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vicenzo   Link to this

Charles Sackville (1643-1706), Earl of Dorset
at one of less auspicious occasions
Sackville, who was then Lord Buckhurst, with Sir Charles Sedley and Sir Thomas Ogle, got drunk at the Cock in Bow-street by Covent-garden, and, going into the balcony, exposed themselves to the populace in very indecent postures.
He liked to be bit of a poet?
To all you ladies now at land,
We men at sea do write,
But first I hope you'll understand
How hard 'tis to indite:
The muses now and Neptune too
We must implore to write to you.
With a fa, la, la, la, la.


vicenzo   Link to this

"...Tell me, Dorinda, why so gay,
Why such embroid'ry, fringe, and lace?
Can any dresses find a way
To stop th'approaches of decay
And mend thy ruin'd face?........"

one of the doodles

vicenzo   Link to this

from: JWB :
In 1662 he and his brother Edward, with three other gentlemen, were indicted for the robbery and murder of a tanner named Hoppy. The defence was that they were in pursuit of thieves, and mistook Hoppy for a highwayman.


Chas. became Earl in '67

Wim van der Meij   Link to this

Warrington has the following on him: "Charles, Lord Bockhurst, eldest son of Richard Sackville, fifth Earl of Dorset; created Lord Cranfield and Earl of Middlesex soon after his uncle's death in 1675, and succeeded his father as Earl of Dorset in 1677. He died 1706."

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