270 Occurrences in London and its Vicinity. [March, ; medium of Mr. 'Hobhouse, the Under Se- great interest, no proceedings on the part

cretary, that eight of the prisoners were to of Government indicate such a belief.
be comınitted to the Tower upon a charge The accounts published respecting This.
of high treason. These were, Thistlewood, tlewood are very incorrect. His father
Brunt, Davidson, Ings, Wilson, Tidd, Har was a surveyor and civil engineer in Lin-
rison, and Monument. These were then coloshire; where his brother, a gentleman
handcuffed in pairs, and an escort of the of handsome fortune, now resides. Ar-
Horse Guards were sept for. On the ar thur (whose real name we are informed is
rival of the guards, four hackney coaches Thistlethwaite) served his time as an apo-
were procured, in each of which two pri. thecary at Newark-upon-Treot, and after-
soners were placed. They were accom wards held a commission in the Militia.
panied by the Fort-Major of the Tower, With his first wife he had a fortune of
Captain J. H. Elrington, Lavender, Bishop, 20,0001. the greater part of which he lost
Ruthven, Taunton, Salmon, and several at play and on the turf. The present Mrs.
other police-officers. The Horse Guards Thistlewood is the daughter of a respect-
surrounded thein on all sides. Every able grazier at Horncastle.
thing being in readiness, the carriages

Monday, March 6.
were driven over Westminster-bridge, aod Mr. Baker took his seat, for the first
by that route over London-bridge, up Fish time, at the Public Office, Bow-street, as
street-hill, through Fenchurch-street, and Chief Magistrate, in the room of Sit
the Minories, to the Tower. Au immeose Nathaniel Conant, wlio has retired on ac-
crowd witnessed their departure, and fol of ill bealth.
lowed their course ; but there was not a

Thursday, March 16. single sympathizing expression uttered by This morning a fire broke out at the the throog.

house of Mr. Jeffry, a potatoe merchant, After the departure of the men thus in High-street, Ratcliff, which communia committed for high treason, six of those cated to the next house, Mr. Colson's. who remained Bradburn, Cooper, Gil Some tenements at the back of the house christ, Strange, Hall, and Firth, were com sustained damage, as did several houses mitted to the custody of Mr. Adkius, Go. in the front street. We regret to add, vernor of the House of Correction, under that three poor sailors are said to have different charges; some for murder, and perished in the attic of one of the houses. others for shooting at persons with intent CITY ELECTION. This being the day to kill. They were conveyed to their place appointed for the publication of the Sheof destination under an escort of Horse riffs' formal return of the names of the Guards, and accompanied by several po- 'successful candidates, a ost respectable lice-officers.

assemblage of Liveryınen took place. The Each prisoner is confined in a separate Common Crier then made proclamation apartment; two warders, armed in the that, the Sheriffs did declare, that the voles usual way, with cutlasses and halbérds, polled by the several candidates during are in each room; and at each door is sta the election were :tioned a sentinel armed, to whose care is For Mr. Alderman Wood.........5,370 intrusted the key of the room, with strict Thomas Wilson, esq........... ..5,358 orders not to permit more than one warder Sir Wm. Curtis, Bart........

.4,908 to be absent at a time, and that only for The Lord Mayor.........

.4,259 occasional purposes.

Mr. Alderman Waithman....... .4,119 Thistlewood is placed in the prison Mr. Alderman Thorp..............3,921 known by the name of the Bloody Tower. And that, consequently, Alderman Wood, Davidsoo is in the prison over the wa T. Wilson, esq. Sir W. Curtis, and the ter-works. - Ings is in a different room of Lord Mayor, had been duly elected. the same prison.-Monument is in the THEATRICAL REGISTER. prison at the back of the horse-armoury.

