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June humbly requests to have a care of his but dying soon after, he left the hopoor family, and to patronize and love nour to his son Charles, the fourth it, as they had been pleased to do un. lord, who was outlawed for high trea. to him, ever fince their first acquain- fon in Ireland, notwithstanding he tance in court and elsewhere. He never was in the kingdom ; which his gives among his kindred at Kiplie in Jordihip representing to King William, the north, ihe sum of 201. to be dis.. his majesty, by privy seal from Kena pored at the difcretion of his executor, fington, 25 January, 1691, ordered because he knew the parties.

the outlawry to be reversed; and in He married Anne, daughter to the act, (to hinder the reversal of seveGeorge Mynne of Hertingfordbury in ral outlawries and attainders, passed the county of Hertford, Efq; (who 9 Will.) it was provided, that nodied 20 May, 1581, by his wife Eli- thing therein should extend to conzabeth, daughter to Sir Thomas firm his outlawry, for any crime com. Wroth of Durance in Enfield, Mid, mitted by bim unce 5 November, 1688. dlerex, knt, who died 14 August His lordship was thrice married, 1613) and departing this life in Lon- and deceasing 21 February, 1714, don 15 April, 1632, in the 534 year aged eighty-five years, was buried the of his age, was buried in the chancel 26th in St. Pancras church, Middleof St. Dunstan's church in the West, sex, and succeeded by bis only son. in Fleetstreet, having issue fix fons Benedi&-Leonard, the fifth Lord, and five daughters ; viz. Cecil, his who being in danger of losing his fucceflor; Leonard, appoinied property in Maryland by the act, February, 1621, Prothonotary and which requires all Roman Catholick keeper of the writs, &c. in Co- heirs to profess the protestant religion, naught and Thomond, in reversion, on forfeiture of their eftates, did, 3 after his father's death, with the fre January, 1713, publickly renounce

of 261. 135. 4 d. Irith, to be received ihe errors of the church of Rome, 1 out of the casualties of that province; and was admitted into the communion

but 1 April, 1626, he surrendered of the church of England, by the this office to the crown, and in 1633 bilhop of Hereford ; after which he was by his brother constituted the was chosen in the first parliament of first governor of Maryland, jointly King George I. member for Har. with Jeremy Hawley and Thomas Corn.' wich in Effex..-.On 2 January, 1698, wallis, Erars. George ; Francis, who he married the Lady Charlotte Lee, died before his father, Henry ; John, eldest daughter to Edward-Henry, the who died young; Anne, married to first earl of Litchfield, by the Lady William Peaseley, Esq; Dorothy and Charlotte Fitz-Roy his wife, natural Elizabeth,

both died unmarried ; daughter of King Charles II. by Bar. Grace, married to Sir Robert Talbot bara, duchess of Cleveland, and dyof Cartown in the county of Kildare, ing 16 April, 1715, was buried 2 Bart. and Hallen.

May at Epsom in Surry, having Lady Calvert, their mother, lies iffue by her, who died in London 20 buri: under a monument, on the July, 1731, four fons and three daugbnorth five of the chancel of Herting, ters. fordbury church.

Benedi&t-Leonard, born 20 Septem. Cecil, the se, ond Lord Baltimore, ber, 1900, was F. R. S. member of was present in the parliament, 4 No. parliament for Harwich, and in Devember, 163., and married Anne, cember, 1726, constituted governor of third daughter to Thomas, Lord Maryland, but finding himself in an Arundel of Wardour, by his second ill state of health, he resigned that witt Ane, daughter to Miles Philip- post to Samuel Ogle, Esq; and em. fon of Crooke in Westmoreland, Elq; barking for England, 18 May, 1752, which Lady dying in 1649, was buried died in the paslage 1 June, and was in the chance of Tilbury church, buried in the sea. Wilts,

Edward-Henry, born 31 August, John, the third Lord Baltimore, suc- 1701, was appointed, 11 February, ceeded his father, and was present in 1728, commiffary-general, and presiKing James's Iridlı parliament of 1689, dent of the council in Maryland, but

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285 is dead, leaving a widow, who, 15 from his travels, married 9 March, October 1741, was married to James 1753, the lady Diana Egerton, youn: Fitz-Gerald of the Middle-Temple, gest daughter of Scrope, duke of Esq;

Bridgewater, by his second wife the Cecil, born in November 1902. Lady Rachael Rusel, sister to John

Daughter Charlotte, a twin with her duke of Bedford. brother Cecil, was married to Thomas Title. Frederick Calvert, Baron Breerwood, and died in December, Baltimore of Baltimore in the county $744.

of Longford ; lo created 16 February, Jane, born in November 1703. 1624, 22 Jac. I. Barbara, born 5 O&tober, 1704,

died an infant.

