the papers.


command of the celebrated Villars. respecling Mr. Warner's papers, a The Duke, on taking possession of the few years ago, but I do not recollect city, ordered a pompous inscription on with what view. the inquiries were one of the half-moons, declariug it to made. I am now, however, enabled be impregnable, to be effaced. By to stale to you, Mr. Urban, lhat the the peace of Utrecht, in 1713, Tournay Translation from Plautus, and the was secured to the Dutch as one of Glossary, are in the bands of a lady, their barrier towns ; but the sove to whose husband they were beqcathreignly reinained with the House of ed by Mr. Warner, and who is deAustria ; nor could the Siales-Gene sirous they should not be lost to the ral have had a more importaut bar- publick.

T. R. rier in that quarter, inasmuch as it

*** The Editor of the Count. May. is commanded the Schelut, and covered evabled to answer any particular inOudenard and Ghent. The French quiries that may be made respecting have always coveted this place as the key of Flanders, and when Louis XV. had set his heart on the entire con


Aug. 17. quest of the Ausirian Netherlands, he THE very favourable account * sent Count Sa xe, at the head of near 80,000 men, in the spring of 1745, to' of Richmond, in Yorkshire, induces attack Tournay.

Louis was so bent me to inform you that a secord Edion the acquisition of ibis fortress, lion of that book is in great forwardthat he appeared in person during the ness, anil will soon be published, in siege, accompanied by his only son, 8vo. The rapid sale of the first the Dauphin. The allied army, un

edition has given the Editor an opporder the command of the Duke of lunily of making some alterations, Cumberland, though inferior in num and enlarging his plan by extending ber to the French by po less than the subjects alırost under every bead, 23,000 men, made the bold attempt of which in the first edition had been raising the siege of Tournay, which abbreviated, in order to suit the duoJed to the fatal battle of Fontenoy, decimo size in which it was published. fatal, not through any want of skill or Lists of the Archdeacons of Rich. valour on the part of the English, who mond, Members of Parliament, Rec. had vever covered themselves with tors, &c. will be introduced ; likewise more glory than in this batile, but it will be further enriched with some through the bad conduct of our more etchings, engravings, and an exallies, and more especially through cellent plan of the town. Though the base treachery and cowardice of Dr. Whitaker's grand plan of Yorkthe Dutch. I reserve further parti- shire quite overpowers so small a culars of Tournay, and my visit to the publication, yet, Trom the talent and plains of Fonlenoy till my next letter. Industry of the Au!hor of the History CLERICUS LEICESTRIENSIS. of Richmond, we may expect a very

excellent account of that part of the Mr. URBAN,

Aug. 14. County, and a work which will be a IN N Lysons's Environs of London great addition to the library of every there is an account of Richard lover of Topography.

RICHMONDIENSIS. Warner, Esq. who resided at Wood Yours, &c. ford-row, in an old house called

Index INDICATORIUS. Hearls, said to be not the property of Jervoise Clerk Jervoise, Esq. who

W. W, requests particulars relative to married Mr. Warner's niece. Mr.

the family of that upright Citizen and

able Senator, Sir John BARNAND; bis Warner planted a Botanical-garden at

place of birih, whether he left any Woodford, and founded an exhibition

issue, &c. &c. for a Botanical Student, at W'adbam

An authentic Memoir of the late Duke College, Oxford. He translated the

of Dorset, which came to hand too late Comedies of Plautus, and made col for insertion this month, shall appear in lections for a Glossary to the Plays of our next; with Hlustrations of the ChaShakespeare, and for an edition of racter of George Wither, &c. &c. his Works, bul desisled from his in We are under the necessity of posttention of publishing it on the ap- poning the promised memoirs of Bishop pearance of Mr. Steevens's Proposals. Watson, and Mr. ALEXANDER, and partiI remember to have seen suide in

culars respecting Mrs. Viss, till our next. quiries in the Gentleman's Magazine Gent. Mag. vol. LXXXV. p. 233.


