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table he would set apart the best morsels for the by the type on the respective pages ? I always used wooden dishes and cups of horn ; at satisfactory to add the dimensions occupied poor in what he called the dish of the Lord found this plan of much service when preJesus.' He died the father of twelve thousand religious."

paring a recent article on Sir W. Ralegh's In a foot-note Owen quotes Bolland as his

History of the World,' as, owing to cropping, authority, and adds :

&c., the leaves varied considerably in size,

so that I was unable to give their approxi"It may interest some to learn that the Lady Gwenllian, daughter of the last Keltic Prince of

mate measurements. Under these circumWales, by his consort, Eleanor De Montfort, stances I substituted the space occupied by ended her days as a nun of Senipringham, pen the type, and this I have since found to be sioned by her kinsnian Edward II. It was a cheap of much use. T. N. BRUSHFIELD, M.D. provision."

Salterton, Devon.

(We have forwarded to COL. WALKER the Fair Park, Exeter.

specimen table sent by DR. BRUSU FIELD.] A little before the birth of Gilbert his mother dreamt, it is said, that the moon had

WILLESDEN FAMILIES (10th S. iii. 208, come down from the sky to rest upon her 293).- MR. HITCHIN-KEMP might gain some bosom; and the fanciful disciple sees in it a

information regarding the Twyfords by adpresage that his childhood, pale, wan, and dressing Mr. Harry Twyford Peters, or his sickly as the crescent of the new moon, was

father Mr. Samuel T. Peters, both New York

G. A. T.

City. destined by the grace of the Sun of righteousness to expand into a full orb of brightness.

Albany, N.Y. (See Newman's 'Lives of the English Saints,' FORESTS


LIGHTNING vol. iv. pp. 17, 18.) Albinus, St. Gilbert's (10th S. iv. 28). The following is quoted faithful chaplain, told how Gilbert was from Sir H. Johnston, “Uganda Protectorate,' tortured by ague, and when he urged him to i. 147 f. : try to shake it off, Gilbert asked him if he

“ These Nile countries are further devastated would bear it for him. Albinus consented. annually during the protracted dry season by bush On the morrow, at the hour when the fever fires. These may be started fifty times in a century came, Albinus suffered instead of Gilbert, by lightning setting fire to the stump of a tree, and that he might learn “how control over spreading the ignition thus to the grass ; but by diseases lies not in the skill of man, but in far the most normal cause is the hand of man.

W. CROOKE. the power of God” (“St. Gilbert of Sempring. ham and the Gilbertines,' by Rose Graham, CRICKET: EARLIEST MENTION (10th S. iv. 9)* F.R.Hist. Soc., 1901, p. 15 seq.).

A manuscript in the Bodleian Library, J. HOLDEN MACMICHAEL.

dated 1344, which exhibits a woman in the See Alban Butler's 'Lives of the Saints,' action of throwing the ball to a man who 4 February.

M.A.Oxon. elevates his bat or club to strike it, would [Reply also fronı MATILDA POLLARD.]

seem to show the real origin, under the name

of club-ball, of what when the three-legged PREROGATIVE COURT OF CANTERBURY Will stool or cricket became an additional feature REGISTERS (10th $. iii. 488).—The official copies of the game-was known as “crickett.” of wills proved in this court prior to those

The following early eighteenth-century now at Somerset House, London, commen- allusions to the game, before the evolution of cing in 1383, are said to have been lost or the present square-shouldered bat from the destroyed in Wat Tyler's Rebellion. But I club, and when the "gamesters," instead of have some doubt as to the truth of the asser- making runs," ran notches," have not, I tion. Those to be met with in the Arch- think, been noted :bishops' Registers were proved during “On Monday is to be determined a Suit of Law vacancies in the see. Such of the latter on Dartford Heath by a Cricket Match between invaluable records as are now missing at the Men of Chinkford, and Mr. Steed's Men; they Lambeth would probably be met with at Chief Justice Pratt, when the Merits of the Cause

had a Hearing

about two years ago before the Lord Rome, and it seems a great pity that our appeard to be, that at a Match between the aboveGovernment has not made every possible said Players, the Chinkford Men refused to play effort to obtain their return, or, at least, an out the Gane at a time the other Side had the attested copy of them. W. I. R. V. Advantage ; but the Judge, either not understand.

ing the Game, or having forgot it, referr'd the said BIBLIOGRAPHICAL QUERIES (10th S. iii. 227, where they left off, and a Rule of Court was made

Cause back to Dartford Heath, to be play'd on 292, 473).-When there is much doubt about for it accordingly." - Mist's Weekly Journal, 3 Sep. the size of the leaves would it not be more tember, 1726.

