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the dial to the lower corners of the picture, and! Are there any instances recorded of its having the space thus inclosed is painted a light olive been conferred by the pope upon other sovereigns? grey. Just below the dial is a circle five inches in

Z. Z. diameter, containing the following inscription :


lier, alias De Wale (i. e. the Walloon), sculptor, LIQVOREM

obtained leave from the magistrates of Bruges on EXTRAHERE 2 STRIDOREM HIC LABOR

January 30, 1568, to go to England for the purNIGREDINEM

pose of setting up a carved stone fountain which IMPONERE FIXATIONEM HOC OPVS

he had executed for the Duke of Norfolk. © ALBEDINEM


Miss MARIANA CHAMBERS. - Can you give The lady to whom the picture belongs has been me any biographical particulars regarding Miss told that there is a similar painting in one of the

Mariana Chambers, authoress of a novel and two libraries at Oxford.

E. McC.

comedies, which possessed very great literary Guernsey.

merit and were performed with success? One of

these comedies, The School for Friends, was acted ANIMATE. — Within what limits is this word

in 1805 for twenty-five nights. The play reached applicable ? An“ animated " discussion arose an a sixth edition. 'Miss Chambers's second piece, evening or two ago among a dozen ordinarily in- entitled Ourselves, was acted sixteen nights at telligent persons in a well-known game called | Drury Lane in 1811. The Biographia Dramatica “ Twenty Questions," as to whether the subject mentions the authoress as being daughter of the chosen (a Cow's Horns) can be called “ animate" | mate of the Winterton, an East Indiaman, which or not. Various dictionaries were applied to, and was, I believe, lost at sea. Did Miss Chambers they all corresponded pretty nearly in the same | write any other works, and is the date of her interpretation. Walker's, for example: “Alive, death known? possessing animal life.” On the strength of this,

A Curious Fact.-Can any one give a natural the opinion which seemed to "animate" the ma

solution of the following phenomenon ? I sleep jority was that their limbs, nails, hair, &c., are all

on an iron-bedstead, and to prevent my watch animate. The answer of the minority was

from falling out in the night I fasten it to a part doubtless they are animal, as distinguished from

of the iron work of the bed by making a loop of vegetable and from mineral ; but it is the living

the silken-cord by which I wear it. One mornbeing, man, or cow, or oyster, which is animate

ing some time ago, on going to take it up, I found the nail, or the horn, or the shell are only animal.

the cord twisted three or four times round the Does “ animated nature" comprehend a blade of

piece I had attached it to, and not only so, but grass or a tree ? And if so, is a blind eye or a

one side of it inside of the next piece, which I may paralysed arm admissible to the dignity ? Does

term a ring, for it is “circular and has no openit follow, because I have an anima, that my thumb

ing in the circumference.” Now, awake or asleep has one too?

R. C. L.

I could not have put it there, for the ends of the « BIBLIOTHECA NORTHANTONENSIS."--I should | cord are sewed not tied together, and I had to cut it be glad to know in whose hands the following

to set my watch free. This to me is inexplicable. collection is. The particulars are taken from a

The spiritualists would of course make light work catalogue of J. Russell Smith's, issued several of it, but I am not a believer in spiritualism. I years since.

think, however, that men of science should instead “Collections for the county of Northampton, consisting

of ridiculing it inquire into it carefully, for I have of a series of books ana tracts relating to this county, all

known some cases in which there could not have neatly inlaid and bound in four vols., royal folio., new

been either illusion or deception, and which cerleather backs, uncut, 141. 14s,"

| tainly perplex me very much. JOHN TAYLOR

Thomas KEIGHTLEY. Northampton.

FAIRFAX'S MIRACULOUS VICTORY.-I shall be CAP OF MAINTENANCE.— I have seen the cap, very much obliged to any one who will lend me of maintenance borne before the pope among the

intonanna hawna hofare the none among the I for a few days rest of his regalia when he enters St. Peter's in “ An account of the Miraculous Victory obtained by state on the great festivals. In what capacity does Lord Fairfax against the Army under the command of he bear this, and what is its meaning ? Gwillim

the Earl of Newcastle, at Wakefield, in Yorkshire."

