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White's Alley Eating Chancery Lane ..

· Memoirs of Sir Thomas de Veil,' House

1748, p. 54. White Hart.. Little Eastcheap, north side .. 1732 • Parish Clerks' Remarks of

London,' p. 22. •White Hart Abchurch Lane..

1738 Chevallier Correspondence, 'N.& Q.,'

March 5, 1921, p. 196. White Hart.. Foster Lane, Cheapside

Levander, A.Q.C., vol. xxix., 1916. White Hart. Without Cripplegate

.. 1720 Daily Courant, Dec. 30. White Hart. Butcher-hall Lane

1780 London Evening Post, Sept. 12. *White Hart

Corner of Warwick Court, 1744 General Advertiser, April 9.

Holborn White Hart St. John's Street, by Hick's Hall 1677 Ogilvy and Morgan's · London Sur

vey'd.' 1732 Parish Clerks' Remarks of London,'

1745 Rocque's 'Survey.' White Hart

Warwick Street, Charing Cross 1708 'A New View of London,' i. 301. White Hart.. Kennington Lane

1745 Rocque's 'Survey.' White Hart.. Newington Butts .. ... 1745 Rocque's · Survey.'

Levander, A.Q.C., vol. xxix., 1916. White Hart.. High Street, Hampstead

1756 Copy of the Court Rolls of the Manor.

Demolished 1820. White Hart Ale- Giltspur Street, Smithfield

1744 London Daily Post, Jan. 7. house White Hart and Whitechapel, south side, between 1732 * Parish Clerks' Remarks of London,'

Three Tobacco Somerset Street and the
White Swan

1745 Rocque's 'Survey.' White Horse

Opposite Globe Lane, Mile End 1745 Rocque's 'Survey.' White Horse

Whitechapel, west of Church 1745 Rocque's 'Survey.'

Lane and north of Colchester

Street White Horse

London Wall, south side, oppo- 1677 Ogilvy and Morgan's • London
site entrance to Bethlem


1745 Rocque's 'Survey.' White Horse

Wood Street, east side, north 1745 Rocque's 'Survey.'
of the “ Castle"

1799 Harwood's Map of London.'
White Horse
Coleman Street, west side

1677 Ogilvy and Morgan's London


1745 Rocque's “ Survey.' *White Horse

Friday Street, west side, south 1677 Ogilvy and Morgan's London of Watling Street

Survey’d.' 1732 * Parish Clerks' Remarks of London,' 1745 Rocque's · Survey.'

1799 Harwood's • Map of London.' White Horse Cripplegate

1732 * Parish Clerks' Remarks of London,' 1745 Rocque's 'Survey' (White Hart). 1752 • London Topographical Record,'

1907, iv. 41. White Horse leet Street

1677 Ogilvy and Morgan's * London

Survey'd.' 1732 Parish Clerks' Remarks of London,'


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The Crown INN, SHIPTON-UNDER-WYCH. electric light in use. The apparatus to WOOD, Oxon.-Little seems to be known of supply it was arranged by the occupier of the history of this interesting old inn, which the house—the late Sir William Crookes, possesses fine Perpendicular gateway. O.M.—in the early eighties, and it is curious The following information from a Chancery to note that the conducting wires were suit in the P.R.O. (Mitford, 316/107) throws insulated in glass.

R. B. a little light on its history in the seventeenth Upton. century. In 1685 it was conveyed by Arthur Ashfield and three others of Shipton and JOHN KENDALL (d. about 1501).--The Milton to Sir Henry Unton of Bruern, Bt., account of this Knight of St. John in the Michael Ashfield and others of Shipton and · D.N.B.' states that he was appointed Milton on trust to apply half the yearly Turcopolier in 1477 and succeeded John revenue to for and about the reparacon Weston as prior of the English Hospitallers amending and maintenance of that part of about 1491, and that he apparently died in Shipton Bridge under Whichwood which is November, 1501. About 12 years ago, from the middle of the great bow of Shipton when reading A. H. Mathew's very bad bridge towards the west," and the other translation of the Diary of Joannes Burchhalf to the repair, &c., of “Stoken Bridge in ardts, I remember coming across the name Milton.” With 16 acres of arable and 6 of John Kendall Virgil as Turcopolier in the acres of meadow, &c., belonging to it, the pontificate of Innocent VIII. (1482-92). value is given at £16 per annum. At that Presumably Virgil was his nickname. Is time it was in the occupation of Simon he known to have written poetry ? ACChamberlain. From Simon C.'s will (proved cording to Canon Mifsud's English Knights at Oxford, July 9, 1597) and that of his Hospitallers in Malta' (p. 66 n.), Kendall was wife Joane (proved Oxford, Nov. 19, 1597) appointed Grand Prior of England July 20, it appears that the Rev. Bartholomew Cham- 1485. In notes on pp. 44, 199 and 200, berlain, D.D., was their eldest son. Foster's Canon Mifsud states that, as Prior, John -Alumni' states that the latter entered Kendall

