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“ The method executing this unfortunate woman “Of any beast, none is more faithful found, [Elizabeth Herring) was as follows:-She was placed on Nor yields more pastime in house, plaine, or woods, a stool, something more than two feet high; and a chain Nor keepes his master's person, or his goods, being placed under her arms, the rope round her neck With greater care, than doth the dog or hound. was made fast to two spikes, which being driven through “ Command; he thee obeyes most readily. a post against which she stood, when her devotions

Strike him; he whines and falls down at thy feet. were ended, the stool was taken from under her, and she

Call him: he leaves his game and comes to thee was soon strangled. When sbe bad bung about fifteen

With wagging taile, offring his service meeke. minutes, the rope was burnt, and she sank till the chain

«In summer's heat he follows by thy pace: supported her, forcing her hands up to a level with her

In winter's cold face; and the flames being furious, she was soon con

never leaveth thee: sumed. The crowd was so immensely great, that it was

In mountaines wild he by thee close doth trace; a long time before the faggots could be placed for exe

In all thy feares and dangers true is he. cution.

“Thy friends he loves; and in thy presence lives “ It was computed that there were about 20,000 people By day: by night he watcheth faithfully to see this melancholy spectacle; many of whom were

That thou in peace mayst sleepe; he never gives much hurt, and some trodden to death in gratifying a

Good entertainment to thine enemie. barbarous curiosity.”—Dodsley's Annual Register for 1773, “Course, hunt, in hills, in valleyes, or in plaines; p. 181.]

He joyes to run and stretch out every lim:

To please but thee, he spareth for no paines : Surely it was not the "curiosity” alone that

His hurt (for thee) is greatest good to him. was " barbarous.” On the contrary, I think that

"Sometimes he doth present thee with a Hare, your readers will agree with me that the “melan

Sometimes he hunts the Stag, the Fox, the Boare, choly spectacle" itself was quite barbarous enough Another time he baits the Bull and Beare, to warrant its being included in Mr. Phillimore's And all to make thee sport, and for no more. enumeration of horrid things." MELETES, “ If so thou wilt, a Collar he will weare;

And when thou list to take it off againe PRINCE CHRISTIERN OF DENMARK (3rd S. iv. 57.) Vnto thy feet he coucheth doune most faire, Princes of the name of Christian are numerous in As if thy will were all his good and gaine. this family. The same authority that I before

“ In fields abroad he lookes unto thy flockes, quoted (Koch, Tables LX., CXVI., and CXVII.

Keeping them safe from wolves, and other Beasts: Paris, 1814), will exbibit the descent of this prince

And oftentimes he beares away the knocks

Of some odd thiefe, that many a fold infests. through John. 1. Christian III., died 1559; 2.

“ And as he is the faithful bodies guard, John the younger, Duke of Holstein-Sunderburg, So he is good within a fort or hold, died 1622 ; 3. Alexander, died 1627; 4. Ernest- Against a quicke surprise to watch and ward; Gonthier, died 1689; 5. Frederick William, died And all his bire is bread mustie and old. 1714; 6. Christian Augustus, Duke of Holstein- “Canst thou then such a creature hate and spurne ? Augustenburg, died 1754; 7. Frederick Christian,

Or barre him from such poore and simple food ? died 1794, whose son of same name, (8), Frederick

Being so fit and faithfull for thy turne, Christian, born 1765, married Louisa, daughter

And no beast else can do thee balfe such good ?"

H. T. ELLACOMBE. of Christian VII. of Denmark, their eldest son being, (9) Christian-Charles-Frederick-Augustus, BINDING A STONE IN A SLING (3rd S. iv. 9.) born 1798.

T. J. BUCKTON. Although the Hebrew word cited is not that used Bell LITERATURE (3rd S. iv. 52.)-I can add

for the sling with which Goliath was slain, yp, another poetical effusion to the list already given

(1 Sam. xvii. 40, &c.), nor those of the left-handed by the Rev. H. T. ELLACOMBE, entitled Cam

men of Benjamin (Judges xx. 16), nor that alpanæ Undellenses (the Bells of Oundle.) It is a luded to by Jeremiah (s. 18), yet there seems to copy of Latin hexameters in their praise, written be reasons why the translators should have folby Gul. Dillingham S. T. P. Cantab., and to be

lowed the version of the LXX. The second prefound in the Muse Anglicanæ, vol. i. p. 244, a

fix (o) signifies (see Parkhurst, Grammar, p. 18) work edited by Vincent Bourne of classic fame.

