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Abington (Mrs. Frances), actress, place of her

death, iv, 273, 310
"A," sound of final, ix. 107, 234

Abnepos,” use of the word, viii. 229, 336
A.A.," author of book on glass-painting, xi. Aborigine,” xi. 269, 332, 218
369

Aboulcasem, reference to him, v. 268
â Becket. See Becket.

Absalom, the death of, xii, 311
A few kind of,” use of the phrase, xii. 71, Abyssinian cross carried in procession on
113, 158

Armistice Day, x. 9; presented to Westminster
A. H. G., pseudonym for A. H. Grant, vi. 296 Abbey, 79

A.L.M.,' early Victorian artists, xii. 150 Academy of Secrets, xi. 429
A la Caroline,” meaning of the phrase, i. 349, Academy of the Ancients, xi. 429
415

Accent, transference of Passing Stress,"
Abanazar,” its meaning as an epithet, v. 68,

ix. 241, 263, 283, 303, 325, 348, 366, 411
106

Accentuation, changes noticed in ‘New English
Abbess, Cistercian, her insignia of office, vi. 169

Dictionary,' v. 32, 105, 137, 166
Abbey of Kilkhampton,' xi. 81, 173

Acco, of ancient Greek folk-lore, ii. 228, 314,
Abbot (Mordecai and Sloper), Westminster

340, 400
scholars, ix. 371

Accra : James Fort inscriptions, x. 245
Abbots, appointment of mayors by, ix. 89

Acid test, viii. 449
Abbott (Dr. E. A.), his ' Flatland : a Romance

“Acid test,” expression used by ex-President
of Many Dimensions,' iii. 299, 366

Wilson, ix. 94

Acrobats at old St. Paul's, xi. 6; xii. 238; at
Abbott (Dr. E. A.),

his 'Philochristus :
Memoirs of a Disciple of the Lord,' vi. 14, 72 Acrostic epitaph on Mrs. William Stokes, iv.

Durham Abbey, xi. 76
Abbott (Richard), of Burton, Westmorland, 251
date of death wanted, s. 190

Acrostics, xii. 509
Abdolla,' its meaning, v. 182, 243

Act of Parliament clock, history and specimens,
A beillage,” ix. 388

iv. 23, 61, 118, 144, 202, 243, 258; viii. 451, 493,
Abenhall, epitaph at, iv. 324

515
Abeny,” cathedral interior by D. Roberts, its Act of Parliament, naturalization by, iv. 127,
locality, iv. 104

130, 172, 258, 266
Abercrombie (John), horticulturist, d. 1806, x. Actis,” field-name, ix. 469

273, 313
Abercromby (Alexander and James), West Actor, W. R. Grossmith, the juvenile, vi. 131

Actor-martyr, St. Genesius, c. 286, ii. 189, 236
minster scholars, ix. 371

Actors, Italian, in England in the 17th century,
Abingdon (Willoughby, 4th Earl of), satirized xii. 31, 74, 155, 218, 255
in . Adieu to the Turf,' iv. 16, 55

Acts (Private) of 1795, xi. 30, 75, 91

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'Ad Amantem,' manuscript, identification of, “ Airworthy,” use of the word, vii. 70 ,172
i. 370

Aitch stones built into fireplaces, Northumber-
Adair (James), historian, x. 94

land, ii. 8, 57
Adam as a family ancestor, examples, iv. 271 Aitken (Andrew), pseud. “ Cultivator of the

ceiling, Greek letters on, vii. 390, 436 Ground,” xii. 433
Adams (Rev. Alex.), d. 1789, viii. 390

Akenside (Mark), d. 1770, x. 273
Adams (Thomas), of Warkworth, Northumber. Akerman (John Yonge), 1806-73, his pseudonym
land, dates of birth and death wanted, x. 310

Paul Pinder,” xii. 133, 237, 458
Adams (W. H. Davenport), d. 1891, ix. 435

Alabaculia, name of racehorse, its origin, v.
Adamson and Burry families, ii. 508

98, 163
Addison and the puff preliminary, xi. 121

Alabaster panel, mediæval, whereabouts of, i.
Addison family, a tradition of, i. 408

428
Addison (Joseph), his descendants, iii. 383

Alabaster (W.), 1576-1640, poet and diviné, vi.
Addison’s ‘Spectator,' edition published by

67, 112
Tonson and Draper, x. 168, 235

Alastor,” author of play ‘Reuben Manasseh,'

ix. 191
Address to a Mummy, by H. Smith, xii. 111
Adeste Fideles,' its date, and Rabelais's sup-

Albania,' anonymous work, author wanted, v.