, with the assent of the provincial Trinity College, Oxford, June 7, 1563, aged chapter, let Hampton Court for 99 years at 17. He held a number of livings, including £46 a year, but that the indenture of a long that of Burford in his native county.

Is lease of Hampton Court at £59 a year, anything further known of his history ? entered between the Prior, Sir Thomas E. ST. JOHN BROOYS. Docwra and Cardinal Wolsey,

who had obtained or purchaseu its cession at the EARLY DOMESTIC USE ELECTRIC death of the person to whom Prior Kendall had LIGHT.--In The Times recently a claim previously given it, is alluded to in a charter of thy was made (by Messrs. Hampton and Sons) L.C., 1517, f. 163, P.R.M.),

which may be seen in

Grand Master, dated 14 August 1517 (vol. 406 that No. 7, Kensington Park Gardens, wis Porter's History of the Knights,' ed. London ale first private house in London to have 1883, p. 571.


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On p. 304, Canon Mifsud, after stating 4. He must write as the interpreter of nature that “the Order became the statutory heir (Johnson). of the professed Knight of Malta in respect from every object in nature to be its tongue

Bend to the persuasion which is flowing to you of that part of his estate of which he had not to the heart of men (Emerson). disposed before making his profession in

Emerson, I believe, also went to Fichte religion," goes on thus :

for some of his ideas on this subject. This was in virtue of the Canon law Quidquid

acquirit monachus, monasterio acquirit. The
declaration of expropriation usually made by the

The Authors' Club, Whitehall, S.W.
Knights was not so much a testament as a state-
ment of assets and liabilities to serve as guide in

the framing and checking of their "spoils.” not be generally known that the house used
Thus, the declaration of expropriation made by
Sir John Kendall, Grand Prior of England, in the by the late Sir Arthur Pearson for his
deeds of Notary William Ylton, on the 14th of training institution for blind ex-service men
February 1501, was held by the Council of the was once the residence of a noted collector,
Order at Rhodes on the 8th of February 1503 the late Mr. Henry H. Gibbs. There is in
to be null and void, inasmuch as Sir John had existence his Catalogue of some printed
acted against the statutes by appointing heirs and Books and Manuscripts at St. Dunstan's,
making bequests.

Aldenham House, In 1499 “ Johannes Kendal prior sancti Regent's Park, and Johannis Jerusalem in Anglia” was on the Berks? (roxburghe binding, 4to ; privately panel at the trial of Edward, Earl of War: printed, 1888). A presentation copy, with wick (see L. W. Vernon Harcourt, His photo and autograph letter (lot 3219) was Grace the Steward,' at p. 465).

in the Huth collection and sold at Sotheby's, JOHN B. WAINEWRIGHT.

June 6, 1913. ANDREW DE TERNANT.

36, Somerleyton-road, Brixton, S.W. EMERSON AND DR. JOHNSON.—Reading recently Dr. Johnson's description of a poet in Rasselas' I was struck with the

Queries. in general resemblance that parts of it bear to i Emerson's exposition of the duties of the We must request correspondents desiring in

scholar in his famous address on the formation on family matters of only private interest American Scholar” and in his ‘Literary in order that answers may be sent to them direct.

to affix their names and addresses to their queries Ethics, though there is, of course, immense difference between the light, delicate, nervous style in which Emerson veils TEMPORARY FORDS: “SAND.”-In an his ideas and the ponderous, unornamented Inquisition as to the Sewers of Lincolnshire pomposity of the Johnsonian phraseology. of July 2, 25 Eliz., in the possession, in Johnson, like Emerson, is really laying down 1851 (when it was printed : B.M., 8775, rules for the man who, with a high purpose, c. 73), of William Sowerby, Esq., of Messingdevotes his life to the pursuit of knowledge, ham, Lincs, is a provision (p. 12) :and is not describing a poet in our narrower That the Township of Burringham in making sense of the word. The following are the their warthes or fordes over the aforesaid dytches points of resemblance that I noted :

do not cast in more sand then is needfull for 1. He must divest himself of the prejudices of passage of their cattell into the Northmoores. age and country (Johnson).

