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of the southern peasant), being by a surprise of

5. Edmund, born at King's Langley-otherwise the enemy suddenly called into the field, mounted known as Chilterne or Children's Langley, from their horses so readily, without stopping to equip the nursery palace there—June 5, 1341. themselves properly, and distinguished themselves 6. William, born at Windsor, June, 1348 ; 80 splendidly in action, that it was resolved to buried in Westminster Abbey, Sept. 5, 1348 commemorate their gallantry by making their ad- (Roll of the Great Wardrobe, 21-23 Edw. III., ventitious costume the future uniform of their 38/2). regiment. A traditional reputation thus established 7. Thomas, born at Woodstock, Jan. 7, 1354 naturally led to imitation by other countries, in- (Mrs. E. Green), 1355 (Stow, Dugdale, Barnes, cluding our own. What was this battle ?

Anderson, &c.).

R. H. BUSK. The dates to which no authority is added are I am much obliged to N. R., to L. L. K., and undisputed. Shakspere's order, as will be seen,

HERMENTRUDE. Col. HAROLD MALET for their information about

is incorrect. Husgar dress. But the origin in our English army There are conflicting statements about Edward's of the second jacket is not made clear. That it is sons. In 2 Henry VI. Act II. sc. ii. lines 10-17, still worn I infer from a coloured picture that was Richard, Duke of York, founding his claim to the published with the Illustrated News, May 21, throne, gives the list in the following order (to which 1887, of the Queen's Jubilee Drawing-room. One I append the dates :-(1) Edward, the Black Prince, prominent figure is an Hussar with the empty of Wales (1330-76); (2) William_of Hatfield sleeve jacket.

A. B. (1336-44); (3) Lionel of Antwerp, Duke of Cla

rence (1338-68); (4) John of Gaunt, Duke of PORTRAITS (7th S. v. 449).-In reply to Mr. Lancaster (1340-99; (5) Edmund of Langley, Pink's query, I can answer, so far as regards Duke of York (1341-1402); (6) Thomas of Wood Sir Baptist Hicks, that there is no engraving of stock, Duke of Gloucester (1355-97); “William his portrait now in the Sessions House. When, of Windsor was the seventh and' last” (died some years ago, I had a copy in oils taken, I was young). given permission to do so on the distinct engage- In Hume's corrected English History another ment on my part that I would not have the picture son is referred to, also a William, who died in recopied or engraved.


1335, and who must, therefore, have been the second

son, and died before the next William—“of HatTAE Sons OF EDWARD III. (7th S. v. 468). –

field”- was born. There were thus three Wil. They were seven in number, born in the following liams, only one of whom reached his eighth year, order : 1. Edward the Black Prince, at Woodstock, my knowledge of families I have never known a

viz., William of Hatfield. It is strange, but in 1330. According to all the chroniclers and gene- child survive who was called after another prealogists, his birth took place on June 15; but viously dead. Edward III. and Queen Philippa the Issue Roll (Pasc. 4 Edw. III.) records pay- are also stated to have had five daughters. ments of the expenses of the queen's churching on

W. CLARKE ROBINSON. the 24th and 28th of April. This provision was Durbam, doubtless made beforehand, since a Roll of the

[Many other communications, for some of which space Great Wardrobe (4-5 Edw. III., 34/13) records may ultimately be found, are acknowledged.] the purchase of seven cloths of red velvet for the queen's uprising robe at Woodstock in

Roman WALL IN THE CITY (7th S. v. 466). — July, 1330; yet it is difficult to believe that pur. The paragraph relating to this relic of antiquity chases for this ceremony would have been made may be an "extract” from the Echo, but if so it and paid for before the prince was born by at

was taken without acknowledgment from the Times least six weeks. “One great cradle, gilt, painted of April 27. I speak with certainty, as I am its with the four Evangelists,” price 12. 138. 4d.,


E. WALFORD, M.A. and one smaller cradle, gilt and painted, price 26s., I do not know why a ? should be put after the were bought in June and July " for the Lord “Bull and Mouth Hotel” in the quotation from the Edward, eldest son of the King, Earl of Chester” Echo with reference to the above. This was the (Roll of Great Wardrobe, 4 Edw. III., 34/8). original name of what has been carried on for some

2. William, born at Hatfield, 1334-1336, the years as the “Queen's Hotel,” but has so many exact date much disputed ; died infant, before reminiscences connected with it in the old coaching July 8tb, 1337; buried at York.

days that I should have thought every one would 3. Lionel, born at Antwerp, Nov. 29, 1338. have known its history independently of its having 4. John of Gaunt, born at Ghent, between Feb. the old carving in its front of the “Bull and 21 and June 27, 1340. Stow and Tyler say Mouth.” By the way, what has become of this February; Beltz, Mar. 25-31 ; Mrs. Everett historical “bit”?

