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Mr. URBAN,

March 7. The total contents of the glebe-land The Buckingiami, dedicated 16 CHE church of Maid's Moreton, of the rectory of Marden-Moreton (as it

is called in fome accounts) is 24 acres St. Edmund the King and Martyr, and 1 yard. (Plate II. Fig 1.) is a neat, elegant Colonel Purefoy, of Warwickshire, îtructure, delightfuily situated, built by ordered the cross on the top of the two maiden filiers of the family of the steeple to be cut down in 1642: by its Peovers, about 1450, 28 Hen. VI. It fall had nearly beat out the foldiers consists of a nave, or body, and a chan- brains. cel, with a finall veftry on the South 1653. The people would be married fide ; and has a neat embaitled tower at at the church, and their children bapo the Welt end, in which were three yery, tized, contrary to Cromwell's order. tolerable good bells, anno 1717 run

Browne Willis. into five small bells.

Rev. William Hutton became proprie The chancel is 26 feet long, and 16 etor of Moreton rectory amo 17., broad. The length of the church is 41 Hs

s fon, the Rev. Janies Long Hutton, feet, and breadth 24 feet; lengih of the LL. B. is the present rector. A. Zi belfry 17 feet, and 12 broad. The whole fabric is leaded, and in the win- Mr URBAN, West Ham, April 12. dows, which are lofty and uniform, ‘HE delightful little village of Prelwas a good deal of painted glass, but it is so defaced, that nothing can be made 2.) stands near Brightelmllone, at the

Here were some paintings on the distance of a mile, upon the road which chancel walls, but they have been also leads towards London, through Cricka defaced. The roof of the porches, and field, &c. It commands many finelytower entrance, are arched over with variegated and extensive prospects; and stone.

this truly rural spot receives a consider-, In the middle of the church is a large able addition from a great number of antient marble, on which were the ef- stately elins, which afford a pleasing figies of the above two inaiden sisters, in retreat froin the heat of summer, and a brass, with an infcription under thein; .convenient shelter for travellers in the but it is torn off, 'boin the effigies and winter season. Here is a large building infcriptions; but the arms are in two called Preftun-house, with extensive and escutcheons, remaining.

well-planned gardens, late the property The stone being fome years ago taken of Charles Callis Weliern, esq. of Riverup, a large stone-coffin was discovered, hall, in Enix, but now of Mr. Stana in which, tradition fays, these two fifa ford. In Preston-house is a fine

pora ters' bodies were depolited.

trait of Anne of Cleves, confort to Over the North and South doors are Henry VIII. ; who, it is recorded, retheir arins painted against the wall, and sided in this house, but afterwards rethese words wrote:

tired to a convent at Falıner, which is “ Sisters and maidens, danghters of about three miles dillant, where she the lord Peover, the pious and magni- died, and was interred. ficent founders of this church."

THURSTON FORD. The two Gilt are said to have been joined together.

Mr. URBAN,

July 4.

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, Oct. 29, 1605. George Bate, Themelored Fig is copied from rector.

a finall copper-dith, which has The homeliall, containing 2 acres ; been so long in the possession of a fathe garden, a rood. The parsonage of mily, that when or how that happened fione, containing 4 bays and 10 rooms; is totally lost liglit of. I shall be much an hall, kitchen, buttery, 4 chambers, obliged to any of your learned readers and 3 cock-lofts ; two barns, one of 5 to translate it into English. bays, the other of 4; an hovel of 3 Correspondent will, I beg, say what bays. Meadow in Deep Mead, 12 language the inscription is written in. poles ; in Middle Field, 6 poles ;' in all Yours, &c. A CONSTANT READER, 4 acres. Arable in Chatwell Field, i

For nearly Half a Century. acre, 6 roods, 11 lands. In the Upper Field, 1 acre, I rood, 8 lands; in the

Mr. URBAN,

. 6. Lower Field, 2 acres, 4 lands. In HE

esq. of Glen-Riddell, noticed in Canfeway, 1 acre, 2 roods.

your Obituary, p. 604, reminds ine of Gent. MAG. September, 1804.

