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Births and Marriages.

557 4. At Wandsworth, the wife of F. Atlee, the Rev. E. Luard, a dau..Ac Weyesq. a dau.-5. At Kensington, the mouth, Mrs. Boswell Beddome, a dau.... wife of E. W. Blunt, esq. of Enham House, At Crouch-End, the wife of Christ.

At Beaufort Castle, Inver- Jas. Magnay, esq. a dau.At Northness, the Hon. Mrs. Fraser, of Lovat, a wold, Norfolk, the wife of G. B. Hall, esq. dau.-7. At Finchley, the wife of C. M. a son17. At Malesmore, near GlouAdams, esq. a daul.--8. The wife of cester, the wife of R. F. Onslow, esq. a Chas. Tylee, esq. of Trevor square, Knights- dau.—18. In Bedford-square, the wife bridge, a son. -At Catford Hill, Lewis- of Dr. Richardson, a son.—19. In Lower ham, Mrs. E. Oswald, son.-9. At Seymour-street, Portman-square, the wife of Hadley, the wife of the Rev. E. Harden, a Lieut.-Col. Clayton, a dau.- -Mrs. F. son. - In Parliament-st. the wife of Marson, of the Paragon, a dau.-20. In F. Palgrave, esq. a sun.-12. In Mon- Gloucester-place, the wife of 0. S. Onley, tagu-place, Montagu-square, the wife of

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MARRIAGES. Dec. 14, 1826. At Poonah, East In- Whitworth Park, Durham.At Dartingdies, John Warden, esq., son of the late ton, Tho. Boardman, esq. of Totoess, to Geo. Wardeu, esq. of Richmond, in Surrey, Mary, eldest dau. of the late W. Branford, and Member of the Civil Establishment at

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-At York, the Rev. John Hopkins the Presidency of Bombay, to Ellen Maria, Bradney, of Hurcot, Somerset, to Mary, eldest dau. of Major-Gen. Sir Lionel Smith, third dau. of the late Rev. John Preston, K.C. B.

of Flasby Hall. -Chas Wm. Harland, March 28. 'At St. Vincent's, Joseph esq. of Sutton Hall, Yorkshire, to Cath. Billinglıurst, esq. of Yapton, in Sussex, to only dau. of Robert Eden Duncombe ShafMiss Margaret Eliz. eldest dau. of Dr. Alex. to, esq. of Whitworth Park, Durham. Melville, sea. M.D. St. Vincent's.

19. At Bath, W. Kay, esq. of CottingApril 24.

At Edinburgh, the Rt. Hon ham, Yorkshire, to Mrs. Brackenbury, dau. Lord Erskine, to Miss Philidelphia Stuart of the late E. Cayley, esq. of Whitby. Menteath, eldest dau. of T. Chas. Granville At St. Mary's, Bryanstone-square, Benj. Stuart Menteath, esq. of Closeburn Hall, Manning Vander Gucht, esq: to Mary LyDumfries-shire.

dia, third dau. of John Booth, esq. of May !. J.T. Wawn, esq. of West Bol- Wyndham-place.- -20. At St. Paul's, don, to Emma, dau. of the late N. Horn, Covent-garden, C. Reynolds, esq. to Eliz. esq. of Bishop_Wearmouth. At second dau. of J. Plowman, esq. of CoventAchol-crescent, Edinb. Geo. Dempster, esq. garden.-22 At Islington, Hen. Perkins, of Skibo, to Joanna Hamilton, dau. of the esq. of Reading, Berks, to Eliza, ad dau. of late Rt. Hop. Robert Dundas, of Arniston, Thos. Rich. Read, esq. of Claremont-terLord Chief Baron of the Exchequer.

race, Pentonville.

-At St. James's, ClerkAt Bristol, Donald M.Millan, esq. Gre- enwell, John Bashell, esq. to Charlotte, nada, to Miss Aon Furze, of Southampton. dau. of Peter Bodkin, esq. of Northampton

