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these cells were coustructed in the eighteenth seems ungracious to point out any defects century. I forget the precise legend attached in it. It contains, however, two statements to it.
EDWARD HERON-ALLEN. that ought not to be allowed to pass withThe picture was painted by Hereyns'
out protest. of Meddin.
The first of these is on p. 25, where we An engraving of it is in the possession of a friend of mine.
Size, including oak frame, 2ft. 7in. high by 2ft. lin. “The Black Friars, on their arrival in England in wide. Inscription at foot as follows:- the thirteenth century, first established theniselves
in a monastery on Holborn, which, subsequent to “Filial Piety | Reddiditque Vitam quam re. their oval to Blackfriars, the district named ceperat. She gave back that Life which she had after them, passed into the hands of the Earls of received. I From a beautiful Copy in Crayons by Lincolu and became Lincoln's Inn." S. de Koster from the Original by Heroyos of Meddin, in the possession of J. Thiorais Esq'.| En.
This statement, which was first made by graved by James
Daniels (?) | Dedicated to his Ex. Stow (“Survey, ed. 1598, pp. 362, 363), is cellency Count Dezborodko Privy Counsellor [sic] merely founded on a guess, that Lincoln's of Her Imperial Majesty the Empress of all the Inn must be the site of the Earl of Lincoln's Russias, &c. | London. Published May 23rd 1796 house. Some years ago I made a careful by F. Brydon
at his Print and Looking Glass inquiry_into the history of the site of Lin; Warehouse, Charing Cross."
coln's Inn, and I claim to have proved Will MR. J. SMITH send me his address ?
W. R. HOLLAND.
(* Black Books of Lincoln's Inn, vol. iv. Barton-under-Needwood, Staffs.
pp. 263-302) that the House of the Black
friars, granted to Henry de Lacy, Earl of “CATAMARAN" (10th S. iv. 286). A coloured Lincoln, in 1286, stood at the north-east caricature of Rowlandson's, date 1811, by corner of Shoo Lane, and was the mansion
On virtue-or vice-of a pun, gives a specimen of subsequently known as Holborn Hall. another kind of catamaran. An old woman the earl's death it descended to his daughter, nursing cats, one of which a servant feeds | Alesia, and subsequently became the pro
it with a spoon, is shown under the title of Aperty of the Lords Strange of Knockyn; Catamaran, or Old Maid's Nursery." passed to the Stanleys, Earls of Derby, on This was recently advertised as being on sale the marriage of Sir George Stanley with Joan, by Messrs. Myers & Co., 59, High Holborn, Baroness Strange of Knockyn, circa 1480, W.C.
and was in their possession as late as 1612.
Lincoln's Inn, on the other hand, has a WAKERLEY (10th S. iv. 369).—The name clear title from 1227, when Henry III. Wakerley, is, of course, due to the place granted a site in Newstreet (Chancery Lane) name Wakerley, in Northamptonshire, on the to Ralph Neville, Bishop of Chichester. The N.W. border, at no great distance from original patent is in the possession of the Uppingham, in Rutlandshire. The sense is Society, and was doubtless handed over as “Wacra's lea," or_field. The name Wacra the root of title when William and Eustace is recorded in list B as given in Ellis's Intro- Suliard purchased the freehold from Richard duction to Domesday Book’; and the gen. Sampson, Bishop of Chichester, in 1535. Wacran would regularly become Waker in The second point arises not in the text, later English.
but in the title to one of the admirable Wakeley has a different prefix; like illustrations. Near the end is a photograph Wakefield, it means a lea (or field) in which of the old house in Portsmouth Street, near wakes were formerly held.”
