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1830.] OBITUARY.-Earl of Rochford. Bishop Majendie. 273
The Duke bas left a will, entirely of his uncle, on the 28th of Sept. 1781, written with his own hand, dated 30th his Lordship succeeded to the family hoAugust, 1829, by which his whole for.
nours ; and dying, unmarried, the titles tune passes to Henry Eugene Philippe became extinct. d'Orleans, Duc d'Aumale, ihe son of the For some further account of this noble King of the French, and Dame Sophia family the reader is referred to a biograDawes, Baroness of Feucheres, an Eng. phical notice of his Lordsbip's only bro. Jish woman with whom he lived, and ther, the late George Richard Savage wbo slept in the same house at the time Nassau, Esq. in vol. xciii. part ii. p. 178. of bis death. He has bequeathed, Ist, to the Baroness of Feucheres, two millions of money; 2nd, the chateau and DR. MAJENDIE, BISHOP OF BANGOR. park of St. Leu ; 3rd, the chateau and July 9. At the bouse of bis son the estate of Boissy and all their depen. Rev. Stuart Majendie, at Longdon near dencies; 4th, the forest of Monimo. Lichfield, aged 75, the Right Rev. Henrency and all the dependencies ; 5tb, ry-William Majendie, Lord Bishop of the chateau and estate of Morfontaine Bangor. and all its dependencies ; 6tb, the Pavi- Bishop Majendie was the son of the lion occupied by her and her servants at Rev. John Jaines Majendie, D.D. Canon the Palais Bourbon, as well as its depen- of Windsor, the instructor of Queen dencies ; and 7th, the furniture con- Charlotte in the English language. The tained in this pavilion, and the horses latter was not a Gjerman, as it has been and carriages appertaining to the esta- frequently stated; but born in England, blishment of this lady, all free from the son of a French protestant minister charge and expenses chargeable on be. who took refuge in tbis country on the queathed property. These various lega. revocation of the edict of Nantes, and cies to Madaine Feucheres are valued at settled at Exeter. Dr. Majendie died in 12 or 15 millions (francs). The residue 1783, aged 75 : and a short memoir of of his property, except some private le- him then appeared in our vol. liii. p. gacies, he bas left to the Duke d'Au. 716. male, third son of Philip King of the The Bishop was a member of Christ's Frencb.
College, Cambridge. He took his BaAn excellent likeness of the Duke de chelor's degree in 1776; and soon after Bourbon, when he first came over to this had the good fortune to follow his fa. country, was painted by Mr. H. P. Dan. ther's steps as a royal tutor. The object loux, and engraved by Mr. Philip Audinet of his care was Prince William Henry, (size 13 inches by 10). It was never pub- our present Sovereign. Mr. Majendie Jished, and is therefore an extremely rare accompanied bis Royal Highness to sea, print. The Duke is represented in the mi- and visited with him many distant parts Jitary costume of the army of the Prince of the globe. In 1783 be was appointed de Condé. The painter first represented one of the King's Chaplains in ordinary. the Duke with a mutilated hand, he On the 11th of April 1783, he married having bad some of his fingers cut off Miss Routledge : and at the same time with a sabre in an engagement; but the was made a Canon of Windsor With modesty of the Duke wishing to conceal that dignity be held the vicarage of Hun. that circumstance, the artist was die gerford in Berkshire, where for five years rected to cover the bands with military he fulfilled all the duties of a parish gloves, as they now appear in the print. priest with great fidelity and success.
He proceeded M.A. 1785, D.D. 1791. In The EARL OF RochFORD.
