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GEORGE II. hanging in the Hall, said to have been painted by Tucker, Hoyman's master. He left no issue.
1727.-STEPHEN-MARTIN LEAKE, Esq.-See Norroy.
Dec. 8, 1729.-CHARLES GREENE, Esq.
Third son of William Greene, of Thunnercliffe-Grange, in the parish of Ecclesfield, near Sheffield in Yorkshire, descended from an ancient and genteel family. His mother was Alice, daughter of Mr. Smithson, who was of the family of the Duke of Northumberland. William Greene, of Thunnercliffe, Esq. the herald's eldest brother, left a son, William Greene of York, M. D., who disposed of the estate to Thomas Earl of Effingham. Lancaster obtained this preferment from his interest and connexion with the Duke of Norfolk's family, who possess the manor of Ecclesfield-Hall, near Sheffield, and was privately buried on Sunday the 16th, in the chancel of that church, with his ancestors.
April, 1743-THOMAS BROWNE.-See next reign.
Geo. 1.-JOHN POMFRET, Gent.
Son of the Rev. John Pomfret, the poet, rector of Maulden in Bedfordshire: his grandfather was also a clergyman, being rector of Luton in the same county. Rouge-croix' father, the poet, died in London, at the early age of thirty-five. He also had a taste for the Muses, having written some satirical verses on the removal of those family portraits of the Howards from the Hall of the College to Arundel Castle. His death happened at his apartments in the College, March 24, 1750-1, aged forty-nine. His body was conveyed to, and interred at Harrowden in Northamptonshire. He was in great favor with the younger Anstis, Garter.
1751.-ALEXANDER COZENS, Gent.
Aug. 1652.-HENRY HASTINGS, Gent.-See next reign.
Geo. 1.-JAMES GREENE, Gent.
Mr. Brooke, Somerset, says he drew out many pedigrees for private families, in books which he never entered in the office: he was also accused of misplacing the books in the library, in order that his brother officers might not find them. He died at the College at Arms, on Sunday, September 4, 1737, aged fifty-four, and was buried on the 8th, at St. Bennet's Church, Paul's Wharf. In the Hall of the College is a portrait of him, in his tabard, with his name, office, dates of his death, and age upon it. Query, Whether it was the same which Mr. Townley possessed, and came into the hands of Mrs. Townley, his widow. Mr. Greene, by Sarah his wife, had a daughter, Sarah, born February 24: she was baptized at St Bennet's, March 22, 1720.
Oct. 1737.-THOMAS BROWNE, Gent-See Lancaster.
Dec. 1743.-JOHN PINE, Gent.
An eminent engraver. Mr. Pine, Lord Orford observes, "be mentioned, to put the public in mind of the several beautiful and "fine works for which they are indebted to him." He published, in folio, a very splendid Ceremonial of the Installation of the Knights of the Bath upon the Revival of that Order in 1725. From his hand we have also, in folio, ten prints, representing the tapestry hangings in the House of Lords, in which are given the several engagements and final destruction of the Spanish Invincible Armada, sent to invade England in 1588, each ornamented with a curious border, containing portraits of our noble commanders who assisted in our glorious defence, and ten charts of the coast of England, shewing the places of action between the English and Spanish fleets, with the track of the latter, from its entrance into the Channel to its return, in a shattered condition, along the coasts of Scotland and Ireland; also the fortifications ordered on the occasion on each side the Thames, and on the coasts of Cornwall and Devon, printed on eight sheets of imperial paper, elegantly embellished with emblematical ornaments, portraits of conspicuous characters, and medals struck to commemorate that great event. The Parliament adjudging these national works, passed an Act Eee 2