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On Monday next there will be a great Cricket- temp. Edward III., says: “That art is now Match play'd on Kennington Common in the neglected, and the people spend their time in County of Surrey, between the Gentlemen of Sevenoaks, in the County of Kent, and the Gentle throwing stones, wood, or iron; in playing men of London ; the Ground will be roped round, at the hand-ball, foot-ball, or club-ball, &c. and all Persons are desired to keep without side of It has also been suggested that tip-cat was the same; the Match is for a Guinea a Man, and the origin of cricket.

G. H. W. the Wickets are to be pitch'd by One o'Clock.' London Evening Post, 2 July, 1734.

(For other early cricket matches see gth S. iii.

73; iv. 17; 10th S. i. 145, 395. At the last reference On saturday last the great cricket-match was W. I. R. V. quoted advertisements of matches in played at Moulsey - hurst, in Surry, between his 1700 (ten a side) and 1705 (eleven a side).] royal highuess the Prince of Wales, and the Earl of Middlesex, for 1,0001. a side ; eight of the London WILLIAM III.'s CHARGERS AT THE BATTLE club and three out of Middlesex play'd for the Prince; and the Kentish men for the Earl: the OF THE BOYNE (10th S. ii. 321, 370, 415, 453; chiefest of the wagers were laid on the first hands, iii. 137).-Owing to the transposition of the apprehending there would not be time to play it date, it is stated at the last reference that out; and the Londoners went in first and fetch'd the skull of the Duke of Schomberg was 95; then the Kentish men went in and fetch[ed?) turned up in 1902. It was discovered by 80; upon which the odds ran ten to three on the former, who went in a second time, and fetch'd but some workmen fifty years previously, and 41, which made them in all only 56 (in advance), so

reburied in 1902. Vide The Cathedral Church that the Kentish men beat them, and had three of St. Patrick,' by J. H. Bernard, D.D. men to come in: tomorrow fortnight the second (London, Bell & Sons, 1903). great match for 1,0001. a side is to be play'd on I may also point out that there is an illusBromley Common, in Kent; and we hear the whole tration and a phrenological description of eleven who are to play for the Prince will be chosen out of the London club." -The Grub Street the skull in Ireland, its Scenery, Character, Journal, 17 July, 1735.

&c.,' by Mr. and Mrs. S. C. Hall, vol. i. On Wednesday last a Match at Cricket was p. 441 (London, How & Parsons, 1841-3), play'd at Barnes Conmon, between the Gentlemen where appears the following account of the of Barnes, Fulham, and Richmond on the one Side, finding of the skull :and the Gentlemen of London on the other, when the Londoners were beat 19 Notches; and the same

"A very intelligent person, a verger of St. Gentlemen will play again in the 'Fields behind Patrick's Cathedral......states that when he was Powis House on Tuesday next, the 17th Instant."

quite a boy the vault at the left of the altar, in the St. James's Evening Post, 12 August, 1736.

chancel, was opened by mistake, and that one of “On Monday last, according to agreement, the Mike Manus, took possession of the skull; and

the persons connected with the Cathedral, named Gentlemen of Kent and Surroy met oa Cock-Heath; being a heraldic painter, he absolutely used it for near Maidstone, to play their second Match at

At Manus's death it and play'd one hands out [?], on which the Kentish ceased to be applied to so irreverent a purpose." Cricket, when the Surrey Gamesters were in first, some time as a paint pot. Men went in next, and got an equal Number of As Hamlet remarked, “ To what base uses Notches with five Wickets to spare ; but the we may return, Horatio !” Weather proving very rainy they were forced to

HENRY GERALD HOPE. give over Play; 80 that the Surrey Men must retain

119, Elms Road, Clapham, S.W. their Honour for this Year, the Season being too far advanced for any more of that Sport.” PRISONERS' CLOTHES AS PERQUISITES (10th S. St. James's Evening Post, 5 October, 1736.

iii. 369, 472).-Offenders had various claimants As to the imputed French origin of cricket to their possessions. Looking through old see Mr. Andrew Lang on 'France the Mother

papers of Cricket'in The Morning Post, 6 July, 1901. being the original document:

few days ago, I found the following, J. HOLDEN MACMICHAEL.