The HISTORY of Sir WILBRAHAM Charles, the fixth Lord Baltimore, WentwORTH; concluded from our was born 29 September, 1699, and Magazine of last Month. 27 June, a gentleman of the bedchamber to his royai The good natured family which

took highness Frederick, prince of Wales, Harrington, for that was the name in which year, 10 December, he was assumed by Mr. Wentworth, elected a fellow of the Royal Society ;, Colonel Mortimer's.-It consisted of and returned to parliament in May, the colonel, his lady, Miss Mortimer 1734, for St. Germains in Corwall. In their daughter, and Miss Dashwood a April, 1736, be was constituted warden distant relation--the colonel and his of the Stannaries ; in September, 1740, lady were people of the first breeding, steward of the prince of Wales's ma. and, if any thing could equal the penor of Kennington in Surry, belonging liteness of their behaviour, it was tire to the dukedom of Cornwall, and in benevolence of their hearts.-Miss October that year chosen a member of Mortimer, though the apparent hei. the society for propagating the gospel ress of a large fortune, and extremely in foreign parts. In May 1741 amiable in her person, was affable and and 1747 he was elected representa- condescending he did not imagine tive of the county of Surry in parlia- that opulence gave her any claim to ment; and 13 March, 1741, appoint- extraordinary respect, nor did he beed one of the commillioners of the ad- lieve that a fine face could furnish her miralty, which he resigned in April, with a just title to be arrogant1745; and was made cofferer of the the contrary, the considered sweetness prince of Wales's houshold, and sure of temper to be one of the most esienveyor-general of the Duchy lands in tial ingredients in the composition of Cornwall.

the female character, and strove raOn 20 July, 1730, he married Mary, ther to merit the good opinion of her youngest daughter to Sir Theodore friends, than to obtain ibeir admiraJanssen, of Wimbleron in Surry, bart. tion-the charms of her perfon howemerchant of London, director of the ver, and the gentleness of her manners, East-India and South-sea companies, were not the only accomplishments and member of parliament i Geo. I. which distinguished her; she had a fine for Yarmouth (who died 22 Septem- understanding admirably cultivated, ber, 1748, by his wife Willianza, and was mistress of a sprightliness so daughter to Sir Robert Henley of the captivating, that, to make use of a Grange in Hamplhire) by whom he strong metaphor, me pleased her achad two sons, Frederick his heir; and quaintance up to an actual pain of

born 21 January, 1737, who vivacity. died young: and three daughters, of Mr. Harrington found great enterwhom Francesc Dorothy died 5 March, tainment in the company of this ania. 1736. And his lord thip departing this ble young lady, but the just fenfibility life, 24 April, 1751, at his house near which he felt for her merit could by Erith in Kent, was succeeded by his no means render him unmindful to only son,

the attractions of Mifs Dalhwood. Frederick, the seventh and present This young lady was no leis formed Lord Baltimore, proprietor and gover- for general esteem than her beautiful nor of Maryland, who was born 6 Fe- relation, and yet she was distinguished bruary, 1731, and after his return by very different accomplishments.

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June Miss Mortimer, for instance, was be a person of condition, he found the very soul of chearfulness, whereas him amiable in his person, enlarged a continual air of dejection sat on the in his mind, and finished in bis edufeatures of Miss Daihwood - the first cation-but still a marriage with his loved company and conversation, the relation, a relation too immediately latter was remarkably silent and fond under his protection, was a businels of retirement Miss Dashwood, of importance in which compliments however, was no way surpassed either were entirely out of the case ; he acin depth of sense, or dignity of lenti. cordingly declined to affilt Mr. Has. ment" by Miss Mortimer--and if rington's views at that time, but po. her fair cousin's vivacity rendered her licely hinted that he thould in a short universally beloved, she possessed a time return to England, and that if voice which, to borrow an expression Mr. Harrington still retained his fenfrom Milton,

timents for Miss Dashwood, and could Could take pris'ner make a settlement suitable to her for. The tranc'd soul, and lap it in ely- tune, there was not any body whom fium."

he would sooner recommend to her Upon the whole, if there was a for a husband. sweetness in Miss Mortimer's face, Just as Colonel Mortimer had given that excited love, there was a majesty this reply, Miss Dashwood entered the in Miss Dashwood's that commanded room, and begging Mr. Harrington respect; and, if the endless good hu. would favour her with a short audience mour of the one gave every body the proceeded in the following manner pleasure, there was a softness in the "I have just this moment been melancholy air of the other which informed by Miss Mortimer, Sir, that filled the whole soul with a tenderness you honour me with a very favoura. unutterable-Not to trespass unneces- ble opinion, and I will neither doubt farily on the reader's patience, Mr. your veracity nor my own little merits Harrington considered Miss Mortimer so far as to imagine a circumstance of with eltcem-Miss Dashwood he be- this nature wholly iinpossible_But, held with reverence-his different Sir, I thould be utterly unworthy the sensations for each encreased with his attachment you profess for me, if I acquaintance, and while the first im.