1798 he resigned his Windsor canonry Sept. 3. At bis seat, the White House, for a residentiary prebend of St. Paul's; in Easton, Suffolk, in his 77th year, the and Hungerfurd vicarage for that of Right Hon. William Henry Nassau, fifth New Windsor; for so great was the atEarl of Rochford, Viscount Tunbridge, tachment of King George the Third to and Baron of Enfield, co. Middlesex. Dr. Majendie, that his acceptance of
His Lordship was born on the 28th of the vicarage of New Windsor was made June, 1754, and was the eldest son of the condition of this change of prelerthe Hon. Richard Savage Nassau, one of ment, in order that he might still contin the Clerks of the Board of Green Clorb, nue to reside in the immediate neighand a representative in Parliament for bourhood of his Majesty. In 1800, on the borough of Maldon, by Elizabeth the death of Bishop Warren, and conse. his wise, the sole daughter and heiress quent translation of Bishop Clearer to of Edward Spencer, of Rendlesham, in Bangor, Dr. Majendie was preferred to Suffolk, Esq. and the relict of James the the see of Chester, with wbich be refifth Duke of Hamilton. At the decease tained both his canonry and living; he Gent. Mag. September, 1830.
274 OBITUARY.-Adm. Sir H. Nicholls.-Sir L. Pepys, Bart. (Sept. resigned both in 1806, when on the tbe happiness of contributing in a very death of Dr. Horsley, Bishop of St. eminent degree to the success of this Asaph, he again followed Bishop Cleaver brilliant encounter. The Royal Sove. at Bangor.
reign was among the first ships in acDr. Majendie printed the following tion, and at its conclusion was at the professional tracts : A Sermon at the an- bead of eleven sail of the line, well niversary of the Sons of the Clergy, in formed, and in pursuit of fourteen of the St. Paul's, 1800. A Sermon before the enemy's ships, when the last signal was Lords Spiritual and Temporal, in West- made by Earl Howe fur bis fleet to close. minster Abbey, on the Thanksgiving for In this battle tbe Royal Sovereign bad the Peace, 1801. A Charge to the Clergy 14 men killed, and 44 wounded. Capt. of the Diocese of Chester, 1804.
Nicholls's conduct was specially noticed Bishop Majendje had a numerous fa- by tbe commander-in-chief, in his public mily. Henry-William Majendie, Esq., letter; and he was one of those officers his eldest son, died Feb 7, 1824, aged to wbom George the Third ordered a 34. Edward, bis youngest son, died July gold medal to be presented. 15, 1825, aged 23. J.-Routledge, then The wound received by Admiral Graves his youngest, was married in 1828 to causing him to retire for a time from Harriet-Mary, second daughter of the active service, Captain Nicholls comlate George Dering, Esq., and first cou- manded the Royal Sovereign as a private sin to Sir Edward Dering, of Surrenden- ship until the spring of 1795, when be Dering, Bart. The Rev. Stuart Majendie was removed into the Marlborough, of was presented by his father in 1824 to 74 guns, where he continued until the the Rectory of Llanruddlad in Anglesey. period of the mutiny at Spithead, which The Rev. Henry-William Majendie, Pre- created a considerable degree of alarm bendary of Bangor and Salisbury, and throughout the kingdom. On this occaVicar of Speen, is, we believe, nephew sion the Marlborougb's crew committed to the Bishop, and son of his brother the most daring outrages, and evinced a Lewis Majendie, Esq. F.S.A. of Heding- spirit of disaffection in a greater degree ham Castle, Kent; he was also, we think, than that of almost any other ship. son-in-law to the late Dr. Fisber, Bishop In the summer of 1801, when Sir of Salisbury.
Cbarles Morice Pole was sent to relieve
the late Lord Nelson in the command ADMIRAL Sir H. NICHOLLS. of the Baltic fleet, Captain Nicholls acAug. 17. At Clifton, co. Gloucester,
companied that officer, and continued in his 720 year, Sir Henry Nicholls, Ad
with bim during the remainder of the miral of the White.
war. In 1802 he was appointed one of
tbe Commissioners of the Board of NaThis distinguished officer embraced the naval profession wben quite a child ;
val Inquiry, and afterwards Comptroller and may be truly said to bave been
of the Navy; which latter office, bowe
ver, he enjoyed but a short time. “ Born on the winds, and cradled in the storm."
Capt. Nicholls was advanced to the His zeal, perseverance, and abilities, rank of Rear-Admiral in 1807; Viceduring a long and arduous service, raised Admiral in 1810; Admiral of the Blue him to the highest rank and honours of in 1825; and Admiral of the Wbite in bis profession.
