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Tuesday Novr. 11th.

Tuesday Novr. 11th.

This day the Parliament met for the first Time; the Prince of Wales1 took his seat in the House of Peers, as duke of Cornwall, the King also made his most gracious speech from the Throne: All the Peers were in their Robes which are scarlet and white; the Kings, and the Prince of Wales’s were of purple velvet.

1George Augustus Frederick (1762–1830), Prince Regent, 1811–1820, and afterward King George IV.

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