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P. 714, col. 2, 1, 24. The reference Magazine for September lalt, concerning to the note lould be removed from the work he left unpublished, intituled, “ John” to “ Robert."

“ Principles of Christian Legislation.” P. 721. From che letters with which On the publication of the second volume the Luck of Edenball is charged, may it of the “Biographia Britannica,” I found not be conje&tured that it was originally a surprize expressed in the Life of Dr. designed for a facramental chalice: Brown, that this work had not been

P. 737, col. 1, 1. j, read “Roberts." given to the publick; and it was (not P. 777, col. 1,

for William Gibson” very handsomely) observed, that I might read « Robert."' He was the last fur- have veptured to pub'ith it without any viving son of that truly eminent prelate danger of loss. It was there faid alló, Bifhop Gibson.

“ the above work appears to have beca P. 780, col. 1, 1. 27. Should not complcated, though it was not in all "Nir." be subftituted for " Mrs."? parts fairly transcribed and that the

P. 789, col. i. Robert Pigott appears, Editors of the Biographia are not able to from Bridges's “History of Northamp. allign the reasons why the orders of Dr. tonfhire," I. 131, to have been the fon Biowa's will have not been carried into of Mrs. Anne Pigott, of Shrewsbury, execution." who was the daughter of Sir John To give the publick some satisfaction Dryden, of Canons. Alhby." In the on this subject, I wrote to the Editor of second volume of the “ Tour through the Biographia, and desired it might be Great Britain, Lond. 1978," the fol. inserted in the addenda to the fublequent losing passage occurs in P, 383: “The volume of that work, great inn, called the George, at the cor “ That what my friend had left of the ner of the High-freet [in Northamp- “ Principles of Christian Legiflation” was ton), louks more like a palace than an only one book of eigbt, which his work was jon; cost above 2000l. building; and to consist of : that he did not even leave a so generous was the owner, that, 'as we complete analysis of it: that I was, huwa are told, when he had built it, he gave ately to the publiek, but found I was not at

ever, disposed at the time to give it immedi. it to the poor of the town.”

liherty to depart so far from the letter of the Yours, &c. ANTIQUARIUS. Doctor's will as to publith it singly; and the

compliance with his orders to re-publish his Mr. URBAN,

O&ober 21. whole works, together with the new one, I AVING been just informed that the had every reason to decline from the advice

, of is more or lets to be found in all hay, is and intelligent. bookseller * concerned with prejudicial 10 borfes, I fall be much me, and the confideration of justice to the obliged to any of your correspondents, purchasers of his former works, who might who are filled on ihe subject,' for their with reason complain, that they could not sentiments upon it.

The doctrine is bave the new work without re-purchasing perfectly new to me, nor have I more all the others. I added that, independent of ihan a single authorier for the truth of it. these obstructions, other reasons occurred to I have always considered the seed of the vented me from publishing the new work, but

me on more mature consideration, which prehay, as the most fubftantial and nutritive which I did not think myself bound to declare." part of it ; in the same manner as the ears of wheat are better calculated for hu- the addonda to the third volume of the

The following paragraph appeared in man food than fraw. If, however, I Biographia, which differs fomewhat from am miltaken in my ideas, I shall follow the information I had given, and mult the example of a neighbour, and, leit have been drawn from some other source: mischicf befall my horles, shall direct all

“ The information given us, that Dr. the hay, deftined for their use, to be Brown's“ Principles of Christian Legislation" carefully threlhed before it is given to was nearly compieated, was erroneous. The abem.

AGRICOLA work may more properly be said to have

been but just begun. The plan, which was Mr. URBAN, Haydonbridge, Nov. 1. inmerse, could noc have taken less than iwoniy 17

T is very much my wish that your volumes. The first volume he shewed to Dr.

correspondent OEdipus, as well as, Balguy, and consulted him about the farther cvery admirer of my late excellent rela. progress of the design. Dr. Balguy touk riun, Dr. Brown, author of the “ Enin much pains to persuade Dr. Brown to read mate of the Manners and Principles of before he went on to write. Even without the Times," Thould have a latisfactory reading he must have been very expeditions answer to the query is p. 790 of your in The late Ms. Lockyer Davis. Edit.

