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Daily Courant (Newspaper) - March 19, 1730, London, Middlesex The Daily Couf ant* Thurfday, March 19, 17x9-30. - Yefterday arrived the Mail due from France. Upme, Feb. 25. N. S. AS foon as the Pope's Death was pub-lickly known on Tuefday laft, the Prilbners were removed from Cam-pidoglio and the new Prifons to Caftle St. Angelo ^ and Cardinal Octoboni put a (top to the Opera that was to have been at his Theatre. On Wednefday, about Four in the Afternoon, Signor Santa Maria, Matter of the Chamber, perform'd, in the Prefence of Cardinal Corfini, who was Proxy for the Cardinal Catnerlengo, and of the Clerks of the Chamber* the Office of Searching the Pope's dead Body, and delivered to his Emi-nency the Fifherman's Ring, with which the faid Cardinal returned home, attended by the Stvifs Guards and other Officers. Cardinal Marefofchi, Vicar-General of Rome, order'd all the Bells to toll from Five to Six o^Clock, and the Coiled: fro eligendo Pontifice to be read at Mafs in all the Churches, fo long as the See is vacant, and a Service to be performed upon fome Day that is moft convenient for them. The Body, cloathed in the Chamber Garment, was carried that Evening to Sixtus Cbappel, where it was ftripc and dreiyd again in the Pontifical Habir, by the Father Penitentiaries of St. Peter, who having laid it upon a Bier, guarded ic ail Night, repeating feveral Pfalms and Prayers. On Thurfday Morning, 21 Cardinals mec for the firft time in the Tapeftry Chamber of the Vatican, where they broke the Fiftier* man's Ring and the Leaden Seal of the Apo-ftolick Chamber. There were read to them the Conftirutions of Gregory X. Julius II. Pius IV. Gregory XV. and Urban VH. a-bout the Election of a Pope. Be/ide the Orders iflacd for building the Conclave, (3c a Dominican Fryar was appointed to preach the Funeral Sermon, and Signor Cavalchini, Archbifhop of Philippi and Promoter of the Faith, the Sermon for the Election of a new Pope. Their Eminencies went to Sixtus Chappel, where the Clergy of tbe Vatican met them with lighted Tapers; and the Gentlemen of the Choir of the Pontifical Cbappel fung the Subvenite, Sanfti Dei; arid the Canon Ricci chanted the Prayer. Afterwards the Corpfe was carried in Proceffion, fur-rounded by the Swifs Guards and a Multitude of Wax Lights, into the Middle of the Church; where the Cardinals, who foliow'd it, being feated upon tbe Benches, the Cbo-rifters fung the Libera, and Signor Nicolai* Archbifhop of Mira, and Vicar of that Cathedral, gave the Abfolution ; after whieb, the Cardinals went away,' and the Corpfe was removed into the Chappel of the BlefTed Sacrament, to be expofed three Days to publick View. The Cardinals that are Heads of Orders, namely, Barberini, Bi-Ihop of Oftia and Veletri, Sub Dean of the Sacred College, in the Abfence of Cardinal Pignarellij Imperiali, Senior Prieftj Annibal Albani, Camerlengo, of Chamberlain of the Holy Church ; and Lorenzo Altieri, Deacon, in the Abfence of Cardinal Pamfi-lio, Senior Deacon; met that Afternoon at Cardinal Barberini's, as they will continue to do every Dayj to take Care of the Affairs of the Government, till the Cardinals go into the Conclave. Yefterday Morning at Nine c' Clock i the Sacred College went to the Choir of the Vatican Church, to hear tbe iirft Mafs for the Defunct Pope, fung by Cardinal Octoboni/ who alfo gave the Abfo�* lmion from the Altar. From thence their Eminencies went into the Veftry.Room, and held the fecond Congregation. Yefterday was publifhed the Plenary Indulgence in Form of a Jubilee, granted by the late Pontiff the Day before he died, on Account of the Colds fo rife in Italy; and the fame is to commence To-morrow, and to laft 5 Days. Pope Benedict XIII. made 29 Cardinals during his Pontificate, 3 of which died before him; and there are 22 other Cardinals of earlier Creation. He moreover confecra-ted about 80 Archbifhops and Bifhops, and had refolved to proceed in the next Place to the Beatification of Bonaventura de Potenza, a Neapolitan, and Conventual Brother of the Minims. Lisbon, Feb. iS. N. S. On the rath In-ftanr, there was a. fine Concert of Vocal and Inftrumental Mufick at Court, to celebrate the Anniverfary of the Princefs of Brazil's Entry into this City. On the 13th, the Queen, accompanied by the Prince and Princefs of Brazil and the Infante Don Pedro, eroffed the Tagus in the King's Brigantines . to Fernaohferro, a Foreft three Leagues off, where Don Ferdinand Telles da Sylva, Great Huntfman of this Kingdom, had made Prpnararinnc fnr a ortnA Wnnfinff-MatCb. Zfferan^a in_this City, named Jane de Ja Crur, died there the 5th Inftant, aged iif Years, and in the 80th Year of her Profef-fio�. Madrid, March f. N. S. On the 26th tdt. Father Jofeph Campuzano tbok Poffeffion of the Dignity of Grandee, by covering himfelf before the Kingj as General of the Order of Mercy. On the id Inftant, the Monks of that Order gave Publick Notice of the Redemption of Captives, for which they art; going to Algiers,; There was a folemn Proceffion made upon this Occasion, the Standard beirig carried by tbe Duke dg Lezera, accompanied by feveral Grandees of the Kingdom and the principal Kobility in Town. The .two Cotints Coningfek, Minifter of the JJmperor, are' preparing to rerurn to Vienna; and the Secretary of (he Embaffy is to ftay at Seville; and |ake Care of his Imperial Majefty's Affairs. The Count de Mahoni, Colonel of a Regiment of Dragoons, was married the 15 th paft to Donna Maria Magdalena de Zuniga, Countefs de Hervias. So many of the Galleons as can be got ready at Cadiz the ioch Inftant, will put to Sea, without flaying for the reft, which are to follow in Proportion as they get their Loading. Paris, March 25. N. S. On the 18th Inftant the Abbot de Pomponne wenttoVer-failles for the firft time lince his lllnefs. Laft Week two Private Cencinels Qf the French Guards were committed to Prifon^ for abufing a Domeftick of M. Barrenacheaj one of the Spaoifh Plenipotentiaries. Notwithftandfng the extraordinary Prepa-rations that are making for War in moft Parts of Europe, it is hoped that Matters will be accommodated by Way of Treaty, and) that we lha.ll not be obliged to come to * Rupture. This Court has appointed M. Peirier rcJi command tbe Ships that are to fail for Louin liana the latter End of this Month. The Archbifhop of Paris has appointed the Abbot Banyn, Nephew to M. Danger-villiers, to be one of his Great Vicars. On the 22d the Superior Courts and the] Corps de Ville aflifted at the Proceffion an