the south-west corner of Lincoln's Inn Fields. The name Wacră is short for Wacora, a The house itself bears in large letters the. weak masc. nom. from the A.-S. adj. wacor, inscription : The Old Curiosity Shop, vigilant; which is spelt wurker in the Ancren immortalized by Charles Dickens.” The Riwle,' p. 142, where “ ich was waker,” ie, I title to the plate is more cautious, and says: was wakeful, is used to translate the Lat. "The Old Curiosity Shop, Portsmouth Street vigilavi in Ps. cii. 7 (Vulgate). In the 'Promp- (said to have been the original of Dickens's torium Parvulorum,' p. 514, we find the entry Old Curiosity Shop')." Said, forsooth ! "Wakyr, pervigil.” WALTER W. SKEAT. Said by whom? There is not a tittle of
evidence to support it; it is an impudent KINGSWAY AND ALDWYCH (10th S. iv. 361, assumption. And the witness to prove the 410).—The book published by the London lie is Dickens himself. On the last page of County Council on the occasion of the open the novel he says: “The old house had been ing of Kingsway and Aldwych on 18 October long ago pulled down, and a fine broad road is such an excellent piece of work that it was in its place." It is to be regretted that
the County Council have given even a the fact that a contentious synod was held qualified authority for this preposterous there. It is not the same place as the Cælicclaim.
W. PALEY BAILDON. hyth, Cælc-hyth, or (usually) Celc-hyth of Lincoln's Inn.
the A.-S. charters, as is evident from the
Yet even MR. Rutton's interesting contribution phonology and pronunciation. unfortunately contains many errors and in- Mr. Plummer has mixed them up; for he accurate deductions, and one statement in says in his notes to the ‘A.-S. Chronicle' particular is altogether impossible : “At (ii. 58) that " in 789 [i.e., in a different year) Charing Cross, Old Northumberland House a synod was held at Cealchythe,” &c., for was found an obstacle, and has been cleared which he duly refers us to Kemble and Bircb.
But I always, when I can do so. verify my away to make avenues to the great Embankment," &c. The italics are mine. No further Birch, it is the same old story. They do not
references; and when I turn to Kemble and comment is, I think, necessary.
mention Cealchyth at all, but only Celchyth!
And I can well believe that this Celchyth is "BESIDE” (10th S. iv. 306, 375). — There the same as the later Chelchethe mentioned have always been distinguished authors who in the . Liber Custumarum, p. 288 ; which have used " beside” where the grammarian easily may have become Chelchea or Chelsea would prefer the employment of “besides." Moreover, Celchyth was “famous.” I find Sir Thomas Browne, for example, introduces "in loco famoso qui dicitur Celchytb" in a paragraph in the Epistle Dedicatory to Birch, Cart. Saxon.,' i. 356 (A.D. 789); and
Hydriotaphia' with the remark; “Beside, “in loco celebri qui dicitur Celchyth” in the to preserve the living, and make the dead to same, i. 374 (A.D. 793). It is spelt Cælic-hyth live.....is not impertinent unto our pro- in A.D. 799-802, id., i. 285; Celic-hyth in the fession." Prof. Dowden shows the same same, i. 491 (A.D. 815); Calc-hyth in the preference in the monograph on Southey same, i. 538 ; and Celc-hyth in the same, which he contributed in 1879 to the “Eng- i. 354, 355, 356, 359, 374, 388, 390, 420. These lish Men of Letters," Series. “Beside the charters are mostly Merciap. enthusiasm proper in Southey's nature," he
As for ccelic, it usually means
a chalice," says on p. 26, “there was at this time an from Lat. acc. calicem ; but it is hard to enthusiasm prepense." There is no account- apply this. In l. 20 of "The Traveller's Song,' ing for these predilections and irregularities. Cælic is given as the name of a king of the
WALTER W. SKEAT. RODERIGO LOPEZ (10th S. iv. 306).-It may Those living and interested in Chelsea are perhaps be of use to point out that in the indebted to MR. LYNN for his quotation
Calendar of Cecil MSS.,' iv. 438, Dr. Lopez relating to, and confirming, the ancient fame and his son Anthony, a Winchester scholar, of Chelsea. Meanwhile, may I correct & appear, possibly by a misprint, with the sur- small error of detail in MR. LYNN's letter?
