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Ribag, '32. 47.
Ribam, '32. 47.
Riban, '32. 46.
Ribash, '32. 47.
Ribble Navigation Improvement

Further Act, '39. 213.
Ribbons, not to be given by candi-

dates at elections, 28. 160. Ribeiro, Matheo, '32. 71.

General, defends Pampeluna, '42. 243. Ribes oxyacanthoides, '29. 66. Ribeyro, Ber., '32. 70. Ricardo, D., '31. 76 ; '32. 62 ; his

proposal of a permanent fixed duty on corn, '39. 81.

Ricciardetto, 32. 57. Riccioli, his “Almagestum Novum "

referred to, and quoted, '36. 16. Rice, its nutritious qualities, '29. 128; a useful substitute for wheat,

bread from, mode of making, id. ib. 129.

duty on (1829), '30. 206; 1836, '37. 128; import, export, and home consumption of, in 1828, '31. 174; in the husk, ditto, id. ib.; in 1830, '32. 178; '33.

in 1831,'34. 155; from 1830 to 1833, '35. 181; quantity exported in 1833 and 1834, '36. 156; exports of, value of, in 1834 and 1835, 37. 162; and sago, home consumption of, in 1836, '38. 179; rice, imports of, value of, in 1834 and 1835, '37. 163 ; imports and home consumption of, and duty on, in 1837, '39. 185; the same, in 1838,240.177; the same, in 1839, '41. 181; in

1840, '42. 157. Rice, Mr. Spring, his statement of

the returns of the clergy on schools, referred to, '29. 92; his motion for the repeal of the importation duty on coal into Ireland, '31. 204 ; colonial secretary,

'35. 258. Rich, Mr., his motion for private

executions, '42. 175. Richard Cour de Lion, '28. 57; pawns the crown revenues, '32.81.

- II., invades Scotland, '31. 44; mention of him, '37. 22 ; his writings, id. 26.

Richard III., killed, '28. 58.

of Chichester, '32. 58. of St. Victor, '32.58.

of York, '37. 22 ; his works, id. 23. Richards, Mr. R., appointed a

master in Chancery, his salary,

&c., 42. 143. Richardson, S., '31. 74; '32. 61. Richer, inequalities of pendulum,

'29, 59. Richmond, Duke of, postmaster

general, '31. 240; resigns, '35. 206, 258.

(Dublin), general penitentiary made a prison for Dublin, 37. 123.

- Lunatic Asylum Dublin Act (1 W. IV. c. 13), '32. 138.

(Surrey), population of, '33. 73.

Water Act, '36. 208.

(York.), population and representation of, '33. 77.

and Reeth Road Act, 37. 222. Rick burning, punishment for(1828),

28. 144 ; setting fire to, punishment for (1837), '38. 162. Rickman, Mr. Thomas, his preface

to the population returns of 1831, referred to, '37. 63; he dies, '42.

124. Rickman and Hussey, Messrs.,

architects of Snenton Church,

Notts, '40.233. Rickmansworth, population of, '33. Ridgway Inclosure Act, '35. 217. Riding on shafts, law relating to

(1829), '30. 137. Riego, taken prisoner, '28. 65;

killed, id. 66. Rienza tribune, at Rome, '28. 58. Ries, Ferdinand, dies, '39. 141. Riesengebirge mountains, chain of,

and their several heights, '33. 42; alphabetical index to same, &c.,

id. 49-53. Riga, '31. 76; '32.52.

consul at, his salary, and number of ships and their tonnage

at, in 1828, '31. 180. Right ascension, what it is, '42. 21. “ Rights of Women," the, '32. 47.

177;

64.

reading of the Riot Act (1837), (7 W. IV. and 1 Vict. c. 91), '38.

163, 165.

Ring-dove, the general period of its

cooing, '30. 39. Ringley additional burial ground,

'35.229. Ringstead Inclosure Act, '40. 212. Ringwood, population of, '33. 63. Rinuccini, 31. 70; Ottavio, '32.56. Rio de la Plata, discovered, '30. 94 ;

United States of, their extent, population, governor, capital, religion, revenue, debt, army, and navy, in 1828, '29. 74, 75; British consul-general, consul, and vice-consul to, where employed, and amount of their salaries (1828), '31. 183: TRADE with : brass and copper manufactures, exports to, value of, in 1838, '40. 183; coals, quantity of, exported to, in 1833, '35. 186 ; cotton goods, British, quantity and value of exports to, in 1833 and 1834, 36. 169; in 1838, 40. 182; quantity of rum exported to, in 1829, '31. 186; in 1831, '33. 183; general exports to, value of, in 1828, '31. 178; of British produce, &c., to, in 1830, '33. 180 ; in 1831, '34. 158; of cotton goods, in 1832, '35. 178; general exports to, value of, in 1827, 1830, 1833, 1834, and 1835, '37. 160; in 1836, '38.

in 1836 and 1837, '39. 190; in 1838, 40. 181; value and particulars of, id. 183; in 1839, 41. 188; in 1840, 42.

