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A pamphlet was issued in which a full descrip- ecclesiæ tuæ adjumenta esse possint; per Christum

Dominum nostrum. Amen. tion was given of the process, there called

Bishop Hatfield's Hall. A plan for extending the use of artificial water-baths,

Ante Cibum.-Benedictus benedicat. pumps, &c., dedicated to Sir John Fielding, Knt., Chelsea, November 1, 1771.".

Post Cibum.-Benedicte Deus, qui pascis not a juven

tute nostra, et præbes cibum omni carni; reple gaudio It is there spoken of

et lætitia corda nostra, ut nos, quod satis est habentes, “ The entrance of the building which contains the abundemus in omne opus bonum, per Jesum Christuin apparatus is in Robinson's Lane, very contiguous to Dominum nostrum, cui tecum et Spiritu Sancto sit omnis China Walk, Thames side, and to the King's Road; it is honos, laus, et imperium, in sæcula sæculorum. Amen. situated in my garden, 220 feet in length, 30 in breadth, This latter is a version of the beautiful Greek and two stories high; it contains 36 Sweating and Fumigatory bedchambers."

grace in the Apostolical Constitutions,' vii. 49, There were also separate rooms for cases deemed iv. 6. In Durham the graces are said by the

quoted in Cong beare and Howson, note on 1 Tim. infectious, and also a place for recreation and scholars in turn, each beginning on Saturday evenamusement. He made a great stir in the society ing and going on for a week. J. T. F. of the time, and numbered among his patients the

Bp. Hatfield's Hall, Durham. Duke of York and Sir John Fielding, the blind magistrate, a son of the novelist. He claimed to At Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, the game cure all diseases, alleging that “he never sent out grace is used, or very nearly the same, as at Gonone of his patients dead”—those that died being ville and Caius. sent away by a back door. Sir John Fielding

H. J. MOULE, M.A., of C.C.C. expressed great faith in the doctor, and said he

Dorchester. was so much benefited that he wrote what we may

The grace before dinner at Sidney Sussex Col. call a vindication of the treatment pursued. It is lege, Cambridge, is as follows: stated that over 37,000l. was spent upon this

Oculi omnium in te spectant, Domine, tuque das eis establishment; but after some seventeen years he escam eorum in tempore opportuno. A peris tu manum became involved in debt, and was a bankrupt in tuam, et imples omne animal benedictione tua. Santi1782, filed from Chelsea, and finally disappeared fica nos, quæsumus, per verbum et orationem, istisque from the scene, there being apparently very few this donis, quæ de tua bonitate sumus percepturi

, benefriends left to him, although it is asserted that dicito per lesum Christum, dominum nostrum. from first to last he had had under his care up

W. J. NEWCOMB. wards of sixteen thousand persons.

Louth, Lincs.
W. É. HARLAND-OXLEY.

In the St. John's grace, there should be a full 20, Artillery Buildings, Victoria Street, S.W.

stop after Dominum nostrum; ceteris and caelestem Dr. Dominichetti resided at No. 6, Cheyne should be spelt as here written; and the underWalk, Chelsea.

an early advocate of signed was dever, he regrets to say, Socius. hydropathy, and was very popular for a short

P. J. F. GANTILLON. period. Dr. Johnson told one of his admirers to

MARQUIS OF HUNTLY (8th S. v. 287).- Inter get bis head fumigated by Dr. Dominichetti, as alios, consult · History of the Ancient House of that was the peccant part. See' Memorials of Old Gordon,' by William Gordon, 8vo., 2 vols., 1726, Chelsea. A New History of the Village of Palaces.' Edinburgh, and ‘A History of the Ancient House EVERARD HOME COLEMAN.

of Gordon,' by C. A. Gordon, 12mo., 1754, Aber71, Brecknock Road,

deen.

