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Leyden, explosion of gunpowder there, 47 | Louis XVI., beheaded, 73

Libra, zodiacal sign, 57+

Lida aftera, 446; erra, 369
Lifting at Easter, 211

XVIII., new year's gifts to him, 7;
patron of plum-pudding, 809

Low SUNDAY moveable; its derivation, 227

Lincoln's-inn hall, breakfast on first of Luchd vouil, 817

term, 78, 718; fountain, 522
Lincolnshire customs, &c., 741
Lindsey, dame, of Bath, 640

Lions, anecdotes of, 52, 489, to 503, 592,
588, 589, 596

head at Button's, 503

LUCIAN, January 8; account of this saint,
39

Lucy, December 13; account of this saint,
785

LUKE, October 18; horn fair on his festival,
693; how he is painted, 694

Lisbon, earthquake at, affects Peerless- Lulle, Raym., alchemist, account of, 199
pool, 488

Liston, Mr, sees the living skeleton, 515
Literary services, ungrateful reward of,
264; piracy, 570

Literature, societies for encouraging, 177
Little Britain, Spectator published there,

142

Littleton, lexicographer, his inscription
for the monument, 183

Liverpool, earl of, master of the Trinity,
ceremony of swearing, 362

Living skeleton, the, visit to, [09; an-
other, 565

Livy, and his books, 12
Loaf mass, 532
Lobscouse, 27

Logan, salt-water fish-pond, 41
London, new-year's day, 8; Palm Sun-
day, 198; customs, 218; lord mayor and
citizens going a-maying, 276; pageant,
336; lord mayor, &c. at a mystery, 378;
ancient watch, 413; sheriffs proveditors
for beasts, 503; corporation costume on
St. Bartholomew's day, eve, &c, 618;
customs at Michaelmas, 665; lord
mayor's establishment, 666; notice for
5th Nov., 718; lord mayor's day, 720;
election of ward officers, 794; waits, 813;
ceremony of founding the new London
bridge, 388; account of the old one,
100; city wall repaired from ruins of
Jews' houses, 148

LONDON BURNT, 1666, September 2, accounts
of the great fire, 575

Magazine "Lion's Head," E01
LONGEST DAY, June 21; a suitable apologue
410; See BARNABAS, June 11.
Longevity of Petrarch, a Russian, 20

Dennis Hampson, Irish Bard, 20
LORD MAYOR'S DAY, November 9; account
of lord mayor's show, 336, 720, 727
Lord of the tap, at Stourbridge fair, 744
Lothbury, Jews' synagogue plundered, 148
how watered formerly, 486
Lovat, lord, executed, 226
Love account keeping, 108; advertise-
ment, 535; see Spring
Loveday, Mr, his daughters become Ca-
tholics, 267

Loudon, J. C., his "Encyclopædia of
Gardening," 522, note.

Lulli, J B., composer, died, 192
Lute, the barber's, 634

Lyme Regis, custom on Candlemas day,
103

M'Creery, Mr John, his "Press " a poem,
56; lines on his daughter's hour-glass,
713

Macdonald, Alexander, his monument to
the Pretender, 17

-, sergeant, Samuel, notice of, 310
M'Dowal, colonel, his salt fish store, 41
M CHUTUS, November 15; who he was, 743
Mackerel fishing, 481

Macnamara, captain, duellist, 226
Mad do's, danger from, 450

Moll, and her husband, at Hitchin,
283

Magdalen-college quadrangle, dressed
with greens, 418
Magna Charta signed, 406
Magnus, St., church, custom at, 675
Maia, a deity, 269
Maid Marian, 275, &c.
Mail Coach, annual procession, 2.2
Malabar Christians, 793
Malt's defence, 38

Man of Ross, Pope's, 719

sinuggling, illegal, 718
Mansfield, earl, C. J, died, 1×7
Manures and dressings, fanciful, 332
Mara, madam, notice of, 381
Marco, a Tower lion, 503
Mare with seven legs, 591
Margot, a French girl, a ball-player, 123
MARK, St., April 25; notice of him, 26;
celebrations of his eve and festival, 261
Marlborough, duke of, notice of, 399
Marriage of a priest, whereby he re-
mained a bachelor, 71; ill luck to
marry on Childermas-day, 824
Marseilles' fete, 649

MARTIN, St., November 11; account of
him, 735

-'s church, near Canterbury, 151
Mr. of Galway, noticed, 490
Martineau, Mrs., lines on her death, 398
Martinmas, 735

Mary, the lady, a rope dancer, her tra-
gical fate, 621

-, queen, sung to by a boy bishop, 780

Mary, queen of Scots, new year's gift to, 5 | Mile, and half-mile stones, projected, 52

