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"Gallus,' and the eclogue in question (the fourth) spices being so near at hand.” Pennant says that 'Pollio.' The ‘Pollio'eclogue is a glowing prophecy in the reigp of William III. Bucklersbury was of an expected golden age, or, as I expressed it, noted for the great resort of ladies of fashion to quoting Tennyson-who, by the way, calls Virgil purchase tea, fans, and other Indian goods. The
chanter of the ‘Pollio"» _“the blissful years king in some of his letters appears to be angry again to be." It is as correct to speak of the with his queen for visiting these shops, which, it great poet of the 'Pollio'” as to speak of "the would appear from the following lines of Prior, great poet of the 'Odyssey'» or “the great poet of were sometimes perverted to places of intrigue, for, the 'Faery Queene, ,' Pollio' in this connexion speaking of Hans Carvel's wife, the poet says :being the title of a poem. How could I mean "the The first of all, the town was told, great poet Pollio,” who, as MR. WALFORD, quoting
Where newest Indian things were sold; Menalcas in the third eclogue, says, wrote “nova
So, in a morning without bodice, carmina," but none of whose “carmina," whether
Slipt sometimes out to Mrs. Thody's old or new, bave come down to us ?
To cheapen tea or buy a skreen;
What else could so much virtue mean?
Bucklersbury was so named after the opulent family
of the Bokerels, pepperers, who dwelt here in the DYER, OF SHARPHAM (74 S. vii. 27). — Sir twelfth and thirteenth centuries, and possessed Ludovick Dyer was buried at Colmworth, co. large properties in Cordwainers' Ward; they were Beds, November 15, 1669. He was father of known as the Boccherelli, and of Italian origin. Henry, his son and heir, who ob. September 22, Andrew Bokerel, pepperer, was Mayor of the City 1687, æt. one year, eleven weeks, and three days, of London in 1231, which office he held for seven and of Catherine, who was married at Colmworth consecutive years. He officiated as chief butler at to Edward Coke, of Holkham, co. Norfolk (created the coronation of the good Queen Eleanor. His baronet December 30, 1641), January 13, 1641. abode is designated Bokerelsburi in the ancient re
There is no doubt that Sir Edward Dyer, the poet, cords preserved in the Guildhall; and in a manuwas of this family, but his proper place in the pedi- script of the year 1376 it is described as "a garden gree has not, to my knowledge, been definitely and house in the street of Bege row [Budge Row], fixed. I bave a MS. pedigree which describes with a gate in that street to the South and in Sir Edward Dyer as eldest son of Sir Thomas Dyer, Bukerelsburi to the North." This space of ground of Sharpham, co. Somerset (High Sheriff of Somer is clearly defined in Aggas's map of the sixteenth set in 1559), and Chancellor of the Garter, born century.
W. CHAFFERS. 1540, buried May 11, 1607, at St. Saviour's, South
The late John Timbs, in his Curiosities of wark, M.P. for co. Somerset 30 Elizabeth ; but I London, 1855, p. 63, says that “Bucklersbury cannot vouch for the accuracy of the above. The present baronets, the Swinnerton Dyers, are de- Dragsters and furriers.” This, if true, appears to
was a noted place for grocers and apothecaries, scended from John Dyer, of Roundhill (grandfather of Sir Richard Dyer, Knt. and Bart., L.C.J.), savour" in simple time"; but the author proceeds,
me to be quite enough to account for its sweet by Jane, his second wife, daughter of John Erpeloy, in a manner which is, I think, quite gratuitous and of Cannynges, co. Wilts, and widow of Thomas unwarrantable, to assume that "in Shakspeare's Byfleet. My wife's family bear the same arms and are of the same stock"; but, as is often the days it was, probably, a herb-market." For this case, a link is wanting to complete the chain of assumption be gives no authority, nor can I find
any That link is the parentage of John Dyer, of Langford, in par. Burrington, co. Somer In regard to the passage in which Falstaff speaks set, who ob. April 24, 1697, and was buried there. of smelling “like Bucklersbury in simple time,” I am collecting materials for a Dyer pedigree, and there did exist a market for herbs and simples in should be glad to correspond with those interested. Bucklersbury, and to this Sir John refers. F. A. BLAYDES.
