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ratives and anecdotes concerning ele- | Fathers, a curious present from one, 1560.
phants, 337–366; particulars relating to 'Fearn, Scotland, accident in church of,
one killed at Geneva, 700.

Elia, notice of the writings of Mr. Lamb, “ feast of fools,” 485, 487.
so signed, 1255.

Fens in Essex and Kent, dangerous resi-
Elizabeth, queen, and dean of St. Paul's; dence in, 923.
curious colloquy between, 1367.

Fermor, family of, 1376.
Emerson, W., autograph and notice of, Feich, (Death) opera so called, notice of,

Encroachments resisted, 1207.

Fielding, Henry, his farce called “ The
Encyclopedia, a universal natural one, pro. Lottery," 1417.
posed by Adanson, 1168.

Figg, the prize-fighter, notice of, 780.
Enghien, storm at, 1235.

Fingers, joints of, dedicated to saints,
England, merry, description of, 36; called 95,
the Ringing Island, 509.

Fires, great or fatal, in Lincoln's inn, 880 ;
Englishmen, difference between their for at a puppet show, 1225; hallow-eve
mer and present habits, 11.

fires, 1259; passing through fires, or
Ensham, Oxfordshire, custom in, 669. lighting them in honour of Baal or the
Epitaphs, on T. Jackson, 390; on the the sun, 865, 870 ; beginning of the

State Lottery, 1525; on Henry Jenkins, season for lighting fires, 1959.

Fish, curious revolution in, 769.
Epping forest, Easter hunt in, 459, 460. Fisher, Kitty, (duchess of Bolton,) adver-
Equator, custom of sailors on passing, tisement by, 474.
139 1.

Fishing, Thunny, at Marseilles, 647.
Equinox, autumnal, gales of, 1283. Fitz-Ooth, (Robin Hood,) memoir of,
Erskine, lord, a poem on

“ The Rook” 1636.
supposed to be written by, 1139.

Fleet-ditch, notice of a boar passing through
Essex, great mortality of wives in , 923; it into the Thames, 1113.
harvest custom in, 1172.

----market, contract for building in 1736,
Estates, the Three, curious political drama 1957.
called, 15.

Fleetwood, recorder of London, a spring
Every-Day Book; memoranda on Vol. I., diversion of, 532.

1550 ; to be immediately followed by a Flies, notice of the May-fly, 770.

work called “ The Table Book," 1664. Flitch of bacon, custom touching, 799.
Evil, royal notice of continuing to heal Floral games of Toulouse, 599.
it, 682.

Flower, Margaret and Phillis, executed
Ewes, signs of rain given by, 510.

for witchcraft, 371.
Eschequer bills, origin of, 29.

Flowers, artificial, curious advertisement
Executions, of lords Kilmarnock and Bal of, 172.
merino, 1096.

Flying machines, fatal accident by, 1291.
Exercises, gymnastic. See Gymnastics. Fog, remarkable one in 1813, 101.
Exeter, lammas fair, 1059.

Fontenoy batile, singular opening of, 560.
Change, dead elephant at, 321. Fools, April, custom of making, 485; order
Eye, evil; preventive against the blink of, of fools, 1287.
in Scotland, 688.

Foot-ball, 374.

Foote, Samuel, the actor, notice of, 815;
Faces, (human,) curious medley of, 1537. his “ Mayor of Garrett," 846; anecdote
Facts, instances of their coincidence with

of, 1471.
predictions, 456.

Forcing-houses, guarded against hail, 1237.
Fair, (frost,) on the river Thames in 1814, Fordyce, Dr., and others, experiments on

heat by, 776.
Fairlop oak, a pulpit made of, 1564. Forests, their beauty in autumn, 1283.
Fairs on St. Patrick's day in Ireland, 383. Forgery,extreme ingenuity and vigilance in,
Falkirk, a gruel against witchcraft still 1476.
made and sold at, 688.

Fortunatus lottery, 1440.
Fallowfield, Mr., speculation of, 520. “ Fortunes of Nigel," a novel, notice of,
Falstaff, the Cornish, (Payne Anthony,) 766.
notice of, 969.

Fortune-telling by means of snails in Scot-
Families, long exemption from death in land, 685.

Foster, rev. --, a dissenting minister,
Farrell, Mr., engraving of a fountain in his notice of, 1096.
window, 785.

Fountain in June, engraving of, 785.
Farren, notice of, 894.

Fountain's abbey, a beautiful ruin, 1061.
Fata lity of days, work concerning, 1320. France, spending of twelfth night in, 31;

one, 899.

lotteries in, 1532, &c.; lark-shooting in Gloucestershire, harvest custom in, 1164.
90; harvest in, 377.

