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was Sorel, a barrister of Gray's Inn, only received the cups which Mrs. Bargrave's bad husband was 101. for his work. Mr. Sorel's pseudonym (his accused of having broken were ornamental porceproper name reversed), "Le Ros," is not given in lain. Could the word trinkets in the sense of cups Olphar Hamst's ' Handbook of Fictitious Names.' for drinking have any connexion with the German CUTHBERT BEDE. trinken?

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DUAL ORIGIN OF THE STUART FAMILY, Queries.

Debrett gives the family name of the royal line of We must request correspondents desiring information Stuart as Fitz Allan. According to Camden there on family matters of only private interest, to affix their were two families of that name, one Norman, names and addresses to their queries, in order that the which bore the title of Arundel, &c., ending by the answers may be addressed to them direct.

marriage of the heiress with the head of the CAAME.—Peter Marwyng, of Magdalen College, of its descent from Alain, Duke of Brittany and

Howards ; the other, Camden writes, was proud Oxford, in his famous book "The Treasure of Earl of Richmond, Yorkshire, which also ended in Evonymus’ (1559), says, p. 342, “Some say also the marriage of two daughters, one to the head of that it is good for the chames or chenkes of the the Stapleton family, the other to Grey of Rotherskin.” I should be glad to bave information about field. Camden gives quite a different origin of the the word chames.

J. A. H. MURRAY.

royal family, viz., one purely Celtic. What The Scriptorium, Oxford.

authority, therefore, is there for the Fitzalan ILLUSTRATORS OF GRANT'S SKETCHES name ?

Pictus. LONDON.'—I have a copy of the first edition of 'Sketches in London,' by James Grant (Orr,

HEREWARDS.—Will MR. E. WALFORD, or any 1838). It has “twenty-four humorous illustra- gentleman genealogically disposed, kindly give me tions by 'Phiz' and others." The etchings by H. K. information respecting the Herewards? The HarBrowne are worthy of the illustrator of Nicholas leian MSS. say something about the first Hereward, Nickleby, which was then appearing in monthly three of the name in Devon, Midlands, and North

and there are accounts, I believe, in existence of parts; and, as Mr. Grant says :

umberland. It has been handed down in my own "They are among the happiest achievements of the genius of one who, though yet but young in years, is family that the modern name Heward is a contracunquestionably, in this particular style of engraving, the tion of Hereward (can this be verified ?), just as first artist of the day,

Howard is the present form of the Anglo-Saxon But who are the “others"? The first two etchings Holdward (the governor of a hold or keep), Lewin are signed “C. R. delt.”. They are terribly poor. of Leofwin, a lover of war. Two Herewards carried The next two are slightly better, and are not their banners during the Crusades to the Holy signed. The next two are also not signed, and are Land, and in my youth I saw the tracings of their very good, especially the 'Cheering the Speech of standards or coat armour, but have forgotten them. & Comrade.' Then follow the masterly etchings by I should very much like to learn what these were Phiz. Who were the artists of the six first-named also the arms of the other Herewards, particularly etchings? In Sotheran's catalogue, August, 1885, of Northumberland or the North. In Saxon times a copy of the second edition (1840) of the 'Sketches the Hereward held a position (as the name imin London' is priced at 1l. 48., and is said to con- plies) similar to that of Constable of France. tain "thirty-four humourous illustrations by 'Phiz'

E. V. H. and others." The "thirty-four” is so printed. Is Jonas E. DRINKWORTH, KNt.-Who was Jonas this an error for “twenty-four," or were ten extra E. Drinkworth, Knt., said to have been a judge plates inserted in the second edition ?

or portrait painter, dato 1727 ?