-At Dublin, Capt. Chidley Coote, bro- square.- -At Bath, Wm. Rich. Baker ther to Sir Chas. Coote, bart. M.P. to Jane, Smith, esq. of Castor, co. Northamp: to dau. of the late Rev. S. Close, of Elmpark, Miss Martha Pybus.- lu Loodon, E. C. co. Armagh- -12. At St. Mary's Mary- Whinyates, esq. Major R. A. to Saralı Eliz. le-bone, Capt. Tho. Hastings, R. N. to only dau. of the late Sam. Crompton, esq. Louisa Eliz. dau. of the late Thos. Hum- of Wood End, near Thirsk, Yorkshire. phrey Lowe, esq. of Court of Hill, co. Sa- At Bath, the Rev. Chas. Paul, of White lop. -At Shepton Mallett, Edw. Sher- Lackington, Somerset, to Frances Kegan, ring, esq. of Milborne Wick, to Aon, 2d third dau. of the late John Horne, esq. of dau. of Joseph Hyatt, esq.—-17. At Ox- St. Vincent's. - At Tunbridge, John ford, David Vavasor Durell, esq. Chairman Green, esq. R.N. to Caroline, dau. of the of the Oxford Canal Company, to Maria, late Edw. Golding, esq. of Maiden Erligh, second dau. of William Le Breton, esq. of Berks. -23. At St. George's, HanoverJersey. At Chattisham, the Rev. Fred. square, Chas. Malpas, barrister at law, to Calvert, Rector of Whatfield, to Sarah, Isabella, dau of the late John Powell Smith, eldest dau. of the late John Tayler Hicks, esq.At Brixton, the Rev. James Dean, esq. of Chattisham-place. At Salisbury, of Norfolk-st. to Miss Charlotte Crooks, of F. W. Ellis, esq. Lieut R.N. to Charlotte, Denmark-hill

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At fourth dau. of the late John Luxford, esq. Cheltenham, A. H. Hinuber, esq. son of of Salisbury -At York, the Rev. J. H. Lieut. Col. Hinuber, to Susanna Eliz. dau. Bradney, M.A. of Hurcot, to Mary, third of the late Sir Rupert George, bart.-26. dau. of the late Rev. John Preston, of Flas- Roger Cocksedge, esq. of Woolpit Hall, by Hall.–At Whitworthi, W.C. Harland, Suffolk, to Angelina, relict of the late Nath. esq. of Sutton Hall, Yorkshire, to Catha- Spelling, esq. —At Dover, Francis Harine, only dau. of R. E. D. Shafto, esq. of rold Duncomb, esq. 52d reg. Light Inf. to 556 Marriages.

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(June, Mary Theresa, only dau. of Lieut.-Col. ford-row. —At Bath, W. Tudor, esq. Woodroffe, of Poyle Park, Surrey.-28. to Julia, dau. of the late Wm. Eyre, At St. George's, Hanover-sq. D. W. Garnier esq. of New House, Wilts.-8. At Ciatesq. to Selina, eldest dau. of Thos. Thistleth- ford, Henry Bosanquet, esq. barrister-atwayte, esq. of Southwick Park, Hampshire. law, to Mary, second dau. of the late W.

At Esher, Surrey, Wm. Ryves, esq. Richards, esq. of Clatford.At Chelsea, of Ryves Castle, co. Limerick, to Sarah, J. Staines Daniel, esq. of Blandford, Darsecond dau. of John Turner, esq.-29. set, to Charlotte, second dau. of Lieut -Col. At St. John's Westminster, George Williamson, Commandant of R Military Scott, youngest son of John Scott, Asylum-7. At Cheltenham, James Alesq. of Parliament-street, to Miss Phebe lardyce, M.D. to Charlotte Georgiaga, seDitchell, of Vincent-square, second dau. of cond dau. of the late Joho Shakespear, esk. the late Anth. Ditchell, esq. of Cromer, -7. At Kemble, Wilts, Capt. Bentham, Norfolk -At Bridgewater, Rich. An- R.N. to Einma Pellew, dan. of the Rer. stice, esq. Mayor of the borough, son of Joho Parker, and niece of Lord Exmouth. Ald. Anslice, to Marcia, dau. of Wm. Boys, At Bathwick, Thos. Allen, esq. of esq

At St. Alphage, London, the Rev. Kingsdown, to Mary Anne, widow of Ede. Robt. Watts, jun. to Paulina, dau. of the Tolfrey, esq. and only dau. of the late Hugh late Thos. Smith, esq. of the Chapter Barrett, esq. of Sportsman's-hall, Jamaica. House, St. Pauls. At Barton Mills, the -9. Ai St. George's, Hanover-square, Rev. Chas, Jenkin Bye, to Emily Martha, John Howel Davies, esq. of Sunning-hill, eldest dau. of Wm. Walker, esq. of Barton to Marianne, eldest dau. of Francis Laking, Hall, Suffolk. -31. Ai Thornbury, T. esq. of Wilton-place.

