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with the generous regard for his brave but un- calls this contribution “consuetudo apostolica, fortunate opponent which is said to have been a quâ neque Rex, neque archiepiscopus vel epiexhibited by Cromwell, he would not have desig- scopus, abbas vel prior, aut quilibet in regno imnated him the Arch-rebel.
munis erat.” Camden, I think, assigns to Offa the Lloyd (Memoires, 671) refers to Sir Ingram credit of its institution. Hopton as an old soldier. It appears from his Cowell, from whom I have borrowed some of baptism, and from the entry of his admission at the above information, refers to Lambarde's ExSt. Jobn’s, that at the time of his death he was in plication of Saxon Words, verbo "Nummus," King his twenty-ninth year.
Edgar's laws, fol. 78, c. 4; and Stow's Annals, C. H. & THOMPSON COOPER. Cambridge
The "Moneta S. Petri” coined at York and KASTNER, OR Castner Arms (3rd S. iv. 167.)– elsewhere, is not, according to some numismatists, Arms belonging to different families of this name to be mistaken for Peter-pence. Several speciwill be found in Siebmacher's Wappenbuch (Nu- mens of this coinage are before me.
Other remberg, 1734), i. 99; ii. 88; iv. 38, 41; and in countries forwarded contributions, or tribute, to Rietstap's Armorial Général (Gouda, 1861), pp. the chair of Peter, but the special payment called 227, 567. These families are Bavarian, Swabian, Peter-pence is, I think, to be distinguished from and Tyrolese. J. WOODWARD. these, and confined to this kingdom.
CHESSBOROUGH. COINCIDENCE OF BIRTH AND DEAta (3rd S. iv. 166.) — Perbaps · as singular a coincidence of COURT COSTUMË or Louis XIII. OF FRANCE birth and death as could be found presents itself (3rd S. iv. 186.) — A. D. will find the costume of in the case of Garzo, the grandfather of the Italian this period very minutely, and most probably, poet Petrarch. It is related in Mémoires pour la correctly represented in the plates to Pluvinel's Vie de Petrarch. Garzo, who was a notary, died | Horsemanship, by Crispin de Pas. at the age of 104, on his natal day, and in the In order to be sure of the genuineness of the same bed in which he was born. The philosopher plates, the first edition, folio, Paris, 1623, should Plato died on his birthday. W. I. S. HORTON. be consulted, or that issued by De Charniquy,
Peter's Pence (3rd S. iv. 49.)- The custom of also in folio, 1625. There were many later edipaying Rome-feoh, Rome-scot, Peter's-pence, tions in French, as well as translations into GerRome-pennying seems to have been peculiar to
man and Dutch, until at length the coppers being England, and was not, as is generally asserted, a quite worn out, they were professedly copied by tribute to the Pope, but an alms in support of the
more modern artists, whose works, although suffiEnglish College at Rome. Petrie, in cent. viii. ciently illustrative of the Pluvinellian manège, are p. 99, of his History of the Church, says “ It was
not at all to be relied on in regard to portraiture. called Peter's-pence because it was ordained to be
R. S. Q. paid on Peter's Day; yet certainly thereafter it was called Peter's tribute."
GEORGE BELLAS (3rd S. iv. 146.) - A MS. note Ina, King of the West Saxons, is said to have
in my copy of Beloe's Sexagenarian states that instituted the payment of a penny
George Bellas married Miss Greenough of Lud
house in his kingdom during his pilgrimage to Rome in gate Street, St. Neots. Joseph Rıx, M.D. 724, and the custom was not abolished until 1533.
REGIOMONTANUS (3rd S. iv. 178.) – Your corOffa, in 793, made a pilgrimage to Rome by way respondent CHESSBOROUGH is correct as to the of penance for the murder of Ethelbert, and "gave episcopal throne of Ratisbon having been occuunto the Pope a yearly penny”. a fact we learn from the “Vita Offæ " mentioned by Spelman.
pied by Albertus Magnus. He was elected Bishop mentioned by Spelman. 1259, and voluntary resigned the see 1263. The laws of Edward the Confessor enact that,
W. I. S. HORTON. omnes qui habent 30 denariatus vivæ pecuniæ
de suo proprio, Anglorum lege dabit Batu HOSPITAL (3rd S. iv. 134.)- Up to the denarium Sancti Petri, et lege Danorum dimi- year 1743, the only bishops who had subscribed diam markam : iste vero denarius debet summo- to the above hospital were the Bishops of Oxford, niri in Solemnitate Apostolorum Petri & Pauli, and of Bath and Wells; and the sums they subet colligi ad festivitatem quæ dicitur ad vincula." scribed were under 501. Had any bishop beThe same statute expressly describes this payment tween 1723 and 1743 subscribed 501.
