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A60674 The English chronology being a brief chronological account of the most considerable publick occurrences that have happen'd in these kingdoms, and other adjacent parts, since King William the Third's accession to the crown. From 1688, to 1696. Smithurst, Benjamine. 1696 (1696) Wing S4357; ESTC R221530 41,332 151

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Campaign and disposed of several vacant Places in the Netherlands he set out the 18th for England month Oct. day 2 Prince Lewis encamped before great Waradin day 3 Limerick surrender'd day 4 Lord Cutts took Possession of it day 29 King William happily Landed at Marigate in the mouth of the River Thames He took Coach for London the Coach over-turned by the way tho' without any harm to his Royal Person Great joy in the City for his safe Return day 29 This day Sir Tho. Stamp was elected Lord Mayor of London day 27 The French besiege Montmelian and in January it was surrender'd month Nov. day 1 This day the Parliament met Dr. Barlow died Dr. Tennison succeeded him Lord Dartmont King James's Admiral died of an Apoplexy in the Tower of London where he was Prisoner day 4 John Powel Esq was Knighted day 10 Upon the Death of Sir Will. Hussey his Majesty's late Ambassadour at the Ottoman-Port his Majesty appointed Will. Harbord Esq to succeed him day 11 Turks defeated before Great Waradin 3000 kill'd 24 Colours and 2 Kettle-Drums taken which 't is believ'd will hasten the Surrender of that Place day 10 At Night a Fire happen'd in their Majesties Palace at Kensington which burnt down the Stone-Gallery but stop'd before it reach'd their Majesties Apartments day 26 A Thanksgiving-day for Gods great Deliverances to Ireland in reducing it month Dec. day 6 Great Waradin is closely block'd up day 22 Montmelian surrender'd to the French His Majesty assented to an Act for granting their Majesties certain Impositions upon Beer Ale c. for one Year and other Acts. An Act granting an aid to their Majesties of 165 170052 l. 18 s. month Jan. day 1 A Proclamation against Vicious Debauch'd and Profane Persons Mr. Boyle died on the 17th Bishop of Salisbury preach'd his Funeral Sermon A great Snow this Month. month Feb. day 8 John Goldsborough Knighted day 20 General Ginkle created Earl of Athlone in the County of Roscoman and Baron of Aghram in the County of Galloway in Ireland day 24 An Act for raising Money by Poll payable Quarterly for one Year and several other Acts. The Parliament adjourn'd themselves to the 12th of April month Mar. day 1 This day the Right Honourable Laurence Earl of Rochester Ric. Earl of Ranelagh Charles Lord Cornwallis and Sir Edw. Seymour Bar. were sworn of their Majesties Honourable Privy-Council The Right Honourable Will Earl of Bedford took the usual Oath as Lord Lieutenant of the County of Middlesex His Majesty was pleas'd to Constitute Earl of Pembroke Lord Keeper of their Majesties Privy Seal The Right Honourable Charles Lord Cornwallis is appointed by His Majesty to be Commissioner of the Admiralty in the place of the Earl of Pembroke The Right Honourable Edward Seymour Bar. and Charles Montague Esq are Constituted by his Majesty Commissioners of their Majesties Treasury in the places of Sir John Lowther of Lowther Baronet Vice-Chamberlain of His Majesty's Houshold and Thomas Pelham Esq who have resigned the same day 3 His Majesty constituted the right Honourable Henry Lord Viscount Sidney one of their Majesties Principal Secretaries of State their Majesties Major Lieutenant General and General Governour of the Kingdom of Ireland day 6 The King set out from Kensington for Holland day 17 The Right Honourable Anthony Lord Viscount Faulkland and Robert Lord Lexington were sworn of their Majesties most Honourable Privy-Council day 19 Parliament prorogued from the Twelfth of April to the 24th of May. day 23 Tho. Coningsby Esq one of the Lord Justices of Ireland created a Baron of that Kingdom day 24 The Lord Vise Blessington created Viscount of Ireland by the Name and Style of Viscount Gallway and sworn of their Majesties Privy-Council at Dublin John Dyve Esq sworn Clerk of the Privy-Council day 26 A Fast Proclaimed to be observ'd on Apr. 8th and from that time on the Second Wednesday in every Month. day 30 The Queen Dowager departed from Sommerset-House and lies at Rochester to morrow at Canterbury and on Friday at Dover and so for Calis and from thence to Portugal month Apr. day 1 THe Parliament met this day and was prorogued by Commission to the 14th of May. day 17 Her Royal Highness was taken ill last Night at Sion-House and sell in Labour near Two Months before her time of a Son who was immediately Christen'd George and died an Hour after His Majesty has been graciously pleas'd to create by Patent the Right Honourable Sir Henry Capell Baron of Tewkesbury in the County of Gloucester day 28 Queen Dowager embark'd for Diep month May day 2 Sir Geo. Treby their Majesties late Attorney General was sworn before the Lords Commissioners of the Great Seal Lord Ch. Justice of the Common-Pleas Also Sir John Sommers was sworn their Majesties Attorney General and Tho. Trevor Esq Sollicitor General And this day my Lord Ch. Justice took his Place in the Court of Common-Pleas day 9 A Proclamation for Apprehending the E. of S E. of L E. of