“ the instrument of action;" thus, the word for a May I append a query? How many churches

sbield, yao, is literally " the instrument of protecand cathedrals in England have peals of twelve

so the word in question may be rendered bells ?


the “stone-instrument,” or “implement of defence

by casting stones," opevdom, a sling. The word is Dogs (3rd S. iv. 50.)— The lines quoted by Mr. also used in the feminine form in Psalm lxviii. 28, Jesse are much in the style of a poem in praise of and there is rendered “defence." See Parkhurst, the dog, published in an old folio, A.D. 1625, a sub voce, 37, who gives as its literal meaning a translation by J. Molle, Esq., and his son, of the “ bulwark of stones."

The second reason is, it Living Librarie by Camerarius. J. Mycillus, a seems to make better sense of the

Το Latin poet, is said to be the author, and the fol- hide a precious stone in a heap of common stones lowing is Molle's translation. They seem to de- might be good policy, if no better means of concealserve wider circulation, and therefore I hope others ment can be had; but to bind a stone into a sling may read them in the pages of “ N. & Q." is as gross a piece of folly as to tie an arrow to the


tion ;

string of a bow, or to screw a bullet tight into the these plantations ; a certain and valuable pasture barrel of a rifle. To " give honour to a fool” is a for sheep having been destroyed for the chance of useless piece of absurdity; so is tying a stone into a scanty, but most precarious, crop of corn. a sling, it renders your weapon useless and ridi- The Mr. Greville referred to was, I may add, culous.

A. A. either grandfather or great grandfather (which I Poets' Corner.

know not) to the present Duchess of Richmond. To bind a stone in a sling would keep it fast there,

C. M. Q. and prevent its flying out, and so defeat one's

CRUSH A CUP (3rd S. iii. 493; iv. 18.) — People own object. And no doubt, giving honour to fool, often defeats one's own object also. This may formerly have been found foolish enough to

amuse themselves by wantonly breaking glasses, has often struck me as being the probable mean

as our sailors, when flush of cash, used to fry ing; though being no Hebrew scholar, I am aware the word we have translated " bind,” may be the it is not reasonable to suppose one of the servants

watches in the same pan with poached eggs; but usual term for loading the sling: Scott certainly of the Capulets would invite a person he suptakes it so: bis comment is to the effect, that he posed to be of his own rank to break his master's who places a stone in a sling prepares mischief glasses ; and it must be remembered all sorts of for somebody, perhaps himself; and so does he glass were of great value in those days. Is it not who gives unseemly honour to a fool. P. P.

more likely to suppose the allusion was made to the Comparing the Hebrew word translated " bind leathern cups and jacks, from whence our ancestors eth,” in Proverbs xxvi. 8, with the corresponding used to drink ? A leathern cup could not be Arabic, I find in the latter a peculiar sense, which crushed when full, any more than a glove or a suggests. a not improbable interpretation of this boot when on the hand or foot; but it would be difficult passage. Like the Hebrew, the word easy to do so when empty; and it might not be signifies * to hind,” but specially “to tie" or an unlikely hint from the drinker that he did "fasten " the mouth of a bag or purse. Now if we honour to the good cheer, like the old custom absurdly tie or fasten the stone in a sling we called “supernaculum.”

A. A. should lose our labour, whirl, and acquire force to Poets' Corner. no purpose, and not shoot at all.


FAIRY CEMETERIES (3rd S. iii. 263, 352, 414.) THE TYLEE FAMILY (3rd S. iii. 269, 314, 355.) The simulacra of wood in the Lilliputian coffins The following information is offered in reference found in Salisbury Crags suffice to prove that the to an inquiry made by D. K. N. of New York.