Coppez" (cf. ibid. 501), and that in Carlyle neither lived nor died at Cheyne Mr. Kirby's Winchester Scholars,' pp. 155, Walks, but at Cheyne Row. His statue. & 157, the son is miscalled Anthony "Leper." magnificent work of art, is in Cheyne Walk. This son, who was elected a scholar in 1592,
J. FOSTER PALMER. lost his scholarship upon his father's con- 8, Royal Avenue, Chelsea, S.W. viction for treason in 1594, but had it restored
I thought Carlyle died in Cheyne Row, not to him again next year. His name is therefore entered twice in the College register,
C. A. WARD.
Cheyne Walk. and both entries describe him as Anthony Louis XIV.'s HEART (10th S. ii. 346, 496 ; Lopez, of St. Bartholomew's, London. Iiii. 336). — It may be well to add should welcome information about his sub- articles that have appeared in ‘N. & Q.'on sequent career.
H. C. the fate of Louis XIV.'s heart that The “FAMOUS” CHELSEA (10th S. iv. 366).-I | Our Paris Letter,' a sketch of the history of
Morning Post of 11 November contains, in believe MR. LYN is practically right, in the hearts of several French kings besides spite of his having followed blind guides. Louis XIV.
H. T. It is impossible that Cealchythe could have been an old name of Chelsea, for cealc is ARCHBISHOP KEMPE (10th S. iv. 348).- Prochalk, and the modern name of it could bably there is no authentic portrait of never have got nearer than Chalkea.
Cardinal Kempe in existence. In The The Cealchyth that is mentioned in the Gentleman's Magazine for November, 1845, ‘A.-S. Chronicle,' anno 785, is only famous for there is a memoir of the cardinal by his
namesake, the late accomplished antiquary 13, 17, 20, 27, the excellent sentiment: "Thæs A. J. Kempe, F.S.A., which is accompanied oferēode, thissos swā mæg !” That is to say, by the copy of a supposed portrait copied by “I survived that trouble, so likewise may I Albin Martin from a picture in the possession survive this one !" WALTER W. SKEAT. of the Duke of Sutherland, which was formerly in the collection of Horace Walpole AUTHORS OF QUOTATIONS WANTED (10th S. at Strawberry Hill. It formed one of four iv. 369).—The often-quoted line, panels which were doors to an altarpiece
A rose-red city half as old as Time, that, at the beginning of the eighteenth from Dean Burgon's Newdigate prize poem century, came into the possession of Peter Petra, of 1845, owes the last five words to le Neve, Norroy, and were subsequently Samuel Rogers, who in his Italy' (1842), sawn into four pictures by Horace Walpole. p. 245, writes :The portraits on the outside panels were By many a temple half as old as Time. supposed by Walpole to represent Cardinal
A. R. BAYLEY. Beaufort, Bishop of Winchester, and Cardinal Kempe, Archbishop of Canterbury; but the but the author has borrowed his thought
The line is in Burgon's Newdigate poem; symbols of a lion and of a scourge,
which are figured in the pictures denote, in the opinion
I noticed this re
from Rogers's Italy.' of competent antiquaries, that the portraits
semblance in an anonymous letter which were intended to represent St. Jerome and appeared in The Times many years ago.
E. YARDLEY. St. Ambrose. A reference on this point may
[Reply also from the Rev. J. PICKFORD.] be made to the paper on the memorials of persons buried in the church of Allhallows, "PHOTOGRAPHY" (10th S. iv. 367).-In 'The Barking, by George Richard Corner, F.S.A., Penny Cyclopædia (1840), under Photoand John Gough Nichols, F.S.A., which was genic Drawings,' we read :published in the Transactions of the London “Such apparatus is named after its inventor the and Middlesex Archæological Society (1862), Daguerreotype, and the process itself either photoii. 245-6.
