In point of fact, however, there is as little forming moulds round a circular object in separate affinity between the grape and the “seaside- pieces, into which liquid plaster is afterwards run

to make casts ? grape," as between the strawberry and the "strawberry-tree."

S. The well-known passage in the 44th section of

the 35th book of Pliny, beginning “ Hominis au

tem,” &c., only proves that Lysistratus invented Queries.

a process by which likenesses in plaster, taken

from nature, were covered with wax and finished HABITS OF THE BAT.

in that material; and that he taught the Athe“ A few weeks ago, while several boys were amusing nians how to copy (not cast) statues in the same themselves in the vicinity of the town, two bats were

pasobserved hovering near the ground, and in their daring way. This being the correct meaning of the flights coming so near the boys as to suggest the possibi sage, and there being no indication that the anlity of their capture. Accordingly handfuls of sand were cients understood the modern art of casting in thrown up to bring the creatures down, which, in the case plaster. When was it discovered ? Certainly not of one of them, proved effective. The boy who claimed till after the days of Michael Angelo and Cellini; the prize brought it home, and providing it with a cage, who made small models in wax, and larger ones carefully attended to its wants. In less than a week the animal gave birth to a young one, which was for two

in clay, from which they worked upon the marble. days suckled by its parent. The dam (to speak of it as

Else, why are there no casts of their time in a quadruped) became domesticated, and readily partook of existence? And why did Cellini risk the original the food placed the cuge. Before it reached the age of model of bis Perseus in the process of bronze • three days the young bat died, and the parent only sur

casting, and suffer such terrible anxiety as was vived another day to mourn its loss.”Elgin Courant.

induced by knowing that if destroyed he would The above is cut from a newspaper. Some be obliged to recreate it ? cruelty may be prevented if any reader of “N. &Q."

I have asked these questions of many artists, conversant with the babits of bats, will say whe- and men well versed in artistic matters, both in ther they will live in confinement; and if so, how Italy, France, and England, without getting any they should be treated. Believing that they feed satisfactory answer; and now have recourse to on insects taken on the wing, I have never tried your columns in hope of a solution. C. C. P. to keep one, and have procured their liberation wherever my influence has been sufficient. I have CENTRAL AFRICA.heard that they eat milk, cheese, and eggs, but

The Geographical Society of Paris will be no worse bave watched without seeing them do so. They off than their brethren of the Institute, who, but a very have generally died within a week after their cap- few years since, bestowed their highest honours upon a ture. I know an instance of one living about two garded as apocryphal; and Charles X. will be much in the

work which the philosophers of Europe have ever since remonths, but the weather was cold, and it seemed

same situation as our Most Gracious Sovereign, who, by to sleep.


a barefaced fraud, was led to confer the honour of knightFAMILIES OF BEKE AND SPEKE.- In the chancel

hood upon a pair of the most impudent and consummate

quacks." of Shinfield Church, near Reading, are two monuments with the following inscriptions :

These remarks are taken from a review of M. 1. “ Here lyeth bereed the body of Master Henry Beke,

René Caillie's Journal d'un Voyage à Temboctoo Esquier, whoe Disesed the 23 May, 1580."

et à Senné, dans l'Afrique Centrale . . 2. " Ano D'ni, 1627.

Jomard, Paris, 1830. The review appeared in “Hic pater Henricus, mater Jana, et filia Eliza the Foreign Quarterly, vol. vi. art. iv., for June Effinguntur, adest urnula sola patris.

1830. Beake nomen patrum, domus Hartley-Curia, mater

1. What is the name of the work referred to, Rogero Lewkenor, milite, nata fuit. Georgius extruxit monumenta (enatus Eliza,

as having received the highest honours of the Filius Hugonii Speke) pia jussa matris.”

Institute ? I am desirous of knowing something about

2. Who were the two knightly quacks? And these families of Beke and Speke. Are they those by what fraud was the king deceived ? of Dr. Beke and Captain Speke of the present


MADAME DE GENLIS.— I shall feel obliged to any Manchester.

reader of “N. & Q.” who happens to possess, or Bivouac. – Bailey's Dictionary has Biovac and can refer to, the works of Madame de Genlis, for Bihovac for Bivouac. Has he authority in litera- information as to whether this lady ever visited ture for this corruption ?

