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A SINGULAR GENERAL: GUÉRIN DE MONTAIGU were stopped, and their money demanded, by a (3rd S. iii. 469.) – Il est très-aisé de satisfaire la man who presented a pistol at them. Among curiosité de M. Robt. WRIGHT au sujet du singu- them all they could only muster half a crown. lier général dont parle le général Wolfe, et qui When they passed on the Prince remarked, “Don't n'avait plus qu'un tout ce que les autres hommes you know that fellow who robbed us? 'I could ont deux. Ce guerrier si étrangement mutilé swear to him anywhere; it is Champneys, the était le comte de Rantzau, Maréchal de France. singer.” No stir was made about the event, or (Voyez sa généalogie dans le Dict. de Moréri, the apprehension of the offender. The house at édit. de 1759.) Il mourut au mois de septembre which they had been amusing themselves was a 1650, dans un âge peu avancé. Rantzau avait sufficient reason for the Prince to avoid exposure. toutes les qualités d'un grand général. On dit These are the circumstances precisely as narrated qu'il avait été tellement mutilé dans les guerres to me more than forty years ago by Colonel Lowqu'il ne lui restait plus qu'un mil, qu’une oreille, ther, one of the party.
SENEX. un bras, et une jambe. C'est ce qui donna lieu à l'épitaphe suivante :
THE GRAVE OF ANNE BOLEYN (3rd S. iii. 488,
515.)-In a small French publication,* edited by “Du corps du grand Rantzau tu n'as qu'une des parts: L'autre moitié resta dans les plaines de Mars.
Francisque Michel, the indefatigable scholar and Il dispersa partout ses membres et sa gloire.
antiquary, I find it is stated that Anne Boleyn Tout abattu qu'il fut, il demeura vainqueur:
was buried in the Tower. The following are the Son sang fut en cent lieux le prix de sa victoire, words of the letter, the title of which is quoted Et Mars ne lui laissa rien d'entier que le cæur.”
in part below: Le portrait du Maréchal de Rantzau se voit au “ And one of her ladies then took up the head, and the Musée de Versailles. Il a été gravé in-folio par others the body; and covering them with a sheet, did Boulanger; il fait aussi partie du recueil in 4o de put them into a chest which there stood ready, and carMontcornet.
ried them to the church which is within the Tower;
where, they say, she lieth buried with the others." Oserai-je, à mon tour, m'adresser pour un éclaircissement qui m'intéresse aux lecteurs des In M. Michel's publication, the letter is given “N. & Q." qui s'occupent des recherches généa- in Portuguese, English, and French. The English logiques ? J'ai publié récemment les (Euvres de translation is by Viscount Strangford. The EngMaurice et d'Eugénie de Guérin, dont plusieurs lish version had been published before by Sir Revues anglaises ont déjà rendu compte. Eugénie Nicolas Harris Nicolas ; but the original in Pordit, dans une Notice sur sa famille:
tuguese was printed by M. Michel apparently for “ Les chroniques de notre maison la disent d'origine the first time, and was probably written by an vénitienne. On la trouve établie en France au commence-eye-witness.
J, MACRAY. ment du neuvième siècle, vu un Guérin, ou plutôt Guarini, était comte d'Auvergne. D'après Moréri, ce fut la HEAD MASTERS OF REPTON SCHOOL (3rd S. iii. souche des Guérin de Montaigu, qui ont été long temps 512.)—As an old Reptonian, I venture to supplecomtes de Salisbury."
ment the reply you give to this Query. The Ce que je désirais beaucoup savoir, c'est si l'as- palmy days of that school certainly did not end sertion de Moréri est exacte, et comment les with Dr. Sleath. The Head Mastership of the Guérin de Montaigu, d'Auvergne, sont devenus Rev. J. H. Macaulay, M.A., commencing in 1830, comtes de Salisbury, en Angleterre ?
and closed by his untimely death in 1840, was Agréez, je vous prie, Monsieur, l'assurance de fruitful in honours gained by Reptonians at both ma considération la plus distinguée.
