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Ages. 17 Augustus of Brunswick, S. ... 48
53 No. 29, G.G D.) 18 Prederick King of Wartemberg, 54 No. 30, G.G.D.Š
her children. G.S.
36 55 Julia of Hesse, G.D. 19 Mary of Wurtemberg, G.G.D... ! 56 Louisa of Hesse, G.D..... 28 20 Paul of Wurtemberg, G.S. 32 57 Frederick of Hesse, S.
70 21 Frederick Charles of Wurtem. 58 Williamn of Hesse, G.S.
: 0 berg, G.G.S. 9 59 Frederick of Hesse, G.S.
27 22 Frederick Augustus of Wurtem 60 George of Hesse, G.S.... 24 berg, G.G.s. 4 61 Louisa of Hesse, G.D.
23 23 Fred. of Wurtemberg, G.G.D. 10 62 Mary of Hesse, G.D.
21 24 Pauline of Wurtemberg, G.G.D. 7 63 Augusta of Hesse, G.D.
20 25 Frederica Cath, of Wurtemberg, VII. Descendants of Louisa of Eng
wife of J. Buonaparte, G.D. 34 land, Queen of Denmark, next Daugh26 Jerome Napoleon, G.G.S.
3 ler of George II. she died 1751). 27 Caroline of Bruuswick, Princess 64 No. 28, G.S. of Wales, D.
49 65 No. 53, No. 29. G.G.D.
66 No. 54, No. 30, G.G.D. IV. Descendants of Matilda of Eng
67 No. 31, G.D. land, Queen of Denmark, younger
68 Soplia of Denmark, Queen of Daughter of Frederick Prince of
Sweden, D..... Walcs (she died 1775].
69 Gustavus King of Sweden, G.S. 39 28 Frederick King of Denmark, S. 49 70 Gustavus of Sweden, G.G.S... IS 29 Caroline of Denmark, G.D..... 24 71 Sophia of Sweden, G.G.D.
16 30 Wilhelmina of Denmark, G.D... 9 72 Amelia of Sweden, G.G.D. 31 Louisa of Denmark, Duchess of 73 Wilhelmina of Denmark, ElecHolstein, D.
tress of Hesse-Cassel, D. 70 32 Christian Duke of Holstein, G.S. 19 74 No. 15, G.S. 33 Caroline of Holstein, G.D. 21 75 No. 46, G.G S.
76 No. 47,
G.G.D. V. Descendants of Anne of England,
77 No. 48, G.G.D. Princess of Orange, eldest Duughter
78 Louisa of Denmark, wife of Charles of George 11. (she died 1759).
of Hesse-Cassel, [No.48.]D..67 34 William King of the Netherlands, 79 No. 50, G.S.
her G.S. 45 80 No. 51, G.S.
des. 35 William Prince of Orange, G.G.S. 25 81 No. 52, G.D.
cend 36 William of Orange, G.G.G.S. 1 82 No.65, No.53, No.29.6.G.D. 57 Frederick of Orange, G.G.S. 20
83 No.66, No.54, No 30.6.G.D.) 38. Wilhelmina of Orange, G.G.D. 17 VIM. Descendants of Sophia of Eng. 39 Frederica of Orange, Duchess land, Queen of Prussia, only Daughter
Dowager of Brunswick, G.D. 47 of George 1. (she died 1757). 40 No. 15, G.G.S. her sons.
84 Frederick William Ill. King of 41 No. 16, G.G.S.S
Prussia, G.G.S. 42 Frederick William, Count Nassau 85 Frederick William Prince of Weilbourg, G.S.
29 43 George William of Nassau Weil 86 Frederick Lewis of Prussia, bourg, G.G.S.
