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13. S. P. O. Car. II. vol. lxv. Art. 39.
17. S. P. O. [Draft. ]
and indulgence to Coll. Jo. Lambert your prisoner within from Lambert,--the said Bradley told me that Lambert's
| the precincts of that our Island as will consist with the Butler tould him that if his Matic should send to Gurn- | security of his person, and as you in your discretion sey (the place where Lambert is prisoner) for the execu should think fitt, which we found reason since to abridge tion of him, the Governor would not only refuse it, but and refraine by a signification of our Royal pleasure by one oppose it, and that if the insurrection went on, Gurnsey
of our principal secretaries of state. Now whereas wee and England was but a little distance. Lambert would have been again humbly moved in favour of the said quickly be in England to head a party.
Coll. Lambert, our will and pleasure is that you continue
EDWARD RIGGS. to allow unto him the full benefit of our former gracious [In dorso] Rigg’s confession. R. 23, dec".
favour and indulgence, as it was signified to you by our
said Warrant of Novr, any let or signification to the con14. S. P. O. Col. Atkins to [Lord Arlington.]
trary notwithstanding, the same to continue until further
order. For which, &c. .. Castle Cornet, Oct. 3/13, 1667. MY LORD,-I received yours of the 9/19 September, 18. S. P. O. Domestic, Various, No. 589, fol. 8. which came not to my hands till the 27 of the same
Lambert's daughter to have access to him. month. The prisoners of State in this Island is only Mr.
Whereas humble snite hath been made to us in favour • Lambert who by order from His Matie, as appears by my
of John Lambert now close prisoner in your custody, instructions, I received at my arrival heere from my Lord
That in consideration of his present distemper and bad Hatton. Heere remains no warrant nor record of his com
estate of health, wee would be graciousely pleased to grant mitment. His straiter confinement was by order from
our royall licence to Frances Lambert, one of the daughhis Matie since, the occasion whereof your Lordship well
ters of the said John Lambert to be and remaine with knows was upon the business for which Vaucourt the
her father during the time of his indisposition, and till our Frenchman was executed. He remains still close till I
further pleasure in that behalf be signified unto you:receive further orders, and I cannot say otherwise than
As also that Mary Hatton, one other of his daughters, that hee hath carried himself ever since with modestie
might have access to see and visit her sd Father and to and discretion conforme to his Maties commands.
returne againe. Our will, &c.--that accordingly you F. ATKINS.
permit and suffer the said Frances Lambert to be and
remaine with her said Father, and the said Mary Hatton 15. S. P. 0. Domestic. Car. II. vol. i. Art. 56.
to have accesse to see and visitte him and to returne To the King's Most Excellent Maty.
again as her occasions shall require. The humble Petition of Mrs. Lambert humbly | For, &c. Given, &c. At Whitehall, Feb. 17, 1667-8. sheweth. That your Petitioner's estate being very small,
co By his, &c. and not able to maintaine herselfe, ten children and her
[Signed] ARLINGTON. husband at that great charge his close imprisonment re To the Govr of Guernsey. quires, humbly prays—That your Maty would be pleased
[N.B. In the beginning of the 'year 1665, in conseto add to your former grace and favour in letting her said
I quence of certain complaints, Lord Hatton was called husband have the liberty of taking a house in the Island
away from Guernsey, and Colonel Atkins was authorised he is now prisoner,--that your poore petitioner her chil
to act in his place. Lord Hatton never returned, and dren and family may all live there together with him,
died in 1670. His younger son, Charles Hatton, married without which the charge is so insupportable in being
Colonel Lambert's daughter Mary:]
19. S. P. O.
To the King's most Sacred Majesty, 16. S. P. 0. Dom. Various, 588, p. 9b.
