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acquaintance with their churches. Hence all the more the world of archæology owes Major Heales a debt of thanks for his novel and attractive contribution to historical art.

A History of Hampshire, including the Isle of Wight. By T. W. SHORE, F.G.S. (London: E. Stock.)-The progress of this series of Popular County Histories, published by Mr. Stock, is well marked by this latest addition to the number, of which there are now eight, most of which have been noted in this Journal. It would be manifestly impossible in the modest compass of less than 300 pages octavo to give more than a very slight sketch of any county of this kingdom, much less one which deserves to be enumerated among those of the first importance, whether for extent or for wealth of antiquarian remains; but the author has maintained a very even balance, and taken record of almost all the prominent points which occur to those who have prosecuted their researches into so fertile a field. Busy readers, who cannot find time to devote to plodding wearily through the oldfashioned folio histories, which county topographers of a past age delighted to produce, can obtain a fair general idea of an English county in a few hours by consulting this series; although in the case of the county here under notice there is really no genuine old folio history to turn to, and we were constrained to seek for aid from very insufficient publications respecting any topographical point about Hampshire. Mr. Shore has happily digested the extant published literature, but we fear his visits to the Manuscript Department of the British Museum have not been so frequent as they might have been, where, in that division of the Classed Catalogue which is devoted to this subject, he would, for example, have been advertised of the late Sir Frederic Madden's MS. Collections for Portsmouth, and many other laborious compilations which should have been examined. The Winchester Cathedral Codex, in the Additional Series; the Register of Hyde, and the Winchester Corporation Register among the newlyacquired Stowe MSS.; and a large number of court rolls and charters hitherto unexplored, would have opened up a new light, and a fresh interest to him; but it would be foreign to a work which aims at generalisation and conciseness to enter into minute details, and its task is accomplished probably more efficiently in arranging and condensing what is on record already, than in adding more matter to what is ready to hand. The essays on the history of Winchester, Portsmouth, and Southampton are well written, and in some respects treated in a novel manner; and the author may be congratulated on his labours to produce, as he has produced, lucid and trustworthy compilations of Hampshire facts and fancies in an easily-studied book, which deserves to be widely appreciated.

Mr. Stock has also published recently a tastefully-printed work, entitled Books in Chains, and other Bibliographical Papers, by the late William Blades, edited by Mr. Wheatley, whose works are always acceptable to a large class of literary folk. This one is no exception to that rule, and introduces to our notice some quaint aspects of mediæval reading life:-And The Gentleman's Magazine, English Topography, Part II, edited by Mr. Gomme, containing a large amount of antiquarian notices concerning four counties-Cambridge, Chester, Cornwall, and Cumberland, not so generally known and drawn upon as they ought to be. Mr. Gomme deserves much credit for what must really be a heavy task of classifying and arranging these bygone contributions to local history.

Select Historical Documents of the Middle Ages. Translated and edited by ERNEST F. HENDERSON. (London: Bell and Sons.)-A very useful collection of texts, which form the groundwork of any research into the progress of European political influences during the postRoman period. The Laws of William the Conqueror, The Constitutions of Clarendon, The Magna Charta, The Manner of Holding Parliament, The Rule of St. Benedict and of St. Francis, King John's Concession to the Pope, and The Report of Bishop Luitprand, Ambassador of the Emperors Otto I and II to the Court of Constantinople, are a few among the large number of documents which bave been translated. It is to be regretted that explanatory and illustrative notes have not been added, and an index is above all indispensable to such a work; but, apart from this, it is eminently useful to have so handy a collection of deeds, which exist elsewhere only in special works dedicated to one or two single pieces. This ought to become a standard educational work on the especial subject which it takes in hand; but a scholar with any beside a superficial knowledge of the documents would be, perhaps, more willing to turn to more critical editions, the aim of this being only collective and comprehensive.

INDEX.

A.

ALBEMARLE (William Earl of) founds Meaux
Abbey, 1150, 101

Aldborough, or Isurium, visited, and its
Museum, 66

ALLEN (J. R.), Esq., on Early Norman
Sculpture at Lincoln and Southwell, 292
Archæology in Derbyshire, 127

B.

Bamborough, kingdom of Bernicia founded
at, 547, 34

BARRETT (Mr.) reads history of Trinity
House Company, and describes its armo-
rial bearings, 184

describes jug of Dutch manufacture,
1691, 185
BAXTER (Mr.) exhibits printed mug, 1790,
173

Bede spread learning in Northumberland,
and died in 735, 36

Bernicia, kingdom founded at Bamborough,
547, 34

BIRCH (Mr. W. DE G.) exhibits casts of seals
of Rievaulx and Hyde Abbeys, and reads
notes on both sets of seals, 84

a few Notes on the Gods of Bri-
tain by, 110

BROCK (Mr. E. P. L.) reads paper on Wad-
dington Church, Lincolnshire, 83

exhibits collection of bone relics
from Cannon Street, 182

exhibits Greek turned alabaster
from Cyzicus, 184

Broughton Castle, Oxon., 280
BRUTON (Mr. E. G.) on Broughton Castle, 280
BUCKLE (Mr. A.), B.A., describes a Cen-
tury in the King's Manor, York, 7

C.

