Grandfather Sentence Examples
Her grandfather knew my father a long time ago.
Seconds literally ticked away on the old grandfather clock in the next room.
He was like a grandfather to her.
I guess my grandfather was at one time a friend of Mr. Tim's.
Your grandfather never said he found him.Advertisement
He first asserted his power by literally throwing to the dogs the last of his boyar tyrants, and shortly afterwards announced his intention of assuming the title of tsar, a title which his father and grandfather had coveted but never dared to assume publicly.
I cannot take him away from his grandfather, and besides...
Grandfather Ed was the one who made contact with Paul.
Princess Mary had ceased taking lessons in mathematics from her father, and when the old prince was at home went to his study with the wet nurse and little Prince Nicholas (as his grandfather called him).
I Capitolinus states that he was originally called Catilius Severus after his mother's grandfather; if so the name was early discarded.Advertisement
In 1666 the rajah Palakkah, whose father and grandfather had been murdered by the family of Hassan, the tyrant of Sumatra, made common cause with the Dutch against that despot.
Helen asked, and added, "I will eat grandfather for dinner."
I do recall hearing about the grandfather paradox.
I was culpable in contributing openly to the memory of Miss Washington and I was listed in some press accounts as the well-known grandfather of Eric when he was kidnapped last fall.
The grandfather clock in the hall ticked away the seconds and chimed.Advertisement
His grandfather had an almost subservient relationship to Tim's, but Brady had left the shadows on many occasions to remind Tim of what really mattered when the politician's ego started to get the best of him.
At Snitterfield to the north, where the low wooded hills begin to rise from the valley, lived Shakespeare's grandfather and uncle.
Longfellow - which was built in1785-1786by General Peleg Wadsworth (1748-1829), a soldier of the War of Independence, a representative in Congress from 1793 to 1807, and the grandfather of the poet; was given by Longfellow's sister, Mrs Anne Longfellow Pierce (1810-1901) to the Maine Historical Society; and contains interesting relics of the Wadsworth and Longfellow families, and especially of the poet himself.
But Philip Howard, the son and heir, succeeded to the ancient earldom of Arundel in 1580, on the death of his maternal grandfather, while the Lord Lumley, his uncle by marriage, surrendered to him his life interest in the castle and honour of Arundel.
With him in France were his grandsons, William Temple Franklin, William Franklin's natural son, who acted as private secretary to his grandfather, and Benjamin Franklin Bache (1769-1798), Sarah's son, whom he sent to Geneva to be educated, for whom he later asked public office of Washington, and who became editor of the Aurora, one of the leading journals in the Republican attacks on Washington.Advertisement
John BYRON (1723-1786), British vice-admiral, second son of the 4th Lord Byron, and grandfather of the poet, was born on the 8th of November 1723.
His grandfather, Thomas Swift, vicar of Goodrich near Ross, appears to have been a doughty member of the church militant, who lost his possessions by taking the losing side in the Civil War and died in 1658 before the restoration could bring him redress.
If not, Henry could say with truth that he was the direct heir of his grandfather, Edward III.
His grandfather Aeacus was, according to the legend, the son of Zeus himself.
His brother, Cornelius van Schaik Roosevelt (1794-1871), was a founder of the Chemical National Bank of New York, and the grandfather of the president.Advertisement
The president's mother, Martha Bullock, was of an old Georgia family of Scotch-Irish and Huguenot extraction; her grandfather was Archibald Bullock (1730-1777), first president (1776-77) of Georgia; and her brother, James Dunwoody Bullock, often compared by Theodore Roosevelt to Colonel Newcome, was in the Confederate navy, and equipped in England vessels (including the "Alabama") as Confederate cruisers.
The patronymic of the Montaigne family, who derived their title from the château at which the essayist was born and which had been bought by his grandfather, was Eyquem.
Pierre Eyquem, Montaigne's father, had been engaged in commerce (a herring-merchant Scaliger calls him, and his grandfather Ramon had certainly followed that trade), had filled many municipal offices in Bordeaux, and had served under Francis I.
He belonged to a senatorial family, which had attained considerable distinction under the emperors, his father and grandfather having been well-known jurists.
In the southern section of the Blue Ridge are Grandfather Mountain (59 6 4 ft.), with three other summits above 5000, and a dozen more above 4000.
The latter contains a biography of Governor Pitt, grandfather of Chatham.
His early years were partly spent at the court of his grandfather Charlemagne, whose special affection he is said to have won.
Morawski (1783-1861) published some excellent Fables (1800) in the manner of Krasicki, and in 1851 an epic entitled My Grandfather's Farm.
Under William II., however, whose principles were those of his grandfather, Puttkammer was largely rehabilitated.
He came of an intellectual stock, his grandfather and father having both been physicians of eminence and professors of one or other of the branches of medical science; his mother too belonged to a family not undistinguished in intellectual power.
The connexion with the Herefordshire family is not so impossible as the descent from Sitsyllt; but the earliest authentic ancestor of the lord treasurer is his grandfather, David, who, according to Burghley's enemies, "kept the best inn" in Stamford.
This was the principal outcome of Mason's persistent efforts to establish his rights to the land; for although he succeeded in procuring the appointment of officers who supported his claims, and although decrees were issued in his favour, the tenants, who contended that they had profited nothing from what his grandfather had done or that they were on lands which Wheelwright had bought from the Indians, resisted the enforcement of those decrees.
His family came from Prussia in the early part of the 18th century; his grandfather was appointed physician to the reigning king of Poland, and his father caused himself to be naturalized as a Polish citizen.
Like Numa, his reputed grandfather, he was a friend of peace and religion, but was obliged to make war to defend his territories.
The grandfather of Rabindranath was Dwarkanath, " merchant, philanthropist and reformer," who was known to his contemporaries as " Prince Tagore."
Phrasius, Chalbes and Epaphus (for the grandfather of Busiris) are all explicable as Graecized Egyptian names, but other names in the legend are purely Greek.
The second of these exceptions is known as the "Grandfather Clause."