C. E. GILDERSOME-DICKINSON, Medicated baths in Cheyne Walk, famous from

Eden Bridge. 1765 to 1782, when Dominichetti became bankrupt and disappeared. See Walford's 'Old and New 488). — The arms about which Mr. Finch inquires

PORTRAIT: ARMS OF WANKFORD (8th S. v. London,' v. 60.

F. ADAMS. 80, Saltoun Road, Brixton, S.W.

are obviously those of Wankford. The blazon is :

Or, a lion rampant double queued azure, between UNIVERSITY GRACES (8th S. iv. 507; v. 15, 77, three hurts. Crest: a lion rampant guardant or, 455).—Your correspondent asked only for graces holding between the paws a burt. from Oxford and from "the sister university." granted to Wankford, of Berwick Hall, co. Essex,

S. JAMES A. SALTER.
The following, which have long been in use at Sept. 18, 1664.

Basingfield, near Basingstoke.
Durham, may be interesting to some :-
University College.

THE MOTHER OF ADELIZA OF LOUVAIN (8th
Ante Cibum.-Benedictus benedicat.

367).-MR. BROWN seems to have got a Post Cibum. -Domine Omnipotens, Æterne Deus, qui little “mixed” among the puzzling Carlovingian tam benigne nos pascere hoc tempore dignatus es, largire nobis, ut tibi semper pro tua in nos bonitate ex animo genealogies. Adeliza was niece neither of Pope gratias agamus; vitam honeste et pie transigamus, et Calixtus nor of Archbishop Albert of Trèves. Her studia ea sectemur quæ gloriam tuam illustrare et mother was Ida, daughter of Albert, Count of

He was

This was

S. V.

Namur, and of Ermengarde, daughter of Charles, Aleida, "nupsit Angliæ Regi”; Ida sive Joann, Duke of Lorraine, and her father (Godfrey of Lou- wife of Theodoric IV., Count of Cleve ; Clara, a vain) being great-grandson of the same Duke nun. Here Reusner gives Aleida as wife of Henry, Charles, Adeliza was thus sprung on both sides which contradicts his other two statements, but from the imperial line of Charlemagne.

throws no light on Josceline. Oliver Vredius Miss Strickland, by the way, calls Ida, “sole (Gen. Com. Flandriæ,' vol. i. p. 65) states that daughter and heiress ” of Albert of Namur. This Henry I. married Adeliza, daughter of Godfrey, is surely wrong. Heylin and others mention bis Duke of Louvain, and quotes William of Malmesson Godfrey, lineal ancestor (through his daughter bury and Orderic. Alice, married to Baldwin, Count of Hainault) of

A. W. CORNELIUS HALLEN. Louis VIII. of France, who thus united in his own Alloa, person the illustrious Carlovingian dynasty and the house of Capet.

OSWALD, O.S.B. Post-REFORMATION CHANCEL SCREENS (8th S. Fort Augustus, N.B.

V. 487).-Add Brancepeth, Durham ; Sedgefield, Anderson's 'Royal Genealogies' gives two wives Cathedral, Durham. The post-Reformation organ

Durbam; St. Mary in the North Bailey, Durbam; to Godfrey I., Duke of Brabant, namely, Sophia, daughter of the Emperor Henry IV., and Clementia, clock-case (partly pre-Reformation) and many

screen was swept away, together with the fine daughter of William II., Count of Burgundy (she, chapel screens, &c., in the early “ Restoration.” after Godfrey's death, married Robert II., Count period. See plates in Billings's · Durham Catheof Flanders), but it is not specified by which wife dral' (1843), and for Brancepeth and Sedgefield, Godfrey's children were. Betham's Tables' state his Durham County' (1846). J. T. F. that Adeliza was daughter of Godfrey by Ida,

Bishop Hatfield's Hall, Durbam. daughter of Albert III., Count of Namur.

