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LONDON, SATURDAY, JULY 6, 1907.

De Laune's book (or at least my copy of

it) has no index, so these inns are not easy CONTENTS.-No. 184.

to find under their names. The author VITES : - London Coaching Houses in 1680, 1-T. L. Peacock : Contributions to Periodicals, 2-A'New Light describes the chapter from which this list

the Douglas Cause." Twopenny Tube,"3—Miss Chud. is compiled as sch-Hamlet as a Christian Name The Regent's Canal, of all the Carriers, Wagoners, and Stage

• An Alphabetical Account - Totter-out"

- John James, Architect - Communion kens in New England-Cornish Vergers : Carne Family Coaches that comes [sic] to the several Inns -- Bladum": "Siligo,” 5–Richard Baxter on the Pied in London, Westminster, and Southwark,' Kiper—“ Drowse"=Devil-J. G. Marvin--First Russian Christian Martyr Stowe House, 6–“Popular Etymno. &c., so that in all probability the following bzies" of the Old Homilists--"Neither my eye," &c. names form a tolerably complete list of QUERIES:-Sir Claude Champion Crespigny's Monument - Lombard Street to a China Orange, 3-Duke of Wel. the hostelries of the metropolis

in the latter lingen on Uniforms--Shrewsbury Clock : “Point of war' part of the reign of Charles II. The word xham in Derbyshire -“Herefordshire Window"

The” forming the prefix to the title in Wascal Services on Church Towers - Archer Gordon* El Chico Terencio" - MacKeachan Proverb--Rose and every instance except that of Gerrard's Geden Families, 8—Sir Henry Docwra-Lady bird Folk- Hall, I have omitted for alphabetical con

** Funeral": "Burial" – Red Rose of LancasterBarringtons of Cullenagh-Churchwardens' Accounts, 9

venience. Promental Distinctions-Sir G. Monoux-Book for Many

In London.
Wives, 1646, 10.
REPLIES :-Ordinaries of Newgate-Cardinal Newman's Angel, in St. Giles; behind St. Clements.
Birthplace, 10- George Romney's House in Cavendish Axe, in Aldermanbury.
quare, 11-Houses of Historical Interest, 12–Mr. D. M. Bear and Ragged Staff, in Smithfield.
More: New York under British Rule – Hock: Hog:

Bell, in Friday St.; in Aldersgate St.; in Holborn.
Hoa - Irish Girl and Barbary Pirates - Sir Thomas *Bell-Savage, on Ludgate Hill.
Birdworth, Lord Mayor 1665-6, 13-"Woodland Mary”-
Z ffany's Indian Portrait- Abraham Lincoln on the

Black Horse, near the Mews-Gate. fering of Slaves - "Prince" Boothby, 14 — "Mare- Black Lyon, in Water Lane. bake* : * Viere" — Bunyan and Milton Genealogies- Black Swan, in Holborn. ** Bat Bearaway"_"Skrimshander," 15-An Early Latin

Blossoms Inn, in Lawrence Lane. English - Basque Dictionary - Lawyers' Wills – “Um

Blue Boar, in Holborn ; in Whitechapel ; without brella"-Sturmuy or Esturny Family--Court Leet—"Jom. mor": "Widget": "Wompus," 16-West's Picture of the

Aldgate.
Death of Wolle--Rock of Ages' -- St. Devereux - Bell *Bolt in Tun, in Fleet St.
Inscriptions at Siresa---Heralds: their Anointing – Isles Bull, in Bishopsgate; in Holborn.
Fataily-Bntchers exempted from Juries, 17.

Bull and Mouth, by Aldersgate.
NOTES OS BOOKS :- History of London Squares.'
Bsk ellers' Catalogues.

Castle, in Smithfield ; in Wood St.
Castle and Falcon, in Aldersgate St.

Chequer, near Charing Cross; in Holborn.
Notes.

Cock, in Aldersgate St.
Cock and Dolphin, in Gray's Inn Lane.

Cross Keys, in Gracechurch St.; in Whitecross LONDON COACHING HOUSES IN 1680.

St.; in Wood St. MANY inquiries are made from time to Crown, without Aldgate ; in the Haymarket; in

Holborn. time as to inns in London which have existed

Crown and Coach and Horses, in High Holborn. at various periods. In a scarce and curious

Dark House, at Billingsgate. little volume entitled "The Present State of

Dolphin, without Bishopsgate. London,' by Thomas De Laune, published Eagle and Child, in the Strand. in 1681, there is an interesting list of inns Four Swans, in Bishopsgate. or taverns in London and Southwark at George, in Aldersgate St.; by Holborn Conduit; which carriers' carts and coaches called to Gerrards Hall, in Basing Lane.

in West Smithfield; in King St., Westminster. take up goods and passengers, on different

Green Dragon, in Bishopsgate. days of the week, for all parts of the country. Greyhound, in Holborn. The vehicles are variously described as Ipswich Arms, in Cullum St. wagons, coaches, or carriers' carts, and for Katherine Wheel, without Bishopsgate. the greater distances appear to have come

King's Arms, on Holborn Bridge, in Leadenhall St.

King's Head, in Gray's Inn Lane ; in Leadenhall non one day, and gone out on the following ; St.; in the Old Change; near Charing Cross. whilst those from adjacent towns came in and Maidenhead, in St. Giles's. left on the same day.

