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has been engraved for Lady Wallace's translation of his letters. There is an engraving by Gottschick from a miniature painted by Grassi in 1785, when Mozart was twenty-nine. It is a full-face likeness. Finally, there are the portraits of a later period, either three-quarters or profile, which give the popular likeness of the great master. A pretty little German engraving, entitled "Familie Mozart," represents him at the piano with his sister, his father standing with his violin, and the portrait of his mother on the wall. J. B. D.

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BRADSHAWE, THE REGICIDE (4th S. ii. 34, 70.)By an absurd misprint, I am led to assign a date to Thomas de Bradeschawe's appearance on this short and shifting scene in the reign of Elizabeth III. instead of the third Edward. A Roger de Bradschawe also occurs in Deulacresse deeds of 1353-'8-'70.

Contrary to the generally received acceptation of the President's character, his illustrious kinsman Milton describes him as

"neither gloomy nor severe, but gentle and placid; exercising in his own house the rites of hospitality in an exemplary manner, and proving himself on all occasions a faithful and unfailing friend. No one more ready to forgive, he was yet impressive and terrible when it fell to his lot to pour shame on the enemies of his country whom no threats, no terrors, and no rewards could seduce from the plain path of rectitude."


John Bradshaw, the President of the High Court of Justice, used to occupy a house at Congleton in Cheshire, and filled several municipal offices in that town. Twenty years ago, when a boy, I recollect a poor old woman at Congleton, in return for many kindnesses shown to her by my family, giving me the original grant of pardon to Henry Bradshaw, who was I suppose a brother of the regicide.

At that time I did not care much for such things, and handed it over to a friend, a great antiquary, in whose collection I imagine it now to be, and who thanked me heartily for the present. The document was on a large piece of parchment, written in the ancient court-hand; and on the left-hand side, at the top, was a portrait of the grantee of the pardon; but, after the lapse of so many years, I cannot say whether it was that of Charles II. or James II.

Is my surmise right, that the said Henry was the brother of John Bradshaw? And, let me ask, what crime had he committed to merit the pardon?

Bradshaw Hall, near Chapel-en-le-Frith, I have visited, and have always understood that it was the ancient home of the race. Bradshaw Edge is the name of one of the townships of that parish,

and perhaps in the registers of the church some particulars worth knowing concerning that family might be discovered-a portion of which is now, I believe, settled in Ireland; and no doubt valuable information would be found in the records and archives of Congleton. OXONIENSIS.

Wormingford, near Colchester.

LANCASHIRE SONG (4th S. i. 390, 619.)-I was not aware until I read ALDERMAN WILKINSON'S communication that "Th' mon o' Measter Grundy's " had been in print. In the Ashton Reporter, June 13, the song is reprinted from "N. & Q." with the following introduction, which it may be well to give more permanence than it is likely to gain in the columns of a provincial newspaper:

"The following ballad, copied from Notes and Queries of Saturday week, is with a single exception the oldest known ditty in the Lancashire dialect. The exception is 'Warriken Fair,' supposed to have been written in the with only slight differences, included in Ashburner's New reign of our Sixth Edward. The song now presented is, Vocal and Poetic Repertory, printed at Ulverston in 1807, as appeared by a copy in the library of Dr. Robson of Warrington. In that version the last line of each stanza 'Th' mon at Measter Grundy's,'


which is doubtless the original and more correct form. At any rate, it tallies more closely with the satirical phrase or proverbial expression, once more common, but still lingering in many a cottage and farmstead of South Lancashire, and is usually applied to folks dressed in a little brief authority and conceited of their positionsviz. He's th' yead mon at Mester Grundy's.' When the song was written, who was its author, who the Mr. Grundy, who his uplifted employé, or where they resided, are things alike at present unknown.

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DOW-GATE, OR DOWN-GATE, LONDON (3rd S. vii. 253.)-The etymology of this place is from Dour, the water-gate. We have many similar examples. Thus, Durovernum, Canterbury; Durobrevis, Rochester, &c. ALFRED JOHN DUNKIN.



A Facsimile of the First Edition of The Christian Year, 1827. 2 vols. (Parker, 1868.)