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FELLESTOW COTTAGE, near Sanguard TortSuffolk,

the Summer Residence of Governor THICKNESSE, copied from of the earliest Produchons of GAINSBOROUGH.

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Aug. 1. 3. Maker of Man, o god in Trinite, NULLY agreeing with your able that hast allone all thing in ordenance, port of the concluding Volume of the Pe thpke lord up on mpn ignorance,

fforgide nip soule all my misgovernLiterary Anecdotes," I send you an


(nall, etcbing, designed by Gainsborough, Bring me to brisse where thou art eter (one of the earliest, I believe, of Ever to jope with his Lungeles celesthe excellent Painter's productions) tiail. of Felixstow Cottage, which I re

On a loose broken stone in Mila quest you to copy into your Magazine (see the Plate) as an illustra. brook Church is the figure of a Priest tion of the

in brass, and under it the following entertaining account very

lines: of the family of Thicknesse, given by Mr. Nichols, jo vol. IX. pp. 251–288. Robert Were priest under this ston Felixstow Cottage, distaut three

lyeth, miles from Landguard Fort, was ori. That Jh'u m'ey and lady help cryeth, ; :

Prayeth for my soule for Charetye now, ginally merely a fisherman's but, converted by the taste of Governor.

As ye wolde other dede for yow. Thicknesse, and afterwards embel

In Maulden Church, on the North lislied by the pencil of his wife, into a side, is a handsome altar-tomb, incharming little residence, where he laid with the effigies of a gentleman, employed himself with rural sports

in armour and his wife, with escutchand literary amusements.

eous in brass at the corners, and ope On resigning the governorship of over their heads. Around, on a fillet Landguard Fort, Mr. Thicknesse sold of brass on the moulding, this InscripFelixstow Cottage to Lady Dowager tion in Roman capitals: Bateman for 4001. (about half the

CORPORA RIC'I FALDO money which he had expended upon it); and it is now in the possession of UXORIS EJUS QUI QUIDEM RICARDUS OBIT Sir Samuel Fludyer, Bart.

D'MI 1576 Your readers will find an animated ANPHILICIE VIRO. description of this Cottage, from the On the slip of brass on whiclr they pen of Mrs. Thicknesse, io volume stand, LXXIX. page 1013 ; where also the c@LESTIA SEQUIMUR, TERRESTRIA SPERpresent appearance of the Cottage, and the beautiful marine prospects. And on the same stove, from it, are noticed by Mr. R. R., RICARDUS PALDO OBIIT ANNO DOMINI 1576.' Barnes. SUFFOLCIENSIS.

At the East end of this tomh, in the Mr. URBAN,

wall, is the small brass figure of a

Feb. 28. 1 SEND you some antient Inscrip-. her å lozenge with 3 bucks heads

young lady kneeling at a desk; behind tions taken from brass plates, caboshed. Åt her feet in Roman which have been removed from the

letters: stones in wbich they were originally inserted, and are now preserved in . the Towo-chest of Ampthill. 1. bic jacent Willm's Hicchenik wal:

1594 AETATIS 18. man q’ndam m'cator et locu'tenens stapule ville Calisie qui obiit riiii die

The Arms of Faldo, wbich are on marcii a. Oni mcccct et d’na Agnes both the above Monuments are three up ei' qr' ai'abus p'picietur de'.

bucks' heads cabosbed. Crest, three Three looge escutcheons, which evi

arrows, one in pale, two in saltier, dently belonged to the above, have passing through a ducal crown.

FPRAEWDSEERYIC. a woolsack, and merchant's mark. 2. Of go' charite pray for the soule

Mr. URBAN, of John Barnard, late of Amptill

Oct. 16, 1815. Chapman Elpn whyche THE

to God of “in Ievell in p' per of our lord god folk seem not to be the production m. 8. vi. on whose soulis Ibu have of “an unlettered Muse,” and may be merep Amen.

thought worthy to occupy a corner Gent. Mag. August, 1816.




that pays

in your Magazine. Allow me to in- two points of Antiquarian research quire whether the long and quaint will be new, and acceptable to many Latin loscription on the magnificent of your Readers. Monument of the great Lawyer, Sir Yours, &c. Y.P.E.S.A.W. Edward Coke, in Tittleshall Church in the same county, is in print, and

Mr. URBAN, where :

Aug. 5.
Yours, &c.

