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“Yo'll no be the waor for a jag afore yo gang."Arms," acted also as Norroy. Besides the numer. The scene was beautiful and touching, and it was ous volumes issued by the Harleian Society, Mr. easy and very pleasant to provoke. I have known Joseph Foster has reproduced several, also Messrs. many similar in their bospitality, but never another Howard, Vivian, Colby, Metcalfe, &c., and the who managed the proceedings in the same way, or Surtees Society. Full details of the whole would used the same term for the partiog cup. But as make a volume of itself.
A. HALL. my friend was a native of Stirlingshire, and passed 13, Paternoster Row. his days in Glasgow and the West of Scotland, it is a safe inference that the word is still in use in TENNYSON AND 'The GEM' (8th S. iii. 8, 57, these parts. See also 'Encyclopædic Dict., s.v. which appeared in the Publishers' Circular,
93).— According to the article on 'The Gem Jag.' Helensburgh, N.B.
Aug. 15, 1891, that annual was only issued during
the four years 1829 to 1832. I have a copy of the “ EATING POOR JACK” (866 S. ii. 529 ; iii. 76, issue for 1831, which contains three poems by A. 131).-MR. BLOONDELLE-BORTON slips in saying, Tennyson, Esq., viz., 'No_More' (p. 87), 'Anaist, the second reference, that Habington “exclaims, creontics' (p. 131), and 'A Fragment' (pp. 242-3). • Vaunt wretched herring and Poore John!"" Let
J. F. MANSERGH. me correct your correspondent by quoting the
I am much obliged to MR. DARTNELL for his passage in full from Elton's edition, p. 244:
reference. Thanks to it, I have been able to disI (who still sinne for company) was there,
cover the third poem, 'A Fragment.' Through And tasted of the glorious supper, where
the absence of a single leaf, I fell into the grievous Meate was the least of wonder; though the nest O'th' Phonix rifled seem'd t' amaze the feast,
error of stating that there were only two poems in And th' ocean left so poore, that it alone
* The Gem,' 1831, acknowledged by our late Could since vaunt wretched herring and poore John. lamented Laureate. W. A. HENDERSON.
Dublin. 105, Albany Road, Camberwell, S.E.
Denton MSS. (8th S. iii. 126).—MR. HIPWELL'S Surely “hacer penitencia," in the mouth of a reference to the many copies” of John Denton's Spanish Amphytrion, merely means now
Accompt of the most considerable Estates and GIBBS uges the present tense "to take pot-luck”! Families in the County of Cumberland, from the I certainly never found it to mean what MR. GIBBS Conquest unto the Beginning of the Reign of K. calls bacalao, and Velasquez and others call bacallao; James,' suggests that he is not aware that this very though the latter is the Spanish equivalent for valuable document was pripted in 1887, under the “Poor Jack."
W. F. WALLER. editorship of Chancellor Ferguson, as the second
of the “ Tract Series " of the Cumberland and West. "Tar HarrowING OF Hell' (6th S. i. 155, morland Antiquarian and Archäological Society. 266, 286).— I failed to mention in my query at the
Q. V. first of the above references that the curious original picture of this subject by Albert Dürer DESCENDANTS OF THOMAS À BECKET (8th S. is in my possession. It is on panel, thirty-seven iii
. 127). — There can be po very near connexions, by thirty-one ioches, and signed with the painter's for no brother of the archbishop is known. Canon monagram and dated 1510. W. I. R. V. Robertson's 'Lifo' of him, p. 353.
O. F. S. WARREN, M.A. HERALDS' VISITATIONS (866 $. ii. 408, 473, Longford, Coventry. 490).-Noble's ‘History of Heralds' College' contains an ample list of visitations, all MSS., among remains at Canterbury, wbich were at first sup
Some few years ago, at the exhumation of some which several are updated, ex. gr., Backs, Cambs., posed to be the relics of St. Thomas, a letter Cornwall, Devon, Essex, Hants, Hunts, Leicester, appeared in the Daily Telegraph, over the joint Lincs., Norfolk, Northampts., Salop, Somerset, signatures of W. à Beckett-Turner and Arthur C. Suffolk, Surrey, Sussex ; these sixteen are each William à Beckett, which implied that the writers placed at the head of its county, as though primi- claimed kindred with the archbishop: It may be tive. Of course Noble's book is an old story of interest to mention that in a petition to Parlia. now, and the above documents may have since bis ment (1 Hen. VII.) there are some genealogical time been further discriminated ; but, seeing that details of a family of Becket holding property in we have so much printed matter before us, it Woolwich and Plumstead (' Rolls of Parliament,' would be desirable to hear more definitely hereon. vol. yi. p. 324A).