163; imports: cotton, quantity 1 imported, from 1832 to 1834, '36.

168 ; wool, import of, from, in 1833, '35. 176; in 1840, '42. 163; value of imports from, and of exports of home produce, &c., and foreign and colonial mer

chandize to, in 1831, '34. 160. Rio 'Janeiro, discovered, '30. 94 ;

mutiny at, 29. 240 ; British con

sul-general at, his salary, '31. 182. Rio Pardo, battle on the, '39. 249. Riot Act, amendment of, as to penalty of death, '38. 163.

property destroyed in, to be 'made good by the Hundred, '28.

146. Rioting, punishment for, after the

Riots at various places :- viz. at

Antwerp, '32. 237; at Barcelona, :37. 252 ; at Barnsley, '30. 264; at Bircham, '36. 245; in Birmingham, '34. 46; '40. 259; at Boughton, '39. 250; at Bristol, 32. 240 ; trial and execution of the rioters, '33. 228; at Brunswick, '31. 238 ; at Brussels, '35. 257 ; at Cambridge, id. 252; in Coldbath Fields, '34. 244, 245 ; concerning the corn law, '28. 64; at Dean Forest, '32. 238; at Derby and Nottingham, id. 240; in England (1795), '28. 63; in several places in England, in 1800, '34. 46 ; at Frankfort, id. 243; at Great Bircham, '36. 245; at Limerick, '31. 236; at Lisbon, '39. 249; in London (1780), '28. 65; in London, id. 62 ; '34. 46; at Lyons, '33. 227; '35. 257; amnesty to the prisoners refused, '36. 239; trial of the prisoners, id. 243 ; at Manchester, '30. 261; at Merthyr-Tydvil, '32. 238; at Montreal, '39. 248; at Nantes, 37. 256 ; at Newport, '40. 260, 261; at Newtownbarry, '32. 239 ; at Nottingham and Derby, id. 240 ; at Nottingham, trial and execution of the rioters, '33. 228; in Nottingham, '34. 46; at Oxford, '31. 238; '34. 46 ; in Paris, '31. 238; '32. 236; '33. 230; '35. 255 ; again attempted, id. 257; again take place, id. 261; again, 40. 258; at Rheims, '35. 260 ; at Rochdale, and other places, '30. 261; in St. Pelagie, at Paris, '35. 261; at Sheffield, '33. 233; at Stockholm, '40. 252; at Todmorden, id. 254; at Toulouse, '42. 240 ; at Vaucluse, id. 237; near Waterford, '33. 232; at Wolverhampton, '36. 244, 245. Ripon, Earl of, resigns, '35. 206, 258.

- population and representation of, '33. 78.

ecclesiastical revenues of (1835), '36. 83.

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amending former Act relating to:

'30. 193—195. Roads, metropolitan turnpike, fourth

report of the commissioners of the, referred to, '31. 225, 226.

metropolis, second report of the committee of the Lords on, 34. 236, 237.

(Ireland) repairs, Act relating to presentments for (5 and 6 W. IV. c. 31), '36. 120.

and Bridges (Ireland), Act (10 G. IV. c. 40), '30. 182.

&c., in progress in the several years, see the heading Public Improvements, in each volume of the Companion, and entries under the several places in the Index, passim ; and see High: 1

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Ripon, episcopal palace, first stone

of; laid, '39. 222. Rippon, Walfred of, '37. 22. Rishanger, '31. 68; William, '32.

58. Rishworth Reservoirs Act, '40. 213. “Rising of the lights," entry in old

Bills of Mortality, '35. 30. Ritba, '32. 47. Ritter, electro-magnetism, '29. 60. Ritterhuis, C., '31. 72 ; '32, 64. River banks, punishment for de

stroying, '28. 143; and see Navi

GABLE RIVERS. Riverhill and Farnborough Road

Act, '37.221. Rivers, theory of, Guglielmini, '29. 61.

navigable, stealing from vessels on, punishment for, '28. 132; and see NAVIGABLE Rivers, and

Canals. Rix dollar (Austria), its value, &c.

