Imágenes de páginas

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 cultoms, 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, viscount 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 fhot penetrated his right fide and lungs. He furvived only three days. lady was Mr. Coke's daughter. His

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, Ossory 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 He received the bishoprick of Wa caused an amputation to take place. terford during his pupil's adminis tration.

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


the Rev. John Warner, D. D. fon
Aged 64, after a few days illnéls,
(many years rector of Barnes, in Sur-
of the rev. Dr. Ferdinando W.
Ireland," &c.) He was of Trinity-
rey, and author of the "Hiftory of
college, Cambridge; B. A. 1753;
M. A. 1761;
many years he poffeffed an unusual
D. D. 1773.
manly, and eloquent preacher, at a
degree of popularity as a pleafing,
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 pre-
fented, in 1771, to the united rec-
tories of Hockliffe and Chalgrave,
in Bedfordshire; and was after-
wards prefented, by fir Richard Colt
tory of Stourton, Wilts.
Hoare, bart. to the valuable rec-

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

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

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

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


George II. who was then on the banks of the Rhine, on business of great importance. He was afterwards ambaflador at Petersburgh, where he remained a twelvemonth, when he was appointed to the important ftation of minifter of the cabinet, which he held ever fince 1749, full fifty years.

27th. The rev. Dr. John Warren, lord bishop of Bangor. He was of Caius-college, Cambridge, where he proceeded B. A. 1750; M. A. 1754; and D. D. 1772. In 1779, he was promoted to the fee of St. David's; from whence, in 1783, he was tranflated to Bangor.

The moft hon. Charlotte Jane Windfor, marchionefs of Bute.

At Gompas, in Hungary, a fhepherd, in the 126th year of his age. His manner of living was extremely fimple; he never ate any meat, but fubfifted entirely on milk, butter, and cheese, and had never been ill in his life.

At Aufburg, baron de Steiger. The reigning prince bishop of Conftance.

At Nice, after twelve days illness of a putrid fever, general Championet, commander of the French republican army of Italy.

At Nancy, Nicolas Guillemin, M. D. formerly profeffor of materia medica and botany in the medical College of that city.

At Bourdeaux, citizen Garat, formerly an advocate there, and afterwards a member of the conftituent national affembly.

At Drefden, in his 77th year, the Saxon minifter of state, Louis de Wurmb.

low of the college of phyficians of London, 1763. He practifed first as a phyfician at Richmond, but afterwards 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.

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

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 the has left her heir.

In the city manfion-house, in Dawson-ftreet, 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.

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.

17th. At Liege, the hon. and 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.

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


Berwick; 4. Daines, the fubject of 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 fociety of the Inner Temple; appointed, May 24, 1751, marthal 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 afterwards fecond juftice of Chester, believe, on a penfion, and, at his which he refigned after 1785, we death, retained only the place of Gibraltar. Although Mr. B. claimcommiffary-general of the ftores at he was univerfally allowed to be a ed no high diftinction as a lawyer, profound and judicious antiquary. His firft publication, which will al ways maintain its rank, and has thor liberally canceling each pregone through five editions, the auceding at his own expenfe, was chiefly the more ancient, from "Obfervations on the Statutes, 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


chæologia, and the Philofophical
many valuable papers in the Ar-

John vifcount Arbuthnot, lord

John Chapman, bart.
Lady Chapman, widow of fir

of Eton-college. He was the fon
The rev. John Norbury, fellow
of a barrister in Cheshire. He was
admitted into King's-college 17++,
and took the degrees of A. B. 1746;
A. M. 1750; S. T. P. 1784.



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 prefented by the marquis of Townfend. He was many years an affiftant at Eton, and published, in 1793, a tranflation into Greek verfe of Gray's Elegy in a Country Church-yard. Aged 83, lady Hawkins, relict of fir Chriftopher Hawkins, art. Lady Charlotte Radclyffe, daughter of the hon. Charles Radclyffe, by the counters 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 Plantagenets.

The lady of fir Thomas Miller, bart.

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 vifcount 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; Rofsshire, 1761; envoy extraordi nary to the king of Sweden, 1759. He fucceeded to the eftate of Rolehaugh 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 Cirkell, fourth daughter of the earl of Athlone, and niter of lord Agbrim. Her ladyfhip was, fome time back, united to her relation, Laron W. T. de Recde.

At Perth, Elipet Watson, at the great age of 115. She was born in 1683, 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 forteft women in the three kingdoms. When in the prime of life, the did not exceed two feet nine inches in height. She 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 fle for this way of life, that he went her ufual rounds till within a few weeks of her death, although he had more than 50%. fterling of ready cafh in her poffeffion when he died.

At Berlin, in his 81ft 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 Nadafti, imperial field-marthal-lieutenant, and proprietor of a regiment of infantry.

At Nice, of abfolute want, the artist Corbion, master of the celcbrated Viotti.


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

In France, aged 90, citizen Turpin. He was author of a vaft number of hiftorical works, but has not been placed, however, in the rank of diftinguished hiftorians. His principal labours are, "The Hiftory of the Koran," &c.; Hiftory of the Life of Mahomet, the Arabian Legislator;" "Civil and natural Hiftory of the Kingdom of Siam;"" Hiftory of the Governments of the ancient Republic;" "The French Plutarch.". For fome time he carried on "The Lives of the illuftrious Men of France." He was near 80 when he publifhed the continuation of "The Revolutions of England."

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

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 Jady Juliana Čolyear, the eldest daughters of the earl of Portmore.

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

The countess of Strathmore, relic 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 unhappinefs, a feparation took place; foon after which, he attempted to carry her off from her lodgings in Oxford-street, Nov. 10, 1786; but

[ocr errors]

fhe regained her liberty. Mr. Bowes was apprehended, and a fuit commenced against him; the rule was male abfolute 1787; and, March 3, 1789, lady Strathmore was re ftored to her property, and divorced · from the unfortunate connexion. Mr. Bowes being unable to pay the cofts incurred by the fuit in the fpiritual-court, was ordered, 1790, to remain in the King's-bench till they were paid. In the riot and confpiracy which took place in that prifon, 1791, Mr. Bowes's conduct was fo commendable, that he obtained a remittance of the rigour of his confinement. Her ladyfhip's remains were depofited in Weftminster-abbey, dreffed in a fuperb bridal drefs.

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

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

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

At Warfaw, prince Poniatofsky, a brother of the late king of Poland.


« AnteriorContinuar »