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DEATHS in the Year 1800.

Jan. 3d. Sir William Mufgrave, bart. V. P. R. S. and F. A. S. a truftee of the British Museum, formerly a commiffioner of his majesty's cuf toms, and afterwards an auditor of the public accompts.

6th. Aged 72, the right honourable Wilmott Vaughan, earl of Lifburne, in the kingdom of Ireland. He reprefented his native county of Cardigan near 40 years.

7th Sir Edward Baynton, bart. aged 90 years.

Henry, 12th lord Roper, of Teynham, born May 3, 1764; fucceeded his father, Henry, 1786; and, dying unmarried, is fucceeded by his only brother.

11th. At Mr. Coke's, at Holkham, in Norfolk, Charles Nevinfon, vifcount Andover, eldest fon of the earl of Suffolk. He was born May 13, 1775. Returning from fhooting on the 8th, he handed to his fervant his fowling-piece, which went off at the inftant, and the hot penetrated his right fide and lungs. He furvived only three days. His lady was Mr. Coke's daughter.

At Dublin, Dr. William Newcome, archbishop of Armagh. He was of Hertford-college, Oxford, where he took the degrees of M. A. Oa. 19, 1753; B. D. O&. 30, 1765; and D. D. Nov. 6, 1765. He was in the 71ft year of his age, and had fucceffively filled the fees of Dromore 1766, Ollory 1775, and Waterford 1779, till he was advanced to the primacy by earl Fitzwilliam, in January, 1795. He was buried in New College Chapel, Dublin. Dr. Newcome was private tutor to Mr. Fox, when that gentleman was at college. A wound which he at that time accidentally

received in one of his arms foon caufed an amputation to take place. He received the bishoprick of Wa terford during his pupil's adminitration.

22d. In Lombard-street, Mrs. Efther Ellis, daughter of William Fuller, efq. banker, and wife of Mr. Thomas Ellis, tanner. She has left an only daughter.


Aged 64, after a few days illnéls, the Rev. John Warner, D. D. fon of the rev. Dr. Ferdinando W. (many years rector of Barnes, in Surrey, and author of the "History of Ireland," &c.) He was of Trinitycollege, Cambridge; B. A. 1753; M. A. 1761; D. D. 1773. For many years he possessed an unusual degree of popularity as a pleafing, manly, and eloquent preacher, at a chapel, his private property, in Long-acre; (which he fold to the late Dr. King, who had before been chaplain to the British factory at St. Petersburgh.) He was pres fented, in 1771, to the united rectories of Hockliffe and Chalgrave, in Bedfordshire; and was afterwards prefented, by fir Richard Colt Hoare, bart. to the valuable rectory of Stourton, Wilts.

At his houfe, at Hampftead, George Steevens, efq. F. R. and A. SS. the celebrated commentator on Shakespeare.

Lady Elizabeth Worley, widow of the late fir Thomas Worsley, bart. in her 69th year.

At Berlin, in his 87th year, count Finkenftein, the oldest of all the ftatefmen in Europe, and Pruffian minifter of ftate. In 1735, he entered on his diplomatical career, as ambaffador to the court of Swe den; from 1740 to 1742, he was at the Danish court; after which, he was lent to the king of England,


See the Chronicle for a fhort account of Mr. Fuller.

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low of the college of phyficians of London, 1763. He practifed first as a phyfician at Richmond, but af-' terwards at Cambridge, where he' conftantly refided. In 1785, he received the Seatonian prize for the poem on "The Day of Judgement," which, however, was generally believed to be the production of another fellow of the college, not then of ftanding to be a candidate for it. He changed his name to Clobery for an eftate left him by an uncle.

At Hamburgh, in the 85th year of her age, her excellency Sophia Charlotte, countefs dowager of Bentinck, only child of the late count Aldenburgh, and of the princefs of Varel, widow of the late hon. William count Bentinck Rhoon, fecond fon of the first earl of Portland, and grandmother to the prefent count Bentinck Rhoon, and of governor Bentinck, the latter of whom she has left her heir.

Feb. 6th. At Cambridge, Robert Glynn Clobery, M. D. fellow of King's-college, 1757; A. B. 1741; A. M. 1745; M. D. 1752; and fel

In the city manfion-house, in Dawson-street, Dublin, the right hon. John Sutton, lord mayor of that city. He is the 7th magftirate who has died in that office fince the revolution.

10th. In his 57th year, cardinal Altieri. He renounced his dignity while Rome was in the hands of the French; which ftep he repented publicly, previous to his death, in a printed pamphlet, in which he entreats the pardon of God and the church for his fear of men.

21ft. In her 57th year, after a reign of four years, the princess abbefs of Lindau, baronefs of Ulm.