interments were symbolical, either in memoriam About the middle of the seventeenth century a or for the superstitious spells practised throughout branch of this family was residing at Roade, in Europe from the very dawn of history up to the Somersetshire, and before its close the eldest son

era of the Reformation ; but the diminutive sarof this branch settled in Bath, in the same county; cophagi (?) of Kentucky and Tennessee constitute the grandson of this son removed to Devizes, in quite another question, of which I have seen Wiltshire, in the early part of the last century, notices in various publications. Webber, in his and his family continued to reside there and in the Romance of Natural History (Nelson, 1853), deneighbourhood till 1842. The head of this family scribes these receptacles to be about three feet in now resides in Paris, and either be or his brothers, length by eighteen inches deep, and constructed, the Messrs. Tylee, Solicitors, Essex Street, Lon bottom, sides, and top, of tlat unhewn stones. don, or their cousin, Robert S. Tylee, merchant, These he conjectures to be the places of sepulture of Montreal, Canada, can furnish further inform of a pigmy race, that became extinct at a period ation.

beyond reach even of the tradition of the Indian MR. GREVILLE (3rd S. iv. 5.)—Allow me to in- (so-called) Aborigines. form your correspondents Messrs.Cooper, through Now, in the interior of the European and Asiayour pages, that they will find not a little re- tic continents, and of the larger islands, there are lative to Mr. Greville while he resided at Wil- undoubtedly reliquiæ of a non-historic diminutive bury, in the Life of her father by Madame D'Ar- people ; and these are yet existent in India, blay, Dr. Burney having been a frequent guest at Borneo, and other countries. They may be the Wilbury in Mr. Greville's time. It was Mr. Gre- descendants of primitive races, driven inland by inville, I may mention, who planted the clumps of vasion of a superior and more powerful people; and trees still seen on the tops of many adjacent hills in the lapse of a few generations may have lost, by by permission of the owners, and for the sake of their utter isolation the scanty measure of civilieffect from Wilbury, they not being upon that sation that they had formerly attained. Whether estate. At the time be did so, the bills in ques- such are identical in origin and type of character tion were clothed to their summits with smooth with the fabricators of the fint implements, and green turf. Now, by a most mistaken policy, with the pigmy tribes, who left these singular they are riven by the plough up to the very edge of traces of their existence in the wilds of Kentucky

and: Tennessee, will probably never be satisfac- I may add that, in speaking of Cordova, the torily settled ; but some of your learned Ameri- “Great Captain," Gonzalez de Cordova, used to can readers might aid either in solving the my- say stery or else refuting the statements respecting

Though I have seen many places where I would the primitive Lilliputians of their own conti- rather reside than at Cordova, yet I have never seen one nent.

which I should prefer, as a birth-place, to Cordova.” At the risk of casting a stumbling block in the

J. DALTON. path of imaginative archæologists, I would sug- Norwich. gest that these sarcophagi (they are always found P.S. According to Conde, Cordova (or Corempty) were only crypts, or cachets, in which the doba) is a corruption of the Phænician “ karta barbarous hunter of a forgotten age stored his tuba," important city. relays of food for protection from wild animals.

J. L. JAMES SHERGOLD BOONE (3rd S. iii. 510.)-I Dublin.

see in your paper, dated June 27, an inquiry as to FLODDEN FIELD (3rd S. iv. 7.)- In the third

the author or chief contributors of the Council of

Ten. volume of the Archeologia Æliana (new series)

The author, and almost the sole contrithere is a " detailed English account of the battle," butor, was a man of rare and brilliant talent, from the pen of Mr. Robert White of Newcastle

the late James (I think) Shergold Boone the upon-Tyne, the historian of “ Otterburn,” who most eloquent preacher I ever heard. He left who has also had printed “ A List of the Scottish Christ Church, Oxford, with an extraordinary reNoblemen and Gentlemen killed at Flodden putation, and his verses which won the Latin and Field,” with a note of distinguished Scots that the English prize were far above the average of were taken and that escaped. The fifth volume such compositions. He also wrote an extremely of the Archeologia likewise contains a letter on

clever jeu d'esprit while an undergraduate, dethe battle from Bishop Ruthal of Durham, to scribing the fire at Christ Church, one verse of Wolsey, edited by Mr. White.


which I recollect : FAMILY OF BRAY (3rd S. iv. 28.) - Your cor

“And trembling scouts forgot to cap the Dean.” respondent W. P. will find an account of this

