Duke of Hamilton's Title of Duke of Brandon die. gents—who are attacked at Preston, and surrender
allowed--Bill against occasional Conformity pasges at discretion-Battle at Dunblain-Tbe Pretendes
-Duke of Marlborough dismissed from all his En- arrives in Scoiland-He retires again to France-
ployments-Twelve new Peers created-Prince Eu- Proceedings of the Irialı Parliament-The Rebul
gene of Savoy arrives in England-Walpole expell- Lords are impached, and plead Guilty-The Earl
ed the House of Commons-Votes against the Duke of Derwentwater and Lord Kenmuir are beheaded
of Marlborough-Resolutions against the Barrier- --Trials of Rebels-Act for Septennial Parliaments
treaty and the Dutch-Acts unfavorable to the -Duke of Argyle disgraced-Triple Alliance be-
Presbyterian Discipline in Scotland..
203 tween England, France, and Holland-Count Gyl-
lenburgh, the Swedish Minister in London, arrested
- Account of the Oxford Riot-7'he King demands
The Conferences opened at Utrecht --The Queen's an extraordinary Supply of the Commons--Division
Measures obstructed by the Allies-Death of the
in the Ministry - The Commons pass the South Sea
Dauphin and bis Son-The Queen demands Philips Act, the Bank Act, and the General Fund Act-
Renunciation of the Crown of France-The Duke Trial of the Earl of Oxford-Act of Indemnity-
of Ormond takes the Command of the British Forces Proceedings in the Convocation with regard to Dr.
in Flanders-He is restricted from acting against Hoailley, Bisliop of Bangos..
the Enemy-Debate in the House of Lords on this
Subject--A loyal Address of the Commons-Philip
promises to renounce the Crown of France-The Difference between King George and the Czar of Mus.
Queen communicates the Plan of the Peace in a covy-The King of Sweden is killed at Frederick-
Speech to both Houses of Parliament-Exceptions stadt-Negotiation for a Quadruple Alliance-Pro-
taken to some of the Articles in the House of Lords ceedings in Parliament-James Shepherd creculer
--A Motion for a Guarantee of the Protestant Suc- for a Design against the King's Life-Parliament
cession by the Allies rejected in the House of Com- prorogued-Nature of the Quadruple Alliance-Au-
mons--The Duke of Ormond declarce to Prince Eu- miral Byng sails to the Mediterranean-He destroys
gene, that he can no longer cover the Siege of Ques- the Spanish Fleet off Cape Passaro-Remonstrances
noy-Irruption into France by General Grovestein of the Spanislı Ministry--Disputes in Parliament
-The Foreign troops in British pay refuse to march touching the Admiral's attacking to Spanish Fica
with the Duke of Ormond, who proclaims a Cessa- -Act for strengthening the Protestant Interest-
tion of Arms, and seizes Ghent and Bruges-The War declared against Spain--Conspiracy against
Allies defeated at Denain-Progress of the Confer. the Regent of France-Intended Invasion by il
ences at Utrecht - The Duke of Hamilton and Lord Duke of Ormond-Three hundred Spaniards land
Mohun are killed in a Duel-The Duke of Marlbo- and are taken in Scotland-Account of the Peerage
rough retires to the Continent- The States-general Bill-Count Merci assumes the Command of the Im.
sign the Barrier-treaty--The other Allies become perial Army in Sicily-Activity of Admiral Byng --
Inore tractable–The Peace with France signed at The Spanish Troops evacuate Sicily-Philip oblige!
Utrecht-Both Houses of Parliament congratulate to accede to the Quadruple Alliance-Bill for secur.
the Queen on the Peace--Substance of the Treaty ing the Dependency of Ireland upon the Crown of
Withi France-Objections to the Treaty of Commerce Great Britain-South Sea Act-Charters granted to
-Debates in the House of Lords on the Malt-tax the Royal and London Assurance Offices--'i'reaty
for Scotland--The Scottish Lords move for a Bill to of Alliance with Sweden-The Prince of Hesse
dissolve the Union-Address of the Commons about elected King of Sweden-Effects of the South Sea
Dunkirk-Violence of Parties in England-Proceed- Scheme-The Bubble BreakR-A secret Committee
ings of the Parliament of Ireland-New Parliament appoinied by the House of Commons-Inquiry car-
in England-Writers employed by both parties- ried on by both Houses-Death of Earl Stanhope ani
Treaty of Rastadt between the Emperor and France Mr. Craggs, both Secretaries of State-Tite Estates
---Principal Articles in the Treaty between Great of the Directors of the South Sea Company are con
Britain and Spain-Meeting of the Parliament- fiscated --Proceedings of the Commons with respect
The House of Lords takes Cognizance of a Libe! to the Stock of the South Sea Company...
against the Scots---Mr. Steele expelled the House of
Commons-Precautions by the Whigs for the Secu-
rity of the Protestant Succession-Debates in the Bill against Aiheism and Immorality postponed
House of Lords concerning the Pretender and the Session closed--Alliance between Great Britain,
Catalans-They Address the Queen to set a Price France, and Spain--Plague at Marseilles-Debates
on the lead of the Pretender--A Writ demanded in the House of Lords about Mr. Law the Projector
for the Electoral Prince of Hanover, as Duke of -Sentiments of some Lords touching the War with
Cambridge _Death of the Princess Sophia--Bill to Spain-Petition of the Quakery--The Parliament
prevent the Growth of Schism--Another against all dissolved ---Rumors of a Conspiracy-The Bishop
who should list, or be enlisted in a Foreign Service of Rochester is committed to the Tower-New Par.
