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Daily Courant (Newspaper) - August 6, 1730, London, Middlesex The Daily Courant. Thurfday, Auguft 6, 1730. Maples, July 18. N. S. ON Thurfday laft, the Pope's Nuncio here began his Publick Rejoy-cings for che Ele&ion of a new Pope, which he continued to the End of the Week. The Chamber of Ac-comprs have publifh'd an Ordinance for raif-ing the Tenth Penny upon Eftates, &c. The Marflial Caraffa has order'd the German Troops here to hold themfelves in a Rcadi-nefs to march out before the End of this Month, in order (as we are told) to form a Camp of 10,000 Men between Capua and Gaeta, with the Affiftance of the Battalions lately landed ac Manfredonia ; leaving our Caftles well garrifon'd, and provided with NecefTaries, as they have been, within thefe few Days, with feveral Iron Cannon and Mortars. The n famous Brafs Culverins are planted in the Caftle del Ovo, next the Sea-fide: One of them carries a Ball 3 Italian Miles. Two more large Tananes are newly failed ; one with 9 Culverins, z Mortars, and a great Quantity of Balis, for Gaeta ; the other with Bombs for Reggio in Calabria. Laft Night fail'd hence a Pink with Oats, having on board 60 Seamen, and 165 Soldiers of our Guard-Marines, commanded by one of our Sea-Captains, to get Intelligence of the Strength of the Spanifh Fleet off Barcelona, and alio what Courfe they fteer when out at Sea. Ifome, July zz. N. S. On Saturday in the Forenoon, the Pope (according to Cu-ftom) gave Audience to Cardinal Pignatelli as Dean, and to Cardinal Barberini as Sub-Dean of the Sacred College: After which he likewife gave Audience to the Chevalier de St. George, and to Cardinal Salviati; and next to them, to the Cardinals Buoncom-pagno and Octoboni, his Holinefs defigning to admit the whole Conclave in their Order, and to thank every particular Cardinal for the Honour done him, in electing him Pope. The fame Afternoon, it being the Day before his Coronation, his Holinefs order'd all the poor People, who were got together in great Numbers in the Square before the Belvedere, about a Tefter apiece, which came to 1000 /. On Sunday Morning, the Holy Father, preceded by the Prelates and the Sacred College, was carry'd in a ftately Chair upon Mens Shoulders, as ufual, to St. Peter's Church, wher� he was folemnly crown'd, being aflifted by all the Minifters, and by the Roman Senate ; and the Ceremony being over, he was carry'd into the great Gallery of that Church, follow'd by- all the Company, from whence he gave his firft A-poftolical Blefling to an incredible Multitude of People, during which the Cannon of Caftle of St. Angelo began to fire a Round ; and every Body feem'd to be overjoy'd with their new Pope. That Night and the next, the Firework call'd here La Girandola was play'd off at Caftle St. Angelo; and all the Streets in the City were full of Bonfires and Illuminations. On Monday in the Afternoon, his Ho- nefs went in great State and Solemnity from the Palace of the Varacan to that of Monte Ca-vallo, or the Quirinal, there to fpend the Remainder of the Summer. Before the Pontiff s Coach march'd a Cavalcadeof 70 Princes or Nobles, the Confervators of the Roman People, the Governor of Rome, the Great Conftable Colonna and his Nephew : There were with him, in his Holinefs's Coach, which was exceeding rich, the Cardinal Secretary of Stace Banchieri, and Cardinal Salviati : The Swifs Guards march'd by the Coach Doors ; after the Pope's Coach, tbofe of 36 Prelates; and the Light Horfe and Cuiralliers doled the March. The Streets were crouded with People to fee him pafs by, who cry'd out all the way be went, God fave Pope Clement XII. Jufiice upon the laft Mi-niftry ; and his Holinefs made Signs to them, that Juftice fhould be done them. Being to his entire Satisfaction arriv'd at the Quirinal, bis Holinefs conferr'd the Office of Perfect of the Signature upon Cardinal Salviati, which he had enjoy'd himlelf, when he was a Cardinal. That Afternoon Prince Chigi, as Great Marfhal of the Conclave, went to an Audience of the Pope, who receiv'd him with a great deal of Diftindlion. The fame Day, the Ambaflador