was to delude you with the Madow of perceptibly engaged his friendship, a hope, where I do not mean to give the latter as imperceptibly took por- the least encouragement -I am theresession of his heart-Mr. Harrington fore under a necessity of declaring that was himself naturally grave, and he I never can be yours. Your person found a congenial fomething in Mils and manners are unexceptionable Mr. Dashwood which rivetted his inclina- Harrington, and there is not a gentletion; desirous therefore of rendering man of my acquaintance who poilelles, himself agreeable to a lady, 011 whom a higher place in my esteem :--Yet, his felicity immediately depended, he Sir, notwi hitanding this acknowledgedoubled his affiduities to please her, ment, I must beg to decline yoor and did not despair of obtaining his addresses, and to convince you I inust father's consent could he but happily I will now candidly own what I nemake her propitious to his wishes ver before confessed that any Satisfied of this, he went so far as to heart I posless is already engaged... open the secret of his passion to Colo- engaged Sir romantically, nay ridicu. nel Mortimer, and the two ladies, re- lously to a man I never faw nor porquesting their influence with Mis fibly ever shall-.. but it is unalterably Dahwood, and declaring he must be fixed--- I have a right to indulge my miserable for ever unleis the condel. peculiarity---and after this informa. cended to approve his addresses. tion I am sure you will have too much Colonel Mortimer was a man of great pride, as well as too much humanity, prudence, though he was a man of to distress me with any solicitation." great honourane could not enter The moment Miss Dashwood ended, warmly into the interests of a man in the quitted the room in very visible such an affair with whole fortune and confusion, and Mr. Harrington sat in connexions he was wholly unacquaint- a state of inconceivable surprize staring ed- -lie believed Mr. Harrington to wildly at Colonel Mortimer, who feem.

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SIR WILBRAHAM WENTWORTH. ed himself to labour under no inconfi. fond settled to his with, the firft object derable degree of astonishment...-Mr. which recurred to his memory was Harrington with a deep figh at last the sum of which his grandfather had recovered himself, and promised to been said to defraud the poor Mrs. fuftain his fate with as much fortitude Ormsby. On a minute examination as poffible, wishing that a continual into the affair he found the charge round of felicity might be the lady's against his ancestor was but too juit, portion, though he could expect no- and he determined immediately to rething but endless wretchedness for store what could not honestly' belong his own.---Colonel Mortimer.-- saw to him.... His fortune was extremely his diftress, and pitied him... but the ample, not less than eight thousand a colonel's pity was a very trifling con- year with a prodigious sum of ready solation, especially when he said that money, consequently there could be his cousin was a very extraordinary no necessity for procrastinating the young woman---that the must have her payment ; accordingly, ordering his own way, or she would probably quit iteward to get bills ready to the amount his family, being not only independent, of twenty thousand pounds, he debut extremely affluent in her circum- fired him to carry them with a letter ftances.

which he had written to Captain In a little time after this, Colonel Ormsby:-" Captain Ormsby is dead, Mortimer and his family returned to Sir, answered the fteward, and so is England, leaving poor Harrington to Mrs. Ormsby"

- Good God (rebrood in secret over the anguis of his plied Sir Wilbraham) how unfortuown reflections... Harrington's parting nate-but they had a daughter" with these deserving people was a con- .“ She was taken by some of her fiderable aggravation of his distress... father's relations, Sir, returned the though refused as a lover by Miss fteward, and left as we are told in Dashwood he still visited at the Co. very good circumstances by the will lonel's with his usual assiduity, and of a grand aunt, who, during the capwas even received with an encreased 'tain's life would not give a shilling to regard on account of the implicit sub- relieve his necessities"_" Well Mr. million, which he paid to that lady's Willis, rejoined Sir Charles.--I shall injunctions... this in fome measure write a letter to the young lady Toothed the bitterness of his disappoint, you can easily find her out I suppose,” ment, he found a melancholy kind « Yes Sir I believe I can” said Mr. of pleasure in looking at, or conver- Willis, on which Sir Wilbraham imfing with, the object of his affections, mediately sat down, and dismissed him and flattered himself that time would with the following epistle : restore his former tranquility;--- but the moment he lost this consolation, MADAM, he became I Ted

