Sunday, April 23, 1702

Post Man

Location: London, Middlesex

Page: 1

Other pages in this edition:

1 2

Who (or what) are you looking for?

Find old articles about anyone, in the World’s Largest Newspaper Archive!

Other Newspapers from London, Middlesex

Loading...

Other Editions from Sunday, April 23, 1702

Loading...

Text Content of Page 1 of Post Man on Sunday, April 23, 1702

Post Man (Newspaper) - April 23, 1802, London, Middlesex Numb. 960 XXX And the Hiflorieal Account, &c. From Xtjttttoa? April 23,10 ^atUtDap April 2 5- �702. :"'$.�fiat,. April 21* , . k*NWiirp�/laft Piince of Baden re- \ ceived advice that fome Imperial Troops had' palled the at on the new Bridge be has ordered to be made �^mm^- on that River, whereupon his Highnefs let 6uc immediately for Philips burgh, leaving here 5 , Bartallions" of Imperial Troops under the command of Count Vnu, who'bas. been for fome time about this place, augmenting the. Fortifications thereof, or Tather- making mew as if they were drawn, up here for tharpurpofe. Juft now Count Prize has received an exprefs from Prince Lewis of Baden to march to Pbi-7ipsburgh\, and accordingly out Tioops have orders1 to break up this evening, and march all the night long, Yefterday in the evening Prince Lewis of Baden fent a detachment of 1000 Horfe, who advanced almoft within a Cannon that of Landau, and took a narrow view.of that-Place, which together with the Jwdy match of all the Imperial Troop* on tfiis fide, make's people believe that we Hall befiege Landau, or rriake fome"other contiderable enterprize, that'maypblige fr>fi�� to countermand the Troops that are ifciiftnirigTor Italy. The Troops of the Circles are alfb tti motion, and we fhorc'y expect 8000 Saxons, fd that we belitve that .the Army which js to a&una*er the King of the Remans, will be formed by the beginninjg oi-'Miy. The French Troops ia Alface are in gfe.a.t motion, but are not fo numerous as to make! head agalnd out's. According to our lafe advices from Strasbtirg^, they hourly expeft,the Mare-fchal of Qdtinat to command the French Army, and notwithftanding the difgrace he has received Jaft Summer Jh, Italy, the French Court have thought he was the fitted'man. they could pitch upon to op'pofa Frince Lewis of Baden, who has taken fuchprecautions for the fubfidance of his Army,' tba only thing that fruftrated his defign in the late War, that we may reafonablyitatcer our felves with the hopes of a fac-cefsful Campaign. We bear from Vienna, that the J?mperor has named the Officers that are to attend the King of the Romans this Campaign, and that theEqui-page of that Prince is to be ready by the latter'end 6f 'thisn?on:h. . Hamburg, April 2$. The affairs of Poland continue very intricate, and the King of Sweden feems refolve : are thereby difappointed of the hopes they had of \ diversion on that fide. They give likewife over1 as lod our Inrered with fome Princes" of the Ilpufe^.of Saxony, whom rhis Court has fuppHed-with Mo"rie,y_to raife Forces. Our Army in Italy continues dilperfed in feveral quarters about Lodi and Pavia, -ha'KhS'left 3. Regiments of Horfe, 2 of Dragoons, and 14 ^|ra1-lionsinthe Parmesan, which are ordered to repa^ the Po upon the fird fignal that {hall be given thtrji, which is to be by 6 pieces of Cannon. They wnlesfhatlhs Fooc is very well, but that the Horfe has fttffcred fo much by the fafigues of the lad'Campaign, that nfcr-withdanding the great care of rhe Duke of fandem:, they are not in a condition to do yet any great fcivice. T."

1 2