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THE

Historical Register

CONTAINING
An Impartial RELATION of all

TRANSACTIONS, both Civil and Mi-
litary, Foreign and Domestick.

WITH A

Chronological Diary

0 F
The most Remarkable Events and

Publick OCCUKRENCES.

V I z.
Affairs of the several Nations of EUROPE,

Births, Marriages, Deaths, Removals, Promotions,
&c. that happen'd from the last Day of July,
1714, to the first Day of January, 1716; being
the first Seventeen Months of the Reign of King
GEORGE.

Together with
The Characters and Parentage of Persons of

eminent Rank, who departed this Life, during that
Time.

In Two VOLUME S.

LONDON: Printed, and Sold by C. Meere in the

Old Baily; Ç. King in Weftminster-Hall; R. Gosling
and J. Pemberton in Fleet-ftreet ; F. Fayram in Corno
bill; and J. Peele in Patersnofter Row. 1724.

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Historical Register,

CONTAINING An Impartial RELATION of all TRANSACTIONS, both Civil and Military, Foreign and Domestick, that happen'd during the first Seventeen Months of the Reign of King GEORG E.

VOLUME I.

Wherein is contain'd, I. The Introduction, giving an Account of the

Settlement of the Succession to the Crown in the most Illustrious House of Hanover; and of Queen

Anne's Sickness and Death. II. Proceedings of the Second Session of the Fourth

Parliament of Great Britain, being the last of

Queen Anne's Reign. III. The Proclaiming of King George ; his Journey

from Hanoder, Arrival in England, Entry into

London, Coronation, C. IV. Memorials, C. relating to the Demolition of

Dunkirk, and the Canal and Port which the French King intended to make at Mardyke. V. Proceedings of the Fifth Parliament of Great

Britain (being the First of King George's Reign). 'till January 9, 1716, where the Quarterly Histo

rical Registers began. VI. Abstract of the Report of the Committee of

Secrecy. VII. Articles of Impeachment against Robert Earl of

Oxford, and Earl Mortimer.

LONDON: Printed, and Sold by C. Meere in the

Old Bai'y. M.DCC.XXIV.

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THE

T H E

PREFACE

HE following Sheets are

intended as an Addition to the Historical Registers

already publish'd ; and to render that Work a compleat Narrative of all the remarkable Oc, currences that have happen'd during the whole Reign of his present Majesty King GEORGE, to this Time. For that Undertaking not having been attempted till the Be ginning of the Year 1716, the remarkable Events of the first Seven teen Months of the King, compu. ting from the Death of Queen ANNE, remain unaccounted for in our for

mer

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