Графични страници
PDF файл
ePub
[ocr errors]

riched, would be, "I have got a good therefore trouble you with a few memeestate, but it has not turned my head ;" randa of what I observed in a vifie there ór, to give it a little of the point of the in 1784; but will first state what. I'find original, “I poffefs, but am not poss already printed concerning it. fefied." A MILITIA-MAN. Defoe, in his Tour through Great

Britain, first edition (a book lets spoken Mr. URBAN,

Nov. it. of than it deserves), barely mentions the THE

E lare Lord Viscount Mon:ague, place.

who unfortunately loft his life in The enlarged edition, in 1778, deattempting to view one of tl:e falls of scribes it as " fituated in a valley, en. the Rhine, was the last male heir of a

compaffed with lawns, hills, and woods, most noble and antient family in a lineal thrown into a park, the river running delcent from the Lady Lucy Nevill. underneath. The house square, at each Sir Thomas Browne was treas rer of the corner a Gothic tower, which hare a "houfehold to Henry VI.; Sir Anthony, good effe&t when viewed from the rifing his son, was ftandardbearer through grounds. The hall is cieled with Irish our 'the realm of England, and confable oak, after the antiene manner. The of the cattle of Calais, and married the walls are painted with architecture by faid Lucy Nevill, one of the five co. Roberti, the fatues by Goupé, the heireffes of John Nevill, Marquis of stair.cafc by Pellegrini. The large par. Montague, who was bimself defcended lour is of Holbein's painting; where from Edward the First, King of Eng: that great arrift has described the ex. Jand. Sir Anthony Browne was created ploirs of King Henry VIII. before BouViscount Montague by Queen Mary, logne, Calais, his' landing at Portr. and chose that title on account of his mouth, his magnificent entry into Lon. ancestor's having been Marquis of Mon- don, &c. In the other rooms are many tague. In this nob.eman ends the male excellent pi&tores of the ancestors of the descendant from Lucy Nevill; and of family, and other hiftory-paintings of

this moft puifiant branch of the Nevills, Holbein relating to their actions in war. the only lineal male descendants from The rooms are stately and well-furnith. any of the five co heirelles, as I am in- ed, adorned with many pictures. There formed, are the Huddlestons, of Salfton, ' is a long gallery with the twelve Apoí. in Cambridgeshire (desoendants from des as large as life ; another wory neat Huddleston, of Millum cattle, in the one, wainscoted with Norivay' oak, county of Cumberland, a powerful whese are many avtient whole-length knight in the reign of Henry 1l.). Sir pictures of the family, in their proper William Huddieiton, of Cambridge- habits. There are four hiftory pieces, thire, having married Ifabel Nevill, the two copies of Raphael's marriage of youngest of the five co-heiresses of Ne. Cupid and Psyche, and several old relivil, Marquis of Montague. T. R. ' gious and military paintings from Bat.

tlc-abbey. The park is noble, having Mr. URBAN,

great variety of ground in it, abounding TA

HE lare Sir Joseph Aytoffe gave to with game, and is well wooded with

the Society of Antiquaries an ela- pines, firs, and other evergreen erces, * horare defcription of fome of the very which are grown to a large fize; and * curious paintings

, which were at Cow here are some of the largest chclaut. diay, the seat of Lord Monrecute, close trees, perhaps, in Eogland. The river to ihe town of Midhurit, in Suflex* ; Arun; ghiding by Midhurst, sweeps and that Society have fortunately pie. through the park. The country adja.

Yerved fome, by having sem engraved cent ferves as a contrast to this beautiful ** from drawings taken for that purpose't. fcenery by its barrennefs ; fome efforts, That noble building, with all the pic- however, which his lord Drip has made pures and furniture, was this fummer' by for plantations, may evince, that the entirely dellroyed by the care leffoiets of most sterile foil and dreary region is ca. toime workmen who were employed pable of receiving embellishment. But thicre; and, as I do not know that there

ine situation lying all along between js any compete account of any notes, two ridges of downs and hills on the which may contribute to znake duch de. North and South, thele eternal barriers fcriptions as have been given of it more : exclude all extensive profpe&t.." full, may be not allogether utelefs. I Mr. Gough, in his Addirions to Cam. * See P.951,990. | Archæologia, vol. 111.