New Pieces. -Brunt and Harrison occupy separate

Covent GARDEN THEATRE., apartments in the prison over the stone Feb. 22. Too late for Dinner, a Farce, kitchen.-Tidd is secured in the seven-gun by Mr. Richard Jones, of this Theatre.battery prison,-and Wilson in the prison. It is lively, amusing, and has been very over the parade.

successful. The prisoners hare, by the indulgence March 2. Ivanhoe ; or, the Knight of the Law, what is called state allowance, Templar, a Musical Drama. Some good for their daily maintenance.

scenery, and excellent acting, las made The iron gate at the East end of the this piece popular. Tower is closed, as is usual upon such


March 2. The Hebrew, a Play ascribed The examination of the prisoners before to Mr. Soane. It is founded on the story the Council, the questions and replies, of Ivanhoe ; but is in our opinion, not. are, of course, confined to that Chainber. withstanding the acting of Mr. Kean as As to the possibility that there are rainifi the Jew, inferior to the above piece at cations of this plot, which is a subject of Covent Garden.


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2d Ceylon Reg.--Lieut.-Col. Smelt, Feb. 22. [Tbis Gazette contains the Lieut.-Colonel, Proclamation, usually issued at the com Gen. Sir S. Hulse, Governor of Chelsea mencement of each new reign, for the en Hospital, v. Dundas, dec.; and Sir H. couragement of Piety and Virtue, and for Calvert, bart. Lieut. Governor, v. Hulse. the preventing and punishing of Vice, Pro March 14. 38th Foot-Major Sir C. pbaneness, and Immorality. ]

Coyler, bart. to be Major. Feb. 26. The Earl of Chatham, Gover 1st West India Reg.--Capt. Fane, to be nor of Gibraltar, v. Duke of Kent, dec.; Major, Lord Beresford, Governor of Jersey, v. Earl

March 21. Lord Howard of Effingham of Chatham ; Sir B. Spencer, Governor of to be a Knight Grand Cross of the Military Cork, v. Lord Beresford; Lieut. Gen. Hart, Order of the Bath, v. Sir D. Dundas, dec.; Governor of Londonderry and Culmore, u.

and Lieut.-Gen. Sir H. T. Montresor to be the Earl of Suffolk, dec.; and the Duke of a Knight Commauder of the same Order, Richmond, High Steward of Chichester. v. Lord Howard of Effingham. [The Gazette further notifies his Majesty's

11th Light Drag.-Major Smith, Major. approbation of the 441h Regiment being

22d Ditto-Lieut. Col. Bourchier, Major. permitted to bear on their colours and ap

491b Foot-Brevet Major Glegg, Major. pointments the words “ Badajoz” and in Salamanca.”]

Civil PROMOTIONS, 101b Light Dragoons--Lieut.-Gen. Lord Stewart, Colonel.

Wm. Hooker, esq. of Halesworth, SufIst Foot-Gen, the Marquis of Huntly, folk, Regius Professor of Botany in GlasColonel, v. Duke of Kent, dec.

gow University. 420-Gen. the Earl of Hopetoub, Colo Carleton-House, Feb. 29. C. Barnett, of nel, v. Marquis of Huotly.

Stratton Park, esq. Sheriff of Bedfordshire 44th-Lieut.-Gen. Browne, Colonel, v. The following amendments are made on Earl of Suffolk, dec.

the roll of Sheriffs (see p. 169): 50th-Major Poe, Major,

Co. of Southampton-J. Scotts, esq. mado 55th-Brevet Lieut. Col. Lord Fitzroy,

J. Scott, esq. Major.

Denbigh-J. L. Salisbury, esq. made J. L. 61st-Brevet Lieut-Col. Poitier, Major. Salusbury, esq.

92d-Lieut.-Gen. Hope, Colonel, Lord Hopetoun.

ECCLESIASTICAL PREFERMENTS. Brevel-Lieut.-Col. Ramsay, a Colonel Rev. Wm. Clayton, B. A. Ryburgh Magin the Army.

na and Parva R. Norfolk. March 4. Sir U. B. Burgh, Surveyor Rev. Rd. Eaton, B. A. Elsing R. Norfolk. General of the Ordnance.

