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THE

Monthly Chronologer.

General court of the S. S. company was held on Feb.

28, when a bye-law was A agreed on for dividing up

on questions that may arisein tu'ure general courts;

and a motion was made for applying to parliament for something more than what is ftipulated by the late treaty with the king of Spain; but another motion was made for adjourning, and carried.

- This court was acquainted from the Secretary of state, that his majesty had given for answer to the company's address presented to him some time ance, that he sad obtained from the king of Spain all that lay in his power, so that

no more could pofsibly be expected.

FRIDAY, March 1. Was held a court of common council at Guildhall, when a motion was made, , and a committee appointed, to draw up a petition to parliament, for leave to bring in a bill to remedy many abuses in the fish. ery of the river of Thames ; who im. mediately withdrew, and soon returned with an address, which, after being read, was ordered to be presented to the Hon. house of commons by the theriffs, which was accordingly done on the same day.

Another motion was made and unani. movily agreed to, that a committee be appointed to enquire into the annual allow. ance made to the lord mayor of this city ; and what the several lord-mayors, for en years, part, may have received in right of their office of lord mayor, and for what end and purpose such allowance was made and granted ; and to report their opinion to the court.

MONDAY, 4. The feftions ended at the Old-Bailey, when the seven following criminals received sentence of death, viz. Henry Cro. ver, for stealing a black gelding ; Joseph Burroughs, for forging and publitting a warrant or order for id. 1os. Richard But. ler, for affifing in forging a seaman's will; John Carr, for publishing a false letter of attorney ; Mary Cainy, for publishing a seaman's forged power of attorney; George Barty, for forging an indortement on the back of a leaman's ticket; and John Alkins, for a burglary.

TUESDAY, 12. His majesty went to the house of peers with the usual solemnity, and gave the royal afsent to the following bills, viz. An act for continuing and granting to his majefty cercain duties upon malt, mum,

cyder and perry, for the service of the year 1751; An act for granting to his majesty a certain sum of money therein mentioned, to be rai ed by way of annuities and a lottery, and charged on the linking fund, redeemable by parliament: An act for enlarging the term and powers granted by an act palled in the 12th year of his present majesty, for repairing the road between Stamford and Grantham in the county of Lir.colo, and for making the lime more effectual : And to four privale bills.

THURSDAY, 14. Was held a general court of the governor and company of the Bank of England, when a dividend of 2 per cent., was agreed to for interest and profits for the half year ending at lady-day: The warrants to be delivered the 22d of April.

WEDNESDAY, 20. About ten o'clock this night departed this life, at Leicetter- house, to the unspeakable grief of the whole nation, the most high, puissant, and mort illuftrious prince, Frederick-Lewis, (eldest son of our most gracious sovereign) prince of Great Britain, electoral prince of Brunswick-Lunenburg, prince of Wales, duke of Cornwall and Rothersay, duke of Gloucester and Edinbuigh, marquiss of the ide of Ely, earl of Chetter, Carrick, and Eltham, viscount of Launcelton, baron of Renfrew and Snaw. don, lord of the ines, steward of Scotland, knight of the moft noble order of the garter, one of his majesty's privy council, chancellor of the university at Dublin, fellow of the royal society, first commissioner for building the royal hospital at Greenwich, and governor of the British White Herring fishery, &c.

This excellent and amiable prince was born, Jan. 20, 1706.7; and on April 27, 1736, married the princess Augusta of Saxe-Goiha ; who, by her close and conItant attendance on her royal confort in this his last fatal illness, kept up the great pattern, she has all along been, of conjugal and maternal affection. By this lady, wko is now again advanced in her pregnancy, his royal highness has left iffue five fons and thiee daughters, viz. Princess Au. gusta, born July 31, .1737.---Prince George, born May 24, 1738 ; who fuc. ceeds his royal father as heir apparent to the crown of these realms, &c.-Prince Edward - Auguftus, horn March 14, 1738.9.Princess Elizabeth-Caroline, born Dec. 30, 1740.--Prince William-Henry, born Nov. 14, 1743, -- Irince Henry-Frederick, born