N the Library of Louth Grammar

School are these two loose brass To the Memory of JOHN CURTIS, in the plates, which have apparently been

Church-yard of Coltishall. torn from some slab; on one I well reIn mournful thoughts to decorate this member (for they have often puzzled bier,

me) are the following lines : True grief shall pour the tributary tear, Optime Laurenti te nos Ersvae curemus Shall o'er his grave with silent anguish Nam pius et sapiens et moderatus eras; bend,

[friend; Te scbola Ludiensis patronum læta Where rests in death the husband, father, fatetur, A husband, whose connubial love is

Charus eras Patriæ, Patria chara tibi. shewn


On the other are cut the following In her who sighs, and rears this votive

Arins: A friend, whose merits fill the breast

[of praise. Quarterly : 1st, quarterly, Gules and To worth it mourns, this heartfelt'strain Vair, over all a bend Or, Constable.

2nd, per pale dancette, [qu. Senlis ?]

3rd, Argent, a chevron Sable, between To the Memory of JOHN BROwn, in the three martlets, [qu. Sizours ?] 4th,

Church-yard of Hoveton St. John. checque Or and Gules, on a chief of the Beneath this turf, to rustic labour bred, first, a lion passant Azure, Comber. The Village Poet rests his humble head; worth. Low in the dust the Son of Genius lies, As to the arrangement of the quarDeath claims alike th' unlettered and the

ters I cannot at this distance of time wise,

be positive. The first I am sure of. Talent, how vain without Religion's root! Who was this Patron of Louth School? Like gaudy flowers alone without the lo Peacham’s “Complete Gentleman" fruit.

[side: there is a Coat very similar in the O'er him did both with equal care pre

Отно. . Learning he loved, the Gospel was his quarterings. pride ;

[he trod, And prov'd this truth, as Virtue's paths Mr. URBAN,

Aug. 6. "An honest man's the noblest work of

THE following versesareaccurately God.”

copied froin the cover of an au

tient prayer-book which has in several MR. URBAN,

Aug. 4. places

es the autograph of Sir Robert

Naunton. Whether he was the Poet, VLOSE to the Church of Lidgate,

or only the transcriber, is a question, in Suffolk, is the site of

which I leave to be determined by tient and strong Castle. The ditches


F. SepWAY. are very deep; and flints, which

On the outside of the Book are seem to have constituted both the

these Arms : walls and the foundation, are continually dug up. I never could learn Quarterly: 1st Sable, three martlets from any topographical work, the Argent, Naunton; 2nd, quarterly, Or and builder, or the possessors of it; per- Sable, in the first quarter a lion passant, haps you or some of your Corre. Gules, Boivile; 3rd, Argent, a chief in spondents can inforın me. Near the dented Azure, Glanvil; 4th, Or, an centre of the Chancel is a large slab, eagle, displayed Gules, between six turinlaid with the figure of an Ecclesias- teauxes, 3, 2, and 1. 5th, Argent, a tic, Dow without a head. This is

lion rampant Sable, on a chief, Gules,

a crescent for difference, Ashby; 6th, commonly said to be Joha of Lidgate's Azure, ten bezants, 4, 3, 2, and 1, Grave; but I think, as he was a

Zouch ; 7th, Azure, two bars Or, Bur. Monk of Bury, it is very improbable det; 8th, Azure, crusuly of cross crossthat bis religious fraternity should lets, Or, a lion rampant, Argent, crownhave interred his remains at this ob. ed Or, Brews; 9th, Argent, a chevron, scure village. loformation on these Azure, between three staples, Sable,



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