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Anbrv, ( rountain's,) Yorkshire, ruins of,

Abgarus, portrait sent by Christ to, 63.
Abraham, his oak at Mamre, 1033.
Actors, power formerly exercised over, by

lord chamberlain, 1063.
Adanson, Michael, naturalist, notice of,

Addison, his library noticed, 696.
Aerostation, 1567.
Ague, charm for, 1560.
Aguelar, baron, the miser, lottery anecdote

about, 1536.
Albi>roni, cardinal, notice of, 876.
Aldhelm. bishop of Sherborne, 1308.
Aleppo, thorns called Glastonbury brought

from, 1642
Ale;, local customs about, 675,693.
All-fools' day, 485, 487.
Almondsbury, Gloucestershire, narrative

relating to, 1631.
Alnwick, Northumberland, the freeman's

well at, 919.
Ambleside church, notice of, 1369.
Amsterdam, lotteries in, 1532.
Anderson. Jem, champion for mayor of

Garrett, 834.
Andrew, Merry, derivation of, 503.
Anglers, important to, 767.
Angling, article on, 769.
Ann of Denmark, notice of her jewels, 749.
Anthony, parish of, in Cornwall; accident

in church of, 663.
Antigua in 1736, 1304.
Antiquaries, remarks in favour of, 308.
Apparitions, forged account of, in Ireland,
878,981; at Woodstock, history of, 583;
relating to death, &c. 1111; judicious
remarks on, quoted, 1011 ; farther notice,
Apples, receipt for keeping, 1213.

see Cider.

Archery at White Conduit-house, 1564.
Argyle, earl of, notice of, 758, 759.
Arm-chairs, opera, 630.
Armour, articles of, lottery prizes consisting

of, 1411.
Ardmore, bishopric of, 1034.
Arones, J., lottery fraud of, 1466.
Art, black, printing so called, 1240.

Arthur's seat, Edinburgh, engraving of May-
dew dancers at, 609.

Ash Wednesday, 197.

Ashburnham family, 1376.

Ashburton, lord, (John Dunning,) died,
notice of, 1087.

Ashmole, Elias, extracts from his diary

Ashton-under-line, custom at, 467.

Ashton Ralph, tradition concerning, 469.

Asidew, Arsedine, or Orsden, explanation
of, 1376.

Auckland, (Bishop,) custom at, 1043.

Augsburg cathedral, engraving of a monu-
ment in, 1073.

Avingham lair and sports, 1653.

Authors, curious instance of one, 1068;
instance of anxiety of one, 1315.

Autographs; of Browne Willis, 295,296; of
Dr. R.Willis, bishop of Winchester, 296;
of Benjamin West, 366 ; of earl of Mans-
field, 396; of John Hampden, 476; of
William Emerson, 690; of George Heriot,

Autumn, engraving of ancient dress for

Baal, fires in honour of. See Fires.
Backsword or singlestick, notices of, 1207

Bacon, gammon of, custom of eating at

Easter, 489; custom about flitch of

bacon, and engraving, 799; receipt for

making Somersetshire bacon, 813. lord, his singular recommendation

about garden walks, 518; his plan of a

mansion house, 1621.
Balcanquel, Dr., rules for Heriot's hospital

drawn by, 756.
Baldwin,Samuel,remarkable funeral willed

by, 684.
Bales, Peter, curious caligraphy by, 1215.
Balmerino, lord, executed, notice of, 100P.
Band, Elizabeth, daughter of Ileriot; her

sons provided for in their grandfather's

hospital, 755.
Bank of England, anecdote of clerks o'",

1447; singular details of forgery on, see

Price, Charles.
Baptism; of bells, 139; of Jews at Home

before Eaiter Sunday, 437; a curious
case of one, 899 ; a Welch one described,

Barber-surgeons, 7S8.

Barbers, numerous convictions of. in 1716,

Baietti, Joseph, notice of, 643.

Barming, Kent, custom of doleing at, 1627.

Barnwell, George, acting of at Christmas,
effect of, 1651.

Barrington, viscount, expelled house of
commons, 1447.

Bartholomew fair, 1196.

