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About this time, too (1851), his acquaintance was sought by an old Mrs Brydges Willyamsborn a Spanish Jewess and then the widow of a long-deceased Cornish squire - who in her distant home at Torquay had conceived a restless admiration for Benjamin Disraeli.
And after he had worthily and bravely, borne himself for six or seven years as a squire, the time came when it was fitting that he should be made a knight.
William Overy, a bold squire of Ormonde's, offered to arrest Richard as an attainted traitor, but was seized, tried before the man whom he had come to take, and hanged, drawn and quartered.
He now became a " squire of the body," and truly an " armiger " or " scutifer," for he bore the shield and armour of his leader to the field, and, what was a task of no small difficulty and hazard, cased and secured him in his panoply of war before assisting him to mount his courser or charger.
It is true that the squire was a combatant while the page was not, and that many squires voluntarily served as squires all their lives owing to the insufficiency of their fortunes to support the costs and charges of knighthood.
" Report of the Delegations "; Squire, Companion to the British Pharmacopeia (1908) (18th edition).
Before he was three he had insisted on being taken to hear Sacheverel preach at Lichfield Cathedral, and had listened to the sermon with as much respect and probably with as much intelligence, as any Staffordshire squire in the congregation.
Afterwards he was in the service of Henry of Bolingbroke, the future king, though by an error it has been commonly stated that he was squire to Richard II.
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Matters improved somewhat in 1527, when the szlachta, by a special act, placed the mightiest magnates on the same level as the humblest squire as regards military service, and proposed at the same time a more general assessment for the purpose, the control of the money so realized to be placed in the hands of the king.
After some unspecified secular employment, Wykeham became "under-notary (vice tabellio) to a certain squire, constable of Winchester Castle," probably Robert of Popham, sheriff of Hampshire, appointed constable on the 25th of April 1340, not as commonly asserted Sir John Scures, the lord of Wykeham, who was not a squire but a knight, and had held the office from 1321, though, from Scures being named as second of his benefactors, Wykeham perhaps owed this appointment to his influence.
But the banner of the banneret always implied a more or less extensive command, while every knight was entitled to bear a pennon and every squire a pencel.
Firth (the best edition, rejecting the spurious Squire papers, 1904); Oliver Cromwell, by F.
This was the secret of his love of poverty as manifested in the following beautiful prayer which he addressed to our Lord: "Poverty was in the crib and like a faithful squire she kept herself armed in the great combat Thou didst wage for our redemption.
In like manner the squire and the page were both in training for knighthood, but the first had advanced further in the process than the second.
The knights then dressed him in distinctive garments, and they then mounted their horses and rode to the hall where the candidate was to receive knighthood; his future squire was to ride before him bareheaded bearing his sword by the point in its scabbard with his spurs hanging from its hilt.
At Les Daces (which he sold in 1765) he had become a householder on no small scale; at Ferney (which he increased by other purchases and leases) he became a complete country gentleman, and was henceforward known to all Europe as squire of Ferney.
Owen was probably born about 1359, studied law at Westminster, was squire to the earl of Arundel, and a witness for Grosvenor in the famous Scrope and Grosvenor lawsuit in 1386.
1514), Hungarian revolutionist, was a Szekler squire and soldier of fortune, who won such a reputation for valour in the Turkish wars that the Hungarian chancellor, Tamas Bakocz, on his return from Rome in 1514 with a papal bull preaching a holy war in Hungary against the Moslems, appointed him to organize and direct the movement.
The devotion of a squire of his household, who carried him on the pommel of his saddle to the stronghold of San Esteban de Gormaz, saved him from falling into the hands of the contending factions of Castro and Lara, or of his uncle Ferdinand of Leon, who claimed the regency.
His son and heir-apparent, Maurice of Berkeley, was the hero of a misadventure recorded by Froissart, who tells how a young English knight, displaying his banner for the first time on the day of Poitiers, rode after a flying Picard squire, by whom he was grievously wounded and held to ransom.
It marks the dawn of a public spirit as represented by the gentry, who, alarmed at the national peril and justly suspicious of the ruling magnates, unhesitatingly placed their destinies in the hands of Hunyadi, the one honest man who by sheer merit had risen within the last ten years from the humble position of a country squire to a leading position in the state.
by Stubbs, "Rolls" series, London, 1864), and the Chronique d'outremer, or the French translation of William of Tyre's history and its continuation by Ernoul, the squire of Balian, seigneur of Ibelin, 1228.
It was compiled from the notes of the marshal's squire, John d'Early (t 1230 or 1231), who shared all the vicissitudes of his master's life and was one of the executors of his will.
But in the ordinary course of a chivalrous education the successive conditions of page and squire were passed through in boyhood and youth, and the condition of knighthood was reached in early manhood.
Once she owed her escape from capture to the generosity of a Yorkist squire, who carried her off on his own horse; finally she and her son were brought to Bamburgh through the compassionate help of a robber, whom they had encountered in the forest.
Disappointed of this last hope, and moved by the despairing appeals of his sister Ulrica and the senate to return to Sweden while there was still a Sweden to return to, he quitted Demotika on the 20th of September 1714, and attended by a single squire arrived unexpectedly at midnight, on the 11th of November, at Stralsund, which, excepting Wismar, was now all that remained to him on German soil.
