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and it was said, that they purchased the con were not so considerable as the Court of fiscated estates upon very eafy terms. Ihe Vienna gave out in their public news. The Nobility of Hungary seemed irreconcileable malecontents suf'ered much in them, but to the Court of Vienna. On the other came foon together again, and they subhand, those of that Court, who had those lifted so well by the mines, of which they confiscations assigned them, and knew, that had poliessed themfelves, and the incurfions the restoring these would certainly be in- they inade, and the contributions they raised hited on as a necessary article, in any treaty from the Emperor's subjects, that, unless the that might follow, did all they could to ob war was carried on more vigorously, or a struct such a treaty. It was visible, that peace offered more fincerely, that kingdom Ragotski, who was at their head, aimed at ivas long like to be a scene of blood and rathe principality of Transylvania ; and it pinė. was natural for the Hungarians to look on So likewise was its neighbouring kiogdom liis arriving at that dignity, by which he of Poland. It was heped, that the talk of could assist and protect them, as the best se a new election was only a loud thrcatening, curity they could have. On the other to force a peace fooner ; but it proved otherhand, the Court of Vienna, being possessed wise. A Dyet was brought together of of that principality, would not ealily part those who were irreconcileable to King Auwith it. . In the midst of all this ferment, a guitus; and, after many d:lays, Stanitlaus Revolution happened in the Turkish em Le zinkski, Palatine of Poinania, was cholen pire. A new Sultan was set up, so that all and proclaimed their King, and he was imthings were now at a stand, till it might be mediately owned by the King of Sweden. known what was to be expected from him. The Cardinal Prinate seemed at first unThey were foon delivered from this anxiety, willing to agree to this; but he suffered for he fent a Chiaus to the Court of Vienna, himself to be forced into it; and this was to assure them, that he would give no athf believed to be an artifice cf his to excuse tance to the malecontents. That Court, himself to the Court of France, whose pen. being freed from those apprehensions, re fioner he was, and to whom he had engaged folved to carry on the war in Hungary as to carry the elegiion for the Prince of Conti. vigorously as they could. This was im The war was carried on this year with variputed to a secret practice from France on ous success on both fides. King Augustus some of that Court; and there were so many mode a quick march to Warsaw, where he concerned in the confiscations, that every surprised some of Stanislaus's puriy, the latter proposition that way was powerfully fup- escaping narrowly himself. But the King ported.. Thus Iuly was neglected, and the of Sweden followed to closely that, not being tiege of Landau ivas ill-lupportel, their able to fight him, King Auguftus was Chief Itrength being employed in Hungary, obliged to retreat into Saxony, where he Yet, when the Ministers of the allies priiled continued for some ni nths. There he the opening a ticity with the malecontents, ruined his own dominions, by the great prethe Emperor seemed willing to refer the ar- porations he made to retuin with a mighty bitration of that matter to his allies. But, force; but his delays induced many to forthough it was fit to speak in that ftyle, yet fake his party; for it was given out, that he no such thing was deligned. A weaty was
no more, and that it was opened, but when it was known, that'lcher weary of the war, which he had good reassa had the chief management of it, there was to be. Polind, in the mean while, was in no reafon to expect any good cffcet of it. a moft miferable condition. The King of He was born a Protestant, a subject of the Sweden fulded his army in it, and his Palatinate, and was often employed by the
temper giew daily more fierce and Godric. Elector Charles Lewis to negociate affairs at He was refolved io make no peace, till Authe Court of Vienni. He, fecirg a profeet of guitus was driven out; but, in the mean rising in that Court, changed his religion, time, his own coun ry jurored grectly. Liand became a creature of the Jesuits, and vonia was destroyed by the Mulccrites, who adhered steadily to all their interelis. He ma had taken Naiva, and made fome pregtels in naged that secret p:n&liee with the French in Sweden. The Pepe aliouled the intellis the treaty of Rylivick, by which the l'ro. of King fous, for to support a new testants of the Palatinate suffered fo conti convert of such importana e was thought a derulle prejudice. The trenty in Hungary point worthy the 2.el of that See. lie fuck at the preliminaries, for indead neither therefore cirúd the Cordial Primate to apfide was then inclined to treat. The male pear at Rome, and to give an account of the contents were supported by France : They ihere he had in all that wer. The Pope was Here routed in several eng cenients , lout thiele how wholly in the Toonch intereit, and man
