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London March the 23d- (92 3)


Wee received yesterday 2 Irish
Mailes which left that Kingdom in perfect
tranquillity and say that the people were as much
reioyced at the Parliments Adresses to the King
to regulate the proceedings of Ireland as at
the Victory of the Boyne

Tis Gennerally said that the Lord
Sidney is to be recalled and the Earl of
Pembrok stands ffairest to succeed him
and that his Excellency will be made
Master of the Ordnance & tis Certaine the Irish
Parliment is ordered to be further prorogued to the
6 Iune Next

Yesterday a Grand Councill was
held at kensinton where Sir Iohn Summers
attorney Gennerall was summoned to attend
being called there into the Lord President Signifyed
to him that tho' his modesty made him decline
the Office of Lord Keeper of the Great Seal
yeat the King being sattisyed of his Abillityes
Commanded himselfe to accept of the said
place & he was Declared Keeper of the
Great Seal accordingly & was Complimented
upon it

His Maiestie afterwards Declined the
Honorable Edward: Russell Eldest son of the Earl of
Bedford to have the place of tresurer of the Chamber
lately posest by Sir Rowland Gwin- -

My Last Mencioned that one Captain Littleton was Committed to the Gate house for Chipping
which Inow find to be Captain Middleton his sister in Law being seized by Iustice
Regnorton & 70li worth of Clippings found in his Custody and was discovered
by one Mr Stokes aMember of Parliment who lay in a Room underneath
and hearing an unusuall Noise over his head & Considering the Mans

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