E. A. FRY. “ANTIGROPELOS " (8th S. v. 249, 353, 394).-I Mr. Freeman ("Norman Conquest,' v. 196) write from personal knowledge, well remembering Writes, “ the new Queen was Adelaide or Adeliza, the time when these conveniences were in use. In the daughter of Godfrey, Count of Löwen, and the last line quoted by your correspondent from a Duke of Lower Lothringen.” And Miss Strick- song familiar to me,

“coat" should be boot, or, to land (“Queens of England,' i. 112) states that her be precisely accurate, boots. The line runs :mother was “Ida, Countess of Namur," whose Your boots are antigropelos, your shoes are pannus parents were Ermengarde, daughter of Charles,

corium. brother of Lothaire, and Albert, Count of Namur. Observe the connexion of idea of boots with shoes. Adeliza's name is cherished by us in Sussex as the " Antigropelos” were introduced as a substitute heroine of a siege in the Castle of Pevensey, and as for the boot that formerly protected the horseman's the traditional founder of Calceto and benefactor leg, and were brought in in order to keep his of Boxgrove Priories.

pantaloons free from mud splashes and stains. EDWARD H. MARSHALL, M.A. They from equestrians descended to the pedestrians, Hastings.

by whom they were christened “knickerbockers" Though Burke (“Peerage ') states that Adeliza during the lustre 1860-5. I think the introducmas daughter of Duke of Louvain, Foster tion of the volunteer service reintroduced the idea (Peerage') calls her “Adeliza, daughter of God

in this form. Even the ladies appear to have frey, Duke of Lorraine and Count of Brabant.” | the ballad, singing of a fair maiden in about 1882?

adopted these leathern leg-protectors; for how runs In this he agrees with Reusner (Opus. Gen. Cath.,' ed. 1592), who states (pt. ii. p. 6) that

A pork pie hat and a little white feather Henry married, secondly, "Adeliciam Lotharingia

And knickerbockers for the dirty weather. Dacissam.” In his genealogy of the Dukes of Lor- My contention, then, is (based upon personal raine (pt. i. p. 520), Adelina, eldest daughter of memory) that knickerbockers superseded antiTheodoric the Violent (who died 1133), by Bertba, gropelos, both being protective against the mud daughter, “Simonis Ducis Mosellani,”'is stated to Of London. Antigropelos we have no longer have married Henry 1. Her brothers were Simon with us, and the knickerbocker, in leather or (succeeding Duke), Henry (Bishop), Frederick, American cloth, at all events, has become obsolete Theodoric, Charles (Ecclesiastics), and Theobald, as bizarre ; but to this hour at which I am writing (Count "fallensi ”). There is no brother Josceline. any,

tenderfoot can secure a pair of pannus The 'Peerages' state that Josceline, ancestor of the corium shoes by giving an order to any London Dukes of Northumberland, was son of Godfrey

shoemaker.

NEMO. Barbatus, Count of Louvain. Reusner (p. 480)

Temple. states he died circa 1140, having married“ N.,' This word was first used to describe some sister to Henry V., emperor, and by her had issue leggings, fastened by a steel blade in the material

, one son, Godfrey, his successor, and three daughters, which hooked on instantly, by a spring-action,

pushed in to an upper and lower button from the opinions vary greatly. Dryden's praise of his brother knee to the ankle. The name was familiar as an poet came a little too late. Samuel Johnson, conadvertisement about fifty years ago.

Este. tradicting Goldsmith, peremptorily pronounced

"that there were not forty good lines in the whole Prusias (86b S. vi. 8). -Prusias was a King of play.” Thomas Davies, one very capable of taking Bithynia (192-148 B.c.), who was so basely servile a good stage view of the subject, in bis ' Dramatic to the Romans that bis name has become a synonym Miscellanies,' devotes much critical care to a conto mean flatterer. To please the Romans he would sideration of Otway's beauties and blemishes, and have put to death Hannibal, who had sought for a credits the poet with more power over the heart refuge in his court; but the great warrior antici- than any (English) writer, Richardson perhaps pated his host's crime by poisoning himself.

excepted. Sir Walter Scott, in his 'Remarks on B. H. G.