NATHANIEL Hone. Noble states that the earliest commission for a
Henley-on-Thames. visitation was issued in 1528, yet one visitation is known to be dated 1412, say 13-14 Hen. IV., JOIN PALMER (8th S. iii. 87, 133). —John mocribed to Norroy's deputy. At this date Jobo Palmer was one of the many persons whose serOtherlake, otherwise known as “ March, King at vices were celebrated by halfpenny tokens about
1794. In my collection I have one without date. and receive the sacrament. It is possible that he Obv., A mail coach and four, with long-whipped may have made more than one voyage to the driver and guard; one passenger inside and G.R. Levant, but it is not easy to understand that he on panel of door. Inscription, “Mail Coach Half- was chief factor for Mr. Willoughby at the Porte. penny. Payable in London. To Trade expedi- Mr. Willoughby may have had a factor at Contion and to Property protection.". Rev., “ To | J. stantinople, but not at the Porte, but it is more Palmer, Esq. I this is inscribed | as a token of likely he had an agent in the city, a member of the Gratitude / for benefits recea | from the establish- Levant Company. It is possible Liston went out ment of Mail Coaches. I J. F." R. Hudson. as supercargo on board ship. HYDE CLARKE, Lapworth.
LATREILLE (8th S. iii. 49).-K. H. B. will find , I must beg leave, with all due deference, to an excellent biography of “ Pierre André Latreille, correct some of the statements of MR. COLEMAN. naturaliste français," in vol. xxix, pp. 850-54 of Lady Madelina Palmer was a daughter of Alex. the Nouvelle Biographie Géuérale, published by ander, fourth Dake of Gordon, and not of a Dake Firmin-Didot Frères in 1859, with the main sources of Richmond, and she did not marry John Palmer, of information from A. J. L. Jourdan, dans la of Bath, but Charles Fysh Palmer, of Luckley Biogr. Médicale '; Heprion, Annuaire Biogr.'; Park, Berkshire, of the family of Palmer of Querard, La France Litteraire.' Wokingham (see Visit. of Berks, 1664).
W. B. GERISH. CONSTANCE RUSSELL. Swallowfield Park, Reading.
There is a short sketch of Latreille's life and
work in Rose’s ‘Biographical Dictionary,' vol. ix. I shall refer Mr. DRURY to a pamphlet written
p. 205 (ed. 1848).
J. F. MANSERGH. by Mr. Jerom Murch, entitled "Ralph Allen, Liverpool. John Palmer, and the English Post Office. It was published at Bath by Lewis in 1880. On Rev. GEORGE CROLY, LL.D. (8th S. ii. 446 ; pages 18, 27, and 28 will be found probably all the iii. 32).—Dr. Croly was well known in Paternoster clues required to trace the connexion of present Row as a frequenter of the Chapter Coffee House representatives with John Palmer. If Mr. DRURY in bis days of early struggle. He attended there has any difficulty in procuring the pamphlet I will on call," so to speak, ready to accept a guinea fee copy the extracts for him. A. L. HUMPAREYS. a8 supply for any incumbent in town or country 187, Piccadilly, W.
who suddenly needed a substitute. A. HALLE
13, Paternoster Row. E.C. PEG WOFFINGTON'S ALMSHOUSES (8th S. ii. 128).- A former correspondent to 'N. & Q (see 1861. His preferment is there said to have been
A full memoir is given in the ' Annual Register,' 6ta S. vi 508), under date of December 23, 1882, owing to Lord Brougham, who was a distant relawrote :
tive. “ Close to the churchyard are Margaret Woffington's
The Illustrated London News, December 8, cottages, a row of picturesque old buildings with dormer 1860, has a portrait. windows, such as George Morley so often shows us in
EDWARD H. MARSHALL, M.A. his canvases. These cottages were built by Margaret
Hastings. Woffington as almsbouses, but as she left no endowment with them they have become the property of individuals.”
AMERICAN COBBLERS (8th S. ii. 528).--The The italics are mine. A writer in All the Year cobbler referred to was Nathaniel Ward, died in Round (second series, xv., 342, for 1876) says England in 1652; graduated at Cambridge, Eng“the endowment has been questioned.”
land, in 1603; went to Boston, Mass., in 1634 ; EVERARD HOME COLEMAN.
preached at Ipswich; wrote the Great Body of 71, Brecknock Road.
