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tleman UsherQuar- borne on a Purple Velvet Cushion, Legge, Gentleman terly Waiter to His by Ralph Bigland, Esq., Cla- Usher. Quarterly Majesty. renceux King of Arms.
Waiter to His Ma
jesty. The Master of His The Lord Steward of His late Ma- Keeper of His late late
Majesty's jesty's Household—the Marquess Majesty's Privy Household Sir of Conyngham, K.P., G.C.H., Purse Sir W. F. Beilby Watson, attended by T. Marrable, Esq., Knighton, Bart., K.C.H.
Secretary of the Board of Green G.C.H.
Gentleman Usher of the Privy Chamber to His Majesty His late Majesty's Household,
the Privy Chamber The Earl of Jersey.
to His Majesty H. Seymour, Esq.
Capt. Hatton, R.N.
Supporters of the
Canopy :Supporters of Earl of Clarendon. the Pall : Earl of Pomfret.
Covered with a Pur
ple Velvet Pall,
Supporters of the
The Duke of
KG Assisted by the fol
lowing Flag-Officers of the Navy- The Duke of Vice-Adm. Sir Chas. Buccleugh.
Rowley, K.C.B. Vice-Adm. the Hon.
Sir H. Blackwood, The Duke of
Bart. K C.B. Devonshire, Vice-Adm. Sir John K.G.
Gore, K.C.B. Vice-Adm. Sir Gra
hamMoore,K.C B. Assisted by Vice-Adm. Sir T. B. two Eldest Martin, G.C.B.
Sir R. Siopford, The Marquess
of Douro. Admiral Sir George
Martin, G.C.B. Admiral W. Wolse- The Marquess ley.
of Carmar Admiral Sir James then.
Hawkins Whitshed, K.C.B.
adorned with Ten
Escocheons of the
Earl of Kinnoull.
Earl of Carlisle.
Major-Gen. 'Sir J. Assisted by
Maclean, K.C.B. two Eldest
Major-Gen. Sir J. Sons of
Elley, K.C.B. Dukes,- viz. Gen. ibe Hon. Sir
E. Paget, G.C.B. The Marqness General the Hon. of Graham. H. G. Grey.
Gen. Sir J. Doyle, The Earl of
Bart, G.C B. Surrey.
General Sir George
under a Canopy
of Purple Vel.
Gentleman Usher. Usher Daily Waiter Garter Principal King of Arms,
of the Black Rod, to His late Majesty,
Sir George Nayler, K.H., T. Ramsden, Esq. bearing his Sceptre.
Sir T. Tyrwhitt, Knt.
bearing his Rod reversed. THE CAP OF MAINTENANCE,
THE SWORD OF STATE, borne by the Marquess of Winchester, borne by the Duke of Wellington, K.G. attended by Captain Beresford,
attended by Colonel Master, Groom of the Privy Chamber to his
Gentleman Usher of the Privy
Chamber to his Majesty.
in a long Purple Cloak, with the Star of the Supporter : Order of the Garter embroidered thereon, Supporter : The Duke of wearing the Collars of the Garter, the Bath, The Duke of Gordon, G.C.B. the Thistle, St. Patrick, and of the Royal Ha- Beaufort, K.G. in a long black noverian Guelphic Order, attended by His in a long black cloak. Royal Highness Prince George of Cumber- cloak.
land, in a long black cloak, with the Star of
the Royal Hanoverian Guelphic Order em-
the said Order.
and the Duke of St. Albans. Sixteen Peers, Assistants to the Chief Mourner-viz. : The Earl of Liverpool, the Earl of Ferrers, the Earl of Darnley, the Earl of Ros
common, the Earl of Lonsdale, K.G., the Earl of Fife, K.T., the Earl of Sheffield, the Earl Brownlow, the Earl Cawdor, Viscount Palmerston, Viscount Sidmouth, Viscount Doneraile, Viscount Goderich, Viscount Granville, G.C.B., Lord Grantham, Lord Stafford.
Gold Stick-Lord Viscount Combermere, G.C.B.
Princes of the Blood Royal. His Royal HighnESS THE DUKE OF His ROYAL HIGHNESS THE Duke of
Sussex in a long black cloak, with CUMBERLAND, in a long black cloak, the Star of the Order of the Garter with the Star of the Order of the embroidered thereon, and wearing the Garter embroidered thereon, and Collars of the Garter, the Thistle, wearing the Collars of the Garter, the and the Royal Hanoverian Guelphic Bath, St. Patrick, and the Royal Order; his Train borne by Vice- Hanoverian Guelphic Order ; his Admiral Sir Thomas Williams, Train borne by Major-General Sir K.C.B. and Sir Frederick Stephen- Colquhoun Grant, K.C.B., and
Lieutenant-Colonel F. Poten. His ROYAL Highness PRINCE LEO. His Royal HIGHNESS THE DUKE OF
POLD OF SAXE COBURG, in a long GLOUCESTER, in a long black cloak, black cloak, with the Star of the with the Star of the Order of the Order of the Garter embroidered Garter embroidered thereon, and thereon, and wearing the Collars of wearing the Collars of the Garter, the Garter, the Bath, and the Royal the Bath, and the Royal Hanoverian Hanoverian Guelphic Order; his Guelphic Order; his Train borne by Train borne by Lieutenant-Colonel Colonel Higgins and Major William Sir Robert Gardiner, K.C.B., and F. Forster. Lieutenant-Colonel the Hon. Edward
Cust. A Royal Guard of Honour, composed of 140 rank and file, with Officers and non
commissioned Officers in equal proportions, from the King's Company, the Coldstream, and 3rd Regiments of Guards, commanded by the Captain of the King's Company.
