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i8th of that Month near the Royal Exchange in Corn- A. C. bil in like manner ; and, before he be discharged
1706. out of Prison, to give Security for his Good Behaviour for one Year.
Edward Ward being convicted of Writing, Printing and Publishing several Scandalous andSeditious Libels, Entituled, Hudibras Redivivus; or, A Burlesque Poem on the Times :) highly reflecting upon her Majesty and the Government was likewife on Thursday the 14th of November fined for the same by the Court of Queen's-Bench, 40 Marks, and ordered to stand in the Pillory on Wednesday next at Charing-cross, for the space of one hour, between 12 and 2 in the Afternoon, with a Paper on his Head denoting his Offence; and also to stand in the Pillory on Thursday next near the Royal Mixchange in Cornhil in like manner : And, before he be discharg'd out of Prison,to give Security for his Good Behaviour for one Year. This Account is extracted out of the London Gazette, dated Nov. 18.
On the 14th of February 1707. Mr. Charles Gildon Mr. Gelwas Try'd at Guild-Hall, and found Guilty for Pub-don fined. lishing a Pamphlet, Entituled, A Letter from Sir Rowland Gwynne, to the Right Honourable the Earl of Stamford, for which he was, three † Months after, + May 12, find 100 l. by the Court of Queen's-Bench, it being 1707. suggested, “That the said Letter was a Scandalous, • Falle and Malicious Libel, tending to creare a Mifunderstanding between her Majesty any the Princess Sophia, and highly Reflecting upon her Majesty and the Princes Soplnia, and upon the Proceedings of both Houses of Parliament.
REMARKABLE OCCORRENCES ihat could
not conveniently be brought into the Historical Series of these Anals.
N the 16th of March 1906. the Duke of Buc- March
kingham and Normanby was married to the Countess of Anglesey, Natural Daughter to the lace King James, by the Countess of Dorchester.
Mr.Smith,Son to the Speaker of the House of Commons,
was Sworn Clerk of the Council Extraordinary. Colonel Southwell kifi'd the Queen's Hand, to return her Majesty's Thanks for the Regiment of Colonel Rivers deceased.
This Month also, Charles Boyle, Earl of Orrery, Knight of the most Noble Order of the Thiltle, wps
A. C. married to the Lady Elizabeth Cecil, only Sister to 1706. the Earl of Exeter.
Five new English Regiments were raised in this April.
Month, commanded by the Lord Lovelace, the Lord
The Earl of Lorain married Mrs Duncemb, one of
the Maids of Honour to the Queen. May. On the 5th of May the Court went into Mourn
ing for the Death of the Electress Dowager Pelatine, Silter to his Royal Highness Prince George of Denmark
On the 6th of May, the Queen appointed his Grace the Duke of Queensberry, to be her High Commillioner for the Kingdom of Scotland.
On the 21st of the fame Month the Earl of Angle: fey, was married to the Countess of Deroy's Daugh
ter, Niece to the Duke of Ormond. June. About the middle of Fune, Mrs. Smith, Daughter
to the Speaker of the House of Commons, was made Maid of Honour to the Queen, in the room of Mrs. Frowde, lately deceas’d.
About the middle of Fune, the Lord Howard of Effingham was made ofie of the Gentlemen of the Bedchamber to his Royal Highness the Prince of Den
mark, in the room of the Lord Stawel. August. In the Month of August, Charles Nicholas Eyre and
Richard Steel Efqs;, were made Gentlemen Waiters to the Prince, in the room of Colonel Henry Durel, and Tho. Beverly, Esquires; the first being made Equerry to his Royal Highness, in the room of Colonel James Bringfield; and the latter Gentleman Usher to his Royal Highness, in the room of Col. Edmund Webb, lately deceased. Mr. Chudleigh was made Page of Honour to the Prince, in the room of Henry Hawley Efq; who was advanced to be an Equerry, in the room of Tho. Conyers, Esquire.
About the Beginning of October, Dr. Lancaster, O&ober. Minister of St. Martin's Parish in Westminster and
Provost of Queen's Colledge in Oxford, was chosen 1 Vice-Chancellor of that University.
Towards the latter end of this Month, Sir Rich.Cox,
Lord Chancellor of Ireland, was made a Baronet of Novem
that Kingdom, in considerarion of his good Services. ber.
