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The MONTHLY CHRONOLOGER. 139 October 27, 1745:- Princess Louisa-Anne, The manner of creating the prince of born March 8, 1748.9.-Prince Frederick- Wales is as follows : William, born May 13, 1750.

He is invested in this principality by the His royal highness may juftly be raid to impoßtion of a cap of nate, and a coronet have been the joy and hope of Britain, on his head; by delivering a verge of gold the merchants friend, the protector of into his hand, as the emblem of governarts and scences, the patron of merit, ment; by putting a gold ring on his finger, the generous reliever of the distressed, the in token that he must be a husband to his accomplished prince, and the fine gentle- country, and a father to his children ; and man in all the parts of private lile; an af- by giving him a patent, to hold the said fectionate husband, an indulgent tender pa. principality to hm and his heirs, kings of rent, a kind master, and an affable, good- England. natured man. He seemed, in all refpeéts, The device of his coronet, beautified formed for the goverrment of a free peo- with three ofirich feathers, is, Icb Dien, ple; he had made the knowledge of the con- which in Welch fignifies, Here's the Min; Ritution his study and delight, and was a the words said to be used by K. Edward I. greater master of geography and the theory when he shewed the Welch lords his eldert of commerce, understood its natural ope- fon, born in Wales. Others derive it fram rations and effects, and how to apply it the Dutch, in which language Icb Dier for the benefit of the nation, better than is fignifies, I serve. generally imagined.

The Black Prince died on June 8, 1976, We were informed, that his royal high- and on the 25th, at the carnet request of ness's illness was first occafiored by tak- the commons, the young lord Richard, his ing colt in Kew gardens about three

fon, came into open parliament before the weeks fince; and being increaled by com- Dords; whom, after the archbishop of Caning on Tuesday the 12th from the house terbury bad commended, the commons, of

peers when extremly warm, with with one voice, prayed 'hat the lords would the windows of the chair down, he make him prince of Wales. But the lids was feized wild a pleurisy ; and as his aniwer'd, That it lay not in them, but in highness was judged in too weak a the king only,to to do. Accordingly, on Nov. ftate to bear farther bleeding, he was im- 20, he was by the king his grandfather, mediately bliflered, and thought to be declared prince of Wales, duke of Cornin a fair way of recovery till Wednesday wall, and earl of Chester ; and on Christ. night at nine o'clock, when his royal mas day following, the king made h mit highness thought himself pretty well; but down with him at his table, in great about a quarter before ten, he was seized state, taking place of all h.s own children; with a pain in his breast, upon which he representing thereby that he was to be expresied he had never felt any thing like looked on as the next heir to the crown, it before, and complained that he perceived The form of praying for the royal family, an unusual (mell, like that of a dead corple, upon the death of his royal highness, was and then immediately threw himself back settled as follows, viz. Tbeir royal bik briljes and expired. His body was opened next the princess of Wales, ibe duke, the prinday, and there was found a large abscess cefles, the illue of tbe prince and princess of upon his lungs, which burit, and is suppo. Wales, and ail the royal family. sed to be the immediate cause of his dea:b.

FRIDAY, 22. His royal highness was the 18th prince The following bills were signed by com. of Wales of the Englim blood royal, and mission from his majesty, viz. the land tax the only one, except Edward the Black bill of 35. in the pound for 1751; the muPrince, who died (at about the same age as tiny bill ; bill' for enabling his majesty his royal highness) in his father's life time, to raise the feveral sums therein mentioned and lelt a lon to succeed him. It is pre. by exchequer bills, to be charged on the sumed therefore, that prince George, eldest finking fund, and for impowering the comfon of his late highness, succeeds to all his missioners of the treasury to pay off the old father's titles and dignities, without any and new unsubscribed annuities out of the new creation ; Edward N. having only supply granted to his majesty, &c. A declared his grandson Richard prince of bill to indemnify persons who have omitted Wales, in ihe similar cafe abovementioned, to qualify themselves for offices, and emnot created him by a new patent.

ployments, and for allowing further time The eldest son of a king, if born while for that purpose ; a bill for the better rehis father is on the throne, is, by birth, gulating of trials by juries ; and to several duke of Cornwall, and earl of Chester and road and private bills. Flint ; tut prince of Wales by creation : At night the privy council met at the However, that creation being once made, Cockpit, where there were about 30 meni. and the posteffor dying and leaving male bers present: The physicians and surgeons issue before he succeeds to the throne, it who attended his royal highness were exseems probable, that the common course of amined in relation to the disemper which fucceflion to other honours thould here take

occasioned his death ; and orders were is. lace.

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sued for embalming his body and preparing viz. The ladies to wear black bombazine, for his funeral.

plain muihin, or long lawn, crape hoods, SATURDAY, 23.