-At Kennington, Hodsoll, esq. of the Excise, to Mary, eldest Opie Smith, esq. of Bath, to Eliza Apre dau. of the late G. Luce, esq. of Thornbury. Clarke, of Kennington. At St. James's,

Lately. At Frome, the Rev. Edw. Wil- Dr. Burne, of Spring-gardens, to Anna son, of Kirby-hall, Norfolk, to Miss King, Louisa, only dau. of the late Rev. Beary eldest dau. of the late Mr John King.- Ford, LL.D. Principal of Magdalen Hall, At Rome, Count Ranghiasci Brancaleoni, Oxford, and Canon Resid. of Hereford.to Sarah Matilda, dau. of Sir Benj. Hob- In_London, Major Edw. Brackenbury, house, bart. -At Bath, John Neale K.T.S. of Aswardby, Lincoln, to Maria, Nott, R. N. to Eliz. Ann, eldest dau of dau. of the Rev. Edw. Bromhead, of RopThos. Calley, esq. of Burderop Park, Wilts. ham, near Lincoln. - 12. The Rer.

June 1. At York, Chas. Hale Monro, Rich. Downes, Rector of Berwick St. Joha, esq. of Ingsdon House, Devonshire, to to Charlotte, eldest dau, of Tho. Grove, Mary Jane, dau. of the late Patrick Mac esq. of Fern, Wilts.At Scraying bam, Dougall, esq. of Mac Dougall.–At the Rev. C. A. Binns, of Malton, to Mars Clifton Church, Henry Crewe, esq. of garet, only child of Mr. Wildon, of Farfield Stoke's-croft, only son of the late T. K. House, Kousham.-13. At Ipswich, Crewe, esq. Col. E.I.C. and grandson of the Chas. Spooner Lillingston, esq. to Harriot, late Very Rev. Christ. Wells, D.D. of only dau. of the Rev. Chas. Pondereau, of Swansea, to Mary, eldest dau. of Mr. J.P. Christ Church Park, Ipswich.-H. M. Williams, of Bath At Cheriton, in Leathes, esq. to Charlotte, second dau. of Kent, the Rev. Fred. Twisleton, Rector of Tho. Fowler, esg. of Gunton Hall, co. SufAdlestrop, co. Glouc. to the Hon. Emily folk. 14. At St. George's HanoverWingfield, dau. of Visc. Powerscourt.- square, John Chas. Bettesworth Travanion, At Sidbury, Devon, the Rev. Chas. Edw. esq. to Char. Trelawcey, dau. of the late Band, Rector of Combrawleigh and Sheldon, Chas. T. Brereton, esq. of Shotwick Park, to Henrietta Mary Bourke, eldest dau. of Cheshire.-16. At St. George's, Hanoverthe Rev. Henry Fellowes, Vicar of Sidbury. square, E. B. Portman, esq. M.P. for Dor-5. The Rev. W. Sbort, Vicar of setshire, to the Lady Emma Lascelles, third Chippenham, to Jane, eldest dau. of Joho dau of the Earl and Countess of Harewood. Awdry, esq. of Notton, co.Wilts.- -At St. -In Stratton-st. by special licence, the Mary's, Beverley, Capt. Tozer, R.N. of Duke of St. Alban's, to Mrs. Coutts, widow Plymouth, to Mary, eldest dau. of H. Hut- of the late Thos Coutts, esq. Banker. The ton, esq. of Lincoln.-S. W. Savill, esq. ceremony was performed by Lord Frederick of Bocking, Essex, to Susanna, third dau. Beauclerk. There were present the Marof J. E. Tabor, esq.. - At Croydon, quis and March. of Bute, the Countess of Hepry, second son of Tho. Bainbridge, esq. Guilford, the Earl of Bessborough, the of Queen-square, to Harriet Anne, eldest Earl and Countess of Harrowby, and other dau. of Chas. F. Burnett, esq. of Haling members of the respective families.- 18. Park.At St. Mary's Marylebone, Sa- At Westerham, Kent, John Mackie Leslie, muel Miller, esq. to Miss Barry, only dau. of esq. of Huntingdon, to Anna Sophia, dau. the late Rev. G. A. Barry, of Reading

of Dr. Mackie, late of Southampton.Giles Hilton, esg. of Lords, near Favers- 19. Mr. W. Druce, of Cheyne-walk, to ham, Kent, to Mary, second dau. of Rich. Cath. Druce, eldest dau. of N. Dickenson, Vauheythuysen, esq. of John-street, Bed: esq., of Wigmore-street.