J. E. CUTABERT BEDE.

Natural History Society, Torquay, TRINKETS.-Defoe writes in his "True Relation

G. P. R. JAMES.-In 1843 there was published of the Apparition of Mrs. Veeal to Mrs. Bar- at Dublin a novel, in one volume, entitled The grave':

Commissioner; or, De Lunatico Inquirendo. In “ Mrs. Bargrave asked her whether she would drink the Catalogue of the London Library and in some tea? Says Mrs. Veal, 'I do not care if I do, but many other places this book is attributed to I'll warrant you this mad fellow (meaning, Mrs. Bar. G. P. R. James. What is the authority for this? grave's husband) has broke all your trinkets.' Evidently the speaker by trinkets meant cups and The style is different from such acknowledged

ANON. saucers. Can any reader of N. & Q.' give other works of that author as I have read. similar examples of such a use of the word trinkets- [In Halkett and Laing the work is said to be by when first used in such a sense ; when last so George Payne Rainsford James. Allibone, however, used ? When had the word come to signify exclu- assigng it to Charles Lever, a much more probable

parentage. It is time the question should be decided. sively articles of jewellery or ornament ? No doubt What does our friend MR. FITZPATRICK say?]

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MAJOR-GENERAL SIR JOHN STUART, - What Roma,' vol. i. pp. 316, 317). Has anything been is known of this officer, who commanded our discovered of this city in recent times; and what is troops at Maida in 1806 ? Did he distinguish the evidence of its existence and extent ? himself at all afterwards ?

W. S. L. S.
E. L. H. Tew, M.A.

FLEAK.—What is fleak-stone? It is mentioned
Hornsea Vicarage, E, Yorks,

thus, “Adorned with fleak-stone and other painting SWINE-SUCKLED.-Romulus is no more famous and gilding.

C. A. WARD.

Walthamstow, as the founder of Rome than as having been suckled by a wolf. The very statues and medals ASHMOLE'S TOMB AND RESIDENCE.-Will ang of that woll have a world-wide renowo. But I kind reader acquainted with the archeology of hear it asserted that a certain warlike chief was Lambeth inform me in what part of St. Mary's suckled by a sow, as if he was one of the thirty in Church the tomb of Elias Ashmole is to be the litter which Virgil has immortalized (* Æneid,' found; and if Tradescant's house, where the iii. 390). Never having met with the name of this worthy antiquary used to live, is still extant ; swinish nursling, I betake myself to 'N. & Q.,' to or, if it be demolished, when the lamentable deed which whoso turns in time of need will seldom turn was done ?

J. BESWICKE TWYCROSS. in vain. Who was the great unknown swine

[See 5th S. iv. 80; 6th S. i. 196, 386 ; iii, 147, 512.] nursed ?

JAMES D. BUTLER. Madison, Wis., U.S.

ANDREWES FAMILY.-Can

your

readers

furnish me with any information about Anthony JAMES BOTTOMLEY, LIEUTENANT Y.P. 15TH REGIment.-Can any of your readers give me some infor- Andrewes, who was a Prebendary of Gloucester mation respecting James Bottomley, lieutenant h.p. From the parish registers it appears that he was

Cathedral, and Vicar of Haresfield, near Gloucester? 15th Regiment ? He published a number of poems vicar for some years, married, and had several by a Mr. Bottomley, of Saddleworth, the principal children, and died in the year 1678. Any informaone being entitled" Greenfield,' The historical tion as to his parentage and descendants would sketch of Saddleworth at the end of the book and be received with much satisfaction. Please reply the engravings which illustrate it are by the

direct.

H. E. ANDREWES. lieutenant, the date of publication about 1816.

Broad Oak, Reading. He was probably of either Lancashire or Yorkshire origin.

JOHN RADCLIFFE.

RIDDLES ON TREES.— Where can I find some

verses of riddles on the names of trees which I SEVEN CLERICAL ORDERS.--What are they? I heard forty years ago, and which begin thus :read, "St. Caius, who succeeded Eutychianus in What is the sociable tree, and the dancing tree, &c.? 283, made it a law of the Church that all clerici I have searched in vain the indexes of the Saturshould pass through the seven inferior, orders day and Penny magazines.

