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fall; but, instead of accomplishing you may die in your fobriety, and his purpose, he received a cross-but. be dammed." tock, and the brewer throwing him. By this time the doctor had self upon him as he fell, had well- given out, and allowed the brewer nigh finothered him on the spot to be the better man ; yet The amazon flew to his assistance, he would not honour the festival and Tapley shewing no inclination with his presence, but retired to to get up, the smote him on the his chamber, exceedingly mortified temple 'till he roared. The male at his defeat. Our hero was reconsecond hastening to the relief of his ducted to Mr. Felton's apartment, principal, made application to the where he fat some time without eyes of the female, which were im- opening his mouth, so astonished mediately surrounded with black he was at what he had seen and circles; and the returned the salute heard. “ I perceive, Sir, (faid the with a blow which brought a double prisoner) you are surprised at the stream of blood from his nostrils, inanner in which I accosted that greeting him at the same time with unhappy woman ; and perhaps you the opprobrious appellation of a lou- will be more surprised when you fy son of a b h. A combat more fu- hear, that within these eighteen rious than the first would now have months, Mhe was actually a person ensued, had not Felton interposed of fashion, and her opponent (who with an air of authority, and insist. by the bye) is her husband, univered on the man's leaving the field; sally respected as a man of honour, an injunction which he forthwith and a brave officer.” “ I am, inobeyed, faying, 6. Well, damme, deed, (cried our hero) overwhelmed Felton, you're my friend and com- with amazement and concern as mander: I'll obey your order-but well as stimulated by an eager cuthe bwh will be foul of me before riosity to know the fatal causes we (leep ." Then Felton, advanc- which have produced such a deing to his opponent, “ Madam, plorable reverse of character and (raid he) I'm very sorry to see a fortune. But, I will rein my curilady of your rank and qualifica- osity till the afternoon, if you will tions expofe yourself in this man- favour me with your company at a ner.-For God's sake, behave with tavern in the neighbourhood, where a little more decorum ; if not for I have bespoke dinner ; a favour the sake of your own family, at least which I hope Mr. Norton will have for the credit of your sex in general.” no objection to your granting, as u Hark ve. Felton. (faid Ine) de- he himself is to be of the party. " corum is founded upon a delicacy The prisoner thanked him for his of fentiment and deportment, which kind invitation, and they adjourned cannot confift with the difgraces immediately to the place, taking up of a jail, and the miseries of indi. the deputy-marshal in their paffage gence. But I see the dispute is through the lodge or entrance of now terminated, and the money is the prison. to be drank : if you'll dine with us you shall be be welcome ; if not,

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A Genealogical Account of BERTIE, Duke of Ancaster.

THIS family is said to have born April 29, 1686, married Jane,

I come, originally into Eng- one of the daughters and co-heirs land from Bertiland in Prussia, át to Sir John Bronlow of Belton, Bart. the time of the Saxon invasion, in by whom he had issue, besides the the fifth century: and one of present duke, two other fons; nametheir Saxon kings bestowed on ly, lord Albemarle, and lord Brownthem a castle and town, which from low, both unmarried; together with them were denominated Bertie-, five daughters, lady Mary, married ftadt, i. e. the town of Bertie, to Samuel Greathead, Esq; lady Alnow Bersted, near Maidstone in bina, married to John Beckford, Esq; Kent.in

