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whose marriage such consent is required, of the bishop in whose name such licence is or are, to the best of his knowledge and is granted, such residence to be proved in belief, the lawful parent or guardian' or manner hereinbefore directed. And the gnardians, of such party, and has or have arcibishops and bishops shall make such authority to give such consent; and that orders for the observance of their officers the person 'making such oath well knows as they deem nccessary for the more effecsuch parent or guardian, &c. and also the tual performance of the duties of the lat. party to whose marriage such consent is 'ter under this act : and any such officer required.

pot duly observing all such orders, is " 10. The oaths required by this act, in guilty of misdemeanor, and shall be punorder to obtain a licence, shall be sworn ished accordingly. before a surrogate of the person from whom “15. No marriage solemnized by liany such licence is sought, or of sone cence shall be impeached on the grouud other person having power to grant such that any of the forms necessary to entitle licenses: and wilfal perjury in such oathis the parties to receive a licence have been shall be punished as such. And any per neglected, or have been executed in a dif. son convicted of wilfully obtaining a li- ferent manner from that above required. cence for the marriage of such person, or “ 16. Banns shall not be published of another, by means of any false oath or pursuant to 26 G. 2. c. 33., till an affida. instrument in writing, contrary to this act, vit or affidavits sworn before the minister knowing such oath or instrument to be of such church or chapel, or some justice false, shall be liable to transportation for of peace, by the parties for whose mar. life as a felon : and any such convict who riage such banns are required to be pubis married by means of such licence, shall lished, shall be delivered to such minister, forfeit to the king all right and benefit ac- stating truly their christian and surnanies, cruing by such marriage: wlricli forfeiture and the house or houses of their respective may be disposed of at his majesty's discre- abode within such parish or chapelry, or tivo, notwithstanding any grant of fortei. within au extra-parochial place adjoining tures, or other thing to the contrary to such parislı, &c. if both abide therein :

“11. The vaths and instruments reqnir- or of one of the parties, if one only abides ed by this act in order to obtain a licence therein: and stating the time during which shall be duly preserved by the proper of such parties respectively, or one of them ficer of the person anthorized by law to if one only abides therein, have dwelt in grant such licence, and shall be transmit- such house or houses, as occupiers or ted by the officer granting such licence to lodgers : and also stating either that both the registrar of the diocese, within ten parties have attained the age of 21 years, days after such grapt, together with a copy or if one or both of them is or are under of the liceuce so granted, and shall be that age, stating those facts. Any person there filed and preserved: and entries wilfully swearing falsely in any such affi, shall be made of such licence and instru. davit shall be guilty of and punished for ments in a calendar to be kept for the perjury, and sliall forfeit to the king all purpose of easy reference: which caled estate and benefit derived from any mardar, copy of licence and instruments, may riage under such banns, to be disposed of be inspected by all persons at all season, as the king shall see fit, notwithstanding able times.

grant of forfeitures, or other thing to the « 12. In every licence for marriage, coptrary. the facts on which it has been founded “ 17. Banns shall not be published till khall be stated, as also that they have been the true christian and surnames of the fully proved, as required by this act. parties, and the house or houses of their

"13, Any officer of any person authorized respective abodes within such parish, cha. to grant any such licence who shall not pelry, or extra-parochial place, as stated daly observe the provisions in this act re in such affidavit, are affixed on the princispecting the saine, is guilty of niisdemea- pal door of and in some conspicuous place nor, and shall be punished accordingly. within the said church or chapel, in which

" 14. No person shall, after 22 July such banus shall be so published, and shall 1822, grant any licence for inarriage ex. remain so affixed till the expiration of the cept the Archbishops of Canterbury and three Sundays on which such bayns shall be York, according to the rights now vested published. in the respectively, and the other “ 18. Every minister receiving any such Bishops within their respective dioceses, affidavit, sball deliver it to the church or for the marriage of persons, ove of whom chapel-warden of the church or chapel in is resident at the time within the divcese which such barns are published, and the

same shall be deposited by the latter in a act and 46 G. 2. c. 33, or by licence duly chest, to be provided for that purpose, obtained according to this act. and kept in the same church, &c.