J. D. CAMPBELL. North Wales ? If so, in what year? Was she Glasgow.

accompanied by her daughter “Pamela?" And CASTING IN PLASTER. — When and where was has she left any record of such visit? I have not the modern practice of casting in plaster intro- her works at band ; nor can I find a copy amongst duced ? Or, in other words, what is the origin of the tens of thousands of readers in the town

par M.



where I write this Query! I take this oppor- 'Αλλα και γαϊδαρός, και άλλα και γαιδουρολάτης, “The tunity of thanking the Editor of “ N. & Q." for donkey means one thing, and the donkey-driver bis kindness in answering two recent inquiries of another." I have searched without success for mine.

D. an analogous proverb in Latin or other languages, HEROD THE GkEat. As I am engaged on a

but the other day I came across its counterpart life of Herod the Great, I shall be much obliged in the Fabliau “ De la Borgoise D'Orliens (Meon, if any of your readers will direct me to, 1st, good

iii. 164),– reviews of him and his life and times ; 2nd, any

“ Diex, com il savoit or petit,

De ce qu'ele pens et perpensse; medal, or coin, giving a personal representation of

Li asniers une chose pense, him, if any such there be.

Et li asnes pensse tout el.” I shall also be thankful for any information as

This proverb is altogether different from that to the sources from whence he derived such enormous revenues as must have been required in the

which exists in so many languages to the effect that erection of his numerous, vast, and magnificent

“You cannot make a horse drink against his will,” towns, forts, palaces, the temple, theatres, &c.;

as the former gives the control of the animal to the and how these could be paid for, and yet leave

man, whilst the latter makes the will of the animal

dominant. him, at his death, possessor of a very large sum

The pith of the Greek proverb is

contained in the French, “L'homme propose, in ready money; all this too, without impoverishing his subjects. Are there any coins having the French couplet has not been derived, by tradition,

mais Dieu dispose." Query, whether the old likeness of Cleopatra in tolerable preservation ? J. HAWKINS SIMPSON.

through one of the Phocian colonies in the south, Alstonfield, Ashbourne.

direct from Greece, without passing through the

usual Latin medium ? John Eliot HODGKIN. MERCHANT'S MARK. - In one of the lights of the east window of the chapel of St. Mary's CARDANUS RIDER AND HIS British MERLIN.Hospital, Ilford, there is inserted an oblong piece I am desirous to some memoir of this of stained glass, containing a merchant's mark; worthy, who annually " compiled for his country's with the initials “I. G.," flanked by four grass- benefit” (and for a period, I believe, of two cenhoppers, and surmounted by a head of Queen turies it bas been continued,) a most useful Elizabeth. I wish to trace how this cognizance Almanack, in which all the feasts, festivals, and could have been introduced into the above church. holidays were distinguished as red-letter days ; I believe that one of the Gresham family formerly and monthly directions for gardening, and homely resided in Becontree Hundred, not'far from Bark- advice touching the health of his readers, were ing; and I should be glad to ascertain some

also given.

COMPUTATOR. particulars respecting him.

J. R.


There was

titled to this prefix besides Peers of the Realm published in 1823, vol. i. 2nd ed. of The Oscotian and Privy Councillors ? The son of a Duke, or of Literary Gazette, edited by students of St. Mary's a Marquis, is by courtesy a Lord : as Lord Alfred College, Oscott; published by R. P. Stone, Bir- Paget, Lord Arthur Hervey, &c. Is he Right mingham, 1828. 'It contains contributions by the Honourable, or simply the Lord So-and-So ?° I students, tales, essays, dramatic pieces, &c. Can notice in printed lists of patrons, and in letters, any of your readers who may have a copy give me considerable variety in the usage. What is right? the titles of the “Dramatic Sketches" in the

F. H. M. Gazette, and the name or initials of the authors ?


Observations on the Fairy Queen of Spenser, 1762, The TerminaTION "or."- What is the meaning p. 229, says: of the termination ot in some names, both of things

“ Most of the churches in Somersetshire, which are reand men; such as Cheviot, Teviot, Elliot? Is it markably elegant, are in the style of the florid Gothic. British or Celtic ?

H. B. The reason is this: Somersetshire, in the Civil Wars POLITICAL CARICATURES.—When did they come

between York and Lancaster, was strongly and entirely

attached to the Lancastrian party. In reward for this into fashion or practice ? • They were much in service, Henry VII., when he came to the crown, rebuilt vogue in George II.'s time. See Lord Mahon's their churches.” History, iii. 279. Are not the grotesque figures we My query is, What authority is there for this see on church pews, and outside of churches, assertion? Can it be proved by any public recaricatures ?* Can you Mr. Editor, or any of your cords?

