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Earthquakes, England, 150, 341; Lisbon, 975; predicted by cats, 1109. Easling, Kent, custom, 1539. East winds, unwholesome, 134. Easter, Eastre, Easter-monath, 407. 'EASTER-DAY, movable; origin, and how to finds, 416, 517, 518; customs, 421, 864; offerings, origin of 359. Eckert, C. A. F., a musical prodigy, 1038. Eclipse, the first recorded, 373. Eddystone lighthouse destroyed, 1515. Edinburgh, coronation pageant, 647; cardinal Beaton's house, 711; new Exchange founded, 1312. EDMUND, K. and MARTYR, November 20; account of him, 1493. Edulf, a strong Anglo-Saxon, 29. Edward, St., K. W. S. March 18; murdered, 372. 's TRANslation, June 20; removal of his remains, 813. the confessor, his death, 619; translation, 1376. — II., sees a mystery at Paris, 746. III., his gift to a boy bishop, 1559. Eel-pie house, near Hornsey, 697. Eggs, at Easter, 425. Egypt, conquered by the Turks, 461. Eldest son of the church, origin of the title, 1349. Elephant, of Henry III., 1005; Atkins's, 1177, 1179. Elia, and Bridget Elia, 92. and Jem White, their treat to the sweeps, 585. Elizabeth, queen, new-year's gifts to, 7; studies with Roger Ascham, 29; sees fives' play, 865; goes to St. Mary Spital, 445; her accession celebrated, 1488. Elm leaves, used for fodder, 1403. Elmo, St., extraordinary circumstances relative to the capitulation of the fort, 126. Ely, Isle of, convent and church, 1382; willows, 1080. house, mystery performed there, 756. EMBER WEERs, movable ; seasons of mortification, 1572. Enoch, the book of, 1326. ENURchus, September 7; his history of no authority, 1253. Epiphany, January 6; customs of the festival, 45, 59; name explained, 58. Epitaphs on a chimney board, 459; on captain Grose, 657; on a garret, 790; at St. John's, Clerkenwell, 1480. Equinox, vernal, 375. Fo lord, his dressing of his barber, 1265. Erysipelas, why called St. Antony's fire, 119. Escurial, palace and monastery, 1085. Eskdale custom, 1379. Boo, October 17; account of her,
Eton-school customs, on Collop Monday, 242; Shrove Tuesday, 259; bonfires, 849; nutting, 1294. Ettrick forest, sport, 1554. £o of the seasons, 1518. Evelyn, John, with judge Jefferies at an entertainment, 478 ; his account of the fire of London, 1152. Evergreens at Christmas, 1635. Every-day dialogue, 1574 ; work, 1042. Evesham, John, keeper of the lions, 1005. Evil eye, on May eve, 593. May-day, 555, 577. Ewis, inscription for St. David at, 3.16. Exaltation of the cross, 1291. Excise laws, originated, 360. Exercise, indispensable, 1316. Exeter city gates broken by a strong man, 29; mail coach horse, and lions, 1191. Eyes, the, receipt for, 353.
FabiaN, January 20; notice of him, 135. Fagot-sticks, divination, 1552. Fairies on May eve, 593. FAITH, October 6; the existence of this saint doubted, 1362. Falconer, John, barber of Glasgow, 1272. Falling sickness, in rooks, 495. Fan handle, decorated, 8. Fantoccini, a street show described, 1113. Fardel, explained, 1215. Fashion-monger's head, 1262. Fasten's eve, 260. Favorite of lord Bacon's, mentioned, 871. Faulkner, rev. W. E. L., 1474. Fawkes, the conjuror, 1225. , Guy, his day, London, 1429. Ferrers, earl, executed, 615. Ferule, school-masters', described,967. Festival of kings, 44. Fete de Sans-Culottes, 57. Fiddler, a, in Greenwich park, 692. Filthie worm, a Romish monument, lost, 2.94. Finger-snapping by barbers, 1268. Finland custom on St. Stephen's day, 1644. Finsbury-fields, ball-play, 258. Fires in London, 389, 1098, 1150. , good ones, essential to Christmas, 1615. —, on twelfth-day eve, 43, 58; see Baal. Fireworks, in London, prohibited, 1435. Fish, how preserved in ponds during frost, 82; preached to, 118; pond for cod, 82. Fishmongers' almshouses, fiddler at, 692. Fives', ball-play, 863; see Ball-play. court, St. Martin's-st. 868. Fleet prison, ball-play, 869. Flamsteed, John, astronomer, his original memoirs of himself, and his dispute with sir Isaac Newton, 1809. Fleming, rev. Abraham, account of, 1066. Flight into Egypt, how represented by artists, 1650.