“ 21. All the provisions of this act “ 19. After a marriage by banns, such touching publication of banons, and mar. affidavit need not be proved, nor shall riages solemnized thereby, sball comproof that it was not made and delivered mence on Sept. 1, 1824, as by this act regnired, be adnitted in any “ 22. Whenever a marriage is not had soit touching the validity of such marriage: within three months after a ficep ce is por shall such marriage be avoided for granted, by any archbishop, bishopi, or any want of, or for defect in such affidavit, or ordinary or person having authority to on account of the true name or names of graut such licence, no minister shall soeither party not being used in publication lemnize marriage till a new licence Ins of such banns, or for such name or names been obtained, or by banns open ly pub. not having been aifixed as in s. 17.; but lished, according to this act. evidence may be given in snpport of such “ 23. The Royal Family are exempted marriage, that the persons actually mar. from the operation of this act. ried hy the names specified in such publi- “ 24. Exeinpts Jews, Quakers, and cation of bamıs were so married, and snch persons marrying beyon't sea. . marriage shall be valid, though false names, . " 25. The act shall be read in all or a false name assumed by both or either churches, &c. by the minister atter monsof the parties in the publication of the ing prayer, or if tivere be no morning banns, or at the solemuization of such prayer, after evening prayer, on sume Sasmarriage.

day in each of the months of October, “ 20. Whenever a marriage shall not November, and December, 1822, and on be bad within three months after complete the Sundays next atter March 25, Jone publication of bavos, no minister shall pro- 24, and September 29, 1823. ceed to solemnize the same, till the banns “ 26. The act extends only to Erg have been republished on three several land.Sundays, in the manner prescribed in this

UNIVERSITY INTELLIGENCE.

CAMBRIDGE PROFESSORSHIP OF sented to the Vice-Chancellor, by MINERALOGY

a deputation composed of three PruWe stated in a recent Number that fessors of the University. Mr. Henslow, of St. John's college, To the Reverend the Vice-Chancellor and after being nominated, together with

the Heads of Colleges. Mr. Luun, by the leads of Col. The respectful Representation of the un leges, as a Candidate for the Mine dersigned Members of the Senate.

We learn with surprise and concern ralogical Professorship, hail on Wede

that an intention is entertained by the nesday, the 29th of May, been ad

Heads of Colleges of asserting a right to mitted to the office. It was at the nominate two candidates for the Professorsame time stated, that a najority of ship of Mineralogy. votes had been tendered for Mr. This Professorship is founded in a manJephson, of St. Johu's college, and

ner, and upon a principle exactly similar that the Members of the Senate,

to those of Chemistry, Anatomy, and Bon

tany; that is, a Grace of the Senate cose who denied the right of nomina.

ferring the title upon its first irolder, and tion, intended to institute a suit subsequently another Grace decreeing the in one of the higher courts for election of a successor. In none of the the purpose of obtaining a legal de elections to these Professorships has a no termination of this important ques

mination by the Heads taken place; but tion. The following respectful ree

the appointment, except in the cases where

it was made by Grace, has always been presentation, signed by 74 resident

" by election More Burgensium. Members of the Senate, had pre. It is understoodi, however, that the viously to the nomination been pre- Heads of Colleges ground their present claim upon the words of the 40th Statute was passed by the Senate, without any of Queen Elizabeth, De nominatione et suspicion that it was intended to deviate electione Lectorum et reliquorum Officia in practice from the precedent set on that riorum. “ Nominationes et Electiones occasion. We therefore respectfully hope lectorum, bedellorum, stationariorum., gathat the intention of asserting a right of geatorum, vinopolarnm, et aliorum minis nomination to this Professorsbip. will be trorum, seu officiariorum academiæ quo- abandoned. rumcunque, de quibus aliter a nobis non

Cambridge, May 24, 1822. est provisam, sequentur modum et formam in electione Procancellarii præscriptom, This' representation would, uno fientque intra quatuordecim dies post van doubtedly have been followed by cationen nisi aliter statutis nostris aut fun.

