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City of Cork, the descendant of the ancient family have added, "to whom the translation is dedi. of Comerford. Edward Comerford was M.P. for cated, having been a friend and benefactor to the Callan in 1634. The beginning of this century, writer, who applies to him the words addressed to April 16, 1803, one of my name married Mary, Augustus by Virgil, Eclog., i., 'Namque erit ille daughter of Patrick Comerford, of Summerville, co. mihi,' &c." In another oval in the same print there Cork, and a sister of hers married a Mr. Law, of is a portrait of Nostradamus, with the motto, “Ex Bally Valley, co. Clare, of the family of Law of antiquitate renascor." Both these ovals are introLauristoun, who went to Ireland with Strongbow. duced hanging on the wall of the room in which

REGINALD STEWART BODDINGTON. Garencieres is seated writing. Below the engravBeaconsfield Club, Pall Mall, S.W.

ing are these lines, applied to the translator: B. F. SCARLETT might do well to apply to Mr.

| "Gallica quem genuit retinetque Britannica tellus F. Langton, 12, Onslow Square, S.W.

Calluit Hermetis quicquid in arte fuit."
E. WALFORD, M.A.

With reference to the "bottle on the table conHyde Park Mansions, N.W.

taining faces of the sun and moon, and REBIS on

the neck of the bottle," I find this passage in the ADDITIONS TO MR. H. B. WAEATLEY'S “Dic

Preface of Nostradamus to his Prophecies, on e 3 TIONARY OF REDUPLICATED WORDS," 1866 (6th S.

verso: “Now we are governed by the Moon, under ii, 163 ; vi, 183, 202, 465).–At the last reference

the power of Almighty God; which Moon before I mentioned that I was ignorant of the derivation

she hath finished her Circuit, the Sun shall come, of the common Indian word tumtum, which is

and then Saturn, for according to the Cælestial employed to denote a two-wheeled vehicle of the Sions

Signs, the Reign of Saturn shall come again." It dog-cart class. A correspondent, D. C., writing

may be noted that the moon, as engraved, is in from Babraich, suggests that it originates with

| her first quarter, or thereabouts, to indicate that tandem, which is pronounced by natives tamdem,

the “Sun will come," as said above, “ before she thence tumdum or tumtum. This seems to me a bath finished her circuit." May REBIS have referplausible explanation of the word. W. F. P. ence to Virgil's “redeunt Saturnia regna” (Ecl.,

SOMERSET PLACE-NAMES (6th S. vii. 462 : viji. I iv. 6), for Ducange gives “Rêbire=redire," and 23, 123, 143, 261, 342, 403, 461; ix. 43, 101, 161).

the prophet may be imagined to be addressing -Thorne Falcon, “ 2. Wm. le Falcon" (Barásley's Saturn, “Rebis, thou art on thy way back again " ? Surnames, index). There are two fatal objections

This is offered only as a conjecture, "Si quid novisti to this explanation of the suffis " Falcon. First, I rectius istis, Candidus imperti.” the lords of the manor from 1084 to 1884 are well

W. E. BUCKLEY. known, and the name “Falcon " never occurs. "ÆNEID," BK. IX. LL. 296-299 (6th S. viii. 446). Second, the family " de Thorne" held the manor -The received reading and interpretation of these from 1084 to 1286 (Eyton, Som., i. 173), and then lines are, I think, correct, and consequently the the suffix was “Fagon." In Pope Nicholas's Taxa-l conjecture of your correspondent is inadmissible. tion (1291) it was “ Faguex," and so continued to the force of the passage turns on “ Genetrix," the 1371, when Sir Richard presents to the church as mother that bare him, who will be for the future of Thornfaucon," and so it has continued unto the adopted mother of Ascanius-Creusa, his real this day. Can any of your readers explain parent, in all but name-and, indeed, for the very “ Fagon”? Can it be a Somerset form of “Facon," fact of her having given birth to such a son as as “Blacdon” has become “Blagdon”?