H. T. ELLACOMBE. readers, throw any light on the subject ?' F. M.

OLD STAFFORD BALLAD.— I have gone the OxPROVERB. — In modern Greek exists the proverb - which is said to be a very old one —

ford Circuit many years, and have seldom been at

Stafford without hearing a song, which generally [* See “ N. & Q." 2nd S. viii. 273.-Ed.]

runs thus :


" As I wer a gooin oop Whorley Boonk,

that black absorbed heat, and that white was the only Oop Whorley Boonk, oop Whorley Boonk,

wear for hot climates." Coomin down:

'VEDETTE. The cart stud still and the wheel went round,

[Jal, in his Glossaire Nautique, informs us that black Coomin down,

became, except in a few cases, the uniform habit of the A gooin oop Whorley Boonk.”

gondola by a law of the Venetian senate; and that this “ Coomin down” is shouted more loudly than law was passed towards the termination of the Middle the rest. I have inquired as to the meaning, but Ages, in consequence of the extreme luxury and splenthe only answers have been: "We always sing adorned :-“ Les gondoles furent à Venise, à la fin du

dour with which in those days the gondola was often it,” and “They sung it afore I was born.” Is it Moyen Age, des objets d'un luxe si extravagant, que le so old that the words have survived the meaning, sénat fut contraint de rendre un loi qui, en fixant un type or had it ever any? I heard it again last night. pour la gondole, défendit que personne, le doge et les

AN INNER TEMPLAR, ambassadeurs étrangers exceptés, se fît construire une Stafford, July 21.

barque plus riche, plus élégante, mieux décorée à l'extérieur que celle dont le modèle était donné. C'est de cette époque que date l'uniformité des gondoles peintes en

noir."-P. 789; see also p. 791.] Queries with answers.

Cook's Castle, NEAR SHANKLIN, ISLE “ SIEGE OF BELGRADE." - I shall be greatly Wight.- In the neighbourhood of this ruin I have obliged if any one would communicate to been unable to ascertain anything regarding its “ N. & Q." the continuation of the old alphabetic history. It is on a hill on Shanklin Downs, compoem :

manding a view of almost the whole island. What “ An Austrian army, awfully arrayed,

remains of ruins is simply two or three pieces of Boldly by batteries besieged Belgrade." wall covered with ivy, apparently towers, between If I am not mistaken, the question has been which a modern tower bas been built in the disaddressed to you before. A. R. tance, the only erection visible amongst the trees.

J. S. A. [" The Siege of Belgrade,” as a specimen of alliteration, we believe, first appeared anonymously in Bentley's Mis- [The artificial imitation of a ruin, called Cook's Castle, cellany for March, 1838 (vol

. iii

. p. 312). It has already was erected by the late Sir Richard Worsley, which, as he been noticed in our 2nd S. viii. 412, 460; xii, 279, 336. himself states in his History of the Isle of Wight, p. 219, We now copy the entire poem:

serves as a point of view from his seat, Appuldurcombe." “ An Austrian army, awfully arrayed,

Standing on the summit of a fine rocky cliff, it commands Boldly by battery besieged Belgrade;

a most splendid prospect of the island and the opposite Cossack commanders cannonading come,

coast.] Dealing destruction's devastating doom.

Every endeavour engineers essay
For fame, for fortune,--tighting, furious fray:

“ Gaspar de Navarre says that, in Germany, many Generals 'gainst generals grapple-gracious God!

witches were marked by the demons on the inside of their How honours Heaven heroic hardihood !

skins, and that the marks were invisible till brought out Infuriate, indiscriminate in ill,

by due exorcisms: all so marked could bear tortures, Kinsmen kill kinsmen,--kinsmen kindred kill!

some being rendered cold and insensible to pain, others Labour low levels loftiest, longest lines;

were protected by the interposition of the demons, who Men march 'mid mounds, 'mid moles, 'mid murderous stretched the cords of the rack, and made the hinges mines.

creak, though the witches remained unhurt." - An EnNow noisy, noxious numbers notice nought

quiry into the present State of Demonology, by G. M. Of outward obstacles opposing ought:

London, 1714. Poor patriots, partly purchased, partly pressed,

The author refers for the above to Delrio and Quite quaking, quickly quarter, quarter quest. Spengle. I know Delrio, but who were Gaspar Reason returns, religious right redounds, Suwarı ow stops such sanguinary sounds:

de Navarre and Spengle ?

