British Press, October 25, 1820

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British Press (Newspaper) - October 25, 1820, London, Middlesex "J THEAtRBmOYAL, COrtHNtrGARDEN. THIS EYi^NLlNG/WEQNjESbAyr^O 25. wiil be^erforpned the Musical Dnuna of � KOB ROY MACGREGOR. Sir Frederick Vernon, Mr. Egertori; Rashleigli Osbaldi-Mnne, Mr. Abbof.l-; Francis Osibaldistotip, Mr. Diirusct; Koh Koy Marere^or CBinpbell, Mr. MacreRdy ; Doufrnl, Mr. Kmery; Baillie^SiCOl JiiiTic, Mr. Lislon. Diana Vcroaii, Mi>sGreene; Hclcn^Macgrteor, Mrs. Faucit. After'tthich tiie FaiTP of I.OVE,'LA'W; and: PHYSIC. Dr. Camphor, Mr.-'Blanchird; Flexible, Mr. Yote� ; Lu-liin Lop, Mr.'Lisloii'; Aiiilrew, Mr. fcinery. Mrs. Hilary, WfB.Gibbs; larti'ai'MVs.SicrliiiR. A Private Box maybe had for llie Season, or nighlly, of Mr. Brandon, at tlie Box-Ulficf. Places for the Ro^eslq be (alcen of Mr. Braiidoq,at the Box-Office, Haij-street,from Ten lil^ To-iw>rrow, Siie.Sloopi lo Couqaer-the Ballet of Pygmalion-nudCiizenine.i , On Friday, t]ie.>t.asical Drama, of The Antiquary, with A Bolanri foraii OMver, Gti SatHfdigrvtl'SvMusical Romance of Henri Quatrc, wUb IheBjJIe^i^J^^clisBftjd'lWdiW* .�.�-v...... Qiiraedy offTwelfihMiehl has been for.some time ill pre{)9ra(ipn,Jind win^preilily:be produced ; in^ivbich will be introduced.^iies, Duels; Glees,- and Ghoriises, s*-Jrclod eniitely from the J Plays, ..Poems, and -Sounels of Shalispeare. . .,~ ; . . OLYMpie- THEATRE,-NEWCASTi-ESTREET, . . .STRAND, THIS EVENING. WEDNESDAY. Oct. 25, will^ produced (ihird time), an entirely new,occasional Prelude, entitled,' T,0 BE,LET BY AUCTION. The principal Cliaraciers by Mr. Wrench, Mr. Oxberry, Mr. G. Smith. Mr. Kirby, Mr. Vale, Mr. Herring, Mr. Rnwbulhani, Mr. .Salter, Mr. Ck>zan, Mr. Howard, Mrs. "W. S. Chailerley, Mrs, Laiepby, Miss Witham,- Miss Hea-ley, and Miss Turner. , An Occasional Address will be Fpokcn by Mrs. W. S. Chat let-ley. After the .Prelude the popular Burletta of ROCHESTER: Or, king CHARLES TnR.SECGND'.> erhry Ticift, lias iJiereby been ^enabled lomate anucb grander Schemes than the usMal allotment of Prize-Money would bave allowed. The:Scheme of the present Lottery-lias already Ijcen siibinitteri, at full lrng;lb, to his best friends, Ihe Pnhlir. it will be seen, that- with only 6,800 Tirliets, 3,100 Numbers, No. 1 to 3,400 (Two Tickets of each Nutn-^irr), there are Two Prizes of 2rbich wilfbe drawn Filit D�y, are cer/a;n of obtaiiiinud/N^ep.yf .- . T^Vp, ,PRIZES OF �20,000, as Ihe Fifth-ilr^wii Bfize, /'irs,�00. {I^hares pariiiipaie in Ihcie advantages ) T. BlSH does un.t iiilend to make any reserve of Tickets, tliertfore those persons who wish to have the same. Nilmlier in both Closm, may,\l not:already soid, nhtain ihem ; tint fioai the Numbers being so limited (1,700), not any lime Khuuld be lost, as the supiilies to Ireland, Scutlnnili and the Counti-y i^j^ents, will take immediately a very great portion of them. . TICKET.S and SHARES are sellini; at the Crtntrartor's OOices, 4, Coinhill, and 9, Charing cross, l-om'on, and by bis Agents in the Cniinlry. No. 3,645, a Prize of iO.OOO/ besides other Capitals, in the Lottery just finished, was shared anil sold by UlSK. ' The Prires of Stocks are affixed, hourly, �I BlSH's Office, in Coruhill, by which the Public may sec the flue-Tnanons, STRICTURES CURED. > Y H new Method tlie qbove trouhlpsotne Cotii-plaint is entirely eradicated ('withoHl.ihe use of Bousie or Canstir), whether of long or 8hortsta�diiig, except con-stilulional, as well hi all weaknesses generally accompanying it, and in tt short lime the whole system is re-csla-}>lssbrd, being one of the greatest dip�ctab!e references will be given if required-All letters to be pcst-pniil. ^ N B.