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Ronaldshay, North, custom, 5
Rood, the, described, 646
Rooks, in Doctor's Commons, 247
Rose Sunday, 179

gathering on Midsummer-eve, 426
the last, of summer, 695
Roseberry, earl of, singular narrative of
his son and a clergyman's wife, 561
Rosemary-branch, fives-play, 434
Roundabouts and up-and-downs, 625
Rout, city, discontinued, 668
Row, T., Dr. Pegge, and curfew, 122
Rowlandson's Boor's-head, 811
Royal-oak-day, 356

Rubens's death of St. Antony, 60
Ruffian's hall, Smithfield, 617
Runic calendar, 702
Rural musings, 53

Rush-strewing at Deptford, in 1825, 363

Sackville, secretary, account of his school-
master, 15

Sadler, J., his engraving of St. Cecilia,
748

Sadler's Wells, anglers, 172; play-bill,
600

Saffron-flower and cakes, 574
Sailors, their patrons in storms, 259;

staid ashore in bad weather, 710; mis-
take of one, 796; a sailor and his wife
at Greenwich, 345
Saints, Romish, authorities mostly re-
ferred to for their legends, 2; in sweet-
meat, 58; peculiarity of their bodies,
ib.; tender-nosed, 373; carry their
heads under their arms after death,
686; a dirty one, 234. For further
particulars, see Index II.
Salisbury, boy Bishop, 779; Edward the
Confessor, translated to Salisbury, 407
Sallows described, 39

Salters' company, custom, 675
Salvator's temptation of St. Antony, 58
Samam, vigil of, 708

Samwell's company of tumblers, 593
Sannazarius's poem, De Partu Virgin's,
806

Saturnalian days, 29
Satyr, seen by a saint, 52

Saunderson, Dr. Nicholas, mathematician,
died, 243

Sausages, feast of, 736

Scent in hunting, 689

Schoen, Martin, engraving by, 560

Scott, Bartholomew, married Cranmer's

widow, 191

Screen, at Hornsey Wood house, 380
Sculpture and painting, their relative
merits, 129; the two Royal Academy
prizes for 1825 awarded to two Irish
pupils, 826

Scythe carried by the Devil, 11
Sea-water, a company to bring it to
Copenhagen-fields, 435

Seal of Button's Lion's head, 501
Seasons, their names derived, 759
Seduction, 538

Self-multiplication of saints' bodies and
relics, 168, 306, 407

Selim, sultan, takes Cairo, 231
Seneca, his death and character, 227
SEPTUAGESIMA SUNDAY, moveable; why so
called, 96, 97

Sepulchre, Romish church drama, 216
Serjeant's coif, 79

Sermon for Easter diversion, 223

-s prohibited to be read, 632
Serpent, a little one in a woman, 19; a
taper, ib.; serpents dance on ropes, 643;
a seat on a serpent's knee, 800
Servants, their new-year's gifts to masters,
5; cautioned against leaving Christmas
leaves, 102

maid, a character, 241
Settle, Elkanah, the last city poet, 727
Seurat, Ambrose, account of, 509
Seward, Anna, author, died, 195
SEXAGESIMA, moveable; why so called, 96,

97

Shaftesbury, lord, plays in a pageant, 745
Shakspeare, died, 252; his jest book, ib.
tavern sale, 504
Shamrock, the Irish cognizance, 186
Sharp, Mr. T., his work on pageants, 239
W., engraver, 302

Shaving in winter, 9; anciently, 634
Sheep-blessing by the Romish church, 72;
shearing, 370

Sheep's head, singed, 790

Sheet used at execution of Charles I., 94
Shepherd and Shepherdess tavern, City-
road, 221, 488

Shere Thursday, 200

Sheridan, R. B, notice and character of,

455

Ship, in a pageant, 725

Shirt, a miraculous iron one, 143; stitches
in a shirt, 688

Schoolmasters, formerly, 15; presided on Shoemaker-row, 619

throwing at cocks, 126
School-time, in spring, 337
Scone, ball play, 130

Scotland, candlemas-day, 103; Shrove-
Tuesday, 130; mists, 125; first of
April, 206; has no carols at Christmas,
801; Highland Christmas, 817; super-
stitions, 704

