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Riassunto: 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 Excerpt: ...mural monument oocupies the space hetween the top of this door-way and the hottom of the quatrefoit window. The ceiling has a very striking and pleasing effect. It is as original as it is simple and heautiful: for, although it only consists of a single vault, present emperor (then arch-duke Francis.) When as aid-de-camp he-accompanied to England in 1784, the prince of Rcuis, who married a princess of Xassau-Weilhurgh. On heing introduced at court, his ligure and address attracted very general notice, and when he was pre-sented to the king, his majesty ohserved, in reference to the very heavy losses sustained hy the Grace family in the cause of the house of Stuart, and of which the king stated himself to have heen fully in-formed hy the duke of Chandos, that " while he honoured it for the firm adherence to its principles, he must lament, that their main-tenance should have car?ied him into a foreign service, at so certain ? lyss of advantage to himself and of service to his country." It is pos. ¡??-, that his majesty may have had this in his recollection, when he voluntarily offered the duke of Chandus, then lord Steward, to confer a baronetage upon his hrother-in-law sir Richard Gamon, M. P. for ? ? i n ehester, with remainder to the first named gentleman's elder hrother Richard Grace, esq. M. P. an offer afterwards acted upon in tl.e year 1195. We have also the authority of sir Richard Gamon him-clf for the fact, that it had heen in the contemplatien of the duke to request, as a final mark of royr.l favour on his intended retirement from puhlic life, not a haronetage, hut the revival of the ancient barony of (ourtstown, in sir Richard's person, with remainder as already men-tioned, and which was alone prev...
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