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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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Sir Christopher Wren and His Times

James Elmes - 1852 - 436 páginas
...punish it. HORACE WALPOLE describes this Earl of Bristol as " a singular person, whose life was all contradiction : he wrote against Popery and embraced it ; he was a zealous opposed of the Court, and a sacrifice to it ; he was conscientiously converted in the midst of the...
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Memoirs of the Court of Charles the Second

Anthony Hamilton (Count), Charles II (King of England), Thomas Blount - 1853 - 546 páginas
...jollities as he was pleased with." — Continuation of his Life, p. 208. Lord Orford says of him, that "his life was one contradiction. He wrote against popery,...was a zealous opposer of the court, and a sacrifice to it; was conscientiously converted in the midst of his p.-osecution of Lord Strafford, and was most...
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The History and Antiquities of the Parish of Wimbledon, Surrey: With ...

William Abraham Bartlett - 1865 - 222 páginas
...personne ne se met en peine de la punir." Horace Walpole thus pithily sums up Bristol's character: — "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 the parishes of Sherburn and Cawood

William Wheater - 1865
...distinguished himself by gaining an important victory. Walpole, who notices Mm as an author, says, "he wrote against popery 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 Stratford, and was most unconscientiously...
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Life

Edward Edwards - 1868
...CHAP. XXL 1603-1616. CHAP. XXL 1603-1616. by the evidence of contemporaries. Lord Bristol, he says, " wrote against Popery, and embraced it. He was a zealous opposer of the Court, and a sacrifice for it. He was ' conscientiously ' converted in the midst of his prosecution of Lord Strafford. He was...
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Adversaria, ana

Adversaria - 1873
...is plain," he replied, " their patients." A CONTRADICTORY SPIRIT. GEORGE DIGBY, Earl of Bristol, was 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 Stafford ; and was most...
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Memoirs of count Grammont, ed., with notes, by sir W. Scott

Anthony Hamilton - 1876
...as he was pleased with." — Continuation of his Life, p. 208. Lord Orford says of him, that " his life was one contradiction. He wrote against popery,...was a zealous opposer of the court, and a sacrifice to it ; was conscientiously converted in the midst of his prosecution of Lord Strafford, and was most...
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Diary and Correspondence of John Evelyn, F.R.S.: To which is ..., Volumen1

John Evelyn - 1878
...when abroad, become a Catholic. He died in 1676. Horace Walpole thus smartly sums up his character: "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 Stratford, and was most...
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The history of the parishes of Sherburn and Cawood

William Wheater - 1882
...distinguished himself by gaining an important victory. Walpole, who notices him as an author, says "he wrote against popery 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 Straflbrd, and was most...
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The History of the Parishes of Sherburn and Cawood, with Notices of Wistow ...

William Wheater - 1882 - 328 páginas
...distinguished himself by gaining an important victory. Walpole, who notices him as an author, says "he wrote against popery 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 I ord Straflbrd, and was most...
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