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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 justly be said to imposition of a cap of state, 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 rc ences, 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 respects, The device of his coronet, beautified formed for the goverrment of a free peo with thiee ofirich feathers, is, icb Dien, ple; he had made the knowledge of the con which in Welch fignifies, Here's the Man; Atitution his study and delight, and was a the words said to be used by K. Edward I. greater master of gengraphy and the theory when he lhewed the Welch lords his eldest of commerce, understood its natural ope fon, born in Wales. Others derive it from rations and effects, and how to apply it the Dutch, in which language lcb Dien 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 carneft request of ness's illness was first occafiored by tak the commons, the young lord Richard, his ing cold in Kew gardens about three fon, came into open parliament before the weeks fince; and being increaled by com bids ; whom, after the archbishop of Caning on Tuesday the 12th from the house terbury bad commended, the commons,

when extremly warm, with with one voice, prayed at the lords would the windows of the chair down, he make him prince of Wales. But the Iris was fezed wjili a pleurily ; and as his aniwer'd, That it lay not in them, but in highners was judged in ton wek a the king only,to todo. Accordingly, on Nov. ftate to bear farther bleeding, he was im 20, he was by the king his grandfather, mediately blinlered, and thought to be declared prince of Wales, duke of Cornin a fair way of recovery vill Wednesday, wall, and earl of Chelter ; and on Christ. night at nine o'clock, when his royal mas day following, the king made h mlic highness thought himself pretty well; but down with him at his table, in great about a quarter before ten, he was seized Nate, taking place of all his 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 corpse, upon the death of his royal highness, was and then immediately threw himself back settled as follows, viz. Tbeir royal bik briefjes and expired. His body was opened next the princess of Wales, tbe duke, tbe prirday, and there was found a large abscess celles, ehe ilue of be prince and princess of upon his lungs, which burit, and is suppo. Wales, and all 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 comof Wales of the English 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 ; a bill for enabling his majesty his royal highness) in his father's life time, to raise the feveral fums 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 miffioners 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 Ill. having only supply granted to his majesty, &c. A declared his grandson Richard prince of bill to indemnify persons who have omitted Wales, in the 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 belier rehis father is on the throne, is, by birth,

gulating of trials by juries; and to several duke of Cornwall, and earl of Chelter and road and private bills. Flint ; but 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 memand the pofTeffor dying and leaving male bers present : The physicians and surgeons issue before he succeeds to the throne, it who attended his royal bighness were exseems probable, that the common course of amined in relation to the diftemper which fucceffion to other lionours thould here take occasioned his death ; and orders were islace,

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The Hon. House of commons waited Oreopening the body of his royal high

140 I be MONTHLY CHRONOLOGER. March sued for embalming his body and preparing viz. The ladies to wear black bomhazine, for his funeral.

plajn mahn, or long lawn, crape hoods, SATURDAY, 23.

Thamoy toes and gloves, and crape fans. The aflizes ended at Madstone, when Undressed, dark Norwich crape.-The men i malefactors received sentence of deach. to wear black cloth without buttons on the At the same afhizes 8 persons were con fleeves or pockets, plain munin or long lawn victed, at the prosecution of the merchants cravats and weepers, Mamoy 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, fome of them for stealing the more chants goods, and others for receiving them

The Lord Marshal's ORDER for e gènewhen 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 fice 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, peeted, that all persons, upon the present acquainting the nobility, gentry, &c. that occasion of the death of his royal highness the time fixed 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 zoth of June next; and that on Sunday, cloaks only excepted) the raid mourning to July 7, will commence the second mourn. beyin on Sunday the gift of this inftant, ing, and to end on Sunday, 08. 6.

March.

EFFINGHAM, M. By an act of parliament, of the roth of his present majesty, a revenue of 50,000l. The Opinion of tbe Phyficians and Surgesss per ann, was ietled on her royal Highness concerning ibe Diftemper wbich occahored the princess of Wales, for life, in cale the

the Dearb of bis late Royal Highness ibe furvived the prince.

Prince of Wales.
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ners we on his mjesty with an address of condo lower belly, or abdomen, found.