-The ^ic� of the Metficine, it Five Pounds a parrel. A peife'f-t Ciire fur BiKous Affec'lio'o and .6b�truclion in th� B�weis:' TO THE VOTARIKS OF BEAUTY. � UDSON.'S no lA N \C r(;0 TH-POW- DER, recommended by many eminent Physicians,: is prepared of,balsamic vegetable.'.-, of mild detersive proper, ties. It is eiitii-ely free of those ciirroUing arids which'form the basis of niu.st-Tuutti-powil'. rs, mid which eventually prove s.) destructive. ,U'h?n the tiefii are loose, iurthcenaniel ih-jnrei], it f^^lens Xh^emln the one case, and revives thc'eiiamel ' 111 the other; it,reinores larlar, cures the scurvy, andpro. ' lincep a Ite-dlfhy reilnebs lo llie giim.-4, a pearly w.hi'euess to the teeth, lo ihc hroalh a balmy fragrance, and is -nn infallible prei-ervative against dec.iy and the tooth-ache. I'riee 2s. 9J. ,. , . Also IIUDSON'S/UUILE DIVINE (recommended by the hile Doctor Hiiiitcr), prcterves, an.l beautifies the hair, anil iihcit it has falioii till'from illness, perspiralioii, change of climate, or au.y,c.'�n/ie which deprives tlie liairof uiiirition, nnil prudnce pr^niaturi;.decay, by using the.Huile. Divine, it. nssiniilates with m-.sttppjies the pUce of llie; oiitritiveiiJoid, and the Hair gro.ws as formerl". See. fitrihf-rJeinciilatioii anil iibtiinoiiiesof i^s.cjfficacy in a Pamphlet,tentitled "An liAsay (III Ihe Hair,','ijiclosedround each.bottle. ,Price3si 6U. -7s. Cd -anilioiicgutuea. , .. ' ; �� �'��*>  Sold by the ^Proprietor's Agent, Mr. Atkinson.'PrrfunriPr; jVo. 44, Gerraj-d-:sll-i.ct,-, Soho-sqiiar ant] irfiatt'line of tbe jeiiV--'\tt � November, 1816; � ,-i  � � ' Wjiowa� present at (hat convermiiiiu> I ilb ifDt tetoltect lhat any one was present ?  ��� :' "� �  Try to recollect ? -Itwaa wli}trwe'�l?ire'bi�ctionMabun� Bergaani^R^iltiitg-at'tabli^ ? Tliere was no ubjectian ludber Royal Higbiiresii at alt-(A luxtrjh)  �' : : � ' *" thelpleolidn the Lurocji igornijil.hialiaSilllo^at length into evid4>ncein repfyrandtlif^tliia'thlj^ to divert onriiiiiidsfrom iljat conuexioH with thejcase ^de ^t|Wn the other 8ide,jivhic1i| it wa� necessary'foV batfli'preserfe, In the iMfntenipUiipn i.f being jje^uirwl, to praV^jMt'inijme. flfitely with ur siimiiilng up. But 1 >hopJd iijive bisen wanttiig in my dniy ifl bad'iblfered any cirinnistwice Pk'^ice t.'i^ ,r., 7d. slaitdard Workti, and all-the-mudern Publications that ha-.-appeared to the-present day; to which will be regularly adiied,-every New-Work as soon as published : Subii'.ribers paying 5/. .'>s.lhe Year; 3/. 39. the Half-year ; or U. 16s. ;per Qnarter, ni-e allowed Twelve Volumes in Town, and Tweniy.fonv in the Country; and are entitled to the newest nhd most expensive Works in the Library. ' Snbseribers paying 4/; 4s.the Year; 2/. 12s. 6d. the "Half, 'year; or I/, lis. Oil, per Quarter, are entitled to Eight Volumes in Town, and Sixteen in the Country; including New Publications in the octavo or duodecimo sizes. Subscribers paying 3/. Ss. Ihe Year; 2/. 2s. the Half-year; or I/, fts, the Qnnrter, are allowe.l Six Volnmes in Town, and-Twelveiri the Conntrv, Iml are not entitled lo the iinmediale perusal of New \Voik�. Visiting Cards neatly engraved. THE QUEEN'S TRIAL. HOUSE OF LORDS,'Tuesday, Oct. 24. The House asoeniblH this morning, as usual, at ten oVInCk. The Lnitl Chancellor look hii sent on the wool-sack. Prayers were read, and the House culled over. Earl Grey then rose and iibserveil, that orording to Ihe anulnguns practice of the Courts hi low, Ihe House ought to be put inlo ilie possession of Ihe original depositions of the witnesses for the prosecution which were taken at Milan. He proposed, if tho�e deposiliuns were hot laid before Ihe House, to make a specific mblion, when the proper stage of these proceedings should arrive to secure the possession of those ilepositious furihe Boni^e. The Lord .Chancellor begged leave of their Lordships lo slate his opioiitu ojion Ihe ap|iliraliun which had been made lo-ffie^Housc by the King's .4ltiiriiey-General for delay, in order-to bring over-Colonel Brown In give evidence in Gun� tradirtiuD of -iiarticiilar parts iif the testimony prpduceU fot' the defence. H* bad ' caiernlly p>.