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inclusive, upwards of fix yards perpen- take no notice of such when they do dicularly; and nearly a yard broad all

appear. The Spaniards of the present the way, splitting the stone-work as time are shaking off every trace of low as the battlements; part of whose barbarism, and set the rest of the world wall, N. E. paffed with the other frag- a pattern by their most elegant publiments thro' the leads into the church; cations. War, amidst its other evils, whose roof is computed at 461. experice; has, till very lately, deprived us of one and the steeple to be rebuilt new, nine of the noblest productions that ever inches thick, with an iron conductor, graced the republick of letters. This at 2281. with a concellion of the old is the new edition of Don Quixote, materials to the undertaker,

corregida por la Real Academia Espan, The ftceple was 61 yards from the wola. En Madrid, 1980; in four ground; 35 yards and a foot from the tomes, Royal Quarto. This work battlements : the same proportion to be was in hand seven years at least, and, obferved in the new erection, with besides what was principally intended additional decorations to the battle by the academy, a very correct text, ments. Not a word, on these occa- the impression and its décorations have fions, about a brief.

been made with all poflible elegance This was the native parish of Dr. and magnificence, and the whole fa. Richard Farmer, the learned Master of bricated in Spain and by Spanish artists, Emanuel college, Cambridge; and of Three new founts of letter, made for the Rev. Mr. Williain Ludlam, the the printing-house of the Royal Ligreat mechanic, &c who were born, I brary, were pretented to the Academy think, in the same house : and the first for the purpose of this cdition, and do light, I myself saw, was in the fare real honour to the founder, Don Gepaufh. You see how ambitious I am to ronimo Gib. The frontispieces, the be mentioned with great men, W.B. head and tail-pieces, the vignettes, are

Fig. 4, in the saine plate, is taken as beautiful as to design and execution from a brass on a round stone in the

as can be wished. The subjects of the choir of Stanton Harcourt church, Ox- several plates have been selected with fordshire. Qu, whose arms? EDIT, judgement, and thio' all allowance has

been made to the designs, yet they all MR. URRAN,

appear to have been confined to reality, Y

OUR Magazine for July, P. 568, Accordingly we are informed that, be

containing foine enquiries relative to sides the goodness of the designs and the wives of Richard II1. made me recol- gravings, the dresses have the incrit lect a few sketches I had taken from a of reality, and are formed from several painted window in the church of Pen- pictures and portraits of the time of tich in Cumbepland, in a Jate tour I ihe author in several royal palaces : made in that county, which I imagine The arms and arrogur have been drawn have never yet been publithcd.

from originals of the same time in the One of thein (fig. s.) represents. Royal Armoury. The fore part, lide, Ann de Love!, as I conjec ure, one of and back of the coat armour are to be the wives of that morareh, who was of seen in the several plates. Sorry am I an ancient family in this county, of to add that no portiait of Cervantes has whout and whole family I thould be as yet been discovered: one prefixed is happy to receive some information thro' given as ideal only. His life, by Don the channel of your Magazine. Vicente de los Rios, presents no ma

MĘ. Walpole, in bis Catalogue of ierial diference as to any circumstance Royal and Noble Authors, mentions to be found in that by Don Juan Anthat only ine picture is known of Edw. conio Pellicer, printed a few

years The Fifth, ( fig. 6) I have therefore add- fince, and weich, abstractedly, is to ed another representation of that unfor. be found in your Mag, of Jan. 17814 ļunate Prinçe froin the same church. But his "

Analysis del Quixote" is a

matter-piece of criticitin ; and may en. MR. URBAN,

OEI. 19.

Girle him to the name of the Additon of WHEN

THEN ivoks of fuper-eminent Spain, as he has done that for Cer

merit arise from the prets in a vantcs which the former did for Milcountry which, till within theie few ton, whose name he mentions in several years, has been notorious for its dif- places with due respect and estcem. couragement of any improvements in Had the Academy supprelled this, literature, it may scem uogenerous to which I am authorised to lay was once

in contemplation, they had deprived der to perpetuate this right, two of the their country of the honour of having canons elected by the chapter for that produced a work that will be read with purpose, having on the vigil of the saint, pleasure as long as a real judge of its dretsed themselves in their surplices, merit will be found. The diftribution covered with bandaleers of Powers, and, of the whole into two parts, agreeable holding noregays in their hands, mount to the plan of the late cditor of this on horseback at the great door of the work, is here adopted : and as in the cathedral, and ride to cach of the four original editions there was no division gates of the city, preceded by two of the second part into books, no notice mace-bearers, two chaplains, and twenof such is to be found in chis, por in' ty-five halberdiers armed with helmets the former. As some of your literary and cunasles, and followed by all the correspondents may be plcaled with the officers of justice on horseback, cloathed above account, a corner in your useful in their proper habits, covered with compilation is requested for the same, bandalcers of flowers, and carrying by your constant reader, J. B. nolegays in their hands. As soon as

the è canons arrive at the city-gates, the Description of the Churcb of LISIEUX in keys are delivered up to them, and they

