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A SINGULAR GENERAL: GUÉRIN DE MONTAIGU were stopped, and their money demanded, by a (3rd S. iii. 469.) – Il est très-aisé de satisfaire la man who presented a pistol at them. Among curiosité de M. ROBT. WRIGHT au sujet du singu- | them all they could only muster half a crown, lier général dont parle le général Wolfe, et qui When they passed on the Prince remarked, “Don't n'avait plus qu'un tout ce que les autres hommes you know that fellow who robbed us? I could ont deux. Ce guerrier si étrangement mutilé swear to him anywhere; it is Champneys, the était le comte de Rantzau, Maréchal de France. | singer.” No stir was made about the event, or (Voyez sa généalogie dans le Dict. de Moréri, the apprehension of the offender. The house at édit. de 1759.) Il mourut au mois de septembre which they had been amusing themselves was a 1650, dans un âge peu avancé. Rantzau avait sufficient reason for the Prince to avoid exposure. toutes les qualités d'un grand général. On dit | These are the circumstances precisely as narrated qu'il avait été tellement mutilé dans les guerres to me more than forty years ago by Colonel Lowqu'il ne lui restait plus qu'un æil, qu'une oreille, ther, one of the party.

SENEX. un bras, et une jamhe. C'est ce qui donna lieu à l'épitaphe suivante :

THE GRAVE OF ANNE BOLEYN (3rd S. iii. 488,

515.)- In a small French publication,* edited by “Du corps du grand Rantzau tu n'as qu'une des parts : L'autre moitié resta dans les plaines de Mars.

Francisque Michel, the indefatigable scholar and Il dispersa partout ses membres et sa gloire.

antiquary, I find it is stated that Anne Boleyn Tout abattu qu'il fut, il demeura vainqueur:

was buried in the Tower. The following are the Son sang fut en cent lieux le prix de sa victoire, words of the letter, the title of which is quoted Et Mars ne lui laissa rien d'entier que le coeur.”

in part below:Le portrait du Maréchal de Rantzau se voit au

“ And one of her ladies then took up the head, and the Musée de Versailles. Il a été gravé in-folio par others the body; and covering them with a sheet, did Boulanger; il fait aussi partie du recueil in 4° de put them into a chest which there stood ready, and carMontcornet.

ried them to the church which is within the Tower; Oserai-je, à mon tour, m'adresser pour un

where, they say, she lieth buried with the others.” éclaircissement qui m'intéresse aux lecteurs des In M. Michel's publication, the letter is given “N. & Q." qui s'occupent des recherches généa in Portuguese, English, and French. The English logiques ? J'ai publié récemment les Euvres de translation is by Viscount Strangford. The EngMaurice et d'Eugénie de Guérin, dont plusieurs lish version had been published before by Sir Revues anglaises ont déjà rendu compte. Eugénie | Nicolas Harris Nicolas ; but the original in Pordit, dans une Notice sur sa famille :

tuguese was printed by M. Michel apparently for “ Les chroniques de notre maison la disent d'origine the first time, and was probably written by an vénitienne. On la trouve établie en France au commence- eye-witness.

J. MACRAY. ment du neuvième siècle, vu un Guérin, ou plutôt Guarini, était comte d'Auvergne. D'après Moréri, ce fut la HIEAD MASTERS OF REPTON SCHOOL (3rd S. ill. souche des Guérin de Montaigu, qui ont été long temps

512.)—As an old Reptonian, I venture to supplecomtes de Salisbury."

ment the reply you give to this Query. The Ce que je désirais beaucoup savoir, c'est si l'as palmy days of that school certainly did not end sertion de Moréri est exacte, et comment les with Dr. Sleath. The Head Mastership of the Guérin de Montaigu, d'Auvergne, sont devenus Rev. J. H. Macaulay, M.A., commencing in 1830, comtes de Salisbury, en Angleterre ?

and closed by his untimely death in 1840, was Agréez, je vous prie, Monsieur, l'assurance de fruitful in honours gained by Reptonians at both ma considération la plus distinguée.