Edw. I. Dunn. Green, June.

Lonsdale Road, Barnes,

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STANDING UP AT THE LORD'S PRAYER (7th S. v. brick or stone. The house with the plaster façade 429).- Up to the end of my undergraduate days and two large brick piers next the pavement is now (but that, alas ! means forty years ago) one of our numbered 59 and 60, the former single central endons at C.C.C., Cambridge, always stood at the trance having been made into two doorways. The Lord's Prayer when it cane in the lesson. I am 62 ft. frontage is about right, while the other frontafraid that none of us, save one on one occasion, age (Nos. 57 and 58) is about 58 ft. 6 in. The followed his example.

H, J. MOULE. elevation is lined over with fine horizontal lines. Dorchester.

This might represent brickwork, or it might have It is a popular idea that the custom of standing been done merely to relieve the pilasters

. Whether during the reading of the Lord's Prayer when it is these pilasters, together with the door and window said as part of the lesson of the day was originated dressings, are of stone, or are likewise of stucco

, by George III., who, the first time that he attended requires a careful examination. I always under church after his recovery from one of his serious stood that No. 59 was Lindsey House. illnesses, immediately arose, and stood until it was

Who“murdered Jansen's centre to Northumberfinished. Surely the custom can boast of a greater land House"; and which centre; that of the façade antiquity! JOHN CHURCHILL Sikes.

next Charing Cross, or of the house itself behind? 50, Agate Road, The Grovo, Hammersmith, W.

It is not usually known that the former was re

built 1748-52, from the design of Daniel Garrett, This is a common practice in Lancashire. I can architect, and was "completely destroyed by fire speak of it as usual in and about Ormskirk and March 18, 1780.”. Spencer House was designed Leigh; also at the Magnificat. E. LEATON BLENKINSOPP.

by John Vardy about 1763. The front in St.

James's Place is by “Athenian" Stuart, and of I have known the custom of standing up at the about the same date. reading of the Lord's Prayer in the second lesson The so-called Jones's "glorious watergate" was for more than fifty years, and never saw it omitted, assuredly the design and workmanship of Nicholas save in one country church, years ago, where I read Stone, the sculptor. Why is any credit given to the lesson, and was surprised to find that the con- Inigo Jones for Great Queen Street? The only gregation kept their seats; but that was in the old building in it of any note is by his pupil, John dark ages.

R. P. H. Webb. I had always understood that Jones's This custom is not so uncommon as H. G. J. restorations to that building have not generally

“ beautiful St. Paul's" was detestable work. His DE S. seems to think. It is, or up to very lately met with approval, except as to the portico, which has been, observed in two churches within the parish of Paddington.

G. F. R. B.

was of grand proportions. Your contributor is,

perhaps, not aware that the stonework of the Ban MR. Justice ROKEBY (7th S. v. 448).-C. E. P. queting House was entirely renewed in 1829-30, is informed that the diary of Mr. Justice Rokeby, under the direction of that eminent architect Sir 1688-97, has been privately printed in the present John Soane, R.A., with great attention to the year, from a MS, in the possession of Sir Henry original work, so much so as evidently to deceive your Peek, Bart.

A copy was presented to the Library contributor, who is too severe on the museum of of the Hon. Society of Lincoln's Inn.

that architect, for it has merits of design far above

the average, and whose other designs are equal, if Lincoln's Inn,

not superior, to any put forward by that other great Has C. E. P. seen “ The Diary of Mr. Justice

master in architecture, Inigo Jones.

