Page images
PDF
EPUB
[graphic][ocr errors][ocr errors][merged small][ocr errors][ocr errors][merged small]
[ocr errors][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small]

" MEMOIRS OF THE COURT OF ENGLAND DURING THE REIGN OP

THE STUARTS."

IN THREE VOLUMES.

VOL. III.

LONDON:
RICHARD BENTLEY, NEW BURLINGTON STREET,
Publisher in Ordinary to Ver Majesty.

1843.

LONDON: Printed by S. & J. BENTLEY, Wilson, and FLEY,

Bangor House, Shoe Lane.

CONTENTS

OF THE THIRD VOLUME.

GEORGE THE SECOND.

CHAPTER I.

His birth in 1683.-Early neglected by his father, George
the First.-His marriage.-Made a Knight of the Garter in
1706, and created Duke of Cambridge, with precedence over all
other Peers.--Serves under Marlborough, and is present at the
battle of Oudenarde in 1708. — His daring valour on that
occasion.-Anecdote of him.-Created Prince of Wales on the
accession of his father to the throne.-Extract from Lady M.
W. Montagu's Works.—Origin of the misunderstanding between
the Prince and his father.-Extract from Horace Walpole.-
Put under arrest, and deprived of the appurtenances of royalty.
- Singular paper relative to the Prince found in George
the First's cabinet after his death.—Extract from the March-
mont Papers.--The King's attempt to deprive the Prince and
Princess of all power over their own children.— The twelve
Judges consulted on the occasion.-Sir Robert Walpole effects
a partial reconciliation between the King and the Prince.
Death of George the First, and Proclamation of the Prince as
George the Second.-Burns his father's Will.
VOL. III.

b

Page 1

« PreviousContinue »