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Edinburgh Chronicle, The (Newspaper) - February 11, 1760, Edinburgh, Midlothian E I N B U R G H H R O N in T 17. From MONDAY FEBRUARY n. to WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY .LI. v. Joornaf. MfMOIRS of tbt lift and wittrtgi ef OPPOSITION an gentleman tvitb MM L B c,
aiKi BIS Stephen Oppofftionv'Efq; Monopoly, AVbo was to r of the hoafe of n of -ahd futpriSd, by'her labonr- Jams, AeiMlie-night, to avoid giving any ilarm to irtaftei's wife, fHpt from jte upper gallery, to -the left fide of the hair, where (be was delivered of ow hero. b( (he tOhtratted fach an jllnefs, thfoogh not feeing properly attended; that (he ied in vtr fhort and (he waa t toieave her tire ibe was 1. acfen Sir Francis and totne4 other members who llt though Sir Robert ecil, and mift of the other members, were T fending it to a pariflv-nurfe, who they ere fure would kvl! it in a very (hort time. (ur youngling was chriftencd be- iufeshe was born in St Scephen's chapel >d if affcOion for one's Dative place is a i a raster ef patnotifm, he was one of the earefe patriots that erer Rvcd Being a >e, ftout, ;hale-boy, recOm- him ts page to Queen- Elifabetb, no more than eight or nine ah old afld (he bebg then tery mud) in e deciine of life, not only made him a >ge, but )o a few years her after j it is faid, in the laft year of her dotage, (he gave him-a patent, for him and all his polterity to hold place J can find no foundation, in any of the offices of pobHc record, for luch re- port; and, probably, it took rife only A.' ft roiii vile confirming to tht of England to the day of his death be that affair as it will, it is otrtain that he introduced feveVal of his godfathers benefattors to the Qdeen. before her and though he was hated by her mi- wl9 m her Ma- jety when (fie died. fucce% iaiwcs I. came to the tmng epoti 4lm tot fwiirc Would have h tor his ,i buVSty had fo mach intereft, that he flill nuaintained his as he knew to be rogue world and oiFcred place about his court if he would abandon him. It is added, that Sir XI omas not on- ly agreed to this but actually con- fenced to have fipii tisne he repaired to his .ftface of nativity, which he was jbartieularly fond of: BotJi the Monarch and Koigbt wftreitcatlttas to infamous combination fled from i where he had friends to protticl kito. Here of people of the ficfc rink in him and Mr Pym in ettruaa revenge Hw itte- and fwlRe he wduld vriillMir. This, together -ttL rli ilii .'iiiiiiiiai. part of the, members of raged Sty to appw .opbn though he wast roetj tm much in the intereft o he winked their long cloaks. in fafhion, into this, .it. rally prompted them in VI deteiwr-Trwinn Vita tKIhe out tp to fcr counter him i and at lad his at bittcrnefc of f his cxccutiner with .Bif withes Irc4 of rarf to the r, I- are a putpi crept under the SpeakerV chtifV fcaped into the gallery, and from tKta fiisbld Quarter? m tfiedty, ia rfrat had now no' remedy but pitimce, faid that Sty, by befajf' fciritfed to the eat and draak fa that Jie a giant, and tttrned tl4 tables fo .much.' upoft the tbat ire threw put hif threatentngs, in hTj tahi, la- gainrt the court. It ii famous Earl of Cftrmidea, i wko were miadi with his that they went art over to the Xing's party, and were after-fol- lowed by the principal nobfetoien anigen- dernen of Eogiand, who now confident Sty Mttdntn, Or tiwit worfe. .7- ;f, )T There was, iwlead, giieat furmife fci Sty raged uaboit the ftreets every day, with a iwortf tad a fttfbl, tbrettcoing deHiuaion to the aadwil W SFAFER VSPAPERI
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