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putrefaction going on in living bo- tions endowed by that youthful and dies, they are sufficient motives for well-disposed Monarch. Parts of the bathing. Dr. Mackenzie, in p. 180, old Convent, with the Cloisters, are bas not seemingly laid sufficieni stress yet remaining, but a great portion on the foolish practice of wrappiog. (including the whole South front) was We hope that in a future edition he rebuilt in the 17th century, under tbe will notice the newly-discovered Spa direction of Sir Christopher Wren , at Gloucester, hardly exceeded by and other parts have been since mothe Poutria Spring in the bulk of dernized. The building shown in the carbonic gas iò a given quantity, or View is one of the Wards of the Hos. any other mineral water in saline con- pital, situate at the Western extretents. -- Under Tupbridge and else. mity of the old building facing tha wbere, he has once or twice ioadver. South; as seen from what is called tently departed from his simplicity of the New Play-ground. The Mathestyle, and explicit aids. - He has matical-school was founded by Charles placed, in pp. 126—8, the tepid and !I. The Writing-school was founded warm bath at 92°, the tepid is raled in 1694 by Sir John Moore, whoso at the mean 82°, the warm at 96o. statue is in front of the building. The We have been led by our interest in Grammar-school was rebuilt only a the subject, into a more general aod few years ago; partly by a benefaction desultory discussion than first intend. of John Smith, Esq. whose portrait ed, but Dr. Mackenzie and our Read- ornaments the upper school. ers will appreciate the purpose.

It has been the wish of the Go. Kent Road. J. FOSBROOK E. veroors of this voble Foundation, for

some years past, gradually to rebuild Mr. URBAN,

May 2. the Hospital; and large subscriptions The angexed View (see Plate II.) have been entered into for that pur.

represents a portion of the re- pose , but the great expence has mains of the Monastery of the Grey bitherto deterred them from comFRIERS, or Mendicarls, which was one neucing the work. N. R. S. of the most suburb couvenjual establishments in the Metropolis. It was

LONDINIANA. of the order of St. Francis, and was Being 4 Collection of Fragmenis, founded by John Ewin, mercer, about Anecdotes, and Remurks, relativa the year 1225. A full account of it to LONDON, from various sources. may be seen in Strype's Stowe; and

- This ancient City. an abridged notice of it in Peovanlig

How wanton sits she, ainidst Nature's London. On the Dissolution, the

smiles fioe Church belonging to this house, Nor from her highest turrets has lo view having been spoiled of its orvaments But golden landscapes and luxuriant for the King's use, was made as store

sceves, bouse for Freuch prizes, and the mo. A waste of wealth, the store house of the pumeits either gold or mutilated.

world! Young. Henry VIII, just before his death, THE TEMPLE CHURCH granted the Convent, &c. to the City, Was fouoded by the Templars in the and caused the Church to be opened time of King Heary II. upon the for Divine Service. The Church was model of the Holy Sepulchre at Je. burot in 1866, and rebuilt by Sir rusalem. The square choir was built Christopher Wren.

afterwards. The group of Kuights The buildings belonging to the in the circle are not kuvwn with any Monastery were afterwards applied certainty. One of them was thought by Edward VI. to the use of CHRIST'S to be Geoffroy de Magna ville, Earl Hospital*, one of the Royal founda- of Essex in 1184 (King Stephen). The * A good account of the Hospital, with

Coffin of a ridged sbape is the tomb a full description of the curious Paintings of Williain Planlagebet, fifth son of in the Hall, Court Room, &c. will be found Henry III. It is coojeclured that in Malcolm's “ Londinium Redivivum," three of the others are, Willianı Earl vol. III. pp. 350—373 ; and an interesting of Pembroke, and his sups William " Brief History of Christ's Hospital” is and Gilbert, likewise Earls of Pemnoticed in our Review for the present broke in the year 1919, &c. Montb. EDIT.