WYATT PAPWORTA. Rokeby, printed from a MS. in the possession of Sir Henry Peek, Bart.”? It has lately been pri- WiLLS OF SUICIDES : SUICIDED (7th S. v. 86, vately printed by Sir Henry, Peek, with a preface, 197, 416). -Suicided is an Americanism which Í dated" November 16, 1887," and signed "William have frequently seen in United States and Cana

G. F. R. B. Boyd.”

dian newspapers ; tempested I have not yet seen, but on opening a recent Canadian paper

I came Lindsey HOUSE (7h S. 343). -- When will on one equally novel. I read that the editor of writers distinguish the difference between "an architect and a builder ? Inigo Jones may have contempt of court.”

the Moncton Transcript has been jailed for his

ROBERT F. GARDINER. " designed” this house, but he certainly did not “build" it. Remembering that there was an en

AUTHORS OF Quotations WANTED (7th S. v. graving of it in Campbell's 'Vitruvius Britannicus,' 489). – published 1717, I found on reference that two

Pride, plans and an elevation are given (vases are shown Howe'er dieguised in his own majesty, on the balustrade at top), and that it is stated that the lines aro Wordsworth's, and are found in one of his it was built 1640, and "extending 62 feet.'

* Poems written in Youth,' "beginning, "Nay, Traveller! short description does not state if the front be of rest,” &c.




early editions of Perrault are hard to get. His tales are,

of course, included in the famous Cabinet des Fées,' and

illustrated editions have fetched fancy prices. What
Dictionary of National Biography. Edited by Leslie will, however, establish this edition in public favour is

Stephen. Vol. XV. Diamond-Drake. (Smith, Elder the prefatory matter of Mr. Lang, supplying not only all
& Co.)

known biographical particulars concerning the author
WITH exemplary punctuality the fifteenth volume of this and much bibliographical information as to his works,
great work has now appeared, and something not far short but essays upon the stories and analogues drawn from
of a third of the labour may be regarded as accomplished. various literatures. The whole is, indeed, an original
A new and useful feature, to be continued in subsequent and attractive contribution to comparative folk-lore, and
volumes, is now first seen. This consists of an index to puts forward in very attractive guise some of Mr. Lang's

well-known views on these subjects.
the volume. At first sight it might be thought that an
alphabetical index to a book the arrangement of which The Book of Noodles : Stories of Simpletons. By W. A.
is alphabetical is to some extent a superfluity. Let one Clouston. (Stock.)
80 thinking turn to the name Douglas in the present MR. CLOUSTON's Book of Noodles? is likely to be one
volume, and the error will be recanted. More than a of the most popular, as it is certainly one of the most
quarter of its pages are occupied with this name, and the thorough of the series—" The Book Lover's Library
difficulty of tracing a member of that illustrious family to which it belongs. It is a study of the legends of
without the index would necessarily be considerable. For various countries concerning simpletons of the order of
8 large proportion of these lives Dr. Æneas Mackay, the oxolaorikòc of Greece and the men of Gotham of
whose labours must have been heavy, is responsible. The England. In comparative folk-lore Mr. Clouston has
volume opens with an account of Dr. Diamond, well few superiors, and the analogues to the stories he gives
known to readers of the early volumes of' N. & Q. Very

are collected from very varied literature, European and
early in it appears a memoir of Charles Dickens, which Asiatic. Apart from its scholarly value, which is great,
has been written with excellent judgment and tact by the book is delightful reading. It wiles the reader on,
the editor. Dodd, the forger, is also from the editorial and there are few who, having begun, will leave off until
pen, as is Bubb Dodington, afterwards Lord Melcombe. the last page is turned. Mr. Clouston's is, fortunately for
In lucidity and conciseness these biographies are models.