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OBITU A R Y.

King of Saxony.

to watch, if not to over-awe Austria. May 5. At Dresden, aged 76, Frede. He was also one of the first to accede to rick-Augustus, King of Saxony.

the alliance of Princes, projected by the He was born Dec. 23, 1750, the eldest King of Prussia, ostensibly to support son of Frederick-Christian, the preced- tbe neutrality of the secondary states of ing Elector, by the Princess Maria-An- the empire, but virtually to operate toinetta of Bavaria. At the age of thir- against the schemes of Austria. teen he succeeded bis father as Elector; In 1791, Frederick of Saxony magthe administration being insrusted, dur. nanimously declined the offer of the ing his minority, to bis eldest uncle, crown of Poland, proffered to him in the Prince Xavier. In 1768, when he as- name of the Polish nation. In the same sumed the government, Saxony was still year, the memorable conferences be-suffering from the consequences of the tween the Emperor Leopold and the seven years war ; but, under the rule of King of Prussia were beld at Pilnitz, one the young Prince, directed by his minis- of Frederick's country houses. The ter Gutschmidt, it soon attained a com- Elector of Saxony was unable to avert paratively fourisbing state. In the the projected war against France ; but course of a few days, bank paper, which he entered into the coalition against had been greatly depreciated, rose above that power with great reluctance. In its nominal value.

the ensuing year, when the French In 1769, Frederick-Augustus married troops invaded the Netherlands, and the Mary - Amelia - Augusta, sister of the districts in the Lower Rhine, be was Elector, afterwards King, of Bavaria. compelled to furnish, for bis own proThe only offspring of the marriage was tection, as a Prince of the Empire, bis one daughter, Mary-Augusta, born in contingent of troops of the general 1782, and married in 1819, to Ferdinand army. For four years he adhered to the VII. King of Spain.

allies ; but when, after tlie treaty of In the early part of Frederick's Elec- Basil, between Prussia and France, the toral reign, the ancient Saxon code, French General Jourdan, in 1796, penenotorious for its severity in criminal trated into Franconia, he proposed an cases, was greatly meliorated, and the armistice, and acted on the principle of torture abolished. In 1776, a plot was neutrality. During the Congress of formed against the Elector's person ; Rastadt, from 1797 to 1799, he exerted but, through the information of the himself to the utmost to preserve the King of Prussia, it was discovered in integrity of the Empire. In the contest time to prevent mischief, and Colonel between France and Austria, in 1805, he Agnolu, a Transalpine, the cbief con- remained neutral, but, from his conspirator, was arrested. The Electress nexion with Prussia, he was under the dowager, dissatisfied with her political necessity of granting to the troops of nullity in the state, was supposed to be that power, a passage through Saxony; implicated in this affair. The sincere and also, to furnish, in the following attachment to the Elector, at this year, a body of 22,000 auxiliaries. The period, evinced by Marcolina, an Italian victories of Jena and Auerstadt laid belonging to ibe household. subse- open his territories to the French : the quently procured for him the office of respect due to his personal character Minister.

proved serviceable to his people ; but, - Maximilian, Elector of Bavaria, the as the price of the Elector's neutrality, last male branch of his house, died in Buonaparte subjected Saxony to heavy 1777. The nearest heir to his personal requisitions, and to a contribution in property was the mother of the Elector money of 1,000,0001. sterling. To reof Saxony; and, to enforce his claims as lieve his subjects, the Elector made great her representative, that Prince allied advances to France out of his own perhimseli with Frederick II. of Prussia, in sonal treasury, and from his own peropposition to Austria, which, after a sonal estates. single contest, withdrew her claims, and In consequence of the treaty signed at Frederick of Saxony became possessed of Posen, in December 1806, the fortificahalf a million sterling of the personal tions of Dresden were levclled with the effects of the deceased Elector.

ground. Saxony, however, was constiBy locality of situation, as well as by tuted a Kingdom ; and as a King, the political connexion, the Elector of Elector acceded to the confederation of Saxony was induced to join with Prussia the Rhine. The subsequent treaty of

