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LONDON, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 17, 1863. such a surname as Drunckeman would point out
an individual definitely; now the title would inCONTENTS.-No. 94.
clude an immense mass of our population, and NOTES:- Early Surnames, 301 - Sir Walter Vane, 302– “ be vagueness itself.” A neglected Biography: Lionel Lukin, Ib.
This sort of reasoning may appear rather illogiMINOR NOTES:- Epigram - Menon: Le Prix des Anglais Paint and Patches - Cormorants caught with the Hand
cal, but the Cumberland ecclesiastic is not reSurnames ending in “cox” – The Brothers Cunning
markable for wondrous argumentative powers, save ham, the Botanists, 303.
in the minds of fanatics, tract-ridden old ladies QUERIES:- Lieutenant General John Adlercron – Arms with cats, and rabid reformed votaries of the bottle Wanted - Austrian Motto: the Five Vowels - Berry or Bury - Brian, King and Martyr - George Bright, Dean of
or beer-pot. St. Asaph, 1689-Mrs. Cokain at Ashburne Cromwellian In my last communication I alluded to Mr Grants - William Cuningham (or Kenningham), M.D. Eels - Eglantine - Eliot of Cornwall - Epigram - Ficti
Bugg; this week I have met with a Mr. Buggy tious Appellations - Jack the Giant Killer" Journal or Bugy, whose wife's name was Dionisia. How des Guillotines " - - William Kerr, Third Earl of Lothian well that sounds-Dionisia Buggy! Numismatic Queries - Papa and Mamma – Joshua Peel
Buggy, Phænix Family - The Prince Imperial, a Son of st. Esq., or rather William Buggy, Esq., lived in Louis -- Sarah Leigh Pyke -- Ranulph de Meschines — St. Dorsetshire about 1230. (M. A. Koll, No. 35.) Peter's-in-the-East, Oxford, &c., 304.
Poor jilted girl, take comfort! Men were QUERIES WITH ANSWERS: -- John Donne, Son of Dr. Donne Caxton's First Book - Dark House - Shakspeare's
always fickle. Wm. Frescheluve comes into court Daughter's Tombstone--St. Bartholomew's Church Smith- to give evidence in favour of our assertion. Yes, field - St. Pancras, Middlesex - Sir William Myers — Al- this Gloucestershire person indubitably was the fred Bunn, 307.
worthy, predecessor of the genus "he-flirt," a race REPLIES: Sedechias, 309 Expedition to Carthagema, which is unhappily increased by the unmercenari
Ib. - Heath Beer, 310 - Heraldic: Right to continue Arms, 312 - Archbishop Leighton's Library Guido ness of mothers and chaperones in '63. Fawkes – Lord Chatham: Spanish Language - An An- take “Airt " in its lowest sense. We don't refer cient Custom - Paul Jones – Bible Translators - The Monogram of Constantine - Flamborough Tower – Deri. to the ball-room butterfly and his “chaff," but to vation of Pamphlet — Siege of Belgrade – Arms of Pizarro the regular professional male heart-breaker. Oh, - Portraits of Dr. Johnson - Squair Men of Dumfries Sermon against Vaccination, &c., 313.
changeable Wm. Frescheluve! Oh, weather-vane Notes on Books, &c.
modern Freshloves! Do you wish for a reference to W. F.? M. A. Roll, 18, 19 Hen. III.
Temprenoyse. Robert Temprenoyse of Suffolk, M. A. Notes.
Roll, 25 Hen. III.
William Crist, Bideford, 27 Hen. III., ditto.
Reginald le Birdeman, Worcester, same year.
Geoffry Polekyn, Cambridgeshire, as before.
Roger Behindethedore of Surrey, M. A. Roll, 27 Hen. I have much pleasure in contributing a second III. (Mr. Behindethedore, who were you hiding from, or list of uncommon surnames to the pages of
whom were you watching as a spy? Well, I suppose you “N. & Q."
can't speak for yourself.]
Tristam le Esquier of co. Hereford, M. A. Roll, 25 It is with feelings of regret that I record the
Hen. III. existence of a Mr. Warin Drunckeman, who was Robert Hoppeshort of Chelworth, Wilts, same year and of the liberty of St. Aldred, London, 19 Henry roll. III. (Miscellaneous Assize Rolls, No. 61.)