Liberties,' 1641 ; and then wrote
Cobler of Agawam,' which was published in EngCHURCH House (8th S. ii. 488 ; iii. 58).—MR. land in 1646/7. His pen name was Theodore (for Royce will find some notice of the New England Nathaniel) de la Guard (for Ward). Agawam “poon houses ” (which may be an American adapta- is the Indian name for Ipswich. The book is tion of the English Church houses) in chap. ix. worth reading, and is almost a great achievement of The Sabbath in Puritan New England,' by
C. W. ERNST. Alice Morse Earle, published by Charles Scribner's Boston, Mass. Sons, New York, 1891, a book well worth reading, and which correctly describes the matters of which hope FATHER ANGUs will not think me byper
• BECKET' AT THE LYCEUM (8th S. iii. 164).-I it treats.
F. J. P. Boston, Mass.
critical if I remind him that as St. Thomas was
murdered some four bundred years before the JOHN LISTON (8th S. iii. 143).-My sister told pseudo-classicization of the Broviary Hymns in me, half a century ago, that Liston, the actor, used the sixteenth century, the hymn for the day, as to attend regularly the church in Brompton Square sung in Canterbury Cathedral, would have been,
without question, the original and ancient bymn" bariolation” is in Webster as an obsolete word, attributed to St. Ambrose, and beginning “Christe as well as in Bailey, but the noun“ bariolation Redemptor omnium, Ex Patre Patris unice," not is not the verb "to bariole," and Webster derives the Renaissance version, Jesu Redemptor it direct from hariolatio. We have the noun omnium, Quem lucis ante originem," of which “ tribulation,” but not, I think, the verb “ to your correspondent cites the first line. The text tribule.”
C. C. B. of the original hymn exists at Durbam and the British Museum, in MSS. at least as old as the
The word “hariolation” is very much older eleventh century ; it was that in use in
than either Dr. Wordsworth or the "editio prin
every church of Latin Christendom in the time of st. ceps ” of Bailey's book. According to Dr. Smith Thomas, and is still sung in Benedictine choirs all it occurs in Cicero's ‘De Divinatione' (i
. 31, 66). over the world. Similarly, up to the period of I must refer C. C. B. to the same Latin dictionary the Renaissance, the last verse of the hymn sung of the verb hariolor="to foretell," and, in a
for several references to classic authors for the use on the anniversary of St. Thomas's martyrdom ran
to talk nonsense."
sense, (as it still does in the monastic breviary) “Gloria
L. L. K. tibi Domine," &c., and not as cited in FATHER PRINTERS' ERRORS (8th S. i. 185, 217; ii. Angos's noté. I do not suppose that Mr. Irving's 337, 456; iii. 36, 136). — Another instance—and, well-known attention to detail extends to such curiously enough, once more combining Mr. Chamminutiæ as tbes The famous cathedral sceno in berlain and the press—can be furnished from the his presentment of 'Much Ado about Nothing! London Letter of the Birmingham Daily Gawas received with a chorus of praise as a marvel of zette for February 18, the very date upon which liturgical accuracy, but I am told that in Catholic the previous one was given in •N. & Q.' The eyes, at least, some of its details appeared ludi- writer said: crously incorrect; one, indeed, so offensively so,
“ Heartily the House enjoyed his (Mr. Chamberlain's) that it was eliminated, if I mistake not, by the suggestion that the reverential' burying of the Imperial Catholic Lord Chamberlain of the day.
supremacy was but the expression of a Press opinion......
OSWALD, O.S.B. . And we don't want Press opinions,' said Mr. Chamber. Fort Augustus, N.B.
lain '; 'we can get any number of press opinions from
hon. gentlemen,"? DOCTOR BY ROYAL MANDATE (86b S. iii. 145). — It need hardly be said that the right hon. gentle- : Were there not three separate essays, on gambling, man was not disparaging the Fourth Estate: he duelling, and suicide ? The old Cambridge was referring to "pious" opinions, • Calendars' used to tell us, I think, that the
POLITICIAN. author received fifty guideas for each essay, and Another amusing blunder of this kind occurs in gave forty guineas, in the whole, to Addenbrooke's one of Warne's cheap reprints. I made a note of Hospital, Cambridge. Dr. Hey was originally of it the other day, but have mislaid. The printer Magdalene, Third Wrangler and Senior Chan- put a moral sin for a mortal sin (the italics are cellor's Medallist, 1768 ; Esquire Bedell, 1772. mine).