Rev. John Dolphin, Wake Colne R. York. [The Gazette also notifies his Majesty's Rev. Henry Baker Tristram, B. A. Bramapprobation of the 25th Foot being per ham V. York, mitted to bear on their colours and ap Rev. T. F. F. Bowes, M. A. Barton in pointments the words “ Egmont-op-Zee," the Clay R. Bedfordshire. and the 5th Dragoon Guards the words Rev. Jobo Keate, D. D. to a prebend ia « Vittoria” and “ Toulouse.”]

St. George's Chapel, Windsor. Rifle Brigade-Tbe Duke of Wellington, Rev. G. Mettam, Aruesby V. Lincolnsh. Colonel in Chief.

Rev. Dr. Sandiford, to the Sinecure Reco 1st Drag. Guards-Gen. Gwyn, Colonel. tory of Ashbury, Berks, vice Mordaunt; an

49th Foot-Lieut.-Gen. Sir M. Nightio. option of the late Abp. Moore. gall, Colonel.

Rev. T. H. Ashhurst, LL. D. Yaverland 53d-Lieuto-Col. Fleming, Lieuto-Col. R. in the Isle of Wight.

BIRTH S. Jan. 13. At Hillington Hall, Norfolk, neyman out of employment, residing at the wife of Wm. Browne Polkes, esq. a son. 40, Clerkenwell Close, Clerkenwell, of three

Feb. 10. At Dublin, Lady Harriet Pa female children : who, together with the get, a daughter.--At Woodby Lodge, near mother, are likely to do well; making now Reading, Mrs. Wheble, a daughter.- a family of seven children under 10 years 14. At Rolleston-House, Staffordshire, the Lady of Sir Oswald Mosley, a daughter. March 3. 'In Rutland-square, Dublin, 16. At Boulogne-sur-Mer, the Lady of Sir the Countess of Longford, a son.--At Char. Thomas Strange, late Chief Justice of Ma. leville, Viscountess Monck, a daughter. dras, a daughter.--In Rutland-square, 16. In Bedford-square, the wife of Andrew Dublin, the Countess of Wicklow, a daugh- Spottiswoode, esq. a daughter.—The wife ter.-19. The wife of George Cock, a jour of a journeyman baker of the name of


of age.

Births and Marriages.

[March, Baxter, residing at No. 6, Monkwell-street, Beckenham, the wife of T. P. Courtenay, of three children (a girl and two boys), whn, esq. a son.-16. In Lower Grosvenorwith the mother, are all likely to do well. street, Lady Catherine Whyte Melville, a The parents are extremely poor, and have daughter.-In Upper Grosvenor-street, the two children besides.-11. At Clay Hill, Lady of Hon, Capt. Knox, R. N, a son.

MARRIAGES. 1819. Dec. 28. At Kingston, in Upper 18. Capt. C. S. J. Hawtayne, R. N. to Canada, Lieut.-Col. Lightfoot, C. B. Anne, daughter of the late Charles Hope, A. Q. M.G. to Cornelia, second daughter esq. Commissioner of the Navy. of Capt. Edward Williams.

23. W. T. Heath, esq. to Matilda, and 1820. Feb. 1. Gev. Marshall, esq. of the Rev. F. Dollman, of Milton, Kent, to Godalming, to Sarah, third daughter of Amelia, both daughters of James Heath, James Alexander, esq. of Eden Bridge. esq. of Russell-place, Fitzroy-square.,

2. W. J. Levi, esq. of Barbadoes, to Re F. W. Campbell, ésq. of Barbreck, N. B. becca, daughter of Lemon Hart, esq. of to Sophia, daughter of the late Sir E. WinFenchurch-street.

nington, bart. of Stanford Court, Worces3. The Rev. Rich, Sandilands, jun. of tershire. Putney, Surrey, to Miss De Bretty of 24. Rob. W. Partridge, esq. of Oakly Sloane-street.

Hall, Essex, to Frances Anna, daughter of John Hodgson, esq. of Lincoln's Inn, to P. Lafosse, esq. of Turnbam-green. Mary, daughter of John Godfrey, esq. of Major Spedding, of the 4th, or Queen's Purfleet.

