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12 S.X.JAN. 21, 1922.] NOTES AND QUERIES. 59 is remembered for his paintings in water- colours, in which he abandoned the exclusive use of transparent colours. His ' Sketches at Home and Abroad' (1836), dedicated to Louis Philippe of France, ' The Park and the Forest' (1841), and 'Picturesque Selec- tions (1861) attest his skill as a lithographer. He became known also by his textbooks, e.g., ' The Principles and Practice of Art' (1845). He died 1863. 5. G. J. Knox. Was he the third son of the Right Hon. George Knox, P.C., M.P., D.C.L., fifth son of Thomas Knox, first Viscount Northland, father of the first Earl of Ranfurly ? JAMES SETON-ANDEBSON. 39, Carlisle Road, Hove, Sussex. MELLEB MAGBATH, ABCHBISHOP OF CASHEL (12 S. viii. 470). The following notes, though not giving the exact details asked for by G. F. R. B., may nevertheless be of some assistance. His wife, Anne O'Meara, appears to have been living in 1592 : see a letter apparently addressed to her in State Papers, Ireland, for that year. Five sons are mentioned in the State Papers under the following dates : 1600, Tirlogh (married to iCatherine Butler, sister of the Countess of Desmond), Red- mond; 1607, James, Marcus, Terence. Two of his sons were with him in England in November, 1599, where he writes from his chamber next the Falcon, in Tothill Street, Westminster, but he does not give their names. One of his sons was at Oxford in 1602, apparently as a member of the University, and known by the name of Gray : see ' Historical MSS. Commn. Reports,' Mar- quess of Salisbury's MSS., Part XII. Foster, ' Al. Oxon,' records that Mark Graye and James Graye both subscribed on Oct. 31, 1601 ; the coincidence of names and dates makes it possible, if not probable, that these were two of the sons of the Archbishop. Unfortunately none of the references on which these notes are based gives any clue as to the order of birth of these sons, nor as to the existence or non-existence of others. I would add a warning that the indexing of Irish names in the volumes of the Irish State Papers of this period is somewhat erratic, and entries should be looked for under Cashels, Magrath, McCragh, Mag- raughe and Magrauffe. J. B. WHITMOBE. BBOTHEBS or THE SAME CHBISTIAN NAME (12 S. ix. 230, 273, 312, 336, 376, 415, 436, 454, 497). Here is an instance from the Basque country. At Sare, in the family Lorrondo-Saharrear in 1793 there were five brothers and sisters, and the two (younger) brothers bore the name of Gratien ( Causeries sur le Pays Basque,' by Mme. Charles d'Abbadie d'Arrast, Paris, 1909). In Roman Catholic countries the practice might be explained if we could assume that both brothers were born on the same saint's day. H. A. ROSE. Milton House, La Haule, Jersey. THE REV. J. DE KEWEB WILLIAMS (12 S. ix. 450, 498, 531). He was in much request in the eighties for his lectures, which were full of humour. I well remember one entitled " Hats in general and some in particular." R. E. THOMAS. NOBBIS AND EYBE FAMILIES (12 S. ix. 212). I have the complete pedigree of Eyre of Hassop, acquired at the recent dispersal of Haspop Hall. The daughters of Roland Eyre by Ann, daughter of Sir Francis Smyth, were as follows : Elizabeth married Pratt, Anne wife of Robert Dormer of Grove Park, Warwick. Prudence wife of John Berry of Berry Herbert, Co. Devon. Mary wife of William Blundel of Little Crosby, Lanes, and Ursula wife of Cherry Orton of ... Co. Lanr. I do not find any mention in the pedigree of the marriage with Norris. F. BBADBUBY. Sheffield. MULBEBBIES (12 S. ix. 337, 377, 519). Years ago, in the South Lambeth Road, not far from Vauxhall Station, the late Mr. Lionel Brough, the famous actor, lived in an old house called Percy Villa. In the garden was a fine mulberry tree, and Mr. Brough has told me that, in days gone by, when other good houses still stood in that street, every garden had its mulberry tree. I am under the impression that he said there had been an avenue of mulberry trees before houses were built. Perhaps some authority on old London could confirm my dim recollections. J. R. H. 'A NEWCASTLE APOTHECARY ' (12 S. ix. 491). I have a humorous poem entitled ' The Newcastle Apothecary,' by Colrnan. It is included in a book entitled Principles of Elocution,' by Thomas Ewing of Edinburgh. My copy, a 22nd edition, is dated 1837, and was published at Edinburgh. Pinhoe, Devon. W. G. WILLIS WATSON. I am now able to give the full words of this recitation. The original appeared in Colman's