E. WALFORD, M.A. P. J. F. GANTILLON. Ventnor. CHANDLER FAMILIES (86h S. iii. 168).-A Mat.
Joan Cutts (8th S. iii. 29, 152).—This is the thew Chandler was Mayor of Maidstone in 1703, Lord Outts who had so large a part in the capture 1712, and 1721. The church plate of Alkbam of Buda, and who is mentioned by Brodrick in his Churcb, Kent, includes a pated which had been a
History of the late War,' published in 1713, as domestic salver," the property of Mrs. Elizabeth having been at the siege of Venlo, in 1702, Chandler and her busband, Mr. Matthew Chand remarkably eminent in his post.” There is a ler, of Maidstone.” On the death of the latter bis mezzotint portrait of him in armour, engraved by widow married Mr. Ward Slater, who presented R. Willians after Wissing. If your correspondent this salver to the church in 1732–3.
will give me his address I shall be happy to send F. JAMES.
bim the extract relating to John, Lord Cutts, from Maidstone,
The Compleat History of Europe,' which is on my
shelves. “ HARIOLE” (VERB) (8th S. iii. 86, 164).-My
Belsize Avenue, N.W. authority is the paragraph in the Daily News to which I referred. I have, however, searched for St. VICTOR (816 S. iii. 129).--PAILOTECHNIC the word in all accessible dictionaries, without asks what is known of the life and history of this finding it. I believe, moreover, though of this I saint—a question not easy to answer concisely, cannot now be sure, that the writer in the Daily considering that the Church honours at leas: sve News said or inferred that Dr. Wordsworth bim- saints of this name, including a famous Pope o tae self claimed the word as a coinage of his own. As second century, an anchoret of the seventb, and regards MR. BALDOCK's objection, I may say that three martyrs (known respectively as SS. Victor
of Braga, Milan, and Marseilles), probably all lathe-working ancestor, for, as Mr. Davies wrote in Roman soldiers who suffered at different times his account of the York press (p. 2), “ the elaborate during the great Dioclesian persecution. For initial and capital letters and floreated marginal details of their lives it will be sufficient to refer to borders [in the MSS.) were invented and drawn the usual well-known sources, such as the Bolland by the turnours and fourishers," and it is highly ists, Butler's 'Lives,' Tillement, Fleury, or other probable that they made their impress on the Church histories of repate. The last two I have nomenclature of posterity. Mr. Lower (*Patro
entioned are perhaps more popularly known than bymica Britannica') says that “those who dislike the rest. The cultus of St. Victor of Marseilles is the plebeian tournure of Turner have contrived to (naturally) confined chiefly to the south of France, turn it into Turnoure on the plea that they came while bis contemporary of Milan is still the favour: from some Tour Noir in Normandy. He states ite military saiat of Lombardy and Northern Italy. that Turper is one of the most common of surThe former is variously represented as trampling names, and inclines to agree with Mr. Ferguson down a pagan altar, undergoing the amputation of that the popularity of tourneys or tournaments had his foot, or with a millstone and sword (the instru- much to do with it.
ST. SWITHIN. ments of his martyrdom). lo one of the windows of Strasburg Cathedral he appears in the guise of a
Add the German turner, a gympast; as a verb medieval koight, in chain armour, with shield and turnen, and turnverein, a calisthenic club, sadly spurs. St. Victor of Milan is introduced into many provocative of heart disease from over muscular Milanese pictures as a Moor, wearing the dress of exertion. We have the word as tournament, and a Roman soldier. According to some authorities the patronymic Tourner, so a tilter or spearman; he was burned alive in an oven, or in an ox made and Halliwell gives tourn for a spinning wheel. of metal, and these objects are found in some This may drag in the “mill rind," and see turn. representations of the saint. OSWALD O.S.B.
broche. Wood turners were found in localities Fort Augustus, N.B.
where the beech treo flourished. The Turners of There are five saints of this name mentioned in traced as a fraternity to 1310, were described as
the London Guild, jncorporated in 1604, but Butler's 'Lives of the Saints,' and forty in the list of saints given in August Potthast's Bibliotheca
measure makers (wooden pots), &c.