24th. In her 80th year, Elizabeth Douglas Hamilton, countefs dow ager Brooke and of Warwick, eldest daughter of lord Archibald Hamilton, the youngest fon of Anne, duchefs of Hamilton in her own

right, and William Douglas, carl of Selkirk, created duke of Hamilton in 1661. Lady Archibald Hamilton, her mother, was the daughter of James earl of Abercorn, defcended from Claud Hamilton, youngest fon of James Hamilton, earl of Arran, and duke of Chatelherault. She was, by her own direction, interred in a very private manner in Weftminster-abbey, where her remains have been depofited with thofe of her maternal grandfather and grandmother, in the Ormond vault in Henry the Seventh's chapel.

Berwick; 4. Daines, the fubject vi this article; 5. Samuel, the cele brated admiral; 6. Shute, bishop of Durham, &c. He was one of his majefty's counfel learned in the law, and a bencher of the honourable society of the Inner Temple; appointed, May 24, 1751, marfhal of the high court of admiralty in England, which he refigned in 1753,. on being appointed fecretary for the affairs of Greenwich-hofpital; was appointed a Welf judge on the North-Wales circuit, 1757; and af terwards fecond juftice of Chefter, which he refigned after 1785, we believe, on a penfion, and, at his death, retained only the place of commiflary-general of the ftores at Gibraltar. Although Mr. B. claimed no high diftinction as a lawyer, he was univerfally allowed to be a profound and judicious antiquary. His first publication, which will al ways maintain its rank, and has gone through five editions, the author liberally canceling each preceding at his own expenfe, was

rev. William Afton, prebend of the collegiate church of St. John the Evangelift in that town, and brother to lord Afton, of Forfar. He died in diftrefs from the revolutionary government of that unhappy country.

17th. At Liege, the hon. and" Obfervations on the Statutes, chiefly the more ancient, from Magna Charta to 21ft James I. c. 27; with an Appendix, being a Propofal for new-modeling the Statutes, 1766,” 4to. two editions in one year. He was alfo the author of many valuable papers in the Archæologia, and the Philofophical Tranfactions.

Hon. Daines Barrington, F. R. and A. S. S. fourth fon of the first viscount Barrington, fo well known by his " Mifcellanea Sacra," by Anne, his wife, daughter and coheirefs of fir William Daines. John vifcount Barrington of the kingdom of Ireland had iffue fix fons, viz, 1. William, his fucceffor in the peerage; 2. Francis, died young; 3. John, a major-general, who reduced Guadaloupe, and was governor of

March 5th. At Pontoife, in France, George Barnewell, vifccunt Kingf land, nephew to earl Fauconberg.

John Macbride, efq. admiral of the blue.

Sir Thomas Shirley, bart. many years governor and commander-inchief of the iflands of Antigua, St. Chriftopher's, &c. and a general in

the army.

The right hon. Jane lady dowager Erne, relict of the late lord Erne.

John viscount Arbuthnot, lord Inverbervie.

Lady Chapman, widow of fir John Chapman, bart.

The rev. John Norbury, fellow of Eton-college. He was the fon of a barrifter in Cheshire. He was admitted into King's-college 1744, and took the degrees of A. B. 1746; A. M. 1750; S. T. P. 1784. On

3d Dec. 1783, he was chofen fellow of Eton. On the death of Mr. Barnard, 1772, he fucceeded to the living of Maple Durham, in Oxfordfhire, for which he refigned the rectory of Walton-upon-Trent, in Derbyshire, to which he had been presented by the marquis of Townfend. He was many years an affiftant at Eton, and published, in 1795, a tranflation into Greek verfe of Gray's Elegy in a Country Church-yard.

Aged 83, lady Hawkins, relict of fir Chriftopher Hawkins, bart.

Lady Charlotte Radclyffe, daughter of the hon. Charles Radclyffe, by the countefs of Newburgh, who was a Scotch peerels in her own right.

The hon. colonel Rawdon, M P. for the city of Lincoln, brother to the earl of Moira, and nephew to the late earl of Huntingdon; and traced, in his very illuftrious anceftry, the blood royal of the Planta genets.

The lady of fir Thomas Miller,


Sir John Menzies, bart. He has left a widow without any iffue, lady Charlotte, eldest daughter of the duke of Athol. The title and eftate devolve to Robert Menzies, efq. of Edinburgh.

Philip Wenman, feventh lord vilcount Wenman, baron Wenman, of Kilmaynham, and a baronet. He was born April 18, 1742, and was united July 7, 1766, to the lady Eleanora Bertie, fifth daughter of Willoughby, earl of Abingdon; but, having no iffue, the title is extinct.

