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Letters to a nobleman from a gentleman travelling thro" Holland, Flanders and France

Joseph Shaw

Letters to a nobleman from a gentleman travelling thro" Holland, Flanders and France

With a description of Ghent, Lisle, &c. and of the courts of Versailles and St. Germains.

by Joseph Shaw

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Published by printed for Daniel Midwinter in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 3209, no. 03.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[4],xx,150p.
Number of Pages150
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16928142M

  This tract is a condemnation of the barbarities and injustices committed against those accused of witchcraft at Pittenweem. An answer of a letter from a gentleman in Fife, to a nobleman, containing a brief account of the barbarous and illegal treatment, these poor women accused of witchcraft, met with from the baillies of Pittenweem and : K.   This book is a collection of Chesterfield's letters to his illegitimate son on what it means to be a gentleman and how to become one. In letters, he explains the common practices and the virtue with every detail. The focus here is more on social aspects of everything/5(3).

  Flandern, Adele b: Abt in Flanders, France d: Apr in Italy Flanders & Hainault, Baudouin VIII (V) Count Of b: in Château DE Mons, Hainaut, Belgium d: 17 Dec in Château DE Mons, Hainaut, Belgium Flanders And Hainault, Baudouin VI (I) Count Of b: in Flandres d: 17 Jul in Abbaye DE Hasnon Flanders, Adèle (Adele. The Chronicon Comitum Flandrensium records that Baudouin IV Count of Flanders was the first to organise “militias et nobiles” in Flanders and distributed “villas et oppida” to them [2]. Each castle (“burg”) was granted by the coùnt of Flanders to a châtelain (burggraaf in Flemish).

‎It has described letters provide great insight into the social construction of masculinity in the s. There is likely something of interest here for any student of the history of this time period, or the study of masculinity. My Dear Friend: It is now above a fortnight since I have received a let. Yet in he set off on a two-month tour of the Austrian Netherlands, the United Provinces and the Rhineland to visit churches and private collections for the express purpose of studying Flemish and Dutch paintings. The result was A Journey to Flanders and Holland based on his revised notes and sketches made on site. For each work Reynolds.


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Get this from a library. Letters to a nobleman from a gentleman travelling thro' Holland, Flanders and France.: With a description of Ghent, Lisle, &c. and of. Lee "The Memoirs of Charles-Lewis, Baron De Pollnitz (Complete) Being the Observations He Made in His Late Travels From Prussia Thro' Germany, Italy, France, Flanders, Holland, England In Letters" por Karl Ludwig von Pöllnitz disponible en Rakuten Kobo.

To the Right Honourable Philip, Lord HardwickeBrand: Library of Alexandria. 6 For example: Sir William Montague, The delights of Holland; or, a three months travel about that and the other provinces (London ) and Joseph Shaw, Letters to a nobleman from a gentleman travelling through Flanders and France ().

More on this subject in chapter 2. Letters from a Gentleman in the North of Scotland to His Friend in London;: Containing the Description of a Capital Town in that Northern Country, with an Account of Some Uncommon Customs of the Inhabitants;: Likewise an Account of the Highlands, with the Customs and Manners of the Highlanders.: To which is Added, a Letter Relating to the Military Ways Among the Mountains, Begun in the Year.

Full text of "The memoirs of Charles-Lewis, baron de Pollnitz: Being the observations he made in his late travels from Prussia thro' Germany, Italy, France, Flanders, Holland, England, &c. In letters to his friend: Discovering not only the present state of the chief cities and towns; but the characters of the principal persons at the several courts.

The Flanders Campaign (or Campaign in the Low Flanders and France book was conducted from 6 November to 7 June during the first years of the French Revolutionary Wars.A Coalition of states representing the Ancien Régime in Western Europe – Austria (including the Southern Netherlands), Prussia, Great Britain, the Dutch Republic (the Northern Netherlands), Hanover and Hesse-Kassel – mobilised.

MS Douce 67 anon., ‘Remarks on several parts of Flanders, Brabant, France and Italy in the Year ’. MS Don. journal of Richard Chiswell, MS Eng. misc. journal of Edmund Dewes, MS Douce d. 36 correspondence of Francis Douce and Thomas Kerrich. MSS Finch e. 14–e17 journals of Robert Finch, –   (As a side note, I tend to use Holland and the Netherlands interchangeably.