M E. of D c. day 16 Parliament prorogued to the 14th of June by Proclamation day 19 Oneglio burnt by the French The Militia of the County reliev'd it An English Protestant Gentleman belonging to the late K. James's Family dying at St. Germain's after he was buried in the Field was digg'd up and drag'd about the Streets and torn in Pieces by the Rabble day 22 Vice-Admiral De la Val burnt under Cape de Wyke near the Shoar the Royal-Sun carrying 104 Guns as also the Admirable of 102 Guns and the Fort of 80 Guns with 2 Frigats and 3 of lesser Rank day 23 Adm. Russel sent in Vice-Admiral Rook to burn the French Ships which he had forc'd a-shore near La Hogue he burnt 21 of the biggest Ships besides 2 Frigats and other small Vessels The English lost only some Fire-Ships which were spent upon Action and besides Rear-Admiral Carter and Colon. Hastings we have not lost one Commission Officer The Admiral order'd a Thanksgiving-day on the 27th Instant throughout the Fleet for this great Victory Capt. Heath burnt Tourville's Ship the Royal-Sun Capt. Greenway burnt the Conquerant the Admirable was burnt by our Boats Three Hundred French perished day 24 Parliament met and was prorogued by Commission to the 14th of June next month June day 7 An Earthquake at Jamaica day 12 News came to Vienna of Great Waradin's being surrender'd to the Imperialists day 14 Parliament met and was again prorogued by Commission to the 11 of July next month July day 23 Namur Castle surrendered to the French Upon the Death of Dr. Tho. Wood Bishop of Lichfield and Coventry William Lloyd Lord Bishop of St. Asaph was by his Majesty nominated to that See A Camp near Portsmouth in order to a Descent on France day 29 Sir John Lanier died of his Wound that he receiv'd in the late Action near Enguien Gen. Mackay and Lord Angus and Douglas kill'd month Aug. day 3 The Chevalier de Granval being found
Bavaria with the Princess of Poland was solemniz'd day 16 A Proclamation for a general Fast to be observ'd on the 19th of Sep. day 29 The Fort St. George surrender'd to the Confederates at Discretion In this Action the Duke of Savoy had not above 10 Souldiers kill'd and wounded The taking of this place shuts up Casal on every side month Sept. day 5 The Chief part of the Town of Warwick Burnt in the Night-time day 6 The Parliament prorogu'd till the 25th day of October next A Machine Fired near the Molehead at Dunkirk by Sir Clovesly Shovel the Spring-Tides being spent he left that place day 16 He came before Calais and threw some Shells into the Town which as the French report Burnt between 30 and 40 Houses and ruin'd some more The Confederates attackt Huy and in an hours-time made themselves Masters of it 27. The Castle was surrender'd day 18 Colbuch Fortress taken by the Venetians after a Siege of 9 days The War that broke out this Summer between Shaban-'Dey of Argiers and Mehomet-Bey of Tunis goes on with great success on the former's side day 28 Prince Lewis since his passing the Rhine has put most of Lower Alsace under Contribution Thus the French are totally expel'd out of the Diocess of Liege John Sweetaple and Will. Coles Esqs were sworn Sheriffs of London month Octob. day 8 An Earthquake at Naples several Churches and Houses much shatter'd and divers kill'd Also at Sicily and many other places day 14 His Majesty gave to the Lord Cutts the Command of the Second Regiment of Foot Guards vacant by the Death of Lieutenant General Talmash Several Thousand Tartars drown'd in passing the River Theysse day 21 The Turks drew off from Ciclut The Turks retreat from Peter-Waradin day 23 Scio attack'd and taken by the Venetians after a Siege of 16 days Found there 230 pieces of Canon 200 of which were Brass great store of Arms and 6 Magazines full of all sorts of Ammunition month Nov. day 6 Parliament met and prorogued till the 12th Instant day 10 The Queen met the King near Rochester day 12 The Parliament met The King in his Speech to them says I think I may say that this Year a Stop has been put to the Progress of the French Arms and our sending so great a Force into the Mediterranean has disappointed their Designs and leaves us a Prospect of further Success day 12 Sir John Sweetaple and Sir William Cole Knighted day 21 A Thanksgiving-day appointed to be kept on Dec. 16. The Princess of Waldeck died at her House at Cuylenburg day 22 Dr. Tillotson Arch-Bishop of Canterbury died day 28 Thomas Day Esq Mayor and Will. Danes Esq Sheriff of Bristol Knighted day 29 A Proclamation for the Apprehending Joseph Bradshaw who assaulted John Swift Marshall and Keeper of the Prison in Savoy c. 200 l Reward for him that apprehends him month Dec. day 8 His Majesty nominated Dr. Thomas Tennison Lord Bishop of Lincoln to be Lord Arch-Bishop of Canterbury day 22 His Majesty granted his Royal Assent to an Act for the frequent meeting and calling of Parliaments An Act for Tunnage and Poundage and other Summs of Money payable upon Merchandizes and imported day 27 At Kensington at 9 in the Morning the Queen was taken ill of the Small-pox day 28 Queen Mary of Blessed Memory died at Kensington month Jan. day 18 Dr. James Gardiner Sub-Dean of the Cathedral Church of Lincoln nominated by his Majesty Bishop of that See day 27 Captain Killigrew kill'd in a Fight with Two French Ships Men of War month Feb. day 11 Col. Will. Dorrington