VOLI. P. 1749 cighth edition.

[ocr errors]

Nou. 14.

den,

W

S

I

P
P

1

den, says that it was in the Crown, lovers of topography are already much, was given in exchange to the co-heirs and hope to be more, obliged. He of John Neville, Marquis of Mounta- has given a very neat engraving of the gue, whose fourth daughter, Lucy, front of the house, but has merely quomarried ford Sir Thomas Fitzwilliams, ted Mr. Gough's account *. and afterwards Sir Anthony Brować. The notes I took are these : She was succeeded by her ton Fizwil The river runs through the park in liams, Earl of Southamptor, who built front of the house, though in fo decp 2 the present house (now the late houle), channel as to be hardly visible from it. as appears by his badges, arms, &c. in On the porch door, various parts of it, and adorned the rooms LOIAULTE SAPROUERA with paintings (whose lofs we now under it regret). He dying without iffue, Sir below Anthony Browne, as heir to their com. The hall is lighted by windows on one mon mother, fucceeded. It is built of fide, and a cupola of three stories in the ftone' round a Square court, entered by centre; the roof coved, with carved a gace in the centre of the front, flanked wood. Ac the upper end is a buck by two towers, and a larger in the mid. ftanding, carved in brown woods on dle, and two hexagonal towers near the the Muoulder, a field with the arms of end. Over the gate, in capitals, Loy. England; under it, the arms of Browne culté le prouvera. In all the reparations with many quarterings, carved in wood. of this house the antient Style has been There are ten other bucks, as large as very properly preferved. The chapel is lite, ftanding, lying, and firring ; dome handlume; the canopy light and ele. with small banners of armes lupported gant. The hall and stair-cale were by their feet. painted by Pellegrini; the parlour by The pajorings in the parlour are al. Holbein, or fome af bis fobolars or con- ready mentioned. temporaries, with the exploits of Henry In the drawing-room below-stairs i a vill. before Baulogne (which he cou: picture of Sir Anthony Browne, taken merates). They were preserved in the from a bust, with a long infcription civil-war by a coat of plaster laid uver (which I did not copy); Lord Fitzthe stucco on which they were painted; william Cor Soulbampton); and many but one of the officers quartered here, famıly puitraits fome unknown. ; exercising his partisan againit the wall, In the inner drasving-room : broke out from one of them the face of Over one door Lord Clifford, ovce Henry VIII, which was afterwards re. the other Lady Clifford, said to be faplaced. Mr. Gough mencions Sir Jolophther and mother of fair Rolamond ; Ayloffe's accosntę and fays, there are William the Conqueror, in, armour,

other paintings of the principal evenis holding in one hand a globe furmounted - 'of Henry the Eighth's war in France, in with a crols, in the other, a drawn

which the Earl of Southampton and Sir fivord; his gloves and helmet, with a Anthony Browne bore a part; fuch as plume of feathers, lic on the ground; *the sea-fight wherein Sir Edward Howe undor him a shield of arms, two lous

ard, admiral, was fain, the journey to or Icopards. Spain Marquis of Dorfet, chieftain ; May not these be the pictures said to the fight of Traport under the Earl of be brought from Battle abbey. It be. Southampton; the Earl of Southampton, longed to Sr Anthuay, who is buried admiral, meeting the Einperör, and con- in Battle church,' where there is á "ducting him to Dover ; Francis l. fumptuous tomb for him, i giving audience to two embates from On the walls of the flair-case, the

England; the Duke of Suffolk and Aory of Tancred and Clorinda, from Count de Bure besieging Bray; the Tatío. winning of Bray and Mont Didiere, and In the dining-room abose-fairs:

the paffage of the Seine, by the Duke of Erasinus, by Ho bein. .:Suffolk, the King's most nohte and James I. before he came to England.

victorious journeys of Ticio (Terou · Winning of Braie and the pallage - enae), and Tourné; the battle of Pa- of the same bi allauit, and also the 8° via, &c.; besides a capital collection of winning of Mouot Duit by a pointe

family portcaics and their alliances from ment, where the Duke of Sufi'c. was this time

chriftaia.'' Next comes Mr. Shaw, to whoin the Vol. I. p. 198.

