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the second table was published and dis- aged 51, and is buried with her husband at cussed by Signor Cattaneo in the Resoconti St. Peter's Church and to whom there was delle riunioni dell'Associazione Mineraria originally a brass on the floor of the chancel Sarda (Anno XII.). As I am unable to which disappeared at the restoration of the consult either of these foreign periodicals, church in 1864. LEONARD C. PRICE. will some kind reader tell me whether I can find anything about these tables in an

THE WESTERN MISCELLANY,' 1775 AND English publication.

L. L. K. 1776.—There has just recently come into

my hand a volume in old binding, appar. MR. JOHN DENTON, “Rector of Stone- ently co-eval with or circa the above date, grave in Yorks, and Prebendary of York the contents of which are pp. 541-660, with

so styled on the gravestone of his daughter title-page and index of vol. v. of The Western Mrs. Hellen Cock (widow of William Cock, Miscellany, pp. 25–648 of vol. vi., and the mercer, of Kendall, Westmorland) who died first weekly part of vol. vii., viz., for Monday, Jan. 12, 1762, aged 81. No John Denton Oct. 7, 1776, pp. 1-24, printed at Sherborne, occurs as Prebendary of York in Lo Neve's by R. Goadby. Fasti,' ed. Hardy. The Stonegrave clergy The contents of a miscellaneous list gives Robert Denton, M.A., of Catherine character and a feature was the provision Hall, Camb, as rector from May 27, 1700, weekly of two to four pages of Enigmas, to his death June 1, 1747. Is the inscription Rebuses, Mathematical, Algebraic and Asin error ?

J. W. F. tronomical problems, nearly all both as SCOTT OF Essex. (See 7 S. vi. 194).–At contributed by persons residing in the west,

questions and solutions, being versified and this reference C. GOLDING of Colchester from Cornwall upwards. mentions a MS. pedigree of the Scott family Can your readers oblige with particulars of Glemsford, co. Suffolk, in his possession. of its continuance after 1776, the names of I should like to learn of the present where its editors, &c.

W. S. B. H. abouts of this MS.

C. B. A.

HAMBLY HOUSE, STREATHAM.—A 12mo BEVERLEY WHITING, son of Henry Whit- Book of Common Prayer, 1823, has inside ing of Virginia matriculated at Oxford its front cover a label of crimson leather l'niversity from Ch. Ch. in 1722. Can any lettered in gold :American correspondent of ‘N. & Q.' give “This prize book was adjudged to Master me further particulars of this man ?

T. H. Davison who was first in the 4th class in G. F. R. B. the examination at Hambly House, Streatham,

June 16, 1827." BRONCIVIMONT BEER.-In his Travels Was the house named a well-known academy, Tavernier, writing of Batavia, says, one and where in Streatham was it situated ? must pay 40 sols for a pint of beer, whether

W. B. H. English or of Broncivimont.

Where was this beer brewed, and what was its peculia

BARONS.”—In proceedings for trespass rity ?

EMERITUS. brought by John Payne against John Arthur

it was alleged that the latter on Nov. 30, SAVERY FAMILY OF MARLBOROUGH, Wilts. 1491, by force and arms, namely with sticks I should be very grateful for information and knives fished in the several (i.e., private) respecting Martha, the wife of Servington fishery of John Payne at Weston-super-Mare Savery, M.D., of Marlborough, who died in and took and carried away 100 horse-loads 1696, aged 34. What was her maiden of fish called


400 fish called name ?

She is buried at St. Peter's Church, “tubbelyns,” 300 haddokkes,” and 200 Marlborough, and her arms impaled . with “whitynges," and inflicted other enormities those of her husband on the monument to his serious injury. in the church (tinctures not expressed, the “Tubbelyns we know, for young cod colours being probably worn away), are are still known by that name, here, on the chevron between three crosses moline, two shore of the Severn Sea, and haddock we and one.

know, and whiting we know, but we are I should also be glad to know the maiden sorely and sadly puzzled about “ barons": name of Mary, the wife of the Rev. Serving- many dictionaries we have searched in vain, ton Savery, A.M., of St. John's College, and local inquiries have produced no results. Oxford, only grandson of the above Serving. Evidently they were a small fish, too small ton Savery, M.D. She died Dec. 23, 1766, to be counted separately like cod, haddock