made his Escape out of the Tower 300 l. Reward for that him takes him At Paris the Weather is much colder than it us'd to be His Majesty gave his Royal Assent to an Act for Four Shillings in the Pound for one Year About this time a Party of 21 Vaudois met by 200 Dragoons The Vaudois's defended themselves a long time but at last demanded Quarter which was granted but so soon as the French had disarm'd them and stript them they put them all to the Sword This is the greatest Loss they suffer'd since the War The News from Turky of the Death of Sultan Achmet and of Sultan Solyman's succeeding of him is confirm'd month Mar. day 7 Upon this Day being the Pope's Birth-day when he entred into the 81 Year of his Age the usual Complements were made him by the Cardinals and Forreign Ministers day 14 A Proclamation for apprehending of Will. Standish of Standish-hall in the County of Lancaster Esq 500 l. Reward promised to him that takes him day 25 Captain Benbow gave an Allarm to St. Malo chased in 2 Privateers and went a-shore near Granville and made himself Master of a small Fort where were 4 Guns which he brought away Ceuta is still besieged by the Moors 1695 month April day 2 THe Venetians quitted Scio having first blown up the Fortifications The French being resolv'd to abandon Blanse a good Garison set the Castle and Town on fire day 22 His Majesty gave his Royal Assent to an Act granting to his Majesty certain Rates and Duties upon Marriages Births Burials c. An Act against profane Swearing month May day 3 The King gave his Royal Assent to an Act for granting to his Majesty certain Duties upon Glass-Wares Stone and Earthen-Bottles c. His Majesty declar'd That he had appointed Thomas Lord Arch-Bishop of Canterbury Sir John Sommers Kt. Lord Keeper of the Great Seal William Duke of Devonshire Lord Steward of his Majesty's Houshold Charles Duke of Shrewsbury One of his Majesty's Principal Secretaries of State Charles Earl of Dorset Ld. Chamberlain of his Majesty's Houshold and Sidney Lord Godolphin First Commissioner of his Majesty's Treasury to be Lords Justices of England for the Administration of the Government during his Majesty's absence Sir Will. Trumbul Constituted one of his Majesty's Principal Secretaries of State His Majesty declar'd that he thought fit to appoint the Right Honourable Henry Lord Capel to be Ld. Deputy of Ireland His Majesty created the Right Honourable Will. de Nassau Signeur de Aubestein a Baron Viscount and Earl of this Kingdom c. Likewise he created the Right Honourable Lord Grey of Werk a Viscount and Earl of this Kingdom by the Name and Style of Viscount Glendale and Earl of Tankerville day 11 Duke Schomberg Earl of Tankerville and Peregrine Berty Esq were sworn of his Majesty's Privy-Council A Proclamation to secure Monsieur John Robart day 12 His Majesty went to Embark for Holland Casal block'd up day 23 John Smith Esq sworn one of the Privy-Council and Christopher Musgrave sworn Clerk of the Council in Extraordinary A Proclamation for a General Fast to be observ'd June 19th day 30 William Thompson was set upon by a French Privateer near Purbeck having with him only one Man and a Boy he had but two small Guns and some small Arms He so acted his part that the Captain
he obliges himself to repay the French King the Expences he has put him to Mareschal de Boufflers drew Forces from the French Frontier-Garrisons of Flanders and Picardy towards Dunkirk and Calais They were to Embark for England month Mar. day 2 King James came to Calais Monsieur Gabaret had the Command of the Men-of-War for the Expedition being 17 or 18 and went on Board the 28th past day 6 A Proclamation for Encouragement of Sea-men The Garrison of Centa sprung a Counter-mine by which and with their Sallies they destroy'd many Moors day 7 The Town and Magazine of Givet destroy'd by the Allies The stores consisted of Four Millions of Rations The Action perform'd by the Earl of Athlone and Lieutenant General Coehorne day 8 King James went from Calais to see Dunkirk If the Invasion of England had succeeded the French King should have gone with an Army of 100000 Men to Flanders day 10 Twenty Battalions Embark'd for England on the Coast of Holland Three Guernsy-Privateers have taken 17 or 18 French Prizes laden with Wine Salt and Brandy day 11 The Duke of Wirtenburgh arrived with Forces from Flanders The Earl of Athlone burnt the Town and Magazine of Givet consisting of all manner of Stores for an Army of 100000 Men for Three Months The place is put under Contribution part paid and for the rest Hostages given day 12 A Proclamation by the King for a publick Thanksgiving day 14 A Proclamation upon an Act for Releasing of poor Prisoners for Debt day 15 The late King James came from Dunkirk to Calais day 22 A Proclamation for the Discovery of the Conspirators 1000 l. for each At the same time a Proclam for the Discovery of the Lord Montgomery and Sr. Joh. Fennick 500 l. for either of them day 23 Sir John Friend was brought to his Tryal at the Old-Baily and found Guilty day 24 Sir William Parkyns came to his Tryal at the same Place and sound Guilty day 25 Prince of Nassau State-holder of Friseland died at Leewarden leaving behind him one Son Eight Years old and 7 Daughters day 26 An Order publish'd for the Seizure of the Horses of all Papists and Popishly-affected