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Mary, queen of Scots, new year's gift to, 5 | Mile, and half-mile stones, projected, 62

St., at Hill, boy bishop, 780 Miles, lieutenant-colonel, services against
-'s eve carol, 801

the Burmese, 764
Overy, boy bishop, 780

Milkmaids' garlands, 285
, Spital, London, 223

Miller's booth, Bartholomew fair, 619
Mason, Rev. W., poet, died, 211

Mince pies, symbolical, 819
Maskers, at a common hop, 823

Minch pies, 820
Masking on twelfth night, 27

Minster, Isle of Thanet, first abbess of, 143
Massacre of St. Bartholomew, 566 Minstrels, their ancient vocation, 616
Master of the revels, his office and seal, 622 Miracles, &c., of Romish saints ; see Indes
Matilda, queen of Denmark, dies in prison, II.
265

Mirror of the Months, a book, 746
MATTAEW, St., September 21; account of Missel-tbrush, 268
him, 657

Mistletoe cut by the Druids, 3; kissed
Maughan, Nicholas, a showman, 587 under, 807,808; proscribed in churches,
Maundar THURSDAY, moveable ; maund, 818.
maunday, &c., customs, 200

Mitford, J., his account of Lord Byron's
Maxentius II., emperor, his cruelty, 752 residence at Mitylene, 244
May-day, maypoles, maygames and gar. Monk, a, drowned, and afterwards relates

lands, 271, 299, 353; maypole in a his adventures, 559
screen, 381

duke of Albemarle, his wife, 291
Mayers' song, 284

Monmouth, countess of, 9
May-fair, Piccadilly, account of, 286 Montgomery, colonel, killed, 226

hill, dangerous to invalids, 326 Months, the, in a Norwich pageant, 128;
month, 299

in a versified memorandum, 165
morning, 322

Montmartre, its derivation, 686
Mechanics’ Institution recommended, 750 Monument, the, on Fish st, hill, 575, 583

London, founded, 775 Moon, the, poetically addressed, 146; at
Mechelen, Israel van, engraving by, 660 midnight, 482; its influence on the
Medal of Henry IX. King of England, 17; weather, 508; symbolized, 555: new-

of Napoleon on his marriage, 205; a moon customs, 755
French one on Martinmas, 736

Moor, sir Jonas, astronomer, died, 547
Mademonath, 369

Moore's travels in Africa, 791
Melmoth, Courtney, died, 181

Mr. Thomas, Lord Byron's last
Melodies of evening, 303

lines to, 245
Memory Corner Thompson, account of, 41 Moorgate, annual procession from, 744
Men, twelve, suspended in the air, 13 More, sir Thomas, lord chancellor, de-
Mercery, its signification, 669

clines a new-year's gift of money, 5;
Merchant Tailors' song, 726

reproves his lady, 131; his head on
Meredith, a fives.player, 431

London bridge, 400
Merriment within compass, 31

Morrice dance, in the Strand, 280
Merry-andrew, a superior one, 623 Morton, Regent, his guillotine, 75
Merry in the hall, when beards wag all! 820 Moscow rebuilt, from Grays-inn-lane
Meteor, a, in Britain, 187

dust-heap, 162
MICHAEL, St., September 29 ; account of Most Christian king, origin of the title, 675

him, 315 ; his dragon, 260, 663 Mother, suckling her child, 453
Michaelmas-day custom, 663

Mothering Sunday, 179
old, 687

Mother's milk, an epigram, 656

Motions, puppet shows, 623
Michell, Simon, barrister, 740, 741 Moveable fasts and feasts, 95; vigil or
Middleton's, Dr. Conyers, coach-horses eve, morrow, octave or utas of, &c. 96;
blessed, 69

corrected, 208
Mid-Lent Sunday, 193

Mummers and mumming, 296, 827
Midnight and the Moon, 482

Mushroom, an enormous one, 10
MIDSUMMER-DAY, June 24, celebrations, 419 Music of cats 553, 555; music in every