87 Frederick Charles of Prussia VI. Descendants of Mary of England,
G.G.G.S. Landgravine of Hesse-Cassel, next
S8 Frederick Heory of Prussia, Daughter of George II. [she died
89 Wilhelmina of Prussia, G.G.G.D. 14 44 George William, Elector of 90 Louisa of Prussia, G.G.G.D... 9 Hesse-Cassel, S.
74 91 William Frederick of Prussia, 45 William Prince of Besse, G.S.. 40
..23 46 Frederick of Hesse, G.G.S..... 15 92 Frederick of Prussia, G.G.G.D. 21 47 Caroline of Hesse, G.G.D
18 93 Frederick Charles Heory of Prus48 Mary Louisa of Hesse, G.G D. 16
sia, G G.S.
.96 49 Charles of Hesse, S....
73 94 Frederick William Charles, G.G.S.34 50 Frederick of Hesse, G.S.
95 Heory of Prussia, G.G.G.S.....6 51 Christian of Hesse, G.S.
46 96 Mary of Prussia, G.G.G D..... 9 52 Mary of Hesse, Queen of Den 97 Frederica of Prussia, Duchess of mark. G.D.
TABLE OF SUCCESSION.
98 Wilhelmina of Prussia, Queen our own lovely and excellent Princess
of the Netherlands, G.G.D... 43 excites. 99 No. 35, G.G.G.S.
Our readers will not fail to observe with 100 No. 36, G.G.G.S.
interest, the state of the electoral family 101 No. 37, G.G.G.S.
of Hesse, the venerable age of the 102 No. 38, G.G.G.D.
Elector, and his two brothers, and 108 Christina of Prussia, Princess of their numerous children and grand
Hesse-Cassel, G.G.D. ......40 children ; and the circumstance, that 104 No. 46, G.G.G S.
the three wives of the three elder 105 No. 47, G G.G.S. her children. Princes are still living (two of them 106 No. 48, G.G.G.D.
being in their own right, as well as 107 Frederica of Prussia, Princess Dow their husbauds, in succession to the ager of Orange, G.D.
British crown) will not be easy paral108 No. 34, G.GS.
leled. 109 No. 99, No. 35, G.G.G.S. 110 No. 100, No. 36, G.G.G.G.S. 111 No 101, No. 37, G.G.G.S.
The attention of the public has been 112 No. 102, No. 38, G.G.G.D.
much directed to the state of the Succes113 No. 39, G.G.D.
sion to the Throne. The only incon114 No 40, No. 14, G.G GS.
venience seriously to be apprehended, 115 No. 41, No. 15, G G.G.S.
if we can banish from our minds the loss 116 Frederick William of Prussia, of a Princess whose virtues justified a GS.
.37 hope that she would indeed have been a 117 Frederica Dorethea of Prussia, British and a Constitutional Monarch,
Princess Radzvil, G.D.......47 is that which would arise from a rapid 118 No. 69, G.G.S.
succession of short reigus. A curious J19 No. 70, G.G.G.S.
calculation has been made on this sub120 No. 71, G.G.G.D.
ject: it is rather amusing than of any 121 No. 72, G GG.D.
real value. There are fourteen English 122 Charles XIII. King of Sweden,
Princes and Princesses, who stand in the G.S.
order we have already given. The fol123 Sophia of Sweden, Abbess of lowing Table is formed on a medium
Quedlenberg, G.D. ...64 between the Northampton Table of ObFrom the foregoing account it will servations, and the probability of life in be seen, that the three persons nearest London. The females are marked (F.): the throne, being murried and having
Age. Probability of Length children, are the King of Wurtemberg,
Life. of Reign. Prince Paul bis brother, and the Princess Fredericu Buonapart", their sister.
