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Shrid-pies, 819

Spectator, by whom published, 142
Shrive shrove, 123

Spectral appearances to the editor, 62;
SAROVE TUESDAY, moveable ; customs, 121 why they were illusions, 63
Siddons, Mrs., 453

Spencer, sir John, account of, 320
Side-bar, in Westminster-hall, 78

Spice-bread massacre, 27
Sidney, Algernon, 210

Spiced-bowl, 5, 21
Sign, Absalom, 631; a tinman's, 693

Spiders, 192; barometers, 466; fly in
Silenus, 225

summer, 642; save a saint, 51
SILVESTER, December 31 ; notice of him, Spines, Jack, a racket-player, 434
827

Spinsters, their patroness, 764
Simon, St., and St. JUDE, October 23; Spirits, watching them in the church
superstitions of the day, 702

porch, 262
Sirius, the dog-star, 449, 450

Spital sermon, 222 ; an inflammatory one,
Sixtine chapel, M. Angelo's scaffold for 289
it, 134

Sportsman, account of one, by himself,
Skeleton huntsmen's song, 648

145
Skewers, used for pins, 5

Spring quarter, and festival, 163, 187;
Skinners' company, their pageant. 726 dress, 169; complete, 263; mornings,

well, mystery played at, 377 265, 337
Slat yer, W., his Psalms to song tunes, Sprout-kele, 98
799

Spry, Dr., preaches on Trinity Monday
Sleep, how avoided by a saint, 141

363
Sleepers, legend of the Seven, 518 Squires of the Lord Mayor, 666
Slingsby, sir H., his account of the train- Squirrels, habits and instinct, 683, 692
ing in 1639, 11

squirrel hunting, 770
Sluicehouse, near Hornsey Wood, 3 18 Stafford, its patron saint, 639
Smith, Gentleman, account of, 6 14

-shire customs, 212
Smithery, ode in praise of, 760

Stage, the old, described, 379
Smithfield, entertainment on May day, Staines, sir W., anecdotes of, 486

293; at Bartholomew fair time, 683; Stamford bull running described, 741

whence so called, 616; paved, 617 Standish, Dr., his inflammatory sermon,
Smoking, 331

289
Smuchdan, 6

Stang, a cowl-staff, 6
Smugging tops, dumps, &c., 127 ; a Guy, Starkey, capt. Ben., memoirs of, 461, 483
716; a man, 718

755
Snipes, 695

Star, feast of the, 23
Soow-ball, sport, 129 ; -now-balls, medi- Stars in winter, 11, 791 ; observed by
cinal, 207

Flamsteed, 546; fall to discover a
drop described, 39

buried image, 97
Snuff-taking, how to leave off, 76; wit at Steamboat visit to Richmond, 301
a pinch, 116

Stebbings, Isaac, swam for a wizard, 471
Soissons, church branch at seven tapers, Steel boots, worn by Charles II., 9
23

Steeple climbing, 388
Solace, a printer's penalty, 568

Stevens, George, account of, 76
Soldier pensioned, for killing two men, STEPHEN, ST., Septem'er 26; customs on
and capturing their lion, 503

his festival, 821
Somers, lord, died, 263

Stepney Wood, a maying place, 276
-town miracle, 236

Stilts, 128
Somerset-house, old, what stones built Stock, Eliza, a gianless, 59 )
with, 740

Stocks, the earl Camden put into, 241
Somersetshire, sports and customs, 218; Stockwell ghost, narrative, 31; shlution,
customs; 419, 433

34
Somnambulism, 796

Stone, old, at North Ronaldshaw, 5
Song, a, sung by itself, 648

Stoning Jews, a Lent custom, 148
Sophia, princess, of Glou ter, walk in Stool ball, 215; see Ball-play

her gardens at Blackheath, 3 15 Storm, the great, 1703; described, 756
Sops, joy-sops, with twelfth-cake, 28

- cock, 263
Sot's hole, 345

Stourbridge fair, account of, 630, 741
Sound as a roach, 561

Sow, John, antiquary, died, 211
South-sea bubble, 83

Strand, maypole, 278
Sowans, 817

Strathdown, new-year's celebration, 6
Sowing, rewarded by cakes and cider, 21 Straw in the shoe, the perjurer's sigo, 79
Sparrows, their use, 248