-eve, bonfires, watchsetting, thing, 571; at Bartholomew fair, 621;
&c., 412, to 418; divinations, 425 in the ass, '680; musical ear of squir.
men, 425

rels, 683; musical prodigies, 519
Midsumormonath, 369

Mutton-pie, and loaf, annual gift, 489
Midwinter, 30

Myddleton, sir Hugh, when he did not
-monath, 772

die, 172
Milan, its great loss, 23

Mysteries, and Romish church pageants,
Mildred's, St., church in the Poultry, 143 371, 375, &c.

term, 718

toms, 688

Nailing on twelfth-night, 25

Norwich Turkeys, sent to London at
NAME OF JESUS, August 7; why in the Christmas, 803
almanacs, 536

Notice to quit, 671
Napoleon's marriage and medal, 205; Nottingham park, foliage destroyed, 556

king of Rome, born, 187; Napoleon Now-a hot day, 440
died, 308

Nut-burning and cracking, 704, 708, 711
Naseby, battle of, 387

Nutting on Holy Rood day, 647
Nash, Beau, notice of, 793
NativiTY OF Joun, baptist, June 24; cus- Oath, remarkably observed, 827
toms on the day and eve, 417, 423 Octavia, empress, account of, 227

B. V. M., September 8; when Ode on Smithery, 750
instituted as a festival, &c., 637

O'Donoghue, legend of, 297
Navigations, miraculous, 2, 13, 97 Offerings at the chapel-royal, on twelfth-
Negro woman's pity of a climbing boy, day, 30 ; at Easter, 180
296

Olave's St., church in the Old Jewry
Nelson, Lord, anecdotes of him, 63

formerly a synagogue, 148; boy bishop,
Neptune of the Egyptians, 71

781
Nero, account of, 227

-Silver St., mystery performed at,
- and Wallace lions, 489

378
Nettle whipping, on May eve, 297 Old Clem at Woolwich, 771
New River nuisances, 476, 521

-Fogeys, 727
- year's day, celebrations of, 2; Night - Holy Rood, September 26; noticed,
ingale on, 261

662
eve, celebration and winds,

-May-day, 342
5, 6, 827

-MICHAELMAS Day, October 11; cus-
gifts, 3, 15
Newcastle customs, 215; Corpus Christi Onagra, the, 589

play, 378; procession of glass-cutters, Onions, divination, 776
643; and shoemakers, 701

0. P. row, 302
-house bonfire, 717

Opie, John, artist, died, 227
Newman, Sarah, epitaph 740

Optical illusion, 61
Newnton, Wilts, Trinity Sunday custom, Oram, Edward, and Hogarth, 663
362

Orange, stuck with cloves, 4
Newspaper advertisement, to subscribers, Oratorio, its origin, 352
412

Oratory, fathers of the, 381
office, letter-boxes, 52

Organ, of St. Catharine's church, 704; in
Newton, sir Isaac, obtains the Strand the street at Christmas, 808

maypole, 330; dispute between him Orleans, duchess, d', her new year's gift
and Flamsteed, 546; died, 187

to Louis XVIII., 7
Nice, council of, 779

O SAPIENTIA, December 16, why in the
NICHOLAS, December 6; account of St. almanacs, 786

Nicholas and customs on his festival, Oster monath, 204
778; in Holland, 783

Ovens, origin of, 130
lady Penelope, killed, 757 Overbury, sir Thomas, murder of, 719
Nicknackitarian law-suit, 642

Ovid, character of, 12
NICOMEDE, June 1; a martyr, 371 Our lady of Bolton's image, 216
Niger, the, its course, 791

Owling and purling on Valentine's day,
Nightingales on new-year's day, 261; in &c., 114, 126

April, 270; in May, 303; at Black Ox and Ass, why represented in prints
heath, 344; their jug-jug, 364

of the nativity, E05
Nightless days, 386

Oxen pledged in cider, &c., 22
Noah's flood represented at Bartholomew Oxford, curfew at Carfax, 121
fair, 621

Oyster-tub used for a carriage, 39
Norfolk, duke of, foiled at a sale, 50+ Oysters on St. James's-day, 489
North-east wind fiend, 68; its effects,
311

