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ratives and anecdotes concerning ele- | Fathers, a curious present from one, 1560.
Fens in Essex and Kent, dangerous resi-
Fermor, family of, 1376.
Fielding, Henry, his farce called “ The
Figg, the prize-fighter, notice of, 780.
Fingers, joints of, dedicated to saints,
Fires, great or fatal, in Lincoln's inn, 880 ;
fires, 1259; passing through fires, or
State Lottery, 1525; on Henry Jenkins, season for lighting fires, 1959.
Fish, curious revolution in, 769.
Fishing, Thunny, at Marseilles, 647.
“ The Rook” 1636.
Fleet-ditch, notice of a boar passing through
----market, contract for building in 1736,
Fleetwood, recorder of London, a spring
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.
Flower, Margaret and Phillis, executed
for witchcraft, 371.
Flowers, artificial, curious advertisement
Flying machines, fatal accident by, 1291.
Fontenoy batile, singular opening of, 560.
Foote, Samuel, the actor, notice of, 815;
Forcing-houses, guarded against hail, 1237.
heat by, 776.
Fortunatus lottery, 1440.
Fortune-telling by means of snails in Scot-
Foster, rev. --, a dissenting minister,
Fountain in June, engraving of, 785.
Fountain's abbey, a beautiful ruin, 1061.
lotteries in, 1532, &c.; lark-shooting in Gloucestershire, harvest custom in, 1164.
Go, (little and great,) lottery, notice of,
God, mother of, curious address to Mary as,
Goddards, attempt at explanation of, 1137.
1188; how to mark growing fruits, Gordon, lord George, 831.
Gossamer, showers of, produced by the field
spider, 1188, 1332.
Gottingen university, 1243.
Grain, rogue in, an acknowledged one,
Grant, sir A., expelled the Commons, 1451.
Greenwich hospital adventure, lottery so
Grocer's sugar hogshead, with boys, notice
and cut, 1562.
in Scotland, 688.
of his first appearance in London, 1336; Guildford, old, church, accident in, 542.
Guilds ; Nectop (in Norfolk) guild, engrav-
Flail, guarding forcing-houses against, 1237.
Halde, J. B. Du, died, 1297.
the line, 1394.
Hamburgh, feast of cherries at, 1040.
Hamilton, general, killed in a duel by col.
Hampden, John, letter and autograph of,
Hand-bills, distributed at Bartholomew-fair,
Hanger, col., his description of a Westmin.
Hanover, no State Lottery ever in, 1535.
Harburgh lottery, bill to suppress, 1446.
Harper, John, (sir John,) mayor of Garrett,
823, 834, 842; engraving of his election, Hosier, admiral, 1392.
Hot cross-buns, 410.
celebration of, 421.
House, Sam., the Westminster publican,
harvesting on a Sunday, notice of, 1156; against hail, 1237; of old English gen-
mate of London recommended, 3.
Humphrey, duke, dining with, 625.
Hungerford, Wiltshire, revel at, 1399.
Hunting, of elephants, 338, &c.; in Epping
ing health in harvest, 1168, 1171. , Hurling, description of, 1008.
Husbands, a wife's sale of her dead one,
Hutton Conyers, whimsical custom in, 21.
Illusions, 1557, 1559; see Apparitions.
some of them, 311, 312, 315; colloquy
griggling, and making of cider in, 1269. of digging up a gold image, 1606.
and notice of, and also of the founder, Charles.
746, 747 ; his arms and autograph, 913. Incest, penance performed for, in 1826,982.
India, lottery for women in, 1518,
Infants, jocular account of night-nursing
Ink, writing, 265.
it, 732 ; singular colloquy touching
for lottery tickets, 1436, 1461, 1496;
Interment, provision in a will againsi,
Cant, 130 ; and his Whims and Oddities, Ireland, festival in honour of Baal i, 66,
866 ; travelling in, represented, 23;
singular devotion in, relative to Crist's
passion, 411 ; superstitions tou shog
horns prohibited to newsmen, 1276. Irish linen, remarkably tine piece of 1616.
women-riders, at Ripon, 1961; at Sad- Islington, (St. Mary,) old church, engraving,
Ivy lane, 1135.
Jack Ketch and Newgate, notice of, 694. Kingshill, at Rochfort, Essex, Lawless court
Kirklees, Yorkshire, 1638.
Knill, Joho, esq., patron of athletic exer-
Lambs, anecdote of the sale of, 395.
Lamp-black, receipt for, 266.
Lance, holy, account and engraving of, 426,
Lands, local custom of laying out, 917.
of, 749 ; lottery for disposing of prince Largess, a harvest cry, 1158, 1166, 1173.
Larks, taken by glasses at Dunstable, 118.
day before Easter at Rome, 437; custom Laundon, (now Threekingham,) 1246.
Leeches, unhurt by frost, 56; form a good
Legat, Bartholomew, an Arian, burnt, 374.
Leicester house, Leicester-square, 997.
Lenthall, W., speaker, original letter of
Oliver Cromwell to,911.
Lever, sir Ashton, notices and engravings
of his museum, 985-994.
Levy,J., a Jew, interesting account of, 533.
Lewes, Mr. Sheriff, petition in 1775 against
ranean passage to, 1607; notice of Licenses, application for one to kill thieves,
Kent, origin of, 450 ; fens of, morta Lifting, a custom called, 1562.
Lightning, observations on, and fatal effects
Lincoln college, Oxford, the devil looking
Lindians soliciting public subscriptions,
Linen, Irish, remarkably fine pieces of, Man with the iron mask, 1559.
Mansfield, earl of, his autograph, 896.
Margarets, William, a rogue in grain, 793.
Marl, nine penny, game called, 983, 1661.
Marriages, a singularly disproportioned
recommended, 3 ; season of winter in, lating to, 799 ; of Jews, trial about one,
Mason, col., concentrates Norfolk fes-
tivities in Necton, 669.
dog for murder," 198; died, 210. Massacre of St. Bartholomew, notice of,
May, Cornelius, 644.
gathering of, 610.
Mayo, Ben, “the old general” of Notting-
Mayors, of Bartlemass, 1045; of Garrett,
May-poles, engravings and notices of, 574,
Meat, over-fed, satire on, 1547.
watch tower on city wall near, 629. Me chants, emblem for, 1327.
Mercury, engraving of, ih.
Merit, curious order of, at Paris, 696.
Merlin's cave in Richmond gardens, 1103.
Merriman, Mr., at fairs, 1291.
Mid-Lothian, Lammas towers in, 1031.
Middleton Monday, 1571.
Milk-maids, engraving of one in a lottery
puff, 1520 ; garland of, 1562.
Minden, battle of, 1628.
Miser of Loscoe, 1192.
Model lottery, 1583.
Money, turning of, on new moon of dex