Get 1 more page view just for clicking
to like us on Facebook
Daily Courant (Newspaper) - October 9, 1730, London, Middlesex K?. 905-0', Friday, O&ober 9, 1730. 2V/?ff.= ^ arrived the Mail due from France: LiiUn, Sept. 7. N. S. OK the 30th paft, the Queen, ac-cotripany'd by the Prince and Prin-cefs of Brazil, and by the Infante Don Pedro, went in the King's Bri-gantines to the Royal Palace of Belem, from whence her Majefty took a Walk to the feverai Plea lure Houfes thereabout. The next Day, the Queen took the Diverfioh of Hunting in the Park of Alcantara and on the ift 'Inftant her Majefty went to the Prayers in the Church of the Noviciat of the fefuites. On the id, failed hence feverai Merchant* Ships for Fernambuco, under Convoy of the St. Laurence Man of War. The Coun-tefs of Lavradio Was one Day laft Week brought to Bed of a Daughter Father Manuel de Gouvea; a Monk of the Order or the Hermits of St. Auguftine, and one of the moft Celebrated Preachers in this Kingdom, died the 4th Inftant., aged 76 Years. He lias left feverai Memoirs for the Hiftory df St. William, Duke of Aquitaine, which he had undertaken to write. Madrid, Sep. %6t N. S. 0ur laft Letters from the Court inform us, that their Catho; lick Majefties, who fet out from Seville for Pott St. Marys the ioth Inftant, did not ar-jive at San Lucar till the 19th in the Evening, Jjaving been detain'd upon the River by contrary Winds j and that they went by Land to Port. St. Mary's the next Day, vybere the Infante Don Lewis and the Infanta's Donna Ma-rii-Terefa and Donna Maria Antonietta-Fer: dinanda arrived the 17th in the Evening. A great Quantity of Ammunition has been fhipc qn board the Tranfports in the Road of Barcelona ; but Orders are not yet given for the Departure of the King's Fleet.- The Silver and Merchandizes brought by the Flotilla from the Weft Indies, have been carried into the, Warehioufesat Cadiz, .where they afe a&ually examining the Bills of Loading ; but 'tis not yet known when thofe Effects will bt delivered to the Merchants. - . Naples, Sept. iS. N. S. On the ioth Inftant,' began the Octave of the Feftival of St. Jahuarius, grand Protector of this Kiagdom, "whofe Head was expofed to the Veneration of the Publick iB the Chappel of the Treafury of the Metropolitan Church, where was a great Concourfe of People that Day, an Account of the folemn Prayers that were madecp implore the Divine Aid the prefent Situation, of the Aifairs in Italy. All Publick Shews and Plays are forbid during that O&avej. Don Carlos Gaeta, of the Family of the, Duke� 3. 14. N. S. The Report that was (pread Jaft Week, that the Court would make another Tour to Fontainbleau this -Year, was without Foundation. The King nas granted the Pilatina Jablo-nowiski the Honours pf the Louvre ; and the Queen has prefented her with a Gold Watch fet with Diamonds The Superiors of the College of Barbe, to the Number of Eight, having refufed zo ac-� cept the -Formulary and the Conftkution Vnigenitus ; the Lieutenant-General de Pdlice went thitber upon the 7th Inftant in the Morning, and in the King's Name turn'd them all out, with 10 Under-Mafters, and put other Ecdefiafticks in their room. The Marquis de Sapta Cruz, who^was nominated to go in the Quality of the King of Spain's AmbafTador to the Court of Turin, is to tarry here with the fame Character, and has thereupon hired theHoufefae iiow< fives in for 3 Years. The Borough of Barbonne having been al-"itioft confumed to Afhes the latter'End of Auguftlaft; the King, over and above the Remittance of Money he has Tent the Inha* rjitaow, Juas. ordered them 600c Casts to Jiold^hejr Wines, of this Vintage. . The Council has lately published another Arrii, to reverie an Arret of the Parliament, whicfi admitted the Appeal of the Cures of Orleans. . t*ht Dutcnefs de $1. Pierre is daily expected here froni the Court of Spain. We have alfo received Advice from Madrid, that the Marquis de Braecas was fet que on his Return by fmall Journeys, on Account of his ill State of Health.: King Staniflaus