Richard Drinkpeny, Norfolk, ditto. A certain north country dean, whose zeal ex
Wm. de Galiolo of Notts. Notts County Bag Pleas, 9
Edw. I. ceeds his common sense, would do well to read
Hugh Svetbichebon, Hunts., M. A. Roll, circa 27 Hen. us a lesson in connection with the surname of III. Drunckeman. He might compare the sobriety Roger Hundredsreve, Hunts., M. A. Roll, 27 Hen. III. of England in the thirteenth with the sobriety of William Makebeverage, M. A. Roll, 27 Hen. III. England in the nineteenth century, declaring at
Stephen Harmgod, Kent, M. A. Roll, 27 Hen. III.
Litserest. Robt. Litlerest, Northampton, M. A. Roll, the same time that there could be no doubt we
27 Hen. III. [Fidgetty fellow! fidgetty fellow! why exceed more in liquors spiritual than our ances- couldn't you keep quiet?] tors did in 1200. He should instance this very Wm. Spendeluve of Southwark, London, M. A. Roll, surname of Drunkman to support his theory.
19 Hen. III. Why? Then listen :-Is it not clear that Warin
Geoffry Aaron of Essex, M. A. Roll, 25 Hen. III.
William Svettibedde of Thurstanton, M. A. Roll, same or Warin's forefathers must have been singular in
year. their depravity ? Now-a-days “Drunkman ”
Roger Goldraven, Essex, M. A. Roll, anno 27. would point out thousands and tens of thousands. Robt. Warpelok, Suff., anno 27. You might as well call a man Drunkman for dis- Wm. Hudspeny of Corf, Dorset, anno 27. tinction as you might call a man Smith where the Richard Schyppewallebothem! of Lancaster, County Smiths abound, or John Jones in Wales. But
Bags, Lancaster, 9 Edw. I.
Ric. Catteflok of Westmoreland, M. A. Roll, 31 Hen. in by-gone eras it was different. Then the vice
III. of intemperance was rare-confined to a few-and Robert Loveriche of York, anno 31.
Alice Saunzmaunche (or Sleeveless), anno 31.
Papers. They show that he was inimical to Ric le Ragged of Derby, anno 31.
Cromwell's government, and that his movements Alan Makesemblant, Bedf., anno 31. Walt Largemeyns (or Big-hands), Suff., M. A. Roll, 32
were closely watched. Hen. III.
In 1664, during the first Dutch war, he went as Hen. Shakelaunce (compare Shakespear) of Linc. 33 Envoy to the Elector of Brandenburgh. The Hen. III.
illustrious John Locke accompanied him as seWm. Wytepese of Kent, same year.
cretary: Thos. le Heymonger of Heref., same year. Joh. Maleshowers of Norf., same year.
On August 17, 1668, about which time he was Alice, daughter of Wm. Waggespere, held land in
made Major-General, he was appointed Colonel Leverton, Lincoln. Şame records and year. Compare of the 3rd Regiment of Foot (then called the Waggespear with Shakespeare.
Holland regiment). He was also Marshal of the Wm. Portebref (or Carry-writ?) of Wilts, anno 34. Field in the Spanish service. In the winter of John Sifteferthing of Norfolk, 34 Hen. III.
1673, the States General obtained permission to Wm. Scaythemaker of Norwich, anno 34. Adam Swyne of Soms., anno 34.
employ English and Scotch troops ; and he raised Walt Bonsquier, Northt, anno 34.
for them the regiment now known as the 6th John Ulf hund, (Wolf-hound?) of Suffolk, anno 34. Foot, of which he was made Colonel, Dec. 12, William Godskalf, same county and year.
1673; being at, or about that time, constituted Adam Godegram of Somerset, anno 34.
Major-General in the Dutch service.
He displayed distinguished bravery in the batRobt. Wynneferling of Norf, same year.
tle of Seneffe (Aug. 1, 1674); where he was 80 Robt. Scathelok of Notts, anno 34.
severely wounded, that he died at Mops two days Rog. Lecherwhyt or Letherwhyt of Linc., anno 34. afterwards, being interred in the great church at
Joh. de Apiltreherit of Lanc., Lanc. County Bags Pleas, the Hague, in the cloister whereof is the follow16 Edw. I. John le Enfaunt, M. A. Rolls, 6 Hen. III., co. Bucks.
ing inscription : Thomas Altekyrkeyard of Derby, Derby County Bag “ Hic juxta reponuntur exuviæ WALTERI VANE, miliPleas, 9 Edw. I.
tis, filii quinti Henrici Vane militis, Carolo Primo Magnæ John Bonqueor (or Good-heart?) of Carnarvon, 1335, Britanniæ Regi a sacris conciliis et secretarii Principal. Records of Carnarvon.
