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Notes and Queries, Number 84, June 7, 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.

VOL. III. No. 84. SATURDAY, JUNE 7. 1851.

Price, Sixpence. Stamped Edition, 7 d.




Edmund Burke, and the "Annual Register," by James Crossley 441

Jews in China 442

The Dutch Martyrology 443

Lady Flora Hastings' Bequest 443

Witchcraft in the Seventeenth Century 444

Indulgences proposed to Benefactors to the Church of St. George the Martyr, Southwark 444

Gray's Plagiarisms, by Henry H. Breen 445

On the Application of the Word "Littus" in the Sense of Ripa, the Bank of a River 446

Minor Notes: Epigrams by Coulanges and Prior Brewhouse Antiquities Joseph of Exeter de Bello Antiocheno Illustrations of Welsh History 446


The Window tax, Local Mints, and Nobbs of Norwich 447

Minor Queries: Gillingham "We hope, and hope, and hope" What is Champak? Encorah and Millicent Diogenes in his Tub Topical Memory St. Paul's Clock striking Thirteen A regular Mull: Origin of the Phrase Register book of the Parish of Petworth Going to Old Weston "As drunk as Chloe" Mark for a Dollar Stepony Longueville MSS. Carling Sunday Lion Rampant holding a Crozier Monumental Symbolism Ptolemy's Presents to the Seventy two Baronette Meaning of "Hernshaw" Hogan "Trepidation talk'd" Lines on the Temple Death Was Stella Swift's Sister? 448

MINOR QUERIES ANSWERED: John Marwoode St. Paul Meaning of Zoll verein Crex, the White Bullace 450


The Outer Temple, by Edward Foss 451

The Old London Bellman and his Songs or Cries, by Dr. E. F. Rimbault 451

The Travels of Baron Munchausen, and the Author of "The Sabbath" 453

The Penn Family, by Hepworth Dixon 454

On the Word "Prenzie" in "Measure for Measure" by S. W. Singer, S. Hickson, &c. 454

Replies to Minor Queries: Countess of Pembroke's Epitaph Court Dress Ex Pede Herculem Day of the Accession of Richard III. Tennyson's "In Memoriam" Cardinal Azzolin Babington's Conspiracy Robert de Welle Family of Sir John Banks Charles Lamb's Epitaph Quebe├ža and his Epitaph The Frozen Horn West Chester Registry of Dissenters Poem upon the Grave Round Robin Derivation of the Word "Yankee" Letters on the British Museum Names of the Ferret Anonymous Ravennas The Lion, a Symbol of the Resurrection Paring the Nails, &c. Meaning of Gig Hill The Mistletoe on the Oak Spelling of "Britannicus" T. Gilbert on Clandestine Marriages Dog's Head in the Pot Pope Joan "Nettle in Dock out" Mind your P's and Q's Lay of the Last Minstrel Tingry Sabbatical and Jubilee Years of the Jews Luncheon Prophecy respecting the Discovery or America Shakespeare's Designation of Cleopatra Harlequins Christ's cross Row, &c. 456


Notes on Books, Sales, Catalogues, &c. 470

Books and Odd Volumes wanted 470

Notices to Correspondents 471

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