Open main menu

Page:Notes and Queries - Series 12 - Volume 10.djvu/244

This page needs to be proofread.

198 NOTES AND QUERIES. [12 s.x. MAR. 11,1922. century by St. Aubert, Bishop of Avranches, j Edmond Tapp left no sons, and the name and is supposed to take the name from its I was not carried on in New England, but tomb. Later his four daughters all married men of prominence and founded large and influential families. M. RAY SANBOBN. semblance to an ancient records call it * Le Mont des deux tombeaux from its proximity to Tombelaine. Rietstap, in his ' Armorial General,' mentions a family Des Tombes as living at Gueldres Brabant, but their coat bears no tombstones. EDWARD H. DOBREE. Udney Hall, Teddington. Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn. ARAB (OB EASTERN) HOBSES (12 S. x. POBTRAITS OF COLERIDGE AND DlCKENS (12 S. x. 148). The reproduction of the Alexander portrait of Chailes Dickens, now in the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, given 91, 138, 154). I wholly fail to understand, in my friend the late W. Glyde Wilkins's after perusing MR.FAIRFAX-BLAKEBOROUGH'S j * Charles Dickens in America,' is taken from letter, how the letter of 1610 from Robert j an engraving of the oil-painting made in Delaval to the Earl of Northumberland j 1842 for James T. Fields. " reconciles the dates mentioned by ARAB j Some time after the publication of his with the death of Sir John Fenwick," or j book, Mr. Wilkins, not being satisfied with the how that worthy baronet could by any ! engraved copies, obtained Mrs. Fields 's per- possibility have been stud-master to both ! mission to have the painting photographed, Charles I. and Charles II., seeing that, if ! and he gave me a print from his negative, the ' D.N.B.' is to be relied upon, he died | in which the character of the features in 1658, or two years before Charles II. j lacking in the engravings is well shown, came to the throne. j I assume that after the death, in 1915, of If Sir John Fenwick said to have been i Mrs. Fields the picture came into the posses - born in 1579 did not die in 1658, will MB. FAIBFAX-BLAKEBOBOUGH tell us when he did die, and how old he was when stud-master to Charles II. ? So far as I can see, the point sion of the Boston Museum. The Alexander portrait has been engraved more than once, but, judging from the photograph, none of the copies are quite raised by ABAB remains unsolved. MB. | satisfactory reproductions of the original. FAIBFAX-BLAKEBOBOUGH'S letter at the last j T. W. TYBBELL. reference certainly affords no solution of ' St. Elmo, Sidmouth. the problem that I can discover. Of course it may be that there was some j MB. E. BASIL LTJPTON does not appear to be other Sir John Fenwick apart and distinct ! aware of the note at p. 150 of Dykes Camp- from the two whose names appear in the j bell's ' Samuel Taylor Coleridge.' The por- ' D.N.B.' who was stud-master to the two ' trait by Allston now in the National Portrait Charles's, otherwise I see no grounds for j Gallery was painted at Bristol in 1814 for any other hypothesis than that which I ! Josiah Wade, one of Bristol's best friends hazarded at the penultimate reference. WlLLOUGHBY MAYCOCK. " ONCE ABOABD THE LUGGER " (12 S. X. 150). This is, I think, from the late Sir Francis C. Burnand's burlesque ' Black- Eyed Susan,' but I am unable to verify to Coleridge. Allston was staying in Bristol at this time, and attended three of Coleridge's lectures. CHARLES WELLS. Bristol Times and Mirror Office. the reference. JOHN B. WAINEWBIGHT. LAND MEASTJBEMENT TEBMS (12 S. x. 48, 96, 156). -Wylot is very likely the same ! as " quillet," a strip in the ancient common - BBITISH SETTLEBS IN AMEBICA (12 S. | field system. The " warlands " referred ix. 462, 517, 521 ; x. 57, 114, 178). The note to by J. T. F. were lands which, in Domes- so kindly supplied by MB. ABTHUR TAPP is day times, " defended," or exonerated, especially interesting as furnishing a clue to ! other lands from payment of geld by having the origin of one of the first settlers of their own assessment increased. In Cheshire Quinnipiac, now New Haven, and one of the j the name applied to lands which acquitted founders of the neighboring town of Milford. others of various obligations, such as food He came a month later than most of the ! and lodging for the sergeants of the peace founders of New Haven, who sailed from London in the Hector and a smaller com- panion ship about the end of April, and arrived at Boston on June 26, 1637. or of the forest, which could only be exacted from " warlands " of not less than an acre. Wara means defence, protection, ward. R. S. B.