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if he had finished the work in seven years. IV. Some of the best editions of the The plan was really a curiosity; and, if we Greek and Roman claliicks, and the could have obtained it, would have well de moft efteemed English translations, may ferved to have been printed."

be mentioned in their proper places. The editor of the Biographia best V. The principal works of all cele knows his reasons for inserting this curi- brated authors Mould be specified, and, ous paragraph in preference to the infor- if pollible, in the order of publication. maion had given him. It certainly Thiefe are the most important articles in was very far from giving the satisfaction the Lives of learned men. The space I wished the publick to have on the fub- which a list of their works will occupy ject. I have only to add, that, though will be no objection, if the titles are I may now consider myself, perhaps, as

properly contracted *. more at liberty than formerly to proceed VI. It is to be presumed, that the as I think proper, I ftill have reasons, proprietors will commit the care of this not unknown to the very learned and important work 10 THOSE ONLY who most respectable character introduced in.

are furnished with extenfire libraries; to the above paragraph, which prevent who are in the habit of writing in a une from publishing the “ Principles of correct, clear, terle, unaffected style; Chrifiian Legislation.”

who have given the world SOME SPE. At prefent I am unwilling to take up CIMEN of their abilities; who are acmore of your valuable page. On a su quainted with the history of literature, ture occasion I may probably transmis ro

and capable of reviewing the characters, you the plan of the work in quellion, as

the controverlies, and the works of the lift by the Author.

W. 6.

learned, with taste and judgement, with

a critical penetration and a manly free. Mr. URBAN, 08.11. dom.

PHILOBIBLOS. S the booksellers intend to favour

Mr. URBAN, Winchester, Sept. 28. the Biographical Di&ionary, I thall take the liberty to fuggel fome obfer- A CORRESPONDENT, p. 696, de. spect to the improvement of that valua- piąure upon glass, which you have


graved, in which an abbot with his croble work. 1. The compilers should subjoin pro. hiod on the one hand, and a man richly

zier is represented between a wounded per authorities for all remarkable anecdotes. The last very learned and judi- other.' It is the well-known figure of

atiired, in a suppliane posture, on the cious editor has, in general, atteaded to

the celebrated St. Giles, the patron-saint this rule ; yet there are many consider. of many churches in this and other kingable omillions, which ought to be doms. The history of this renowned abfupplied. 11. Lives of no great importance, confounded with another abtot of the

bot is much confused, owing to his being which have been written in separate fame name, and who refided in the fame volumes, or prefixed to posthumous province near ewo centuries before him. publications by partial cditors, have

The best account of hiin Rates, that he been haftily adopted into the Biogra

was a Grecian by birth, who, leaving his phical Dictionary. A prolix account

own country, came by sea to the mouth of men who have had nothing but their

of the Rhone, in which neighbourhood, reputed piety, their eccentricities, or

retiring into a deep forest, he led an her: some inhgnificant publications, to recommend them, Mould, at leaji, be ab- herbs, and the milk of a tame hind. It

metical life, being supported only with breviated.

is further added, that the reigning King III. Many eminent writers are unno,

of France, who, if he was calicd Childeticed. Those learned and induftrious bert, as some historians inform us, inust criticks, commentators, grammarians, have been the third prince of that name, and editors, to whom we owe the re

happening to hunt in thar neighbourhood, vival of claffical learning, deserve an

his hounds pursued the tame lind into everlasting tribute of applause. Sazii the habitative of the hermit; at which Onomasticon will give the compilers of time the king's bow bearer dilcharging the Biographical Dictionary a full and

an arrow, it wounded the faint inftead of compreheniive view of the principal authors who have diftinguished theins Vill. Diarium Biographicum ab HenJelves in the republick of letters, ningo Witte.


