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London, from his notes taken from various sources, “ Turno tempus erit,"

," " Audentior Ibo,” “ Cognosincluding the Harleian, Raines, and Piccope MSS., cunt me mei," " Præmium virtutis.” Sometimes has recently sent me a mass of valuable and inter- we find a portrait of the Young Pretender in conesting information, which I propose to publish, junction with one or other of the above mottoes. along with the notes I have had sent me by various All these glasses appear to come from the same correspondents, in the form of extra sheets, which manufactory, and to have been engraved by the will be sent to all those who have subscribed to same school of artists, which must have been a my work on Ribchester. If any of your readers very limited one. Where was the manufactory? are able to supply me with references to MSS., &c., Could it have been Newcastle-on-Tyne ? in which information is likely to occur, or can send

ALBERT HARTSHORNE. me a précis of the information itself, either through *N. & Q. or privately, they will be conferring a Was there ever a baronetcy in this family? I

GRENVILLE FAMILY OF Stow, CORNWALL.great favour upon me, besides adding to the com; think not; but in "Magna Britannia,' vol. iii. pleteness of the list. I propose to print my revised

p. xcv, Lysons states that“Sir Richard Grenville, list of rectors early in February, 1891.


elder son of Sir Beville, was created a baronet in Green Nook, Longridge, Preston,

1630” (when he was nine years old! and evidently

confusing him with Sir Bevil's brother, as he adds THOMAS SOUTHWORTH.—During the restoration that he died in 1658, s.p.m., when the title beof Barrow Gurney Church, a slabstone was dis- came extinct). covered in the Court aisle, bearing the following Burke, in his ' Extinct Baronetage,' ignores the inscription :-"Hic jacet Tho: Southworth armiger creation of this baronetcy entirely; nor do I find legis Consiliarius et in Societate Gra......ctor mention of it elsewhere. Where did Courthope

CROSS-CROSSLET. Pacis et qvorum Justitiarivs Civitati Wellensi a get the idea from ? Memoria" (runniog round the outer edge); “Costos Rotvlorum Deputatus in Comitate Som. Qyi Obiit North Hants parish great and small tithes and one

MERSH OR MARSA Plots pay to the vicar of a 8 Die Septembris Anno D'ni 1625 Ætatis Sve. 61” (inside). The parish register, which is well penny each to the church rates in the seventeenth kept and in good preservation, contains no entry of century; What was their origin ; and are they his burial, and there is nothing to connect his found elsewhere? In the same parish there were name with the parish. His younger brother, Henry these come to the church wardens ; and are they

four parish seats paying fourpence each. How did Southworth, was lord of the manor of Wyck also to be found in ancient church wardens'accounts Champflower, in this county, and was buried there


VICAR. in 1625. Thomas Southworth was Recorder of Wells, 1608–9, and member for the city in 1613 and

Replies 1619. Can any reader kindly supply the hiatus in the inscription, explain " deputy custos rotu- EMPRESS MAUD: HER BURIAL-PLACE. lorum,” and give any information which will help

(7th S. X. 449.) to clear up the mystery ? J. A. W. WADMORE.

The Empress Maud died at Rouen Sept. 10, Barrow Gurney Vicarage, Somerset.

1167, and was buried, it would seem, no fewer than

four times ; but certainly not at Reading Abbey. FORTESCUE.— Information is desired concerning Strickland says :the Fortescues of Sandford, Oxon, and Abingdon, Convent of Bonnes Nouvelles. "Her body was afterwards

“She was interred with royal honours, first, in the co. Berks. Thomas Fortescue, of Abingdon, gent., transferred to the Abbey of Bec, before the altar of the was brother to John Fortescue, of Sandford, whose Virgin. In this ground her body remained till the year daughter Mary, born 1784, married James Sber- 1282, when, the abbey church of Bec being rebuilt, the wood, of Abingdon, surgeon, April 17, 1810, at workmen discovered it, wrapped up in an ox-hide. The St. Helen's, Abingdon. Any particulars as to the coffin was taken up and, with great solemnity, reinterred parentage and descent of Thomas and John will in the middle of the chancel, before the high altar. The be much esteemed. Please answer direct.