Payment was resisted by John Hampden, a Buckinghamshire squire; but the judges declared that the king was in the right (i 638).
Fitzpatrick, The Sham Squire, The Rebellion of Ireland and the Informers of 1798 (Dublin, 1866), and Secret Service under Pitt (London, 1892); J.
On this square stands the Artusor Junker-hof (the merchant princes of the middle ages were in Germany styled Junker, squire), containing a hall richly decorated with wood carving and pictures, once used as a banqueting-room and now serving as the exchange.
Moyen age (1896); C. Squire, The Mythology of the British Isles: an Introduction to Celtic Myth and Romance (1905); J.
When he was between fifteen and sixteen he became a squire.
parson's wife going to a dinner-party at the squire's.
Tony Blair MP said: ' I am deeply saddened to learn of Rachel Squire 's death.
He took advantage of the new reign to marry in June, 1547, before clerical marriages had been legalized by parliament and convocation, Margaret, daughter of Robert Harlestone, a Norfolk squire.
Amongst rhymed novels-novels in verse formthe best is the Delibdbok h ise (" The Hero of Mirages "), in which Ladislas Arany tells, in brilliantly humorous and captivating fashion, the story of a young Magyar nobleman who, at first full of great ideals and aspirations, finally ends as a commonplace country squire.
The Cave Hill, though exceeded in height by Mount Divis, Squire's Hill, and other summits, is of greatest interest for its caves, in the chalk, from which early weapons and other objects have been recovered.
He managed to get more money than his father could ever get, and at one of his diets won the hearts of the whole assembly by unexpectedly appearing before them in the simple grey coat of a Masovian squire.
But it is not probable that his curiosity would have overcome his habitual sluggishness, and his love of the smoke, the mud, and the cries of London, had not Boswell importuned him to attempt the adventure, and offered to be his squire.
He was to all appearance a simple country squire.
From the opening notes of Howe's acoustic guitar and Squire's growling bass, this is Yes back in top form.
It was that of the Squire's head gamekeeper, William Farrow.
greenwood shade: Nor no knight or Squire that will be a good fellow.
It wasn't uncommon for a squire to be knighted after such heroism for bravery on the field.
The old Welsh squire of this stamp was the very quintessence of punctuality and promptitude.
saddened to learn of Rachel Squire's death.
squire's son has been away for five and twenty years.
squire's house built on the site of an ancient British Camp.
squire's pew were retained.
squire of the past.
Dance, " said the squire, " you are a very noble fellow.
She would sent her grandson up to the big house to see the squire.
He sailed for Ireland, here he became a country squire on his Wantage estate.
Sarah Ann Pigott who married the squire and inherited the Manor House.
When Pamela is spirited away to a remote country estate where she is kept prisoner, the neighboring squire will not give her refuge.
Such was the love of the peasantry for the welsh squire of the past.
The local squire has been murdered by a thief in search of the squire's hoard of gold coins.
Arrived at Woodford, the young squire 's abode, I found no little difficulty in obtaining admission to his presence.
I do wonder, sometimes, just what the old squire Would have thought, were he here to see how things have changed.
Had I drawn the " decent English squire " you describe, I agree the cartoon would have been rather deplorable.
He went, in his boat, this time accompanied by a faithful squire, down the stream.
Early in the morning the sporting squire is ready for pleasure.
Mr Watts, who was the village squire, was highly esteemed; not only in North Bucks, throughout the country generally.
During his life he remained a staunch conservative and had, it is said, the outlook of an 18th century squire.
LISTER is dressed in antique chainmail and black surcoat like that of a knight, while KRYTEN wears the clothes of a squire.
Harford, J.J. & Squire, J.M. (1997) Time-resolved diffraction studies of muscle using synchrotron radiation.
Squire, L.C. A review of the role of some small high-speed wind tunnels in aeronautical research.
On returning to the Ukraine he settled down quietly on his paternal estate, and in all probability history would never have known his name if the intolerable persecution of a neighbouring Polish squire, who stole his hayricks and flogged his infant son to death, had not converted the thrifty and acquisitive Cossack husbandman into one of the most striking and sinister figures of modern times.
Our village birthrate 's falling and no wonder we have fears The squire 's son has been away for five and twenty years.
Burton Court Burton Court is a typical squire 's house built on the site of an ancient British Camp.
Despite much rebuilding in 1850, the box pews, two-decker pulpit and squire 's pew were retained.
Such was the love of the peasantry for the Welsh squire of the past.
The local squire has been murdered by a thief in search of the squire 's hoard of gold coins.
Epiphone SG Special - As Squire is to Fender, Epiphone is to GIbson; they make budget versions of their classic models so beginners can afford them.
Just because it's a classic doesn't mean it's old-fashioned - hipsters and fashion-forward men are just as likely to embrace good tweed as well as those who like to feel like a country squire.
Squire's Grill - From fresh stew in a bread bowl to an eggnog cheesecake, this little shop of delights is a must-visit for Christmas Town goers.
Dads who want to squire their Bellas around trick or treating may dress in a simple uniform and add the Forks patch to the shoulder of the jacket.
Ian Brown (vocals), Reni (drums, backing vocals), Andy Couzens (guitar) and John Squire (guitar) formed The Stone Roses in 1985.
He is constantly trying to squire the hottest girls either in the City or at his place in the Hamptons.
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