1830. He was also, for a short time, Subsequent to the war with the colo- Comptroller of the Navy, which he renies, this officer commanded the Ecbo signed, and on the 2016 May, 1820, was sloop, on the Newfoundland station. On elected a Kniglit Commander of the the 1st Dec. 1788, he was promoted to Baib. Sir H. Nicholls, thuugh a strict the rank of Post-Captain, and soon after officer, was still admired and respected, appointed to the Amphion frigate, sta- not more for his uniform zeal, persevetioned at Jamaica. During the Russian rance, and ability, than for bis excellen armament in 1791, he served as Flag- disposition, which displayed the kindest Captain to the late Hon. J. L. Gower, heart of a rough seaman in all his deals in the Formidable of 98 guns, wbich ship ings with mankind. was put out of commission in the autumn of the same year.
Sir LUCAS Pepys, BART. M.D. At the commencement of hostilities June 17. In Park-street, Grosvenoragainst France, in 1793, Capt. Nicholls square, aged 88, Sir Lucas Pepys, Bart. was appointed to the Royal Sovereign, a M.D. Physician-general to the Army, first-rate, bearing the flag of Admiral tbe senior Fellow of the College of PhyGraves, in the Channel fleet; and on the sicians, F.R.S. and S.A. memorable 1st June, 1794, wben that Sir Lucas Pepys was born May 26, officer was wounded, his place was ably 1742; the younger son of William Pepys, supplied by Captain Nicholls, who had Esq. of London, banker, and of Ridgley
1830.) OBITUARY.-Sir L. Pepys, Bart.-Lieut.-Gen. Guard. 275 in Cbesbire, (great-grandson of John general to the Forces on the death of Sir Pepys, made Lord Chief Justice in Ire- Clifton Wintringham, Bart. M.D. and land in 1665, and descended from an an- F.R.S. in 1794. In 1799 we find bim'recient family in Cambridgeshire,) by Han- signing the office of Treasurer to the sah, widow of Alexander Weller, Esq., College of Physicians, when Richard and daughter of Dr. Richard Russell. Of Budd, M.D. was elected his successor. Sir Lucas's elder brother, the late Sir The Countess of Rothes baving de. William Weller Pepys, Bart. a memoir ceased June 2, 1810, Sir Lucas Pepys appeared, on his death in 1825, in our married, secondly, June 29, 1813, Debuvol. xcv. ii. p. 85.
rah, daughter of Anthony Askew, M.D. Both brothers were educated at Eton and bas left that lady his widow. and at Christ Church, Oxford; wbere A portrait of Sir Lucas, engraved by Sir Lucas took the degrees of A.M. 1767, J. Godby, from a drawing by H. Edridge, M.B. 1770, M.D. 1774. On settling in was published in Cadell's Contemporary London, he fixed his residence in St. Portraits in 1809. Anne-street, Soho; and so early as 1769 he was appointed one of the Physicians
LIEUT. GEN. GUARD. of the Middlesex Hospital ; in 1770, he Lately. Aged 57, Lieut.-General Wilwas elected a Fellow of the Society of liam Guard, Governor of Kinsale. Antiquaries.