Canning, meaning to patronise him, desired that family in Sir Robert Atkynsis History of Glouces he would call at his house, which Boone, with the tershire. They were settled at Great Barrington pride of a man of genius (which it is to be wished in that co ty, on the borders of Oxfordshire. was more common), refused to do. He was an The house in fact stands in both counties. Ed

usher at the Charter House for many years, remund Bray possessed it in 1711.

peatedly slighted and passed over, and among SAMUEL Lysons. the many examples that genius is sometimes å

fatal gift, so far as the prosperity of this world is INSCRIPTION IN THE MOSQUE OF CORDOVA, concerned, to its possessor. Dunce after dunce beat SPAIN (3rd S. iv. 50.) – In answer to the queries the brilliant scholar and accomplished orator, who, of your correspondent C. M., I can, I think, solve when an undergraduate excited (notwithstanding the first. The crucifixion on the pillar is said to his lowly birth) universal admiration in the most have been scratched by a Christian, who was cap- patrician of all societies, and who, as a preacher, tured by the Moors. When the words are pro- | certainly had no rival in this island. I am no perly arranged, they read thus :

relation or friend, but a slight acquaintance.
“Este Es el Sto Christo,
Que Hizo el Cat Tibocon,

Τούτό νυ και γέρας οιον δίζυροίσι βροτοίσι, , (Con) La Uña.”

Κειράσθαί τε κόμην. .

Caius. The inscription I translate as follows: “This is the Holy Christ, which the Captive Tibocon made, ORIGIN OF THE WORD Bigor (3rd S. iv. 39.) – with a nail.”. Cat is evidently a contraction for There is another story relating to the origin of cautivo, a captive. I have inserted the preposition this word extant, the substance of which is as folcon before * La Uña," as Ford' supplies the word lows:- After Rollo, Duke of Normandy, had in his Hand-Book, referred to by your correspon received the daughter of Charles the Foolish in dent. . Con la Uña” may also mean that the marriage, with the investiture of his dukedom, he crucifixion was made with a nail of the captive. haughtily refused to kiss Charles's foot. His friends But the other explanation seems to me to be the entreated him not to be obstinate, but at once correct one; for otherwise, as Théophile Gautier

to comply with the command; but having no deobserves in his Wanderings in Spain (p. 254) - sire to avail himself of the proffered mark of

“Without being more Voltairean than is necessary in esteem, he replied “Ne se bi Got." Upon which the matter of legends, I cannot help thinking that people the courtiers called bim ever after “ Bigot." must formerly have had very hard nails, or that porphyry was extremely soft,” &c.



HERALDIC QUERY (3rd S. iv. 69.) -- Your cor- This extract is taken from the European Mugathose of the Apothecaries' Company. There is a the places are, I believe, in the south-east of Witts, full description in Burke's Armory of them, so and Andover is not very distant. C. M.'s old inforthat they need not be described here; but in re- mant must have then been about fifteen years old, ference to the motto, that, and also that of the and therefore “in his young days." College of Surgeons, will be found in the following The Edmonton Register of June 18 would aplines :

pear, from its similarity of expression, to have “Inventum medicina meum est; Opiferque per orbem been copied from the European Magazine, though Dicor: et herbarum subjecta potentia nobis.

it differs from the latter in the numbers of the Hei mihi, quod nullis amor est medicabilis herbis !

sheep. Broad Chalk 200, instead of 2000; DounNec prosunt domino, quæ prosunt omnibus, artes !

ton 60, instead of 120; and Steeple-Langford 150, Ovid. Met. lib. i. 521-4. instead of 120.

CHESSBOROUGH. I think that it is very possible that the Master of the Society of Apothecaries might like to see the LONGEVITY OF INCUMBENTS (3rd S. iv. 70.) seal, and I would advise your correspondent to The mistake about the age of the Rev. Thomas show the same to the company at their Hall in Sampson, of Keame, has been long ago explained Blackfriars.