Small 4to. 1643. in his Display of Heraldry, says

EDWARD PEACOCK. “A cap of maintenance Mars, turned up ermine. A Bottesford Manor, Brigg. like cap did Pope Julius II. send with a sword to King Henry VIII., and after him Pope Leo X. gave him the

GEORGE II. AND HIS FAMILY.-Can any reader title Defender of the Faith,” &c. (p. 270.)

of “N. & Q." furnish me with the words of an old

song satirising King George II. and his family ? ford Chapel; Spring Garden Chapel; London It was sung to my father seventy years ago as a House Chapel, Aldersgate; Long Acre Chapel; nursery ditty by a great-aunt of his, an old lady | Wood Street Compter Chapel ; Oxendon Chapel; who had lived in times when Jacobitism was a Wheler Street Chapel ; Devonshire Square Chapel; fervent political conviction, not as now, a mere Scrope's Chapel, Holborn; Zion Chapel, Hampromantic memory. Her people had been of that stead ; Zion College Chapel. JOHN S, BURN. way of thinking, and t, her death

Henley. “She held their old faith and old feelings fast.” “ MUSIC OF THE SPHERES.”—Who is the oriThe only fragment he could call to memory in ginal author of this phrase ? Johnson quotes it later life related to Prince Frederick's going, when in his Dictionary from Dryden, who may, perhaps, a little boy, through London on his way to Wind have taken it from Sir Thomas Browne's Religió sor. The song described how, when he passed Medici, where it is printed (pt. ii. $ 9), in all the “the great toy shop” in St. Paul's Churchyard, old editions, without anything to imply that the

Out of the carriage window his princely head he popp'd, words are not his own. The Religio Medici was Saying Stoppee, stoppee, coachman, I pray you stoppee first published in 1642; do these words occur in

here, For this must be the great house where lives my father

any earlier author?

W. A. G. dear.”


PANTALOON. – I should be glad if any of your Bottesford Manor, Brigg.

readers would inform me of the origin of the word “GRAMMACHREE MOLLY."—Where may a copy | “Pantaloon.” I fancy it to be intimately conof the words of the old song “ Grammachree nected with a high office in the Italian republics Molly" be found ?

DEXTER. of the middle ages, answering to the more modern GUINEA PIG. I am anxious to know when the “ Gonfaloniere.” As republican institutions fell Guinea pig was first introduced into England.

| into disrepute, the “Pantalone ” (I think that was CORNUB.

the name) was “taken off” on the stage in opera

I buffa, &c., until time changed him into the deIRISH BALLAD. — Lever says in his novel of

crepit old butfoon of our day. Some think the Harry Lorrequer, “If you will talk of ballads,

| name is derived from the Latin "pannus," a raggive me old Mosey McGarry's.” Six lines only

lines only a ragged fellow; but this is hardly so likely, I. of the ballad are given, and I should be glad to think, and certainly not so interesting as the know the remainder.

W.R. DRENNAN. | former suggestion. I should be glad of an opiMARC LAURIN: LIBRARY OF MSS., ETC. — nion.

HIC ET UBIQUE. Having discovered in the Archives of Bruges proofs

PORTRAIT FOR IDENTIFICATION. – A friend of that the valuable library and collection of coins,

mine has a painting with the inscription aboveformed by this wealthy and learned Fleming, were pillaged by the Calvinists in February, 1580,

Ætatis sum 17 Noor

1584. and that a portion at least of these were carried over to England and sold, I am desirous of ascer. He is very anxious to find out who the person is.

whether any books known to have formed | The portrait is a young man with books before part of this library are preserved in either public him, and is in the possession of Mr. Joseph Lilly, or private collections. I have only met with one of New Street, Covent Garden, who would be such, and this an odd volume of Cicero, orna | happy to give any information that might elucimented with inlaid leather of various colours, in date it.

