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Daily Courant (Newspaper) - April 9, 1730, London, Middlesex Thurfdayj April 9, 1730. Vefterday arrived the Mail due from France. Verfailtyi April 13. N. S. N the 7th Inftanc, being Good-Friday; jhe King and Queen heard the Paffion Sermon preached by the Bifhop of Ciftcron. His Majefty afterwards affifted at the Office, and went to the Adoration of the Crofs. The Queen heard the Office in her Gallery. In the Evening, their Majefties affifted at the Office De Tenebris, fung 10 Mufick. The next Day, being Eafter-Eve, the King wearing the Great Collar ot the Order ot the Holy Ghoft, went in Ceremony to the Parifh Church, where his Majefty heard Mafs, 2nd received the Communion from the Hands of the Bifhop of Metz, his firft Almoner j after which hts Majefty touch'd a great Num. ber of difeafed People. In the Evening, the King and Queen affifted in the Chappel of the Caftle at Compline and Salutation, during which the Offilii was fung to Mufick. The 9th, being Eafter-Day, their Majefties went to the fame Chappel, and heard High Mafs celebrated pontifically by the Bifhop of Tulles, and fung to Mufick. The fame Afternoon, they heard a Sermon preached by the Bifhop of Cifteron, and were afterwards at Vefpers, where the fame Prelate officiated. On the 1 oth, the King went into Mourning for the Death of the Ele&refs-Dowager of Bavaria. On the 1 ith, during the King's Mafs, the Arcbbifhop of Bourdeaux took the Oath of Fidelity in his Majefty's Prefence. The King has conferr'd the Government of Upper and Lower Alface upon the Mar-fhal Du Bourg, and that of the City of Strasburgh upon the Marfhal-Duke of Berwick. Paris, April 15. N. S. On the 13th In-ftant, the King review'd the Regiments of French and Swifs Guards, in the Plain det Sablons. His Majefty firft faw them perform an Exercife, and afterwards file off. Nicholas Chalons du Ble, Marquis d'Hux-elles, Minuter of State, Marfhal of France, Knight of the King's Orders, Governor of Upper and Lower Alface, Governor of the City of Strasburg, formerly Lieutenant.General in the Government of Burgundy, and Governor of the Town and Citadel of Cba-lon-fur-Saone, died in this City the icth Inftanr, in the 79th Year of bis Age. He had been Firft Ambaflador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary in the Congrefs of U-trecht. Minifter of the Council of Regency, and President of the Council for Foreign Affairs; and in the Month of September 1726, the King nominated him to be of his Councils, at which be conftantly affifted till the Month of December laft, when he de-fired Leave of his Majefty to retire. He has bequeathed the Bulk of his Ea te to his Nephew the Marquis de Beringhen, firft Equerry to his Majefty ; and has lefc confiderable Legacies in Money and Annuities to Officers and other Domefticks. The Abbot de TefTe, one of the King's Chaplains has been very ill, but is*much better ; as is alfo the Marquis de Chfeme-roles. The Officers of the Life Guards have re-ceiv'd Orders to repair to their refpe&ive Quarters by the 27th of next Month; be- caufe they are to pafs in Review before the KingrJv jsth of ]une following. 11 was iuv. -^vy...... , itiuuu, tudi was Kill ^ in the Place Hpyalle in the Night between the 3d and 4th Inftant. A Trial is coming on in the Officiality, between M. Duchemin and Madamoifelle Duclos, both belonging to the French Play-houfe. The latter, after j Years Marriage to M. Duchemin, lues to have it annull'd ; pretending it is void, becaufe the Cure, or Parifh Pneft of St. Sulpice, having refufed to marry them, they took a falfe Habitation in the Parifh of St. Uftacbe, where they were marry *d. On the 1 oth Inftanr, the King went to the Caftle of La Muette to Supper, with the Lords of his Court; and there was that Day a Conference between the Minifters of all the Allies of the Treaty of Seville. This Court will go into Mourning for 3 Weeks for the Death of the late Czar of Mufcovy, and 3 Weeks for ^ha* of the Landgrave of Hefle-Caflel, foBen the 6 Weeks Mourning for the Ele&fef&Dowager of Bavaria is ended ; but there will be a Day of Intermiflion between each. The French and Swifs Guards begun tbei rmarch this Day forMelun, they being to mount the Guard the 17th at Fontainbleau. On Monday next, the King will fet out from Verfailles betimes in the Morning, purposing to be in the Foreft of Fontainbleau in five Hours, and to bunt a Stag there the fame Day. The Queen will not fet out till the 25th, to meet the King, who will tarry 5 2 Days at Fontainbleau, v> hither the Knights of the Holy Gboft are to repair, to aifift at the Proceflion of the Order which his Majefty is to make on .Whit-Sunday. The Court will return to Verfailles to pafs the O&ave of Corpus Cbrifii, as has been men-tion'd; after which they will go to Marli for a Week, and froth thence to Compeigne, cill the Day before the Aflumption of the BlefTed Virgin. On the nth, the King found bimfelf iri-difpbfed at Mafs. 'Tis given our, that this Faintnefs, which was of no Confequence, was owing to his Majefty's faffing the whole Lent. The fame Day, the Duke de Noailles went a Shooting; but the King would not go; and in the Afternoon, the Queen rode out in her Coach, with her Ladies of Honour, to the Menagerie, for the Benefit of the Air j where her Majefty and her Retinue were fplehdidly entertain'd by the Duke de Nballes. Don Lncas Spinola; Captain-General ot the King of Spain's Armies, who. is to command the Spanifh Troops defign'd for Italy,' arriv'd here a few Days ago, and has already bad feveral Conferences^with the Cardinal de Fleury and the other Nfinifters of the Allies of Seville. Falmouth, April 4. . Yefterday came in the Mermaid, of this Place, Trounce, for: Sc. Sebaftian; and this Day put in the Jolliff, Jolliff, from Podlj for Ireland ; the Concord, of Yarmouth, Spelman, from Malaga; for Hamburg, as did the Townfhend Packet in five Days from Corunna, with fome Coafters. Wind S.W.Dartmouth, April 5. Yefterday came iri the Parker, of Ipfwich, Nath. Bacon, for Bofton in New-England, from Newcaftle f 'he Bentilcs,: and in the Vacancies will be perform'J as af al J, the Town having hirherto receiv'd it with great Indulgence. . YefTerday the Seftlons began ar the Old BaiiyJ when the following Mairfactois were conv;3ed capitally, iiz, Abram Ifr^ei, alias, for robbing Mendtz de O.iij, Jun. of above qoo I. woith of Jewess; John Tizzard, for ;te ;