After the 1st of January 1915 no one may qualify as a voter under the first or second of these clauses (the " grandfather " and " understanding " clauses); but those who shall have registered under their requirements before the 1st of January 1915 thus become voters for life.
But his efforts, like those of his father and grandfather, proved fruitless, and the Angevins were compelled at last to agree to the peace of Caltabellotta (1302).
John Ruskin, the author's grandfather, a handsome lad of twenty, ran away with Catherine Tweddale, daughter of the Covenanting minister and of Catherine Adair, then a beautiful girl of sixteen.
After the death of his father, he was brought up under the care of Arrius Antoninus, his maternal grandfather, a man of integrity and culture, and on terms of friendship with the younger Pliny.
His only son, John, married an heiress, Ann Cresacre, and was the grandfather of Cresacre More, Sir Thomas More's biographer.
He became king of England on the 1st of September 1422, and a few weeks later, on the death of his grandfather Charles VI., was proclaimed king of France also.
His grandfather served in the war against Sertorius with Pompey, through whose influence he obtained the Roman citizenship; hence the name Pompeius, adopted as a token of gratitude to his benefactor.
Henry, like his grandfather, gained in popularity with every year of his reign.
When William of Malmesbury describes the knighting of Athelstan by his grandfather Alfred the Great, that is, his investiture " with a purple garment set with gems and a Saxon sword with a golden sheath," there is no hint of any religious observance.
Charles was brought up by his mother and grandfather, Robert the Frisian, on whose death he did great services to his uncle, Robert II., and his cousin, Baldwin VII., counts of Flanders.
His grandfather, William Hamilton, principal of Edinburgh University, had been a professor of divinity.
After this event his grandfather and two uncles, the three Asolani, carried on the Aldine press, while Paolo prosecuted his early studies at Venice.
His father was curate of the parish attached to the Protestant cathedral in that city; his grandfather was archbishop of Dublin.
The translator believed that the writer of the original was his own grandfather (or ancestor, lrlurlros).
Edward I., the elder son, was grandfather of Edward III., the marriages of whose numerous children greatly affected English history.
Edward his heir, the " Black Prince," left an only son, who succeeded his grandfather as Richard II., on whose death (1399) this line became extinct.
His maternal grandfather, Andreas Gottlieb Bernstorff (1640-1726), had been one of the ablest ministers of George I., and under his guidance Johann was very carefully educated, acquiring amongst other things that intimate knowledge of the leading European languages, especially French, which ever afterwards distinguished him.
He was carried for safety into Spain, which country and Provence were thenceforth ruled by his maternal grandfather, Theodoric the Ostrogoth, acting through his vicegerent, an Ostrogothic nobleman named Theudis.
His grandfather,' Abraham Lincoln, settled in Kentucky about 1780 and was killed by Indians in 1784.
Moreover, he intended to undertake the subjugation of northern Italy, a task which had baffled his imperial grandfather, and in order to realize this scheme it was of the highest importance that he should do nothing to offend the pope.
In his public speeches the emperor repeatedly expressed his reverence for am the memory of his grandfather, and his determination to continue his policy; but he also repudiated the attempt of the extreme Conservatives to identify him with their party.
Meanwhile the emperor had set himself the task of doing for the German fleet what his grandfather had done for the army.
Alleine, with John Wesley (grandfather of the celebrated John Wesley), also ejected, then travelled about, preaching wherever opportunity was found.
He revived the university first founded by his grandfather Alphonso VIII., and placed it at Salamanca.
Thence he went to Himera, with the object of avenging his grandfather.
Ismail re-established and improved the administrative system organized by Mehemet Au, and which had fallen into decay under Abbass indolent rule; he caused a thorough remodelling of the customs system, which was in an anarchic state, to be made by English officials; in 1865 he established the Egyptian post office; he reorganized the military schools of his grandfather, and gave some support to the cause of education.
His grandfather was that Vilkinus, king of Norway, who lent his name to the Vilkina- or iOrekssaga.
Douglas was succeeded in his earldom by his grandfather, Sir James the Gross, an unwieldy veteran.
Scott's Tales of a Grandfather is, of course, full of interest, but is inevitably somewhat behind the mark of later years of research.
Above the relationship of parents all are simply ancestors, no term being used for grandfather which would not equally apply to any more remote male ancestor.
Morgan has given special terms for grandfather and grandmother, because it would prove too much to show that the people had no grandfathers, &c. But these terms are used for ancestors of any generation.
His grandfather had been a baker in the village of Bittenfeld, near Waiblingen; his father, Johann Kaspar (1723-1796), was an army-surgeon, who had settled in Marbach and married the daughter of an innkeeper, Elisabeth Dorothea Kodweis (1732-1802).
His grandfather was a respected tradesman in Worcester, and his father, who was born in that town in 1797, came up to London in 1820, and entered the office of a firm of discount brokers, in which he afterwards assumed a partnership. As a child the poet was delicate but studious.
He was brought up by his grandfather Lycomedes in the island of Scyros, and taken to Troy in the last year of the war by Odysseus, since Helenus had declared that the city could not be captured without the aid of a descendant of Aeacus.
His grandfather, he tells us, lived at Bethel, near Gaza, and became a Christian, probably under Constantius, through the influence of Hilarion, who had miraculously healed an acquaintance of the grandfather, one Alaphion.
The historian's grandfather became within his own circle a highly esteemed interpreter of Scripture, and held fast his profession even in the time of Julian.
He was in the employment of Robert Peel, grandfather of the prime minister of that name, who here instituted the factory system, and as the director of a large business carefully fostered the improvement of methods.
The foreign occupation also led to the establishment of a French troupe of actors, and to their performances the boy, through his grandfather's influence, had free access.
Wolfgang or, as he was familiarly called, Wolf von Goethe, was by far the more gifted of the two brothers, and his gloomy destiny by so much the more tragic. A sensitive and highly imaginative boy, he was the favourite of his grandfather, who made him his constant companion.