>rned the book' Of evidence, and his conviction upon the whole was, lh.it there were no sntBcieot grounds stated to induce the House to grant ibe ap|�licalion. There was very litlle of the evidence whirh could malrrially nfft-cl Ihe character of Colonel Bniwn, and that which inighl he supposed the most materially to aflFect the ch-irnrier of Oilniirl Brown, had uccnrrrdfull Iwnmiinllis hgo,siiire which KHlTicieul time had (dapsed to enable the Counsel for Tlie Bill lo consult with Colonel Brown, and to lake measures lo produce him as a witness, hfid that been Ihoiight neressary. The Eail of D.irnley prolesli-il most solemnly against going on aiiyforthir in lhe�e prneeeilings. His LorrlBliip stated three grounds opon wliirh he olijerted to proceedin;;: the ,tir9t wa.�, the developeiiieiit which had taken plai-e with regard lo the absence of Itastelli; the second iirose from the correspondence which had occnrnd with respect to the prevention of B.-iroii' d'Eiide's attendiiiu'e; lastly, Ihe otter iinpussihillty of examining inlo the qneylioli of conspiracy with res(>i'Ct to Ihe Milan Cooiintssion. These rireumstanres rfiulered It impo.'ssihle to ilo thatfiir .ijid er|tml jiislire which was due to Ilie connlry, n�i lens to the Queen, and the House hail no other rom'-dy for the evil than lo refuse ip pniceeil The Marqnis Camden bore lestimony to the excellent and gallant character of Colonel Ibown. In funrleeii years of haid military service the Colonel had hi-rii seven times wouoiled. His l.nrilsliip wns eciiiviHceii that there was no man who coiihl f�-el more dauntless anxiety lo face inquiry than Colonel l*iuwn. I.nrd HoM'ind ohjeeted to the prstclire nf Peers rising up to eulogize any individuals who might have been implicated by the |irnceer the second time of the l*rirce�B*4 being on board-tbe Vlorinde. Did you make any uutesi of this conversation ? None whatever. Have you a perfect recolleclinn of it ? Ves. When did you first repeat it ? 1 mentioned it several timea in conversation, and it was brought to my remein- . brance by a letter which I receiv.d on>tlie subject. How lung is it since you received that letter on the subject ? About seven or eight weeks ago. When the proceedings jsere going on in this House? Yes, 1 was called on lo say if such a conversation liad happened; 1 answered the letter by aayiug that it bad. I'hat letter brought it lu your remembrance then? I always recollected the conversation. Can you name any .person lu whom, you bad ever mentioned it? 1 remeniber telling Sir George Cockburn, thai such a thing bad happened. He is on? of the Lotrds.uf the Admiralty ? Yes; it was some time ago. How long-ngo ? I am at a loss to say-It may be ten miiiillis ago-long befoie 1 had any idea of being brought as a witness. Sir George.Cockbr-rn had;been asking you qneations then ? No; I forget what led to the cunTersatiou, but 1 remember ihe fact of iny lelliog ititu him. You have bad the honour of dining with the King, I believe? Yes, at Porlsmonlh. Sineelhe proceediog^coinmencfd in lht�.Uouse? Yes. Jttexamined Oti tlie Attorney-General. Have you the command of a goard.shrp at Fortsmunlh? I have, of tbe Queen Cliiirlotte. incaoVaitebcelo your Lijrdships: 1 shal/thereforeiroj jLgrdsi ilt'fiintie, antflM"''*'*'^ *" ^ acquitfiil fpiitl all arid every; . one bf those charges which yuui* Lordships have pernrjitied yourselves to' try agai'iist the. Queen of E!ngl,aud.