has been to vifit the Prince and Princefs de, Talmont, at their Houfc at ChDvflle iirth'e Park pf MeudW The Marchionefs de Mezieres has petiJ tioned the King to have a Pamphlet fup^ orefs'd, that is come out with fome Reflect tions upon her. Fathers de Wich and Veiffette, Benedictines, employ*d by the States of Languedoc to write the Hiftory of that Province, have finifhed the firft Tome of it, which they have printed and prefented fome Days ago to the King. The Duke de Richlieu is gone to one of his Country Seats. The Chevalier de Bignot, Lieutenant in the Regiment of Marines, going fome Days ago from Verdun to Lyons, along with a Merchant who had ii,oooLivres in Gold about him $ they were fet upon in the Foreft of Charghie near Chalons, by 3 Highwaymen, who fhor the Merchant dead with a Musket, and wounded the Lieutenant with another; but that brave Officer fired his Pi-ftol, and luckily kill'd one of the Highwaymen, and wounded another, who was taken and carry'd Prifoner to Dijon j but the third made his Efcape. iM. de Landivifiau, Mafter of Requefts," and Member of the India Company, died in the. Night between the 8th and 9th Inftant.. King Staniflaus and his Queen are not yet gone from Verfailles to their Refidence at Chambord. In.the Night between the ioth and iitb^ the King 'came to Verfailles from Ram-bouillet. The Count de Crouy, Gcandfon to the. Count de Solre, will fpeedily be married tq Mademoifelled'Albert, only Daughter to the Count d'Alberr,1 now Prince of Grimbergue. The Count de St. Florentin's Malady grow-ing worfe and worfe every Day, he received all the Sacraments upon the 3th Inftant; after which be was let Blood in the Foot. The next Day a Vein was again opened it* the Foot 5 and fince .that time he has beeh better. The Marquis de Sovrc, Mafter. of the King's Wardrobe, has been appointed by his Majefty, Colonel of the Regiment of Foot vacant by the voluntary Refignation. of the Marquis de la Chefnelaye, Brigadier of the King's Armies. .. Deal, OBober 7. The Englifh and Dutch" Men of War yet remain. The Ship Yefteu day at Anchor under the Lee of the Goodwin Sands, is not the Dragon, but the India Merchant, Capr. Barlow, from Petersburgh,' for Leghorn, and remains. Wind E. N. E. Gravefend, OBober 7. Patted by the Own^ er's Supply, Roger nooper, from the Bal^ tick. LONDON. , the Board of Treafary is adjonrn'd f&r three Weeks. . The Right Hon. Sir Robert Walpole is gone fa (bend fome Time at his Country Seat, in Norfolk, . V ,.j ft Yefterda^
Once upon a time newspapers were our main source of information. Now those old newspapers are a reliable source for hundreds of years of history and secrets of the past. Now you can search for people, places, and events without the hassle of sorting through mountains of papers!
Newspaper Archive is the world's largest online newspaper database featuring over 145+ million newspaper pages. Plus our database expands by one newspaper page per second for a total of around 2.5 million pages per month! The value of your membership grows along with it.
Those looking to find out more about their forefathers can empower their genealogy search with Newspaper Archive. Within our massive database, users can search ancestors' names for news stories and obituaries. We must understand our past to understand our future!
24 hours a day Monday-Saturday
Your full introductory membership payment will be credited toward the cost of full membership any time you choose to upgrade!
"It is amazing how easy and exciting it is to access all of this information! I found hundreds of articles about my relatives from Germany! Well worth the subscription!" - Michael S.
"I love this site. It's interesting to read articles about different family members. I've found articles as well as an obituary about an uncle who passed away before I was born, and another about a great aunt. It's great for helping with genealogy." - Patricia T.
"A great research tool. Allows me to view events and gives me incredible insight into the stories of the past." - Charles S.