St., at Hill, boy bishop, 780

's eve carol, 801

Overy, boy bishop, 780
Spital, London, 223

Mason, Rev. W., poet, died, 211
Maskers, at a common hop, 823
Masking on twelfth night, 27
Massacre of St. Bartholomew, 566
Master of the revels, his office and seal, 622
Matilda, queen of Denmark, dies in prison,
265

MATTHEW, St., September 21; account of
him, 6:7

Maughan, Nicholas, a showman, 587
MAUNDAY THURSDAY, moveable; maund,
maunday, &c., customs, 200
Maxentius II., emperor, his crue'ty, 752
May-day, maypoles, maygames and gar-
lands, 271, 299, 353; maypole in a
screen, 331

Mayers' song, 284

May-fair, Piccadilly account of, 286
hill, dangerous to inval.ds, 326
month, 299
morning, 322
Mechanics' Institution recommended, 750
London, founded, 775
Mechelen, Israel van, engraving by, 560
Medal of Henry IX. King of England, 17;

of Napoleon on his marriage, 205; a
French one on Martinmas, 736
Mademonath, 369

Melmoth, Courtney, died, 181
Melodies of evening, 303

Memory Corner Thompson, account of, 41
Men, twelve, suspended in the air, 13
Mercery, its signification, 669
Merchant Tailors' song, 726

Meredith, a fives-player, 434
Merriment within compass, 31
Merry-andrew, a superior one, 623
Merry in the hall, when beards wag all! 820
Meteor, a, in Britain, 187

MICHAEL, St., September 29; account of
him, 315; his dragon, 250, 663
Michaelmas-day custom, 663
-, old, 687

term, 718

Michell, Simon, barrister, 740, 741
Middleton's, Dr. Conyers, coach-horses
blessed, 59

Mid-Lent Sunday, 193
Midnight and the Moon, 482
MIDSUMMER-DAY, June 24, celebrations, 419
-eve, bonfires, watchsetting,
&c., 412, to 418; divinations, 425
men, 425

Midsumormonath, 369

Midwinter, 30

-monath, 772

Milan, its great loss, 23

Mildred's, St., church in the Poultry, 143

Miles, lieutenant-colonel, services against

the Burmese, 764

Milkmaids' garlands, 285

Miller's booth, Bartholomew fair, 619
Mince pies, symbolical, 819
Minch pies, 20

Minster, Isle of Thanet, first abbess of, 143
Minstrels, their ancient vocation, 616
Miracles, &c., of Romish saints; see Index
II.

Mirror of the Months, a book, 746
Missel-thrush, 268

Mistletoe cut by the Druids, 3; kissed
under, 807, 808; proscribed in churches,
818.

Mitford, J., his account of Lord Byron's
residence at Mitylene, 244

Monk, a, drowned, and afterwards relates
his adventures, 559

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duke of Albemarle, his wife, 291
Monmouth, countess of, 9
Montgomery, colonel, killed, 226
Months, the, in a Norwich pageant, 123;
ia a versified memorandum, 155
Montmartre, its derivation, 686
Monument, the, on Fish st, hill, 575, 583
Moon, the, poetically addressed, 146; at
midnight, 482; its influence on the
weather, 508; symbolized, 555: new-
moon customs, 755

Moor, sir Jonas, astronomer, died, 547
Moore's travels in Africa, .91

Mr. Thomas, Lord Byron's last
lines to, 245

Moorgate, annual procession from, 744
More, sir Thomas, lord chancellor, de-

clines a new year's gift of money, 5;
reproves his lady, 131; his head on
London bridge, 400

Morrice dance, in the Strand, 280
Morton, Regent, his guillotine, 75
Moscow rebuilt, from Grays-inn-lane
dust-heap, 162

Most Christian king, origin of the title, 675
Mother, suckling her child, 453
Mothering Sunday, 179

Mother's milk, an epigram, 656
Motions, puppet shows, 623

Moveable fasts and feasts, 95; vigil or
eve, morrow, octave or utas of, &c. 96;
corrected, 208

Mummers and mumming, 296, 827
Mushroom, an enormous one, 10
Music of cats 553, 555; music in every
thing, 571; at Bartholomew fair, 624;
in the ass, 680; musical ear of squir-
rels, 683; musical prodigies, 519
Mutton-pie, and loaf, annual gift, 489
Myddleton, sir Hugh, when he did not
die, 172

Mysteries, and Romish church pageants,
371, 375, &c.

