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ratives and anecdotes concerning ele-
phants, 337–366; particulars relating to
one killed at Geneva, 700.
Elia, notice of the writings of Mr. Lamb,
so signed, 1255.
Elizabeth, queen, and dean of St. Paul's;
curious colloquy between, 1867.
*Emerson, W., autograph and notice of,
Encroachments resisted, 1207.
Encyclopedia, a universal natural one, pro-
posed by Adanson, 1168.
Enghien, storm at, 1285.
England, merry, description of, 36; called
the Ringing Island, 509.
Englishmen, difference between their for-
mer and present habits, ll.
Ensham, Oxfordshire, custom in. 669.
Epitaphs, on T. Jackson, 390; on the
State Lottery, 1525; on Henry Jenkins,
Epping forest, Easter hunt in, 459, 460.
Equator, custom of sailors on passing,
Equinox, autumnal, gales of, 1283.
Erskine, lord, a poem on “The Rook”
supposed to be written by, 1139.
Essex, great mortality of wives in, 928;
harvest custom in, 1172.
Estates, the Three, curious political drama
Every-Day Book; memoranda on Vol. I.,
1550; to be immediately followed by a
work called “The Table Book,” 1664.
Evil, royal notice of continuing to heal
Ewes, signs of rain given by, 510.
Exchequer bills, origin of, 29.
Executions, of lords Kilmarnock and Bal-
Exercises, gymnastic. See Gymnastics.
Exeter, lammas fair. 1059.
— Change, dead elephant at, 821.
Eye, evil; preventive against the blink of,
in Scotland, 688.
Faces, (human,) curious medley of, 1537.
Facts, instances of their coincidence with
Fair, (frost,) on the river Thames in 1814,
Fairlop oak, a pulpit made of, 1564.
Fairs on St. Patrick's day in Ireland, 383.
Falkirk, a gruel against witchcraft still
made and sold at, 688.
Fallowfield, Mr., speculation of, 520.
Falstaff, the Cornish, (Payne Anthony,)
notice of, 969.
Families, long exemption from death in
Farrell, Mr., engraving of a fountain in his
Farren, notice of, 894.
Fatality of days, work concerning, 1820.
Fathers, a curious present from one, 155).
Fearn, Scotland, accident in church of,
“Weast of fools,” 485, 487.
Fens in Essex and Kent, dangerous resi-
dence in, 923.
Fermor, family of 1376.
Fetch, (Death,) opera so called, notice of,
10 ! I.
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, SS0;
at a puppet show, 1225; hallow-eve
fires, 1259; passing through fires, or
lighting them in honour of Baal or the
the sun, 865, 870; beginning of the
season for lighting fires, 1859.
Fish, curious revolution in, 769.
Fisher, Kitty, (duchess of Bolton,) adver-
tisement by, 474.
Fishing, Thunny, at Marseilles, 647.
Fitz-Ooth, (Robin Hood,) memoir of,
Fleet-ditch, notice of a boar passing through
it into the Thames, l l 13.
—-market, contract for building in 1736,
Fleetwood, recorder of London, a spring
diversion of, 532.
Flies, notice of the May-fly, 770.
Flitch of bacon, custom touching, 799.
Floral games of Toulouse, 599.
Flower, Margaret and Phillis, executed
for witchcraft, 371.
Flowers, artificial, curious advertisement
Flying machines, fatal accident by, 1291.
Fog, remarkable one in 1813, 101.
Fontenoy battle, singular opening of, 560.
Fools, April, custom of making, 485; order
of fools, 1287.
Foote, Samuel, the actor, notice of, 845;
his “Mayor of Garrett,” 846; anecdote
Forcing-houses, guarded against hail, 1257.
Fordyce, Dr., and others, experiments on
heat by, 776.
Forests, their beauty in autumn, 1283.
Forgery, extreme ingenuity and vigilance in,
Fortunatus lottery, 1440.
“Fortunes of Nigel,” a novel, notice of,
Fortune-telling by means of snails in Scot-
Foster, rev. ——, a dissenting minister,
notice of, 1096.
Fountain in June, engraving of, 785.
Fountain's abbey, a beautiful ruin, 1061.
France, spending of twelfth night in, 31;
lotteries in, 1582, &c.; lark-shooting in,
90; harvest in, 377.
