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HOURS OF IDLENESS.
Of the mail-cover'd Barons, who, proudly, to battle,
No more doth old Robert, with harp-stringing numbers,
Paul and Hubert too sleep in the valley of Cressy;
- Of the barons of old, who once proudly to battle.—[4to]
- [No record of any crusading ancestors in the Byron family can be found. Moore conjectures that the legend was suggested by some groups of heads on the old panelwork at Newstead, which appear to represent Christian soldiers and Saracens, and were, most probably, put up before the Abbey came into the possession of the family.]
- Horistan Castle, in Derbyshire, an ancient seat of the B—R—N family [4to]. [Horiston.—4to.]
- The battle of Marston Moor, where the adherents of Charles I. were defeated.
- Son of the Elector Palatine, and related to Charles I. He afterwards commanded the Fleet, in the reign of Charles II.