Universities. He was succeeded by the Rev.
L'EDITEUR DE MAURICE

Thomas Williamson Peile, D.D. (the editor of the
ET D'EUGÉNIE DE GUÉRIN. Choephore and Agamemnon), in 1841 ; and that
Bibliothèque de Caen.

gentleman's retirement, in 1854, made way for

the present able Head Master, Dr. Pears; under ATTACK ON THE PRINCE OF WALES (3rd S. iv. 9.)

whom the school flourishes to the extent its The late Colonel Lowther, for forty years M.P.

warmest friends could desire. for Westmoreland, and a cousin of James Earl of

Full information respecting the school and hosLonsdale, was a constant companion of George IV.

pital may be gathered from the History of Replon, when Prince of Wales, in the Carlton House

published in 1854, and ably edited by Dr. Bigsby; revels at the close of the last century. He fre

It was printed by Woodfall & Kinder, and sold quently described to me the attack on the Prince

by Richard Keene, Irongate, Derby. of Wales, to which, probably, your correspondent,

The list of the Head Masters of the school, from KAPPA, refers. The Prince and a party, among whom was old Colonel Lowther, General Hulse,

* Lettre d'un Gentilhomme Portugais à un de ses amis and others whose names I do not remember, had

de Lisbonne sur l'Exécution d' Anne Boleyn, Lord Rockbeen to a house of ill repute in Berkeley Street.

ford

eley Street.

ford, Brereton, Norris, Smeton, et Weston, etc. 8vo, They were returning up Hay Hill, when they | Paris, 1832.

1621 to the present time, will be found at p. 177 The Rev. C. Forster, in his Oriental Treatises, of the work referred to.

alludes (only in a cursory way) to Brockman's Among the Under-Masters of the school, in journals.

J. L. past days, were Dr. Lightfoot, the great Hebrew Dublin. scholar (1621); and Lewis, translator of the RIDING THE STANG (2nd S. x. 477, 519; xii. Thebaid of Statius.

A.

| 411, 483.) – I was preparing a note on this cusMEANING OF BOUMAN (3rd S. iii. 512.) – The

tom, thinking it peculiar to Yorkshire; but I

found by reference to your former series that it has word “Bouman" is, as you say, not in Jamieson; neither is the word “Bowing," pronounced boo

been noticed in the volumes above-named, as ing; although in every Scotch newspaper there

having occured in several counties. This noisy are advertisements of “Bowings to be let." A

ceremony has been twice performed this month in farmer, having more grass land than he means to

this locality: one of which passed off with impufarm, lets it off as a Bowing: that is, he under

nity, but the other came to grief, and figures in takes to find pasture for a certain number of

the police reports of a local paper, charged with cows, for which he receives so much a head from

obstructing the highway. the Bowman ; whose name I presume comes, not

I will now put myself in order by making a from Boucht, but from the word for cows and

note, and asking a question. oxen which occurs in so many languages.

Note. The women of my parish look upon this Halliwell, in his Dictionary of Archaic and Pro.

| riding the stang as a good old custom, and that vincial Words, gives : “ Booing, roaring, bleating,

otind the police are very officious by interfering with

8 | it; and the old women say it is a legal ceremony making a noise like cattle.”

J. C. M.

if it is performed in three townships. If less than "Right WORSHIPFUL THE MAYOR" (3rd S. iii. | three, the man has legal remedy on the plea of 517,518.) We are obliged to your correspondent defamation of character. BRISTOLIENSIS, for having dug out what appears Query. Stang! unde derivatur? Here it means to be a genuine “Right Worshipful Mayor,” a pole. "Stanging a cart (much practised in this the commission from the crown office being so hilly country) is fixing a pole across the wheel, so addressed to him; and his powers, like those as to act like a drag going down a hill. On the of the mayor of Yarmouth (see p. 378) being other hand, Johnson says it is a perch, derived peculiar and very extensive within his jurisdic- | from stæng, and quotes examples from Swift:non. This seems entirely to agree with the “These fields were intermingled with woods of half a opinion ably expressed by Mr. King, in the page stang, and the tallest tree appeared to be seven feet cited above; and seems to make a proper distinc high." tion, by having the generality of mayors worship

GEORGE LLOYD. ful only.

