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FOREIGN AFFAIRS, 1751. 143 HE French are every day not only by the king of Portugal, he has larely re. T

duced the duties payable upon the importaject for increafing their trade and improv tion of Sugar from Brazil to one half of ing their marine : For these purposes, re. what have been paid for some years, in veral fhips have lately failed with recruits, order to restore that branch of trade', which to compleat the garisons in their several has been almoft ruined by the high duties. American colonies; and it is reckoned that At Madrid they have advice from Peru, above 600 officers discharged fince the peace, that a deep cavern has been discovered in a are gone to serve in those colonies. Anum village called Urcos, about 15 miles from ber of vessels are fitting out in order to Cusco, upon the river Quiquixana, in which transport artillery and ammunition to the were three coffins of mally gold, two inchcoast of Africa, and likewise fome hun. es and a half thick, wherein, as far as they dreds of people, who are intended to found could judge from some Hieroglyphicks ena colony there : In order to improve their graved upon them, were deposited the bones Turkey trade,, they have, besides the so of three of the ancient kings of Peru. sols per ton upon foreign shipping, impo From Vienna we have advice, that on sed a duty of to per cent, upon all goods March 19, N. S. her imperial majesty was imported from the Levant by foreign ships; happily delivered of a princess. and that they may never want expert sea By accounts from several places we are officers, a marine academy has been esta. told of great preparations making by the blished at Breft, the members of which are Turks for a war in Europe, and that seve. directed to compile a dictionary for explain. ral changes have been made in the divan, ing every thing relating to naval affairs.

all of which seem to tend the same way; An expedient is talked of at Paris for which is the more to be apprehended, as composing the difference between the king the troubles in Persia seem to increase raof France and his clergy ; the latter being

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Or GENTLEMAN's Monthly Intelligencer.

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Type and calculation of eclipse of the moon
that will be on May 29

Peevithness display'd and censur'd
Story of Chrysalus and Eriphile ibid.
Poetry, Hobbinol, a new song fet to

A country dance

Extract from a poem, intitled, The Bramir

The first psalm paraphrased

An epiftle to a friend

On a very pretty young gentleman, who

appeared at a late masquerade in a fe.
male dress

- ibid.
The spring, a new song

On woman

Epitaph on Mr. Alexander Rors, with an
English translation

On the death of the prince

A rebus solved

On the Supreme Being

On seeing in manuscript The Morning Walk,
or Benefit of Exercise

Advice to a friend

A song

An essay on happiness


An important question in the South Sea

company determined by ballot ibid.
Malefactors executed

Solemnity of removing the corpse of the
late prince of Wales from Leicester-house

Proceffion and ceremonial at his funeral



An account of the life of the celebrated



His surprizing genius

Britain's Ife, a new song, wric the day

after the demise of the prince of Wales,

by the author of Arno's Vale


and set

to musick


The JOURNAL of a learned and political

'CLUB, &c. continued

SPEECH of C. Popilius Lænas in favour

of the motion relating to the staff-officers

in the army


SPEECH of Julius Florus against the mo-



SPEECH of M. Ogulnius in favour of the



SPEECH of C. Claudius Nero upon the

British white herring fishery bill 158

National advantages of such a Alhery ibid.


Obje&tions against carrying on a trade by a

company with a joint stock

Care of the African company


Of the East India, South-Sca and Turkey


ibid. A

Conduct and fate of our trading companies,

compared with those of other nations


Arguments against carrying on the fishery
by a company

160, 161

Pleasant story of a marriage negotiated hy

bill of exchange


Second letter on the remarkable bull of

pope Clement VI.


A curious account of some vows


The bull proved to be genuine 165

Difference between vows and oaths 166

Practice of the ecclesiasticks with regard to



The bull shewn in its true colours 168

A true copy of it


The humble remonstrance and petition of

the spirits, or gin not the sole cause of

the disorders that are amongst us


Story of Cleora, Mhewing the folly of per-

rons priding themselves upon their

noble descent, without means to support



Humorous letter on chanting


On the death and character of the prince of



Of the succession to the crown of Sweden


Declaration of the new king


Arithmetical and mathematical questions

ibid, D, G

The descriptior

. of a firflorate man of war, and several other curious pieces in prose and
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Asrbe laie unfortunate Death of sbe Prince of after the concluding of which treaty his son

WALES bas turned obe Conversation Eustace died without issue ; but as the suc-
upon ebe Princes and minorities in England cetrion was then cut off from William, he
fince the Conquest, we foall give a foort could never properly be called prince of
HISTORY of them as follows :

ILLIAM the Conque In little more than a year after this

ror had four fons, Ro. treaty Stephen died, and in pursuance there.

bert, Richard, William of was succeeded by Henry, called Henry W and Henry ; of whom A II. in the person of whom the blood of

Richard died in the life. the antient Saxon kings was restored, as time of his father, or, he was descended from Margaret fifter to

as some say, was kill Edgar Atheling, who died abroad without ed by a Itag in the New Forest. Robert iffue ; but if that alone had been to be re. succeeded his father in his dukedom of garded, the king of Scotland had a better Normandy, and William in his kingdom right than Henry, as he was descended of England; who dying without issue was from the son of Margaret, whereas Henry's succeeded by his brother Henry.


descent was from a daughter. Henry married Matilda, daughter of Henry had four sons, Henry, Richard, Malcolm king of Scotland and Margaret Geoffrey, and John. Henry the eldest was fifter to Edgar Alheling, by whom he had not only prince of England, but his faa fon named William, and a daughter ther made him be crowned and gave him named Matilda, married firft to the em the title of king, even in his life-time, tho' peror of Germany, and afterwards to he gave him none of the power ; but he Geoffrey Plantagenet earl of Anjou, by died before his father without issue, and whom she had a son, named Henry. consequently Henry II. was succeeded by his

William was filed prince of England, C second con Richard, who dying likewise being the title then given to the king's without iffue, John the youngest got himeldent fon; but at the age of 16, he was self choren king, to the prejudice of Arthur, drowned in his pallage from Normandy, son of Geoffrey his elder brother, which with a great many other young noblemen ; Arthur was upon his father's death become and upon his death, Henry, did all he could duke of Bretagne in right of his mother. to have secured to his daughter, the empress John, soon after his accession, had the Marilda, both his kingdom of England, and good luck to take both Arthur and his filter the dukedom of Normandy, which he had D Eleanora prisoners in a battle, the former taken from his eldent brother Robert ; but of whom he caused to be- murdered in the upon his death his sister's. fon, and a fa. castle of Roan, and the latter he confined in burite of his own, Stephen earl of Bo the castle of Bristol, where the lived many lome, got himself choren king of England, years and died a prisoner, by which the andby that means got also possession of progeny of Geoffrey became extin&t. Nornandy, which he presently retigned to

After a most unfortunate reign, John Eustaa his eldest son.,

died, leaving his two sons Henry prince of Stephan had, besides Eunace, another England, and Ricbard earl of Cornwall, fon name William, whom he created earl


both infants, the eldest not ten years old, of Surrey ) but being involved in continual and in a very unhappy fruation ; for moft wars with de empress Matilda and her son

of the barons had rebelled against him, Henry, he ws at last obliged to come to and chosen the dauphin of France for their a treaty with Venry, by which he was to king, who with a French army was in porhold the crown of England during his life, fefsion of London, and the greatest part of and to be succeed by Henry i prelently

the kingdom. However, young Henry, by the April, 1757.



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