To maintain himself on the same height as his grandfather, and to make the name of Goethe illustrious in his descendants also, became Wolfgang's ambition; and his incapacity to realize this, very soon borne in upon him, paralyzed his efforts and plunged him at last into bitter revolt against his fate and gloomy isolation from a world that seemed to have no use for him but as a curiosity.
From the first, too, he was hampered by wretched health; at the age of sixteen he was subjected to one of those terrible attacks of neuralgia which were to torment him to the last; physically and mentally alike he stood in tragic contrast with his grandfather, in whose gigantic personality the vigour of his race seems to have been exhausted.
But the reason for this was not, as Herr Max Hecker rather absurdly suggests, Wolfgang's jealousy of his grandfather's oppressive fame, but one far more simple and natural.
The philosopher left several sons, some of whom became jurists like his own grandfather.
That city was occupied in April 1839, and Shah Shuja was crowned in his grandfather's mosque.
Thorbecke was of German extraction, his grandfather, Heinrich Thorbecke, having settled in Overijssel towards the end of the 17th century.
His grandfather, Peter the Great, systematically ignored him.
At the same time he endeavoured to bring about a union of Aragon with Navarre, by a contract of mutual adoption between himself and the Navarrese king, Sancho, who was old enough to be his grandfather.
Abdalaziz did his best to imitate his grandfather Omar in all things, and especially in maintaining the simple manner of life of the early Moslems. He was, however, born in the midst of wealth; thus frugality became asceticism, and in so far as he demanded the same rigour from his relatives, he grew unjust and caused uneasiness and discontent.
The name of Hashimiya, which the reigning family still retained, was henceforward derived not from Abu Hashim, but from Hashim, the grandfather of Abbas, the great-grandfather of the Prophet.
He was far from having the high qualifications of his grandfather Mansur; indeed he did not even possess the qualities of his father and his brother.
His grandfather, Andreas, originally a Bremen merchant, was one of the founders (1st of January 1766) of the banking-house of Grote, Prescott & Company in Threadneedle Street, London (the name of Grote did not disappear from the firm till 1879).
When seven years old the orphaned Beowulf was adopted by his grandfather king Hrethel, the father of Hygelac, and was regarded by him with as much affection as any of his own sons.
Under these circumstances, Nathaniel Bacon (1647-1676), whose grandfather was a cousin of Francis Bacon, took up the cause of the borderers and severely punished the Indians at the battle of Bloody Run.
At Dunkeld, Crinan, the grandfather of Malcolm Canmore, was a lay abbot, and tradition says that even the clerical members were married, though like the priests of the Eastern Church, they lived apart from their wives during their term of sacerdotal service.
His grandfather Empedocles was victorious in the Olympian chariot race in 496; in 4 70 his father Meto was largely instrumental in the overthrow of the tyrant Thrasydaeus.
His father and his grandfather both held the rank of lieutenant-general of the admiralty.
His real name was Georgius Florentius, Georgius being his grandfather's name and Florentius his father's.
The philosopher's grandfather appears to have been the recognized head of the Jewish community in Amsterdam in 1628, and his father, Michael Espinoza, was repeatedly warden of the synagogue between 1630 and 1650.
Alexandria is connected with Bonhill, on the opposite bank of the river, by a bridge which replaced in 1898 one bought three years earlier by the county council from the Smollett family, who have been closely associated with the district since the time of Sir James Smollett, the novelist's grandfather.
His name was Mirza Mahommed, and he succeeded his grandfather Aliverdi Khan as nawab of Bengal on the 9th of April 1756.
The difference was no doubt due to the invasion and conquest of northern Chile in the 15th century by Yupanqui, Inca of Peru, grandfather of Atahualpa, ruler of Peru at the time of its conquest by Pizarro.
In 1409 Khalil Shah died; and the story goes that Shadu l-Mulk stabbed herself and was buried with her royal lover at Rai, one of the towns which his grandfather had partly destroyed.
At this juncture Abmad Shah Abdali reappeared in Persian Khorasan from Herat; he attacked and took possession of Meshed, slew Mir Alam, and, pledging the local chiefs to support the blinded prince in retaining the kingdom of his grandfather, returned to Afghanistan.
He was buried at Kum, where is situated the shrine of Fatima, daughter of Imam Riza, by the side of his grandfather, Fath Au, and other kings of Persia.
His foreign policy, which was directed wholly towards Italy, was for the most part unskilful; to his claims on Naples he added those on Milan, which he based on the marriage of his grandfather, Louis of Orleans, with Valentina Visconti.
Having lost his father in infancy he passed part of his youth with the marquess of Argyll at Inveraray, leaving his guardian about 1647 to take up his duties as chief of the clan Cameron, a position in which he succeeded his grandfather.
Nor does he even attempt a refutation of the crucial point, which Scioppius had proved, as far as a negative can be proved - namely, that William, the last prince of Verona, had no son Nicholas, the alleged grandfather of Julius, nor indeed any son who could have been such grandfather.
His grandfather, William Scott of Sandgate, a suburb of Newcastle, was clerk to a "fitter" - a sort of water-carrier and broker of coals.
His grandfather, John Breckinridge (1760-1806), who revised Jefferson's draft of the "Kentucky Resolutions" of 1798, was a United States senator from Kentucky in1801-1805and attorney-general in President Jefferson's cabinet in 1805-1806.
His father's name was Daouad (David), and his grandfather was Abdullah, all names which indicate Arab or Mahommedan influence.
His grandfather was the poet-naturalist Erasmus Darwin, and Charles Darwin was his cousin.
Among the historic personages who were buried within its walls was Robert Bruce, lord of Annandale, the competitor for the throne of Scotland with John Baliol, and the grandfather of King Robert the Bruce.
He was born in 1877, and, under the care of his mother, a daughter of the ruling house of Persia, was given not only that religious and oriental education which his position as the religious leader of the Ismailiahs made indispensable, but a sound European training, a boon denied to his father and grandfather.
On the accession of Queen Mary, Foxe was deprived of his tutorship by the boys' grandfather, the duke of Norfolk, who was now released from prison.