The Lord Wharton being made Justice in Evre on the South side of Trent, took the Oaths the 4th of Noventer, in the High Court of Chancery.
On the 12th of the fame Month, Monsieur Walder- A. C. fie, Counsellor of State to the King of Denmark, and his Majesties Envoy Extraordinary, had Publick Audience. 1706. of Her Majesty and afterwards of His Royal Highness,
On the 19th of November Baron Schurt, Envoy Extraordinary from the Elector of Brunswick, had a private
The Envoys Audience of the Queen, to notify to Her Majesty, on
of Brunthe Part of the Elečtor his Master, That the Ceremony
swick and of the Marriage of the Princess his Daughter with the Sweden Prince Royal of Prajim, had been performed at Hanover, have Auto The same Day, Monsieur Leyoncrona, Envoy Extraordi-dience. nary from the King of Sweden, had a private Audience of the Queen, to acquaint Her Majesty, That a Treaty of Peace had been lately concluded between the King his Master, and the King of Poland.
The 23d of the lame Month, the Queen appointed Major General Withers Governor of Shcernos,in the room
Maj.Gener. of Colonel Crawford, lately deceas’d.
Withers About the beginning of this Month, the Marquis de made GoMontandre, who was a Major General in the Service of vernor of Portugal, and was made a Major General upon the Enga Sheernels lish Establishment, in consideration of his Faithful and Eminent Services in Spain, set out in order to embark for that Kingdom, (from whence he was sent by the Earl of Galway, to represent the State of Affairs there,) having receiv'd a līandsome Present from Her Majesty.
About the same time the Marquis of Huntley, Son to Deceit the Duke of Gordon, married the Earl of Peterborough's ber. only Daughter. :
On the 3d of December, the Earl of Sunderland was Sworn of Her Majesty's most Honourable Privy Council, and one of Her Majesty's Principal Secretaries of State, in the room of Sir Charles Hedges.
About the same time Peregrine Bertie, Esq; was appointed one of the Tellers of the Exchequer; and Thomas Cook, Esq; who had that Place, was made Vice-Chamberlain, in the room of Mr. Bertie, and one of Her Majesty's moft Honourable Privy Council.
The Icth of the fame Month, Baron Spanheim, Ambassador Extraordinary from his Majesty the King of Pruffia, had a private Audience of Her Majesty, in which he deliver'd a Letter from the King his Master to Her Majesty,notifying the Marriage between the Prince Royal of Prussia, and the Princess of Brunswick, which was consummaced the 28th of the preceding Month, N. S.
On the roth of January, Monsieur Leyoncrona, Envoy Extraordinary from the King of Sweden, having received, January, the Character of Envoy Extraordinary from King Stan- Several Exifaus,had a private Audience of Her Majesty at St. James's, voys have to notify his Accession to the Crown of Poland.
their Ain Don Luis d'Acurka, Envoy Extraordinary frcan the diences.
A. C. King of Portugal, had likewise a private Audience of Hér
Majesty, to notify the Death of the late King Don Pedro, 1706.
and the Succession to the Crown of Don Juan V. his El. deft Son.
Count Zefferini, Envoy Extraordinary from the Great Duke of Tuscany, had also a private Audience of Leave
of Her Majesty * Jan. 14.
Four days * after, it was declared, That Her Majesty Sir Charles had been Graciously pleased, in Consideration of the Hara cres- long and faithful Services of Sir Charles Hara, and as a tez Baron Mark of Her Favour, to create him a Peer of Ireland, Tyraw. by the Stile and Title of Charles Lord Baron of Tyrawly. ley, in Ire On the 2īst of January, Monsieur Beyerie, being ap: land. pointed by the Elector of Brunswick to be his Resident at The Reli- the Court of Grea:-Britain, had a private Audience of denis of the Her Majesty at St. James's, wherein he presented to Her Electors of Majesty a Credential Letter from his Electoral Highness. Bruns The fame * Day Monsieur Kircliner, Resident of the wick and King of Poland, and Elector of Saxony, had a private Saxony Audience of Her Majesty at St. James's, wherein he debave d'un liver'd a Letter from the King his Master, concerning dience of the Treaty of Peace, which he had lately concluded the Queen. with the King of Sweden.
