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has been engraved for Lady Wallace's translation and perhaps in the registers of the church some of his letters. There is an engraving by Gott- particulars worth knowing concerning that family schick from a miniature painted by Grassi in 1785, might be discovered--a portion of which is now, when Mozart was twenty-nine. It is a full-face I believe, settled in Ireland; and no doubt valulikeness. Finally, there are the portraits of a later able information would be found in the records period, either three-quarters or profile, which give and archives of Congleton. OXONIENSIS. the popular likeness of the great master. A pretty Wormingford, near Colchester. little German engraving, entitled “ Familie Mozart,” represents him at the piano with his sister,
LANCASHIRE SONG (4th S. i. 390, 619.)—I was not his father standing with his violid, and the por
aware until I read ALDERMAN WILKINSON's comtrait of his mother on the wall.
J. B. D.
munication that “Th' mon o' Measter Grundy's". Reform Club.
bad been in print. In the Ashton Reporter, June
13, the song is reprinted from “N. & Q." with BRADSHAWE, THE REGICIDE (44 S. ii. 34, 70.)- the following introduction, which it may be well By an absurd misprint, I am led to assign a date to to give more permanence than it is likely to gain Thomas de Bradeschawe's appearance on this in the columns of a provincial newspaper :short and shifting scene in the reign of Eliza- “The following ballad, copied from Notes and Queries beth III. instead of the third Edward. A Roger de of Saturday week, is with a single exception the oldest Bradschawe also occurs in Deulacresse deeds of known ditty in the Lancashire dialect. The exception is 1353-'8-'70.
• Warriken Fair,' supposed to have been written in the Contrary to the generally received acceptation reign of our Sixth Edward. The song now presented is,
with only slight differences, included in Ashburner's New of the President's character, his illustrious kins- Vocal and Poetic Repertory, printed at Ulverston in 1807, man Milton describes him as
as appeared by a copy in the library of Dr. Robson of “ neither gloomy nor severe, but gentle and placid; exer
Warrington. In that version the last line of each stanza cising in his own house the rites of hospitality in an
• Th' mon at Measter Grundy's,' exemplary manner, and proving himself on all occasions a faithful and unfailing friend. No one more ready to which is doubtless the original and more correct form. forgive, he was yet impressive and terrible when it fell to At any rate, it tallies more closely with the satirical his lot to pour shame on the enemies of his country- phrase or proverbial expression, once more common, but whom no threats, no terrors, and no rewards could seduce still lingering in many a cottage and farmstead of South from the plain path of rectitude.”
Lancashire, and is usually applied to folks dressed in a THE AUTHOR OF A “HISTORY OF LEEK."
little brief authority and conceited of their positions
viz. : 'He's th' yead mon at Mester Grundy's.' When Bakewell.
the song was written, who was its author, who the Mr.
Grunds, who his uplifted employé, or where they resided, John Bradshaw, the President of the High are things alike at present unknown.
H." Court of Justice, used to occupy a house at Con
W. E. A. A. gleton in Cheshire, and filled several municipal Joynson Street, Strangeways. offices in that town. Twenty years ago, when a boy, I recollect a poor old woman at Congleton,
Dow-GATE, OR DOWN-GATE, LONDON (3rd S. vii. in return for many kindnesses shown to her by 253.)—The etymology of this place is from Dour, my family, giving me the original grant of pardon the water-gate. We have many similar examples. to Henry Bradshaw, who was I suppose a brother Thus, Durovernum, Canterbury; Durobrevis, Roof the regicide.
ALFRED JOHN DUNKIN. At that time I did not care much for such things, and handed it over to a friend, a great antiquary, in whose collection I imagine it now
Miscellaneous. to be, and who thanked me heartily for the present. The document was on a large piece of
NOTES ON BOOKS, ETC. parchment, written in the ancient court-band ; A Facsimile of the First Edition of The Christian Year, and on the left-hand side, at the top, was a por- 1827. 2 vols. (Parker, 1868.) trait of the grantee of the pardon; but, after the Few works have exercised greater influence over the lapse of so many years, I cannot say whether it religious mind of the country, during the present century, was that of Charles II. or James II.
than the remarkable volumes of Devotional Poetry which Is my surmise right, that the said Henry was
were published in the summer of 1827 under the title of
The Christian Year. A second edition was called for in the brother of John Bradshaw? And, let me
December in 1827, and a third in the following year, and ask, what crime had he committed to merit the edition after edition has been issued from the press until pardon ?
the book has become a household book in the widest and Bradshaw Hall, near Chapel-en-le-Frith, I have best sense of the word. The publishers have, under these visited, and have always understood that it was
circumstances, we doubt not, done wisely in producing the ancient home of the race. Bradshaw Edge is volumes, for there are various obvious reasons which
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* And from the skull the crown
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