many more signatures had it not datione cautum sit. Quæ aliter factæ been indeed exnedient. under the fuerint ipso jure nullæ sint et irritæ.” Now we beg lenve respectfully to submit, that ca

circumstances of the case, to prethe form of the election of Vice-Chancel- sent it to the Vice-Chancellor at an lor is not to be followed iv the present early hour the day after it was instance, inasmuch as another mode of drawn up. election has been fixed in the Foundation. It is unnecessary for us to reof this Professorship, which is no other state what passed in the Senate than the following Grace, passed May 15, House on the day of election. 1829:-“ Cum per mortem Edvardi Danielis Clarke nuper Professoris Minera

On the 30th of May, the day logiæ, munus istud jamı vacans existit:- after the election, a public meeting Placeat vobis ut alins ad idem munus exe- of the Members of the Senate took qaendam a vobis eligatur?"

place in the Law Schools, when it The words of the Foundation" a vobis was resolved unanimously, eligaturo" appear to us sufficiently to determine that the election is to be an open 1. That a committee be appointed for one by the Senate; since the form is ex- the pirrpose of conducting the legal proactly copied from a Grace which passed ceedings convected with the late election Jannary 23rd, 1732-33, for continning the to the Professorship of Mineralogy.. Professorsliip of Botany, vacant by the 2. That it is the desire and intention of death of Richard Bradley, its first liolder; the Members of the Sevate to proceed in in consequence of which a successor, John their legal measures against the Heads of Martin, was elected by the Senate, with Colleges in the spirit of the atmost amity ont any previons nomination by the Heads.* and courtesy. . The meaning of the term “ a vobis eliga- ,. 3. That it be recommended to the comtur," is therefore decided by the practice mittee, that in determining upon the mode on this occasion, as well as on the election in which legal proceedings are to be comof a snecessor to George Rolfe, the first menced, they should endeavour to act in Professor of Anatomy: the latter Grace, communication with the Heads, provided passing at a convocation, April 17th, 1784, such course can be adopted with the an. was in English, and concludes thus : “ May thority of the legal advisers of the Memit please you that his Professorship be bers of the Scnate. declared vacant, and that another by you be chosen to 'succeed in office and title.” The subsequent proceedings have The election which ensued was without been conducted in strict conformity any previons nomination of the Heads.. with these resolutions.

The above precedents are completely in . On June the 21st an affidavit was point; 'aud we beg leave further to state, filed in the Court of King's Bench, that twenty-one appointments have taken place to the thiree Professorships of Che

and Mr. Tindal moved' for a rule to mistry, Anatomy, and Botany, either by shew cause why a mandamus should Grace, or by election More Burgensium. not issue to the Vice-Chancellor, while no one has been made after nomina- directing that Mr. Jephson be adtion by the Heads.

mitted to the Professorship of MiIn conclusion, we cannot belp respect. ueralogy. The Court expressed fully calling the attention of the Vice

some doubts whether the case came Chancellor and Heads to the foliowing point. The form of the Grace of Foun

under their cognizance, .when Mr. dation having been avowedly copied from Tindal referred to the case of the that of the Professorship of Botany, it King v. the Vice-Chancellor. (BurREMEMBRANCER, No. 45.

4D :

row's Reports.) He then proceeded like an ordinary Corporation; but is visit. to give to the Court a short state able by the Crown, and subject ta statutes ment of the merits of the case, and

to be given by the Crown, being of Royal

Foundation. The Counsel on the other the rule was granted. '

side, for the mandamus, were Mr. Yorke, N.B. The authorities to which

Mr. Solicitor-General (De Grey) and Mr. the Counsel referred were we pre

Ashurst. sume the following:

Mr. Yorke. The two Universities are

now considered as Lay Corporations with Extract from Burrow's Reports, Vol. III.

temporal rights; not as Eleemosynary April 25, 1765.