Nailing on twelfth-night, 25
NAME OF JESUs, August 7; why in the
almanacs, 536

Napoleon's marriage and medal, 205;
king of Rome, born, 187; Napoleon
died, 308

Naseby, battle of, 387
Nash, Beau, notice of, 793
NATIVITY OF JOHN, baptist, June 24; cus-
toms on the day and eve, 417, 423

B. V. M., September 8; when
instituted as a festival, &c., 637
Navigations, miraculous, 2, 13, 97
Negro woman's pity of a climbing boy,
296

Nelson, Lord, anecdotes of him, 63
Neptune of the Egyptians, 71
Nero, account of, 227

and Wallace lions, 489

Nettle whipping, on May eve, 297
New River nuisances, 476. 521

year's day, celebrations of, 2; Night-

ingale on, 261

5, 6, 827

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office. letter-boxes, 52
Newton, sir Isaac, obtains the Strand
maypole, 330; dispute between him
and Flamsteed, 546; died, 187
Nice, council of, 779

NICHOLAS, December 6; account of St.
Nicholas and customs on his festival,
778; in Holland, 783

lady Penelope, killed, 757
Nicknackitarian law-suit, 642
NICOMEDE, June 1; a martyr, 371
Niger, the, its course, 791
Nightingales on new-year's day, 261; in
April, 270; in May, 303; at Black-
heath, 344; their jug-jug, 364
Nightless days, 386

Noah's flood represented at Bartholomew
fair, 62+

Norfolk, duke of, foiled at a sale, 504
North-east wind fiend, 68; its effects,
311

North road to London, account of the
most ancient, 435 to 439

-Walsham, Norfolk, throwing at
an owl there, 126
Northumberland customs. 425

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-May-day, 342

MICHAELMAS DAY, October 11; cus-
toms, 688
Onagra, the, 589
Onions, divination, 776
O. P. row, 302

Opie, John, artist, died, 227
Optical illusion, 61

Oram, Edward, and Hogarth, 663
Orange, stuck with cloves, 4
Oratorio, its origin, 352
Oratory, fathers of the, 351
Organ, of St. Catharine's church, 704; in
the street at Christmas, 808
Orleans, duchess, d', her new year's gift
to Louis XVIII., 7

O SAPIENTIA, December 16, why in the
almanacs, 786

Oster monath, 204
Ovens, origin of, 130

Overbury, sir Thomas, murder of, 719
Ovid, character of, 12

Our lady of Bolton's image, 216
Owling and purling on Valentine's day,
&c., 114, 126

Ox and Ass, why represented in prints
of the nativity, E05

Oxen pledged in cider, &c., 22
Oxford, curfew at Carfax, 121
Oyster-tub used for a carriage, 3)
Oysters on St. James's-day, 189

Packhorse travelling, 438
Packington's pound, a tune, 607
Pageants in London, 336, 722, 737, 744;
at Edinburgh, 324; on St. John's eve,
413; of the seasons, fasts, and feasts,
123

--household book, records, Palace-yard porter shops, 302
Pallas, the planet, discovered, 199

mysteries, 378

PALM SUNDAY, moreable; celebrations and
customs of the day, 198; palm, 541
-play, with a ball, 432

Palmer, Garrick's bill sticker, 622
Pamela, imagined at cards, 47

Pancake-dav, 123

-month, 99

Panchand, M., defrauded, 385

Panormo, Mr. C., gains a prize for sculp
ture, 826

Paper folding man, the, 346

-windows at Bartholomew tide, 567
Paques, pascha, paschal, pace, paste, 208
Paradise, a Jesuit's account of, 675
Paris, new-year's day, 7; blessing of a
market there, 379

Parish clerks of London, the, mysteries
of, 377

-priest, a good, 807

Peter Czar, visits Greenwich, 548
Petrarch, crowned in public, 226; his
birth-day, the same as Juliet Capulet's

532

Phials, with devil's drink, 11

PHILIP and JAMES, Sts., May 1; noticed,
271

-the fair, entertains Edward Il.,

373
Phillips, W., a Welch dwarf, 594
Philosopher's stone, a patent for it, 120
Piazzi's discovery of the planet Ceres, 9
Picture of St. Ignatius, miraculous, 528
Pictures at Dulwich, 506

Pidcock and Polito's menagerie, 623
Pe-powder-court, 607
Pied Bull, Islington, 317
Pifferari of Calabria, 798
Pigeons of Pauls, 60, 623

Parr, Dr. Samuel, his Spital sermon, and Pigs, 60; annually consumed in London,

character, 2.2; and death, 170

Pascal, the, 187, 218, 480

Passion, the, symbolized, 203
-flower, 385

-Sunday, 196

Pastry-cook's shops on twelfth-night, 24
Paternoster backwards, a charm, 708
PATRICK, St. March 17; legend of the
saint's miracles, 182; customs on his
festival, 185; his chair, 413
Paul, St., the apostle, notice of, 445; his
and Seneca's epistles, 227

