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186 The MONTHLY CHRONOLOGER.
the steps leading to Henry the VIl'h's cha. the procession immediately before the offi.
pelo The ceremonial was as follows, viz. cer of arms, with wax tapers in their
knights mathal's men, with black staves, hands, and properly habited, and began
two and two. Gentlemen servants to his the common burial service (no anthem be-
royal highness, two and twn, viz. pages ing composed on this occafion) two drums
of the presence. Gentlemen ushers, quare beating a dead march during the service.
ter waiters, two and two. Pages of ho- Upon entering the chapel, the royal body
nour. Gentemen ushers, daily waiters. * Was placed on treliels, the crown and
Physicians, Dr. Wilmot, and Dr. Lee. cushion at the head, and the canopy held
Houshold chaplains, clerk of the cloret, over, the supporters of the pall ftanding
* Rev. Dr. Ayscough. Equerries, two and by; the chief mourner and his two sup-
two. Cierks of the houshold or green- porters seated in chairs at the head of the
cloth, James Douglass, Esq; and Sir John corpse; the lords affiftants, master of the
Cun, Bart. Master of the houshold, lord horse, groom of the stole, and lords of
Gage. Solicitor-general, auditor, and at- the bedchamber on both fides ; the four
torney-general, Paul Joddrell, Esq; Charles white-staff officers at the feet, the others
Montague, Esq; Hon. Henry Bathurst, feating themselves in the falls on each fide
Esq; Secretary, Henry Drax, Erq; Comp- the chapel ; the bishop of Rochester, dean
troller and treasurer to his royal highness, of Westminster, then read the firft part of
Robert Nugent, Esq; and the earl of Scar- the burial service ; after which the corp'e
borough, with their white staves. Stew- was carried to the vault, preceded by the
ard and chamberlain, with their white white staff officers, the master of the
ftaves. Chancellor to his royal highness, horre, chief mourner, his supporters and
Sir Thomas Bootle. An officer of arms. assistants, garter king at aris going before
The master of the horse, earl of Middle- them. When they had placed themselves
sex. Ciarencieux king at arms, Stephen near the vault, the corpse being laid up-
Martin Leake, Esq; bearing the coronet on a machine even with the pavement of
upon a black velvet cushion ; with a gen- the chapel, was by degrees let down into
tleman usher on each hand. The body, the vault, when the bishop of Rochefter
covered with a black velvet pall, adorned went on with the service ; which being
with eight escutcheons, and supported by ended, garter proclaimed his late royal
fix caris, viz. Earls of Portmore, Firzwil- higliness's titles in the following manner :
Siams, Bristol, Macclesfield, Stanhope, and Tbus in barb pleased Almigbly God to take
Jersey ; under a canopy of black velvet, out of ebis tranfitory life, io bis divine mercy,
borne by eight of his royal highness's gen- ibe moft illuftrious Friderick, Prince of Wales,
tlemen. Carter king at arms, John An- &c. &c.
stis, Efq; with a gentleman usher on each The nobility and attendants returned in
hand. The chief mourner, duke of Somer- the same order they procceded, at half an
let, with two supporters, viz. duke of Rut. hour after nine ; so that the whole cere.
lind, duke of Devonshire ; his train borne

mony lasted an hour. by a baronet, Sir Thomas Robinson. Amil

There was the utmost decorum obtants to the chief mourner, marquis of served ; and what is remarkable, tho' the Tweedale, marquis of Lothian, earls of

populace were extremely noisy before the Berkeley, Poterborough, Northampton, procession began, there was during the Cardigan, Winchelsea, Carlisle, Murray,

whole, a filence, that, if possible, added and Morton. The gentleman ulher of his to the solemnity of fo awful a fight. royal highness's privy-chamber, Edmund The guards each of them held two Bramston, Efq; The groom of the stole,

lighted flambeaux during the whole time. duke of Chandos. The lords of the bed- As soon as the procession began to move, chamber to his royal highness, lord North two rockets were fired off in Old Palaceand Guildford, duke of Queensbury, earl of yard, as a signal for the guns in the Park to Inchiquin, earl of Egmont, lord Robert fire, which was followed by those of the Sutton, earl Bute, two and two. The Tower ; during which time the great bells master of the robes, John Schulz, Esq; of Westminster and St. Paul's cathedral The grooms of the bedchamber, John tolled, as did those of most of the churches Evelyn, Samuel Malham, Thomas Blud. in London. worth, Esqrs. Sir Edmund Thomas, Bart. Daniel Boone, Willian Bretton, Marcin The fallowing Inscriprion wat engraved on Madden, William Trevanion, Esqrs. and

Silver Plate, and offixed to tbe Coffin of bis Col. Powiet, two and (wo. Yeomen of Royal Higbness ebe Prince of Wales. guard to close the procession.

