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great deal of presence of mind, raid, I shall not be against him. Say're May it please your highness ! I have thou so, my lats, cried Cromwell : a long time courted that young gen- call Godwyn ; this business shall be tlewoman there, my lady's woman, done presently, before I go out of and cannot prevail : I was therefore the room. Mr. While was gone humbly praying her ladyship to in- too far to go back; his brother-para tercede for me. The Protector, son came; Jerry and my lady's woTurning to the young woman, cried, man were married in the presence What's the meaning of this, husfy? of the Protector; who gave her five why do you refuse the honour Mr. hundred pounds for her portion, White would do you ? he is my which, with the money The had saved friend, and I expect you mould before, made Mr. White easy in his treat him as such.. My lady's wo. circumstances, except that he never man, who desired nothing more, loved his wife, nor the him, though with a very low curtsy, replied, If they lived together near fifty years Mr. White intends me that honour, afterwards,

Genéalogical Account of D'ARC Y, Earl of HoLDERNESS.

THIS 'noble family is descended clusive. He was twice married. By

froin Norman de D'Arcy, who his first wife Emeline, daughter and came into England with William the co heiress of Walter Heron of HeConqueror, and by that king's gift defton in Northumberland, he had enjoyed no less than thirty-three three sons, Sir John, Sir Roger, and lordships in the county of Lincoln. Adomar. By his second wife Joan, From him descended

daughter of Richard Burgh earl of Sir John D'Arcy, knt, who served Ulfter, he had a son, William; and in the expeditions against the Scots a daughter, Elizabeth, married to in the reign of Edward I. and was James, the second earl of Ormond. by Edward II. successively appointed Sir Roger, his second son by his first governor of the castle of Northamp- wife, was lord.justice of Ireland in ton, sheriff of the counties of Not. 1346, from whom the D'Arcys of tingham and Derby, and lord-justice Eflex descended. of Ireland. In the reign of Ed Sir John, his elder brother, was ward III. he was constituted gover- made keeper of the king's liberty of nor of the castle of York, Theriff of Holderness in the county of York, that county, constable of the Tower constable of the Tower of London, of London, ambassador to Scotland, and was summoned to parliament fteward of the king's houíhold, twice from the twenty-second to the twenlord-justice of Ireland, and governor ty-eighth year of the reign of Ed. of that country, having an afligna- ward III. but dying in the thirtieth tion of certain fums of money for year of that monarch's reign, left his service in the wars there, and a issue by Elizabeth his wife, daughter grant of divers lands He was also and heiress of Nicholas Menil, two fummoned to parliament from the fons, John and Philip; of whom the 28th year of the reign of Edward I. eldest died in his minority, and to the 16th year of Edward III, in Philip his brother became heir. Datober 1764

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Richard

Richard II, made him admiral of his of the same monarch's reign, was fleet, from the river of Thames one of those, northern lords that northward; and he lat in parlia- marched with the earl of Sursy to ment from the first to the twenty- plunder the borders of Scotland; first year of that monarch's reign, and, being then knight of the body when he died. He married Eliza- to the king, was made confable of bech, daughter of Sir Thomas Grey Bamborougb-castle in Northumberof Heton, knt. by whom he had land, as also captain of the town and John, Thomas, and Philip, and was cafile of Berwick, warden of the succeeded by

east and middle marcbes towards Joha, his eldest son, who also was Scotland, and constable and mar fhal summoned to parliament from the of England. In the eightecnth year twenty.third year of the reign of of the rtign, of Henry VIL he was Richard II. to the twelfth of Hen. conftituted one of the king's com. ry IV. and marrying Margaret, miflioness for receiving the oath of daughter to Henry lord Grey of James IV, king of Scotland, ukosa Wilton, luft two sons, Philip and treaty of peace, and afterwards was John. ".. .

made of his majesty's privy council. Philip, the eldest son, married He had also the title and dignity of Eleanor, daughter to Henry lord baron revived to him by writ of Fitz-hugh; and dying, August 2, fummons to parliament the firft, 1419, before he came of age, left fixth, twenty-first, and twenty-eighth only two daughters; Elizabeth, who years of the reign of Henry VIH. married Sir James Strangeways, kot, which title and bonour had cealed end Margery to Sir John Conyers, in the two daughters of Phiúp lord knt. so that

