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to whose house he was conveyed. Wingfield, whọ was present and He was laid on a mattress sup- vigilant during the whole melanported by chairs. Lord Powers- choly scene, never heard him say court, in the utmost anxiety and a syllable from which it could be alarm, rode full speed for medi- inferred that he was conscious of cal assistance, leaving his bro- his approaching end. His printher Mr. Wingfield to pay every cipal wish was to be left quiet. attention possible, as he most He died so easy, that the precise kindly did, to the Duke. Medical moment when he breathed his aid, even if it could have been ap- last could not be ascertained. plied immediately, would have The Countess of Bandon, who been of no use. The injury was died on July 7th, 1815, in the too severe to be counteracted by 48th year of her age, was dishuman skill. Life was extinct tinguished for the excellence of her before any surgeon arrived. heart and understanding, and the It has been said, that the Duke cultivation of her mind.

Her in his dying moments made use of conversation was of superior the expression “I am off:"-he cast, and her letters were models did so ; but not, as has been very of epistolary composition. She diserroneously supposed, by way of played her taste and love of knowheroic bravado, or in a temper of ledge by the formation of a valuunseasonable levity; but simply able library, by her attachment to signify to his attendants, who, to botanical and agricultural purin pulling off his boots, had drawn suits, and by the promotion of him too forward on the mattress, every laudable undertaking. She and jogged one of the chairs out lent her aid to many of the most of its place, that he was slipping useful establishments of Dublin, off, and wanted their aid to help as well as to the Cork Institution him up into his former position, and the Farming Society of the He was the last person in the neighbourhood; whilst the innworld to be guilty of any thing provements at Castle Bernard, like levity upon any solemn oc- from which she was seldom long casion, much less in his dying absent, and which were directed moments. The fact was, when by her own judgment, were sufhe used the expression “I am ficient evidences of its correctness, off,” he had become very faint The more peculiar distinction and weak, and was glad to save of this lady was the Christian himself the trouble of further ut- grace of charity, in which she terance. Those words were not truly abounded. By her sole the last which he pronounced, but bounty she for many years suphe said nothing at all that could ported a school for twenty-four be thought allusive to death. One young women, now united to the of his young friends, his most General Female School of Banconstant companion, has often don, of which she was the patrosaid of him, that he was the most ness and foundress, and which is intrepid man he ever knew, and conducted on a scale of enlarged there is no doubt that he met his liberality that would do credit to fate with firmness; but Mr. any similar institution in the




United Kingdom. From these He afterwards succeeded General unceasing exertions of benevo- Sir James Craig in the chief comlence, she had established such a mand, civil and military, in North character that her decease was America, which he held till his lamented as a public calamity by return to England in 1814. rich and poor in the district of her 6. The Hon. Sir Edw. Crofton, residence, and in which she has bart. in his 38th year, at Mote left a memory that is likely to be Park, co. Roscommon. as long and as beneficially remem- At Warsaw, F. Narodsky, a bered, as the good she has done Polish gentleman, at the age

of will be durable.

125. He married a second wife The susceptibility of her mind at 92, by whom he had a daughwas too keen for the bodily frame ter now living. in which it was enclosed, and her 8. At Weilburg, the Prince of death was accelerated by her feel- Nassau Weilburg. ings for the fate of a much-loved 10. The Lady of Gen. Sir Cor

One of her sons, the Hon. nelius Cuyler, bart. Francis Bernard, Lieut. of the 10. At an advanced age, Eliz. 9th Dragoons, died in Portugal Dowager Marchioness of Waterford, in the service of his country, on relict of George De la Poer BeJanuary 24th, 1813, in the 24th resford, Marquis of Waterford, year of his age. Another son, who died in 1800. the Hon. Henry Boyle Bernard, In his S9th year, Henry HaringCornet of the King's Dragoon ton, M. D. alderman of Bath, Guards, fell gloriously in the bat- eminent as a classical scholar, a tle of Waterloo, in his 18th year. man of wit, and a musical com

1. The Right Hon. Lady Pen- poser. rhyn, widow of Richard Pennant, 17. John Heath, esq. one of the Lord Penrhyn, and daughter and Judges of the Court of Common heiress of General Warburton, of Pleas. Winnington, Cheshire.

19. Sir Thomas Windsor Hun. 5. Lieut.-gen. Sir Geo. Prevost, loke, bart. of Wingerworth, Derlate Governor-in-chief and com- byshire. mander of the forces in the British 20. The Princess of Mecklenburg colonies in North America, in his Schwerin, of the house of Saxe 49th year.