“30 June, 1600. Grant by Anthony Watson, Although the earliest mention of the term Bishop of Chichester, to Edward Hext, Esqre. cricket

of felon's goods, viz., those of Nicolas Baker, of be traced back only to 1598, Somerton, Somersetshire, yeoman, who killed him.

may the origin of the game is undoubtedly much self, for the benefit of the widow and children." older. It is on record that so far back as the time of Edward II. his tutor John Leek was similar kind among the papers, but this I did

There was certainly one more grant of a in 1305 drawing 100 shillings from the

H. A. St. J. M. Treasury for expenses


creag et alios ludos Whether the game of " creag “THERE SHALL NO TEMPESTS BLOW" (10th S. was the origin of cricket is, of course, un- iii. 449; iv. 12).- The poem cited, beginning, certain.

as MR. KENYON says, " Come to the sunset The games of cricket, rounders, and tree,” is Mrs. Hemans's 'Evening Song of the American base-ball are believed to be off. Tyrolese Peasants,' and is the eleventh of the shoots of the old English “club - ball.” author's Additional Miscellaneous Poems." Rymor, in referring to the decline of archery | In a note appended to the lyric she quotes



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thus from Capt. Sherer's 'Notes and Reflec- the accounts of the Nottingham chambertions during a Ramble in Germany': “The lains for 1499-1500, wherein entry is made of loved hour of repose is striking. Let us come an item of "6d. paid_to the Prior of St. to the sunset tree.”

John of Jerusalem in England for the free The poem beginning "For the strength of rent of a little cellar in the Marsh this year.the hills we bless Thee” is Mrs. Hemans's At the Reformation the Hospitallers were the 'Hymn of the Vaudois Mountaineers in Times last important order dissolved ; and as they of Persecution, and is included in the resolutely refused to renounce allegiance to "Scenes and Hymns of Life,' which she Rome, a special Act was obtained to make dedicated to Wordsworth in 1834.

them, 32 Henry VIII. (1540-1). This Act had

THOMAS BAYNE. doubtless taken effect, and the whole proPELFRY JOHNSON (10th s. | perty of the order become vested in the Crown,

before 1543-4, in which year the accounts of ii. 267).—The other day I noticed the query the town chamberlains include an item of 6d. by Dk. MURRAY under this head, which no one appears to have answered. Allow me for a house in the Narrow Marsh, sometime

paid "to William Monk, the king's bailiff, to suggest that Pegge inadvertently wrote

A. STAPLETON. pelfry" for palfry, a word which occurs in belonging to St. John's."

244, Radford Road, Nottingham. Johnson's Diary under date 17 August, 1782. DR. GATTY inserted a query respecting BLACK AND YELLOW THE DEVIL'S COLOURS this at gth S. vii. 227, and I quoted in reply (10th S. iv. 10).-Satan's colour, not only in at p. 257 the editorial suggestion at 3rd S. xi. rerum natura, but actual art, is black, 171 that what Johnson really wrote was symbolizing darkness and evil, falsehood and pastry," the long s being mistaken for i, error. He is so represented in the Book of and the t for f.

W. T. LYNN. Kells' in a temptation of our Lord (West

wood, 'Anglo-Saxon and Irish MSS.). The KNIGHTS TEMPLARS (10th S. iii. 467 ; iv. 10, illuminators of the Middle Ages represent 34).-Having had occasion to investigate the even Christ Himself in black drapery when history of the religious and monastic institu- wrestling against the Spirit of Evil. In the tions of mediæval Nottingham, I found some Laurentian MS. of Rabula (A.D. 587) there slight evidence of the Templars, such as may is an extraordinary representation of the interest the MARQUIS D'ALBON. In the printed demoniacs of Gadara, just delivered from Close Rolls is calendared a note to the fol- their tormenting spirits, who are fluttering lowing effect, under date 3 September, away in the form of little black humanities 1213:

of mischievous expression. They are also "King John to the Sheriff of Nottingham. Kuow black in the only instance known to Father ge that we have given and granted to the brethren Martigoy of a representation of the miracle of of the Military Order of the Temple the services of the healing of the demoniac. (See the Rev. Eustace de Lowdham, clerk, to wit, the rent that he was wont to render us yearly for his house that Rich. St. John Tyrwhitt in Smith's Dict. he held of us, in the parish of St. Mary, under the of Christ. Antiq. Reginald Scot, in his gaol in Nottingham, and that house shall be their Discoverie of Witchcraft, 1665, p. 85, was free hospice in that town. And therefore we order terrified in his childhood by the devil with thee to cause them to have full seisin thereof with

* a skin like a niger." out delay."