-'( J wish .'to proceed Id ibis gieai and isolemniuqoirjr.with ajl thC calmnr�� i�ud soberoes* of Jqilgoieni that-.Jbe, isjport- -ibfe" iDVertafeai'riry cootesta which in*e aboon^ed.tfar�2H- 'ili-i�en, soitiW tblnjis'rti'ay have, Twen uUei-e.il'..ibat appeared haraii in their nature, or severe in their application, I Irust And had al the time his Majesty was there ? Yes. When yon dined with bis Majesty there, was it in company with other OlBcers who had paid tncir' t'esppcts lb hfa Majesty ? Vf�, wilblh^ Officers of Ilie-NaVy; all the Cajii laioa without exceptioti were pira�(!�."-- f^;* By a Peer-When the conversation yijn have related took place-willi Lieutenant llownam, cair you swear positively llint the words he used were, "I ftnrc 'gone on my knees," and so forlh, aud out, " 1 roiiM bnve gone on my knees?" 1 understood him lo say that be lind giiae mi his knees. I' understood Captain Briggs to say-iihat .he had not made any mrtnorandnm of the cnuvfrsalioft, and that Ihe time he first mentioned it was-Ave years after it tiibk place ; can Captain Briggs charge his memory, so n-s to speak witli certainly, with Ihe pdiiicular words spoken in conversations that have passed, five years ago? I remember the words used on that occasion, fiom Ihe circumstance nf having called lo my i-rcullectioii my explanation v^ilh Captain Pechell. When the words yon have nientioncd'bad passed with' Lipoleannt Hownam, did you conceive that the circumstance of Bergatni having sa! at table wilhlier Royal Highness first arose out of any thing particular at tbe lime, or Ihai it was Ihe consequence of some settled ari-angement ?--' The Attorney.Geueral made some objection t� the question, and after ir few words from Lord Laudenlale and the l.t>rtl Cli'-iiieellor, it was pu', wlietlier Captain HrFggs knew thai it had arisen out of any particular circumstance at the moaiHiil, or was the result of previous arrangements? I understood him,- in answer lo a question tvliich 1 had asked hintr that it bill happened on the day when his stinalion was changed from that of a servant^ lo that of companion. The Allorney-Geoeral safd, that iu'the present srlua-tioii of -Ihe case, he would not trouble their Lordships by calling any more witnesses al prCNCOt. He would only now humbly move their Lordships, af C^iptaiii Briggs- had professional flutiea to attend lo at Porlsmonlh, that the order lor his attendance shnnhl be discharged. The Lord Chancellor asked if the Counsel on the other side coiiBented ? Mr. Brougham said, he had no wish In give any unnecessary fouhle either to his Leuriieii Friend or to Cnpt. Briggs. The DnUe of Somerset wished I.ieul. Hownam lo be recalled to the bar. The Earl of Liverpool rose for the purpose of submitting to their Lordships, wliethrr, tu obviate the inconveniences which miglil arise from the exercise of their privilege, by Ihe calling hick ofany former witness, orcalling in any new witness al ihe desire ol" any Peer, it would not be better that some ground should be staled fir Ihe application. The Diike of Somerset said, he had wished -Lieutenant Hownam lo he called, h'-cause tie wanted further infortna-itoii on sHtne p int�. lie iliniight 'tie might explain several circninstaiK-es respecting.the tent oirboard the polacre, such as Ihe light,the di.sposition nf the tent, aud whether it ctuld be npened from the outside by any of Ihe persons on deck, which he thought it belter