S.S. Truce to thee, Turkey-triumph to tby train !

[Gaspar or Caspar Navarro, wrote a work entitled ConUnjust, unwise, unmerciful Ukraine !

tra Superstitiones. "Gaspar Navarro inscribitur auctor Vanish vain victory! vanish victory vain!

libri: Contra Superstitiones, Oscæ, anno 1631, editi." Why wish we warfare? Wherefore welcome we Anton. Bib. Hisp. Nova. This appears to be all that is Xerxes, Ximenes, Xanthus, Xaviere?

known of him. Osca, Huesca in Arragon. We are not Yield, ye youths! ye yeomen, yield your yell! acquainted with any writer bearing the name of Spengle. Zeno's, Zarpatus', Zoroaster's zeal,

There was a Spengel, and there were also two or three And all attracting-arms against appeal."]

Spenglers.] Gondola. — The following is extracted from

TANJIBS. — Cambric muslin manufactured for Al the Year Round of July 11, 1863, p. 480, and certain foreign markets (African, I believe) goes may probably elicit a replý in “ N. & Q.”: in the trade by the name of Tanjibs. What is " In summer, the black awning forms the most de

the origin of the word ?

P. P. lightful of sun-shades. But why is it black? Tell me, [The origin of the word seems to be eastern. ChamVenetian antiquaries. Tell me, chatty correspondents of bers, in his Cyclopædia, 1788, says, “ There are various Notes and Queries. I was always given to understand kinds of muslins brought from the East Indies, chiefly

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from Bengal; betelles, tarnatans, malmuls, tanjeebs, ter- the island, &c. are straws of history worth noting. rindams, doreas, &c." See also Zedler's Lexicon under


it will be clear that the removal of “Taniebs.”]


Lambert to Plymouth was the consequence of QUOTATIONS WANTED.

his daughter's marriage with the son of the Go1. “Insatiate archer! could not one suffice ?" vernor of Guernsey. The commencement, I think, of an epitaph on

A. DE MORGAN, two children.

Extracts from Papers relating to Col. Lambert. 2. * The thunder ceases now

1. State Paper Office, Various, Warrant Book, No. To bellow through the vast and boundless deep."

576 D. fol. 26. 3. " Aurea prima sata est ætas, quæ vindice nullo,

The like Warrants for John Lambert, commonly Sponte sua sine lege fidem rectumque colebat.' called Coll. John Lambert, to bee carried by Capt. Hugh Whence the lines ?


Hide in the Ship called ye Adventure, close prissoner

to Guernsey-ye same date. (1. Young's Night Thoughts, Night I. line 212. Alluding Oct. 21, 1666. [Evidently a mistake, probably for to three deaths in his own family occurring within a 1660.) short time of each other. 2. Milton's Paradise Lost, book i. lines 176, 177.

2. Mus. Brit. Add. MS. 10,116, fol. 266b. Rugge's 3. Ovid, Metam. i. 89, 90.]


Nov. 1661 They (i. e. the Parliament) also on Sir ROWLAND HEYWARD, Lord Mayor of Lon- dered that the King's Majesty be desired to send for don, circa 1490, was buried in the church of St. John Lambert, Esq. and Sir Henry Vane, Coll, Collet, Alphage, London Wall. What was his coat of and Sir Hardress Waller backe again to the Tower of

J. R.

London that they may atend the House when they are

called for, for these persons was sent some two months (Sir Rowland Heyward was Lord Mayor in 1570, and before, some into Gurnsey and som into Jernsey, &c. died Dec. 5, 1593. His arms are thus described in Wright's edition of Heylyn's Help to English History, p. 528:

3. S. P. 0. Domestic, Various, 576 D, fol. 164. "Six coats, 1. G. a lion rampant guardant, ar. crowned,

Licence to Mrs. Lambert with her 3 Children and 3 maid or. 2. Ar. two pallets ingrailed, sable. 3. Ar. on a sal- servants to goe and remain with her Husband. To Sir tier ingrailed, G. five fleur-de-lis, or. 4. G. a lion rampant Hugh Pollard or other the present Governor of Guernsey guardant, and in chief two mullets, or. 5. Per fess in or his Deputy, 17 Feb. 1661/2. dented, or and arg. an eagle displayed, sable. 6. As

[The King's Hand.]

