American steamboat captain and rancher whose 600,000-acre ranch in Texas was the largest in the United States.
ALEXANDER NECKAM (1157-1217), English schoolman and man of science, was born at St Albans in September 1157, on the same night as King Richard I.
is an absolute perversion of history," and he adds that " there is record evidence which completely confirms the remarkable words of Richard of Devizes, who declares that on no terms whatever would King Richard or his father have ever assented to the establishment of the Communa in London."
On the occasion of the offer of the crown to Cromwell he issued King Richard the Third Revived (1657), and on the creation of the new House of Lords A Plea for the Lords (1658).
Henry at once sailed for England, and landing in Yorkshire while King Richard was in Ireland, gave out that he came only to recover his inheritance.