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or whiting, and were only dealt with by the horse-load. November is the month for sprat fishing, and great quantities of them,

Replies. boat-loads of them, are caught here every autumn. We rather think that “barons": CRUIKSHANK AND WESTMINSTER must be sprats, but we have no authority

SCHOOL. for this surmise, and it would appear that

(12 S. i. 347). we shall not have any such authority, until the readers of ‘N. & Q.’ pelt us with replies. LOOKING back through the war volumes of

ERNEST E. BAKER. • N. & Q.’ I have just come across URLLAD's The Glebe House, Weston-super-Mare.

query. I also have a copy of the cutting. JOHN HUGHES OF LIVERPOOL, A.D. 1706.—

The picture and letterpress form part of a

review of Particulars of the parentage and education of John Hughes are desired.

The Devil's_Walk.' By Coleridge and

Southey. A New Edition, with several additional He transcribed, “in Mason's characters,

Engravings by Robert Cruikshank. Simpkin & the Book of Common Prayer and Adminis. Marshall." tration of the Sacraments, together with the The commencement of the review, printed Psalter or Psalms of David, &c., at Liver- above the picture, is as follows :pool, 1706. WALLACE GANDY.

“Nearly thirty thousand copies of this jeu d'esprit 78 Egmont Road, Sutton, Surrey.

having been already disposed of, we do not pretend DANIEL_DEFOE IN THE PILLORY: --Pope it is, perhaps, all things considered, one of the

to sit in judgment on its merit in the eleventh hour. says that Daniel Defoe, author of 'Robinson most singular poems ever penned; having, given Crusoe,' when put in the pillory, had his rise to almost endless controversy respecting its ears cut off. But I cannot verify this as a real authorship. That point is now, however, fact. Defoe stood in the pillory on July 29, satisfactorily ascertained, and with its new illus30 and 31, 1703. His offence was, I believe, trations we consider it a rare morceau. Our artist,

Robert Cruikshank, seems to have entered into the that of writing against the High Church party. spirit of the author with a real gusto, and has I should like to know precise facts of his given us some rich specimens of his extraordinary mutilation and offence.

G. B. M. talent. We select, by the kind permission of the

Proprietor, the following characteristic sketch of” WOODBURN COLLECTION. I have several

The remainder of the review is quoted by drawings and pictures which have on their URLLAD, subject to the following corrections, reverse sides notes to the effect that they

no doubt where his copy is frayed: for came from “the Woodburn Collection.” I

“ very correct” read “ A very correct”; for should be pleased if any reader could give

our hero ”read “ for our hero"; for “he's me any information concerning it.

well qualified ”read “him well qualified.” A. STANTON WHITFIELD.

I cannot say where the cutting comes Bentley Moor, Walsall.

from; the following passage printed on the AUTHORS OF QUOTATIONS WANTED.

back suggests 1832 as the date:1. I should be glad to know the source of the “QUERY FOR ARITHMETICIANS :- If it cost a quotation appended--which appeared in man tifty shillings to have his own windows broken obituary notice in The Times within the last by as many men at night, that being over hours, twelve months. The Chief Constable of Lanca- what will it cost the same individual to be cheered shire is desirous of using it (with acknowledg- by an equal number of persons in the middle of the ments) on the memorial that is being erected to day? If Coker cannot furnish an answer perhaps the men of the force who fell.

the Duke of Wellington can.' Shall we not offer up our best and highest ?

Surely URLLAD wrongs the memory of a When duty calls can we forbear to give ? This be thy record where in peace thou liest- great headmaster in describing the figure of ' He gave his life that England's soul should live.” the schoolmaster in the caricature as a por

I should be glad to be informed if it is copy- trait of Busby; it bears no resemblance to right.

ARTHUR BRIERLEY. any of his portraits, and though Richard 2. O England, in the smoking trenches dying

Busby liked his pint of claret, nothing in his For all the world,

character was compatible with a nose of We hold our breath, and watch your bright the magnificent proportions depicted in the flag flying,

caricature. While ours is furled.

If URLLAD should by chance be able to These lines aresa id to have been published in a New York newspaper in February, 1915.

What | identify the source of the cutting I should was the paper, and who was the author ?

be grateful if he would let me know it. HARMATOPEGOS.