The Humble petition of Christopher Ld Hatton, &c.
humbly sheweth The King to the Duke of Albemarle, General of the
That your petitioner having been by your Majesty's Forces.
favor .... constituted for life .... GoverRt Trusty, &c. ... Whereas ... Thos Vis- nor of the Isle, &c. ... three persons and no more count Falconbridge, ... John Lord Bellasys, and took occasion to complain of Your petitioner . . . . . ... Sir Thomas Ingram, Kt Chancellor of our Dutchy | Upon which complaint your Majesty was pleased to send of Lancaster have made humble sute unto us on behalf of for your Petitioner ... Your Petitioner is not ignoColonel John Lambert, now a prisoner in our isle of rant that attempts have been made to suggest his misforGuernsey that we would grant him the liberty of the said tunes as faults in the case of his sonn's marriage with a Island, and to take a house therein for himself and family prisoner's daughter there, and though he is confident your to live in-he passing his word or giving security to Majesty will not lay that as a crime to your Petitioner, remaine a true prisoner in our said Island, we are grati- 1 yett he craves leave to say his consent could not be reaously pleased to condescend unto that their request, and sonably inferred, -being to a person whose Father was have accordingly thought fit hereby to signify our pleasure | attainted, who had no portion. And the thing had no ill unto you, requiring and authorizing you to give effectual effect since the Prisoner remained in safe custody, and orders that he the said Col. Jo. Lambert may have and delivered up in that safety he remains. And no sooner enjoy the liberty of our foresaid isle of Guernsey, and take did your Petitioner know of that match was a yeare and a bouse therein for the lodging and accomodation of him more after the pretended marriage, but he turned his self and family, he passing his word unto you, or giving sonn out of doores, and hath never since given him a sufficient security, that he will remaine a true prisoner in
penny ···· v. that our island. And for so, &c. Given, &c. Decr 3,
Your petitioner humbly prays, 1667, in the 19 year of our reigne.
20. From the Council Register.
profess and declare, that as I have lived and ministered Order in Council, 15 November, 1668.
hitherto, so I do still continue firm in its faith, worship, Upon reading the petition of John de la Marche, Gen
and communion.” tleman, Porter of Castle Cornet in the Isle of Guernsey, Dr. John Donne, Dean of St. Paul's, the friend praying that His Matie will be graciously pleasde to order of George Herbert, prefaces his last will with these that his three years salary in arreare may be paid unto
among other remarks. He thanks God devoutly him, together with such allowance or other consideration
“for that constant and cheerful resolution, which as shall be thought fit for (inter alia) his fee for the safe custody of John Lambert for these eight years - it was the same Spirit bath established in me, to live and ordered, that the Petitioner do deliver a copy of the said die in the religion now professed in the Church of Petition unto Colonell Jonathan Atkins, His Majesty's | England.” And the saintly George Herbert himGovernor of Guernsey, who is hereby required to certify
| self, while lying on his bed of sickness, desired the truth of the allegations thereof to the Board, &c.
Mr. Duncon to pray with him. “What prayers ?” asked Mr. Duncon. The holy man fervently re
plied, “O Sir! the prayers of my mother the ARCHBISHOP HARSNET AND BISHOP KEN.
Church of England. No other prayers are equal
to them!" Nicolas Ridley, in his farewell letter, (3rd S. iv. 3.)
written on the eve of his martyrdom, characThe beautiful testimonies quoted by J. Y. to terises the doctrines of the Church of England, . he catholic orders and doctrines of the Anglican for which he was about to die, as “God's eternal Church have numberless parallels among those and everlasting truth." who have been in our land very other cal épaid-1 While on the subject of last sayings and wills, mata rñs åandelas. Dr. Robert Sanderson has this I would notice a curious bequest in the will of profession of his faith in his last will and testa. | Benjamin Franklin, though of course it is alien to ment:
our proper subject. It runs thus :“And here I do profess, that as I have lived, so I “My fine crab tree walking-stick, with a gold head desire, and by the grace of God resolve, to die in the
curiously wrought in the form of the cap of liberty, I communion of the Catholic Church of Christ, and a true
give to my friend, and the friend of mankind, General son of the Church of England : which, as it stands by
Washington. If it were & sceptre, he has merited it, and law established, to be both in doctrine and worship
would become it.” agreeable to the word of God, and in the most, and most
W. Bowen ROWLANDS. material, points of both, conformable to the faith and practice of the Godly Churches of Christ in the primitive and purer times, I do firmly believe ..... And herein I am abundantly satisfied that the schism which the Papist on the one hand, and the superstition which the Puritan on
THE KNIGHTS HOSPITALLERS OF ST. JOHN. the other, lay to our charge, are very justly chargeable APPOINTMENT OF THE GRAND PRIOR OF THE upon themselves respectively.”
