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NOTES AND QUERIES. DO s. xn. A. 28, ma.


COMBINED MONASTIC AND PAROCHIAL CHURCHES. In Freeman's ' English Towns and Districts ' an account is given of some English parish and monastic churches which formed one continuous whole under the same roof. I should be glad to know if such arrangements existed in the pre-Reforma- tion churches of Scotland and Ireland, and also on the Continent. One can hardly suppose that the practice was confined to England. S. Q. ADDY.

SCOTTISH CHURCHES : THEIR OWNERSHIP. The heritors of a Scottish parish are said to have vested in them, collectively, the fee of the church and churchyard. Did this legal ownership exist before the Reforma- tion ? and if not, how did it arise ? I should be glad to be referred to authorities on the point. In whom is the glebe, if any Ve g ted? S. O. ADDY.

3, Westbourne Road, Sheffield.

ST. BARBARA'S EMBLEMS. Can any one explain why St. Barbara is said to bear the emblem of " chalice and wafer," and also of the feather ? In Alban Butler and Baring-Gould she is given the tower and the palm, in allusion to her martyrdom; but there is no incident in her legend which explains the two chalice and feather ascribed to her by E. A. Greene in her

  • Saints and their Symbols.' In a painting

by Luini in the Brera, Milan, she is repre- sented with the chalice, but, so far as I am aware, there is no painting of her with a feather. HELGA.

[Pictures of St. Barbara and her feather are referred to at 10 S. x. 308 ; and an explanation of the feather is offered at p. 373 of the same volume.]

COWHOUSE MANOR, MIDDLESEX. Can any kind reader identify the manor of "Hoddes- ford et Cowhouse " in Middlesex ? It occurs in a list of the possessions of the Abbey of Westminster ( ' Monasticon Angli- canum,' i. 326), and the name is notable in having like significance to Neyte or Neat House, the residence of the Abbots near Westminster. W. L. RUTTON.

CHARLES LAMB AND HIS PEPE.: " There was much talk and laud of Charlea Lamb and his Pepe, &c., but he never appeared." Carlyle's 'Reminiscences' (Froude's edition), vol. i. p. 232.

What was Lamb's " Pepe " ? Is it pos- sibly a misprint for " pipe " ? ^ The extract given is from the section on Edward Irving,* and refers to the circle that gathered at Basil Montagu's house.

WM. H. PEET.


" CASTLE INN," BIRMINGHAM. Does " The Castle Inn " still exist in Birmingham ? I find it mentioned in a letter dated 18 May r 1735. J. S.

Oxford.

" NOLI ALTUM SAPERE." Can any one supply me with information about this Latin phrase ? I have met with it only twice once in the Epistle to the Reader contained in ' The Cobler of Canterbury,' assigned to the dramatist Greene, and again as the motto of Bishop Leng of Norwich in the eighteenth century. D. C. LENG.

Magdalen College, Oxford.

TILDENS or TENTERDEN. At 5 S. vi. 95 r over the initials J. L. C., is this statement : " I have the pedigree of the family tho- roughly worked out for several generations."

As a member of this family, may I ask if the pedigree has been printed, and, if so, where it may be consulted ? Does it give the English 'ancestry of Nathaniel Tilden ? and does it show how the Tyldens of Mil- stead branch off ? WM. IRVING TILDEN.

c/o Messrs. Cook & Son, Ludgate Circus.

COLLINSON FAMILY. I should be glad to know something of the family of the Rev.. John Collinson, of Long Ashton, Somerset, at the time when he published his ' History and Antiquities of Somerset.' Was the Rev. Richard Collinson, then living in the same county, his brother ? The ' Diet. Nat. Biog.' gives John as belonging to a North of England family having a small estate at Great Musgrave. John and Peter were two of the sons, six in all. Can any information be given of the names of the others and of their descendants ?

Direct replies will greatly oblige.

(Mrs.) E. ABBOTT.

Norton Fitzwarren, Somerset.

LINCOLNSHIRE NAMES. In B.M. Cott, MS. Vesp. E. xviii., which is a chartulary of Kirkstead Abbey, occur some curious names which I do not remember to have seen elsewhere. They are to be found among the charters relating to Branston, ff. 58b-61b, and are as follows (the names in question are italicized) : Haime fil. Wdefat, also Haimon fil. W depath ; Swue, prepositus, also Suawe ; Rumpharus fil. Lam- berti, also Rumparus ; Boydes, clericus.

The first is probably a surname, as on f. 58b occurs a certain " Bartholomeus Capellanus fil. Haymon Wdepat de Branze- ton " ; but the others are given as if they were Christian names. Are they known elsewhere ? H. I. B.