JOHN THORNTON OF COVENTRY (12 S. vii. whole area was formerly “ The Five Fields, 481).—I may safely leave Mr. Le Couteur and has a subsoil of clean bright gravel and and others to deal with MR. KNOWLES's sand, much of the over-lying clay having theories about John Thornton. But with been dug up and made into bricks by Mr. regard to his suggestion that the east window Thomas Cubitt the builder who replaced it of Great Malvern Priory Church may be his with an immense quantity of brick rubbish work, I should like to make the following brought from all parts of London and which remarks.

raised the surface 8 or 9 feet. Mr. Ward,1. We possess only one date for the then in the employ of Mr. Cubitt, informed rebuilding of the quire of Great Malvern, Mr. Aldis that prior to this alteration of and that is the consecration of the altars in levels and building the area was marshy 1460, marking the completion of the work. and repeatedly inundated, so that ducks, The rebuilding must have taken several snipe, and other water-fowl frequented it. years, but I do not think the glazing of the

ALECK ABRAHAMS. east window can be put back beyond 1450, at the very earliest. Thornton must have

VAN DER PLAES (12 S. vii. 29).-The been dead long before that.

brief notice of this artist in Bryan's Dic2. For years past I have been on the look tionary should be corrected and suppleout for analogies with the Malvern window, mented by the account given in A. J.and with this object I have seen a good deal van der Aa’s ‘Biographisch Woordenboek of mediæval glass all over England. But der Nederlanden,' where references are given I have never yet found anything in im- to various sources of information. Accord mediate relation with it. Some ten years ing to one authority (Kramm) David van ago, I made a study of the York glass from der Plaes was born some years earlier than this point of view, and with the same result. 1647. Mention is made among his works of Beyond what is common to all fifteenth- portraits of Prince Hendrik Casimir, Corcentury glass painting, I cannot see any nelis Tromp, son of the more famous admiral resemblance between Thornton's work and (why do so many English writers persist in the Malvern east window, either in style or writing van Tromp ”? Pepys was not details. G. McM. RUSHFORTH, F.S.A.

guiltless), Jonkheer Hendrik van der Dols. Riddlesden, Malvern Wells.

and his wife. For some years he worked DANIEL VINECOMBE (7 S. vi. 487).—This for the publisher Pieter Mortier. who apppears query is of ancient date, but I have just of van der Plaes, engraved by Houbraken,

in Bryan's Dictionary as Martin. A portrait perused D. Vinecombe's will, which disposes of a part of it. After leaving legacies of is to be found on p. 58 of De Levensmoney or pieces of plate to a long list of beschryvingen der nederlandsche Konstcousins, " he makes similar bequests to

schilders en Konst-Schilderessen,' 1729, and friends, and among others a piece of plate

a life on pp. 63-65. EDWARD BENSLY. to Eustace Budgell, son of Gilbert Budgell, D.D. There can be no doubt that the EARLY RAILWAY TRAVELLING (12 S. latter was the G. B., D.D., mentioned at the vii. 461, 511).—The writer of the letter above reference. Eustace Budgell was printed at the first reference mentions early "X.” of The Spectator, whose name is in- railway signalling by cluded in the ‘D.N.B.' The tankard re-posted at intervals along the line. That was ferred to in the query passed to Daniel known as “police signalling,” by reason of Michell as the residuary legatee and prin- the fact that no telegraphic or other system cipal heir.

A. T. M. yet existed, and it was deemed necessary, in

view of the absence of present-day discipline, SNIPE IN BELGRAVE SQUARE (12 S. vii. 390, to place the traffic in charge of police 437, 476, 498).—The Flask in Ebury Square constables, who passed on the trains, by

"the resort of those who came out hand signals, in the manner noted by your duck-hunting, a sport much followed in the correspondent. It is interesting to note ponds about

(Notes and Topographical that the old “hand signal ” code survives Memoranda relating to the Out-Wards of at the present time in railway practice. St. George's, Hanover Square.' Appendix The railway policeman figures in Punch, to a printed lecture by C. J. B. Aldis on the and the uniform was the same

as that Sanitary Condition of large towns and of described, including the bearing of the Belgravia, 1837). It is known that the constable's staff. For the above reasons:






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the modern railway signalman is often of genealogical interest were folding pedito-day still termed the “bobby.”