-s, their patron and holyday, 698;
shoe-stealer blinded, 13

Shoes, sandals, and slippers, 257
Shony, a western isle sea-god, 707
Shooting, at Bartholomew tide, 618; in

North Britain at Christmas, 817
Showman's family described, 595
Shrewsbury, Easter lifting, 211

Shrid-pies, 819

Shrive shrove, 123

SHROVE TUESDAY, moveable; customs, 121
Siddons, Mrs., 453

Side-bar, in Westminster-hall, 78
Sidney, Algernon, 210

Sign, Absalom, 631; a tinman's, 693
Silenus, 225

SILVESTER, December 31; notice of him,

827

SIMON, St., and St. JUDE, October 2;
superstitions of the day, 702
Sirius, the dog-star, 449, 450
Sixtine chapel, M. Angelo's scaffold for
it, 134

Skeleton huntsmen's song, 648
Skewers, used for pins, 5

Skinners' company, their pageant, 726
well, mystery played at, 377

Slatyer, W., his Psalms to song tunes,
799

Sleep, how avoided by a saint, 141
Sleepers, legend of the Seven, 518
Slingsby, sir H., his account of the train-
ing in 1639, 14

Sluicehouse, near Hornsey Wood, 3.8
Smith, Gentleman, account of, 614
Smithery, ode in praise of, 750
Smithfield, entertainment on May day,
295; at Bartholomew fair time, 5:3;
whence so called, 616; paved, 617
Smoking, 33+

Smuchdan, 6

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Smugging tops, dumps, &c., 127 ; a Guy, Starkey, capt. Ben., memoirs of, 461, 483
716; a man, 718

Snipes, 695

755

Star, feast of the, 23

Snow-ball, sport, 129; now-balls, medi- Stars in winter, 11, 791; observed by

cinal, 207

drop described, 39

Snuff-taking, how to leave off, 76; wit at
a pinch, 116

Soissons, church branch at seven tapers,

23

Solace, a printer's penalty, F68

Flamsteed, 546; fall to discover a
buried image, 97

Steamboat visit to Richmond, 301
Stebbings, Isaac, swam for a wizard, 171
Steel boots, worn by Charles II., 9
Steeple climbing, 388

Stevens, George, account of, 76

Soldier pensioned, for killing two men, STEPHEN, ST., September 26; customs on

and capturing their lion, 503

Somers, lord, died, 263

-town miracle, 236

Somerset-house, old, what stones built
with, 740

Somersetshire, sports and customs, 218;
customs; 419, 433
Somnambulism, 796

Song, a, sung by itself, 648

his festival, 821

Stepney Wood, a maying place, 276
Stilts, 128

Stock, Eliza, a giantess, 59)
Stocks, the earl Camden put into, 241
Stockwell ghost, narrative, 31; solution,
34

Stone, old, at North Ronaldshaw, 5
Stoning Jews, a Lent custom, 143

Sophia, princess, of Gloucester, walk in Stool ball, 215; see Ball-play

her gardens at Blackheath, 345

Sops, joy-sops, with twelfth-cake, 25

Sot's hole, 345

Sound as a roach, 561

South-sea bubble, 83

Sowans, 817

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Sowing, rewarded by cakes and cider, 21 Straw in the shoe, the perjurer's sign, 79

Sparrows, their use, 248

Strong woman, 287

Strood, Kent, entailment of its natives, Terminus, the god of boundaries, EO

352

Struensee and Brandt executed, 265

Stuart holydays, 94

line, its termination, 17

Sudley, entertainment to queen Eliza-
beth, 28

Suett, the comedian, his legs, 515
Suffocation, receipt for, 104

Suffolk customs, 426; witchcraft, 471
countess of, her hair, 632

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lady, her present to Pope, 5+1

