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on such occasions, a scramble for Privy Purse.--Blue satin dress, such things as he had left on his slashed with white; laced the table, by way of a memento of same as the peers. Blue satin the day; and similar scenes cloak, with gold lace, white hose, were observable in other parts of hat, and one feather. the hall, till the servants on duty Train-bearers to Royal Dukes. were constrained to interfere. -White dress, laced with gold The ceremonies occupied a longer gymp. Blue satin cloak, plain time than was expected; but they white hose, rosettes in shoes, hat were concluded during day-light; with one feather. Sword. and the numerous candles which Clerks in Council.-Dress all had been introduced, during the blue. Blue hose, white shoes, absence of the procession, proved blue rosettes. Sword, blue scabto be quite unnecessary.
bard. Hat with one feather. CoSTUME.
Groom of the Bed-chamber.
Blue dress, spangled gymp The following was the costume edging, slashed with white. Blue worn by some of the members of satin cloak, plain. Blue stock, the procession :
ings and white shoes, with red Lords of the Bedchamber.- heels. Hat with one feather. Blue dress, slashed with white, Gentleman Usher.—Blue dress, crimson velvet cloak laced with edged with spangled gymp, and gold. White silk trunk hose. slashed with white. Blue satin Black hat turned up in front with cloak, plain. Blue hose; hat three white feathers. Ruff. Sword with one black feather. with blue scabbard. Gold hilt.
Gentlemen of the Household.White gloves.
Blue dress, with spangled gilt Comptroller of the Household. edging, slashed with white. Blue The same.
satin cloak, plain. Blue hose. Treasurer of the Household. One small white feather in hat. The same.
White shoes. The Vice-Chamberlain. The
Knight Marshal.-Scarlet dress, same.
slashed with blue. Scarlet cloak, Master of the Robes.—White and blue hose. A white and dress, slashed with crimson. black feather in hat. White Crimson velvet cloak. White shoes. trunk hose. Sword, crimson Royal Apothecary.-Blue dress, scabbard. Black shoes, and slashed with scarlet, trimmed crimson rosettes. Black hat with with gymp. Scarlet cloth cloak, three feathers.
blue stockings, and red shoes. Train-bearers to the King. One black feather in his hat. White satin dress. Crimson Gentlemen of the Privy Chamber. velvet cloak, laced with gold. -Scarlet dress, slashed with blue White silk hose. Hat with three and gold. Blue surcoat, blue feathers.
stockings, white shoes ; hat with Privy Counsellors.--Blue dress, two black and one pink feather in laced, the same as the peers. front. Blue satin cloak. White hose. Barons of the Cinque Ports. Shoes with rosettes. Sword. Scarlet dress, puffed with blue, Hat with three feathers.
with blue and gold gilt edging. Blue surcoat and scarlet hose ; aerial voyager continued waving white shoes with red bows. Hat, a flag to the people below, so with two black and one pink long as he was visible. feather in front.
Hyde-Park. The crowd then Serjeant at Arms. - Scarlet moved forward to Hyde-park, to dress, slashed with blue. Blue witness a boat race, which took surcoat, blue stockings, white place a little before two o'clock shoes. Hat with four feathers, on the Serpentine river. Four one blue, one red, cock feather boats started, and were obliged and eagle red.
to double a standard, erected at CORONATION PLATE.
either extremity of the river,
twice. The race was won by The coronation plate was en- about two lengths of the win. tirely of pure gold. It con- ner's boat. The river was covered sisted of several large dishes and with boats filled with ladies and vases, richly embossed. The gentlemen regaling themselves centre dish on each side pre- upon the water; and its banks sented a fine bas-relief of the lined by carriages and wellLord's Supper. Below that, on dressed persons, who appeared to the left, was a large gold tankard, derive much enjoyment from the on the side of which
scene before them. But what sented, in bas-relief, the story of excited the greatest share of atthe Grecian daughter. All the tention from the spectators, was a other vessels were richly em- splendid triumphal car drawn by bossed with various devices. Some two elephants, one before the of these pieces are of very an- other, as large as life, and ca. cient date, and have graced the parisoned after the eastern man. coronation banquets of several of ner, with a young woman, dressed our monarchs. A few of them as a slave, seated on the back were marked A. R. (Anna Re- of each, and appearing to guide gina), and some C. R. (Carolus the animals with an iron rod. Rex).