Own Regiment of Dragoons, to Sarah, 5. J. Early Cook, esq. of the Nunnery, daughter of Hugh Parkin, esq. of Skirsgill Cheshunt, to Sarah, daughter of Isaac House. Munt, esq. of Jamaica.

26. Mr. John Whitebead, clothier, to 10. Charles Palmer Dimond,' esq. of. Miss Ross, both of Gomersall, Yorkshire ; Gray's Ion, to Mary, daughter of John the bride is daughter, niece, and sister to Woods, esq. of Chilgrove.

her father and mother; aunt and cousin to W. S. B. Turner, esq. of Newington, her brother and sisters; viece to her husSurrey, son of the late Sir Barnard Turner, band ; sister to uncles and aunts; and to Mary Anne, daughter of the late Sam. daughter to her grandfather. Steele, esq. barrister-at-law..

Lately, Capt. Laugharne, R. N. to Mary 12. Thomas Davis, esq. of the Inner Amelia, daughter of the late Sir Stewkley, Temple, barrister-at-law, to Jane Ayerst, Shuckburgh, bart. of Shuckburgh Park, daughter of John Houseman, esq. of Soho Warwickshire. square.

The Hon. R. W. Penn Curzon (now VisThomas Flower, esg. of E. 1. C. Civil count Curzon) to Lady Harriet Georgiana Service, Bombay Establishment, to Miss Brudenell, dau. of the Earl of Cardigan. Elliott, of West Cowes.

At Bath, John Benyon, esq.of Newcastle, 14. A. N.E.Mosley, Park Hill, Carmarthenshire, to Mary, daughter of the Derbyshire, to Mary Theresa, only child Rev. C. Russell, of Lydeard St. Lawrence, of the late W. Stables, esq. of Hemsworth, March 1. Lieut.-Col. Colquhoun Grant, Yorkshire.

of Forres, to Margaret, dau.of J. Brodie, esq. Chas. Gordon Gray, esq. of St. James's, 4. David Jardine, esq. of the Middle Jamaica, to Mary Augusta, second daugh- Temple, to Sarah, dau. of J. Martineau, ter of M. Faveaux, esq. of the War Office. esq. of Stamford Hill.

Rich. Hanvam, jun. esq. of East Retford, 6. Wm. Hen. Neville, esq. of Esher, solicitor, to Frances Mary, only daughter Surrey, to Mary, daughter of the late H. of the late Charles Sam. Fitzwilliam, esq. Frogley, esq. of Hounslow. of Clixby, Lincolnshire,

9. James Oldham Oldham, esq. of Mon15. Robert Hartshorn Barber, of Hayton tague Place, Russell-square, to Mrs. QuinCastles, Notts. barrister-at-law, to the tin Craufurd, of Belle Vue Place, Chel. daughter of Samuel Wordsworth, esq. of tenham. Edinburgh.

J. Attersoll, esq. of Portland Place, to Arthur Hinckley, esq. of Lichfield, to Augusta, dau, of the late Thos. Neville, esq. Mary, daughter of the late John Jefferys, 11. The Hon. Charles Augustus Fitzroy, esq. late of Woodhouse.

of the Royal Horse Guards (Blue), to Lady 17. Rev. Jas. Cumming, Professor of Mary Lenox, daughter of the late, and Chemistry at Cambridge, to Sarah, daugh- sister to the present, Duke of Richmond. ter of Chas. Humfrey, esq.

Wm. S. Harvey, esq. of Londonderry, to John Loch, esq. to Rabinia Maria, dau. Jessie Mary, daughter of C. Roberts, esq. of Arch. Cullen, esq. one of his Majesty's of the Exchequer. Counsel.

20. Mr.Jobu Rees, of London, 1o Esther, G. J. Parry, esq. of Lincoln's Inn, tp. only child of the late J. Price, esq. and Mary, daughter of Lieut. Col. W. Brooks, presumptive heiress of the late William of E. I. Company's service.

Willis, esq. of West Ham.

