hace 3 días · The county's name "Arlington" comes from Henry Bennet, Earl of Arlington, a plantation along the Potomac River, and Arlington House, the family residence on that property. George Washington Parke Custis, grandson of First Lady Martha Washington, acquired this land in 1802.
24/11/2022 · The house was originally called Goring House; but its name was subsequently changed to that of Arlington House on its being occupied by the Earl of Arlington, whose name is, or ought to be, indissolubly linked with it, on one account at all events; for in the year of the great plague his lordship brought hither from Holland the first pound of tea which was imported into England, and which cost him sixty shillings; so that, as John Timbs remarks, "in all probability the first cup ...
25/11/2022 · Jul 23 In the year 1685 pietro Reggio, composer, dies at 53 Jul 28 On this day in history death of henry Bennet, 1st Earl of Arlington, English statesman (b. 1618) Aug 08 On this day in history sassoferrato, [Giovanni B Salvi], Ital painter (Madonna), dies at 75 Sep 01 On this day in history death of leoline Jenkins, Welsh lawyer (b. 1625)
24/11/2022 · Son of Sir John Browne (Mayor 1480–1). He married the daughter of Sir Edmund Shaa (Mayor 1482–3) and afterwards the daughter of Henry Kebyll (Mayor 1510–1), the latter of whom upon his death became the third wife of Lord Mountjoy, and the ancestress of the Lord Mountjoy who subdued Tyrone's rebellion and was created Earl of Devonshire.
hace 3 días · Major-General Alexander Cambridge, 1st Earl of Athlone (1874—1957), Head of British Mission Belgian, Grand Quartier Général. Brigadier-General John Stewart-Murray, 8th Duke of Atholl (1871—1942), Scottish Horse Mounted Brigade. Brigadier Robert Ringrose Gelston Atkins  (1891—1969), Royal Army Medical Corps.
24/11/2022 · Henry, Earl of Lancaster, had, in 1327, a charter for a market at Melbourne, on Wednesdays, and a fair for three days at the festival of St. Michael. (fn. n16) The castle and manor continued attached to the Earldom and Duchy of Lancaster till the year 1604, when King James granted them to Charles, Earl of Nottingham.
hace 3 días · Coat of arms. Sir Isaac Newton PRS (25 December 1642 – 20 March 1726/27 [a]) was an English mathematician, physicist, astronomer, alchemist, theologian, and author (described in his time as a "natural philosopher"), widely recognised as one of the greatest mathematicians and physicists and among the most influential scientists of all time.