Its only result for the majority was a falling back on the earlier popular cultus of the Baals, and on the heathen customs introduced, or reintroduced, by Josiah's grandfather, Manasseh.
On the 15th of February 1727 he was ordained minister at Northampton and assistant to his grandfather, Solomon Stoddard.
Edwards's grandfather and predecessor, Solomon Stoddard, had been even more liberal, holding that the Supper was a converting ordinance and that baptism was a sufficient title to all the privileges of the church.
He married Elizabeth, niece of Sir Erasmus Dryden, the poet's grandfather.
Of the numerous charters the earliest known (through an allusion found in a document of Bishop Houghton of St Davids, c. 1370) is one from Henry II., who therein confirms all former rights granted by his grandfather, Henry I.
They were small freeholders, but all the property except the cottage had been lost in the time of Bunyan's grandfather.
The legend tells that the well was long covered up and rediscovered by `Abd al-Mottalib, the grandfather of the Prophet.
She was descended on her mother's side from Peter Folger, one of the first settlers of Nantucket, and the grandfather of Benjamin Franklin; her father's ancestors, also, were among the first settlers of Nantucket.
His paternal grandfather was a rich clothier of Wotton-under-Edge; on his mother's side he was connected with the noble family of the Poyntzes of Acton.
Her mother died just after the child's birth, and Constance was brought up in the home of her grandfather.
After her grandfather's death Miss Naden found herself rich, and she travelled in the East and then (1888) settled in London.
His grandfather, who had succeeded in 1791 to the baronetcy and family estates in Shropshire, previously held by the English branch of the Acton family,.
The minor sovereigns of Britain owned him as overlord, as they had owned his grandfather Edgar.
He was inferior in caution and enry self-control to his grandfather Henry I., though he resembled him in his love of strong and systematic governance.
Unlike his grandfather he dwelt for the greater part of his time beyond seas.
Henry developed as far as he was able the system of scutage (q.v.) which his grandfather had apparently invented; by this the vassal compounded for his forty days personal service by paying money, with which the king could hire professional soldiers.
He took away from London some of the exceptional privileges which his grandfather had granted, such as the free election of sheriffs of Middlesex, and the right of farming the shire at a fixed rent.
He had all the ambitions of his grandfather Henry II.; his dreams were of shattering the newly-formed kingdom of France, the creation of Philip Augustus, and of recovering all the lost lands of his forefathers on the Seine and Loire.
Some years later England realized that its new king had inherited not only the physical beauty and strength of his grandfather, but also every one of his faults, with the sole exception of his tendency to sloth.
He began by making use of the necessity of resisting Monmouth to increase his army, under the pretext of the danger of a repetition of the late rebellion; and ir, the regiments thus levied he appointed many Roman Catholic officers who had refused to comply with the Test Act., Rather than submit to the gentlest remonstrance, he prorogued parliament, and proceeded to obtain from the court of kings bench a judgment in favor of his right to dispense with all penalties due by law, in the same way that his grandfather had appealed to the judges in the matter of the post-nati.
Yet although seized of the castle he took a lower seat in the parliament house than did his grandfather who was not so seized, being given place after Abergavenny, Audley and Strange.
He married in 1618 Frances, daughter of Robert Devereux, earl of Essex, became earl of Hertford by the death of his grandfather in 1621, and marquess in 1640.
His grandfather was said to be Helias, knight of the Swan, one of the brothers whose adventures are well known, though with some variation, in the familiar fairy tale of "The Seven Swans."
His son was married to Antonia, daughter of Antony, and became the grandfather of the emperor Nero.
The grandfather, Arthur Middleton (1681-1737), was president of the Council in 1721-1730 and as such was acting governor in 1725-1730, and the father, Henry Middleton (1717-1784), was speaker of the Assembly in 1745-1747 and again in 1 7541 755, a delegate to the Continental Congress in 1774-1776, and its president from October 1774 to May 1775, a member of the South Carolina Committee of Safety, and in 1775 president of the South Carolina Provincial Congress.
Antonius, grandfather of the triumvir, procured his acquittal.
The Benjamin D'Israeli, Lord Beaconsfield's grandfather, who came to England in 1748, was a younger son sent at eighteen to try his fortune in London.
As a child - unruly and disturbing no doubt - he was sent to a school of small account at Blackheath, and was there "for years" before he was recalled at the age of twelve on the death of his grandfather.
The first (870-980), after noticing the migration of the father and grandfather of the hero poet Egil, and the origin of the feud between them and the kings of Norway, treats fully of Egil's career, his enmity with Eirik Bloodaxe, his service with Ã†thelstan, and finally, after many adventures abroad, of his latter days in Iceland at Borg, illustrating very clearly what manner of men those great settlers and their descendants were, and the feelings of pride and freedom which led them to Iceland.
Landnamabok has reached us in two complete editions, one edited by Sturla, who brought down the genealogies to his own grandfather and grandmother, Sturla and Gudny, and one by Hawk, who traces the pedigrees still later to himself.
His father and grandfather were Yorkshire agriculturists, and throughout his life he took a strong interest in the welfare of the agricultural labourer, publishing three volumes on the subject, Village Politics (1878), Christ and Democracy (1883) and The Land and the Labourers (1890).
Having studied at Frankfort-on-the-Oder and at Oxford, Jablonski entered upon his career as a preacher at Magdeburg in 1683, and then from 1686 to 1691 he was the head of the Moravian college at Lissa, a position which had been filled by his grandfather.
The lowest contemporary savages remember little or nothing of any ancestor farther back than the grandfather.
But he complicated the Naples affair by claiming Milan in consideration of the marriage of his grandfather, Louis of Orleans, to Valentina, daughter of Gian Galeazzo Visconti, duke of Milan.
Antoine de Buade, seigneur de Frontenac, grandfather of the future governor of Canada, attained eminence as a councillor of state under Henri IV.; and his children were brought up with the dauphin, afterwards Louis XIII.
In 1895 he was created 1st earl of Crewe, his maternal grandfather, the 2nd Baron Crewe, having left him his heir.
The death of Urraca in 1126 allowed her son to reunite the dominions of his grandfather.
