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1793.] An Inscription of Gratitude.-Waring.-- Sir Ev. Digby. 391 honouring a worthy fon with all his fa.

quæ ther's appointments.

KEWENSIS. hoc leve gratiffimi pignus animi,

ad perpetuam rei memoriam

exaratum voluit. Mr. URBAN, Wincbefler, May 26.

Anno Repar. Salutis, MDCCXcui.
HE following is the copy of an in-

atque xxxur regni Georgii (ll. Scription which the French clergy, Altius hæc animis quam marmore fculpta now resident at the King's house, in this

manebunt. city, have caused to be made, in restimony of their gratitude to the British


Marcbi. nation. Our present military commander, the moft noble Marquis of Buckingham, NOT being in poffeffion of Mr. Hal. whose liberality to these conscious exiles

ted's “ Survey of Kent," or any

other book to afford me the information has, on many occafions,

been conspicu. ons, finding they were on the point of required. - I beg the favour of any of painting it on a pannel in their chapel, your correspondents to give me some

account of the ancestors and descendants from an inability to employ more dura.

of Richard Waring, gent. some years pole materials, took upon himself the ex

since of Preston, near Shoreham, in pence of causing it to be engraved on a beautiful table of white marboe, which he Kent. He married a fifter of Dr. Wall, afterwards made them a present of, and

rector of that place, and author of "Ino caused to be placed on the aforesaid pan

fant Baptism,” by whom he had a nu. nel, Yours, &c. J. M. merous progeny. One of the hifters of

Richard Waring was firft married to Favente Deo Opt. Max.

Sir John Twisleron, and afterwards to Diù sospes et incolumis,

Sir John Platt, and was, I believe, inin suorum decus ac delicias,

terred in Dartford church, in Kent, in exterorum admirationem & perfugium,

Any information relative to this antjent vivat

family will be very thankfully received, Georgius III. Mag. Britan. &c. rex piiffimus :

and acknow'edged, by a great admirer æterno pacis beneficio gaudeat,

of your useful Miscellany, and Jugi pietatis, scientiæ, & opum laude

A CONSTANT READER. effurescat nobiliffima gens Britannica,


Beverley, Feb. s. quæ,


N the church of Tilton on the Hill, politicarum immemor querelarum, in Leicester Chire, of which my father Clerum Gallicanum

was vicar several years, is the tomb (by innumeris calamitatibus oppressum, tradition) of Sir Everard Digby, who patriis sedibus expulsum,

was executed for the gunpowder-treaterris & alto jactatum,

son plot. It is a plain fone, without almæ parentis inftar,

any infcription, as far as I recollea, as hospitali gremio excepit benigniffime, fovit lenerrimè,

it is now many years since I saw it. My

father rented the ancient house of Skef. protexit studiohifimè, Voluntaria cunctorum regni ordinum fub- fington, a mile from Tilton, in the scripcione

drawing-room windows of which were aluit generofiffimè.

painted the arms of the family of SkefSit etiam longùın felix

fington, viz, a theaf in a run. I know præftantiflimus senator Britannicius not whether the Treatile of Bodies, by Joannes Wilmot,

the famous Sir Kunelm Digby, the son publicæ munificentie

of the abovementioned Sir Everard, is unà cum select finis

now a book easily to be mer with ; but et integerrimis viris,

there is something so Ariking in the difpenfator prudentitfimus.

conclusion of it, that many, perhaps, Hac ardentibus volis

who have por seen it, may thank me a Supremo rerua moderatore

for having pointed it out to notice. efflagitat Clerus Gallicanus

Yours, &c. W.M.
per universas
Britan. imperii plagas dispersus.

Hæc imprimis, anhelanti pectore,

ad aras supplex provoluta, Toobe names of Broome and Fen.
impetrare ftudet indefinenter

whole share and merit in ejufdem Cleri pars non exigua,

Pope's Translation of Homer have regalibus iftis in æ vabus,

been candidly and ingeniously discussed insigai munere collecta, in your Magazine for July, last, ano


March 7.


ther claimant may be added on the cre

notices to be curious, and yet unpube dit of his own afersion, which appeared lished Of this MS I thould be gad ro abour four years after Pope's learn some particulars, and whether it is

in a llare fit for the press. The Works “When Pore was charg'd by Venus to de

we already have of ihar excellent Act. (cribe Belinda, duck': hy all the Sviphine tribe,

quars have afforded me fuch pleasure in The bluti'uing winds held in iheir struggling

the per ufal. tliat I cannot help expier. breath,

sing a wild that the MS. above alluded And ev'ry formly silent, hush'd in death. was added to the number of bis Now iage ye winds, your tears yetempeks printed works.