ENGLISH LANGUE. Bishop Sanderson was born at Rotheram in
(3rd S. iii. passim.) Yorkshire, Sept. 19, 1587, recommended to the
HISTORICUS might very well have spared himbishopric of Lincoln by Dr. Sheldon, Archbishop of Canterbury, 1660, and died Jan. 29, 1662.
self the trouble of writing at such great length in
his bitter attacks on the English Langue, for in The celebrated Lord Exmouth, born at Dover in 1757, wrote as follows in one of the very last
the few following lines of his first communica
tion the whole point of his argument undeniably letters he ever penned. Speaking of the attacks
rests : — made against the Church of England, he says:
“If the English Langue is acknowledged by the head “I am much inclined to consider this (i. e. the cholera
the cholera of the Order all is well; otherwise it cannot be the Lan. then raging) an infliction of Providence, to shew His
guage of England, or a branch of the Order of the Knights power to the discontented of the world, who have long
Hospitallers of St. John. Who appointed the Grand been striving against the government of man, and are Prior, for by the Statutes, sect. xiii. (Of the Elections), commencing their attacks on our Church. But they will No. 3, the election is in the hands of the Master and fail! God will never suffer his Church to fall.”
Council.” The Rev. John Kettlewell, deprived as a non
But who is the head of the Order to whom juror, together with Sancroft, Ken, and others,
HISTORICUS alludes, and the Master and Council, drew up a few days before his death a declaration
by whose authority the Grand Prior of the Engof his faith. This he presented on the altar when he received the Blessed Sacrament for the last
lish Langue should be appointed? Can it be
possible that your correspondent is in earnest, time from Bishop Lloyd. In this declaration he
when referring to a few aged officials at Rome, as says:
the persons to whom the English Knights must “I profess to continue firm and stedfast in the unity | bend in submission if desirous of being acknowand communion of Christ's Holy Catholic Church. And having been not only made a member, but, by my blessed
ledged as the “real" English Langue of the Order master Jesus Christ's inestimable vouchsafement, called of St. John ? Should that be his object, he will to be a minister of His in the Church of England; I do fail in accomplishing it, these woman argui
fail in accomplishing it. These Roman dignitaries
having no more right to nominate an English death, speaks of her in the highest terms of praise.
Were HISTORICUS a member of the Order, we nand and Isabella. But the facts which he quotes might ask him at what period, for what reasons, in his preface to the admirable Calendar of Letand in what manner this important change has ters, Despatches, &c., which he has edited, do not occurred. Perhaps our old friend J. J. W., who in my humble judgment authorise him to speak in is a Knight of St. John of Jerusalem, and well the way he does of Queen Isabella. Believing read in its history, will kindly give us this infor such to be the truth, I consider I was quite justimation.
fied in entering my protest against the writer's We shall await his answer before returning to sweeping assertions. the subject again.