His grandfather was that Spencer Cowper who, after being tried for his life on a charge of murder, lived to be a judge of the court of common pleas, while his elder brother became lord chancellor and Earl Cowper, a title which became extinct in 1905.
The estate of Gordonstown, close by, was founded by Sir Robert Gordon (1580-1656), historian of the Sutherland family, and grandfather of the baronet who, because of his inventions and scientific attainments, was known locally as "Sir Robert the Warlock" (1647-1704).
When she was three-and-twenty, she inherited practically the whole of the immense wealth of her grandfather Thomas Coutts (approaching two millions sterling, a fabulous sum in those days), by the will of the duchess of St Albans, who, as the actress Henrietta Mellon, had been his second wife and had been left it on his death in 1821.
His grandfather introduced the use of ipecacuanha; his father was first physician to Queen Marie Leczinska of France.
His father's people were of the fisher-clan of Renans or Ronans; his grandfather, having made a small fortune by his fishing smack, bought a house at Treguier and settled there, and his father, captain of a small cutter and an ardent Republican, married the daughter of Royalist trading-folk from the neighbouring town of Lannion.
His grandfather was an emigrant from Scotland, and the name Cant is not uncommon in the north of Scotland, whence the family is said to have come.
His conduct during youth was so violent that, after the death of his father Michael in 1320, his grandfather resolved to deprive him of his right to the crown.
Andronicus rebelled; he had a powerful party, and the first period of civil war ended in his being crowned and accepted as colleague by his grandfather, 1325.
From the time of the Conquest down to the 18th century, Bideford remained in the possession of the Grenville family, and it first appears as a borough in an undated charter (probably of the reign of Edward I.) from Richard de Grenville, confirming a charter from his grandfather, Richard de Grenville, fixing the rent and services due from the burgesses and granting them liberties similar to those in use at Breteuil and a market every Monday.
After her grandfather's death in 1850 she was trained to teach, but her refusal to acknowledge Napoleon III.
The grandfather clock would look beautiful in the foyer, and the rocker should be in the living room, near the piano.
This was why he'd followed in his father's and grandfather's footsteps in running a militia to challenge the elite's power and affluence while the rest of the people served the elites or went into the regular military, the only two reputable professions.
He was the dearly loved husband of Dorothy, much loved father of Clifford, father-in-law of Jane, and the dearest grandfather of Martin and Samantha.
We finished with bedtime stories of ' great grandfather Abraham ' and the cruxifiction and resurrection of Christ from her children's bible.
His grandfather, the Canadian billionaire Steven Edmond, is bent on revenge.
Then father returns from the army, grandfather dies, and she moves wither her parents and baby brother into a newly-built council house.
Seth, once on Earth, formed a brotherhood of light in honor of his grandfather.
Near a grandfather clock to the south, French windows lead to a cool balcony overlooking the formal gardens.
Gordian III's murder in 244 was probably followed by the systematic erasure of his grandfather's names from inscriptions.
This one is an old-fashioned pink floribunda that was originally in my late Grandfather's garden.
In Willie's case, like that of my own grandfather, his army record proved a godsend.
I scan for the name of my paternal grandfather.
Also I am seeking information about my maternal grandfather Tom Winter who in 1901 was living in Regent Street.
Loving husband of Janet, dearest grandfather of Adam.
Could Faith's beloved grandfather Marek be hiding such a secret?
George was my great grandfather, nothing is known of the rest of the family.
He said, " My great-great grandfather, Prince Albert I, made four expeditions to the North Pole a century ago.
My great-great-great grandfather, who ran away to sea when he was nine, was an obvious starting point.
My great- grandfather was Thomas Hogarth Wedgewood born 1872 in Egton, son of Matthew Wedgewood and Ann Elizabeth Hogarth born 1849 in Glaisdale.
We don't know if the brother accompanying Stephen was Percival, my husband's great grandfather.
My wife's grandfather was William Anderson who married Jacobina Joan Wilson on 20 June 1908.
Famous Football Relatives My father's maternal grandfather was Fred Beardsley.
Or how my grandfather used to swim effeminate little one-armed laps until he got tired.
His grandfather was one of the first American millionaires.
His grandfather was Erasmus Darwin, an eminent naturalist and poet.
It was taken by a distant cousin of my second wife's nephew 's brother's great, great, great, grandfather.
Sarah's grandfather has also suffered several fainting attacks, and he has been diagnosed with vaso-vagal syncope, also a type of arrhythmia.
Their parents had a tabletop " grandfather's clock "; in other words a clock with a pendulum.
My grandfather was from five generations of tailors and trained in Saville Row to become a bespoke tailor.
He came of a family which had been settled for many generations in the adjoining village of Daylesford; but his great-grandfather had sold the ancestral manor-house, and his grandfather had been unable to maintain himself in possession of the family living.
Florimont, a 12th-century poem by Aimon de Varenne, relates to a fictitious personage said to have been the grandfather of Alexander.
His paternal grandfather was Sir Henry Cromwell of Hinchinbrook, a leading personage in Huntingdonshire, and grandson of Richard Williams, knighted by Henry VIII., nephew of Thomas Cromwell, earl of Essex, Henry VIII.'s minister, whose name he adopted.
After a short time his father removed to the " rustic solitude " of Buriton (Hants), but young Gibbon lived chiefly at the house of his maternal grandfather at Putney, where, under the care of his devoted aunt, he developed, he tells us, that passionate love of reading " which he would not exchange for all the treasures of India," and where his mind received its most decided stimulus.
He had served in the army of his grandfather, the prince of Conde, during the recent war; and Bonaparte believed for a time that he was an accomplice to the Cadoudal-Pichegru plot.
His paternal grandfather, an Englishman, settled in Germany and married a German lady; and their son, Charles Milner, practised as a physician in London and became later Reader in English at Tubingen University.
His grandfather, Michele Savonarola, a Paduan physician of much repute and learning, had settled in Ferrara, and gained a large fortune there.