J. C.
Belinda rests secure, and l'ope is dead !


March 15. Peact to bls honour's shade-with lawre's AM afonished at the ignorance of


(round; crowned

your correspondent, p. 100. I hope Enthron’d he fate ; the Bards ftood lill’ning Mr Gough will find better employment When (meaneft of the train) entranc'd I

for his time than throwing it away in hung To catch the nectar'd accents from his an!wering his puerile queries. By his

making a parade of the names of Hud. tongue ; Smiling he call'd me thro' the envying choir, fon, Slokes, and Sowerby (which laft And bade me ftrike the loud Mæonian lyre; gentleman he has honoured with the Trembling I touch'd the strings; be own'd title of Doctor), it thould seem that he the lays ;

had seen their Works; but, if he had Firm I decliu'd the envy and the praise.” perused them with the smallest atten

tion, he would have saved himself the These lines form part of a poetical trouble of scribbling, and not have exEpifle to Lady Charlotte Fermor, and are to be found in a 4to volume of Mil. poled him felf. Ne jutor ulira crepidam

may be jusly applied to this genticman. cellanies by Henry Layug, printed in Let him attend to the disorders of his 1748-Whether be was the Gentleman pigs, and he may, perhaps, be useful. of Cambridge, faid, by Dr. Johnson,

« Keep him, ye gods, from paper, pen, • to have lent his affiftance, and to have

and ink,

[think. soon grown weary of the work, I offer That he may cease to write, and learn to no conje&ture; but have cited the pal

Yours, &e.

R. G. lage for the future comment of your learned correspondent, J. Robertson, Mr. URBAX,

Mareb 20. whofe notice it appears to have escaped. 'HE

of , P. S. May 4. If the above remark.

Oxford, could supply satisfactory able passage had been printed in your accounts of several of the persons enJaft Magazine, Indagator, P; 292; quired after, vol. LXII. p. 1073. Amwould have been thewn, that the fact ple Memoirs of the Life of Dr. Henry of Mr. Layng's having affifted Pope in Winder (not Windsor) are prefixed to tranfiring 'Homer does not reft upon his History of Knowledge, Lond. 1756, the affertion of any of her person, but 410. bv Dr. George Benion. on his own express declaration, wherein " The omillion in Granger's Hiftory," he feems anxious to claim his share of a

p. 1110, retailed fiom p. 999, was mort literary honour, which at some former afTuredly intended by that accurate and period he had declined acknowledging; inquisitive writer, for the reasons assigned perhaps before the work had acquired by Vindex, in p: 313. As to Vertuc's its popularity. That in 1746 Mr. L.

scrupulous veracity," infilled on in p. was the best poet in England is furely 619, it cannot be impeached : but where fomewhat disputable, and must have been

are the “ vouchers for the authenti. the judgement of a partial friend, as

city" of several of the portraits admitted Thomson was at that time living in the into the Oxford Almanacks? Many of just enjoyment of a nacional fame.

them are certainly “ fi&titious;" and it Yours, &c.

T. P.

is therefore to be hoped, that the Editors

of Mr. Granger's Work will take no Mr. URBAN,

“notice of the suggestion of your corI

OBSERVED, on a perusal of a spe- respondent," and wiil not prefume 10 cimen of the History of Oxfordshire, supply,"

" from the source here pointed by the late Rev. Mr. Warion, that he out, what cannot be realoably couquotes a parochial perambulation of that fidered as a “ defe&t." county by Anthony Wood; which he

Yours, &c.


May 7.

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1793.] Account of Honiton, by Mr. Feltham, continued.

393 “ See yonder hallow'd fane ; the pious work and George Templer, esq. Of name cace fam'd, now dubious or forgot, The following inscripcion, on a fle And bu xodimidst the wreck of things which Atone before the communion rails in were."