Thamoy moes and gloves, and crape fans. The aflizes ended at Madltone, when Undressed, dark Norwich crape.-The men i malefactors received sentence of death. to wear black cloth without buttons on the At the same aflizes 8 persons were con- Neeves or pockets, plain mulin or long lawn victed, at the prosecution of the merchants cravats and weepers, samoy shots and of this city, on account of the felonies cum.

gloves, crape hathands, and black swords mitted on the river Thames and wharfs ad- and buckles. Undressed, dark grey frocks. jacent, some of them for stealing the merchants goods, and others for receiving them

The Lord Marmal's ORDER for a gène. when stolen,

ral Mourning. SUNDAY, 24.

In pursuance of an order of council, By order of the lord chamberlain a no- dated the 22d day of March 1750, these tice was fixed up in the hall at St. James's, are to give publick notice, that it is exand another in the hall at Leicester. house, pected, that all persons, upon the present acquainting the nobility, gentry, &c. that occasion of the death of his royal highness the time tixed for deep mourning for his Frederick prince of Wales, do put themlate royal highness will end on Sunday selves into the deepest mourning, (long the 30th of June next; and thaton Sunday, cloaks only excepted) the said mourning to July 7, will commence the second mourn. begin on Sunday the 31st of this inftant, ing, and to end on Sunday, 04. 6.


EFFINGHAM, M. By an act of parliament, of the roth of his pre'ent majesty, a revenue of 50,00cl. The Opinion of the Physicians and Surgeons per ann, was iettled on her royal highness concerning ibe Diftemper wbicb occafioned the princess of Wales, for life, in care the

the Deab of his late Royal Highness ibe survived the prince.

Prince of Wales.
The Hon. house of commons waited

ness we found all the parts in the on his majesty with an addre's of condo- lower belly, or abdomen, round. The lence for the death of his royal h gliners cavity of the thorax was naturally conthe prince of Wales, and received a moit tracted and narrow. The lungs on the gracious answer, a fellows: That he thanks left side were perfectly found, and without this house very kindly for the'r address ; any adliehon to the surrounding parts : The that the affectionate concern which this heart and pericardium with ut distemper. house has exprefied for the great lots which On the right tide upon raifing the ribs w has happened in his family, is very ac- found a cyste or bag situated on the outer ceptable to his majesty ; and that he re. surface of the lungs and the ribs, which ceives with the utmost fatisfaction the frein contained half a pint of very fætid mat. and hearty assurances of their zeal and re- ter. This cyste was about six inches long gard, as his majcity cannot but have from and four in breadth, extending nearly from thence the firmeit reliance on their future the third rib downward to the seventh. The fupporting of his government, and of the coats of this cyste nere near a quarter of protefiant fucceflion in his house.

an inch thick, and strong. This was not His majesty's aniwer to the address of the

a. new distemper, but must certainly have boufc of peers, on the same occasion, was been growing there some confiderable time. to this purpose: That his majesty thanks The lungs on this side adhered strongly to The house of lord's for the concern and af. the pericardium ; and these adhering parts faclion which they have exprefTed upon had frem marks of inflammation, with small the late melancholy occafion. His majesly quantities of matter lately formed in feveral entirely depends upon the continuance of cellular interstices. Between the lower surface their duty and affection to him, and upon of the lungs and the diaphragm we found their future support of his government and near a quarter of a pint of matter, which famiiy.

was likewise apparently newly made. The George Barty being reprieved for trans. lower surface of the lungs and diaphragm portation for life, and Mary Carny being adhered strongly where the matter mendelivered of a child since her conviction, tioned did not prevent it. In the back part the other five, condemned the last fefsion, of this fide of the breast there was above were this morning executed at Tyburn, a pint of thin rerous fluid. The lobes of viz. Grover, Burroughs, Butler, Carr, and the lungs on this side were not in a perfe&t Alkins,

ftate, but had several schirrous tubercles SUNDAY, 31.

dispersed throughout their substance. The The court went into mourning for the matter contained between the lungs, perideath of his royal highness the prince of cardium and diaphragm, had broke a comWales, pursuant to the lord chamberlain's munication with the substance of the lungs. order, of the 23d. which was as follows,





1751. MARRIAGES, DEATHS, &c. 141

MARRIAGES and Burtis. knights of the Mire for Worcestershire, now
BOUT the beginning of February,

cail of Coventry.

21. Right Hon. the earl of Gainsbo. Shropshire; to Miss Scrope, of Bridge- rough, at his seat at Exton in Rutlandthire, horth.

who is succeeded by his eldest son the lord Samuel Smith, jun. Esq; of Alderman- Camden, now earl of Gainsborough. bury, to Miss Watson, of Lothbury, a

26. Right Hon. the dutchers dowager 16,05cl, fortune.

of Portland, aged near 80, grandmother March 2. Edward Cale Bildero, of to the present duke, and one of the daughGray’s-inn, Esq; to Miss Brass, a 10,00ol. ters of the great Sir William Temple. fortune.