W. F. PRIDEAUX. geny, photography, or heliography (sun-drawing).
The invention was first formally communicated to A portrait of this archbishop will be found the public by M. Arago, who read an account of the in the History of the Kempe Family, by Daguerreotype before the Academy of Sciences, Mr. F. Hitchin-Kemp.
January 7th, 1839.”
Probably, therefore, that was the first 11, Brussels Road, New Wandsworth, S.W.
place in which the word "photography" (in
its French form) was used, and Sir John This prelate is represented in the east Herschel seems to have immediately adopted window of the church at Bolton Percy, and it, in preference to the others. there is a portrait of him in the Archbishop's
W. T. LYNN. palace at Bishopthorpe. This was presented Blackheath. a few years ago by Mr. C. E. Kempe, who claims to be a collateral descendant of the
THE DEVIL AND ST. BOTOLPH (10th S. iv. fifteenth - century cardinal. See Keble's 328).- The devil still flies about the west end * Bishopthorpe,' p. 66. ST. SWITHIN.
of Middleham Church, and keeps up
incessant breeze as he awaits the exit of a See 4th S. iv. 419; vii. 321.
wily canon who appointed a meeting there,
A. R. BAYLEY. and left the building by a side-door to avoid “PAULES FETE" (10th S. ii. 87, 138). This
ST. SWITHIN. phrase occurs in an award made by the 'BYWAYS IN THE CLASSICS' (10th S. iv. 261, Searchers of the Wrights for the city of 352).-I see that Byron excuses himself for York in March, 1467. They
thrusting in the tu; and it was careless of me “haue demed founde yat pe tenantes of be saide to overlook that. But he certainly thought Abbote and Convent (of Rievaulx) haue wrangwisly that he was quoting from Horace, who has halden and occupied xviii poules feet of þe grounde of be saide Deanez and Chapiter."-"Cartularium expressed himself siniilarly :Abbathiæ de Rievalle' (Surtees, 1889), 259.
Auream quisquis mediocritatem
Sordibus tecti. "THIS TOO SHALL PASS AWAY (10th S. iv. It would have been better if Byron had 368).—It is interesting to find that one of our quoted the Latin correctly. Medio might Old English poets consoled himself by a have been a trisyllable in his verse, as it is in similar reflection. In the Complaint of the original. Shakspeare often makes these
' Dēor' we find, five times over, viz. in 11. 7, | Latin words trisyllables :
All noble Marcius! Oh! let me twine
tional even for those times; though they Mine arms about that body.
admit that the assumption of the bucks'. Why dost thou send me forth, brave Cassius? heads, probably in more recent times, by the As medio is accented in English like Cassius, Hartley branch might have arisen from it is immaterial that the first syllable is the above tradition, which they state still short in Latin.
E. YARDLEY. lingered in the Vale of Blackmore, though
they had been unable to obtain any original CATALOGUES OF MSS. (10th S. iv. 368, 415).- evidence in support of it. Catalogue of MSS. collected by Roger Dods
The De La Lyndes, besides their Dorset worth,' by J. Hunter, 1838, and Index to property, possessed considerable estates in the First Seven Volumes of the Dodsworth Somerset, Sussex, Lincolnshire, and Cumber. MSS.,' 1871 (?). J. HOLDEN MACMICHAEL.
land; but I can find no mention of their
having held any property in Staffordshire “UNDERTAKER” (10th S. iii. 188, 212, The name would appear to have been extinct 273).—Swift uses the word in its modern, in Dorset for many years, and their former specialized sense in his Squire Bickerstaff estates at Hartley and Winterborne Clenston Detected’ (1708): "Why, I was sent, Sir, by are held by the Digby and Mansel-Pleydell (
the company of undertakers"; "what with families respectively. The old manor house undertakers, embalmers, joiners, sextons, at Winterborne Clenston, now used as a and your damned elegy-hawkers......"
farmhouse, is still a building of very considerL. R. M. STRACHAN. able architectural interest. Heidelberg, Germany.