English Tragedy,' speaks of the "exquisite touches Venice Preserved' (8th S. v. 488).-MR. of passionate and natural feeling" in 'The Orpban' Pickford's very natural question raises an issue and Venice Preserved.' The author of the rehardly compatible with the space in ‘N. & Q, marks in 'Oxberry's English Drama' (query, who?) and is one that might perhaps be best answered by boldly takes the unpopular side, and asserts "thers & theatrical manager. Nowadays the reasonable is not one passage, transcendent excellence," and anticipation of a run is the inducement for the sums up, not unfairly, that there is great pathos of revival of some old favourite play, and its rescue situation, but very little of language. Richard Cumfrom the limbo of oblivion. Whether Venice berland, though sensible to the poet's beauties, sticks Preserved, encourages hope of even temporary to his last," that Venice Preserved,' admired and success is doubtful. To the star actor it presents praised as it has been, is nevertheless one of the the disadvantages of two male characters of nearly most corrupt and vicious compositions in the lanequal (stage) value ; and although Belvidera has guage.”.

ROBERT WALTERS. been handed down by a long train of distinguished

Ware Priory. queens of tragedy from the days of Mrs. Barry,

When, in 1794, the Rev. Wm. Jackson fell in yet the part is wanting in variety, and the actress's the dock from poison, previous to being sentenced opportunity, when it comes, comes somewhat late. to death for high treason, he pressed the hand of

When each important town boasted its stock com. bis counsel, Leopard MacNally, muttering, "We pany, Jaffier, Pierre, and Belvidera met with their bave deceived the Senate !" "This, quoted from casual chances of appearance. In his early days, Venice Preserved' at the very moment when life Macready often played Pierre; but, once a manager, was ebbing away, shows the deep impression which he gave the part to Warde, and Jaffier to Phelps ; that powerful play had produced ; and it is indeed and Venice Preserved' is only found in the bills strange that it should be now wellnigh forgotten. six times during his management of Covent Gar. The tragic incident referred to is described in den and Drury Lane collectively. At Sadler's Secret Service under Pitt,' p. 192, Longman. Wells, in Phelps's first four seasons, it was played

Clio. but four times.

It is well known to all students of the drama SMEDLEY'S 'Frank FARLEIGA'(8th S. vi. 8). that every management of repute for nearly two - This work was first published in Sharpe's London centuries has familiarized the public with Otway's Magazine as a serial tale, 1847–8, and is entitled powerful, though indecent stage portrait of an his. Frank Fairlegb,' and this mode of spelling is no torical episode. Though excision was a matter of doubt the correct mode. E. A. BURTON. necessity, the piece has greatly suffered from indis

[Other replies are acknowledged.] criminate use of the pruning-knife, and such strength as is left of Otway's most popular play The Mansion House, LONDON (8th S. v. 487). would appear to lie in an absence of anti-climax, - Dance disfigured bis Mansion House with two and a really awful—there is no better word geparate superstructures of the kind that E. L. G. situation towards the close of the last act. To refers to. One was near the front, and the other compass the deaths of the three principal cha- towards the back, or Walbrook end, of the buildracters within three minutes, without risk of ing. A good view of the house, as thus adorned raising a smile, is an achievement that any drama- by the City architect, will be found in Chambertist may be proud of; but in our more prosaic lain's History of London' (1769). Singularly times, when the mean between the sublime and enough, though these hideous excrescences were the ridiculous is so difficult to determine, the much abused and satirized-they were commonly horrors of the rack, the gleam of the dagger, and known as the “ Mayor's (mare's) nest”—those inthe death-shriek of the maddened wife might fail veterate copyists the London historians do not in the effect produced on the audiences of the last seem to have thought the exact date of their recentury.