Euryalus no light acknowledgment is due: "Avoir

mis au monde un tel fils" (Tissot, Études sur MR. WEAVER (ante, p. 163) speaks of Wrekin Virgile, Paris, 1830, iv. 61), “ 'Tis merit sure to as a Saxon name. Is it not connected with Uri- | bear a son like thee" (Pitt). Even if the word conium, the name of a Roman town in the neigh-partum could bear the meaning suggested, it would bourhood ?

A. B. | be post-Virgilian, as it occurs only in Petronius, Leyland.

so far as I am aware, in the sense of a mental con

ception : “ Cæterum neque generosior spiritus NOSTRADAMUS (6th S. ix. 107). — There is a vanitatem amat, neque concipere aut edere partum mistake in this query. The portrait is not that

mens potest, nisi ingenti flumine literarum ipunof Nostradamus, but that of “ Theophilus de data »

data" (c. 118). There is some error in the referGarencieres, Doctor in Physick, Colleg. Lond.,"

ence to Propertius, for though the word occurs who translated and published the Prophecies of

four times in his poems it is always in the usual Nostradamus, in folio, London, 1672, to which

acceptation. What dictionary does MR. HAWLEY this portrait forms the frontispiece. It is assigned refer to ? Facciolati and Smith both correctly cite by Bromley, in his Catalogue of Engraved British

Petronius, and him only, for the figurative appliPortraits, 1792, p. 143, to W. Dolle. Bromley says

cation of the word. that “the oval in the same pript is the portrait

W. E. BUCKLEY. of Nathaniel Parker of Gray's Ind," and might! I cannot see any objection to the received

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pointing and interpretation of this passage: "Your obiter, that the first title under which the marquis mother shall be also mine, in everything but the was summoned, in 1460, was that of Nevill of name Creusa, nor slight the acknowledgment that Montague, not Montacute of Montacute, which, awaits (the mother of] such a son." That is to I apprehend, is a designation more properly be. say, “We owe her no small debt of gratitude for longing to the original Montacute barony of having produced 80 generous an offspring." 28 Edw. I.

C. H. E. CARMICHAEL. Partum, according to Forbiger, = TÒ Tetokéval! New University Club, S.W. ÚLÒV TOLOÛTOV, and the sense is thus complete. What authority has MR. HAWLEY for the use of

CHATEAU YQUEM (6th S. ix. 228).-The late partus absolutely in the sense of conception in the Key: W

onception in the Rev. W. G. Clark, Fellow and Tutor of Trinity mind? I think the reference to Propertius must

College, Cambridge, and Public Orator of the be an error, or perhaps & misprint in the dic

University, best known by his edition of Shaketionary: but Petronius, $ 118, has the words. speare, informed me that this word Yquem was a “neque concipere aut edere partum mens potest,

corruption of the English name Higham. Perhaps nisi ingenti flumine litterarum inundata," where,

Montaigne meant this. Mr.Clark gave no authority, of course, the context makes all the difference.

but he had travelled much in France, and was too C. S. JERRAM.

sound a scholar to have made such a statement Windlesham.

without having good grounds for it. How great

a loss his early death was to literature ! “Multis REGIOMONTANUS PREDICTED THE ARMADA lille bonis flebilis occidit”! W. E. BUCKLEY. (6th S. ix. 88).—The prophecy of Regiomontanus is given in “N. & Q.," 3rd S. xi. 476, and is : West AFRICAN PROVERB (6th S. ix. 188). — “ Post mille expletos à partu Virginig annos, | The point in the proverb is that the hand is tied ; Et septingentos rursus abire datos,

but there is no recondite deduction to be drawn Octuagesimus (sic) octavus mirabilis annus

from it, simply because it requires a hand to hold Ingruet, et secum tristia fata feret. Si non, hoo anno, totus malus ocoidat annus,

a vessel. Capt. Burton's simple explanation is the Si non in nihilum terra fretumque ruat,

best.

