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" I have a kindness for my Lord Portland, which he has deserved of me by long and faithful services ; but I should not have given him these lands if I had imagined the House of Commons could have been concerned. I will therefore recall the grant, and find... "
Archaeologia Cambrensis - Page 378
1912
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The History of Wales

Caradoc (of Llancarvan) - 1774 - 396 pages
...long and faithful fervices ; but I fliould not have given him thefe lands, if I had imagined the Houfe of Commons could have been concerned ; I will therefore recall the grant, and find fome other way of fhewing My favour to him. The lordfhip of Ruthyn continued in the po/feffion of the...
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Observations on the Land Revenue of the Crown

John St. John - 1792 - 352 pages
...fervices; but I " fhould not have given him thefe lands, " if I had imagined the Houfe of Com" mons could have been concerned : I " will therefore recall the grant, and find " fome other way of fhewing my favour " to him." His Majefty performed his promife immediately, and...
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Peerage of England. ...

Arthur Collins - 1812 - 642 pages
...to the passing that grant. Whereupon his Majesty, in answer, was pleased to express himself: • • GENTLEMEN, " I have a kindness for my Lord Portland...therefore recall the grant, and find some other way of shewing my favour to him." And soon after his Majesty conferred on him a grant of the royal house of...
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The Beauties of England and Wales: Or, Delineations ..., Volume 24

John Britton - 1812 - 1070 pages
...kindness for my Lord Portland, which he has deserved of me, by long and faithi'al services ; but 1 should not have given him these lands, if I had imagined...therefore recall the grant, and find some other way of shewing my favour to him."* • The lordship of Denbigh, together with the forests, as they are legally...
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The Beauties of England and Wales, Or, Delineations ..., Volume 17

1812
...my Lord Portland, which he has deserved of me, by long and faithful services ; but I should not hare given him these lands, if I had imagined the House...; I will therefore recall the grant, and find some Qther way of shewing my favour to him."* The lordship of Denbigh, together with the forests, as they...
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A Topographical and Historical Account of the Parish of St. Mary-le-Bone ...

Thomas Smith (Of Mary-le-bone) - 1833 - 354 pages
...the passing that grant. Upon which His Majesty, in answer, was pleased thus to express himself: — GENTLEMEN, " I have a kindness for my Lord Portland,...therefore recall the grant, and find some other way of shewing my favour to him." And soon after His Majesty conferred on him a grant of the Royal House of...
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Curiosities of Literature, Volume 2

Isaac Disraeli - 1834 - 454 pages
...civil message to the commons, declaring that he should not have given Lord Portland those lands, had he imagined the House of Commons could have been concerned ; ' I will therefore recall the grant !' On receiving the royal message, Robert Price drew up a resolution to which the house assented, that...
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Curiosities of Literature, Volume 6

Isaac Disraeli - 1834
...civil message to the commons, declaring that he should not have given Lord Portland those lands, had he imagined the House of Commons could have been concerned ; " I will therefore recal the grant ! " On receiving the royal message, Robert Price drew up a resolution to which the...
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The Pictorial History of England: Being a History of the People, as Well as ...

George Lillie Craik - 1848
...deserved of me by long and faithful services; but I should not have given him these lands if Г )MI| imagined the House of Commons could have been concerned: I will, therefore, recall tho grant, and find some other way of showing my favor to him." And he forthwith made a fresh grant...
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Royal visits and progresses to Wales, and the border counties

Edward Parry - 1851
...I have a kindness for my Lord Portland, which he has deserved of me, by long and faithful sendees, but I should not have given him these lands if I had...grant, and find some other way of showing my favour to him.s "WILLIAM REX." In this reign an estate in Caernarvonshire changed hands in a somewhat unusual...
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