QUOTE OF THE DAY

QUOTE OF THE DAY

QUOTE OF THE DAY 20th DECEMBER 2017 BY CHARLES HEDGES.

QUOTE OF THE DAY 20th DECEMBER 2017 BY CHARLES HEDGES.

ABOUT CHARLES HEDGES:

Sir Charles Hedges of Compton Bassett, Wiltshire, an English lawyer and politician, was a judge in Admiralty Court who later served as one of Queen Anne’s Secretaries of State.

LIFE:He was the son of Henry Hedges of Wanborough, Wiltshire, and his wife Margaret, daughter of Richard Pleydell of Childrey, Berkshire; he was educated at Magdalen Hall, Oxford(matriculated 1666, B.A. 1670, M.A. of Magdalen College 1673, and DCL with support of the Duke of Ormonde, Chancellor of the University 1675). By patent for life he was created chancellor and vicar-general of the diocese of Rochester in 1686, where he was an advocate of moderation in a feverish time, and master of the faculties and judge of the Admiralty Court under William III, succeeding Sir Richard Raines, 1 June 1689, in which post he remained until his death, his expertise serving Parliament on numerous occasions. He was knighted shortly after his accession, on 4 June 1689.

He was returned as MP for Orford in 1698, under the aegis of Ormonde as Chancellor of Oxford, but after counter-petitions were presented, Hedges and his colleagues were unseated by an election committee (1 February 1700), confirmed in the House by a majority of one vote (10 February).

 

FAMILY: His widow, Eleanor, daughter of George Smith, a proctor in London, died in 1733, and was also buried at Wanborough. They had one daughter Anne and three sons, Henry, William, and Charles.

His second cousin Sir William Hedges, a director of the Bank of England, had directed the Levant Company’s “factory” at Constantinople.

 

 

IMPORTANCE OF INSPIRING QUOTE OF THE DAY IN DAILY LIFE

QUOTE OF THE DAY: Inspiration can come from anywhere, but one of best sources is inspirational quotes. Quotation is a handy thing to have about, saving one the trouble of thinking for oneself, always a laborious. Inspirational quotes are important because they activate an emotional pulse point in our hearts and minds when we are in a distressing situation. The right quote can help us to see light at the end of the tunnel, and give us that extra burst of hope and courage to persevere.

 

 

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