March 8, 1744, and died in March Peregrine Bertie, the present duke 1754 : lady Jane, married to capt. of Ancaster and Kelteven, marquis Matthews; lady Carolina, married and earl of Lindsey, baron Wil. March 31, 1753, to George Dewar, loughby of Eresby, lord great cham- Esq; and lady Anne, who died in berlain of England, by inheritance August 1735. a lord of the bed-chamber to his This Peregrine, father of the majesty, lord lieutenant and custos present duke, his majesty king rotulorum of the county and city George I. created duke of Ancaster of Lincoln, one of his majesty's and Kesteven, by letters patent, privy-council, and lieutenant-gene- bearing date the 20th of July 1715. ral of his majesty's forces, succeeded It is a memorable circumstance rehis father Peregrine, the late duke, lating to one of the predecessors of on the first day of January, 1742. this illustrious family, namely RichIn 1735 he married Elizabeth, ard Bertie, who married Catharine, daughter and fole heir to Wm. Blun. the fourth wife, and widow of dell of Basingstoke, in the county of Charles Brandon duke of Suffolk, Southampton, Efq; and relict of Sir that, having been obliged with his Charles Gunter Nichols, by whom lady to quit England in the reign of he had no issue. Upon her demise, queen Mary, in order to avoid the he married in 1750, to his second persecution of bishop Gardiner, on wife, Mary, daughter to Thomas the score of religion, that lady ber Panton, Esq; master of the king's ing very zealous for the reformarunning horses, by whom he has tion, among many other hazards one daughter, Mary. Catharine, born which the underwent in her exApril 15, 1754, and a son named ile, and Nifting from place to place Peregrine, born May 21, 1755, who for preventing discovery, he was died in 1758 ; also another son born delivered of a ron, called Peregrine in November 1756, and a third son Bertie, in the church-porch of Wilborn September 14, 1759, who is lebrode, in the city of Wesel and Since dead. His grace Peregrine, fa- duchy of Cleves in Germany, on ther of the present duke, who was the 12th day of October, 1555, where, July 161,

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resolving to take shelter, it is said, ral of, the English forces to the they bought coals to warm them. number of 4000 fent to the ailistThis birth is .attested from a copy ance of the United Provinces; and of the register of Werel to that ef- his posterity are still dignified with fect; and also an inscription at the the title of earls of Lindsey, &c. a east entrance of the said church- particular enumeration of all which porch, which was placed there in would carry us too far. 1680, by Charles Bertie, son to Armorial Bearings.] Argent, three Montague, earl of Lindfay, and battering-rams bar-wife, armed his Britannic majesty's envoy ex- and garnished, azure. traordinary to most of the electors Crefl.] On a wreath, the bust and other princes of the empire. of a king, named Barbicon, coupé And it is added, in other accounts, at the breast proper, crowned duthat they were excluded from all cally, or: being the crest of the baplaces of public reception, he being rons Willoughby. Their crest, as looked upon as a launce-knight, and Bertie, is a pine-tree, proper. the lady as his woman, or trull. Suppor:ers.] On the dexter fide, a

The reason why the child was pilgrim or friar, vested in ruffet, called Peregrine (this name con- with his staff and Pater Nofter, or: tinuing still in their family) the on the finister, a savage wreathed register above mentioned tells us about the temples and middle with was, as being a gift from heaven ivy, all proper. to his pious parents, for the conso- Moto.] Loyalté me oblige. — fation of their exile “ in a foreign Loyalty obliges me. Fr. country.”. But, afterwards, return- Chief Seats.] At Grimsthorpe, in ing to England in the reign of the county of Lincoln, about eight queen Elizabeth, anno 1588, this miles from Stamford; at Eresby, near Peregrine, among other prefer- Spillby in the same county; and in ments, was made lieutenant-gene- Berkley-Square, London.

HISTORY OF CANADA. [Continued.] Åano. IN the midst of these calamities fummer, two canoes arrived with a flag of 1661. Tome favourable circumstances in- truce at Montreal. They contained deterposed. The colonists received infor- puties from the Onondagas and the Goyamation from some prisoners, who had quins, one of whom was a fast friend to escaped from the villages of the Iroquois, the colony. They brought along with that there were about twenty Frenchmen them four Frenchmen, whom they propos at Onondaga, where they were treated with sed co exchange for eight Indians that were hospitality; that in the same district, an prisoners at Montreal; and promised to hut was converted into a chapel, where fend home all the French subjects that were a considerable number of christians regu- in their custody, provided the governor larly assembled at their devotion; and would release all their countrymen, who

that the matrons of the district, who were detained in the French, rettlements. : among the Indians, constitute a conside. Their fincerity was confirmed by a letter,

rable part of the State, far from being which they delivered to the governor, sube - concerned in the conspiracy againft' Mr. scribed by all the French prisoners in the

Dupuis, had for seven days, bewailed in Indian cantons, declaring, that they were tears, the departure of the missionaries. treated with humanity ; that the Indians.

On the back of this intelligence the parties seemed to be sincerely difposed for peace; · of the energy disappeared, and in the and that should their advances bo rejected,

They

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