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one of Burne's poems, the subject a common vivacity, and no small share whilile, which had been carried off at of wit; yet tempered with so much a drinking bout by an ancestor of a kindnels of heart, as io be fedulous to Riddell of Glen-Riddell, and given on avoid wounding the feelings of those, the 16th of October, 1790, by one of even by whom his own have been wan. his descendants, to Alexander Ferguson, tonly attacked; for “even his failings esq. Of this famč whistle a short ac- lean to Viriue's fide;" a true friend to count is given as a preface 10 the ballad; his king and country. Shaine fall on bui I would know, whether the Dane those who think loyalty a subject for who brought it to England was the ridicule, and contirue an anxious desire first who carried fuch a trophy, and for our Couniry's welfare inio timidiis! whether it fubjects the potrellor to the His wife, many years his junior, also obligation of accepting every challenge potreffes enconnion vivacity, with a to a trial of the strength of his head, remarkable share of penetration and and the goodnels of his claret. 1. H. courage. Their daughter, by no means

the fimple, credulous dupe pourtrayed, Mr. URBAN,

Sept. 19. though certainly wishing no ill lo any EH VER regarding the Gentleman's one, is the lait woman to be deceived

Magazine as a respectable publica- by professions of any kind ; a woman tion, I never was more attonimeri, than celebrated for her kéennels amidst the on reading the letter of 'alamecies in polithed circles of Bath, was little likely your last volume, p. 803 ; the tendency io be the dupe of the clumsy artifices of of which was (under the mask of ap- a country town on any occasion. la parent kindness, 10 hold up to ridicule'a one respect the has been blameable ; in respectable famils; intended evidently palling over impertinence with conas a species of advertisement to the tempt, which should have been marked young gentlemen of the University of by reprobation. She could not confent Cambridge, thai, should any of them 5:10 break butterflies upon a wheel;" have an inclination to indulge in the but " we were not born for ourselves, vulgar proper: Gity of loading, they but the whole world,” for the lake of might, in the family fo clearly pointed others, especially in a country town, oui, find proper fubjecis.

the character, of all others, inost ferSuppole a family who could no way viceable, is a decideas one ; nor fo tenferre their country did retreat from the der as to spare the feelings of those who coast, at the time the whole kingdom reek to wound a fair frame, by maliwas in daily expectation of an invasion, cious affertions and unfounded lies. It what was there fo abfurd in that? why has been well observed," That the were they to be poined on? were law's good-nature hangs the thief ;" they the only family thai did fo? I am not on the dreadful principle of destrucwell acquainted with Senex's family, tion, but to prevent that thief from and (peak from knowledge, when I committing more atrocious crimes, and allert, that no gentleman educaied at to terrify others : thus, the first mali. Cambridge had converted had cious lie expoled, prevents that person ant communication with them for from having an opportunity of lpreadfome movielis puior 10 their departure ing a fecond ; but, if the injured party from Chichester. I should have thought patres it over unnoticed, the next ata it was very little neceflary for a family empt will be more daring. Infamy periećily independent to account why? should ever be forced to recoil on iis Trey chose to change their residence author. That this family are mild in (particularly when that residence never their affections, I can give you a conagreed with one individual of the fa- vincing proof, by informing you of mily). To thew von what credit the their remark on the insidious letter of letter of Palamede deteries, I will give Palamedes, and other tales related to cou the real characiers of Senex and his their ditadvantage. They faid, 'their Aamily. Myfriend Senex, Sir, is a man parting wish to some of the people of who is respected wherever he is known. Chichester was, “s that portion of Cbrif. He tås jailed through a long life with linn charity that thinketh no ill, Vaultequal crelit and reputation, admised eih not itself, is not puffed up ;" libe. even at the Univerity for the trength rality of femuiment, urbanity towards of his iniellecis;- well acquainted with strangers, better amulements than the the work, in which he bas lived mucli, vnluar love of hoaring, and wickedly inof a social disposition, gifted withi un puting actions to their allociates they

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would fcorn to commit, or taking up ment, in the presence of tbe said President, the amiable office of becoming spies on

were read in the manner accustomed." the actions of their neighbours.