day 28 Sir Clovesly Shovel came into the Downs with several of his Majesty's Ships having left a Squadron of Men-of-War on the Coast of France 1696 month Apr. day 3 Mr. Speaker with the House of Commons in a Body attended his Majesty and presented their Association Sir William Parkyns and Sir John Friend were Executed at Tyburn day 11 The Ambassadours of the Republick of Venice arriv'd at London day 14 Solyman Buluc Bachi Envoy from the Divan of Algier had his Audience of the King of France day 16 His Majesty was pleased to Constirute the Right Honourable the Earl of Stamford Lord Lieutenant Custos Rotulorum and Vice-Admiral of Devonshire together with the City and County of Exeter and the Right Honourable the Earl of Radnor Lord Lieutenant Custos Rotulorum and Vice-Admiral of Cornwal and has appointed Major Gen. Trelawny Governour of the Town and Cittadel of Plimouth All which places were formerly held by the Right Honourable the Earl of Bath day 22 Robert Lowick Ambrose Rookwood and Charles Cranburn Try'd and Condemn'd day 25 Sir Geo. Rook arriv'd in the Downs with his Majesty's Ships and a great Fleet of Merchant-men from Cadiz in all 190 Sail. The Parliament in Ireland prorogu'd to September next day 27 His Majesty gave his Royal Assent to an Act for continuing several Acts of Parliament therein mention'd and many other Acts. Then the King prorogued the Parliament to the 16th of June next day 28 Their Excellencies Seignior Soranzo and Seignior Veniers Ambassadours Extraordinary from Venice made their publick Entry day 29 Robert Lowick Ambrose Rookwood and Charles Cranburn Executed at Tyburn day 30 Corna a City taken by the Arabians who cut off 6000 Janisaries that were in Garrison month May day 1 His Majesty was pleased to declare in Council That he has appointed Thomas Lord Arch-Bishop of Canterbury Sir John Sommers Kt. Lord Keeper of the Great Seal Thomas Earl of Pembroke and Montgomery Lord of the Privy-Seal William Duke of Devonsh Lord Steward of his Majesty's Houshold Charles D. of Shrewsbury One of his Majesty's principal Secretaries of State Charles Earl of Dorset and Middlesex Ld. Chamberlain of his Majesty's Houshold and Sidney Lord Godolphin First Commissioner of his Majesty's Treasury to be Lords Justices of England for the Administration of the Government during his Majesty's Absence His Majesty has been pleased to create Sir John Lowther of Lowther Bar. a Baron and Viscount of this Kingdom by the Style and Title of Baron Lowther of Lowther and Viscount of Longsdale in the County of Westmorland His Majesty has been also pleased to create Sir John Thompson Bar. a Baron of this Kingdom by the stile and Title of Baron of Haversham in the County of Bucks His Majesty has been pleased to constitute Sir Thomas Littleton Bar. one of the Lords Commissioners of the Treasury His Majesty has been pleased to give to Christopher Musgrave Esq the Office of Clerk of the Ordnance and to James Lowther Esq that of Clerk of the Delivery of the Ordnance in this Kingdom His Majesty couserr'd the Honour of Knighthood upon Theodore Janssen Esq for his good Service to his Majesty day 5 Clancey a Peruk-maker in Covent-Garden and Captain Donolow both Irish-Men perswaded Cap. Porter to go over to France promising him King James's Pardon and a Pension of a 1000 l. per annum and 600 Guineas in hand He met them according to Appointment at the Dog-and Partridge in Drury-lane where they gave him 300 Guineas and Billets for the rest and then Capt. Porter gave the singal to the Messengers that were ready to seize on them and they were committed to Newgate day 7 The Queen Dowager of Spain died His Majesty has been pleas'd to confer the Honour and Dignity of a Baronet of this Kingdom upon upon Thomas Wheat of Glympton in the County of Oxford Esq day 8 His Majesty Embark'd for Holland day 13 Peter Cook Son of Sir Miles Cook was brought to his Tryal at the Old-Baily for High-Treason and found Guilty day 14 Corby in Lincolnshire had a Storm of Hail in some places a Yard deep and some Hail-stones 5 or 6 inches thick day 18 Parliament of Ireland prorogued to the 28th of July day 19 Alexander Knightly who was Arraign'd the 30th of the last Month was try'd at King's-Bench-Bar and confest the Indictment day 23 A Proclamation for a Fast to be observ'd on June the 26th day 25 The French Thoulon-Fleet arrived at Brest being 47 Men-of-War day 27 This Evening Admiral Bembo with 13 Men-of-War arrived in our Roads from before Dunkirk day 28 Sir Will. Gregory one of the Justices of the King's-Bench died as did J. Matthews Esq Clerk of the Privy Seal in the 81 Year of his Age. A dreadful Fire happened near Wapping-stairs which burnt