(1829), '30. 102; (Bavaria), its value, &c. (1829), id. 103 ; (Denmark), its value, &c. (1829), id. ib.; (Dutch), its value, &c., '28, 165; the same (1829), '30. 105; (German), value of, '28. 165 ; specie (Hamburgh), its value, &c. (1829), '30. 105; (Holland), value of, '28. 165; the same (1829), id. ib. ; (Prussia), its value, '28. 165; the same (1829), '30. 107; specie (Saxony), its value, &c. (1829), id. 108; half ditto ditto, id. ib.; (Sweden), value, &c. (1829), id. 109; twothirds ditto ditto, id. ib.; one

third ditto ditto, id. ib. Road Acts, see Private Bills.

and turnpike interests, dissertation on, '42. 115--122.

materials, excellence of black porphyry for, '33. 226; and of

Bombay granite, id. ib. Roads, formation of, facts relating to, '30. 244.

amount of money expended on, in England and France, compared, '29. 182.

turnpike, in England and Wales, length of, in 1834, 37. 176.

of the metropolis, Act

Robbery from the person, Acts 7

and 8 G. IV. c. 29, and 9 G. IV. c. 55, amended (7 W.IV. and 1 Vict. c. 87), '38. 160, 161; with cutting or wounding, punishable with death, 1837 (7 W. IV. and 1 Vict. c. 87), id. 160; robbery or assault with intent to rob, with · violence, transportation or imprisonment, id. ib.; without violence, imprisonment, id. 161; of chattels, &c., punishment for (1828), '28. 131.

number of cases of, in 1835, 1836, and 1837, compared with 1839 and 1840, '42.102, 103.

number of executions for, in France (1826), '29. 89. Robert of Gloucester, '32. 58.

Leopold, commits suicide, '36. 108.

of Reading, '37, 22; his travels and works, id. 23.

of Sorbonne, '32. 67. Roberts, Mr. Henry, architect of

Fishmongers' Hall, '34, 218 ; '36. 231; of Camberwell Collegiate School, id. 220.

and Charles, balloon hydrogen, '29. 55. Robertson, W., '31. 76 ; '32. 62. Robespierre, fall of, '28. 62. Robin, the, '28. 31, 32; 29. 39;

its winter food, '30. 36; the ragged, '28. 35.

Robinia pseudacacia, '29. 67.
Robins, gunnery, '29. 60.

John, *37. 23; his works, id. 26. Robinson, Sir C., dies, '34. 243.

Dr., his suggestion of the use of steam-carriages, '37. 82.

F., created Lord Goderich, 28. 69.

Mr. P. F., architect of the aiterations at York Castle,

34. 219. “ Robinson Crusoe,” '32. 61. Roborough Small Debts Act, '38.

211. Rocester Bridge Act, '39. 211;

bridge completed, account of, 41. 252, 253; Bridge Roads

Act, id. 219. Rochdale, population of (1821),

'29. 82; population and representation of, '33. 66; and other places, riots at, 30. 261; canal, aud river Irwell, canal to connect, Act for, '37.222; Rochdale Small Debts Act, '40.215; Water Act, id. 213; and Burnley Road Act, '38. 211; and Ealand Road Act, '37. 221; and Manchester

Road Act, '38. 211. Rochefoucault, '31. 73; 32. 68. Rochelle and Charente, consul at,

his salary (1828), '31. 181. Rochester, '31. 72 ; '32. 60.

population of (1821),'29. 82; population and representation of, '33. 65.

diocese of, number of Sun. day schools in the, in 1826, 29. 95; number of parishes, benefices, and churches and chapels in, and population of (1834), 35. 127; revenues of bishop, of cathedral, and of benefices, sums paid to curates, in whom patronage of benefices vested, and other particulars relating to same (1835), '36.82–89.

port of, customs duty collected at, during the year 1839, 41. 188; the same, in

1840, '42, 164. Rock Life Assurance Office, its die

vision of profits, to 1826, '31. 87.

Rock rose, '29. 38 ; its irritability,

id, ib. Roden, Lord, his charge against

Lord Melbourne, '37. 193. Roe, Thomas, '31. 72; 32. 60.

Mr., his opinion on the reduce tion of the duty on coals (1830),

31. 112. Roebuck, Mr., heard at the bar of

the two houses against the Canada Bill, *39. 200, 201; his motion against the “ Times” news

paper, '42. 186. Roella ciliata, '31. 43. Roemer, epicycloidal teeth of wheels,

29. 62; motion and velocity of

light, id. 63. Rogation Sunday and days, '28.

il; week, id. 12. Roger Bacon, '28. 57; '32. 58.

of Hereford, '37. 22; his works, id. 23.

of Wendover, '32. 58. Rogers, Sir J. Leman, builds and

endows Ivy Bridge Chapel, '37. 229.