14. John Warde, of Squerries in Kent, Ecckefiaftical PREFERMENTS. Efq; to Mirs Hoskins, of Croydon.

ICHARD Lowe, M. A. presented to 19. Mr. Samuel Wathen, an eminent the vicarage of Stoke, in Warwickfurgeon in Devonshire-square,

to Miss

thirie.--Richard Thomas, M. A. to the Malthus, youngest daughter of Sydenham rectory of Llanwernach, in. PembrokeMalghus, Esq; one of the directors of the Mire.-- Mr. Berry Dobson, to the rectory South-Sea company.

of Thelveston, in Norfolk. -Mr. John John Shaw, Esq; of Cheshunt in Hert.

Dyer, to the rectory of Belchford, in Linfordshire, to Miss Meliora Huxley, a 25,000l colnshire.--Mr. Scott, to the redtory of fortune.

Methley in Yorkshire.-Richard Dicey, Mr. William Cromwell, of Gray's. Inn, B. L, to the rectory of Wharton in Bucks. great grandson of the famous Oliver Crom

--Mr. Angel Chauncey, to a prebendary in well, to Mrs. Westby, a widow lady. the diocese of Lincoln, and to the united 26. Sir George Beaumont, of Dunmow,

rectory of St. Andrew Undershaft, and St. in Effex, bart. to Miss Howland, neice to

Mary Axe, in London, in the room of Dr. Mr. Edward Coldham, of St. John's-street, Moss, promoted to St. James's, WestRobert Ball, Efq; of Stonehouse in

minster. (See p. 45.) – Mr. Alwed, Gloucestershire, to Miss Dickinson, daugh- chosen lecturer of St Margaret, Weftmin. ter of Marthe Dickinson, Efq; alderman of fter, in the room of Scawen Kenrick, Queenhirhe ward. a 12,00cl, fortune. D.D. who resigned.-Mr. Christopher PrerMarch 9. The lady of the Rt. Rev. che

ton, presented to the vicarage of Coton, bishop of St. Asaph, delivered of a fon.

alias Chilverston, in Warwickshire. --Mr. The lady Elizabeth Wortley, eldest Patterson, to the living of St. Mary Stoken, daughter of the earl of Orrery, of son.

in Berks.-Dr. Long, matter of Pembroke. 22. Countess of Dyrert, also of a fon.

hall, and professor of afronomy in the DEATHS.

univerfity of Cambridge, to the living of

Bradwell Juxta Mare, in Eflex. - Mr. Feb. 24. bart, auditor-general of Scot.

Richard Roberts, to the rectory of Frey.

ftrrp, in Pembrokeshire.- Edward Mufland. 28. The Rt. Hon. the earl of Stafford,

grave, M. A. to the vicarage of Triploe, who is succeeded in dignity and estate by

in Cambridgeshire. hs uncle, now in France.

PROMOTIONS Civil and Military. March 2. Mr. Batty Langley, an eminent forveyor and architect, well known to the R. Richard Grindall, chosen asintant publick by his many useful books on archi. tecture, designing, drawing, &c.

when 461 governors ballotted.-Mr. George 6. The Ri. Hon. Henry Lowther, lord Sinclair, advocate, made one of the lords viscount Lonfdale, baron Lowther of Low. of council and session in Scotland. - Sir ther in Westmoreland.

Peter Halket, bart. made col. to the reg. Rt. Hon. the lord viscount Mountgarret, of foot, late Lee's, deceased.--Alexander The first viscount of Ireland.

Duroure, Esq; made col. to the reg. of foot, 9. Mr. William Foster, an eminent filk- late Phillips's, deceased.-Robert Butcher, min, in Ave-Mary lane, who a few days Efq; made gentleman of his majesty's before had a tumour cut out of his thigh, buttery, in the room of Peter Campbell, which weighed 8 pounds and 9 ounces. Eig; deceased. - Job Staunton Charlton,

13. Major general Fleming, col. of a Erq; made clerk of the deliveries in the reg. of foot at Gibraltar.

office of ordinance.-Lord Robert Man18. Rt. Hon. William earl of Coventry, ners, made col, of the reg. of foot, late viscount Deerhurst, lord lieut. and cur. Fleming's, deceased.- John Leighton, E'q; tos rotulorum of Worcestershire, and one made lieut-governor of Portsmouth, in of his majesty's most Hon. privy council. the room of Peter Campbell, Esq; deceased. He is succeeded by his eldest son, George