tained the character, which they pretend to, give, with what I am able to spare from my o a common father with so much partiality, own expences, shall be carefully applied to that the Emperor himself, how tame and the best advantage for the public service : subir islive foever to all the impositions of that And I earnestly recommend to you a speedy See, yet could not but make loud complaints dispatch, as that, which, under the good of it. The Pope had threatened, that he providence of God, we must chiefly depend would thunder out excommunications a upon, to disappoint the earliest designs of our gainst all those troops, which should continue enemics. in his dominions." The Emperor was so • My Lords and Gentlemen, implicit in his faith, and so ready in his obe ' I cannot but tell you how essential it is dience, that he ordered his troops to retire out for attaining thofe great ends abroad, of of the Ecclesiastical State ; but all the ef. which we have fo hopeful a prospect, that we fect this had was to leave that State intirely should be intirely united at home. in the hands of the French, against whom • It is plain our enemies have no encouthe Pope did not think fit to fulminate, ragement left, but what arises from their though he' pretended fill, that he would hopes of our divisions. It is therefore your maintain a neutrality ; and both the Vene concern not to give the least countenance to tians and the Great Duke adhered to him in thote lopes. that resolution, and continued neutral during My inclinations are to be kind and inthe war.
dulgent to you all. I hope you will do no. After this view of the state of affairs abroad, thing to endanger the loss of this opportuniit is time to return to England, where, on ty, which God has put into our hands, of the 29th of O&tuber, the Parliament met at securing ourselves and all Europe ; and that Wettininster, according to the last proroga- there will be no contention among you, but tion ; and the Queen, being come to the who shall most promote the public welfare. House of Peers, made the following speech • Such a temper as this, in all your proto both Houses :
ceedings, cannot fail of securing your reputa
tion both at home and abroad. My Lords and Gentlemen,
• This would make me a happy Queen, "THE great and remarkable success, whose utmost endeavours would never be with which God has blessed our arms in this wanting to make you a happy and flourithfummer, has stirred up our good subjects, in ing people.' all parts of the kingdom, to express their
The two Houses immediately voted cons unanimous joy and satisfaction ; and I afsure myself you are all come disposed to do gratulatory addresses ; and, the next day,
the following one every thing, that is necessary for the effec
was presented by the
Lords : tual prosecution of the war, nothing being more obvious, than that a timely improve · WE, your Majesty's molt dutiful and ment of our prefent advantages will enable loyal subjects, the Lords Spiritual and Temus to procure a lasting foundation of security poral, in Parliament assembled, beg leave to for England, and a firm fupport for the li retuin our humble and hearty thanks to berty of Europe. This is my aim. I have your Majesty for your most gracious speech no intereft, nor ever will have, but to pro
to your Parliament. mote the good and happiness of all my sub The kindness and indulgence your Majects.
jesty hath expressed for all your subjects ; « Gentlemen of the Ilouse of Commons, your care to create a perfect union among us, “I must desire fuch fupplies of you, as by forewarning us of the mischiefs of divimay be requisite for carrying on the next fions ; your gcodness in declaring your own yer's service both by fea and land, and for happiness to depend upon that of your peopunctually performing our treaties with all ple ; your dehre to see that happiness fetched our allies, the rather, for that some of them upon a lafting foundation ; your strict rehave just pretensions depending ever since gard to treaties ; your justice to p blic en. she last svar; and I need not put you in gagements, abroad as well as at home; and mind of what importance it is to preserve your noble concern for the support of the lithe public credit, both abroad and at home. berties of Europe ; comprehend all the roya!
