Aislabie sentence example
- It is in part laid out in the formal Dutch style, the work of John Aislabie, lord of the manor in the early part of the 18th century.
- He was the fourth son of George Aislabie, principal registrar of the archiepiscopal court of York.
- The proposal of the South Sea Company to pay off the national debt was strenuously supported by Aislabie, and finally accepted in an amended form by the House of Commons.
- After the collapse of that company a secret committee of inquiry was appointed by the Commons, and Aislabie, who had in the meantime resigned the seals of his office, was declared guilty of having encouraged and promoted the South Sea scheme with a view to his own exorbitant profit, and was expelled the House.