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The Right Rev. Dr. George Chinnery, Lord Bishop of Cloyne.
Thomas George Lord Viscount and Baron Southwell. His lordship was born May 4, 1721, and succeeded his father in 1760. He married Miss Hamilton in 1741. by whom he has left issue three sons and a daughter.
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t>ir James Stewart Denham, Bart. Sir Saville Slingsoy, Bart. Her Imperial Majesty departed this life at Vienna on Nov. 29, about nine o'clock in the evening. Her illness, thought but of short duration, was exceedingly painful.
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Right Hon. Thomas Willoughby, Lord Middleton, and Baronet. His lordship was born Jan. 26,1718, and succeeded his brother Francis, the late lord, Dec. 15, 1774. He married April 14, 1770, Miss Chadwick, by whom he has left no issue, on which account the title is supposed to be extinct.
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the late Bishop of Bangor. Sir Thomas Stapylton, Bart.
APPENDIX to the CHRONICLE.
Account of the late Riots in the Cities ef London and Westminster.
In the last Session of the late Parliament, an Act was pasted in Favour of the Roman Catholics, intitled, A" Act far reieving his Majesty s Su'jeili, frofrjfixg the Pjpij/.' Religion, from certain Penalties and Disabilities imposed on thtm by an Ail made in the Eleventh and Twelfth Tears of the Reign of King William the Third, intituled, 'An Ail for the further preventing the drouth of Popery;' of which Act, the following is an Abstract.
TH E preamble recites, that it is expedient to repeal certain provisions in the act of King William; and the clauses repealed are as follow:
« That Ib much of the said Act as relates to the apprehending, taking, or prosecuting of Popilh bisliops, priests, or Jesuits; and also so much of the said act as subjects Popilh bishops, priests or Jesuits, and Papists, or persons professing the Popilh religion, and .keeping school, or taking upon themselves the education cr government or boarding of youth, within Uiis realm, or the dominions thereto belonging, to perpetual imDrlsocmcnt; and also so
much of the said act as disables persons educated in the Popish religion, or professing the same, under the circumstances therein mentioned, to inherit or take by descent, devise, or limitation, in possession, reversion, or remainder, any lands, tenements, or hereditaments, within the kingdom of England, dominion of Wales, and town of Berwick upon Tweed, and gives to the next of kin, being a Potestant, a right to have and enjoy such lands, tenements and hereditaments; and also so much of the said act as disables Papists, or persons professing the Popish religion, to purchase any manors, lands, profits out of land-, tenements, rents, terms, or hereditaments, within the kingdom of England, dominion of Wales, or town of Berwick upon Tweed, aed makes veid all and singular tstat::, terms, and other interests or profits whatever out of lands, to b: niaoe, suffered, or done, from and after the day therein mentioned, to or for the use or behoof of any such person or persons, or upon any trust or confidence, mediately or immediately, for the relief of any such person or persons; (hall be, and the some, and every clause and matter and thing herein before-mentioned, is and are hereby repealed.
« And be it enacted by the authority aforesaid, That every person and persons having or claiming any lands, tenements, or hereditaments, under titles not hitherto litigated, though derived from any descent, devise, limitation, or purchase, shall have, take, hold, and enjoy the same, as if the slid act, or any thing therein contained, had not been made; any thing in the said act contained to the contrary notwithstanding.
* Provided always, and be it enacted, That nothing herein conwined shall extend, or be construed to affect any action or suit now depending, which shall be prosecuted with effect, and without delay,
'Provided also, That nothing herein contained shall extend, or be construed to extend, to any person or persons but such who shall, within the space of fix ca
most endeavour to disclose and make known to his majesty, his heirs and successors, all treason! and traiterous conspiracies which may be formed against him or them; and I do faithfully promise to maintain, support, and defend, to the utmost of my power, the succession of- the crown in his majesty's family, against any person or persons whatsoever j hereby ut terly renouncing and abjuring any obedience or allegiance unto the person taking upon himself the style and title of Prince of Wales, in the lifetime of his father, and who, since his death, is said to have assumed the style and title of King of Great Britain, by the name of Charles the Third, and to any other person claiming or pretending a right to the crown of these realms: and I do swear, that I do reject and detest, as an unchristian and impious position,
lendar months after the passing of That it is lawful to murder or this act, or of accruing of hu, her, destroy any person or persons what
or their title, being of the age of wenty-bne years, or who, being under the age of twenty-one years, shall, within six months after he or she shall attain the age of twentyone years, or being of unsound mind, or in prison, or beyond the few, then within six months after sjch disability removed, take and subscribe an oath in the words following:
TheTEST or Oath. "I A. B. do sincerely promise 2nd swear, That I will be faithful, and bear true allegiance to his Maj"Sy King George the Third, and iiira will defend, to the utmost of roy power, against all conspiracies and attempts whatever that (hall be made against his person, crown, *r dignity; and I will do my ut
soever, for or under pretence of their being heretics j and also thac unchristian and impious principle, That no faith is to be kept with heretics: 1 further declare, that it is no article of my faith, and that I do renounce, reject, and abjure the opinion, That princes excommunicated by the Pope and council, or by any au:hority of the See of Rome, or by any authority whatsoever, may be deposed or murdered by their subjects, or any person whatsoever; and 1 do declare, that I do not believe that the Pope of Rome, or any other foreign prince, prelate, slate, or potentate, hath, or ought to have, any temporal or civil jurisdiction, power, superiority, or pre-eiriincnce, directly or indirectly, within this realm. And I do solemnly, in the prescnc? of God, profess, testify, and declare, That 1 do make this declaration, and every part thereof, in the plain and ordinary fense of the. words of this oath; without any evasion, equivocation, or mental reservation whatever, and without any dispensation already granted by the Pope, or any authority of the See of Rome, or any person whatever; and without thinking that L am or can be acquitted before God or man, or absolved of this declaration, or any part thereof, although the Pope, or any other persons or authority whatsoever, shall dispense with or annul the same, or declare that it was null or void."
It concludes with reciting whit courts of judicature the oath is to be taken, subscribed, and registered in; and with an information, that the act stiould not be construed to extend to any Popish bishop, priest, Jesuit, or schoolmaster, who shall not have taken and subscribed the above oath, in the above words, before he shall have been apprehended, or any prosecution commenced against him.
The original motion was made in the House of Commons by Sir George Savile, and received with universal approbation, and a bill was accordingly brought in and pass.d both Houses without a single negative.
An extension of the fame relief to the Catholics of Scotland, was also said to have been intended by parliament. The report spread an immediate alarm throughout that country; societies were formed for the defence of the Protestant faith, committees appointed, books dispersed, and, in short, every me1