Y. M. This would be a grievous prospect, if No. 1 56th 14 4 14 4 we did not recollect, that although 2 551h 14 10 0 6 there is now so grandchild of George Ill. 3 530
8 0 10 yet all his sons, and probably more
4 51st 16 6 0 10 ihan one of his daughters are still of an 5 47th 18
19 age, at which a proper marriage might
0 1 be hoped to produce offspring. The
44th 19 7 0 5 Duke and Duchess of Gloucester are 8(F.) 52d
0 little more than 40 years of age, and 9 (F.) 5016 17 0 0 0 have been not much above a year mar 10 (F.) 48th 17 10 0 0 ried. It must, however, be confessed II (F.) 420
5 0 10 that, until we have a more certain prog. 12 (F.) 41st 20 10 0 5 pect of issue from the British branch,
5 0 0 the public attention will be turned to 14 (F.) 40th 19 2 0 0 the two young Princes of Brunswick, the sons and grandsons of the two il
20 10 lustrious Dukes of Brunswick who lost From this Table it appears, that on their lives in the fields of Jena and the comnion probability of life, as apWaterloo. These young Princes were plied to each individual, supposing none educated in England: but that is but a of them to have issue, there would be small alleviation of the repugnance we in the next 21 years 9 reigos, 2 of them feel at having a foreigo king; and this female ones; and that after the first there is a consideration which enhances and would be no reign longer tban 21 months, embittere all the secrets which the lose and two as short monthe
FOR NOVEMBER, 1817.
QUID SIT PULCHRUM, QUID TURPE, QUID UTILE, QUID NON.
Journal of the Proceedings of the lale The Mandarin proceeded to say, that
Embussy lo China; comprising a cor. Kwang and Svo, aware of the Emperor's rect Narrative of the public Trunso, determination upon the subject of the arlions of the Embussy, of the Voyage ko-tou, were anxious to be able to add to and from China, and of the jour to their report, that he would be ready ney from the Mouth of the Pei to, to practice the ceremony as he had pro-, to the Return to Canlon : interspersed posed, either before Kwang and Soo with Observutions upon the Face of the here, or at Tong chow. Lord Amherst, Country, the Poliy, the Moral Chuo conceiving that the demand of previous racter, und Manners, of the Chinese practice might arise from a desire more Nation. In One Volume, Alo. uni completely to understand, by ocular de formly with Sir George Slaunlon's moustration, what he meant to do, was Account of the former Enbussy, illus at first disposed to consent to a private truled with Maps, a Poriruil of Lord exhibition before Soo and Kwaog, as Amherst, und Seven Colou, ed Plates of uuder all circumstances he would natu.. l'icus, &c. By Henry Ellis, Esq. rally prefer persons with whom be was Secrelary of Enıbassy.
acquainted, to strangers. It being, how(Continued from page 351.)
ever, necessary to understand the exact
drist of the proposal, several questions TAL VAE Embassy accordingly. move de
were pul to the Mandarins, directed to
that object. Il first appeared, from ther discussions take place next day their answers, that a pledge was required with the Mandarins.
in this form, from the Embassador. To • At one o'clock we were summoned meet this motive Lord Amherst solenin. to a conference with the secretary Man. Jy declared, that he would most conscidarins attached to Soo and Kwang, ac entiously adhere to the strict letter of companied by Chang. The secretary the proposed arrangement. It struck who had been with us io the morning, me from the first, that something more opened the conversation by communi. than miere pledge was meant, and that cating the contents of an imperial edict possibly a repetition of the yellow curjust received. In this the Einperor di tain scene, with increased ceremony, rected the Embassador to proceed to was intended; or that, as the previous Tong.chow, where he would be met by practice was, in every point of view, two Mandarins of still higher rank than inore discreditable than even the perSoo and Kwang, whose Dames were Ho formance of the ko-tou, it was thus deaod Moo; the former a Koong yay, or manded from a conviction, that, if com. Duke, and connecled with the Emperor plied with, there could be po danger of by nu.Irriage, and the other President of ihe Embassador hesitating at the audi. tie tribunal of ceremonies. Before
ence. My surmise proved just, for,on betuese Mandarins he would be required ing further questioned, it appeared that to practice the Tartar ceremony; and the practice was to take place before that on condition of bis also performing the figure of a dragon, the Imperial emit in the Imperial presence, he would be blem. Lord Amherst, on becoming acadmitted to the honour of an audience; quainted with this latler circumstance, or, secondly, that the Emperor would declared, that after this explanation be be equally satished with the Embassa must refuse bis assent altogether : that dor's practising before Soo and Kwang. the practice, if meant as a pledge, mas