Go, (little and great,) lottery, notice of,
Free, Mrs., her curious application about 1498.
a lottery prize, 1443.

God, mother of, curious address to Mary as,
Freeman's well, the, at Alnwick, 2 19.

Freemasons, engraving and account of a God save the king, air of, 538.
procession burlesquing, 522.

Goddards, attempt at explanation of, 1137.
French, Thomas, a singular pauper, 679. Gold, an image of, dug up, notice of, 1606.
Frost, great, in 1814, 101; frost fair, 109. Golding's model lottery, 1583.
Fruils, the pleasure of buying our own, Good Friday, 410.

1188; how to mark growing fruits, Gordon, lord George, 831.

Gossamer, showers of, produced by the field
Funerals, a remarkable one, 68).

spider, 1188, 1332.
Fuseli, H., painter, notice of, 551,

Gottingen university, 1243.

Grain, rogue in, an acknowledged one,
Gainsborough, Thomas, painter, notice of, 729.

Grant, sir A., expelled the Commons, 1451.
Gall and Spurzheim, Drs., notice of, 1122. Grasshoppers, 1 150.
Galloway, lord, poetical lamentation, &c. | Greatness, ludicrous complaint against,
of, 631.

Game laws, copy of the order for swans, Green, Valentine, 685.

Greenwich hospital adventure, lottery so
Gaming ; a child played for at cards, 1344. called, 1446.
Gammon of bacon, custom about, 729. Gregory, Dr. George, died, notice of, 369.
Garden-walks, singular management of, Griggling orchards, in Herefordshire, 1270.
recommended, 518.

Grocer's sugar hogshead, with boys, notice
Gardiner, col., anecdote of, 694.

and cut, 1562.
Garrett, in Wandsworth road, election of Gruel against witchcraft, still made and sold
mayor of, 819.

in Scotland, 688.
Garrick, David, anecdote of, 61; play-bill Guard, yeomen of, instituted in 1485, 1351.

of his first appearance in London, 1336; Guildford, old, church, accident in, 542.
further notice, 1652.

Guilds ; Nectop (in Norfolk) guild, engrav-
Gaskill,Isaac, penance done by, in 1826, 982. ing and account of, 669.
Gassendi, explanation by, of bloody rain, Gutch, Mr., his account of the pretended

Caraboo, 1634.
Gathering of May-dew, engraving of, 609. Gymnastics, society for, in London, 653;
Gay science, the, college for at Toulouse, engraving of gymnastic exercises, 658.

Gazette, first published at Oxford in 1665, Hackneymen, instances of honesty of, 902.
1384; origin of the name, ib.

Flail, guarding forcing-houses against, 1237.
Geneva, engraving of the death of an ele Hair powder, convictions about, 1564.
phant at, 706.

Halde, J. B. Du, died, 1297.
madanie, lying in state, 1269. Halifax, earl of, marriage of, 898.
Gentlemen, old English, their houses and Hall, capt. H., his description of passing
mode of living, 1620-1621.

the line, 1394.
George IV., his birthday noticed, 1083. Halls, ancient, description of one, 1617.
Gerard's-hall, London, May-pole of, 612. Hallow-eve fires, 1259.
German showman, engraving and notice of, Halo, lunar, extraordinary one, 1587.

Hamburgh, feast of cherries at, 1040.
Ghosts. See Apparitions.

Hamilton, general, killed in a duel by col.
Gibboni, John, notice of, 1458.

Burr, 912.
Gideor, sir Sampson, fraud of, touching lot- Hammersmith pump, engraving of, 1231.
teries, 1458.

Hampden, John, letter and autograph of,
Gilchrist, Dr. John, his gift to Heriot's hos-

pital, 766.

Hand-bills, distributed at Bartholomew-fair,
Gin lane, 272 ; gin act, notice of, 1269. 1196.
Glasgow and Ayr, synod of, decision of Handkerchief, drop, custom of in Devon-
respecting Sunday, 1 156.

shire, 666.
Glastonbury thorn, 1641.

Hanger, col., his description of a Westmin.
Gleaning apples from the trees, (called ster election, 853.
griggling,) 1269.

Hanover, no State Lottery ever in, 1535.
Glendower, Owen, notice of, 1026.

Harburgh lottery, bill to suppress, 1446.
“ Glory of Regality,” Mr. Taylor's excellent Hardouin, Pere, died, notice of, 1592.
work called, 995.

Harper, John, (sir John,) mayor of Garrett,

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823, 834, 842; engraving of his election, Hosier, admiral, 1392.

