This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1818. Excerpt: ... Parentalta; OK, MEMOIRS OF THE REV. DR. PEGGE, COMPILED BY HIS SON. The Rev. Samuel Pegge, LL. D. and F.S. A. was the Representative of one of four Branches of the Family of that name in Derbyshire, derived from a common Ancestor, all which existed together till within a few years. The eldest became extinct by the death of Mr. William Pegge, of Yeldersley, near Ashborne, 1768; and another by that of the Rev. Nathaniel Pegge, M.A. Vicar of Packington, in Leicestershire, 1782. The Doctor's immediate Predecessors, as may appear from the Heralds-office, were of Osmaston, near Ashborne, where they resided, in lineal succession, for four generations, antecedently to his b Father and himself, and where they left a patrimonial inheritance, of which the Doctor died possessed . Of the other existing branch, Mr. Edward Pegge having lG6V married Gertrude, sole daughter and heir of William Strelley, Esq. of Beauchief, in the Northern part of Derbyshire, seated himself there, and was appointed High Sheriff of the County in 166J; as was his Grandson, Strelley Pegge, Esq. 1739; and his Greatgrandson, the present Peter Pegge, Esq. 1788. It was by Katharine Pegge, a daughter of Thomas Pegge, Esq. of Yeldersley, that King Charles II. (who saw her abroad during his exile) had a son born (1647), whom he called Charles Fitz-CharleSfto whom he granted the Royal arms, with a baton sinister, Vair, and whom (1675) his Majesty created Earl of Plymouth, Viscount Totness, and Baron Dartmouth-f-. He was bred to the Sea, and, having been educated abroad, most probably in Spain, was known by the name of Don Carlos . The Earl married the Lady Bridget Osborne, third Daughter of Thomas Earl of Danby, Lord High Treasurer (at Wimbledon, in Surrey), 1678 , and died of a flux at the siege of T...
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