Universities. He was succeeded by the Rev. L'EDITEUR DE MAURICE
Thomas Williamson Peile, D.D. (the editor of the ET D'EUGÉNIE DE GUÉRIN. Choephore and Agamemnon), in 1841; and that Bibliothèque de Caen.
gentleman's retirement, in 1854, made way for ATTACK ON THE PRINCE OF WALES (3rd S. iv. 9.) whom the school flourishes to the extent its
the present able Head Master, Dr. Pears; under The late Colonel Lowther, for forty years M.P. warmest friends could desire. for Westmoreland, and a cousin of James Earl of
Full information respecting the school and hosLonsdale, was a constant companion of George IV. when Prince of Wales, in the Carlton House pital may be gathered from the History of Repton, revels at the close of the last century. He fre- It was printed by Woodfáll & Kinder, and sold
published in 1854, and ably edited by Dr. Bigsby: quently described to me the attack on the Prince by Richard Keene, Irongate, Derby. of Wales, to which, probably, your correspondent, The list of the Head Masters of the school, from KAPPA, refers. The Prince and a party, among whom was old Colonel Lowther, General Hulse, and others whose names I do not remember, had de Lisbonne sur l'Exécution d’Anne Boleyn, Lord Roch
* Lettre d'un Gentilhomme Portugais à un de ses amis been to a house of ill repute in Berkeley Street. ford, Brereton, Norris, Smeton, et Weston, etc. Svo, They were returning up Hay Hill, when they "Paris, 1832.
1621 to the present time, will be found at p. 177 The Rev. C. Forster, in his Oriental Treatises, of the work referred to.
alludes (only in a cursory way) to Brockman's Among the Under-Masters of the school, in journals.
J. L. past days, were Dr. Lightfoot, the great Hebrew Dublin. scholar (1621); and Lewis, translator of the RIDING THE STANG (2nd S. x. 477, 519; xii. Thebaid of Statius.
411, 483.) – I was preparing a note on this cusMEANING OF BOUMAN (3rd S. iii. 512.)— The tom, thinking it peculiar to Yorkshire ; but I word “ Bouman” is, as you say, not in Jamieson ; been noticed in the volumes above-named, as
found by reference to your former series that it has neither is the word “Bowing," pronounced booing; although in every Scotch newspaper there having occured in several counties. This noisy are advertisements of " Bowings to be let.” A ceremony has been twice performed this month in farmer, having more grass land than he means to
this locality: one of which passed off with impufarm, lets it off as a Bowing: that is, he under- nity, but the other came to grief, and figures in takes to find pasture for à certain number of the police reports of a local paper, charged with cows, for which he receives so much a head from
obstructing the highway. the Bowman ; whose name I presume comes, not
I will now put myself in order by making a from Boucht, but from the word for cows and note, and asking a question.
Note. The women of my parish look oxen which occurs in so many languages.
, in his Dictionary of Archaic and Pro. riding the stang as a good old custom, and that vincial Words, gives : “ Booing, roaring, bleating, it; and the old women say it is a legal ceremony
the police are very officious by interfering with making a noise like cattle."
J. C. M.
if it is performed in three townships. If less than “Right WORSHIPFUL THE MAYOR" (3rd S. iii. three, the man has legal remedy on the plea of 517, 518.)— We are obliged to your correspondent defamation of character. BRISTOLIENSIS, for having dug out what appears Query. Stang! unde derivatur ? Here it means to be a genuine “Right Worshipful Mayor,”
a pole. Stanging a cart (much practised in this the commission from the crown office being so hilly country) is fixing a pole across the wheel, so addressed to him; and his powers, like those as to act like a drag going down a hill. On the of the mayor of Yarmouth (see p. 378) being other hand, Johnson says it is a perch, derived peculiar and very extensive within his jurisdic- from stæng, and quotes examples from Swift:tion. This seems entirely to agree with the
“ These fields were intermingled with woods of half a opinion ably expressed by Mr. King, in the page stang, and the tallest tree appeared to be seven feet cited above; and seems to make a proper distinc- high.” tion, by having the generality of mayors worship
GEORGE LLOYD. ful only.