Hot cross-buns, 410.
Harrington, sir J., election expenses, &c.of, Hours, the three, of Christ's crucifixion,
1659, 1660.

celebration of, 421.
Harris, a sleep-walker, 1299.

House, Sam., the Westminster publican,
Hartsyde, Margaret, notice of, 750.

Harvest-home, engraving of, 1153, 1158; | Houses, hot or forcing, how guarded

harvesting on a Sunday, notice of, 1156; against hail, 1237; of old English gen-
notice of harvest in France, 877.

tlemen, 1620.
Hastings, Mr., an old English gentleman, Howard, Mr. Luke, his treatise on the cli-

mate of London recommended, 3.
Hatherleigh, Devonshire, customs in, 142. Howel Sele, notice of, 1027.
Hawkesbury in Cotswold, harvest-home in, Hug, Cornish, 1010.
engraving of, 1153.

Humphrey, duke, dining with, 625.
Hawthorn, Glastonbury, 1642.

Hungerford, Wiltshire, revel at, 1399.
Hazlitt, Mr., notice of, 1257.

Hunting, of elephants, 338, &c.; in Epping
Health, art of preserving, 195 1615; drink forest at Easter, 459, 460.

ing health in harvest, 1168, 1171. , Hurling, description of, 1008.
Heat, great degrees of, safely borne, and Hurricanes, see Storms.
how, 771.

Husbands, a wife's sale of her dead one,
Hledgehogs, wandering about Oldham by

day, in 939.

Hutton Conyers, whimsical custom in, 21.
Hell, a pageant representation of, 872.
Helston, Cornwall, notice of " Furry” at, | Idiots, curious account of one, 244.

Illusions, 1557, 1559; see Apparitions.
Henry VII., chapel of, built by sir Reginald Images, common Italian, engravings of
Bray, 1072.

some of them, 311, 312, 315; colloquy
Herefordshire, “crying the mare" in, 1163; on images in churches, 1367; account

griggling, and making of cider in, 1269. of digging up a gold image, 1606.
Heriot's hospital, Edinburgh, engraving Imposture, extraordinary. See Price,

and notice of, and also of the founder, Charles.

746, 747 ; his arms and autograph, 913. Incest, penance performed for, in 1826,982.
Herod and Herodias, 1140.

India, lottery for women in, 1518,
Highgate, swearing on the horns at, 79, Indifferents, the, order of merit so named,

Hinge, the, Carna goddess of, 727.

Infants, jocular account of night-nursing
Hitchin, in Hertfordshire, custom at, 1174. them, 1541.
Hoare, sir R. C., 1022.

Ink, writing, 265.
Hob,(old,) custom of in Cheshire, 1371. “ Inkle and Yarico," curious criticism on,
Hogg, Thomas, (cheap Tommy,) 942.

Hogmany, a new year's usage in Scotland, Inscriptions, a curious one with a key to
13; similar in England, 73.

it, 732 ; singular colloquy touching
Holland, Ann, duchess of Exeter, her will, images and inscriptions in churches,

Charles, actor, anecdote of, 1461. Insurance, on marriages, births, &c. 1436;
Holy Thursday, custom on, 636.

for lottery tickets, 1436, 1461, 1496;
Home, the poor man's described, 564. curious trial about lottery insurance,
Honey, to take without killing the bees, 1469.

Interment, provision in a will againsi,
Honeycomb, Will, 492.

Hoo, in Kent, mortality of wives in, 921. Inverary, astonishing rain at, 1215.
Hood, Mr. T., notices of his Progress of Invitations, curious one to dinner, 50 5

Cant, 130 ; and his Whims and Oddities, Ireland, festival in honour of Baal i, 66,

866 ; travelling in, represented, 23;
Hornchurch, custom of, 1649.

singular devotion in, relative to Crist's
Horne, W. A. esq., notice of, 1192.

passion, 411 ; superstitions tou shog
Horns, swearing on, at Highgate, 79, 378; death in, 1012 ; lottery job in, 145,5,

horns prohibited to newsmen, 1276. Irish linen, remarkably tine piece of 1616.
Hornsey, new river at, engraving of, 1311. Iron mask, man with the, 1559.
Horse-racing, early notice of, 539 ; with Isaure, Clemence, of Toulouse, 600

women-riders, at Ripon, 1961; at Sad- Islington, (St. Mary,) old church, engraving,
ler's Wells, 1561.

Horses, an extraordinary one for age and Italy, lotteries in, 1531, 1554. ..
excellence, 1294.

Ivy lane, 1135.



on, 149.

Jack Ketch and Newgate, notice of, 694. Kingshill, at Rochfort, Essex, Lawless court
Jackson, Thomas, inscription on, 390.

at, 1286.
Jacobin club, origin of, 971.