It seems unlikely that ordinary sand He is one who raises himself from private would be available for this purpose-or onsiderations and breathes and lives on public would be effective. It is possible that some ad illustrious thoughts (Emerson).

sort of gravel is meant ? Are there other 2. He must know many languages and many instances of temporary fords? How was

dienees (Johnson) ise must be be an university of knowledges the “sand” prevented from being washed ferson).

away immediately ?

Q. V. He must disregard present law and opinions

content himself with the slow progress of “Sowmoys."-By a deed of 1500, enrolled The name, contemn the applause of his own time on the Roll of the Great Seal of Scotland

must) defer never to the popular cry.

of the same year (printed 1882, at p. 542),
week the shade and find wisdom in neglect a grantor
to the long period of his preparation he must concessit annuum redditum 10 librarum de
often an ignorance and shiftlessness in terris dominii de Cavertoun, vic. Roxburgh, et

arts, incurring the disdain of the able duo cotagia proxime adjacentia occidentalem boulder him aside (Emerson).

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Self-Help,' which I think I have practically What were these ?

Q. V.

completed with the exception of the Indus.

trial section. THE “HAND AND PEN."'_In a collection Could any reader supply me with partiof letters written to India in 1703 I have culars of Englishmen—that is Britishers found one dated London Bell Yard who from humble beginnings have become Gracechurch Street from the Hand and

'captains of industry”? I am anxious Pen 11th March 1702/3.” I do not see the to get right up to date, including men “ Hand and Pen” in either of MR. DE who are still living. Also I should be CASTRO's lists of eighteenth-century inns and glad of particulars as to existing biographies coffee-houses. Is anything known of it ? or autobiographies, if any. L. M. ANSTEY.


ADDISON'S *SPECTATOR.'-There an article appeared in one of the archæo- edition printed for J. and R. Tonson logical journals or elsewhere showing that and S. Draper” with frontispiece illustraNicholas Hilliard, the miniaturist, was finan- tions - “F. Hayman delin.” and “C. cially interested in a gold-mining venture in Grignion sculp.” What is the date of this Scotland. I should be glad of the exact edition ?

S. reference.

B. S. L,

HENRY SIDDONS.-I am told that Henry “ THE BALL' AND

Siddons. (1774-1815), son
- In one of

of the famous Byron's letters, just published, he describes Sarah Siddons, wrote some poems. If so, the appearance of the superannuated In

were these embodied in his plays or issued fant Roscius,” in 1812. His face like the separately? Was he author of a poem ball and mouth on the panels of a heavy

entitled 'The Triumphs of Commerce coach.” What was this " ball and mouth,, (about 1793) ? If so, does it contain any and does it shed any light on the question memorable or poetical passages ? whether the old sign of the “ Bull and Mouth”

RUSSELL MARKLAND. was really a corruption of " Boulogne FRANCIS REDFERN.-Can anyone give Mouth ” ? I should be glad if any of your biographical particulars of this historian readers can enlighten me.

of Uttoxeter, Staffordshire, dates of birth FRASER BADDELEY. and death, &c. He wrote 'Dove Valley

Rhymes, 1875. Does this little book “THE PARLER

MANOR contain any poems of merit ? PLACE.”—In a deed of 1535, Anthony Daston

RUSSELL MARKLAND. obtains from the Abbot of Pershore a lease of certain lands, including “ the farm of all

REFUSAL TO KOTOW.-On two occasions the houses, buildings, &c., belonging to the I have come across an allusion to an acManor of Broadway with the two Sheepcotes i count of an English private who, being and with the Parler and the Chamber to the brought before some Eastern potentate, same adjacent, in the house of the Manor I think the Emperor of China, was told aforesaid."

to enter the presence in the local manner, In a large corpus of documents in the refusal entailing death. The private Public Record Office relating to a lawsuit in fused and was killed. the year 1541 about this lease, “ the Parler

I would be much obliged by being referred within the Manor place of Broadway and to the original account of this episode. the Chamber thereunto adjoining” are again

F. A. S. mentioned.

CADBY.-A contemporary account of the In the will of Anthony Daston, dated 1572, International Exhibition of 1862 mentions he devises to Thomas Porter the house of among its features Cadby's grand piano the Parsonage of Hinton, the Parler and and Distin's band. Distin's name survived adjacent Chamber excepted.”

to a later date, but who was Cadby, and The phrase “the Parler and Chamber ad. was he maker of or player upon the grand jacent so is somewhat puzzling. Were these, piano ? Was his career connected with the in pre-Reformation times, expressly reserved Hall of that name, now the headquarters for the use of the priest ? E. A. B. B. of well-known caterers ?