211
posed parody, v. 292, 329; vi. 23, 73, 119
Adgate family, xii. 53, 99

Albanie (Charles Edward, Count d'), his bio-
Adieu to the Turf, satire on 4th Earl of Albert memorial, Sir Henry Cole and the site

graphy, i. 110, 156, 190, 277
Abingdon, iv. 16, 55
Adjectives from French place-names, i. 399

of, viii. 149
Adolphus (Rev. Otto), pseud, A Clergyman,”

Album Amicorum' of wander scholars, ix.
xii. 433

309, 356, 375
Adonis gardens, plants grown in, xii. 133, 177

Alcester, pronunciation of the place-name, i. 58
Adventures of a Post®Captain,' 1817, iii. 70, Alcock (Charles), writer on cricket and foot-

Alchemical MSS., viii. 49
172, 283, 371
Adversaria,' Knightsbridge magazine, 1856,

ball, d. 1907, x. 310, 357
vii. 4

Alcock (Edward), of Stratford, vii. 382
Advertisement of the 17th century, its source,

Alcock (Mr.), duel with John Colclough, 1808,
xii. 214

viii. 384
Advertising: Petronicus and a modern adver- Alcohol, its effect on Moslems, vii. 188
tisement, ix. 88

Aldeburgh : Commonwealth marriages and
Advertising: the puff preliminary, xi. 121

burials in Register Book, X. 81, 104, 124, 142,
Aeronautics : early flying efforts, viii. 87

175; destruction of church in 1643, 301
Afghanistan, inscription on Irishman's tomb, Aldeburgh : extracts

from

Chamberlain's
x. 347

Account-Book, viii. 163, 224, 265, 305, 343, 387,
Africa, “call of," book describing, iv. 301, 338

426, 403, 506; ix. 26, 39, 94, 145, 222, 266
Afternoon tea. See Tea

Aldeburgh records, extracts from, vii. 141, 185,
Age (old) at fifty, xi. 152

225, 287, 327, 366, 402, 443, 503
Agincourt, recruiting for, 1415. i. 124, 176 Aldelima, 1280, its locality, v. 96, 157
Aglionby (Dr. William), diplomatist and Aldersons, Warrington glassmakers, informa-
author, ix. 141

tion wanted, v. 152
Agnew (E. C.), b. 1810, author, xii. 433 Aldgate, Duke of Suffolk's head in St. Botolph's
Agnosco

agnostic,” use of the words, Church, iv. 299, 340
i. 429, 492; ii. 16

Aldgate, earliest form of the name, vii. 294
Agricultural and horticultural writers : bio- Aldrich (Dr.), Bibliography wanted, xi. 230

graphical details, ix. 52, 96, 136
Ah, vous dirai-je, Maman?' song, c. 1800, i. 11,

Aldrich (Henry), b. 1647, his parentage, xii. 414,

458
56, 131, 175
Aiguillettes, their origin, iv. 14, 60

Aldridge (Ida F.), negro actor, his ory, v.
Aikin (Arthur) his tour through Wales, vii. 122 Aldworth (Avery), m. 1630/31, x. 197

263
Aikin (Fanny), b. 1821, pseud. Berkly Aikin,"
xii. 433

Aldworth famliy, ix. 449
Aikin (Dr. John) and Southampton, vii. 73; his Aleichem (Sholoum), d. 1916, his will and
rambles in 1802-7, 43, 61, 81, 101, 176; his

epitaph, ii. 83
tour through Holland and Flanders, 181, 201

Aleria (John Andreas, Bishop of), d. 1493, iii.