Topographer, vol. JV. P: 279

Machiavel

Machiavel and the Duke of Tuscany, Brown, by Isaac Oliver; a small beard, by Titian.

his bair Candy, cut close, a black cap Late Lord and Lady Mantacute, by and feather, his cloaths Nafhed, golà Belle, a French painter.

lace on the arms: one leg and thigh has (From my date of 1984, these were a white dress, the thigh part in rolls, grandfather and grandmother of the puckered, the other leg and thigh ftrilaft lord),

ped blue and white, rolled and puck“ The king's most noble and victo. ered as the other; the stripes reach co rious journies of Tirwin and Tourne." the end of the foot'; the fhocs terminare

Mrs. Joanna Dormer; a rich dress of in a very broad squaré, a little turned black, much laced, a lacé ruff, hair up. This was the dress in which he braided high.

was married as King Henry's proxy to “ The meeting of the kings betwene Ann of Cleves. Guisnes and Ardes in a place called Drawing-room, hung with tapeftry. Valedorie."

An ebony cabinet with several views at * A collection of antient armour in a Rome, The inside and ourfide of Sr. picture.

Peter's, and a long proceffion at the General Brown, in the Imperial ser. Pope's coronation. The chimney-piece vice, in armour; a full-bottom flowing of black marble; over it the battle of wig; died 1729.

Alexander and Darius. I, Earl of Southampton, now Ad Another drawing-room : miral of England, meeting the Empe A piece with two small whole-lengths ror on the sea, by the King my master's of John and Thomas Fitzwilliam, who comandement, open upon Dongion are represented in armour, dead, one Nefle, I then being admiral; fne con run through with a fiord, the other duced him to Dover to the King my with a spear, which remain in their bofajd master the fame night."

dies. Under them is written, “la do. The chimney piece of Suffex marble; ing their duty against the Scots." over, it, the Judgement of Solomon, « Ralf Nevill, and Anne, daughter over that, the king's arms, with the of Lord Audeley." lion and griffin for fupporters. Satyrs, “ Ralf Nevill, of Raby, and Marie, sphinxcs, and other figures.

daughter and heire of William, Lord “ The Duke of Suffe, and I, Earl of Percy.Southampton, being lent in ambassade, Bóch these men are in armour, hel: in unto the Frenthe king to treat mets on, battle-axes in their hands, a of matters of greate secrefie."

cross on their mantles. They are ftanding before the king “ Richard Nevill, Eile of Salyfburi, .(Francis I.), who firs under a canopy knight of the garter, and Alyce, daughof frate, the back powdered with fleurs ter and heire of Thomas Montague, de-lis; in the middle, the arms of Erle of Salysburi:" France, the letters F. R. on each side. Her coat of arms is on her gown on

“ The great ambassaie sent to the the left side ; he is in armour, his head Frenche king, where therl of Worces. bare, a pole in his right-hand. Under ter, then ford chambarlain, the Bishop them the several coats are marked to be, of Ely, the Lord of Saincle Jax, and 1. Richard Nevill, Earl of Warwick. the Lord Vaus, wer in comelion, with 2. George, Archbishop of York. a great pomber of other nobilmen and

3. Jane, Countess of Arundel. gentilameo."

4. Margaret, Countefs of Oxenford. In this picture, the French king is s. The name obliterated. represented firting on his throne; in 6. Katharine, Lady Boville. front, the Bithop of Ely is standing be 7. Lady Haftings. tween the four English ambatładors, 8. Lady Stanley, who fit in chairs; he holds his cap in Near the door: his left-hand, and is addrefling the “ Edmonde Fitzwilliam ;" the dau; king. The backs of these five are to of Sir Johan Clifton;" au urn and other the spe&tators, On each lide fit the ornaments between them. He is in ar: French king's counsellors.

mour, a small fhort fick in 'bis righ:“ Duke of Şuff'c and Count dc Bure hand; his and her coats of arms are on bericging Braie."

her gown. A date 1334. “ Driving the French to Treport." Below it is another picture of the Both thele pictures are very dark. fame gentleman, and of “ Mautde, A small whole-length of Su Anthony dauglater of Johan Horhom, of Hola

thernets;"

