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LONDON, SATURDAY, JULY 25, 1863.
Tom Thumb shall now be thrown away,
Such ill concerted artless lies,
Our British Youth shall now despise :
In thy Gigantick Works they'll find NOTES:- Children's Books, &c., 73 - Oliver Cromwell, 74
Something to please, and form the Mind. -- Milton's unknown Poem, 75 - A further Note on the
“ Thy happy Talent, Friend, pursue ; Coronation Oath, 76 – Inscriptions at Tenby - The Globe Shakespeare - Playing Cards - Derivation of Brat and
In thy own way search London thro': Bogey, 78.
Conduct thy Lilliputians round, QUERIES:- Dates wanted, 78 - Baron de Berlaimont
Where any curious things are found. Dr. George Croly - Editions of Ducange - Ancient Greek
What treasures in the Tow'r are laid, Manuscript of the Gospels - Hawaiian Alphabet - "The
Are HERE-as in a glass, display'd. Hotspur of Debate” - Ingulph's “ Chronicle" -- Martin
To Gresham College next repair, de Asello - Medal of Cromwell - Memory: Roman and
And shew the Works of Nature there. Old Euglish Characters - Pennant in the Royal Navy
Or, on the Abbey cast thy Eye, Quotations - Scone: Coronation Swords - Wallish-bill, 79.
Where British Bards and Heroes lie
Obscured in everlasting night, QUERIES WITH ANSWERS : – Mowbray – De Vere Family
Who, living, were the World's delight. -Norman Leslie, 81.
Thence may thy LITTLE READERS learn, REPLIES :-Mother Shipton, 83–The Comyns of Badenoch,
That Grandeur's vain, of no concern; 84 - Jenifer, 86 - Heber's Missionary Hymn, 87 - The Monastery of Königssaal, 16.- Lady Kilsyth, 88 - Vol.
Since Death, with his impartial sting, taire. 89 - Toby Jugs: the So g.“ Dear Tom, this Brown
Wounds both the beggar and the King. Jug"-"To my Nowe" - Variation of Surnames - Lu. ther's Autograph - Three Words of a sort - Name of
“ Go on-May all thy Volumes please! Lingard - Soiled Horse "Tell them all they lie" - Rap
Be fill'd with Lectures such as these! pachivi's Daughter - Low Side Windows - Buzwings
Meet with Reception from all Hands, John Snare's Writings on Velasquez - City of Lincoln
And live as long as Guild-hall stands! Misquotations - A Tombstone Emblem - Cigars, Segars
"I am - The Douglas Heart - Greek Mitto - Hour-glass in
“thy affectionate Friend, Pulpits - Kentish Folk-lore -Leggings - Passage in St. Luke - Phrase - Portraits of Mozart - Bradshawe, the
* and Well-Wisher, Regicide – Lancashire Song - Dow-gate or Down-gate,
“ A. Z." London, &c., 90.
Then follows a long list of the little subscribers, Notes on Books, &c.
which would genealogically be very interesting
to reprint. I extract a few:Notes.
“ Miss Leny Brereton, 5 sets.
Master Tommy Bradbury of Hackney.
Miss Betsy Child.
Miss Anna Maria Chauncy, "CURIOSITIES OF THE TOWER OF LONDON.”
Miss Jenny Du Cane. “WESTMINSTER ABBEY.”
Master Tommy Quin. I have before me four curious little volumes,
Miss Lucretia Wells.
Master Dicky Watts.” printed in 1741 and 1742, for the use of children, which, I presume, are scarce enough to make it
Book 1. chap. i. tells about building of the worth while placing their titles and a few other
Tower; chaps. ii. iii. and iv. of the lions, and particulars on record in “N. & Q.” In my opinion other wild beasts, in the Tower :they are a much nicer kind of books for the use “ You first see a fine Maiden Lioness, which was a preof little ones than the books of silly nonsense and sent from the Consul of Algiers : she is about fourteen gaudy pictures which are now in vogue. They
years old. Her name is Jenny.” are all of the same size, viz. about two inches and In the history of the lions we read that — a half in height, by two in breadth. The first is
“ The Lion often sleeps and snores with his eyes open, entitled :
and likewise with them sbut. King James the first, “ Curiosities In the Tower of London. Vol. I. Printed being minded to make trial of the nature and courage of for Tho. Boreman, Bookseller, near the two giants in
the Lion, and some other wild beasts, went to the Tower, Guildball, London. 1741. [Price 4d.],” pp. xxiv. 124,
attended by several of the Nobility, where he ordered a and a leaf of advertisements.