Q. IN A CORNER. Thurstonland. SINAITIC INSCRIPTIONS: Rev. THOMAS BROCK
INSECURE ENVELOPES (3rd S. i. 415, 474.) – In MAN (3rd S. iii. 497.) — The above-named distin- Plutarch's dialogue, De Defectu Oraculorum, Deguished Orientalist, in a letter to me on this metrius says,— subject, expressed his conviction that these in- Ο ηγεμών της Κιλικίας, αυτός μεν αμφίδοξος ών έτι scripts are in the language of the Nabatmans, the | προς τα θεία, δι' ασθένειαν απιστίας οίμαι τάλλα γαρ ήν Edomites of Scripture, whose rock-hewn metro- υβριστής και φαύλος: έχων δε περί αυτόν 'Επικουρείους τινάς polis, the primal type of all the great inter-orien- την καλήν δή, ως αυτοί λέγουσι, φυσιολογίαν ενυβριζοντάς tal emporia, though long-forsaken of inhabitants, τοις τοιούτοις εισεπέμψεν απελεύθερον, οίον εις πολεμίων will outlast all other works of man, and yield only ατάσκοπον ενσκευάσας, έχοντα κατεσφραγισμένην δέλτον to the universal solvent of the judgment-fire. έν ή το ερωτήμα ήν εγγεγραμμένον, ουδενός ειδότος
Brockman died at Wadi-Beni-Tabor on the έννυχεύσας ούν ο άνθρωπος, ώσπερ έθος εστι, το σηκώ, east coast of Arabia in July, 1846, while on a tour και κατακoιμηθείς, απήγγειλε μεθ' ημέραν εννύπνιον τοιούof exploration under the auspices of the British τον. 'Ανθρωπον έδοξεν αυτώ καλόν επιστάντα φθέγξασθαι government and the Royal Geographical Society; τοσούτον: Μέλανα, και πλέον ούθεν, αλλ' ευθύς οίχεσθαι : but his papers, journals, and some score of sketches τούτο ημίν μεν άτοπον εφάνη και πολλήν αποριαν παρέwere preserved intact under the injunction of our σχεν· ο δε ηγεμών εκείνο εξεπλάγη και προσεκύνησεν, και ally, the late Imāām of Muskāt, and ultimately την δέλτον ανοίξας, επιδείκνυεν ερώτημα τοιούτον γεγραμreached his father, then rector of Cheriton, near μένον· Ποτερόν σοι λευκόν ή μέλανα θύσω ταυρον, ώστε Sandgate. Have these reliquiæ seen the light, or και τους 'Επικουρείους διαπραπήναι, κακείνον αυτόν την are they yet forthcoming ? They must possess τε θυσίαν επιτελείν, και σέβεσθαι δια τέλους τον Μόψον. considerable antiquarian and philological interest; De Defectu Oraculorum, chap. xlv. ed. Wyttenbach, for Brockman was an indefatigable investigator,
tom. ii. 773. Oxon. 1796. and possessed a conscientious truthfulness of cha- The governor and his Epicurean friends must racter that ensured the genuineness of minutest have been very credulous and simple-minded not details.
to guess that the handsome man was the priest,
and the arrangement of the temple such as to destitute of stars, in locality corresponding to the make a man suddenly awakened mistake a reality waters that are above the firmament;" and above for a dream. The only difficulty lies in getting at this again we have the “Dei habitaculum” of the contents of the letter. Lucian explains the Apian and “the professors of the orthodox faith," mystery. He
says that Alexander imitated Am- corresponding to the “totally distinct region of philochus, who, after the death of his father, Am- light"_"the third heaven," if you will. phiaraus, settled in Cilicia, and answered questions As Zonaras died in 1116, and Apian in 1589, it at two obols a head.
is probable that the latter wrote with a knowledge 'Εκέλευσε δε έκαστον, ου δέοιτο αν και και μάλιστα μα
of the discoveries made by astronomers during the θεϊν εθέλοι, ές βιβλίον έγγράψαντα, καταρράψαι τε, και | four centuries which had elapsed since the death κατασημήνασθαι κηρή, ή πηλό, και άλλων τοιούτω· αυτός | of the former. δε λαβών τα βιβλία, και ες το άδυτον κατελθών (ήδη γαρ
If Mr. Sala does not happen to be acquainted δ νεώς εγήγερτο, και η σκηνή παρεσκευάστο), καλέσειν | the Jewish School and Family Bible, a translation έμελλε κατά τάξιν τους δεδωκότας, υπό κήρυκι, και θεο
of the Holy Scriptures into English by Professor λόγω. και ως παρά του θεού ακούων έκαστα, το μέν | Benisch, it may perhaps interest him to see how βιβλίον αποδώσειν σεσημασμένον ώς είχε, την δε προς αυτό | this learned Jew renders the passage in Genesis απόκρισιν υπογεγραμμένης προς έπος αμειβομένου του | i. 6, 7, 8: Beoû hepl Stou tis športo. — Alexander, c. 19, ed. Bipont, of the waters and let it cause a division between waters
“And God said, Be there AN EXPANSE in the midst 1790, tom. v. p. 82.