Faulconberg Viscount Mordant made Earl of Monmouth Lord Mountague made Visc Mounthermer and Earl of Mountague Lord Churchill made Earl of Marlborough Henry Sidney Esq made Baron of Milton Viscount Sidney of Sheppy in Kent Lord Lumley made Viscount Lumley of Lumley-Castle in Durham Lord Cholmondly made Baron of Cholmondly of Wich-Malbanch alias Nantwich in Cheshire Thomas Pilkington Esq Lord Mayor of London Knighted Sir George Hewit made Baron of James-Town and Viscount Goran in Ireland day 11 K. William and Q. Mary Crowned at Westminster by the Bishop of London and the day kept with great Ceremony in most of the chief Towns in England day 12 The House of Commons walked on foot from Westminster to Whitehall to congratulate their Majesties on their Coronations The House of Commons humbly request his Majesty That he would declare War against the French King and promise to stand by him and to assist him in the carrying on the War to the utmost of their power day 16 The Convention of Scotland sends the Earl of Argyle Sir James Montgomery and Sir Joh. Dalrimple to offer the Crown of Scotland to his Majesty and take the Oaths of Allegiance c. as their Representatives Six Hundred Medals of Gold worth 3 l. a piece are distributed each Member of the House of Commons being presented with one They had the King and Queen's Effigies on one side and on the other a Phaeton struck with Thunder by Jupiter with this Inscription Ne totus absumatur Orbis day 17 Admiral Herbert arrived at Kingsale in Ireland day 18 King James with his Army before London-derry George Jeffereys Baron of Wemm and late Lord Chancellor of England died in the Tower of London and was there buried privately the Sunday-night following by an Order his Relations got from K. William The Sieur de Schmittan Envoy extraordinary from the Duke of Brandenburgh had Audience of the King and Queen at Hampton-Court day 19 Geo. Booth Esq Sir Rich. Temple Sir John Worden Sir Rob. Southwel Sir Rob. Clayton Sir Patience Ward made Commissioners of the Customs day 20 The Lords Address to King William to support the Church of England and to call a Convocation Sir Henry Fane Sir Henry Ashurst Sir Hum. Edwin Tho. Frankland Esq Fran. Perry Esq John Danvers Esq and John Wilcox Jun. Esq made Commissioners for the Excise day 24 The Earl of Danby made Marquess of Caermarthen King William passed Six Acts of Parliament day 26 An Address of the House of Commons to K. William for a War with France and the King's Answer to it The Baron de Schutz Envoy Extraordinary from the Duke of Luxenburgh c. had Audience of their Majesties at Hampton-Court Two Proclamations came out 1. To incourage French Protestants 2. For prohibiting French Goods The Estates of Scotland Named the Earl of Argyle Sir James Montgomery and Sir John Dalrimple to go Commissioners for England to offer the Crown of Scotland to K. William and Q. Mary which was done accordingly on the 11th of May in great Solemnity in the Banqueting-House at Whitehall to which Place the Commissioners came by Post day 27 Arrived at Portsmouth the Wolf from Virginia having on Board the Lord Howard of Effingham Governour of Virginia day 29 King William put out Two Proclamations for prohibiting Sea-men to serve Forreign Princes c. month May. day 1 King William passed at Westminster the Poll-Act and Two more A Fight betwixt Admiral Herbert and the French at Bantry Bay in the N. W. of Ireland day 2 The Estates of Scotland Adjourned to the 21st Instant day 4 A Call of Serjeants at Law viz. Sir Hen. Pollexfen Nich. Lechmore Tho. Rookesby Joh. Thurburn Will. Wogan Will. Pawlet Nath. Bond Gyles Eyres Henry Hatsell John Blencow Peyton Ventris John Powel Roger Belwood John Tremain John Trenchard and John Turton Esqs The same day the Judges were Constituted viz. Sir John Holt Ch. Just Sir Will. Dolben Sir Will. Gregory and Gyles Eyres Esq of the King's Bench Sir Hen. Pollexfen Ch. Just Sir Joh. Powell Tho. Rookesby and Peyton Ventris Esqs of the Common-Pleas Sir Robert Atkinson Ch. Baron Sir Ed. Nevile Nic. Lechmore and John Turton Esqs of the Exchequer John Trenchard Esq Ch. Just of Chester Sir Geo. Treby Attorney General John Summers Esq Sollicitor General day 5 The Plate Fleet arrived in the Downs richly laden His Majesty was pleased to send to the Convention in Scotland which was converted into a Parliament His Majesty declares War against France day 7 A Declaration of War against France came out day 9 The Thanksgiving-day was kept in Scotland for their Deliverance from Popery and Slavery day 11 K. William gave his Royal Assent to 5 Acts at Westminster The Deputies sent by the Convention of Scotland arrive at London and discharge their Trust by presenting the Crown of their Kingdom to his Majesty and taking the Oaths day 16 K. William came to Portsmouth and on Board the Elizabeth Frigot dined with Adm. Herbert where he declared his Royal Intention to make Admiral Herbert an Earl and there Knighted Captain Joh. Ashby and Capt. Clowdes Shovell and the King return'd that Evening to Hampton-Court after giving 2600 l. amongst the Wounded c. Sea-men A great Sally by London-derry Men with success George Lord Melvill made sole Secretary of State in Scotland Frederick Count de Schomberg made General of all his Majesty's Forces Master General of the Ordinance and of his Majesty's Privy-Council Baron of Teys Earl of Brantford Marquess of Harwich and Duke of Schomberg day 20 Sir Robert Wright late Lord Chief Justice died in New-gate day 22 The Assistence Frigot came into Plymouth with the Body of the late Duke of Albemarle day 23 K. William's Proclamation for a Fast to be kept about London on the 5th of June on the 19th all England over day 24 K. William gave his Royal Assent to the Act for Toleration of Dissenters and Two Acts more on 28th The King makes the Estates of Scotland a Convention day 28 Vice-Admiral Almonde arrived at Portsmouth with part of the Dutch Fleet. day 30 The Dutchess of Albemarle arriv'd at Plymouth from Jamaica The Duke