our readers,
of those contributed by Mr. S. L. Lee, whose work is announcement of a new and characteristic work from

a household name " in N. & Q.,' and the
eminently careful, accurate, and scholarly, the most

im his pen is sufficient recommendation.
portant are Kenelm Digby ; Diodati, the friend of Mil.
ton; Roger Dodeworth ; and Isaac D’Israeli. The great The Encyclopædic Dictionary. Vol. VII. Part I. (Cas-
Disraeli is the subject of a long and, in the main, sell & Co.)
favourable life by Mr. T. E. Kebbel. Very early The seventh volume of this valuable dictionary opens
in the volume appears a very brightly-written life with " Tas,” and the first part ends with “Urbicolous.'
of T. J. Dibdin from the pen of the Rev. Conscious of its value, from constant application to it,
J. Woodfall Ebsworth. Sir George Downing is the we watch with pleasure the issue approach completion.
most important biography by Mr. C. H. Firth; and No better proof of the value of the dictionary needs be
George, second Earl of Bristol, that of Mr. G. F. R. sought than in the information given as regards his-
Barker. The first Earl of Bristol is in the hands tory, chemistry, and commerce, all of which is equally
of Dr. Gardiner. The able account of Francis complete. Under such compounds as “ Town Clerk,"
Douce is by Mr. A. H. Bullen, and the graceful “ Town Council," &c., is found the kind of information
pen of Mr. Austin Dobson supplies the life of sought in vain in ordinary works of reference. The
Richard Doyle, somewhile illustrator of Punch. Among value of illustrations such as are affixed to "Turbine"
the many admirable contributions of Prof. Laughton and “Umbellifer" is not easily overrated.
the life of Sir Francis Drake is the most spirited and
important. Mr. H. R. Tedder's contributions include • OUR TRUE FOREIGN POLIoy,' with which the Fort-
both the Dodsleys, booksellers. Dr. Jessopp signs excel-nightly opens, is said to consist in strengthening our
lent and comprehensive articles upon Donne, the poet, navy and entering the alliance of the central powers.
and Sir Everard Digby. To a large number of contribu- A vindication of The Boulangist Movement' is by M.
tions the initials of Mr. Thomson Cooper are fixed. Dr. Henri Rochefort. Mr. Swinburne writes on · The Mis-
Garnett writes on Prof. John Donaldson, and Prof. cellaneous Works of Ben Jonson' Somewhat timidly
Nichol, as is natural, is responsible for the memoir of his we venture to dissent from the estimate of Jonson's
friend Sydney Dobell. Mr. Norman Maccoll supplies lyrical powers formed by so competent a judge. Mr.
excellent accounts of the Wentworth Dilkee. Mr. Charles Andrew Lang writes on Lucian, Mr. Herbert Spencer
Kent writes on Hepworth Dixon and Count D'Orsay, on. The Ethics of Kant,' Miss F. Mabel Robinson on
and, with the aid of Mr. Alban Doran, upon Dr. Doran, 'Pawnbroking in England and Abroad,' and Mr. Edward
editor of N. & Q.' The name of Thomas Dilke, thé Carpenter has a wonderfully clever' diatribe against
dramatist, 1698, does not appear. It has some claim to Custom.'--The Nineteenth Century opens with Mr.
be put in a supplement, should such see the light. Mean Gladstone's "The Elizabethan Settlement of Religion.
time the progress of the dictionary is eminently satis. Sir William Hunter followa with a very judicious paper
factory, and the general tone of the articles shows no Our Missionaries,' Mr. Frederic Harrison's - A
falling off, but rather, it may be said, an improvement.

Few Words about Picture Exhibitions contains a strong

condemnation of them and a fierce arraigament of much
Perrault's Popular Tales. Edited from the Original modern French art. Prof. Tyndall tells. A Story of Our
Edition by Andrew Lang. (Clarendon Press.)

Lighthouses. Lord Eustace Cecil, dealing with The
This work is in some respects a curiosity. It is a Curse of our War Office,' declares it to be over-centraliza-
reprint, to some extent in facsimile, of the Histoire ou tion. The Bishop of Colombo writes on 'Buddhism.'
Contes du Temps Passé' of Perrault, 1697, and the Among the contributors are the French ambassador and
• Contes en Vers' of the same author, with prefatory Lord Armstrong.–Capt. Hozier, in • England's Real
matter, &c., in English. With the rise in favour of folk: Peril,' contributed to Macmillan, is in favour of a bridge
lore has come an awakened interest in fairy tales, and to the Continent, if such can be obtained. Mr. J. 8.