GEORGE II. to secure the emolument arising from their publication to him. These, with the letter-press, form a volume, " rivalling the splendid editions of "the Louvre." Nothing can look more deplorable than these hangings do at this time; the engravings evince how valuable they were when new. The order of the battle, and other circumstances relative to this memorable event, are most accurately executed: the portraits of the admirals and captains of the English fleet are not the least valuable part of the whole. These works are ornaments to a princely library. He engraved five other plates of the same size, to accompany them, being, 1. A Plan of the House. of Peers; another of the House of Commons; A View of the Creation of Charles Brandon, Duke of Suffolk, by Henry VIII., from a drawing in the College at Arms. 2. The House of Peers, with Henry VIII. on the Throne, the Commons attending, from a Drawing by the then Garter King at Arms. Another View of the House of Peers, with Elizabeth on the Throne, the Commons presenting their Speaker at the Bar, from a painted print in the Cottonian Library. A copy of a beautiful Illumination of the Charter of Henry VI. to the Provost and College of Eton. 3. The House of Lords, shewing his Majesty on the Throne, the Lords in their proper Robes and Seats, the Commons at the Bar, and the Speaker addressing the Throne. 4. The House of Commons, shewing the Commons assembled in their House, the Speaker in his Chair, and Sir Robert Walpole, the Minister, standing forth in his usual Posture toward the Chair. A View of the Lord High Steward, in both Houses of Parliament, Judges, &c. assembled in Westminster-hall, Lord Lovat, the criminal at the Bar, on his Trial. He also engraved the whole Text of Horace, illustrating it with ancient bas reliefs and gems. These are his principal works. His head, painted by Hogarth in Rembrandt's manner, is well known from the print, says Lord Orford. He engraved the Magna Charta: presenting one of the copies to the Aldermen of London, they gave him a purse with twenty guineas in it. He, with Tinney and Bowles, published a large Plan of London and Wesminster, with all their buildings, on a large scale, from an actual survey taken by John Rocque. His Majesty, George II. gave him the appointment of marker of the dice, and afterward his engraver of the signets, seals and stamps: places which he held to his death, which happened in the College, May 4, 1756, aged sixty-six. Mr. Toms, Portcullis,
Portcullis, told the late Mr. Brooke, Somerset, that he was like a satyr, GEORGE II. both in person and manners: the former is evident from a mezzotinto por- Pursuivants. trait of him in a kit-cat size, representing him in a Russian dress. Mr.
Townley had an impression of this plate. He sat for the portrait of the
Mach, 1757.-RALPH BIGLAND, Gent.-See Somerset.
Geo. 1.-ARTHUR SHEPHERD, Gent.
Secretary to the Earl Marshal, and Registrar of the College; and was near fifty years Deputy Secretary of the Excise. He died March 2,
1756.-HENRY HILL, Gent.-See Windsor.
May 23, 1758.-THOMAS SHERIFF, Gent.-See next reign.
Geo. 1.-JOHN DUGDALE, Esq.
Only son of William Dugdale, Esq. grandson of Norroy, and great grandson of Garter. He never rose to be an Herald in ordinary. He was buried at Shustock, August 7, 1749. In the chancel is a very handsome pyramidal monument, which has, beneath a sacrophagus of black marble, this inscription:
"Beneath lye deposited
"The body of JOHN DUGDALE, of Blyth-Hall, Esq.
"And Mary his wife. "She was sole daughter
Being the last male of Sir William Dugdale's descendants, he devised by will the seat of Blyth-Hall, with the estate, to Richard Guest, Esq. the son of Richard Guest, Gent. by Jane his sister, who out of respect to Garter Dugdale's memory, has lately obtained his Majesty's permission to assume the surname and arms of the great Antiquary, his maternal ancestor. His eldest son, and heir-apparent, Dugdale-Stratford Dugdale, Esq. of Merevale, in the county of Warwick, is married to the Honorable Charlotte, youngest daughter of Lord Curzon. I am indebted for extracts from the parish register of Shustock, and monumental inscriptions in that church relative to the Dugdale's family, to my respected friend the Rev. Thomas Blyth, rector of Elmdon, and vicar of Packwood in Warwickshire.
1735.-FRANCIS HUTCHENSON, Esq.-See Chester.
JOHN CHEALE, Esq.
THOMAS BEWES, Esq.-See next reign.
Officers, &c. of the Bath.
OFFICERS BELONGING TO THE ORDER OF THE BATH,