Q. IN A CORNER.

Thurstonland. SINAITIC INSCRIPTIONS: Rev. THOMAS BROCK-|

INSECURE ENVELOPES (3rd S. i. 415, 474.) - In MAN (3rd S. ü. 497.)- The above-named distin- | Plutarch's dialogue, De Defectu Oraculorum, Deguished Orientalist, in a letter to me on this

a letter to me on this metrius says, subject, expressed his conviction that these in- 'O nyeudur rîs Kuncias, airtos mèv åupidogos v čtu scripts are in the language of the Nabateans, the | Tobs Oeza, 6 ảơéve an actorias oửuai T&AAa xào v Edoinites of Scripture, whose rock-hewn metro- | splotijs kai pallos • čxwY ôè Tepl aúndv'Etikoupelovs tivàs polis, the primal type of all the great inter-orien- | την καλήν δή, ως αυτοί λέγουσι, φυσιολογίαν ενυβριζοντάς tal emporia, though long-forsaken of inhabitants, τοις τοιούτοις εισεπέμψεν απελεύθερον, οίον εις πολεμίων will outlast all other works of man, and yield only κατάσκοπον ενσκευάσας, έχοντα κατεσφραγισμένην δέλτον to the universal solvent of the judgment-fire. έν ή το ερωτήμα ήν εγγεγραμμένον, ουδενός ειδότος :

Brockman died at Wadi-Beni-Tabor on the evvuxeúoas ó óv@pwtoS, Konep Oos ĉotl, onka, east coast of Arabia in July, 1846, while on a tour kal katakotunbeds, dringende uel huépay ¿vVÚT VLOV Toloùof exploration under the auspices of the British τον. 'Ανθρωπον έδοξεν αυτώ καλόν επιστάντα φθέγξασθαι government and the Royal Geographical Society; | TOGOÛTOV · Ménava, kal aléov očev, år evdùs oíxeobai* but his papers, journals, and some score of sketches TOUTO huiv đTOTOY pevn kal holiv åtopiav trapéwere preserved intact under the injunction of our oxevode nyeudvékeivo égeardyn kal #poo exúvnoev, kai ally, the late Imāām of Muskāt, and ultimately Triv Ôéstov ayolgas, & LOEÍKyvev púrnua TOLOÛTOV yeypaureached his father, then rector of Cheriton, near μένον· Ποτερόν σοι λευκόν ή μέλανα θύσω ταυρον; ώστε Sandgate. Have these reliquiæ seen the light, or και τους 'Επικουρείους διαπραπηναι, κακείνον αυτόν την are they yet forthcoming ? They must possess Te Ovolav MiTelev, kal ébeobal ola Témovs Toy Móvov. considerable antiquarian and philological interest; - De Defectu Oraculorum, chap. xlv. ed. Wyttenbach, for Brockman was an indefatigable investigator, tom. ii. p. 773. Oxon. 1796. and possessed a conscientious truthfulness of cha- ! The governor and his Epicurean friends must racter that ensured the genuineness of minutest have been very credulous and simple-minded not details.

to guess that the handsome man was the priest,

and the arrangement of the temple such as to destitute of stars, in locality corresponding to the make a man suddenly awakened mistake a reality waters that are above the firmament;" and above for a dream. The only difficulty lies in getting at this again we have the “Dei habitaculum" of the contents of the letter. Lucian explains the Apian and “the professors of the orthodox faith," mystery. He says that Alexander imitated Am- corresponding to the “ totally distinct region of philochus, who, after the death of his father, Am- light"_"the third heaven," if you will. phiaraus, settled in Cilicia, and answered questions As Zonaras died in 1116, and Apian in 1589, it at two obols a head.