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Raven sends some excellent . Diversions of a Pedagogue' has contributions by the Queen of Roumania (“Carmen
Jaques Tahureau,' the French poet, is the subject of a Sylva”), Lady Wentworth, and many other writers, and
paper by Mr. W. H. Hudson. Mr. Pater writes on some fine illustrations, including “ The Toilet of a Lady
* Gaston de Latour,' and Mr. H. D. Traill on 'Lucian.'- of Ancient Egypt."
Mr. A. M. Wakefield begins in Murray's a series of papers MR. C, A. WARD continues in the Bookroorm (Stock)
on Foundation Stones of English Music.? Capt. Shaw's his interesting 'Dr. Johnson's Tavern Resorts.' A sug:
* Protection of Dwelling Houses from Fire' is likely to gestion (p. 281) concerning dealing with some insect 1,
make the householder sufficiently uncomfortable. In a book-pest seems worth consideration.
Conning Tower' is a spirited account of an imaginary
naval combat. “The Wilds of North Devon 'and Public

PART LVI. of Mr. Hamilton's Parodies is principally
Schools in the olden Time' are both readable.-In "The occupied with Lord Macaulay's Lays," "The Devil's
Romance of History,' in Temple Bar, Part V. deals with Walk,' and the poems of Winthrop Mackworth Praed.
Benyowski, 'A Lapsed Copyright' concerns itself with MR. SCOTT SURTEES has printed for private circulation
the position of Disraeli as a novelist. The House of a pamphlet entitled William Shakespeare of Stratford-on-
Percy' is a species of digest of Mr. de Fonblanque's Avon : his Epitaph Unearthed, and the Author of the
• Annals of the House of Percy.'-A large instalment | Plays run to Ground. The new candidate put forward

-t can scarcely be too large for the reader-of 'Coach for the honours of Shakspeare is Sir Anthony Sherley.
ing Days and Coaching Ways' is given in the English We have received Part V. of the Cyclopædia of Educa-
Illustrated. The views of old pooks in Stamford, tion (Swan Sonnenschein & Co.), dealing with "Mathe.
Grantham, and other places are delightful. A Hamp: matics," “ Middle-Class Schools," " Object Lessons," &c.
sbire Hamlet' is pleasantly illustrated by Mr. David
Carr. An engraving of Reynolds's portrait of Dr. John Co.) has

reached a second edition.

MR. SPRAGUE's Handbook of Volapük (Trübner &
son furnishes a good frontispiece. Pagodas, Aurioles,
and Umbrellas 'gives curious information-In Longman's
‘Evolving the Camel,' by Mr. Grant Allen, Mr. Hudson's the Diary of the Scots College at Douai, to be edited

The New Spalding Club will shortly issue to members
Sight in Savages,' and Mr. Nathan's 'Something about by the

Rey. William Forbes Leith, S.J., and the Register
Ostrich Feathers'are noteworthy. Some Typographical of theļScots College at Rome,' to be edited by the Very
Errors in the Cornhill supplies little that is not well Rev. Monsignor Campbell, Rector of the College.
known, and gives as a typographical error an invention
of Tom Moore as to printing noses

” for “roses.

The new edition of Boyne's Tokens,' which was an-
Arthur Schopenhauer is the subject of an essay, in nounced as coming out under the editorship of Mr. G. C.
which a short and very characteristic paper, found after Williamson, is now at press. The work has been so en.
his death, is quoted. Mammoth-Hunting in Siberia' larged that it will be about twice the size of the original
deals, of course, with the remains of the animal.—Early work. It is to be published by Mr. Elliot Stock.
Travels in England' and 'Some Bits of Norman Lon-
don' appear in All the Year Round.

Notices to Correspondents.
No. XII. of the Bookbinder (Clowes & Son) has fine

We must call special attention to the following notices :
reproductions of bindings by Clovis Eve and John
Raynes, and of a very remarkable Livret de Folasteries address of the sender, not necessarily for publication, but

On all communications must be written the name and
of 1583.

as a guarantee of good faith.
MESSRS. CASSELL'S monthly publications lead off with We cannot undertake to answer queries privately.
Our Own Country, Part XLII., dealing with Harrow-on-
the-Hill and South Devon, and opening out Lincoln. Of must observe the following rule. Let each note, query:

