Paston sentence example

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  • Sir John Howard, only son of the match between Howard and Mowbray, took service with his cousin the third duke of Norfolk, who had him returned as knight of the shire for Norfolk, where, according to the Paston Letters, this Howard of the Essex branch was regarded by the gentry as a strange man.
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  • In the district between this and North Walsham are Paston, taking name from the family which is famous through the Paston Letters, and the fragments of Bromholm Priory, a Cluniac foundation.
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  • The Paston Letters, with James Gairdner's valuable Introductions, are indispensable.
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  • In 1582 Coke married the daughter of John Paston, a gentleman of Suffolk, receiving with her a fortune of £30,000; but in six months he was left a widower.
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  • His book seems to have undergone very much the same fate as that which befell the originals of the first two volumes of the Paston Letters which Sir John Fenn presented to George the Third.
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  • Do you support the vigilantes that chased vandals that damaged cars in Paston?
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  • In the duke's quarrel he brawled with the Pastons, his wife boasting that, should her husband's men meet with John Paston "there should go no penny for his life."
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