Tis with infinite concern I recol. nant despair, and would probably lect that your good mother, by have fallen a sacrifice to his paflion, fome unaccounrable means, was greatly if the death of his father which hap. injured by my family, and I blush to pened about this time, had not driven think that reparation--- has been dethe tide of sorrow into a new channel, layed so long-:-give me leave therefore and opened a scene of business that for the sum which was Miss Milmour's helped, in some measure, to rescue right, to beg your acceptance of the him from the gloom of his own ima- twenty thoutand pounds enclosed in gination,

this letter, and to consider the extraIt was now so long since the unfor. ordinary ten as a legal debt due for tunate affair in which Mr. Harrington the interest of the original demand, wounded his antagonit, that he was and the expences which she was at in under no apprebention of setting out her unfortunate endeavour to recover to England on the hit intelligence, it---do not liesitate a moment, madam, especially as the gentleman hau per. to receive your own, and be assured fectly recovered.. he therefore depart, that the knowlexige of your happiness ed with the utmost expedition-- and will always give the greatest satisfacwhen luis father's funeral was folein- tion to your n zed, every debt dischargeit, and his Molt obedient humble servant Atvider of whom he was extremely

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The fteward carried this letter in have absolutely perished for want of
conformity to orders, and returned bread... I loved my parents tenderly,
in a little time, producing a receipt Sir Wilbraham, and my heart greedily
for the money, and informing his imbibed early sentiments of gratitude
master that the lady would do herself for their preserver.---As I grew up I
the pleasure of waiting on him imme- found this gratitude imperceptibly
diately.---In about an hour the ar- softening into tenderness, and the
rived accordingly attended by a gen- character which we continually re-
tleman and was shewn in to Sir Wil- ceived of you was so amiable, that I
braham, who, exclaimed Miss Dalhe determined never to alter my situation,
wood! Colonel Mortimer! pray how unless I could obtain Mr. Wentworth
long have you been in town? Miss for my husband---Silly, idle and chi.
Dashwoood and the Colonel replied, by merical as my resolution may seem,
asking how long he had been in Eng. my resolution was unalterable, and I
land, and expressing their great fatis. do not blush to acknowledge myself
faction at seeing him so well.---After the strenuous admirer of virtue... On
congratulations had mutually passed... the death of my father and mother,
Colonel Mortimer began by asking which happened while you were
where Sir Wilbraham was, saying abroad, Mrs. Dashwood, who was
that his cousin was come to thank aunt to the former, took me under her
him for a most extraordinary act of protection, though he never would
generosity, and expressing a little sur take any notice of me before, and I
prize that they did not find him in had the good fortune to be such a fa-
that room ---Sir Wilbraham to this vourite with her that at her decease
replied

my dear Colonel you must the left me a large fortune on condi. now know Sir Wilbraham Wentworth tion that I adopted her name...the in your old friend Harrington, and ļ name I accordingly assumed, the forshall be extremly happy

tune, I ftill poffels, and if Sir Wilbra-
The baronet would have proceeded ham Wentworth is actuated by the
but he was interrupted by a violent sentiments which were once acknow-
Mriek from Miss Dashwood---whọ ledged by Mr. Harrington, my per-
just pronounced the words, “ You Sir son and my estate are at his service,
Wilbraham!".--and fell lifeless on the whenever he thinks proper to demand
door---If the surprize of the Colonel them---I have not been two days in
and Sir Wilbraham was great at this town and I signed the receipt for the
unexpected circumitance, their asto- twenty thousand pounds, with my
nishment was still greater when on re- original name, because I purposed im-
covering Miss Dalhwood the went on mediately to wait upon Sir Wilbraham,
to this purport.

to thank bim for his unparalleled ge-
If you are Sir Wilbraham Went. nerosity, and to acquaint him with
worth the land of heaven is certainly the happy revolution in my circum-
working miracles,.-- when I thought ftances.
you really Mr. Harrington, I told you Miss Dashwood having ended, Sir
my affections were unalterably fixed Wilbraham immediately accounted
upon a man I had never seen... but for his assuming the name of Har-
at that moment they were fixed upon rington, which clearly explained this
the son of Sir Charles Wentworth... 'comedy of errors.--the two principal
after my poor father was obliged to actors were in a little time after united,
part with his commission and after he, and live at this moment in the most
with his little family, discarded by perfect happiness that humanity can
all their relations, were plunged in know, proving, beyond a doubt, that
the deepest difrels (we did not then however virtue may suffer for a time,
know Colonel Mortimer was our re- even in this world, it is generally
*lation) I have a thou!and times beard sure of being rewarded in the end.
my unhappy parents lavish in the
praise of your humanity; I have a
thousand times heard them declare

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