H. C. the Grolier style. At the bottom is the inscrip

LETTERS OF SIR WALTER RALEGH. — Does tion, “M. Laurini et amicorum.” Others are

any reader of “N. & Q.” know anything of the fate said to bear the motto “Virtus in arduo.”

of fourteen original letters written by Ralegh W. H. JAMES WEALE.

to one or other of the Gilberts (his brothers of the LONDON CHAPELS. — Of the many chapels at half-blood and nephew) between the years 1582 which marriages were performed prior to 1754, and 1597, or later ? there are several about which Idesire to obtain fur- / They are known to have belonged to Mr. Brande ther information. Will your correspondents look | Hollis at some period late in the last century. I over the following list, and refer me to any draw believe, but am not quite certain, that they afterings or engravings of any of them :—Berwick wards came into the hands of Archibald ConStreet Chapel ; Read's Chapel, Dyot Street; Beau- stable, of Edinburgh, and from his hands into fort Chapel, Chelsea; Exeter Chapel, Clerken those of the late Mr. Macvey Napier, editor of the well; Fulham Palace Chapel; Kensington Palace Edinburgh Review. The following note of their Chapel; Tennison's Chapel ; Keith's May Fair addresses, &c., is copied from a list (now in my Chapel; Maddock Street Chapel; Queen Square possession) written early in the present cenChapel, Westminster; Brentwood Chapel; Rom tury:

1. “To my very loving brother Sir Humphrey Gilbert concludes thus: “Be thou demiter.” What is Knight. Dated April 4, 1592.

the meaning of the last word ? 2.°" To his nephew, Sir John Gilbert the younger, 1597.

4. I shall be obliged to any one who can "rec3. “To the same. July 14 (no date of year).

tify” the two following quotations, which appear 4. “To the same. Without date.

to be partly from the Vulgate :5. “To his brother. 1588. 6. “ To Sir John Gilbert, Knight. 1591.

“(1) Damur bibamus, post mortem nulla voluptas : 7. “To the same. Addressed For Her Majesties

sed ah miseri discunt hic bonos dios iros (?) et in punctu especyall affaires.' To Sir John Gilbert, Knight, at Dart

| (? temporis) ad inferna descendunt.”

temporis) ad inferi mouth. •Hast, post, hast; hast with speed.' Without

I“ (2) Dominus omnis hæreditatis meæ et capitis mei date.

ipso est." 8. “To his nephew, Sir John Gilbert, the younger,

F. M. S. Governor of the Fort at Plymouth. Without date. 9. “ To the same. Without date.

TERRINGTON.—Pleasantly seated on the Howar10. “To the same. Without date. .

dian Hills, in the North Riding, archdeaconry of 11. “To Sir Humphrey Gilbert, with a present from Cleveland, deanery of Bulmer, church All Saints. Queen Elizabeth. Dated • Richmond, March 18, 1582.'

| References—Noně Rolls, p. 235 ; Valer. Eccle., 12. “To the same. Without date. 13. “ To his nephew, Sir John Gilbert, the younger.

p. 96, col. 1; Notitia Parochialis, No. 716; BawdWithout date.

wen's Domesday Book, Tevrintone, Tevrinton, 14. “To Sir John Gilbert. Without date.”..

Teurinctune, Tevrinctun; Lowe's MSS., Church To its list its writer adds these words: “ All

of Allhallows, Tyverington vel Terryngton ; Testhe above were received by me from the late

tamentary Burials, 1431, 1481, 1543, TeryngBrande Hollis, Esq., F.R.S., S.A.” The list is

ton; 1563, 1609, Terington; 1454, Theryngton; unsigned and undated. It is addressed : “Mr.