ancient tomb was removed to the same place, and, with

the attention the Churcb ever showed to the memory of Geo. F. TUDOR SHERWOOD. a foundress, erected over the new grave. This structure 6, Fulham Park Road, S.W.

falling to decay in the seventeenth century, its place was

supplied by a fine monument of brass, with a pompous JACOBITE WINE-GLASSES. —Is there any in- inscription." formation available concerning the rules and con- Her remains were discovered and exhumed for stitutions of Jacobite clubs, and particularly as the fourth time, January, 1847, when the ruins of regards their wine glasses and the mottoes upon the Benedictine church of Bec were demolished. them? Such as have fallen under my observation are According to the Moniteur, a leaden coffin, conengraved with roses and rosebuds, with, occasionally, taining fragments of bones and silver lace, was a star, and with such mottoes as “ Fiat," " Radiat,” found, with an inscription affirming that the chest

contained the illustrious bones of the Empress XAVIER DE MAISTRE's VOYAGE AUTOUR DE Matilda. Sandford says she was buried in the MA CHAMBRE' (7th S. x. 488).—"V consonne" is Abbey of Bec, in Normandy, with funeral pomp." explained in section xvi. The narrator of the He adds that " Gabriel du Moulin tells us that charming voyage there describes his habit of slipshe had her interment in the church of Notre ping to the edge of a chair and putting his feet on Dame du Pré, in the suburbs of Rouen." Père the mantelpiece—a position, he says, admirably Anselme, Mrs. Everett Green, and Laurance all represented by the letter V. His faithful dog give Bec as the place of her interment.

Rosine at sach moments would pull at the skirts King Henry I. (father of the Empress Maud) of his travelling dress that he might take her up was "honourably interred in the Church of our and let her rest upon the ready-made bed formed Lady in the Abbey of Reading, which he had by the angle of his body. HENRY ATTWELL. founded and richly endowed," but he was the Barnes. only one of our monarchs buried there. His

May I venture to controvert our Editor's exgreat-great-great-grandson, Prince John of Corn. planation of "V consonne et séjour" in section wall (eldest son of Richard, Earl of Cornwall and xxxiii. of the above work ? In section xvi. the King of the Romans), was buried there in 1232, as author himself explains what he means :was also his only sister, Isabel, two years later.

“ Rosine, ma chienne fidèle, ne manque jamais de venir H. MURRAY LANE, Chester Herald.

alors tirailler les basques de mon habit de voyage, pour Roger de Hoveden, who, as a contemporaneous que je la prenne sur moi; elle y trouve un lit tout chronicler, may be relied upon, records :

arrangé et fort commodo au sommet de l'angle que

forment les deux parties de mon corps : un V consonne “ In the year of grace 1167, being the thirteenth year représente à merveille ma situation. Rosine s'élance of the reign of King Henry, son of the Empress Matilda sur moi, si je ne la prends pas assez tôt à son gré. Jo la (Maud), the said Matilda, formerly Empress of the trouve souvent là sans savoir comment elle y est venue.” Romans and mother of the above-named king, departed this life and was buried at Rouen, at the Abbey called When, therefore, the author, in section xxxiii., St. Mary de Pratig.”

says, “ Viens, ma Rosine; viens.-V consonne et This Abbey is said by William of Malmesbury séjour,” his meaning is, “Come, my Rosine; here to have been founded by Matilda, queen to is your usual bed ready for you.

." At least, this is William I.; but according to Roger dé Wendover how I understand the passage. Will the Editor it owed its origin to Henry I. In any case, it was kindly say if he agrees with me? I quote from much enriched by the latter; and on his death Gustave Masson's edition in the “Clarendon those portions of his body removed during the Press Series," 1888, the same that I used for my process of embalming (which was rendered neces- recent article (7th S. x. 203). sary for its removal thence to Reading) were

JONATHAN BOUCHIER. buried there.

WALTER J. ANDREW. (We agree. There is no doubt as to the general senge, The empress was buried in Bec Abbey, where still think that there is a double meaning, as “ V. con

which is the same under either explanation. But we in 1282 her corpse was discovered, wrapped in an sonne" was used as a musical term for turn over the ox-hide, and was reinterred, with an epitaph. See page," i, e., "let us make a fresh start"; and there is Mrs. Everett Green's 'Lives of the Princesses of the reconciliation with the servant as well as the bed for England.' The only authorities (known to me) the beast involved in the passage.] who name Reading are Stow and Baker, and the

John PEEL, THE COMBERLAND HUNTER (7th S. former of these adds a note that “ Rouse of War: x. 281, 369).

