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Proceedings of the Council of Maryland, 1698-1731
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                 476 Proceedings of the Council of Maryland, 1727.

           

            Lib. X.   House and declared his Royal Highness George Prince of

                 Wales King of Great Brittain France & Ireland &c and

                 signed a proclamation for his being proclaimed as such this

                 morning at the Accustomed places & with the usual Solemnity

                   The Privy Council who meet on this Occasion were

                    A B of Canterbury     Earl of Stairs

                    Lord High Chancellor  Duke of Grafton

                    Duke of Kent     Earl of Cholmondeley

                    Duke of New Castle    Lord Finch

                    Lord Carteret    Sir Spencer Compton

                    Earl of Lincoln  Lord chief Iustice Raymond

                    Lord Lechmere    Lord chief Justice Eyre

                    Lord Bathurst    Sir Robert Walpole

                    Duke of Argyle   Sir Joseph Jekeyl

                    Earl of Macclefield   William Pulteney Esqr

                    Earl of Nottingham    Henry Pelham Esqr

                    Lord Trevor      Mr Attorney and

                    Duke of Bridgwater    Mr Sollicitor General

           

                   With several others of the Council together with many other

                 Lords and Commoners who also subscribed the Proclamation

           

                   A Letter was sent to the Lord Mayor of this City to Ac

                 quaint him with the News and to desire his Lordship to take

                 the proper methods for preserving the peace of this City

                   About 12 last night his Lordship sent one of his Officers to

                 the Royal Exchange to Acquaint the people who were Assem

                 bled in Great numbers in Expectation of seing the Solemnity

            p. 177    performed that his Majesty would be proclaimed this day at

                 12 a Clock

                   Whereas it hath pleased Almighty God to call to his Mercy

                 our late Sovereign Lord King George of blessed Memory by

                 whose decease the Imperial Crowns of Great Britain France

                 4ud Ireland are Solely and Rightiully come to the high and

                 mighty Prince George Prince of Wales we therefore the Lords

                 Spiritual and Temporal of this Realm being being here As

                 sisted with those of his late Majestys Privy Council with

                 Numbers of other principal Gentlemen of Quality with the

                 Lord Major Aldermen and Citizens of London do now hereby

                 with one full Voice and Consent of Tongue and Heart pub

                 lish and proclaim that the high and mighty Prince George

                 Prince of Wales is now by the Death of our late Sovereign

                 of happy memory become our only lawful and rightful Leige

                 Lord George the second by the Grace of God King of Great

                 Brittain France and Ireland Defender of the Faith &c to

                 whom we do Acknowledge all Faith and Constant Obedience

                 with all humble and hearty Affection Beseeching God by

           



 
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