H. BEERBOHM TREE, Bedford,
[Other contributors write to the same effect.] BUCKLERSBURY (7th S. vii. 67).-It may interest Sir HENRY WOTTON (76b S. vii. 87).- Whatever URBAN to know that from an early date Bucklers- the “ business” was which is mentioned in Sir bury was a market for herbs and spices. Stow Henry's letter, it appears to be likely that it was tells us that in his time “the whole street on both connected in some way with events that happened sides throughout is possessed by Grocers, and very shortly afterwards. That there was trouble Apothecaries towards the West end thereof." It in the Grisons" at the time the letter was written was said proverbially of a fop, “lisping like a woman is pretty plainly proved by a relation of what took in man's apparel, that he was scented like Bucklers-place so soon as the year 1620, which is to be found bury in simple time," as Shakespeare bas it. Soper in Parivals · History of this Iron Age' (1656), Lane, which led into it, was famous for pies, I pp. 90-1:
“ The inhabitants of Valteline, being very ill treated in the Saxon charters trees are frequently menby the Grisone, in the Exercise of their Religion, con- tioned as indicating the boundary line. spired against them, and by the help of Rodolph Plante
W. E. BUCKLEY. killed a great multitude, and beat the rest out of the valley; and being succoured by the Spaniards (for the " Cross oaks were oaks growing at the junction advancement of their own interest) made many Por- of cross roads, which were supposed to possess the tresses for their own defence. But the Venetians, jealous of their interest and laying aside that of Religion, were power of curiog ague. The patient pegged a lock terrified by seeing the Gate of Italy shut up: and the of his hair into the tree, and then, violently breakKing of France also, advertised by them of the common ing the lock from his head, left it and (as it was danger, declared his interest by an Embassadour, whom believed) his malady also in the oak. Were the he sent to Madrid, the fruit of whose negotiation pro- many supposed medical virtues of the ash thought Catholicks were entyrely assured of their Exercise. For to be enhanced by its being situate at the crossing the Policy of the Spaniards is to tye the interest of Reli- of roads? If no other explanation of the passage gion to that of state, as many other Princes towards the is forthcoming this seems a likely one. North also do : and upon these grounds cold and dis
C. C. B. interessed Catholicks endeavour to make them pass for Hypocrites, and perswade all the world that under this An explanation of the cross tree is given in Cloak they will strip all Princes of their States," &c. Hard wick’s ‘Traditions, Superstitions, and Folk
There was trouble brewing also in Bohemia. lore,' p. 75, where the whole subject is discussed. Howell, in his ' Familiar Letters,' writing under Gomme’s ‘Manners and Customs,' of the “Gentledate June 3, 1619, says :
man's Magazine Library," pp. 47 and 191-2, may also be consulted.
J. W. “ Ther are great stirs like to arise twixt the Bobemians and their elected King the Emperour, and they are come
Dalston, Carlisle. already to that height that they consult of deposing him, and to chuse some Protestant Prince to be tbeir king,
ERASMUS (7th S. vii. 49).—It is important that som talk of the Duke of Saxony, others of the Pals. false notions should not get accepted. Pascal is grave.”
credited, contrary to all evidence, with the invenThe latter prince was the son-in-law of James J. tion of the wheel-barrow, and we shall now be told Howell writes on the same subject after the Bohe- by the people who do the padding for provincial mians had revolted ; see his letter dated March 1, newspapers that Erasmus was the first person to 1619 (1620 N.S.). Rapin (ed. 1732) says that
whom the bright idea occurred that turf was use" James dispatched Sir Henry Wotton (in 1620 )....to ful for fuel. Your readers may rest assured that exhort to Peace all the Princes engaged in the quarrel the use of turf for this purpose is prehistoric. I between the Emperor and the Palegrave,” &c. (vol. ii. cannot give references at the present moment, but p. 200).
I am certain that I bave seen notices as to the use
J. F. MANSERGH. of turf and peat for fires in manor court rolls many Liverpool.
years before Erasmus was born.
