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Cobham

[kob-uh m] /ˈkɒb əm/
noun
1.
Sir John, Oldcastle, Sir John.
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  • The current belief was that his preferment was disgrace for connivance at communications between him and Cobham.

    Sir Walter Ralegh William Stebbing
  • John of Cobham, and other which that them lust to assocye to them.

  • To Lennox he remarked angrily that Cobham was more busy in it than he needed to be.

    Sir Walter Ralegh William Stebbing
  • When Raleigh was examined, he had £40,000 worth of Cobham's jewels which he had bought of him.

  • Ralegh subsequently was accused of having on this occasion been offered money by Cobham to be a promoter of peace.

    Sir Walter Ralegh William Stebbing
  • I would not desire to live, if I were privy to Cobham's proceedings.

  • Cobham, who may well have been Ralegh's intended second, happened to see and carry off the volume.

    Sir Walter Ralegh William Stebbing
  • Within five days after Aremberg arrived, Cobham resorted unto him.

  • Another and newer prisoner Ralegh left, who was to stay till 1622, as notorious as Cobham, and yet more ignoble.

    Sir Walter Ralegh William Stebbing
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Cobham

/ˈkɒbəm/
noun
1.
Lord Cobham, title of Sir John Oldcastle See Oldcastle
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