moval a matter of any consequence. No doubt On the merits or demerits of Venice Preserved' the facts may be found in some of them but the

now

phrase used in 'Old and New London,' laws had been so modified, they could be useful for no removed,” or, by more than one compiler,“ taken business purpose, and that a mere list of names and dates down some years ago," represents the extent of could interest no one. It is not necessary for · N. & Q: the information vouchsafed by thirteen compilers yet uninstructed persons in whose brains such-like folly

to reply to nonsense of this sort; but we fear there are whose works I have consulted in my own library.inds harbour. If for no other reason, these registers Nevertheless, we can fix the date approximately, are of service in helping to disprove the silly calumny Hughson, in 'Walks through London, published as to the Puritans taking a delight in harsb-sounding in 1817, gives a pretty engraving of the Mansion names culled from the Old Testament, and modern House with Dance's eccentric story still intact; enough to give us, in his introduction, a list of the

fabrications based thereon. Mr. Cowper has been good Percy, in bis History of London,' writing in 1823, uncommon Christian names which he has encountered says that it was taken down" a few years ago”; in transcribing these pages. There are a good many of so that the removal must have been between 1817 them; but very few are open to the charge of Puritanism. and 1823. As Hughson gives no bint of any im- Abijah, Bethiah, Elbanah, Freewill, Hevah, Mehetabill

,

Methuselab, Moason, and Uriah exhaust the list. pending alteration, it was probably about midway

We gather from a passage near the end of the introbetween these dates, say in 1820. Now, as the duction that Mr. Cowper has no intention of printing the Mansion House was completed in 1752, the remaining nine Canterbury registers wbich' yet remain "hump-like” roof, as Percy calls it, of the Lord in manuscript, subject to loes by theft, fire, and all the Mayor's house must have been an eyesore to the other mischances to which unique documents are liable.

We trust he may be induced to change his mind; or if City pedestrian for sixty-eight years or so. that cannot be, that some one else will carry on the

R. CLARK.

good work. To use the editor's own words, " The day is Walthamstow,

surely coming when the registers, wbich contain the

brief memorials of the makers of England, of Greater AUTHORS OF QUOTATIONS WANTED (gib S. v. Britain, and (may I not add ?) of the United States of 129, 279).

America, will all be printed.” The sooner tbis great Generosus nascitur non fit,

national work is undertaken the better. Fire is an agent At the latter reference it is asked, "What snob perpe- of destruction which never sleeps. trated this vile parody on Horace's • Poeta nascitur,' &c.?" The Royalist Composition Papers. Being the ProceedIt would be very interesting to be told where this occurs

ings of the Committee for Compounding, A.D. 1643– in Horace. Hitherto it has not been found. Touching

1660, 80 far as they relate to the County of Lancaster. "Generosus nascitur non fit," whoever invented the say

Vol. I. A-B. Edited by J. H. Stanning. (Lancashire ing erred in good company. Seneca, in his forty-fourth

and Cheshire Record Society.) Epistle, says: “Quis est generosus ? ad virtutem bene a natura compositus.” Surely"Generosus nascitur non fit" A List of Lancashire Wills proved within the Arch. does not necessarily mean that a homo generosus must be deaconry of Richmond, 1748-1792. Also a List of well born, but rather that he must be "ad virtutem bene

IVills proved in the Peculiar of Halton, 1615–1792. a natura compositus.” A little further on Seneca says:

Edited by Lieut.-Col. Henry Fishwick. (Same Society.) "Non facit nobilem atrium plenum fumosis imaginibus." An Index of Wills and Inventories preserved in the If generosus is taken to mean “nobly born,” the truth of Court of Probate at Chester, 1741-1760.

Edited by the saying is obvious, and the proverb unnecessary. If J. P. Earwaker. (Same Society.) it means " noble hearted,” the saying is probably true. We welcome these volumes very gladly. The two volumes It appears to be wrongly assumed that generosus means of indexes of wills are not literature, as we commonly " gentleman.” I do not find that meaning in either understand the term, but they are of very great use, as Bailey's Facciolati' or Gosset's 'Dumesnil's Latin furnishing a key to an immenso mass of evidence which Synonyms.'