—I dare say A. J. M, is correct in wick saith she deceased at Roane, and was buried his surmise that "Sidney Gilpin" is a pseudonym. in the Monastery of Becco in Normandy." I have no evidence on the subject either pro or con.


With regard to the dog, with “her sons of peerless The Empress Matilda-married first to Henry faith," which has— I will not say unjustly—offended V., Emperor of Germany, and secondly to Geoffrey KILLIGREW, I must confess that this alteration is Plantagenet, Earl of Anjou—is said by Stow to chargeable to myself. For reasons which I can have been buried at Reading ; but Sandford says scarcely account for, I have a strong dislike to the she was buried in the Abbey of Bec, in Normandy; usual monosyllabic term for a female dog. Capt. and Gabriel de Moulin says in the church of Notre Hector McIntyre, whom one would not suspect of Dame du Pré, in the suburbs of Rouen. M. Paris being over scrupulous in such a matter, seems on a says, on account of her being the daughter of a certain occasion to bave had a similarobjection to the king, wife of an emperor, and mother of a king, word. (See the Ossian scene in 'The Antiquary,' she had these words engraven on her tomb :- chap. xxx.) Earlier in the chapter, however, both

Ortu magna, viro major, sed maxime partu Hector and his uncle use the (to me) more
Hic jacet Henrici Filia, sponsa, Pareng.

objectionable term. The case of “à horse and her CONSTANCE RUSSELL. foal” is not quite analogous. Any lady might, (Other replies to the same effect, including one which and would, say, “My beautiful mare"; but no we still hope to publish, are acknowledged.]

lady, I imagine, would, if she could help it, like to say, "My bandsome bitch.” Even in a lan- pipers' bagarre, not simply in self-defence, but that guage other than one's own I do not like the word." il s'est laissé emporter au plaisir de taper comme In the delightful scene in the first act of 'Le un sourd.”

JONATHAN BOUCHIER. Malade Imaginaire,' wbere Argan, stick in hand, Ropley, Alresford. pursues Toinette round the chair, be calls her,

It may be worth noting that there is a memoir amongst other complimentary names, chienne."

of Peel, illustrated by a sketch, in a recent number This sounds unpleasant; whereas, had he called of the Monthly Chronicle of North Country Lore her "jument," or "ânesse,” or “chatte," there and Legend, pablished at Newcastle-upon-Tyne, would, considering his anger at the time, have At this moment I cannot lay my hand upon it and been nothing specially disagreeable in any of these verify the passage. terms. Still I admit that KILLIGREW is right.

The soog 'Remember the Hunter John Peel' In quoting one ought not to alter a single word, must have had a very wide circulation. Once, and for the future, like the Jackdaw of Rheims, I some ten years since, when on a visit to Orkney, "won't do so any more,” unless it should be some and accompanying a party to the Standing Stones thing" beyond the beyont,” which, of course, the of Stennis, near Stromness, I heard it, for the first female of dog is not.

I know so little about hunting, except from read-time in my life, sung by a young Scotchman of ing, that I can scarcely speak even to a matter of the hunter John Peel," that "he went foreigp,"

He told me, on my inquiries as to fact as to whether the Cumberland bill folk hunt which means,

I suppose, that he went abroad. Let foxes mostly on foot or on horseback. Mr. Graves's mention of neck-break ’scapes” and “the rasper

no one imagine, however, that hunting with him,

In his coat of gray, fence," as well as of the sound of John Peel's born,

And bis bounds and kis born in the morning, would lead one to infer that he is speaking of equestrian hunting. I do not think, but I write was like a day with the Pytchley or the Quorn, under correction, that a hunter on foot would, like as described so graphically in his famous novels little boy Bluet, “blow up his horn." See the by G. J. Whyte Melville, or more amusingly by ‘Lady of the Lake,' canto i. stanza x., where the Robert Surtees in ‘Mr. Sponge's Sporting Tour.' poet says of the mounted, or, strictly speaking,

It was done on foot. John PICKFORD, M.A.