ANON. CROSS TREE (74 S. vii. 8).-Crosses were com Erasmus having been a native of Holland may monly used as boundary marks before the changes account for his having suggested the use of turf in religion in the sixteenth century. It seems, for burning. Turf is still extensively used as fuel therefore, probable the “asshe" which was á in the Low Countries (Netherlands). J. S. crosse tree" at Wimbledon was a tree which grew beside one of these boundary crosses. Till about
WATER-MARKS (7th S. vii, 8).-See " Étude sur twenty years ago a large sycamore stood in the les Filigranes des Papiers employés en France aux middle of “the town street" at Messingham, Lin. XIVe et XV° Siècles. Accompagnée de 600 Dessing colnshire. It no doubt supplied the place of the Lithographiés. Par Etienne Midoux et Auguste old village cross, and had its name in consequence. Matton. A Paris, 1868. 8vo.” The editors anWhen it died a young sycamore was planted to pounce a similar work on the “ filigranes" in use replace the old one. I am glad to say that it grows during the sixteenth century as in preparation, to rapidly. The old cross tree at Messingham was an be accompanied with 2,000 designs. object of interest in the neighbourhood, as it was
W. E. BUCKLEY. known that John Wesley had preached under its Has MR. Grant seen Herring's 'History of shadow.
EDWARD PEACOCK, Paper-Making' or Anderson's Dictionary of ComBottesford Manor, Brigg.
merce'? I think both of them would help him. In beating the bounds of parishes it is customary There is also a good article in an early number of to mark the boundary, where possible, with a
the Penny Magazine, with engravings of different cross, to fix the limits of the two adjoining dis- water-marks if my memory serves me rightly. tricts. The ash tree referred to had evidently been
R. W. HACKWOOD. planted as a boundary tree, and marked in conse Let me name Aldine Magazine, Masters, 1839; quence with a cross, which would be renewed Timperley's 'Biographical, Chronological, and Hisannually, or as often as the authorities went round. torical Dictionary'; Sotheby's 'Principia Typo
graphica,' 3 vols., folio, 1858; Archæologia, vol. xii. sweet saint who sate by Russell's side "), Hugo Grotius p. 114, vol. xxxvii. p. 447, which bave been noticed (whose portrait, when a boy, by Miereveldt, is in the in 'N. & Q.'; and the articles in ‘N. & Q.,' 2nd S. entrance hall), Thomas Cromwell, Earl of 'Essex (by
Holbein), and others of highest note, long biographies vii. 110, 265; viii. 77, which by no means exhaust are given. In the case of mere family portraits little the treatment of the subject of water-marks in information is, of course, supplied. The list includes N. & Q:
ED. MARSHALL. the Queen, Charles I., George II, and George IV.
William I., Emperor of Germany, Alexander II., Czar of AUTHORS OF QUOTATIONS WANTED (7th S. vii. Russia, Anne Boleyn, Mary, Queen of Scots, Lord Straf, 9). –
ford, Edward Seymour, first Duke of Somerset, Marshal The young-eyed Poesy
Turenne, and others of no less note. A fow theatrical All deftly mask'd as hoar Antiquity'
portraits are indicated, as Sir Thomas Killigrew (by Van
dyck), the famous Moll Davies (by Sir Peter Lely), and is from 'Monody on Chatterton,' by 8. T. Coleridge.
Nell"Gwynne (by Mrs. Beale). We are sorry to hear J. D. C.
that failure of sight will prevent Mrs. Boyle prosecuting [MR. E. H. MARSHALL gives the same information.] further her labours, and that the present work has been
written under conditions demanding strong sympathy.
We echo her wish that other collections of portraits fiscellaneous.
shall be dealt with after a similar fashion. She has
found with concern that the younger portion of the NOTES ON BOOKS, &o.