Normandy, from the Account of there pofi a proper guard of their own, "the Alien Priories,” to illuftrate our

in lieu of that of the bishop, which, View of it from an original Drawing on the delivery of the keys to the ca

ISIEUX is a smail city of Upper nons, immediately marches out. All of Rouen, pleasantly lituated on the ri

the profits of the fair therein held on ver Tonquc. This city, which was

St. Urfinus's day, belong to these two esteemed the capital of the Pais de canonical earls; in consideration of Lieuvin whilst that country was under which, they deliver to each of the other the government of the French kings, is

canons a loaf of bread and two flaggons now the property and tee of the bishop, of wine : and, in case any post or place who is also Earl of Lificux, and enjoys of profit becomes vacant within the An annual income of 40,000 livres. His carldom during these two days, they diocese is one of the most considerable have the fole right of nomination and

Here is a Be. in the province. The cathedral con. presentation thereto. tains foine tolerably good monuments.

nedictine nunnery, founded in the year In the choir is a brals monument for

1050, by Leiceline countess of Eu, with one Hannuier, an Englishman; and a

the affiftance of her fons, earl Robert, nother, of white marble, crećted for and Hugh bishop of Lisieux. The late, William d'Estouteville, founder of the

ter lies buried at the cntrance of the college de Lilicux at Paris. In the

choir; and on the wall adjoioing is an chapel of the Holy Virgin stands the inscription in which he is called founder tomb of the founder, Peter Couchon, of that nunnery. bishop of Beauvais, who, in reward for the fentence which he, as fupremc judge, MR. URBAN,

TH

CHE ROYSTON CLUB (see vol. L. Orleans, obtained the bishoprick of Li p. 474) is so totally unnoticed by heux.

The bishop, however, after our tourists, and so little known out of wards repenting of what he had done in its own neiglıbourhood, that the followthat matter, built this chapel, and ing account of it may not be unacceptthercin founded a high mats to the Ho able to your inquisitive readers, and it is Jy Virgin, which is Tung daily by the to be hoped may draw forth fuller and choiritters, in order, as it is expressed in more correct information on the subject. his foundation-charter, to expiate the The precise year of its institution docs falte judgement which he gave in the not appear. It certainly was prior to the above-mentioned case. The canons of year 1698, and perhaps began at the Rethis church, by virtue of a compaċi be- volution. The only book of entries now tween them and the bishop, enjoy the known to exist by the present landlord extraordinary privilege of being earls of and his waiter opens with a litt of memLisieux, with the full excrcite of all ci bers from the inflitution to 1698. Among vil and criminal jurisdiction within the thefe meinbers the following have been exa carldom, during the vigil and feast-day tratted, not in regular fucceffon, nor as a pf St. Urfinus it in every year. In or

coinplete list, but as perfons most likely

to be known beyond their own counties, The toth and onth of June.

though

though after exhausting his talent in pam vage *, in a gown and band: and over ing their respective places of abode, your the chimney the Judgement of Paris. correspondenrfinds himtelt obliged to leave Round the top of the larger room, above several of them to the sagacity of others - the wainscot, are the following heads: 'Their meetings were held on a hursday. At the upper end of the room an old

Their mode of election was by a ma man in his hair and a gown, and over jority on ballot on the club-day fuccted. his head a crown carved on the gilt ing that of nonvination. The candidate frame. was admitted on his firtt appearance with A head in robes, with the George. in a year after his election, otherwise a A man in a wig, cravat, and blue coat. fecond ballot was allowed. The steward One in judge's robes. [Qu. Pemberton?] for the day entered the nomination and One in a flowing wig and armour. elc&tion. Each member who was theward One in a gown and wig. furnished the wine, or tive guineas in lieu Portrait of a chancellor, with the great of it. No wine was to be drunk out of seal. [Qu. Harcourt?] the club-room, and what was left after A man in a flowing wig, cravat, and cach meeting was to be put into a cheft, starched Neeves. and the key delivered, sealed up by the Another in a like wig and gown. fteward or his deputy, to the malier of Another in a like wig and open

fleeves. the house, for the next steward. In 1760 A nobleman in robes, holding a white there was so much wine in the cellar that Itaff. Qu. Earl of Oxford ? it was resolved that no member thould be A gentleman in a yellowish coat, blue chofen steward for 3 months to come. - belt, short hair. In September 1963 there remained, of Auother in a pink coat and cravat. Claret, Madeira, Port, and Libon, about Another in a gown and short cravat. 3 pipes.---The bill of extraordinaries was Over the chimney the Angel appearing to be delivered in on the firft Thursday to the Shepherds t. in July.