Bartlemass, mayor of, mock election of at
Newbury, 1045.

Bath anecdotes, 1659.

Battles, singular opening of one, 875; notice
of a great naval one, ib..

Baubleshire, duke of, a remarkable charac-
ter so called; engraving and notice of,

Baxter's "World of Spirits," anecdote
from, 1239.

Beadle, parish, 1558.

Bears, various descriptions of, 1560.

Beasts, satire on over-fattening for the mar-
ket, 1547.

Beaucaire, in France, fair of, 10S7.

Beaufoy, colonel, his account of a remark-
able storm, 553.

Beaume, Sainte, near Marseilles, notice of,

Beauty, supposed to be promoted by wash-
ing with May-dew, 611.

Becket, Thomas i, engraving and notice of,

Beckford family, notice of, 1371.

Bees, taking honey without killing them,

Bell-man's verses, 1591.

Bells, notices of, 135, 138; consecration
of, 136; description of passion bell, 392;
how guarded in Lent, 434; England
called the ringing island, 509; horse-
racing for silver bells, 589; their redun-
dant ringing and tolling, 744, 745, 907;
notice of Bow bells, 1256.

Beltain or Beltane, in Scotland. Scottish

• May-day festival, 659.

Ben, Old General, of Nottingham, 1569.

Bennet, old, the newscrier, notice of, 1275.

Bentinck, count, duke of Portland, 1371.

Benvenuti, bishop, costly mistake of,

Berkshire, derivation of the name, 1033.

Berwick, duke of, notice of, 789, 1323.

Bexhill, Sussex, notice of, 743.

Beziers, in France, procession of the
camel in, 641.

Biddenden, Kent, notice of, 442, 419.

Bills, exchequer, origin of, 29.

Birds, amusement of shooting at a wooden
one, 289; rearing and treatment of young
ones, »6.; the eagle, a royal one, ib;

singular collision of flocks at,
ton, 1139.

Birds-nests, anecdote conceraia^. ??»
Births, insurance of, 1 43*>-
Bish, the last man, lottery pof. 15*?
Bishop Auckland, custom of, IMS.
Bishops, the devil called by kin; J»

busy bishop, 1230; notice at ■■

bishop, 1601.
Black, lamp, receipt for, 966.

art, printing so called, 12IO.

Blackberry jam, how to be prepami
Blackburn weavers, memorial «sf s

wretched state, 562.
Blackford, an able backsword player. '<
Blacking, burlesque companv for aC:

Blagden, Dr., and others, experisme

heat, 776; his narrative, ib.
Bland, Mrs., notice of, I 201.
Blanks, lottery, 1447; one nude a pr-r

Blase, sir W. and lady, their equips?; »

mock election for Garrett, 8-51.
Blind persons, remarks on their drar

Block, weftingthe; shoemakers' c

Blood-showers, explanation of, 1127
Bloomrield, (the poet,) an early

of, 901.
Blue-coat boys,tampered with about lo3f

tickets, 1463; remarks on their snese

Christmas carols, 1651.
Boadicea, 1198.

Boar's head at Christmas, 1649.
Bochsa.Mr., 1599.
Bolton-upon-Swale, Henry Jenkins bona.

Bolton, duke of, 1375. , duchess of, (before Kitty Fisfac i

advertisement by, 474.
Bonaparte, 1070.
Books, advertisement of one in 1653,1314;

lottery for, 1414 ; list of the books, 141*.
Bosworlh, battle or, 1104.
Bottesford, curious entry in church booed,

Bow bells, notice of, 1256.
Bowl, wassell, notice of, 7.
Bowls, long, 1070.

Bowyer, Wm., printer, notice of, 1537.
Boxeley, rood of, account of, 417.
Boy, the laughing, engraving of, 543.

bishop, notice of, 1601.

Boys, one said to be murdered by his

school-master, 1371; notice and cut of

boys about a sugar hogshead, I5U. , climbing, remarks on, from 617 to

626. See Chimney-sweepers.
Bray, sir Reginald, notice of, 1071.
Bridal, royal, 374.

Bridewell boys, former turbulence of, 1J9S
Bridgewater, duke of, canals by. I?f6

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Bright, Edward, the largest man, 1581.