and the waters. And God made the expanse and caused Lucian says that no intelligent man could be a division between the waters which were under the eximposed upon by such artifices, but they were panse, and the waters which were above the expanse: sufficient for τους ιδιώταις, και κορύζης μεστοίς την δίνα. | and it was 80. And God called the expanse Heaven.” He then details at some length, the ways by which The Mosaic account forbids the idea of this letters were opened without leaving traces of the firmament or expanse being a solid dome of ice, operation on the seals.
for in it God is said to have set the sun and the J. R. also asks, whether any secure envelope moon, &c. :has been invented ? I beg to refer him to
“And God said, Be there luminaries (i. e. light givers, “ N. & Q.," 2nd S. i. 381, &c. I believe we have light bearers, reflectors of light) in the expanse of the made no advance. The present envelope has an heaven
and they shall be for luminaries in the inconvenience easy to remedy, but about which expanse of the heaven to give light upon the earth.”— people seem not to care. The adhesive matter of Verses 14, 15, Benisch's Translation. the seal sticks to and often tears the letter within.
H. B. C. U. U. Club.
PROVINCIAL NEWSPAPER (3rd S. ii. 470.)- The CosmoGONY OF Joannes ZONARAS: FIRMAMENT
Worcester Journal was established at least two (3rd S. iii. 365, 497.) – In the Cosmographia of years earlier than the Newcastle-upon-Tyne Cou
rant, though not under its present name : Apian, Antwerp edition, 1550, your correspondent will find a curious representation of the spheres.
“ From the best information it is conjectured, that a According to Apian, the universe (mundus) is die public paper was established in Worcester as early as the
commencement of the Revolution, or about 1690. That vided into two parts or regions, the “regio ele
Worcester was among the earliest, if not the first, of the mentaris,” and the “regio ætherea;" the former, provincial cities that opened this very important and consisting of earth, water, air, and fire, occupies ready channel of communication of foreign and domestic the three inner circles ; earth and water, sur
intelligence, is clearly ascertained. It is uncertain, howrounded by air, and this latter by fire. Then fol.
ever, in what order of succession these publications were
first issued— whether monthly or weekly, on what day of low, in regular order, these spheres :
the month or week, or in what form ; but in June, 1709, “(1) Moon, (2) Mercury, (3) Venus, (4) Sun, (5) Mars, they assumed a regular and orderly appearance, in a (6) Jupiter, (7) Saturn; mox sequitur firmamentum
small folio, containing six pages, which formed a weekly (8) quod stellifera sphera est
illam circumdat number, published every Friday; and were printed by (9) nona sphæra, quæ quum nulla in ea stellarum cernitur Stephen Bryan, under the title of the Worcester Posi- (surely this is Lord Rosse's 'black ground'), - cælum
man."-Chambers's Worcester, p. 368. crystallinum seu aqueum appellatur. Istas tandem ætheras This title was altered, in 1741, to that of the sphæras, Primum mobile, quod et decimum cælum dicitur, sui ambitu amplectitur
Worcester Weekly Journal; and on June 23, 1748,
nullaque in eo existit stella. Ultra hunc quicquid est immobile est,
to the Worcester Journal, which title it retains. et empyreum cælum (quem Deus cuin electis inhabitat)
CUTHBERT BEDE. nostræ orthodoxæ fidei professores esse affirmant."
The Newcastle-upon-Tyne Courant, which was In this account the firmament, or eighth sphere, established in 1711, is not the oldest provincial is not considered to be “a solid dome of ice," but newspaper. In 1706, The Norwich Postman was a "star-bearing sphere." Above this, however, established, containing remarkable occurrences, we find the “cælum crystallinum seu aqueum
foreign and domestic; printed by S. Shelfeld, for
T. Goddard, bookseller, Norwich.
This was a
among them. I have met with it in the same small 4to foolscap, for which the regular charge locality at different seasons during the last six or was a penny, but a halfpenny not refused.” În seven years, but I never saw it showing a sign of 1709, The Worcester Journal was commenced by either blossom or fruit. A gentleman residing in Mr. Berrow, which exists to the present day.