He was the son of Weimar. Major-gen. Prevost, who served 21. The Princess of Nassau under General Wolfe at Quebec. Weilburg. Sir George began his service in 22. Sir Drummond Smith, bart. the West Indies, where he dis- of Tring Park, Herts. tinguished himself at St. Vincent, 24. The Hon. Apsley Bathurst, at Dominica, of which he was D. C. L. son of the late Earl B. appointed governor, and at St. Dame Eliz. Twisden, relict of Lucia. In 1808 he obtained the Sir John Papillon Twisden, bart. post of Lieut.-governor and com- 27. Samuel Viscount Hood, Admander in Nova Scotia, and in the miral of the Red, and Governor same year acted as second in com- of Greenwich Hospital, in his 92d mand at the capture of Martinique. vear. He was raised to the peer

age age in 1782 for his distinguished board of Commissioners, and service in the action with De Clerk of the Common Pleas in Grasse, where he acted as Rear. Ireland. His Lordship's death, admiral in the Barfleur. His in his 56th year, was in conselatest services at sea were in the quence of a fall from his horse Mediterranean in 1793, where he some time since in St. James's took the naval command at Cor- Park. sica and Toulon ; after which he 8. The Countess of St. Vincent, returned on account of ill health. aged 75. His lordship was next in seniority 14. Hon. Mrs. Townshend, to Earl St. Vincent on the list of widow of the Dean of Norwich, admirals.

in her 85th year. 28. In Prussia, Field-marshal 15. John Peyto Verney, Lord Mollendorff, aged 92, supposed to Willoughby de Broke, a Lord of be the oldest general in Europe. the Bedchamber.

29. Elizabeth Laura, Countess Henry Fawcett, esq. M. P. for of Waldegrave, in her 56th year. Carlisle.

John Baring, esq. aged 85. He Sir W. Forbes, bart, in his 68th had been M. P. for Exeter for 35 year. years.

J. Founes Luttrell, esq. of Dun31. Lady Grares, widow of Ad- ster Castle, upwards of 40 years miral Sir Thomas Graves.

M. P. for Minehead, in his 64th

year. February.

Adm. R. M.Douall, in his 87th

year. 1. Joshua Viscount Allen, a peer 17. Lady Slingsby, aged 81, re• of Ireland, in his 98th year. lict of Sir T. Turner Slingsby,

Lady Stanley, widow of Sir J. bart. T. Stanley, bart. of Alderley. 19. Louisa Grace, Duchess of St.

3. Sir Hen. Dampier, knt. one Albans, with her infant male son. of the Justices of the King's 21. Lady Charlotte, wife of Bench, in his 58th year.

Rear-adm. P. C. Durham. She Eleanor Viscountess of W'ilton, in was daughter of the late Earl of her 67th year. She was daughter Elgin and Kincardine. and co-heiress of Sir Ralph Ashe- 22. Adam Fergusson, esq.

L.L.D. ton, bart. of Middleton, Lancash. in his 93d year; formerly Professor

4. Richard, Viscount Fitzwilliam, of Moral Philosophy in the Uniof the kingdom of Ireland, in his versity of Edinburgh, and author 71st year. He bequeathed to the of several esteemed works. University of Cambridge, in In his 90th year, Hon. Henry which he was educated, a sum of Nairne, son of Lord Nairne, and money to build a museum as a a zealous adherent of the house of repository for all his pictures, Stuart. prints, books, statues and busts, 23. Rev. Sir J. T. Cholmondeley gems, bronzes, &c.

Edwardes, bart. rector of FrodesRobert Hobart, Earl of Bucking- ley, Salop, aged 52. hamshire, President of the India Hon. Lieut. Charles Turner,


drowned from a pilot boat land- to the old opposition, and during ing passengers from India at Ports, their short ministries occupied mouth.

places in the ordnance and trea24. Sir John Lubbock, bart. a sury. He was author of some banker.

works in poetry and prose, writ25. At Dublin, in his 67th ten in a lively style and with libeyear, Chichester Sheffington, Vis- ral sentiments. count Massereene.

29. Mrs. Warren, widow of Dr', 28. Lady Eliz. Burnaby, widow W. bishop of Bangor, in her 83d of Sir W. C. B. bart. in her 55th year. year.

Lately, Hon. Jarres Willoughby, 29. Gustavus Hamilton, l'iscount aged 86. Boyne, in Ireland.

Col. Latouche, M.P.for Carlow.

Lord Charles Beauchamp Kerr, March.

son of the late Marq. of Lothian.