O. F. Š. WARREN, M.A. Cuncta tamen mundi sursum ibunt atque deorsum Imperia, et luctus undique grandis erit.”

“TAE SOLITARY MONK," &c.: “STREAMS Ed. MARSHALL.

MEANDERING” (6th S. ix. 75, 139, 157, 179).

Robert Montgomery may have had some faint reHERALDIC (6th S. ix. 207).—The following are collection of Pope's lines in The Dunciad, iii. 65:the nearest coats that I can see in Papworth's “ As man's meanders to the vital spring Ordinary to those which form the subject of MR. Roll all their tides, then back their oircles bring." Josselyn's query : “Gu., three fishes naiant in

R. R. Dess. pale arg., Lord Rorke, Harl. MS. 1603.” “Gu., Wallsend. three fishes hauriant arg." is a coat ascribed by Papworth to the houses of Cahane or O'Cahane,

Bp. Barlow's CONSECRATION (6th S. ix. 89, and Keane, in Ireland, and Weye, or Waye, of 1 Bickliford, Devon, as well as to Antony, Lord) ROMAN CATHOLIC how Canon Estcourt proves Lucy. The nearest to the impaled coat seems to

that Bishop Barlow must have been consecrated be “ Or, a griffin segreant sa.," borne by Ivor ap between the 12th and 30th of June ecclusive; that Cadifor Vawr, Collins, Morgan of Penllyne, and

is, how it is proved the consecration must have other families.

NOMAD.

been on or after the 13th, and cannot have been

on the 11th, as Mr. Haddan says ? It is much THE New ENGLISH DICTIONARY (6th 8. ix. disregarded that Barlow's words, to the effect that 224).-MR. J. RANDALL is mistaken in saying that any layman nominated by the king should be as the word alcalious does not appear in the N. E. D. good å bishop as he himself, have no meaning if On p. 224, col. 2, it is thus printed: “ Alkalious, he himself were unconsecrated. Also that consealso alc.= Alkaline."

W. E. BUCKLEY. cration was legally required by the Act of 1534, Lord MONTACOTE (6th Six 207. 235) _In his only two years old; so that Cranmer's Erastianism, query concerning the possible issue of “ John

often spoken of as if it might have led him to omit Thomas Nevill, Lord Montacute,” MR. CLOTHIER

consecration, would, in fact, have led him the other way.

O. F. S. WARREN, M.A. appears to have rolled two distinct individuals into one, viz., Sir Thomas Neville, slain at Wake

Treneglos, Kenwyn, Truro. field, who is recorded to have died s.p., and his THE TOPPER FAMILY (6th S. viii. 447 ; ix. 212). brother Sir John Neville, čr. 1470 Marquis of Mon-1-I am tempted by this correspondence to add tagu, whose male line became extinct in the next another theory (?) of the origin of the name, which generation, in his sons George, Duke of Bedford, I came from a young lady engaged as a kitchendegraded for poverty, 1477, and John Neville, maid, and is one of the most original accounts of buried at Salston. It may be worth while to note, the speaker's pedigree ever heard, Her mother's

ISH

maiden name, she asserted, was Tupper. Spanish hospice and became patron of pilgrims, gives the blood “ebbed and flowed in the family"; and they key to the prayer to him for buono albergo men. were descended from the river Tupper, which tioned at the last reference ; and the charitable flows between Spain and Italy, through a band habit of saying a prayer for the repose of the soul of Spanish pirates, who came up the Thames to of his parents originated, of course, in their being Redhill, and acquired enormous estates on both cut off without time to“ prepare for death." banks of the stream in that neighbourhood. “I

R. H. BUSK. say the tale as 'twas said to me." I certainly was surprised to find in this intellectual nineteenth

| St. Thomas's Day Custom (6th S. ix. 168).