CAVE-BROWN (Rev. J.) describes seals of
Boxley Abbey, 167

Celtic Britain, marriage in, 154
Chapel-in-le-Firth, Derbyshire, described
by Dr. Cox, LL.D., 134

Christ Church, Oxford, supposed Saxon
windows at,82; Saxon remains found at,
141

Cliffe Hulme College, near Baslow, find of
remarkable fossils at, 133

COKAYNE (Mr. A. E.) communicates notes
on supposed note of Dorothy Vernon or
Manners, 78

on archæology in Derbyshire, 127
COLLIER (Rev. C. V.) sends Notes on a Bar-
row at Bradwell, Derbyshire, 80

exhibits impressions of seals of COMPTON (Mr. C. H.), historical account of
Boxley Abbey, 167

reads Further Notes on St. Nicho-

las, 169
BLASHILL (Mr. T.) contributes paper on
Meaux Abbey, 78

exhibits cast of mould for signacu-
lum of St. Thomas, found at Hull, 82
describes Sutton in Holderness and
the Monks of Meaux, 100

BODGER (Mr. J. W.) exhibits Roman remains
from Sibson and Peterborough, 167
Boroughbridge visited, 65
Boxley Abbey, seals of, 168

Brass of Andrew Evyngar and wife, 263
Britain, gods of, lists, 110

BROCK (Mr. E. P. L.) exhibits book printed

at Basle, 1551, in original stamped bind-
ing, silver clasps, 83

1892

Rievaulx Abbey by, 15

exhibits rubbings of brasses, Ring-
would Church, Kent, 75

reads note on foundation of Fur-
ness Abbey, 76

reads paper by Mr. A. C. Fryer on
remains at Caerleon, 76

note by, on Furness Abbey, 238
Constantine the Great, traditions of, 242
Cornwall, Ogam inscription in, 336
Croft, carving in Church of St. Peter, Dar-
lington, 118

CUMING (Mr. H. S.), V.P., on the Hog's
Head, the Nuptial Cup of Essex, 173

D.

Danes conquer Northumberland and settle,
867, 37

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G.

Gods of Britain, lists of, 110; a few notes
on, 110

GROVER (Mr. J. W.) exhibits Bible of 1638,

182

exhibits collection of flint imple-
ments, 185

obituary notice of, 283
Guelphs, historical chart of, 203

H.

HARRISON (Mr. J. P.), M. A., explains draw-
ings of portions of windows, doubtless
portions of the Saxon church of Christ
Church, Oxford, 82

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LACH-SZYRMA (Rev. W. S.), Traditions of
Constantine the Great, 242
LANGDON (Mr. A. G.), paper on Ogam in-
scription at Lewannick, 336
Lewannick, Ogam inscription at, 336
Lincoln, early Norman sculpture at, 292;
diagram of arrangement of Norman sculp-
ture at, 294

LIVERSIDGE (Mr. W.) restores glass of east
window, Selby Abbey, 97

LLOYD (Mr. R. D.) reads paper on Guelph
family, 86

Historical Chart of Origin of Bri-
tish Victorian Monarchy, 203

M.

MACGUIRE (Mr. G.), Town Clerk of York,
Notes on the Corporation Insignia, 144
MACMICHAEL (Mr. J. H.) exhibits various
finds from London excavations, 79

exhibits an illustrated work on pub-
licans' signs, 79

exhibits fermail from Long Lane,
Smithfield, and reads notes on fermacula
or buckles, 82

exhibits fictilia, temp. Charles I,
found near Charing Cross, and collection
of drawings of shop and tavern signs, 86
paper by, on the Greybeard, illus-
trated, 185

Marriage in Celtic Britain, 154, 217
on the Horn of Ulphus, York Min-

ster, 251
Magical Roll in the British Museum, 38

on Discovery of a pre-Norman Clere- Manners, or Vernon (Dorothy), letter of, 78
story Window at Oxford, 141
MARRIAGE (Mr. M. O.) exhibits Egyptian
bronze head of cat, 79

Helmsley Castle and restored Church visited,

72

exhibits Roman vase, 173

Hourglass-stand, South Ockendon, Essex, Meaux, monks of, and Sutton in Holderness,

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Howden Church visited, and described by Melsa, or Meaux, founded by William Earl
Rev. Wm. Hutchinson, Vicar, 73

of Albemarle, 1150, 101

Merchants' Hall visited, and described by RUSSELL-FORBES (Dr.) on Discovery of Etrus-
Mr. Joseph Wilkinson, Secretary of the can Temples at Faleria, 245
Company, 64

Milford (Richard), sexton, his bell, Ocken-
don Church, 309

MORGAN (Mr. T.), F.S.A., obituary notice
of, 86

N.

