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Daily Courant (Newspaper) - October 7, 1730, London, Middlesex 4 Q6 Wednefday, O&ober 7,1730 1 Some REFLECTIONS upon toe Reign and the CardM of iWhchefii of H�N2Sufpjcion gain'd was the primary Caufe to perceive the Defigns of the Yorkijls ; tha Subje&s : That this Claim was kept up by a of his Ruin; yet the Houfe of Commons, they could not be legally iked upon their Cheifp ureat and troublefome War in the beginning, when they impeach'd him, tho5 full of Yorhjp nor did the Generality of the People believe and his bittereft Enemies, thought proper to and Ipals,, during the greateft part of tbat Prince's omit it in^the Articles againft him. This is a Reign them to be what they afterwards appeared � infomuch that wbeo the Miniftry thought proper to fortify their Mafter and cbem felvesj Year of Henry the Fifth, by a dangerous it might properly fall under the Obfervation by giving all PJices in Council and'about Notice Goqfp&acy, your of the Earl of arl of March; for which the ridge and fome other Lords were put tp Death at Southampton ; and :ho* it lay ftill during the reft of the Life of that Monarch of thbfe ifrho aflerr that rhe whole Charge againft'him was compos'd of Falfhoods, wbifch he challenged the Cotiamons to bring Proofs of, except in one or two^Ariftrft*, where he had the King's Commands aim the Councils H no fooner was the Orders to juftify him - * - 4 Spnf. .than fomje � Wales% and open good MaoaCerben Gloceft Court to fuchWtends as tbey 'could depend upon, a Clamour was raifed, that none could obtain Preferment but corrupt and wicked MenL that no Regard was paid to Merit, and that hone were honoured with the KJngs Commands, but fuph as were implicitly attached and the to bis Minifters. This Cry the greateft Part Bprd ttiakirtg any great Nbife. Yer ftill fo appre- happened in Lofs of France, tho* rhey were Events favour- of theNadon fell into, and ecchoed it abour^ t which by able to the Yorf^ Party, by the Removal of a only becaufe tbey faw, (fo Tar were tbe^ without powerful Competitor, andtdifpofing the Peo- from fufpecfting his Defigns^ the Duke of Home benfive felf the fbrl^ and his Friends out of Employment^ Earl of they bad Nothiug to engage them Abroad ; thp" they bad prbfefs'd, and feemingly ac^ed id trtiambttious Man, he was :i^afent-to govern Ireland, for the fake of /keeping $im outvbf the People's Eyes.ahd^arcs. There in fome rime,be loft jiis Xife,And. his Right or Claim /call it wli.i^y0^ will) defended to his.Sifters Son, in Coftfufion, in order and as it were fo much for the PubiiclC Good, manufacflur'd into Complaints Againft the This was a lucky Hit for the Duke, anS, Court-Part^,-by thofe'very Men, who, tho* as ^apin obferves, be was wife.enough to for a ^hileth'ey beftir'd ihetfcfelves feemingly improve it, " not by aas to'throw all Things J* Good of the People, by obliging the King a to make ufe of other Minifters r he knew' Hjchard Duke of York. ning, valiant turbulent and ambitious Man, and from the *Minrite that Mortimer % Title fell upon him (for he was before, on account pf bis Valour and other-Princely Qualities, a Darling of the People)'from that Minute, I date th^beginning of the King's Misfortunes, and the Nations Calamities. * Tho* this Duke, as waspbferved great Talents, great Domain^ 7a plaufible Title, and the Love of the People, yet be durft not avow bis Claim openly at ftrft ; the King's Enjoyment of the Crown w*s not to be difputed, his Charaifter was too 0nd . ,-------- , v^ry well, that if he could once turn his cipus 'Pfetences, they foop Cedheed the People Enemies out of Council, and get in h\k to fide wkh ihem; the Peopre, who tho'ge- u Creatures, it would be no hard Matter to i of carry on the further the Execution of his they were drawn into thefe Schemes without In Purftiahce of this, fome Perfons who rheR &rotf�bi about Wars that were pferenSed to be Royahfts, but were really volution that was to be Torkijls at the bottom^ gave Advice durin^ it was too late to re- dn Indifpofition which had feized the King^ trad. fhbtti tip {Be iflegaK were Oitsj^ed to gain their Poinf, arid ^he unfotttiba^ Siimfter fobn fell a Victim to their fefoi(][tiob4 Neither bis Guilt nor In- to admit the Duke of York and the Earls of Salhburj and Warwick* bis citfef.Fnends, into Council, that the Miniftry migh^ not bk deemed ingroflers of PoWcr; It was accordingly done ; And the new Comers had n6 good to create him perfonal Enemies; and nocence wefe ewef fufficiently proved, tho* fooner got,in, but they arretted and impri jits Right waS: confirmed by a of Years Eftablifh Other ;b Rage againft his Murdere Methods bis Bufim tbey bad not been too drunk vt leave any Room for Reflexion for Govern- land, K mentwere deficient, rather than his Title. To this End, the Duke's Agents and Emifla-ties were fet to work all dver the Kingdom, and the Minds of the People moft oufly inflamed with the faicinating Mifman4getncvmr\& evil Mint* fieri This indeed iiappen'd at a Tipie, when; by the Death of the Duke df Bedford in France^ iod the Brigues between the Dukd of Gltcifiti foiri London: who atf� foned the Duke of Stmerfet, and prorogued the Parliament till they had fettled ibeir dition to Party among the Members, .who foon fen$ up an Impeachment againft the Minifter, and n in Ire- declared the Duke of York Prote&or of the * a Vice- Realm; the other Lords had Places given( $ve tfie them, but they never durft carry their Im-J peachmenr to Trial, for they coflild not prove Therefore Jack Cadi Was fent the Crimes alledged in it Sounds of mer GtMorti- In about a Year after the King recovered^ Neceflity the Duke of Sornerfet was releafi of. reforming Abufes in.tbte StatS; df.panifhi Evil Minifters, and confining Kings to th Duty; his Meafures werefoorvdefeated, a; the fnfolence of ^m and his Flowers p. Duke of Xtk difplaced; wjip, Attempts of the Court Party, retired to Wales, and raifed ;