Brighton, 1257

Brill, (The,) Middlesex, Cssar's camp

called, 1345, 1566.
Brindley, James, civil engineer, died, notice

of, 1263.
Brittany, superstitions in, 972.
Brockhank, William, the walking post,

Brothers, the, 316.
Brough, Westmoreland, 1596.
Brown, baron, Durham poet,engraving and
notice of, 1217.

Joe, account of, 549.

Brushes for sweeping chimneys, engraving

of one, 617.
Bubbler, (speculations called,) notice of,

28, 520, 1579.
Buck and doe, carried in St. Paul's cathe-
dral, origin of, 119.
Buckingham, custom at, 707.
Buckles and shoes, notice of, 1354.
Boffon, count de, naturalist, notice of, 519.
Bnlkeley, Mr., circumstances of his child's

baptism, 899.
Buns, hot-cross, 410.

Burial, provision against in a will, 1325;
general invitations published to attend
burials, 1615.
Burnet, sir Thomas, died, 43.
Bury, Suffolk, dispute about bells in, 907.
Burwell,Cambridgeshire, fatal fire at, 1225.
Busby, Dr., his chair a supposititious one,

Bushell, Isaac, a backsword player, 1341.
Butler, William, died, 1316.
BuUcrworlh, Billy, an eccentric character,
notice of, 1142.

Ctesar's pretorium at Pancras, 1345, 1566.

Cake, Biddenden, account of, 412.

Calculation, an extraordinary one, 396.

Calendar, naturalists', 25.

Calico-printing, a chemical black for,

Caligraphy, notice of, 1215.

Calves-head club, 158.

Camps, description of Casar's at Pancras,
1315, 1566.

Canals by Brindley, notice of, 1265; the
Grand Junction one commenced in 1766,

Candlemas day, 173, 223 ; judges' enter-
tainment and dance, 174.

Cann, the Devonshire champion in wrest-
ling, 1009.

Canonbury tower, supposed subterraneous
passage from, 1607.

Canterbury, Thomas a Becket, archbishop
of, notice and engraving of, 929.

Carbonari, ludicrous anecdote about, 1398
Cardan, curious circumstance of, 456.
Caraboo, impostor, self-called, notice and
engraving of, 1632.

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pageant at Dunkirk by, 870.

Charlotte, queen, notice of, 1084.

Charlton, Mr. T., notice of, 1627.

Cheap Tommy, (Thomas Hogg,) notice of,

Cheldonizing, or swallow-singing, explain-
ed, HI).

Chemists, anecdote of, 635.

Chepstow castle, sports at, 1562.

Cherries, feast of, at Hamburgh, 1040.

Cheshire, customs in, 450, 597, 1371.

Chester, ancient horse-racing at, 539.

Chicheley, archbishop, artifice of, 1141

Child, Mr., banker, notice of, 1445.

—— one played for at cards, 1844.

Chillcott, Charles, notice or, 969.

Chimes, 138.

Chimney-sweepers, rhetoric of one, 56,
May-day exhibition of, 613; procession,
public dinner, and oratory of the masters,
617; engraving of "the last chimney-
sweeper," •«.; masters' hand-bill, i°6.

Chimneys, how to dress for the summer,

Chinese festival of lanterns, 90.

Cholera morbus, remarks on, 1243.

Cholmondeley, marquis of, 376.

Christians, their hatred of Jews, 533.

Christmas, usages and celebrations respect-
ing, 1628, 1638, &c.

Christmas cul of doors, at Hatzburg, 11.

Christopher, Bartholomew, a sufferer by
gambling, 1527.

Christ's Hospital. See Blue-coat Boys.

Chuneelah, the elephant killed at Exeter
Change, 391.

Churches, pressing for the navy in, 448 j
watching of, in Yorkshire, 548; curious
colloquy on images, &c. in, 1367 ; Ho-
garth's satire on some old supposed em-
bellishments in, 1369.