Strong woman, 287

Sr Keat, entailment of its natives, Terminus, the god of boundaries, 50

Tewkesbury, the battle of, 307
Screasee and Brandt executed, 265 Thames, the, the king's bear washed in
Stuart holydays, 94

it, 503; its nuisances, 521
line, its termination, 17

Theatres at fair time, 221
Sadley, entertainment to queen Eliza- Theatrical notice, 648
beth, 28

Thimble and pea, 384
Suett, the comedian, his legs, 515

Thomas, Sr., December 21 ; customs on
Suffocation, receipt for, 104

the day, 793
Suffolk customs, 426; witchcraft, 471 Thompson, Memory Corner, 41
countess of, her hair, 632

Thornton, Dr., exhibition to, 730
lady, her present to Pope, 541 Thread-my-needle, 346
Suicides, bow buried, 226

Three Dops, the, a mystery, 374
Summer, dress, 410; evening, 467 ; mid-

Kings of Cologne, 23
might, 406; morning and evening, 409; knocks on a saint's head, 143
morning, 481; solstice, 412; zephyr, Threshing the hen, 123

460; last rose, 695; holydays, 606 Throne, Burmese, described, 763
Sun, the, dancing, 211; symbolized, 246; Thuanus's history, English edition, 147

sunset, 678; sunshining on St. Vin- Tid, mid, misera, 190
cent's-day, 76

Tiddy Doll and his song, 239
Sunday schools founded, 211

Tigress and her whelps, by a lion, 588,
-s, five in February, 155

590
Superstitions, vulgar, 258, 262

Tillotson, abp., the first prelate that wore
Swallow-day, 233; account of swallows,

a wig, 631
their migration, &c., 253, 322, 324, 649 Time, what it is, and its use, 155; time
Swash-bucklers and swashers, 617

enough, 689; measured, 713; flies, ib.
Sweetheart customs, and superstitions, Times, The, first newspaper printed
68, 130

by steam, 768
SWITHIN, July 15; account of him, 477; Tinder-boxes, when not in use, 50

establishes tithes in England, ib.; s Tinners, their patron saint, 167
perstitions on his festival, 477

Toast thrown to fruit trees, 21, 22
Swordbearer, and swords of the city, 666 Tobacco, prohibited at Cambridge, 632;
Sword and buckler, how carried, 617 a pipe in the morning, 689
Sylvester, St. ; see Silvester

Tom, a cod fish, 42
Symes, Mr., of Canonbury tower, 319 Tombuctoo, &c., described by Leo Afri.
Systrum, of the Egyptians, 555

canus, 791

Top, whipped in the Romish church, 100
Tail-sticking, on St. Sebastian's day, 68 ; Torches, at a royal wedding, 776
at Stroud, 352

Tottenham High-Cross fountain, 121
Tailors, why they should require a refer- Tower, the, lions, 502

Great Bell, of St. John's church
Tansy pudding, 215

Clerkenwell, described, 740
Tantony pig, 60

Town, out of, 246
Tasks for a saint, 171

- v. Country, 323
Tasso, died, 260

Townsend, police officer, his wig, 632
Tavistock monastery founded, 16

Towton, battle of, 199
Tawdry, its derivation, 692

Trades, the complaint against sir John
Taylor, Jeremy, on card-playing, 45 Barleycorn, 37

Joseph, bookseller, his endow- TRANSLATION, EDWARD, K. W. S., June
ment for an annual sermon

on the 20; origin of translations of saints'
great storm, 709

bodies, 407
Teddington church, Middlesex, mistletoe Travelling, old mode of, 438
proscribed, 819

Tree, a wicked one destroyed, 13
Tee, the, described, 762, 764

of common law, 117
Tell, William, arms his countrymen, 8 Tresham, sir T., prior of St. John's,
Temperature of winter, 782

Clerkenwell, 740
Temple, the, fountain, 622

Trial of a title to land in India, 220
gate, the pope burnt at, 741 Trimilki, 269

Inner, customs at Christmas, 809 Tring, Herts, superstition, 523
Temptations of St. Anthony, 65