F. E. B. before they were capable of being ordained bishops."

E. COBHAM BREWER. ROCKBEARE. - I should like to know the meanSt. LIBERATA.-In some churches in the south ing of the name Rockbeare, given to a parish seven of Germany a figure of a woman nailed to a cross miles east of Exeter. In the Exeter Domesday we with a crown on her head may be seen. Her dame

find Rocebera and Rochebera; in the Exchequer is St. Kümmerniss, and in Dutch St. Ont Kommera Domesday, Rochebere ; in the 'Testa de Nevill, (thus is sans souci interpreted). In a German / Rakebere ; but the most common form in the book I find that the Latin name of the crucified fourteenth and fifteenth centuries was Rokebeare. princess is Sta. Liberata, and I am referred to The natural suggestion for the first syllable, Acta Sanctorum,' July 20... Can any bagiologist rock=a stone, I am told, is not a proper combinawho lives within reach of those ponderous folios tion with beare; moreover, there is no stone in tell me her legend ?

A. R.

the parish that can give its name to it. St. Roch

seems to have been a favourite saint in this part HERALDIC.--Can any correspondent inform me of Devon; possibly a chapel dedicated to him to whom, and at what date, the following arms existed, but no trace of it remains. The surname and crest were first granted; or instruct me where Rocke is found in some parts of England; but I I can obtain the information ? Arms, Or, on a fesse have seen no mention of it in any documents gu three lozenge buckles of the field; crest, a connected with the place, the owners in the twelfth poplar tree vert.

S. and thirteenth centuries being Do Rockbeare.

Rooks might lay claim to the naming of it, for ETRUSCAN CITY ON THE SITE OF ROME.-It Mr. Davidson says that Stokecanon is mentioned is said that there was an ancient Etruscan city in an Anglo-Saxon charter at Exeter as Hrocastoc built on the site of Rome, of which some of the that is, Rookstock. I am informed that there is famous coacinæ are remains (v. Story’s ‘Roba di "a Saxon word Roke, to shake, shiver, tremble,

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from which we derive to rock the cradle' and head is a large hat of the Duchess of Devonshire '' rocking-horse.'” It might here indicate a bog, style, with a huge rim. In the background is a though none of any extent exists at this day. In man-of-war. The print has been cut down to a the Domesday Book Rogo appears as owning land circle of about a foot in diameter. A few letters in Devonshire, though not in this vicinity; but of the name still remains, "joy or the ship.” possibly Rockbeare at an earlier time belonged to

R. S. M. a Saxon named Rogo-and hence called Rogo's United Service Club, Edinburgh, beare. As to beare four derivations are suggested. I

QUEEN ELEANOR CROSSES. —Did one and the have forgotten the form of spelling the word for same person design all the Eleanor Crosses

? It is barley. Taylor ( Words and Places ") says bear asserted by some that Peter Cavalini designed the is from “Byr or by, an abode or single farm, hence cross at Waltham, which, I observed the other day, afterwards a village. In Iceland......a farmstead is being restored.'

Others think it was the work of is boer." He does not mention the South African William Torel. Who will decide the disputed boer, or the English boor. Flavell Edmunds point ?

CRUCIS.

[See 411 S. xi. 77, 142, 205]. ("Traces of History in the Names of Places') gives " Beer (British) from ber, a hedge." In IRISH EXPORTS IN 1847.- The follwing sentence Blount's • Dictionary ' is " Bere=an open field.” is from a recent number of the Athenoum :

The“ doctors disagree" to such an extent that “[In the year 1847] the exports of Ireland were I should be thankful for any attempts to make greater than those of any country in the world; not them harmonize, or if any one who has studied greater merely in proportion to its people or its area, the subject can derive from them the most pro

but absolutely more.' bable meaning of Rockbeare. Any information The writer quotes Lord George Bentinck as his concerning the parish would be gratefully received authority for the statement. Can any reader of by

FRANCES B. JAMES. 'N. & Q. say where in Lord George Bentinck's Rockbeare Manor, near Exeter,

speeches or writings the passage is to be found ?

The full title and name of publisher and date are 'A HISTORIE OF FERRAR.'-Can any of your desired.

PERTINAX. correspondents give me any information about the following play? Extract from Malone’s Variorum

NAME OF ARTIST WANTED.—Can any of your Edition, 1821, vol. iii. p. 406, Prolegomena, which readers inform me of the name of the artist who gives “An Historical Account of the Éoglish drew the unsigned illustrations for Charles Reade's Stage":

'A Good Fight' in Once a Week, 1859 ?
"A Historie of Ferrar shewed before ber Matie at

A. Hugh FISHER.
Wyndesor, on Twelf daie at night, enacted by the Lord
Chamberleynes servaunts, furnished in this office with
diverse newe things, as one citty, one battlement of

Replies.
canvas, iij ells of sarcenet and x paire of gloves and
sondrey other things in this office, whereof some were

CASANOVA,
translated for fitting of the persons."