DEPOSIT UM The corpse of his royal highness was met Illuftriflimi principis Frederici Ludovici princie at the church door by the dean and preben. pis Wallia, principis cleEtoralis & baredi. daries, attended by the gentlemen of the farii Brunfvici & Lunenbergis ducis Cornu. shoir and king's scholars, who fell into

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biæ, Rorbelay & Edenburgi, maribionis highwayman, and robbed of 26 bags of Iofule de Ely. comitis Cipria, Carrick

letters. Elbom, vicecomitis Launceston, baronis The facred oratorio, called Meffiah, Renfrew of Snanden, demini Infularum, was performed in the chapel of the FoundSenescballi Scoria, nobiliffimi ordinis perif- Jing Hospital, under the direction of George celidis equiris, & fantioribus conciliis Frederick Handel, Esq; who played a vo. majrfari reia, academic Dublinienfis cane, luntary upon the organ in the said per. cellarii ; filio primogeniti celfillimi poren.

formance. There was a great appearance rillimi excellentiffimi monarcbæ Georgii of persons of diftin&tion, and the amount Secundi, Dei Graria Magre Britannia,

of ihe tickets delivered out was upwards Frarcia & Hibernia regis, fidei defensoris,

of 600l. Obiie visejimo die Martii anno MDCCL, The question mentioned under the 4th

Æratis fuæ XLV. day was determined at the South Sea hovie MONDAY, 55.

by ballot, when the numbers were, for the The anniversary of the birth of his royal question 287, against i he queflion 284. highness the duke of Cumberland was ce." St. James's, April 20. His majefty has lebrated, who then entered into the gift

been pleased to order letters parent to pass year of his age.

under the great seal of Great Britain, TUESDAY, 16.

for creating his royal highness George Sir John Bosworth, Knt. having on this

William Frederick (prince of Great Brie day signified to the lord-mayor and court tain, electoral prince of Brunswick. Laof aldermen his defire to surrender the

nenburgh, duke of Edinburgh, marquis office of chamberlain of the city of Lon.

of the idle of Ely, earl of Elham, viscount don, a common hall was ordered to be of Launceston, baron of Snal. Jon, and held the joth inft. for accepting the said

knight of the most noble order of the gar.' surrender, and for the election of a proper

ter,) prince of Wales and earl of Chefter. person to succeed him. The candidates

The bill for naturalizing foreign protes. are Mr. deputy Harrison, Mr. deputy

tants was put off for two months. (Sec Hodges, Mr. deputy Pycroft, and Mr. Glover. The result of this choice fall

MONDAY, 22. be in our next.).

The feflions ended at the Old Bailey, WEDNESDAY, 17.

when the three following persons received Both houses of parliament rent messages

sentence of death, viz. Gerard Bunn, for of condolence to her royal highness the

robbing Frederick Benson, a foreirner, of princess of Wales. Her answer to the a coat, waistcoat, knife and handkerchief, Lords was as follows :

in his own dwelling-house : William My Lords,

Gibbs, for stealing 23 guineas out of the

dwelling house of John Duncombe : And I heartily thank you for this instance of

Edward Ward, for breaking the dwellingyour duty to the king, and regard to me

houle of Miles Childery, of Hackney, and under my great affliction.

stealing nine pewter dishes and a hit. To the Commons.

Forty were sentenced to be transported for Gentlemen,

seven years. I return you thanks for this proof of your The patent for creating his royal highduty to his majesty ; and am much obliged nels prince George, prince of Wales and to you, for the concern and regard you ex- earl of Chester, palled the great seal this press on this melancholy occafion.

evening ; which the lord chancellor proThomas Lediard, Esq; attended by a sented him wilh the next morning. conftable and a party of guards, went this

TUESDAY, 23. night to the Long-room in James-Street, Justice Lediard, upon an information Westminster, where there was a masque- given him, went, this night, to suppress a rade, in order to suppress the notorious piac- most notorious afTembly of gamefters in a tice of gaming, for which such assemblies court near Bow.freet, attended by some are calculated. The whole was conducted conftables and a party of the guards ; but without opposition or mischief. Seven- the doors were refused to be opened, teen were committed to the gatehouse, whereupon the justice ordered them to be some were discharged, and others gave forced, which was accordingly done, and sufficient bail, never to play at any unlaw- the tables broke to pieces, and the owners ful game, or resort to any gaming-house. committed to the Gatehouse. But the Numbers escaped over the Park-wall, and pamesters made their escapes, whilft the other places, notwithstanding the vigilance doors were breaking open. of the magistrate and his affiftants. The

WEDNESDAY, 24. gaming, tables were broke to pieces,

'At the anniversary meeting of the go. THURSDAY, 18.