should be inore clearly tindei-siouil than he was now able lo understand litem The Earl of Liverpool thought Ihe reasons slated insufii-eieiil for calling hack a witness wliose'cxaminalion had gone to so great a length on those points, as it might lead] lo much iiicoovenieiice ; whAl one Nohle Lord wisheil to have explained by one witness, another might think another witness better able lo speak lo. After some coiiveisatioii, in which the Marquis of Lans-, down, Eurl v ailniiliej to iirr Kuyal Mighuess's The Liir.l Chancellor then asked Mr. Brougham whether " i lliey were oow prepared .to proceed to'the summing up? I That Geiilleniao iiplied, that in Ihe present sitnalion of the �case, ami in order to save ti-ooble tu their Lordsliip:i, they would proceed'now. - � . Air. Ueninan then addressed their Lordships as follows :-. Under any cireiiiiislauces iu-wliiehil is possible for any a.lvocate lo be called on lb proceed to the discharge of ihe solemn duly now imposed on rne, I might tvell request some indulgence from your Lordships; iiiiditinay lie that there arecircmnslances in iny sitoatioo-lhat-seeni move-particnlar-ly to entitle ine,to more llianau ordinary shaie of yoor'kind-ness. For,after the application-which was yesterday made to your .Lprdships by the Attorney-General, to piistpone the further proceedings in this case, iiulil be should been-; abled to procure the attendance of Colonel Grown, it might have .been expected that not 'a jo//fahy witncsi-not a single ipaiut,of evidence, was all that it \vas'-contemplated I of produce in. supporti, of ihia"case j in' addil idn' -to -4 hose-w;bicb'had,been.'so amplyisupidied at the cominencemenli'' ThisiL conceive to be tlie mdredeservintrof your Lordships'' caiistdei;ationi when youreflecttliatthecrosifTCxaniinatiini of thB:Wiliies�esfor;tliedefe)icelcd;pIa>n>ytdihc iRfercncethatit' Captain Briggs sviorn, and examined hij the Attorney-' ' Geiieial. You have stated thnt yon cummanded the Lei^ialhdnM Ibe lime that the Princess of Wales rmbaiked on board tliat ship ? 1 b.-iye. Do you rttiieipher Lieiilenaiit llownam being on board that ship rtilh her Royal Highmss? 1 do. You liaveslalcJ tli.it Cergaini .iIjo was on hoard that ship? 1 have. Do you rccoliert having had -.my ronver^aiioii with Licm. IJon-iiaiii on the piibjcrl of ner^.-imi? 1 do. . -Thai roiivel-sariotl was rrsprrliiig IJerg-iini\s being adintl-led to as.at al ihc l'rinre.=s'f l^iLdr? It �-as State wliil il was lliiil Liriil. llov.-nam siid' I observed to Lieut, llownam Ilia! Cap'. I'.ciiill had lold ine that Hrr-ganii had slnod bi-hitid his rliair wlirii lier Uoyal Uighiiess t>tb!e ? He replii-d th-Jt lie was sorry it wa-i so-thai he had ei>ti-o.-ilcd her Itoval 11 ii;lmer;s on Ins knees, and u-iih lears in his rye.i.i - - ' ! :i! � 'Cfas'.irci'OJUinctl 6_y J/r.BrQagnam. , , , ' J^'hrff 'you' iliif'c^,it:V'cWi?tiou ,,op the �u bject' of; Ber- it will be'atl(ibuted lo an excess of lhWt,itatiiral anxiety which il is peculiarly the nature of ttis,rase, to call up. We bave-beeii charged with making use of ibveclive, decla-maiioiiy and Violipnce, for Ihe purpose of prodticiug an efic-ct, not in, but out of doors; nay, I miisl beg tciive to etate,tbat my Leariied Friend teemed lo Ihiuk lhat n some occasions we bad borne loo hard upon him. But I most disclaim all in. tenlion ofbearing bard upon htm, or casting any impntalion upon his honour aiid character; and therrf.ire, if from what fell from me yrstirdHy he seemed to Ihiiik that 1 questioned his veracity, I beg lo say, that if any thing which dropped from nie could be clothed with such a suppusilion, and could seem to warrant such an assertion, I unequivocally