J. S. UDAL, F.S.A. LYNDE : DELALYNDE FAMILY (10th S.
Antigua, W.I. iii. 309, 417).-MR. MONTFORT asks whether ANTHONY BEC (10th S. iv. 369).-It was not all the Lyndes, Delalyndes, or De La Lyndes at Lincoln, but in Durham Cathedral that (whose arms are given by Papworth as three Bishop Anthony Bec or Bek was interred. bucks' heads) were settled in Dorsetshire, and In Canon Fowler's reprint of the 'Rites of whether the Staffordshire De La Lyndes Durham' (Surtees Society
(Surtees Society Publications, were another family,
vol. cvii. p. 38) it is stated, on the authority In Hutchins's ‘History of Dorset' (third of a MS. Roll dated about 1600, that edition, vol. iv. p. 499) a pedigree of the
Anthony Beeke Bushop of Durisme and patriarche above family is given as of Hartley and of Hierusalem was...... the first Bushop that eu? Winterborne Clenston, co. Dorset, whose attempted to be buried in the abbay church out of "original arms
are there stated to be the chapter house, and to lye so neare the sacred Argent, a cross lozengy, (engrailed) gules ; downe att
yo end of ye Alley to bringe hyn in wth
shrine of Sa'cte Cuthbert [ye wall beinge broken but it is mentioned that the arms afterwards his Coffin wch contynuod vntill ye suppression of assumed by the Dorset branch were Gules, ye Abbey!." three bucks' heads couped argent. The seal of Elias de la Lynde alluded to a volume of the Hunter MS., now in the
The portion within brackets is taken from by MR. C. WATSON at the latter reference is Dean and Chapter Library, and Canon Fowler described by Hutchins at vol. i. p. 189, where has a note in the appendix that the writer is there also appears a lengthy account of this here following what appears to have been a family, from which we learn that it was settled in Dorset from the time of Henry II.,
common opinion in his day, though the door
way referred to, now walled up, is, like the when one Robert de la Linde held one knight's fee in 12 Henry II., and was evidently the original design.
one at the opposite end, evidently a part of of French origin.
Hutchinson (Hist. Durham,' vol. i. p. 256), The change of arms above mentioned may deriving his information from the same source, have arisen from the well-known Dorset records the interment in similar terms:legend-mentioned in Coker ('Survey of Dorset') and Camden-that a member of the 28 years, and was buried in the church at Durham,
“He died at Eltham, 3d March, 1310, having sat family who was bailiff of the forest of Black in the east transept, near the feretory of St. Cuthmore, temp. Henry III., had committed the bert, between the altars of St. Adrian and St. un pardonable offence of killing a white hart, Michael the Archangel, contrary to the custom of and in consequence had been mulcted by the his predecessors who, out of respect to the body of king in the payment of a heavy annual fine St. Cuthbert, never suffered a corpse to come within
the edifice. It is said they dared not bring the known as
white hart silver." The combishop's remains in at the church door, but a breach pilers of this last edition of Hutchins, how- was made in the wall to receive them, vear the ever, throw doubt on the whole story as place of interment.” being improbable, and most unconstitu- Surtees (Hist. Durham,' vol. i. p. XXXV)
embellishes the story with a characteristic Miller, as is well known, was largely employed foot-note :
and very liberally treated and encouraged by Anthony Beke was, therefore, the first who Archibald Constable, notably in connexion dared to bring
with engraved title-pages and illustrations to A slovenly, unhandsome corse,
the Waverley Novels. Betwixt the wind and his nobility.
