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The Redmans of Levens and Harewood; A Contribution to the History of the Levens Family of Redman and Redmayne in Many of Its Branches (Paperback) Loot Price: R392
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The Redmans of Levens and Harewood; A Contribution to the History of the Levens Family of Redman and Redmayne in Many of Its...
The Redmans of Levens and Harewood; A Contribution to the History of the Levens Family of Redman and Redmayne in Many of Its...

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The Redmans of Levens and Harewood; A Contribution to the History of the Levens Family of Redman and Redmayne in Many of Its Branches (Paperback)

William Greenwood

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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. 1905 edition. Excerpt: ... He seems to have made his home at Gawthorpe Hall, where he led a life of miserly seclusion attended by one old servant. Maude in his Verbeia says: --Thither by whim or thrift was Cutler led To scanty viands and his thrice-laid bed, Where spidered walls their meagre fate bemoaned And Misery, the child of Avarice, groaned. He died in 1693, devising his estates to his daughter, Elizabeth, wife of the Earl of Radnor, with remainder to his relative, John Boulter, esquire, who succeeded to the estates on the death of the countess, three years later, without issue. The new owner of Harewood, who also lived at Gawthorpe Hall, proved, according to Thoresby, to be "a most worthy gentleman," and charitable withal. After his death the manor with its appurtenances was sold, in 1738, by his son's trustees, to Henry Lascelles, Esquire, whose son and successor in the ownership was created Baron Harewood, in 1790; and on his death, without issue, five years later, it passed to his cousin, Edward Lascclles, Esquire, who was created in succession Baron Harewood, Viscount Lascelles, and Earl of Harewood. To-day the lands and ruined castle, whose history and varied fortunes we have traced through more than eight centuries, form part of the large possessions of his descendant, Henry Ulick Lascelles, fifth and present Earl of H arewood. The Castle. The famous Yorkshire castle, which was the home of six generations of Redmans, has for more than two centuries been a dismantled ruin--which, however noble in its decay and however picturesque, is but a pathetic reminder of long-gone days when it so proudly dominated the broad lands of which its lords were masters. There seems to be some probability that there was a castle on the same site at a period not...

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Imprint: Theclassics.Us
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2013
First published: September 2013
Authors: William Greenwood
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 84
ISBN-13: 978-1-230-35039-4
Barcode: 9781230350394
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-230-35039-X

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