(7th S. v. 461, 509.) Mr. F. A. Marshall refers to the above in his in- I feel somewhat like a wayworn and belated troduction to the Comedy of Errors,' in the first traveller, on a starless stormy night, who, having volume of the “ Henry Irving” edition of Shake- timidly knocked at the door of a farmhouse to speare's plays.

W. A. FERRAR.

inquire the road to the nearest town, is received by Osborne Park, Belfast,

a man with a battle-axe. Though my reception was ARUNDELL FAMILY.-In Foster's Collectanea rough, yet, if it gives MR. CHRISTIE any satisfaction, Genealogica' mention is made of “Sir Thomas tion to the subject of Casanova that I ventured to

I cannot complain. It was merely to draw atten-
Arundell, of Shaftesbury, who was beheaded
Feb; 26, 1550,” whilst in Foster's "Peerage, for burden the columns

ofN. & Q.,' and I am glad that 1881, it is stated that Sir Thomas Arundel (sic), my remarks, culled from the ‘Memoirs,' and written of Wardour Castle, was beheaded Feb. 26, 1552. partly from memory and partly from notes taken Which (if either) of the dates is the right one?

from the ‘Biographie Universelle ' in 1880, should F. W. D.

have given the readers of 'N. & Q.' the full benefit

of MR. CHRISTIE's rejoinder. MR. CHRISTIE OLD ENGRAVING OR Print.— A lady stooping must not, however, suppose that every one is so down upon her left knee, with her arms stretched well acquainted with the subject as he is, and I out as if to welcome a man, who appears to be a venture to think that it is rash to deprecate a disnaval officer, standing up in the bow of an approach cussion which has not yet been exhausted. Armand ing boat, which is being rowed towards the spot Baschet tells us that "Casanova died at the age of where the lady is kneeling. Her hair is a mass of seventy-eight. Now, as it is admitted that Casacurls banging down over her shoulders. Upon her nova was born April 2, 1725, this would bring

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the date of bis death to the year 1803. But almost to circumstances which, in the interests of human-
in the same breath and this fact I confess I had ity, every one must deplore.
not remembered-Armand Baschet, on the autho-

RICHARD EDGCUMBE.
rity of the biographer of Friedrich Arnold Brock- 33, Tedworth Square, Chelsea.
haus,* tells us that Casanova died June 4, 1798.
The obvious discrepancy between these two state-

DR. Mounsey (7th S. v. 449). In the bioments may be taken in extenuation of my error, graphies of the whimsical Dr. Messenger Monsey and I accept the date here given with an apology (not Mounsey), who died on December 25, 1788, to the readers of 'N. & Q. I do not agree with published in the European Magazine of February Mr. Christie's statement that Casanova went to and March, 1789, pp. 83, 190, and in the 'EcDux in 1785. We have it on the authority of centric Biography (1803), there is no mention Armand Baschet that his residence commenced in made of his having resided out of this country at 1784, which brings Mr. Christie in conflict with any time. He was physician at Chelsea Hospital the authority he quotes. I gather from Casanova's for a great number of years, and the following final letter to M. Faulkinher that he visited Paris anecdote of him, taken from the latter of the for the last time in 1783. The Prince de Ligne above-named works, may be thought worthy of tells us that Casanova met at Paris the Comte de reproduction:Waldstein, who invited him to his chateau in the