Suicides, how buried, 226
Summer, dress, 410; evening, 467; mid-
night, 406; morning and evening, 409;
morning, 481; solstice, 412; zephyr,
460; last rose, 695; holydays, 506
Sun, the, dancing, 211; symbolized, 246;
sunset, 678; sunshining on St. Vin-
cent's-day, 76

Sunday schools founded, 211

five in February, 155
Superstitions, vulgar, 258, 262
Swallow-day, 233; account of swallows,
their migration, &c., 253, 322, 324, 549
Swash-bucklers and swashers, 617
Sweetheart customs, and superstitions,
68, 130

SWITHIN, July 15; account of him, 477;
establishes tithes in England, ib.; su
perstitions on his festival, 477
Swordbearer, and swords of the city, 665
Sword and buckler, how carried, 617
Sylvester, St.; see Silvester

Symes, Mr., of Canonbury tower, 319
Systrum, of the Egyptians, 555

Tail-sticking, on St. Sebastian's day, 68;
at Stroud, 352

Tailors, why they should require a refer-
ence, 60

Tansy pudding, 213
Tantony pig, 60

Tasks for a saint, 171

Tasso, died, 260

Tavistock monastery founded, 15
Tawdry, its derivation, 692
Taylor, Jeremy, on card-playing, 45

Joseph, bookseller, his endow-
ment for an annual sermon
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Tewkesbury, the battle of, 307

Thames, the, the king's bear washed in
it, 503; its nuisances, 521
Theatres at fair time, 221
Theatrical notice, 648
Thimble and pea, 384

THOMAS, ST., December 21; customs on
the day, 793

Thompson, Memory Corner, 41
Thornton, Dr., exhibition to, 730
Thread-my-needle, 346

Three Dons, the, a mystery, 37+
Kings of Cologne, 23

knocks on a saint's head, 143
Threshing the hen, 123

Throne, Burmese, described, 763
Thuanus's history, English edition, 117
Tid, mid, misera, 190

Tiddy Doll and his song, 239
Tigress and her whelps, by a lion, 588,

590

Tillotson, abp., the first prelate that wore
a wig, 631

Time, what it is, and its use, 155; time
enough, 689; measured, 713; flies, ib.
Times, The, first newspaper printed
by steam, 768

Tinder-boxes, when not in use, 60
Tinners, their patron saint, 167
Toast thrown to fruit trees, 21, 22
Tobacco, prohibited at Cambridge, 632;
a pipe in the morning, 689
Tom, a cod fish, 42

Tombuctoo, &c., described by Leo Afri-
canus, 791

Top, whipped in the Romish church, 100
Torches, at a royal wedding, 776
Tottenham High-Cross fountain, {21
Tower, the, lions, 502

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Great Bell, of St. John's church
Clerkenwell, described, 740
Town, out of, 246

v. Country, 323

Townsend, police officer, his wig, 632
Towton, battle of, 199

Trades, the complaint against sir John
Barleycorn, 37

TRANSLATION, EDWARD, K W. S., June
20; origin of translations of saints'
bodies, 407

Teddington church, Middlesex, mistletoe Travelling, old mode of, 438

proscribed, 819

Tee, the, described, 762, 764

Tell, William, arms his countrymen, 8
Temperature of winter, 782
Temple, the, fountain, 522

gate, the pope burnt at, 744
Inner, customs at Christmas, 809
Temptations of St. Anthony, 55
Tenebræ, a Romish church service, 203
Term, first day of, customs, &c., 50, 78,
718

Tree, a wicked one destroyed, 13

- of common law, 117

Tresham, sir T., prior of St. John's,
Clerkenwell, 740

Trial of a title to land in India, 220
Trimilki, 269

Tring, Herts, superstition, 523
Trinity, symbolized, 186

house brethren, 362
Sunday customs, 361
Monday customs, 351

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Turkeys, Christmas, 803

Wanyford, Henry, large man, died, 783
Wanstead, Strand maypole carried to, 28)

