The Suffolk Traveller; Or, a Journey Through Suffolk

The Suffolk Traveller; Or, a Journey Through Suffolk

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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. 1735 edition. Excerpt: ... gained the Crown of England in the Battle of Haftings, was greatly advanced by him both in Honour and Poffeffions. In this County he had ninety five Manours given him, and among them this of Clare. He was the firft Earl of Clare, but having his Refidence at Tonebrage (now called Tunbridge) he went ufually by the Name of Richard de Tunbridge. He dying the 14th of King Stephen, his Son Richard Sirnamed Strongbowfiicceededhim. To him fucceeded Ifabel his Daughter and Heirels, who married William Madhall Earl of Pembroke. His Uncle Richard, Son of the afoiefaid Gilbert de Tonebrage fucceeded him. To him fucceeded Gilbert his Son, Earl of Clare, who died without Iffue, A. D. 1151, was buried at Clare and was fuceeded in this Honour by Roger his Brother. To Roger fucceeded Richard his Son, who departed this Life in the 8th of King John, and was buried at Clare. To him fucceeded Gilbert, and Richard his Son; Gilbert, who was poyfbned Anno Dom 1262, left Maud his Wife behind him, who had this Manour of Clare for part of her Dowry. Richard left for his Heir Gilbert, Sirnamed the Red, who married Joan D'Acres Daughter of King Edward I, by whom he had his Son and Succeffor Gilbert, who dying without Iffue Male, the Houour became extinct Afterwards Lionel the third Son of King Edward III. in the 3,6 Year of the Reign of the faid King was created Duke of Clarence. He firft Married Elizabeth the Daughter of William de Burch Earl of fitter and by her had a Daughter Philippa, who was his Sole Heiref. She marrying Edward Mortimer Earl ot March car. ricd the Lordfhip into his Family, who enjoy'd it a few Succefllons. This Dukedom being extinct by the Death of the laid Lionel was not reftored till theij Henry IV, when Thomas thefecond Son of that King, was...show more

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  • Paperback | 58 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 122g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236575369
  • 9781236575364