Dugatory, as there could be no certainty readily withdrawn, and injunction by of what he might do afterwards; and voice was substituted. To this no that the circumstances under which it objection was made, although probably was proposed rendered it wholly inad.. the words San-k wei-keu-kou will be missible, for there was no probability used. It is not quite clear, however, of his doing that at Tong-chow, wbich whether sigrals by action will not be he had refused at Tien sing: Kwang finally adopted. Even before the conand Soo were in possession of his senti. ference commenced, the boats had been ments upon the subject, and that who. ordered to advance, and we bave again ever inight be the Mandarins deputed our heads towards Pekin.” to Tong chow, they would produce no
The Embassy proceeds slowly up the change in bis delermination; be had al- river; and on the 20th August arrive at ready given a solemn promise to adbere Tong.chow. strictly to the ceremonial he had pro .•° After dinner, Soo and Kwarg posed, and that he should have no hesi- visited Lord Amherst; and after shortly tation to give a written declaration to mentioning the accommodation proe the same effect. The Mandarins caught vided un shore, and aranging that Lord at this last proposal, which they said Ainherst should establish himself there was perfectly satisfactory, and compli- to-morrow, they entered upon the quesmenied Lord Amherst upon bis acute tion of the ceremony, observing that all ness and wise conduct.
looked well but this unfortunate differ. “ The Mandarin who had taken the ence; the Emperor's disposition was principal share in the discussion, seized most favourable, and it would be much Sir George's hand, saying, “So then, if to be regretted if this also could not be 29 Mandarins were io come to Tong- arranged to the muluat satisfaction chow, the Embassador would not do of the parties: they were not, it seemed, more than he had promised to Soo and removed from their charge. This late Kwang' Sir George having answered ter circumstance gave Lord Amherst an in the affirmstive, he said, with earnest- opportunity of commencing his reply, viess, . This is important; this is essen. by expressing the gratification he felt in tial.' The satisfaction thus expressed their still continuing the medium of by the Mandarin bad of course no con. cominunication. He then proceeded to nection with the interests of the Embas. slate, that the circumstances attending sy; it merely referred to the effect that Lord Macartney's reception having been the failure or success of the intended nie. admitted by both parties, be begged gociation at Tong chow would have leave to repeat to them his former upou Soo and Kwang: should the olher statement; that the commands of his Mandarins obtain the conspliance of Sovereign directed bim rigidly to adhere Lord Amherst upon the disputed point to that precedent; that however, from the difficulties that bad occurred would an anxious desire to gratify the wishes necessarily be attributed to a want of or bis Iniperial Majesty, he was prepared ability on the part of Soo and Kwang; to perform the Tartar ceremony, on one but if
, ou the contrary, the Embassador of two conditious; either that a subject persisted in his determination, the writ- of his Imperial Majesty should perform teo pledge now obtained was the last the same before the Prince Regent's concession that could be made, and they picture, or that a formal declaration therefore would have the merit of have should be made by the Emperor, that ing done the utmost. In compliance any Chinese Embassador, who hercafter with the wishes of the Mandarius, the appeared at the English Court, should, written declaration contained an exact if required perform the ko tou before description of the proposed ceremony. our Sovereign : the object, Lord Amherst
“ lomitted to mention, that in ihe added, of these conditions was, to conference of the morning, the Man- prevent the proposed ceremony being darins had, in describi:g the ceremony, construed into an act of homage from a used gestures, which led us to imagine dependent Prince. that some Mandarin would actually lay " Kwang replied shortly to this statebis bands ou Lord Amherst to mark ment, remarking that the fact of Lord when the genuflexion should be per- Macartney's pot having complied with formed. Under this impression, şir the Chinese usage was by no means George informed bim, that touching generally admitted, and that the imputathe person, according to our potions, tion of considering his Britannic Ma. was highly offensive; the proposal was jesty a dependent Prince was suflicioutly