Pennant. GEXT. MAG. May, 1820.


where Craven Buildings now stands. The celebrated Duke of Buckiog. Richard Neville, the "King Makiag" ham is said to bave written on the Earl of Warwick, lived in Warwick Monument, in chalk, the following Lane. His Statue is now in the front Jines :

of a bouse there. “ Here stand I,

The Lord knows why.

But if I fall

London is mentioned by Bede as
Have at ye all."

the Metropolis of the East Saxons Tae CORONATION.

in the year 504, lying on the banks The first Coronation Ceremonial of the Thames, “lhe emporium of recorded to have been performed in nany people coming by sea and land." the Melropolis was that of Edmund 'lo a grant daled 889, a Court in LonIronside, 1016.

doo is conveyed “ at the ancient stony Sir Thomas GRESHAM,

edifice, called by the Citizens hwæt who built the Royal Exchaoge, was

mundes slone from the public street the son of a poor woman, who left to the wall of the same City t. From him in a field when an infaot, but

this we learn, that so early as A.D, the chirping of a grasshopper leading 889, the Walls of London existed.

lo 857 we fiod a conveyance of a a boy to the place where be lay, his life was preserved. From this cir. place in London, called Ceolmuncumstance the future Merchant took dinge haga," not far from the West the Grasshopper as his Crest; and Gale : This West Gate may have bence the cause of that insect being been either Temple or Holboro Baro. placed over the Royal Exchange.

Ethelbald, the Mercian King, gave

a court in London between two streele ANCIENT Residences.

called Tiddberti - street and SavioStationers' Hall was formerly the street g. house of Joho Duke of Bretagoy and

DUCK LANE. Earl of Richmond, in the reigns of From a passage in one of Oldham's Edward II. and III. and the Earls of satires, Duck-lade seems to have been Pembroke in Richard II. and Heory famous for refuse book-shops: VI. and Lord Abergavenny in Queen

“ And so may'st thou perchance pass up Elizabeth's reign. The house was de

and down

[and Town stroyed in 1666, and the present Hall And please awhile th' admiring Court erected.- A little to the West of Vint- Who after shall in Duck-lane shops be ners' Hall, Thames-street, lived John

thrown." Tiploft, Earl of Worcester, Lord High

Long Acre. Treasurer. In Thames-street also Jived Lord Hastings, beheaded by books of the time of Edward VI. is

Among the entries in the Council. Richard III. Edward the Black Prince

the mention of a grant from the King lived in a house opposite the Monu- to the Earl of Bedford, and his heirs unent. Tower Rogal, Watling.streel, male, of the Covent Garden and the was the residence of King Stephen, meadow ground, called “ lhe Long and afterwards of the Duke of Nor. Acre.” folk, adherent of Ricbard N. In

FETTER LANE. the place where the present Exeler

Felter should be Faitour Lane, a 'Change stands, formerly stood Bur

term used by Chaucer for a lazy idle leigh or Exeter House, where lived fellow. It occurs as early as the 37th and died the great Statesman, Lord of Edward III. when a patevt was Burleigh, and close by, in Exeter. street, Tived the “Unfortunate” Eari granted for a toll traverse towards

its improvement. The condition in of Essex*.

which it remains certainly warrants William Earl of Craven, the most

the etymology-Stow agrees io it. accomplished Nobleman of his age, inarried Elizabeth, widow of the Elec

HOLBOURN. tor Palatine, and Queen of Bohemia;

Holebourne is noticed in the Domes. and lived in Drury Lane, on the spot day Survey, where the King is said

+ Heming, 42. I Hems. 41. * In Devereux Court is a bust of his Dugd. Mon. Aug. vol. I. p. 138. Son, the Parliamentary General against Tarver's History of the Anglo Saxons, Charles I.

vol. IV. p. 237.