The practice of collecting alms in the shape of corn century a human creature who could seriously

was, a quarter of a century ago, prevalent in many believe a family to have descended from a river.

HERMENTRUDE.

parts, if not the whole, of South and West Here

fordshire, and is probably in some remote places NAPOLEON A DARWINITE (6th S. viii. 514 ; ix. hardly extinct. It was called mumping or good176). — An older reference to predecessors of ing, and the mumpers were not widows only, but Darwin occurs in the following passage in New married women with their families. Sacks of ton's Principia :

wheat and barley were placed at the door of the “The world is not God as the Pantheists affirm; it farmhouses, and the dolo was served in a basin, did not exist from eternity as the Peripatetics taught; work people on the farm or parishioners having it was not made by Fate, &c., nor by the spontaneous the preference. I can well remember, more than energy and evolution of self-developing powers, as some

| half a century ago, having seen poor women going have affirmed in later days."

R. H. Bosk.

from house to house with large bags containing

grain upon their heads ; and the children did not GEORGE III.'s WATCH IN A FINGER-RING (6th S. I fail of their portions. The custom, I am told, still ix. 129).-In Finger-ring Lore we read the follow-prevails in the neighbourhood of Monmouth. I ing :

never heard any reason assigned for it. "In the Annual Register for 1764, we read that Mr.

T. W. WEBB, Arnold, of Devereux Court, in the Strand, watchmaker, Hardwick Vicarage. had the honor to present His Majesty, George III., with a most ourious repeating watch of his own making, TAOMAS LEVER (6th S. ix. 109, 215).- For data sel in a ring. The size of tho watch was something less concerning those mentioned under this heading, than a silver twopence; it contained 120 different parts, I see the Life of Charles Lever. by Fitz Patrick and weighed altogether five dwts., seven grains and three fourths,"

(Chapman & Hall, London, 1878), pp. 2, 3. . E. LEATON BLENKINSOPP.

FLORENCE EDGEWORTH. KING JAMES'S "BOOK OF SPORTS" (6th S. ix. 8,

BIRTHPLACE OF MATTHEW PRIOR (6th S. ix. 133). —

209).-When in Dorsetshire some time ago, I The Book of Sports set forth by K. James I. and

spent a pleasant afternoon in examining the grand K. Charles I. (for compiling of which Archbishop Land old minster at the little town of Wimborne. At was beheaded). With Remarks upon the same in Vin the west end of that church, and on the south dication of King Charles the First,

wall, right under a very peculiar orrery, I saw a was reprinted (pp. 5, and “Remarks," pp. 7) in an brass to the memory of Matthew Prior, stating, if octavo volume :

my recollection serves me, that he was born at A Collection of (16) Choice, Scarce, and Valuable Pamphill, near to Wimborne. Unfortunately, I Tracts. Being taken from Manuscripts and Printed did not transcribe the inscription, but no doubt Books, very uncommon and not to be found but in the your correspondent Miss MARY F. BILLINGTON, Libraries of the Curious. By a Gentleman who has

who was with me at the time, would copy it for searched after them for above Twenty Years. London, Printed for D. Browne at the Black Swan, without

your querist. I find a similar statement in Lewis's Temple Bar; and G. Strahan at the Golden Ball in | Topographical Dictionary. T. CANN HUGHES. Cornhill. 1721.

Chester. As the Book of Sports does not seem to be readily

CODLING (6th S. ix. 209).-If EBORACUM will accessible, I shall be glad to send a copy for publication if the editor wishes to have it." ESTE.

look at Yarrell's British Fishes (third edition), Fillongley, Coventry,

vol. i. p. 524, he will find that "the keeling" is

given as one of the names of the cod. Is not the TAE PARENTS OF ST. JULIAN (6th S. ix. 49, * codling” of Whitby and Scarborough the ling 176).--St. Julian is the representative in mediæval which is caught in the Orkneys, on the Yorkshire mythology of the man who, in all mythologies, is coast, in Cornwall, and the Scilly Islands? The fated to kill his parents. I have given the Roman lipg is one of the numerous family of cod, and the version as well as a curious variant in Folk-lore of origin of the word codling may, perhaps, have been Rome, pp. 203-12. The belief that St. Julian, in the coupling of the generic and specific names of penance for his involuntary crime founded a the fish,

