Friday, May 12, 1702

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Post Man (Newspaper) - May 12, 1802, London, Middlesex And the Hiftorical Accbunt, &c* From XttC&W May l2> *� SftUtfDap May 14, 1702. Copenhagen, May 9. THe King intends to be going by the latter end of this month for Jutland, and from thence for Hotftein, to vtfic his places, and review the Militia and Sanding Troops. His Majefty takes ail poffibie care to discipline the Militia in the neighbourhood of this City, that they may be as ufefulas ftandirtg Forces upon any occafion, and they are to encamp for feme time. On Saturday laft, 'being the e"rh inftant, Nki<Pemon, Envoy Extraordinary of her Majefty of Great Britain, had Publicfc Audience of the King according to rite new Geremoniale, introduced in this Court. The Mafter of the Ceremonies came about 11 of the clock to the Houfe of the Envoy, with a of his Majefty'i Coaches^ drawn by 6 Horfes, attended by a great many Footmen in the Kings Livery. The Envoy went into the fir/l Coach, with the Miner of the Ceremonies, and his Secretary an J another GsnrterHan went m the fecond, which trere followed by the Coach of the-'Envoy and his Foremen. When they cane to the Gate of the Caftle the Joa-het fto^t, none bar Am^affidots being a)  lowed to go beyond the Bridge,|�nd enter the Court. The Grand Marefchal of the Court received the Envoy at the door of the Antichambcr, and conduced him to his Audience, during which the King .continued with his Hat on, and fitting in a low. Elbow Chair fhnding upon rhe floor, without any fteps or Throne, as it is obferved in other planes. Whenever the Envoy named her Majefty, or o4s, and rhe Danes fly, that he tenfold'his o*n a grear whHe ago, and ttiat thefe ire fcefwly come from # '.n;Jb Troops in the Nttherlands. The Marquis of Skdin.tr ^ropofed to oar Relklent at Brutftls, that no Contributions fhould be raited on either fide, but the States have rejefted that propbfal, and we hope to force thc\Spam'ardf to give us luchf contributions as to pay them with their own Money what our Frontiers fhaH agree to-with them.befides ibmeJVIillions of Fk-rinsthat welhall keep on our lide.TheFiench are getting aBody of Troops near Bragw.but they are not in a condition ro defend that Country, unlets the Maref-chal of Bmffieri makes detachments' of hi? Arnjy� which continues about Zanten without making any morion. They wonder at it here, and People cao-not apprehend why the Duke of Burgtftd} did not endeavour to attack rhe Earl of Athlme before he was reinforced. According to our laft advice from out Camp, the $ Regiments of Horfe of the Garrilbnof Mae(lncht, which had a bruin at Eyndht-ven with la-French Squadrons, were hourly expected, with fbrhe Barallions, that are marched thitlxr from other Gai-j rifons. The French have had the civility tio fend down to Matfifich; the Body of the Marquis ofMadu-ran, who dyed of the Wounds he received in the Jate attempt upon Huy. The- King of Prtt0a continues at Wejtl, hut as iuofi as the Siege of Kcjjerwuert ii over, he intends to return ro Sir/in. Thac f rince As notfatisfied with the Will of rhe late King of England^ �ndis net lifee to quit the pofleffion of tteurs and Uit-gtn, till the Law ha< decided, whether kis late Maje-fty could difpofe of his Succeilinn, in favour of the young Prince of Najfau of Frie&Und. The B3ten of Schemta*. Plenipotentiary of the King of Prajfi*, pre,-fented rhefollBwing Memorial to the States on the 8th iiufhnt, the fame day that the Will of the late King was opened. fh and Mighty Lords j sHe Will of his late Majefty the King of Gnat ' Britain, of Glorious Memery4,being opened "this morning, rhe underwritten Minirter of rh� 4 King o� Prujpa has 'feeft by -the content? thereof, ' that his Flighnefs the Prince of Najfmt^Stadrholder of ' Frietiand and Gioninguen,is declared thereby Universal Heir to the late King, and yout High Mighti-' neffes defired to be Executors of that Will. As ' that InfKrution can only affeft the Lordihips and ' Eftates, which properly and peculiarly /belonged to ' his late Majefty, and of which he might freely diiP-' pofe.and not fuch as are eftablifhed by the perpetual ' Fidet-ctntmu (Entail) fettled by theWill of Prince Rent ' deUajJauChaloH on thePofterity ofPrin?e^?///�w the ift ' of Nii^MOraHge.continued afterwards by that Prince, ' and augmented by the WjlJ of Anm d' Egmonr ' Counted of Sarnr.and from which neither the Will ' of their Son P/ince Philip William, not that of ' Prince. Maurice have derogated in the lead. Prince '�Frederick Henry, Grandfather of his Majefty, the King 1 of Pruffia having alio by his lafl Will, whereof ytnir 4 High Mighrineffes are likewife Executors,euabli&-1 ed and continued the faid Fidei csmmh of his Ari-' ceftors, and called bv name to his fucceilion hii ' Eldeft Daughter, the Princefs Louife, Mother to his ' Pruflian Majefty,in cafe the Ghildern and IfTue of his ' Son Prince William the id (hould come to fail, as it ' has now happened in the Perfon of his late Majefty ' of Great Britain; the King of Pruffia by vertne of the * difpolitions .of his Anceftors, is become the Sole, ' Lawful and Univerfal Heir of the fiid Pidei-temmis, 'Jand of all that did belong to hi* Grandfather Prinfd l-Prederick Henry,^and on that foundation, Pofleffion has * been taken of the faid Fidei-commti in the name of ' his Majefty, Ammt & Corpere. ' The Minifter underwritten, without any prejui ' dice{to the farther Rights of the King his Mafter,and ' the orders he expeffa thereupon^ after his Majefty 'has ejqfenined the Wj.11 aforefiid, a Copy of Which ' he has demanded, finds himfelf obliged todelire yeur ' High MigritinefTes, in the name of the King his M�-'fter,ths< :hey be pleafei to give choir n�c%llary ordet� 'th*.

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