This officer entered the army at the On the 30tb of Oct. 1772, the Right age of sixteen, and was appointed Ensign Hon.Jane-Elizabeth Countess of Rotbes, in the 45th four, June 13, 1789; Lieutein her own right a Peeress of Scotland, nant in 1790; and Captain in 1795. He bestowed her band (at Brighton) on Dr. purebased the Majority in 1797, and the Pepys. Her Ladysbip had been pre- Lieut.-Colonelcy of the same corps in viously married to George Raymond 1799. After doing duty some tine at Evelyn, Esq. by whom she was motber Chatham, he joined his corps, then stato George-William the tenth Earl of tioned in the island of Grenarla, in FeRothes, who died in 1817, leaving a bruary, 1791. His regiment being daughter, who was also Countess in her draughted the latter end of 1793, be vua own right, but died in 1819, and was lunteered his services in the expedition succeeded by her elder son the present against the French West India Islands Earl, wbo was born in 1809. By Sir Lu- under Sir Charles Grey. After tbe capcas Pepys, the first-named Countess was ture of Martinique, he returned to Eu. mother of three children, who, as is usual rope, in July 1794; re-embarked with his with tbe offspring of the heiresses of corps (which bad been completed by Scottisb peerages, took their mother's draughts from Chatham) on the 26th of name: 1. tbe Hon. Sir Charles Leslie, December, and shortly after sailed again who bas now succeeded to bis father's for the West Indies, wbere the regiment Baronet cy; 2. the Hon. Henrietta, mar- was stationed until 1801, in the summer ried in 1804 to William Courtenay, Esq. of wbich year it finally returned to EngAssistant Clerk of the Parliaments, and Jand. Early in 1802 the battalion was elder son of the late Bishop of Exeter ; ordered to Ireland, and being then and 3. the Hon. and Rev. Henry Leslie, joined by the senior Lieut.-Colonel (the Chaplain in Ordinary to his Majesty, Tate Lieut.-Gen. Montgomerie), Lieut.. Prebendary of Exeter, Rector of Wether. Col. Guard was appointed to a light bat. den, Suffolk, and Vicar of Sheephall, talion of the line. Early in 1804 he Herts. He married in 1816, Elizabeth- resumed the command of his own corps. Jane, younger daughter of tbe Rev. In the autumn of 1805 be marched from James Oakes, of Tostock in Suffolk, but the camp at the Curragh of Kildare lor became a widower in the same year. Fermoy, and embarked shortly after to
Sir Lucas was appointed Physician ex- join the expedition under Lord Carbtraordinary to his Majesty in 1779; and cart; but the intelligence of the loss of elected a Fellow of the Royal Society the battle of Austerlitz, which was re. Nov. 9, 1780. In 1781 be was appointed ceived by the corps on its arrival in the one of the Commissioners for visiting Downs, caused its destination to be alMadhouses. By patent dated Jan. 22, tered, and the battalion was disembarked 1784, in which he was styled of Boxbill at Margate in January, 1806, and in Surrey, he was created a Baronet ; marched to Brabourne Lees Barracks, with remainder, on the failure of his own in Kent, and shortly after was encamped issue male, to his elder brother William on the heights of Sborneliffe ; from Weller Pepys, Esq. Master in Chancery; whence it marcbed in July, 1806, and who was, bowever, afterwards raised to embarked at Portsmouth on the 24th the same dignity, by another patent, and 25th of the same month. The regiconferred in 1801.
ment finally sailed from the Isle of Sir Lucas was appointed Physician- Wight, on the 12th of Nov. 1806, form
276 OBITUARY.—Lieut.-Gen. Guard.-Gen Sucre. (Sept. ing part of the expedition under the or- vance into Spain, the important fortress ders of the late Brigadier General Robert of Almeide was entrusted to the Lieut.Crawfurd.
