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ii s. XL FEB. 6, i9io.] NOTES AND QUERIES.


NAMES ON COFFINS (US. xi. 29, 76, 92). On 17 March, 1894, I visited the Lucas vault beneath the east end of St. Giles's Church Colchester. Access was gained by a door in the wall on the north side of the sanctuary. From two enormous coffins I copied the following inscriptions.

.1. This coffin is of wood, to which is affixed a brass plate with these words :

This coffin encloses

the body of the Right

Hon ble the Lady Anne

Lvcas who dyed on the

22 th day of Avgvst in

the Yeare 1660.

2. This coffin is of lead, to which is attached

(by solder at the four corners) a square brass

plate bearing the following :

Memoriae Sacrum

Noblissimi D ni Johannis D ni Lvcas Baron is de Shenfiel d Qvi Obijt 2 die Julii 1671 ^Etatis Svae 65.

John, Lord Lucas was the elder brother of Sir Charles Lucas, who, with Sir George Lisle, was shot by order of Fairfax after the capitu- lation of Colchester on 28 August, 1648. <See 11 S. vi. 284.)

St. Giles's Church, I believe, underwent a restoration in 1 907. JOHN T. PAGE.

Long Itchington, Warwickshire.

MARSACK ( 1 1 S. ix. 30 ; x. 1 1 ). In a Becher pedigree Major Marsack of Caversham is described as a natural son of King George II. He married Charlotte Becher (born 2 Aug., 1767), daughter of Richard Becher of Cal- cutta by his second wife, Ann Hasleby. ol. Marsack died 26 Jan., 1837. He had children : 1. Charlotte ; 2. Henry ; 3. 'George ; 4. Caroline ; 5. Louisa ; 6. Ed- ward ; 7. Ellen.

The particulars of a Chancery suit .may interest the inquirer :

Becher v, Marsack. 12 March, 1830. The answe r of Richard Henry Marsack and Jane his wife, two defendants, to complaint of Richard Becher, Philip Browne, Edward iHunter, Charlotte Marsack, <George Heartwell Marsack, Charlotte Grosvenor, widow, Thomas Frederick Sowdon and Caroline his wife, Francis Upjohn, William Stephens, Ijouisa Marsack, David Brown arid Eleanor his wife.

Indenture made 4 Jan., 1820. Marriage 5 Jan , 1820. Charles Marsack, the father, died intestate --as to his real estate, and left Charlotte his widow, this defendant his eldest son. and the complainants George Heartwell, Edward Claude, Charlotte (wife of John Grosvenor), Caroline (wife of Thomas Fredk. Sowdon), Louisa Marsack, and Eleanor (now wife of David Brown), his only -children and next of kin. Charles Marsack was .-seised of the Manor of Caversham and of Kirtons

in Burghfield, and of copyholds in Hampstead. co. Middlesex. His personal estate was worth 75,000^.- 76,000. Letters of administration were granted to Richard Henry Marsack. Real estate was worth 107,0002. Former bill in 1823 by Richard Henry Marsack against Charlotte Marsack. Accounts and final agreement to be referred to the complainant Richard Becher. Richard Henry Marsack, sworn at his house, Rue du Bras d'Or, Boulogne-sur-Mer, 21 Nov., 1829.

The answer of Janette Marsack (aged 8), Henry Charles Marsack (aged 7), and Croft Augustus Marsack (aged 4), by Richard Henry Marsack their father. They leave all matters in question to the Court. LEQ c

EDWARD GIBBON WAKEFIELD (11 S. xi. 68). The following entry is from the Marriage Register of St. George's, Hanover Square :

1816, 16 Aug. " Edward Gibbon Wakefield, Esq., a minor, and Eliza Anne Wakefield, formerly Pattle, a minor. Licence : the parties having been heretofore married to each other in Scotland. With the consent of his father, Edward Wakefield, Esq., and also of her mother, Eliza Pattle, widow."

In the query the bride's name appears as Eliza Susan Pattle. In the ' London Direc- tory ' of 1808 appears the name Edward Wakefield, merchant, of Castle Court, Birchin Lane. LEO C.

"WANGLE" (11 S. xi. 65). " Wangling about " is a phrase I used often to hear in South Notts. It means moving about in an indeterminate, knock-kneed, loose-limbed manner, as if one had not proper physical control of oneself. I do not remember to have heard it used in a moral sense.

C. C. B.

APOLLO OF THE DOORS (11 S. xi. 69). Tertullian, ' De Idololatria,' 15, speaks of Apollo Qvpatos and the " Antelii dae- mones " as guardians of the house-door among the Greeks ; and Macrobius, ' Saturn- alia,' I. ix. 6, says that, according to Nigi- dius,

' apucl Graecos Apollo colitur qui Oupcuos focatur, eiusque aras ante fores suas celebrant, psum exitus et introitus demonstrantes poten-

idem Apollo apud illos et 'Aryvtebs nun-
upatur, quasi viis prsepositus urbanis : illi enim

/ias, quae intra pomeria sunt, ayvias appellant."

It certainly seems reasonable to suppose Apollo Ov/ocuos to be the same as ,the Apollo Agyieus whose rough statue or symbolical cone-shaped pillar stood before the house-door (see the Scholium on Aristo- phanes, ' Clouds,' 875).

The late Prof. Furtw angler, in his article

on ' Apollon in der Kunst ' in Reseller's

Lexicon,' points out that these pillars or