retract it before the assembly in the face of which it was made, and am surry lhat any languBge of mine should have led to such a mistake. , I have no intention of giving uneasiness in any ciuarter, but I must say 1 h.ave fell it deeply, and often, ip Ibe course nf this proceeding. Therefore, il is impossible for a man not to ask indulgence fur any warmth he may have . expressed; because our il'us. triout client has, from the moment of ber first selling foot in Ibis country, been the victim of the most ciuel oppres. sion and Ihe most dreadful aud irreparable wrung. That galling recollection has attended us through'the whole of these proceedings: it must- (�e our i-xciise for any warmth inlo which we may have been betrayed, and, llierefore, without any further apology, we shall proceed to the consideration of Ihe case.. But, my Lords, while 1 disclaiui all personal impntalion on my. Ijearned Friend, I claim the right of adverting to hit conduct as an advocate ; for, from Ihe conduct of Ihe advocate, we colled not only Ihe impressions of his mind, but also the nature of the inttructiont under whirh be is acting, and the spirit under which the prosecution is condncted; and I must here call yobr Lordships' attention lo Ihe spirit of the case which my Learned Friend has the misforlune lo direct-acase, ibe weight of which has more than puce picssed bim down -a case which iiolbiug wilbin (he scope of purchase, nothing within the scope of humaii ambition, could have indnced me to purchase. I speak of ihe office which,ray Learned Friend has undertaken in the prosecutipu of .the BiM bf Pains and Penall'^,'lo divoi-'ce and degrade the wife of (be Ringof England. In order to see (he'nature of (he proof brbnght'funvard in sopporl of thi.f charge, we inuat lookiu Ifie natilre-ar tlie charge itself, liuiist'theirefiii-e ag-.iin refer lo Ihe mnde of the iudictment. [The Learned Counsel re-capllulsled here the preamble of the Bill.] 1 am aware, my Lords, that you are noder tbe second leadiiig of this Bill; and that 1, in addressing your Lordships, have merely to apply myself lo the nature of Ihe proof brought forward in sdpp'ort of the allegations laid iu that preamble. It has been staled, anil the whole preamble goes lo charge it, and il has indeed been proved, that Bergami had been in a menial situation in the service of her Royal Highuess, and had been afterwards promoted ; it is true also, that several of bis relations were also taken iuto the service of her Royal Highness; it is true, loo, that Bergami receired several marks of favour, bestowed both upon himself aud his family. In Ihe preamble of the Bill you are lold that he oblaiped titles and orders; hut it should have been shewed that those titles and nrilers had been procured for him by her Royal Highness. All lhat yoii have heard is, that at one period be was withnul tiilrs, nod thai al a suhsequeut one he possessed them. Bui there has not been a little of evidence toshew how he obtaiurd ihem, or lhat her Royal Highness was, in any wny, instrumental in procuring Ihem for bini, except, indeed, that the conferred upon hiiu a pretended order of knighthood, which she is said to have instituted without any legal right or authority so In do. But, my Lords, I think, before this pari nf the preamble was charged as a crime against her Majesty, we ought lo have heard something lo prove thai none but Koyal peraoiia had a riffbt to instilnle Orders. In my inquiry 1 have found that many persons li-ive instilulcd Orilers,iiot possessing sovereign power. In France it has beeu done by individuals not so gifted; and there was, 1 recollect, an Order instituted .