Newbourne Rectory, Woodbridge. dismounted, FitzJames :Then through the dell bis horn resounds

In what book of songs (if any) can I find the ar From vain pursuit to call the hounds.

and the words of the song 'Jobn Peel'? This is a matter which a Cambrian dalesman could

W. G. F. P. settle for us directly. I remember, at my Cumber- THE POET OF BANNOCKBURN (7th S. x. 468).— land school, a lad who came from West Cumberland, Let him speak for himself :who used to tell us of his following the bounds, I Sum Carmelita, Baston cognomine dictus, am nearly certain, on foot; but it may have been Qui doleo vita in tali strage relictus. that he possessed po nag other than Shanks's. As The poem is quoted at length in Bower's 'Scoti, I have mentioned my old schoolfellow, I may per- chronicon,' book xii. chap. xxii. It is also printed haps be allowed, in passing, although it is not con

as an appendix to the 1740 edition of John Major's nected with hunting, but with another "sport,” to Historia.' Bower, in introducing it, commends it recall the account he used to give us of the annual highly as a piece which ought not to be hid under football match at Easter between the sailors and a bushel, but deserved to be set on a candlestick. the colliers of Workington. Possibly, like boys, It is a very curious sonorously musical performmost things were both to bim and to us “pro ance, a marvel of ingenuity in rhymes oddly intermirifico"; but, judging from my remembrance of laced. Its structure is in the main that of the bis description of those fearful contests, the battle common Leonine Latin verse, but it has many of Inkerman would seem to have been, in Milton's irregularities. The description of the battle, the words, “a civil game to this uproar.”

gathering of the hosts, the digging of the pits, the I am glad to hear from KILLIGREW that in fury and clamour, the blood and terror of the Cumberland “the hill foxes are bunted for reasons fightother than those of sport pure and simple." I con

Est dolor immensue, augente dolore dolorem clude that KILLIGREW means that they are hunted

Est furor accensus, stimulante furore furorem as vermin, wbich, I admit, is defensible. I fear, Est clamor crescens, feriente priore priorem however-as, indeed, KilliGREW more than hints Est valor arescens, frustrante valore valorem

—that the Cumberland“ fell fox-hunters," as an old the slaughter of the Englisb, and, above all, the shepherd in 'Guy Mannering' says with an unin- lamented fall of Gloucester, Clifford, Marshall, tentional pun, "drink delight of battle,” like the Maulay, Tiptoft, and De Argentine—all these, Carmelite in "Les Maîtres Sonneurs,' who was and much besides, are dwelt upon without more obliged to confess to his superior that he fought bombast than the forced character of the rhyme with the “ bourdon d'une musette" in the bag- made inevitable. Take it for all in all the Carmelite's ransom is a very queer piece of poetry. James II. on March 24, 1687, but this ceased Its lilt is often as rhythmical as the 'Charge of to be paid after Christmas, 1688. There are interthe Light Brigade.'

esting particulars respecting the monument erected There is another piece in much the same metre by him in Chelsea Church to the memory of his and on the same subject which also has been first wife, who died October 8, 1669. ascribed to Robert Baston. See 'The Political

W. D. MACRAY. Songs of England, John to Edward II.,' Camden

John SHEEHAN (7th S. x. 407, 431).—The name Society, 1839, p. 262, where the text begins, and of John Sheehan, barrister-at-law of the Inner p. 388, where the attribution of the authorship Temple, is attached to a new edition of “The appears. The translation only is given on p. 48 Bentley Ballads, 1869, 8vo. From the biographical of vol. iv. of Goldsmid's privately printed 1884 notes found in the preface it appears that he was edition of Wright's fine work; and, as a recent educated at Clongowes Wood College, Sallins, co. disappointed purchaser, I would like to say that, Kildare, and at Trinity College, Dublin, afterin my humble opinion, that reprint by Goldsmid, wards entering the University of Cambridge. He though indeed a pretty book, is nothing short of was the author of "The Irish Whiskey Drinker an editorial villainy. Mr. Goldsmid, who left out Papers' in Bentley's Miscellany, 'The Knight of so much, might surely have spared us also the Innishowen,' &c.