1596, Tirrington Constable.” It is certain, therefore, that these

Information is required as to the origin of the letters were offered to Constable. Should the list

name and history of the place.. DEXTER. now chance to fall under the eye of any reader I TUNBRIDGE PRIORY.-Hasted states that Henry who may be acquainted with the whereabouts of VIII. granted the above to William Everest. any of the letters mentioned in it, a communica Who was he? and where can I see a pedigree? tion of such knowledge would be most gratefully I shall be very glad of any information respecting received by

E. E. him or his family. Sycamores, Wimbledon. ROSSINI'S FUNERAL. - Will some French cor- | Bible. I found a note concerning the sacrifice of

THE TURTLE-DOVE.-In reading Math. Henry's respondent of “N. & Q.” kindly tell us what music was really performed at the funeral of

this interesting bird and pigeons, to this effect:Rossini? Several special accounts have appeared,

“ They must be either turtle doves, and if so, they but the most special is contained in the Morning

must be old turtles' (say the Jews); or, if pigeons, young

pigeons. What was most acceptable at men's tables must Star of November 24, where mention is made of be brought to God's altar." “ the first notes of the Requiem in Jomelio's Mass"—these “ pealed from the grand organ, soft

Now, I am uncertain how far the commentator and low,” at twelve o'clock precisely—of seven

is quoting the Jews here, or asserting his own solo singers performing three solos; and of an

view; the inverted commas are only, in my copy accompaniment performed by " the harps of the

(quarto, Bagster, 1811), to the five words at the opera choristes.” (!!) These things are puzzling,

beginning. Now my query is : Are old turtles and seem to suggest the advisability of getting

better for man's table than young ones? or was people to write of musical performances who have

the addition of dove to turtle intended in ancient some faint knowledge of the subject in hand. usage to imply the young of the turtle ? W. J. WESTBROOK.

J. A. G. Sydenham.


WEDDING CARDS.—When did wedding cards For what purpose was the stone balcony in the

first come into use? We know that of late years south side of the Abbey Church at Malmesbury

they have been going out of fashion, and we freused ? Is there not a similar one in the chapel of

quently see at the end of marriage announcements Chepstow Castle ?


the words “ No cards.” This, however, has been

outdone by the following addition to a wedding SUNDRY QUERIES.–1. Who were the Rufflers advertisement in the Quebec Morning Chronicle of and Joiners, parties in Scotland in 1636 ?

Nov. 7:-“No cards! No cake! No wine!" 2. Who is the person who signs himself

EDWARD J. W00D. “ Gordon " at Rochelle in 1664 ?

3. A Scotchman writing to a relative in 1619,


Queries with Answers.

SIR CHARLES HARDY. — Several years ago I

saw, in the gallery of paintings at Greenwich DANIEL ROGERS, POET, SIXTEENTH CENTURY.

Hospital, a portrait of Sir Charles Hardy; once, Who was Daniel Rogers, Albimontanus, verses

I believe, the governor of that institution. Will by whom are printed at the end of Hubert Golt

any of your readers inform me whether this was zius' Thesauris Rei antiquariæ uberrimus, pub- l the same Sir C)

the same Sir Charles Hardy who was one of the lished by Christopher Plantin at Antwerp in 1579 ?

en royal governors of the province of New York ? W. H. JAMES WEALE.

S. W. P. [Daniel Rogers, a statesman of some ability in the Hotel Westminster, Paris. court of Queen Elizabeth, and who sometimes calls him- ' (Both places were holden by the same officer. It was self Albimontanus, was born about 1540, at Aston in in the year 1755 that Sir Charles Hardy was advanced Warwickshire, and educated at Wittemberg, under

to the honourable appointment of Governor of New York. the celebrated Melanchthon. When the death of Queen

On Oct. 28, 1770, he was farther advanced to be Admiral Mary had put an end to religious persecution, he re

| of the Blue; as he was, on the death of Admiral Holturned to England, and took his degrees at Oxford.

burne in the following year, to be Master and Governor Afterwards he obtained a place at court, and was often of Greenwich Hospital. He died suddenly, in an apoemployed by Queen Elizabeth in embassies to the Nether plectic fit, at the Fountain Tavern at Portsmouth, on lands and elsewhere, in 1575, 1577, and 1588. He died

May 18, 1780, aged about sixty-seren.-Charnock's BioFeb. 11, 1590, and was buried in Sunbury church, Mid

graphia Navalis, v. 99-104; and Gentleman's Magazine, dlesex. A list of his various prose and poetical pieces, vol. i. p. 213.] with some account of him, is given by Wood, Athena Oron. (ed. Bliss), i. 569, who adds, that he was “a very