Packhorse travelling, 438
North road to London, account of the Packington's pound, a tune, 607
most ancient, 431 to 439

Pageants in London, 336, 722, 737, 744;
-Walsham, Norfolk, throwing at at Edinburgh, 324 ; on St. John's eve,
an owl there, 126

413; of the seasons, fasts, and feasts,
Northumberland customs. 425

128
- household book, records, Palace-yard porter shops, 302
mysteries, 378

Pallas, the planet, discovered, 199

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Pacu Sunday, moreable ; celebrations and Peter Czar, visits Greenwich, 548
customs of the day, 198; palm, 511 Petrarch, crowned in public, 226; his
-play, with a ball, 432

birth-day, the same as Juliet Capulet's
Palmer, Garrick's bill sticker, 622

532
Pamela, imagined at cards, 47

Pbials, with devil's drink, 11
Pancake-da, 123

Pailip and Janes, Sts., May 1; noticed,
-month, 99

271
Panchand, J., defrauded, 353

-the fair, entertains Edward Il.,
Panormo, Ur. C., gains a prize for seulp 373
ture, 826

Phillips, W., a Welch dwarf, 594
Paper folding man, the 316

Philosopher's stone, a patent for it, 120
-windows as Bartholomew tide, 567 Piazzi's discovery of the planet Ceres, 9
Paques pascha pasehsil, pace, paste, :08 Picture of St. Ignatius, miraculous, 628
Paradise, a Jesuit's account of, 675 Pictures at Dulwich, 506
Paris, new-year's day, 7; blessing of a Pideock and Polito's menagerie, 623
market there, 379

P e-powder-court, 607
Pari-h clerks of London, the, mysteries Pied Bull, Islington, 317

Pifferari of Calabria, 798
-priest, a god, SO:

Pigeons of Pauls, 60, 623
Part, Dr. Samuel, is spital sermon, and Pigs, 60; annually consumed in London,
character, 9.2; sud daarh, 170

609
Pissl the lyi, 218 480)

Pillow made of a dead man, 11
Packed, the, srebised, 203

Pills, one pill not a dose, 331

Pinning on twelfth-night, 21
Sunsar. 190

Pin-sticking customs, 6s
Terms oa twelfth-night, 24 Pins and Pin-money, 5
Per laswaris a charm, 703 Pio, Albert,

prince of Carpi, buried 265
Paracs & Vali; legend of the Pipe of the Roman eucharist, 93

$'s is 13?; eestoms oa his, Piran's St., day, 167
fiscine; dischar. #13

| Pitt, rer. Charles, poet, died, 231
Peap nitide o 145; his Pizarro, notice of, 429
ir suprasties se; dis eksin, Piesze, the, notice of, 182; in London,

Plough-light money, 37
- vazine Luiz 131 ; its pigeon, PlorsMosdal, moveable ; processions

1 and other eastoms, 36
* sena arrila

401 Sard.y, Londos

festivals 667
hur series 357 Pies riige at Christmas, 820
P Rua 5

-paddiag, sa eccentric rendor of it,

3 made in France, SVI
Faan.. read to Loais XIV. 616
Pirsch zid winter si, 782

Picking utice, 173
Hvala na sai Vis Pixiry. Es its Erst ca'tiratar, 351

Padibe barber's 633

Ficara sursas 198
Pas ng sensit Pozri aşains in the dog.dars, 473
Para ser as 24

Puces the ad carisk' jebcee for the
ZATE ve S. Barthz'acer's day,

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J7 eart aty, 46
Terk & Trave. $

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Fr: S Jud. On i Frezaras e 21:37

F & kosas receita

F*** Fiet. Sam ; zebrados
arh, Bersed the Reiras. Pows pārre :

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year, 758

Prayer, directory for, 101; M. Angelo's, Recollections, effect of tender, 703
140

Redcross-street burial ground, for Jews,
Praying for the dead, 712

148
Prechdachdan sour, 817

Red Lion square, obelisk in, 430
Pressing of seamen, when commenced, 187 Reformation, the, its immediate cause,
Pretender, monument to him, 17