Kirklees, Yorkshire, 1638.
Jam, blackberry, receipt for, 1116. Kissing-crust, 1563.
James I. and Ann of Denmark, marriage Kitchen-maid, engraving of one in a lottery
of, 1100.

puff, 1503.
II., notice of, 1320; anecdote touch- | Kitchener, Dr., 1550.
ing a statue of, 487.

Knill, Joho, esq., patron of athletic exer-
January 80, remarkable sermon preached cises in Cornwall, 1010.
Java, curious and dreadful case of electric Ladies, wedding preparations of one in
cal cloud in, 1082.

1550, 797.
Javasů, pretended birth-place of an im- Lady, the old, character of, 189.
postor, 1633.

Lambs, anecdote of the sale of, 395.
Jekyll, sir J., obnoxious through the gin Lammas towers, in Mid-Lothian, 1051,
act, 1263.

Lamp-black, receipt for, 266.
Jenkins, Henry, older than Old Parr, engra- Lancashire, custom in, 660.
ving and notice of, 1602.

Lance, holy, account and engraving of, 426,
Jersey, earl of, 1376.

427, &c.
Jesus, Maria, Joseph," &c., extract from Land-lady, fright of one, 1549.
a curious book so titled, 1089.

Lands, local custom of laying out, 917.
Jewels, of queen Ann of Denmark, notice | Lanterns, Chinese festival of, 90.

of, 749 ; lottery for disposing of prince Largess, a harvest cry, 1158, 1166, 1173.
Rupert's, 1445.

Larks, taken by glasses at Dunstable, 118.
Jews, two procured to be baptized the Laughing boy, engraving of, 543.

day before Easter at Rome, 437; custom Laundon, (now Threekingham,) 1246.
of eating bacon at Easter in abhorrence | Law, whimsical account of, 232 ; curious
of them, 439; prejudice against, and in action at, 1389. See Trials.
teresting account of one, 533; trial Lawrence, Mrs., her seat of Studley Royal
touching the validity of a Jewish mar described, 1061.
riage, 1611; their hatred of Mamre fair, Ledyard, his interesting character of

women, 1614.
Johnson, Dr. S., remarks on, 271.

Leeches, unhurt by frost, 56; form a good
Jones, John, of Wandsworth, notice and

weather-guide, 491.
engraving of, 820, 821, &c.

Legat, Bartholomew, an Arian, burnt, 374.
Joseph of Arimathea, and the Glastonbury Leheup, Peter, fined for lottery fraud, 1458.
thorn, 1642.

Leicester house, Leicester-square, 997.
Joshua, the inventor of lotteries, 1529. Leigh and Sotheby, hooksellers, potice of,
Judas the traitor, 425.
Judges, dancing round the coal fire, custom Lent, curious penance for transgressing,416.
of, 174; collars worn by,538.

Lenthall, W., speaker, original letter of
Juggling, outdone by science, 780.

Oliver Cromwell to,911.
Justice, H., esq., transported for stealing Leonidas of Tarentum, 510.
books, 652.

Lever, sir Ashton, notices and engravings

of his museum, 985-994.

Levy,J., a Jew, interesting account of, 533.
Keats, John, died, 250.

Lewes, Mr. Sheriff, petition in 1775 against
Kensington Palace, supposed long subter lotteries, 1462.

ranean passage to, 1607; notice of Licenses, application for one to kill thieves,
Kensington gardens, 781.

Kent, customs in, 1162, 1642 ; Weald of Lichfield, customs of, 667.

Kent, origin of, 450 ; fens of, morta Lifting, a custom called, 1562.
lity of wives in, 923.

Lightning, observations on, and fatal effects
Keppel, A. J. V., first earl of Albemarle, upon a theatre at Venice, 1130, 1182.

Lincoln college, Oxford, the devil looking
Ketch, (Jack) and Newgate, 694.

over, 1236.
Keys, Mr., melancholy case of, 1459. Lincoln's inn, great fire in, 880.
Kidlington, Oxfordshire, festival called Lincolnshire, custom in, 394.
Lady of the Lamb in, 669.

Lindians soliciting public subscriptions,
Kilburn, John, cheap travelling of, 791. notice of, 1111.
Kilmarnock, earl of, executed, 1096. Lindsay, eir D., curious political drama by,
Kindness, natural to women, 1614.

Kings' speeches, notice of one of James I., | Line, custom of sailors on crossing the,



Linen, Irish, remarkably fine pieces of, Man with the iron mask, 1559.

