Botanical Studies in England, Notice
of the rise anil progress of, 259 seqq.

Botanic Gardens at Chelsea, 275, 293,

Botanic Garden at Paris, 500

Botta, P. E., Assyrian Researches of,
610; his first and brilliant discove-
ries at Khorsahad, 629; his genial
and liberal co-operation with Layard,
631, foot-note

Boudaen, Peter, 255

Bonrchier, Sir William, 539

Bowood in Wiltshire, Lord Shelbnrue's
improvements at, 428

Bowring, J., Entomological Collection
of, 51

Boyle, Robert, 275

Branchidae, Ancient Sculpture brought

by C. T. Newton from, 661
Brander, Gustaviis, Gift of the 'So-

landcr Fossils,' by, 21, 333
Briasson's Correspondence with Sir H.

Sloanc respecting a French version of

the Natural History of Jamaica,


Bridges' Zoological Collections made in
South America, 581

Bridgewater, Francis Henry, Earl of.
See Egerton

Bricnne, Henry Lewis de Lomenie de,
Count. See Lomenie

Brindley, James, 147

British and Mediaeval Antiquities and
Ethnography, Formation of the new
Department of, 688

British Museum, Chronological Epitome
of the principal incidents in the for-
mation, enlargement, and growth of
the successive Collections which con-
stitute the, 6—47

Brocas, Elizabeth, 52

Brocas, William, 52

Brondsted, Peter Olave, 399

Brougham, Henry, Lord Brougham and
Vaux, 547

Brown, Robert, F.R.S., Keeper of Bo-
tany, Services of, 507, 508

Browne, William George, Researches
in the Nitrian Monasteries of, 610

Bruce, Agnes, of Couington in Hunt-
ingdonshire, 49

Uruce, Thomas, Earl of Elgin and Kin-
cardine, Archaeological Explorations
at Athens and in various other parts
of Greece, 381—396; Notices of hig
Life and Public Career, ii.,;400,'411j
the controversy as to the archaeolo-
gical and artistical value of the
Elgin Marbles, 411 seqq.; other
national results of Lord Elgin's
Embassy and Public Spirit, 439

Bruchmann's Fossils, 39

Bruni d'Entrccastcaux, Joseph Anthony,

Bryant, Jacob, 479

Bryaxis, Ancient Sculptures by, 665

Buchan, Mr., a Naturalist engaged in

the Voyage of Banks and Cook,


Buckingham House and its History,

Buckland, William, D.D., 449
Budruni (the ancient Halicarnassus),

Explorations of C. T. Newton and

other Archaeologists at, 663 seqq.
Burckhardt, John Lewis, Travels and

Researches in Africa of, 404
Burlamachi, Philip, 250
Burnet, Gilbert, Bishop of Salisbury,

133, 211

Burney, Charles, D.I)., Notices of the
Life, Labours, and Literary Character
of, with Notices of his Manuscript
and Printed Collections, 435-438;
440 seqq.

Burney, Frances (afterwards Mine.

d'Arblay), 475, 503
Burnouf, M., Researches on Assyrian

Palaeography of, 641
Bute, Earl of. See Stuart
Byres, James, 372

Byron, George Gordon, Lord Byron,
Autograph MSS. of, 458; Notice of
the recent slander on the fame of, ib.


CiDOGiN, Charles Sloane, 297
Cadogan, Lord, 300, 804
Cadyanda, Casts of Rock-Tombs at, 660
Coesar Papers, 426

Calah (of Genesis) Conjectural identi-
fication of, 629

Calvert, Sir William, 299

Camden, William, Friendship of Sir Ro-
bert Cotton, and, 52, 53, their joint
labours on the Britannia, 54; their
archaeological tour in the north of
England, ih,; other joint labours and
friendly intercourse, 87, 98

Campi Phlegrai, 350

Canino, Lucien Bonaparte, Prince of,
and his Collection of Greek Vases,

Canning, Stratford, Lord Stratford de
Redcliffe, encourages liberally the
researches of Layard, 632; procures
from Halicarnassus the primary spe-
cimens of the sculptures of the Mau-
soleum and presents them to the
Nation, 663

Canova, Anthony, Opinion on the Elgin
Marbles of, 455

Caraffa, Carlo, MSS. of, 457

Carew, George, 261 seqq.

Carleton, Dudley, Lord Dorchester, 65,

Carlisle, James, Earl of. See Hay.