Colonel, with the command of the 45th After remaining some wecks at Port and 971b regiments. Praye in the Cape de Verds, it reached In 1809 the 45th formed part of the the Cape of Good Hope, on the 20th of advanced guard to the army which enMarch, 1807 ; where a brig of war bad tered Spain under the command of Sir previvusly arrived with orders which Arthur Wellesley; and at the battle of changed the destination of the expedi- Talavera, which took place on the 27th tion. It sailed from the Cape on the 6th and 28th of July of that year, was highly of April; and baving put into the island praised for the distinguished manner in of St. Helena to complete their water, wbicb it covered the retreat of the adthe expedition quitted it again on the vanced guard when attacked by the ene26th of the same month, arriving at the my on the first day, the Lieut.-Colonel mouth of the river Plate on the 27th of receiving the thanks of that celebrated May; but the transports being driven to commander for bis conduct on that ocsea by a severe gale, did not reach casion. Having been severely wounded Munte Video until the 14th of June, on the evening of the 27th, and obliged when the expedition joined the force al- to retire from the field, the Lieut.-Coloready assembled there under the orders nel was left with many other officers in of Lieutenant-General Whitelocke. the hospitals at Talavera, and, on the
In the subsequent operations against British army retiring from its position, the city of Buenos Ayres, after the Resi- fell into the hands of the French on dencia (the post assigned to the 45th in their subsequent advance, and being rethe plan of attack) bad been captured moved to France, endured a captivity of and secured, the Lieut.-Colonel iaking four years and ten months, not being rehis grenadier company with him to re- leased until the overthrow of Buonaconnoitre and open the communication parle's power in 1814. with the column on his left, was forced This officer received a medal and one by circumstances to join the corps under clasp for the battles of Roleia, Vimiera, the orders of Brigadier-General Craw- and Talavera. He attained the brevet of furd ; in the charge made through the Colonel 1809, Major-General 1812, and street, and a subsequent one made by Lieut.-General 1825. order of the Brigadier at the St. Domingo Church, this company was particu
GenerAL SUCRE. Jarly distinguished, driving before them Lately. Aged 37, General Antonio and clearing the streets of a column of Jose de Sucre, who was assassinated on some thousands of Spaniards which had his way to Pasto in New Granada, by orsurrounded it. In the execution of this der of the traitor General Obando. service their loss in officers and men Next to Bolivar, General Sucre was was extremely great; and honourable the greatest benefactor of South Amemention was made of the Lieut.-Colo- rica. He was born at Cumana, in Ve. nel's conduct in the dispatches of the nezuela, in 1793, and was educated at Conmander of the Forces.
Caraccas. He entered the army in 1811, Returning to Europe from this ill-fated and from 1814 to 1817 he served in the expedition, the regiment, after a passage staff. He commanded the patriot forces of fourteen weeks from the river Plate, at the battle of Pinchicha, on the 24th disembarked at Cork, on the 27th of May, 1822, when 500 Spaniards were December, 1807 ; having (with the left dead on the field, and i he remainder, small interval of its services on the consisting of about 3000 men, capitushores of South America) been embarked Jated. By this event, the independence aboard the transports nearly eighteen of Colombia was finally secured. In monchs. The battalion, however, was June, 1823, he was elected Commandernot long destined for inaction; again in-Chief of the patriot forces in Peru, on embarking at Cork in July, 1808, it was the approach of a powerful Spanish landed at Montego Bay, in Portugal, on army, and soon after was invested with the 1st of August following. The regi- tbe supreme command. On the 9th of ment was present at the battles of Ro- December, 1824, be gained the battle of leia and Vimiera, fought on the 17th Ayacucho, the most brilliant ever fought and 21st of the same month, but having in South America, in whicb 1400 royalreceived a considerable reinforeement ists were killed, 700 wounded, and 3784 from its second battalion, and these ad- taken, including 16 generals, 16 coloditional men not being equipped for the nels, 68 lieut.-colonels, and 484 officers field, the corps was employed to garrison of lower grades. This secured the indethe fort of Peniche, afterwards removed pendence of Peru. He afterwards libetu Oporto; and on Sir John Moore's ad- rated the province of Bolivia, became
1830.] OBITUARY.---Lieut.-Col. Haverfield.-Major Hughes. 277 supreme chief, and was finally appointed after his return to England, be was apby the Congress of that republic Presi- pointed to the Horse Artillery, in which dent for life. He was first President of service be continued as first Lieutenant the late constituent Congress of Bogota, and second Captain, until promoted to was delegated by that body as one of the the command of a company in Feb. commissioners to propose friendly terms 1808. In Jan. 1810, he embarked with with Venezuela. When this mission bad bis company for Lisbon, for the purpose proved unsuccessful, and the Congress of joining the army, and was daily after had closed its labours, he was proceeding
his arrival there waiting orders to proto the Southern departments to appease ceed, when a sudden movement of the certain disturbances which had arisen French to the south of Spain, made it under General Flores, -when be met an necessary to send troops to Cadiz, and untimely fate. Sucre is the fourth ge- he embarked at Lisbon with his comneral, besides many inferior field officers, pany, and arrived at Cadiz early in Fewho have been assassinated within the bruary, where the French, amounting in past year by the soi-disant liberals. The force to 20,000 men, under Marshal others were, General of Division Mires, Victor, had invested Isla de Leon and at San Borron ; General of Brigade Pas- Cadiz. Capt. Hughes continued in comdel Castillo, near Guayaquil; and Gene- mand of the artillery at Isla de Leon for ral Lucas Carbasal, on the plains of some months, and six companies of arCasanare.
