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Kennett, Bishop of Peterborough,. 203

Kennicott, Benjamin

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King, Richard....

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Kirwan, Dean of Killala

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Lavington, Bishop of Exeter ...... 495

Law, Bishop of Carlisle

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Law, William.....

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Lloyd, Bishop of Oxford

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Lowth, Bishop of London ........ 239

Lowth, William .......

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Maddox, Bishop of Worcester .... 501

Magee, Archbishop of Dublin 623

Mansell, Bishop of Bristol

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Mant, Bishop of Down and Connor 625

Marsh, Bishop of Peterborough 621

Middleton, Conyers

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Middleton, Bishop of Calcutta 524
Milner, Joseph

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Moss, Dean of Ely..

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Newton, Bishop of Bristol

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Newton, Jobo.......

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O'Beirne, Bishop of Meath........

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Ogden, Samuel

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Paley, Archdeacon of Carlisle...... 255

Pearce, Bishop of Rochester 222

Porteus, Bishop of London.. ...... 249
Pott, Archdeacon of London ...... 622
Potter, Archbishop of Canterbury 211
Powell, Archdeacon of Colchester 505
Rennell, Thomas

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Richmond, Legh

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Romaine, William.. .............

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Rutherforth, Archdeacon of Essex 503
Sacheverell, Henry .........

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Scott, James

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Scott, Thomas

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Secker, Archbishop of Canterbury.. 225

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Cleaver, Bishop of St. Asaph...... 511

Conybeare, Bishop of Bristol...... 499

Coplestone, Bishop of Llandaff.... 526

Crewe, Bishop of Durham.. ...... 481

Cumberland, Bishop of Peterboro' 481

Daubeny, Archdeacon of Sarum ..

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Dawes, Archbishop of York...... 493
Delany, Dean of Down............

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Derham, William

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Disney, John

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Dodd, William

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D'Oyley, George

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Edwards, Thomas...

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Fisher, Bishop of Salisbury.. 515
Fleetwood, Bishop of Ely

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Gibson, Bishop of London

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Gisborne, Thomas..

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Grey, Richard........

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Grey, Zachary.....

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Hare, Bishop of Chichester .... 493
Hawker, Robert.....

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Heber, Bishop of Calcutta ... 262

Herring, Archbishop of Canterbury 223

Hildesley, Bishop of Sodor and Man 501

Hinchcliffe, Bishop of Peterborough 508

Hoadly, Bishop of Winchester .... 214

Holmes, Dean of Winchester 518

Hooper, Bishop of Bath and Wells 484

Horne, Bishop of Norwich........ 247

Horsley, Bishop of St. Asaph...... 250

Howley, Archbishop of Canterbury 523

Hurd, Bishop of Worcester

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Jackson, Dean of Christchurch.... 514

James, Bishop of Calcutta........ 527

Jones, William

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Jortin, Archdeacon of London .... 233

Kaye, Bishop of Lincola.......... 526

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Shipley, Bishop of St. Asaph...... 504
Shipley, Dean of St. Asaph

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Smalbroke, Bishop of Lichfield.... 493
Smalridge, Bishop of Bristol...... 487
Snape, Andrew

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South, Robert ......

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Stackhouse, Thomas ............

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Sutton, Archbishop of Canterbury 261
Sykes, Arthur Ashley ....

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Talbot, Bishop of Durhum ........ 486

Tenison, Archbishop of Canterbury 195

Thomas, Bishop of Salisbury...... 499

Tomline, Bishop of Winchester 619
Toplady, Augustus Montague 511
Townson, Archdeacon of Richmond 504

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Tucker, Dean of Gloucester ......

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Van Mildert, Bishop of Durham 523

Wake, Archbishop of Canterbury.. 201

Warburton, Bishop of Gloucester. 229

Waterland, Daniel......

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Watson, Bishop of Llandaff..

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Welchman, Archdeacon of Cardigan 489
Wells, Edward

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Wesley, Samuel, the elder

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Wesley, Samuel, the younger

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Whiston, William

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Wilson, Bishop of Sodor and Man 488
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THE ROYAL FAMILY.

THE ROYAL FAMILY.

GEORGE THE PIRST, AND HIS CONSORT

SOPHIA DOROTHEA.

The ancestors of the illustrious House chamber, and the ornaments of the of Brunswick may be traced, by the ge- electoral chapel, were all embroidered nealogist, up to the year of our Lord with her own hands. She was the firm 390 : they were connected, at an early friend and protector of Leibnitz and period, with the royal family of England, other learned men of her day. She by the marriage of Henry, surnamed spoke five languages, including English, the Lion, to Matilda, daughter of Henry so well, that by her accent it was doubtthe Second, from whom George the First ful which of them was her native tongue. was lineally descended. His grand- Her wit was sprightly, her judgment father, George, was one of the seven solid and penetrating, and her piety sons of William, Duke of Brunswick exemplary. The succession of her Luneburg; who, on the demise of their family to the throne of this country father, in order to support the dignity had long been her darling object; and of their family, resolved that only one her death has been attributed to the of them should form a matrimonial con- chagrin she felt at her son's intended nexion; the issue of which, it was de visit to England being strongly depretermined, should eventually succeed to cated by Queen Anne. In the evening all the honours and possessions of their of the 8th of June, 1714, she was caught house. The brothers decided by lot in a violent shower of rain, while in which of them should marry; and the her orangery; and hastening to get chance fell upon the sixth brother, under cover, her attendant reminded George. He was accordingly united to her that she was walking too fast, Anna Eleanora, daughter of the Land- as she had been indisposed for a day or grave of Hesse Darmstadt; and his son, two: “I believe I am," she replied, Ernestus Augustus, in 1680, became and immediately dropped down and sole heir to his father and uncles; the expired. This event took place when latter having kept the fraternal compact the electress was in the eighty-fourth so faithfully, that Achmet the First said, year of her age. it would be worth making a journey for Her son, George Lewis, was born at the purpose of beholding them.

Hanover, on the 28th of May, 1660. Ernestus Augustus, the first Duke of Judging from the great accomplishments Hanover,was married, in 1658, to Sophia, of his mother, the reader might expect daughter of Frederick, King of Bohe- that his education would have been mia, by Matilda, the daughter of James careful and complete; but the contrary the First, King of England. This prin- was the fact. His father, Ernestus, cess (Sophia) was a woman of uncom- though a man of some talent, feeling mon beauty and masculine intellect. no admiration for scholastic acquireAt seventy-three, according to a co- ments, probably connived at his inattemporary writer, she possessed all the tention to study, which must have been comeliness and vigour of youth, had not gross indeed, as he never even acquired a wrinkle in her face, and read without the language of the people, over whom, spectacles. The chairs of the presence- | by the provisions of the act for securing

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