, he would as being an alms, and not a tribute of subjection; not have been “the principal contributor;" as for we find that “hic denarius Regis eleemosyna several persons gave 501., some 1001., and George
II. 2001. There is not, nor ever was any motto, In later times, doubtless, the Peter-pence were either within or without the hospital. The anecwrongly considered as an acknowledgment of dote related by P. S. C. cannot, I think, be rethe Papal supremacy. Matthew of Westminster garded as genuine.
LADY CATHERINE REBECCA MANNERS (3rd S. GLOUCESTERSHIRE Songs (3rd S. iv. 210.) — In iv. 187.) — Catherine Rebecca, Lady Manners, the Collectanea Glocestriensia of the late J. D. was the daughter of Francis Grey of Lehena, co. Phelps, Esq., of Chavenage House, I find in the Cork, Esq. She married William Manners, son Catalogue of Poetry, at p. 48, " True Blue. of John Manners and Louisa Tollemache, Coun- Tune, Grenadier's March." Perhaps some of tess of Dysart, in 1789. William Manners was your correspondents may be able to complete the made a baronet in 1793, and afterwards became information by stating where Mr. Phelps's ColBaron Huntingtower, and took the name of Tal- lection is now preserved.* P. S. CAREY. mash by royal sign manual in 1821. A second edition of Lady Manners's Poems was published
CHANCELLOR OF THE EXCHEQUER (3rd S. iv. in 1793 by J. Bell, British Library, Strand, with 216.)-I have read Mr. Foss's interesting reply a portrait Louisa JULIA NORMAN.
to Mr. CAMPBELL’s Query, in which he says the
Chancellor of the Exchequer is now the Chief LORD Airth's COMPLAINTS (3rd S. iv. 186.) Judge on the Equity side of the Court. Will In the first series of Sir Bernard Burke's Vicissi- Mr. Foss kindly inform me how far the judicial tudes of Families will be found an interesting authority of the Chancellor, as an Exchequer account of the circumstances which led Charles I. judge, has been affected by the 5 Vict. c. 5, which to strip William Graham, Earl of Strathern and abolished the equity jurisdiction of the Court of Menteith of his ancient honours, while he con- Exchequer? ferred on him the new title of Earl of Airth. As
JOB J. BARDWELL WORKARD, M.A. however, the Earldom of Airth was only granted in 1633, the author of Lord Airth's Complaints Guardian, Sept. 2, 1863, p. 830, quoting Miss
Oyster GROTTOES (3rd S. iv. 140, 192.)- The could not have been Fulke, Lord Brooke, who Yonge's History of Christian Names, says: died in 1628.
C. R. S. M.
“ Very curious associations cluster round this parChurch Bells (1st S. vi. 317.)
ticular local conception of St. James :— The conventional “ One of the Doctor's peculiarities was his extraordi
representation of the saint was a pilgrim to his own
shrine, staff-in-hand, and in his broad-leaved hat one of nary fondness for church bells, and many and pressing
the scallop-shells, thence named Pecten Jacobaus, emwere the calls upon the pockets of his friends and corre
blems probably of pilgrims' fare, but which led to oysters spondents to contribute to those at the church at Hatton. He says himself, “I have been importunate, and almost
being considered appropriate to his festival; so that the
25th of July, old style, ushers them in, and the grotto of impudent, in my applications.' Campanology was a subject so much at his heart, that, in one of his letters, he
their shells built by little Londoners on that day is the
reminiscence of his shrine, and testifies to his popularity.”” intimates an intention of treating upon it at large. In the Bibliotheca Parriana, p. 479, is a long note on Magius If Dr. Bell will add to July 25, which is the de Tintinnabulis, in which he notices Paccichelli de Tintin-day of St. James the Greater, the ten days omitted nabulo Nolano, as the only learned work he had met with on bells. He does not seem to have fallen in with the
at Pope Gregory's revision of the Calendar in commentary of Angelus Roccha or the poetry of Delling
1582, he will have the very date under discussion, ham, or the Campanologie Rationale of Durandus, or the Aug. 4.