AN OBSERVER, With regard to Queen Elizabeth and the “His
torical Parallel " drawn by Dr. Hefele between
her and Isabella, I decline entering into any deQUEEN ISABELLA, “THE CATHOLIC.”
| tails which would probably lead me into a contro
versy with your correspondent, which I am sure (3rd S. iv. 76.)
would be unsuitable for the pages of “N, & Q." In answer to the remarks of your correspone I will therefore merely observe, that LÆLIUS is dent LELIUS, I still consider that I was justified quite incorrect in supposing, that the bull of exin protesting against the unfavourable character, communication against Elizabeth authorised her drawn by Mr. G. A. Bergenroth, of Queen Isabella,
subjects to kill her. Lingard gives the substance " the Catholic."
of it in these few words : One would suppose from the remarks of LÆ “A Bull was prepared, in which the Pope, after the LIUS that I contented myself with a mere protest, enumeration of these offences, was made to pronounce for he says: “If MR. DALTON is called upon to her guilty of heresy, to deprive her of her pretended protest, let him first deal with facts.” Did I not
right to the crown of England, and to absolve her Eng.
right to the crown deal with facts ? I quoted the authority of Peter |
| lish subjects from their allegiance."--History of England,
ter | ed. London, 1844, vol. viii. p. 56. Martyr, who, in a letter written to the Arch
J. DALTON, bishop of Granada on the very day of the queen's Norwich.
CAST FROM CROMWELL's Face (3rd S. iv. 26.) - Thomas Langton, appointed in 1483. This ThoAt Lady Frankland Russell's, Chequers Court, mas Langton was translated from St. David's to near Wendover, Bucks, there is a cast of Crom Salisbury in 1485; and from Salisbury to Winwell's face, indisputably taken soon after death; it chester in 1493. His arms as Bishop of Winchesspeaks for itself. Chequers Court belonged to ter (similar, as far as my memory serves me, to the family, and is full of interesting relics of the those described by W. P.), are over the gateway Protector and his compeers.* SEXAGENARIAN. of the old castle at Taunton. On January 20, INSCRIPTION AT TRUJILLO (3rd S. iv. 50.) – It
1501, he was translated from Winchester to Can
terbury; but died on the 27th of the same month, seems to me impossible to make out any meaning before his translation could be perfected. The from the words, as they are given by your corre
shields that W. P. inquires about may perhaps spondent C. M. As he saw them around a shield
be his. I take it for granted that they are not fixed on the wall of a church, he seems not to have
| old enough to have belonged to Stephen Langton, been in a position to have copied them correctly. I who was archbishop in the time of King John. The very first word, Slacis, in the inscription, is not Spanish, neither is the word Decon.
MELETES. J. Dalton.
| There can be little doubt that the shields which LAW OF ADULTERY (3rd S. iv. 7.) - Your cor- perplex your correspondent W. P. are those of respondent A. M. inquires what was the name of | Wolsey and the see of York. the king mentioned in ancient history, who caused Wolsey's coat was : On a cross, engrailed, four a law to be enacted against adultery, under which leopards' faces ; on fess point, a lion rampant; the offender was to be punished by the loss of on a chief, a rose barbed, seeded, between two both his eyes. The question, I imagine, refers to choughs. the case of Zaleucus, prince and lawgiver of the The old arms of the see of York were nearly Locrians, who having established such a law
identical with those of Canterbury. Whitehall, amongst his countrymen, his own son, detected in then called York House, was the palace of the the fact, was brought for judgment before him. / archbishop.
SEXAGENARIAN. The people were willing and desirous to pardon ;
MR. JOHN COLLET: DR. Collet (3rd S. iv. 47.) but strict justice demanded the exaction of the
| The author of the Common-place Book to which penalty ; and the unhappy father, rather than | MR. HAZLITT alludes, was John Collet, only son shrink from his duty, commanded one of his own
of Thomas Collet of Highgate and the Middle eyes to be first put out, and then one of his son's. Thus saving, by personal suffering, his child from
Temple, Esq., by Martba, daughter of John Sher
rington, of London, merchant. (Life of Nic. a punishment almost worse than death. The story is to be found in Val. Max. vi. 5, 3; and
Ferrar, ed. Mayor, 379.) He was a member of also in Ælian, Var. Hist. xii. 24. See, too, Dion.
