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Notes and Queries, Number 35, June 29, 1850 A Medium of Inter-communication for Literary Men, Artists, Antiquaries, Genealogists, etc   By:

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"When found, make a note of." CAPTAIN CUTTLE.

No. 35.] SATURDAY, JUNE 29. 1850. [Price, with index to Vol. I., 9d. Stamped Edition 11d.


NOTES: Page George Goring, Earl of Norwich, and his Son George, Lord Goring 65 MSS. of Bishop Ridley 66 Lines written during the Arctic Expedition 67 Folk Lore: Legend of Sir Richard Baker, surnamed Bloody Baker Cures for Warts Charm for Cure of King's Evil Fig Sunday 67 Note on a Passage in Hudibras 68 Coffee, Black Broth 69

QUERIES: Queries concerning Old MSS., by E. F. Rimbault 70 Minor Queries: Chantrey's Sleeping Children in Lichfield Cathedral Viscount Dundee's Ring Kilkenny Cats Robert de Welle Lady Slingsby God save the Queen Meaning of "Steyne" Origin of "Adur" Colonel Lilburn French Verses Our World Porson's Imposition Alice Rolle The Meaning of "Race" in Ship building The Battle of Death Execution of Charles I. Morganitic Marriage Lord Bacon's Palace and Gardens "Dies Iræ, Dies Illa" Aubrey Family Ogden Family 70

REPLIES: Sir George Buc, by E. F. Rimbault and Cecil Monro 73 "A frog he would a wooing go" 74 Replies to Minor Queries; Carucate of Land Golden Frog and Sir John Poley The Poley Frog Bands Bishops and their Precedence "Imprest" and "Debenture" Charade "Laus tua, non tua Fraus" Dutch Language "Construe" and "translate" Dutton Family Mother of Thomas à Becket Medal of Stukeley Dulcarnon Practice of Scalping Derivation of Penny 75

MISCELLANIES: "By Hook or by Crook" Burning dead Bodies Etymology of "Barbarian" Royal and distinguished Disinterments 78

MISCELLANEOUS: Notes on Books, Sales, Catalogues, Sales, &c. 79 Books and Odd Volumes Wanted 79 Notices to Correspondents 79 Advertisements 79



G.'s inquiry (Vol. i., p. 22.) about the two Gorings of the Civil War a period of our history in which I am much interested has led me to look into some of the sources of original information for that time, in the hope that I might be enabled to answer his Queries. I regret I cannot yet answer his precise questions, when Lord Goring the son was married, and when and where he died? but I think the following references to notices of the father and the son will be acceptable to him; and I venture to think that the working out in this way of neglected biographies, is one of the many uses to which your excellent periodical may be applied.

Confusion has undoubtedly been made between the father and son by careless compilers. But whoever carefully reads the passages of contemporary writers relating to the two Gorings, and keeps in mind that the title of Earl of Norwich, given by Charles I. in November, 1644, to the father, was not recognised by the parliamentary party, will have no difficulty in distinguishing between the two. Thus it will be seen in two of the passages which I subjoin from Carte's Letters , that in 1649 a parliamentarian calls the father Lord Goring, and Sir Edward Nicholas calls him Earl of Norwich.

Burke, in his Dormant and Extinct Peerages , vol... Continue reading book >>

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