Pope Alexander the Seventh and the College of Cardinals, Volume 92

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Camden Society, 1867 - Cardinals - 144 pages
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Page xviii - chaplain in one of his embassies, and had married his niece, Elizabeth Dering. Sir Henry appointed "my dear grandnephews, Albert Morton, second son to Sir Robert Morton, Knight, and Thomas Bargrave, eldest son to Dr. Bargrave, Dean of Canterbury, husband to my right virtuous and only niece," as joint-executors of his will. The translation of Dioscorides,
Page xxiv - II Cardinalismo di Santa Chiesa ; or, the History of the Cardinals of the Roman Church from the time of their first creation to the election of the present Pope, Clement
Page 37 - went in pilgrimage in summer time, and, overheating himself, died in four weeks after he came thither, and it was doubtful whether he were not poisoned .f I have seen Palotto very devout, almost to tears, when he hath been a-washing and wiping some pilgrims' feet. (JB 1662.) The picture is very like him.] * " Di Marina nella Marca.
Page 123 - Alps, on the Sempronian Mount, now called Mount Samplon." Sir Henry Wotton, among his bequests, mentions " a piece of crystal!, sexangular (as they grow all), grasping divers things within it, which I bought among the Rhaetian Alps, in the very place where it grew.
Page xxiv - The Scarlet Gown ; or, the History of all the present Cardinals of Rome. Wherein is set forth the Life, Birth, Interest, Possibility, Rich
Page xxiv - 1668, 18 mo . Leti afterwards published "II Livello Politico, osia la giusta Bilancia, nella quale si pesano tutte le Massime di Roma e attioni de
Page 123 - my noble friend, who hath bin there. (26). Several pieces of cinders, pummystone, and ashes of the Mount Vesuvius, near Naples, which was 4 times the poynt of my
Page xxiv - with a full account of his Conclave. In Three Parts. Written in Italian by the Author of the ' Nipotismo di Roma,
Page 124 - and in earnest in a church before a certain image there of the blessed Virgin Mary, his earnest devotion carried him so far as to ask her whether she liked all that he had writ of her, as being free from original sin, the Queen of Heaven,
Page x - Mr. John Bargrave,* and Mr. John Raymond, then at Sienna, I put my viaticum in my purse, and all alone adventured thither, which is about 80 miles within the land .... At Sienna I spent almost a fortnight's time in the daily divertisements of musick,