The Peerage of England; Containing a Genealogical and Historical Account of All the Peers of England Now Existing Either by Tenure, Summons or Creation, Their Descents and Collateral Lines, Their Births, Marriages, and Issues, Volume 3

The Peerage of England; Containing a Genealogical and Historical Account of All the Peers of England Now Existing Either by Tenure, Summons or Creation, Their Descents and Collateral Lines, Their Births, Marriages, and Issues, Volume 3

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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. 1735 edition. Excerpt: ...who voted for the acancy of the Throne, and the settling the Crown on the Princes' and Princess of Orange. W hereupon, on their Acceslion he was constituted Lord Licutenant and Cuslos Rotulorum of the County of stafvrd, and-'appointed Envoy Extraordinary to the Emperor. He arrived with that Charafter at the Hague, Oflober 3, t689, and remained at the Court of Vienna till Fehruary 1692, when being appointed Ambassador Extraordinary to the Grand Seignior, he travelled through Hungary, and the Turhish Territories, to Canflantinaple. On the last of Fehruary, O. S. he had Audience of the Grand Visier, -and of the Grand Seignior on the 8th of March following, 1692-3, who honourably received him. And the Vifier being deposed, he had Audience of the new Vilier on the 25th of March, 169z, When the Propolition he made relating to Peace, was well received, and a speedy Answer promised. His Lordship was held in great Esieem, during his Residence at the Court of Conflantinople; and, by his prudent Negotiations, at length concluded a Peace between the Emperor and the Grand Seignior. About the middle ofAugul r698, he arrived in the Turkisb Camp near Belgradc, and having prevailed for a Neutralit to be observed about the Place for treating of Peace, he lcfi the Turhish Camp on the 19th of Ozffober for Carlo-witz, which Was appointed for the Treaty. Onthe 26th ofjfanuary, x698-2, ts., ' ' ' t e CREs'r. On a Wreath, a Demi-Tyger rampant, Sable, gorged with a Ducal Coronet, and tufsed and mained, Argent. 4, George, born in 1670.-Eleanor, eldest Daughter, married to Thomas Lord Leigh of Sroneleigh; As-ahella, to Sir Tames Oxenderz of Wingham in Kent, Knt. and Bart. Anne, and Margaret, who died unmarried. '---Le-wis, late Earl of Rockingham, was Lord Lieutenant...show more

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  • Paperback | 26 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 1mm | 68g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236875826
  • 9781236875822