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" a singular person, whose life was one contradiction. He wrote against popery, and embraced it; he was a zealous opposer of the court, and a sacrifice for it... "
A Universal Biographical Dictionary: Containing the Lives of the Most ... - Página 156
por Charles N. Baldwin - 1842 - 444 páginas
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Peerage of England. ...

Arthur Collins - 1812
...March. 30th, 1676, and was buried there. Of George Dighy, Earl of Bristol, Lord Orford speaks, as " a singular person, whose life was one contradiction....against Popery, and embraced it; he was a zealous opposcr of the Court, and a sacrifice for it; was conscientiously converted in the midst of his prosecution...
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The General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and ..., Volumen12

Alexander Chalmers - 1813
...which mconsistencies in his character have been neatly depicted by lord Orford. " He was," says he, " a singular person, whose life was one contradiction....zealous opposer of the court, and a sacrifice for it ; was conscientiously converted in the midst of his prosecution of lord Stratford, and was most...
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The History of Bristol, Civil and Ecclesiastical: Including Biographical ...

John Corry - 1816
...and was equally remarkable for his talents and his inconsistencies. " His life," observes Wal pole, " was one contradiction. He wrote against popery, and...a zealous opposer of the court and a sacrifice for it; was conscientiously converted in the midst of his prosecution of Lord Strafford, and was most unconscientiously...
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The history of Bristol, civil and ecclesiastical. (Vol. 2 by J. Evans).

John Corry - 1816
...and was equally remarkable for his talents and his inconsistencies. " His life," observes Walpole, " was one contradiction. He wrote against popery, and...a zealous opposer of the court and a sacrifice for it; was conscientiously converted in the midst of his prosecution of Lord Strafford, and was most unconscientiously...
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A Select Collection of Old Plays: The adventures of five hours; Elvira; The ...

Robert Dodsley - 1827
...DIGBY, EARL OF BRISTOL, was the author of the following play. He was, as Mr. Walpol'e* observes, " a singular person, whose life was one contradiction....zealous opposer of the court, and a sacrifice for it: was conscientiously converted in the midst of his prosecution of Lord Strafford, and was most unconscientiously...
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Historical Inquires Respecting the Character of Edward Hyde, Earl of ...

George James Welbore Agar-Ellis Dover (1st baron) - 1827 - 182 páginas
...party, and was a violent enemy of the Earl of Clarendon." Finally, Walpole describes him to have been " a singular person, whose life was one contradiction....zealous opposer of the Court, and a sacrifice for it ; was conscientiously converted in the midst of his prosecution of Lord Strafford, and was most...
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Historical inquiries respecting the character of Edward Hyde, earl of Clarendon

George James Welbore Agar- Ellis (1st baron Dover.) - 1827 - 182 páginas
...party, and was a violent enemy of the Earl of Clarendon." Finally, Walpole describes him to have been " a singular person, whose life was one contradiction....zealous opposer of the Court, and a sacrifice for it; was conscientiously converted in the midst of his prosecution of Lord Strafibrd, and was most unconscientiously...
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A Select Collection of Old Plays: In Twelve Volumes ; with ..., Volumen1

Robert Dodsley, Isaac Reed, Octavius Gilchrist - 1827
...play. He was, as Mr. Walpole* observes, " a singular person, whose life was one contra-. " diction. He wrote against popery, and embraced it ; " he was...zealous opposer of the court, and a sacrifice " for it: was conscientiously converted in the midst of " his prosecution of Lord Strafford, and was most...
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A general and heraldic dictionary of the peerages of England, Ireland, and ...

John Burke - 1831 - 631 páginas
...place In the government. His lordship is noticed by Walpole, as an author, and a person of singularity, whose life was one contradiction. " He wrote against...zealous opposer of the court, and a sacrifice for it ; was conscientiously converted in the midst of his prosecution of Lord Strafford, and was most...
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The Olio, Or, Museum of Entertainment, Volumen9

1832
...talents and inconsistences. "His life," says Walpole, " was one contradiction. He wrote against pnpery, and embraced it ; he was a zealous opposer of the court and a sacrifice for it ; was conscientiously converted in the midst of his prosecution of Lord Slrafford, and most unconscientiously...
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