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the Revolution, he was deprived of all his great offices: he continued his attachment to his late master, and offered to take command of the French fleet, which was to assist in the new Revolution set on foot by Churchill and other unprincipled promoters of the merited deposal of the late King. On the discovery of the conspiracy, Dartmouth was committed to the Tower, where, after three months imprisonment, he died, at the age of forty-four, on October 25, 1691. William with true heroism, directed that the same respect should be paid to the remains of his generous enemy, as if he died in possession of every honour he enjoyed in the reign of the exiled Prince.
A Head of Sir Richard Hutton, on wood. This excellent man was father-in-law to Sir Philip Musgrave, and one of the Judges of the Common Pleas in the reign of Charles I. He and Sir George Croke were the only Judges who decided against the Crown in the great cause of ship-money. He was a man of inflexible integrity; so that Charles, notwithstanding his high notions of prerogative, used to call him "his honest Judge*." He was designed for holy orders; but, by the persuasion of George earl of Cumberland, applied himself to the law. In respect to the thoughts he
* Fuller's British Worthies, 219, who says he was born at Penrith. Burn, 1, 597, calls him of Gouldsborough in Yorkshire.

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