DANIEL HIPWELL. repetition of Wright's statement that this poem on

34, Myddelton Square, Clerkenwell. Bannockburn was made in 1313! It is much more queralous, much less vivid, and, on the

John Sheehan, nicknamed “the Irish Whiskey whole, greatly inferior when compared with the Drinker,” and more familiarly known as Jack poem preserved by Bower. It would be inter- Sheehan, was a well-known Irish barrister, who, esting to know what Mr. Wright's authority was

with “Everard Clive of Tipperary Hall," wrote a for the ascription of it to our friend the Carmelite. series of pasquinades in verse, which were pub


lished in Bentley's Miscellany in_1846, and atGlasgow.

tracted considerable attention. He is generally

believed to have been the prototype of Captain JOHN WESLEY (76 S. x. 467).-It may interest Shandon in 'Pendennis,' “one of the wittiest, the Rev. J. H. OVERTON (if he is not acquainted most amiable, and most incorrigible of Irishmen.” with the fact) to learn that pasted on the inside Thackeray, indeed, admitted as much, for in cover of the first Chipping register is a slip of sending a copy of the book to George Moreland paper with the following note, in the handwriting Crawford, Paris correspondent of the Daily News, of the Rev. John Miloer, Vicar of Chipping, 1739- he wrote, “ You will find much to remind you of 1779:

old talks and faces of William John O'Connell, “John Wesley, late Fellow of Lincoln's College, in Jack Sheehan, and Andrew Archdecne.” O'ConOxford, ordaind both Deacon and afterwards Priest, nell, who was a cousin of the “Liberator,” stood by Dr. John Potter, late Archbishop of Canterbury- for Tom Costigan, and Archdecne for the everJone 7, 1752."

delightful Harry Foker, so that it is more than Also:

probable that Sheehan was the original of Captain "Benjamin Ingbam, late of Queen's College, in Ox- Sbandon. He and Archdecne used to frequent ford, ordain'd by Dr. John Potter, late Archbishop of the “Deanery,” a small, old-fashioned public-house Canterbury-Dec. 24 and 25, 1752.

near St. Paul's, which derived its name from the The date of these entries corresponds with the fact that it was presided over by “Ingoldsby date of Wesley's visit to North Lancashire. On Barham, a canon of the neighbouring cathedral. April 8, 1753, a memorable scene was witnessed in

SYDNEY SCROPE. Chipping parish church, where Wesley had preached Tompkinsville, New York. several times previously. A graphic description of what took place on this, his last recorded visit « Whiskey, drink divine” is John Sheehan, known

I notice that MR. BENTLEY says the author of to Chipping, is given by Wesley himself (Journal, as the Irish Whiskey Drinker.” What authority ii. 271-2).

Tom C. SMITH. Green Nook, Longridge.

bas be for this ? In Mr. Halliday Sparling's

"Irish Minstrelsy' (London, Walter Scott) I find CHARLES CAEYNE, VISCOUNT NEWHAVEN (70h this song ascribed to Joseph O'Leary, who was, S. 1. 441, 496).—MR. ROBBINS will find some the editor informs as, for many years a writer on notices of Lord Newhaven and of his family, ex- the London press, and author of several songs. tracted from the Cheyne Papers in the possession Can any reader clear up the matter satisfactorily of the Bridgewater Trustees, in part vii. of the

R. M. SILLARD. appendix to the Eleventh Report of the Hist.

10, Nelson Street, Dublin, MSS. Commission, issued in 1888, pp. 151-3. Joseph O'Leary, to whom also is ascribed the His death occurred on June 30, 1698. He had well-known song “Whiskey, drink divine," was, I a pension of 1,2001. per annum granted bim by believe, at one time a contributor to Punch, and I

have heard that he wrote a poem, 'The English Scottish Parliament was sitting. MR. PICXFORD Vandal,' referring to the defacements of the puts the date 1709; the Union was 1707. The monument of the Redan. Can any of your real dates of the tragedy may be interesting. The readers corroborate this statement, or give heroine was married Aug. 12, died Sept. 12, was any facts about him beyond that he was a buried Sept. 30, 1669. ONE OF THE FAMILY. reporter on the Morning Herald, and published a collection of prose and verse entitled 'The

DATE OF Old Watch (76 S. x. 409, 456).Tribute,' Cork, 1833 ? It has been stated that he Had watches any escapement before "the anchor was one of the earliest contributors to Punch, and escapement was invented by Clement, a London was allowed great license by the editor; but no clockmaker, in 1680”? See Beckmann's 'Hist. of reference is made to him in any work on journalism

“Clocks and Watches." Inv.,' s.v.