ROBERT PIERPOINT, is useful not only as helping to prove pedigrees, but also

as throwing light on the domestic life of those wbo have

gone before us. It is barely a century since wille have Miscellaneous.

become the dry legal documents such as we now know

them. Before that time there was bardly a will exeNOTES ON BOOKS, &c.

cuted which did not contain 80 ne fact or allusion which The Register Book of Christenings, Marriages, and the antiquary will be glad to remember.

Burials in the Parish of St. Puul wilhout the Walls in The volume of 'Royalist Composition Papers' belongs the City of Canterbury, 1562-1800. Edited by Joseph to a class widely different from the foregoing. Here we

Meadows Cowper. (Canterbury, Cross & Jackman.) have, so far as Lancasbire is concerned, the papers MR, COWPER is à most industrious antiquary. He pos- relating to the fines inflicted on the Royalists between seases, moreover, a faculty which, for work such as his, 1643 and the Restoration, so far as the surnames A and is more important than even industry. He is scru B are concerned. The papers here given are, we pulously accurate. He has already printed the parish need hardly say, not printed in full. Writers of legal registers of six of the Canterbury churches. They are documents were, in the seventeenth century, well-nigin models of painstaking work of this kind. We do no: as fluent in legal verbosity as their successors of to-day. know a single paris'ı register which has issued from the We do not believe, however, that any facts have been press—and we have, we believe, examined nearly all that omitted which could be of interest to the local historian, have been printed—which surpasses those of Canterbury the genealogist, or the student of dialect. We have wbich Mr. Cowper has edited. For all practical pur-carelully examined every page of the volume, and bave poses they are quite as serviceable as the original docu come to the conclusion that the utmost care has been ments themselvee.

bestowed upon its preparation. There are many facte When parish registers began to be transcribed for the which have a wide interest. Thus, in the papers relating press, we well remember that such work was described to John Ackers, of Whiston, we find that three members as archæology run mad. We were told that, now the of the family died of "the sore visitation of the plague"

in September and October, 1652. Was this the true infanti perduti who have been lifelong martyrs to plague, or some kind of malignant fever? There seems hyper-æstheticism, physical as well as intellectual; and, to be no certain authority for stating that the true as Moore puts it,plague ravaged this country between 1650, when it was The heart tbat is soonest awake to the flowers, at Shrewsbury, and the great plague in London and le always the first to be touch'd by the thorns. elsewhere in 1665. Whether this was the true plague or Sufficient weight, perhaps, has not been given to the not, we gather from Dr. Creighton's History of Epi: hereditary taint of insanity which is known to have demics' that fatal sickness was prevalent in the West of afflicted his family, and may have contributed largely England in those years.

to the lurid gloom which hung over the life of the There is a common impression that it was the Par- unhappy poet. We gave a favourable notice to Mr. Bell's liamentarians only who used the churches as prisons, book when it first appeared, and need now only add that This is a mistake, as is clear from the depositions regard-this new edition is introduced by a good appreciation of ing Christopher Anderton. A certain Roger Nicholson, Whitehead from the pen of Mr. Hall Caine. of Over Hulton, deposed that “ being taken prisoner at Midlewich [he] was put into the church among the An Index to the Genera and Species of the Foraminijera. other prisoners," when he was visited by Christopher By Charles Davies Sherborn. (Washington, SmithAnderton, who we know, from other evidence, was in sonian Institution.) service ex parte regis. In the depositions regarding the It is well when science has such a true devotee to its case of Richard Ashton, of Croston, a certain William cause as Mr. Charles Davies Sherborn. For years past Jumpe swears that he had served under the Parliament, this gentleman has been steadily at work in the prewas taken prisoner by the forces of Prince Rupert, and paration of the present book, some idea of the extent of was secured in Bolton church.