family. " in some beautiful country were “ often en. Chronicle of King Henry VIII. of England. Trans- tirely ignorant of any details respecting the lives of the lated, with Notes and an Introduction, by Martin A. walle.” Her own task has been discharged in zealous
men and women who look down upon them from the Sharp Hume. (Bell & Sons.) The publication of this quaint and valuable chronicle of and competent fashion, and it is pleasant to find that, in a Spanish eye-witness of many of the deeds he describes spite of drawbacks of ́ill health and sorrow, the task of is a boon to the historical student. Concerning the MS. compilation bas been a delight. chronicle itself, loog believed to be unique, and entitled The Folk-lore of Plants. By T. F. Thiselton-Dyer. • Chronica del Rey Enrico Otavo de Inglaterra,' all (Chatto & Windus.) information is supplied in Mr. Hume's useful and scho- MR. THISELTON-DYEk has long been an observer of larly introduction. No fewer than eleven MS. copies of plant-lore and a too infrequent contributor on the subthe cbronicle were brought to light and dealt with in a ject to our columns. The result of bis researches in this report to the Academy of History of Madrid. Proof attractive region is in the handsome and deeply interhow much the chronicle was valued is furnished in this esting volume before us. Much has been previouely said multiplication. Its authorship has not been definitely on the subject, but Mr. Dyer finds much that is new to traced, though Mr. Hume follows Don Mariano Roca de say. He has aimed in part at making his work a handTogores, Marquis de Molins, the author of the original book to those desirous of obtaining information. Under report, in ascribing it to one of the Spanish soldiers twenty-three heads, to each of which is assigned a then in the service of Henry VIII. It is clumsy in chapter, be has dealt with the various phases of his construction, rude in style, and without a date, except subject. His method of treatment may be guessed from one of 1530 introduced arbitrarily in the opening sen a few of these : “ Plant Life,” “ Plant Worship,” “Plants tence. The author was, however, an eye-witness of many in Fairy - lore," "Love Charms,' “ Sacred Plants," of the events he describes; his sympathies as a Spaniard | “Plants in Folk-medicine," and so forth. In all respects and a Catholic give him a point of view different from the book is excellent. Its arrangement is simple and that of the general English writer, and he deals at times intelligible, its style bright and alluring; authorities with subjects they omit to mention. His chronicle has, are cited at the foot of the page, and a full index is apaccordingly, genuine value. One who seeks to seo how pended. How conducive to the advantage and comfort well at times he can describe may turn to the animated of the reader these things are is now at length conceded. account that is given of the trial and burning of Dr. To all who seek an introduction to one of the most Forest, an account that differs in some respects from attractive branches of folk-lore this delightful volume that given by English chroniclers, and is obviously, so may be warmly commended. far as the burning is concerned, that of a witness. Of the successive wives of Henry, from “the blessed Queen A Catalogue of the Printed Books and Manuscripts in Katbarine" to Katharine “Latimer," he has much to the Library of the Cathedral Church at Lichfield. say. Of the last-named he says that she "was quieter than (Sotheran & Co.) any of the young wives the king bad had, and as she THANKS to the bequests of Frances, Duchess of Somerset, knew more of the world, she always got on pleasantly ob. 1673, and others, the library of Lichfield Cathedral, with the king, and bad do caprices.' A good picture of though it suffered severely during the Civil War, is still the manner in which Anne of Cleves acquiesced in her rich in Bibles, among which are a fine copy of Cranmer's divorce is also given. The names, it may be said, in the folio Bible of 1540, Italian and French controversial original MS. are spelt phonetically as they would strike works, &c. The finest M8. is that commonly called St. a Spanish ear. The book is an important contribution Chad's Gospels. It has also a folio MS, on vellum of to historical knowledge.
Chaucer. A catalogue of the volumes, about 4,500 in all,
is now issued. Biographical Catalogue of the Portraits at Weston, the Seat of the Earl of Bradford. (Stock.)
Practical Heraldry. By Charles Worthy. (Redway.) The plan carried out in this volume may be commended This is a useful and compendious guide to the fascinating to imitation. This, the fourth work of the class which study of heraldry. It is orderly and lucid, and is amply is owing to the same author, supplies a full account of illustrated from designs by the author. In this respect it the portraits in the magnificent collection at Weston, takes a good position among works of its class. A special with biograpbies of the various personages represented feature that will commend it to general circulation conIn some cases, as in the case of Lady Russell (" that sists in the hints to pedigree hunters which are appended,
In the account it affords of the Heralds' College, the d'Amateurs de Livres. We cannot expose in full the manner and cost of applications, and in many similar appetizing programme he puts forth, but as March 1 is respects, it justifies its claim to be a practical treatise. the last day on which membership can be obtained, we
advise instant reference to Le Lirre. An interesting The Folk·lore Journal, 1888. (Stock.)
account of Eugène Renduel, the famous publisher of tho The contents of the Journal during the past year have romanticists, follows, and is itself succeeded by further been quite as varied and interesting as usual. Mies extracts from the interesting correspondence of Le Dempster's •Folk - Jore of Sutherlandshire' contains Prince de Ligne with Casanova. many references to kelpies and other water sprites and to animals and cbimeras, some of a decidedly malignant travesties of Mr. F. Locker and other writers.