Qui a serenissimo Principe Auriaco Campo præfectus, Thomas Godchepp of Surrey, M. A. Roll, circa 26, 27 media inter agmina, forti manu, sed fortiori animo, in Hen. III.
Prælio Seneffensi, Hostium impetum et rabiem repellens, Wm. Buckeskin of Norf., anno 27.
Cæco sed inexpugnabili marte percussus, Montii oppido Charles de la Wardrob of Norfolk, same year.
quod est Hannoniæ, Anno Dom. M.DC.LXXIIII., Ætatis sue 4. Y. LV.III. Nonas Augusti Invictam per vulnera reddidit
To him his brother-in-law, Sir Robert Hony. SIR WALTER VANE.
wood, dedicated his translation of Nani's History, He was fifth son of Sir Henry Vane, Secretary
1673; wherein he acknowledges Sir Walter's love of State to Charles I., by Frances, daughter of and kindness to him and his, exercised with a Thomas Darcy, Esq.
generosity without many examples. The Parliament on May 7, 1649 (at which peprobable that he married a daughter of Sir Robert
He is said to have died without issue; but it is riod he was a Knight and Lieut.-Colonel), granted Stone, as he addressed that gentleman as bis him a pass to go into Holland, with leave to tran
father. sport six horses custom and import free.
C. H. & THOMPSON COOPER. July 2, 1651, when the Parliament received a
Cambridge. report from St. John and Strickland, the ambassadors to the States General, there was read in the House a letter from Arthur Arscott to Sir Walter Vane, touching the letter intercepted
A NEGLECTED BIOGRAPHY: LIONEL LUKIN. from him to Sir Gilbert
Gerard. It was resolved It seems strange that in a country surrounded that the Parliament did declare, that for anything on all sides by the ocean, and induced alike by appearing to them, notwithstanding the letter and choice and circumstances to promote an efficient suspicion concerning Sir Walter Vane, he might navy, so little attention should have been paid to and was at liberty to resort into England as any the production of means for saving life from other person then beyond the seas, and belonging perils by sea.' Still stranger is it that when at to the Commonwealth, might do.
length the invaluable principle of the life-boat We find him much in Holland, in 1654, 1655, was discovered, the invention should have met and 1656; but he was occasionally, during that with scant encouragement, and the inventor been period, at his father's houses : Fairlawn in Kent, allowed to live without notice, and to die without and Raby Castle, co. Durham. Many intercepted honour. To Sir David Brewster is due the merit letters, to and from him, are in Thurloe's State of having carefully investigated the somewhat intricate history which belongs to this important
Minor Aates. discovery, and of having given a late, though hearty, recognition to the claims of Mr. Lionel
EPIGRAM. - Simultaneously with the election Lukin.
of the late Professor Scholefield to the chair of I must refer your readers to Sir David's in. Greek in this university, a namesake convicted of teresting contribution to a recent number of an offence then capital, with difficulty obtained a Good Words * for particulars of the origin and commutation of his sentence. The Professor was development of life-boat construction ; but I supposed to owe his election to the following cashould be glad to preserve in your pages a few pricious chance. In the absence of one of the notes respecting “the undoubted inventor."
electors, the Master of Christ's (John Kaye, also Lionel Lukin was born at Dunmow, in Essex, Bishop of Lincoln) the locum tenens, not holding May 18, 1742. He was the youngest son of the Master's proxy, but exercising an independent William Lukin of Blatches, in Little Dunmow, by right of choice, asked a friend for wbom the Mashis wife Anne, daughter of James Stokes, and ter of Trinity intended to vote. “For Hugh grandson of Robert Lukin, of Wellstye in Barns- James Rose," was the answer. “Then I shall vote ton, by Dorothy, daughter of Lionel Lane of Fel- for Scholefield," was the ready, if not reasonable, stead. The Lukins are an old Essex family, reply of the locum tenens. whose descent is duly recorded in the Heraldic The author of the epigram was the late Sir Visitations of the county. Mr. Lionel Lukin was John Mortlock, brother-in-law of the bishop, and seventh in descent from Geoffrey Lukyn, to father-in-law of my lamented friend Dr. Donaldson, whom Henry VIII. granted the manor of Mash- who communicated it to me, adding that the celebury, and bore as arms, “ Argent, a lion rampant brated Lord Norbury once told the author that gules, over all a bend paly of six, or and az.” + he had never himself made nor heard a better :
Mr. Lukin's first cousin was Dr. George Lukin, Dean of Wells, &c., whose son, Vice-Admiral
“ Two Scholefields in London and Cambridge of late
Have met, I am told, with a similar fate: Lukin, assumed the name of Windham on ac
The one was transported to Botany Bay, quiring the estate of that family at Felbrigg, in The other translated to Golgotha; * Norfolk.