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NIGGER MINSTRELSY. - The Evening WILLIAM GEORGE AUGUSTUS' FITZHARDStandard, under this heading in its issue ING, son of Augustus Fitzharding of London, of Dec. 14 last, states that the late Mr. was admitted to Westminster School in Gladstone“ became proficient on the banjo, September, 1823, aged 13, and placed on the and used to sing 'Darktown Races' with foundation in 1825. Further particulars of its ‘Doo-da-doo-da' refrain." Surely the his parentage and career are desired, and also name of the song was 'Camptown Races,' the date and place of his death. or something similar ? I remember it well,

G. F. R. B. nearly 60 years ago, and do not remember the suggested title. I think the song. com- John Field of Lambeth Marsh (1743-1790)

DESCENDANTS OF RICHARD PENDERELL.menced “Camptown race-course,

three miles long ..." (or Camdown ?) Some

married as his second wife Sarah Burrows weeks before the appearance of the note (1749-1797), who was said to be a descendant

of Richard Penderell. On the strength of in the above newspaper I had inquired as to the song, something having caused it this descent the Fields added an oak tree

to their coat of arms. to haunt me. HERBERT SOUTHAM.

Can anyone tell me where to find an ac*THE MARRYING MAN.'—I recently picked count of the Penderell family, so that I can up on a Farringdon Street twopenny barrow see whether the Burrows tradition was

G. A. ANDERSON. a volume · The Marrying Man: A Comedy correct ? in Three Acts,' by the author of Cousin Geoffrey' (i.e., Års. Cordon Smythies): HISTORICAL COPPER-PLATES. I have just printed for private circulation (and not in bought a set of 12 copper-plates engraved the British Museum). It was an adaptation by J. Harris, an engraver who worked at from her novel of the same name, published the end of the seventeenth and beginning of in 1841 and dedicated to Theodore Hook. the eighteenth century. They appear to Was it ever performed ?

It is not in be copies of old illuminated pictures. Can Clarence's bibliography, The Stage Cyclo- any reader tell me if they were ever published pædia.


in a book and, if so, what was its title ? 37, Bedford Square, W.C.1.

Size about 8 by 10 inches. The plates are

as under :COL. GORDON, R.E., IN THE CRIMEA.—In 1. Battle at Newcastle-on-Tyne of the King of a 'Series of Historical Portraits photo Scotland and against the Queen of England. graphed in the Crimea, 1855, by Roger

2. Coronation of Pope Boniface IX. Fenton (it is not in the British Museum), Mariners of Ghent for his Brother's Death.

3. Oliver d'Auterme retaliates upon the there is said to be a portrait of “Col. 4. The Tilt field at St. Inglevere near Calais

Is this Major-General by three French Knights against all comers. Edward Charles Acheson Gordon, R.E. 5. The Earl of Derby takes leave of the King of (1827-1909), and what is the size of the France and goes to his Cousin the Duke of portrait ?


Brittany. 37, Bedford Square, W.0.1.

6. Battle of Roche Darien and Charles of Blois

taken prisoner by the English. ECCEPHUS AS A CHRISTIAN NAME.- Gloucester at his Castle of Pleshy.

7. Richard pays a visit to his Uncle the Duke of I have just interviewed a

man of sixty

8. The Siege of Tunis. seven who gives his “ full Christian name 9. A Priest called John Ball stirs up great as above. He produced his marriage cer- Commotions in England. tificate of forty years ago (from a register

10. Wat Tyler killed by Walworth. office in Hull), and in that the name is so given in marriage to King of England.

11. Isabella, daughter of the King of France, spelt. Is this a real name or a corruption 12. King Edward's first Expedition against the (e.g., of “ Josephus ")? My man tells me Scots. that he was left an orphan when he was

ARTHUR W. WATERS. seven or eight years old, and that he had " no friends," and had to “ do for

THE EXPRESSION “UP TO.”_When did himself." It seems as though he had to this disagreeable and ungrammatical phrase do for himself even in the matter of a

come into vogue ? The wonder and the Christian name.

pity are that it has worked its way into (REV.) A. K. CHIGNELL.

all classes of society, and it is surely high Charterhouse, Hull.

time that it was up to” them to dis( this not likely to be a corruption of Euse- continue it.

J. B. McGOVERN. St. Stephen's Rectory, C.-on-M., Manchester.

Gordon, R.E."

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