the beast, who nevertheless continued his passages which he acłually comments prayers; and, upon the king's offering upon, I am contented they should un. hin money and other presents, to indem dergo their fate even when placed befide nify him for the injury he had received, his ftri&tures. It must be owned that refused them all. It is crue, in the fic- Mr. W. appeared in consequence of the ture under consideration, as well as in challenge of Mr. B. calling upon him, other pictures of Si. Giles, the bind is like Ajax, to come from behind the mift Tepresented as wounded instead of the of an anonymous fignature, and to prove faint; but in this particular painters are himself to be " an adversary of fomc at variance with biographers. It is pot worth:" nor can it be denied that Mr. to be fuppoled that the supplicating fic W. has fulfilled the conditions prescriba gure on the other fide is the king weed, or that his urbanity, character, and have been reading of, as there is nothing titles, whatever may be said of his argunhat appertains either to royalty or hunts ments, entitle him to respect. Never. ing about it; nor are we to look for theless, Mr. B. declines the conteft he units of Tulsject in such performances. It had provoked, and turns it over to his relatt: io quite a different incident in the second, “as to a stout polemick and anlife of St Giles, whọn he is reported to tiquary, who wages war with friend and have brought the famous warlike maror foe." I have very often appeared, Mr. of the palace, Charles Martel, to a fenle Urban, in your variegated pages; but I of remorfe for a certain great crime he co not think I have enucled myscif to the had committed.

character that my confederate here draws . It may be of consequence, Mr. Urban, of me; nor do I remember that I have once to advertise you of a mistake you have come forward in martial array except on fallen into, p. 747, in confounding your the single occasion abovementioned, in old correspondent Mr. Bering on, who defence of Mr. B. him:elf. I have nedeclined preaching in his friend Dr. ver yet read a proučtion of Mr. B's, Pritfixy's, with another nor, I believe, has any other Catholick, gentleman of the same name, who is a without finding many opinions which I Catholic prelate; the latter, though a was obliged to diffent from ; but never person of first-rate abilities, never having have I expressed that diffent in publick, yet displayed them to the publick. The except with regard to one position, ex. mention of the forner of thelo gentlemen tracted from a work that holds up all reminds me of a literary account I have thole of our common perluasion, in their to settle with him, and which has stood leveral ranks and descriptions, to the upon your records against me ever Gince contempt of the publick. So delicate are November latt.

often the feelings of those who are in the Most of your readers will remember habit of inflicting pain upon others. the controverly in your Magazine two But suppoling, Mr. Urban, I were to or three years ago, which began with take up the gauntlet against Mr. W. in Macaw's eggs, and ended with Trac- Mr. B's tead, how wou'd that serve the fubftantiation. In this difpure I had the purpose of the latter ? for, can he ima. honour of bir.g second to Mr. Bering: gine that I, or any other Catholick, will ton; and it has since appeared, that one subscribe to the doctrine contained in his of the gentlemen with whom we were •Right of Dilleniere,"ibe work Mr. W. contending was the Rev. Mr. William. atiаcks, particularly in what i.e advances fon, prebendary of Lincoln, and rector of againn Churchi-establishments in general? Winwick, who published a pamphlet, So far from giving up those of my own intituled, “ A Defence of the Church of communion, as being deerinental to the England against the Charges of the Rev. interests of Christianity, I am persuaded Joleph Berington and the Rev. John the explofion of the mine, which we Milner.” As to Mr. W's publication, have often heard is forming under that of I do not find myself luit by any part of our own country, would almost efface ic except by the title-page, which infi. the naine of Jesus Christ from this Chrisnuates what neither you, Mr. Urban, nor tian island, and would bring it back your brother Reviewers, who honoured nearly to that state of philofophic Paganmy fermon on his Majesty's happy reco ilm the world was in when the Meilah very with their notice, could dilcover, and appeared.