Trinity, symbolized, 186
Tenebra, a Romish church service, 203

house brethren, 362
Term, first day of, customs, &c., 60, 78,

Sunday customs, 361
PIS

Monday customs, 351

ence, 60

Triumphs of London, 723

Walks, pleasant, disappearing, 436
Trumpet-blowers licensed, 622

Wallis, Mr., astronomical lectures, 30
Tulips, and tulippomania, 304

Walnut tree, miraculous, 386
Tunstall, bishop, befriends B. Gilpin, Walpole, Lydia, a dwarf, 587
165

Wanyford, Henry, large man, died, 783
Turkeys, Christmas, 803

Wanstead, Strand maypole carried to, 28 )
Turner, Anne, on her trial for murder, Want, Hannah, a long liver, account of,
719

676
Mr., pump-maker, 521

War, peaceful triumph in, 371
Turnspits, anecdotes of, 187

cry, ancient English, 251; Irish, ib.
Tusser, Thomas, his epitaph and burial Warburton, bp., what he said to the lord
place, 143

mayor, 223; his character of the month
Twelfth-cake, how to draw, 26 ; how of November, 710; notice of him
made anciently, 28

384
- day eve, 21 ; twelfth day cus- Ward, Ned, his visit to Bartholomew
toms, 24 ; characters, 26 ; derived from fair, 619
the Greeks, 29; and the Druids, 29 ; Samuel, his sermons cited, 416
observed at court, 30

Wareham, translation of King Edward's
Twickenham ball-play, 123

body, 407
Tye, John, watchman of Bungay, 812 Warwickshire customs, 212, 216; lion
Tyson's, rev. Michael, portrait of Butler, and dog bait at Warwick, 489; War-
652

wickshire carol-singer, 800
Tythes, penance after death for nonpay- Wassail-bowl customs, 21, 22, 27, 28
ment, 352; established in England, 477 Watch, setting the, anciently in London,

413 ; Nottingham, 417 ; Chester, ib.
Vader-land, anglicised by Lord Byron, Watchmen’s verses, 814
405

Water of the dead and living ford, 6
VALENTINE, February 14; derivation and

boring for, 521
customs of the day, 108

bailiff's office, 667
Vauxhall accident, 535; adventures at, Waterloo, battle of, 402
729

Waters, Billy, in a puppet show, 558
VENERABLE BEDE, May 27 ; see Bede Watts, Joseph, of Peerless-pool, 487
Verard, Ant., his vellum edition of the Wax, blessed, 101
Mystery of the Passion, 374

work at Bartholomew fair, 694
Vernon, adm., celebration of his birth-Way-goose, a printers' feast, 567
day, 737

Weasel, died, for mealing on a saint's
VINCENT, January 22 ; notice of him, 76 robe, 22

T., his account of the fire of Weather prognosticated, by bats, bees,
London, 576

beetles, birds, 268, 774 ; blackbirds,
Viper, the, and her young, 657

51 ; bulls, 253 ; buzzards, 268 ; cassia
Virgil, Polydore, on church ceremonies, 339 ; cerea, 340 ; chairs and tables, 51;
101

chickweed, 339; church clocks, 774 ;
Virgin, the street music to her in Advent, clouds, 51 ; convolvulus, 339; corns, 51 ;
798

cows, 253, 268; crickets, 51 ; cuckoo,
Virgo, zodiacal sign, 530

335 ; dandelion, 340 ; dew, 268 ; dogs,
Visions, see Saints, Index II.

51, 263 ; dog-rose, 339 ; ducks, 51,
Voelker's gymnastics, 618

267; evening primrose, 339; fever-
Vos, Martin de, engraving from, 748 few, 339; fieldfares, 268 ; fish, 51 ;
Votive offerings at Isernia, 662

flies, 51, 268 ; four o'clock flower, 339;

frogs, 51, 269 ; geese, 267 ; glow-
Union with Ireland, 9

worms, 51 ; goatsbeard, 339 ; gossamer,
Upcott, Mr. William, 528, 800, 580

268; hedge fruits, 268; hens, 267, 335;
Uptide Cross, 198

honeydew, 268 ; horses, 51 ; lettuce,
Urbine, servant to M. Angelo, 139

339; limbs, 51; marigold, 339 ; moles,
Uriel, archangel, 663

268; moon, 51, 608, 673; moun-
Utrecht, peace of, concluded, 227

tain ebony, 339: nipplewort, ib; pea-
Waggon-driving, at shrove-tide, 129 cocks, 268; peterel, 263; pigeons, ib.;
Waggoner in love, 114