Carmina Quadragesimalia of 1748,
Oxford, 418

Carr, Robert, Earl of Somerset, Poli-
tical connection between Sir Robert
Cotton and, 66 seqq., Somerset's
intercourse with the Court of Spain,
69. His alleged complicity in the
murder of Sir Thomas Overbury, 31

Carr, Frances, Countess of Somerset,

66 seqq.
Carteret, Lady Sophia, 424
Carthage, Explorations on the site of

ancient, and their results, 666


Cary, Henry Francis, Notice of the
Literary Life and Museum Service of,
532; circumstances attendant on hia
Candidature for the Keepership of
Printed Books in 1837, 543 seqq.

Casaubon, Isaac, 167

Casier, Margaret, 249

Casley, David, Services of, as Deputy
Royal Librarian, 140, 144

Castile, Earls of, 56

Catharine, Empress of Russia, 407

Catalogue of the Anglo-Gallic Coins,

Catalogue of the Printed Books, 523,

533, 566 seqq.
Cautley, Major, Fossils collected in the

Himalayas, by, 39
Cavendish, Mary, Duchess of Portland,


Caxton, William,Series of the productions

of the press of, 476-478, 681-683
Cecil, William, Lord Burghley, 427
Cecil, Robert, Earl of Salisbury, 88,

Chaloner, Sir Thomas, 158, 159

Chamberlain, John, 176

Charles I, King of England, 68, 91,

94, 98, 101, 124, 331
Charles II, King of England, 260
Charles X, King of France, 691
Charlett, Arthur, 236, 283
Chelsea, Botanic Garden at, 275, 293,


Chelsea, Manor House of, and its History,

294 seqq.
Children, John George, 532
Chimaera Tomb from Lycia, 658
Chinese Books, Hull's Collection of,


Chinese Antiquities and Curiosities,

Choiseul Gouffier, M. G. A. L. de,
Count, Archaeological Researches in
Greece of, 384

Chorley, J. Rutter, Collection of Spanish
Dramatic Poetry formed and be-
queathed by, 695 seqq.

Christy, Henry, Notices of the Life,
Beneficence, and Archaeological ex-
plorations of, 697 seqq.; his Collec-
tions and their bequest to the Public,
699 seqq., 701

Churchill, John, Duke of Marlborough,
209 seqq.

Clarke, Edward Daniel, LL.D., and the

Sarcophagus from Alexandria, 366;

MS. of the Greek Orators obtained

by him at Constantinople, 439
Clayton's Herbarium, 509
Cnidus, Ancient Sculpture brought by

C. T. Newton from, 664 seqq.
Cockerell, Charles Robert, Researches

in Phigaleia of, 397
Codex Alexandrinus, 167, 170
Coinage of the Realm, Collections by

Sir Joseph Banks, on the, 508
Coins, Medals, and Oems, Collection of,

139, 201, 271, 295, 303, 412, 417,

421, 443, 705
Coke, Sir Edward, 80, 82, 149
Coke, Thomas, Earl of Leicester, 372
Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, 545
Combe, Taylor, 392,399
Conington, in Huntingdonshire, 49
Constable, Alice, 132
Constantinople, Early Researches for

Greek Marbles and MSS. at, 191


Conway, Sir Edward, 184

Conyers, John, 259

Cook, Captain James, 334

Corinth, Vases and other Antiquities

brought from, 386 seqq.
Cotton, Sir John, 135,139
Cotton, Sir John, Great-grandson of

the Founder, Donor of the Cotton

Library and Antiquities, 134,


Cotton, John, Grandson of the Founder,

Cotton, Robert (of Gedding, Cam-
bridgeshire), 139

Cotton, Sir Robert (of Hatley St. George,
in Ciiinbridgeshire), 139

Cotton, Sir Robert Bruce, Descent and
Pedigree of, 50

1570-1585. His education and early
friendships, 52

1587-9S. Commencement and growth
of his library and museum, 53

1599. His archaeological tour in the
North of England with Camden,
and his share in the composition
of the Britannia, 54; is em-
ployed by the Queen to prepare
a tractate on the precedency of
England over Spain, 55; ana-
lysis of that treatise, ib.

1603. Writes a Discourse on King
James' descent from the Saxon
Kings, 56; is knighted, ib.; and
returned to Parliament for Hun-
tingdonshire, but takes little
part in its debates, 57; accepts
a prominent share in the labour
of Committees, it.; and carries
on an extensive correspondence
both literary and political, ib.;
acquires for his Library a mass of
State Papers, 58; petitions
Queen Elizabeth for the esta-
blishment of a National and
Public Library for England, ib.;
inference which is obviously de-
ducible thence in relation to the
charge that Sir R. Cotton was
an embezzler of Public Records,

1607. Receives an address from the
Corporation of London, praying
him to restore certain documents
alleged to belong to the City
Chamber, ib.

