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wrote) who married Maud, daugh- in Huntingdon, Cambridge, Linter and heir of William Philip Vaug. coln, and Northampton fhires, for han, of Tilliglase, by Wenlian his the term of thirty years. Also in wife, daughter and co-heir of Sir the reign of Hen. VIII. he was made Thomas Barry, by Elizabeth his one of the king's serjeants at arms: . wife, daughter of Richard lord' and having this employment at, Talbot. Which Sir Thomas Barry court, obtained for Richard, his son. was son and heir of Gerald de and heir, the office of a page of the, Barrye, lord of Castle-Scalt in Here. crown. Likewise, in the reign of fordshire. Philip Sicelt, by the said Hen. VIII. he obtained a grant to Maud, had issue, Philip, his son and himself and son, of the keepership heir; and David Sicelt, ancestor to of Clyff-park, in the county of the present earls of Exeter and Northampton. And in Hen. VIII. Salisbury,

(continuing still serjeant at arms) Philip, the eldest son, was father was constituted steward of the king's of John Sycill (as he wrote his name) lordship of Coly-Weston in that of Alterennes, and of the parish of county; and was escheator of the Waterstone in the county of Here county of Lincoln from Nov. 15) ford, who by his last will and tes- the twenty-first year of the reign of tament, bearing date the 21st of Hen. VIII. to Nov.15, the twentyJune 1551, in the 5th year of Edw. second year of Hen. VIII. In the 23d VI. orders his body to be buried in year of Henry VIII, on the death of the parish church of St. Peter's in Sir William Spencer, knight, he was Walterstone, and leaves to Elizabeth conftituted sheriff of NorthamptonWeynston his wife, his manfion- fire, for the remaining part of that house of Alterennes, with the lands year; and was also sheriff the next : thereunto belonging, for life; and ensuing year. And having been after her deceale, to William his three times alderman of Stamford, son and heir, and his heirs for ever. departed this life in the year 1541,, And entails his other lands in Here- the 34th year of Henry VIII. as fordshire and Monmouthshire on Tould seem by the probate of bis , the said William his son; and, in last will and testament, which bears, default of issue, on Thomas his date that year. By which tesia-, fon, remainder to Philip Sycill his ment, dated on the feast of the con-, fon, remainder to Anne and Alice his version of St. Paul 1535, being daughters. But I return to David, wrote David Cyfell of Stamford, in, younger son of Philip Sicelt, be- the county of Lincoln, esq; he orfore-mentioned. Which David have ders his body to be buried in the ing purchased a fair estate in Lin. parish-church of St. George of colnshire, in the reign of Henry VII. Stamford; and that Sr William he founded a chantry in St. George's Huddleston sing for his soul, and all church in Stamford; and in the Christian souls for the space of a. reign of Hen. VIII. was constituted year, in the said church of St. water-bayliff of Wittlesey-mere in George. He bequeaths to Jane his the county of Huntingdon; as wife all his lands in Stamford, Nafalso keeper of the swans there, and syngton, and elsewhere, for term of, throughout all the waters and fens her life ; and, after her decease, to

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Richard his ton and heir, and to tures and closes in Maxe; and in his heirs for ever. And to Joan, the 31st year of Henry VIII. he was his daughter, one half of his hou- sheriff of Rutlandshire. In the 32d fhold-stuff at Dewlby. He more- year of Henry VIII. being wrote over bequeaths to Richard, his eld- Richard Cecyll of Burley in the eft fon, his best gown. To An- county of Northamptom, esq; he thony Villers his second best gown, had a grant to him, his heirs, and his best doublet, and his velvet alligns for ever, of the scite of St. jacket. To David, his son, his black Michael's priory near Stamford, and gown of cloth lined with damalk, the church; and 299 acres of arable a doublet of fattin Itreaked, with a land, lying near Stamford in the jacket and his green coats. And county of Northampton. In the the residue of his goods he be- 34th year of Henry VIII. bequeathed to Richard Cyffel his son, ing then yeoman of the wardrobe, to the honour of God, and the health of he was made steward of the king's bis foul, after ibe moft laudable manner manors of Nafsyngton, Garwell, and that be can do or devise; and ordains Upton, in the county of Northamphim sole executor. The said Jane his ton for life. In the 36th year of wife was daughter and heir of Henry VIII. he purchaled the maJohn Dicons of Stamford, by Mar- nor of Efyngdon, in the county of garet his wife, daughter and heiress Rutland, then also in the crown, as of John Semark. His son and parcel of the earl of Warwick's heir, Richard Cyffel, the 8th year of lands. In the 37th year of Henry Henry VIII. was made one of the VIII. he surrendered his custody of pages of the crown. In the 12th Warwick-castle. And departing year of Henry VIII. he waited on this life March the 22d, 1553, was the king at that famous interview buried in St. Martin's church in with the king of France between Stamford, leaving issue by Jane bis Calais and Guiesnes; and in the wife, daughter and heir to William 25th year of Henry VIII. being Heckington of Bourn, in the county groom of the robes to that king, of Lincoln, esq; William his son and obtained a grant of the office of con- heir, and three daughters, Anne, ftable of Warwick-castle, then in married to John White of Tuxford, in the crown. In the 27th year of the county of Nottingham, esq; ElizHenry VII. being one of the grooms abeth to Robert Wingfield of Upton, of the wardrobe, he had a grant of in the saine county, esq; and secondthe office of bailiff of the king's ly to Hugh Allington, esq; and Mar. water, called Witilesey-mere, and garet to Roger Cave of Stamford, the custody of the swans, and those in the county of Northampton, efq; 'waters called Great-Crick and Me. Which William his son and heir, rys, in the counties of Cambridge, born at Bourn in Lincolnshire, Lincoln, Huntingdon, and Nor. anno 1521, being (as our historians thampton, fur the term of thirty write) “ a person of great learning years after the expiration of the and singular judgment, admirable terms granted to David Cecyll his moderation, and comely gravity, father. In the 90th year of Henry came to be the chiefest statesinan VIII. he had a grant of divers para of the age wherein he lived; unto