of Somerset installed Chancellor of Cambridge day 31 Major General Kirke set Sail from High-Lake with his Forces for London-Derry month June day 1 Admiral Herbert created Earl of Torrington and Baron Herbert of Torbay day 4 John Ashburnham Esq created Baron Ashburnham of Ashburn-Hall in Sussex The Dutch Ambassadors had Audience day 6 The Dutch Fleet of 30 Capital Ships came to Spit-head day 10 Edward Mosely Esq of Lancashire Knighted day 13 Edinborough Castle delivered up by the Duke of Gourdon day 14 His Majesty set Sail from the Spithead day 15 Maj. Gen. Kirke came to the Lough before London-Derry day 16 The Fortress of Keyseawreart surrendered by the French to the Duke of Brandenburgh day 18 Above 80 of the Clergy of London went in a Body to take the Oaths of Allegiance at Westminster-hall The Parliament
of Scotland met and passed an Act to ascertain K. William's Authority K. William went to the Parliament at Westminster and passed Ten Acts. day 24 K. William's Proclamation to offer 100 l. to discover either Sir Adam Blair or Dr. Robert Grey for dispersing King James's Declaration day 25 John Studor was Executed at Kingston for deserting his Majesty's Service day 30 King of Sweden's Envoy had Audience Mr. Baker Governour of London-Derry dies very much lamented month July day 5 An Act passed in Scotland to take away the Supremacy over Ecclesiastical Affairs A Plot discovered to have Fired Edinburgh and to have destroyed the Estates on the 8th instant on which Discovery about Fourty persons were secur'd day 10 There landed from 3 French Men of War about 800 Irish in Argile-shire in Scotland from Carrickfergus day 11 King William called by Writ to sit as Barons in the House of Lords Charles Lord Dursley and Robert Lord Viscount Lisle who took their Places The Protestants at Inniskilling by a Sally beat a Convoy of 400 and took 2 Firkins of Money and 15 Waggons of Ammunition and Provisions day 13 A Proclamation to offer 10 l. to discover any High-way-man Rob. Serle Esq appointed to be Conful of Leghorne day 17 Duke Schomberg left Whitehall in order to his Journey to Chester towards the relief of Ireland day 18 A great Conspiracy is discover'd in Scotland day 20 Duke Schomberg came to Chester day 22 The Act for the Abolishing Episcopacy in Scotland was touched with the Scepter day 23 The Spanish Ambassador had his publick Audience day 24 Princess Ann brought to Bed of a Son and on the 27th was Christen'd by the Name of William by the Bishop of London at Hampton Court where his Majesty declar'd him Duke of Gloucester day 25 King William passed Nine Acts of Parliament day 27 Derry Men made a Sally and killed 300 of the Enemy besides Officers The Garrison is reduced to 4456 Men and in great Extremity day 30 Maj. Gen. Kirke broke the Boom and so relieved them to their unexpressible Joy for they only reckoned on Two Days Life having only 9 Horses left and of 7500 Men Regimented they had but 4300 left On the last of July the Enemy ran away in the Night-time robb'd and burnt all before them for several miles Thus after 105 days being close besieged by near 20000 Men God deliver'd them The Enemy lost about 9000 Men and 100 of their best Officers From April 24th to July 22. 587 Bombs were thrown into the City Col. Woolsely with 2000 Inniskilling Men Fights Mac-Carty's Army of 6000 gives them a total Rout takes Mac-Carty Prisoner with all their Artillery Arms c. and 400 Prisoners with the loss of but 20 Men and 50 wounded month Aug. day 1 A great Fight in Scotland betwixt General Mackay and the Lord Dundee wherein the latter was kill'd day 2 The Parliament of Scotland adjourned to the 8th of October Pope Innocent XI died in the 79th Year of his Age. day 3 The Earl of Torrington with the Fleet near the Isle of Silly design'd for the Coast of Ireland day 7 Four Ships went with Provisions from High-lake to London-derry day 8 Launceston in Cornwal did present an Address to K. William being the first of any County in Engl. day 12 Duke Schomberg set Sail from Highlake and on the 13th landed at Bangor in the North of Ireland with the English Forces day 15 A Fight betwixt Prince Waldeck with the English and Dutch Forces and Mareschal d'Humieres with the French where near 2000 of the latter were kill'd day 15 The Castle of Antrim in Ireland taken The Enemy quit Belfast day 20 The Fight at Drunkell in Scotland day 22 William Forrester and James Forbes Esqs and Clerks of the Green-cloth were Knighted at Hampton-Court day 27 Fran. Blake of Ford-Castle Knighted at Hampton-Court day 28 Carrickfergus in Ireland surrender'd to Duke Schomberg after 4 days Siege day 29 Mr. Walker of London-derry waited on their Majesties at Hampton-Court where the King presented him with 5000 l. as a Reward The Earl of Levins is made a Governour of Edinburgh Castle The Earl of Torrington with the Fleet at Torbay month Sept. day 1 A Proclamation Authorizing Commissioners for the Act of 12 d. in the Pound day 2 Duke Hamilton sworn of his Majesty's Privy-Council at Whitehall day 6 Duke Schomberg upon the Burning of Newry sends a Trumpet to the Duke of Berwick to let him know That if they went on to Burn in this barbarous manner he would not give any Quarter hereupon the Irish abandoned Dundalk without doing any harm to the Town day 13 Edw. Smith Esq appointed Conful for the Canary Islands day 20 Parliament met and adjourned to Octob. 