R. (see the Hist. of Parish Registers, 1862, p. 65). Had ELIJAH RIDINGS (3rd S. iv. 70.) - Your corre

there been any truth in the statement, it would spondent will find the information required in a

have been more singular than An OCCASIONAL CORBiographical Sketch" appended to an edition of

RESPONDENT makes it, for, according to the same The Village Muse, published by T. Stubbs of myth, he had the same churchwardens seventy Macclesfield (1854).


years! The signatures of the minister and his

churchwardens were subscribed on each page of TROTTER OF PRENTANNAN, BERWICKSHIRE (3d the Register, to verify the correctness of the copy S. iii. 448, 478, 499.) — This family about which made in pursuance of the injunction of 1597, J. T. inquires was the chief of the name, ar d pos- which directed a transcript to be made of all the sessed the lands in the parish of Eccles, now known | old Registers.

.JOAN S. Burn. as East and West Printonan, as stated by G. and

The Grove, Henley.
others. They were a family of consequence when
Nisbet wrote, but have since decayed, and are

now represented by the Trotters of Glenkens, in Holy Spirit, HEIDELBERG (3rd S. iv. 56.)—There
Kirkcudbrightshire, whose line of descent is fully are some curious circumstances about the parti-
traced in Anderson's Scottish Nation, vol. iii. p.

tion wall of the Heiligengeist-kirche of Heidelberg.

I have heard that a partition was built in the The Trotters of Mortonhall, Midlothian, and church very soon after the Reformation, and reCharterhall

, Berwickshire, referred to by L. M. mained there until Karl Philipp became Pfalzgrał 11. R. are a junior branch of the same fainily, but in 1720, when one of his first acts was to have it of four centuries standing, and were formerly removed, as he was a Roman Catholic, and it was known as the Trotters of Cutchelran.

not at all in accordance with his notions to share

FESTINA LENTE. the principal church of his capital with heretics. EXTRAORDINARY DEGREE OF COLD IN THE

The people of the town, finding their remonMONTH OF JUNE (3rd S. iii. 489, 519.)-If the strances to him fruitless, applied to Frederic Wilreply of Hyde Park SQUARE is not considered helm I. of Prussia, who, as king of the most sufficient, I beg to add the evidence of a contem- powerful Protestant state in Germany, forced him porary periodical :

to replace the partition. The Pfalzgraf was so 18th, there is great reason to apprehend, will materially but enormous palace on the banks of the Rhine. The intense cold which set in on Thursday night, the enraged at this

, that he left Heidelberg, and made

Mannheim his capital, where he built that ugly check the progress of vegetation ; and from the information already come to hand, very much mischief has I should much like to know, first, when the first been done among the flocks just shorn of their wool, and partition wall was built ? secondly, if the one that deprived of that warm clothing, which, from the unseasonable severity of the weather, was then so, peculiarly the town suffered so much from the French during

Karl Philipp removed was the first one, because necessary.

At Broadchalk, Wilts, nearly 2000 sheep the latter half of the seventeenth century ?
perished, about half of which were the property of one far-
mer; and 120 at Downton ; 120 were killed at Steeple-

Langford, the greater part of which suffered from the hail-
storm. Mr. Russell, near Shaftesbury, lost no less than

SANDTOFT REGISTER (3rd S. iv. 71.)-Allow me 300; 60 were lost in Combe, and its neighbourhood; 100 to add to the Editor's reply, that when I was preparat Place Farm, Swallow Clift; and a great many at Cod- ing my History of the Foreign Churches in England, ford, and on almost all the farms around Salisbury Plain. I communicated with the late Mr. Hunter, with In short, it is computed that one-fourth of the flocks in Wiltshire are destroyed by this sudden and unexpected George Pryme, Esq, M.P., the Rev. W. B. Štonecalamity.”

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of Sandtoft, but could gain no tidings of it. What The Historical Works of Giraldus Cambrensis, containing particulars Mr. Hunter could furnish are to be the Topography of Ireland, and the History of the Conquest found at p. 106 of my History. Had the register

of Ireland, translated by Thomas Forester, Esq., M.A. been found, it would have been taken charge of

The Itinerary through Wales, and the Description of

Wales, translated by Sir R. Colt Hoare, Bart. Revised under the Royal Commissions of 1836, or of 1857, and Edited with Additional Notes, by Thomas Wright, of which I had the honour of being a Commis- Esq., M.A. (H. G. Bohn.) sioner, and great pains were taken to gather in We are glad to see that Mr. Bohn is resuming the puball non-parochial records. John S. BURN. lication of his useful Antiquarian Library; and we do not

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