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ARCHAEOLOGICAL AND HISTORICAL

RELATING TO THE ISLE OF WIGHT

BY THE LATE

REV. E. BOUCHER JAMES, M.A.
SOMETIME FELLOW OF QUEEN'S COLLEGE, OXFORD); VICAR OF CARISBROOKE, 1858-1892

COLLECTED AND ARRANGED

BY HIS WIDOW

VOLUME II

London
HENRY FROWDE

OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS WAREHOUSE

AMEN CORNER, E.C.

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Alexander Ross, Vicar of Carisbrooke, A.D. 1634-1654

103

Jerome, Second Earl of Portland, Captain and Governor of the

Isle of Wight, 1634-1642

Locomotion, Postal Service, and Water Carriage in the Isle of

Wight before the nineteenth century.

115

Freshwater and Robert Hooke, A. D. 1635-1702.

123

Case of John Worsley of Gatcombe, I.W., in the Court of High

Commission, A.D. 1637

130

The Exaction of Ship-Money in the Isle of Wight, A.D.

1637 .

135

How the Sunday was kept in Newport by some, A.D. 1639 137

Viscount Falkland, M.P. for Newport, I.W., A.D. 1640 - 1642 139

Henry, Duke of Gloucester, youngest son of Charles I, 1640-

1663. I

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II

152

An Election for the Long Parliament in the Isle of Wight, A.D.

1640.

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Philip, Earl of Pembroke, Governor of the Isle of Wight, a.d.

1642-1647

164

The Dingley Arms in Winchester Cathedral

170

The Hobson or Hopson Family, and Milton's Sonnet to the

Lady Margaret, wife of Captain Hopson

171

A Letter from Robert Dillington to Sir John Oglander, December

179

A Contested Election at Newport, I.W., A.D. 1645

187

W. Stephens, LL.D., Member for Newport, A.D. 1645

189

• Majesty in Misery.'—A Poem written by Charles I in Caris-

brooke Castle

192

The Trattle Family

199

Early Visits of Charles I to the Isle of Wight

Letter from Charles I, when in Carisbrooke Castle, to the

Marquis of Argyll, Dec. 23, A.D. 1647 .

203

The Secret Conditions of the Scotch Commissioners with

Charles I at Carisbrooke Castle, A.D. 1647-48

205

Rate for the Maintenance of a Minister at Newport, A.D. 1647 • 206

Imprisonment of Sir William Davenant in Carisbrooke Castle,

and Gondibert

209

Letter from the Mayor of Newport, I.W., about John Chandler,

an Anabaptist, A.D. 1647

216

Christmas in Carisbrooke Castle, A.D. 1647

Charles I's Last Coming to the Island, A.D. 1647

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Colonel Robert Hammond, Captain and Governor of the Isle of

Wight, A.D. 1647-1649. 1.

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II

240

The Treaty of Newport, A.D. 1648

246

Sir Edward Walker, Knight, Secretary and Writer to Charles I

at the Treaty of Newport, 1648.

254

The Stipulations of the Treaty of Newport with regard to the

Church of England

257

Sir John Bowring and Charles I at Carisbrooke Castle

265

Glimpses of Romantic Realities from the Isle of Wight in the

seventeenth century

James Harrington in attendance on Charles I at Carisbrooke

Castle, A.D. 1648.

275

Mrs. Whorwood and the Second Attempt of Charles I to escape

from Carisbrooke Castle, 1648

282

Carisbrooke Castle, September 15, A.D. 1648

289

Carisbrooke Castle during the Second Civil War, A.D. 1648 297

The Seizure of Charles I at Newport and his removal to Hurst

Castle.

305

The Scene of the Execution of Charles I

313

The Exhumation of Charles I

314

Robert Dingley, M.A., Minister of Brixton, Isle of Wight, A.D.

1653-1659. 1

315

II

320

Sir Henry Vane a prisoner in Carisbrooke Castle, A.D. 1655. I 326

II

334

The Puritan Pulpit in Carisbrooke Church, A.D. 1658

335

Lord Colepeper, Governor of the Isle of Wight, A.D. 1660-1667 342

The Christian' Family in the Isle of Wight

347

The Christian ’ Family of the Isle of Man and Cumberland 352

St. Bartholomew's Day, 1662, in the Isle of Wight, and the

Presbyterians

Query-Richard Wavel

John Churchill, afterwards Duke of Marlborough, M.P. for

Newtown, I.W., A.D. 1679 ·

367

An Astrologer of the seventeenth century and his connexion

with the attempt of Charles I to escape from Carisbrooke

Castle. I.

375

II

379

The Bicentenary of the Revolution of 1688 in the Isle of

Wight

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