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(June, Tilsit conveyed to the new King certain more illustrious for his patriotism and provinces detacbed from Prussia in vari- philanthropy, than from his splendid deous quarters. Frederick was, on the scent from one of the most ancient la. other hand, bound to maintain a body milies of France. As a member of the of 20,000 men, to be at the command of National Assembly he was zealous in Buonaparte for the defence of France. promoting reform in the administration Consequently in 1809, be was compelled and finances, and took a conspicuous to march his troops against Austria ; part in the debates of the memorable but it was evident that the proclama. 4th of August, when the seudal system tions which he issued from Frankfort, was declared to be abolished. After the whither he retired whilst bis states were loub of August, 1792, he fed to Eng occupied by the Austrians, were dictated land, whence be proceeded to America, by bis French connexion.

in which country he remained till 1799, The King of Saxony was obliged to travelling through various parts, and quić Dresden on the approach of the collecting information relative to the Russians, in the beginning of 1813 ; state of its agriculture and manulacbut he was restored by France after the tures, and its political and charitable inbattles of Lutzen and Bautzen; and stitutions. The result of these travels afterwards his country became the seat be afterwards gave to the public, in six of war. Numerous were the disasters volumes. On his return to France he by which its utter ruin was threatened. rejected all the overtures made bim by Ultimately, the King of Saxony was con- Napoleon, and would accept of no orber ducted to Berlin, while a Russian Gene- favour than the order of the Legion of ral commanded in Dresden. In October Honour. From this period be applied 1814, the Russian officer delivered up himself wholly to the improvement of his charge to the Prussians, a transfer bis estates, and established cotton nasupposed to have been long previously nufactories on the plan of those in Eng arranged. Against this arrangement, land. He founded schools for artisans Frederick made a most energetic protest, ai Compiegne, Chalons, and Anger; positively refusing his consent or accep

and was instrumental in forting the tance of any indemnification whatsoever. • Conservatoire des Arts et Metiers,' at At length, in February 1815, the Empe- Paris. Every institution that had for rors of Russia and Austria, and the King its object either the relief of the sufferof Prussia, determined that the King of ing or the reform of the guilty shared Saxony should relinquish to Prussia a his zeal; hospitals and prisons, the asytract of valuable country, containing lums of indigent age, or deserted in 164,000 inhabitants, that he should lose fancy, are alike indebted to him for his share of Poland ; that he should many useful regulations and improve cede tracts of land to Saxe Weimar and ments. In short, bis lessons, bis erto Austria ; and that his remaining ter- ample, his influence, were uniformly ritory should be reduced to an extent of employed for the benefit of the public; country, inhabited by only 1,128,000. nor should it be forgotten that it is to Soon afterwards, Frederick Augustus bim France is indebted for tbe first iounited his contingent of troops to the troduction of vaccination into that allied armies, and they formed a part of country, an object to which be contithe army of occupation on the frontier nued to devote his attention during of France. His efforts were hencefor- twenty years of his long and useful life. ward sedulously employed in healing the Besides his Travels in America, he pubdeep and dangerous wounds of his King- lished, anonymously, a small but valuadom. Through the influence of the ble work, La Statistique du Canton de King of Prussia, he on the 1st of May, Creil, which supplies much important 1817, acceded to the Holy Alliance. information as to the progress of agri

His Majesty's successor is his cousin, culture, trade, manufactures, and popuof the same name, the son of bis uncle, lar education in that part of France Maximillian, and Caroline-Mary-The- wbere he had fixed bis residence. resa of Parma. He was born May 18, The duke's funeral took place on the 1797 ; he accompanied the Saxon troops 30th, but his patriotism and his virtues to France in 1815, and he was then could not shield his remains from insult contracted with a daughter of the while being conducted to the grave. A Emperor of Austria.

numerous train of peers, deputies, and

distinguisbed individuals of every rank DUC DE LA ROCHEFAUCAULD. followed, on this mournful occasion, to March 28. At Paris, aged 81, Fran- the Church of the Assumption, when the gois Alexandre Frederic, Duc de la solemnity of the scene was suddenly Rochefaucauld-Liancourt.

converted into tumult and disorder. This venerable nobleman was still Some of the pupils from the school of

