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London Gazette (Newspaper) - September 25, 1762, London, Middlesex jlum&. 10247. From catugJag September 25, to @ttfttiap September 28, 1762. CEREMONIES obfer-ved at the Injlallatiom of his Royal Highnefs Prince William, and the Earl of Bute, in Prefence of the Sovereign, and Knights Companions of tlx Moji Noble Order- of the Gartr, at fVindfor, on Wednefday the lid Day of September, 1J 62. THE Knights Companions in the full Habit of the Order, and the Officers of the Order in their Mantles, attended the Sovereign in the Royal Apartment ; the Officers of Arms in the Prefence Chamber; and the Prebends and Poor Knights in the Guard Room. His Royal Highnefs Prince William, and the Earl of Bute, the two Knights Eleft, being in the Under-Habit of the Order, retired, before the Proceffion began, to their Chairs in the Eaft Ifle of the Chapel, hahind the Altar. A little after Eleven o'Clock, the Sovereign coming under His State, Garter King of Arms called over the. Knights; and a Proceffion was made to the Chapter Houfe in the following Order. Poor K nights, Two and Two. Prebends, Two and Two. Purfuivants, and Heralds at Arms, Two and Two. Norroy King of Arms. Clarenceux King of Arms. Earl Temple. Marquis of Rockingham. Earl Waldegrave. Earl of Hertford. Earl of Northumberland. Duke of Devonfhire. Earl of Cardigan. Earl of Winchelfea. Earl of Lincoln. Duke of Leeds. Duke of Kingfton. Duke of Rutland. Duke of Newcaftle. His Royal Highnefs the Duke of York. His Royal Highnefs the Duke of Cumberland. Gentleman Ufher The Regifter. Garter King of of the Black Rod Arms with his with his Rod. ' Rod or Scepter The Bifhop of Salisbury, TheBifhopofWinchefter, Chancellor of the Ojder. Prelate of the Order. The Vice Chamberlain. The Sword of State, borne by the Duke of Aucafter The SOVEREIGN, in the full Habit of the Order, his Train borne by the Eldeft Sons of the Dukes of Leeds and Devonfhire, and the Mailer of the Robes. The Band of Gentlemen Pensioners. In this Manner proceeding into the North Ifle of the Chapel, the Poor Knights, Prebends, and Offi- [ Price Six pence. ] cers of Arms, halted beyond the Chapter Houfe Door. The Chancellor, not having been fworn, remained in the Ifle ; none entring with the Sovereign into the Chapter Houfe, but the Knights and fworn Officers of the Order. The Sovereign being feated, the Knights took their Places. The Prelate then acquainted His Majefty, that the Bilhop of Salisbury attended at the Door, and humbly prayed Admittance to take the Oath of Office, as Chancellor of that moft Noble Order-t Whereupon he was brought in by Garter and Black Rod, the Latter carrying the Infignia of the Chancellor's Office ; and the Bilhop kneeling down before the Sovereign, the Regifter adminiftred the Qath. His Majefty then put the Gold Chain with the Badge about his Neck, and delivered the Purfe to Kim : And having kilted the Sovereign's Hand, he withdrew to his Place. Garter then introduced his Royal Highnefs Prince William, who was received at the Chapter Houfe Door by the two junior Knights, and condudted to the Table, where the Surcoat, Girdle and Sword had been placed % and Garter prefenting the Surcoat to the two fenior Knights, they invefted his Royal Highnefs therewith, the Chancellor reading the Admonition. Then Garter prefented the Girdle and Sword, which were put on. The Earl of Bute was then introduced, received, and invefted in like Manner, the Regifter reading the Admonition. The Knights Elect continued in the Chapter Houfe while the Proceffion was made to the Chapel, paffing down to the Weft End of the North Ifle, and up the Middle Ifle into the Choir, as follows. Firft the Poor Knights, who coming into the Choir, made their Reverences together, and placed thero-felves on each Side near the Altar. The Prebends making their Reverences in like Manner, went to their Seats under the Stalls. The Officers of Arms, making their Reverences, placed themfelv?s next to the Poor Knights. Then the Knights Companions, in the Order they walked, fingly, or with his Companion, made their Reverences, and retired under their Banners, where they Hood. The Regifter, Garter, and BJack Rod, making their Reverences together, flood before their Form. The Prelate and Chancellor did the like. The Sovereign made one Reverence to the Altar, and being in his Stall repeated the fame.. The Train Bearers ftanding upon the Steps going up to the Sovereign's Stall; and the Vice Chamberlain and Sword of State on the Steps before, or under the Sovexefgn'-s Stall. The Prelate ,was ^coudufted to the Altar Jby .the ;