When a confederacy was organized under a council, intermarriage between tribes sometimes occurred; an artificial kinship thus arose, in which event the council established the rank of the tribes as elder and younger brother, grandfather, father and sons, rendering the relationship and its vocabulary most intricate, but necessary in a social system in which age was the predominant consideration and etiquette most exacting.
An extreme aristocrat ' His great grandfather, Richard Morris, having fought in Cromwell's armies, emigrated to America on the restoration of Charles II., and founded the manor of Morrisania, in what was then New Netherland.
The patronymic of the Montaigne family, who derived their title from the chÃ¢teau at which the essayist was born and which had been bought by his grandfather, was Eyquem.
In America some of the Amerindian tribes reverence the rattlesnake as grandfather and king of snakes who is able to give fair winds or cause tempest.
The princess of Anhalt-Zerbst was the daughter of Christian Albert, bishop of Lubeck, younger brother of Frederick IV., duke of Holstein-Gottorp, Peter's paternal grandfather.
The social position of Samuel's paternal grandfather, William Johnson, remains obscure; his mother was the daughter of Cornelius Ford, "a little Warwickshire Gent."
Morgan, in Ancient Society, pp. 439-423, makes the Polynesians to have distinctive terms for grandfather, grandmother, grandson and granddaughter.
She bore him two sons, Rodrigo, who was once selected to be the husband of Lucrezia Borgia, and Diego, who was the grandfather of the princess of Eboli of the reign of Philip II (see Perez, Antonio.) By another lady of a Valladolid family he had a third son who afterwards emigrated to France.
The first (870-980), after noticing the migration of the father and grandfather of the hero poet Egil, and the origin of the feud between them and the kings of Norway, treats fully of Egil's career, his enmity with Eirik Bloodaxe, his service with Ãƒâ€ thelstan, and finally, after many adventures abroad, of his latter days in Iceland at Borg, illustrating very clearly what manner of men those great settlers and their descendants were, and the feelings of pride and freedom which led them to Iceland.
But Mombi was still my grandfather's jailor, and afterward my father's jailor.
Gilbert de Lafayette's father and grandfather and great-grandfather had all been brave and noble men.
When Cyrus was twelve years old he went with his mother to Media to visit his grandfather.
Cyrus was so tall and strong and handsome that his grandfather was very proud of him.
Another portion he gave to an old servant who waited upon his grandfather.
You would hardly have known the young prince when the time came for him to appear before his grandfather.
And you, grandfather, were as bad as the rest.
When Cyrus became a man, he succeeded his father as king of Persia; he also succeeded his grandfather Astyages as king of Media.
They were the yard porter Ignat, and the page boy Mishka, Vasilich's grandson who had stayed in Moscow with his grandfather.
Go and get the samovar to boil for your grandfather.
My grandfather was a clergyman, a Church of England rector in a parish in Norfolk.
At this time Grandfather managed a saddler 's shop in Great Hampton Street, W. H. Heaton & Co.
Sarah 's grandfather has also suffered several fainting attacks, and he has been diagnosed with vaso-vagal syncope, also a type of arrhythmia.
Their parents had a tabletop " grandfather 's clock "; in other words a clock with a pendulum.
The girls had a large amount of respect for their formidable grandfather.
My grandfather got a new lease of life when he moved into the retirement community, he became quite thecasanova with the older ladies.
My grandfather beguiled us with stories of his adventures from his childhood in Africa.
Her grandfather has always been the most affable man around.
She developed her passion for changing a space after watching her great-grandfather and grandfather manage real estate holdings.
Water free toilets are no longer limited to those that resemble - and smell like - your great grandfather's outhouse.
Look at your grandmother, grandfather or parents and often they are all gray or have the salt and pepper look.
If fact, my grandfather used it to store fishing tackle.If you are lucky enough to inherit or be given family furniture pieces, it takes a little effort to not have your living room look like your grandmother's parlor.
Featured prominently in the best selling novel and film Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, the Mercer House was designed for the great grandfather of Johnny Mercer and completed in 1868.
Maybe you long to write mysteries, or preserve your grandfather's memories in a biography.
The story opens with Johnny Least Weasel worrying about his grandfather who has recently left to set a trap line.
Only we the readers know that the grandfather is in grave danger; his leg is caught in the trap and he is unable to reach his supplies.
This is the ultimate page turner, as Johnny fails to raise concern among his uncles over the disappearance of his grandfather.
Paris' paternal great-grandfather was the founder of the Hilton Hotel chain, and Barron Hilton, her grandfather, is the current Hilton chairman, with a net worth of over $1 billion.
To add insult to injury, just one year earlier, in December of 2007, her grandfather pledged ninety-seven percent of his fortune to a charitable organization, severely cutting away at Paris' inheritance.
Young Brad also looked up to his grandfather and father, two men with long basketball histories.
Her son, Harvey, is named after her grandfather.
Trump's bad news came on the heels of a wonderful weekend, when he became a first-time grandfather.
Shia came from a family of performers - his grandfather was a comedian who worked in the Catskill Mountains, his dad was a circus and rodeo clown and his mother was a ballerina.
He was named after his grandfather; Shia means "thank God for beef."
He also tinkering with two hand-me-down automobiles from his grandfather -- a Delorean and a 1965 Mustang convertible.
His grandfather, Sir Michael Balcon, was one of the most prominent and widely regarded figures in the British film industry, producing over 200 films throughout his long career.
Both Johnson's grandfather and father were professional wrestlers and his grandmother, Lia Maivia, was the first and to date, only female promoter in the professional wrestling industry.
However, neither his father nor his grandfather made any money working with the dogs.
Now she is back with her one true love of 64 years, my grandfather, and their many well-loved dogs.
F.L. Thorpe, Butler's grandson, greatly expanded the innovative designs of his grandfather.
Similar to a mother necklace, a piece of jewelry customized in this way is a fine gift for a father or grandfather.
Starcraft, a doddering grandfather by American standards, is enormously popular, and at times there are two Starcraft matches being observed and commented on, ESPN-style, at the same time on South Korean cable television.