grees showing the seize quartiers of the The L. and N.W.R. Police Force retained de jure sovereigns of England, the names of in use the tall hat until the end of the persons exempted from the various Acts of 'eighties, and were the last, I believe, to Îndemnity, a list of titles still under attainder relinquish the old-time usage.

for fidelity to the Legitimist Dynasty, a list W. E. EDWARDS. of the Ministers, &c., of the exiled Stuart

sovereigns, and a list of 492 non-jurors, LONDON IN THE FIFTIES AND SIXTIES : arranged under Dioceses ; the whole indexed. POLICE UNIFORMS (12 S. vii. 431, 475).—I

FRED. R. GALE. believe an illustration is to be found in The Crook bury, Fitzjohn Avenue, High Barnet. Illustrated London News of the year 1862, The last edition of this book was pub. depicting a London police constable, attired lished in 1910. Copies can still be obtained in helmet and tunic, that being the earliest from Phillimore & Co., Chancery Lane. record I can find.

G. The County Constabulary, however, retained the tall hat for a longer period ; in the PIERRE FRANÇOIS GAILLARD (128. vii. 489). West of England it survived until the end of – This arch criminal, and his mate Pierre the 'sixties, but the leathern crowns were Victor Avril, both guillotined at long before discarded. The tall hat was of Bicêtre on the morning of Saturday, Jan. 9, 'beaver, having side stays of iron, so con- 1836. A graphic account of their remarkable necting the brim and crown. The so-called careers and last moments is given in swallowtail ”

was really a modification of 'Studies of French Criminals' by the late the outdoor dress of the period, and it was H. B. Irving. WILLOUGHBY MAYCOCK. officially described as a dress coat." The belt was worn in combination therewith,

He is the subject of a very interesting and each constable carried an unsheaved article entitled “False Poet but Genuine truncheon, including the House of Commons Assassin, by the late H. B. Irving in The police. The dress coat, however, was but-.Weekly Dispatch (Aug. 20, 1920). It may toned up to the neck, and the collar was of be added that Gaillard's (nom-de-plume


“Lacenaire ") contributions Parisian the high type still worn by the Guards when in full dress, A stock was also included in periodical publications (verse and prose) are

morbid still sought by

collectors in the equipment, and a song, extant in the 'sixties, ran thus :

France. It was also said (about thirty I would I were a bobby,

years ago) that some of his unpublished Dressed up in bobbies' clothes,

MSS. were sold by a relative to a London With a high-crowned hat, &c.

literary agent, and adaptations were pubW. E. EDWARDS.

lished anonymously by the now extinct Croxley Green.

firms of Edwin J. Brett (of Fleet Street) and

James Henderson (of Red Lion Court) in THE LEGITIMIST KALENDAR (12 S. vii. 471). their once popular periodicals. The first issue of the Legitimist Kalendar

ANDREW DE TERNANT. was for the year 1894. It consisted of 32 pages, and was published by Henry &

Louis NAPOLEON : POETICAL WORKS (12 S. Co., 6 Bouverie Street, London, price one

vii. 490).—Louis Napoleon Bonaparte (King shilling nett. The editor's note on the of Holland), brother of Napoleon I. and back of the cover-title-page is dated

father of Napoleon III., was a “poet,” and

These December, 1893. In this note it is stated published two collections of poems. that “the Legitimist Kalendar will be issued have been sometimes attributed to the son, annually and the editor hopes to enlarge Napoleon III., who before becoming Emit considerably year by year.

peror of the French was known as Prince F. H. C.

Louis Napoleon, and during his exile in

England wrote works dealing with politics The fourth and last edition was that for and occasional sonnets, songs, and epigrams. the year 1910. It was printed for the The David Bogue publication is probably a Forget - Me-Not Royalist Club, and Messrs translation of a selection. Napoleon III., Phillimore, 124 Chancery Lane, w.C., were however, after becoming emperor published offering a few copies (issued at 108), at no poetical works in French. His great 78. 6d. net, in 1915. Amongst the contents literary work was the “Life of Julius Cæsar.'


