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" This is a fine rebuke. Congreve's remains lay in state in the Jerusalem Chamber, and he was buried in Westminster Abbey, where a monument was erected to his memory by Henrietta, Duchess of Marlborough, to whom he bequeathed 10,000. the accumulation... "
Biographia Borealis: Or, Lives of Distinguished Northerns - Page 692
by Hartley Coleridge - 1833 - 732 pages
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General Biography: Or, Lives, Critical and Historical, of the Most ..., Volume 3

John Aikin - Biography - 1802
...London, in January, 1728-9, in the tfothycar of his age. lie was interred with great funeral solemnity in Westminster -abbey, where a monument was erected...to his memory by Henrietta duchess of Marlborough. To this lady, -who is said to have entertained a most romantic regard for him, he left the bulk of...
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Characteristic Anecdotes of Men of Learning and Genius, Natives of Great ...

John Watkins - Authors, English - 1808 - 552 pages
...and cataracts produced total blindness. He died in January, 1728-9, and was interred with great pomp in Westminster Abbey, where a monument was erected...to his memory, by Henrietta Duchess of Marlborough, to whom he had bequeathed the principal part of his fortune, without any regard to his relations and...
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The Beauties of England and Wales, Or, Delineations, Topographical ..., Volume 7

Thomas Hood, John Harris - Architecture - 1808
...of which wound he died on the sixth of June, 16'73: liis body was afterwards brought to England, and buried in Westminster Abbey, where a monument was erected to his memory. They bad issue, James Hamilton, who became sixth Earl of Abercorn, &c. but he did not succeed to this...
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The Biographical Magazine: Containing Portraits of Eminent and ..., Volume 1

Biography - 1819
...January 1728-9, in the 68th year of his age. He was interred with great solemnity in Westminster-abbey, where a monument was erected to his memory by Henrietta, Duchess of Marlborough. To this lady, who is said to have entertained a most romantic regard for him, he left the bulk of his...
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The universal biographical dictionary; or, An historical account of the ...

John Watkins - 1821
...court, he retired to a farm at 'Chertsey, where he died, July 28. 1667. His remains were deposited in Westminster Abbey, where a monument was erected to his memory by George duke of Buckingham. Dr. Johnson places Cowley at the head of metaphysical poets ; but though...
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A Universal Biography: Containing Interesting Accounts, Critical ..., Volume 5

John Platts - Biography - 1826
...the common pleas : which office he executed with great abilities and integrity. He died in 1598 ; and was buried in Westminster Abbey, where a monument was erected to his memory. He was a learned man, and a patron of literature. He was the author of Reports in the common pleas,...
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The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science ..., Volume 16

Thomas Curtis - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1829
...the common-pleas ; which office he executed with great abilities and integrity. He died in 1598, and was buried in Westminster Abbey, where a monument was erected to his memory. He was a learned man, and a patron of literature. He was the author of Reports in the Common Pleas,...
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The Edinburgh encyclopaedia, conducted by D. Brewster, Volume 7

Edinburgh encyclopaedia - 1830
...place in January 172У, in the sixtieth year of his age. He was interred with great funeral solemnity in Westminster Abbey, where a monument was erected...to his memory by Henrietta, Duchess of Marlborough. To this lady, who is said to have had a most romantic regard for him, he left the bulk of his fortune,...
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A general and heraldic dictionary of the peerages of England, Ireland, and ...

John Burke - 1831 - 631 pages
...Dorset, and secondly, to Henry Poole, Esq. His lordship rf. in IMS, and notwithstanding his disgrace, was buried in Westminster Abbey, where a monument was erected to his memory. He was *. by his eldest son, JAMES CRANFIELD, second Earl, who m. Anne, third daughter andco-heiress,...
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A General Biographical Dictionary, Volume 1

John Gorton - 1833
...enjoy hie mixed fortune, as he was carried oft' by a disease in his bladder in bis fiftyfifth year. He was buried in Westminster abbey, where a monument was erected to his memory by Morton, bishop of Durham. The social character of Casaubon was that of a modest, candid, upright man,...
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