" I believe you will find some charges ne qualities, that can be desired in a Sovereign; ceffry next year, which were not mentioned and when they are all fo manifestly united in the last fellion ; ani some extraordinary in your royal person, we and the whole naexpences incurred since, which were not then tion should be inexcusable to God and the provided for.
whole world, to this age and to pofterity, if "I assure you, that all the supplies you we Mould not cadeavour effectually to ac
complith all those great and excellent designs, every thing necesary for the effectual prosewhich your Majesty hath so wisely and gra- cution of the war ; and therefore your Mac cioully recommended.
jefty may depend upon cur providing such "We, for ourselves, faithfully assure your supplies, and giving fuch speedy dispatch to Majesty, that we will do all in our pow the public business, as may enable your Maer to bring this feilion to a happy and speedy jesty to purfue these advantages lo happily conclusion, and to improve, to the ut obtained over the common enemy, which we most, the blessed opportunity, that God hath can never doubt but your Majeity's wisdom put into our hands.
will improve to the procuring a lasting secue • Upon this occafion of approaching your rity for England, and a firm support ter tise Majesty, we defire humbly to congratulate liberty of Europe.' the great and glorious fuccels of your Ma • We are truly sensible, that nothing can jesty's arms, in conjunction with those of be more ellential for the attaining those great your allies under the command of the ends, than to be intirely united at hone. Duke of Marlborough. We can never c
We shall therefore we our utmost erdenough admire your wisdom and courage, in vours, by all proper methods, to prevent all fending that feasonable and necesary affil- divisions among us, and will have no contance to the empire ; and we cannot too tention, but who mall most promote and much commend the fecrecy and bravery, establish the public welfare both in Church with which your orders were executed. and State. Thus your Majetty's reign will
- What remains for us to do, is, to be be made h Ppy, and your memory bletled to seech God, that the like success may attend all posterity.' your Majesty's arms, till you see the Protestant religion and the liberty of Europe let The Queen' returned then thanks for the tied upon a firm and lasting foundation ; and asurances they gave her of dispatching the that your Majesty may live many years, to supplies, and arciding all divisions; both have the pleasure and glory of beholding which, as thcy were extremely acceptable to thole parts of the world happy in the enjoy- her, fo they would be advantageous to :hemment of those blellings, which your Majeity felves and beneficial to the public.' Thall have procured for them.'
The Lords address was universilly ap+ To this the Queen answered," I am very plauded; but that of the Commons gave sensible of the great duty and afre tion you have expressed in the several particulars of great ofence; particularly, because it spoke
in the fame terms of the Duke of Marlbothis address; and I return you my hearty rough's victorics and the advantages gained thanks for your congratulation of our great hy Sir George Rooke. It was also observed, Tuccess, and for the assurance of your readiness to concur in prosecuting it eficétually.'
that the promise, which they made to the
Queen, ' of using their utmolí enlavours to The addrels presented by the Commons, ftrained by the addition of all proper me
prevent all divitions, was in a manner rethe same day, was thus expresied :
thods, which many looked upon as omiMost gracious Sovereign, "WE, your Majesty't molt dutiful-and However, after the Commons had taken loyal subjects, the Knights, Citizens, and the services of the army and navy into conBurgefles, in Parliament atteinbled, do beg lideration, and, by an unanimous vote, on leave to return to your Majesty our molt the ad of November, desired the Queen“ to humble and hearty thanks for your Majesty's bestow her bounty upon the seamen and most gracious speech from the Throne'; and land-forces, who had behaved themselves lo to congratulate your Majesty upon the great gallantly,' they proceeded to the fupply. and glorious success, with which it hath The leveral fums they granted for the navý, plealed God to bless your Majesty in the in- the army, and other necessary expences, itire defeat of the united force of France and mounted to four millions, lix hundred and Bavaria, hy the arms of your Majesty and seventy thousand, four hundred and eightyyour allies, under the command, and by the fix pounds; which they resolved to levy by courage and conduct of the Duke of Marl a land-tax of four Phillings in the pound, by borough ; and in the victory obtained by continuing the duties on malt, by railing your Majesty's fleet, under the command, eight hundred and seventy-seven thousand, and by the courage of Sir George Rooke. nine hundred and thirty-one pounds, by fale
"Your Majesty can never be disappointed of annuities, and by several other ways and in your expectation from us, your futhfud means. They made to great i dispatch, Commons, who all coine disposed to do that, on the gih of December, the land-tax
Lill received the royal assent, on which occa- patch of so great a part of the necessary fup: fion the Queen made a fhort fpe-ch to both plies, which she looked upon to be a sure Houses, wherein, in particular, the returned pledge of their affections for her service. thanks to the Commons, for their early dif
(To be continued.)