And the Johnians all say, there were lacking, that day, Mr. Lukin settled in London, and in a short The noose of Jack Ketch and the vous of John Kaye.” time was at the head of an eminent coach-building
DARSIE TORCHHILL. firm in Long Acre. In 1767 he became a member of the Coachmakers' Company, and retired from
MENON: LE PRIX DES ANGLAIS. The fol business in 1824. He enjoyed the friendship of lowing is part of a letter from a French lady, the Prince-Regent, and of many members of the dated September 3 :aristocracy of mind and fashion," amongst whom “ La ville de Cannes était une ville morte, toutes les he acquired the reputation of being a man of boutiques fermées, et impossible même de se procurer un polished wit, as well as of great scientific attain- morceau de mouton, encore moins de bouf. Les naturels ments. The Records of the Patent Office would,
du pays se nourissent de soupe à l'huile et à la tomate, et I think, show that other inventions besides the quand ils se permettent la luxe d'un morceau de riande,
cette viande c'est du menon. Or, vous ne savez pas ce life-boat engaged his attention. Among the rest que c'est que du menon, et je vous en félicite : c'est du was one by which he sought to render fit for food mouton de chèvre. Quand c'est cuit, cela ressemble exthe refuse of animals, man included. Upon this trêmement à du cuir bouilli. A tout ce que ma fille deinvention he bestowed much time and trouble,
mandait pour tâcher de me nourrir, on lui répondrait and lost a considerable amount of money.
qu'il n'y en aurait qu'après le 15 Septembre, quand vien
nent les Anglais. Ces Anglais sont des gens bien extraOn leaving business, he settled at Hythe, in ordinaires. Ils répandent leurs belles fortunes partout, et Kent, and there died, at an advanced age, Feb- les environs de Cannes sont maintenant couverts de Villas ruary 16, 1834.
élégantes entourées de magnifiques jardins, si bien qu'on Mr. Lukin was twice married, and, by his first se croirait à Torquay ou à Bournemouth. Pour les gens wife Anne, widow of Henry Gilder of Dunmow, que ma femme de chambre ne dit pas un mot de Français
du pays nous passons pour des Anglaises, d'autant plus and daughter of Walker, left issue two
et grâce à cette qualité, on nous fait tout payer le quadchildren, viz. Lionel, of Cowham House, Batter- ruple de ce que cela devrait être. Cela s'appelle le prix sea, who died in 1839, leaving issue, and Anne, des Anglais." who married John Helyar Rocke of Closworth,
M. co. Somerset, who died in 1857, also leaving
PAINT AND Patches. The following early inissue. CHARLES J. ROBIxson, M.A.
stance of the use of paint and patches by the fair sex, if not already noticed in “N. & Q.," may
interest your readers : they are both taken from • Good Words, Part x. p. 688.
t Cl. Norfolk, ix. 132; penes Coll. Arm., where the * Alas! this word will soon be forgotten, as I am sorry pedigree is fully traced.
to say “ Harry.soph” is already.
John Evelyn's Diary – the former under date of the interminable wilderness, and from subsequent facts 1654, the latter under date of 1677 :
which came to light, there is every reason to believe that
he was murdered by the natives. In memory of his sad “I now observed how the women began to puint them
fate and invaluable services to the colony, the governselves, formerly a most ignominious thing, and used only ment have erected an obelisk in the Botanic Garden at by prostitutes.
Sydney." “Her face (i. e. the Duchess of Newcastle's), discovers the facility of the sex, in being yet persuaded it deserves Now, in the first place, it was not Allan Cunthe esteem years forbid, by the infinite care she takes to ningham that accompanied Sir T. L. Mitchell as place the curls and patches."
D. M. STEVENS.
botanist. It was a younger brother, Richard CunGuildford.
ningham, who met the sad fate just alluded to.