A. HALL. Historica Medii Ævi, supplement 254. It is, therefore, not easy to identify the person inquired
PUBLIC SPEAKING (8th S. iii. 69).-" Quot after. If the information given in Butler be not homines, tot sententiæ," on this subject. Bat sufficient for your correspondent he had better, STUDENT will find very much of value-especially taking Potthast's list as a guide, hunt up the on the oft-neglected physical side of public speak various Victors in the · Acta Sanctorum,' bearing ing—in “The Voice and Public Speaking. A in mind that the work is still unfioished, ending Book for all who read and speak in public. By with the month of October. I believe-but of this J. P. Sandlands, M. A.” The copy I have is of the I am not quite certain—that an index to the 'Acta,' third edition (London, Hodder & Stoughton), 1885. so far as it has yet gone, has been recently published. If so it is sure to be in the British Museum. It may not be amiss to mention that a St. Victor Lectures on Elocution,' by C. J. Plumptre ; The
One can safely recommend : ‘King's College was patron of the Guild of Millers at Ghent (see Speaking Voice,' by John Hallah ; both bigh-class Felix de Vigne, 'Gildes et Corporations,' p. 50), works on the subject. Bell's 'Standard ElockRelics of St. Victor were in the old days preserved tionist' (new edition, 1892) still bolds its own as a in the abbey church of Abingdon (see 'Chron. standard book, and there is a smaller and newer de Abingdon,' ii. 156, Rolls Series).
candidate for popular favour, 'Grammar of ElocuASTARTE.
tion,' by Jobn Millard (sixth edition, 1892). PHILOTECHNIC will find all particulars of SS. Vic.
EDWARD H. MARSHALL, M.A. tor, of whom six are mentioned, in the Rev. S. Hastings. Baring-Gould's 'Lives of the Saints.' One of these was Pope A.D. 189. Of the other five, three were
“HE THAT RUNS, MAY READ (8th S. ii. 529; soldiers, of whom St. Victor of Marseilles seems best iii. 92).- Habakkuk ii. 2, bas (A.V.)" he may run known. St. Victor of Milan is only mentioned that readeth it." Matthews (1537) has the more among the saints commemorated on May 8. intelligible that whoso commeth by, way rede it," According to Saints and their Symbols, by i.e., read the vision, "plain upon tubles," without E. A. G., St. Victor of Marseilles is represented pausing. It may interest some of your readers to in armour with a millstone, the instrument of his ascertain the correct original, and account for the martyrdom.
difference; but I presume this is the source of the
phrase referred to by your correspondents. DERIVATION OF THE SURNAME TORNER (8th S.
W. H. DALTOS. ii. 67).—Not every Turner owes his name to a Derby Road, 8. Woodford.
obtained the remarkable price of 861., a scarce American Miscellaneous.
work in an uncut form, printed by Franklin, baving
slipped in among them. Each succeeding volume is NOTES ON BOOKS, &c.
welcome, and adds to the value of a delightful series. The Great Book Collectors. By Charles Tenac Elton and Old Rabbit, the Voodoo, and other Sorcerers. By Mary
Mary Augusta Elton. (Kegan Paul & Co.)
Alicia Owen. (Fieber Unwin.) about books wbich we noticed as in preparation by Miss Owen is a diligent and careful collector of Negro Messrs. Kegan Paul, It appears in a shape doar to folk-lore, as it is known in America, where it is blended amateurs of books, with goodly type and paper, and with with lodian tradition. The curious stories which she & solid, plain, tasteful red cover. The work itself is transmits are told in conclave by five old “aunts” of pure almost necessarily as much about libraries as about col- Negro or mixed Negro and Indian blood, all of them lectors, since such of the works stored by the collectors more or less of witches, and are usbored in by a preface of early times as still survive have naturally found their by Mr. C. G. Leland descriptive of their connexion with way into the great libraries. Such knowledge as is pre- the folk-lore of other countries. Not at all to be confused served concerning the Greek and Roman collectors of books with the well-known tales of Brer Rabbit and the like is pleasantly epitomized. It is when we come to subse are these legends concerning the Bee King, the Wood. quent times and to collectors such as Jean Grolier, Diane pecker, the Blue Jay, the Goose, the Snake, and other de Poitiers, and De Thou that the chief interest is in animals, endowed with magical powers. Some difficulty spired. Of Diane, whose books, when they come into the to English readers is offered by the strange terms em. market, fetch marvellous prices, our authors speak as a ployed and the language generally. Mr. Leland has true chasseresse des bouquins. The exact phrase scarcely done his best to remedy
this by explaining such pbrases seems the most appropriate, but she was at least the
as he thinks likely to be misunderstood. His views of
posseseor of some lovely books. We do not reach quite difficulty and those of the Englishman do not always modern date, and we bear nothing of the marvellous coincide. It is as in the explanations given in footbooks accumulated by poor Turner, or of the even more
notes to French texts of Molière, words common encugb ambitious Huth Collection. Our authors have some diffi.