G. F. R. B.

PILL GARLICK (6th S. viii. 168, 299, 398, 478). frontispiece represented Grace Darling and her -To the quotations already given the following father rowing in an open boat on the rough sea in passage may be added, from J. Wilson's The Pro- 1838 to rescue the crew of the Forfarshire steamer. jectors, 1665. Leanchops, speaking about his In Northumberland and the Border, by Walter master Suckdry, the usurer, says :

White, published some twenty years ago, may be "The devil's in him, and I am as weary of him as of found some interesting particulars of her heroic our last journey, which both of us perform'd on the conduct, and an account of her tomb in Bansame horse! As thus :-In the morning, about two borough churchyard. John PICKFORD, M.A. hours before him, out gets Peel Garlick, he jogs after, overtakes me, rides through the next town and a little HORN (6th S. ix. 28, 98).—The A.-S. has been beyond it, leaves palfrey agrazing for me and marches on himself."-11. i.

much trotted out lately, but I fear it will bardly F. C. BIRKBECK TERRY.

| furnish the required horn. Angles and Saxons

together may have occupied, perhaps, about one" FRENCH LEAVE" (6th S. viii. 514; ix. 133, third of Britain ; but several of the place-names 213).-Permit me to hazard a suggestion, or rather are beyond their tether, e. g., Lochs Hourn and a guess, for it is nothing more, that “French” in Kishorn, River Findhorn, &c. There are, appathe above phrase may possibly have no closer re- rently, more horns than one. On the Norse coast ference to the French people than what is implied I find Fläewärs Oerne, which may account for the in the word frank, which means free. May not watery side of the question. The King in King. the phrase have been originally " to take frank horn (like several Lowland Kings) may be akin to leave," that is, to quit one's post as if one were Kinloch.

C. W. C. master of one's own movements, and free to disregard the restraints whether of official superiors or PETTING-STONE (6th S. ix. 188).—This passage, of usual social observances ? When "frank leave” from Hutchinson, is cited by Brand, Popular became, as it might do," French leave," and the Antiquities, p. 397 (ed. 1877), who adds:connexion, or rather the identity, of the one with “The etymology there given is too ridiculous to be the other was forgotten (Dr. Murray will no doubt remembered. It is called petling lest the bride should tell us by-and-by when, if ever, that happened),

take pet with her supper." the phrase would be understood to mark some

Henderson (Folk - lore of Northern Counties, prominent peculiarity of leave-taking among the

p. 38) speaks of a similar stone at the village of French people. What that peculiarity was, or is,

Belford, in Northumberland, and says :no one has yet been able to explain, which is not

“This is called the louping stone, or petting stone, and to be wondered at if the above suggestion be cor

it is said on the spot that the bride must leave all her

pets and humours behind her when sbe crosses it." rect.

A. O. MOUNSEY.

Henderson refers to similar customs at Embleton, Jedburgh.

Bamburgb, and other places. I think it most SAMIAN WARE (6th S. ix. 255). - Happily | likely, however, that the word petting is simply a my worthy friend Mr. C. Roach Smith has no synonym for stepping, just as in Ayrshire pate claim to be called “the late." He is still, or was means step, probably from the French pied. This a week or two since, here with “ the minority." custom, like many other of our wedding customs,

E. WALFORD, M.A. is undoubtedly a relic of wife-capture. It used to Further correspondence to the same effect has been be, and in many places still is, the threshold of received.]