Tbe lence for the death of his royal highness cavity of the thorax was naturally con. The prince of Wales, and received a moit tracted and narrow. The lungs on the gracious answer, as follows: That he thanks left side were pertedly found, and without this house very kindiy for their address ; any adhesion to the surrounding parts: The that the affectionate concern which this heart and pericardium without distemper. house has exprefied for the great loss which On the right side upon raihing the ribs we has happened in his family, is very ac found a cyste or bag situated on the outer ceprabic to his majesty ; and that he re. surface of the lungs and the ribs, which ceives with the utmost fatisfaction the fresh contained half a pint of very fætid matand hearty assurances of their zeal and re ter. This cyste was about six inches long gard, as his majetty 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 cyfte were 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 house of peers, on the same occasion, was been growing there some considerable time. in this purpose: That his majesty thanks The lungs on this lide adhiered strongly to the house of lords for the concern and af. the pericardium ; and these adhering parts fellion which they have exprefled upon had fresh marks of inflammation, with small the late melancholy occafion. His majesly quantities of matter lately formed in several entirely depends upon the continuance of cellular interstices. Between the lower furface their buty 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 family.

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 fince her conviction, tioned did not prevent it. In the back part the other five, condemned the last reftion, of this side of the breast there was above were this morning executed at Tyburn, a pint of thin ferous fluid. Tive lobes of viz. Grover, Burroughs, Butler, Carr, and The lungs on this side were not in a perfe& Atkins,

ftate, but had several schirrous tubercles SUNDAY, 31.

dispersed throughout their substance. The The court went into mourning for the matter contained hetween 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 longs. order, of the 23d. which was as follows,

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1751. MARRIAGES, DEATHS, &c.

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

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Lancelot Lee; E1q; of Coton, in 21. Right Hon. the earl of Gaimbo. 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. Efq; of Alderman Camden, now earl of Gainsborough. bury, to Miss Watson, of Lothbury, a

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

of Portland, aged near 80, grandmother March 2, Edward Gale Bildero, of to the present duke, and one of the daughGray's-inn, Esq; to Miss Brass, a 10,000l. ters of the great Sir William Temple. fortune.

14. John Warde, of Squerries in Kent, Ecclefiaftical PREFERMENTS. Efq; to Miss Hotkins, of Croydon.

ICHARD Lowe, M. A. presented to 19. Mr. Samuel Wathen, an eminent surgeon in Devon (hire-square, to Mirs thire. --Richard Thomas, M. A. to the Malihus, youngest daughter of Sydenham rectory of Llanwernach, in, PembrokeMalchus, 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 25,0001 colníhire.--Mr. Scott, to the rectory 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. Welthy, a widow lady. the diocese of Lincoln, and to the united

26. Sir George Beaumont, of Dunmow, rectory of St. Andrew Underthaft, 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, WeltRobert Ball, Esq; of Stonehouse in

minster, (See p. 45.) Mr. Alwood, Gloucestershire, to Miss Dickinson, daugh chosen lecturer of St Margaret, Westmin. ter of Marthe Dickinson, Erq; alderman of fter, in the room of Scawen Kenrick, Queenhithe ward, a 12,000l, 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. Alaph, delivered of a fon.

alias Chilverston, in Warwickshire.- Mr. The lady Elizabeth Wortley, eldest Patterson, to tlie living of St. Mary Stoken, daughter of the earl of Orrery, of fon. in Berks.-Dr. Long, master of Pembroke. - 22. Counters of Dyfert, also of a fon.

hall, and professor of astronomy in the DEATHS.

university of Cambridge, to the living of Feb, 24. IR

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

Richard Roberts, to the rectory of Frey. land.

ftrrp, in Pembrokeshire. - Edward Muf28. 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. ins 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 a liftant publick by his many useful books on archi. lecture, defigning, drawing, &c.

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

Peter Halket, bart. made col. to che reg. Rt. Hon. che 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 g ounces. Eiq; 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 Man. 18. 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 m jesty's most Hon. privy council. the room of Peter Campbell, Esq; deceased, He is succeeded by his eldest son, George

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