Part LXIII. of Mr. Hamilton's Parodies has many character. Her tale of Farquhar and the pbysician would have gained in interest if she had noted that it
MR. JOHN SALKELD publishes his latesó catalogue occurs in vol. ii. of the Popular Tales of the West from new premises at 306, Clapham Road, immediately Highlands, collected by J. F. Campbell of Islay, from adjacent to the old. His catalogues are always inter which source it happens to be quoted by Mr. 'J. G. esting, and one or two books to be found in the present Frazer in vol. i. of the Archæological Review, in his are almost unique. interesting paper on The Language of Animals.' Mr. Frazer bimself contributes to the Folk-lore Journal some
MR, W, P. W. PHILLIMORE, encouraged by the success folk-lore at Balquhidder, in relation to which he uses
of the “ Index Library," proposes to open a special subthe unnecessarily strong expression “worship ” for the scription of 108. 6d. per annum for the publication of well-known custom of crying the neck, largely illustrated Gloucester
and Bristol records, commencing with the wills in more than one series of N. & Q. We fancy the at both cities and the marriage licences at Gloucester, a English reapers to whom Mr. Frazer alludes would be sheet of each to be printed quarterly. The Feet 'of
Fines would next be taken in band if the work met vastly surprised at being told that they "worshipped” the last sheaf of corn af harvest-time. Mr. W. E. Max. with sufficient support. The publisher of the “Index well's Rajah Donan, a Malay Fairy Tale," from the Library," Mr. C. J. Clark. 4, Lincoln's Inn Fields, will Journal of the Straits branch of the Royal Asiatic receive names of intending subscribers, and in the Society, and the Rev. A. H. Wratislaw's Lame Fox, interests of genealogy we hope bis list may soon bo
filled. a Servian "noodle" story, are good stories, as well as good examples of their respective types. Some of the minor points noticed in the Journal as if they were new-Buch
Notices to Correspondents. as selling by the inch of candle-are, of course, not by We must call special attention to the following notices : any means new, nor unknown to our own pages, which
On all communications must be written the name and are not so often consulted as they should be by the dis- address of the sender, not necessarily for publication, but coverers of local customs.
48 a guarantee of good faith. The Quarterly Review for January opens with a pic We cannot undertake to answer queries privately. ture of Lord Beaconsfield's early days, from a considera To secure insertion of communications correspondents tion of which the reviewer argues that his life was sin must observe the following rule. Let each note, query, gularly consistent, all appearances to the contrary not or reply be written on a separate slip of paper, with the withstanding. The article on the Institutions and signature of the writer and such address as he wishes to Private Life of Venice' takes us into a past full of appear. Correspondents who repeat queries are requested striking features, when the Queen of the Adriatic not to head the second communication "Duplicate." only reigned, but governed. The story of Count Cavour's life is at once interesting and instructive to all students is an impolite term, and, injuriously used, equals cour
DARK WINTER.–Salope, a sluttish, disorderly woman, of the science of politics. Of party spirit Cavour did not think much more favourably than Sidney, Earl tesan. It could not possibly have been employed by a Godolphin, who would fain have carried on 'Queen female aristocrat, and so, moving the mirth of the mob, Anne's government without it. There is much to be might have obtained the user's release. said for this view, but there is perhaps little use in W. W., 96, Marina, St. Leonards, wishes to find a saying it.
comic sketch entitled “George Washington.' Please
reply direct. THE Edinburgh Review for January carries us to that great Indian empire of ours which mercbant adven
F. ALEXANDER ("Should he upbraid ").-The words turers founded, and towards which the eyes of Russian,
of this song are altered from Shakspeare's • Taming of French, and Chinese statesmen all turn as to the goal the Shrew,' II. i. of varied aspirations. The questions raised by the MR. A. H. BROWNE is anxious to know in what Krakatoa eruption belong to the realm of pure science, periodical of about 1883 appeared an article on who was but their discussion will interest many who may remem
to be the successor of Lord Beaconsfield, which, from & ber the wonderful sunsets which formed, as it were, the phrase used in it, was at the time called "Elijah's afterglow of those extraordinary phenomena. In Strat- Mantle.' ford Canning, the “Great Eltchi,” we are presented W. E. B. ("Dude').-The latest American slang for with a man whose position was in many respects unique." macaroni." Not less unique in his day was François Rabelais, nor
B. W. P. (“Shelley’s ‘Adonais'” and “Riddle").can we be surprised that in endeavouring to appraise his character and his works the world of letters should
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