No cvder, wine, or beer, or to The chaplain to the club was Hugh bacco, to be allowed as extraordinaries; Parnel, on whose decease Francis Gul only fire and venison fees.

fton, rector of Widial, was elected, 1763, The place of meeting was the Red Lion and accurs in that character in 1777. Inn, which is the Poft-house. Two hand He is ftill living, and resident at Widial, fome idoms, a smaller and a larger, were though the estate has been sold out of the built, at the expence of the members, at Gullion family, first to Stephen Comyn, the back of the house, for this purpose, and barrister at law and bencher of the Inner furnished with poruraits, ftill preserved Temple, and by him to Brabazon Ellis, there, though the rooms, having lost their esq. whose fon, John Thomas, now enoriginal destination, and the larger serving joys it, and has improved the hall by the occafionally for an assembly, and having addition of two bow windows, and by an orchestra, and the imaller for an ordi new road to it from Buntingford. Dary on market-days, or other public oc I am credibly informed that the divi. cabions, are going falt out of repair. fions in the county on the general elec

In the first, or anic-chainber, are two ion 1754, when Hale, Gore, and Gardivery good half-lengths of James I. and ner, were candidates (and the latter loit Charles I.; whole lengths of Charles and it) occationed an almost total delcrtion James II, William, Mary, and Anne, in of this club. an inferior style: a good head of Dr. Sa

ANOTHER CANTAB. * Rector of Bygrave, then of Clothall, Herts; and lecturer of St George, HanoverSquare, London. In his younger days he had travelled with James 5th Earl of Salisbury, who gave him the great living of Clothall, where Dr. Savage rebuilt the rectory-houle. Jo his more advanced years he was fo l.vely, pleasant, and faceiious, that he was called the Ariftir pus of the age. One day, at the levee, George I. asked him, “ How long he had “ stayed at Rome with Lord Salisbury?". Upon his answering how long, “Why," said " the King," you tayed long enough, why did you not convert the Pope?". Becaule, • Sir,' replied he, 'I had nothing better to order him.'-Having been bred at Weltminster, he had always a great fondiress for the school, attended at all their plays and cleélions, aitted in all their public exercises, grew young again, and, among boys, was a great boy himself. He used to attend the schools to furnith the lads with extempore epigrams at the elections. The king's scholars had so great à regard for him, that, after his deceale, they made a collection among themselves, and, at ibeir own charge, erceted a small tablet of while marble in the Cloysters to his memory. See it in the “ Anecdotes of Bowyer," p. 644. He printed ivo Sermons; 1. “On the “ Election of the Lord Mayor, 1707;" 2. "Before the Sons of the Clergy, 1715. He died March 24, 1747. Epit. + dribür Chwuncey was paid & guineas for cleaning and mending these pi&tures in 1745.

James

James Willymot,

of Tberfield and Kelshall. Edward Chester,

of Cokenbatch in Barkway. Sir Peter Soame, Bart,

of Berkesdon, now living. Francis Floyer,

of Breni Pelbam. Giles Dent,

of Newport, in the countr of Eler. John Mead,

of Wendon Lofis, Ejjex. (Morant, 11.594.) Richard Freeman,

Qu. of the Aspeden family? James Goulston,

of Widial. Sir Thomas Brograve, Bart.

of Sbeepball and Braughing. Henry Guy,

of Tring. Qu. mayor of St. Alban's in 1685. (Chauncy, 457,458.) and alderman by the charter 1 James Il.; recorder of Berkliamsted 1638 (Ib. 581); groom of the bed-chamber, clerk of the treasury, temp. Charles II. James 11. and William III.; member for a borough in Yorkshire in all their parliaments (Ib. 592). He built an elegant house *, and laid out large and beautiful gardens there, and a park, and then

fold it to Sir William Gore, Knt. lord mayor. (Salmon, Herts, 130.) Robert Elwes,

of Amwell and Throcking: Sir Thomas Middleton, Knt.

Qu. serjeant at mace to Charles II. who

held Bed well Park in Flingdon. (Chauncy, 277.) John Turner,

Qu. of Great Hormead? William Calvert,

of Pelham Furneux. Robert Cheller,

of Bygrave, and Cokenhatch in Barkway. Thomas Newland,

Qu. of Nucelles, or of Queenbury in Read? John Pargiter. William Dyer,

Some of this family were burgesses of

Hertford from 1630 to 1651. Sir Henry Puckering, Bart.