disproved by the employment of per- standing; to this Lord Amherst did not Hons of their rank to conduct the Em- ohject. The Koong-yay then informed bassador to Court. Lord Amherst his Excellency that he and Moo-ta-jin auiswered, that he should never have had been despatched to see bim perform brought forward the precedent of Lord the Tartar ceremony. To this Lord Macartney, unless the circumstances Amherst not baving immediately reattending it had been too well authenti. turned an answer, the Koong yay in. e:ited to admit of the least doubt: that quired what was his intention; Lord though much Battered by their appoint- Amherst replied, that he had been nent, he could not bave expected less deputed by his Sovereign to the Empefrom the gracious dispositions of his ror of China, for the purpose of ma. Inperial Majesty. Well, said they, the nifesting the sentiments of regard and object of the Embassy is to strengthen veneration entertained towards his Inthe friendly relation between the two perial Majesty, and that he had been countries, and surely a single circum instructed to approach his Imperial stance should not prevent its attain. presence with the ceremonial which had ment Lord Amherst strongly stated proved acceptable to Kien-Lung, the his aoxiety to make every effort, cun illustrious father of the Emperor. Tbe sistent with the commands of his Sove.
Kooog-yay answered, “what happened reign, to effect this desirable end. They in the 58th year, belonged to that year; then regretted that there was so little the present is the affair of this einbassy, prospect of persuading the Embassador and the regulations of the celestial io comply with the Emperor's wishes, Empire must be complied with; there is and communicated the dismissal of the no alternative.'- Lord Amherst said officer at Ta-koo for allowing the ships that he had entertaised a confideot hope to depart: Soo-ta-jin added, such also that what bad proved acceplable to Kievwill be our fate. The Embassador Lung would not have been refused expressed bis hopes that their apprehen- by bis linperial Majesty. The Kooog. sions would prove groundless, and yay, with vehemence asserted, • That as assured then that if they did not there is but one Sun, there is ooly one succeed no others would; in fact, had Ta.whang.te: he is the oniversal Sove. strangers been sent that night, be had reign, and all must pay bim bomage.' not intended to have been so unreserved Lord Amherst, with great moderation, in his communications.
overlooking this absurd pretension, On the 21st of August, Lord Amherst declared that he, entertaining the and the two Commissioners dine ashore. utmost veneration for the Einperor, In the afternoon they are visited by six and looking up to bim as a most potent inferior Mandarins, by whom they are Sovereign, was prepared to approach treated with the greatest iusolence. The his presence with a demonstration of object of this visit is to apprise the respect which he should have refused to Embassy, that the Koong yay, and any other monarch; that he had deMoo-ta-jin have been depuled to instruct Jivered an official paper describing exe the Embassador in the performance actly the particular ceremonial which of the Tartar ceremony. Lord Amherst he proposed to perforin; this. he couin reply, with much dignity and modera cluded, had been submilled lobis tion, restraining the feelings which the Majesty, and his Excellency conceived conduct of these persons is, calculated it would have satisfied bis Imperial to excite, confines himself to remarking mind. Kwang, to whom Lord Amberst that he shall be ready to discuss that looked, declared that he had not dared and other points when he meets the to transmit the documeut Koong-yay. The next day the Embassy The Koong.yay resumed, by say. go to the public ball of Tong chow. ing that the Tartar ceremony must be
" We were received by Ho (Koong complied will, and that as several years yay), Moo-ta.jill, Sov, aud Kwang; had clapsed since the last e bassy, they our visiiors of yesterday evening were were sent to see the Embassador per. ranged, among others, on the right form it correctly; that the estimation in band. There being no appearance of which our country was beld by his offering chairs, Mr. Morrison observed, limperial Majesty was suíticiently shewn that his Excellency would converse in bis having sent persons of the rank of when sealed; to this the Koong yay Soo and Kwang, to conduct the Embasreplied, that he intended to stand, and sador to Court; that as we read Chithat the Embassador must also remain uese books, we must be aware of the