Turner, Anne, on her trial for murder, Want, Hannah, a long liver, account of,

719

"" Mr., pump-maker, 521

Turnspits, anecdotes of, 187

Tusser, Thomas, his epitaph and burial
place, 143

Twelfth-cake, how to draw, 26; how
made anciently, 28

day eve, 21; twelfth day cus-
toms, 24; characters, 26; derived from
the Greeks, 29; and the Druids, 29;
observed at court, 30
Twickenham ball-play, 123

Tye, John, watchman of Bungay, 812
Tyson's, rev. Michael, portrait of Butler,

652

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Valentine, February 14; derivation and
customs of the day, 108

Vauxhall accident, 535; adventures at,
729

676

War, peaceful triumph in, 371

cry, ancient English, 251; Irish, ib.
Warburton, bp., what he said to the lord
mayor, 223; his character of the month
of November, 710; notice of him
384

Ward, Ned, his visit to Bartholomew
fair, 619

Samuel, his sermons cited, 416
Wareham, translation of King Edward's
body, 407
Warwickshire customs, 212, 216; lion
and dog bait at Warwick, 489; War-
wickshire carol-singer, 800
Wassail-bowl customs, 21, 22, 27, 28
Watch, setting the, anciently in London,
413; Nottingham, 417; Chester, ib.
Watchmen's verses, 814
Water of the dead and living ford, 6
boring for, 521

bailiff's office, 667
Waterloo, battle of, 402
Waters. Billy, in a puppet show, 558
Watts, Joseph, of Peerless-pool, 487
Wax, blessed, 101

VENERABLE BEDE, May 27; see Bede
Verard, Ant, his vellum edition of the
Mystery of the Passion, 374
Vernon, adm., celebration of his birth- Way-goose, a printers' feast, 567
day, 737

VINCENT, January 22; notice of him, 76
T., his account of the fire of

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London, 576

Viper, the, and her young, 557
Virgil, Polydore, on church ceremonies,
101

Virgin, the street music to her in Advent,
798

Virgo, zodiacal sign, 530
Visions, see Saints, Index II.
Voelker's gymnastics, 618
Vos, Martin de, engraving from, 748
Votive offerings at Isernia, 662

Union with Ireland, 9
Upcott, Mr. William, 528, 80, 580
Uptide Cross, 198

Urbine, servant to M. Angelo, 139
Uriel, archangel, 663
I'trecht, peace of, concluded, 227
Waggon-driving, at shrove-tide, 129
Waggoner in love, 114

Waits of London, 415; their ancient ser-
vices, 813

Wales, St. Patrick of, 186; superstitious
customs, 262, 281, 425, 707; adventure
in, 399; see Welsh

VOL. I.

work at Bartholomew fair, 94

Weasel, died, for mealing on a saint's
robe, 22
Weather prognosticated, by bats, bees,
beetles, birds. 268, 774; blackbirds,
51 bulls, 253; buzzards, 268 ca sia
339; cerea, 340; chairs and tables, 51;
chickweed, 339; church clocks, 774;
clouds, 51; convolvulus, 339; corns, 51;
cows, 253, 268; crickets, 51; cuckoo,
335; dandelion, 34; dew, 268; dogs,
51, 26; dog-rose, 339; ducks, 51,
267; evening primrose, 339; fever-
few, 339; field fares, 268; fish, 51;
flies, 51, 268; four o'clock flower, 339;
frogs, 51, 269; geese, 267; glow-
worms, 51; goatsbeard, 339; gossamer,
268; hedge fruits, 268; hens, 267, 335;
honeydew, 268; horses. 51; lettuce,
339; limbs, 51; marigold, 339; moles,
268; moon, 51, 08, 673; moun-
tain ebony, 339: nipplewort, ib; pea.
cocks, 268; peterel, 263; pigeons, ib.;
pigs, 267. 26; pimpernel, 51, 339;
princesses' leaf, 339; rainbow, 51, 335;
ravens, 267; rooks, 51, 267, 335; sea
fowl, 51; sea gulls, 268; serpentine
aloe, 339; sheep, 268; sky, 51; sloe-
tree, 3.5; smoke, 51; snipes, 268;