the Middle Temple, having previously been, like Hal. xii. 20.
| his father, a fellow commoner of Clare Hall,
Cambridge. (Knight's Life of Colet, 263.) His ALICIA DE LACY (3rd S. iv. 27.)-It strikes me will, wherein he is described as of S. Andrew, that your correspondent S. S. will have some | Holborn, Esq., bears date May 9, 1711, and was difficulty in finding the authority for the story of proved in the Prerogative Court, Nov. 26, 1713. Alicia's connection with “ Thomas Edgar.” She Our friend Mr. Geo. R. CORNER has kindly was unquestionably a profligate woman, her second
furnished us with an extract from this will, which husband, Sir Ebulo L'Estrange, having been her 1 is of considerable interest as relating to the Gidparamour during the life of the Earl of Lancaster : | ding Story Books and other MSS. of the testator's and she also contracted a mock marriage with one great uncle Nicholas Ferrar and the portraits of Richard de St. Martin. She afterwards married that celebrated person and his parents. Hugo de Frenes, and died childless in 1348. Is Dr. Collet, whose Daily Devotions were adverthe “ Thomas Edgar" alluded to by your corre- tised in 1671, was the famous Dean of St. Paul's, spondent identical with Richard de St. Martin ? for amongst bis works Anthony à Wood enuSir Ebulo L'Estrange was, I believe, a bachelor | merates “ Daily Devotions ; or, the Christian's at the time of his marriage with Alicia. If there | Morning Sacrifice, &c. Printed at London several be any truth in the story, I shall be as anxious to times in twelves and sixteens." A copy of the discover it as your correspondent.
twentieth edition, Lond. 12mo, 1693, is in Sion HERMENTRUDE. Coll. Library. (Reading's Cat. Sion Coll. Libr.
B. vi. 38.) To this edition is prefixed the Dean's WHITEHALL (3rd S. iv. 29.)- There have been portrait engraved by J. Sturt. two Bishops of St. David's of the name of Lang- | Bohn, 495.)
(Lowndes, ed. ton: John Langton, appointed in 1447 ; and
We have not ascertained when this work was * See Murray's Handbook for Bucks, for many parti. | first printed. Its authenticity appears questionculars of them.
C. H. & THOMPSON COOPER.
CAPTAIN THOMAS KERRIDGE (3rd S. iv. 49.) - Kyrles of Much Marche, &c. In short, it would He is repeatedly mentioned in Mr. Gainsbury's be an endless task to specify all the connections Calendar of East India State Papers. See the of the Hoptons; and I fear I may have already Preface, p. I. and Index. It would appear that exhausted your readers' patience by the sample of he was living in 1616.
them I have thus hastily given. C. H. & Thompson COOPER.
C. W. BINGHAM. GODOLPHIN: WHITE EAGLE (3rd S. ii. 448;
Binghams Melcombe, Dorset. iv. 56.) - When I wrote Dolfyn, “the little MEANING OF BOUMAN (3rd S. iv. 37.)—The folspring," I meant “the spring in the valley." This | lowing from the Supplement to Ogilvie's Imperial reminds me of the Cornish surname deveain, Dictionary, will throw a little light on this : — var. Edyvane, Edyveain, Edyvean, and Edyfyn, « Bow'in. Bop'is. n. (Scotch, from the Gaelic, bho). which latter is said to have been the earliest | A bowin of cows, a dairy farmed out either by the landorthography of the name. I will give some sug. lord or tenant of a farm: the terms generally being so gestions as to the etymology. 1. A.corruption of much per head, grass and other provender included, acthe French form of Edwin; 2. from the Cornish | ch form of Edwin: 2. from the Cornish cording to agreement.”