A monument to his memory was placed by his CORMORANTS CAUGHT WITH THE HAND. — In brother Allan in the Scotch church in Sydney. Goldsmith's Animated Nature we are informed that
The obelisk that is erected in the Botanic Garthe Rev. Mr. Bingley, in the year 1798, saw a den is to the memory of Allan Cunningham, who cormorant that had been caught with the hand, died on June 27, 1839. It was subscribed for when perched at the top of a rock near the town by his personal friends, the government having of Caernaryon. And in the year 1793, a cor- nothing
to do with its erection. (See London Jourmorant was seen sitting'on the vane of St. Mar- nal of Botany, 1842, p. 291). R. HEWARD. tin's steeple, Ludgate Hill, and was there shot. Kensington. To these I would add the following: one morning during the past summer I observed from my bedroom window a large bird settled on the lawn,
Queries. but a short distance from the house, which I soon
LIEUT.-GENERAL JOHN ADLERCRON.
Where discovered to be a cormorant; here it remained some time quite at ease, luxuriating in the morn
can I find particulars of this general officer, and ing's sun. Seeing it evinced no desire to remove,
of what family he was a member? I cannot meet it was caught with the hand without any trouble, try, part 1. (1855). In Pue's Occurrences, July
with any mention of him in Burke's Landed Gensaving that it gave the person who caught it a slight squeeze. "Having been kept a prisoner for 29, 1766, the following notice of his death apa few hours, I liberated it myself
, when, after peared :dressing its feathers, and giving sundry wistful
"Sunday last, at his house at the Black Rock (near glances around, it flew away towards the sea with Dublin), of an apopletic fit; after eating a hearty dinner,
Lieutenant-General John Adlercron, Colonel of the 39th great rapidity. I have no doubt that this bird regiment of foot.” had taken an over-plenteous meal, and had thus
ABABA. . become stupid and careless.
ARMS WANTED. - What were the arms and JOHN BOWEN ROWLANDS.
crest of the poet Campbell ? CARILFORD. SURNAMES ENDING IN cox.”—The late Ross Capetown. Cox, Esq., of Dublin, a gentleman of considerable AUSTRIAN MOTTO: THE FIVE VOWELS.– Who literary ability, and author of a work on British
was the Emperor of Germany who assumed the Columbia, Hudson's Bay Company, and the Rocky modest motto of the five vowels : “A. E. 1. 0. U.?", Mountains, had a curious collection of surnames
They represented the sentence: “ Alles Erdending in " cox." The number amounted to reich Ist Oesterreich Unterthan" certainly over fifty, and was collected by himself Imperare Orbi Universo). and friends in all parts of the world. A lady, Has the motto ever been used upon coins or some years ago, offered him a considerable sum
J. WOODWARD. of money for the original list, but he refused the
New Shoreham. offer. The list, I believe, is in possession of his son, a gentleman who is well-known to the Dublin BERRY OR Bury.—The field at Bignor in which literati.
the Roman pavements are is called in the leases Liverpool.
66 the Berry.' THE BROTHERS CUNNINGHAM, THE BOTANISTS.
Are there any other instances of the application In the article “ Australia,” in the last edition of mains are or have been extant?
of this word to fields or places where Roman re
C. the Encyclopædia Britannica, an incorrect account is given relative to the two brothers Allan and BRIAN, KING AND MARTYR.-Sir Harris NicoRichard Cunningham, the botanists. It is stated las in his useful Chronology of History, pubunder the section of Sir T. L. Mitchell's disco- lished in Lardner's Cabinet Cyclopædia, gives us, veries on the Bogan River, New South Wales p. 102, sq., “The Roman and Church Calendar," (1835), that
where, at March 12, we read, “St. Gregory, Pope. "The botanist Allan Cunningham was lost from the Brian, K. and M.” I cannot find elsewhere any main body of the party in his rambling for plants through mention of this king and martyr; he is not to be
(Austriæ Est found even in the Irish martyrologies, to which Abbey, and on Eel-pie Island ? Perhaps Moule's his name naturally sends us. Who was he? and Heraldry of Fish may give the names of some what was Sir H. Nicolas's authority for making families which owe their origin to eels. him a saint, commemorated on St. Gregory's day? I should also be obliged for the quotations of Is there not some curious blunder?
any epigrams on the proverbial difficulty of hold
HIBERNICUS. ing an eel: such as the “Anguilla est, elabitur" GEORGE BRIGHT, DEAN OF ST. Asaph, 1689–
of Plautus, and the Greek expression of Tợ Opią
W. H. 1696.-I wish particularly to know of what family v čYXEAUV. Where does this occur ? the above "was, whom he married, and if he EGLANTINE. Milton in Allegro, v. 47, says had a daughter, wife to the Samuel Wright of “Through the sweet briar or the vine, whom I have already sent a Query?
