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Daily Courant (Newspaper) - March 26, 1730, London, Middlesex J3L1 ouranu NQ. 8886. Thurfday, March i'6, if30. Home, March 4. N. S. LAST Week feveral Offices of the Papal Palace were difpofed of among the Clerks of the Apoftoiical Chamber, and fome of them were ordered to attend the Conclave. To prevent the Diforders that might be committed during the Vacancy of the See, the Cardinals Heads of Orders, to'wit, Barberini, Imperiali, Lorenzo Alcieri, and Anntbal Albani Cameilengo, have published an Order, whereby all Officers, of what Degree loever, are forbid to pardon any Crime j and all Graces, Pardons, &c. grarited in that refpedt, are declared null and of no Force, and the Delinquents are to be chaftized with the urmoft Rigour of the Law. Their Eminencies have likewile order'd the Phyficians, Surgeons, and other Perfons concerned in drilling or attending wounded People, to give an Account of thofe under eheir Care to the Tribunal belonging to the Governor of this City. This Gentleman has forbid all unlawful Games, upon pain of being fent to the Gallies for 10 Years to thofe that keep the Board, 7 Years to the Players, and 3 Years for the Bettors and Lookers-on. He moreover forbids the carrying of Fire-Arms of all forts about one, and revokes all the Permiflions granted for that purpofe; like-wife forbids the making or keeping them, in Houfes or Shops, under the Length of Half a Yard ; and to wear fuch about the City by Night or by Day, upon pain of Death. In the fecond Congregation of Cardinals; held in the Vatican on Friday laft, their Eminencies gave Audience to the Conferva-tors, who made three Obeyfances, paid their Compliment and receiv'd the Cardinal-Dean's Anfwer upon their Knees, and were then order'd to build the Conclave- On Saturday, Cardinal Zondedari, of the Or* der of Priefts, faid the Second Mafs for the Repofe of the late Pope's Sou!, in thfi Choir of the* Vatican, where 15 Cardinals were prefent; and the fame^ Cardinal gave the Abfolution at the Altar. From thence their Eminencies went into the Vcftry, to hold the third Congregation, and chofe Father Gafpar Lercari, Prieft of the Oratory, Confeflbr to the Conclave Several of the City-Officers took the Oaths before them. The PopeY Corpfe having been carry'd in State from the Chappel of the Sacra mem' into the Choir, the Ceremony of the Funeral was begun, in the Prefence of the Cardinals Sr. Matheo,, Petra, Quirini, Lercari, Fini,. "Gotti, Porzia, Borgh'efe, Ferreri, Fal-conieri, Banchieri, and Salviati, all Creatures of the Defundt ; and Signor Sermonec-ti, Archbifliop of Nicofia, confecrated the Cyprefs-Coffin in which the Corpfe was* laid. Signor AcquaviVa, having kifs'd the Hands and Feet, cover'd the Face and Hands with Linnejn, (no Relation being there) and laid the three Purfes of Medals at his' Feet, as ufaal. Cardinal Fini : having begg'd the Mirer, they put another upon the Pope's Head, and the Priefts belonging to that Cathedral drefs'd him in a large red Taffety Garment. . Then the Coffin was faften'd up, and an Inftrument taken thereof. That Coffin was inclofec! in two ethers, and removed into the Choir of Mu-fick, over-againft the Vault of Pope Innocent VIII. of the Family of Cibo. The Inferip-iion tipon the Leaden Coffin was this': Bene- diBus XIII. P. M. vixit ennos LXXXI. diet XI}�. /edit in fummo Pontificatti at.noj V. menfes VIII. dies XXlil. Obiit die XXI. Februarii, MDCCXXX. The fame Day the Conlervators of Rome held a Council, and chofe Signor Francilco-Maria Cardelli Captain of the Soldiers, and Count Angelo BonarelU Enfijtn. Cardinal Cienfuegos ceJe-brated the. third Mafs of Requiem, in the Prefence of 2,3 Cardinals; atter