To secure insertion of communications correspondents
the school at Harrow many views are given, and Dart-
mouth, Torquay, Babbicombe Bay, Dawlish, and other signature of the writer

and such address as he wishes to

or reply be written on a separate slip of paper, with the
picturesque spots are depicted.-old and Nero London, appear. Correspondents who repeat queries are requested
Part x., is confined to the Mansion House, the Bankto head the second communication Duplicate."
and the Stock Exchange, and gives good illustrations of
civic processions, of the Clearing House, On 'Change, A. Masson (“So long").-See 6th S. ii. 67, 194, 496;
Dividend Day, &c., some of them possessing antiquarian

iii. 18,
interest.- The Encyclopædic Dictionary, Part LIV., ex- W. S. B. H. ("A Month's Mind").–See 6eu S. vi. 205,
tends from " Outsucken " to " Parbuckle.”. Specimens 251, 352, 374, 410, 458, 516; vii. 115, 298; viii. 312.
of varied and useful information may be found under
“Ox," and other early words. In cases such as " Pa-have.

CORRIGENDUM.-P. 473, col. 1, 1, 1, for “bas” read
limpsest," " Palinade," and the various formations with

pai, &c., information of special fulness and value is Editorial Communications should be addressed to “The
afforded. --Naumann's History of Music, Part IV., has a

Editor of Notes and Queries'" _Advertisements and
capital portrait of Heinrich Schütz, otherwise Sagit; Business Letters to "The Publisher"-at the Office, 22,
tarius, the famous Chapel Master; “ Jelamite Music "

Took's Court, Cursitor Street, Chancery Lano, E.C.
is illustrated, and the "Song of a Muezzin to the We beg leave to state that we decline to return com:
Rising Sun” is given in musical notation. Passing

to munications which, for any reason, we do not print; and
the "Music of the Greeke," we find this prefaced by a to this rule we can make no exception.
facsimile of a rough draft of Beethoven's 'Erl King.'-
King Henry V. is contained in Part XXX. of the


Illustrated Shakespeare. This is illustrated by full-sized

designs of Henry's rough wooing of Katharine, of the
English troops before the battle, and other subjects. by whom it is required, whose name and address are given for that

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- Part X. of the World of Wit and Humour completes purpose :-
this work, to which title-page, &c., are given.-Part VII. Glossary of Architecture. (Parker, Oxford, 1850.)
of Cassell's Dictionary of Cookery has many good direc.

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am stondende contynueli bi day"; A.V., "I stand

continually in the watch tower in the daytime." CONTENTS.-N° 133.

In Jer. xxxi. 21 we have, "Ordeyne to thee & NOTES : - Tothill, 21–Virgil, 22–Phil or Philo-Letter of toting place”; A.V., "Make thee high heaps ''; and Grimaldi, 24-The Great Cryptogram-Epitaph Elephant 2 Kings (2 Sam.), v. 7, 9, “David took the totehil and Aristotle - Robinson Cruso, 25 - The Lincolnshire Poacher'-Lot-" Phiz" and " Alfred Crowquill,” 20. of Syon," and “ David dwellide in the totehil;

A.V., "the stronghold," "the fort." QUERIES :-Chame-Grant's Sketches in London'-Trinkets -Dual Origin of Stuart Family - Herewards – Jonas E. In the 'Promptorium Parvulorum' we find, Drinkworth, Knt.-G. P. R. James, 27—Sir John Stuart, "Tote Hylle, specula, a hey place of lokyoge, Swine-suckled - Lient. James Bottomley - Seven Clerical Orders-St. Liberata-Heraldic-Etruscan City on the site where the late Mr. Albert Way, in his learned of Rome–Fleak-Ashmole's Tomb-andrewes-- Riddles on note, says "the term seems to denote a look-out or Trees - Rockbeare, 28 - 'A Historie of Ferrar'-Arundell Family-Engraving-Queen Eleanor Crosses–Irish Exports watch tower.” Mr. Way remarks upon the frein 1847-Name of Artist Wanted, 29.

quent occurrence of the word in many parts of REPLIES :-Casanova, 29 - Dr. Mounsey, 30 — Dedluck