300
Aikin Kortright (Miss Fanny), editress of the
Court Suburb, vii. 5, 57

Ales, medicinal, vi. 186, 233
Ainger (Canon), 1837-1904, Master of the Temple, Aleston, Middlesex, its whereabouts, iii. 475;
ix. 334

iv. 139
Ainslie Bond, its whereabouts and history, v. Alexander, Athlone merchant, c. 1750, partic-
41, 80

ulars wanted, v. 292
. Ainslie (Philip Barrington), his ‘Reminiscences Alexander of Aphrodisias, his treatise about
of a Scottish Gentleman,' 1861, iii. 30. 118

fevers, xii. 90, 137
Ainsworth's Crichton': Franklin's illustra- Alexander (Pat=Martha), tavern-keeper,
tions, xi. 512

1739, i. 248, 275
Air-guns, inventor_of, vii. 430

Alexander's (Cardinal), epitaph, vii. 131, 195
Airship, London-Paris project, 1835,

Alexandrina non preparata,” meaning of the
advertisement, 59, 107

term, vii. 91

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Alexius the Protosebatas, his wife and mother, Altars of antiquarian interest, i. 410, 492
vii. 449

Althorp (Margaret, Viscountess), d. 1906,
Alexius III. (1195-1203), his wife, vii. 468 memorials at Althorp, iv. 294
Alfieri Vittorio), 1766, his tutor, vi. 68 Althorp, Spencer's library at, vi. 228, 276
Alfred (King), the place of his last battle, iii. Alun; "Alavvos ix. 191
10;

Works of, published 1852, 249, 315 Ambassador, a definition of, its origin, v. 210,
Statue, in Trinity Square, Southwark, ix. 122, 243

218
Ali and Mohammed in Hell, Dante on, vi. 149 Amber, its prophylactic properties, vi. 271, 297,

Ambassador, Spanish, and Ogle Street, xii. 253
Alice in Wonderland and Wordsworth's

318, 339; vii. 58, 318
* Leech-Gatherer,' vi. 161

Ambidexter," earliest use of the word in legal
Aliens in England: eighteenth and nineteenth
century returns, xi. 29 — in Maidstone in

phraseology, ix. 353;
1567, v. 169

Ambleside (Westmorland), incumbents of, vii.

450
Alinement,” spelling of the word, i. 246

America, a native of,” inscription on tablet
Aliustrel, bronze tables discovered in, viii. 10
Allan (Sir W.), portrait of Helen Faucit as America, British diplomatic service in, c. 1800,

in church at Uplyme, Devon, ix. 127
Antigone, iv. 76
Allen (or Alleyne) and Ferrers families, i. 84

ix. 271; British settlers in, 462, 517, 521; X.
125, 156, 160, 416

57, 114, 178, 198; Lancashire settlers in, ix.

517
Allen (Dr. Fifield), d. 1761, ix. 329, 374
Allen Edward), painter and engraver, partic- America, English railings in, ix. 130
ulars wanted v. 126

America, first steamship to, 1838, iii. 189, 281,
allen (James), Dean of St. David's, his buria).

368
place, ix. 211

America, Seneca's lines anticipating its dis-
Allen (John), of Dulwich College, xi. 490

covery, iy. 272, 312
Allen family, alliances of, viii. 132, 196—Entries' America's Reply,' poem, particulars wanted,
in Bible of 1739, iv. 11

V. 317
Aller, Somerset, font in the church at, vii. 207, American Bluejackets and the Port of London,
258

iii. 502
Allestree (Rev. R.), 1619-81, and The Whole American Civil War, books on, X. 431, 476; xi.
Duty of Man,' vi. 38, 71

59
Alley (Peter), counsel at the Old Bailey, xi. American currant and Ribes sanguineum, i. 247
331, 376

American customs : a long grace, viii. 151, 458
Alleynes or Allens at Westminster school, v. American English, ix. 97, 136, 218
291-c. 1715-1736, vi. 24

American geography, map of,.c. 1720, ii. 265
Alleyn (Edward), founder of Dulwich College, American humorists : Captain G. H. Derby,
ii. 506

ix. 353, 394, 491, 535;

x. 154, 219
Alleyne and Ferrers families. See Allen. American Indian, North, word for " Morning
Allingham (William) and a folk-song, vi. 108, Star," ini. 9, 74, 179
215

