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to his trial, 56; compounds with his parliament, 58; receives immenfe fums of money for carrying on the war, 59; his title acknowledged by France, ib. endeavours to ftrengthen his authority at home, ib. difappointed in his hopes of keeping a handing army, ib. is enraged against the commons, ib. paffes a bill for reducing his forces, 60; his conduct with refpect to parties, ib. is defirous of a fecond war with France, ib. his negociation with the prince of Heffe, and other foreign powers,, ib. his endeavours to repair his conftitution, 61: diffocates his collar bone by a fall from his horfe, ib. is seized with a fever, ib. confers with the earl of Albemarle, ib. his death, ib. character, 62
William, duke of Cumberland, is appointed commander of the forces in the Netherlands, 205; is defeated at Fontenoy, 206; arrives in England, 210; obliges the garrifon of Carlifle to furrender, 213; heads the troops at Edinburgh, 214; advances to Aberdeen, ib. is joined by feveral of the Scotch nobility, ib. purfues the rebels, ib. advances to the river Spey, ib. attacks and defeats the enemy at Culloden, ib. commands the Hanoverians, 248; is driven beyond the Wefer, ib.
Wolfe, general, ordered to undertake the fiege of Quebec, 266; fome account of him, 267; his humanity in carrying on the war, ib. part of his letter to the ministry, 268; lands below the town, ib. receives a shot in the wrift, 269; is wounded in the breast, ib. his death, ib.
Wyndham, fir William, his remarkable speech against the feptennial bill, 180.
YORK, duke of, See James II.