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LONDON, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 7, 1867.

et les éloges historiques des hommes illustres de diverses nations, published in 1682, and for which the

engravers Nicolas de Larmessin and Edmunde CONTENTS.-No 310.

de Boulonois were employed. These artists exe

cuted for Bullart the considerable number of 249 NOTES: Portfolio of Portraits at Arras, 455

«The Secrets of Angling," by J. D., 456 - Janius : "Candor Let portraits, of which some at least, says M. Dinaux, ters": "Irenarch," 457 -“Vena Scritta," 458 - Garibaldi were taken from the portfolio now at Arras, and, as Family, Ib.- Miniature of George III. - Ebenezer Baillie “ Different to” – The Pronunciation of Sovereign

he seems to infer, nearly all; for he adds the remark, Edward Barton – A New Word — Arms of the King of that the published work contains only 249 subAbyssinia, 459.

jects, while the portfolio has 304. M. Dinaux, QUERIES:-“Les Amours de Gombaud et de Macée". however, agrees with M. Quicherat in assigning

Anonymous - Biographical Queries - Bloody - Clery
Crest
- Dorking, Surrey - Mr. Gay's Fables,

with Bewick's

the drawings to the sixteenth century; in which Her - Heraldic Queries – Inscription at case they cannot have been made for Bullart, but Bakewell — Latin Roots - Misericordia - Naval Songs

must have been found by him already collected. Prior of the Lazar House Quotations - St. Osbern Old Tunes — Yemanrie, 460.

He states that above each personage is the name, QUERIES WITH ANSWERS:- Peter Pindar — "Collection in writing bearing too evidently the character of Universelle des Mémoires particuliers relatifs à l'His the sixteenth century to be mistaken.

In one toire de France” An Old Geography - Anatomical Statue in Milan Cathedral - Padua, 462.

place the draughtsman is conjectured to have

been an Italian, because on two pages he has left REPLIES:-"The School of Patience,"_463 — - The Word All-to,” 464 – Date of Cardinal

Pole's Death, 465– Class, five lines of Italian: elsewhere he is suggested to Ib.- Emendation of Shelley, 466 – The Mercers, 467 - have been the Flemish artist Jerome Bos, because Franklin's Prayer Book Gang-Flower - Alton – “Marium Vice-Præfectus" - Shenstone Scalton Bell

among the five painters whose heads are brought Epitaphs Abroad : Hero of Beaugé - The Duke of Marl together, towards the end of the book, he alone borough's Generals - Singular Swiss Will — Brock - The is modestly introduced without any term of Rule of the Road - Giving Law - Mottoes of Orders Symbolical Records Baptismal Superstition - Prior's eulogy: Poems - Sackless : Art and Part: Ridd - Silver Chalice· Comparisons are Odious” – Hartlepool Seal –

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- Picture attributed to Lady Jane Grey - Sharks - Plates on Pew

Raphael d'Urbin, paintre excellent.
Doors - Source of Quotation Wanted - Seeing in the

Jeronimus Bos, paintre.
Dark --- Junius - Tobacco in Sanskrit - Bark Hart House, Maistre Rogier, painctre de grand renom,
Orpington, Kent - Christian Names. 468.

Maistre David, painctre excellent."
Notes on Books, &c.

These painters are followed by the historians Froissart, Monstrelet, and Commines; but the

great bulk of the collection consists, as might Notes.

be expected, of the sovereigns and nobility of

Flanders. PORTFOLIO OF PORTRAITS AT ARRAS.

I will now transcribe the inscriptions belonging At the present time, when so much attention is to those portraits which relate to the history of directed to historical portraiture, probably many

England or Scotland: --of the readers of "N. & Q." will be interested in Page 10. "Henry VII roy d'Angleterre." the following particulars of a volume of drawings Page 12. “ Isabeau roine d'Angleterre." which is preserved in the public library of Arras, VIII. (C'est la fameuse Elisabeth.)"

Page 13. “ Isabella roine d'Angleterre, fille de Henry and which is thus described in the catalogue of that collection, compiled by M. Jules Quicherat :- mars 147

Page 14. “ Jacques roy d'Escoce IV du nom, né le 16

mars 1472, et mort le 10 septembre 1513.” “ 944. 2o. Recueil des portraits historiques, in-folio

Page 15. “Marguerite d’Angleterre, royne d'Escoce, mago Papier. Exécution du xvie siècle. Ce précieux IV, roy d'Escoce.”

seur de Henry VIII roy d'Angleterre, femme de Jacques recueil, fait vers l'an 1560, se compose d'une série de portraits exécutés à la mine de plomb ou à la sanguine, bigny), escossois, capitaine et gouverneur général de

Page 16. “ Sire Bernard Stuart, lord Ofobeny (d'Aud'après des originaux peints, la plupart d'un très beau l'armée de Charles roy de France quant il alla à Naples.” caractère. Le plus ancien est Philippe de Valois; le plus moderne est celui de Charles IX. Nul doute que ces

Page 17. “ Jacques roy d'Escoce." portraits n'aient été tirés du musée des Archiducs d'Au

Page 22. “ L'Egyptienne qui rendit santé par art de triche, comtes de Flandre. 304 pièces."

médecine au roy d'Escoce abandonné des médecins."