Mansfield, earl of, his autograph, 896.
Linton, Kent, custom of "doleing" at, 1627. Mantle-pieces, use of, 1350.
Literature, dramatic, instance of fertility Manuscripts, accidental loss of valuable
in, 1131.

ones, 1617.
Little John, and Robin Hood, 1634, &c. March, J. C., epitaph on, 478.
Littlecotes-house, Buckinghamshire, de- Mare, crying the, custom of, 1163.
scribed, and adventure at, 1617.

Margarets, William, a rogue in grain, 793.
Living, reasons for, 1591.

Marl, nine penny, game called, 983, 1661.
Locksley, in Ivanhoe, representative of Marlborough, duke of, 794.
Robin Hood, 1638.

Marriages, a singularly disproportioned
London, Howard's treatise on its climate one, 651; custom of flitch of bacon re-

recommended, 3 ; season of winter in, lating to, 799 ; of Jews, trial about one,
48; engravings of city seals, 257, 881 ; 1611; insurance on, 1436.
spring in the city, 542 ; notice and en Martins, 1562.
graving touching old watch of, 619, 869; Marseilles, thunny fishing at, 647; festival
gymnastic society in, 653; the season at, 1643.
in, 781; materials of old city gates sold Martyr's stone at Hadleigh, Suffolk, 219.
in 1760, 1043 ; Ivy-lane in, 1135; Cæsar's Marvel, Andrew, died, notice of, 1095.
camp near, 1315, 1566; lord mayor's Mary, (the Virgin,) Romish titles of, 1610.
day, 1386; old sights in 1751, 1605; Mask, iron, the man with the, 1559.
election for city officers, 1626.

Mason, col., concentrates Norfolk fes-
Gazette, 1381.

tivities in Necton, 669.
Journal in 173] on lotteries, 1451. Mass, (Cow,) at Dunkirk, description of,
Long, Edward, his ludicrous “Trial of a 870.

dog for murder," 198; died, 210. Massacre of St. Bartholomew, notice of,
Longsorgan, in Scotland, custom at, 1175. 1113.
Lopez de Vega, died, notice of, 1132. Massey, Mr. W., his account of election of
Lord-mayor, celebration of his day, 1132 ; mayor of Garrett, 826.
singular robbery of, near Turnham-green, Matches, burlesque company for making,

Loscoe, Derbyshire, the miser of, 1192. Matthews at home, engraving and notice
Lostwithiel, Cornwall, custom at, 441.

of, 465.
Lothian, (Mid) Lammas towers in, 1051. Maundy Thursday, celebration of, at
Lotteries, engravings and very numerous Seville and Rome, 405, 409.
notices of, 1335, 1405, &c. &c.

May, Cornelius, 644.
Love, satire on the popular representation -dew, notice and engraving about
of, 1515.

gathering of, 610.
--lane, Camberwell, 1101.

-fly, 770.
tokens, formerly given, 1100.

Mayo, Ben, “the old general” of Notting-
David, engraving and notice of, 225, ham, 1569.

Mayors, of Bartlemass, 1045; of Garrett,
Lovelace, col. R., notice of, 561.

819, &c.
Lovers, dream of one, 1539.

May-poles, engravings and notices of, 574,
Luck in lotteries, curious instance of, 1461. 575, 579, 59 4, 640, 660.
Lucky numbers in lotteries, notices of, Measures and weights, 126.

Meat, over-fed, satire on, 1547.
Ludgate-hill, engraving relative to old Medley of human faces, 1537.

watch tower on city wall near, 629. Me chants, emblem for, 1327.
Lully, J. B., notice of, 403.

Mercury, engraving of, ih.
Lumley, lord, 1376.

Merit, curious order of, at Paris, 696.
Lunar halo.extraordinary, 1537.

Merlin's cave in Richmond gardens, 1103.
Lunn, Sally, buns of, 1561.

Merriman, Mr., at fairs, 1291.
Lusus naturæ, accounts of, 444, 445.

Mid-Lothian, Lammas towers in, 1031.
Lyings in, custom at, 1331.

Middleton Monday, 1571.
Lynn, custom at, 223.

Milk-maids, engraving of one in a lottery

puff, 1520 ; garland of, 1562.
Macdonald, Flora, 1148.

Minden, battle of, 1628.
Magdalene ide, a curious poem sb called, Minerva, engraving and notice of, 463.

Miser of Loscoe, 1192.
Maids, (the two Biddenden,) account and Mists, 1295.
engraving of, 412, 413.

Model lottery, 1583.
Maidstone, custom at, 1627.

Money, turning of, on new moon of dex
Mamre, Abraham's oak at, 1033.

year, 44.

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