I grinned broadly, shook his hand and enquired as to his health, though I must say he looked well.
He intimated that he was enjoying his retirement.
The ancient and illustrious house of PERCEVAL is supposed, by many suggestive circumstances, to take its origin from a younger branch of the sovereign Dukes of Brittany in France; out of which province they were transplanted to Normandy before its conquest, and were invested with the hereditary office of Chief Butlers of that duchy.
lineally descended from who accompanied Ascelin Gouel de Perceval, who accompanied THE CONQUEROR to England, married Alice, daughter of Thomas Bythemore of Overwere.Dying in 1534, he left issue,
James, dsp 1548;The second son,
GEORGE, of whom presently;
who, having been educated at distinguished institutions, and through the influence of the Lord Treasurer, Burghley, that nobleman employed him in the management of those state affairs which required the greatest trust and secrecy.This gentleman filled several important offices and, dying in 1620, was succeeded by his younger son,
a very distinguished statesman, who, having been actively employed in the government of Ireland for a series of years, obtained grants of forfeited lands there to the extent of 101,000 acres.His eldest son,
the eldest son, or grandson, shall exist a baronet, after the age of 21 years, at the same time with the father or grandfather.His great-grandson,
- John Perceval, 1st Earl (1683–1748)
- John Perceval, 2nd Earl (1711–70)
- John James Perceval, 3rd Earl (1738–1822)
- John Perceval, 4th Earl (1767–1835)
- Henry Frederick Joseph James Perceval, 5th Earl (1796–1841)
- George James Perceval, 6th Earl (1794–1874)
- Charles George Perceval, 7th Earl (1845–97)
- Augustus Arthur Perceval, 8th Earl (1856–1910)
- Charles John Perceval, 9th Earl (1858–1929) (dormant)
- Frederick Joseph Trevelyan Perceval, de jure 10th Earl (1873–1932)
- Frederick George Moore Perceval, 11th Earl (1914–2001) (claim admitted 1939)
- Thomas Frederick Gerald Perceval, 12th Earl (1934–2011)
‘Everyone is agreed on her importance to the nation and how to save her,’ Prof Tweddle said. Now we’ve got to do some more work. I’m sure ministers will accept that the heritage parties can find a way forward.’He said the final decision on where the ship will go on display now rests with defence minister Andrew Robathan.
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