Or the twisted eglantine.”
Nares in his Glossary says eglantine has sometimes Seaton-Carew, co. Durham.
been erroneously taken for the honeysuckle, and it MRS. COKAIN AT ASHBURNE.- Several of Dr. seems that Milton so understood it by his calling it Donne's letters are addressed to this lady. Who twisted. If not, he must have meant the wild rose; was she, and whom did she marry ?
CPL. but Nares does not say what wild rose. There is CROMWELLIAN Grants. —Can any correspon
the Rosa canina, and the Rosa arvensis, but they dent give me, through the medium of“ N. &'Q.,"
are not twisted. I cannot find from whence Milton a list of Cromwellians of gentle blood, if any there lower than the Roså rubiginosa - sweet briar. I
obtained the name eglantine, as meaning any other were, who received grants of lands in Queen's County, Ireland, and from what English counties / find the following lines in one of Drummond's
Sonnets they came ?
“Cheeks more fair than fairest eglantine ;” WILLIAM CUNINGHAM (OR KENNINGHAM) M.D, and the description here of the colour of the William Cuningham, author of the scarce and flower does not agree with the colour of the sweet learned old treatise The Cosmographical Glasse, briar. He might have meant the honeysuckle, as conteinyng the pleasant Principles of Cosmographie, one variety has pale flowers. Wither, in his poems, Geographie, Hydrographie or Navigation, (Lond., has – fo. 1559), is, we are persuaded, identical with Wil
“Fair woodbines which about the hedges twine, liam Kenningham, whose Almanack or Progno- Smooth privet, and the sharp-scent eglantine." stication for 1558, bas been noticed in your pages
Here the woodbine, or honeysuckle, is distin(1st S. xi. 435). We find that by the latter name he had the degree of M.B. from this University in guished from the eglantine or sweet briar. I 1557, under a grace stating that he had studied should like to know when eglantine was first used
as applied to the honeysuckle. S. BEISLY. physic for seven years, and had been examined
Sydenham. and approved by Doctors Walker and. Hatcher. He is supposed to have been about twenty-six
ELIOT OF CORNWALL.—Mention is made of the years of age at this period, as his portrait prefixed monument of John Eliot in the church of Cranto the Cosmographical Glasse represents him in borne, Dorset (3rd S. i. 445). The monument is his twenty-eighth year. It is probable that he surmounted by the family arms, consisting of a received the doctorate at Heidelberg. He re
shield with twelve quarterings, and label for moved in the early part of the reign of Elizabeth difference. Hutchins does not particularise them. from Norwich to London, where his residence was The height at which the arms are placed renders in Coleman Street. In 1563 he gave lectures at it difficult to blazon them; but so well as I was Surgeons' Hall, and he published an Almanack or able to distinguish the bearings, they are as Prognostication for 1566. Any subsequent notice follows: of him will be acceptable, and the date of bis
1. Ar. fess gu. between three bars, wavy sa. (Eliot.) death is particularly desired.
2. Ar. chev. gu. between three castles sa.
3. Trefoil. C. H. & THOMPSON COOPER.
4. Sa., spear in pale between two mullets or. Cambridge.
5. Ar. chev. gu. between three negroes' heads. EELS. — Will any of your correspondents be
6. Ar. boar's head erased, between three mullets, gu. kind enough to give me the names of any places or
7. Az, bend sinister (charge?], label of five points.
8. Ar. three boars' heads couped sa, persons that appear to be derived from this fish ?
9. Erm. on a canton, a horse's head couped. Ely, Ellesmere, Elmore, Aalborg in Jutland, are 10. Fusilly [?], a lion rampant, or. said to obtain their names from the eel. Bede is 11. A stag springing forwards. one authority, I believe, for this derivation of
12. Ar. on a chiet sa., three mullets or. Ely. It is said that the rents were formerly paid I do not vouch for the strict accuracy of all in eels. Where can I refer for information on these bearings, for the reason I have stated; but this subject; as also, on the eel-fisheries of Sion I apprehend they may yet afford data suggestive