pigs, 267, 263 ; pimpernel, 51, 339;
Waits of London, 415; their ancient ser princesses' leaf, 339 ; rainbow, 51, 335;
vices, 813

ravens, 267 ; rooks, 5), 267, 335 ; sea
Wales, St. Patrick of, 186 ; superstitious fowl, 51; sea gulls, 268 ; serpentine

customs, 262, 281, 425, 707 ; adventure aloe, 339; sheep, 268 ; sky, 51; sloe-
in, 399; see Welsh

tree, 335; smoke, 51 ; snipes, 268;

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snow, 335; soot, 51; sounds, 774; Wilson, sir Thomas and lady, of Carlton
sowthistle, 339; spiders, 268, 466 ; sun, 694
51; swallows, 51, 253, 267 ; swans, Wiltshire, customs, 362
253; swine pipes, 268 ; tamarind, 339; Winchester, mystery performed there,
thermometer, 51; missel thrush, 268; 378
toads, 51; trefoil, 339 ; voices, 774 ;| Wind, superstitions, 6; effects of east
water fowl, 267 ; water lily, 339; white and north-east winds, 310, 401
thorns, 339; whitlow grass, 339 ; wild- Winstanley killed in the Eddystone, 758
goose, 26%; wind, 51, 233, 335; wood- Wint-monat, 710
cocks, 268; woodsare, 263; wood. Winter, 55, 67, 99; its approach de-
sorrel, 339

scribed, 731; the quarter, 781; the
Weathercock of St. Clement's church, season described, 826
Strand, 749

Winter-fulleth, 673
Welsh charity-school anniversary, 161 ;

- monat, 772
valuation of cats, 555; triplets, 711 ;

Death of, a sport, 180
carols for the seasons, 801

rainbow in Ireland, 54
Welshman, sir T. Overbury's 160

Dr. Robert, his storm-sermon,
Well-rope winds into a saint's body, 19 759
Wenceslaus of Olmutz, engraving by, 560 Wishart, Geo., burned at St. Andrew's,
Werington, Christmas-eve custom, 803 355
Wesley, Charles, senior and junior, musi- Witchcraft, charm against, 28
cians, account of, 519

and cat-craft, 553
, Samuel, musician, notice of, 520

in Herefordshire, 523:
West, Benjamin, painter, account of 173

in Suffolk, 471
Western customs on Valentine's day, 114 Witney, Oxfordshire, old church, show

Literary Institution, 702
Westmeath twelfth-night, 29

Wives' feast-day, 103
Westminster-hall, with shops in it, 77 Woed-monath, 369, 530
school, Shrove Tuesday cus-

Wolf monat, 1
tom, 130

Wolves' club, 302
Weston, sir W., prior of St. John's, Woman, why one wept at her husband's
Clerkenwell, 740

burial, 252
Weyd monat, 369

Wombwell

, the showman's lion fight,
Whifflers, 722, 744

499; his menagerie, 599; and himself
Whist-playing, 46

ib.
Wat Sunday, moveable ; Whitsuntide, Women formerly, 452; women barbers,

343; holydays in 1825 at Greenwich 636; angelical women, 676
fair, 3++; Censer at St. Paul's, 623

-'s work, 683
Whitby, Daniel, divine, died, 193

-'s blacks, 9j1; fate of a dealer in,
White, Mr. H., engraver

wood, 45+
noticed 457, 457, 660

Wood, Lucky, an ale wife, 820
Jem, his doings and character, Woodcocks, 95
295

Woodward, a fives-player, 431
- negress, 595

Wool-trade feasts, 105
Whitehead, W. W., gigantic boy, 597 Woolwich dock-yard, St. Clement's day
Whoo-he, to borses, its antiquity, 822
Wickham, East, Kent, 694

arsenal, its St. Catharine, 754
West, Kent, painted glass win- Worcester, marquis of, his curious foun-
dow of St. Catherine in the church,

tain, 522
753; delightful site of the village, 75+ Worde, Wynkyn de, his carols, 800, 810
Wife of two husbands, 561 ; husband's Worms, their utility, 35
address to his wife, 727

