ounty, Va., a gentleman seventh in descent from Sir Thomas Moore, of Chelsea, England, the author of Utopia.
Mrs. Moore was elegant in person and manners.
The daughter of a haughty British Governor, she was a strong adherent to the royal government, while her husband and children sympathized with the patriot cause in the revolution.
Once, when her husband was absent, upon a sudden alarm of Indians she ordered up all hands, manned and provisioned a boat, and made good her retreat down to West Point. Mrs. Moore died about 1802.
XV.--Ann Butler Moore, married Charles Carter, Esq., of Shirley.
XVI.--Ann Hill Carter, married General Henry Lee--the Lighthorse Harry of the Revolution — a descendant, through a long line of distinguished ancestors of Launcelot de Lee, one of William the Conqueror's companions in arms.
From this marriage sprung Robert Edward Lee, the illustrious Confederate commander, the seventeenth in descent from King Robert the Bruce
he married his cousin Matilda, Countess of Northampton.
Her father was Old Siward's second son, Waltheof, renowned for his gallant defense of York.
Her mother was Judith, niece of William the Conqueror.
The Countess brought her husband a son, Henry, in whom the dispositions of both father and mother were early apparent.
David on the death of his brother, Alexander I, without children, succeeded to the throne April 27, 1124.
By attending the court of so accomplished a Prince as Henry I, he this last sentence, adds: This is the sentiment of a historian whose principles are esteemed unfavorable to monarchy — such a sketch by Buchanan is of a greater value than the studied performance of a thousand panegyrists.
His only son,
IV.--Henry, Prince Royal of Scotland, and Earl of Huntingdon, was born 1115.
At the battle of the Standard, Earl Henry gallantly charged through the English line of battle, and, with the precipitation of youth, attacked their rear guard.
In 1139 he marrie