is probable that the latter wrote with a knowledge 'Εκέλευσε δε έκαστον, ου δέοιτο αν και και μάλιστα μα

of the discoveries made by astronomers during the θεϊν εθέλοι, ες βιβλίον έγγράψαντα, καταρράψαι τε, και

four centuries which had elapsed since the death κατασημήνασθαι κηρώ, ή πηλό, και άλλα τοιούτω" αυτός

of the former. δε λαβών τα βιβλία, και ες το άδυτον κατελθών (ήδη γαρ

If MR. SALA does not happen to be acquainted και νεώς εγήγερτο, και η σκηνή παρεσκευάστο), καλέσειν

the Jewish School and Family Bible, a translation έμελλε κατά τάξιν τους δεδωκότας, υπό κήρυκι, και θεο of the Holy Scriptures into English by Professor abyw. kai és mapd Toll Ocoll åkoúwy Icarta, td mey | Benisch, it may perhaps interest him to see how βιβλίον αποδώσειν σεσημασμένον ώς είχε, την δε προς αυτό

this learned Jew renders the passage in Genesis απόκρισιν υπογεγραμμένην προς έπος αμειβομένου του

| i. 6, 7, 8:090Ü Tepl Stov Tis športo. — Alexander, c. 19, ed. Bipont,

“And God said, Be there AN EXPANSE in the midst 1790, tom. v. p. 82.

of the waters and let it cause a division between waters

and the waters. And God made the expanse and caused Lucian says that no intelligent man could be

a division between the waters which were under the eximposed upon by such artifices, but they were panse, and the waters which were above the expanse: sufficient for τους ιδιώταις, και κορύζης μεστοίς την δίνα. and it was so. And God called the expanse Heaven.” He then details at some length, the ways by which The Mosaic account forbids the idea of this letters were opened without leaving traces of the firmament or expanse being a solid dome of ice, operation on the seals.

for in it God is said to have set the sun and the "J. R. also asks, whether any secure envelope moon, &c.:has been invented ? I beg to refer him to

“And God said, Be there luminaries (i. e. light givers, “ N. & Q.," 2nd S. i. 381, &c. I believe we have

| light bearers, reflectors of light) in the expanse of the made no advance. The present envelope has an | heaven . . . and they shall be for luminaries in the inconvenience easy to remedy, but about which | expanse of the heaven to give light upon the earth.”people seem not to care. The adhesive matter of

Verses 14, 15, Benisch's Translation. the seal sticks to and often tears the letter within.

CAESSBOROUGH. Harbertonford.

H. B. C. U. U. Club.

PROVINCIAL NEWSPAPER (3rd S. iii. 470.)- The

Worcester Journal was established at least two COSMOGONY OF JOANNES ZONARAS: FIRMAMENT

years earlier than the Newcastle-upon-Tyne Coua (3rd S. iii. 365, 497.) -- In the Cosmographia of

rant, though not under its present name:Apian, Antwerp edition, 1550, your correspondent will find a curious representation of the spheres.

“From the best information it is conjectured, that a

public paper was established in Worcester as early as the According to Apian, the universe (mundus) is di- |

commencement of the Revolution, or about 1690. That vided into two parts or regions, the “regio ele

Worcester was among the earliest, if not the first, of the mentaris," and the “regio ætherea;" the former, provincial cities that opened this very important and consisting of earth, water, air, and fire, occupies

ready channel of communication of foreign and domestic the three inner circles; earth and water, sur

intelligence, is clearly ascertained. It is uncertain, how

ever, in what order of succession these publications were rounded by air, and this latter by fire. Then fol.

first issued-- whether monthly or weekly, on what day of low, in regular order, these spheres :

the month or week, or in what form ; but in June, 1708, “(1) Moon, (2) Mercury, (3) Venus, (4) Sun, (5) Mars,

they assumed a regular and orderly appearance, in, a (6) Júpiter, (7) Saturn; mox sequitur firmamentum

small folio, containing six pages, which formed a weekly (8) quod stellifera sphera est . . . illam circumdat

illam circumdat | number, published every Friday; and were printed by (9) nona sphæra, quæ quum nulla in ea stellarum cernitur

Stephen Bryan, under the title of the Worcester Post(surely this is Lord Rosse's black ground '), - coelum

man."-Chambers's Worcester, p. 368. crystallinum seu aqueum appellatur. Istus tandem ætheras This title was altered. in 1741. to that of the sphæras, Primum mobile, quod et decimum cælum dicitur,

Worcester Weekly Journal; and on June 23, 1748,

Worcester Weebly, sui ambitu amplectitur . . nullaque in eo existit stella. , . Ultra hunc quicquid est immobile est, 1 to the Worcester Journal, which title it retains. et empyreum cælum (quem Deus cum electis inhabitat) |

CUTHBERT BEDE. nostræ orthodoxæ fidei professores esse affirmant.”