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Wiltshire, customs, 362

Winchester, mystery performed there,

378

snow, 335; soot, 51; sounds, 774; Wilson, sir Thomas and lady, of Carlton,
sowthistle, 339; spiders, 268, 466; sun,
51; swallows, 51, 253, 267; swans,
253; swine pipes, 268; tamarind, 339;
thermometer, 51; missel thrush, 268;
toads, 51; trefoil, 339; voices, 774;
water fowl, 267; water lily, 339; white
thorns, 339; whitlow grass, 339; wild-
goose, 26; wind, 51, 253, 335; wood-
cocks, 268; woodsare, 263; wood-
sorrel, 339

Weathercock of St. Clement's church,
Strand, 749

Welsh charity-school anniversary, 161;
valuation of cats, 555; triplets, 711;
carols for the seasons, 801
Welshman, sir T. Overbury's 160
Well-rope winds into a saint's body, 19
Wenceslaus of Olmutz, engraving by, 560
Werington, Christmas-eve custom, 803
Wesley, Charles, senior and junior, musi-
cians, account of, 519

-, Samuel, musician, notice of, 520
West, Benjamin, painter, account of 173
Western customs on Valentine's day, 114
Literary Institution, 7u2
Westmeath twelfth-night, 29
Westminster-hall, with shops in it, 77

school, Shrove Tuesday cus-

tom, 130
Weston, sir W, prior of St. John's,
Clerkenwell, 740
Weyd monat, 369
Whifflers, 722, 744
Whist-playing, 46

WHIT SUNDAY, moveable; Whitsuntide,
343; holydays in 1825 at Greenw.ch
fair, 344; censer at St. Paul's, 623
Whitby, Daniel, divine, died, 193
White, Mr. H., engraver
noticed 454, 457, 660

295

on wood,

Wind, superstitions, 6; effects of eat
and north-east winds, 310, 401
Winstanley killed in the Eddystone, 758
Wint-monat, 710

Winter, 55, 67, 99; its approach de-
scribed, 731; the quarter, 781; the
season described, 826
Winter-fulleth, 673

monat, 772

Death of, a sport, 180
rainbow in Ireland, 54

Dr. Robert, his storm-sermon,

759
Wishart, Geo., burned at St. Andrew's,
355

Witchcraft, charm against, 28

and cat-craft, 553

in Herefordshire, 523
in Suffolk, 471

Witney, Oxfordshire, old church, show
at, 623

Wives' feast-day, 103
Woed-monath, 369, 530
Wolf monat, 1
Woman, why one wept at her husband's
Wolves' club, 302
burial, 252

Wombwell, the showman's lion fight,
499; his menagerie, 599; and himself
ib.

Women formerly, 452; women barbers,
636; angelical women, 676

-'s work, 688

-'s blacks, 901; fate of a dealer in,
454

Jem, his doings and character, Woodcocks, 695

Wood, Lucky, an ale wife, 820

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Willow tree, 540

Woodward, a fives-player, 431
Wool-trade feasts, 105

Woolwich dock-yard, St. Clement's day
at, 751

Worcester, marquis of, his curious foun-
arsenal, its St. Catharine, 75
tain, 522

Worms, their utility, 35
Worde, Wynkyn de, his carols, 800, 810

Wreathock, an attorney transported, 79
Wren, sir Christopher, on the size of
churches, 460

Wrestling at Bartholomew-tide, 618
Wright, Mr., bees swarm on, 482
Writing-masters' trial of skill, 543
Wycliffe, John, 376

Wynne's "Eunomus" recommended, 116
Wyn-monath, 673

Wilson, Richard, painter, notice of him, Yates and Shuter's booth at Bartholomew
326

fair, 623

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