Free, Mrs., her curious application about
a lottery prize, 1443.
Freeman's well, the, at Alnwick, 249.
Freemasons, engraving and account of a
procession burlesquing, 522.
French, Thomas, a singular pauper, 679.
Frost, great, in 1814, 10 l ; frost fair, 109.
Fruits, the pleasure of buying our own,
1188 ; how to mark growing fruits,
Funerals, a remarkable one, 68l.
Fuseli, H., painter, notice of, 551.
Gainsborough, Thomas, painter, notice of,
Gall and Spurzheim, Drs., notice of 1122.
Galloway, loid, poetical lamentation, &c.
Game laws, copy of the order for swans,
Gaming ; a child played for at cards, 1344.
Gammon of bacon, custom about, 729.
Garden-walks, singular management of,
Gardiner, col., anecdote of, 694.
Garrett, in Wandsworth road, election of
mayor of, 819.
Garrick, David, anecdote of, 61; play-bill
of his first appearance in London, 1336;
further notice, 1652.
Gaskill, Isaac, penance done by, in 1826,982.
Gassendi, explanation by, of bloody rain,
Gathering of May-dew, engraving of, 609.
Gay science, the, college for at Toulouse,
Gazette, first published at Oxford in 1665,
1884; origin of the name, ib.
Geneva, engraving of the death of an ele-
phant at, 706.
madanie, lying in state, 1269.
Gentlemen, old English, their houses and
mode of living, 1620–1624.
George IV., his birthday noticed, 1083.
Gerard's-hall, London, May-pole of, 612.
German showman, engraving and notice of,
Ghosts. See Apparitions.
Gibbon, John, notice of, 1458.
Gideor, sir Sampson, fraud of, touching lot-
Gilchrist, Dr. John, his gift to Heriot's hos-
Gin lane, 272; gin act, notice of, 1269.
Glasgow and Ayr, synod of, decision of
respecting Sunday, 1156.
Glastonbury thorn, 1641.
Gleaning apples from the trees, (called
Glendower, Owen, notice of, 1026.
“Glory of Regality,” Mr. Taylor's excellent
work called, 995.
Gloucestershire, harvest custom in, 1164.
Go, (little and great,) lottery, notice of,
God, mother of, curious address to Mary as,
God save the king, air of, 588.
Goddards, attempt at explanation of, 1137.
Gold, an image of, dug up, notice of, 1606.
Golding's model lottery, 1583.
Good Friday, 410.
Gordon, lord George, 831.
Gossamer, showers of, produced by the field
spider, 1188, 1332.
Gottingen university, 1248.
Grain, rogue in, an acknowledged one,
Grant, sir A., expelled the Commons, 1451.
Greatness, ludicrous complaint against,
Green, Valentine, 685.
Greenwich hospital adventure, lottery so
Gregory, Dr. George, died, notice of, 369.
Griggling orchards, in Herefordshire, 1270.
Grocer's sugar hogshead, with boys, notice
and cut, 1562.
Gruel against witchcraft, still made and sold
in Scotland, 688.
Guard, yeomen of, instituted in 1485, 1351.
Guildford, old, church, accident in, 542.
Guilds; Necton (in Norfolk) guild, engrav-
ing and account of, 669.
Gutch, Mr., his account of the pretended
Gymnastics, society for, in London, 653;
engraving of gymnastic exercises, 658,
Hackneymen, instances of honesty of, 902.
Hail, guarding forcing-houses against,1237.
Hair powder, convictions about, 1564.
Halde, J. B. Du, died, 1297.
Halifax, earl of, marriage of, 898.
Hall, capt. H., his description of passing
the line, 1894.
Halls, ancient, description of one, 1617.
Hallow-eve fires, 1259.
Halo, lunar, extraordinary one, 1587.
Hamburgh, feast of cherries at, 1040.
Hamilton, general, killed in a duel by col.
Hammersmith pump, engraving of, 1231.
Hampden, John, letter and autograph of,
Hand-bills, distributed at Bartholomew-fair,
Handkerchief, drop, custom of in Devon-
Hanger, col., his description of a Westmin.
ster election, 853.
Hanover, no State Lottery ever in, 1535.
Harburgh lottery, bill to suppress, 1446.