Flint, William, printer, of the Old St. John of Jerusalem tavern, 1481. Flockton, his puppet show at Bartholomew fair, 1246. Flogging of children, 30, 1648; of relics, to recover their virtues, 816. Floral directory, commenced and explained, 131. Flowers, origin of their names, and when they blow, 104, 303, 464, 667, 740, St,3. Flying, by patent wings, 1462. Fog of London, in November, 1502. Fools, on Plough Monday, 71 ; hatching, in a pageant, 256. Foot-ball, in Scotland, 1554; see Ball-play. Foote, captain, signs the treaty of St Elmo, 127.
Fornacalia, Fornax, the origin of pancakes, 250. Foscue, a farmer general, his self-burial alive, 101. Fountain, public-house, City-road, 975. Fountains, 1006, 1041. France, twelfth-day in, 5.7; Death of Good Living there, 257; all fools' day, 413; bleeding image of Paris, 895; Christmas, 1616. Francis I. throws verses on Laura's tomb, 451; licenses mysteries, 749. Franking of newspapers, discontinued, 856. Frederick, emperor, his present to Cologne, —, prince of Wales, at Bartholomew fair, 1242; his death, 374. Freeling, Mr., possessor of Kele's carols, 1600. Freezing shower, its effects on trees and animals, 134. Frenchmen, all sportsmen, 1577. Frontispiece to this volume, explained, 1655. Fruit-stalls, 907. Funerals in Cumberland, 1077; a rustic one, 1533. Fuseli, his compositions as an artist, 349. Fussell, Mr. Joseph, artist, noticed, 872.
Gabriel, the archangel, 1326.
Garrick, David, his letter to Messrs. Adam, 328; goes to Bartholomew fair with Mrs. Garrick, 1244. Garter of the princess of Bavaria, at her wedding, 1551. Gaudy days, at the universities, 100. ” Gaunt, Mrs., burnt, 480. Geck, gowk, gull, 411. Ge-ho to horses, its antiquity, 1645. Genealogy, precedence disputed, 797. Genius, what it is, 357. Gent, Mrs. Thomas, her bust by Behnes, 638. Gentleman's Magazine title-page, 1481. Geoffry, abbot of St., Albans, first plays mysteries in England, 750. Go-Green, and George Dyer, 1100, 3. , III., king, notice of, 766. , IV., birth-day of, 1099. GeoRGE, St., April 23; account of him, 496; legend of his adventures with the dragon, 498, 1101. 's, St., fields, lactarium, 103. Germany, twelfth-day in, 57; celebrations of Spring, 339; breeds the best cocks, 240 ; German diploma rejected, 84. Gerst-monat, 1147. Giants, at Bartholomew fair, 1172, &c.; represented in pageants at Chester, 835; in Guildhall, 1454. Gibbon, Edward, where he conceived his history, 268. Gilbert, Mr. Davies, his Christmas carols, 1603. Giles, September 1 ; miracles attributed to him, 1149. Giltspur-street, whence so called, 1166. Gilpin, rev. Bernard, account of, 330, 345.
, rev. William, tourist, died, 421. Giordano, Lucca, painter, notice of, 1651. Gladman, John, pageant by him, 255. Glasscutters' procession at Newcastle, 1286. Glastonbury, monastery, 315; miraculous walnut tree, 772. Gleeman, Anglo-Saxon, 1188. Glenfinnyn, vale of, monument there to the pretender, 32. Gloves, new-year's gifts, 9; hung in the air by miracle, 78; kissing for, 1509; glove of defiance in a church, 345; glove money, whence derived, 9. Gloucestershire customs, 58,849. Glowworm, 1143. Gnat killed by a saint, 21. Go-to-bed-at-noon, flowers, 667. God of Death, druidical, 58. God rest you, merry gentlemen! Christmas carol, 1603. Godfrey, sir Edmundbury, in a pageant, 1488
Golden Legend, W. de Worde's edition used in this work, 3; formerly read instead of the New Testamcmt, 386.