Qu. who fold Wesion, 1654? Chaun. 374. Felix Calvert,

of Pelbam Furneux and Hadbam. Sir Charles Barrington, Bart.

who died 1714-15. Sir Edward Turnor, Knt.

member for Hertford 1661; speaker of the House of Commons, knighted, and solicitor to the Duke of York; 1663,. treasurer to the Middle Temple; 1670, folicitor general; 1671, serjeant at

law and chief baron of the Exchequer. (Chauncy, 250.) Sir Alexander Rigby, Knt. Henry Earl of Suffolk and Bindon, created Earl of Bindon and Baron Cher.

terford in his father's life, became Earl of Suffolk in 1709, and died in 1718. Ralph Freman,

of Westmill and Standon. Richard Guilton,

of Widial; died 1686. William Levinz,

of Mold-ball, Depden, Ejer. Sir Richard Hutchinson. William Gore, [fun of Sire William)

of Tring John Ellington,

of Aklim in Great Berkhamsied. Williain Robinson,

of Lytion Sirode. Sir Charles Buck, Bart.

of the Grove, Watford. Robert Gilfthorpe, Esq.

of Welwyn, died 1731. Henry Coghill,

of Pen's Flace, Aldenkam. Francis Pemberton,

Qu. afterwards knighted, fericant, chief jusice of the King's Bench and Common Pleas; died 1627. (Chaun. 469.) Edward Nightingale,

Qu. of the family at Newport in Ellex?
John Coghill.
William Hanley.
William Webb,

Qu. of Barkway?
Robert Hare.
Edward Fitzgerald viscount Villicrs.
William Freman.
Jeffrey Elwes,

impropriator of Amwell. William Harvey,

of BraugLvig. Jacob Houblon,

of Braughing and Hormede Magna, dicd

08. 16, 1783. Robert Trefusis,

left the club in 1737. This house, one of the best works of Sir Christopher Wren, being entirely his owni plan, was built for Mr. Guy with the treafury money. It is the property of the prefent Charles Gore, Eig. great grandson of Sir William. 'EDIT,

John

John Savage, D. D. 1733,

fellow of Emanuel College, Cainbridge. Thomas Rolt,

of Bengeo and Sacombe. Edward Bayntun. Adolphus Meetkirk,

of Bradfield and Rifden. Carelby Freeman. William Plummer,

of Eastwick, member for Herts county,

father to the present. Edward Chester,

of Cokenbatch admitted 1734;quitted 1745. Lucius Charles viscount Falkland, 1735, died May 27, 1776. Alexander Cottle. Thomas Carle:on. John Thomlinson. Thomas Milner,

of Langley Lawn, in Claviering, in the

county of Ellex, died 1733, or 1742: William Benn,

alderman of London; of Tillers and

Westmill. Edward Gardiner, 1746,

of Tbundridge. John Cheshire. William Hale,

of King's Wallen. William Pym,

of Radwell ball in Norton. William Wright,

of Barkway: Ralph Freman, D. D.

of Hamels, in Braughing, uncle to the firti lady of the right hon. Cha. Yorke, whose son now potlebles the estate. Sir Thomas Salisbury, Knt.

of Ofley, judge of the Admiralty. Thomas Wherham,

of Bradford. Christopher Anstey, D.D.

of Irumpington, co. Cambridge, father

to the author of the New Baib Guide. Richard Hale, Francis Bowyer,

of Nortle Mimms.
Thomas Clarges.
Robert Philipps.
Richard Chale,

now Sir Richari! Chase, Knt. of Hadham,

sheriff of Herts * 1745, when he was knighted. John Robinson Lytton,

of Knebworth. Gilbert Thornton Heytham,

probably the younger son of Jane, daugh

ter of the next member. Robert Thornton,

of Litile Mundane. Nicholson Calvert,

of Hunsdon. Paggen Hale, 1747,

dicd 1754, member for Herts county. Edward Websler,

of Littlecourt. James Coltec Ducarel, 1741,

quitted 1757. Samuel Smith,

Q11. of King's Langley? John Gardiner, 1742,

quitted 1748. Qu. of Thundridge, or

Pihobury? Honourable James Afon,

of the family of Lord Ason of Standon. William Woolball. Edward Gould. George Jennings,

of Nucelles in barkway, son to the ad

miral. James Gordon,

of Moor Place. Sir John Hyndo Cotton, Bart. 1752, of Maddingley, co. Camlridge : living. Thomas Plumer Bydle, 17541

of Ware Park, late a banker in London. Edward Otto Bayer, 1754. Henry l'ennant, quitted 1757,

of Little Ayot. George Wriglit,

of Beeches. Frederick Halley, 1758,

of Great Gaddejon, deceased, cldest broa

ther to the present member for the county: William Pluminer, jun. 1758,

the other member for the county. John Radclifle,

of Hitchin, member for St. Alban's. Earl of Eilex, 1765.

William Ange, of Cajbiobury, now living. R. Cox, 1766,

of Alpeder.

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