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Scroope, Earl Of

The death of his son made his nephew Fred Neville his heir, and when Fred was killed the title and estate fell to his younger brother, Jack. “…a tall, thin man, some. thing over seventy …. His shoulders were much bent …. His hair was nearly white, but his eyes were still bright, and the handsome well-cut features of his fine face wore not reduced to shapelessness by any of the ravages of time…. In youth he had been a very handsome man, and had shone forth in the world, popular, beloved, respected, with all the good things the world could give” (1:1:14). Eye 1, 4, 8-10, 17