Mr. S., his reference, mistakenly, to the habits of the bee, 29. 31, 32; his petition in favour of extended copyright, presented,

'40. 199. Roget, Dr., a commissioner for in

quiring into the supply of water in the metropolis, '29. 102, 103. Rogues' Guild," '32. 64. Rohault, capillary attraction, '29.

61. Rohilcund, relinquished to the India

Company, '32. 41. Kohila army, defeated, '32. 32, 33. Rohillas, the, form a separate state,

32. 27. Rokesley, or Ruxley, &c., Small

Debts Amendment Act, '37. 221;

Act, amendment, '39. 213. Rollenhagen, '31. 70; '32. 64. Rollin, C., '31. 75; '32. 68. Rolls Court, expenses of (1836), '38. 187.

Liberty, population, &c., of, *28. 86, 87; rental of the (1829), 29. 85.

Master of the, Sir Charles Pepys, '35. 261; Lord Langdale, 37.252.

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Romagnesi, '31. 78; '36. 108.

time by the moon, '30. 5; ex“Roman Annals,” '32. 72.

pelled from Spain, '28. 55. Antiquities,” '32. 49, 73. Romberg, J. H., dies, '41. 138.

Emperors, History of," '32. Rome, foundation of, '28. 49, 50.

'30.6; burnt by the Galli, -28. Roman empire, divided, *28. 55; 51; burnt for six days, id. 54;

empire of the West, overturned, captured, id. 55. id. ib.

Römer, his graduation of the therindiction, the, '28. 8.

mometer used by the Germans, remains, found near London '30. 90. Bridge, '31. 222; found on the Romford, population of, '33. 62; site of the new Royal Exchange, Railway Act, '37. 225. '42. 218; tesselated pavement Romieu and Gough, Messrs., archifound in Threadneedle-street, id. tects of the St. Pancras School, 204.

42. 228. States, population, enume Romsey, population of, '33. 63. ration of, how made, '40. 108; Romulus, his introduction of the see POPULATION, STATES OF THE calendar, '28. 3; the first Roman CHURCH, PAPAL STATES.

year attributed to, '30. 6. war with people of the Alps Ronsard, '31. 71. and Danube, '28. 54.

Rook, the, '28. 33, 39. year, '30. 6-8.

Rooks, their time for building, '30. and Greek churches, sera 39; young, the time of their aprate, '28. 56.

pearance, id. ib. Roman, dies, '36. 108.

Root, definition and sign of, '28. 106. “ Roman de la Rose," "32. 67; Rooting, Gardenia, '31. 39. “continuation," id. ib.

Roots, damaging, punishment for, de Rou," '32. 66.

*28. 145; stealing of, punishment Roman Catholic claims, debated, for (1828), id. 136.

29. 209; conference upon, id. ib. ; flower, duty on (1836), '37. emancipation debated, 30. 221– 128. 224; Relief Bill passes, id. 261 ; Roque, M. de la, fact related by him Relief Act (10 G. IV. c. 7), id. of the cedars of Lebanon, 29. 29. 167–170.

Rosa, Martinez de la, prime minismarriages (Scot ter of Spain, '35. 253. land) Act (4.W. IV. c. 28), '35. - Salvator, 31. 72; '32. 56. 135, 136 ; marriages, Bill passed Damascena, '29.67; Indica, id. in the Commons, '37. 201; re ib.; muscosa, id. ib. ; pendulina, jected in the Lords, id. 213.

id. ib.; provincialis, id. ib. Catholics, incapable of hold Rosas, General, re-elected President ing certain offices, '30. 168; Mr. of the Argentine Republic, '41. O'Connell introduces Bills for 253. placing bequests, &c. by, on same Rosaspina, F., dies, '42. 124. footing as those of Protestant dis Rösch, Von, dies, '42. 124. senters, '31. 203; also for making

Henry, dies, '37. 110. valid marriages by priests, in cer Roscoe, W., Esq., dies, '32. 238. tain cases, id. ib.

Roscommon, '31. 72; '32. 60. church, St. John's

population of, in 1821 Wood, account and view of, '35. and 1831,'34. 92; electors, num231-234.

ber of, in, in 1834, '37. 182. Romanoff, house of, on the throne of Roscrea, Tipperary, population of Russia, '28. 60.

(1821), 29. 83; population of, Romarino, General, his attempt to in 1821 and 1831, '34.91.

revolutionize Savoy, '35. 254. Rose, the, :28. 36; China, 29, 67; Romans, the, originally computed damask, id. ib.; moss, id. ib.;

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