Hardouin, Pere, died, notice of, 1592.
Harper, John, (sir John,) mayor of Garrett,
823, 834, 842; engraving of his election,
Harrington, sir J., election expenses, &c. of,
Harris, a sleep-walker, 1299.
Hartsyde, Margaret, notice of, 750.
Harvest-home, engraving of, I 153, l 158;
harvesting on a Sunday, notice of, 1156;
notice of harvest in France, 877.
Hastings, Mr., an old English gentleman,
Hatherleigh, Devonshire, customs in, 142.
Hawkesbury in Cotswold, harvest-home in,
engraving of, 1153.
Hawthorn, Glastonbury, 1642.
Hazlitt, Mr., notice of, 1257.
Health, art of preserving, 195 1615; drink-
ing health in harvest, 1168, 1171.
Heat, great degrees of, safely borne, and
Hedgehogs, wandering about Oldham by
day, in 939.
Hell, a pageant representation of, 872.
Helston, Cornwall, notice of “Furry” at,
Henry VII., chapel of, built by sir Reginald
Herefordshire, “crying the mare” in, 1163;
griggling, and making of cider in, 1269.
Heriot's hospital, Edinburgh, engraving
and notice of, and also of the founder,
746, 747; his arms and autograph, 913.
Herod and Herodias, 1140.
Highgate, swearing on the horns at, 79,
Hinge, the, Carna goddess of, 727.
Hitchin, in Hertfordshire, custom at, l 174.
Hoare, sir R. C., 1022.
Hob, (old,) custom of in Cheshire, 1871.
Hogg, Thomas, (cheap Tommy,) 942.
Hogmany, a new year's usage in Scotland,
13; similar in England, 73.
Holland, Ann, duchess of Exeter, her will,
Charles, actor, anecdote of, 1461.
Holy Thursday, custom on, 636.
Home, the poor man's described, 564.
Honey, to take without killing the bees,
Honeycomb, Will, 422.
Hoo, in Kent, mortality of wives in, 921.
Hood, Mr. T., notices of his Progress of
Cant, 130; and his Whims and Oddities,
Hornchurch, custom of, 1649.
Horne, W. A. esq., notice of, 1192.
Horns, swearing on, at Highgate, 79, 378;
horns prohibited to newsmen, 1276.
Hornsey, new river at, engraving of, 1311.
Horse-racing, early notice of, 539; with
women-riders, at Ripon, 1061 ; at Sad-
ler's Wells, 1561.
Horses, an extraordinary one for age and
Hosier, admiral, 1392.
Hot cross-buns, 410.
Hours, the three, of Christ's crucifixion,
celebration of, 421.
House, Sam., the Westminster publican,
Houses, hot or forcing, how guarded
against hail, 1237; of old English gen-
Howard, Mr. Luke, his treatise on the cli-
mate of London recommended, 3.
Howel Sele, notice of, 1027.
Hug, Cornish, 1010.
Humphrey, duke, dining with, 625.
Hungerford, Wiltshire, revel at, 1399.
Hunting, of elephants,838, &c.; in Epping
forest at Easter, 459, 460.
Hurling, description of, 1008.
Hurricanes, see Storms.
Husbands, a wife's sale of her dead one,
Hutton Conyers, whimsical custom in, 21.
Idiots, curious account of one, 244.
Illusions, 1557, 1559; see Apparitions.
Images, common Italian, engravings of
some of them, 311, 312, 315; colloquy
on images in churches, 1867; account
of digging up a gold image, 1606.
Imposture, extraordinary. See
Incest, penance performed for, in 1826,982.
India, lottery for women in, 1518.
Indifferents, the, order of merit so named,
Infants, jocular account of night-nursing
Ink, writing, 265.
“Inkle and Yarico,” curious criticism on,
Inscriptions, a curious one with a key to
it, 732 ; singular colloquy touching
images and inscriptions in churches,
Insurance, on marriages, births, &c. 1436;
for lottery tickets, 1436, 1461, 1496;
curious trial about lottery insurance,
Interment, provision in a will against,
Inverary, astonishing rain at, 1215.
Invitations, curious one to dinner, 508.
