Works Of The Camden Society Volume 13 by Camden SocietyWorks Of The Camden Society Volume 13 by Camden Society

Works Of The Camden Society Volume 13

byCamden Society

Paperback | February 9, 2012

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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.1875 Excerpt: ... AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF ANNE LADY HALKETT. "For my parents I need nott say much, since they were well known, and I need not bee ashamed to owne them by . It was mentioned as my reproach that I was of mean extraction; whereas hee that now succeds to that familly was once, was as good a Gentleman as any. For that matter I shall ever be sattisfied with what can be said to the advanttage of that familly; but some that I am akin to, both by father and mother, would take itt ill not to be thought Gentlemen, for my father claimed the honor of being derived from the Earle of Tillibardin's familly, and my mother from the Earle of Perth's. Hee was thought a wise King who made choice of my father to bee tutor to the late King of blesed memory; and what that excellent Prince learnt in his youth kept him Stedfast in his relligion, though under all the temptations of Spaine, Temperate in all the exceses that attend a Court, Vertuous and Constant to the only lawfull embraces of the Queene, and unmoveable and undisturbed under all his unparalleld sufferings. For a recompense to my father's care in discharging his duty, hee was made Provost of Eaton Col The first leaf of the MS. (pp. 3 and 4) is very much mutilated. After some pious introductory remarks regarding patience under affliction, the writer begins her narrative as above, the words in being supplied where the paper is either torn or worn. CAMD. SOC. B ledge; where hee staid not long, but died when I was but three months old,--yett it seemes the short time he lived amongst those prebends they were so well satisfied, both with him and my mother, that after my father's death they petitioned to have his place continued to my mother a yeare, which was never before granted to any woman; and during her time they all renued...
Title:Works Of The Camden Society Volume 13Format:PaperbackDimensions:42 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.09 inPublished:February 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217956025

ISBN - 13:9780217956024