^by three brothers, who were Italian mercliantB (their nain^s 1 cannot now rrcoUecl); all whirh goes to show that there have been precedents of this nature esinblished by persons below the rank of royalty. I treat this part of the ques. lion with seriousness, my Lords, because it is so treai.-d in the preamble of Ihe Bill. It is charged against her Royal Highness as one of Ihe acts of invasion of the Royal antho-rily. When this is the first instance wilbtii six ceiiluries of a European Priiicf-ss visiting the holy sepulchre, there can surely be no crime if she, delighted with the adventure and struck with the novelty of all aruttnd ber,does lhat which the Duke of Orleans and the Duke de Binirbou have dune liefoie her-institute an order of knighthood to reward those who accompanied her. I can hardly suppose, that this CJii be visited With any peculiar severity against her Royal Highness, though il is the charge against lier which has beeu best proved. My Lords, Bacon says that Princes sometimes amn-ie themselves with the toy of trecting buildings, and sometimes with the toy of creuling an order. This Illustrious Lady is proved to have erected au additional wiiig to the Villa d'E-te, which, 1 nniltrstaiid, is iu the best taste, and no discredit lo her Royal Highness's judgment, however it may dilT.-r fi-uia any of those buildings recently erected iu this country. 1 cnuie now, my Lords, to the charge of adulterous intercourse, aiid the real question fur your Lorilships' consideration is, whether the- adulterous intercourse has taken place ; between her Majestsly the Queen of this realm, and Barlo-lomeo Bergami, and whether thai intercourse has been c-ir-ried on under such ciicumsfanccs as to bring scandal and disgrace upon the It'iyal Family of this country, as alleged in ihe preamble of this Bill. It is well known lo your Lordships lhat we were left in the dark as lo Ihe places where and the limes when this adnlier- j of a Grntlcmaii In ons intercourse was supposed lo have taken place, The AltorneyiGenerars opening speech was onr first billof iii-diclmeut ; from that alone'cijiild we learn the spe.eiljcalion of Ihe charges; but not a witness was therein namedby whom any one of those chaiges was to be supported, ailil the,only way in which I c.^n go into the examinatidii .of ,t,he .(hrogli this to throw a colour over Ihe wlinle of the case. ,,",,puihal uiphh," said the Altdrney-Generalj "her Alnjesiy , ordered her paramour tu sleep in a r�om edjainioglo firr amn, that she might haVe easy access lu Him, he ha-viti^ bp to that tinie Always slept atadislancefrooi her. Wm. 4uslln, a.fbild about seven years of age, who lill that night slrjJt in Bci-Majettjr'a aparlmeot. Was removed to amjlhc-r room lo sle^pj .lo enable Ibrm to carr^ on the adulterous interrortfsenn^ir ;the snivject of fheie proceedings. Her Majesty leluriied earl|;- tbpt night from tite npeia, and was �.*eii going to tbe, room of Berganii. afld she was noticed by her fe-tuaja alleudant (Demodt) to he exirPriiely agitated, and iicxt moroiij^ it was observed lhat the bed of her Roy'al Highness had not been slept in." .This was not till: It is added, that on the fullon-ing morning �he \*ai ml visible at the usual hottr-lhat she remaim-d in hei apartment locked up wtlh this man In a late period of the day-ahd tltal several persona of rank who called opon ber wcnr re-fusetl adftiillaiice to ber presence-und that then; aj a Consequence wbicb follows upon all these facts, and which is ;t niatrrial on^, that this iiidi-i-idoat bas become overbearing td tbctervauttj S^pd familiar toward* ihe mistress wlid iiaup-tioaed-' to- be. f(*-cmmecteti. .'iuch is the change wtiidb m^a swpenetl by �ny:L�a�-ned Friend, and snch