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OBITUARY.-Earl Ferrers. Chalons bad obtained permission to tes the largest and most elegant display of tify their respect for their benefactor by Grecian architecture in that county. It bearing bis coffin to the grave; but à is a light and elegant structure; the commissary of the police and a military chief front after Palladio, and backed officer insisted upon this ceremony be- by a fine wood, in contrast with a wild ing dispensed with, and recourse was heath at a due distance, and a variety of actually bad to violence to wrest tbe beautiful scenery surrounds it. Another the coffin from its bearers; the coffin seat at Rakedale in Leicestershire, his: itself was thrown down, and a number Lordship entirely built, about 1785; of persons seriously injured. At the and at present it is possessed by Mr.' Barrier of Cliehy, an eloquent harangue Joliffe, in right of his late wife, who was in honour of the deceased was pro- a daughter of Earl Ferrers by his second nounced by M. C. Dupin, member of the Lady. Academy of Sciences. The following “ The family of Shirley,” says Mr. day, on ihe motion of the Duc de Choi- Burton, in his MS. additions to the Leiseul, the Chamber of Peers ordered that cestershire, " is of great antiquity, of a specific inquiry should be made into an ancient Saxon line long before the the cause of the disturbance.

conquest, which, if there was no otber.

proof, the very Saxon names used by EARL FERRERS.

them about the time of the conquest (as May... At Hastings, aged 70, the Sewal, Fulcher, Eldred, and the like), Right Hon. Sir Robert Sbirley, seventh would fully testify. Their matches were Earl Ferrers and Viscount Tamworth, eminent, as with the heirs of Waldeand thirteenth Baronet of Staunton Har- cheife, Brause, Basset, Staunton, Lovet, old in Leicestersbire, F.S.A.

Devereux, and Ferrars, all families of His Lordship was burn September 21, note." In the library of Staunton, the pe1756, the eldest son of Robert the late digree of Sbirley measures nearly 40 seet, Earl, by Catherine, daughter of Row- and on it are richly emblazoned the arms land Coiton, of Ecwall in Derbyshire, and several monuments and portraits of esq.' He is said to bave received his tbis noble family, with copious abstracts education in High-street, Marylebone, of several of their wills, deeds, &c. where his father, then a younger bro- Over the porch of the old mansion at ther, resided on a small fortune. He Rakedale, (built about 1629, and now a afterwards went abroad, and lived for farm-house, remains a large coat of some years in foreign countries. His arms carved in stone, with no less than, Lordship succeeded bis father in his fisty quarterings. The late Lord ferbonours in 1787, and was twice married, rars had a considerable taste for geneafirstly, March 13, 1778, 10 Miss Eliza. logical and heraldic pursuits ; and was beth Prentise, by whom he had issue an

particularly well-skilled in the history of only son, Robert Sewallis, Viscount his own family. This taste led bis LordTamworth, who married in 1800, the ship to be very assistant to Mr. Nichols, hon. Sophia-Caroline Curzon, daughter when compiling the account of the of Lord Scarsdale, but died s. p. 1. in Sbirley Family in his elaborate “ History 1824 (see vol. xciv. ii.). Having lost of Leicestershire." To Earl Ferrers, his first Countess September 14, 1799, Mr. Nichols dedicated one of his vothe Earl married on that day fortnight, lumes; and in 1795, in anticipation of Elizabeth, youngest daughter of Wright- his Lorilship's assistance, Mr. Nichols son Mundy, of Markeaton, in Derby- thus, acknowledges his obligations :shire, esq. and sister to Francis Mundy, “Earl Ferrers has personally condescenesq. now M.P. for tbat county. This ded to alleviate my labours, by extracts lady died in February last (see p. 283). from the original registers of Bredon

The late Earl never at all interfered in Priory, by copies of deeds and seals in public affairs ; but was very expert and his own archives, and by the most attentive to his private concerns. He copious pedigree l have ever yet seen." was his own manager, and in conse

Some years afterwards, when Mr. Nichols quence his fortune prospered. When he

came to describe the Hundreds of East came to his estates, they were, we be- and West Goscote, he was not disapJieve, very much disarranged. His Lord pointed in his expectations of bis Lordship soon re-instated them, added con- ship's effectual assistance. He cbeered siderably to his landed property, and his labuurs by bis personal attentions at died extremely rich' in personals. He bis different seats in the county of Leihad a great taste for building, and had cester, opened his stores to his reat one time six mansions in different searches, and communicated much inparts of the countryHis chief seat interesting information, as the reader will Leicestershire was at Staunton Harold, be convinced by consulting the third GENT. MAG. June, 1827. .

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