JOHN MILNER. what even Mr. W. has not attempted to thew in the body of his work, namely,


OA. 28. that it does contain any charges against the consequence of the with exprelled Church of England. With respect to chole

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the other monumental inscriptions in

non immerito charislima Adhover church relating to the family

Piam animam efflavit hæc of the BOURNES, formerly retident in

Aprilis 11° that parith.

Anno Salutis humanæ 1710%. The church at Alhover is a large,

Æcatis fuæ 640 handsome firucture, and, much to che

Ille ipfam subfecutus est Januari 19.

Anno proxime fequenti, credit of the proleni very relpectable

Ætatis fuae 81. curate, the Rev. James Mills, and the

Monumentum lioc juftæ gratitudinis ergo inhabitants of the parich, it is kept in a

posuerunt filii. Superior degree of neatness to most vil.

On a marble liab, within the rails of Jage churches in the kingdom. It con

the altar: tains two other curious monuments, the

LAURENTIUS BOURNE, one for Thomas Babington, Elg. of

de Marth Green Dethick, the great great grandfather of

Chirurgus haud frustra Anthony Babington, Esq. who was at

inter primos habitus, tainted of treason, and executed in

Ob. 19° Decembris 1586, for the share he took in Ballard's

A.D. 1749, æt. 7 3. conspiracy against Queen Elizabeth ;

Martha conjux pia and the other for James Roiletton, Esq.

,00, 12° Februari of the Lea (both in this parish): which

A. D. 1751, æt. 6;. monuments, together with the church,

Maria filia ob. 10° Martii are well deserving of a minute descrip

A. D. 1743, æt. 24. tion; but as a gentleman, eminently

On a freclione slab on the North fide qualified for the design,. has undertaken of the altar, the letters run with lead : shortly to give the publick a full and Here lyeth the budy of Anne WIGLYE, particular account of the history and wife of Joshua Wiglye, Gentm Grandchild antiquities of the county at large, I

to Immanuel Bourne, Late Rector of this think ir unnecellary at least, if not in•

Churchi, who departed this life May the 199

1674. proper, now to attempt such a de. fcription.

On a marble flab near the middle of In a manuscript volume of Collec, the chancel : tions relating to the History of Derby.


filius thire, made by Thomas Brailsford,

Obadia et Rebeccæ Bourne, gent. of Seynor, in this county, about

obiit Jalii primo, 1748, the beginning of the present century,

ætatis vicefimo primo, frequent references are made to the

Magnz spei juvenis. Chartuiary of William Briewer, the On three different flabs of marble great favourite of King John, (or of liis near the middle of the chancel : fon, William Briewer, jun.). Permit 1. REBECCA BOURNE, died August the 31,. me to enquire of your numerous antia

1764, aged 33 years. quarian and topographical readers, 2. REBECCA BOURNE, August 31, 1754. whether this Chartulary is known to be 3. OBADIAN BOURNE, died October the 6th, at present in existence, and, if so, where

1763, aged 80 years. it may be resorted to. Permit me also to enquire where the manuscript collec


Nov. 8. tions of the late Dr. Vernon, rector of I SHOULD, be glad to know if the St. George's, Bloumíbury, are now de Life of polied: likewise whose property the your valuable correspondent W. & D. collections of St. Lo Knitcions, which p. 886, as printed in oflavo, is a lingle Jarely formed a part of the Yelverton volunie, or connected with an edition of MSS. are now become. D.O. bis works in the fame fize.

On a very heavy and ill-executed You have given very proper circula. mural monument on the North lide of tion to the signals at Bamborough, p. ihe aitar, in the chancel of Alhover: 889, which before were contined to a M. S.

folio half-theet in their own county. Hic jacente propinquo

P. 962, col. 1. The fire mentioned Osaniah BOURNI, A. M.

from Cambridge was in the village of Patronus et Rector

Barnwell, fidelis.

