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The Laird of pennycocks house but were
repulsed before they could accomplish their
This Week his Maiestie sent to
Chattam for sir Clously Shovell to wait
upon him at Kensington.
It is said Mr: Bridgman will
Succeed Mr Dives (Lately deceased) as Clerk
of the Councell
Advice came yesterday to
the Lords of the Admiralty that some of
our ffrigatts haue brought into portsmouth
2 Danish men of warr after 4 hours
ffight they were Convoy to 40 Sail of
Danish shipps that were bound for
ffrance with Navall stores after which
one of our ffrigatts is sailed and tis hoped
will give a good account of Them.
Yesterday the House peers were
debating a Long time the Matter of the return of the
Earl of Nottinghams papers from the Commons
and at Length agreed to haue a free conference
this day at 12 a clock with them and
Instructed the Managers to insist upon some
heads relating to Admirall Russell
The Letters from Ireland say that
a Conspiracy is discovered there to have betrayed the
Towns of Cork and Kingsail to the ffrench for
which severall persons are in Custody and the
Lord Liuetenant is going to the aforesaid places to
see that they be put into a posture of defence
and a Train of 28 pieces of Cannon is gott ready
to be drawn out at an hours Warning
The Letters yesterday from Paris
Say they haue an Account that

{The ffrench Privatiers haue Lately Carryed Into Dunkirk Severall Dutch Merchant Ships
particularly one worth 150000 livres = yesterday our Merchants received the bad
News that the Berckley Castle a merchant Ship worth 40000li was Lately cast away near
Leghorn = Yesterday the Earl of Danby went out of Town and ffought a
Duell with Captain Stringer and wounded him in the Arm and Thigh and}

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Lucio Alvarez

Clously = Cloudesley