S. F. CRESWELL. huge folio of Valentinus, which would have been a great Cathedral School, Durham. comfort to the Doctor's mind. What would he have said, however, to the incomparable theory of Frater
DAGNIA FAMILY (3rd S. iv. 209.)-I have the Johannes Drabicius, who, in his book, De Cálo et Calesti following memorandum among my genealogical Statu, printed at Mentz, 1618 [not 1718), employs 425 collections : pages to prove that the principal employment of the blest in heaven will be in the continued ringing of bells.”
“ 1802. Oct. 13. Mrs Dagnia, of Dockwray Square, Quarterly Review, vol. xxxix., Life and Writings of North Shields, relict of Jn. D. Esq. of Newcastle [died].” Dr. Part, n. p. 308.
- Gent's Mag. vol. lxxii. 1067.
p. BIBLIOTHECAR. CHETHAM.
EDWARD PEACOCK. INSCRIPTION ON CROSTHWAITE Font, KESWICK THE EARL OF SEFTON (3rd S. iv. 148, 198.) – (3rd S. iv. 187.)—By way of reply to the first ABABA will find the statement, which I at first of Mr. Knowles's Queries, may I suggest that made from memory, in Burke's Peerage, p. 949, Keswick is but a contracted form of Ked's-wick, edition, fol. 1863.
S. REDMOND. or Khede's-wick, and that Khede is one of the Liverpool. many ways in which the name of St. Chad is so BISSEXTILE Day (3rd S. iv. 209.)—At present frequently found in the nomenclature of English February has twenty-nine days in leap year, but towns; combined with the terminations -den, in the Roman calendar they were reckoned only -ley, -wick, -kirk, -hunt, -well, -ford, “Chad” is
as twenty-eight, because the first sextile and found in the names of nearly a dozen places; as second sextile were considered in the Roman law Cad, Chat, Chid, Chit, &c., it enters largely into as one day. (Dig. iv. tit. 4, 3.) By the statute English topographical names. (Skiddaw ? unde 21 Hen. III. the Roman plan was to be followed : derivatur ?)
[* Vide“ N. & Q.” 1st S. vi. 107.-Ed.]
"computetur dies ille et dies proxime precedens col. ii., whose editors suppose it to have been the pro uno die.”
author's maiden sermon." The same magazine for Generally it may be answered that our old 1815 at p. 547, col. ii., gives an account of the practice of counting two days as one was pre- Rev. W. Eastmead's settlement over the church served out of deference to Roman authority, of Christ at Kirkby-Moorside on August 10, when which was afterwards abandoned for the more he was said to be from Hackney.
D. B. simple and scientific method of adding one day at the end of the month. In like manner the
Bush HOUSES (3rd S. iv. 141, 200.) — The bush Jews intercalated one month, but they gave the tended to resemble a bush, consisting of three or
as a tavern sign was succeeded by a thing insaine name to the two months; so did the Greeks. four tiers of hoops fastened one above another, Why the Roman priesthood should have fixed on the sixth calend may have been because six hours gilt, and a Bacchus bestriding a tun at top. The
with vine leaves and grapes richly carved and was the surplus time to be dealt with annually.
T. J. BUCKTON.
owner of a tavern or ale-house in Aldersgate
Street, at the time when Charles I. was beheaded, ARMS WANTED, FAMILY FOR (3rd S. iv. 128, was so affected upon that event that he put bis 166.) - Your correspondent should consult Ber- bush in mourning by painting it black. The ry's Encyclopædia Heraldica, and Glover's Or- house was long after known by the name of the dinary of Arms. By their help he may refer the “Mourning Bush at Aldersgate." (Hawkins's first shield inquired for to the Gilberts of London History of Music, vol. v. bk. 1. c. ix. p. 78.) I and Sussex, and the quartered shield as follows: may supplement this note with the following pro1st quarter to the family of Dennys of Devon ; verbs : 2nd, to that of Loveday ; 3rd, to the Ffolliotts ; “Good wine needs no bush; Al buon vino non bisogna and the 4th to the Dyverles of Devon.
frasca, Ital.; A bon vin il ne faut point d'enseigne, Fr.; According to Machin's Diary, a Philip Dennys Vino vendibili hederâu suspensâ nihil est opus; El vino was buried at Allhallows Barking, in 1556 —
que es bueno, no ha menester pregonero, Span.; Gude
wine needs na a wisp, Scot."--Ray's Proverbs. “ The vjth day of Septwas bered at Barking Church
EDWARD J. Wood. Mr. Phelype Dennys, Squire with Cote of Armes, and ij whytt branches and xii torches, iiij grett tapurs, ij dozen GAMBRINUS (3rd S. iv. 147.)- In the Divi Briskochyuns of Armes and a grett juster.”