[ocr errors]
[ocr errors]

therness;” an urn between them as and rails of the fame to the altar, the above. A date 1534. He is here also edges of the pannels gilt ; above, it was

in armour, a spear in his left-hand. painted white with gold ornaments. • His coat armour, in the first, is on his Such are the potes I took on feeing breast only, in this, it reaches down to this noble manfion. Imperfe&t as they the middle of his thigh; in it a crescent are, they may, in some measure, grafor difference. The upper picture has sity present curiofity; but it is to be no beard, this has. His and her coat hoped some gentleman may have taken of arms are on the lady's gown. Hers a more full account. Should Sir Wil. are, Or, a bend Sable, three fars Az. liam Burrell's very valuable collections pierced.

for Suflex ever gratify the public cyc, A closet.

we may fairly hope to see an ample deNorth gallery.

scription not only of the house but of all Large copies of Ralf, Lord Nevill, the curiofities it contained. and the daughter of Lord Percy, and of Probably Mr. Walpole has given fome other of the old pi&tures.

some account of these pidures; but I The battle of Pavia, by Holbein. have not his book to turn to.

B. In a bow window, The arms'of Browne, with quarterings. Mr. URBAN, France and England. England and France,

N answer to ). W's Biblical query, IN

p. 806, I send him the following Another (qu. Fitzwilliam?)

information. I find in none of the coHunting the stag, by de Vós.

pies of the Greek Teftament I have Dame Alice, daughter of Sir John consulted the word xansucray in 1 Tim: Gage, wife of Sir Anthony Browne, in a black gown full of long points on the v. 3: Lut I fee that Epiphanius adds je arris, breaft , and to the bottom ; gold when he quotes it.

in his interpretation on this place, or

6. Deeft enim aut border to her ruff, a chain of gold and pearls from her neck.

woskylur, quod addit Syrus; aut xedEVOS A bed-chamber.

1wy, quod addit, hunc locum citans, F. A whole-length of William the Con- piphanes,” Pool. Mil, or elfe papeys queror, faid to be copied from a picture Yaarow; for, in Hær. 48, P. 410, fe&t. in Normandy; a sceptre in his right. 8, he saith, this of the Apostle is fulhand.

filled in the Cataphryge and other heA bed-room.

retics, for most of them, to wym uery xwBilliard-room.

λυεσιν, απεχθαι βρωματων παραγγελPafiage.

2891), “ forbid marriage, and command A bed-room.

to abitain from mear:"that from TheA handsome library. The South gallery, which ufed to be ophyla&t we may confrue these words

thus, or 004145 670 KOUV8 226m 10 mecalled the Apolles gallery, was then made into a fuite of bed rooms, some of avorlar, ana' ewlex esportival to ovp6H which had anti-rooms,

hovorlar antytas Rpwater, "we must not Breakfast-room.

repeat the word forbidding, but add, in In this was a cabinet full of ivory lieu of it, counselling to abstain froin turnings by the (then late) Lord Mon- mears ;" for, to all the antients have intacute, who ufed to amuse himself in terprered these words :-and that Eralsuch work. In one of the rooms was a mus, Beza, Piscator, and others, ren... picture of him'at his' turning-wheel. der the place thus ; " Prohibentium conThey are very neat, and many of them trahere matrimonium, jubentinm abiticonlist of small and delicate flowers.

nere à cibis. Nearly the like ellipfis is Views of the Spu.

in 1 Cor. vii. 19, and xiv. 34; and The famous picture, by Oliver, of 1 Tim. ii. 12 : and not only the Apofile three brothers, of the family who acci

wrote in this manner but also Phadentally met abroad, and their page,' drus: “Non veto dimitti, verùm cruciari whole leogths,

fame," supple jubeo : Homer, Oito nai Lewis XIV. passing the Rhine: 00;ov z forleso Chrys. Menander, Euripi-"

Pals.the end of the chapel, and come des, and Tacicus. See Pool's S;nophis to the fair-head, at the foot of which on this verse. Such is the interpretais the entrance to the chapel, which tion of the Fathers on this place, and was moit elegantly fitted up. Maho. of all the ancient commentators; and gany wainscot cight or ten feet high, crea the translations, although they do

not

Nov. 3.

