones, Knight 1500--Gardiner, Esquire, of Tew 800 Matthew Skinner, Esquire...... 600 Welsborne Gill, Esquire....... 600 Sir Francis Norreys........ 15 George Wenman, Esquire....... 2000 James Herne, Esquire looo Rowland Lacey, Esquire....... 1600 Sir Anthony Cope, Baronet 4000 Thomas Stonor, Esquire....... 3000 Cuthbert Warcnpp, Esquire...... 1000 Sir Timothy Tyrrell, Knight 1500 Sir John Clerke 2000 Sir Thomas Penniston, Baronet 800 Sir Francis Henry Lee, Baronet..... 3000 Sir Francis Wenman, Knight 1500 A grandson of the Sheriff in 1568. On the south side of the east window of the chancel of Nettlebed Church is an alabaster monument containing the following inscription: --'Neare to...show more

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  • English
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  • 123654465X
  • 9781236544650