The Museum of the late M.C. Tun. Et Elizabátha conjux illi

stal!, esq. whose death you announced Thele form a part ofthe ragnificent colo vol. LX. p. 959, is to be fold entire, lection of the Alarquis of Landwng. Edit. cunhilling of a large coilection of British




foreign birds, repriles, &c. properly Mr. URBAN, Ipswicb, Nav. 10. clalled,

D. H.

F the following account will convey

any useful information to your correMr. URBAN,

027. 16.

spondent concerning the Wiseman fa. fenfis enquires after the family of will oblige me by inserting it in your

, , Wiseman in Effex. I believe there are

very edifying and entertaining pubno remains of the family left in the lication. county, except a portrait in my posser In 1559 Thomas Wiseman was called fion, painted upon wood, which for

on to thew by what tirle he held the merly came from Broadoakó, in the

granges of Burton Prestwold and old parish of Wimbilh, a manfion belonging Byscher, in the counties of Leicefer and to the family.

Suffolk *. The portrait, I imagine, from the The male line is totally extinct, and date upon it, was intended for John the title became so upon the death of Wiseman. Eią. who married Margery, the late Sir William Wileman, who died daughter of Sir William Waldegrave, at Bristol in 1984. His heir at law was and ion of John Wiseman, E!q. one of Thomas Srifted, Esq.late of Ipswich; 10 the auditors of the king's revenue *. whom he left by will all his landed proThe painting reprefenis him as a fine

perty for life, with remainder to Charles person, with his own dark hair and thin Stised, Esq. and his heirs, for ever. The beard, slightly powdered by age. He is father of the former gentleman, and the drelled in black, with a gold chain of grandfather of the latter, married a file five rows appendant from beneath a ter of Sir Charles Wiseman (the third large ruff, the fashion of Elizabeth's baronet), in 1709. Sir Charles died reign: upon the fore-tinger of his right without issue, and his title and eftate hand, which grasps liis waiking.cane, went to the late Sir William, who was is a seal.ring, with the arms of Wile. the son of a younger brother, and died

allo without issue : fo that Charles StifIs not the gold chain a badge of some red, E'q. is now the lineal representaoffice in the city? I think it was in tive of the Wiseman family, in the fetended to indicate luis being an aider. male line, by descent from his paternal man of London ; but ws I am not con


S. R. verlane with the dress of that reipeila. ble body, I thall leave Indagator Rof. Mr. URBAN,

Nov, 1. feudis to form his own judgement, if he


Nan oid Leer-book, belonging to the has any will to pofless the original, or corporation of the city of Coveorry, is a drawing of it. The picture is very

the following memorandum, which fuf. much defaced, but not so as to prevent ficiently evinces the popularity of the its being repaired or copiekte At one

great Lord Talbot in the reign of corner are the family arms, properly Henry VI. ; who, in the year 1428 ein blazoned ; at the other,

was taken prisoner in France, with the “Non folum fibi, sed omnibus ; Lord Scales and Hungerford (by the Er is fuia 76,

Duke of Alançon), as they were going Ano. 1599.”

to fortify the town of St. Meum. An account of the Wisemans, of Great

"1429. Thomas Paynell, Mayor --- Hit is Canfield, may be seen in Morant, li. to have in mynd that for the rawnsome of 461. The last baronet there mentioned the Lorde Talhote the gode nien of the citie was Sir Charles, who died fingle, 1751, of Coventrie followyog hav gyven to his having previously fold this etiate. Other raw some with all ther gode bertes, pedigrees of this family fee in Morant, John Bristow 11. 64, 77, 87, 132, 149, 235, 308, 313, John Leder 346, 536, 559. And in the Svo hittory

Thom. Wyldgrett of Etfex may be fecn several epitaphs, by

John Braytoft


Hen. Peyto turoing to the parishes where the family

Ric. Doucher sehided, or had property. I fall foon

xiiis. iiiju. vifit a village once their refidence; if I

Will. Byfeld find any thing in the register worth

John Braunston xiijs. iiijd. communicating, it shall be immediately

Ric. Sharp

xiijs. jiijd. sent you by CLARENSIS.

* Parch Rec, 1 Eliz. Morant, vol. 11. p. 283.


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