But it is easy to comprehend how black The gaol mentioned was the county gaol, and yellow were occasionally, if not trasituate on the crest of the town cliff, while the ditionally, assigned to the devil, for in our Marsh was, and is, a street skirting the base own day yellow denotes inconstancy, jealousy, of the latter, hence the description “under &c., and in France the doors of traitors were the gaol." In all probability the house or daubed with yellow, while in some countries hospice, like many another Nottingham the law ordained that Jews should be clothed tenement of the period, was merely a cave in yellow, because they had betrayed Christ. in the sand rock. However, we are not to Perhaps all this was because Judas is allotted understand that the Templars had an estab- a yellow pigment by way of distinction; and lishment in Nottingham, but merely that in Spain the vestments of the executioner they were to have one house in the town, as

are red or yellow, the latter indicating the in other towns, free from taxes, &c. This treason of the guilty, the former its punishwas one of their privileges.


J. HOLDEN MACMICHAEL. I understand that when the order of Templars was dissolved in 1307-8 their COPE OF BRAMSHILL (10th S. iii. 87, 174).possessions were largely granted to the Hos- Cope of Hanwell, co. Oxford, as noted p. 174. pitallers. This seems to explain a note in See The English Baronetage,' London,

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printed for Tho. Wotton, 1741, vol. i. p. 112. Douce, the famous antiquary, Keeper of the MSS. There is an account of the family, beginning in the British Museum. Thomas Kerrich, the only with John Cope, Esq., "a very eminent

son of the afore-mentioned Samuel, also a noted person in the reigns of K. Rich. !I. and portion of a collection the value and extent of

antiquary and ecclesiastic, is responsible for a large Hen. IV.” His great-grandson William, in which we are not as yet in a position to gauge. or about 1505, purchased the manor of Han- The families most closely concerned with the entire well, after selling the lordships and manors correspondence are those of Rogerson, Postle

The letters now of Wormleighton and Fenny - Compton to thwayt, Gooch, and Kerrich.

given are addressed by Edmund Pyle, Archdeacon John Spencer, Esq. (ancestor of the Duke of of York and Prebendary of Winchester, to the Marlborough)

aforementioned Samuel Kerrich, and constitute Sir Anthony Cope, first baronet, was the but a fraction of the collection. Their chief value great-grandson of William. * The English consists, probably, in the light they cast upon Baronetage' gives (p. 113) the inscription on history and politics, but there is abundance of

interest in domestic record. Much is heard con. the monument of William Cope and Jane his cerning sickness. Cancer is direfully prevalent, wife in the church of Banbury, and (p. 116) gout is the bane of the ecclesiastic and the scholar, that of Sir Anthony in the church of Han- and the ravages of the smallpox are terrible. Owing well. Both are in Latin. The latter is very

to the Methuen Port Wine Treaty of 1703 the long; it contains more than twenty elegiac relative proportions of Portuguese and French wine On p. 119 is given the Latin epitaph former and 5 per cent. of the latter. Hence, says

imported into England were 95 per cent. of the of Sir Anthony, fourth baronet, who was the editor, "gout became the hereditary appanage buried at Han well.

of the English gentleman.". Among other subjects There is no mention of the purchase of treated are the injurious effects of the augmented Brainshill, but Bramsell, near Hertford- window tax, the trouble caused by the Marriage Bridge, in Hampshire," appears as the "seat” Act of 26 George II., and the grumbling against the

New Style. A picturesque incident is the slaying of the present (1741) baronet. The same book in a duel of Lord Leicester by George, Viscount (iv. 152) says that Jonathan, younger son of Townshend, a man thirty years his junior and Sir Anthony, had a son Jonathan, whose son accustonied to arms, a murder which Mr. Harts. Jonathan was created a baronet i March, horne compares with that of the Duke of Hamilton 1714, Sir Jonathan Cope of Brewern (or of Lord Montford, who had “

by Mohun and Macartney. Concerning the suicide

an expensive and Brewerne), Oxfordshire. *Seats: At Brewern, paltry fellow for his son," Pyle says. “It is a pity near Banbury, and Hanwell in Oxfordshire, but he had done this twenty-five years ago, for he and Ranton-Abby, in Staffordshire.”