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whofe prudence in council much is Some, however, there were, who attributed, for the biellings they en- approved Effex's measures, as conjoyed, by that prosperous and hap-ceiving he was principally concernpy government, throughout the ed for the honour and welfare of long reign of queen Elizabeth of his country. His lordship, therefamous memory.” All which is fore, to silence these men, wrote a particularly manifested in his life, formal kind of defence, wherein he wrote by one who was conversant exhibited such weighty arguinents with him for the last 25 years of his to support his opinion for peace, as life. Not long before his death, his convinced all dispassionate men. lordship was desirous of leaving his And though they produced not the queen and country in perfect peace desired effect, yet whilft his lordand tranquility; to which end he ship lay sick, by his provident cone deavoured to bring about an duct a treaty was set on foot with accommodation with the king of the states of Holland, whereby the Spain. But in this he was op- queen was eased of yearly expence, posed by the earl of Eflex, and no less than 120,000 I. English. He the swordfinen his adherents, who had by his first wife Mary Cheek, (as Camden has observed, in the life daughter of Peter Cheek, and lifter of queen Elizabeth) laboured bard of Sir John Cheek, a gentleman of Azairf any notions for peace, fiiffly known learning, Thomas earl of urged the impossibility of making any Exeter, a person remarkably blessed honourable treary with Spain, or, in- in a numerous issue. He was mardeed, any terms but what they would ried to her in 1541, and the died in break; upon these and the like Juggel the same year. In 1546 he had his rions, “ That the Spaniards were a second wife Mildred Coke, daughfubtle and enterprising people, and ter of Sir Anthony Coke of Giddyvery ambitious of extending their hall, in Essex, knt. who was precnpire ; that they bore a moft in- ceptor to queen Elizabeth ; by veterate averfion to England, and whom he had Robert earl of Salisprofeffed a religion quite contrary bury, who succeeded him in his to it; that the pope's dispensing most honourable employments (a power was unlimited; and the happiness which is very rare and axiom generally espoused, Faith is unusual) besides two daughters, viot to be kepe with heretics. These both of which he outlived ; (as alarguments, and the

and the apprehen- fo his second lady who died in 1589) tion of future dangers, and in- viz. Anne countess of Oxford, who conveniencies, he much infited on; had three daughters, Elizabeth, insomuch that the lord-treafurer was wife to William earl of Derby ; provoked to say, that he seemed intent Bridget, married to the lord Norris ; upon nothing but blood and laugbter; and Sufan, wife to Philip earl of and after a very warm debate upon Montgomery; as likewise Elizathis point, he took out a prayer- beth, married to William Wentbook, and, without ufing any words, worth, who had no children, pointed to this passage, Men of blood hall no live 046 half their days.' [To be concluded in our nexr.)

To the Authors of the British MAGAZINE.

GENTLEMEN,

medicine, being a kind of æthiops SINCE the publication of Mr. of antimony, that has exactly di

Ward's receipts, by the bene- milar effects to Dr. James's celevolent Mr. Page, it has been con- brated fever powder : of which I troverted whether M. Clutton dit- have received ocular demonstracovered (by analization) the in- tion. gredients of which the pill and drop were compounded. I am of opinion that he did;

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I am,

The DEFINITIVE TREATY of Friendship and Peace,

between his Britannick Majesty, the Moft Chriftian King, and the King of Spain. Concluded at Paris, the roth Day of February 1763. To which the King of Portugal acceded on the same Day.

In the Name of the Moft Holy and Un. by the Grace of God, King of Great

divided Trinity, Father, Son, and Britain, France and Ireland, Duke of Holy Ghost. Šo be it.