England, as enumerated by Mr. Hartshorne in his Molière Brussels Gazette' –Jacques Basire-Walker the Salopia Antiqua,'e.g., Castle Toote, Fairy Toote, Filibuster, 31-Lowestoft- Memoirs of Grammont-West Twt Hill at Carnarvon, &c. He also quotes & Chester-Sack as Communion Wine - Masson - St. Peter upon the Wall — Anna Houson, 32 - Shaking Hands - passage from 'Sir John Maundeville's Travels,' • Reminiscences of a Scottish Gentleman'--Skulls on Tombs

Pitshanger - Order of the southern Cross-* Mumed p. 378, occurring in a description of the gardens of Moonlight"-Dympna - St. Colan, -Spanish Wrecks

à king of India, in which is mentioned “a litylle Democracy-o. Goldsmith - Adjectives ending in -ic, -ical, Toothille with toures, &c.," where the monarch was 34 - Belgian Arms – Balk-. Matthew's Bible, 35., Cecils - wont to take the air and disport himself. Century--"Of a certain age," 36–Use of York-The Curtin - Extract from Parish Register - F. Tavares, 37—“Dead The Tothill in question at Westminster, whose Men" = Empty Bottles – To chew the rag"-"To make up name still survives in the locality, was the lookhis mouth"- New English Dictionary,' 38.

out hill of the Abbey, answering to the still exNOTES ON BOOKS :-Murray's Now English Dictionary: listing mound at the north-east corner of the close

Part IV.-Verity's Works of Etherege'-Jacobs's North's
'Morall Philosophle of Doni.'

at Peterborough known as the Toothill, on which

a tower is said to have been built by Turold, the Notices to Correspondents, &c.

first Norman abbot, for the defence of his monastery.

There is a similar mound at the south-west corner Notes.

of the close at Ely, known at Cherry Tree Hill,

and another in Deanery Garden, at Rochester. TOTHILL, WESTMINSTER,

We learn from the late Mr. Burtt’s paper on The I had imagined that the question of the ety: Muniments of the Abbey of Westminster' (Archæomology of Tothill had been long since settled, and logical Journal, vol. xxix. p. 141) that the name that its derivation from tote or toute, to look or Totebull occurs early in the thirteenth century for peep, connected with the Anglo-Saxon totian, to the large tract of land, the waste of the manor, lift up, to elevate, was generally accepted, all being afterwards called Tothill Fields, on which the inagreed that tothill or toothill was an early designa- habitants of the manor had common rights, extendtion for a look-out post. But the saying that ing from the Abbey Close on the east to Eye and "errors die bard” is nowhere more true than in Chelsea on the west, and from the Thames on the etymology, and the more far-fetched and impro- south to the manors of Hyde and Knightsbridge bable a derivation is, the more pertinaciously is it on the north. In the time of Elizabeth this wide clung to, even when a clear and obvious derivation waste was a common place for duels and assemblies is close at hand.

of various kinds, "not generally of the best.” To We may safely assert, pace" the Builder of these fields the gentry also used to resort "for 1875" (the Builder of 1888 would not, I think, their recreation at bowles, goffe, and stow ball,” have published such nonsense), that “the hill of and it was used "for exercize and discipline of Hermes" and the "teuthill of the Saxons” are not horse and foote," “ the herbage being very advan"the same," and that neither in Westminster nor tageous and profitable to many poore inhabitants." anywhere else has the toothill any connexion with Horse races were also run in the eighteenth century Tuisco, or Teut, or Thotb, or any other fabulous in Tothill Fields, and booths and scaffolds were deity. If, instead of puzzling their brains with old erected for the spectators, for admission to which mythologies, our would-be etymologists bad turned payment was demanded "as for the use of the Dean to Wycliffe's Bible, they would have found the and Chapter.” The mob on these occasions proving word, in its true meaning as a beacon or look-out unruly and riotous, the Government were not unstation, in more places than one. Thus, Isaiah xxi. reasonably "offended,” and “the Dean and Chapter 5, we read, “Set the bord, bihold in a toothill," were highly reflected on” for allowing their land to where in the A.V. we have, “Prepare the table, be so used. The parents of boys at Westminster watch in the watchtower"; and again, v. 8 of the School also grew uneasy, and threatened that comsame chapter, “ Up on the toot hill of the Lord I plaints should be laid before Parliament if these


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