From Hovengore. In a happy hour Senex and his fa- This is explained by the letters pas mily arrived at Cambridge, after a plea- - tent 26 Jan. 1377, addrelled to the fani journey, rendered more agreeable lords and cominons fummoned to meet by the cordial welcome of friends ;

at Westminster 1377, : 51 Edw. III. where they have resided a year, most

“ Cum cx certis caufis fimus ad præagreeably, experiencing the molt unre

fens prepediti, ita quod ad primum mitted attentions, and received with diem dicui parliainenti ad locum præ the utmost respect by the most amiable dictum perfonaliter non poterimus in and distinguished characters. They feel terelle, de circumfpectionis et induf. that life has acqnired added charms, in triæ magnitudine carillimi filii nostri the fociety of men whose lives are as $: Richardi principis Wailiæ, ducis Cor. unblemished as their principles are

nubiše, et comitis Ceftriæ, plenam fidue pure, and their minds enlightened. ciam reportantes, eidem filio poftro ad They can rejoice in the dignity of vise parliamentum praedicium noftro nomine tue; and in ladies, whose emulation is inchoandum et ad faciendum ea quæ to excel each other in the kindest of pro vobis et per nos ibidein facienda fices, and molt heartfelt attentions, they fuerint, plenam tenore præ{entium feel all her charms. May this be a les committimus potesiatem. Et ideo yobis son to those who act otherwise, “ To mandamus, quod eidem principi intengo, and do likewife.” Veritas.

dentes fitis in primislis in forinâ præ.

dicta."-Rymer, VII. 134. Mr. URBAN,

Sept. 23. • En la xve de S't Hiller q' fu le A

WRITER in the British Press of Mardy profchein apres le felte del

June 11, points out the first in- Conversion Si Poule, l'an du regne stance of a limited Regency in England

n're S'r le Roy Edward Tierz puis le from a MS. in the British Museum.

Conqueste d'Engleterre cynquante priYours, &c. "A. B. mer, q' fust le primer jourie ce preteni " In the soft yeur of Edward the Third, parlement, luy nobles et puisiant S'r the King, after he haj fummoned the Par. Richard prince de Gales, duc de Cornelianient, made Richard Prince of Wales waille, et conte de Celtr', et ausint president thereof, reserving unto himself les prelatz, feign’rs, juilices, com(as would seem) the Royal Aliene unto the munes, et autres q' fenrent rentiz par Bills.

fomons de ce prefent parlement, s'af“ For it is recorded that divers of the femblerent en le palays de Welim' en prelates and Joris, the chancellor, treasu- la Chambre de Peiniee. Et illeoqes en rer, keeper of the privie real, and all the

lour presence le dit Prince alors justices, by the commandment of the

seant en mylieu d'euls, c'est asfavoir, King, went to focw where our Lord ihe King lay fick of bis maladie, and there in his pre Seigneur le Roy elieant meilines absent,

en la place du Roy meilines, n're dit sence, and in the presence of Monsieur de Lancaire and others, there so come, were

et en partie a defaise de son corps, p' rehearsed the manner of the articles of the

ont il n'y poait muilmes bonement general pardon and grace which our Lord

venir en la propre persone, envoiast en the King had made to his Commons, in

dit parlement certains les lettres pamanner as hereafter ensue:h, together with tentes, fouz fon grant feal enscales, en some other answers to his Comuns petio la forme q'enfuit." tions. And this being done, the King raid The Bishop of Sı. David's *, who was that he agreed well unto the fame, and chancellor, opened the parliament, therewiih was well contented ; and conse declaring it wo be the pleafure of the manded that these graces and answers thould Prince what it thould be a jourced will be read the next morning in Parliament, nineo'clock next day, when he told ihein and that an end be made of the Parlia.

“The King had beeii visited by the grace

of God, to that he liad been in great . " And thereupon the Lords returned to London, and the very next morning, the danger of his life, 'piecea silitez par filing being continued from one day 111110

la grace de Dien par manere lielie q'il

ad elle en grand peril de la vie ;' but, another, hy authority of the King and the * Soid President, the laid Commons petitions,

the Lord be prailid, was now • with their answers inade in the same Para * Adam Huugon 1361-1?89; who, liament, in te hearing of all the Prelates, in conjunction with Jolio of Gauni, buil: Lords, and Commons, in the said Pailia- St. Mary's colicge at Si. David's.

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