-The Parliament prorogued–The Treasurer dig. liament-Declaration of the Pretender-Report of
graced-Precautions taken for securing the Peace the Secret Committee-Bill of Paing and Penaltics
of the Kingdom-Death and Character of Queen against the Bishop of Rochester-who is deprived
anddriven into perpetual Exile-- Proceedings against
those concerned in the Lottery at Hamburgh-Af-
fairs of the Continent-Clanior in Ireland on Ac.
count of Wood's Coinage--Death of the Duke of Or.
State of Parties in Great Britain-King George pro- leans-An Act for lessening the Public Debts-Phil.
claimed - The Civil List granted to his Majesty by ip, King of Spain, abdicates the Throne-Abuses in
the Parliament-'The Electoral Prince created Prince Chancery-Trial of the Earl of Macclesfiehl-De-
of Wales—The King Arrives in England - The To. bates about the Debts of the Civil List-A Bill in
ries totally excluded from the Royal Favor --Pre- Favor of the late Lord Bolingbroke--Treaty of Al-
tender's Manifesto-New Parliament-Substance liance between the Courts of Vienna and Madrid-
of the King's first Speech-Lord Bolingbroke with Treaty of Hanover-approved in Parliament-Rints
draws himself to France-Sir William Wyndhain in Scotland on account of the Malt-tax-A smali
reprimanded by the Speaker-Committee of Secrecy Squadron sent to the Baltic-Admiral Hosier's Ex-
Sir John Norris sent with a Fleet to the Baltic- pedition to the West Indies--Disgrace of the Dukr
Discontent of the Nation --Report of the Secret de Rippcrda--Substance of the King's Speech to Par-
Committee--Resolutions to impeach Lord Boling. liament-Debate in the House of Lords upon the
broke, the Earl of Oxford, the Duke of Oriond, and approaching Rupture with the Emperor and Spain
the Earl of Strafford-The Earl of Oxford sent to the -Memorial of Mr. Palms the Imperial Resident at
Tower-The Proclamation Act--The King declares London-Conventions with Sweden and Hesse-Cas.
to both Hoåses, that a Rebellion is begun-The sel-Vote of Credit-Siege of Gibraltar by the Span-
Duke of Ormond and Lord Bolingbroke attainted- iards—Preliminaries of Pace-Death and Charac.
Intrigues of the Jacobites-Death of Louis XIV.- ter of George I. King of Great Britain........ 355
The Earl of Mar sets up the Pretender's Standard
in Scotland-Divers Members of the Lower llouse
taken into Custody- The Pretender proclaimed in
the North of England by the Earl of Derwent water George II. ascends the Throne of Great Britain-Char-
and Mr. Forster-Mackintosh crosses the Frith of aciers of the principal Persons concerned in the
Forth into Lothian, and joins the English Insur- Ministry-Debates ia Parliament concerning the
Civil-List-Changes and Promotions-New Parlia- presentations, Letters, &c. relating to the Spanish
ment-Violent Dispute concerning the National Depredations should be laid before the House-Pe
Debt-Vote of Credit-A double Marriage between titions against the Convention--Substance of that
the Houses of Spain and Portugal-Liberality of Agreement --Debate in the House of Commons on
the Commons-Debates on the Subsidies of Hesse. the Convention-Secession of the chief Members in
Cassel and Wolfenbuttle-Committee for inspecting the Opposition-Debate in the House of Lords upon
thu Gaois-Address touching the Spanish Depreda- an Address to his Majesty touching the Convention
tions--A sum voted to the King on Account of Ar- - Message from the Throne touching a Subsidy to
rears due on the Civil-List Revenue-Proceedings Denmark, and a Power to augment the Forces of
in the House of Lords-Wise Conduct of the Irish the Kingdom-Parliament proroguedThe King of
Parliament- Abdication of the King of Sardinia- Spain publishes a Manifesto- The Emperor and
Death of Pope Benedict XIII.-Substance of the Czarina conclude a Peace with the Turks-Prepa
king's Speech to both Houses--Objections to the rations for War in England-Apology in the House
Treaty of Seville in the House of Lords--Opposition of Commons for the seceding Memberg--Pension
in the Lower House to a standing Army-Bill pro- Bill revived, and lost-Porto Bello taken by Admi.
hibiting Loans to foreign Princes or States-Char. ral Vernon-Hard Frost-Marriage of the Princess
ter of the East-India Company prolonged–The Em- Mary to the Prince of Hesse--Strong Armament
pror resents the Treaty of Seville-Seven Indian sent to the West Indies-Death of the Emperor and
chiefs arrive in England-Revolution at Constan. Czarina---Proceedings in Parliament-Seamen's
tinople-England infested with Robbers, Assassins, Bill-Discontents against the Ministry-Motion for
and Incendiarias-Bill against Pensioners sitting as removing Sir Robert Walpole from his Majesty's
Members in the House of Cominons-Treaty of Vi. Councils and Presence for ever--Debate on the Mu
enna-Death of the Duke of Parma-Don Carlos tiny Bill-Proceedings in the House of Lords--Close
takes Possession of his Territories-France distract. of the last Session of this Parliament......... 416
ed by religious Disputes-The Ministry violently
opposed in Parliament-Debate on a standing Army