ALDOBRAND OLDENBUCK. If, however, the funeral of the Patriarch Bishop Fairport. was conducted with the same solemnities as that of his successor; Cardinal Langley, the breaking an CROMWELL HOUSE, HIGHGATE (10th S. iv. entrance through the wall was a matter of necessity 48, 135).—I am sorry that the obliging exrather than superstition, for Langley's hearse was perts who replied to my query are unable drawn into the nave of the Cathedral by four stately black horses, which, with all their housings to adduce any positive evidence relating to of velvet, became the official perquisite of the Ireton's alleged occupancy of this house and sacrist.”
the date of its erection. Since sending my RICHARD WELFORD.
query I have found that a boundary stone is Newcastle-upon-Tyne.
let into the wall, dated 1614, with the letters
Ioc on the obverse side. At this date BURNS AND THE PALACE OF TRAQUAIR
Ireton was just four years old. In J, H. (10th S. iv. 387).- In 1787 Burns and his friend Lloyd's History of Highgate'— the most Ainslie made a tour through the south of thorough and trustworthy work on the subject Scotland, the poet writing an interesting that I have come across-it is stated that journal as they went. Under date 14 May Ireton certainly resided in Highgate, and his this entry occurs :
signature appears three times as one of the Come to Inverleithen, a famous spa, and in the acting governors of the Grammar School. vicinity of the palace of Traquair : where, having Perhaps one of your correspondents who has dined and drunk some Galloway-whey, I here remain till to-morrow-saw Elibanks and 'Elibraes, leisure for the task would undertake a reon the other side of the Tweed.”
the archives of the school and See Robert Chambers's 'Life and Works of of the parish of Hornsey for the purpose of Robert Burns,' ii. 80 (Library Edition, 1856). settling the points in question. It is desirable
to bear in mind that Prickett's Prize Essay
has to be read with caution. The following O. B. will find, by reference to Napier's is a glaring instance of the author's carelessHomes and Haunts of Sir Walter Scott,'
He says that in the Register of Hornthat Burns designated Traquair House as sey Church there is an entry of a man dying the “ Palace of Traquair" in his ‘Border in 1663 at Highgate, in the house of the Tour. Leaving Edinburgh on 6 May, 1787, Countess of Huntingdon, who, according to he writes :
Prickett, was the celebrated countess who so Monday, come to Inverleithing, a famous shaw, zealously supported Wesley and Whitefield. and in the vicinity of the Palace of Traquair, where As a matter of fact, Selina, Countess of baving dined, and drank some Galloway-whey, I here remain till to-morrow."
Huntingdon, the “Queen of the Methodists," I believe “shaw” means, in the Scottish was not born until thirty-four years after the dialect, show, and also a wood.
above date. Unfortunately, Howitt, in his JAMES WATSON.
'Northern Heights,' has fallen into the same Folkestone.
error, probably misled by Prickett.
HENRY JOHNSON. JENETTA NORWEB,' A Lost Book (10th S. iv. 389). — A copy of this book is in the British 289, 355). – I hope some one may be able to
John DANISTER, WYKEHAMIST (10th S. iv. Museum: "Norweb, Janetta, Mrs. Memoirs of Janetta : a tale, alas ! too true. provę or disprove, in a conclusive fashion, Gainsborough, 1812, 12mo."
H. C.'s very ingenious suggestion that John FRANCIS G. HALEY.
Danister may be the same as John Fenn.
The evidence I have to offer tends towards National Liberal Club.
disproof, but is not convincing. WILLIAM MILLER'S ENGRAVINGS (10th S. 1. In the first place, Dr. Sander, who, as iv. 369). - David Constable, an Edinburgh H. C. points out, know. Fenn, and who, it advocate, the eldest son of the publisher, was seems, knew Danister, differentiates them in wont to commission private plates of draw- the list in his ' De Visibili Monarchia,' which ings of subjects in which he was interested is reprinted in Gee's Elizabethan Clergy'at to be engraved for him. Most probably, pp. 225 $99. In this list John Danister appears therefore, the vignette of Hume's Monument, as a priest, and John Fenn as the schoolEdinburgh, was one of such plates. William master of Bury St. Edmund's. Sander never