“He lived so long in his office of physician at Chelsea manner I have described; and I concluded, from Hospital, that during many changes in administration, the then state of Casanova's finances, that such the reversion of the place had been promised to several an offer would have been accepted with alacrity. of the medical friends of the different paymasters of the But as it appears Casanova did not reach Paris forces. Looking out of his window one day, the doctor until September, 1783, possibly he did not go to he knew had just got a reversion of the place ; be there

saw a gentleman examining the house and gardens, who Dux until early in the following year. That he fore came out to him, and thus accosted him. Well, went to Dux in 1784 there can be no doubt what- sir, I see you are examining your house and gardens that ever, for the Prince de Ligne tells us that he spent are to be ; and I will assure you they are both very pleathe last fourteen years of his life as librarian to the sant and very convenient; but I must tell you one cirComte de Waldstein. Five years after his arrival reversion of the place, and I have buried them all! and,

cumstance-you are the fifth man that bas had the Casanova began to write his 'Memoirs '; and as what is more," says the doctor, looking very scientifically he took seven years in completing that work, the at him, there is something in your face that tells me I labour of composition must have ceased in 1796. shall bury you too !' The event justified the doctor's In support of my statement that the seventh prediction, as the gentleman died a few years after; and volume of these Memoirs 'may still be in exist at the time of Dr. Monsey's death no person had the ence in MS., I refer the reader to Armand

promise of a reversion."

J. F. MANSERGR.
Baschet's article in Le Livre, May, 1881, pp. 136-7. Liverpool.
I took care not to state positively that the con-
cluding volume still exists, and Armand Baschet

Has MR. WYLIE consulted the Gentleman's himself is in some perplexity on this question. Magazine ? If not, he will find an account of

“Je m'aperçois que la dernière parti du Moupsey in vol. 1. p. 1183, but I am not sure that recit aura été détruite par le Comte Marcolini, he will find what he wants. His Christian name dépositaire confident du manuscrit à la morte de was Messenger. Munk, in the 'Roll of College of Casanova.” As Comte de Waldstein would natur- Physicians,' vol. ii. p. 75, says he settled at Bury ally have wished to avoid a publication so inimical St. Edmunds, and Lord Godolphin, to whom bø to the privacy of his own domestic life, there is was called in when seized with apoplexy, was so reason to suppose that he may have consented to delighted with his conversation that he transwithhold the latter portion. But that he should planted him to London, and got him appointed at have acquiesced in its destruction is extremely

Chelsea. This does not look like a mission to St. doubtful; and I am still of opinion that search Petersburg. Dr. Munk spells the name Monsey. may prove fruitful. MR. CHRISTIE objects to the

C. A, WARD. manner in which I spell the word " Wallenstein."

Walthamstow. But the fine poem with which Schiller has blended

Dr. Messenger Mounsey, who died at Chelsea his name precludes the necessity for further expla- College on December 26, 1788, in his ninety-fifth pation, That Casanova returned to Venice in 1774 dotes,' at one time physician to the Empress of

year, was, according to Nichols's 'Literary Anecis a fact which I did not pretend to deny. Un. Russia. See vol. v. p. *274; ix. pp. 607, 761, fortunately indisputable public documents point

G. F. R. B. * “ Friedrich Arnold Brockhaus, sein Leben und

Dr. Johason had not on his list of friends any. Werken. Nach Briefen und Andern, aus Auszeich body of the name of Dr. Mounsey. His friend Dr. nungen geschildet, von seinen Enkel, Heinrich Edouard Monsey is recorded by Mr. W. Thornbury, in Brockhaus." 2 vole. 8vo., Leipzig, Brockbaus, 1872. vol. ii. of Old and New London,' and more fully

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by Mr. Walford, under " Chelsea Hospital,” in We are informed in a note that Maubertus (i.e., vol. v. of the same work. MUS IN URBE. Maubert) was Bruxellanus Novarum Rerum According to Nichols's Literary Anecdotes,'

Scriptor.” He is taxed in the dialogue by his two vol. v. p. *274, and yol. ix, pp. 607, 781; Dr. and is by them threatened with the pillory and

accusers with printing gross falsehoods in his paper, Messenger Mounsey, who died in 1788, had in his the gallows. Maubert in terror bids farewell to earlier years been physician to the Empress of England, where he is threatened with such punishRussia.