tire the facts ttpou ,�hirb, if proved in eyideiice, I feel that only on^ Conclusion could have been drawn. But my Lords, if il shall appear) upon looking narrowly at what bas heeii proved itnd sworii^ lhat no one of ihefte iniportaiil facts lhat can be contradicted is ill fact true; if il ahall be proved, that instead nf her Royal Uighopss rhangiog tbe rooms, it was done by Sicard, the Master of Ihe Household; wilhoot her knowledge or consent, in conseqnenee of the ificonvenienre which had arisen from the bustle of the preceding night,; if it shall appear that it was considered lhat it was citsafe fur her Royal Highoess lo sleep without a man being neat- the garden,, and that Sicard did it; if so far from Williaiii Austi.T constantly lill this y Carrington, that he made Wm. Austin's bed, and that he slept out of Ihe room of Iter Royal Highness whrnever ihiw was an opponunity of sodoiog; yon will find in pnge 53& aud 551 of Sir IVin. Gell and Mr. Craven, thit Ihey slant uncommonly late al tbe Opera with her Itoyal Highness; aud yon will find by the eviilence of Diniont heiseir, ec page 240, that .she was not thereby ai-rident, hut was ai-tually sent for by her Royal llighnes-i, f.ir her lo wiinrsi all suspicious appearances ; you will fiml in the following page that Iter Royal Highnei^s did leave her aparlnient -u the usual lime ; you will find in Sir \\. GelTs eviilenrc, page .^60, that he actually at(*^nded her Royal Highness i-. the door of b'-r bed-room. Then thir=' is an abti-nce of aM proof lhat Bergami was either missed at breakfast, or that any thing of tin- sort occurred to m-ike it probable lhat t.i was lucked up with her .Majesty-ami with regaul to wb-it follows as lo the supposed insobnre of condiiel, the sn;!. posed assumption of consequence, there is not one word of proof. I admit in the fullest tt-rra=, in the language of iiiv Learned Friend, llrat if that had b*eii proved that would have been a m-cessary conser|ui-iice of an intercourse; bni, my Lnnl.-i, there is scarcely a page,)n Ihe whole of tbe tvi-dence callt-il on the p-^rt of her iMaj.-sty that ilics not , go to ii*'gative lhat inference. ,My Lord":, if tbi.^ indi-vidiisil had ht'-n Kallcd to tiie itnht-acrs of his Royal-Mistress, it is impaisible hut his manner would have bs-trayidil; but, on llic contrary, yon have i| in evidenre, lhat from the first to the last of his being in the hooi.e wlrh her, his comluel w:is that of a resperlfnl servant, to an afta-ble mistress iindollbledty, hut one who never lost her dip-nity. He is proved from first to last, fo have peifurmul the duties of h;s station in which he wis p'ac'd. II jOCcnrrcd on the first night of b%'H,nj^sly's arrival al Naples; , he very much tumbled on the following morning. Now, iand the mode in which that charge was'slaled, the comnie.ils , supposing any intercourse to have taken place on that night, by which it was nccompani'ed, aiii'd the force with which etfery ' where could hrr Royal Highness Ih^ive shpl' " charges, and nf Ihe proof by which ihey aie sustained, is | :by following the course of thai speech in my observations ' oil the statements it cooTaiiis; aiid comparing with those slale�enls the evidence addrtced at youi- Lordships' bar In jininulc particular was dwell On by my'l..earned Fi^iend the lAllorne^-General, inhisop't'ningorihecasc, Icudcd toreuilcr 'it the tndat itnpotttiiilofii11''thecharg:r3; for it was aflctiVptcd r-  think itcaii hardly be supposed that, slic remained on the connterpiine on the larger bed all night. There. lunsi i,e Home diKroltV'. to cunct^ivc lhat there ivas not some porlion of repose lakeu". ;

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