Nov. 14.

not and the word commanding, yet add cularly as great part of his Lord hip's a copulative, and change the infinitive diocese was fituated near the banks of into a participe, thus ; " Prohibentes the river Thames, and therefore frequent nubere, et abstinentes a cibis," Syr. accidents might be fupposed to happen “ Prohibentes matrimonium, et amo from the water, I believe his Lordship's ventes cibos,” Arab. See Whitby. D. G. recommendation has been very well at.

tended to; and, on quitring that diocefe, Mr. URBAN,

I have adop:ed it in a parith to which I I

Queen Katharine, molber of Henry attention in bis Lordlhip was only one VIII. mentioned p. 889, by vour corre out of the many he thewed for the bene. spondent c, can mean. I thought the fit of his diocele during his continuance mother of Henry VIIl. was Elizabeth in that see, which may well regret his of York, daughter of Edward VI. and translation, whilft his present lee may wife of Henry VII. whose mother was congratulate itself upon the blessing it Margaret Duchess of Richmond. The has acquired, of an able, hum anc, bene. author of the new Britannia mult surely volent, pious, and zealous, Prelate. It is have written motber io mistake for wife to be wished that his Lord Chip's excelHenry the Eighth was not at a lofs for lent mode of Confirmation, which feconforts of that appellation,-Catharine curts so much decency and folemnity, of Arragon, Catharine Howard, Catha- according to the description one of your rine Par.

correspondents gave of it to you, two P. 889, col. 2, l. 9, for fig. 5. read years ago, may, in time, be generally fig. 3. Yours, &c.

obierved in every diocese. V. V. Mr. URBAN,

Nou. 6. Mr. URBAN, The is much maliged to Piliscono I am lover to your correspondent. Ceris ticism upon Mart. i. 11. But he woult to folicitously after the fimily of Dr. have been much more obliged to him, ir Chandler, bishop of Durham, you may he had examined it with more attention. inform him, that Lori James Cavendish,

The only motive of submitting it to the youngest fun to William fecond Duke of publick was, to learn whether it was not Devondaire, had an only fon, Williarn, a better supported lolution of the diffi- who married Mils Barbara Chandler, culty tha i bad yet been offered. D. H. daughter to the Bishop, and died Jude certainly miftakes in saying, that Dr. 30, 1751, fo far as appears, without ifWhitbv has given the same solution of jue. Lord James had also a daughter, it. Phe two accounts agree no farther Elizalseth, married to Richard Chandler, than in the fupposition that there were E19. son to the Bishop, who assumed the two persons of the name of Jechonias. name of Cavendish by act of parliament, Jerom was the original author of Dr. palled in 1552, but does not appear, by Whitby's idea, that Jehoiakim was in- any account in iny polieflion, to have left tended in this rith verfe; but this is any illue. Whether the right reverend very differeat from that of T. R. who Prelate had any other children, of either has endeavoured to prove that it was not fox, I must leave to some of your readers, Jehoiakim but Jehoahaz. D. H. adds, who are better informed, to answer. that it is plain Jehoiakin was the person How could the writer of the infcripmeant from the meation of bis breibren; cion in p. 942, col. 2, be guilty of such but when Jehoahaz and Jehoiakim were au over fight as to speak of a noble Peer brothers, it does not appear how this ar as Premier Marquis of England, who is gument applies more to the latter than a Marquis but of yesterday? the first.

And now, Mr. Urban, will you allow me,

in

my turn, to ask a question ? After Mr. URBAN,

Nov. 8. Dr. Whitby's Anoocations on the Gof. I

pel of St. John, he has a Sermon on that the present worthy Bishop of chap. VII. 47, 48, 49, agaiaft human Durham recommended, in his late 'dio. authority in matters of faith, as afferted cese of Salisbury, that the Rules and by the Church of Rome, in which he Methods of the Humane Society should again and again mentions R. H. as the be hung up in a conspicuous place of the champion of that Church upon this relpective parish-churches, so as to ar- question ; who was this R. H. I hare tract the attention of the people; partie no doubt but some of your aumerous

and

« ПредишнаНапред »