The machine was constructed CORONATION AMUSEMENTS.
on a large raft, which was towed
by three or four boats, manned Ascent of the Air Balloon, with watermen in blue uniform. After the procession had entered Covent Garden Theatre.-Every the abbey, the greater part of the part of this theatre was as closely populace moved off to the Green- crowded, as it was possible to park, to witness the ascent of Mr. pack human beings. The play Green in a magnificent air balloon was Henry IV., and every inciprepared for the occasion. At dent or expression of broad about a quarter past one, the humour or forced conceit was gentleman took his seat in the sufficiently applauded. cạr, and the ropes which held it Drury Lane.—The crowd in to the earth being removed, he this theatre was both numerous ascended steadily and almost per- and well dressed.
The play: pendicularly for a few moments. “ The Spectre Bridegroom, It then moved obliquely in a seemed to give them unbounded north easterly direction. The delight. The preference of a amongst other
“sovereign to a guinea,"
a guinea,” was representing, cheered without interruption. things, his majesty in a trium
Haymarket Theatre. This phant car drawn by milk white theatre was filled in every part horses; nearly opposite to which, by a decent and respectable as- on the right bank, was a handsemblage of persons. The some lighted temple, surmounted comedy of “ The Heir at Law," by a crown. The car and ele. was followed by the farce of phants mentioned above were “ The Agreeable Surprise;" and brilliantly lighted up with lamps, between the play and after-piece, and the effect was considerably the appropriate anthems of " Rule heightened by the fantastic apBritannia,” and “God save the pearance of occasional splendid King," were sung in full chorus. water-rockets.
The river was, The performances at the Ly. as in the morning, covered with ceum were attended by a crowded boats filled with company. audience.
The fire-works were of the Fireworks in Hyde Park.-An most magnificent description, immense concourse of persons consisting of rockets, catherineflocked to Hyde-park in the wheels, turbillons, parachute evening to witness the exhibition rockets, and every other ingeof fire-works. The entrance at nious device that distinguishes Hyde-park-corner was rendered the pyrotechnic art. The disextremely dangerous to pedes. play of these did not begin until trians, by the throng of car- half-past nine o'clock, when even riages and horsemen which block- Hyde-park was crowded in aled up the
way. Upon entering most every part of it to inconthe park, the appearance of the venience. They commenced with trees, illuminated by variegated a discharge similar to small arms and Chinese lamps; a long line of infantry firing a salute; which of tents lighted up in different was answered by a discharge of fanciful modes; swings in full the same nature from Kensingtonmotion; the appearance of an gardens. This was followed by illuminated stage peeping over a profusion of stars, catherinea clump of trees near the cas. wheels, &c. and was concluded cade; together with incessant by a discharge of rockets the discharges of very splendid most brilliant that could be formrockets, flashing a glaring light ed. On the western extremity upon
the olid mass of spectators of the river a fire-work was exas far as the eye could reach ; hibited, which from its magnitude, but above all, the glimpses caught and the multitude of sparks that through the foliage of the trees, it emitted, gave the spectator no of the tastefully
tastefully illuminated bad idea of a volcano. The dark waters of the Serpentine, formed gloom of the trees of Kensinga scene the most picturesque ton-gardens, behind this magnifiand delightful that can well be cent fire-work, added greatly to conceived. This piece of water the beauty of the effect. From was adorned at one extremity the park we could perceive the by an illuminated transparency frequent discharge of rockets erected nearly over the cascade, from Primrose-hill. The occasional brilliancy of the fire-bal- phen Lushington, doctor of laws, loops drew forth the admiration and Thomas Wilde, esq. barrister of the multitude.
