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Wednesday, April 8, was the day appointed for the solemnization of the nuptials of the Prince of Wales with che Princess Caroline of Brunswick. It was fixed to take place at eight o'clock in the evening, in the Royal Chapel ; and all the persons appointed to asist in the procession and ceremony were ordered to attend before that hour. It was conducted in the following manner :
PROCESSION OF THE BRIDE.
Druns and Trumpets.
Master of the Ceremonies.
His Majesty's Vice-Chamberlain.
Venetian net-the train four yards long, festooned on each side with silver cord and tallels-a full crimson velvet mantle, trimmed with fur and filver cord, faftened to the dress with silver houks—with a coronet richly ornamented with diamonds ; led by His Royal Highness the Duke of Clarence, and attended by the ladies of her household, in the following order :
Ladies of the Bedchamber.
The Marchioness Townshend.
The Countess Cholnıundeley
Maids of Honour.
Lady Mary Osborne.
Lady Caroline Villiers.
ftripes of silver foil and spangles, with fringe and tallels- a white fatin trimmed with lilver, feftooned on each side with cord and tassels. The head-dress an em. broidered bandleau, of spangled crape and silver laurel, with a plume of three white
feathers They were all uniform. On entering the chapel, Her Highness was conducted to the seat prepared for her
near Her Majesty's chair of ftate. The Malter of the Ceremonies, with the Gentleman Usher, retired to the places
assigned them. The Lord Chamberlain, Vice Chamberlain, the two' Heralds with the drums and
trumpets returned for the Bridegroom's Procession.
PROCESSION OF THE BRIDEGROOM. In the same order as that of the Bride, with the addition of the officers of His Royal
"His Royal Highness
The PRINCE OF WALES, In his collar of the Order of the Garter, supported by two uumarried Dukes, viz. The Duke of Roxburgh
1 The Duke of Bedford. The Procession cheg returned as before, to attend His Majetty, in the following order :
Drums and trumpets as before.
Provincial Kings of Arms.
Guaris in waiting
Gentleman Usher. Garter, Principal King} Gentleman-Ulker
of Arnis, with his sceptre
PRINCES OF THE BLOOD ROYAL.
Lord Chamberlain of
Vice Chamberlain to the Qucen.
2 The Queen's Lord
Ś Chamberlain. Drest in a silver tissue petticoat, with a drapery of velvet ntt, embroidered with gold,
and drawn up with green bands and filver laurel. A guld tissue body and train, trimmed with green and filver laurel.
Their Royal Highnesses
Their Drefles were as follows :
gold laurel. Princess Augufta- A crape petticoat embroidered with filver stars; a drapery of greca
foil and Gilver, with rose colour and Gilver flowers. Princess Elizabeth-A crape petricuat, embroidered with purple and gold, and Icaves
of purple foii flowers. Princess Sophia-The same as Princess Elizabeth. Princess Mary-Crape petticoat, richly embroidered with purple and green foil, with
a rich white and gold drapery, tied up with large gold cord and talleis. Princess Amelia - A green and gold robe cuat, with a rich embroidered drapery of green and goid cord and tassels.
Ladies of Her Majesty's Bed. Chamber.
Maids of Honour.
Women of the Bed-Chamber. Upon entering the Chapel, all the Persons in the Procellion retired to the several Places appointed for them. None remained on the Haut-pas, except the Lord of the BedChamber in waiting behind the King; the Lord who bore the Sword of State, on his Majesty's right hand, and the Lord Chamberlain on the left, having the Vice Chamberlain near him.
Their MAJESTIES took their Chairs of State. Her Majesty's Lord Chamberlain, Vice-Chamberlain, and Maler of the Horse, ftand. ing bchud her.
The PRINCESSES fat on Seats near the PRINCES of the BLOOD. The Archbishop of Canterbury stood at the right of the Altar ; the Bithop of London on the lett.
The Chairs of State were facing the Altar. The Marriage Ceremony was performed by the Archbishop of Canterbury, during
which the Bridenialds ito d near the Bride ; at the Conciufion of which the Bridegroom and Bride retired to their seats while an anthen was performed. The ani.
them was the lame piece of music as that performed on the marriage of his present • Majitty's father, with some few aiterations. At was composed by Handel, but it is
not in his best manuer. The performers were ranged in the two galleries on each fide of the Altar, and in a circular gallery behind it.
Master of the Cerimonics.
The Princess's Gentleman Ulner between two Heralds. His Royal Highnels the PRINCE of WALES, leading the BRIDE, and attended by two married Dukes, in blue ribband., v z.
The Lure of Portland. The Duke of Leeds. His MAJESTY, preceded and attended by the Great Officers, in the manner in which i be went to Chapel.
Her MAJESTY and the PRINCESSES, following in the order as before. The Procellion, at its return, filed ott at the door of the Jeffer Drawing Roum.