Lion and Lioness to be turned out of their dens; and a
Cock to be cast to them, wbich they presently killed, and The frontispiece is a little woodcut representing sucked its blood. Next a Lamb was ordered to be put to the White Tower, and there are several others them, which the Lions out of their generosity never in the volume of the beasts and birds in the
offered to touch, altho' it was so bold as to go close to
them.” Tower. After the title come some verses, “To the Author of the Curiosities in the Tower of
Then follow more astonishing stories of the London," which I think are worth reprinting :
lions and their performances before King James,
the queen, and prince, very wonderful, but too “ Too rigid Precepts often fail, Where short amusing Tales prevail.
long for insertion here. That Author, doubtless aims aright,
Book 11. chap. i., Introduction, gives an account Who joins Instruction with delight.
of the fees to be paid. Chap. ii. Of the invin
cible Spanish Armada, with a woodcut of it. tombs. John Conduitt's forms the frontispiece to Chap. iii. Of the arms, &c., and other curiosities. Vol. II. At the end, among the advertisements,
Vol. II. has a cut of the regalia as frontis- are advertised two volumes of The History of the piece; and, like the other, is priced 4d. There is Cathedral Church of St. Paul, making the number a continuation of the subscribers' names, amongst of these “Gigantick Histories" eight. Are they which are: -
rare, or of any value, as specimens of the baby “ Miss Molly Churchil,
literature of our great grandfathers ? Master Thoppy Cibber, for self and papa but one set.
GEORGE W. MARSHALL.
The Exhibition of Portraits at the South Ken-
sington Museum, embracing the family portraits Chaps. i.-iv. contain an account of the armory
of Oliver from Chequiers, has entailed upon the
columns of The Times three letters from and the regalia. Then a poetical account of Col.
correBlood stealing the regalia, which ends with:
It may not be deemed inopportune if I notice, “ The King, sore frighten'd at that time, Not only pardon'd the bold Crime,
through your useful publication, some omissions But what is monstrous to declare,
and discrepancies in those letters. Gave Blood five hundred Pounds a year.”
Taking these seriatim, tbat on April 22 comes
first. The descent from Oliver to Thomas is corChap. v. Of the Line, Batteries, &c. Woodcut
rect; but the statement would make it appear of the Devil upon Duty," and poetical account
that there was but one lineal line of descent-that of the Devil's Battery, and how it acquired that
through Thomas by his second wife-for no menname.
tion is made of the line by the first wife. Chaps. vi, and vii. Of the White Tower, and
Thomas was born in 1099, and died 1748, hayof the ceremony of opening and shutting the gates
| ing married twice-first, to Frances, daughter of of the Tower; and so end these amusing little
John Tidman, by whom he had three sons and volumes.
two daughters, one of whom only survived to be In the advertisement page above referred to
married, an event which took place in 1753 to another of this series, which I have not seen, is
John Field, of an old Hertfordshire family. mentioned as —
Secondly, he (Thomas) married Mary, daughter of “ Just Publish'd, Price fourpence. The History of Richard Skinner, and had three sons and three the two famous Giants and other Curiosities in Guild
daugbters; his son Oliver only survived, and marhall, London, Printed for Thos. Boreman, Bookseller, near the two Giants in Guildhall. Where may be had,
ried Mary, daughter of Morgan Morse ; and thus of the same Size and Price, the Second Gigantick Volume, it is clear that the wife of John Field and the which compleats the History of Guildhall: To which is | last-mentioned Oliver are half-brother and sister, added, a particular account of the whole procession of my and equally allied to the Protector as great-greatLord Mayor's Shew."
great grandchildren, the succeeding generations The History of Westminster Abbey is contained bearing equal positions. Thus: in two volumes, in every respect similar to the
Oliver Cromwell. preceding, and dated 1742. Vol. I. has a cut of Westminster Abbey as a frontispiece, then a short
Henry, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland. poetical piece signed “A. Z."; then the names of the subscribers, among which occur:
Henry, the Major in the army. “ Master Tommy D'oyly of Rendlesham in Suffolk. 1. Frances Tidman • Thomas = 2. Mary Skinner.
Miss Anne Duval, daughter to Rev. Mr. Duval.
only surviving child,
only surviving child, The Honourable Master Frederick Kappel.
married John Field.
married Mary Morse. Hon. Lady Mary Kappel [and two others of same Dame]."
married Mary Pryer. married Thomas ArThe list of subscribers is followed by twenty-nine
timadorus Russell. accounts of monuments, most of them giving the inscriptions at full length, beginning with Dryden Several Fields.
Several Russells. and ending with Sir Cloudesly Shovel. . As to the family property and curiosities, pri
Vol. II. has also a list of subscribers, and brings mogeniture had but little weight in the case, for the number of monuments to sixty-two-the last the child by the first marriage and her descendants, being that of Col. James Bringfield. Both volumes the Fields, had but a very small share of the are interspersed with woodcuts of some of the Cromwell property—the lion's share falling into