Children are bestowed with a certain amount of trust by their parents.
He appreciated the adoration Jonathan bestowed on him.
On the death of Charles of Armagnac, in 1497, the countship was united to the crown by King Charles VII., but was again bestowed on Charles, the nephew of that count, by Francis I., who at the same time gave him his sister Margaret in marriage.
When the king bestowed upon the tanners or weavers or any other body of artisans the right to have a gild, they secured the monopoly of working and trading in their branch of industry.
The constant care bestowed by his father on his education resulted in an honourable but not particularly distinguished career for young Stanhope.