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Post Boy (Newspaper) - August 31, 1710, London, Middlesex KKKK With the Freftieft Foreign and DomdticL From Auguft 31 to Jkaturfcaj September 1710 TJ1erJay ctmt in One Mail from which brougln rhe follcvivg Convoy formerly conflfting of 3 of our i and i toge ther with the Tartanes and other ma king in all 24 is at laft faild hence tor Barcelona having on board 600 Recruits for the Regiment of and of another Regiment as alfo 400 and 150 60 Horfes of the beft Breed in this are fent to King for the particular Ufe of his Catholick Thole likewifc great Store of all manner of Proviiions on board and icvcral Noblemen and Grandees rook the Opportunity of their to go and ferve under Kii g Aug We have Advice from the Premiers of Eftremadura that the Horrugueze have fent Seventeen Regiments of Foot into the Province ofTras to put a ftop to the Operations of the Marquis de Risburg on that fide That the reft of their Troops arc potted between Eftremos and Braga Thar LieutenantGeneral who commands a Body of our Tioop upon that is obferving their Mo tions Since rhe of our Cavalry near the Allies have taken fcveral and made Prifoners ip Men in re iftle of in 40 in Sari and hive nvde Incurfions as far as on this fide The Duke of A ijou having provided for the Security of rhe the NWgUiOurhi J that wSrre rhc Cavalry fufferd pffcsd the Cinca the and advancd to The Army of the pafsd at the fame r over the Bridge of and the Count de e nbe g ma e a Detachment of his Horfe todifturbour and rn give Time to his Army to join upon the Heights of towards which Place our Army mirchd the and there was a harp Ren the fame berwecn rhe abovementiond De and a Squadron of the Flemmifh Guards du Corps and the Regiments of Spanifh Horfe nf old the and Pos0Blanco of which Aftion they talk very Our Army went and encarhpd at and that of the Allies at Aug N S Our Duke and rhe whole Royal Family find themfclvcs fo well upon rhe Change of Air at that thev defign to tarry there a long have that the Allies having takenleveral Places in Arragon the Duke of Anjous broke up from in order to go and hinder die farther Proprefs of the Allies fo that we expeft to hear of another Bartle on Ajg 22 They write from that the Envoy Cherwind was arnvd at to folicite SuMiHene fr rhe Troops at General Taun defigning TO march rhirhcr with the having it irnpoilihV to rhcFrench at Tournos and in the 1 de Varv The 10 Battalions were detachd rrom to reinforce Gei Rhehinder and the whoe Army up from thence the taking their Rout owards The General Taua sr drfigning to be the i th or The i Httalions arrivd at Oulx the and Vneral who intends to march thro the Villry of Maurieine fo chat tis not but the is at an end on that N On an Exprefs ar rivd here from with that rhe Enemys Ga fn of Neuheniel h demanded ro capitulate upon that if fhar were nor relieved withn the Term of 14 rhr Befieged would delivei it up to the Tmperialifts and rh r rhey fhould be permitted to fend an to Prince ro give him Advice of thefe Corxjirions This was by the Commander of our Troops before rhe provided the Empeior approvd of On that Exprefs was fent back ro wih em MaieftyVRatification of thofe Articles Bur another Exprefs brought the agree able that rhe M had furrendcrd that For trefs andrharour Tro ps had aftually raken PoflelTion of one of the Gates We no other than that a general Pardon is promisd co all the Inhabitants and that great Part of the Garrifcn took Service among the Im perial General who con manocd the Bloc is fo that his Life is difpaird It had been reported here fcr 3 or 4 That the Duke of Anjous Aimy was entirely de the Marquis de Bay and that Duke fore d to with a few towards Calrille buc we are now Thar that Re ort is and was occaliond only by a Letter written from to the Governor of Pampeluna On the contiai they give That Letters from of the prh and 2 th of There had been a Battle between the Two Armies On the near between 1iaga and Sa The Particulars which our Quit has thought fit to That the Duke of Anjou palVd Cinca encampd the i4th at and marchd the next Day towards The Enemy dctachd 28 Squa drons to fall upon that composd of 13 Squa who having ftood the firft Fire of the with out difcharging a fell upon them Sword in The Fight was and rhc Enemy allied three times behind fome Defiles but at the whole Spanifh Army coming in Battalia upon them foicd to reire to wards The Lofs on both is nor yet known buttis that the Duchefs of as foon as he had receivd this the lyth in the went imme diately to the Church of NoftreDame to give God Thanks for rhe Whether this be rnuit be left to the Determination of Time but it meets with lit tle even at this The becaufe few Days the King fent exprefs Orders ro thDuke of Vendofme to fer out Poft from Anet for Spain and he is o be followd by the Marquis de Feuquieres and Monfieur Tis moreover that the Duke of Berwick te commanded to leave the Command of the Army in Dauphi nc to the Count de and repair forthwith to Ma by the way of Languedoc and Letters from Grenoble That tht Allies are fending abun dance of Troops to and other in or der to be embarkd there for Catalonia andtis that 18 of our Battalions have receivd Orders to begin their March to Spain from Provence and Dauphine From rhe Camp at On Sun day rhe Garrifon of Bethune marchd to the Num ber of about i io Men fo that the Enemy could not lofe leis than 1700 during the Siege Yefterday we broke up from and arrivd in this where we fhail halt rill to and then approach very near His Grace rhe Duke Marlborough will rake his Quarters at St which is within half a I of Aire a Detachment of R Men was fenc this Day to feize the Pofts about that Place and Vcnant and they have already pofTefsd themfelvcs of one Poft with in a League of the wherein were co Tis that the Duke of Marlborough and Prince Eurrene will command the Attacks in the Siege of while fome other General will command thofe at the Siege of We have that yefrerday the Confederate Troops invcftcd Aire and Vcnant on one the French CoTt have thought fit to ei deavour to fhfle the News of rhe en tire Defeat of rhe Duke of by publiftiing a of an Aftion that happend the icth taft it nevcrthelefs meets with entire Credit here and rhe becaufc tho the French Account were even rpe in every it does not thence that the D ke of Anjou might nor be 5 Days near Saragoda Yefterday uild rhc Swallows Prize to rhe This day came in rhe Reftorapon and from Saild the Yarmouth ro the Eaft with about 20 Ships laden with tor faild for Rorrer the Holland under Convoy of 7 Men of On Monday Morning laft here arrivrl a Ship from and brings a of a fecond Battle in Spain with tefe Particulrrs the Allies had killM flcoc of the Enemy Thar rhe Duke of Anjou was Red to and we were in Purfuir of the fcrnerl Forces That SaragoiTa and other had declard for King Charles The Right Honourable the of Po chefter is appointed LoruLieutenint of the ;