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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

OF

The most Remarkable Events and
Publick OCCURRENCES.

VIZ.
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 VOLUMES.

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

Old Baily; C. King in Westminster-Hall; R. Gosting
and J. Pemberton in Fleet-street ; F. Fayram in Corn-
hill; and J. Peele in Pater-nofter Row.' 1724.

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THE

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 moft 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 Hanover, Arrival in England, Entry into

London, Coronation, c. IV. Memorials, Oʻc. 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)
Prill 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 Baily. M.DCC.XXIV.

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PREFACE

HE following Sheets are intended as an addition to the Historical Register's

already publish'd ; and to render that Work a compleat Narrative of all the remarkable Occurrences that have happen'd during the whole Reign of bis present Ma jesty King GEORGĒ, to this Time. For that Undertaking not having been attempted till the Beginning of the Year 1916, the remarkable Events of the firft Seventeen Months of the King, computing from the Death of Queen ANNE, remain unaccounted for in our for

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