Foundations, as particular Colleges are. The Counsel who now shewed canse on This pats an end to the right of the Crown the part of the non-placets, were Mr. to visit them." Attorney-General (Sir Fletcher Norton) Lord Alansfield. Whatever might be Mr. Morton, and Mr. Blackstone.

the notion io former times, it is most cer. There is no reuson, they said, in the tain now, " That the Corporations of the present case, to grant a mandamus, he Universities are Lay-Corporations." Cancause the University of Cambridge is nie bridge Chronicle, June 28

ECCLESIASTICAL PREFERMENTS.

Esq.

Bedford, William Riland, M.A. of Uni- Perkins, S. W. M.A. of Wadham college,

versity college, Oxford, to the rectory of Oxford, to the rectory of Stockton, Sutton Coldfield, Warwickshire; patron Warwickshire; patron WILLIAM PERRY, William BEDFORD, Esq. of Elmhurst, - Esq. · ncar Bath.

Pollen, G. P. Boilean, B.A. of Christ Bronn, T. C. to be one of the domestic Church, Oxford, to be one of the do· chaplains to his Grace the Duke of mestic chaplains to the right hop. Manchester:

LORD NORTHWICK. · Brunt, Jobu, to the perpetual curary of Tattam, Henry, to the rectory of sl.

Ciealon; Cumberland ; patron, T.R.G. Cuthbert, Bedford ; patron the LORD BRADDYLL, esq. Conishead priory, UL. Bishop of LINCOLN." verston, Lancashire.

Thickins, Bowen, to the perpetual cuCubit, J. M.A. to the rectory of Over- . racy of Temple Grafton, Warrick

strand, Norfolk ; patron LORD SUF- · shire : patron FRANCIS F. BULLOCA, • FIELD. Hill, William C. to the rectory of Teen Tucker, G. S.C.L. to the rectory of tishoe, Devon.

Musbury, Devon. Jeaffresou, Christopher, to be one of the Vavasour, 'R. B.A. to the rectory of

domestic chaplains to the most noble Stow, St. Edward's, Gloucestershire; the Marquis of Hertford.

patron, the Rev. HENRY HIPPESLEY. Jones, Albert, B.A. of St John's college, White, J. Neville, to the perpetual cu

Oxford, to be a vicar choral of Here- racy of Great Plumstead, Norfolk. ford Cathedral. ..

ITilliams, F. De Veil, to the living of Kidd, Dr. to be regius professor of Abdar, Salop; patron, the EARL of

physic in the University of Oxford, PEMBROKE. in the room of sir Christopher Pegge, Young, J. M.A. to' the ricarage of deceased,

Heathfield, Sussex. King, Mr. to the rectory of Stone, near

ORDINATIONS. .. Dartford, Kent; patron, the Bisuop . of ROCHESTER.

July 14. Miller, John, M.A. fellow of Worcester . At an Ordination held by the Lord

college, O.cford, to the rectory of Bishop of Salisbury, the following gen- Benefield, Northamptonshire; patron tlemen of the University of Cambridge J. WATTS RussSLL, Esq M P.

were ordained: Monk, J H. Dean of Peterborough, to PRIestb.-J. Slingsby, M.A. fellow of

the living of Fiskerton, Lincolnshire. King's college , H. J. Duncombe, B.A. of Noble, s. L. B.A. to the rectory of Trinity college; and C. Wesley, of Frowlesworth, Leicestershire

Christ college. Oakeley, Herbert, M.A. domestic chap. Deacong.-T. Foster, B.A. Emanuel

lain to the Bishop of London, to the college ; Wm. Huntingdon, B.A. H.T. vicarage of Ealing, Middlesex; patron, Burns, B.A. and J. Å. Dakins, S.CL the Biskop of the diocese.,

Trinity college; H. Good 8.C.L. Tri

Christ church.

nity Hall; and W, W. Jardine, B.A. breathed the genuine spirit of Christian Christ college.

charity: he avoided all subjects of theo

logical controversy, and contented himJuly 25.