ANCIENT SWORDS.—An old sword, the handle good man, excellently well learned, a good Latin poet, beautifully ornamented in solid steel, and enand one that was especially beloved by the famous anti graved to a Gothic pattern, has the name “Potquary and historian, William Camden.” Many of his tenstein” at the back edge of the blade near the letters and instructions are among the Cotton MSS. in

handle. Who was he, and when did he live ? the British Museum. In 1588 appeared a work, entitled

The blade has the double-headed eagle of Russia “ Triumphalia de Victoriis Elisabethæ Anglorum, Fran- | engraved on both sides. Also, when did Andrea corum, Hybernorumque Reginæ, contra classem instruc- | Ferara live?

SILVERSTONE. tissimam Philippi Hispaniarum Regis,” 4to. This very in [ A valuable article, displaying much research on the teresting volume of poems commences with one addressed age, country, and personal history of Andrea Ferara, to Queen Elizabeth, in which Sir Francis Drake, the appeared in the Cornhill Magazine for August, 1865 Lord High Admiral Howard, Sir Martin Frobisher, and (vol. xii, 189-194). The writer thus concludes his inother illustrious persons, are noticed; then follow other teresting paper: “From all these combinations there poems by various authors, on the Victory of the English results a chain of circumstantial evidence, closely apFleet over the Spanish Armada, Odes, Epigrams, &c. It proaching to demonstration, that Andrea Ferara was born contains also an introductory Poem to Daniel Rogers, a about the year 1555; that he was of a family of arLatin poet of considerable celebrity, and a native of mourers which had existed in Italy at least two generaWarwickshire. Consult also the Calendars of State tions before that time, and derived his nomination from Papers, Domestic Series, A.D. 1547 to 1590.]

the place of his nativity, the ducal city of Ferara.”

Consult also the General Index to “N. & Q.," 1st, 2nd, "LA SFERA DEL MONDO.”—I have lately picked!

and 3rd Series.- Pottenstein is the name of a manufac. up a volume entitled —

turing town of Lower Austria, twenty miles south of “ La Sfera del Mondo. Di M. Francesco Giuntini. Vienna. We have never met with a swordmaker of Dottore Tbeologo : col testo di Giouanni Sacrobosco. Opera utile e necessaria à poëti, historiografi, nauiganti,

that name.] agricoltori, ed ad ogni sorte di persone. In Lione, appresso PENZANCE SEAL. — I have heard that the corSimforiano Berard. M.D.lxxxi.”

poration of Penzance has in its coat of arms the I find no mention of it either in Lowndes or head of John the Baptist, and that the same Brunet, but shall be glad if any reader of | device is borne by the Fishmongers’ Company of N. & Q." can tell me anything about its author. London. May I ask to be informed what was the

H. FISHWICK. I occasion of this singular device, and whether there [Francesco Giuntini, in Latin Junctinus, a celebrated was any historical connection between the parties mathematician and astrologer, was born at Florence in bearing it ?

J. S. 1523. He entered the order of Carmelites, which he left [The seal of Penzance has certainly the figure of the and professed the Reformed Faith ; but returning to the head of John the Baptist, with this inscription, “ Pensans Roman communion, he remained in it till his death, anno Domini 1614." But, as Hals remarks, “ These arms which took place at Lyons in 1590. For some account of are through ignorance of the true etymology of the him and his literary works, see the new edition of the name thereof.” Gilbert farther states, that it formerly Biographie Universelle, xvi. 602.]

had a chapel dedicated to St. Anthony, the patron of

fishermen, which in all probability gave it the name of Penzance, or the holy headland. (Gilbert's Cornwall, iii. 82, 91.) We cannot find that this device was ever adopted by the Fishmongers’ Company.]

6 VIEWS IN ORKNEY."-In the British Museum copy of Views in Orkney, and on the North-eastern Coast of Scotland, taken in M.D.CCCV, and etched in M.D.CCCVII,” occurs the following note:

“ Etchings by the Marchioness of Stafford. Presented by the Marquis of Stafford.”