Sir Simeon Stuart, bart. 7. Vice-adm, Sir Ir. Mitchel, Sir John Odingsells Leeke, aged in his 71st year.

69. 8. Grace, Countess-dowager of M. Guyton Morreau, the celeFarnham, in her 89d year.

brated French chemist, member 11. Dowager Lady Hamilton, of the Institute, and ex-member widow of Gen. Sir. R. Ilamilton, of the Convention, at an advanced bart. aged 90.

age. Albinia, Countess Dowager of Buckinghamshire, and eldest daugh

April. ter of Lord Vere Bertie, in her

1. Eliz Baroness Say and Sele, 12. Lady Longford, mother of relict of Lord S. and S. and dau. the Duchess of Wellington. of the late Sir Edward Turner,

14. Mr. W. Walker, aged 49, bart. astronomical lecturer, and in- 2. Rear-adı. Peyton, in his ventor of the Eidouranion and 66th year. Celestina.

3. Adm. Sam. Cornish, in his 19. Wm. Tighe, esq. M. P. for 76th year. Wicklow.

Lady Emily Latouche, wife of 22. Lady Catherine Poulett, 4th Robert L. esq. M. P. and dau. dau. of Earl Poulett, in her 2 Ist of the first Earl of Clancarty. year.

4. At Leghorn, J. Pollexfen 24. John Courtenay, esq. a na- Bastard, esq. M. P. for Devon. tive of Ireland, descended from a At the Cape of Good Hope, branch of the noble family of that Major-gen. Joseph Baird, aged 58. name. He was a member of se- 7. At Verona, The Empress of veral successive parliaments, first Austria, in her 28th year. for Tamworth, and afterwards ..1. The Right Hon. Patrick for Appleby, and distinguished Duigenan, a Privy Counsellor in himself by the brilliancy of his Ireland, and M. P. for the city of wit and poignancy of his satire. Armagh, aged $1. He was He continued a steadfast adherent


78th year.

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brought up to the Irish bar, and a variety of works, among which became professor of the civil law were “ Letters on the prevalence in the University of Dublin; but of Christianity before its civil esentering into parliament, hechiefly tablishment, with Observations on engaged in political life, and, Mr. Gibbon's History of the Dethough descended from a Roman cline of the Roman empire.” Catholic family, distinguished This work is respectably men. himself by his violent opposition tioned by the historian, who, to the Catholic claims. He pub- however, speaks of it as only prelished various tracts on Irish po- paratory to a notice of himself. litics, and from the places which Another of his publications was, he obtained, appears to have been “ Discourses on the Prophecies,” regarded as an useful auxiliary in preached at Dr. Warburton's the government of that island.

Lecture. 14. Richard Malone, Lord Sun- 18. Lord Arthur J. Hen. Somerderlin, of Ireland. After sitting in set, M. P. for Monmouth, and parliament for two Irish counties, brother to the Duke of Beaufort, he was raised to the peerage in in his 37th year. 1785. The title became extinct 23. Thomas Johnes, esq. of at his death.

Hafod, M. P. for Cardigan, and 15. Sir Simon Le Blanc, a Lord-lieut. of the county, aged Judge of the Court of King's 67. This gentleman rendered him. Bench, in his 68th year. He was self well known by his creations of high reputation in his legal of picturesque beauty, and his exand judicial capacity.

tensive improvements around his 17. East Apthorp, D. D. Pre- mansion, and by the treasures of bendary of Finsbury, in his 84th art and literature which he collectyear. This learned divine was a ed in it, and which induced him native of Boston, in New Eng- to give to the public translations land, whence he was sent for edu- of Froissart's and Monstrelet's cation to Jesus college Cambridge. Chronicles, and the travels of He returned to America as a mis- Brocquiere and Joinville, illussionary, and founded an episco- trated by many curious appenpalian church at Cambridge N. E. dages. He published there several ser- 26. Geo. Hardinge, esq. Justice mons, and having at length quit- for the counties of Glamorgan, ted his church and returned to Brecknock, and Radnor, F. R. $. England, he engaged, under the and F. S. A. in his 72d year. He sanction of Archb. Secker, in a was distinguished for his wit controversy with Dr. Mayhew of and learning, which last he acBoston, on the mission of bishops quired at Eton and Trinity colto North America, and on the lege, Cambridge; and was much conduct of the society for propa- admired both at the bar and from gating the gospel in foreign parts. the bench. He largely contriHe was collated by the priinate buted to the “Literary Anecdotes to the vicarage of Croydon, where of the Eighteenth Century," with he diligently performed the duties many of the subjects of which he of a parish priest, and published was intimately acquainted. He


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