self with teaching the truths of the gos. At an Ordination beld by the Lord pel, and enforcing the virtues which it Bishop of Worcester, in the chapel of inculcates. His delivery was dignified, Hartlebury Castle, the following gentle and his language always correct and men of the University of Oxford were classical, often displayed the higher ordained :

powers of impassioned eloquence. PRIESTS --Henry Jonas Barton, M.A. Having been presented by his college and William Brown, M.A. Queen's col to a living in Somersetshire, Mr. Beville lege ; Henry Edward Steward, M.A. resigned his fellowship, and married the Christ church ; John Fisher, B.A. and widow of the late William Rochfort, esg. William Cloudesley Faulkner, B.A. Mag. and daughter of Henry Sperling, eso. dalen hall; John Holden Harrison, B.X. of Dynes Hall, in the county of Essex. . and John Edmund Carr, B.A.St. John's From his first arrival in London, and college ; and James Troughton, B.A, more particularly after his union with

this lady, be lived in the most polished · DEACONA. - George St. Jobo, B.A. circles of the metropolis, where his hosWadham college ; Duncombe Steele Per- pitality and urbanity will be long rekins, B.A. Trinity college ; and Charles membered. But while as a companion, Tookey, B.A. Magdalen Hall. A

a scholar, and a preacher, ho cannot fail

to be generally regretted ; to the few MISCELLANEOUS INTELLIGENCE.

who enjoyed his intimacy, his loss is ir. BEDFORDSHIRE.

reparable. That suavity of manners, Married.-Tho rev. J. P. Dobson, to

which was his peculiar characteristic, Catharine, youngest daughter of the late

seemed only the index of a mind of corJames Metcalfe, osq. of Roxton House.

responding benevolence. The firmest

friend, the most devoted husband, and BERKSHIRE.

the foodest fatber, he extended his good Died suddenly at Calcot Park, the wishes and his good offices to all manrev. William Beville, rector of Enford, kind. He was in the strictest sense a in the county of Somerset, chaplain to philanthropist, and the author of this the duke -of Manchester, and formerly article, after a familiar intercourse of fellow of Peter House, Cambridge.

more than forty years can take upon Few persons will be more lamented bimself to assert, that Mr. Beville was than this truly amiable and excellent always the zealous advocate of the ab. man. Descended from an ancient fa- sent, the injured, and the helpless, and mily, Mr. Beville was born in the city of that he never heard an expression drop Lincoln, where he received the first run from his lips, which was calculated in diments of a classical education, and was the remotest degree to give pain to his at an early age admitted a pensioner of fellow-men, With scientific and classiPeter House. Here his assiduity and cal attainments of the bigbest order, bo talents commanded the esteem of the united an extensive knowledge of mosenior members of the society, and when dern literature; with the purest morals, he took his first degree his name ap- he combined the most liberal' sentipeared high in the list of wranglers.

ments, and with a singular independ, Shortly after obtaining these academical ence of conduct, a degree of modesty honours he was elected fellow of his col- and diffidence, which kept from the lege, and receiving holy orders, settled in world at large full knowledge of those London, wbere he excited the attention qualities of mind and heart, which en. of the public as an admired preacher. deared him to his family, and to a small first at the chapel in Great Queen-street, circle of attached friends, among whom Lincoln's In Fields, and afterwards at no one loved or laments him more than that in Spring Gardens. He was also be to whom the melancholy task bas dethe author of several successful literary volved of offering this tribute to his cfforts, though in consequence of a want memory. . . of proper confidence in his own abili

Died. At the vicarage, Bray, in the ties, he would never allow bis name to 630 year of his age, the rev. Edward be affixed to any of his works. Besides Townshend, viçar of that place, and recother productions of equal merit, the tor of Henley-upon-Thames, Oafordpublic is indebted to his pen for an able vindication of Hammond from the stric

BUCKS. tures of Dr. Johnson, and for a very elegant translation of Numa Pompilius,

Died.—The rev. Richard Thorne, cufrom the original French of Monsieur

rate of Amersham. de Florian. His sermons bad always

CAMBRIDGE. practical utility for their object, and Married. The rçy. T. Fisher, lale of

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