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man." The original was given to your corre- spondent (S. T.") by Sir H. B. P. St. John Mild may, Bart., and it therefore appears probable that other papers may be in the possession of the family.

EVERARD HOME COLEMAN. 71, Brecknock Road.

THE COPE (9 th S. x. 285, 374, 495). On the apparently incredulous challenge of W. C. B., I may be allowed to state that the gentleman who, in conversation with me, defended the use of the cope by himself and other Anglican celebrants of the Communion, was the vicar of an important parish, whose name I shall be pleased to supply privately, if your corre- spondent will communicate with me, either directly or through the Editor.


Town Hall, Cardiff.

COCKADE OF GEORGE I. (9 th S. ix. 428 ; x. 52). May I refer MR. SHARP to what the late Dr. Woodward has said on the subject of cockades, and the Hanoverian cockade in particular, in his treatise on 'Heraldry, British and Foreign ' (1896), vol. ii. p. 375 1

J. S. UDAL, F.S.A.

Antigua, W.I.

IRETON FAMILY (9 th S. x. 508). John Ireton, citizen and cloth worker of London, was son of German Ireton, of Attenborough, Notts, and brother to Henry Ireton, Crom- well's well-known Commissary- General and son-in-law. He was nominated a trustee in the Act for Soldiers' Arrears, 30 June, 1649, but does not appear otherwise to have been a very prominent person in political affairs. In the Barbones Parliament he was one of the seven representatives of the City of London, and served on the Committeeof Trade(26 July, 1653), the Committee of the Treasuries (1 Aug., 1653), and the Committee of the Customs (23 Sept, 1653). On 16 Sept., 1651, he was elected an Alderman of London (Bread Street Ward), and held the same until removed at the Restoration, 2 Aug , 1660. He served as Sheriff in 1651-2, and Lord Mayor 1658-9 He was the last of the Commonwealth Lord Mayors, and is stated to have held that office with great magnificence. From the Protector Oliver he received knighthood on 22 March, 1658, an honour, of course, not recognized after the Restoration. He was one of the Wallingford House Committee of Safety, 25 Oct., 1659.

At the Restoration he was deprived of all offices and sent to the Tower, being excepted out of the Act of Pardon and Oblivion, though not as to life. In 1662 he was transported to the Scilly Isles, but released later. In 1685

he was again imprisoned, after which he dis- appears from history. Whom he married and whether he left issue I have not ascertained. The following entry among the marriage licences in the Vicar-General's office may have reference to his wife: "Sept. 9, 1662. Edward Nelthorpe, of St. Michael Bassishaw, mer- chant, Bach r , about 23, and Mary Sleigh, of St. Antholin's, Sp r , about 16, consent of her mother, now the wife of John Ireton."

W. D. PINK. Lowton, Newton-le- Willows.

Sir John Ireton (1615-89) was a younger brother of the regicide. A. R. BAYLEY.

TINTAGEL CHURCH (9 th S. xi. 9). According to vol. ii. (1801) of 'The Beauties of England and Wales,' p 522, Tintagel was also known as Bossiney and Trevena. In the general body of the book the word is spelt with two I's, but in the accompanying map only one is used. In the map, however, preceding Pigot's 'Directory of Cornwall' for 1830, Tintagel is twice spelt with two 's, though both the authorities I have mentioned give Bossiney credit for only one n. MR. W. T. LYNN seems to infer that the "flower of kings" was really of North Britain. Pigot's topo- grapher for the year mentioned states, under the heading of ' Bos Castle' (two and a half miles from Bossiney) :

" This was the birthplace of King Arthur, and the ruins of Tintagell Castle are still to be seen. The population returns are made up with Tintagell and Trevana parishes."

Virtue's ' Gazetteer ' for 1868 says that Tin- tagel or Dundagell had formerly two chapels of ease in the parish, and that the church is dedicated to St. Symphorian. It is quite possible that one of these chapels of ease was dedicated to St. Materiana, and that some- times the patron saint is given as Symphorian and sometimes as Materiana. But why not communicate with the vicar, the Rev. A. G. Chapman, M.A. ?

CHAS. F. FORSHAW, LL.D. Hanover Square, Bradford.

MISQUOTATIONS (9 th S. x. 428 ; xi. 13). When MR. YARDLEY says that Byron often writes carelessly, and adds, " so does Shake- speare," he does not, I presume, intend to place both poets on the same level. If Byron had been capable of " the first fine careless rapture" of "Full fathom five" he might have written as carelessly as he pleased, and so much the better. Even as it was, I am not sure that his best verse was not written when he was most careless, when he was so deeply moved that he forgot to be rhetorical. I do not wish to be understood as saying that