The Leigh Peerage: Being a Full and Complete History of the Claim of George Leigh, Esq. to the Dormant Title of Baron Leigh, of Stoneley, in the County of Warwick: Comprising a Report of the Evidence Taken Before the Lords' Committee for Privileges, with Notes, Analytical and Explanatory: and Certain Additional Evidence, Forming the Ultimatum to this Very Mysterious Case ...

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H. K. Causton, 1832

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Page 36 - Signed, sealed, published and declared by the above named testator, as and for his last will and testament, in the presence of us, who at his request and in his presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses.
Page 21 - Princess, during their lives and the life of the survivor of them, and that the sole and full exercise of the regal power be only in and executed by the said Prince of Orange...
Page 19 - Good repute and well known for his knowledge piety and morality be employed by the said trustees or the survivors or survivor of them or the heirs of such survivor or their or his assigns...
Page 19 - New-Jersey, upon trust and confidence that they, and the survivors and survivor of them, and the heirs and...
Page 34 - Signed, sealed, published and declared by the testator as and for his last Will and Testament, in the presence of us, who in his presence, and at his request, and in the presence of each other, have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses.
Page vi - Claudian's order to place his statue in their temple, Philo places in harvest, Josephus in seed-time ; both contemporary writers. No reader is led by this inconsistency to doubt, whether such an embassy was sent, or whether such an order was given. Our own history supplies examples of the same kind. In the account of the Marquis of Argyle's death, in the reign of Charles the Second, we have a very remarkable contradiction.
Page xli - ... upon and for such trusts, intents and purposes, and with, under and subject to such powers, provisoes and declarations, as...
Page 28 - Barwick and her assigns, for and during the term of her natural life, in augmentation of her jointure ; and from and immediately after the decease of the survivor of them, the said J.
Page vi - Second, we have a very remarkable contradiction. Lord Clarendon relates that he was condemned to be hanged, which was performed the same day ; on the contrary, Burnet, Woodrow, Heath, Echard, concur In stating that he was beheaded; and that he was condemned upon the Saturday, and executed upon the Monday...
Page v - KNOW not a more rash or unphilosophical conduct of the understanding, than to reject the substance of a story, by reason of some diversity in the circumstances with which it is related. The usual character of human testimony is substantial truth undercircumstantial variety.

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