Whilst, in Martin's Catalogue of Privatelyprinted Books, the production is ascribed to the Duchess [Countess] of Sutherland. Information as to which is right is asked for.

JOHN TAYLOR. Northampton.

[Both statements are correct. The Countess of Sutherland became the wife of George Granville Leveson Gower, Marquess of Stafford. This work is noticed under both titles in Lowndes. 7

MOTHER OF CORIOLANUS.-Livy and Shakespeare are at variance respecting her name. According to the former, Veturia was the mother and Volumnia the wife of Coriolanus; according to the latter, Volumnia was the mother and Virgilia the wife. Whence did Shakespeare get his version of the story?

E. H. A. [Shakspeare's play is founded on the Life of Coriolanus by Plutarch, in the translation by Sir Thomas North, made not from the original but from the French of Amiot, Bishop of Auxerre, and published in 1579, folio ; see p. 238, edit. 1612. Warton says, “That Amiot's French version of Plutarch should contain corruptions and innovations, will easily be perceived, when it is remembered that he probably translated from an old Italian version. A new exhibition in English of the French caricature of this most valuable biographer, by North, must have still more widely extended the deviation from the original.”]

“ If a Bung be got by the hie Law,

Then straight I doe attend them;
For if Hue and Crie doe follow, I
A wrong way soon doe send them,

Still I doe cry, &c. “ Ten miles unto a Market,

I runne to meet a Miser;
Then in a throng, I nip bis Bung,
And the partie ne'er the wiser.

Still doe I cry, &c.
“ My daintie Dals, my Doxis,

Whene'er they see me lacking ; Without delay, poore wretches, they Will set their Duds a packing.

Still doe I cry, &c. “ I pay for what I call for,

And so perforce it must be;
For as yet I can not know the man,
Nor Oastis that will trust me.

Still do I cry, &c. “ If any give me lodging,

A courteous Knave they find me;
For in their bed, alive or dead,
I leave some Lice bebind me.

Still doe I cry, &c.
“ If a Gentrie Coe be comming,

Then straight it is our fashion,
My legge I tie close to my thigh,
To move him to compassion,

Still doe I cry, &c.
“ My doublet sleeve hangs emptie,

And for to begge the bolder
For meate and drinke, mine arme I shrinke,
Up close unto my shoulder.

Still doe I cry, &c.
“ If a Coach I heare be rumbling,

To my Crutches then I hie me;
For being lame, it is a shame,
Such Gallants should denie me.

Still doe I cry, &c.
“ With a seeming bursten belly,

I looke like one half dead, Sir ;
Or else I beg with a woodden legge,
And a Night-cap on my head, Sir.

Still doe I cry, &c.
“ In winter time starke naked

I come into some citie,
Then every man that spare them can,
Will give me clothes for pittie.

Still doe I cry, &c.
“ If from out the Low-countrie,

I heare a Captaines name, Sir;
Then strait I swe[a]re I have been there,
And so in fight came lame, Sir.

Still doe I cry, &c.
“ My Dogge in a string doth lead me,

When in the Towne I goe, Sir;
For to the blind all men are kind,
And will their Almes bestow, Sir.

Still doe I cry, &c.
“ With Switches sometimes stand I,

In the bottom of a Hill, Sir;
There those men which doe want a switch,
Some monie give me still, Sir.

Still doe I cry, &c.


(2nd S. x. 277; xi. 159.) It was not till recently that I observed that this very curious but rather lengthy ballad-poem, was asked for. It has been copied from a very rare book, called A Description of Love, &c., 6th edit. 1629. 8vo.

“ THE SONG OF THE BEGGER. “ I am a Rogue and a stout one,

A most couragious drinker,
I doe excell, 'tis knowne full well,
The Ratter, Tom, and Tinker.

Still do I cry, Good your Worship, good Sir,

Bestow one small Denire, Sir;
And bravely at the bousing Ken

Ile bouse it all in Beere, Sir.

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