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This Day's ATHENÆUM contains Articles on CHARLES SUMNER.

Q's VBRSBS.
BAST INDIAN STATE PAPERS, 1630-34.
HEATH on the ENGLISH PEASANT.
GAY'S POBTICAL WORKS.
NEW NOVELS-The Forbidden Sacrifice; A Woman's Crusade; The

Great Peril; 'The Voice of a Flower; A Deformed Idol, Elton

Hazlewood; Pas Jalouse! CLASSICAL TRANSLATIONS. GENBALOGICAL LITERATURE. OUR LIBRARY TABLE-LIST of NEW BOOKS. MR. GOSSR and the VOCAL MEMNON-BOOKSELLERS' BIBLIO GRAPHY; NOTES from DUBLIN.

Also LITERARY GOSSIP. SCIENCE_William Kitchen Parker; Prof. Pritchard ; Societies ; Meet

ings; Gossip FINE ART&- The Royal Academy, The Salon of the Champ de Mars;

The Constables at Burlington House ; A Greek Motto misread at

the National Gallery ; Sales; Gossip. MUSIC-The Week; Concerts and Recitals ; Gossip; Performances

Next Week.
DRAMA-The Week; Gossip.

The ATHENAUM for May 27 contains Articles on HEINES FAMILY LIFE. ORIEL and CORPUS CHRISTI, OXFORD MR. MALLOCK'S VERSES. The EARLY VOYAGES of the EAST INDIA COMPANY, MARCEAU. MAYOR on the EPISTLE of ST. JAMES. NEW NOVELS-Mrs. Curgen ven of Curgenven: The Odd Women; The

Refugees; Heather and Snow; Nouveaux Contes cruels. BOOKS of TRAVEL. BIBLIOGRAPHICAL LITERATURE. AMERICAN HISTORY. ORIENTAL LITERATURE. OUR LIBRARY TABLR-LIST of NEW BOOKS. MEMNON'S STATUE-A LETTER of EDMUND BURKE'S—The PITT or REGENT DIAMOND_The REAL REJECTED ADDRESSES.'

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Societies; Meetings. FINE ART8-Catalogue of Chinese Coins ; The Archæological Societies ;

The Society of Portrait Painters ; The New Gallery, Gossip. MUSIC—The Week ; Gossip; Performances Next Week. DRAMA-Sir John Vanbragh and Matthew Henry; Gossip.

The ATHENÆUM for May 13 contains Articles on SIR GEORGB CAMPBELL'S INDIAN REMINISCENCRS. ADDINGTON SYMONDS S ESSAYS.

The CORONATION of CHARLES I.

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The ATHENÆUM for May 20 contains Articles on WHERE THREE EMPIRBS MEET. CANON BELL'S POEMS. The LAN of LIBEL and BLANDER. RECORDS of the CORPORATION of KENDAL. ROBERT LOWE, VISCOUNT SHERBROOKE. NEW NOVELS-Under the Great Seal; His Wife's Soul; Disinherited ; Some Married Fellows; Strolling_Players; The Return of the O Mahony: Uncle Remus and his Friends; Squire Hellman; An American Nobleman; Pierce Moran; Kinsman to Death ; Captain

Enderis. BIBLIOGRAPHICAL LITERATURE. OUR LIBRARY TABLE-LIST of NEW BOOKS. FROM “STRATFORD-ON-AVON," Sonnet by Theodore Watts-MR.

FREEMAN and the 'QUARTERLY REVIEW - The SKEPTICS of the ITALIAN RENAISSANCE'-MR. GOSSE and the VOCAL MEMNON-DAVID COLVILLE, the SCOT-'The SONG of the FLAG _ DONATUS MELIOR'-The REAL REJECTED ADDRESSES-WORDSWORTH'S ROOMS at CAMBRIDGE.

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Societies ; Meetings; Gossip. FINE ARTS-The Fayum and Lake Maris; The Royal Academy, The

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MUSIC_The Week; Concerts and Recitals; Gossip; Performances

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DRAMA-Sir John Vanbrugh and Matthew Henry; Gossip.

SORCERERS in FOLK-LORE.
SCOTTISH LITERATURE.
NEW NOVELS-Witness to the Deed; Utterly Mistaken; From Prison
to Power; The

Real Thing; A Living Statue; Rose, Shamrock,
and Thistle ; A Pair of Lovers.
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THEOLOGICAL LITERATURE,
OUR LIBRARY TABLE-LIST of NEW BOOKS.
UNIVERSITY HALL - MR. FREEMAN and the 'QUARTERLY

REVIEW'-ADDITIONS to the GOSPEL of ST. PETER-SALEThe WASHINGTON and POPE FAMILIES in VIRGINIA.

