Lord Cowper

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St Albans - Notable People
... (1561–1626) Sarah Churchill (1660–1744) William Cowper ( 1665–1723) Thomas S ... styled "Viscount St Albans" from 1618 Nicholas Bacon (1509–1579), Lord Keeper of the Great Seal under Queen Elizabeth I, built Old Gorhambury House John Ball (c ... Revolt of 1381 Edmund Beckett, 1st Baron Grimthorpe (Lord Grimthorpe) (1816–1905), lawyer, amateur horologist, and architect best-known locally for rebuilding the west front of St Albans Cathedral in 1880 ...
Earl Cowper
... Earl Cowper (pronounced "Cooper") was a title in the Peerage of Great Britain ... It was created in 1718 by George I for William Cowper, 1st Baron Cowper, his first Lord Chancellor, with remainder in default of male issue of his own to his younger brother, Spencer Cowper ... Cowper had already been created Baron Cowper of Wingham in the County of Kent, in the Peerage of England on 14 December 1706, with normal remainder to the heirs male of his body, and ...

Famous quotes containing the words cowper and/or lord:

    John Gilpin was a citizen
    Of credit and renown,
    A train-band captain eke was he
    Of famous London town.
    —William Cowper (1731–1800)

    Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his saints.
    Bible: Hebrew Psalms, 116:15.

    In the Book of Common Prayer, the lines are rendered: “Right dear in the sight of the Lord is the death of his saints.” (Psalm 116:13)