Page 23. “Pierre Varbeck, de Tournay, supposé pour A fuller account of this volume, and a list of its Richard duc d'Jorck, second fils d'Edouard I Veroy contents, has been given by Mons. A. Dinaux of 'Angleterre l'an 1492, fut pendu à Londres sur la fin de Valenciennes in his Archives Historiques et Lit Page 25. “ Sandre Aliberton : combastit en ung camp téraires, troisième série, 1852, iii. 149-169. This en la ville de Edimbourg et advint que son adversaire

en writer appears to consider that the volume in glissant tombist et Sandres s'arresta en luy disant : question furnished the materials from which Isaac Levez-vous ; lequel se leva et se déffendist, combattant en Bullart derived the portraits published in his bat fort rayde, mais en la fin ledict Sanders mist à mort

telle sorte qu'il blessa fort ledict Sandres, et fust le comAcadémie des Sciences et des Arts, contenant les vies son dict adversaire."

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Sir Walter Dennys Page 37. “ Humfroid duc de Glocestre, deuxième Mary

= Agnes, daughter and heir of Robt. de Jacquelynne de Bavière, contesse de Haynnault.”

Davers, or Danvers. [Followed by two portraits of Francq de Boorselle, conte d'Ostrevant, her fourth husband.]

* Jobn Dennys,

Fortune, widow of Wm. Kemys, of Page 65. “Marguerite de Jorck, troisième femme de

of Pucklechurch. Newport, and dau, of Thos. Norton, Charles de Bourgongne, dict le Téméraire."

of Bristol, Page 255.

Messire Jehan de Compans, de pays de Gascongne vint en Escoche pour faire combat à pied jusques ad ce que l'on verroit le sang que l'ung des deux

Hugh Dennys, Katherine, dau. of Edw. Trre, of Hardseroit blesché."

died 1559. wick, co. Gloucester ; died 1583, at Page 256. “Ung Chevallier d'Artois nommé Beauffort,

Pucklechurch. vint en Escoce pour exercer armes, et rompist trois lances d'une course."

Page 258. “ Messire Anthoyne Darses, Sr de la Bastie en Daulphyné, appellé le chevallier blanco, vint en Escoce

** John Dennys,

Elianor, or Helena, dau. of Thos. accompaignie de trois sieurs, assavoir Monsieur de Sainct

died 1609, buried Millet, co. Warwick, Maurice, Jehan Joffroy Sr de Dompierre, et Guillaume

at Pucklechurch. Dorbecke, pour faire joustes à fer mollu et tranchant. Ledict Joffroy Si de Dompierre fut tué en ladicte jouste."

Henry Dennys, Page 269. “L'archevesque de St. Andrieu, fils bâtard son and heir. du roy d'Escoce, quy lust occis à la bataille avec son père contre les Anglois."

Page 270. “ Thomas Valsey, cardinal d’Yorck, auteur John Dennys, Margaret, dau. of Sir George Speke, of du schisme."

eldest son and White Lackington, co. Somerset. Page 287. “ Jehan de Mandeville, chevalier, natif | heir, died 1638. d'Angleterre, grand voyageur tant par mer que par terre en plusieurs quartiers du monde, comme le pealt voir par ses escripts, morut l'an 1372. Gist aux Willemins lez la

John Dennys,

Mary, dau. and coh. of Xat. Hill, of cité de Liége."

owner of Bitton Hutton; died 1698, annis pleri; The notices of the knights errant who visited Farm; died 1660. buried at Pucklechurch. Scotland (mentioned under Nos. 255, 256, and 258) provoke one's curiosity, and suggest the in- but on referring to a more detailed pedigree from

No date is associated with Sir Walter Dennys, quiry whether any memorials of their feats are preserved in that country. Is it probable that their

the same source, I find that his eldest son, Sir portraits were drawn in Scotland, together with 1520;" we may therefore reasonably assign his

William Dennys, “ founded a guild in the year that of the Egyptian (No. 22) who was successful birth to the latter part of the fifteenth century, or in prescribing for the King of Scots ?. I would to the very beginning of the sixteenth. These prefurther inquire of our northern friends, what is Haliburton (No. 25), who slew his antagonist in Sir Harris Nicolas), left a son, Hugh Dennys, who remembered of their doughty champion Sandy mises are borne out by the fact that John, his

second brother (author of the Secrets according to fair field in the good town of Edinburgh, and has died in 1559, and at no immature age, since he Scotland any.copy of his portrait? J. G. N.

was married and had four offspring. If, therefore, Sir Harris Nicolas's assumption be correct, we

must ascribe the poem to the early part, or at the “THE SECRETS OF ANGLING," BY J. D. latest to the middle, of the sixteenth century, Sir Harris Nicolas, in his edition of Walton's whereas its style and general character belong, Angler (1836, vol. ii. p. 408), examines the ques apparently, to a later period. Collateral evidence tion of the authorship of the above rare book, and

on the side of Mr. Ellacombe's opinion is to be concludes by ascribing it to John Dennys, a

found in the fact that R. I. (Roger Jackson) in younger son of Sir Walter Dennys, of the county his dedication of the volume to Mr. John Harof Gloucester, who espoused Agnes, daughter and borne, of Tackley, does not throw the poem far heiress of Sir Robert Davers, or Danvers. There back, in a posthumous sense, but merely says, seems reason to doubt the accuracy of this deduc “ This poem being sent vnto me to be printed after thes tion. I have been favoured by the Rev. H. N. death of the author, who intended to have done it in his Ellacombe, of Bitton, with a pedigree showing six life, but was preuented by death,” &c. &c. descents from the above Sir Walter Dennys; and Had the Secrets been in existence half a century, Vr. Ellacombe adds a suggestion that the real some allusion would surely have been made to the author of the poem was more probably Sir Wal- fact. ter's great-grandson, the John Dennys who was Mr. Carew Hazlitt, in his Handbook to Early buried at Pucklechurch in 1609, four years, that English Literature, cites the bibliography of the is to say, previous to the publication of the volume. book under notice as being "very unsettled.". I The pedigree is as follows:

had hoped he would have contributed something

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