One of the suitors of Helen, he accompanied his father to the Trojan War.
From this time suitors in this court were not put to the expense and inconvenience of following the king from place to place.
The justices of 1194 were to order the election of four coroners by the suitors of each county court.
In 1608 she appeared at court, where her beauty soon attracted admiration and became the theme of the poets, her suitors including the dauphin, Maurice, prince of Orange, Gustavus Adolphus, Philip III.
According to Thomas Moore, Lord Edward Fitzgerald was the only one of the numerous suitors of Sheridan's first wife whose attentions were received with favour; and it is certain that, whatever may have been its limits, a warm mutual affection subsisted between the two.