While the main protagonist is a young lady who goes to her grandfather's mansion after he is brutally murdered by an unknown monster, you get to take on the persona of eleven different characters in this game, spanning over two millenia.
He would see his grape and wine production increase almost ten-fold each year, making him as successful as his grandfather had been on the same land.
Duget continues to work the vines that his grandfather selected for their small bunches and small berries, in addition to their concentrated juice.
Unfortunately U.S. law includes a "grandfather" clause that allows certain wineries to continue labeling sparkling wines as "champagne," simply because they have labels that include the misleading term from before 2006.
Other collectors may enjoy collecting vintage saws and other antique tools because it reminds them of their father, uncle, or grandfather.
Whether they are commercially made or made with love by some long-ago grandfather, these boats have entertained children for decades.
Grandfather Mountain State Park-Located in Linville, this campground offers 13 backpacking campsites.
However, some boys do inherit the condition; the responsible gene may be passed directly from father to son, or inherited indirectly from the maternal grandfather through the mother, who does not begin early puberty herself.
The founder of the New York City Ballet and grandfather of the now famed holiday production of The Nutcracker, Balanchine was the first classical choreographer to enlist modern dancers into his company.
When a grandmother or grandfather dies, you might be responsible for planning the funeral or memorial service.
He claimed his family lost the property illegally and that in his grandfather's will states that the estate was legally his.
Here lies a man who accomplished great things as a son, husband, father and grandfather.
A woman who wants to complete this type of DNA test would need to have a father, brother, paternal uncle, paternal grandfather, or a cousin with a common patrilineal ancestry complete the test on her behalf.
His family lineage is one of greatness within the science world - many of his relatives were writers and biologists, and his grandfather was a personal friend of Darwin.
Grandfather Knows - a poem about children doubting Santa Claus.
Men who enjoy building things might get a kick out of a build-your-own remote control car kit, grandfather clock, or even home beer brewing kits.
During the pilot episode, Ben Tennyson is on a camping trip with his cousin Gwen and their grandfather, Maxwell.
Armed with these new powers, Ben, Gwen and grandfather Max head out to fight crime both here on earth, and in outer space.
Ask them how they want to show their father, grandfather, or other man they have a special relationship with how much they care.
Charles Ruggles played Charles McKendrick, the girls' maternal grandfather.
Ben's great grandfather Thomas Gates was the last living signer of the Declaration of Independence and the clue that "the secret lives with Charlotte" has been passed down through the Gates family.
Another type of smell is often present during a reading for a specific person, such as a cigar scent that the client associates with her grandfather or lilac perfume her grandmother wore.
Martha inherited the property from her grandfather.
That theorizes if you travel in time and kill your grandfather before your father is conceived, would you simply not be?
He's Eric Campbell's grandfather on his mother's side.
My careful cross-referencing noted the same name listed as a wealthy grandfather of a kidnapped child who was returned after a strange tip was received.
The manor was silent, except for the ticking of the grandfather clock in the foyer.
Grandfather Ed Plotke learned Josh worked for Paul Dawkins and he wrote to Paul in California.
If they came from someone other than the man who'd supported his father and grandfather, he'd disregard the warning and have the messenger killed.
Anne was my grandfather's favorite sister.
Edward heard the stories from father who heard them from Grandfather Quincy who took copious notes.
Yes. And how they got divorced, my grandfather four times over.
My grandfather was from the elite and my grandmother from the manual labor class.
As Easterners, Brady and his brothers continued the legacy their father and grandfather had of serving as the military advisors to the politicians that Tim's Western family bred.
He'd gone from one world to the other easily; it was in his blood, the blood of his father and grandfather.
I didn't train and educate you because your grandfather or someone called me.
What your grandfather planned with mine so long ago is about to happen.
Having borne the title of duke of Montpensier until his grandfather's death in 1752, he became duke of Chartres, and in 1769 married Louise Marie Adelaide de Bourbon-Penthievre, daughter and heiress of the duke of Penthievre, grand admiral of France, and the richest heiress of the time.
In the following year, by the death, of Ferdinand of Aragon, his maternal grandfather, and the incapacity of his mother Joanna, who had become hopelessly insane, he succeeded to the crowns of Castile and Aragon, which carried with them large possessions in Italy and the dominion, of the New World of America.
His grandfather was a small farmer in county Kildare, and his mother was the daughter of a captain in the merchant service.
He seized the first opportunity of annexing Saluzzo, which had been lost to Savoy in the last two reigns, and renewed the disastrous policy of his grandfather Charles III.
The domestic order and tranquillity of the kingdom had been restored by his painstaking father, but Poland had shrunk territorially since the age of his grandfather Boleslaus I., and it was the aim of Boleslaus II.
Marcus was three months old when his father died, and was thereupon adopted by his grandfather.
The moral training which he received from his grandfather and his mother must have been all but perfect.
On the right of the Imam's tomb is that of Abbas Mirza, grandfather of the reigning Shah.
In imitation of the grandfather the grandson gave a commission to a Saxon, in whom he had confidence, to collect artists and artisans in Germany and bring them to Moscow, but he was prevented from carrying out his scheme by the Livonian Order (1547).
His grandfather, William Henry Harrison (1773-1841), was ninth president of the United States.
His grandfather was Colonel William Prescott (1726-1795), who commanded at the battle of Bunker Hill; and his father was a well-known lawyer.
After detailing the circumstances which unlocked for him the door of his grandfather's " tolerable library," he says, " I turned over many English pages of poetry and romance, of history and travels.
After his grandfather, George I., became king of Great Britain and Ireland in 1714, Frederick was known as duke of Gloucester and made a knight of the Garter, having previously been betrothed to Wilhelmina Sophia Dorothea (1709-1758), daughter of Frederick William I., king of Prussia, and sister of Frederick the Great.
Born in Edinburgh on the 28th of January 1784, he lost his father in 1791 and his mother in 1795; and as his grandfather regarded him with indifference, he went to reside with Henry Dundas, afterwards Viscount Melville.
