Remarks and Collections of Thomas Hearne Volume 7

Remarks and Collections of Thomas Hearne Volume 7

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1906 edition. Excerpt: ...2jth, 1721. The Chevalier de St. George's Lady began to have Pains and Approaches from the 27th of Decr, N. S., but they discontinued and went off till the 30th. From that morning she was in hard labour till the next evening at 5 a Clock, that she was brought to bed of a Son. Great numbers of People of Quality, and, amongst others, the Goveruour and Magistrates of the Citty, waited and were present all those two days. The Child was Christned an hour after by the 20 Bishop of Montefiesconi, who had married the Parents. The Pope had no meddling in the matter. The Names of the Child are chiefly four: Charles, Louis, Edward, Cassimir. This last in regard to John Cassimir Sobietzki, King of Poland. John would have lookt as an English Name, and the Johns both of England and Scotland were but unfortunate. The first of these four, Charles, is the Name he is to goe by. This is reckon'd Prudent enough. Charles the first is acceptable to the High Church of England, and Charles the 2d to the Gay and free spirrited. He is said to be a healthy, Beautiful!, and vigorous Child. All Letters from there speak with rapture. And the Jacobites in this Country are transported. They 30 pretend that this answers the common Objection that was in Brittain, both among Tories and Whigs, who will risk his All for. a Single Person or a single life? The Rejoiceings have been great in many Placcs of Italy, and Savoy, and France. In Lyons, Avignon, Orleans, extraordinary. At St. Germains no wonder they should. The Burgers there, I mean the French, came under Armes to the Bonfires, to the Number of 3000, and the Troop of Guards of the Due de Noailles, which is the Scotish Troop, went about and fir'd till 3 in the morning. The Due lives there. The Newes came first to the Court of...show more

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  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 431g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123662422X
  • 9781236624222