tannici, London, 1675, p. 103, Sir W. Churchill, The tomb existed in Stowe's time, who describes speaking of the English race, says :it thus :
Woden, their common ancestor, being descended in a “A small brass plate is fixed on the E. wall, and thus
direct line from Theutones, the grandchild of Gambricius inscribed, 'Of your charitye pray for the soule of Philip
(the first inventer of good Ale and Beer, which they have Dennys of London, Esquire , whose body lyeth before this from Manus
, son of Tuisco, the eldest son of Gomer
lov'd but too well ever since), he was the third in descent May not the shield in question be a part of the remembers by the name of Aschenaz, from whom the now missing memorial ?
B. HN. Hebrews call the Germans Aschenims." MARGARET WAKE (3rd S. iv. 188.) - HERMEN- From this account we see that Gambrivius was TRUDE will find an elaborate pedigree of the Wake seventh in descent from Noah ; in other words, family in the Report of the Proceedings of the that he was the patriarch's G.-G.-G.-G.-G. GrandLeicestershire Archeological Society for 1861.
Churchill refers, in the margin, to Lanquet The name of Margaret Wake's mother is not for information concerning this patron saint of given in it. C. J. R. brewers.
Christian NAMES OF AUTHORS (3rd S. iv.
161.)- The librarian alluded to by S. Y. R. is In reference to John, Lord Wake, who was the quite right in his conjecture; Lieut.-Colonel father of Margaret, he says (p. 35): –
Robert Carey, C.B., Deputy-Adjutant-General, is “ Whom he marryed I am yet to seek; only I find her
the author of The Narrative of the late New in an Ancient Charter, called by the name of Joan; and Zealand War.
P. S. CAREY. that, in right of her, he held the Wapentake of Skarndale, in the County of Derby."
MYMS (3rd S. iv. 123.)- The only etymology W. W. S.
that I can find for this name is the German mumme,
a castrated animal. The river Maran in the same Rev. W. EASTMEAD (3rd S. iv. 186.)-William county of Hertford, is also named Mimram, which, Eastmead, on Oct. 16, 1809, preached at Hamble- if this derivation is sound, means a wether sheep. don, Bucks, a sermon entitled The Power of Satan The two Myms or Mimms, North and Soutb, limited and his Policy confounded by Christ. It being within twenty miles of London, and near was printed, and a notice of it was inserted in the Barnet, a great cattle fair, and being in a line Evangelical Magazine for April, 1810, p. 170, from the north and north-west of England, for
the introduction of horses, cattle, and sheep into the Surtees Society. It was registered at Kilham the metropolis, may have acquired the name from on Aug. 31, 1665.
EDWARD PEACOCK. carrying on this branch of veterinary surgery.
Bottesford Manor, Brigg.
MONOGRAM OF CONSTANTINE (3rd S. iii. 235.) FRENCH WINE IN 1749 (3rd S. iv. 209.)–From F. C. H. will, I feel sure, pardon me for calling 1703 port established itself as what Defoe calls in question the accuracy of his statement that the
our general draught,” pursuant to the treaty Labarum appears on coins of Constantine the with Portugal in opposition to France, known as Great. Will he kindly inform me where any the Methuen Treaty, from the name of the Am- coins of this emperor are to be seen on which a bassador. Previously, the claret of France had standard, bearing the so-called, " sacred monobeen the beverage of the wine-drinkers of Eng- gram," is represented. land. The Scotch stuck, however, to their French In my own cabinet are thirty-four coins of taste and predilections. (Knight's England, v. Constantine the Great, and I have examined en267, 312.) The same may be said of the dis- gravings of many others, the types of which are affected English. In 1749, the remembrance of not represented in my collection; and I regret to French aid to the Romanists of Ireland and Scot- say that I have as yet been unable to discover on land rising to support the Stuart family, would any of this Emperor's coins either the Labarum, be fresh in the memory of the London drapers or indeed the most distant allusion to the new and others, and in their drink would be freshly religion he embraced, though of his connection remembered. The adoption of a new beverage is with the older religious system there are many proof of strong feeling, and it is remarkable that traces, as, for instance, in the augur's cowl, and it has required more than 150 years to reconvert the title of Divus prefixed to his name.
