William appears to have organized acquiescence by English lords for John, and was duly awarded when he was made Earl of Pembroke.
He is a graduate of Harvard College and of Pembroke College of Oxford University, where he was a Rhodes scholar.
Pembroke was in the background, its grey walls overhung with ivy.
One of Pembroke's gay companions had called, and was in the room waiting for him.
Notices of messengers bringing letters from the Countesses of Warren and Pembroke, are very frequent.
"Why it's written in French," Pembroke exclaimed, as he bent over to examine it.
With the exception of the earl of Pembroke he was the richest nobleman in England.
The morning passed—a long restless morning for Pembroke—and nothing had happened.
Sidling up to a well-dressed man-about-town type, Pembroke winked at him and snickered.
"I thought as much," said Pembroke, slipping them into his pocket.