at law, trustees and executors of A brig of war of 10 guns was
this my will. worked up the river on Wednes
• In execution of all powers day, and moored between Water- given me by the will
late loo-bridge and Blackfriars, for mother, Augusta, Duchess of the purpose of firing salutes. Brunswick-Lunenburgh, I apHer masts were necessarily struck point, limit, give, devise, and beto permit her to pass under queath to my said trustees all my London and Blackfriars bridges, right, title, and interest under the but she was re-rigged with great said will, and also all the rest of expedition, and appeared on my property, real and personal, Thursday morning in gay trim, debts and effects, of whatsoever adorned from stem to stern with nature or kind soever, and wherethe flags of all nations known upon soever situate, upon trust to rethe waters. She ushered in the ceive and collect the same; and, morning with a royal salute, and when collected, convert into as her guns, being selected for money, and invest it at their disthe occasion, were of the largest cretion in the funds of the United calibre, the unwonted thunder Kingdom, or otherwise; and, that issued from her ports dis. upon further trust, to pay the turbed the slumbers of many a principal of the whole of the said sound sleeper. The brig was one trust property to William Austin, of the smallest of her class, but who has been long under my prothe unusual sight of a vessel of tection, on his attaining the age
so high up in the river, of 21 years; and, in the mean drew, at a very early hour, im- time, to pay the interest and promense crowds of persons to see ceeds of the same, or so much her. She lay nearly opposite thereof as to them may seem Norfolk-street in the Strand. A meet, towards the maintenance considerable number of barges and education of the same Wilfrom several men of war liam Austin: and I do declare moored near the brig, each bear. that my said trustees and execuing a small flag. These boats tors shall not be chargeable in were prepared for the purpose of respect of the default of each throwing rockets during the other, or of any agent employed evening. At night, the prin- by them or either of them, but cipal streets were brilliantly illu- only for their own respective reminated.
ceipts, acts, and wilful defaults.
I also give and bequeath to my HER MAJESTY's Will.
said executors, to be disposed of
according to their will and plea« This is the last Will and Testa
sure, all and every my document of me, Caroline Queen- ments, manuscripts, papers, writ. Consort of the United King; ings, and memoranda, wheresodom of Great Britain and
ever being at the time of my Ireland :
death. I revoke all former wills.
" CAROLINE R. (Seal.) "I constitute and appoint Ste- Signed, sealed, and published
this 3rd day of August, in the queath to the marquis Antaldi, year 1821, at Brandenburgh- that which he shall choose; and house, in the presence of the remaining one to William 66 H. BROUGHAM.
Austin. I give to the viscount 6 Thos. DENMAN.
and viscountess Hood, 5001. each. “ HENRY HOLLAND, M. D. I have already given to John 6 Hood."
Hieronymus one carriage; I also
give him the other open carriage. “ This is a codicil to my will, dated i declare that my interest under
this 3rd day of August :- my mother's will is given to “I give all my clothes, here and William Austin, as a specific lein Italy, to Marriette Brun. I di- gacy. I desire and direct that rect that a particular box; by me
my body be not opened, and that described, be sealed with my seal three days after my death it be and delivered to Mr. Obichini, of carried to Brunswick for interColeman-street, merchant; and I ment; and that the inscription acknowledge that I owe him upon my coffin be- Here lies 4,300l. I wish that government Caroline of Brunswick, the inwould pay the 15,0001, the price jured Queen of England.' of my house in South Audley
“ CAROLINE R." street. I desire to be buried in “ Signed in the presence
of Brunswick. I leave my coach to
HENRY HOLLAND, M, D. Stephen Lushington, my exe
August 5, 1821." cutor; my landaulet to John Hieronymus.
* A codicil to my last will : - Witnesses, CAROLINE R.
I give and bequeath to William " Hood.
Austin, all my plate and house
hold furniture at Brandenburgh« H. BROUGHAM. « T. DENMAN.
house, and also all unused linen. “ Henry HOLLAND, M.D."
“I direct my executors to make
application to his majesty's go“ This is a codicil to my last
vernment to pay to them such will:
sum of money as at the time of
my decease I may have paid, or “I give to John Hieronymus which they may be called upon and Marriette Brun all my bed to pay, for the purchase of my and table linen, which has already house in South Audley-street; been used. I give to Louis and I give and bequeath sum Bischi, the sum of 1,0001. and an of money, as my said executors annuity of 150l. per annum, pay- shall procure and obtain in that able half yearly. I give the large respect, unto them my said exepicture of myself and late daughter cutors, in trust for William to the cardinal Albano. The Austin, according to the provihalf-length picture of myself to sions of my will : such sum to be lady Anne Hamilton. I give the considered a specific legacy; picture of myself, which is a copy And in case the government shall of that given to the city of Lon- refuse to pay such sum, I direct don, to my executor, Stephen my executors to sell my interest Lushington. There are two pic- in the said house, and also the tures remaining, of which I be- furniture and things therein. And