has made all the young nobility mad after ganibling. The fourth baronet of this creation, Sir Much curious gossip is supplied, as the false report

that Jonathan, second son of Jonathan, the eldest napping with a gallant & shot the man upon the

the Duke of Bedford had caught his duchess son of the first baronet, died without issue, spot." Pyle's avidity after preferment, and his and the title became extinct in 1821. See general regard for the main chance, are abundantly Synopsis of the Extinct Baronetage,' by shown. He does not refrain on occasion from William Courthope, 1835, p. 50.

coarse speech. Some occasional light upon the evil ROBERT PIERPOINT. lives of the clergy is, indeed, shed.

"The Eagle Stone of Rogerson is a curious relic of superstition. An amusing story, almost supplying a

plot for a.comedy, is told, p. 110, concerning Mrs. Miscellaneous.

Clarges and her daughters Penelope and Suky.

Another curious piece of scandal is the elopement NOTES ON BOOKS, &c.

of Lord Townshend's daughter with Capt. Orme, a

married man. Reflecting on our national manners, Memoirs of a Royal Chaplain, 1929-1763. Edited it is said then, as it has often since been repeated, by Albert Hartshorne. (Lane.)

we are mad and considered nationally not This work, which may be regarded as the first of a worth saving." The death of Dean Clerke is attripossible series, is of a kind to appeal with more buted to "an ague ; caught by living in that vile than usual directness to our readers. It consists of damp close of Salisbury, which is a mere sink; and the correspondence of Edmund Pyle, D.D., Chap going to a church, daily that is as wet as any vault; lain in Ordinary to George II., with Samuel Ker- and which has destroyed more, perhaps, than ever rich, D.D., vicar of Dersingham, &c., and casts a it saved.' Whatever be the tastes of the reader, bright light upon existence in East Anglia during especially if they be antiquarian, he will find Georgian days. Not wholly confined to the district abundance to recreate and delight him. Portraits mentioned is the interest of the contents, and there of Kerrich, Pole, Bishops Hoadly, Gooch, and are large portions which are of much more than Sherlock, the Duke of Newcastle, Pitt, George local value. From the preface we learn that the Townshend, and Lord Walpole add to the attraccorrespondence printed constitutes portion of a tions of a captivating volume. collection of about seven thousand letters, which have been arranged by the owner in no fewer Scotland in the l'ime of Queen Mary. By P. Hume than twenty-eight folio volumes. One or two Brown, LL.D. (Methuen & Co.) go back to 1633; the latest, which extend to 1828, Tuis excellent and deeply interesting volume concomprise two volumes of letters from Francis sists of six lectures delivered by Dr. Hunie Brown

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in his capacity of Professor of Ancient Scottish Sturdy beggars seem to have been as common in History and Palæography in the University of Scotland as

