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Anecdotes of the Aristocracy; And Episodes in Ancestral Story Volume 1 (Paperback) Loot Price: R415 Discovery Miles 4 150
Anecdotes of the Aristocracy; And Episodes in Ancestral Story Volume 1 (Paperback): Bernard Burke
Anecdotes of the Aristocracy; And Episodes in Ancestral Story Volume 1 (Paperback): Bernard Burke

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Anecdotes of the Aristocracy; And Episodes in Ancestral Story Volume 1 (Paperback)

Bernard Burke

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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. 1849 edition. Excerpt: ...the son and heir of John Bridges, of Canterbury, Esq., the only surviving son and heir of Edward Bridges, of Ospringe, the son and heir of Robert Bridges, Esq. of Maidstone, son and heir of Anthony Bridges, 3rd son of John, Lord Chandos. The said Anthony, according to a pedigree entered at the Heralds' visitation of Herefordshire, anno 1634, had issue by his wife, whose family name appears to have been Fortescue, a son, Robert, and a daughter, Katherine, the wife of Sir John Astley, Knt., of the Palace of Maidstone. The marriage of this Katherine with a Kentish gentleman was assumed by the claimant to be the reason why the branch of Anthony Bridges had taken up its root in Kent, and thus he accounted for the circumstance. The first hearing before the Lords was on the 21st of December, 1790, when the Solicitor General, Sir John Scott, and Mr. J. S. Harvey, appeared for the claimant, and the Attorney General, Sir Archibald Macdonald, for the crown. The claimant tried to establish his right by monumental inscriptions, parish registers, as well as oral testimony, but after various hearings, over a space of thirteen years, he totally and indisputably failed to do so. The late Mr. Beltz, the Herald, has published a work upon the subject, in which he analyzes the whole of the evidence with great professional acuteness. " Edward Bridge or Bridges," says Mr. Beltz. " the claimant's ancestor, so nearly connected, according to the allegations, with the baronial house, removed, many years before the death of Robert, the esquire, his presumed father, without any assigned reason, from the parental roof at Maidstone, and the powerful protection of the Astleys, and commenced yeoman at Osprange, where, according to the parish registers, he found several She is...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: July 2012
First published: July 2012
Authors: Bernard Burke
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 7mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 124
ISBN-13: 978-1-154-37970-9
Barcode: 9781154379709
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-154-37970-1

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