which they held the fourth Congregation, and chofe two Phyficians and a Surgeon to the Conclave. OnTuefday, Cardinal Petra, one of the late Pope's Creatures, celebrated the fifth Mafs; after which the Cardinals drew Lots for their Cells, and refolved to give Leave to all the Mafters ofnhe Ceremonies to come to the Conclave. On Wednefday; Cardinal Querini faid the fixtb Mafs for the Pope; and the Cardinals held the feventh Congregation, wherein they gave Leave for a third Conclavift, and the Cardinals Petra and Lercari were commilfioned to choofe 24 Sur-vants for the Conclave. On Thurfday, Cardinal Lercari laid Mafs, and with four other Cardinals gave the fifth Abfolution; after ^hich their Eminencies held the eighth Congregation. Yefterday Cardinal Fini faid the eighth Mafs, and with > five other Cardinals gave the Abfolution. In the Congregation of Cardinals, the Ambaffadors of Venice and Malta, the Minifter of Sardinia, and the Ambaffodor of Bologno made their Compliments of Condolence to the Sacred College. I^ome, March n. N, S. Never was feen fo great an Alteration during the Vacancy of the See. All fuch as gpr into Offices by means of the late Pope's Favourites, are either difmifs'd entirely, or fufpended; and Signor Prari, his Private Chaplain and Confi dent, and the Abbot Lungbi, are taken into* Cuftody by Order df the Cardinal Vicar. The Beneventine Mafter-Builders are all gone off; without raking their Leave, having fitft fent their Goods ind Effects to the Marquis Raggi's Palace. When Cardinal Cofcia went from hence, he defired Cardinal Cien-fuegos to grant Him the Emperor's Protection ; but that Minifter defired to be excufed j and faid, all be could do for him was, to give him a Paffport to retire into the Kingdom of Naples, which was accepted. His Eminency fent likewife to defire the Cardinal Camerlengo's Protection but he consulted the Heads of Orders, and then fent nor Riviera to acquaint him, that if he pteafed, he might have a Guard of Soldiers, Which he accepted, and fo went away incognito, in a very indifferent State of Health, The Prince of Caferta, who came from Ci- ^ cent XI. the iftof Augtifi 1681. Leghorn, March IT. N. S. Od'r laff Advices ffbm Cadiz and Barcelona confirrii the great Preparations that are iafrying on tjjere, for the Embarkation.of the. Spanifii Trop.ps defign'd for Italy; They write froin Corfica, that the Malecohtents of tbatifiand were retired into the WooJs, expecting [he-Performance of the Promifes made tO theiri by the Governor: From Genoa we heaf|",. that they had fhipc tiff 300 Men to reliefs the Governor of the laid Ifland j that S greater Number was fpeedily to follow witH ibmeGalleys; and that the Senate bad no> . minated Signor Jerome Venerofo, formerly; Governor of Corfica, to: endeavour, 1$ hii. Credit and Infltience, to reduce the Mgle- . contents to their Obedience. - ?, , Florence, March it. _N. Si The Greit Duke's Secretary of.Stare having /bme Diy% ago receiv'd an Exprefs from Paris* witl^ Difpatches from that Court, had ,i Ib'fig Conference about them with Father Afcariic� Minifter of Spain! On Tuefday his Royal Highnefs held a Council with his principal Minifters; and that Evening t&re ExpfefS. was.fent back to Paris. ^ t. , t Bologna, March 14. N. The MarJ quis de /ilonteleone, Ambaffador of Spain| is gone through this Place, on his way frotaj-Venice to Rome. , , 7 .i,., Venice, March r8. N. S. The; Corpfe-of the late Eledrefs Dowager of Bavfria^'. who died here the 11th inftanrV is to bt Carry'd to Munich. % - ^ Mb(cbw> Match HI N; S. M.de Lsfege^ ybbo has refjded at the Court of China eve^ finci the Year 171� oh the pare of threl � - � - ' . emrh
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