Goldsmith, Oliver, resided at Canonbury, 638. Gondomar, on the English weather, 308. Good FRIDAY, movable; celebrations and customs of the day, 402. Gooding, on St. Thomas's day, 1586. Goose, at Michaelmas, 1338; anecdote of one, 1341; whether lawful in Lent, 1472; in Christmas pie, 1639; goose pies on St. Stephen's day 1645. Gooseberry fair, 437. Gordon, Jemmy, of Cambridge, 698; his death, 1294. Gothic church, depraved, 1474 Gout, miraculously cured, 472. Grammar school disputations in Smithfield, 1236. Grand days, in the law courts, 100. Granger, rev. J., punning note to Grose, 657. Grapes, grow on a saint's bramble, 102 Grasshopper, its song, 98. Grass-week, 642. Great, the, when they sell themselves to the court, and the devil, 1419. seal, new, 17. Greatness of character, exemplified, 263,280. Greeks, the, used the mistletoe, 1637. Greens, on St. John's day, 837; in churches, 1635; see Evergreens. Greenwich church, dedication, 486; holidays and fairs at Easter, 436; Whitsuntide, 687; observatory founded, 1089; see Flamsteed. GREGoRY,(called the Great,) March 12; account of this saint and his alleged miracles, 356. Nazianzen, suppresses the Greek drama, and writes religious plays instead, 743, 744. Grey, lady Jane, severity of her parents, 31; inscription on her portrait, 32. Friars, mystery performed at the, 756. Gridirons honoured, 1085. Griffin, rev. Thomas, his storm sermon, 1518. Groom porter at St. James's, played for by the royal family, 59. Grose, Francis, antiquary, notice of, 6 6. Guil-erra, and guil, 1544. Guillotine, in France, 145; in England, &c. long before, 148; contemplated for lord Lovat, 149; an heraldic bearing, ib. Gule, of August, 1062. Gunpowder, invented, 397. Plot day, 1429. Guthlac, St., his whips, 1132. Gymnastics, account of 19, 1315.
Hackin, the, a sausage, 1640.
Hair dress, 1260. shirts; see saints, in Index II. Halifax gibbet, and gibbet law, 145. Hall, with his preserved birds and beasts at Bartholomew fair, 1245. Halley, Edmund, astronomer, 1093. Hallow e'en, 1408. Halter, in a repartee, 529. Hamilton, lady, at Caraccioli's execution, 130. Hampton-Wick, Middlesex, ball-play, 245. Hand ball, hand tennis, 863; see Ball-play. Handsel Monday, 23. Hanging month, 1419. Harding, Jem, a racket-player, 868. Hardwick forest, custom, 145. Hardwicke, lord, resigns the seals to read Thuanus, 284. Hardy, captain, R.N., serves against the Burmese, 1529. Hare and tabor, 1210; hare and tortoise, 1377; hares, domesticated, 1383 Hartman, his opinion of Leo Africanus, 1581. Harvest month, 1059 ; end of harvest, 1147. Hastings, Warren, account of, 1128; Sheridan's conduct in his impeachment, 914. Hats, 1437. Hawkwood, sir John, in a pageant, 1449. Haydon, Mr., artist, an opinion by, 1458. Haymarket theatre, disputes with the master of the revels, 1244. Hazard, played by the royal family, 59. Hazlitt, Mr., on Cavanagh's fives-play, 865. Head-ache, cured by a saint, 23. Health, in summer, to preserve, 921. drinking, on Plough Monday, 1334. Heard, sir Isaac, herald, died, 530. Hearne, Thomas, antiquary, discovers an old leaf, 1600; at Bartholomew fair, 1228; died, 771. Hearts, in valentines, 219, 227. Heatley's booth at Bartholomew fair, 1238. Heaven, represented in a pageant, 1118; heaven and hell, distance between, 1541; see saints in Index II. Heaving, at Easter, 422. Heemskerk, his barber, 1265. Heit: used to horses, its antiquity, 1644. Helena, empress, translates the three kings, 45
Heligh-monat, 1543. Hell, its Romish arrangement, 22; see saints in Index II. Hell-mouth, in a mystery, 747, 757. Heloise and Abelard, notice of, 494. Hempseed, charm, 1410, 1415. Hen, hey, hay-monath, 892. Henrietta Maria, queen, notice of,773 -street, Covent-garden, duel there, 911
Henry II., acts as sewer to his son, 1622 IV., holds a parliament at Coventry,
Henry V., at Agincourt, 1397.