Ireland, festival in honour of Baal i h, 66,
866; travelling in, represented, 239;
singular devotion in, relative to Christ's
passion, 4 l l ; superstitions tou}ching
death in, 1012 ; lottery job in, 145/7.
Irish linen, remarkably fine piece so
Iron mask, man with the, 1559.
Isaure, Clemence, of Toulouse, 600
Islington, (St. Mary,) old church, engraving,
Italy, lotteries in, 1531, 1554. . .
Ivy lane, 1135.
Jack Ketch and Newgate, notice of, 694.
Jackson, Thomas, inscription on, 390.
Jacobin club, origin of, 971.
Jam, blackberry, receipt for, 1116.
James I. and Ann of Denmark, marriage
of, 1 100.
II., notice of, 1820; anecdote touch-
ing a statue of, 487.
January 80, remarkable sermon preached
Java, curious and dreadful case of electri-
cal cloud in, 1082.
Javasú, pretended birth-place of an im-
Jekyll, sir J., obnoxious through the gin
Jenkins, Henry, older than Old Parr, engra-
ving and notice of, 1602.
Jersey, earl of, 1876.
“Jesus, Maria, Joseph,” &c., extract from
a curious book so titled, 1089.
Jewels, of queen Ann of Denmark, notice
of 749; lottery for disposing of prince
Jews, two procured to be baptized the
day before Easter at Rome, 437; custom
of eating bacon at Easter in abhorrence
of them, 489; prejudice against, and in-
teresting account of one, 533 ; trial
touching the validity of a Jewish mar-
riage, 1611; their hatred of Mamre fair,
Johnson, Dr. S., remarks on, 271.
Jones, John, of Wandsworth, notice and
engraving of, 820, 821, &c.
Joseph of Arimathea, and the Glastonbury
Joshua, the inventor of lotteries, 1529.
Judas the traitor, 425.
Judges, dancing round the coal fire, custom
of, 174; collars worn by, 538.
Juggling, outdone by science, 780.
Justice, H., esq., transported for stealing
Kingshill, at Rochfort, Essex, Lawless court
Kirklees, Yorkshire, 1638.
Kitchen-maid, engraving of one in a lottery
puff, 1508. -
Kitchener, Dr., 1550.
Knill, John, esq., patron of athletic exer-
cises in Cornwall, 1010. ,
Ladies, wedding preparations of one in
Lady, the old, character of, 189.
Lambs, anecdote of the sale of, 895.
Lammas towers, in Mid-Lothian, 1051.
Lamp-black, receipt for, 266.
Lancashire, custom in,660.
Lance, holy, account and engraving of,426,
Land-lady, fright of one, 1549.
Lands, local custom of laying out, 917.
Lanterns, Chinese festival of 90.
Largess, a harvest cry, 1158, 1166, 1173.
Larks, taken by glasses at Dunstable, 118.
Laughing boy, engraving of, 543.
Laundon, (now Threekingham,) 1246.
Law, whimsical account of 232; curious
action at, 1889. See Trials.
Lawrence, Mrs., her seat of Studley Royal
Ledyard, his interesting character
Leeches, unhurt by frost, 56; form a good
Legat, Bartholomew, an Arian, burnt, 374.
Leheup, Peter, fined for lottery fraud, 1458.
Leicester house, Leicester-square, 997.
Leigh and Sotheby, hooksellers, notice of,
Lent, curious penance for transgressing,416.
Lenthall, W., speaker, original letter of
Oliver Cromwell to,911.
Leonidas of Tarentum, 510.
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
Lio.” application for one to kill thieves,
Lichfield, customs of, 667.
Lifting, a custom called, 1562.
Lightning, observations on, and fatal effects
upon a theatre at Venice, 1130, 1132.
Lincoln college, Oxford, the devil looking
Lincoln's inn, great fire in, 880.
Lincolnshire, custom in, 394.
Lindians soliciting public subscriptions,
notice of, llll.
Lio. sir D., curious political drama by,
Line, custom of sailors on crossing the,
Linen, Irish, remarkably fine pieces of,
Linton, Kent, custom of “doleing” at, 1627.
Literature, dramatic, instance of fertility
Little John, and Robin Hood, 1634, &c.
Littlecotes-house, Buckinghamshire, de-
scribed, and adventure at, 1617.
