Some Account of the Life of Rachael Wriothesley, Lady Russell

Some Account of the Life of Rachael Wriothesley, Lady Russell

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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. 1819 edition. Excerpt: ... lledivivus, or the Life and Death of Anthony late Earl of Shaftesbury, p. 55. Butler, the author of Hudibras, was designated in the same manner in the family of the Countess of Kent. " She " gave her gentleman twenty pounds a-ycar. He Butler " lived some years in her family." See Letters by eminent Persons from the Bodleian Library, vol. ii. p. 260. (6) Perhaps son of Sir Job Charlton, who was speaker of the House of Commons in 1673. (7) Marshal Crequi. His defeat by the Austrians at Consaarbruck in 1675, and its supposed effect on the court of Charles II., is thus mentioned by Lord Russell in one of the few letters to his wife, still extant--Perhaps a relation to Mr. Shepherd, the wine merchant, at whose house the fatal meeting took place; which, misrepresented, conducted, Lord Russell to the-scaffold. going into Newmarket. The King comes on Saturday or Tuesday: the Queen is ill, and much affected with the blazing star. There is a huge whale come up to Chatham, 52 feet long. Having no better entertainment than you find, I think it is as well for me to make an end, and wait upon Lady Shaftesbury, who means to sup with me. I am most obedient to my Lord and Mr. William Russell, both, R. Vaughan. Tuesday, 8 o'clock. Our girls (8) are well. For Mr. William Russell, at Woburn Abbey, Bradfordshire, to be left at Brick-hill. " I sent you, in my last, the news of Crequi's defeat, " which proves very true, and is owned by M. de Ruvigny: " it is a thing of vast consequence at this conjuncture of " time, and will, as it is thought, unavoidably occasion the " total ruin of their army about Strasburg, for all the victory " mentioned in the Gazette; which is so ridiculously penned " that every body laughs...show more

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  • Paperback | 84 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 168g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236486021
  • 9781236486028