132
Price, Dr. Richard, died, 243

Refreshment Sunday, 179
Pricking in the belt, 219

Relics, curious list of, 407
Printer's customs, and printing terms, REMIGIU8, October 1; noticed, 675
567

Resurrection, the, a Romish church drama,
devil, 510

216
Printing, 93; improvement in, 768; & Rhed-monath, 157
simile, 15

Rheumatism cured by ale, 12
Prisca, January 18; noticed, 11 Ribadeneira's Lives of the Saints, used in
Prisoners on trial, why uncovzred, 719 this work, 2
Pritchard, rev. George, his storm sermon, Rich, Richard, lord, grant to him of St.
759

Bartholomew's priory, 616
Procession week, 321

RICHARD DE WICHE, April 3; account of
Proclamation of Bartholomew fair, form him, 210
of, 583, 758; for a fast in the storın

II., and his court at the parish

clerk's play, 377
Proger's, Mr., pedigree, 399

II. attends the Coventry plays,
Pulpits, 419; stone pulpit at Oxford, 419

379
Pumps, 521

Richards, rev. Mr., buried alive, 783
Puppet shows, 623; in Ben Jonson's Richardson, Mr. buys Button's lion's

time, 601; at May-fair, 287; at Pen head, 504
tonville, 557

-'s, itinerant theatre, 591, 691
Purgatory eased, in 1825, 154; see Ro- Richmond, visit to, 301; hunt on Holy-
mish saints, Index II.

rood day, 617
PURIFICATION, February 2; see Candlemas Riding stang described, 6
Puxton custom, 419

Ridlington, Rob., his bequest to Stam-
Pye-corner, Smithfield, 609, 619

ford, 742
- John, watchman of Bungay, 814 Ring, a, occasions a repartee, 265; wed-

ding ring of Joachim and Anne, 505
Quadragesima, 97

Rippon church, Yorkshire, lighted up
Quarter-day, situations and feelings on, before Candlemas, 103
421

Rising early, its effects, 40
Quarto-die-post, explained, 50

Ritson, Jos., publishes a Christmas carol,
Queen's college, Oxford, Boar's head 800
carol, 810 g

Roast beef, 789

pig, by Elia, 609
R. G. V. H., an inscription, 733

Robbery at Copenhagen-house, 431
Racine, reads to Louis XIV., 616

Robin in winter, 52; and the wren, 324
Rackets, origin of, 432

Hood, 275; and his bower, 343
Radcliffe, Ralph, mystery writer, 377 Roche, St. or St Roche's day, 560
Rahere, first prior of St. Bartholomew's, Rochester cathedral, 151
616

lord, out wit:ed, 307; banters
Raikes, Robert, philanthropist, died, 211 Charles II., 361
Rain, why it did not fall for three years, Rock-day, 31

58; on Swithin's day, 477, 479; aver - Rodd, Mr. Thomas, bookseller, 533
age fall in winter, 732

Rodney, adm., defeats Comte de Grasse,
Rainbow in winter, 54

230
Ranson's, Mr. J. T., etching of Starkey, Roebuck Inn, Richmond, 600
461, 464, 484

RoGATION SUNDAY, moveable ; customs in
Raphael, the archangel, 663

Rogation week, 321
painter, died, 226; his picture of Rogers, organist of Bristol, noticed, 520
the Nativity, with a bag piper, 798 Roman pottery, a new-year's gift, 3;
Rath, the, or Burmese state carriage, 760 wigs of Roman ladies, 632
Rats eat a bishop, 681

Rome, ancient, new-year's day, 7;
Ratzburgh customs on Christmas eve, founded, 247
802

Romish church established, 372 ; Romish
Raven feeds a saint and fetches his cloak, and protestant churches id worship
52

compared, 420, 460

748

Ronaldshay, North, custom, 5

Scott, Bartholomew, married Cranmer's
Rood, the, described, 646

widow, 191
Rooks, in Doctor's Commons, 247 Screen, at Hornsey Wood house, 380
Rose Sunday, 179

