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By Sir Roger Twysden,John Mitchell Kemble

the dear treatise that is now for the 1st time devoted to the click is the paintings of 1 of the main onerous and really appropriate antiquaries that the 17th century produced. lots of our countrymen, of varied ranks and in a variety of branches of studying, have been certainly distinct at that interval for a large and sound erudition, and for a beneficiant devotion to old inquiry, that have by no means been handed by way of any new release of students. It was once the age which comprehended the good names of Coke and Bacon, and Camden, Selden, Somner, Spelman, Evelyn, Digby, D'Ewes, Ash-mole, Dugdale, Junius, Usher, Gill, Cotton, Savile, Whelock, and, notwithstanding final now not least, Twysden. but, amidst all this corporation of earnest, realized, and comprehensive males, sir Roger Twysden occupies no secondary position. Like Selden and sir Symonds D'Ewes, he used to be engaged within the company of energetic political lifestyles, throughout the most enjoyable and troublous interval of our background: he was once a rustic gentleman, deeply combined up with the affairs of his county; a cautious landlord, chargeable for the behavior of a big property, and the welfare of a quite a few tenantry; a justice of peace, and within the fee of oyer and terminer ; a commissioner within the subject of ejected ministers; a deputy lieutenant at a time whilst lieutenancy used to be relatively an army functionality, and imposed different tasks than donning an uniform at a levee; final of all, he was once a husband, and the daddy of a a variety of relations ; and it used to be then now not more uncomplicated than it now could be to supply for daughters and more youthful sons a place in line with the glory and dignity of the relations from which they sprung. Primo-genitura facit appanagium : yet courtiers then swallowed up employments that have in later instances been a contented source for the scions of influential county households; and the squire of the seven-teenth century needed to supply ability for cadets, which a extra skilful age has sought in different modes of provision than a cautious and frugal economy.

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