Honiton church, was written by the M. URBAN Honiton. April 14. Rev. Richard Lewis, M. A. who died NCLOSED I send a drawing (pl. I.) November 27, 1775. He was rector of


, ret

together with the inscription you to re Buckerel, in Devon; master of the spectfully requested. As I have, in p. grammar-school in Honiton; chaplain 114, delineated the internal part of this to Lord Beilenden; and in the comfabrick, to that I be leave to refer the million of the peace for Devonshire. He reader.

poflefied from Nature Atrong parts, The yew-tree whi: his at the Eaft end which he cuitivated with the sciences. of the church is the only monument of He died esteemed and regretted: Mr. William Baker, attorney at law, Hic jacent exuviæ mortales revdi admodum and his wife, who planted it from his

viri garden, a few years previous to his #zra CLEVELAND), S.T.B. collegii Exons death, at the feet of his wife: it is about apud Oxonienses quondam foci , et deinde, thirty years landmg. The spiral yews,

ita voiente perhonorabili viro Dno Gulielmo which adorn the wak, were planted

Courtenay de Powder ham baronetto, about leventy years lince by Mr. Ser.

hujus ecclefit quadragiula per annus

reétoris. jeant Sheppard, lome ume member for Honiton, from his garden, noiv be. Per id omne tempus ftudiis gnaviter incubuit,

animoque onnigenâ fere fcientiâ repleto, longing to Mr. Edward Carter, attorney cum e bica officia, tum legis prophetarumque at law. His monument, described as

præcepta above referred, was principally compo. necnon Chriftianæ fidei articulos, peculiari sed of a marble flab, wbich used to de.

quâ !am corate his hall, as being thought more perspicuitate concionibus enucleavit. durable than any then to be procured. Vitain prorsus innocuam duxit, et plurimus I fubjcin a list of members for Honi.

benef-cit. ton, more correct than any yet printed: Moribus inerat severita , fermoni gravitas, 1640, Wm. Pole and Walter Yonge,

ut decuir ministrum Dei. esquires. 1660, Sir John Yonge and Idem vero cum tempus pofceret, comes mire Samuel Searle. 1661, Courtenay Pole

feitivus and Peter Prideaux, efqrs.

multo permadut fale. 1678, Sir

Ecclefiæ Anglicanæ ritain et doctrinæ fuit Walter Yonge and Sir Thomas Putr, baris.

egregiæ tenax; 1681, Ditro, 1685, Edmund

et, uino concentus tacerdocio, Waldron and Sir Thomas Puit, 1688, alterum pon ambivit, oblatum e'iam recusavit. Edmund Waldron and Richard Courte

Compieris tandem octoginta annis, nay. 169o, 1695, 1698, 1701, 1102, lenio potius quam morno contectus, 1705, 1708, Sir William Drake and Sir quafi obdormivit beala resurrectionis ipe Walter Yonge. 1710, Sir Wm. Drake; leptimo die Auguiti anno Domini 1740. and a double return of Sir Walter Tiis ftone was placed in compliance Yonge and James Sheppard, esq. de. with the wint of Mr Cieveland's only cided in favour of Sir W. Y. 1713, daughter, who married Jonathan Ward, William Drake and James Sheppard, a merchant of Exeter. From the bad. esų. 1914, Sir William Yonge and Sir nets of i he stone, unis infcription is now William Pole.

1727, Dillo. totally obliterated. Mr. Cicveland, in 1734, Sir William Yonge and William his Genealogical History oi the CourteCourtenay. 1741, Sır W Y. and Henry nay Familv, mentions the tower-window Reginald Courtenay. 1747, Sir W.Y. of this church having loe arms of Bp. and John Heath Duke. 1754, Sir Go. Courtenay (who was its patron about Yonge and H. R. Courtenay. 1761, 1480), impaled with thole or his mo. John Duke and H. R. Courtenay. ther, who was daughter ro Lord Hun. 1763, Sir Geo. Yonge and John Duke. gertord. This was written 1768, Sir G. Y. and Alderman Crosby. but I cannot find it now; so that, it it 1774, Sir G. Y. and Laurence Cus. was painted on glass, it is broken. 1780, Sir G. Y. and Alexander Mac I will beg leave to correct an error of Jeod. 1781, Sir G. Y. and Jacob Wile the press, p. 115, col. 2, at the lower kinson, elq. 9784, Sir G. Y. and Sır part, mentioning St. Margaret's chapel. George Collier. 1790, Sir G. Yonge, it lays, with a bejjer boiuje į and the GENT. MAG. May, 1793•



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