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appeared to have closed throughout the Charles Ferdinand, Duke of Berri, Continent all the asylums which Europe second son of his Royal Highness Mon- bad, till that time, afforded to the Boursieur (whose melancholy fate we record- bons. ed in our last, p. 167), was born at Ver The Prince passed several years in sailles, Jan. 24, 1778. This Prince gave London, whence he was in tbe babit of from his earliest years indications of an making frequent journeys to Hartwell. ardent and promising disposition. His In fine, he had the good fortune to reeducation was suspended for a time by turn to his native shore in 1814. He the past events of the Revolution which Jarded at Cherbourg che 13th of April, obliged bim to withdraw from France when, placing his foot upon the shore, with his august father. He prosecuted he exclaimed in tears, “Beloved France, his studies at Turin under the direction in seeing you again, my heart is filled of the Duke de Serent, Governor of their with the tenderest emotions. Let us Royal Highnesses the Duke of Angou bring back but' an oblivion of the past, leme and Berri. The earlier part of his and peace and the desire of giving hapyouth was passed in the midst of camps. piness to the French.” Upon the road He had the bonour of receiving lessons from Cherbourg to Bayeux, he received from the illustrious Prince of Condé, the most affecting testimony of the love who was then gallantly supporting the of the people. Delighted with their honour of his name and the glory of bis transports, he could only reply to their King. He was the relative and friend arclamations by these words : Vivent of the Duke d'Enghein, who was like les bons Normands, him the victim of assassination.

It was in the environs of Bayeux he The Duke of Berri in the chequered went unattended to meet a regiment, eircumstances of his life was always be. which had up to that time refused to loved by those who were about him. In recognize the authority of the King. the army he was a strict disciplinarian ; When conducted by the Commander but be moderated the riguur of his or. into the presence of the troops, “ Brave ders by the kindness of his manner. At soldiers," said he to them, “I am the home he was affable, and displayed in Duke of Berri. You are the first French all the relations of private life an address regiment which I have met. I am happy full of mildness and amenity. When to find myself in the midst of you, I ever he was hurried by the characteris. come in the name of the King my uncle tic ardour of his mind beyond what his to receive your vath of fidelity. Let us cooler reflections would have allowed, swear together, and cry vive le Roi. The he was always ready to anticipate the soldiers replied to the appeal: a single person who might have supposed him voice only exclaimed vive l'Empereur. self ill treated, in order to offer satisfac “ That is nothing," said his Royal tion.

Highness; “ it is only the remains of During the period of his emigration, an old habit: let us repeat the cry of he bappened one day to reprimand, tou vive le Roi.It was done unanimously. severely, an officer full of honour. In a The Duke of Berri signalized bis arri. moment, perceiving his



val at Caen by setting at liberty several Privce took the gentleman aside, and prisoners, detained for two years for a said to him, “Sir, it was never my in- pretended revolt, occasioned by scarcity. tention to insult a man of hunour. On On the morrow they represented at the this ground I am no longer a Prince- Theatre the hunting-party of Henry the am like yourself, a French gentleman, Fourth. The Prince was present. The and am ready to give you all the repara. Mayor bad the happy idea of introducing tion you may demand.”

these poor people upon the stage ; and The campaigns of the Princes display at the rising of the curtain they were ed in foreign lands the characteristic seen upon their knees with their wives bravery of the French; but Providence and their children stretcbing out their reserved for other times the return of bands towards the Prince, and loading the Monarchy. The Duke of Berri, af him with blessings. Similar traits acter having exhibited in vain his warlike companied the progress of the Prinice to disposition, was 'under the necessity of Paris. Arrived at the Thuilleries, he ran - becoming a sojourner in England, as at to throw himself in the arms of bis au. that time all Germany bowed to the gust father, and turning towards the fortunes of Buonaparte, and his arms

Marshals who were present, Permit GENZ. Mag. March, 1820.

