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Post Man (Newspaper) - May 21, 1802, London, Middlesex Numb.- 971 YY Y Ctje $oft parti And the Hiftorical Account, &t. From SDtttCDap May 21, to ^atutfcap May 23, 1702. 1 Rome, April 24. "*&He King of Spain has fcnta Gentleman to the. Pope to notify his arrival in the Kingdom of Nop/sr, and 'tis generally rcpoited that that Prince will comehi--11 rticr in amort time. However, as the affairs of Italy are in a doubtful condition, and that it is yet uucertain which of the two parties will pre-* vail, this prudent Court takes all polfible precautions to avoid giving them any caufe of diflatislaction, and therefore they are cojilidertng of the moft proper'ex-peifisnrs to divert the King of Spam from rhe refo-Iutibn he Jus taken to come r.irher, being ienlible of ?h* difficulties they Would find rhemielves in, did thir Prince demand in perfon the Invel iture of lltfUt- Tfi* Punctilio's about the Ceremoniale feem rftu'niofl plaulible prerehce, and therefore they have refMve4 to fend no Legate a Latere to compliment his Cathoiick Majelry ; but only 2 Prelates, as ic was for merly.praSiled in the year 1495;. when Charles rhe 8rh Kins of Vranc. came to Rome in his way to Naples As the C'idmal of loarbm and the Spanijh Ambaffador have all along declared, that the King of Spain expect s that the Pope would fend him a Legate, they hope here, that.this uifpute will be kept up till the affairs of the Milamze oblige that Prince to repair to his Army in thi* Country. Cardinal Grimttiu, who manages the affain of �, znd fev.^til pieces of heavyCanna* from iii(et,xn-A ssfvon&S fome reinfarcr'nun'S ate inivtd it the f*m� th-y wi'[ raa.ew their attacks v.ilJj "r in order to be embarkfd, and we hear his Giac-Duke of Ormoi\i intends to'go tliichex fome time next, week. 1 Amongft *11 the Corporations of tins Kingdom, who have ihown their true Zeal and- Loyalcy ori her Majeftas accellion to the Crown, none have gi- . ven msre fignal demonfrrarion<; of their rrue Joy, , than the City of Cbkbciier, ivhere her .Mjjelfies Coronation day was celebrated with all manner of re-joycings. In the morning the young Gentlemen and Tradef-rren met compleatly Armed, ire. each a Scarlet Ribband and St George's Crof. in rheir Hats, and e-leQed themft'Ives a Captain, who formed them into a Company, artdmarched them rothe high Crofs, where they gave a Triple Salvo, then they made a line, thro which Wm Coffelov, E% Mayor, the Recorder and-Aldermeo.,in their ScarletGowns.arended by the. whoIeCorporation.Members ofParliament and all the Gentlemen ofthe Town.went to the.CathedralChurch, from whence after Prayers they returned ro rhe High Crofsfwhere plenty, of Wine was providedj which they found furiounded by a Company of young Virgins in white, under their Captain, with Mufick and a fine Garland.and each a Wand in their hand and St George's Crofs on their Breafts ; rheie were fupprrted by the. Gentlemen Volunteers.and they by the Militia of the City. The Mayor began her MajeftiesHealth which was pledged by all, and the Gentlemen Volunteers apdMilitia discharged three Volleys ; Mrs Mayrefs, accompanied by all the Ladies in the Town, drank* her Majefty's health, with wilhes for her long and^ happy Reign, the Mulick playing and the Virgins Dancing all the while. The afternoon was fpentin feveral divertifements, as Bu'l-baitine, ire. til! after evening, from whence Mr Mayor and rhe whole Company came in rhe fame order as before, only, now the Crofs and Conduit ran with large Spouts of good Wine, which continued feveral hours, and of which the Queens and Prince George of Dmm/irk's-healths were drank, with prosperity to her Majefty's Fleets and Armies, both by the Gentlemen anu Ladies ; after which the Gentlemen were entertained by the Mayor at the Conncil-hotife, and the Ladies by Mrs Mayrefs at her own Houfe at a noble Collation , drinking her Majefty's health on their knees. As foon as night came, every Houfe in the Town was illuminated from top ro bortom, Bonfires in every Street, plenty 06 Liquor was allowed ro all (brts of people, who repeated Huzzj'sof Long Live the Queen. Our Port Letters yefterday from Plymouth of the i8rh fay that the shark, Hound and BenriU, 3 Tenders belonging to fome of h�r Majeffy's Ships of War, are arrived tieie from hdnr..-i. From PftGrrifash of the a ill- ;