19. following day 25 Colonel Lloyd with his Inniskilling Forces in all about 1000 Horse and Foot kill'd 700 took 300 Prisoners and O-Kelly their Commander and 40 Officers 8000 Head of Cattle c. day 26 Sir John Holt Lord Chief Justice of England sworn of the Privy-Council day 28 A Conspiracy discovered in our Camp in Ireland carried on by some French Papists Du-Plissy and Five more were Executed 150 Papists were secur'd and sent into England day 30 Sir Tho. Pilkington continued Lord Mayor of London for the ensuing Year The Fleet under the Earl of Torrington sail'd out of Torbay to the Spithead month Octob. day 1 Coll. Lloyd with a Party of Inniskilling Men took the Castle of Dramnasna and James-Town Great Mortality in the Irish Camp of which 15000 died day 6 The University of Cambridge waited on King William at New-Market day 7 Bonn taken by the Duke of Brandenburgh after 55 Days being block'd up and 26 Days close Siege day 12 King William return'd from Cambridge and New-Market to Hampton-Court day 13 Dr. Stillingfleet Bishop of Worcester Dr. Patrick Bishop of Chichester Dr. Ironside Bishop of Bristol were Consecrated at the Bishop of London's Chapel at Fulham by the Bishop of London Bishop of St. Asaph and Bishop of Rochester day 19 The Parliament met at Westminster where K. William made a Speech to them day 21 The Parliament grants the King 1200000 l. more to carry on the War in Ireland Queen of Portugal was brought to Bed of a Son day 23 The Anniversary for the Deliverance from the Massacre in 1641. was kept in London by the Irish Protestants day 24 King William was made Free of the Grocer's Company and on the presenting of his Freedom Ralph Box Esq was Knighted day 28 Sir George Davis was made Consul of Naples day 29 The King grants an Exemption from paying any Duties or Customs to such as shall transport any Provisions into the Irish Sea-port Towns under his Obedience day 31 A Hellish Conspiracy is discovered in the Army commanded by the Duke of Schomberg month Nov. day 2 Richard Lord Coot made Earl of Earles of Bellomont in Ireland Coll. Lloyd defended Sligoe against all Sarsfield's Forces till all their Ammunition was
spent and then in the Night made a handsome Retreat day 4 His Majesty's Birth-day is Celebrated with all possible Demonstrations of Joy day 6 Was brought into Falmouth a French Vessel taken going to Ireland with 4000 Arms and Powder and Officers day 13 Thomas Kirke Esq made a Consul of Genoua day 14 A Proclamation offering 200 l. for apprehending of Edm. Ludlow day 16 Lambert Blackwell Esq made Consul of Leghorne day 20 Walter Doleman Esq made Consul of Alicant in Spain day 21 An Order of the Lord Mayor and Aldermen offering 500 l. to discover the Person that offer'd an Indignity to K. William's Picture in Guild-hall day 29 The Irish defeated at the Newry by Brigadeer Steward 30 kill'd and 7 taken Prisoners month Dec. day 1 Don Stantiago del Castillo Knighted day 2 Tho. Papillion Simon Macne John Agur Humphrey Ayls and James How appointed Commissioners for the Victualing their Majesty's Navy day 4 Col. Woolsely marched out with a small Party of the Inniskilling Forces in the Night to Belturbet upon the first Summons they yielded month Jan. day 8 About this time Parties went out from several Garrisons in Ireland and made Excursions into the Enemies Quarters and brought away several Thousand Head of Black-Cattle Sheep and small Horses or Garrons day 12 day 14 At this time there happen'd several Storms which forc'd divers Merchant-Ships from their Anchors at Deal day 16 An Act of an additional Aid of 12 Pence in the Pound for one Year His Majesty gave his Royal Assent to an Act of 2 s. in the Pound for one Year and an Act for setling the Succession of the Crown c. day 23 Tho. Miller of Chichester Knighted day 27 An Act for an additional Poll c. month Feb. day 13 Sir Henry Goodrick Kt. and Baron sworn of his Majesty's Privy-Council day 19 His Majesty was pleased to constitute Will. Cheney Esq Sir John Knatchbull Bar. and Sir William Pultezey Knight his Commissioners for executing the Office of the Keeper of the Privy-Seal day 20 A Fast appointed for our Army 's good Success in Ireland to be observed on March 12th and so on the Third Wednesday in every Month. month Mar. day 1 Above 200 Gentlemen come to London and offer to serve as Volunteers in his Majesty's Army in Ireland day 6 Four Hundred Danes Landed at Belfast and the next day the Prince of Wirtenburgh their General landed with many more day 14 Five Thousand French Foot landed at the Port of Kingsale with 2 Generals the Count de Lauzun and the Marquess de Lery in exchange for these the late K. James sent King Lewis sometime after 5000 Irish under the Command of General Mac-Carty day 15 The Parliament of Scotland grant his Majesty a Subsidy of 200000 l. day 17 The House of Lords make a Bill whereby they assert their Majesty's Right to the Crown of Engl. day 19 His Majesty was pleased to Constitute Sir John Lowther of Lowther Bar. Vice-Chamberlain of his Majesty's Houshold Richard Hambden Esq who is made Chancellor of the Exchequer Tho. Pelham Esq and Sir Steph. Fox Lords Commissioners of the Treasury His Majesty appointed Henry Guy Esq to be one of the Commissioners of their Majesty's Customs in the Place of Mr. Pelham day 20 The