D'Arcy before mentioned. Heory Jobn, the ficond son, succeeded; VIII. likewise made bim steward of and during the time of his minority, all the king's lands 'north af, Trent, whillit he was under the guardian- as also chief-justice and warden of thip of the king, having married all his forefts in those parts, one of Joan, daughter of John lord Grey- the privy council, and knight of the 1tock, without licence, paid two garter; and he was afterwards one bundred maiks for pardon of that of the lords who exhibited the artitranfgreflion. He died in the reign cies against cardinal Wolsey, and of Henry VI. having an only fon, fubfcribed the letter to pope ÇleRicba:d, and a daughter Joan. ment VI. But on the twentieth-of . Richard married Eleanor, daugh- June, in the thirty. ninth year of ter of John Scrope of Uplal; and, this monarch's reign, , he was bedying in the life-time of his father, headed on Tower. hill, for delivering jeft

the castle of Pomfret to the YorkWilliam, his only son, who fec. Nire men, who had thep made an ceeded his grandfaiher. He married insurrection, by the pame of The Eufemia, daughter of Sir Joho Lang- Pilgrimage of Grace. He married, ton of Farnley, in the county of first, Elizabeth, lister of William, the York, knt. and dying in the be- first lord Sands, by whom he had ginning of the reign of Henry VII. an only daughter, Elizabeth, marwas succeeded by his only fon ried ro Sir Marmaduke Conflable, Thomas, who, in the twelfth year of Flamborough in YorkQiire, knt.

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bot by his second wife Dourabella, of Jersey, Edward VI. appointed daughter and heir of Sir Richard him lieutenant of the Tower of Tempeft, of Ribbledale in Northum- London. He married Mary, daughsherland, kut. he had. Sir George, ter and, at length, heiress of Sir this heir, Sir Arthur, and Richard; Nicholas Carew, of Bedington in and a daughter Mabilla. Te him the county of Surry, knight of the fucceededsiins

garter, by whom he had ten rons, qu. George, his eldest son, who had a and five daughters, command in the army which ide. Thomas, the second son, married feared the Scors at Braupiton, when Elizabeth, daughter and co heiress king James IV. was fain; was of John lord Conyers, who was liknighted after she siege of Tournay, neally descended from Margery, at whicli he was present; and was daughter of Philip lord D'Arcy, who restored in blood by Edward VI. He married Sir John Conyers, as toforsmarried Dorothy, daughter and mentioned ; and, dying Nov. 6, heiress of Sir Jabin Melton of Alton 1606, Icft issue an only son, in York Mire; and, dying in the Sir Conyers, whose refidence was fourth year of the reign of Philip at Hornby-Cafile in the county of and Mary, left iflue Joha, his heir, York; and the said Sir Conyers, and 6x daughters. . , setting forth in his petition to king

Joba lard D'Arcy of Afon mar. Charles I. that after the artainder of ried Agnes, daughter of Thomas Thomas lord D'Arcy, his greatBabington, of Dethick in Derby- grandfather, Sir George D'Arcy his chire, Elg;- by whom he bad an only eldest son, being restored in blood, fon,' ' , i ,

obtained a grant of the title of lord - - Michael, who, dying in his fa- D'Arcy to bimself, and the heirs ther's life-time, left iflue, by Mar- male of his body; and that by the garet, daughter of Thomas Weet death of John lord D'Arcy of Alton, worth, of. Wentworth-Woodhouse, without illue male, the title of lord Efq; John, Margaret, and Anne D'Arcy was uiterly extinct, did 7: John, the eldest son, succeeded his humbly request, that being grandgrandfather in 1587, as lord D'Arcy, son and heir male to the before fpeand died in July 1635. He married cifed Sir Arthur D'Arcy, and likeRafamond, daughter of Sir Peter wile son and heir of Elizabeth, Frefcheville, of Stavely in Derbydaughter and coheiress to John lord Thiré, by whom he had issue John, Conyers, lineal heir to Margaret, Elizabeth, and Rosamond, who all daughter and coheiress to Philip lord died in their father's life time un- D'Arcy, fou of John lord D'Arcy, married. We must therefore now one of ihe barons of this realm, in return to ' . . . the time of king Henry IV. his pe

Sir Arthur D'Arcy, kat. brother tition might be confidered; whereto George, and third fon 10 Thomas, upon his majeliy, in the 17th year who was beheaded. This Sir Ar, of his reign, was pleased to declare ahur, in the reign of Henry VIIl. and confirm to him, and his heirs entered the borders of Scotland, male lawfully begotten, the stile, where he burned several towns, and title, and dignity of lord D'Arcy, as carried away, much booty, and was enjoyed by bis ancestors. He marafterwards made captain of the Ide ried Dorothy, laughter to Sir Henry

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