1608. Proposes to the King certain
reforms in the naval administra-
tion of the country, 62; and
obtains Letters Patent, creating
a commission of Naval Inquiry,
63; takes a leading part in the
labours of the Commission, and
prepares its report, 63


Cotton, Sir R. (continued).

1616, June; is liberated
receives a pardon
Great Seal, ib.; his c(
his literary labours in i
84 seqq.; instances o!
ality with which he
cates his knowledgi
manuscripts, 87, 88

1616-23. His share in tl
which resulted in tin
of Right,' 89

1624, April. His Semom
the Treaties of Amity
riage with Austria a
91; his advice on th
tion of the Spanish
dors, and Report ad
Buckingham, 92

1625, August. Speech a
him in the Parliainc
Oxford, 93; its eulo
political conduct of
96; the friendly Intel
tween Cotton and Sii
d'Ewes, 97 seqq.

1626, The scene at Cottor
occasion of the Cor
Charles I, 99; his <
1626 and subsequent;
unofficial adviser of 1
101 seqq.; his opinior.
age, and on the mam
the Royal Mint, 103

1628, Jan. Appears at the I
cil Board, and deliv
course advising the
calling of a Pnrliamcnl
has no seat in that Par

1629, November. Is accui
culating a Propositio
Parliaments, writtc:
Robert Dudley, 107 s
tory of that produ
seqq.; Sir Robert's
placed under seal, ai
so until his death,

seqq.; intercourse between Ben
Jonson and Cotton, 116

1630. Decline of Cotton's health,
and his correspondence with
Dr. Frodsham, 118; his visit to
Amphyllis Ferrers, and the plot
to obtain money from him, 120
seqq.; the proceedings in the
Court of Star Chamber thereon,

1631. Illness, 123 ; Conferences with
Dr. Oldisworth and with Bishop
Williams, 124; death, 125

Cotton, Sir Thomas, Bart,, 125, 127,
129, 131, 161

Cotton, Thomas, 49, 118

Cotton, William, 49, 53

Cottoni Posthuma, 91 seqq. and foot-

Courten, Peter, 250

Courten, Sir Peter, 254

Courten, Sir William, Bart., 251, 256,

260, 267
Courten, William (I), 249
Courten, William (II), 257
Courten, William, Founder of the

Sloane Museum:

1642, March. Birth and Parentage,

1656. Benefaction to the Tradescant

Museum, ib.
1657? Residence at Montpelier,


1662. Contention with George
Ciirew respecting the admini-
stration of the Estates of Sir
William Conrton, 262 seqq.

1663, July. Presents a petition to
King Charles II, 263; but sub-
sequently enters into a compro-
mise with Carew, ib.; and re-
tires to Fawsley, 264

1670. Relinquishes his family name
and returns to Montpelier,
whence he makes many Conti-
nental tours and extensive
Collections both in Natural His-

tory and in Antiquities, 267

1684? Returns to England, 268;
establishes his museum in the
Middle Temple, 269; his corre"
spondence with Sloane, ib.
1686. Account of a Visit to Courten's

Museum by John Evelyn, 270
1695. Another Account of a like

visit by Ralph Thoresby, 271
1695-1701. His closing years, 272
1702, March. Death and monumental
inscription, 273
Cracherode, Clayton Mordaunt, Notices
of the Life and of the Literary and
Archaeological Collections of 417-421;
his Bequests to the Nation, 421
Craven, Keppel, Bequest of, 38
Croft, Sir Thomas Elmsley, 536
Croizet's Fossil Mammalia collected in

Auvergne, 37
Crommelinck, Peter, 249
Cromwell, Oliver, 90
Cromwell, Sir Oliver, 56
Cromwell, Thomas, Earl of Essex,

Cuming, Hugh, Notices of the Life,
Travels, and Collections in Natural
History of, 692 seqq.

Cureton, William, Early labour! in
Bodley*s Library of, 619; becomes
Assistant-Keeper of MSS. in the
British Museum, and devotes himself
to the Oriental Department, 620;
his labours on the MSS. from the
Monasteries of Nitria, 621 j and his
account of the discoveries there made,
given in the Quarterly Review of
1846, 622 ; publishes a Syriac version
of the Festal Letters oi St. Athanasius,
623 ; his Spicilegium Syriacum, 624;
other publications and labours, lite-
rary and parochial, ib.; is made a
Royal Trustee, ib.; publishes the
Martyrs in Palestine of Eusebius
625; his lamented death, ib.

Cuvier, George, 455

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