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Farnham. Henley. Guildford. Warminster. Devizes. Gloucester. Northampt. Wheat 248 10 275 qr 71158 load 711gs load 71 178 load

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325 to 38 qr 46 6d bush. 245 to 28qu Barley 148 to 17 oos tooo ar 175 to 19 qr 175 to 19 qr

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AFFAIRS, 1751. 143

by the king of Portugal, he has larely re. forming but executing some new pro- duced the duties payable upon the importaject for incrcafing their trade and improv- tion of Sugar from Brazil to one halt of ing their marine : For these purposes, re. what have been paid for some years, in veral ships have lately failed with recruits, order to restore that branch of trade, which to compleat the garisons in their several has been almost ruined by the high duties, American colonies; and it is reckoned that At Madrid they have advice from Peru, above 600 officers discharged fince the peace, that a deep cavern has been discovered in a are gone to serve in those colonies. A num- village called Urcos, about 15 miles from ber of vessels are fitting out in order to Cusco, upon the river Quiquixana, in which transport artillery and ammunition to the were three coffins of masly gold, (wo inchcoast of Africa, and likewise rome hun. es and a half thick, wherein, as far as they dreds of people, who are intended to found could judge from Come Hieroglyphicks ena colony there : In order to improve their graved upon them, were deposited the bones Turkey trade,, they have, belides the 50 of three of the ancient kings of Peru. sols per ton upon foreign shipping, impo- From Vienna we have advice, that on sed a duty of to per cent, upon all goods March 19, N. S. her imperial majesty was imported from the Levant by foreign ships; happily delivered of a princess. and that they may never want expert sea- By accounts from several places we are officers, a marine academy has been efta. told of great preparations making by the blished at Brest, the members of which are Turks for a war in Europe, and that sevedirected to compile a dictionary for explain- ral changes have been made in the divan, ing every thing relating to naval affairs.

all of which seem to tend the same way; An expedient is talked of at Paris for which is the more to be apprehended, as composing the difference between the king the troubles in Persia seem to increase raof France and his clergy ; the latter being ther chan diminish, so that the Turks have willing, it is said, to give a declaration of nothing to fear from that quarter. And their revenues, provided they be always from Petersburg we are told by the laft allowed to grant a fupply to his majesty, mail, that the Czarina has given orders for under the title of a free gist.

hiring a great number of transport Tips Among the many good regulations made upon the Duina and gulph of Finland.

A a .

The Monthly Catalogue for March, 1751.

TO. A genuine Account of the Life of DIVINITY and CONTROVERSY. William Parsons, Esq; executed at Ty. Clear Distinction between true and burn, Feb. 11. pr. is. Corbett.

11. Memoirs of the Life of William 2. A second Letter to Mr. Whitfield, pr, Parsons, E'q; pr. is. Stamper. 15. 6d. Cooper.

12. National Thoughts recommended to PHYSICK and SURGERY.

the serious Attention of the Publick, pr. 3. A new Treatise on British and fo- 60. Dodney. reign Vegetables, pr. 45. Owen.

13. Confiderations on the Regulations 4. An Exposition of the Uncertainties at Cambridge, pr. i8. Payne. in the Practice of Phyfick. By B. G. Feijo, 14. A Differtation on the Hebrew Vowel Malter general of the Order of . St. Bene- Points. By P, Whitfield, pr. gs. Vaillant, dict, pr. is. Tonson.

15. A Letter to the Right. Hon. the 5. A new general System of Midwifry, Lady VV, pr. 1s. Owen, By B. Exton, M. D. pr. 45. Owen.

16. A Letter to Henry Lord Viscount 6. An historical and physical Differta- Cornbury, pr, 6d. Lion. tion on the Case of Catherinc Vizzani, 17. The Sentiments of a great Man upon pr. 15. Meyer.

reducing the Interest, pr. 6d. Whitridge. 7. The Cure of the Miliary Fever, pr. 18. The History of Westminster-Abbey. Is. 6d. Say.

By R. Widmore, A, M. pr. 55. Fox. MISCELLANEOUS.

19. * Interest at one View, calculared 8. Observations on Mr. Fielding's En- to a Farthing. By Richard Hayes. The quiry, pr. is. 6d. Newbery.

Eighth Edition, with Additions. Meadows. 9. A true Copy of the Poll taken at 20. A Treatise on distributive Justice, Oxford, Jan. 30, 1750., with Lord Corn

Owen. bury's Letter to the Vice-Chancellor, and 21, Observations made by Mr. Birtram, all the Papers relating to the said Election, in his Travels from Pensylvania to Ononwhich were sent to the common Rooms of dago, pr. 15. 6d. the respective Colleges, pre 6d. Baldwin, 22. Serious Advice to Silk Manufaétu. jun.

pr. is.

rers, pr. 60, Whitridge,


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