With our port-wine drinkers into French wine drinkers, all proper respect for the legends of antiquity, I which is again the result of foreign policy.
take leave to doubt whether this so-called mono
T. J. BUCKTON. gram ought to be considered a Christian emblem BIBLICAL QUERIES : Prov. XXVI. 8. (3rd S. iv.
at all, a doubt the reasons for which I hope to 219.) Allow me to observe in explanation that show in the course of a note I am preparing on quicksilver is not mentioned in the original nor in Religious Symbols.
CHESSBOROUGH. any of the versions.
Harbertonford. It is certain that in the Latin Vulgate the P.S. Since writing the above, I find in p. 364 word “ Mercurii” means the god Mercury, and of Mr. Humphrey's Coin Manual the following not the mineral mercury or quicksilver, the Latin remark: “We seek in vain for Christian emblems name of which was a Greek compound, hydrargy- on the coinage of the first Christian Emperor.” rum (Plin. xxxiii. 3).
T. J. BUCKTON. See also remarks on the Labarum in p. 365 of Sir Thomas REMINGTON (3rd S. iv. 210.)-the same book. Queries such as this of a private genealogical VENUS CHASTISING CUPID (3rd S. iv. 200.)character, which may be very interesting to the There is a classical authority for Venus chastising inquirer, but little or none to the general reader, Cupid with a more effective weapon, viz. her should not be asked under any initials, but by a sandal. Lucian, in his dialogue of Aphrodite and full name and address: Then the probability is Selene (Tauchnitz edition, vol. i. p. 105), makes that satisfactory replies will be received through the former say - 8n dè kad Taupyas autq evételva els private and direct communication, such as, in τας πύγας τω σανδάλη. .
H. C. C. many cases, it might not be desirable for all the wide world to know. I can speak from experi- always heard the first line repeated thus :
SATIRICAL EPITAPH (3rd S. iv. 189.)-I have ence that I have often received
“ Here lies the mutton-eating King,” &c.
The reference to Hume should be vol. viii.
C. A. B. have made some very agreeable acquaintances p. 212, not 312. thereby.
Wives of English PRINCES (3rd S. iv. 188.)How often does the editor of “N. & Q.” The mother of Jacquetta, Duchess of Bedford, announce to correspondents that letters are lying was Margaret de Baux, of the house of Andria ; with him for A. B. and C., containing, I have no whose armorial bearings were, without heraldic doubt, replies which the writers don't think pro- right, granted by Edward IV. to Queen Elizabeth per to make public. Therefore my advice to R. Wideville. I have seen a halberd of his age in B. is
EXPERTO CREDE. the armoury at the Tower, on which these arms P.S. Had I known his address, I would have are engraved.
S. P. V. put him on the track he wishes to find.
Of the mothers of the wives of English princes, A pedigree of this family, from Dugdale's Visit- I can only answer HERMENTRUDE's Queries as to ation of Yorkshire, 1665-6 (p. 123), is published by the following:
1. Isabel Marshal ; whose mother was Isabel tion in Mitford's edition of the poet's Works, de Clare, daughter of Richard de Clare, Earl of where it is thus given :: Pembroke (Strongbow).
“ He is reported to have made a little speech to the 2. Margaret Wake. Her mother was Joan, who Cardinals in the conclave, while they were undetermined died 1310, Rot. Orig. 3 Edw. I. (from genealogi. about an election, as follows: 'Most eminent Lords, here cal table in Rev. E. Trollope's Hereward, the
are three Bolognese of different characters, but all equally Saxon Patriot).
proper for the Popedom. If it be your pleasures to pitch 3. Joan Holland. Her mother was Lady Alice cian, there is Aldrovandi; if upon a booby, here am I.
upon a saint, there is Cardinal Gotti; if upon a politiFitzalan, daughter of Richard, Earl of Arundel. The Italian much more expressive; and, indeed, not 4. Jaquetta of Luxemburg, Her mother was
to be translated : - Eminentissimi Signori, ci siamo tre Margaret de Baux, daughter of the Duke of (Bolognesi ?)' diversi si, ma tutti idonei al papata. Și Andria, in the kingdom of Naples. C.R. S. M.
vi piace un santo, c'è 'l Gotti; se volete una testa scaltra e politica, c'è l’Aldrovandi; se un coglione, ecco
mi!'" BEAN FEAST (3rd S. iv. 186.) – I believe this
C. W. Bingham. term originated in days when workmen were contented with much humbler fare than would satisfy A Lady's DRESS IN 1762 (3rd S. iv. 238.) – them at present; and when a day in the country, J. L. should not make Ovid speak like the most with a dinner of beans and bacon, washed down prosaic of prose writers. It is needless to put the with a due proportion of beer, was looked upon as words in poetical order; indeed I think they have a real treat. Formerly, the bean feasts always very lately been quoted in “N. & Q." took place about the time of year when broad
LYTTELTON. beans are plentiful.
