The History and Antiquities of Harewood: In the County of York, with Topographical Notices of Its Parish & Neighbourhood

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Simpkin, Marshall, & Company, 1859 - Harewood (England) - 312 pages

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Page 96 - I nominate, constitute, and appoint sole executrix of this my last will and testament, hereby revoking all other and former wills by me at any time heretofore made. In witness whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and seal...
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Page 204 - Elizabeth not unfrequently indulged in jests herself. Every one is familiar with the impromptu couplet she made on the names of four knights of the county of Nottinghamshire : " Gervase the gentle, Stanhope the stout, Markham the lion ; and Sutton the lout.
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