The Newcastle-upon-Tune Courant, which was In this account the firmament, or eighth sphere, established in 1711, is not the oldest provincial is not considered to be “a solid dome of ice," but newspaper. In 1706, The Norwich Postman was a "star-bearing sphere." Above this, however, established, containing remarkable occurrences, we find the “cælum crystallinum seu aqueum" | foreign and domestic; printed by S. Sheffield, for . T. Goddard, bookseller, Norwich. This was a among them. I have met with it in the same small 4to foolscap, for which the regular charge | locality at different seasons during the last six or was a penny, but “ a halfpenny not refused." In seven years, but I never saw it showing a sign of 1709, The Worcester Journal was commenced by either blossom or fruit. A gentleman residing in Mr. Berrow, which exists to the present day. Preston has informed me that he found the plant

HENRY T. BOBART.

growing on Pendle Hill thirty-five years since, 33, Cambridge Terrace, Leicester.

but could not find a single blossom on it although

he was there in its blossoming season. Dawson Rev. John Ball (154 S. xii. 166.) — Turning Turner, in the Botanist's Guide, 1805, names Inover a volume of “N. & Q." within the last few gleborough as a habitat of this plant, and says days I met with a query respecting the Rev. John he was informed at Ingleton that it never bore Ball; and though a considerable time has elapsed flowers there." However this may have been at since it appeared, I send a reply, which your cor- | the time of Mr. Turner's visit. I cannot confirm respondent ABHBA may be glad to receive. He the latter statement at the present period, for I was will find many particulars of Mr. Ball in Anecdotes much gratified during an ascent of Ingleborough of Eminent Persons, vol. ii. pp. 42-53 (London, at the end of May, 1860, in finding the cloud1813).

A. A. R. berry blossoming abundantly. Origin OF THE WORD Bigor (1“ S. v. 277,

Chas. Jos. Ashfield. 331; ix. 560.) - On this subject, I venture to

51, Knowsley Street, Preston. send you the following passage from Ford's Ga

EPIGRAM (3rd S. ii. 499.)- It is a pity that your therings from Spain (Murray, 1846). Speaking correspondent P. P. Q. did not furnish a correct of mustachios, he says :

copy of the riddle, as he terms it; as, had he done “ Their present and usual name is bigote, which is also so, he would have seen that the lines are merely a of foreign etymology, being the Spanish corruption of the

| hoax. The real version I subjoin :German oath, bey gott, and formed under the following circumstances: for nicknames, which stick like burrs, “When, from the Ark's unbending round, often survive the history of their origin. The free riding

The world stepp'd forth in pairs, followers of Charles V., who wore these tremendous ap

Who was the first that heard the sound pendages of manhood, swore like troopers, and gave

Of boots upon the stairs ?” themselves infinite airs, to the more infinite disgust of their Spanish comrades, who have a tolerably good opinion of

The answer is not “ the kraken.” The true themselves, and a first-rate hatred of all their foreign reply is that which I adopt as my signature, viz. allies. These strange mustachios caught their eyes as the

OŰTIS. stranger sounds which proceeded from beneath them did their ears. Having a quick sense of the ridiculous, and John GWYNN, ARCHITECT (1st S. xi. 406.) — If a most Oriental and schoolboy knack at a nickname, they

your correspondent HARVARDIENsis of Cambridge, thereupon gave the sound to the substance, and called the redoubtable garnish of hair bigote.”