Thos. SHIELDS. izy-rean, “ the little bottom or valley;" 3. from izy-vyin, “ the valley of stones ; " 4. from izy-fyn,
Scarborough. " the spring in the valley or bottom." Cf. the HANDASYDE (3rd S. iv. 29.)—Whether a HandCornish name Devane. R. S. CHARNOCK. asyde pedigree exists, I do not know; but when Hopton FAMILY (3rd S. iv. 48.)—In your la S.
s compiling an account of the Engaines and their
possessions, I made a note of some genealogical iv. 97, you were good enough to print a Note of
details of the Handasyde family extending over mine embodying a curious old letter, written by
about fifty years.
Joseph Rıx, M.D. a Mr. Ernle, respecting Lady Hopton of Witham Friary, Somerset, the grandmother of himself and
St. Neot's. of Lord Hopton, which will sufficiently indicate SERMONS UPON INOCULATION (1st S. vi. 510, 616; the multitude of “existing families, directly or 2nd S. iii. 243; 3rd S. iii. 390, 476 ; iv, 13.)- It is remotely connected" with them. A pedigree of nearly fourteen years, as the above references will the family is to be found in Blore's Rulland; and show, since this subject was introduced into these also in Sir R. C. Hoare's Monastic Remains of pages. But, although the latest correspondent of Witham, Bruton, and Stavordale ; from which it “N. & Q." quotes Dr. Moseley's question — would appear probable that the male line may not | “Can any person say what may be the consequences of be extinct even now; although the Lord Hop- introducing a bestial humour into the human frame after ton himself being the only son of his father, and a long lapse of years ? ”dying without issue, the property and direct re- yet no one has recorded in these pages that other presentation of the family went to his four sisters : | Query, that was propounded as a crushing reply First Rachel, who married, 1, David Kemeys of to Dr. Moseley's question. It was this: Keven Mably; and 2, Thos. Morgan. Second,
1 “What may be the consequences, after a long lapse of Mary, who married, 1, Sir Henry Mackworth;
"; years, of introducing into the human frame cow's milk, and 2, Sir Thomas Hartopp. Third, Catherine, beefsteaks, or a mutton.chop? ” married to John Windham, ancestor of the Earls
I quote this from a complete account of this of Egremont. And fourth, Margaret, married to Sir Baynham Throckmorton.
subject in that popular work, Sketches of ImposLord Hopton's father had seven brothers and
ture, Deception, and Credulity, p. 359, Family | Library, No. LXIII.
CUTHBERT BEDE. ten sisters; whose names were, according to the letter above-mentioned : “ Lady Bacon, Lady EXECUTION BY BURNING (3rd S. iv. 4.) – Your Smith, Lady Morton, Lady Bannister, and Lady correspondent JEAN LE TROUVEUR seems not to Fettiplace ; Bingham, Baskett, Cole, Thomas, and have a happy knack of finding things. The inErnle.”
stance cited by Mr. Phillimore from the Annual Lady Morton was the ancestress of the Play- Register for 1777, which JEAN LE TROUVEUR says dells of Whatcombe, in this county. Lady Ban- is not there, runs as follows, under the date of nister's granddaughter, by her first busband, Sir February 26 :John Rogers of Bryanston, became Duchess of
“ The Sessions ended at the Old Bailey, when the folRichmond; and her daughter and heiress, by Sir
lowing convicts received sentence of death, viz. William Robert Bannister, Lady Maynard. Mrs. Bing. Lavy, Sent, and Sarah Parker, who were convicted in ham was my own ancestress. Mrs. Cole's daugh October Sessions for counterfeiting the silver coin; Lavy ter, and eventual heiress, Dorothy, married, in
is to be hanged, and Parker burnt." - Dodsley's Annual Nailsea church, near Bristol, in 1635, Mr. Alex.
Register for 1777, p. 168. ander Popham, and died 1643. From Mrs. Ernle The reference to the case that occurred in 1773, my own family is also descended, and the Money- is as perfectly correct as the other: