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John Potter dy'd 1727-S.

He hath left a Wife, and three Children dear :
1 hope their Souls will meet in Heav'n, and their
[Bodies here.
Ifabel, Wife of John Proud, 1691.



R.
Here lieth the Bodies of Three Chil
dren of James and Hannah Reynolds,

James, dy'd 1721. James and Han-
nah, both in 1

Elizabeth, \\ ife of Stephen Rusliel,
who dy'd Anno 1713, lies buried here.
with five * Ihildren.

s.

I nard Sm It, dy'd 1724. aged 44.

./ loving Husband here doth lie,

in,., ii,-', 1 in Peace and Unity:
To Wife urn! Children sure the best,
Whose SouVs in everlasting "Rest,

in abeth Stoi us, dy'd 1 726.

Elizabeth, I laughter of Richard
Stonnous, 1723.

Jane Steel of Rufwarp, dy'd 1720.
i 69.

Henry Stonehoufe, Master and Ma-
riner, dy'd 1722.

T.

Elizabeth, Wife of John Taylor,

dy'd 171 1, aged 26 Ye

cruel Death .' that would not span

A loving Wife, and tender Mother dear:
Great is the Loss to those that's left behind;
But she, no doubt, eternal Joy doth find.

Robert Trewhit, 1724. aged 43.

\Y.
I her, Wife of William Wainman,
dy'd March 15, 1674. and two Chil-
dren ; and Mr. Wainman, 1690.

"Remember, Man, as thou goes by,
As tlm" art now, so once was I :
As I <iin laid, so must thou lie :
Remember, Man, fur thou must die!

Martha, the Wife of James Were.
died 1729.

Elizabeth, Daughter of Mr. Wil-
liam Were, dy'd I 730.

Heath's fatal stroke hath brought meheretoRest;
My Soul with Saints and Angels now is blest :

1 with my dear Friends longer would have stay'd.
Hut Death's great Power the Balance over-

nf Worldly Trouble 1 am eas'd, fee. [weighed :

Barbara Wigginer, dy'd 1658.

Lamont WiDcinfon, dy'd 171 5.

John, Son of William Wilfon, died
1689. Alfo William his Son, 1696. and
Robert, 1696. and Marmaduke Wilfon,
1703. Anne, Wife oi Isaac Wilton, 1 73?-

Upon Mrs. Sarah Wilton.

She was a tender Mother to her Children dear,
Also a loving Wife, her Husband was her 1 lore,
She ends this Life in Sorrow, Grief and Pain,
And hopes in lasting Joys for to remain.
She slighted Worldly Pomp, with sinful Pride,
And. having liv'd a pious life, she dy'd.



[W hitby.] ADDENDA. [Whitby.] 215



Barbara, Wife of John Wilton, dy'd
1728. aged 38, and lies buried with
her Child.

A Wife she was both virtuous, chaste and kind ;
Courteous to all, few such are left behind.

Anne, Wife of Joseph Wood, 1 71 5.

Altho' In ,■ Body lies below,

I hope her SouTs in Heav'11 above ;
In virtue's Patli she us'd to r/o,

II ■ Joys uill iti'te rem

Y.

Daniel and Henry Yeoman, 1687.

Upon the Beadle's Staff, which is
more than two Yards in Length, are
the Anns of IVhitby, (engraved upon
the Head, which is of Silver) viz.
Three Snakes in their Coile, or Wreaths,
with the Names of the Church-War-
dens. Sir, This has prov'd a long

Epistle : But I begrudge no Pains to
serve my Friend, who doth his utmost
to set forth the Glory of Yorkshin .
I am, with Respect, eye.

LETTER IX.
SIR, Whitby, 1734.

T 1 jrou have Leisure to consult the
Writings of Mr. Samuel Jones, Au-
thor of Will T BY, a Poem, $c. you
might find several Things, thro' the
flowing Pen of that ingenious Gentle-
man, who has often employ'd himself
upon the most exalted Subjects : He
has shown the Virtues and Nature of
the Waters, the Wholesomeness of the
Air, and the Beauty of the Piers ; af-
fording the sweetest view to the Ocean,
which abounds with the finest Pish ;
You have given fome Account of the
Town in your well-compiled History
of York, Pag. 253, 8ge. with a remark-
able Relation, how a p tnpla-
Hermit was barbarously mur-
der'd ; and the Penance enjoin'd for
it, which yet continues every
to be perform'd by the Sua 1
of those cruel Homicides. I will only
further tell you, Thai Whitby
the N.I. I" ■:; ..; Tori I I'M
from Scarborough ; i> beautiful, and po-
pulou ; f early : 1 hi
. « bich I take to be
. the 241I1 ol August :
tin, the 1 ith ol ZVI
and the Inhabitants, tho' mo tly
Ing M' a, are of a mild, affable

Strangei 1 : '1 bi ■• hit ii 1 . on



the South Side of the River, is kept on

Saturday. South East from the

Chinch, at a little Distance, is the de-
lightful Seat of Hugh Cholmeley, Esq ;
(whose Ancestors I have so lately com-
memorated in my first Letter from this
Place) which is S. W. of the Abbe)-.

The Church stands between the Ab-
bey, and the Mouth of the River, from
the Town : There is both a Pout and
a Horse-way up the Hill ; the former
consists of above 165 Steps from the
End of the Town to the Church- Yard-
Gate. There is a Chapel of Ease, on
the North Side of the River, in which
Prayers are read twice every Day ; and
sometimes. Sermons are preaeh'd there-
in, when the Weather is so bad, that
People cannot easily ascend the Hill to
the Church : East from which stands
a Cross, (between the Church-Yard-
Wall, and the Iron Gates in the Wall
that incloses the Abbe}-) which is a
firm stately Monument, formerly a
Market-Cross ; And the antient Vil-
lage Strenshall, to which the Church
and f Abbey once belong'd, is said
to have formerly surrounded it : But
as the learned Camden writes concern-
ing the Decay of Seadon, near Iiri.i.,
ut Locorum non minus quam Hominum
incerta est Conditio ; so Strenshall is
now no more : And Whitby, which
formerly had been inhabited by poor
Fishermen, is become at present an
opulent Town, has near 130 Ships of
So Tuns each belonging to it, and
abounds with rich and expert Mari-
ners. I shall write of the Ruins of our
stately Abbey in my next ; in the mean
time, 1 am, Sir, Your's, \e.

LETTER X .

SIR, Whitby, [734.

"Y^'b have, in your History of York,

Pag. 254. nieiitioii'd how that OUT
Abl' ded bj Si. Hilda ; and,

in that of Wppoi I I

small Sketch of its present ru
Condition, only useful (like a PharusJ

-. .M.i. 1 . ris erected upon a
Hill, South oi lb, Rivei Esk, aei 1 the
< 1. . an. No Remain oi Toml

Bionumi nl ., (and but \eiy iiii!

Iii cripi ion >) are to be een : Bui there
have 1 ' \ alts, in

u iii, ii v.. H Bton< < iiiini .. thai 1 mi-
ll in Bon< . " :

i ■ and

I 1 Dedicated to | 1



E 1.



216 [Whitby.] .-1DDENDA. [Whitby.]



Roofless appears the Edifice ; which is
f<> far demolish'd, that it's very pe-
rilous for any Person to enter therein !

ivent which I )an I ird of

the Manor, Hugh Cholmety, Esq; has in-
clofed it with a high Wall, adorn'd
with a Pairof Iron ( rates.

teeming the Serp ntine Si
found upon the Searr, there have been
■ livers Opinions. One will have it,
that they proc :ed thro' tlte mar Frolicks
i ' \ i ■ a fecond Person afcribes it
Earth ;
a third aflerts, they are but petrify d
SI tell- 1 !us kind, like that

of a Fish re S Sea, or

any other ! iertaining to the

; and the ; s, they are

Ground

s thro? •' 1 ! 'iar to

'/ i ■■ : for which they instance
nd .-' burg, where
such Stones are found. Since then
each of these < (pinions have been dis-
puted, and no real Certainty given, as
fully to satisfy the Curious ; accept, I
beseech you , Sir, I Sake of Antiquity,
the following antient, strange, yet pa-
thetick Lines : St. II '■■'■', (which is
said to have been carved on one of
the Pillars in the Abbey, of which
Part are to be feen) as tho' that cele-
brated Lady Abbefs would not have
her Memory or Works forgotten, by this

;s to the contemplative Readers.

\ N Antient Building which you fee

Upon the Hill close by the Sea.
Was % STRENSEALL Abbey nam'd by me.

I above-mention' d was the Dame,
When I was living in the same,
Great Wonders did as you shall hear,
Having my G< >D in constant Fear :
When Whitby Town with Snakes was fill'd,
I to my <".< 'I ) pray'd, and them kill'd :
And for Commemoration sake,

i the Scar you may them take :
All turn'.l to + Stone with the same Shape,
As they from me did make escape :
But as for Heads none can be seen,
Except they've Artificial been.
Likewise the Abbey, now you see,
I made, that you might think of me ;
Likewise a Window there I plac'd,
That you might see me as undress'd.
In Morning Gown and Nightrail there,
All the Day lon^, fairly appear.
At th' West End ofth' Church you'll fee,
Nine Paces there, in each Decree :



But if one Foot you stii a
M j comely Preseni e is deny'd.
Now this is true what I have said :
> 1 >eath my 1 >ue l'\ e paid.
| V Died n Dec. 68o, aged 66.]
Sir William Dugdale writes, That
this M was ruin'd by Tnguar

and Uitbba, the Leaders of the Danish
Army : That Titus the Abbot fled with
St. Hilda's Relicksto Glastenbury Abbey.
When it was rebuilt by Henry de Percy,
P tinting in oik- of the Cloister Win-
dows shew'd, ho which
dwelt near the Borde I
were Man-Eaters, 'till the Tii
William the Conqueror, who punish'd
them with the Sword for their exces-
sive Cruelty, "'was very well, that
wholsome Correction made them bet-
ter : For if fUch Wretches could make
of Peoples B Mainly
their Reputations would prove but as
little Mouthfuls to those hungry Can-
nibals of Antiquity. The Words, in the
..ire these : Pictura vitreaqua
istro d\ Streneshale, monstrat
S , qui propefines AnglorvLra Itabitant,
ad Gulielmi nothi tempora
antropopliagos, a- lame immanitatem a
Gulielmi gladio fuisst punitam. P. 72.
I have nothing more to add of Whitby
at prefent : I shall therefore conclude
with my Wishes for your deserved
Encouragement ; and am, Sir,

Your very humble Servant, &c.



But



t i" procured my Engraver
to exhibit the Form of 01
thesi Serpentine Stones ("huh
I have not yet seen printed)
in a Vacancy on the Copper-
Plate, from which the foU -
ing 2 ' Scarborough

is taken off. The Originals, in
istody, are in th Sltape of
Smiles in tfieir natural Coil:

of a Golden Colour 1
tenting Adders; others tnori
blue like Snakes, circling four
or fire times about. The 1'
where they are found, is be-
low the Clijt'. in " bletvish, or
rather an Earth of a Slatish
Kind, the Colour azure, more
than Quarter of a Mile in
Compass : Wllich, tho' rat I'd
the Scar, yet is level with the
Sands of the Sea Short, and
ovt rfion'd at 1 vt ry Tali .



Z Ven. 15r.DK calls it Streonef-halsh, the last Syllable signifying a Hall. LET.



[Maltox.] ADDENDA. [Maltox.] 217



I



I. i: T T E R XI.
SIR, Nnv-Malton, 1734.

( (bserve, that, in the Preface to
ur History of Sippon, Page ix. \.
you have given us that noble Inscrip-
tion of the Gratitude of the Right Ho-
nourable the Lord CARLISLE to the

v of one of his famous Ances
But as I happen'd to be at Henderskelf
(or < 'astk -Howard 1 the 1 >ther Pay. I took
N ■ of the following Lines upon an
I sk, which exceedingly | '
me, and will be acceptable in any
succeeding P.ook of your Publication.
I am, Sir, Your's, «\c

d these Plantations rise.
If they agreeably my Heirs surprise;
This faithful Pillar -Bill their Age d<
As lone as time these Characters shall spare :
Here then with kind Remembrance read his

Name.
■\Vho f rform'd the same.

PHARLES the Third rlisle,

of the Family of the Ho\A
' istle where the old «
of H • and call'd it

' . i le likewise made the

in tills Park, and all the
Out- Works, Monuments, and other
Plantations belonging
He 1 Works in the "Sear

Ml>< CII. and set up this Inscription
MDCCXXXI.

L E T T E R XII.

SIR, Motion, 1 734.

TIIH following excellent Pines, said
to be written by a well-known
1 . Advice to the young Lord his
Heir, I am sure deserves the
I al of every ingenious Pei I

shall be heartily glad, when such just
and noble Thoughts will appear in

, who
to oblige the Curious
in this Count v.

I.
I thusform'd

I; ':;•'.■ • '. tdj v. .i'd,

ight :

I i me,

■ <f Mind, prefer'd i" I

II.

'I ■ ! Care,

II His Heir,

due :
If this II W h thou would' ;l fulfill,

lb Will,



•III.

His Care of Thee in this he shows ;
He recommends the Life he chi

Where Health and Peace abound :
He did from long Experience find,
That true Content, a quiet Mind,

Seldom in Courts are found.
IV.
en from th 1 !ity leave;

Thy very Friends n ill The<

Virtue does there offend :
In this Retre ': Thou be,

From all those certain Mischiefs free,

That do on Courts attend.
V.
Nor think, that in this lonely Shade,
1 , net chiefly m

Inactive Thou v. ilt : ■
1 ton often will present,

Whereby vile Deeds Thou may prevent ;

fustice will call on Thee.
\ I.
The bold < ■ halt awe ;

And the Violator of the 1 aw

Shall feel thy heavy 1 land :
To the Distress'd, Needy and Poor,
Tl 1 ever charitable 1 >oor,

Sli ill alv. ays 1 tand.

VII.
A gen'rous KindnessThou wilt show :
Favi and Bount; tow

O n 1 rve :

The * Ini ct ;

'I h Modest, thou shi ll not neglect ;

In Safety all preserve.
VIII.
If thus thy Time thou d<
True Peace of Mind thou shalt enjoy ;

These AcS are Good and Just :

rayers will Thee attend;
fawill much commend;
In Th< e w .11 put their Tmst.
IX.
1 come ;

Think on thy bli oming dai ling S( m ;

Shew Him I I that thou hast led ;
Instruct him in tl

Mul ( iuide.
X.
If virtuous 'I houghts hi • Soul indue ;
I
Sum I ' he'll find :

// ealth you
Whi( h oft< n do tin W orlddi
To H .nd.



' II 1 • ■ pray'd for

on tl ; .

\l. Thus



218 [TowTiioRi'.] ADDENDA



[M ALTON.]



XI.
Thus for Thy < >wn, and for His Sake,
That His Abode He here may make,

New Works for him prepare :
What then foi Thee thy Sire hath done,
The like do Thou for thy dear Son,

Km- Him shew equal < !are,

XII.

The Times will come none can prevent,
From thoe green Shades wemuft be lent

To 1 Kirkness far below :

( >n yon green Hilla*] tome doth stand,

1 by thy Father's 1 land,
Where Thou and He must go !
XIII.
To Thee, what Comfort will it be :
The same likewise 'twill he to me,
When our last Breath we yield ;
That tome good 1 reeds we here have done,
A fruitless Race we have not run,
When thus we quit the Field.

* A new Church now erecting.

LETTER XIII.

SIR, Towthorp, 1734.

"RFing a Lover of Antiquity, and
hearing that the late Mr. Anthony
Addington had bought (of Mr. Smith,
Bell-Founder in Micklegate, York) an
antient Mortar, that had been long in
the Fairfax's Family, which once be-
long'd to St. Mary's Abbey ; I had the
Curiosity to visit Mr. Joseph Addington,
his Son, a Confectioner in the Minster-
Yard, in whose Custody it is ; who
courteously shew'd me the same, which
I take to be about 1 1 Inches diameter,
and the Inscriptions very remarkable.
One is, Mortarium Sancti Johannis
Evangelists de Tnftrmaria Beatcc Mari.f.
*EBOR : But this is contracted after

the

* This Abbey was htdlt about 12 Years
after tin Conquest ; and had 29 Abbots
from that time 'till tin Dissolution. Ste-
phen of Whitby was tin first. Simon
dc Warwick (the 10th) built a m w
Choir. Monastery with a Wall,

and dy'il about tfu latter End of the i$th
Century. The igth was Thomas Spof-
ford, afterwards 1 5 ihop of Dur-
ham, who was buried here. Tin last
teas William Dent, born "I Thornton :
// /'</ in ili' Tear [546, lies interr'd
rk Minster, and on hi* Grave-Stone
was oiui a Brass Insert.



the following Manner, with Stops be-
tween each Word, instead of Spaces.

►j< m r ta r ru.sci.yoir /.v.

EWANGEL. />/■:. TNFIRMARIA.

BE. MARIE. Eft OR.— That is,
Tin Mortar of St. John tin Evangelist
belonging to tin infirmary *>(' Saint
Mary at YORK. And circling the

Bottom is the Maker's Name, i\r. as
following : |^( F 11. IF / /. /. 8. I> E
TOVTHORF. MR. FECIT. .!./>.
MCCCVIIF.—Fr. Wills, are contracted
I'm- Trater WUlielmus : And thus under-
stood, the English will be this: J!r<>f/nr

William of Touthorp made me in tin'

Year of our Lord 130S. For the' Bre-
thren, <>r Monks, who were then cal-
led with their Christian Names prece-
ding the l'laces they were born in,
us'd at certain Times to follow parti-
cular Occupations in their Monaste-
ries : And so this was the Work of
one of the Religious Men. who was
born at (or came from) a little Town
called Towthorp, in Bulmer Weapontake
about 4 Miles N.E. "f York. Iob-
serve, that antiently scarce any thing
belonging to Religious Places, but
what had some particular Inscriptions
or Mottoes to distinguish them ; espe-
cially Bells of all Sorts, with Sit wo-
men Domini benedietum, and such like,
of which your History of York gives
an Account, Fag. 28. 29. on the famous
and tunable Ring of Bells in one of
the beautiful Western Steeples of that
Cathedral. I am, Sir, ice.



LETTER XIV



SIR,



Ma/ton, 1735.



WHEN I was at York, I had a De-
sire to see the Tomb of a once
ingenious Friend, who lies buried in
St. Olave's Church-Yard, near the vene-
rable Ruins of St. Mary's Abbey. After
I had paid a small Tribute of Sorrow-
to his Memory, contemplated of the
Certainty of Death, and how uncer-
tain we are as to the Time when our
Bodies must be laid in the Dust ; I took
Notice of two Inscriptions, on a hand-
some Tomb-Stone, near the East Win-
dow of the Church, which I took a
Copy of, this that I now send you,
if you please to insert it in any new
Edition. I am, Sir, Your humble
Servant, §c.

Uic



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[Scarbro'.] ADDENDA. [Scarbro'.] 219



Hie fitus eft

Reverendus THOMAS MOSLKV, M.A.

Rector de Skelton, Vicarius de Overton,

Et hujus Ecclesise Curatus.

Pastor fuit fidus, & affiduus,

Xon minus privatis Monitis,

Quam publicis Concionibus,

Ad veram Pietatem

Sibi Commiffos

I lirigens, adhortans.

Ita totus Minister Jesu Cliristi,

Ut Omnes agnoscerent Virum vere Primitivum ;

Et huic Muneri dum partes daret prsecipuas,

Conjugis, Parentis, Vicini, & Hominis,

Officia hand neglexit ;

Sed omnium tale Se prsestitit Exemplar,

Quale imitari neminem Pudeat,

Nunquam Panitebit.

Obiit 26 Nov. An. Dom. 1732. .Et. 69.

Juxta Sita est

BRIDGET A, Uxor Ejus,

Digna tali Viro,

Cui Pulchra Forma, Conjugalis Amor, Domestica Cura,

Semper Charam, Semper Amabilem Prcebuit ;

Ut ilia privatus.

Quafi Sui Dimidio,

\'ix duns Menses

Manserit Superstes.

Obiit ilia 29 Sept. An. Dom. 1732. .Et. 59.



Concerning the TOWN of

SCARBOROUGH.

LETTER XV.

■V / R , Scarborough, 1 734.

Till'- extraordinary Labour-; you have gone through
of late Years merit the Encouragement of all inge-
nious !'■ A pli ed to < ommunii ate to
me your Design of printing the History and Antiquities
of the Town of .1 the fi Mow ing
Account . to it.



You are sensible, Sir,
wbat the learned Camden
writes of it, who is authen-
tick as to its 1 'erivation,
that it is a Burgh foun-
ded upon a steep Rock :
He has given you a very
good Description from the

famous William, bom at
Bridlington, in King Ste-
phen's Reign ; hut educated
in the Abbey of AV;
ough, in the North Rid. of
) orkshire, where hel tecame
a Canon Regular of the Or-
der of St. Augustine. The
Rock (he tells us) on which
tin Castle stands, is of a stu-
pendous Height and Magni-
tude, inaccessible by n ason of
steep Crags, almost on every
Side, and stands in the Sea,
which very near surrounds it.
On tin Tup is a delightful
Grassy Plain of about 30
Acres, ft ho' once accounted
60, or more) with a little
Tun ut a in <>f fresh Water
flowing from a Rock. In the
narrow Bit of Loud, or Toss-
age, which leads to the West,
and to which on ///ut Part it
cannot h ascended wit/tout
some Labour, is a stately Ed-
ifice. Underneath it, the
I leranceofthi Tbwn begins,
spreading on t both Sides, to
tin Worth and South, carry-
ing its 'Front to tin ll'is/,
which it strengthen'd with a
Wnlt ; but from tin East
fetid d with n Rock
Hit Ci/stli is erected : and on
in, 1I1 Sides of the said Rock
In/ flu Sm. '/'In noble Earl
WILLI A M le Grofs
perceiving this to be a
jit /'inn for liim to Inii/tl
a Castle upon, t'd its

natural Strength l"i •/ sump-
tuous Work, which
sui 1 lii Plain by a Wall :



r-Strset, Bmithy-Lone, and HilL ["he two Peers,

I V,hlt li I I I ..Ull's II. ill. ( 11 i

Lams, l»i c'Iom and u len High nod 1 ■ ■« Wert-

Bolt Don which is the Po ! Hoi torn Home. Bt.

1 the < nun ii I prtti 1 mi . 1 ok-Row.

the Church-Yard, and Frlcridgc near ft. Trlnlt) Hou«e, Sawton-Bntr)

Mill. Merchant-Row. Pleahei Street Dumpli treot. Hlgl to the CI 1. Old-

•through. "

1 ii ^ ird, Bl n
ct, tnt- Old-Rowllng-Orcon, Mack Prycr-Uati and Oldbrough Hal kndon
ilif booth Bldi root, win n the IHBKMBLY la

kept Helperby-Lan< and Car-itrevt ; which laat lead! to your New Prlntlnj

' I II II II. VI Hi M'.WV.



22o [Scarbro.'] ADDENDA, [Scarbro'.]



and era I I m r in the i

Which, iii 1 . having been

decay 'd ; J rlenrj II. commanded «

ilt on

IC.

l.i i w i', in hi - . mentions,

I in the first Court of this <
there were three Towers in a Row :
betwbs .i I >raw Bridge, and

an Arch ; under which, with som l
pence, the Sea-Water might have been

;ht to flow. In the Second S
was the Queen's Tower, with
Apartments: Not far from whicl

itiful Chapel. King Richard III.
erected a Bulwark, which is gone to
Ruin, thro 1

i : a Tower, with exceeding thick

Walls, which had • ! Necessary-

:, w it'.i a Portal, and one of the
Draw Bridges, are yet to be seen.

This Castle In il ( Dvcr-

nours : p of York,

that 'ate, who built the

Choir A inster, and whom you

mention'd in your History, Page
72. HughBai ' Lord Wil-

li that Name. /■ I -Alan,

;f of the County about the
Year 1235. — Wi . A. l>.

1 247. Jo) .111 King I

the First's Time ; v, ! W, the

Lady i till her Death :

Then succeeded John, the I

■nd ; and after him William de
l , . . 1 1 1 : i : Decea

. n the Year 1322. — Thomas 'it
bout 5 Years afterwards.—
Sir Thomas Lumley, Anno 1444. — Sir
Evers, in K - 1 Hth's

Time. Sir Hu ' , in the

Reign of King i First ; and

rdan Orosh , ?i ' ie, Knight,
who was Governour also in that di-
stressed .Monarch's Reign, and in that
of his Son King Chart II..
in the Inscription over the Crave of
the Knight, who lies buried in the
Collegiate Church of Rift on, as you
have made honourable Mention of in
I 124 of thai History : These are

all I can find mention'd as yet ; but
I will make further Enquiry.

(be-
ing accompany 'd by King Edward II.)
fled for Protection, who was after-
ward ' Heath,
near Warwick, the 20th of June, 13 12.
Here one Mr. /< . .•Scotsman,



was imprison'd by the Earl of Nor-
thumberland; to revenge which, hi

[ the Harboi
ral Ships his Prey, 'till an "English Fleet,
by Alderman Philpot of London,
recovered them from him, and his As-
sistants the Spaniards, who in 1 ;, \.

m di Prisoners. - tsk, with
his Train, in vain besieg^! this <
But Mr. Thomas Strafford, Son to the
isted by 30 P 1
ratly took it ; from w hom
recover d, he \
Queen Mary's Reign. The Inhabi

and Zealand were wont to
obtain I his Place, in or-

fish fot I fei ring I 1

in Queen Elisabeth's Time- drivi

ther 1

up to London. Sii Hugh Cholmeley, be-

aention'd, I d the <

stle up, and receiv'd il again, for the
I e of King Oharles the First, when he

t un-
fortunate Prince was abused : Every
how it came to be de-

h'd, when they consider the ge-
neral D structii ■■■■ 1 - h stupendous
Buildings in those troublesome Times ;
and of that Usurpation which follow'd
the Death of the Royal Martyr. I
am, Sir, Your's, <.Ve.

I 1 ■: T T E R XVI.

SIR, Si rborough, 1734.

QUR Church, before the Reforma-
ation, was adom'd with tin

i wo at the West End, and

.ertlie Middle of the Cross Die,

like that which is now standing, if

not the same. In thi Edifice, which

', was
ntry, founded to her Honour, t>y
the Bayliffs and Commonalty, which
they endow'd with near five Pounds a
Year ; another Chantry, in Reverence
to St. James, was erected by Mr. Robert
/, who endow'd it with near 6/.
; and a third to Si.
. (thro' the Piety of Mr. Robert
endow'd with Three Rounds
a Year. No doubt but some, if not all
of these, were then in the spacious
Chancel, or East Part ; which is now
i , ] idling to s L -t it off,

pt a Pomp in Ruins, denoting its
former Magnificence ; and the Tomb-
Stones



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Stones of the Dead, with which both
it, and the Church- Yard, are almost

fill'd. You may correct and supply
what are wrong or wanting as to the
Inscriptions, when you come hither
your self ; but in the mean time I shall
.-end you sonu Account, alphabetically



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