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border into Scotland and on Jan. 7, 1570, was with the Lord of Buccleugh at Branksome. He and his son Michael embarked
NOTES:-The Tempests of Holmside, co. Durham, 21 -Among the hakespeare Archives, 23-Statues and Memorials in the British Isles, 25-The Prince of Wales in Australia: the Title Duke of Cornwall-Pronunciation of Greek, 26-The Press and Christmas- Madame de Sévigné and Masson-Tobacco: Returns-Prince Charles Edward Stuart's Swords-The Antidote of Mithridates, 27. QUERIES:-A Natural Daughter of George III.-Cornelius Drebbel-Matthew Paris-Family of DicksonSamuel Dickson, M.D., 28- Qui Hi in Hindostan' Life in Bombay'- "To Outrun the Constable"
from Aberdeen, Aug. 23, 1570. They were at Louvain in 1571. On June 11, 1571 one John Lea wrote to Lord Burghley from Antwerp that Robert Tempest and others had been earnest suitors at Brussels for pensions of which they were assured: but on Jan. 1, 1572 Michael Tempest wrote to his cousin Cuthbert Vasey from Brussels, that he and his father were both in health and living quietly with safety of conscience, without any relief as yet of any prince; nevertheless they were expecting it shortly by the grace of God, and hoped to see a
30-Thackeray: The Newcomes '
Franckinsence -The Green Man, Ashbourne Carlyle's French Revolution '-Spencer Mackay, Armiger-The Glomery-"David Lyall." Pseudonym. 29-Early Ascents of Mont Blanc by English Travellers-Kensington Gravel at Versailles-West-Country Place-names in the Seventeenth Century-Coats of Arms: Identification Sought Meliora"-Stevenson and Miss Yonge-"Principal," happy end of all their troubles. In another Family Major-General Sir Robert Sale-Chatterton's Apprentice-letter addressed to James Swynhoe, gentleship to Lambert-Frankenstein,' 31. man of the English Countess (i.e. of NorthumREPLIES:-A Note on Pepys's Diary. 31-Pamphlet on Kensington Square-Emerson's English Traits'- berland), and dated from Louvain Mar. 4, "Eminere" - Early Railway Travelling. 32-Lines on 1572, Michael Tempest mentions his cousin Nebuchadnezzar - Beauclerc - Denny, De Deene Jand Swinburne." Robert Tempest the father Windsor Families, 33 — Horseleperd St. Leonard's "Priory," Hants-London Postmarks-Notes on the at Brussels. Shortly afterwards Early de Redvers--Representative!County Libraries, 34- Michael went to Spain with one of his sons, Bateman Brown-Kildalton Cross, Islay-" Hun"-The British in Corsica-Warwickshire Folk Sayings, 35-'Poor probably William. They were in Madrid, Uncle Ned-Voucher Railway Ticket-Thomas Farmer May to July 1574, and received 300 ducats, Bailey, 36-Bottle-slider-Nola-Lady Catherine Paulet: Sir Henry Berkeley-Peacocks' Feathers-The Original with the promise of 35 ducats a month, or War Office, 37-Heraldic Wool-Gathering-French 40 ducats a month in Flanders. Michael's Prisoners of War in England-Tercentenary Handlist banishment from the Low Countries was of Newspapers-The Hermit of Hertfordshire-" Now, then-!" 38-John Wilson, Bookseller-Danteiana- demanded, Dec. 1, 1574 and July 3, 1575.
Hook: Oxenbridge: Morton, 39.
He died abroad before 1588.*
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THE TEMPESTS OF HOLMSIDE,
In vol xiii. of The Catholic Record Society's Publications at p. 117 (note 383) I fell into some error about this family. Dodd ('Church History,' ii., 111) seems also to have fallen into a similar confusion. Perhaps I may be allowed to rectify it here.
(a) Robert Tempest, of Holmside, High Sheriff of Durham in 1561, married Margaret, daughter of Thomas Lesthall, of Lachford, Oxfordshire; by whom he had five sons, Michael, George, Robert, William and Thomas. He and his eldest son Michael were attainted in 1569 for having taken part in the Northern Rebellion. He was specially named by Thomas, Earl of Sussex, in a proclamation dated Nov. 19, 1569. On the failure of the Rebellion he crossed the
(b) Robert Tempest, the third son of the above-mentioned Robert took the law as his profession, as his father, and as his brother Michael had done, and going abroad before the Rebellion took the degree of J.U.L. at some foreign university, probably_either Louvain or Paris. He arrived at the English College at Rheims Dec. 24, 1583 and was ordained deacon by Cardinal de Guise (afterwards known as the Cardinal of Lorraine) in the chapel of St Cross in the Cathedral Church of Rheims, Mar. 31, 1584, and left for Rome, being then a priest, Jan. 17, 1585. In 1587 he was living in Paris. He returned to Rheims from Paris
Sept. 18, 1590 but left almost at once for
* 'Cal. S.P. Dom. Add.' 1566-1579, pp. 91, 95, 113, 117, 185, 352, 377, 385; Members of the Inner Temple' (London, 1877), p. 32; Sharp, 'Memorials of the Rebellion' (London, 1840), pp. 33, 264; Bridgwater, 'Concertatio Ecclesiae Proost, Messager des Sciences Historiques
(Gand, 1865), pp. 284-6; Hamilton. Chronicle
of St. Monica's, Louvain,' ii. 136; Surtees, 'Durham,' ii. 327 pp. sqq.