Lucien Bonaparte (Prince de Canino), I have the coat-of-arms (it is painted on another brother of Napoleon I., was the wood, and the one on the Admiral's tombo author of a poem entitled “Charlemagne, stone at Kingstown, Jamaica, is a copy). ou l'Eglise délivrée '(two vols., 1814, English Paul Calton's account, which he gave to translation by S. Butler, and F. Hodgson Campbell, is not to be relied on ; he said the London, 1815), and “La Cyrnéide, ou la Admiral left only two sons, he left three. Corse sauvée ' (twelve cantos). The poeti. I have a copy of his will in which he specially cal works of Napoleon I., most youthful mentions his three sons. efforts, will be found in the (Euvres

If MR. POLLOCK, or any one interested, littéraires de Napoléon Bonaparte ? (vol. i.), will write to me,' I shall be pleased to edited by Tancrède Martel (Paris, Albert Savine, 1888).

I have spent many years collecting ANDREW DE TERNANT.

facts about my ancestor (I am a lineal .36 Somerleyton Road, Brixton, S. W.


Stetchford, Birmingham. vii. 447).—A paper was read by the late

NOTES ON THE EARLY DE REDVERS (12 S. Admiral' Albert H. Markham, K.C.B., in vii. 445). — It seems impossible to kill the May, 1904, in Budrum Castle, Malta, and myth that Richard de Reviers, or Redvers, is printed, with reproductions of photo- was the son of Baldwin de Meules (alias graphs showing the heraldic carvings on Baldwin of Exeter), Sheriff of Devonshire, the walls and towers, in Ars Quatuor Corona- whose father was Count Gilbert of Brionne. torum, vol. xvii. 74–80.

W. B. H.

Stapleton tried to do so (“Mag. Rot. Scacc. EMERSON's “ENGLISH TRAITS

Norm.,' II. cclxix), but it cropped up again (12 s

in Burke's vii. 428, 473).-9. “A blind savant, like...

Extinct Peerage,' p. 140, and

Cobbe's Sanderson.” This was Nicholas Sanderson, Teble II. Planché did his best to slay the

* Norman Kings of England,' the blind mathematician. spondent is requiring any further informa mistake (Conqueror and his Companicns, tion not in print and will write to me I shall ii. 45), but it re-appeared in the 'D.N.B.'

sub Baldwin, as was long ago pointed be happy to help him, having compiled a pedigree of the family from wills proved at out by Dr. Round ('Feudal England,' York and London and from the inscriptions which I have copied from Penistone, Yorks

The parentage of Richard de Reviers has and Boxworth, Cambs, &c.

never been proved. The best that can be CHAS. HALL CROUCH.

said on the question is to be found in the 204 Hermon Hill, South Woodford, E.18.

article on the Earls of Devon in vol. iv. of

the new edition of the Complete Peerage.' DIXON OF FURNESS FELLS (12 S. vii. 410). This is contributed by Mr. G. W. Watson, -The last plate in Boutell’s ‘Monumental who, I suppose, is the leading authority Brasses of England’ reproduces the canopy after Dr. Round on Norman and Anglo(only) of the brass on the tomb of Nicholas Norman genealogy

The theory that Dixon (1448). Haines also describes him Richard de Reviers survived until 1137, as “Pipe Subthesaurarius.

instead of dying in 1107, is founded on the WALTER E. GAWTHORP.

confusion between him and Richard Fitz 16 Long Acre, W.C.2.

Baldwin, son of Baldwin of Exeter.

It is certain that, as DR. WHITEHEAD ADMIRAL BENBOW (12 S. vii. 431, 478).– states, Richard de Reviers was never Earl I am much obliged to Mr. W. P. H. POLLOCK of Devonshire ; and for that very reason for his reply re Admiral Benbow, but I did he could not have been “Earl of Exeter. not want any account about the Sallee As Dr. Round explained, in the twelfth Rovers, but one concerning some pirates century an earl was always the earl of a the Admiral took shortly before he met county, but his title might be taken from Du Casse.

either (1) his county ; (2) the capital of his Respecting the latter part of MR. POL- county ; (3) his chief residence; or (4) his LOCK'S note, I can only say that it is family name (* Geoffrey de Mandeville,' traditional in my family that the money pp. 145, 273, 320-1). Thus no one but the awarded to the Admiral was 4,0001. I will Earl of Devonshire could or would be not say how many millions it now amounts styled Earl of Exeter. G. H. WHITE. to—though I pretty well know.

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