Churchill, (Stuart,) Arabella, notice of,

John, (duke of Marlborough,)


sir Winston, letter of, 1322.

Churchwardens, chosen on Easter-Monday,

Cibber's Apology, notice of, 1064.

Cider, preparation for making, 1269; ex-
cellence of the Herefordshire cider,

Cookery, old receipts for, their costliness,

Clack Fall Fair, 1371. 1584, 1606.

Clapham, old church of, notice of, 1S69.

Clay, Hercules, delivered from danger by
a dream, 367.

Clayton, Mr., an old and good tenant,

Cleobulus, his riddle on the year, 26.

Clerkenwell in 1730, notice of, 699.

Cloves, patent for Order of Fools at, 1287.

Climate, changes of, 70; Howard's work
on climate of London recommended, 3.

Climbing boys, society for suppressing,
622. See Chimney-sweepers.

Clinton, Samuel, an extraordinary sleeper,

Clogs, engraving of an old shoe and clog,

Clothing counteractive of heat, 779.

Clouds, singular case of their electricity in
Java, 1062; notices respecting heights,
motions, and shapes of clouds, ib.

Club, calves-head, 158.

Coachmen, (Hackney,) instances of honesty
of, 902.

Coat and badge, Dogget's price of, for row-
ing, 1062.

Cobblers, festival of, at Paris, 1054, 1055.
See Shoemakers.

Cock, W., (sir W. Swallowtail,) notice of,
835, 838.

Coffins, anecdotes of, 1020.

Coleridge, Mr., his description of Christ-
mas out of doors at Ratzborg, 114.

Coleshill, customs of, 467.

Collars, a remarkably heavy one, 5S0;
worn by judges, 538.

Colman, George, the elder, died, notice of,

Comedy, street, notice of, 1310.

Common prayer, strictures on, 149.

Connaught, rigid fasting at, Ob Good F

Connor, rev. J., hi* deacrixauoa of cra<
nies of Greek church at JenuaieB. ,"

Conjugal indifference, I SO I.

Conway, William, a noted Lonrlns ---

Cook-maid, engraving of, in a Jotierr pc

Cooper's hall, lotteries latttexlv dram i

Copenhagen-house, 1564.

Corbet, Richard, bishop of Norwich, 19

Cornwall, Christmas drama of St. Gesrn »
acted in, 122; customs in, 67f, 14*
earthquake in, in 1737, 1007.

Coronations, Mr. Taylor's exceltea m
on, 995.

Corpse candles, exhalations so eaJkd, Wii I

Corpus Christi day, notice of, €95.

Cotswold, harvest home on, 1155.

Country and town, contrast of, 136S.

mansions,description of, 16*3.*t

Ccurt, (Lawless,) notice of, 1286.

Covent-garden market, 1187.

Coventry, earl of, 1376.

Cow-mass, 870.

Cowper, earl, 1375.

Cracknell.T., notice of, 888

Craniology, notice of, 838.

Credulity, popular, 1139.

Criminals, elephants employed as or
cutioners of, 356.

Crispe, sir Charles, notice of, 941.

Crocodile, the first I'ving one in F^t1—*

Croker,T.C ..jaunting car described by,i41

Cromwell, Oliver, original letter of. 911.

Cross, Paul's, history and engraving of. 415.

Mr., account of his elephant u

Exeter Change, 323.

buns, 410.

Crucifixion, Christ's, celebration of at Se-
ville, 422; relics of, 426.

Cruikshank, George, phrenological iDss-
trations by, 1119.

Cuckoo, the, observations on, 1138.

Cumberland, customs in, 450, 668.

Cup, the clayen, or dome, or clomen, 145*

Cupid, the popular representation of, Mi-
graving of, and satire on, 1545.

Curling, game of, 163.

Daft-days, 18.

Dalmahoy, Mr, statement of, 1527.

Dalmer, a baker, how his fortune mads.

Danby, lord, anecdote of, 1095.
Dancing, (morris,) 792.
bears, 1560.

Darkness and fog in 1813,101.
Darlington, earl of, 1376.
Daughters, a curious present to one, l.sfil
| Davenant, sir W., notice of, 521

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