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MAB. 25. 1854.]
p. 628.), attributes The Synagogue to Tbomas Harvey, struments used in the temple and tabernacle, at
first Master of Kington School in Herefordshire. fol. 36. 38. 40. 62.160. &c. There is no date, but
" There can be no doubt," adds Mr. Bliss, " but a Cb. I think it is about 1590 or 1600.
Harvie was the author of this poem, particularly as
A N IGSOBAJIUS OX THE SUBJECT.
Walton contributed some commendatory verses to it,
[This imperfect Bible is one of the very numerous
which were repaid by another- copy prefixed to the
Complcat Angler by Harvie; but whether this was series of editions of the Genevan or Puritan version,
Christopher Harvey, the vicar of Clifton, or some commonly called the Breeches Bible. It is not a 4to.
other, remains to be decided. If it was, it is at least but a pot folio, having six leaves to the sheet or signasingular that Wood, who was so inquisitive in these ture, " Imprinted at London by the Deputies of Chrismatters, should have been ignorant of the circum- topher Barker, printer to the Queen's most excellent
stance." Harvey died before the 4 th Sept. 1663, as Maiestie, Anno Dom. 1595. Cam pricilrgio." Our
on that day Samuel Bradwall was instituted to the correspondent's copy irants the title and preface (three
vicarage of Clifton, void by the death of the lust in- leaves), six leaves of Genesis, the title to the N. Testacumbent. — See Sir John Hawkins' edition of Tie ment, and at the end eleven leaves, including the two
Complete Angler, p. 186.; also " N. & Q.," Vol. vi., tables. The translation may be identified by the last
word of 1 Cor. vi. 9., or by 1 Tim. i. 10. There is
pp. 463. 591.]
another edition by the same printer, and of similar
size, in the year 1602 ; but the title to the second part
Dannocks. — Hedging-gloves made of whit-lea- has " con; tcincth," instead of " conteining."]
ther (untanned leather), and used by workmen in
cutting and trimming fences, are called in this
The Poem of "Helga" — At what date was this
part of Norfolk dannocks. Can any of your corre- poem, by Herbert, written ?
spondents say whence the word is derived ?
J.L. S. his preface, " soon after the publication of the
lations which he made from the relics of ancient Ice["It should rather be Dorntcis,"says Forby, "which landic and Scandinavian poetry," issued in 1805.]
is the proper Flemish name of Tournai, a Frenchified
name, long since universally substituted. Two hun" Merryweathers Tempest Prognosticator." — I
dred rears ago it was celebrated for its coarse woollen wish to know if there be a book published enmanufactures, principally of carpets and hanging*, titled " Merryweather's Weather Prognosticamentioned in some of our old comedies. Probably tion ?" I think, if I mistake not, I saw it among
thick gloves were another article of importation. Our the nautical instruments, &c. in the naval departmodern dannocks, indeed, are of thick leather, and ment of the London Exhibition in 1831. I canmade at home by our own glovers. Can. dorncc/t."~\
not find here if there be any such book extant.
J. T. C.
Brass in AU Saints, Newcastlc-upon- Tyne. — In
the Church of All Saints, Newcastle-upon-Tyne
[The work is entitled An Essay explanatory of the
(an erection dating at some period of the Protestant dark ages), there is a magnificent Flemish Tempest Protpmsticator. in the Building of the Great Exbras?, of which the incumbent refuses to allow a hibition for the tVorhs nf Industry of all Xatians, read
rubbing to be taken, on the ground that the pro- before the Whitby Philosophical Society, Feb. 27,1851 •
by George Merry weather, M. D-, the Designer and
cess would injure it! Can any of your corre- Inventor: London, John Churchill, Princes Street,
spondents tell me if it has been engraved, and Soho, 1851.]
J . II. B.
Edward Spencer's Marriage. — Can any reader
[There is a beautiful representation of the very
curious plate of brass inlaid on the table monument of supply me with particulars of the marriage of
Roger Thornton, the celebrated patron of Newcastle- Edward Spencer of flendlesbam, co. Suffolk, and
upon-Tjne, temp- Henry IV., and still preserved in Grosvenor Square, who lived in the early part of
the Church of All Saints in that town, engraved in the last century, and whose daughters married the
Brand's History of Newcastle-upon- Tyne, vol. i. p. 382. Duke of Hamilton and Sir Jamus Dashwood ?
Mention is also made by that author of another work
containing it, entitled Monuments in the Churches of St. Kcppel St., Russell Sq.
Nicholas and All Saints."]
[The following entry is given in Davy's Suffolk
Collections (Add. MS& 19,097., p. 272.): "Edward
Imperfect Bible.—A Bible has lately come into Spencer, son of John Spencer, Esq., ol>. 1718. Edivard,
my possession in an imperfect state. It is in now living at Naiinton Hall, is a barrister-at-law. He
black letter, 4to., with the capitals commencing married Anne, the only daughter of William Baker of
the chapters in Roman letters. I wish to know Layham, clerk, by whom he had issue Henry Spencer,
the date and printer. It begins at fol. 7., at the who died an infant, and Anne Spencer, their only
end of the 6th verse- of xvtn chapter of Genesis, daughter, and now living." This extract is copied
" counted that to him for righteousness." There from HaweVs- MSS-, the date of which, unfortunately,
ore a number of engravings representing the in- is not given.]
VOL. IX.—No. 230.