-'s day, superstitions, 88; his chain,
301
-'s cathedral, London, 151; its pigeon,
623

cross, sermon against maypoles,
377; rood, 616

school, boys play mysteries, 377

Pea-queen on twelfth-night, 28
Peckham fair, 563

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Pillow made of a dead man,
Pills, one pill not a dose, 331
Pinning on twelfth-night, 24
Pin-sticking customs, 68
Pins and Pin-money, 5

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Pio, Albert, prince of Carpi, buried 263
Pipe of the Roman eucharist, 93
Piran's St., day, 167

Pitt, rev. Charles, poet, died, 231
Pizarro, notice of, 429

Plague, the, notice of, 182; in London,
192

Plough-light money, 37

PLOUGH MONDAY, moveable; processions
and other customs, 36

-and Sunday, London

festivals, 667
Plum-porridge at Christmas, 820

-pudding, an eccentric vendor of it,
625, made in France, 809

Plutarch, read to Louis XIV.. 6.6

Plymouth, mild winter at, 782

Poaching notice, 175

Poetry, English, its first cultivator, 331
Pole, the barber's 635

Pompeii, panorama of, 798

Pompey's complaint in the dog-days, 473
Ponsondie, 27

Pope, the, and cardinals' jubilee for the
massacre on St. Bartholomew's day,
566

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Post-office business increased, 108

PETER, St., June 29; celebration of his Porto-Bello, rejoicings on taking, 737

festival at Rome, 443

-'s chains, 531

-chair at Rome, 61

POWDER PLOT, November 5; celebrations
714

-church, occasioned the Reforma- Powell's Mr pedigree, 399

tion, 132

Powell on the fives court, 131

Prayer, directory for, 101; M. Angelo's, | Recollections, effect of tender, 703
140
Redcross-street burial ground, for Jews,
148

Praying for the dead, 712

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

Price, Dr. Richard, died, 243

Pricking in the belt, 219

132

Refreshment Sunday, 179

Relics, curious list of, 407

Printer's customs, and printing terms, REMIGIUS, October 1; noticed, 675

567

devil, 510

Printing, 93; improvement in, 763;

simile, 15

PRISCA, January 18; noticed, 11

Prisoners on trial, why uncovered, 719
Pritchard, rev. George, his storm sermon,
759

Procession week, 321

Resurrection, the, a Romish church drama,
216

a Rhed-monath, 157

Proclamation of Bartholomew fair, form
of, 583, 758; for a fast in the stor
year, 758

Proger's, Mr., pedigree, 399

Pulpits, 419; stone pulpit at Oxford, 419
Pumps, 521

Puppet shows, 623; in Ben Jonson's
time, 601; at May-fair, 287; at Pen-
tonville, 557

Purgatory eased, in 1825, 154; see Ro-
mish saints, Index II.
PURIFICATION, February 2; see Candlemas
Puxton custom, 419

Pye-corner, Smithfield, 609, 619

John, watchman of Bungay, 814

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Rheumatism cured by ale, 12

Ribadeneira's Lives of the Saints, used in
this work, 2

Rich, Richard, lord, grant to him of St.
Bartholomew's priory, 616

RICHARD DE WICHE, April 3; account of
him, 210

II., and his court at the parish
clerk's play, 377

III. attends the Coventry plays,

379
Richards, rev. Mr., buried alive, 783
Richardson, Mr. buys Button's lion's
head, 504

-'s, itinerant theatre, 591, 69+
Richmond, visit to, 301; hunt on Holy-
rood day, 647

Riding stang described, 6
Ridlington, Rob, his bequest to Stam-
ford, 742

Ring, a, occasions a repartee, 265; wed-
ding ring of Joachim and Anne, 505
Rippon church, Yorkshire, lighted up
before Candlemas, 103
Rising early, its effects, 40

Ritson, Jos., publishes a Christmas carol,
800

Roast beef, 789

pig, by Elia, 609

Robbery at Copenhagen-house, 431
Robin in winter, 52; and the wren, 324
Hood, 275; and his bower, 343
Roche, St. or St. Roche's day, 560
Rochester cathedral, 151

lord, out wit.ed, 307; banters
Charles II., 361
Rock-day, 31

Rodd, Mr. Thomas, bookseller, 4, 533
Rodney, adm., defeats Comte de Grasse,

230

Ranson's, Mr. J. T., etching of Starkey, Roebuck Inn, Richmond, 600

461, 464, 484

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ROGATION SUNDAY, moveable; customs in
Rogation week, 321

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Rogers, organist of Bristol, noticed, 520
Roman pottery, a new-year's gift, 3;
wigs of Roman ladies, 632
Rome, ancient,
founded, 247
Romish church established, 372; Romish
and protestant churches and worship
compared, 420, 460

new year's day, 7;

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