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Treasurer, and Elector, of the Holy E it known to all those to whom Roman Empire ; the most serene and

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teench, by the Grace of God, most It has pleased the Most High to Christian King; and the most serene diffuse the spirit of union and concord and most potent Prince, Charles the among the Princes, whose divisions Third, by the Grace of God, King had spread troubles in the four parts of Spain and of the Indies, after haof the world, and to inspire them with ying laid the foundations of peace in the inclination to cause the comforts of the Preliminaries, signed ac Fountainpeace to succeed to the misfortunes of bleau the 3d of November lalt; and a long and bloody war, which, hav, the most serene and most potent Prince, ing arifen between England and Don Joseph the First, by the Grace France, during the reign of the most of God, King of Portugal and of the serene and most potent Prince, George Algarves, after having acceded thereto, the Second, by the Grace of God, determined to compleat, without deKing of Great Britain, of glorious !ay, this great and important work. memory, continued under the reign For this purpose, the high contracting of the most serene and most potent parties have named and appointed Prince, George the Third, his fucceffor, their respettive Ambassadors Extraorand, in its progress, communicated dinary and Ministers Plenipotentiary, itself to Spain and Portugal: Conse. viz. his Sacred Majesty the King of quently, the most serene and most Great Britain, the most illustrious and potent Prince George she Third, most excellent Lord, John Duke and Earl of Bedford, Marquis of Tavis. fhall give the greatest attention to tock, &c. his Minister of State, maintain between themselves and Lieutenant General of his Armies, their faid dominions and subjects, this Keeper of his Privy Seal, Knight of reciprocal friendship and corresponthe most Noble Order of the Garter, dence, without permilling, on either and his Ambassador Extraordinary and lide, any kind of hoftilities, by sea Minifter Plenipotentiary to his Moft or by land, to be committed, from Christian Majelty; his Sacred Majesty henceforth, for'any cause, or under the Most Christian King, the most any pretence whatsoever"; and every illustrious and most excellent Lord thing shall be carefully avoided, which Cæsar Gabriel de Choiseul, Duke of might, hereafter, prejudice the uniPraslin, peer of France, Knight of on happily re-eftablished, applying his Orders, Lieutenant General of his themselves, on the contrary, on every Armies, and of the Province of Britan- occasion, to procure for each other ny, Counsellor in all his Councils, and whatever may contribute to their Minister and Secretary of State, and mutual glory, interests, and advanof his Commands and Finances : his tages, without giving any assistance or Sacred Majefty the Catholick King, protection, directly or indire&tly, to the most illustrious and most excellent those who would cause any prejudice Lord Don Jerome Grimaldi, Marquisto either of the high contracting de Grimaldi, Knight of the most parties: there shall be a general obChriftian King's Orders, Gentleman livion of every thing that may have of his Catholick Majesty's Bed-cham- been done or committed before, or ber in employment, and bis Ambassa- fince, the commencement of the war, dor Extraordinary to his most Chrifti- which is just ended. an Majefty; his Sacred Majesty the Art. II. The treaties of WestphaMost Faithful King, the most illus. lia of 1648; those of Madrid between trious and most excellent Lord, Mar- the crowns of Great Britain and Spain tin de Mello and Caftro, Knight of 1667, and 1670; the treaties of Professed of the Order of Chrift, of peace of Nimeguen of 1678, and 1679; his most Faithful Majesty's Council, of Ryswyck of 1697; those of Peace and his Ambassador and Minister and of Commerce of Utrecht of 1713; Plenipotentiary to his moft Christian that of Baden of 1714; the Treaty Majesty.

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of the Triple Alliance of the Hague Who, after having duly communi- of 1717 ; that of the Quadruple Alli. cated to each other their full powers, ance of London of 1718; the Treaty in good form, copies whereof are of Peace of Vienna of 1738; the tranfcribed at the end of the present Definitive Treaty of Aix la Chapelle treaty of peace, have agreed upon the of 1748 ; and that of Madrid, between articles, the tenor of which is as the Crowns of Great Britain and Spain, follows :

of 1750 ; as well as the Treaties beArt. I. There shall be a christian, tween the Crowns of Spain and Por. universal, and perpetual peace, as tugal, of the 13th of February 1668 ; well by fea as by land, and a fincere of the 6th of February 1715; and of and constant friendship shall be re- the 12th of February 1761 ; and that established between their Britannick, of the 11th of April 1713, bet ween Moit Christian, Catholick, and Molt France and Portugal, with the guaFaithful Majesties, and between their ranties of Great Britain ; serve as a heirs and successors, kingdoms, do. basis and foundation to the Peace, minions, provinces, countries, fuband the present Treaty: and for this je is, and vassals, of what quality or purpose, they are all renewed and concondition foever they be, without firmed in the best form, as well as exception of places, is of persons: all the Treaties in general, which subSo that the high contracting parties fifted between the high contracting

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