Norman sculpture (early) at Lincoln and
Southwell, 292; interlacing strapwork, 26

0.

Ockendon, South, round tower of, described,
300; Domesday account of, ib.
Ogam stone, Cornwall, 336

OLIVER (Mr. A.) exhibits crucifix of cast
iron, 83

notes on brass of Andrew Evyngar,

263
Ordnance, ancient rifled, at York, described
by Mr. Brock, 74

Oxford, pre-Norman clerestory window found
at Christ Church, 141

P.

PATRICK (Mr. G.), Some Memorials of
Wandsworth, Surrey, 189

Paulinus made Archbishop of York, 627,35
PHENE (Dr.) on Existing Analogues of Stone-
henge and Avebury, 265

excavations into tumuli of the Troad
and of the historical antiquities of Samo-
thrace and Pergamos, 311

S.

Sailing (Little), the round tower of, 229
Saxon interlacing fragments, Helmsley
Church, 72

Scarborough Castle and Church visited, and
described by the Bishop of Hull, 74
Sculpture, early Norman, 292
Selby Abbey visited, and described by Mr.
J. P. Pritchett, 73, 93; founded 1069,
by the Conqueror, a Benedictine house,
73; Henry I born there, 73; Abbey con-
stituted the parish church, 1618, 94;
central tower feil, 1690, 94; octagonal
shafts found in clerestory, 95; temporary
roof probably placed over nave and aisles,
95; Mr. W. Liversidge has restored glass
in east window, 97; central tower as prior
to its fall in 1690, 98; cylinder with
balance-weights to assist oscillation of
bell found by Mr. Tweedie in choir-roof,
98; tombs, monuments of abbots, 99

Part II: east or Jesse window, 285;
diagram of arrangement of figures, 286;
Doom, subject in, 288; Mr. Liversidge
defrays cost of repair of, 289; oak bosses,
choir-groining, 289; monuments of ab-
bots in, 290; Barwick (Abbot John),290;
Cave (ditto John), 290; Pigot (ditto Wil-
liam), 290; Selby (ditto Lawrence), 290;
Shirburne (ditto John de), 290
Serpents sculptured, Acropolis of Pergamos,

335

PRITCHETT (Mr. J. P.), his description of Shrines ordered to be taken down, order
Selby Abbey Church, 93

given at York, 10

on Selby Abbey Church (second Sicily, superstition of the Sicilian peasants,
part), 285

47

Sigismund, Emperor of Germany, his sword
at York, notes of his history, 146
Southwell Castle, early Norman sculpture
at, 292, 298

R.
Remigius (Bishop), his work at Lincoln, 293
Rievaulx Abbey, account of, 15; Abbots of,
22; seals of, 24; ruinous condition of,71;|
visited, 72: described by the Rev. J. C. St. Piran's Church, Cornwall, uncovered in
Cox, LL.D., 72

RIPON (The Most Noble the Marquess of),
his address at York, 1
Ripon Cathedral visited, 66; its Communion
plate seen, 66; the horns of the wake-
men displayed, 66; Cathedral described
by Mr. C. Lynam, 66
Roman remains found in Deepdale Cave,
Derbyshire, 130; coins, discovery of, on
Shipley estate, Derbyshire, 137; remains
from Sibson and Peterborough, 167; re-
mains found at Doncaster, 139
Round towers, Essex, 300, Bardfield, Sail-
ing, and South Ockendon Churches
RUSSELL (Miss), Recent Discoveries in Rome
connected with Britain, 174

Recent Discovery at Rome connected
with Mythology in Britain, 209

SPARROW-SIMPSON (Rev. W.) describes Magi-
cal Roll, 38

1835, 81

Stonehenge and Avebury, existing analogues
of, 265

Strafford (Earl of), arms on King's Manor
House, York, 10

Strata Florida Abbey, dimensions of, 91
Studley Royal visited, 68

Superstition in England at present, 48
Superstitions, local, 120; legal, 120; re-
striction of, 123; prohibited in Ecclesi-
astical Code, Archbishop Theodore, 668-
90, 124; and by Egbert Archbishop of
York, 734-66, 126

Sussex, the hog's head, the nuptial cup of,
173

Sutton in Holderness, list of lords of, 102
SYKES (Rev. W. S.) exhibits a stone celt

from Crow's Nest Farm, in Lawkland,

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