New England, be still interested in his inquiry

for some account of this artist, he will find a few I commend this passage to those interested in

lines in W. Sandby, History of the Royal Academy the study of the derivation of words. If the

of Arts, 8vo, 1862. A longer and better one, Spanish bigote be indeed corrupted from a Ger- |

though with a few errors, in John Chambers, man oath, and if Dean Trench be correct in

Biographical Illustrations of Worcestershire, 8vo, deriving our word bigot from the Spanish word

Worcester, 1820, pp. 504-6; and a more complete for the hirsute covering of the upper lip, we are

one in The Builder journal for this year, pp. presented with one of the most singular instances

454-7, contributed by your humble servant. in the English language of far-fetched derivation.

Wyatt PAPWORTH. It might throw some light on the two links in the chain of evidence if it could be ascertained -1. At what date was bigote first used as a Spanish word, signifying mustache ?

Miscellaneous. 2. At what date was bigot first used as an English or French word, signifying an intolerant reli

NOTES ON BOOKS. gionist?

R. W.

Chronicles of the Mayors and Sheriff's of London, A.D. Dublin.

1188 to A.D. 1274, from the Latin and Anglo-Norman

tin and Anglo-Norman of CLOUDBERRY (3rd S. ii. 512.) – In answer to the Liber de Antiquis Legibus, attributed to Arnald MR. J. D. CAMPBELL's question concerning the

Fitz-Tredmar; The French Chronicle of London, A.D.

1259 to A.D. 1343, from the Anglo-Norman Chroniques cloudberry (Rubus chamamorus), I beg to state

de London. Translated with Notes and Illustrations, by that it still grows abundantly on the higher portions Henry Thomas Riley, M.A., &c. (Trübner & Co.) of Pendle Hill, near Clitheroe in Lancashire; and

It is not Mr. Riley's fault if the good citizens of the onsequently, though it cannot be said nterally | metropolis are ignorant of the early history of their an“to come out of the clouds,” yet it is frequently cient city. We have from time to time brought under

the notice of our readers the four goodly volumes, Monu- | “NOTES AND QUERIES” BOOK EXCHANGE. menta Gildhalla Londoniensis, containing the “Liber Al 1

Being desirous of making the intercommunica

D bus, and the “ Liber Custumarum," so ably edited by him! for the Master of the Rolls, as well as his translation of tion between Our Readers as complete as posthe Liber Albus ; and we have now to record his fresh sible, We are willing to give our assistance to a labours in the same direction. The volume before us trial of the plan for a Book E.change proposed contains translations of two valuable contributions to by the Rev. F. TRENCH, and advocated by Mr. early municipal history, which have been alrea'ly published in the original by the Camden Society.

PEACOCK and other correspondents; but so to

The first of these, the Liber de Antiquis Legibus, was edited by the carry it on as not to interfere with the legitimate late Mr. Thomas Stapleton in 1846, but without any great | business of the dealers in second-hand books. attempt, by Notes, Glossary, or Explanation, to trace its If the plan succeed, we propose to print a Monthly origin, illustrate its history, or elucidate its manifold | Supplement, in which Lists of Books FOR Exobscurities. This Mr. Riley has now done, showing it in

CHANGE, with their prices (including the cost of all probability to have been compiled by Arnald FitzTredmar, an Alderman of London; and who held an | postage, 4d. per pound) will be inserted at such office under the corporation somewhat resembling that of a moderate charge as will serve to defray the exChamberlain and Town Clerk. The original text of the pense. Gentlemen will add their names to such second work translated by Mr. Riley was very ably edited lists for our information, not for publication, and by Mr. Aungier for the Camden Society in 1844, and Mr.

gentlemen desiring any books in such lists will Riley does full justice to his predecessor's merits. Mr. Riley has added to the value of his book by a copious

apply to us, and enclose postage stamps for the Index, and we cannot doubt that these Chronicles of Old amount. These shall be remitted to the owner London will tind favour in the sight of many readers to of the books with the address of the would be whom, but for the editor's useful labour, they must have possessor, to whom the owner will of course forremained sealed books.

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marina" read" Lepre marina ;" and line 4 from bottom, for "autho

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