Parliament met at Westminster pursuant to their Majesties Writs of Summons 1690 month Apr. day 1 PUry Cust of Stamford Esq was Knighted day 12 Sir Clovesly Shovel arrived at Belfast with Men Arms and Ammunition and Money to pay the Army day 14 Prince Waldeck arrived at Mastricht day 15 The Parliament in Scotland met day 17 Rich. Viscount Lumley created Earl of Scarbrough in the County of York Lord de la Mere created Earl of Warrington in the County of Lancaster Henry Lord de Grey of Ruthen created a Viscount of this Kingdom by the Name and Style of Viscount de Longueville William Hussey Esq appointed his Majesty's Ambassador at the Ottoman-Court and at the same time Knighted day 18 Sir Clovesly Shovel ventured into the Bay of Dublin King James and many Thousand People were Spectators day 19 A notable Fight between an English Kitch and a French Privateer day 20 The Parliament grant to his Majesty all the Customs which were granted to King James I. and the Duties which K. Charles and K. James II. enjoy'd and moreover allow him to dispose of all the Subsidies as he shall think fit for the space of 4 Years day 21 Lord Willoughby of Eresby Chancellor of the Dutchy of Lancaster introduced into the House of Peers day 26 The Parliament places the Regency in the Queen during the King's absence month May day 2 An Act for granting to their Majesty 's a Subsidy of Tunnage and Poundage and divers other private Acts passed day 8 His Majesty arrives at Chester where he was to embark for Ireland and is receiv'd with all possible Expressions of the Affection Honour and Respect which Subjects owe to so glorious a Prince day 11 He embarks at Chester for Ireland The Garrison of Charlemont in Ireland surprized by an Ambuscade in the Night and on the day 12 It was surrender'd day 13 The King lands at Carrickfergus whence he goes by Land to Belfast and finds his Army consisting of 62 Squadrons of Horse and 54 Battalions which might make up in all about 40000 Men. day 20 His Majesty passed several Acts One for her Majesty to Govern during his Absence Tin Farthings given forth by his Majesty's Authority day 23 An Act of Pardon granted The Parliament adjourned to the 7th of July next day 30 A Proclamation for apprehending Moleneaux Tildesly Townly Standish Butler Goodwin a Romish Priest c. day 31 Rear-Admiral Ralph de la Val Knighted month June day 2 Sir Tho. Pilkington Kt. elected Lord Mayor for the remaining part of this Year day 3 Charles Marquess of Winchester Lord Chamberlain to the Queen was sworn one of the Lords of their Majesties Privy-Council Sir John Trever Kt. Speaker of the House of Commons Sir William Rawlinson Kt. and Sir George Hutchins Kt. were sworn Lords Commissioners of the Great Seal of England day 4 His Majesty set out on his Voyage for Ireland on the 16th he arrived at Belfast day 18 The King marches towards the Enemy at the Head of his Army day 20 Landed at the White-house 2500 Horse from Scotland day 27 His Army encamps near Dondalk day 28 The King goes in Person to take a Survey of the Country beyond the River Ade● in Ireland to find out a Place for his Army to encamp in day 30 K. William encamps within sight of the Irish Army Is wounded with a Canon-Ball viewing the Enemies Camp it took away a piece of his Coat Wastcoat and Shirt raised the Skin on the blade of his right Shoulder and drew a little Blood his Majesty after a Plaister applied continued on Horse-back without the least concern till 4 in the Afternoon Peace between the Great Mogul and and the English
Beer and Ale c. day 13 Prince Lewis took his leave of their Majesties at Kensington day 17 About 11 in the Morning an old Tower in Dublin call'd the Key-Tower suddenly fell wherein were 218 Barrels of Powder w th by the striking of the Stones one against another took Fire and blew up and very much shatter'd the Town and wounded 24 Souldiers there were of the Townsmen about 100 kill'd and hurt day 23 His Majesty appointed Sam. Eyres Serjeant at Law to be one of the Judges of King's-Bench in the Room of Mr. Justice Dolben deceased month Mar. day 4 His Majesty was pleased to Constitute Charles Earl of Shrewsbury Principal Secretary day 5 Tho. Jones and John Golden convicted of High-Treason were Executed near Redriff-Stairs day 12 At Cadiz arose a violent Storm with Thunder Lightning and a great deal of Rain the Storm continued all Day and the Night following several Men of War much damag'd thereby day 15 Edw. Carteret Esq appointed to be Bailiff of their Majesties Island of Jersey day 23 An Act passed for Rates and Duties upon Salt 1694 month Apr. day 11 HIS Majesty nominated Narcissus Lord Arch-Bishop of Cashell in Ireland to the Arch-Bishoprick of Dublin vacant by the Death of Dr. Marsh And William Lord Bishop of Cloyne to the Arch-Bishoprick of Cashell day 12 Price of Corn increaseth in France day 16 His Majesty gave his Royal Assent to an Act for raising Money by Poll c. Elector of Cologne elected Bishop of Leige day 18 Duke Hamilton died about Five in the Morning The Rebels in the Basse in Scotland desire to Capitulate day 20 John Smith of Issleworth in the County of Middlesex Esq created Baronet of this Kingdom day 21 The Basse in Scotland was surrender'd this day in the Evening upon Articles day 25 Charles Earl of Shrewsbury elected Kt. of the Order of the Garter John Earl of Mulgrave