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521196 ASTOR, LENCX AND TILDEN FOUNDATIONS

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B. CLARKE, Printer, Well-Street,

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been the object of so many calumnies and reproaches as the Prince of Wales. From whence has this feeling proceeded ? As Englishmen, as lovers of the House of Brunswick, and grateful for the mild sway with which they have reigned over these realms, we utterly disclaim it.

The object of our work is to rescue the Prince of Wales from the unmerited obloquy that for years has been so sedulously heaped upon him, and, as it is our highest ambition, so it will be our best reward, to find that our labours have not been altogether unsuccessful.

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GENEALOGY OF THE HOUSE OF BRUNSWICK

BIRTH OF JIS ROYAL HIGIINESS THE PRINCE OF WALES -- IIIS HEREDITARY HONOURS -EDUCATION-REFLECTIONS ON THE EDUCITION OF PRINCES IN GENERAL-PRECEPTORS OF HIS ROYAL HIGIINESS DR. MARKILAM AND DR. JACKSON, DR. HURD AND MR. ARNOLD - ANECDOTE OF DR. JACKSON -ANECDOTES OF THE PRINCE OF WALES.

No royal house in Europe can boast of a more illustrious line of ancestors than that which happily for the liberty and independence of their subjects is

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placed on the throne of these realms. Antiquarians have traced the descent of the house of Brunswick to those ages that immediately succeeded the subversion of the Roman empire, and reckon among the founders of the family Caius Ætius, a noble Roman who flourished in the latter part of the fourth century, Pharamond, Duke of the Franks, and many other renowned chieftains, whose names are consecrated in the annals of the earlier periods of modern European history. · The representative of all these noble

houses, Henry, the Lion, Duke of Brunswick, married Maud, the daughter of Henry II. King of England, who was lineally descended from Egbert, the first king of England, and consequently in her veins flowed the blood of Alfred the Great, and of the pure Saxon race of English sovereigns.

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