The Compendious Peerage of England, continued from Page 152, of our Ma
gazine for March laft, with the Arms finely engraved, and a genealogical Account of the Novle Family of MORDAUNT, Earl of Peterborough and Monmouth.
T appears from the records of this fa- the Parliament which met at Westminster;
mily, collected in the reign of King and by Elisabeth his wife, daughter of John Charles II, and printed at the charge of Holdenby of Holdenby in com. NorthampHenry Ear) of Peterborough, that Ofbeit le ton, was father of William Mordaunt, Esq. Mordaunt, a Norman Knight, was poflefled This William was living in rı E. IV, of Radwell in Bedford hire, by the gift of and married Margaret, daughter of John his broth r, which he had of William the Pecke of Cople in Bedfordshire, by whom Conqueror, for his services, and the service he had, among other children, Jóhn and of his father, in the conquest of this king. William dom.
John, son and heir, was seated at Turvey This Sir Osbert le Mordaunt had issue in com. Bedf, and, in 2 H. VII, was one two sons, Osmund and Baldwin ; and or of the King's Commanders at the battle of mund had issue Fuitach le Mordaunt, who Stoke near Newark on Trent, against John by mariage with Alice, eldest daughter and Earl of Lincoln, and his adherents. Being coheir of William de Aineto, modernly cal- also learned in the laws, he was constituted Dauney, become pollest of the Lord thip of King's Sarjeant in 11 H. VII, Justice of Turvey in Bedfordibire. Several deeds of Chelter in 15 Hen. VII, and soon after this Evanche are extant, by the name of Chancellor of the duchy of Lancaster ; and Euftachius incrc:unt de Waball,
made one of the Knights of the sword, at the William Mor'aunt, his fun and heir, was creation of Henry Prince of Wales. Lord of Turva, Radwell, Afunull, and o Sir Willicm Dugdale in his Baronage, ther lands, and wils fuccceded therein by a (and others from him) make this Sir John fon of his own ita re.
Mordaunt to be the first Lord Mordaunt; Which William was likewile pofTeffed of but it is eviderit, that he died in the 2.ft Chichely. He had iftue by kole his wife, year of King Hen. VII, his will beiring daughter of Sir Ralph Wake, Robust his date on the sth of September 1504, and the ton and hair, (mentioned in curters in 16 probate thereof the 6th of December follow; Ed. II, and 7 and 29 Ed. III.) wbo was ing; and is to be seen in the register intitled Knight of the thire for the county of Bed- Holgrave in the prerogative Court of Canford, in the Parliament held at Westminster terbury. He had divers manors in the in
15 Ed. Ill. lle mured joan, daughter counties of Bedford, Bucks, Northampton, of Thomas Froirick, and had itsue Edmund Hertford, Eflex, Surry, and Northumberle Mordaunt, who added to the posicilions land, which he settles on William Morof his anceitors Clifton and Shephaell, and daunt his son and heir, and his heirs-male; lived in ihe reign of King Edward III, es and in default, on 'ohn his son, and is default appears by his charters. He married Helen, to joan his daughter, remainder to Elifabeth daughter and coheir of Ralph Brook, frim his fifter, wife of Wittan Brown. wirich match proceeded Kobert le Mordaunt The faid Williain, his eldest fon, was exe. his son and heir,
citor and administrator of his father's will: This Robert le Mordaunt is mentioned but, dying without illie, the estate devched in deeds in 49 E. III, and 14 Richard II; on John his brother and heir. and having married Agnes, daughter and Which John, was knighted before the ber of Joản Strange of Hampton-Tudworin 11th year of King Henry VIII, when he in Sussex, by Elisabeth his wife, daughter was one of those appointed to attend the and heir of William Butler of Waldern in Queen at the interview with Francis King of the same county, had itlue a fin of his own France; and, in 14 Hen. VIII, waited on pame, who succeeled him.
the King at Canterbury, at his nating Which Robert, in 9 Henry V, was one of 'with the Emperor. Meriting much by rei the Knights for the County of Bedford, in fon of his great abilities, he had summar: 3