which may be formed when it is stated that, although Many of the persons in these depositions were Roman as yet the author has only gone from A to Non, he has Catholics. They illustrate in various ways the working noted or described as many as ten thousand genera and of the old penal system, so very different in its action species of Foraminifera. The public spirit of that from anything that could happen in these days. For magnificent institution the Smithsonian, of Washington, instance, a trustee applies for money for the maintenance is worthy of all praise, for by its recognition of Mr. of an infant of about ten years of age. A sum which Sherborn's vast labour' the world is able to see this seems to have been sufficient was allowed on condition scientific text-book appear in immortal type—a work that the boy was brought up a Protestant, his father not for to-day, but for all time. having been a recusant. There are several other entries

We have received the first part of Dorset Records which lead us to believe that, over and beyond the effect (Clark), which is intended to furnish indexes, calendars, of the penal laws, the recusants did not receive treatment and abstracts of records relating to the county as well similar to that of the other Cavaliers who were in trouble. as to furnish transcripts of the various parish registers. Lives of Twelve Bad Men, Edited by Thomas Seccombe. We wish. Dorset Records' every success. The vast

mass of information relating to the shire remaining in (Fisher Unwin.) Why twelve? From the title, this work would seem

the Record Office, Somerset House, the British Museum, intended to be a counter-blast to the late Dean Burgon's and elsewhere is undreamed of by most persons. To • Lives of Twelve Good Men,' In those charming bring the facts contained in these records before those memoirs, however, there was some reason for the limita. persons who have neither time nor skill for the study of tion, as twelve has been accepted from time of old as the the originals is surely a good work. The determination symbolic number of the Church. For Mr. Seccombe's that has been arrived at of printing the whole of the purpose we should have thought that six, the number of parish registers of the county is very admirable. reprobation, would have been more appropriate; or, if that allowance seemed insufficient, the same symbol raised to the power of intensified malignity as 666.

Notices to Correspondents. Material would not have run short, even then, with the

We must call special attention to the following notices : • Newgate Calendar,' Charles Johnson's Highwaymen,' and other copious records of human villainy to fall back On all communications must be written the name and on. Amongst the eminent scoundrels here sympathetic-address of the sender, not necessarily for publication, but ally treated by various hands we have Judge Jeffreys ; as a guarantee of good faith, Matthew Hopkins, the witch - finder; the notorious We cannot undertake to answer queries privately. débauché Col. Charteris; Jonathan Wild; Wainewright, To secure insertion of communications correspondents the poisoner; “ Fighting Fitzgerald,” and other black must observe the following rule. Let each note, query, sheep of various degrees of nigritude. On the whole, or reply be written on a separate slip of paper, with the the sketches are not so objectionable as might be ex- signature of the writer and such address as he wishes to pected. Some, like Mr. Pollard's account of Edward appear. Correspondents who repeat queries are requested Kelly, the necromancer, are relieved by an agreeable to head the second communication "Duplicate,” irony. But surely Mr. Seccombe might have found a

VERA (“Countries to whom,” &c.)-Incorrect. Submore congenial occupation than acting as resurrection-stitute which. man to ruffians who were better left in the oblivion they deserved. Unwept and unhonoured, they might well

Paolo BELLEZZA (“Note on Wyatt ”).-Not received. remain unsung.

R. CLARK (“Stow's 'London’”).-Appeared. See gth

S. v. 308, 519.
Charles Whitehead: a Forgotten Genius. By Mackenzie
Bell. Second Edition, (Ward, Lock & Co.)

Editorial Communications should be addressed to "The MR. BELL bas made it bis pious task to redress the Editor of • Notes and Queries?"-Advertisements and wrong implied in the secondary title of his book. Poor Business Letters to "The Publisher"-at the Office, Whitehead was, no doubt, a genius of a certain order, Bream's Buildings, Chancery Lane, E.C. and certainly was almost forgotten from the day when We beg leave to state that we decline to return combe died in destitution in a Melbourne hospital till Mr. munications which, for any reason, we do not print; and Kell rediscovered him. He was one more of those to tbis rule we can make no exception.

NOTICE.

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