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Montague, Mrs., her annual dinner to chim- | Niblet, Mr., died 1095.
Nichols, Mr., John, Dr. S. Parr's letter
to, on king Richard's well, 1107; respect-
of the, 515; ancient Cornish names of,970. Nicot, Mr., said to have first brought to-
bacco to Europe, 398.
1230; extraordinary lunar halo, 1537; Noah, S., lottery fraud of, 1466.
Nonsuch lottery, 1446.
Norfolk, customs in, 1666.
Norwich, hoax at, 1139.
Notes, forged, in shop windows, notice of,
Nottingham, old general Ben of, 1569.
Numbers, lucky, in lotteries, notices of,
sir Philip Sidney's oak, 1032; Abra-
America in general, deficient in vocal Berkshire derived from one, 1033 ; lot-
at election of mayor of Garrett, 843.
called, notice of, and cuts from, 1537,&c.
Ody, Joe, 1371, 1584.
houses and mode of living, 1620, 1621,&c.
Lady, the, picture of, 189.
Oldham, Lancashire, hedgehogs abounding
established in, 669 ; engraving, 671. Optical illusions, 1559.
Orders, female order of merit at Paris,
Orford, lord, his account of archbishop
River, impurity of water of, 1203 ; at Organ, disposal of a very curious one by
Orsedew, explanation of, 1263.
Osnaburg, lottery in, 1531.
book of, 487; house of God, charity at, Owen, Glendower, 1026.
Owl and duck, cruel amusement with, 1403.
Oxford, gazette first published at, 1384.
scribed, 1301; an apology for not giving | Paddington, customs at, 449, 577; notice of
the old church at, 1369
Paisley, Hallow-eve fires, 1259.'
Pictures in churches, curious colloquy on
tice of, 1113.
Pilate, tradition concerning, 431.
Plate, lotteries for, 1409,&c.
appearance in London, 1336; apparatus
Plays, first attendance at one described,
Ploughing, a miser's plan for,'1 194.
Poetry, establishment at Toulouse for en-
635; taken, or pretended to be so, in
Pol de Leon, St., account of, 974.
one, 311 ; amusement of shooting at a wrestling, 109.
stuffed one, called papeguay, 289, 375. Pollard's land, in Durham, tenure of, 1044.
Pomfret, earl of, 1376.
Poor man's home, 563, 564.
keeper, curious memoirs of, 1470. Portland, duke of, 1374.
Porto Bello, capture of, 1392.
Ports and Havens, first lottery for repairing,
1096; dialogue between queen Elizabeth Pope, Morris, a champion at single-stick,
Posset at bed-time, notice of, 1623.
Post, the walking, 1593.
liar rights of marriage claimed in, 637, Pounteney, Mrs., accomplice of Price, the
Poverty, reflections on, 563, 564.
of, 1378, &c.
Prayers desired in a church for luck in
Pressing for the navy in church, in reign of
queen Elizabeth, 449.
flocks of birds near, 1139.
Pretorium, supposed, of Suetonius, at Pen-
Price alias Patch, lottery-office keeper, no-
Prince of Thieves, Robin Hood the, 1637.,
calicoes, a chemical black for, 269.
--press at St. James's, notices con-
Prisoners under sentence of death, prayers | Roman remains, at Pentonville and Pan-
cras, 1197, 1199, 1345, 1566.
Rook, supposed poem on “ The Rook" by
lord Erskine, 1139.
sons, 523; of the chimney-sweepers, in Ross, Mr., actor, curious anecdote of,
Rotherham, Yorkshire, account of swal-
455 ; lord Bacon's remarks on, 457. Rouen, in France, pageant of the assump-
Roŭsey, John, aged 138, died, 731.
Royal Oak lottery, the, notice of, 1423, &c.
Růdkins, a remarkable thief, 1242.
Rules, for servants, 226; for preserving
Russell, house of, 1376.
Russia, St. George much revered in, 546.
posed bewitched, 370.
Sadler's Wells, curious invitation to, 41;
women riders at Ripon, 1060; a sudden Sagittarius, charm against the influence of,
Sailors, on shore, 65 ; custom of, on cross-
rain, 1128; astonishing fall of, at Inve 1470.
games near, 1010.
Salamander, the human, M. Chabert, 771.
Salle, Mademoiselle, Order of Merit insti-
“ Sally Brown," &c. a popular ballad,
in churches, curious colloquy on, 1367.
cellar, its importance in arranging
neys,) engraving of, 617.
Scarborough, earl of, 1376.
Schomberg, Marshal, 1375.
Schoolmasters, tradition of a boy murdered
by one, 1371.
and a college for encouraging it at Tou-
Scotland, curious political drama acted be- | Shropshire, crying the mare n. 1163.
fore the court of; 15; superstitions in, Shrove Monday, and peas ani pork, 282.
Tuesday, notice and customs of
tice about inscriptions in churches, 1367. Singlestick or backsword, 1341, 1999.
count of, 442, &c.
Sistine Chapel at Rome, grand religious
Sixpence, anecdote of a lost one, 1575.
still made and sold at Falkirk, 688.
Skating, earliest notice of in England, 116;
people of Edinburgh skilled in, 117.
Skeleton, a curious present of one, 15€0.
149; preaching of at Paul's Cross, 414, Slaves in West Indies in 1736, 1904.
415; singular title-page of one, 478. Sleep, how to obtain in cold weather, 95;
walking in, cases of, 1296.
187; rules for them, 226; periodical Slippers and shoes, hiding presents in,
ment of them in harvest. 1 158, 1160. Smart, Mr. G., receives two gold medals
for machines for cleaning chimneys,
Smith, Mr. J., a date in Panyer Alley en-
Snails, predicting fortunes by, in Scotland,
Snow, great fall of in 1814, 101; blue and
pink shades of, 72; accounts of women
also a Gymnastic Society, 1568 ; Cecilian
setshire bacon, 813; custom about lay-
ing out lands in, 917.
Sotheby and Leigh, booksellers, notice of,
South Downs, custom in, 1562.
Spectres. See Apparitions.
its gossanier, 1189, 1332.
notice and engraving of, 1023.
hiding presents in shoes and slippers, Squires, old English, their houses and
Staines (Middlesex) church, singular spec.
tacle at, 1225.
Stee ens, G. A., anecdote of, 224.
Stockings, finding presents in, 1598. Temple Sowerby, Weslinoreland, custom
Thames, river, frozen over in 1814, 109.
Thanet, isle of, custom of, 1643.
Thieves, application for licence to kill
Robin Hood, the Prince of Thieves,
Thompson, J., fraud of, 1450.
Threekingham, or Laundon, Lincolnshire,
notice of, 1246.
Thunder clouds, dreadful one at Java,
Thunny fishing, 647.
1460 ; divided with great minuteness, ib.
Tissington, Derbyshire, custom of dressing
Toad-stools, singular connection of sub-
Toast, sugared, at lyings-in, 1333.
famous earl of Warwick to, 1403.
Toulouse, establishments or customs at,
and an engraving, 619; notice of Lam-
singing or cheldonizing, 1111; swallows | Travelling, in Ireland, 239, &c.; cheap,
curious plan for, 791.
for the same by the statutes and customs, trees, 283. See Oaks,
doz, 188; burlesque 0WS, 233; trial of
azed witness at, 1802 ; “ Trial of the
pageant of the assumption at Rouen,
Tumstiles, notice of, 905.
Turpentine tree, the, notice of, 1031.