Mermaid, in Carter Lane. Some of the most notable houses or those Nag's Head, without Aldgate.

Pewter Platter, in St. John's St. having curious signs are referred to by

Pewter Pot, in Leadenhall St. Mr. Philip Norman in his valuable work on

Ram, in West Smithfield. * London Signs and Inscriptions, 1897. Ram's Head, in Fenchurch St. These I have marked with an asterisk. Red Lyon, in Aldersgate St.; in Holborn ; in Red Most of them were in the district now known

Cross St. as “ the City," or just outside ; one was in

Rose, on Holborn Bridge; in Smithfield.

Saracen's Head, in Aldgate; in Carter Lane; in Westminster; and those of Southwark I

Friday St. have tabulated by themselves.

Spread Eagle, in Gracechurch St.

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Star, on Fish St. Hill.

other sources (the articles reproduced in Sun Dial, in Old St.

Cole's edition not being included) :Swan, in St. John's St.; near Somerset House. *Swan with Two Necks, in Lad Lane.

1822. •The Poetry of Nonnus.'- London MagaTalbot, in the Strand.

zine, October, pp. 336-9. Three Cups, in Aldersgate St.; in Bread St. 1827. Article on Thomas Moore's 'Epicurean.'Three Nuns, without Åldgate.

Westminster Review, pp. 351-84. Unicorn, in the Hay-market.

1830. Article on Thomas Moore's Letters and Vine, in Bishopsgate St.; in Old St.

Journals of Lord Byron.' Westminster Review, White Bear, in Lime Street.

April, pp. 269-304.

Article on White Hart, at Charing Cross ; in High Holborn.

Memoirs, Correspondence, and White Horse, in Fleet St.; without Cripplegate.

Private Papers of Thomas Jefferson, late PresiWhite Swan, without Bishopsgate ; on Holborn dent of the United States.'-Westminster Review, Bridge.

October, pp. 312-35. Windmill, in Shoe Lane.

Also in the same number one on Chronicles of

London Bridge' (pp. 401-15).
In Southwark.

1834. Article on Musical Reminicences,' contain*George.

ing an account of the Italian opera in England from Greyhound.

1773, by the Earl of Mount Edgecumbe.- London *Half Moon.

and Westminster Reriew, April to July, pp. 173-87. Katherine Wheel.

1835-6. Article on French Comic Romances. King's Arms, in Barnaby St.

London and Westminster Review, July to January, King's Head. Queen's Head.

In the same number one on Bellini (pp. 467-80). Spur. Talbot.

The same number also contains an article *White Hart.

undoubtedly written by Peacock, on "The White Horse.

Epicier : Physiology of the French' (pp. There is an interesting note on Gerrards 355–65), _founded a critique in the Hall in Stow's 'Survey,' under the heading Revue Encyclopédique, Etudes Politiques of Bread Street Ward, and the building

sur l'Epicier.' As this article has been up seems to have escaped the Great Fire. It to the present absolutely unmentioned as is also interesting to observe that most, if one of Peacock's, the reasons for its being his not all, of the streets named, exist at the may be given : (1) The subject is a congenial present day. I am not sure if Lad Lane and therefore likely one for him, and the does so; but it did so recently as 1831, article is entirely written in his style. (2) and is described by Elmes as the first

It has the same initials (M. S. O.) attached turning on the right in Wood Street, going to it that the two other articles in the same from Cheapside ; it extends to Milk Street." number of the London and Westminster bear,

WM. NORMAN.

and under which the ‘Horæ Dramaticæ Plumstead.

appeared in Fraser's Magazine. (3) It contains the same promise to write an

article on Paul de Kock which Peacock T. L. PEACOCK: CONTRIBUTIONS had made in two other articles in the same TO PERIODICALS.

journal, and which, although thus thrice

made in its pages, he never fulfilled. THOMAS LOVE PEACOCK, who

may

be said in his teaching and practice to have minster and Foreign Quarterly Review, October to

1849. Article on 'Indian Epic Poetry.' - Westbeen a bundle of inconsistencies, was

a January number. frequent contributor to the periodical lite- 1858. Article on 'Chapelle and Bachaumont.'-rature which he always did his best to Fraser's Magazine, April, pp. 502-11. ridicule and abuse. His activity in this tions from the Sanskrit.

Article on Demetrius Galanus,' Greek translarespect has been nearly overlooked, for November, pp. 596-608.

Fraser's Magazine, neither have his articles been sought out 1859. Article on 'Müller and Donaldson's History and collected, nor, except for a casual of Greek Literature.'- Fraser's Magazine, March, remark here and there, has any notice been pp. 357-77. taken of them. This statement naturally Finally, a long article on 'Steam Navigadoes not apply to The Four Ages of Poetry, tion' in The Edinburgh Review (1835) may 'Horæ Dramaticæ,' and Memoir and be mentioned. This was claimed for PeaLetters of Shelley, which were reprinted in cock by the late Dr. Garnett. If the latter Cole's edition. Some of Peacock's other should be right, this article is certainly the articles are mentioned by name in a letter most glaring example that can possibly be of his addressed to a Mr. L'Estrange, and adduced for showing Peacock's inconsiscontained in Cole's ‘ Biographical Notes.' tency. That he should, immediately after

The following list is derived from this and his scathing remarks on The Edinburgh

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