the husband's house that the bride is carried over,

The subject is fully discussed in McLennan's OLD ENGRAVING (6th S. ix. 249).-Our editor's Primitive Marriage; Farrar's Primitive Manners “surmise" was not very rash ; the description of land Customs, chap. vii.; Lubbock's Origin of the print in question answers exactly to that of Civilization, p. 68 ; Gomme's Folk-lore Relics of the portrait of Margaret Lucas, Duchess of New

| Early Village Life, p. 82, &c. castle, whose Poems were published in 1653, fol.,

J. W. CROMBIE. with another portrait prefixed, also engraved by

Balgownie, Aberdeen, P. van Schuppen, after Diepenbeck. She died in 1673. Diepenbeck spent some time in England,

Miscellaneous. where he was much employed by the Duke of Newcastle, for whom he made the designs for a

NOTES ON BOOKS, &o. book on horsemanship (see Bromley and Bryan). The Story of the University of Edinburgh. By Sir

JULIAN MARSHALL.

| Alexander Grant, Bart., LL.D., D.C.L., Principal and

Vice-Chancellor in the University. 2 vols. With Illus. GRACE DARLING (6th S. ix. 142, 190, 217, 251). | trations. (Longmans & Co.)

Io 1839 G. W. M. Reynolds wrote a story en- SIR ALEXANDER GRANT's two interesting volumes are titled Grace Darling; or, the Heroine of the

alike opportune and valuable. We have here not simply

an ordinary pièce de circonstance, brought out for a ter. Farne Islands, in his usual sensational style. It centenary, but a substantial addition to our knowledge was illustrated by whole-page engravings, and the of the history of a university which has a story worth telling. The narrative is full of incident, and the with Science and Folk-lore, contains much curious infor. appendices give evidence of long-continued and pains. mation. What is said about the number nine is specially taking research. The portraits, sketches of the various significant. picturesque bits of the old College, and the plans and

In the third part of Messrs. Cassell's Encyclopædic views of Edinburgh in the olden time, are all alike worthy of the theme which they illustrate. We can only, with

| Dictionary the list of compound words commencing with Sir Alexander himself,' regret that the necessary con

Alder, though, of course, not complete, is of creditable sideration of expense prevented our having more of them.

fulness. Under "Amphitheatre" excellent information But the grapbic style in which the Principal tells us of

is supplied. bnowballing, in “ Town and Gown" disturbances, of re- Two essays in Macmillan have special interest for our monstrances by the students, at one time against Anti- readers. The first is Mr. Harrison's " Historic London," Christ, the Pope of Rome," at another against the wearing in which it is claimed for us that we possess in London of gowns, invests the whole of his story with a picturesque the" most historic castle, the most venerable church and ness that really needs little in the way of assistance from burial.place, and the most memorable hall of justice the pencil of the artist. The account which Sir Alexander now extant on the earth." Let us hope that the con. prints of the disputation at Stirling before James VI., cluding prophecies will not come true. The second is in wbich the king himself took part, now for the im. “An Oxford College under James I. and Charles I.," by pugner, now for the defender, “in good Latin, and with the Warden of Merton.—The prelude to what seems much knowledge of the secrets of philosophy," is ex. likely to be a valuable and readable essay on the "Fore. tremely characteristic of the monarch, as Scott bas castings of Nostradamus" appears in Mr. Bogue's Anti. handed him down to us in bis really very faithful porquarian Magazine and Bibliographer. The Rev. J. Picktrait in the Fortunes of Nigel. In the result, his Sacred ford's account of “An Old Cheshire Family" and "The Majesty proclaimed himself openly “godfather to the Treasures of the Record Office" also attract attention.Colledge of Edinburgh." From James vi. to Victoria In the Contemporary Canon Westcott writes on “Euri. is a goodly reach of the stream of Time, down which the pides as a Religious Teacher" and Mr. Traill on “ Neobark of the College of Edinburgh has floated with vary Christianity and Mr. Arnold."-Mr. Swinburne's essay ing fortunes, for whose story we must refer our readers on “Wordsworth and Byron" in the Nineteenth Century to the pages' in wbich Sir Alexander Grant has made it is sufficiently outspoken to provoke considerable con. live. “Mater Oriel ” may well exult over ber distintroversy. guished son who rules over the College of Edinburgh, The Genealogist. Vol. VII. Edited by George W. Mar.