to bave two Cottages which pay xxd. COURT or EXCHEQUER. a year to his vice-comes.-Tanner, in The old ornamented tapestry wbich the Notitia Monastica, refers to a hangs over the Judicial Seat in this cbarter dated so long back as 1287, Court was originally a covering to in wbich the grant of a place pear Queen Elizabeth's state beds, and sold Oldbourne, where the Black Friars by one of the domestics of the palace had before dwelt, to Henry de Lacy at that time to the Upholsterer then Earl of Liocolo is recited*. Heory fitting up that Court. de Lacy died here in 1312, and upon

TURNMILL STREET, its site the older part of Lincolo's-ipa

or Turnbull Street, near Cow Cross, has since arisen.

West Smith field, appears to have been ELY House.

a place of very iil-repute about iwo Here, according to Stowe, died centuries ago. Nash in “ Pierce Pe. Feb. 3, 1399, John of Gauot Duke nilesse his supplication," commends of Lancaster.

the sisters of Turobull.street to the It seems from the following pas- patronage of the Devil. sage in Slow's Anoals, that the gar

In Middleton's Comedy, called dens bere were famous for producing

“ Any thing for a quiet Life," a fine strawberries. He says, speaking

French Bawd says, “ J'ay une fille of Richard III.-" And after a little qui parle un peu Francois ; elle contalking to them, he said to the Bi- versera avec vous, à la Fleur de Lys shop of Ely, '• My Lord, you have

en Turnmille-street." It is mentioned very good strawberries at your gar

in Shakspeare's Henry IV. part ii. deo in Holborn, I require you to let

and occurs in the “ Knight of the me have a messe of them? Gladly, Burning Pestle,” by Beaumont and

Fletcher : my Lord,' quoth he, 'would to God i had some better thing as ready lo “This my Lady dear your pleasure as tbat,' and there with I stole from her friends in Turnbull-street.» be sent his servant in all haste for a We also find it stigmalized in the messe of strawberries." - This cir. “ Scornful Lady," a Comedy by the cumstance has been ininutely copied same Authors. by Shakspeare in his play of Richard the Third, where he puts the follow:

RATCLIFF Higu WAY. ing words in that Prince's mouth:

Sir Robert Colton told Weever of

à chest of lead found in Ratcliffe “My lord of Ely, when I was last in Hol.

Field, in Stepney Parish, the upper bourne, I saw good strawberries in your Grace's

part garnished with scalop shells, and garden there,

a crolisler border.-At the head and I do beseech you send for some of them.”

foot of the Coffin stood iwo jars, three

feet long, and on the sides a number During the Civil Wars this house

of bottles of glistering red earth was converted into an Hospital, as

some painted, and many great pbials appears by an eotry in Rushworth,

of glass, sume six some eight square, vol. II. part iv. page 1097 : “ The

baving a whitish liquor io ibem. Lords concurred with the Commons

Within the chest was ihe body of a io a message sent up to their Lord.

woman (as the surgeons judged by ships, for Ely House in Holbourne to

the skulì). On either side of her be for the use of the sick and maimed soldiers.” — (Grose's “Antiquities of

were two sceptres of ivory, 18 inches

long, and on her breast a little figure England and Wales.")

of Cupid, neatly cut in white stone. BEAUMONT's Inn.

And among the bones were two pieces The situation of Beaumont's Inn,

of jet, with round heads, in the form

of nails, three inches long:-(Gough, perbaps, is not now to be ascertained.