JAYDEE. EXPLANATION OF WORDS WANTED (3rd S. iv.
Miscellaneous. 167.)—Perhaps the following will help HERMENTRUDE:
BOOKS AND ODD VOLUMES
WANTED TO PURCHASE. Espiner." Fil d'Espinay A kind of loose twisted and (somewhat) coarse thread, made at
Particulars of Price, &c. of the following Books to be sent direct to
the gentleman by whom they are required, whose name and address Espinay, a town in Artois. (Cotgrave.)
are given for that purpose: Accuby." Accubes = Couches, lodgings, Colores OS SPAAMINES USED ON: Her Majesty's CHAPEL Royal bl. resting-places; cabins to lie in, or to rest in. Thomas Pearce, D.D., Sub-Dean of the chapel. Rivingtons, 1826. (Cotgrave.)
WINGED WORDS ON CHANTRET'S WOODCOCKS, edited by Rev. W. G. " Par Anal.” This must be akin to Anneler=
Tur HISTORY OF THE COMMONERS, by Burke. 4 Vols. to curl, to ring, to twist, &c.
Wanted by Rev. John Pickford, M.A., Sherington, Newport-Pagnell,
Bucks. “Forall" I take to be fold, or furl (fresler), or ply. "Esqueles.” Esquilles, aiguilles = needles. " Quillers." (Perhaps) =knitting, quilling (or
Notices to Correspoudents. twilling) needles, or pins.
T. B. is referred to our 1st S. vii. 202; but especially to the end 8. vi. “ Enorres" I take to have affinity with gold; 145, 218, for the origin and correct spelling of the word Teet, talism. perhaps gilt may be the meaning. " Un hanap
K. B. Hewer in Evelym's Diary is clearly a misprint for Dr. John d'argent enorres” = a silver gilt cup."
critic who declared " He that would pun wurdld pick a pocket," was John
Dennis. See" N. & Q." 3rd S. ii. 197; iii. 457. “Ove" one would suppose to mean
c., Bunyan's allusion to the gratitude of the chicken is noticed in our a conjunction does not seem to be wanting, so 2nd s. vii. 57. Bunyan was only four years of age rchen George Herbert
died. that it may have some affinity with the Italian
S. Y. R. Mr. William John Pinks was born 29th Sept, 1829, and died Uva (Uova, Ove) Uveo,-a grape, or grape-like in the 12th Nov. 1860. A short Memoir of him may be had at the Office of
the Clerkenwell News. shape.
W. M. M. For eradicating the worm in old books see "N. & Q." Ist “Resones de Averill" I take to be raisins s. viii. 526: is. 527 ; xi. 167. The authorship of The Whole Duty of
Man is still considered an open question. Vide our 2nd s, i. 135. grapes or a bunch of grapes, " of April” or “ of
W. I. J. The work announced by Knapton is doubtless a translation spring,” or “green."
Ash has Avernot = a of Jugement de Pluton sur les deux Parties des nouveaux Dialogues des
Morts, 12mo. Puris, 1681, published anonymously, but written by Y. de
Erratum.-The date of the Moncrieff baronetcy is 1626, not 1826, in "Esqueles” is evidently "ecuelles," porrin- “Notes and QUERIES" is published at noon on Friday, and is also
issued in MONTHLY PARTS. The Subscription for STAMPED COPIEs for quillers” read “cuillers spoons. Six Months forwarded direct
from the Publishers including the plaisThe other words I give up.
H. W. H. yearly INDEX) is 118. 4d., which may be paid by Post Office Order in
favour of Messrs. BELL AND DALDY, 186, FLERT STREET, E.C, to whom
all CoMMUNICATIONS FOR THE EDITOR should be addressed. BENEDICT XIV. (3rd S. iv. 166.)— The authority for this anecdote is a letter of Gray's to Mr.
Full benefit of reduced duty obtained by purchasing Horniman's Pure West, dated “ Florence, Aug. 21, N. S. 1740;" Tea; very choice at 39. 4d, and 48. “High Standard" at 4s. Ad. (for
merly 48. 8d.), is the strongest and most delicious imported. Agents in and standing as Letter xxix, of the second sec- every town supply it in Packets.
kind of grape.
the writer's MS.