C. E. D. Oxford.

ments, and the poem concludes with a compliment

to George II. It would seem, from there being in DEDLUCK (OR DIDLUCK), co. SALOP (7th 8. v.

the theatre of Oxford two rostra opposite each 488).—

The querist admits that the correct read other, that they were primarily intended for the ing of the register may be Didlack. Probably the interlocution of the dialogue. place intended is Dudlick, five miles from Cleo

There is an earlier edition of the book mentioned, bary Mortimer. As a parallel case, I may mention in three small volumes, the matter in which varies that in James A. Sharp's 'Gazetteer,' published in considerably from this, which purports to have 1852, the place now so widely known as Didcot is been edited by Edward Popham, M.A. (1748– entered as “ Dudcott, Dudcote, or Didcot.” If I 1815), late Fellow of Oriel College, Oxford. Popam not mistaken, Llandudno is sometimes, and ham was afterwards Rector of Chilton-Foliatt, Wiltmore correctly, pronounced Llandidno.

shire. The book contains some excellent Latin John W. BONE.

poems in different kinds of metre, many of which

have the authors' names appended, others have Didlick (Dedluck) is in the parish of Stottesden, merely appended initials, and others are anony, Salop. The estates of Didlick, Catherton, Day- mous. There is supposed to be another volume of house, and others belonged to the family of Mather the work, consisting mainly of epitaphs and inabout the middle of last century. Mary Mather, scriptions.

JOHN PICKFORD, M.A. of Didlick (born 1721), married, about 1755, Samuel Newbourne Rectory, Woodbridge. Hallen, my great-grandfather. I should be glad to learn something about the Mathers.

JACQUES BASIRE (7th S. ii. 189, 275, 391, 497). A. W. CORNELIUS HALLEN,

-See an account (with bibliography) of Isaac Editor of Northern Notes and Queries. Basire, D.D. (1607–1676), at pp. 193–4 of the Alloa, N.B.

Monthly Chronicle of North-Country Lore and A.-S. leag is liable to become lay, ley, lake, lock,

Legend, vol ii., May, 1888. luck.

R. S. CHARNOCK. WALKER THE FILIBUSTER (7th S. v. 388).—This Vichy.

man's career, his deeds and fate, have been in the

mouths and minds of men for many a year. The MOLIÈRE (768 S. v. 487).—The earliest known first book about him was one written by himself, reference to Molière by an English writer is to be and published by S. H. Goetzel, of Mobile, Alafound in the preface of the Damoiselles à la bama, in 1860. In reality the book was printed in Mode,' by Richard Flecknoe, and printed in 1667. the city of New York, and was there copyrighted. In this preface the author states:

Its title is The War in Nicaragua.' Copies might " This comedy is taken out of several excellent pieces be found in the second-hand book stores, and it of Molière. The main plot out of bis · Pretieusees would not be very difficult to obtain. The Brooklyn Ridiculees ';_ the counterplot of Sganarelle out of his Escole des Femmes,' and out of the Escole des Marys' Library has a copy, according to catalogue. One the two Naturals; all of which, like so many Pretieuse of Walker's companions, now a resident of this stones I have brought out of France; and as a Lapidary city, has a copy, which I have seen, but not read. set in one Jewel to adorn our English Stage.”

In Blackwood's Magazine, vols. lxxix. and lxxxi., This motley play was never acted. The next refer- 1856, 1857, there will be found some mention made ence to Molière is in Shadwell's preface to the of Walker and his schemes. The latest publication 'Miser,' acted in 1671. He says that “the founda- on that subject is ‘Reminiscences of the Filibuster tion of this play I took from one of Molière's

, War in Nicaragua,' by C. W. Doubleday, and pubcalled “L'Avare ...... It is not barrenness of wit or lished 1886 by G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York invention that makes us borrow from the French, city. but laziness."

HENRI VAN Laun, The poet “Joaquin" Miller has a kind word to

say of Walker in one of his works; he calls him a The ‘BRUSSELS GazettE' (7th S. v. 127, 374). brick-a term of praise, and to be understood as the -In.Selecta Poemata Anglorum,'"editio secundo "free and accepted” speaks of the asblar. It is not emendatior," 1779, published by John Dodsley, is worth while at this day to speculate on what might a long poem in Latin hexameters, entitled “Dia- have been had Walker's schemes succeeded, any logus inter Maubertum et duos Britonas. Poema more than to consider what might have followed a Recitatum in Theatro Sheldoniano. Oxon, 1755." French victory at Waterloo. Ho contemplated

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