Few works have exercised greater influence over the religious mind of the country, during the present century, than the remarkable volumes of Devotional Poetry which were published in the summer of 1827 under the title of The Christian Year. A second edition was called for in December in 1827, and a third in the following year, and edition after edition has been issued from the press until the book has become a household book in the widest and

best sense of the word. The publishers have, under these circumstances, we doubt not, done wisely in producing volumes, for there are various obvious reasons which a facsimile (even to the paper boards) of the original would make such a reprint acceptable to many readers;

and they have acted not less wisely in accompanying this reprint with a "List of all the variations of any importance from the original text which the author made in later editions."

Munimenta Academica: Monuments illustrative of Academical Life and Studies at Oxford. Part I. Libri Cancellarii et Procuratorum. Part II.: Libri Cancellarii et Procuratorum accedunt Acta Curia Cancellarii et Memoranda ex Registris nonnulla. By Rev. Henry Anstey, M.A., late Vice-Principal of St. Mary's Hall, 2 vols. (Longman.)

We had recently to call the attention of our readers generally, and of Oxford men in particular, to Mr. Macray's valuable and amusing History of the Bodleian Library- the glory of the University. We have now to direct the attention of those interested in investigating. the progress and phases of academical life and studies at Oxford to two very curious volumes which Mr. Anstey has just added to the valuable series of historical works publishing under the immediate direction of the Master of the Rolls. The documents contained in the book

before us extend from the reign of Henry III. to that of Henry VIII.; and they are preceded by an Introduction of considerable length, in which the history of the University during such period is laid before the reader, and the bearing of the documents upon such history pointed out. This Introduction will be found to bear upon questions connected with University education, which are sure to be renewed in the Reformed Parliament, and Mr. Anstey's volumes have appeared at a time likely to secure for them the examination of many who are likely to take part in the discussions which those questions must evoke. THE ARCHEOLOGICAL INSTITUTE will this year hold its Annual Meeting at Lancaster, under the Presidentship of Colonel Patten. The inaugural meeting will be held at the Shire Hall at Lancaster Castle, on Tuesday next, and during the week which the meeting will occupy excursions will be made to Heysham, Dalton Castle, Peel Castle, Furness, Cartmel, Levens Hall, Lezergh Hall, Skipton Castle, Bolton Abbey, &c The meeting promises to be very successful, very instructive, and full of interest.

THE HAWKINS CARICATURES.-Such of our readers as are aware of the extent and value of the extraordinary collection of Caricatures formed by the late Edward Hawkins, Esq., who had devoted many years to annotating and illustrating them, will be glad to learn that it has not been dispersed, but has found a resting-place in the British Museum, in which their amiable collector had so long occupied an important position.

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UNIVERSAL CATALOGUE OF BOOKS ON ART.-All Additions and Corrections should be addressed to the Editor, South Kensington Museum, London, W.

THE GENERAL INDEX TO THE THIRD SERIES will be ready on the 1st of August.

J. WRIGHT (Carlisle.) It is impossible for us to write privately to Correspondents who forward Queries; and as you have not mentioned the subject of your query, it is impossible to explain to you the reason of its non-appearance.

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E. HEARD. The Roxburghe Library is published by Mr. Russell Smith.

H. R. (Dublin.) For the lines "God and the doctor," &c., see "N. & Q." 3rd S. iv. 499; v. 62, 469, 527.

J. C. (Paisley.) The" Erile of Erin" is by Thomas Campbell, and is printed in his Poetical Works, edit. 1862, p. 61. For the history of the song consult Beattie's Lite and Letters of Thomas Campbell, ed. 1849, i. 330-332; iii. 429.

ERRATA-4th S. ii. p. 44. col. i. line 26, for "Brunck "read" Brunet; " and line 26, for "Parrhisiis "read" Parrhisii."

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"So those two brethren from the chariot took
And on the black decks laid her in her bed,
Set in her hand a lily, o'er her hung
The silken case, with braided blasonings."

"And the dead,
Steer'd by the dumb went upward with the flood-
In her right hand the lily, in her left
The letter

For she did not seem as dead,
But fast asleep, and lay as tho' she smiled."


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