4. Idem, fol. 238. Bishop FOWLER.-Have new editions been pub- Letter to the Duke of York to send two ships for Vane lished within the last few years of any of Bishop and Lambert, first of Aprill, 1662. Fowler's Works?


Warrant to the Governor of Guernsey to deliver Lam

bert to such person or persons as the Duke of York shall

in appoint. 1 Aprill, 1662. the recent edition of Gibson's Preservative, 1848-9. In vol. iii. “Bellarmine Examined : 4th Note, Amplitude, or trial. The trial took place in June, 1662.] multitude, and variety of Believers." In vol. vi. “The texts examined which Papists cite for the obscurity of

5. Warrant. Scripture."]

CHARLES R. Our Will and Pleasure is that you take into your custody the person of John Lambert, commonly called Collonel Lambert, and keepe him a close Prisoner,

as a condemned Traytor, until further order from us. For Replies.

which this shall be your warrant. Given at our Court at MAJOR-GENERAL JOHN LAMBERT.

Hampton Court this 25th day of July, 1662.

By His Majesty's Command, (1« S. iv. 339; v. 227 ; vi. 103, 183; vii. 237, 269,

EDWARD NICHOLAS. 364, 459; 2nd S. iii. 410, 473; vii. 131.)

To our Trusty, &c.

ye Lord Hatton, Governor Being struck by the account (1* S. vi. 183) that of our Island of Guernsey and to Lambert, who would have been supposed to be the Lieutenant Governor thereof, painting flowers at Guernsey, was in 1678 solving or his Deputy. equations at Plymouth, I inquired of my olā

Lambert to Guernsey. friend MR. P. Š. CAREY, now High Bailiff of 6. CHARLES R. Our will and pleasure is that from Guernsey, what evidence could be found as to the sight hereof you give such Liberty and indulgence to removal and its cause. In due time I received Collonel John Lambert your prisoner within ye precincts

of that our Island, as will consist with the security of his the following extracts, which I think well worth

person, and as in your discretion you shall think fitt, and transmitting to “N. & Q.” They might no doubt that this favour be continued to him till you receive our be shortened; but there is something of a picture order to the Contrary, &c. in the whole. The very great importance attached Given at our Court at Whitehall, November 18, 1662. to the safe-keeping of the prisoner, the necessity

By His Majesty's Command,

(Sigoed) HENRY BENNET. of reporting to the Secretary of State the exclamation of an angry girl, the direction to shoot the the Lord Hatton, our Governor, &c.

To our right Trusty, &c. prisoner on the appearance of an enemy before

Liberty of the Island to Mr Lambert



7. S. P. 0. Letter from Mr Robert Walters to Sir H. sarns him that he may have the

liberty of the Castle, and Bennett, Sec. of State.

what other liberty my Lord Hatton shall thinke fitt Guernsey, April 3, 63.

within the precincts of that Island: which contains noe

more than what was formerly granted at my request. SIR,-Since my arrival in Guernsey, I have not found

Sir Henry Bennett bath promised to give these papers a quicker opportunity of acquaintinge you therewith, yet I have been here about 15 days. . The prisoner

into your hand. I was very desirous to have spoken with in the Castle is very melancholy, trobled at many things

you, but nott finding you within is the occasion that I he hear3. saith some scandalous toungs have tra

give you this trouble, which I beseech you to excuse. From, &c.

FRANCIES LAMBERT. duced him to his Matie as guilty of some new thoughts of sedition, which he utterly disavows, giving very great If these favours be granted, I assure you they shall not protestations of his innocence, and says he can never be be abused by mee nor mine. so wicked to act nor think the least thing that might be [ In dorso. ] 8th March 1663/4, Mr. Lambert, prejudicial to such a prince who soe mercifully had be- [Addressed] for Williamson, Esq. stowed life upon him, who so little deserved it; he lays the fault of his close confinement upon the Lá Hatton, 10. S. P. 0. Extract from a Letter from Lord Hatton to and seems to wonder much at his severitie. My Lord has

Mr. Williamson. given him the libertie of the Castle, having the Porter

Cornett Castle, 7 May, 1664. of the place for his Guard, a person so odious (I know not

