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قراءة كتاب Notes and Queries, Number 170, January 29, 1853 A Medium of Inter-communication for Literary Men, Artists, Antiquaries, Genealogists, etc.

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Notes and Queries, Number 170, January 29, 1853
A Medium of Inter-communication for Literary Men, Artists, Antiquaries, Genealogists, etc.

Notes and Queries, Number 170, January 29, 1853 A Medium of Inter-communication for Literary Men, Artists, Antiquaries, Genealogists, etc.

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or destroyed, and if burnt during the Great Fire.

The authority for the present gate having been built after designs of Sir Christopher Wren.

J. N. G. G.

Scarf worn by Clergymen.—By what authority do clergymen, who are neither chaplains to any member of the royal family, or to any peer or peeress, or have not taken the degree of D.D., wear a scarf either over the surplice or the black gown?

C— J. T. P.

W—— Rectory.

Life of Queen Anne.—Who is the author of

"The History of the Life and Reign of her late Majesty Queen Anne: wherein all the Transactions of that Memorable Reign are faithfully compiled from the best authorities, and impartially related. Illustrated with a regular Series of all the Medals that were struck to commemorate the great Events of this Reign; with a Variety of other useful and ornamental Plates. London, printed and sold by the Booksellers in Town and Country. 1740."

The size is small folio.

E. S. Jackson.

Erasmus Smith.—The undersigned is much interested in learning something of the life and history of Erasmus Smith, the founder of the numerous schools in Ireland that still go under his name, and are governed by a chartered incorporation. If it was a great act to found and endow so many schools, assuredly Erasmus Smith gives additional authority to the dictum, that "The world knows nothing of its greatest men."

D. C. L.

Croxton or Crostin of Lancashire.—Can any of the readers of "N. & Q." furnish me with any particulars of this family; whether they bore arms, and what they were? They are, I believe, of Lancashire origin,—the name frequently occurring in the history of that county. Where is also the ancient (and formerly very extensive) parish of Crostin?

W. H. Colles.

Grub Street Journal.—Can any of your readers give me information as to the parties by whom this journal was conducted; or who formed the Grub Street Society, shortly before, and for a few years after 1730; or what this society was: or refer me to the best sources of information on the subject? My reason for asking the question is, that I have lately found a manuscript book—a common thickish square account-book in a vellum back—containing at one end, as it seems, the minutes of the meetings of the Grub Street Society, signed by the members at each meeting: at the other end, the accounts of the funds of the association. If it should prove that the entries are genuine, and they should prove to be of any interest, I should send you some extracts from the book.

Reginensis.

Chaplain to the Princess Elizabeth.—What was the surname of the person who officiated as chaplain to the Princess Elizabeth during her imprisonment at Woodstock in 1554? His Christian name was William.

C. R. M.

"The Snow-flake."—In a comparatively obscure poem, The Snow-flake, not very long published, occurs the line:

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