American link with Winchester, v. 206
Allingham family, x. 390; xi. 371; xii. 393, 515 American Presidents, wives of, xi. 368, 499
Allom (T.), water-colour artist, ix. 490, 534 American soldiers, the first killed in the War,
Allostree's Almanack,' 1680, x. 70

V. 36
Allsop (Thomas), his autobiograpliy, vii. 468 American war, 1776, British reverses and fast-
Allsworth (W.), artist, of Camden Town, 1854, day, vii. 331, 375
i. 151, 257

Americanisms, so called, the derivation of, ii.
Almanacs, local, in the seventeenth century, ii. 287, 334, 414, 496; iii. 35, 115, 313, 364

241, 280, 335
Almanacs published in Huntingdonshire from Ames (William), M.A., author, c. 1652," i. 508

Amerongen, historical facts concerning, ix. 228
1782, i. 5
Alone,” use of this name for the Diety, xii. Amherst (William), his connexion with Hythe

and Sandgate, c. 1767, iii. 503
353
Alphabet in the Christian Church, mystic signi-

Amiens, Peace of, 1801, commemorative medal,

iv. 243
ficance of, iii. 271, 340, 369, 459

Ammianus Marcellinus and the legend of the
Alphonsus, Emperor of Germany, the author

Holy Grail, i. 201
of, ii. 464, 484, 503

Amneville (Adam de), royal charter confirming
Alps, a great writer inspired by, quotation, xii.

grant of the Manor of Bitton to, ix. 481, 526
394
Alresford, Hants, fires at, c. 1620, i, 209, 294

Amontons (W.), inventor of telegraph device,

vii. 32
Alsop (Anthony), his parentage, xii. 452, 519
Alsop (Bernard), printer, viii. 293, 337

Amore family, x. 371; si. 358
Alstonfield and the Mundy family, ii. 129, 214

Amorous Miser,' anonymous play, and 'Fare.
Alstonfield, co. Staffs, notes from the parish

wel Folly,' v. 310
register, viii. 292

Amsterdam, rapehouses or rasphouses at, iv.
Altar, Christian, the largest in the world, sii. 86, 137
392, 436

Amtmann,' office of, viii. 350, 394
Altar-slabs, St. John's head, vi. 227, 276 Amyand House and the Rider family, i. 349, 419
Altar tables, changes in shape and dimensions Anacharis Alsinastrum, its appearance in Eng-
of, vi. 251, 275

land, xi. 286, 353

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Anagram : Florence Nightingale,” i. 507; Anglican clerks in non-Anglican orders, i, 27

Monastery,” 427; from Sunday Times, Anglo-Cæsarus,” explanation wanted, vii. 89
1826, 246

Anglo-Dutch relationships, ix. 108
"Anana”=Pine-apple, xi. 108, 152, 215, 239, 317, Anglo-French ‘De Sanctis ’: St. Bethone in
374

Copland, vi. 44
Ananias as Christian name, vii. 426

Anglo-Saxon contagion,” Matthew Arnold on,
Anastatic printing, Edgar Allen Poe and, i. 13,
32

Anglo-Saxon riddle: The Cuckoo,' s. 109
Anathema cup, 1500-1, origin of the name, vi. Angsoka, meaning of the word, xii. 171
150, 198

Anguish family of Somerleyton, v. 165
Ancaster, Guor Anegon of, x. 443

Anguish Street, Lowestoft, origin of name, v.
Ancaster, oldest form of the name, vii. 227 122, 165, 194, 221
Andersen (Hans), his ‘The Improvisatore,' viii. Animal-lover, an eighteenth-century, his epi.
490

taph, v. 290; vi. 78
Anderson (Douglas Edward), Harrow School Animals, carving terms for, iii. 446
1865-9, information wanted, iv. 300

Animals, fines for cruelty to, c. 1797, i. 69, 177
Anderson (Sir Francis), his descendants wanted, Animals or birds, names for collections of, iv.
V. 122