Gentlemen Pensioners, with their Axes reversed.
Yeoman of the Guard with their Partisans reversed. Upon the arrival of the Procession at the south door of St. George's Chapel, his late Majesty's band of music, the trumpets and drums, and the Knight Marshal's men, and Officers, filed off without the door.
The effect of the procession is vari- platform, the long row of lights, with ously related, perhaps almost as dif- the chapel lighted up beyond the platserently as the convenience and temper form had a pleasing appearance. From of those who have written its description. that point, however, the procession could The prevalent opinion, and in which we only be seen as the movement of so can join without any sacrifice of feeling many heads, and of itself had nothing in on our part, is, that it fell short of pub- it imposing or grand. Seeing it close, it lic expectation. The Atlas observes, appeared rather a huddled mass than a “ The platform lying on a descent, the splendid show. It came on, piece after weight of the coffins and body hurried piece, man after man, noble after noble, forward in a somewhat confused manner. and no where had it that chief element The pall-bearers were slightly disar- of sublimity-vastness.” ranged. The procession, by passing The Morning Herald says, exceptthrough rows of lights, instead, perhaps, ing a small portion of the crowd who of having lights to move with it, and were able to approach the platform, they inoving in a narrow or circumscribed might as well have been a mile from the space, was not so imposing as we ex- scene for what they could see. They pected it to be. There was no point of could, however, now and then perceive view from which it could be seen as a the feathers nodding in the hats of the whole, though, at a distance from the military, and hear the bands of music.
From the van of the proces- The Marquess of Winchester and the sion quitting the castle to the rear of it Duke of Wellington immediately preentering the chapel, the time occupied ceded the King ; the Noble Duke halted was an hour and five minutes. The repeatedly as if to correct the confusion noise and confusion which prevailed near him. The King walked on with a among the multitude assembled in the firm and steady step, leading Prince lower castle yard, ceased as soon as the George of Cumberland. His Majesty sound of the distant trumpet and muffled wore a kind of Spanish hat with much drum reached them. Decorum and a
crape. In the Engraving this part of becoming feeling was then manifested by the royal dress is correctly copied, althe throng. Many persons took off though its form is very different from their hats. A little difficulty was occa- the original appearance of the hat. The sionally experienced in moving the car, front appears to have fallen down, with especially where the platform took a some of the crape. We only notice this new direction. As the car was passing circumstance to maintain the accuracy of the Deanery, the Peers who supported our Illustration. The Procession here the canopy were forced close to the plat- was much confused, and the reporter of a form. To those who had the advantage morning paper actually overlooked Prince of being near the procession, the sight George of Cumberland with his royal was particularly imposing, but by the uncle. The Duke of Cumberland and multitude a very imperfect view was ob- Prince Leopold appeared much affected tained. During the period when by the sad scene : to the latter it must the anthems were being sung, crowds doubtless have recalled many mournful flocked to the windows and doors to circumstances of “ sorrow unfeigned, listen: Some scaffolding in front of the and humiliation meek,” when Poor Knights? Houses, was but in little
in the dust requisition ; indeed, excepting the feathers and the banners, scarcely any
The fair-baired daugbter of the Isles was laid,
The love of millions ! thing upon the platform was visible at that distance, especially when it is con
Such are the principal details of the sidered that a file of soldiers within, and Procession from the State Apartment to dragoons without the barrier obstructed its entrance into the Chapel. The cethe view.''
remony within, and the last rites of bu
rial will form the subject of a Large On the Procession, specially, we have Engraving which will be given in the few observations to add. The Engraving Mirror, .No. 445. Accordingly, the has been a task of no ordinary difficulty. reader will perceive that only such porIt represents the arrival of the pageant tion of the Earl Marshal's Programme at the chapel door, which entrance was
as relates to the Procession is in the preformed by command of George the sent pages; the remainder will follow in Fourth, and through which his Majesty
proper place. is said to have wished his remains to be
In the evening the wind sprung up, borne..
and occasionally extinguished the flamThe six lines of the Engraving placed beaux held by the soldiers, which greatly. lengthwise would occupy nearly ten increased the natural gloom. Nothing feet; and upon counting the figures they could exceed the mournful melody of the will be found nearly to amount to four music as “the night winds crept:" it, hundred.'
was indeed, as Marvell beautifully terms The main cause of the confusion
it « the mosaic of the air.” Its me-,
appears to have been the car with the lancholy fell deepening on the ear massive coffin starting, as it were, from “such majesty with sweetness blend-,
The contrast of this moment, its proper course, owing to the too ing;”. sudden descent of the platform. It was
with the previous bustle left the latter as moved by men concealed beneath the a day-dream, and reminded one of the pall ; its guidance must, therefore, noble poet's paraphrase have been a toilsome task. Some effect
blessed be the Lord, too was lost by the canopy not being
For what is past, firmly carried: the noble supporters,
For all are his, probably from their inexperience in such
From first to last, pageant minutiæ, required more prac. The vast known and immeasurable uuknown.