April 6th. Right hon. James Stewart Mackenzie, lord privy feal of Scotland, fecond brother of John third earl of Bute; elected M. P. for Argylefhire, in 1740; Bute,

1747; burghs of Air, &c. 1754; Rofsfhire, 1761; envoy extraordinary to the king of Sweden, 1759, He fucceeded to the eftate of Rofehaugh by the entail of his great grandfather, fir George Mackenzie, whofe name and arms he took. He married lady Betty Campbell, one of the daughters and co-heireffes of of John duke of Argyle.

At Oldenburgh, in Germany, the right hon. lady Ifabella-Henrietta de Ginkell, fourth daughter of the earl of Athlone, and fifter of lord Aghrim. Her ladyfhip was, fome time back, united to her relation, Laron W. T. de Reede.

At Perth, Elfpet Watfon, at the great age of 115. She was born in 1685, in the reign of James II. and' is probably the laft Scottish fubject born in the reign of that prince, She was undoubtedly one of the fmalleft, or rather fliorteft women in the three kingdoms. When in the prime of life, the did not exceed two feet nine inches in height. Sie has not had any other way of living, for many years, but begging her bread from door to door; and fo ftrong a predilection had the for this way of life, that he went her ufual rounds till within a few weeks of her death, although he had more than 507. fterling of ready cafh in her poffeffion when he died.

At Berlin, in his S1ft year, the Pruffian minifier of ftate, count Blumanthel. He had retired from the greater part of his public functions fome time, and only retained the infpection of the royal treafury.

At Vienna, count Nadasti, imperial field-marthal-lieutenant, and proprietor of a regiment of infantry.

At Nice, of abfolute want, the artift Corbion, mafier of the celcbrated Viotti.


the regained her liberty. Mr. Bowes was apprehended, and a fuit com In France, aged 90, citizen Tur- made abfolute 1787; and, March menced against him; the rule was pin. He was author of a vast number of hiftorical works, but has not ftored to her property, and divorced 3, 1789, lady Strathmore was rebeen placed, however, in the rank from the unfortunate connexion. of diftinguished hiftorians. principal labours are, His Mr. Bowes being unable to pay the "The Hifcofts incurred by the fuit in the fpitory of the Koran," &c.; "Hiftory ritual-court, was ordered, 1790, to of the Life of Mahomet, the Ara- remain in the King's-bench till they bian Legislator;" "Civil and natural Hiftory of the Kingdom of racy which took place in that prifon, were paid. In the riot and confpiSiam ;" "6 Hiftory of the Govern- 1791, Mr. Bowes's conduct was fo ments of the ancient Republic;" commendable, that he obtained a "The French Plutarch.". For fome remittance of the rigour of his contime he carried on "The Lives of finement. the illuftrious Men of France." He Her lady fhip's remains was near 80 when he publifhed the bey, dreffed in a fuperb bridal were depofited in Weftminster-abcontinuation of "The Revolutions drefs. of England."

At Paris, C. Planterre, author of feveral dramatic works.

At Paris, Guillemain, the famous comic writer, author of 368 theatrical pieces.

9th. At her mother's houfe, lady Mary Juliana Howe, fecond daughter of the late earl Howe, born 1765, and on the eve of her nuptials with the earl of Morton.

At Bath, lady Mary Colyear and lady Juliana Colycar, the eldest daughters of the earl of Portmore.

22d. The most noble George Paulett, marquis of Winchefter, earl of Wiltshire, baron Seynt John, premier marquis of England.

The countess of Strathmore, relict of John earl of Strathmore, who died in April, 1776. In 1777, the married Andrew Robinfon Stoney, efq. who afterwards took the name of Bowes, and whofe hiftory is well known, having firft fought a duel with another fuitor on her account. After a long feries of domeftic unhappiness, a feparation took place; foon after which, he attempted to carry her off from her lodgings in Oxford-ftreet, Nov. 10, 1786; but


the celebrated political writer, of a At Richmond, M. Mallet du Pan, diforder on his lungs.

manding on the Halifax ftation. He Admiral George Vandeput, comwas promoted to the rank of captain in 1765; rear-admiral 1793; vicelaft promotion of flag-officers in 1799. admiral 1794; and admiral in the He was fon of fir George Vandegaged in the memorable contest for put, who many years ago was enthe reprefentation of Weftminftera conteft by which his large fortune was confiderably impaired.

Munos, one of the most voluminous At Madrid, don Juan Baptifta Spanish authors. He published 130 volumes of hiftorical and other works, of Columbus, Ximenes, &c. and many original documents and letters other works relating to America; and was employed, 1779, by the late king of Spain, to write the hif tory of the New World.

a brother of the late king of PoAt Warfaw, prince Poniatofsky, land. May

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