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Notes and Queries, Number 73, March 22, 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. 73.] SATURDAY, MARCH 22. 1851. [Price Threepence. Stamped Edition 4d.


Page Suggestions for preserving a Record of Existing Monuments 217

NOTES: On the Word "Rack" in Shakspeare's Tempest, by Samuel Hickson 218 Ancient inedited Poems, No. III., by K. R. H. Mackenzie 219 Folk Lore: Moths called Souls Holy Water for Hooping Cough Daffy Down Dilly 220 Dr. Maitland's Illustrations and Enquiries relating to Mesmerism 220 Minor Notes: Original Warrant Gloves Prince Rupert Inscription on a Gun Richard III. Lines by Pope Origin of St. Andrew's Cross in relation to Scotland Snail eating 220

QUERIES: Henry Smith, by T. M'Calmont 222 Minor Queries: Owen Glendower Meaning of Gig Hill Sir John Vaughan Quebecca and his Epitaph A Monumental Inscription Sir Thomas Herbert's Memoirs of Charles I. Comets Natural Daughter of James II. Going the Whole Hog Innocent Convicts The San Grail Meaning of "Slums" Bartolus' "Learned Man Defended and Reformed" Odour from the Rainbow Tradesmen's Signs 222 MINOR QUERIES ANSWERED: Supporters borne by Commoners Answer to Fisher's Relation "Drink up Eisell" 224

REPLIES: Scandal against Queen Elizabeth 225 The Mistletoe on the Oak, by James Buckman, &c. 226 Universality of the Maxim, "Lavor come se tu," &c., by S. W. Singer 226 Replies to Minor Queries: Tennyson's In Memoriam Bishop Hooper's Godly Confession, &c. Machell's MS. Collections for Westmoreland and Cumberland Oration against Demosthenes Borrow's Danish Ballads Head of the Saviour Lady Bingham Shakespeare's Use of Captious Tanthony Lama Beads "Language given to Men," &c. Daresbury, the White Chapel of England Holland Land Passage in the Tempest Damasked Linen Straw Necklaces Library of the Church of Westminster, &c. 227

MISCELLANEOUS: Notes on Books, Sales, Catalogues, &c. 230 Books and Odd Volumes wanted 231 Notices to Correspondents 231 Advertisements 231


When, in the opening Number of the present Volume (p. 14), we called the attention of our readers to the Monumentarium of Exeter Cathedral , we expressed a hope that the good services which Mr. Hewett had thereby rendered to all genealogical, antiquarian, and historical inquirers would be so obvious as to lead a number of labourers into the same useful field. That hope bids fair to be fully realised. In Vol. iii., p. 116., we printed a letter from MR. PEACOCK, announcing his intention of copying the inscriptions in the churches and churchyards of the Hundred of Manley; and we this week present our readers with three fresh communications upon the subject.

We give precedence to MISS BOCKETT'S, inasmuch as it involves no general proposal upon the subject, but is merely expressive of that lady's willingness, in which we have no doubt she will be followed by many of her countrywomen to help forward the good work.

In your Number for Feb. 15th, I find MR. EDWARD PEACOCK, Jun., of Bottesford Moors, Messingham, Kirton Lindsey, wishes to collect church memorials for work he intends to publish... Continue reading book >>

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