18 NOTES AND QUERIES. [5"i S. X. July 6, 78. trious than William, and Torakin than Thomas, Authors, however, are not tied to real names ; they may invent. P. P. Exchange of Names (5"^ S. viii. 448 ; ix. 76, 275.)— An exchange of names is a valuable illus- tration of a most ancient form of superstition, because, as we know, the names of cities of Greece and Rome were taboo, and that taboo extends to the names of emperors (China), chiefs, husbands, wives. One pre-historic equivalent for the word " name" is soul, shadow, and it must be in rela- tion to this that the phenomena of the superstition are to be explained. Hyde Clarke. I wonder no one has mentioned Jean Paul's immortal Siebenkas — Firmian Stanislaus Sieben- kas, who accepted that name, in exchange for his own, from the friend whom he desired to honour. A. J. M. Arms of Moore (5"^ S. ix. 187, 196, 257.)— The coat described as Ermine, fretty sable, on a chief of the latter three lions rampant or, appears to belong properly to the name of Truslove. A grant of them, together with a crest, by way of augmentation, of a boy's head proper, crowned with a garland of bay leaves, and mantled gules, was made Feb. 10, 1606, to Edward Truslove, of Sutton, CO. York, Gent. The original patent is or was in the possession of a family of Moore of Don- caster, by whom these arms would seem to have been adopted and used, and hence the mistake as to their belonging to that name. See Visitation of Yorkshire, 1612, C. 13, 206, in ColL Arm. Charles Jackson. Doncaster. A "Cottacel" (5'1» S. ix. 288, 315.)— Dr. Jessopp comes very near the truth, yet misses it. In N. Bailey's Dictionary, yoI. i., we find, " Cot- sethland, land held by a cottager" ; and in vol. ii., " Cotsethla, a cot-settle, i.e. a little mansion, to which a small farm belongs." It seems clear, therefore, that a " cottacel (cot-settle ?) of land " means a diminutive farm, or, it may be, a plot of ground only attached to a cottage. The occupier was, according to Bailey, called cotsethlus. E. A. B. This is better known in the term cotland, coth- sethland, or cotsetland, and is defined by Spelman, " Cothsethlcmclam hie intelligo cotre sedem, et pra;dii quidpiam ad eandera pertinens," in Blount's Laiu Diet., s.v. It was the land which went Avith a cottage, as it occurs several times in Chron. Mon. Ab., Rolls' Ser., c.gr. vol. ii. p. 301, "In eadem villa sunt xxiii. cotsetlandes "; p. 305, "Ptichardus i. cotland ad opus. Eadredas de i. cotland xiiii. denarios et opus Augusti" ; ib., " In eodeni hamel sunt xi. cotsetles," viz. " The tenants of cottages, bound as such to render service" (Gloss., ib., p. 436). In vol. i. p. 214, " syx cotsetlan " occur in " Metse," a.d. 956. Ed. Marshall. Dr. Jessopp is quite mistaken in his " suspi- cion." The word is distinctly cottacel: "A cottacel of land as it is now divided by metes and bounds." I write with the deed before me. The date of it is 1847. T. F. R. "Between you and I " (5"^ S. ix. 275, 412.) — Even INIoore, in the Twopenny Post Bag, letter v., is guilty of this atrocity : — " As to having the U-g-nt— that show is gone by — Besides, I 've remark'd that (between you and I)," kc. Fredk. Rule. Portraits in Ackermann's "Oxford" (5"* S. ix. 346.) — An old friend and former rector, now eighty-two years of age, and supposed to be de- picted as the Scholar amongst these academical portraits, has sent me the following list, written by him in pencil at the time of the publication of this book in 1814. They were at the time popularly supposed in the university to represent the under- mentioned personages, but as he observes in his letter to me, " I fancy none of them are now alive, either to confirm or to contradict," with, it must be added, his solitary exception. The list is far from complete, but worth putting on record as far as it goes. The parenthetic information has been supplied by me. Esquire Bedel, G. V. Cox. (M.A. of New College, Esquire Bedel from 1806 to 1866, author of Recollections ofOrford.) Nobleman, Hon. de Cardoiinel. (This was in all probability the late Lord Dynevor, ^vho once bore that name before assuming that of Rice- Trevor.) Gentleman Commoner, Archer, C.C.C. Scholar, Stephen Creyke, C.C.C. (First Class in Lit. Hum. in Term. Pasch., 1816, formerly Archdeacon and Canon Residentiary of York, and now, 1878, Rector of Bolton Percy, near Tadcaster ) Commoner, Townshend, B.JN.C. Proctor, Davies of Jesus. (Thomas Davies, Fellow of Jesus College, and Junior Proctor in 1812.) Bachelor of Arts, Ashton, B.N.C. I[nster of Arts, J. D. Conybeare, Ch. Ch. (Afterwards Dean of Llandaff.) Doctor of Divinity in full dress, Landon of Worcester. (Whittington Landon, D.D., Provost of Worcester College from 1796 to 1839, and also Dean of Exeter Cathedral.) Doctor of Divinity in Convocation habit, Marlow of St. John's. (Michael 5larlow, D.D., President of St. John's College from 1795 to 18'28, and Rector of Handborough in Oxfordshire.) Student of Civil Law, Wall of New Coll. (Rev. Frederick Sandys Wall, of New College.) Bachelor of Civil Law, Penrose of New Coll. (Rev. Thomas Penrose of New College, afterwards D.C.L., and Vicar of Writtle in Essex.) Doctor of Music, Dr. Crotch. (William Crotch, Mus. Doc, sometime organist of Ch. Ch. and St. John's Col- lege, and Professor of Music from 1797 to 1818.) Doctor of Medicine, full dress, Sir C. Pegge. (Sir Christopher Peage, Knt., M.D., Fellow of Oriel College, iifterwardsof Ch. Cli , Reirius Professorof Medicine from ISUl to 18-J'2,and Professor of Anatomy from 18a3 to 1522.)
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