Before this time, however, he had become earl of Aberdeen on his grandfather's death in 1801, and had travelled over a large part of the con iinent of Europe, meeting on his journeys Napoleon Bonaparte and other persons of distinction.
One makes him the son of Mandane, a daughter of Astyages (originally evidently by a god), who is exposed in the mountains by his grandfather on account of an oracle, but suckled by a dog (a sacred animal of the Iranians) and educated by a shepherd; i.e.
On leaving this school in 1767 he received a commission in a cavalry regiment which his grandfather had commanded years before.
All that we certainly know about his life is contained in three sentences of his history of the Goths (cap. 50), from which, among other particulars as to the history of his family, we learn that his grandfather Paria was notary to Candac, the chief of a confederation of Alans and other tribes settled during the latter half of the 5th century on the south of the Danube in the provinces which are now Bulgaria and the Dobrudscha.
His political opinions were those he had inherited from his father and grandfather.
After the death of Margaret, the "maid of Norway," in 1290, Bruce's grandfather, the 6th Robert de Bruce, lord of Annandale, claimed the crown of Scotland as the son of Isabella, the second daughter of David, earl of Huntingdon, and greatgranddaughter of King David I.; but John de Baliol, grandson of Margaret, the eldest daughter of Earl David, was preferred by the commissioners of Edward I.
Its issue in 1292 in favour of Baliol led his grandfather to resign Annandale to his son, the 7th Robert de Bruce, who either then or after the death of his father in 1295 assumed the title of lord of Annandale.
Already on his wife's death in 1292 he had resigned the earldom of Carrick to his son, the future king, who presented the deed of resignation to Baliol at Stirling in August 1293, and offered the homage which his father, like his grandfather, was unwilling to render.
He now hoped to accomplish what his grandfather, fifty years before, had vainly attempted - the destruction of the Danish-Norwegian monarchy by capturing its capital.
Philip was by nature dull and phlegmatic. He had learnt morality from Fenelon's teaching, and showed himself throughout his life strongly adverse to the moral laxity of his grandfather and of most of the princes of his time.
In 1308 Charles Robert of Anjou was elected king of Hungary, his claim being based on the marriage of his grandfather Charles II., king of Naples and count of Anjou, with Maria, daughter of Stephen V., king of Hungary.
Tukush (1199-1220), whose only daughter, Malika-i-Jahan, had been married to Jalal-uddin's grandfather.
She instructed her daughter to show a proper respect to her husband's grandfather, Louis XV., by behaving with politeness to his mistresses, in order that the alliance between the two courts might run no risk.
The first castellan of this new stronghold was Giraldus de Windsor, husband of the Princess Nest of South Wales and grandfather of Giraldus Cambrensis.
His attainder was reversed in 1689, and his son Wriothesley (1680-1711) succeeded his grandfather as 2nd duke of Bedford in 1700.
He was of French extraction, his great grandfather, a cavalry captain, having passed from the service of France to that of Sardinia, and settled in Turin under Emmanuel II.
Thereupon Alphonso, duke of Calabria, who was fighting in Tuscany on the side of his father Ferdinand, came to an agreement with Siena and, in the same way as his grandfather Alphonso, tried to obtain the lordship of the city and the recall of the exiled rebels in 1456.
His grandfather was a maltster in that town, an energetic and prosperous man, almost always the bailiff or chief magistrate, and taking rather a notable part in county matters.
Indeed it is at least equally probable that it was the recent translation of some of the poetical books of the Old Testament which fired him with a desire to translate his grandfather's book, and perhaps add the work of a member of the family to the Bible of the Egyptian Jews.
Hardly any theoretical system is of English birth; Erasmus Darwin (1731-1802), the grandfather of the great Charles Darwin, alone makes an exception.
After graduating at Strassburg University he spent a year in the counting-house of his father, a banker and merchant, and then in 1851 went to live in Paris with his maternal grandfather, Georges Louis Duvernoy (1777-1855), professor of natural history and, from 1850, of comparative anatomy, at the College de France.
Both father and mother were of Poitevin extraction, but the Arouets had been for two generations established in Paris, the grandfather being a prosperous tradesman.
Having been thrown into prison by her father, who was afraid of being injured by her witchcraft, she escaped by means of her art and fled to the temple of Helios the Sun-god, her reputed grandfather.
He had been the favourite of his grandfather Alfred, and was brought up in the household of his aunt Ethelflaed, the "Lady of the Mercians."
One of these Amorites, Abi-ramu or Abram by name, is the father of a witness to a deed dated in the reign of Khammurabi's grandfather.
According to the tradition of the schools of Palestine Gamaliel succeeded his grandfather and his father (of the latter nothing is known but his name, Simeon) as Nasi, or president of the Sanhedrin.
On the death of his maternal grandfather in 1384 he received the title of count of Nevers, which he bore until his father's death.
His first tutor was his grandfather, the physician; and, in the hope of restoring their fallen fortunes, his parents intended him for the same profession.
The poet's grandfather, George Tennyson, M.P., had disinherited the poet's father, who was settled hard by in the rectory of Somersby, in favour of the younger son, Charles Tennyson D'Eyncourt.
His son and grandson - respectively the great-grandfather and grandfather of James Martineau - were surgeons in the same city, while his father was a manufacturer and merchant.
His grandfather, Daniel Foe, lived at Etton, Northamptonshire, apparently in comfortable circumstances, for he is said to have kept a pack of hounds.
His grandfather, Sir James Leighton, also a physician, was long resident at the court of St Petersburg.
His grandfather, Frederick Frelinghuysen (1753-1804), was an eminent lawyer, one of the framers of the first New Jersey constitution, a soldier in the War of Independence, and a member (1778-1779 and 1782-1783) of the Continental Congress from New Jersey, and in 1793-1796 of the United States senate; and his uncle, Theodore (1787-1862), was attorney-general of New Jersey from 1817 to 1829, was a United States senator from New Jersey in 1829-1835, was the Whig candidate for vice-president on the Clay ticket in 1844, and was chancellor of the university of New York in 1839-1850 and president of Rutgers College in 1850-1862.