By the regretted death of Mr. Nicholas Trübner, who shall, LL.D. (Bell & Sons.)

expired at his residence, 29, Upper Hamilton Terraco, With the volume before us Dr. Marshall's labours come

Maida Vale, London has lost one of the most intelligent to an end. The geven volumes wbich he bas edited con

and spirited of her publishers. In him “N. & Q." detain a large mass of authentic genealogical material

plores an occasional contributor. A communication wbich will prove of great use to the county historian.

signed by his well-known initials appeared in our last The extracts from parish registers are a most important

number. Mr. Trübner's manly physique and general feature, which, we trust, will be continued in future

strength of system gave promise of prolongation for issues.

many years of his useful and valuable life.
We have received The Bible in Waverley; or, Sir
Waller Scott's Use of the Sacred Scriptures, by Nicholas
Dickson (Edinburgh, Black). The writer is evidently

Potices to Correspondents. very familiar not only with Holy Scripture, but also with We must call special attention to the following nolices: the writings of the great novelist. He has gone through On all communications must be written the name and the whole of the sacred volume, and pointed out, step address of the sender, not necessarily for publication, but by step, how very much Sir Walter Scott was indebted

as a guarantee of good faith. to it for his illustrations. Mr. Dickson's labour will not

We cannot undertake to answer queries privately. have been in vain if it convinces any of his readers that

F. HOPKINSON, F.S.A. (“ Ballad of the Four Maries"). the Bible is, apart from its sacred functions, the most important help towards style which we possess.

-Under different headings the ballad in question may

be found in Scott's Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border, Tue Derbyshire Archæological and Natural History | Kinloch's Scottish Ballads, Motherwell's Minstrelsy, Society's Journal, Vol. VI., for 1884, comes before us and Child'

and Child's English and Scottish Ballads (Boston, 8 vols., after a hiatus valde deflendus in its receipt. The present

reprinted by Sampson Low, 1861). A fragment is to be issue is fully as interesting as the last which was sent,

found in Maidment's North Countrie Garland, and is reand sbould certainly be in the bands of genealogists as

printed in Buchan's Gleanings, p. 164. In Buchan's well as of the lovers of natural science." The Darley.

larger collection (ii. 190) is an inferior version, with a dale Parish Registers," communicated by Mr. Sleigb, 1 different catastrophe, called "Warenston and the Duke contain many quaint entries and not a few remarkable

of York's Daughter." Child, in his admirable collection Christian names. We should like, however, to see them

noted above, reprints “ The Queen's Marie" (from Scott printed in full, instead of being tantalized by extracts.

assumably), Motherwell's "Marie Hamilton,' and, in an Mr. 8. O. Addy contributes an important "List of Vills

appendix, Maidment's fragment, “Mary Hamilton,” and Freeholders of Derbyshire, 1633,” and an interesting account of a last-century worthy, Charles Balguy, M.D.

| A. (“Duke of Albany ").-See current number, p. 266, The Balguys, or Balgays, we incline to agree with Pegge

NOTICE. in considering a Scottish family which attempted to Editorial Communications should be addressed to “The father itself upon an English stock, the Cheshire

Editor of Notes and Queries'"- Advertisements and Baguleys, without the slightest proof. Balgay is, we | Business Letters to “ The Publisher"-at the Office, 20, believe, a place-name near Dundee.

Wellington Street, Strand, London, W.C. A PAPER of high interest, read by our valued contri. We beg leave to state that we decline to return com. butor Mr. Frederick E, Sawyer before the Brighton and munications which, for any reason, we do not print; aod Sussex Natural History Society, on Numbers in Connexion to this rule we can make no exception,

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