J. F. MANSERGH. except as a reporter, nor is he mentioned in Joseph Hatton's True Story of Punch.' D. J. 0.

Liverpool. Belgravia.


115, 294, 452).- A man who was present at the MUMMY (7th S. x. 147, 197). The phrase rough ceremony of riding the stang at Skidby, in " beat to mummy occurs in John Dryden's Sir the East Riding of Yorkshire, in or about 1846, Martin Marr-all,' 1666, Act IV. sc. i. :

wrote down for me the verses used on that occaSir Martin. And I had a mind to beat him to sion. These verses tell of the series of punishmummy, he's my own, I hope."

ments to be inflicted on the wife-beater. He is to F. C. BIRKBECK TERRY.

be tied to a jackass's back. WINDSOR CHAIRS (7th S. ix. 487).

If the jackass he should happen run,

We 'll shoot him thro' with a bottery gun. “It was on the great northern road from York to London......that four travellers were......driven for I.e., a gun made of the elder-tree by extracting shelter into a little public-house on the side of the the pith.

W. C. B. highway...... The kitchen, in which they assembled, was the only room for entertainment in the house, paved “ TRUCKLE CHEESE”: “MERLIN CHAIR” (7th S. with red bricks, remarkably clean, furnished with three x. 67, 158). — Room may be found for the following or four Windsor chairs, adorned with shining plates of short account of the inventor of this chair. John pewter and copper saucepans, nicely scoured,” &c. Smollett wrote this during his imprisonment in of Liège. He came over to England in 1760, and

Joseph Merlin was a native of Huy, in the bishopric 1759. The quotation is taken from the first soon afterwards obtained the situation of "princhapter of The Adventures of Sir Launcelot cipal mechanic at Cox's Museum in Spring GarGreaves,' which came out in the successive monthly dens." He was subsequently.“engaged in the numbers of the British Magazine in 1760. and invention and sale of various ingenious machines 1761. Sir Launcelot Greaves'

was published for the use of valetudinarians and other purposes, separately in 12mo. in 1762. There is nothing improved musical instruments, &c.” About the in the above excerpt which shows the description to be anything but that of an ordinary wayside inn pear 1783 he opened a mechanical exhibition in

Prince's Street, Hanover Square, known of the period. The inference, therefore, may be Merlin's Museum, which was "finally closed drawn that Windsor chairs were in common use about Midsummer, 1808 much before 1770, though they have not such a first edition of The Environs of London, 1811,

(Lysons's Supp. to the claim to antiquity as was once amusingly given to some of them

by an imaginative auctioneer at pp. 248-9); He died on May 4, 1803, aged sixtyBruges. An English resident had died there, and described in the obituary notice in the Gent. Mag.

seven, and was buried at Paddington. He is his household furniture was put up for sale. Among as “Rose's engine-maker, and mathematical instru. other things were two of these Windsor chairs, ment and watch and clock maker in general" which the bidders were assured had come from the

(vol. lxxiii. pt. i. p. 485).

G. F. R. B. palace of the Archbishops of Canterbury, and

had originally belonged to Thomas Becket! This THE OLD CLOCK OF ST. DUNSTAN'S-IN-THEastonishing information was supplied with a view WEST (766 S. x. 366).—This clock was bought, as to enhance the value of the chairs in the eyes of a MR. HIPWELL says, by the third Marquess of well-known local collector of old furniture who Hertford, and gave name to the House from which happened to be present at the sale. I have often I date this note. The late Lord Hertford (fourth heard the story from one of the executors of the marquess) never lived here, nor did the house deceased man.

H. G. GRIFFINHOOFE. belong to him, having been left by his father to 34, St. Petersburg Place, W.

the Countess Zichy. At her death, her heirs

renouncing the inheritance, the remainder (sixtyA NOTE ON THE BRIDE OF LAMMERMOOR' (7th seven years) of the Crown lease was bought, some S. X. 462).—The novel of 'The Bride of Lammer- thirty-five years ago, by HENRY H. GIBES. moor' places the tragedy before the Union, as the St. Dunstan's, Regent's Park.


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