Living, reasons for, 1591. -
Locksley, in Ivanhoe, representative of
Robin Hood, 1638. -
London, Howard's treatise on its climate
recommended, 3; season of winter in,
48; engravings of city seals, 257, 881 ;
spring in the city, 542; notice and en-
graving touching old watch of 619, 869;
gymnastic society in, 658; the season
in, 781; materials of old city gates sold
in 1760, 1043; Ivy-lane in, 1135; Caesar's
camp near, 1345, 1566; lord mayor's
day, 1386; old sights in 1751, 1605;
election for city officers, 1626.
——— Gazette, 1384.
Journal in 1731 on lotteries, 1451.
Long, Edward, his ludicrous “Trial of a
dog for murder,” 198; died, 210.
Longforgan, in Scotland, custom at, 1175.
Lopez de Vega, died, notice of, lls2.
Lord-mayor, celebration of his day, 1132 ;
singular robbery of, near Turnham-green,
Loscoe, Derbyshire, the miser of 1192.
Lostwithiel, Cornwall, custom at, 441.
Lothian, (Mid) Lammas towers in, 1051.
Lotteries, engravings and very numerous
notices of, 1835, 1405, &c. &c.
Love, satire on the popular representation
—-lane, Camberwell, 1101.
—— tokens, formerly given, 1100.
—, David, engraving and notice of, 225,
Lovelace, col. R., notice of 561.
Lovers, dream of one, 1539.
Luck in lotteries, curious instance of, 1461.
Lucky numbers in lotteries, notices of,
Ludgate-hill, engraving relative to old
watch tower on city wall near, 629.
Lully, J. B., notice of, 408.
Lumley, lord, 1376.
Lunar halo.extraordinary, 1537.
Lunn, Sally, buns of 1561.
Lusus naturae, accounts of 444, 445.
Lyings in, custom at, 1331.
Lynn, custom at, 223.
Macdonald, Flora, 1148.
Magdaleneide, a curious poem so called,
Maids, (the two Biddenden,) account and
engraving of, 442, 443.
Maidstone, custom at, 1627.
Mamre, Abraham's oak at, 1033.
Man with the iron mask, 1559.
Mansfield, earl of, his autograph, 896.
Mantle-pieces, use of, 1850.
Manuscripts, accidental loss of valuable
March, J. C., epitaph on, 478.
Mare, crying the, custom of, 1163.
Margarets, William, a rogue in grain, 729.
Marl, ninepenny, game called, 983, 1661.
Marlborough, duke of, 794.
Marriages, a singularly disproportioned
one, 651 ; custom of flitch of bacon re-
lating to, 799; of Jews, trial about one,
1611; insurance on, 1436.
Marseilles, thunny fishing at, 647; festival
Martyr's stone at Hadleigh, Suffolk, 212.
Marvel, Andrew, died, notice of, 1095.
Mary, (the Virgin,) Romish titles of, 1610.
Mask, iron, the man with the, 1559.
Mason, col., concentrates Norfolk fes-
tivities in Necton, 669.
Mass, (Cow) at Dunkirk, description of,
Massacre of St. Bartholomew, notice of,
Massey, Mr. W., his account of election of
mayor of Garrett, 826.
Matches, burlesque company for making,
Matthews at home, engraving and notice
Maundy Thursday, celebration of, at
Seville and Rome, 405, 409.
May, Cornelius, 644.
—dew; notice and engraving about
gathering of, 610. =
Mayo, Ben, “the old general” of Notting-
Mayors, of Bartlemass, 1045; of Garrett,
May-poles, engravings and notices of, 574,
575, 579, 594, 640, 660.
Measures and weights, 126.
Meat, over-fed, satire on, 1547.
Medley of human faces, 1537.
Me chants, emblem for, 1327.
Mercury, engraving of, ib.
Merit, curious order of, at Paris, 696.
Merlin's cave in Richmond gardens, 1103.
Merriman, Mr., at fairs, 1291.
Mid-Lothian, Lammas towers in, 105}.
Middleton Monday, 1571.
Milk-maids, engraving of one in a lottery
puff, 1520; garland of, 1562.
Minden, battle of, 1628. r
Minerva, engraving and notice of, 463.
Miser of Loscoe, 1192.
Model lottery, 1583.
Money, turning of, on new moon of new