Sculpture and painting, their relative
gathering on Midsummer-eve, 426 merits, 129; the two Royal Academy
the last, of summer, 695

prizes for 1825 awarded to two Irish
Roseberry, earl of, singular narrative of pupils, 826

his son and a clergyman's wife, 561 Scythe carried by the Devil, 11
Rosemary-branch, fives-play, 431 Sea-water, a company to bring it to
Roundabouts and up-and-downs, 625 Copenhagen-fields, 435
Rout, city, discontinued, 668

Seal of Button's Lion's head, 501
Row, T., Dr. Pegge, and curfew, 122 Seasons, their names derived, 759
Rowlandson's Boor's-head, 811

Seduction, 538
Royal-oak-day, 356

Self-multiplication of saints' bodies and
Rubens's death of St. Antony, 60

relics, 168, 306, 407
Ruffian's hall, Smithfield, 617

Selim, sultan, takes Cairo, 231
Runic calendar, 702

Seneca, his death and character, 227
Rural musings, 53

SEPTUAGesima SUNDAY, moveable; why so
Rush-strewing at Deptford, in 1825, 363 called, 96, 97

Sepulchre, Romish church drama, 216
Sackville, secretary, account of his school- Serjeant's coif, 79
master, 15

Sermon for Easter diversion, 223
Sudler, J., his engraving of St. Cecilia, -s prohibited to be read, 632

Serpent, a little one in a woman, 19; a
Sadler's Wells, anglers, 172; play-bill, taper, ib.; serpents dance on ropes, 613;
600

a seat on a serpent's knee, 800
Saffron-flower and cakes, 574

Servants, their new-year's gifts to masters,
Sailors, their patrons in storms, 259; 5; cautioned against leaving Christmas

staid ashore in bad weather, 710; mis leaves, 102
take of one, 796; a sailor and his wife maid, a character, 241
at Greenwich, 345

Settle, Elkanah, the last city poet, 727
Saints, Romish, authorities mostly re-Seurat, Ambrose, account of, 509

ferred to for their legends, 2; in sweet. Seward, Anna, author, died, 195
meat, 58; peculiarity of their bodies, SEXAGESIMA, moveable; why so called, 96,
ib.; tender-nosed, 373; carry their 97
heads under their arms after death, Shaftesbury, lord, plays in a pageant, 745
686 ; a dirty one, 234. For further Sbakspeare, died, 252; his jest book, ib.
particulars, see Index II.

tavern sale, 504
Salisbury, boy Bishop, 779; Edward the Shamrock, the Irish cognizance, 186

Confessor, translated to Salisbury, 407 Sharp, Mr. T., his work on pageants, 2391
Sallows described, 39

W., engraver, 302
Salters' company, custom, 675

Shaving in winter, 9; anciently, 634
Salvator's temptation of St. Antony, 58 Sheep-blessing by the Romish church, 72;
Samam, vigil of, 708

shearing, 370
Samwell's company of tumblers, 593 Sheep's head, singed, 790
Sannazarius's poem, De Partu Virginis, Sheet used at execution of Charles I., 94
806

Shepherd and Shepherdess tavern, City-
Saturnalian days, 29

road, 221, 488
Satyr, seen by a saint, 52

Shere Thursday, 200
Saunderson, Dr. Nicholas, mathematician, Sheridan, R. B , notice and character of,
died, 243

455
Sausages, feast of, 736

Ship, in a pageant, 725
Scent in hunting, 689

Shirt, a miraculous iron one, 143; stitches
Schoen, Martin, engraving by, 560

in a shirt, 688
Schoolmasters, formerly, 15; presided on Shoemaker-row, 619
throwing at cocks, 126

-s, their patron and holyday, 69%;
School-time, in spring, 337

shoe-stealer blinded, 13
Scone, ball play, 130

Shoes, sandals, and slippers, 257
Scotland, candlemas-day, 103; Shrove- shony, a western isle sea-god, 707

Tuesday, 130; mists, 125; first of Shooting, at Bartholomew tide, 618; in
April, 206 ; has no carols at Christmas, North Britain at Christmas, 817
801; Highland Christmas, 817; super- Showman's family described, 595
stitions, 704

Shrewsbury, Easter lifting, 211

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