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MUSIC-The Week; Concerts and Recitals ; Gossip; Performances

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Denmark, Russia, Greece, and Oldenburg—of the

late royal house of Sweden, and of that of SchlesCONTENT 8,-N° 76.

wig-Holstein in both its branches, was Theodoric NOTES :--Royal House of Oldenburg, 441 -- Beaconsfield Fortunatus, Count of Oldenburg, in Germany, who

Bibliography, 443–Ariosto and the British Nobility, 445– died in 1440. He had tbree sons, Christian, · St. Wolfram's Church"-Sir F. L. Chantrey-Tiglath

Gerard, and Maurice. The eldest of these was Pileser-Witchcraft-Vanishing London, 446—Customs at Ripon Minster-Rev. R. Walter, 447.

elected King of Denmark in 1448, the second sucQUERIES :-“ Little Sussex”—Brother of Swift-Pre-Refor- ceeded to Oldenburg, and the youngest became

mation Doctrine — " Dumble,” 447 - John Colebrooke Count of Dalmenburg. Heraldic - Registers of Baptisms — "Molorning"-Kyn- Christian I. (who married the widow of Chris. nersleys — " Honest Will Crouch"-" The retired tallow topher III., the former King of Denmark) was succhandler" – Cromwell: Smith: Ash, 448 —“House"Living-room

ceeded in 1481 by his son John, the father of Wedding Knife" - Devizes - Macaroni Latin-Ulloa's Life of Charles V.-" Hoodlumism"-Séjan Christian II., a monster of cruelty, who was

-“ Looking into the black sand”—Grove House, Fulham dethroned in 1523, and succeeded by his uncle -Episcopal Signatures, 449.

Frederick I., brother of King John and proREPLIES :-Mid-day Angelus, 450-Abbey Churches—" En- genitor of the present royal family of Denmark. gendrure," 451 – Gladstone Bibliography - Town-Shak.

King Frederick I. died April 3, 1533. He was spearian Relics, 452 – Viscount Newbaven Chaucer's

Stilbon" — Blackwater-Erasmus Lloyd-Curse of Scot succeeded by his eldest son Christian III., who land,” 453—Euphues'-Z. Cozens-Funeral by Women-died Jan. 1, 1558/9, leaving, by Dorothy his wife, Kennedy Baronetcy, 454 – Stoat – Heraldry — Accurate three sons, viz., (1) Frederick, his successor ; (2) Language-Burial by Torchlight-Octagonal Fonts, 455– Magnus, King of Lapland, who died 8.p. March 18, Tyndale's New Testament-Royal Veto, 458" Crow" and 1583; apd (3) Jobo, Duke of Holstein. " Rook"-Wroth Money-"Like a bolt from the blue,"

From King Frederick II. (who died April 4, 457-Standish-Arabella Fermor - "Curation" Enfield and Edmonton, 458.

1588) the crown of Denmark passed in regular NOTES ON BOOKS:-Lang's Scott's ‘Ivanhoe'-Aitken's succession from father to son, until the death of Burns's 'Poems '-Dowie's Women Adventurers '-Hol- King Frederick VI., Dec. 3, 1839. der's 'Louis Agassiz.'

By his wife Princess Mary of Hesse Cassel Notices to Correspondents.

(granddaughter of Mary, fourth daughter of King George II. of England), King Frederick-who

himself was a nephew of our King George III.Notes.

had two sons who died in infancy, and six

daughters, two only of whom survived him. His THE ROYAL HOUSE OF OLDENBURG.

heir-male was his cousin Christian (who for a few But few persons are aware that_Her Majesty's months, in 1814, had reigned as King of Norway), two elder daughters-in-law, H.R.A. the Princess who succeeded him as Christian VIII. This of Wales and H. R. and I. H. the Duchess of Edin monarch, dying Jan. 20, 1848, was succeeded by burgh are members by birth of the same royal his only surviving son, King Frederick VII., who house, viz., that of Oldenburg; yet such is the case. died Nov. 15, 1863, and with him expired the

The present King of Denmark, father of the issue male of King Frederick II. Princess of Wales, descends in an unbroken male John, Duke of Holstein, the third and youngest line from Frederick I. of Oldenburg, King of son of Christian III., bad, by his first wife, ElizaDenmark, who died in 1533, and the late Emperor betb, daughter of Ernest, Duke of Brunswick, Alexander II., father of the Duchess of Edinburgh, eight sons. The two elder of these, Christian and did the same. The beir-general and representative Ernest, died s.p. The third, Alexander (who was in the female line of King Frederick is the present born in 1573, and died March 13, 1627), married Landgrave of Hesse, whose younger brother bas Dorothy, daughter of John Gonther, Count of lately married Her Majesty's granddaughter, the Schwarzburg, by whom he also had eight sons, Princess Margaret of Prussia, but the heir male of viz., (1) John Christian, (2) Alexander Henry, that monarch and the present head of the house (3) Érnest Gonther, (4) Augustus Philip, (5) Philip of Oldenburg—of which the reigning families in Louis, (6) George Frederick, (7) Adolf

, and (8) Denmark, Greece, and Russia are junior branches William Anthony. -is the Duke (Ernest Gonther) of Schlegwig- The eldest of these, John Christian, died Holstein Sonderburg Augustenburg, brother of the June 30, 1653, leaving an only son, Christian German Empress and grand-nephew of Her Adolf, whose male issue became extinct in 1709. Majesty Queen Victoria ; the three junior Alexander Henry, the second son of Alexander, branches of the family being represented by the died in 1667, leaving three sons, none of whom Duke of Schleswig-Holstein Sonderburg Glücks- | bad issue, and the last of whom died in 1727. burg, the Czar, and the Grand Duke of Oldenburg The third son of Alexander, Ernest Gonther, respectively.

died Jan, 18, 1689. He married his cousin-gerThe founder of the present reigning houses of mad, Augusta, daughter of Philip, Duke of Hol

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