This is technically incorrect, but most other countries and language make no distinction between the two). Although it is certainly true that the Netherlands and Flanders have a lot in common, there are many differences between the two regions that I didn’t expect.

The Grand Tour was the 17th- and 18th-century custom of a traditional trip through Europe undertaken by upper-class young European men of sufficient means and rank (typically accompanied by a chaperone, such as a family member) when they had come of age (about 21 years old).

The custom — which flourished from about until the advent of large-scale rail transport in the s and was. Flanders, medieval principality in the southwest of the Low Countries, now included in the French département of Nord (q.v.), the Belgian provinces of East Flanders and West Flanders (qq.v.), and the Dutch province of Zeeland (q.v.).

The name appeared as early as the 8th century and is believed to. Performed by an English gentleman, in nine years travel and voyages, more exact than ever.

London: J. Cleave and A. Roper, viii+pp. The author, signing himself “T.C” in a preface in which he mentions the recently completed embassy of Peter I, left London on 30 April for Constantinople.

THE ENGLISH CONSTITUTION. This mixture of different departments in the government of England; this harmony between the king, lords, and commons has not always subsisted.

England was for a long time in a state of slavery, having, at different periods, worn the yoke of the Romans, Saxons, Danes, and, last of all, the Normans. [WWI Resource Centre's Dr. Geoffrey Miller writes: My daughter presented me with an original book of letters from a subaltern (junior officer) in a Highland Scots Territorial Regiment, serving at Flanders from during the 2nd Battle of Ypres (where the Germans first used chlorine gas on April 21st).

Parts of W Flanders, including Lille, were annexed (–78) to France by Louis XIV and became known as French Flanders (see Flanders, French). Austria ceded the remainder of Flanders to France in the Treaty of Campo Formio (), but the Congress of Vienna awarded () the former Austrian Flanders to the Netherlands.

The Memoirs of Charles-Lewis, Baron De Pollnitz (Complete) Being the Observations He Made in His Late Travels From Prussia Thro' Germany, Italy, France, Flanders, Holland, England In Letters.

by Karl Ludwig von Pöllnitz. Share your thoughts Complete your review. Tell readers what you thought by rating and reviewing this book. Rate it * You.

Fig. 32 Peter the Great (), by Godfrey Kneller. Oil on canvas. Royal Collection. Fig. Catherine I (), by Jean-Marc Nattier. Oil on canvas. Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg. See also: A7 B1) Avril, Philippe, Travels into divers parts of Europe and Asia, undertaken by the French king’s order to discover a new way by land into China, containing many curious remarks in natural.

Excerpt from Letters to a Nobleman, on the Conduct of the War in the Middle Colonies This attempt, as foon as made, appearegi 'to the Writer of the following Letters to involve feveral matters of the tttmof't confequence to thc' nation.

- It was intended to conceal from the w public eye the fliameful mifconduét ethe Ame rican war, - to place Author: Joseph Galloway. It is twenty Scots miles from Dundee to Montrose, the way pleasant, the country fruitful and bespangled, as the sky in a clear night with stars of the biggest magnitude, with gentlemen's houses, thick as they can be supposed to stand with pleasure and conveniency.

Among these is the noble palace of Penmure, forfeited in the late rebellion by the unfortunate Earl of Penmure, who was himself. I look upon England today as an old gentleman who is travelling with a great deal of baggage, (A Letter to a Gentleman in Holland, introduced himself to Fawkes in Flanders, and as "a confident gentleman," "best able for this business," brought him on to England as assistant in the conspiracy.

COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.From a Letter to Mrs William James (12 November ) From a Letter to “the Earl of ——” (28 November ) From Laurence Sterne, The Sermons of Mr.

Yorick () Appendix E: Travel Writing. From Thomas Nugent, The Grand Tour () From Tobias Smollett, Travels through France and Italy () From Letter V; From Letter VIIPrice: $  Relations between Flanders and France became increasingly strained after the outbreak of an Anglo-French war inleading to a rebellion by Count Guy de Dampierre () in In subsequent campaigns, King Philip IV (the Fair) occupied Flanders and confiscated the remaining predominantly French-speaking area, including the major.