1599. VIII., Charles I. buried beside him, 190; a cock fighter, 255; goes a maying to Greenwich, 550; disguises himself to see the London watch, 830. IX., king of England, 34. Hens, customs concerning, 245; one that spoke, 249. Herald, personated by the devil, 21. Herefordshire, custom on twelfth-night, 43; winter fodder, 1403. Heretics, St. Antony's, hatred to, lll. Hermit, the first, 104. Hertfordshire customs, 565, 1375; witchcraft, 1045. Heton, near Newcastle, boy bishop, 1559. Higgins, a posture master, 1248. Highgate, lord Bacon died there, 870. Highway-woman, at Rumford, 1503. Hilary, January 13; account of him, 99. Hindoo festival, Huli, 412. Hipson, Miss, a gigantic girl, 1173. Hitchin, Herts, May-day, 565. Hlafmas, 1063. Hoare, Mr. S., his admonitory letter to Wombwell, 988. Hoax, in France, 960. Hoby, sir Philip, his papers, 871. Hock, Hoke, or Hox-day, 476. Hockley in the hole, its site, 754. Hoddesdon, Herts, Shrove Tuesday customs, 242. Hodges's distillery, Lambeth, 603. Hogarth, painted scenes for Bartholomew fair, 1245. Holbetch, bishop of London, declares the gift of St. Bartholomew's to the city, at Paul's cross, 1234. Holborn-hill, “in my time,” 907. Holland's, lady, mob, 1229. Hollar, Wenc., engraver, account of, 397. Holmhurst, St. Alban's, 804. Holly, the, and the ivy, 60; a carol, 1598, 1635; an in-door decking, 1635; hollyboy and ivy-girl, 226, 257. Holy CRoss, September 14 ; and usage of the day, 1291. Thursday, movable ; rogations and customs of the day, 651, 643. gate, opened at Rome, 307. water, 25. Holyday, at Dulwich, by S. R. 1011 ; rational holyday making, 438. —, children, at Christmas, 1607. Home, a sailor's, 690. Hop, a threepenny, 1646. Hopfer, D., engraving by, 1121. Horn fair, described, 1386. Horne, bishop, anecdote of, 836.
Hornsey Wood house, notice of, 759.
Horoscope of Greenwich observatory, 1090. Horses, overloaded one, 438; baited by dogs, 1000; bled on St. Stephen's day, 1643. Hosts, miraculous, 351, 534. Hot letter from I. Fry to capt. Lyon, 950. weather, 1041 ; effects of, llll. Hour-glass, inscription, 1425. Howe, lord, his naval victory, 741. Huddy, Mr., his whimsical equipage, 78. Hunting, in the twelfth century, 1379. , rule for knowing when the scent lies, 1378. Husbandmen, should be meteorologists, 879. Hyde-park, sale of the toll-gate, 1355. Hydrophobia, incurable, 900.
Icicles, poetically described, 184, 198. Iliad, in a nut-shell, 1086. Ill May-day; see Evil May-day. Illumination in London, 1814,459; of St. Peter's at Rome, 885. Image, divided by miracle, 99. Indulgence of Leo XII., 306. INNocents, December 28; derivation an customs of the day, 1648. Inquests of London, 1587. lnsects in summer, 1099. INVENTion of the CRoss, May 3; miraculous origin of the festival, 611. Inverness, ball-play, 260. Iol, or ol, 1544. Ireland, its verdure and plants, 108; customs, 422,592,685, 847, 1508; advancing in sculpture, 1651. Irving, Mr. Washington, his love of England, 635. Isle of Man customs, 59. Islington ; see Canonbury, Copenhagenhouse, Hagbush-lane, Pied Bull, &c. Italian minstrels, in London, 1630. Ivy, an outside decking, 1635 ; see Holly.
