Books Should Be Free
Loyal Books
Free Public Domain Audiobooks & eBook Downloads
Search by: Title, Author or Keyword

Notes and Queries, Number 68, February 15, 1851 A Medium of Inter-communication for Literary Men, Artists, Antiquaries, Genealogists, etc.   By:

Book cover

First Page:



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

No. 68.] SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 15. 1851. [Price Threepence. Stamped Edition 4d.


NOTES: Page Defence of the Execution of Mary Queen of Scots, by J. Payne Collier 113 "De Navorscher," by Bolton Corney 114 A Bidding at Weddings in Wales, by W. Spurrell 114 Coleridge's "Religious Musings" 115 Folk Lore: Lammer Beads Engraved Warming pans Queen Elizabeth's Christening Cloth 115 Minor Notes: The Breeches Bible Origin of the present Race of English True Blue "By Hook or by Crook" Record of Existing Monuments 115

QUERIES: Five Queries and Notes on Books, Men, and Authors 117 Minor Queries: The Witches' Prayer Water buckets given to Sheriffs A Cracow Pike Meaning of Waste book Machell's MS. Collections for Westmoreland and Cumberland Decking Churches at Christmas Coinage of Germany Titles of Peers who are Bishops At Sixes and Sevens Shaking Hands George Steevens Extradition Singing of Metrical Psalms and Hymns in Churches Ormonde Portraits Tradescant Arthur's Seat and Salisbury Craigs Lincoln Missal 118

REPLIES: Meaning of Eisell, by Samuel Hickson and S. W. Singer 119 Descent of Henry IV. 120 Fossil Elk of Ireland 121 Replies to Minor Queries: Coverdale Bible Epitaph Probabilism Old Hewson the Cobbler Rodolph Gualter Burning the Hill "Fronte capillata," &c. Time when Herodotus wrote Herstmonceux Castle Camden and Curwen Families Joan Sanderson, or the Cushion Dance North Sides of Churchyards "Antiquitas Sæculi Juventus Mundi" Umbrella Form of Prayer at the Healing 122

MISCELLANEOUS: Notes on Books, Sales, Catalogues, &c. 126 Books and Odd Volumes wanted 127 Notices to Correspondents 127 Advertisements 127



Allow me to supply a deficiency in my last volume of Extracts from the Registers of the Stationers' Company , printed by the Shakspeare Society. It occurs at p. 224., in reference to an entry of 11th Feb., 1587, in the following terms:

"John Wyndett. Lycensed alsoe to him, under the B. of London hand and Mr. Denham, An Analogie or Resemblance betweene Johane, Queene of Naples, and Marye, Queene of Scotland."

In the note appended to this entry I point out a mistake by Herbert (ii. 1126. of his History of Printing ), who fancied that the Defence of the Execution of Mary Queen of Scots , and Kyffin's Blessedness of Britain , were the same work; and I add that "the Analogy here entered is not recorded among the productions of John Windet's press." This is true; but Mr. David Laing, of Edinburgh, has kindly taken the trouble to send me, all the way from Scotland, a very rare volume, which proves that the Analogy in question was printed by Windet in consequence of the registration, and that it was, in fact, part of a volume which that printer put forth under the following title:

"A Defence of the Honorable Sentence of Execution of the Queene of Scots: exampled with Analogies, and Diverse Presidents of Emperors, Kings, and Popes. With the Opinions of learned Men in the Point, &c.; together with the Answere to certaine Objections made by the favourites of the late Scottish Queene, &c... Continue reading book >>

Book sections

eBook Downloads
ePUB eBook
• iBooks for iPhone and iPad
• Nook
• Sony Reader
Kindle eBook
• Mobi file format for Kindle
Read eBook
• Load eBook in browser
Text File eBook
• Computers
• Windows
• Mac

Review this book

Popular Genres
More Genres
Paid Books