SIR,– I receaved your letter which gave me a kind exupon what occasion) to the prisoner, as he refuseth all

plication of Mr Secretaries letter in the case of the pristirrings abroad rather than to have his Kep for a Com

soner here

Chr. HATTON. panion, nor doe his Children stirr abroad, though they have libertie granted to come into the Island. I would

To my much valued Freand Mr Williamson sometimes invite them to me if I had encouragement soe

at Mr Secretary Bennetts lodging in White hall. to doe. I pitee their restreainte-but I will not without licence first had

11. S. P. O. 1666. Advis à M. le Lieutenant de l'Isle de ROBT. WALTERS.

Guernesey [Extract. ]

MONSIEUR,—Je suis informé de certain par un Gentil8. S. P. O. (Extract.) Letter from Mr Robt Walters to homme de grande qualité affectionvé au party, que le Roi Sir Henry Bennett.

de France a dessein sur les Isles de Guerncyé et Jersé Guernsey, April 18, 1663.

D'ailleurs il est certain que Mons de Matignon SIR-I have not been wanting to performie your com

et le Gouverneur du Havre ont la main en cette af

faire mards in writinge to you, but the wind hath been so contrary as noe vessel has stirred out of this port allmost thes 3 weeks The prisoner yett continues

12. S. P. O. The King to the Governor of Guernsey, his retirement in his chamber nor will accept of the little

1666. [Draught.] liberty proferred him to walk aboute the Castle with a Trusty and well beloved, wee greet you well. Wee Kep given him by the Lord Hatton. The other day I was

have seen your despatch from our Castle Cornett in that invited to the Castle to heare an accusation brought in our Island of Guernsey of the ti June, giving account of against a kingwoman of his who lives with him. The the seizure and examination of Jean François de Briselance, accuser was the same Kep, who avered she told the Cen- Si de Vaucourt, native of Normandy in France, Commantinel in his hearinge she served as good a Master as he der in the Island of Chouzey upon the Coast of Normandy (the Centinell) – about some angry discourse betwixt under the Sr de Matignon, and of severall other particuthem,—she having throwne some water wher he would lers relateing to a designe treacherously and perfidously not have had her. She told him he was a saucie common carried on by the said de Vaucourt for effecting the soldier to teach her what she had to doe. The Centinell escape of John Lambert, prisoner in that our island, for replied his Maties service was not so common,-where- debauching our good subjects there from their duty and upon she replied, she served as good a Master, to her own allegiance to us, and for the raising and fomenting a recontent. She is a young Girl, and we judged she spoke bellion in this our Kingdome :-Which having taken into she knew not wbat herselfe. I write this to assure you our serious consideration, and well ighing the dangernothing of the least concernment shall passe of which you ous consequences of such practises, especially in this conshall not have a particular account

juncture, wee have thought fit hereby to signify our

RobT. WALTERS. royall will and pleasure to you that forth with upon For the Rt Honble

receipt hereof you give order that the said Vaucourt, as Sir Henry Bennett, Principal Sec. of State, &c. also the Master of the Ship seized with him, be immedi

ately without further forme of processe hanged as spyes, 9. Letter from Mr. Lambert to Mr Williamson.

and that you cause the said John Lambert to be hence

March ye 8th. forth kept close prisoner soe as you remaine answerable Sır: – I was last night very late with Mr Secretary for his detention at your utmost perill. And if at any whoe hath promised mee that within tow or three days I time hereafter an enemy shall chance to appeare before shall have an order for more liberty for my husband, as that our island with an appearance of invading it, our allsoe a Letter to the Governor of Garnsey consarning will and pleasure is, and we do hereby sufficiently au. myselfe and famile. I am sensible that Sir Henry Ben- thorize and require you immediately to cause the said nett hath multitude of business which may make him for. Lambert to be shot to death, he being already a congett mine. Therfor my request to you is to mind him of demned person by the Law, for having contrary to his itt, and to intreat bim to add to his obligations (which I allegiance and the eminent obligations he hath to our most ever acknowledge are alreed great) that the order Royall clemency, held correspondence with our enemies and Letter may be drawne as much to our advantage as without discovering the same to you our Governor there. he can :-For the letter which concerns mee and my Whereof you may in no wise fayle—and for so doing, &c. famile, I humbly desire him that itt may be that wee may Given at our Court at White ball ye day of July in have liberty to take a house in the Island, and to goe and the 18th year of our raigne. come to my husband freely. And for the order that con

By his Majesty's Command.


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