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         Proceedings of the Council of Maryland, 1727 481

   

    France and Ireland are solely and rightfully come to the high Lib. X.

    and mighty Prince George Prince of Wales Wee therefore

    the Lords Spirutual and Temporal of this Realm being here As

    sisted with those of his late Majestys Privy Council with num

    bers of other principal Gentlemen of Quality with the Lord

    Mayor Aldermen and Citizens of London do now hereby with

    one full Voice and Consent of Tongue and heart Publish 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 & rightful Liege Lord

    George the Second by the Grace of God King of Great

    Britain France and Ireland Defender of the Faith &c to p. 184

    whom we do Acknowledge all faith and Constant Obedience

    with all hearty and humble Affection Beseeching God by

    whom Kings and Queens do reign to bless the Royal King

    George the Second with long and happy years to reign over

    us

      Given at the Court at Leicester House this fourteenth day

    of June 1727

                                 God save the King

   

   

                    London June 16th

      Yesterday about noon his present Majesty George the

    second was proclaimed King of Great Britain France and

    Ireland at Leicester House Charing Cross, Temple Bar,

    Cheapside and the Royal Exchange with the usual Solemni

    ties the Prime Minister of State and a Great Number of the

    Nobility and Gentry attending on the Occasion with the Kings

    Heralds and Pursuivants at Arms in their proper Habits pre

    ceeded by a Detachment of Horse and Grenadier Guards

    when they came to Temple Bar the Gates being shut were

    upon Knocking at them Ordered to be Opened by the right

    Honourable the Lord Mayor Accompanied by the Aldermen

    and Sheriffs in their Robes and at night there were Bon

    fires Illuminations and other Rejoycings throughout this City

    and Suburbs

   

   

      His Majesty King George the Second's most Gracious de

    claration at his first sitting in the Privy Council at the Court

    Leicester House the 14th day of June 1727

      The sudden and unexpected death of the King my dearest

    Father has filled my heart with so much Concern and Suprize

    that I am at a Loss how to express myself upon this great and p. 185

    melancholy Occasion

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