“masterless men in England. The Edinburgh. No attenpt is made in its pages to beggars in the English ballad, which seems incordeal with the events which make Scottish history rectly quoted at p. 68, we always understood to be in medieval and succeeding days the most tur. actors or the like, rather than mendicants. A bulent and picturesque in Europe, nor with the description (p. 89) of the scene at the town port is grim struggle of the Reformation. The aim of the stirring; . An application for leave to build a ship writer is simply to show the condition, social, in the kirkyard of the Trinity Friars (see p. 96) is physical, and economic, of Scotland at or near the very curious. Three pages later on we are introtime of Mary Stewart--what, indeed, was the state duced to a bishop, a remarkable specimeu of the of things out of which sprang, the Scotland of to- Church militant. Among the public amusements day. Questions of religion and policy, adequately provided by the town officials seems to have been treated elsewhere, are thrust so completely into *the annual frolic of Robin Hood and Little John the background that, after the introductory, por, on the first of May." We might proceed far with tion, the name of John Knox is but once mentioned quotations of the kind, but must stop. We have and that of Mary Stewart herself but twice. As a dealt with matter conducive to entertainment; but companion to the student, however, the value of there is equally much benind tending to instruction the work can scarcely be overestimated, and the and edificatioù. The book is, in fact, excellent in. picture of life, settled or vagabond, is of singular all respects. interest. In dealing, more tardily than we could have wished, with a work possessing strong claims County of Suffolk: its History as disclosed by Existon attention, we cau but mention, as they rise, ing Records, dc. By W. A. Copinger, LL.D. points of interest, and abandon the attempt to do Vols. II., III., and IV. (Sotheran & Co.) justice to the entire scheme of the author. Chap. i. SINCE we first drew attention (10th S. ii. 218) to the is concerned with the appearance of the country at splendid work begun by Dr. Copinger in his cataa time when the journey of a native of St. Andrews logue of all materials for the history of the coun'y into Galloway or the Highlands would be attended of Suffolk existing in our great public and private by as many risks as in modern days would accomo depositories, three further volumes have been pany an exploration of the sources of the Congo, added. ,Judging from the progress that has been and when, consequently, locomotion was, rarely made, the four volumes carrying the alphabet adopted without urgent necessity. Materials are from A to Soxam, it seems probable that the whole, more abundant than might have been anticipated, instead of extending, as we anticipated, over six and besides the records of such experienced travel volumes, will be conprised in five. The latest lers as Lithgow, Pont, and Fynes Moryson, and volume, which contains over 482 pages, is, however, historians such as Hector Boece, John Major, and the bulkiest of the lot. Nothing in the shape of George Buchanan, we have information of varying eulogy or comment has to be added to what has trustworthiness "from Æneas Sylvius in the previously been said. The task is one of the most fifteenth century to Dr. Johnson in the eighteenth," iniportant ever accomplished by what may be including. French visitors, who seem to have been described as local patriotism, and is carried more anxious to be courteous than sincere. Many out with unflinching industry and integrity. It is comment upon the want of timber, the sneer of Sir next to impossible to convey an idea of the nature. Anthony Weldon in 1617, that Judas could not of the entries. Students of history, genealogy, andı have found in Scotland a tree on which to hang topography, for whom the work is principally hiniself, having been, if tradition may be trusted, intended, will, however, need no instruction on tho transmitted in another forn), a century and a half subject. Under place-nanes such as Eye, Ipswich, later, by Johnson. It is surprising, in view of the and the like, the most numerous entries are found. state of things now existing, to learn that in pre- Next, perhaps, in order, sed longo intervallo, come Reformation times the eel was the fish most com- names of families, such as Cavendish, Gage, or monly eaten in Scotland.

Henley, and then those of individuals. These last Op her arrival in Fifo in 1538 Mary of Lorraine can scarcely be regarded as numerous, except in thetold her subsequent husband, James V., that she case of holdings of land. The reference concerning never saw in France or elsewhere so many good • Gorleston, its history, N. & Q.,' xii. 286, 355, faces as she saw that day in Scotland. Broadly is technically correct." Trouble would, however, speaking, the most fertile parts of the country have been spared others besides ourselves by the under cultivation were put to a similar use in the insertion of 1st S. Nothing is further from our time of Mary. A French physician notes about 1551 mind than to hint at shortcomings in so magnithat provisions are as plentiful as anywhere else, ficent, public-spirited, and well-executed an under. and that nothing is scarce but money: Æneas taking. Under Cotton Manor we find the mention Sylvius says that a Scottish palace is inferior in of Sir

John Fastolf (sic). Crabbe the poet, miscalleck comfort and luxury to the house of a Nuremberg by Byron". Nature's sternest paiuter, yet the best,' burgher. At the close of the fourteenth century is supplied with what is almost a bibliography as Edinburgh did not contain more than 400 houses, well as a reference to his pedigree. His Inand, according to Froissart, was less than Tournai ebri[e]ty,' a poem, was published at

Ipswich in or Valenciennes. It was healthy, and impressed 1775. Romance seems near at hand when, under strangers favourably; but the inhabitants were 'Outlaws in Suffolk,' we hear of a commission being “most sluttish, nasty, and slothful people," the appointed to inquire touching who assemble armed visitor being constantly compelled to "hold his and lie in wait for John de Iudenham, late sheriff

It is curious to find the example of of that county, and his bailiffs, to kill and main Glasgow anticipated in 1436, when it was enacted them. Occasionally we come upon a significant entry that drinking in taverns after nine o'clock should be such as Newton Lothingland (now destroyed by punishable at law.. In 1579 gambling and drinking sea).”. Thomas Nash, the dramatist, born at Lowes. on Sundays “in time of sermon were punished. toft in 1564, is the subject of many entries, all


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