Wreathock, an attorney transported. 79
Wigs, 626

Wren, sir Christopher, on the size of
Wild fowl shooting in France, 788

churches, 460
street chapel, annual sermon, 756 Wrestling at Bartholomew-tide, 618
Wilkie, the publisher, anecdote of, 457 Wright, Mr., bees swarm on, 482
WILLIAM, King, LANDED, November 4; Writing-masters' trial of skill, 543
error of the almanacs, 714

Wycliffe, John, 376
Williams, Mr. Samuel, artist, noticed, Wynne's “Eunomus" recommended, 116
446, 530, 595, 673

Wyn-monath, 6:3
Willow tree, 510
Wilson, Richard, painter, notice of him, Yates and Shuter's booth at Bartholomew
326

fair, 623

on

at, 751

Yeasty ale, its virtue, 12

Yule derived, 772
York, cardinal, account of, 17

dough and cakes, whence derived,
Corpus Christi play, 377

819
Yorkshire custom, 690
Yorkshire, goose pies, 823
Young, Dr. Edward, poet, died, 230 Zinzendorff, count, notice of, 386

INDEX TO THE ENGRAVINGS.

1. Ærial, the, 728

45. Fantoccini, 557
2. Amelia, princess, her autograph, 538 46. February, 98
3. Apostle spoons, 89

47. Flamsteed's horoscope, 545
4. April, 20+

48.

autograph, 551
5. Fool, 205

49. Flight of the Holy Family, 825
6. Aquarius, 71

50. Flowers with symbols, 53
7. Aries, 188

51. Fountain at Tottenham, 521
8. August, 529
9. Autumn, 641

52. Garrick's autograph, 164
53.

signature, 165
10. Barber, 627

54. Gordon, Jemmy, 319
11.
- ancient, 633

55. Grose, Francis, sleeping, 328
12. 's basin, 628

56.

standing, 328
13.
candlestick, 628

57. Guy Fawkes day, 716
14.
chafer, 628

58. Gymnastics for youth, 10
15.
chafing-dish, 629

59.

Voelker's, 661
16. crisping-irons, 629
17. Barrow-woman, 452

60. Hagbush-lane cottage, 437
18. Bartholomew fair, 612

61. Hair-dress, ladies', 631
19.
-613

62.

bull-head, 631
20. Bastile destroyed, 468

63.

curls on wires, 631
21. Bear taking in Russia, 91

61. Halifax gibbet, 74
22. Beard, cathedral, 629

65. Hare and tahor, 605
Pick-a-devant, 629

66. Heading-block and maul, 75
24. Beaton's cardinal, house, Edinburgh, 67. Heart breaker, 109
356

68. Hen threshing, 124
25. Boar's head at Christmas, 810

69.

speaking, 125
26. Bona Dea, Frontispiece, 828

70. Henry IX., K. of England, 17
27. Boor's head, 811

71.

- reverse of his medal, 17
28. Boy bishop, 780

72. Hipson, Miss, a dwarf, and a Malay,
29. Bungay Watchman, 814

587
30. Burmese state carriage, 761

73. Hornsey Wood house, 380
31.
Tee, 764

74.

lake, 381
32. Butler, Jacob, 652

75. Huxter, 607
33. Buy a broom, 404

76. Hyde Park gate, sale, 679

23.

31. Calabrian minstrels, 797

77. Italian minstrels in London, 815
35. Canonbury tower, 317
36. Card-playing, by children, 45

78. January, 1
37. Cats' concert, 553

79. Joan of Arc's fountain, 365
38. Chad's well, inscription, 162

80. John, St., at Patmos, 309
39. Church of St. John, Clerkenwell, 738 81. July, 415
40. Copenhagen-house, 429

82. June, 369
41. Cowper's summer-house, 261
42. Cressets, four, 416

83. King's arms, a showman's wood-cut,
43. Curfew, 122

588

84. Labre, B. J., 236
44. December, 772

85. Lamp, old, 417

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