Get 1 more page view just for clicking
to like us on Facebook
English Post (Newspaper) - May 11, 1902, London, Middlesex L f. WITH NEWS Ford nand Domeftick From ^aittJaP May 11, to flBefcttegTmp May 13, 1702. Rome, April 29. TH E Emperors Amb3ffador has not only Protefted agatnft the Pope's Recognition of the Duke of Anjou as tiing of Spain ; but demands thac a Copy of the Sentence aga'mit the Marquis del Vatto (hall be Burnt by the Hands of the Hangman, and tbac the Judge and others concerned therein, be brought to Juftiee : He infifts likewife, that the Pope fhould Publiih a Ma-nifcfto to dear the Reputation of that Nobleman, and talks of leaving this Court, if the Pope lhall fend anyofche Cardinals to Compliment the King of Spain at Naples. The Pope hereupon has refolved to fend only 2 Priefts to chat Prince, as was done by Pope Alexander toe Vlth, who deputed 2 Prelates to Congratulate the arrival of Charles VIII. King of France in Tufcany, where he landed with a great Army in order to conquer the Kingdom of Naples. The French and Spaniih Minifters pretend, this precedent ought not to be followed, as being inconfiftent with the cafe of King Philip, who is not come to conquer, but is in actual poffeffion of that Country. The Pope, to declare his Averlion to theProteftant Religion,has beftow'd an Abbey worth 1000Crowns a year on Signior Gualtieri, his Nuncio at Paris, who fent htm the firft News of the Death of King William of England, the great Supporter thereof. The Preparations for the Reception of the King of Spain aredifcontinu'd, he having deferred his Journey hither till-the Campaign is ended in Italy. From Prince Eugene'* Head-quarters at Luzara, May 7. . Upon Advice thac the Duke de Vendofme is marching with afi his Purees cowards Arfiano, with a deign to pj(^ the Ogiio near that place, and afterwards Seliege Berfdlo, Prince Eugene has caken the needfary Meafures for giving tne Enemy a warm reception in both places; there is a body of Scco Germans among the Fatten, ciad in Linnen Waftccoats, a great number of whom are come over to us, who report, the rclt will tgke the fir ft opportunity to Defer c likewife. We daily expect the reft of the Reinforcements from Germany, mean while our Forces increafe daily by the great number of Pefancs, who voluntarily Lift chemfelves into the Emperor's Service, and our Preparations for a Battle, are fuch as feem to promife a Victor^* tne Inhabitants of Boz-20I0 have remov'd their Elfefts to the Venetian Territory, upon the approach of the French. Venice, May 8. An Exprcfs from the Governor of Chiofe advifes, That he had hindred 2 F.ench Frigats with Spaniih Colours, fom Landing their Men near thac Place. The Senate met this Day, and fate near 14. Hours ; they have difpatched an Order to that Governor, to acquaint the French with their Resolutions, char all F. Vcffcls (hail immediately quic the Harbours or this Scatc ; Abouc 8co Soldiers wich 30 pieces of Cannon are fmce Marched co Chiofe, where the Inhabitants have taken up Arms, and 1 of our Men of War arc at Anchor in the Mouth of chat Harbour- Cardinal d' Eftrees complaining Utely Co the Senate, thac une of our Merchants has laid up great Stores of Provifions at Chiofe for the ufe of the Germans, chey took no Notice thereof. One Mimilliano a Native of Trieft who directed the French Frigats, how chey might deftroyehe Imperial Magazine ac Fiume, was (hoc to Death, and his Brother was hanged at Trieft for the fame Crime. The French are a&ually Marching to raife the Blockade of Mantua, whereupon Prince Eugene has viewed all his Pofts, and defigns to remove towards Canetto. The Duke of Vendofme, who is 50000 ftrong, durft Employ none but French Men for the relief of Mantua. Frankfort, May 14. The King of the Romans defigns to fee out from Vienna to Morrow, and is ex-, peeled in thefe Parts in a Fortnight. The Ejnperor is fending Count Schlick to the Elector of Bavaria, to demand a Paffage thro' that Country, for lbme Regiments which are expected from the heredity Countries,. The Germans continue incamped nrar Langencandel, where an Officer of the Toils was lately Hjnged for fending a Shoomaker to Set! Shooes to the French ac Landau, but irappear'd by Letters conceal'd in cheShooes, that it was a Defign for Betraying the Strength and Situation of the German Camp. I he Impe:ialifts plunder the Country about Landau, by way of Anticipation, which occasions a great Scarcity of Neceffaries in that Town, and the Garrifon begias to want Frefh Water, the Germans having turned the River another way. They made lately a Salley, but were driven back with great Lofs. Duffeldorp, May, 16. Count Tallard continues with his Forces near this Place; whereupon we have deftroyed our Bridge, and feat co the New Furt, icoo Soldiers more who are allowed i2d aday. Our fears of a Bombardment are ceafed, and the Elector has ordered all his Civil Officeisro mind cheir employments on pain of being difcharged- The Force* of the Allies before Keyferfwart have prepared le-veral Mines, which are to be fprung as foon as all things are ready for a general Attack on the outworks, andth* Forces expefted from Cell and Hannover arrived. A Party of Dutch Troops advanced lately within Cannon Shot of Nuys, killed 9 French Soldiers, and carried efffeverai Prifoners. Hambourg, May 16. The Troops of Hannover and Ceil began to March Yefterday to the Lo*er Rhine. About Soo Horfe of the Troops of Wolfen-butle are toferve on the Upper Thine, and 2400 Foot will be fent to Italy, under tne Duke of Hol-ftein Ploen. The King of Sweden continues his March to Warfaw: He has Imprifoncd the 2 Mayors ofWilna and 4 Jefuits, and'tis faid the latter will be impaled alive, for aflifting the Lithuanian Forces who lately furpriz'd that place and killed feveral Swedes. The March or the Swtdifo Forces Encamped near Stettin, is fixed for the 28 inftant, but are not to open their Orders till they are got out of Pomerania. 'Tis now faid they arc co force their way into Poland. Hague, May 20. Monfieur Sarre the French Re-fidenc, and the Spanish Secretary, have obtained paffes to return home. Major General Jordan late Envoy or Poland in France, is going hence to the Imperial Army on the Upper Rhine. Coilonel Tarogne, who was ta-hwe^Tnanaged the defign on Huy, is returned to Maftricht, having received feveral Wounds, and one in his Eye. The Dutch Forces who retired into the Fort of Horrion, and were attacked & whole day by a great Body of Spa-nifh Troops, obliged the Enemy to retire wich the lofs of 16 Men and a great many wounded, whom they carried offin 6 Waggons; They continued in that place the next day, and returned in the' Evening tw Maftricht, having loft only one Man. That General
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 155+ 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.