Sentence Examples with the word Jane

In 1424 the Scots, with the earl of Buchan and the earl of Douglas, were almost exterminated at Verneuil, some five months after King James, already affianced to the Lady Jane Beaufort, was released.

Dyer, The Gods in Greece (1891); Jane E.

His unfitness for the cares of a family, far more than love, led him to contract a second marriage with Mary Jane Clairmont in 1801.

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Henrys two daughters, Mary and Elizabeth, the descendants of his elder sister Margaret, and Lady Janes mother, the duchess of Suffolk, were all to be passed over, and the succession was to be vested in Lady Jane and her heirs male.

Of Queen Jane (Camden Soc.), and throughout Froude's Hist.

Apparently he advocated the cause of Lady Jane Grey, for on the 25th of July 1553, only six days after Mary's proclamation as queen, he was committed to the custody of the sheriff of Essex.

She hardly rivalled Lady Jane Grey as the ideal Puritan maiden, but she swam with the stream, and was regarded as a foil to her stubborn Catholic sister.

JOHN STUART BUTE, 3RD Earl Of (1713-1792), English prime minister, son of James, 2nd earl, and of Lady Jane Campbell, daughter of the 1st duke of Argyll, was born on the 25th of May 1713; he was educated at Eton and succeeded to the earldom (in the peerage of Scotland; created for his grandfather Sir James Stuart in 1703) on his father's death in 1723.

In 1642 he was ordered into custody as a delinquent; thereafter he took refuge in Oxford, and ultimately returned to London to the house of William Fuller (1580?-1659), dean of Ely, whose daughter Jane was his second wife.

A Life by her sister, Jane Margaret Strickland, appeared in 1887.