Preston has informed me that he found the plant HENRY T. BOBART.
growing on Pendle Hill thirty-five years since, 33, Cambridge Terrace, Leicester.
but could not find a single blossom on it although
he was there in its blossoming season. Dawson Rev. John Ball (1st S. xii. 166.) — Turning Turner, in the Botanist's Guide, 1805, names Inover a volume of “N. & Q." within the last few gleborough as a habitat of this plant, and says days I met with a query respecting the Rev. John he was informed at Ingleton that it never bore Ball; and though a considerable time has elapsed flowers there." However this may have been at since it appeared, I send a reply, which your cor- the time of Mr. Turner's visit, I cannot confirm respondent ABHBA may be glad to receive. He the latter statement at the present period, for I was will find many particulars of Mr. Ball in Anecdotes much gratified during an ascent of Ingleborough of Eminent Persons, vol. ïi. pp. 42-53 (London, at the end of May, 1860, in finding the cloud1813).
A. A. R.
Chas. Jos. ASHFIELD. ORIGIN OF THE WORD Bigot (1st S. v. 277, 331; ix. 560.) - On this subject, I venture to
51, Knowsley Street, Preston. send you the following passage from Ford's Ga- EPIGRAM (3rd S. ii. 499.) – It is a pity that your therings from Spain (Murray, 1846). Speaking correspondent P. P. Q. did not furnish a correct of mustachios, he says:
copy of the riddle, as he terms it; as, had he done " Their present and usual name is bigote, which is also so, he would have seen that the lines are merely a of foreign etymology, being the Spanish corruption of the hoax. The real version I subjoin :German oath, bey gott, and formed under the following circumstances: for nicknames, which stick like burrs,
• When, from the Ark's unbending round, often survive the history of their origin. The free riding
The world stepp'd forth in pairs, followers of Charles V., who wore these tremendous ap
Who was the first that heard the sound pendages of manhood, swore like troopers, and gave
Of boots upon the stairs ? themselves infinite airs, to the more infinite disgust of their Spanish comrades, who have a tolerably good opinion of
The answer is not " the kraken."
The true themselves
, and a first-rate hatred of all their foreign reply is that which I adopt as my signature, viz. allies. These strange mustachios caught their eyes as the
ούτις. . stranger sounds which proceeded from beneath them did their ears. Having a quick sense of the ridiculous, and John GWYNN, ARCHITECT (1st S. xi. 406.) - If thereupon gave the sound to the substance, and called your correspondent Harvardiensis of Cambridge, the redoubtable garnish of hair bigote.”
New England, be still interested in his inquiry
for some account of this artist, he will find a few I commend this passage to those interested in lines in W. Sandby, History of the Royal Academy the study of the derivation of words. If the of Arts, 8vo, 1862. A longer and better one, Spanish bigote be indeed corrupted from a Ger- though with a few errors, in John Chambers, man oath, and if Dean Trench be correct in Biographical Illustrations of Worcestershire, 8vo, deriving our word bigot from the Spanish word Worcester, 1820, pp. 504-6; and a more complete for the hirsute covering of the upper lip, we are one in The Builder journal for this year, pp. presented with one of the most singular instances 454-7, contributed by your humble servant. in the English language of far-fetched derivation.
Wyatt PAPWORTH. It might throw some light on the two links in the chain of evidence if it could be ascertained — 1. At what date was bigote first used as a Spanish word, signifying mustache ?
Miscellaneous. 2. At what date was bigot first used as an English or French word, signifying an intolerant reli
NOTES ON BOOKS. gionist?
R. W. Dublin.
Chronicles of the Mayors and Sheriffs of London, A.IS,
1188 to A.D. 1274, from the Latin and Anglo-Norman of CLOUDBERRY (3rd S. iii. 512.) – In answer to
the Liber de Antiquis Legibus, attributed to Arnald Mr. J. D. CAMPBELL's question concerning the
Fitz-Tredmar; The French Chronicle of London, A.D. cloudberry (Rubus chamamorus), I beg to state
1259 to A.D. 1343, from the Anglo-Norinan Chroniques
de London. Translated with Notes and Illustrations, by that it still grows abundantly on the bigher portions Henry Thomas Riley, M.A., &c. (Trübner & Co.) of Pendle Hill, near Clitheroe in Lancashire; and
It is not Mr. Riley's fault if the good citizens of the consequently, though it cannot be said literally metropolis are ignorant of the early history of their an* to come out of the clouds,” yet it is frequently cient city. We have from time to time brought under
the notice of our readers the four goodly volumes, Monu- “NOTES AND QUERIES” BOOK EXCHANGE. menta Gildhalla Londoniensis, containing the “Liber Albus, and the “ Liber Custumarum," so ably edited by him
Being desirous of making the intercommunicafor the Master of the Rolls, as well as his translation of
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