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THE RIGHT HON. JOHN WILSON CROKER,
IN TWO VOLUMES.
MEMOIRS OF THE REIGN
KING GEORGE THE SECOND.
Foreign Affairs-Plan of pacification-Rejected by Fleury, and why-Nego
tiations and mediation of England and Holland-King at Hanover exercises rights by law delegated to the Regent in England—Lady Suffolk marries Mr. Berkeley–Her behaviour on retiring-Her former behaviour
-Squabble with her husband—King sees Princess Augusta of Saxe-Gotha, and fixes on her for the Prince of Wales—The Prince's amours, rupture, and negotiation with Miss Vane-His attachment to Lady Archibald Hamilton-Her character-Lord Hervey assists Miss Vane.
In order to give an account of the posture of foreign affairs during this summer, it is necessary for me to go a little back.
On the 17th of February, 1735, the long-expected plan of accommodation' was at last delivered out to the Ministers of the several Courts whose interests were concerned in it, and the principal articles of it were these :
That Stanislaus should keep the title of King of Poland, and renounce all pretensions to the kingdom.
Proposed by England and Holland as mediators.