of Malta, accompany'd by a great Number of Knighcs, furrender'd up the Cro[s of the Order to the Cardinal-Secretary, in theName of the Great Mafter. The Night following, arriv'd here from Florence, Prince Bartholomeo Cprfini, the Pope's eldeft Nephew, who had an Audience of his Holinefs on Wednesday Morning, was received with a great deal of Tendernefs, and advanced to the Poft of Captain of the Light Horfe: The fame Afternoon, that Prince received the Compliments of all the Prelates and Nobility. That Morning, the Pontiff gave an Audience of Leave to the Cardinal de Rohan ; and afterwards to Cardinal Corradini, who prefenred to him a Memoral in relation to good Government. The 'next Morning he gave a long Audience to the Cardinal de Polignac, and to the King of Sardinia's Mi-nifter ; after which he declared Si gnor Bon-delmonte Ponente of the Confulta, and Signor Riccardi Ponente of the Congregation del Buon Governo. Augsburg, Aug- z. N. S. On the 31ft paft, about Nine in the Morning, the King and Prince Royal of Pruflia, and the Margrave of Brandenburg-Anfpach, arrived here, with 32 Poft-Horfes, and were faluted with l Difcharges of our Cannon. His Majefty was complimented upon his Arrival by the Bifhop and Chapter, and alfo by a Deputation of our Magistrates. The ufual Prefent of the Imperial Towns was fent him, together with a Guard of z Troops of Horfe, and 4 Companies of Citizens to wait upon him. His Majefty went the fame-Forenoon, in an open Coach, to fee the Curiofities of the Place, namely, the Town-Houfe, the Arfe-nal, the Inlet, and Water-Tower, by which the Water is forced under Ground into all the Fountains. His. Majefty was moreover plea- fed to vifit the Churches of the Dominican Fryars, the Lutheran Church of St. Anne, and feveral Jewellers Shops. A Bride palling by in a Coach, to be marry'd at one of the Proteftant Churches, was defired by his Majefty to ftop and get out of the Coach, that be might fee the Fafhton of the Bridal Drefs Here ; after which fhe had the Honour to kifs the King's Hand, and to receive the good Wifhes of his Majefty, the Prince Royal, and the Margrave, in what fhe was going about 5 and much the fame it happen'd with another Bride. The King call'd one of the Citizens to him, and ask'd him feveral Queftions ; and after he had walk'd fome time by the Coach fide, his Majefty made him a Prefent. The King exprefs'd the higheft Satisfaction with the Dinner provided for him by the City; and after be had view'd the magnificent Hall of Entertainment and the Garden, his Majefty, the Prince Royal, and the Margrave fet our, about Four in the Afternoon, in the fame manner as they came in, for the Caftle of Hohen Altheim, belonging to the Prince of Oetingen. Hanover, Aug. 4. N. S. The Fortifications of our Cattle are repairing with all fpeed, for what Reafon we know not. Hamburgh, Aug 4. N. S. According to our laft Advices from Petersburg, two Officers of that Garrifon were feized, and carry'd under a Guard of Dragoons to Mofcow. One of them was formerly Adjutant-General to the unfortunate Prince Iwan Dolgorouki in Germany ; fo that it looks as if a Refolu-tion were taken to humble all the Friends and Dependents of that Great Family. Some Days ago, the Regiment of Foot of Nerva, and z others quarter'd near Dorpt, broke up for Riga, in all probability to reinforce the Radian Troops already in Courland, where they will foon be able to form an Army of 90,000 Men. Brujfels, Aug, 7. N. S. They write from Ghent, that a Woman who lived at Loven-degem, a League from that City, had mur-der'd her 3 Children, the Eldeft of which was about 7 Years old. The Reafon fhe gives for it is, that before fhe was marry'd, fhe made a Vow that fhe never would mair-ry; and not having perform'd her Vow, fhe would take Care to prevent her Childrens falling into the fame Sin. She was immediately feized and imprifon'd ; but the Magistrates know not well yyiiatto do in, the Cafe, fhe being undoubtedly out of her Senfes. Plimouth, Auguft z. Since my laft failed the-Torrington of this Place, Walkup, with Pipe Staves for Lisbon; the Exmouth Galley,' of and from Topfham, Chappel, with Le