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Notes and Queries, Number 66, February 1, 1851 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. 66.] SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 1. 1851. [Price Threepence. Stamped Edition 4d.



"NOTES AND QUERIES" in Holland 81


Sir John Davies and his Biographers, by Dr. E. F. Rimbault 82

A Note on Queen Anne's Farthings by J. Y. Akerman 83

Folk Lore: Lammer Beads On the Lingering of the Spirit May Cats Mottos on Warming pans and Garters 84

Notes on Jesse's "London and its Celebrities," by Henry Campkin 84

Minor Notes: Verstegan George Herbert and the Church at Leighton Bromswold Little Gidding Etymology of Kobold Judas Cup Essleholt Priory Crossing Rivers on Skins 85


Bibliographical Queries 86

Minor Queries: Bishops' Lands The Barons of Hugh Lupus Can the Queen make a Gentleman? Plafery St. John's Bridge Fair Queries on Costume Cum Grano Salis Earl of Clarendon's Daughter, Lucretia Vandyke's Portrait of Lord Aubigny Foundation Stone of St. Mark's, Venice Coins of Richard Cromwell Cataracts of the Nile Paternoster Tackling Dancing Trenchmore Hymns Camden and Curwen Families Jartuare 87


John Bunyan and his Portrait. Did Bunyan know Hobbes? by George Offor 89

The Mother Church of the Saxons by Dr. J. Rawson 90

Replies to Minor Queries: The Frozen Horn To Pose Culprits torn by Horses The Conquest Mayors, their correct Prefix True Blue Modum Promissionis Fronte capillatâ &c. Cross between a Wolf and a Hound Touching for the Evil Old Booty Breeches Bible Separation of the Sexes Defender of the Faith Epigram on the Synod of Dort Parish Register Tax Clergy sold for Slaves 91


Notes on Books, Sales, Catalogues, &c. 94

Books and Odd Volumes wanted 95

Notices to Correspondents 95

Advertisements 95


The following extremely interesting, and, we need scarcely add, to us most gratifying, communication reached us at too late a period last week to admit of our then laying it before our friends, readers, and contributors. They will one and all participate in our gratification at the proof which it affords, not merely of that success which they have all combined to secure, but of the good working, and consequent wide extension, of that great principle of literary brotherhood which it has been the great object of "NOTES AND QUERIES" to establish.

To the Editor of "NOTES AND QUERIES."

Mr. Editor,

We have the pleasure of sending you the prospectus of "DE NAVORSCHER," a new Dutch periodical, grounded upon the same principle as its valuable and valiant predecessor "NOTES AND QUERIES." The title, when translated into English, would be " The Searcher; a medium of intellectual exchange and literary intercourse between all who know something, have to ask something, or can solve something. " If it be glorious for you to have proposed a good example, we think it honourable for us to follow it.

Though we do not wish to be our own trumpets, we can say that never a Dutch newspaper was greeted, before its appearance, by such favourable prognostics. Your idea, Mr. Editor, was received with universal applause; and Mr... Continue reading book >>

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