On the 6th of February, being the Queen's Birth-Day, February; her
Majesty receiv'd the Compliments of the Nobility, The Qucen's Foreign Ministers, and other persons of Distinction, obferuidoupon To joyful an Occasion. The Court was extraordi
narily numerous and magnificent ; and in the Evening was entertain’d with a splendid Ball at the Royal Palace of St. James's.
The same Day Commissioners sae in the Exchequer Court, Westminster, upon a Commission of Idiocy, which was read against the Lord Viscount Wenmond of Tuam,
in' Irland, who was then about 19 Years of Age, and had The Envoy an Estate of soool. per inn. but his Lordship not apof the Ele- pearing, they adjourn'd till that day fortnight, when he étor of was ordered to appear. Some time after, the said ComBruni million was superseded. wick noti On the oth of February, Baron Schurz, Envoy Extrafes the
ordinary from the Elector of Bruulirick, had a private Birth of the Audience of Her Majesty, to notify the Birth of the Young voung Prince, Son to the Electoral Prince of Brunwick. Prince. On the 27th of February, it was Declared, That Her Mr. Hyde Majesty had been pleased, by Her Letters Patents, uno otppointed der the Great Seal of England, to constitute and appoint Multer Michael Hyde, Ffq; Commiflary and Muster Master GentMiafter ral of all the Forces in English Pay. General. The same Day a Proclamation came out, appointing Pöbelnm..- a Genera? Falt to be observ'd the oth of April next. tion for a The next Day Signior Nicholo Erizzo and Signior All'io Pisani, Ambassadors Extraordinary from the Re
publick of Venice, had a private Audience of Her Majesty A. C. at St. James's, having been presented by Signior Cornaro, Ambassador in Ordinary from the said Republick, and
, 1706. introduced by Charles Cottrell, Esq; Afiftant Master of the Ceremonies.
Feb. 28. A LIST of the most Eminent Persons who Died in
the Extrathe Year 1706.
ordinary N the 29th of January 170., died at Bath, Charles, Ambassa
Sackville, Earl of Dorfer and Middlesex, Baron Buck-dors form hurff, Lord Cranfield of Cranfield, and Knight of the most Venice, noble Order of the Garter, being near 70 Years of lave a priAge. His Paternal Ancestors came into England at the vate AuNorman Conquest, and their Descendants, throughout dience. all Ages since, have been Men of great Note in their The Earl of several Times; of whom Sir Thomas Sackville, Knighted Dorset's by the Duke of Norfolk, on the 8th of June, 1566, in the Death Jan. Eighth Year of Queen Elizabeth, was not of the least E-29, 1707. minence, both for his Learning, and high Abilities. He was the same Day advanced to the Degree and Dignity of a Baron of this Realm, by the Title of Lord Bucknurit, and was afterwards, twice Ambassador from Queen Elke zabeth, viz. to King Charles IX. of France, and ta the States of the United Provinces, and was had in such high Esteem with her Majesty, (to whom he was by Confanguinity allyed) That She made him Lord Treasurer of England, and one of the Lords Commislioners for Exercising the Office of Earl-Marshal. Upon King James the First's coming to the Crown, he had his Patent for that great Office of Lord High Treasurer renew'd for Life, and on the 13th of March, 1603 in the First Year of that Reign, was created Earl of Dorset. He was likewise Chancellor of the University of Oxford, and Knight of the most Noble Order of the Garter, being much commended for his Elocution, but much more for the Excellency of his Pen. The Earl now deceased, was created Lord Cranfield of Cranfield, and Earl of Middlesex, by Letters Patent bearing Date at Weftminster on the 4th of April 1676, and succeeded his Father Richard Earl of Dorset, whose' Father was Edward Lord Chamberlain to the Queen; and this Richard, the Son of Robert, the Son of Thomas, the first Earl of Dorset ; so that Charles was the Sixth Earl in Descent. Upon the Revolution in 168, he was made Lord Chamberlain of the Houshold ca King William III. He had the Honour and Trust of being constituted one of the Lords Justices of England in 1695, 1696, 1697 and 1698: He resigned the Office of Lord Chamberlain of the Houlbold in 1697 ; yer upon advantageous Terms, and was succeeded therein by the Earl of Sunderland. The Pregnancy and Sprightliness of bis Wit, recommended him to the Esteem and Intimacy of King Charles II. infon uch that he was a constant Sha