to Englisbmen are explained, and others, wbich cannot be culty in avoiding the ground to be covered by their suc. guessed at, are left to puzzle bim. Concerning the truth cessors, early books being necesearily M88., and bindings and sincerity of this work no doubt seems possible. We being practically inseparable from volumes. Books on
bave bere the genuine Negro folk-lore uneophisticated the subjects of Mss. and bindings are, however, in pre- with a view to popularize it. Its value and interest to paration. A few well-executed illustrations, portraits, the genuine student are keen, and it is to be hoped tha: designs, &c., add greatly to the attraction of a well-written Mies Owen will give the world the remaining still and eminently acceptable volume.
more recondite information she is known to po88@88. A
good many illustrations, altogether in keeping with the Book Prices Current. Vol. VI. (Stock.) text, are supplied. THIS most useful, and, to a certain class of mind, most entertaining of works has now reached its sixth annual The Four Randle Holmes, of Chester, 1571-1707. By issue. We were among the first to accord it a warm J. P. Earwaker, M.A., F.S.A. (Reprinted from welcome, as the book of all others most delightful and Journal, Chester Archæological and Historic Society.) useful to the bibliophile, and we have recorded with Mr. EARWAKER has laid genealogists uoder a fresh pleasure its successive triumpbs. To certain minds it obligation to biin by his reprint for private circulation must, of course, appear the dreariest of publications, of a paper, read before the Chester Arcbæological and for others it has absoluto witchery. No very great Historic Society during its session for 1890-91, on that sale by auction has taken place, the famous Althorp very remarkable family which produced the four generaLibrary baving been sold but escaping dispersal. None tions of antiquaries, beralds, and genealogists bearing the less the number of books registered is very great, the name of Randle Holme. and innumerable gems may be picked out. We there The family tree is traced back to the latter part of the find the famous Elzevir collection of Molière's works, fourteenth century, when marriage with one of the coAmsterdam, Jacques lo Jeune, with the posthumous heiresses of the manor of Tranmere, in Cheshire, gave works in the edition of 1689, the whole in å handsome Robert de Holmea settlement retained by bis descendants Trautz Bauzonnet binding. This work has in Paris down to the time of James 1., when it was sold by Wil. brought as much as 4,000 fr. In England it brought liam, grandfather of Randle Holme I. The literary tastes only 401. We find a first folio 'Shakspeare,' with some of the family may, perhaps, be traced back to this Wil. slight imperfections, sold for 2081., and a fourth folio for liam Holme, who was a member of the Companies of 311., and the 1655. Rape of Lucrece' for 171. A first Stationers alike of Chester and of London. His grandedition of Milton's ‘ Paradise Lost,' with the first title son, Randle I., was also a member of the Company and page, brings 1201., while one with the fifth title-page the " Painters, Glaziers, Embroiderers, and Stationers goes for 101. 108. One may wade knee-deep in Chaucers, of Chester, as' were also the three succeeding Randles. Špensers, Shelleys, and what not, and may smile over Randle !, was apprenticed in 1587, probably about tbe the prices that are given for modern illustrated works, age of sixteen, to an arms painter of Chester, Thomas especially those of Cruikshank, Mr. Swinburne's Chaloner, whose widow he eventually married. It is not * Atalanta in Calydon' brings 4l, to 61., and his · Queen without ioterest to note, at a time when the succession Mother,' 71. 53. Perhaps the most significant thing in to a long and distioguished tenure of the chiefship of the the work is that Burton's 'Arabian Nights ' fetches 221., College of Arms of Ireland has been brought before us, while Lady Burton's bowdlerized version brings about that Thomas Chaloner is stated, op n Holme monument, the same number of shillinge. A goodly number of to have been at one time Ulster King of Arms. The books appear under the signatures of modern writers, facts of the case might surely easily be verified. such as Andrew Lang aud Austin Dobson, and the list The Chaloner connexion is important in the history of of Dickenees is, of course, interminable. În bis preface the Holmes, as baring in all probability laid the foulida. the editor cbronicles the curious fact that a bundle of tion of their subsequent fame as collectors of family pamphlets, made up into a parcel and badly catalogued, history, through the acquisition of pedigrees and noti's