Time-space-eternity-life-deathtice. Eight assistant-undertakers would have borne the canopy with more preci
Printed and Published by J. LIMBIRD, 143, sion, though their names might not have
Strand, (near Somerset House,) London; sold graced the Earl Marshal's “Official Ace by ERNEST FLEISCHER, 626, New Market, count” of the ceremonial."
Leipsic; and by all Newsmen and Booksellers.
And that which is :
tween the pilasters, which, by reflecting PRIVATE DINING ROOM,
the many beauties of the room, almost WINDSOR CASTLE.
produce an effect of fairy enchantment. The chastely-elegant apartment on the The chimney-piece is of black marble annexed page, was the private dining- inlaid with ormolu ornaments. The room of his late Majesty: Here the floor is of oak, with a broad margin inKing usually dined in plain style, pro- laid in lozenge forms, and covered with bably endeavouring to assimilate the a rich carpet of Axminster manufacture, splendour of regal state with the less the ground colour maroon, divided into ostentatious comfort of domestic life. compartments similar to the ceiling. On such occasions he laid aside much of The window curtains are of green silk the pomp of royalty, and with a “re- damask, with a yellow flower, and deep tired few," his Majesty showed many of border and fringe of silk bullion. The those kindly feelings which the most rigid chairs, sofas, and couches are all richly biographers must number among his carved and gilt, with coverings of green good qualities. Ease and elegance of silk damask. A circular table of Ammanners, unalloyed with kingly pride, boyna wood, with gilded pillar, occupies lent miny a charm to the royal table; the centre of the room ; and suspended whilst a bland and munificent disposition from the ceiling are three large chandeis known to have endeared his Majesty liers of admirable design and workmanto all around him, and will cause his me- ship. The oriel window is a superb mory to be long and fondly cherished. feature of the room, each compartment Each may say, as the virtuous John being of an entire piece of plate glass, Evelyn did of his sovereign, “He was measuring six feet by two, and of coneven kind to me, and very gracious upon siderable thickness.* all occasions, and therefore I cannot, It may not be uninteresting to know without ingratitude, but deplore his that the late King generally dined in this losse, which for many respects, as well room at nine o'clock, and not unfreas duty, I do with all my soul.”
quently alone. The table-service, on The “ Private Dining Room” such occasions, was mostly of white originally intended for an audience and brown china, and not of silver as chamber, but being contiguous to his has been stated. This late hour is much Majesty's private apartments, it was at variance with the early habits of his preferred as a salle à manger. It is of present Majesty, who rises at seven, beautiful proportions, (thirty-seven feet breakfasts about nine, and usually rein length by twenty-one feet in width, tires to rest at eleven o'clock. Indeed, and eighteen feet in height,) and is ex- previous to his accession, and when at quisitely designed. The large oriel Bushy, there was some little difficulty window commands the whole of the in assembling the family to breakfast at flower-garden, with its fountain and so early an hour as we have stated; but statues, and beyond this scene of trim the Duke, rather than have his arrangenature, is a prospect of less cultivated ments interfered with, at length got rid luxuriance.
of the inconvenience of the “ falsely The ceiling of the room is formed luxurious,” by breakfasting alone. into three circular compartments, with We ought not to part with the reader enriched mouldings, massive trusses in without commending to his notice, the the cove supporting the upper portion. extreme delicacy and chaste finish whịch The centre spaces and angles between our Engraver has imparted to the anthe trusses have a beautiful scroll of nexed Illustration. In effect it is even French foliage. The sides of the apart- superior to his execution of the Bedment are divided into panels by pilas- chamber, in our No. 437, which, we ters, with carved mouldings. These have reason to know, has gained him panels, when the room was first finished, high credit. Our praise, on the present contained green silk, which has since occasion, may perhaps be suspected of been removed—the whole of the ceiling some duplicity: before we are thus taxed, and walls being now of a delicate French tought, however, to be remembered that white. In two panels, to the right and an Engraver has not the opportunity of left of the chimney-piece, are portraits returning such a compliment; and, as of her late Royal Highness the Princess we often notice well-executed works of Charlotte, and of the late Queen of Wur- art in the pages of other publications, temburg.
we do not see why we should overlook The whole of the carved and plaster any extraordinary merit in the Illustraenrichments and mouldings of the dining room are entirely gilt. Mirrors in
the reason stated in our description of the Royal rich gilt frames occupy the panels be
* The furniture is omitted from this room for
Bedchamber in No. 437 of The Mirror.