tillery arrived from England, three of LIEUT.-Col. JOHN HAVERFIELD. which remained at Cadiz, and the other Sept. 1. Ac Brighton, Lieut.-Col. three were sent to the Isla. In the batJohn Haverfield, of Kew, one of bis Ma- tle of Barrosa, Captain Hughes comjesty's Justices of the Peace for Surrey, manded a brigade of guns, and received late Lieut.-Colonel of the army, and a severe contusion in his chest from a Assistant Quarter-Master-General to the musket-ball : be was second in comforces. He entered the army as an En- mand in the corps in the field on that sign, on the 27th of Feb. 1799 ; was day, and received a medal for his ser. Lieutenant, 10th July, 1800; Adjutant, vices. In Oct. 1811, he commanded the 27ıb June, 1801 ; Capt. 43d Foot, 15th artillery in an expedition sent to Tariffa Ang. 1804; Capt. 4816 Foot, 6th Aug. from Cadiz, and took with him a bri1807 ; Brevel-Major, Gib Sept. 1810; gade of guns (embarking at Cadiz) unand Lieut.-Colonel, 7th Jan. 1814. In der the orders of the late Gen. Skerreth; 1803, he served on the Staff as an Assis- the whole force consisting of 1500 men, tant Quarter-Master-General in Spain cavalry, artillery, and infantry, which and Portugal. For some years he held service ended in the siege of Tariffa, in the same staff-appointment in England. Dec. 1811. Gen. Skerrett made most
honourable mention of this officer in his MAJOR P. J. Hughes.
orders on the conclusion of the siege. Lately. In College-street, Bristol, Major Hugbes returned to England aged 53, Philip James Hughes, esq. Ma- from Cadiz in 1814, and since comjor in the Royal Artillery.
manded the artillery in the Western This meritorious officer was the de- district. scendant of a very ancient family in An
CAPT. Sır T, Staines. glesea, and served during the principal July 13. At Dent-de-Lion, ilear Marpart of the Peninsular campaign. He gate, aged 56, Sir Thomas Staines, Capentered the military service 22d April tain in the Royal Navy, Knight Com1795, as Second Lieutenant in the Roya! mander of the Bath, and of the Sicilian Artillery ; was employed in the expedie Order of St. Ferdinand and Merit, and tion to Ostend in 1798, under the com- Knight of the Ottoman Order of the mand of Sir Eyre Coote and Sir Harry Crescent. Burrard, and was mentioned in a graui. Sir Thomas was born at Dent-de-Lion; fying manner in the despatches of the and commenced bis naval career at the latter for his conduct in the action on beginning of Jan. 1790, from wbich pethe Sand Hills, near Ostend, on 2011 riod he served as a Midshipman on board May 1798. The force of the enemy being the Solebay frigate, commanded by Capvery strong, added to the impossibility tain Matthew Squire, on the West India of the troops re-embarking, compelled station, till the spring of 1792. We subthe General Officer commanding to sur- sequently fiud bim proceeding to the render, when the whole English force, Mediterranean, under the command of amounting not to above 1500 men, were Captain (now Rear-Adm.) Cunningham, marcbed prisoners of war to Lysle, where with wbum be continued in various Lieut. Hughes continued until the Nov. ships, from the commencement of the following, when he returned to England, French revolutionary war, until the surhaving been exchanged. A few months render of Calvi, in Aug. 1794.