Jack in the green, 585.
Jessup, Samuel, the pill-taker, 661. Jesuit, the, a periodical work, 914. Jewellery of the Burmese carriage, 1520. Jews' new-year's day, 15. , their treatment and present state in England, 295, 385 ; Jewish stage play, 743. Joachim, St.,and St. Anne, account of, 1008. Joan of Arc, account of, 726. John, king of France, died, 452. John Port LATIN, May 6; notice of him, 617. —, St., baptist, customs on his festival, 836, 845. 's eve, celebrations, 823, 836. John, St., apostle, December 27, account of him, and customs on his festival, 1647. 's lane, Clerkenwell, raised, 1481. wort, a charm, 854. Johnson, David, writing-master, account of, 1086. , Mr. J., his “Typographia,” 1136. , Dr. Samuel, and Boswell's liking to town, 646. Joint-stock companies, see Bubbles; a new one proposed, 1460. Joke, no, like a true joke, 505. Jones, rev. W., of Nayland, anecdote of, 836. , sir W., died, 527. Jonson, Ben, his description of Bartholomew fair, 1201. Joseph, St., Roman carpenters' respect for him, 1595 Judas, the, 435. Judges' breakfast on first of term, 722; sermon before them on Trinity Sunday, 722. Judith and Holofernes, at Bartholomew fair, 1227. Juggler, with balls, knives, &c. 1188. Julian, emperor, reviver of beards, 18; notice of him, 887. Juliet Capulet, and Petrarch, 1063. Julius II., pope, prefers the sword to books, 266.
Justifying bail, humorously described, 158.
Justs and tournaments on London-bridge, Smithfield, &c. 799, 1167, 1234.
Kale, whence derived, 196. Kaleidoscope invented, 473. Katharine, queen, goes a maying, 550. 's, St., church, by the tower, last service there, 1405; see Catharine. Keate, George, author, notice of, 880. Kele-wurt, 196. Kemp, W., of Peerless-pool, 971. Kenilworth, sports, 477. Kensington, lord, his interest in Bartholomew fair, 1233. Kent-road fountain, 1043. Kentish custom on Valentin s day, 226; not on that day, 257.
, R. P., his dissertation, 1324.
Knight-riders-street, whence so called, 1166.
Knights and ladies, a winter pastime, 1614.
Knowledge, advantages of, 1549.
Koenig, Mr., inventor of the steam press, 1537
Kyrle, John, death of, 1438.
Labour, inevitable in all ranks, 1315; essential to success in art, 1651. Labre, Benedict Joseph, account of, 467. Lace of St. Audrey, 1383. Lackington, Mr. George, purchases the Egyptian-hall, 1531. Lady-day, 386. —, old, 450. of the May, 550. Ladies, wore friars' girdles, 262. Lagan-le-vrich, 1633. Lalande, astronomer, died, 451. Lamb of St. Agnes, 141, 143; lamb-playing at Easter, 422; lamb and lion, 1005. , Mr. Charles, quatrains from him to the editor, 927; quatorzians from the editor to him, 929. Lamb's wool, 44, 53, 1606; its derivation, 1416. LAMBERT, September 17; account of the saint, 1295. LAMMAs, August 1 ; its derivation, 1063; weather in Scotland, 342. Lamps, of old times, 831. Lanark, Palm Sunday custom, 396. Lane, a legerdemain player, 1248. Larks in spring, 534; Dunstaple, 952. Last Judgment of M. Angelo, 268. Latimer's, bishop, new-year's gift to Henry VIII., 7. Laura, Petrarch's, died, 450. Lawrence, August 10; account of this saint, 1085. —, St., Jewry church, 1085. , sir Thomas, a question by, 1458. Law suit, its forms and progress of,233. terms, 99; vacations, ib. Laymen's parliament, 752. Leadenhall-street maypole, 555. Leaf, a withered, llll ; fall of the leaf, 1438. Learned pig's performance, 1194.