vernors of the London hospital the colo The post-boy, with the mail from Ciren. lections amounted to considerably more cefter, was attacked, this morning, he- than 1oool. There were present the duke (ween Wickham and Uxbridge, by a single

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188 MARRIAGES, DEATHS, &c. April of Devonshire, prefdent ; the marquis of The form of praying for the royal famiHartington, the lord bishops of Worcester ly was now settled chras; viz. Their royal and $t. David's, Sir Peter Warren, and bigbnefes Georre prince of Wales, ibe princess many other persons of distinction. A be- dowager of Wales, ebe duke, ibe princeffes, nefaction was given by the president of and all tbe royal family. sool. and zool. by John Gore, Esq; one of the vice presidents, a moiety of which

MARRIAGES. was towards the building, and the other for the general use of the said hospital.

to Miss Barbara Herbert, A report, that George Heathcote, Esq; daughter to the Hon. Edward Herbert, Erqi who fometime since resigned his gown as deceased, only brother to the late marquis alderman * intended to be one of the of Powis. candidates for the office of chamberlain of

Palmer, Esq; to Miss Hall, eldest this city, occasioned the following address daughter of the late Dr. Hall, phyfician to in the publick papers.

the Charter-house.

April 11. James Norman, Esq; an To the woreby Citizens and Livermen of the

eminent Norway merchant, to Miss Honourable City of London.

Wroughton, of Woodford, Gentlemen, Bath, April 21, 1751, Theophilus Sedgley, of Bond-street, AM extremely sorry that I find it ne- Efq; to Miss Bridget Scone, a jo,cool.

fortune. declaration, that the report of my intention Mr. Peter Snee, an eminent linen-draper to stand for the office of chamberlain is in Castle-freet, Leicester-fields, to Miss without foundation.

Snee of Hackney, a 25,000l. fortune. If by engaging again in publick life, I 14. Mr. Theophilus Buckworth, of could have the least hopes of serving you, Spalding in Lincoloshire, to Miss Elizabeth I could make a willing sacrifice of my Clay, of Bourn in that county, a 10,000l. private inclinations to retirement, to the fortune. duty I owe to you and my country ; but 16. Count Stephanus Laurentius de as the office of chamberlain calls not upon, Niaille, one of the states general, lord of me in this respect, I request the many Eltio, &c. to Miss Anna Maria Louisa worthy fellow citizens, who have intended Henley, daughter of Henry Holt Henley, me this profitable honour, to receive my

Esq; declining it, as a proof of the Gncerity and

DEATHS. truth of my former professions, and that

HE Rt, Hon. Nicholas lord I have been perfectly disinterested in all

visc. Netterville, of the my endeavours to serve them and my kingdom of Ireland. country. I take this opportunity to ex- 25. Dr. William Fullwood, an eminent press my grateful sentiments of this fresh physician at Huntingdon. instance of regard to me, and to assure you Rev. Mr. Wetenhall Wilkes, rector of that I am, Gentlemen,

South Somercotes, in Lincoln dhire, and Your most faithful,

author of several ingenious and instructive and humble servant,

pieces. George Healbcore. 28. Mr. Thomas Coram, in the 84th

year of his age, who, by his fole applica. FRIDAY, 26.

tion, obtained the royal charter for the His majesty sent a message to both houses Foundling hospital, and the bounty on of parliament fignifying his royal inclinati. naval stores imported from the British planon, that in case of a minority, her royal tations ; he was also eminently concerned highness the princess of Wales be appointed in setting on foot the colonies of Georgia sole regent, aflisted by a council, till the and Nova Scotia ; and indeed spent a great young prince mall obtain the age of 18. part of his life in serving the publick, with Both houses jointly addrefred his majesty to uncommon zcal and spirit, and with a thank him for this most gracious message ; total disregard to his private interest. and his majesty return'd the following an. On the Wednesday following (April 3.) fwer.

his corpse was interred, pursuant to his

defire, in the vault under the chapel of the My Lords and Gentlemen,

Foundling hospital. His body was brought I return you my hearty thanks for this in a hearse from his lodgings near Leicestervery dutiful and affectionate address. square, attending by one mourning coach, The zeal you express for me, and my fa- in which were his relations. The corpse mily, and the sense you Mew of my con- was met at the gate of the Foundling-hof. cern for the interest of my people, is very pical by the governors, and the children agreeable to me.

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189 of both sexes, who walked two and two Mr. Thomas Peftill, jeweller, and de. before the coffin, which was immediately puty of Coleman.street ward. preceded by a person carrying the charter 22. The most noble Francis Scott, duke on a crimson velvet culion. The pall was of Buccleugh, earl of Dalkeith, and baron supported by Sir Joseph Hankey, knt, Pe. of Whitchester and Elkdale in Scotland ter Burrel, Joseph Fawthorp, John Milner, earl of Doncaster, and baron Scott of Tindal Paul Joddrell, Samuel Clarke, Stephen Becke in England, and knight of the order of ingham, and Sampson Gideon, Esqrs, and the thiftle. He is succeeded by his grand. followed by a great number of gentlemen, son, Henry earl of Dalkeith, now duke walking two and two, Taylor White, Esq; of Buccleugh. His late grace was grandson treasurer of the hospital, attending as chief to James duke of Monmouth, eldea son of

As soon as the corpse entered K. Charles II. the chapel, (the galleries of which were 23. Re, Hon. the lord Baltimore, lord filled with gentlemen and ladies) some of proprietor of Maryland, and one of the the gentlemen of the choir of St. Paul's, knights of the thire for the county of Sur. who attended, began to sing the burial rey. He is 'succeeded by his only fon service, which was composed by Dr. Boyce, Frederick, aged s9, now lord Baltimore. who played the same on a imali organ 27. Valens Comyn, Esq; member of fet on one side of the chapel ; and when parliament for Hindon, in Wiltshire. the minister had read all the service but Ecclefiaftical PREFIRMENTS, the last collect, an anthem, composed

, by Dr. Boyce, was sung by Mr. Beard, Mr. Mence and Mr. Savage, and the Bloomsbury.- John Taylor, L. L. D. prechorus parts by the other gentlemen of sented to the rectory of Lawford, in Effex. Westminster and St. Paul's.

30. Francis Whitehead, Esq; knight of Welham Bay, in Kent.--Mr. Thomas the thire for Hampshire.

Brydges, to the rectory of Rodney, alias 31. Rt. Hon. Robert Walpole, carl of Stoke Gifford, in Somersetshire. -Mr. Orford, viscount Walpole, auditor of the Hooper, chosen lecturer of the united paExchequer, lord lieutenant and custos ro. rishes of St. Bennet, Gracechurch-Atreet, culorum of Devonshire, ranger and keeper and St. Leonard, Eastcheap:--Mr. James of Richmond park, and master of the har. Banks, presented to the living of East riers and fox hounds. He was the eldest Baddon, Norfolk.-Rev. Dr. Hales, mada son of the late famous Sir Robert Walpole, clerk of the closet to the princess of Walca. earl of Orford, was created baron Wal. PROMOTIONS Civil and Military. pole in 1723, and succeeded his father in T. Hon. the earl of Lincoln, made au. dignity and estate, March 18, 1745-6. ditor of the Exchequer, in the room He has left issue one son, George lord visc. of the late earl of Orford.--Her royal highWalpole, now earl of Orford, born, April

ness the princess Amelia, made ranger of 2, 1730.

Richmond park, in the room of the said April 3. Lady dowager Donerayle, reli& late earl.-His grace the duke of Bedford, the late vist. Donerayle, in Ireland.

made lord lieutenant and custos rotulorum 5. George Proctor, of Berkshire, Esq; of the county of Devon.-Dr. Lee, made member for Downton in Wiltshire,

treasurer of the hourhold to her royDr. James Somercombe, an eminent al highness the princess of Wales.

James physician at Exeter.

CrefTet, Esq; made secretary to her royal 9. William Price, Esq; poffeffed of a highness, in the room of Thomas Potrer, great estate in the tin-works in Cornwall. Efq; who refign'd.-James Shaw, Esq;

10. The lady Mackenzie, lady of the made deputy ranger of Richmond park, lord Fortrole.

under her royal highness the princess AmeII. Richard Haddock, Efq; late comp- lia.-Lord North and Guildford, made one troller of his majesty's navy.

of the lords of his majesty's bedchamber, Dr. Hughes, an eminent physician at in the room of the earl of Harcourt, who Oxford.

was made governor to the young prince of 12. Charles Lancelot Lake, Esq; one Wales.- Earl of Waldegrave, made war. of the governors of Harrow school, and dea of the Stannaries in Cornwall, in the poffetred of a confiderable estate there- room of Thomas Pitt, Esq;Thomas abouts, and in Buckinghamshire.

Bootie, Esq; made chancellor, Hon. Hen. 16. Mrs. Elizabeth Bull, of Red Lion- ry Bathult Esq; attorney general, Paul Jod. Atreet, Clerkenwell, aged 88.

drell, Esq; solicitor general, and Charles 17. Rt. Hon. the earl of Shelburne, of, Montagu, Esq; auditor general to the prince the kingdom of Ireland, in a very ad. of Wales.-Charles earl of Egremont, vanced age, and immensely rich.

made lord lieut. and custos rotulorum of 18. Paul Humphrey, Esq; member of. Northumberland. parliameat for Gatton, in Surrey,

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STOCK. STOCK. STOC K. Annu, old Aon. new 1746. 1747. 1748-9. B. Annu.

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