Weever, It stood in the parish of St. Benedict,

Sep. Mon. vol. I. p64. in the ward of Baynard's Castle, and

Fuo. Mou. p. 30.) belonged to Sir William Beaumont,

GILTSPUR STREET. kot. Viscount Beaumont; and was Giltspur Street (says Stow) was granted in the 1st year of King Edwa forinerly called Kuigbt-rider Street, iv. to Lord Hastiogs.

aod both that by Doctors Compions,

and 'this for the same reason ; the * Chart. 15 Edw. I. m. 6. Knights, with their gilt spurs riding



that way from the Tower Royal, to are attainable, the årst lesson is huentertain the King aod his Nobles mility. Whenever the Gospel is with Justs and Tournaments in Smith. taught in all its extent and all its pufield. They rode from Tower Royal rity, men of impure, opiniative, unthrough Great and Little Knight. subdued minds will oppose and coa. rider Streets, up Creed Lane to Lud. tradict it. Our Lord' was deserted gale, and thence up Giltspur Street by many of his Disciples. The Apostles, to Smilbfield.

G. CREED. in their day, were in like manner for

saken by maoy of their followers ; Mr. URBAN,

April 19. and if you could place Apostolical of me as you find," is a men, a Hooker, or a Herberi, io every

maxim sanctioned by general parish in the Kingdom, I do not say, approbation; and if one who has been ihal unity and truth would nol prea Clergymao upwards of forty years, vail more than at present; but of and, for more than half that time, this I have no doubt, thal even then, constantly resident on a benefice in while men are such as they are, and the midst of Dissenlers, is at all en. the times such as they are, Disseoters titled to regard, I am fulls per. would be numerous. suaded, that is, in the Letter signed Take a few specimens of their * CLERICUS ECCLESIÆ ANGLICANÆ" maxims and notions. A Dissenter, (1819. ii. 597.) a direct negative were not of the lowest raok, said, “ If given to every observation in praise our Religion were established, I of Dissenters, and to every remark in would be on the other side." "Why dispraise of the Clergy (their “su. should be have so much, and I so lita pineness," their "hauteur," their want tle i" " What is he but a man, like of " familiarity," and hospitality to myself?" "I would have an opinion wards the “inferior part of the body," of my own, and judge for myself"and their "unwillingness to give them when the question has been one by advice,') the statement would be much po means connected with any essengearer the truth, than it is al present. tial article, either of faith or prac.

“An anecdote" is related “ of a tice, and, at the saine time, such as the Clergyman in Glamorganshire, who self-erected judge was just as comhad not been three niooths absent petent to decide upoo, as to find out from his parish for the space of 35 ihe Loogitude. years, the consequence of which," of the “ harmony and affection sub. it is said, “ was, that there was not a sisting among the different sects of Dissenter in the whole parish." Far Dissenters," I know nothing, except be it from me to wish iv undervalue that they are reported to have a Sv. the important duty of residence in the ciety in London for defending and Parochial Clergy, knowing, as I do, proinoting the holy business of Disthat in a populous parish, not a day, sent, or, as they call it, "the Dissentand scarcely an hour passes, in which ing Interest,” throughout the King, the Clergyman is not wanted, or con. dom. sulted, by Dissenters as well as others You would not have been troubled (if there are Dissenters in the parish) with this letter, had not some of your in some of their temporal or spiri. Correspoodents, by referring, with tual concerns. But the sources of apparent approbation, to the comDissent are far more deep, and of a munication of C. E. A. given it a very different nature from what your consequence, to which, in itself, it Correspondent seems to imagine. The was scarcely entitled. Apostle reckons“ heresies” among Yours, &c. A COUNTRY RECTOR. the works of the flesh (Gal. v. 20.); and while the guilt of schism (no tri- Mr. UREAN,

April 1. vial malter, if the Scriptures are to S the Author of “Waverley." bas be regarded) attaches to all Dissent. received such universal applause, ers, there are few of them, I fear, it is reedless to declaim on his merits, whose erring doctrincs, if not abso. and perhaps it were dangerous to menlutely involved in Heresy, do not ap- tion his faults. On this account I own puoach the ambiguous confines of that that I feel some compunction in sagTremendous sin. The first sin of mao ing that I think there is a very glar. was pride, and in the school of Christ, ing, absurdity in that Autbor's last prowheaca alone remedios for overy sin duction, termed " The Mouastery."

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