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274 The Duke of Berri-Sir David Dundas. [Marcb, me to embrace you, also she said), and The Duke of Berri, after his fatal to make you participate in all my feels catastropbe, expressed an impatience ings."

of seeing the King at his bed-side, From the time of liis return to Paris, of whom he said he had to ask a last he sought to gain the bearts of the Mili favour. “I fear," said be, from time tary. He visited the barracks, mixed to time, “ that I shall not live long with the soldiers, conversed with the enougb to ask pardon for tbis man." Chiefs. On several occasions he made It is observed, that he did not say, “ for use of happy'expressions, which were at

my assassin.” the time published in all the journals. His last moments were cheered by One day he said to General Maison, the endearing attentions of his wife. “ Let us begin to know one another.- Just before he breatbed his last, and us When we shall have made together a the King was about to make ber retire, few campaigns we shall know each the Duke seemed anxious to make other better." Unhappy Prince! he atonement for some light errors which ought to have fallen at least on the field had occasioned chagrin to her. of battle.

şaid she, bursting into tears, “ I did not At Versailles he reviewed a Regiment need this new proof to convince me, of Cavalry, some soldiers of which that this fine soul was created for Hea. frankly expressed, in his presence, some ven, whither it will certainly return!“ regret for not being any longer led to The Prince, scarcely able to articulate battle by Buonaparte.

“ What did be his words, replied, “ To die happily, I do, then, so wonderful?" said his Royal must die in thy arms, dear Caroline !" Highness. “ He led us to victory," ans These were his la:t words. His distract. wered the soldiers. “That, indeed, was ed wife was removed by force from the not very difficult,” replied the Prince, spot, where the King joined her: her “with men such as you are!''

anguisb was indescribable. She refused Let us now touch upon the details of all comfort, and in accents of despair the events which interrupted the happy said tu bis Majesty, who was taking bis days promised to France by the return departure, “Sire, I wish to be permitted of her legitimate Princes. Buonaparte to go to my father, I can no longer live brought back terror. The Duke de

in a country wbere my husband has falBerri was obliged to follow his family, len the victim of such an atrocious fying towards Belgium. In the flight, crime." The Count de Nantouillet, who this august Prince gave a new proof of bas been for thirty years the first officer his magnanimity. When he entered of his household, was introduced to bim. Bethune, three hundred soldiers 'cried “Come hither, my old friend," said the “ vive l'Empereur," with an insulent dying Prince, “ let me embrace you be vehemence. The Prince could have put fore I die." The Count could make no them to the sword, to tbe last man, with answer, but threw himself by the bed, his troop composed of 4,000 men, but which he bathed with tears. such severity would have been looked upon as an act of useless vengeance. The Duke of Berri dashes alone into the

SIR David DUNDAS.. midst of these three hundred men, and Feb. 18. In the Royal Hospital, Chelproposes that they should cry vive le Roi : sea, Gent, the Right Hon. Sir David Duna but finding his utmost efforts in vain, das, G.C.B. Governor of Chelsea Hospihe said to them, “You see that we could tal. In the course of Sir David's long exterminate you utterly; but live, ill. military career (commenced in 1752), he fated as you are, and disperse. One of has served in most parts of Europe ; as them began to cry “ Long live the Ein- also at the memorable attack on the peror and the Duke of Berri :" and the Jale of Cuba (1762), where Sir David Others repeated this cry, in which were then Capt. Dundas) was Aide-de-Camp united rebellion and gratitude.

to Gen. Elliott. At length, after being Louis XVIII. at length regained his engaged in most of the campaigns of throne, and his family returned along that time, in 1789 we find bim advanced with him. The Duke of Berri was re to the rank of Major-General, and two garded as the last hope of France. A years after he was placed on the Irish young spouse was given him, and the Staff. In 1793 he commanded the Briblood of ibe Bourbons was on the point tish and Allied Troops at the evacuation of being renewed.' Who has forgotten of Toulon, where he succeeded General the fêtes which signalized this event! O'Hara, alter the latter had been wound6. The young Duchess," says a Paris pa ed and taken prisonen; and after returnper, “ belonged to us by a first pledge, ing to England, served in several camand we fattered ourselves with others paigns in Flanders. As a small reward yet dear. Amiable Prince, such virtues for his niany, and important services, were worthy of a better fute !".


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