255
Anderson (Francis and John), writers to the Animals, three most dangerous, x. 72, 113
Signet, Edinburgh, viii. 348

Ann of Swansea, identity wanted, v. 322;
Anderson (J. Eustace), his Surrey prints, i. 486 sister of Mrs. Siddons, vi. 45
Anderson (John), Falconer of Barochan, Ren- Annamaboe, notes on, x, 41
frewshire, c. 1820, xii. 353

Anne of Geierstein,' elucidation of passages
Anderson (Joseph), gamekeeper to Marquess of

in, vi. 90, 136, 175
Tweeddale, viii. 292

Anne (Queen), her "three Realms," i. 91, 152,
Anderson (Mary Welsh), d. 1788, viii. 266 217, 277; her exercise of Sovereign's Veto, v.
Anderson (Patrick), schoolmaster of Channel- 95, 155, 214, 272; Statue on Hotel Russell of,
kirk, 1664, ix. 511

vi, 6; death of, vii. 508; white handkerchief
Anderson (William), artist, place of his death incident at her death, viii. 17
wanted, v. 209

Annhun, King of the Greeks, vii. 227
Anderson family, Baronets of Broughton, viii. Annoyance, Jury of Annoyance, particulars of,
268; ix. 175

i. 287, 374
Anderson, Forrester, Simpson, and Dickson Anodyne necklace and its inventor, c. 1750,
families, ii. 428

information wanted, iv. 302
Anderson's ‘British Poets,' notice in Critical
Review,' 1799, iv. 94

Anonymous Works :-
Anderson's (Miss Jessie) 'Teachings from the Adieu to the Turf, 1778, iv. 16, 55
Church's Year,' vii. 48, 118

Adventures of a Post Captain, 1817, iii. 70,
Andrewes (Thomas), sheriff at execution of 172, 283, 371
Mary Stuart, x. 410

Advice to Sportsmen, 1809, by Marmaduke
Andrews (Bernard), poet laureat, viii. 431, 475 Maxwell, i. 110
Andrews (D.), de Swaythling, book-plate of, x. Agaynst ye Streame, i. 209
191, 236

Albania, v. 211
Andrews family, detail wanted, v. 124

Amorous Miser, v. 310
Andria ,destruction by fire of the cathedral, Annals of Ireland, viii. 210, 276
1916, i. 427

Annals of Sporting, 1809, by Caleb Quizem,
Anecdote of a Popular Character,' vii. 49

i. 110
Anerley, origin of the surname, i. 228

Apology for the life of the Rt. Hon. W. E.
Angelica, plant, significance of an offering of, Gladstone, vi. 312
iii. 51, 259, 312, 372

Art of Book-keeping, iv, 17, 114
Angelo (Domenick) his burial place, viii. 491 ; Art of Conversation, v. 267
ix. 33, 79, 153, 215

Ascanius; or, The Young Adventurer, 1746,
Angelo (Sophia), her connexion with Eton, ix. i. 369
33, 79, 153

Bellegarde, the Adopted Indian Boy, 1832,
Anger, Aungier or Angier (William), m. 1683, i. 447
ix. 170, 215, 334, 413

Bombay, Life in (1852), viii. 29
Angier, his will, c. 1792, the whereabouts of, British Melodies, x. 48
xii. 334

Canadian Girl; or, The Pirate of the
Angier (John), Nonconformist minister, b. 1605, Lakes, i. 447
ix. 278

Centenary of the Bells, St. Mary's, Ware-
Angiers, Abbey of St. Nicholas, and Spalding ham, viii. 270
Priory, c. 1074, i. 309

Charlie Seymour; or, The Good Aunt and
Anglesea (Earl of), his MS. History of the the Bad Aunt, c. 1820, i. 228
Troubles
in Ireland, viii. 488

Christopher Tadpole, xi. 290
Anglesey House, Drury Lane, site of, vii. 271, Comic Natural History, x. 92
335, 457

Count Teleki, by “Eca," 1869, iii. 230
Anglesey topography in 17th century, informa- Diaboliad, the author á private soldier,"
tion wanted, iv. 74

iii. 48, 99
Anglican clergymen, biographical particulars Diary of Lady Willoughby, iii. 524
wanted, iv. 13

Duke of Mantua, The: a Tragedy, x. 288

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