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Jack Ketch and Newgate, notice of, 694.
Jackson, Thomas, inscription on, 390.
Jacobin club, origin of, 971.
Jam, blackberry, receipt for, 1116.
James 1. and Ann of Denmark, marriage
of, 1100.

II., notice of, 1320; anecdote touch-
ing a statue of, 487.

January 30, remarkable sermon preached
on, 149.

Java, curious and dreadful case of electri-
cal cloud in, 1082.
Javasu, pretended birth-place of an im-
postor, 1633.

Jekyll, sir J., obnoxious through the gin
act, 1269.

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Jenkins, Henry, older than Old Parr, engra-
ving and notice of, 1602.
Jersey, earl of, 1376.
"Jesus, Maria, Joseph," &c., extract from
a curious book so titled, 1089.
Jewels, of queen Ann of Denmark, notice
of, 749; lottery for disposing of prince
Rupert's, 1445.

Jews, two procured to be baptized the
day before Easter at Rome, 437; custom
of eating bacon at Easter in abhorrence
of them, 433; prejudice against, and in-
teresting account of one, 533; trial
touching the validity of a Jewish mar-
riage, 1611; their hatred of Mamre fair,

Johnson, Dr. S., remarks on, 271.
Jones, John, of Wandsworth, notice and
engraving of, 820, 821, &c.
Joseph of Arimathea, and the Glast nbury
thorn, 1642.

Joshua, the inventor of lotteries, 1529.
Judas the traitor, 425.

Judges, dancing round the coal fire, custom
of, 174; collars worn by, 538.
Juggling, outdone by science, 780.
Justice, H., esq., transported for stealing
books, 652.

Keats, John, died, 250.

Kensington palace, supposed long subter-
ranean passage to, 1607; notice of
Kensington gardens, 781.

Kent, customs in, 1162, 1612; Weald of
Kent, origin of, 450; fens of, morta-
lity of wives in, 923.

Keppel, A. J. V., first earl of Albemarle,

Kingshill, at Rochfort, Essex, Lawless court
at, 1286.

Kirklees, Yorkshire, 1638.
Kissing-crust, 1563.
Kitchen-maid, engraving of one in a lottery
puff, 1503.

Kitchener, Dr., 1550.

Knill, John, esq., patron of athletic exer.
cises in Cornwall, 1010.

Ladies, wedding preparations of one in
1550, 797.

Lady, the old, character of, 189. -
Lambs, anecdote of the sale of, 895.
Lammas towers, in Mid-Lothian, 1051
Lamp-black, receipt for, 266.
Lancashire, custom in, 660.

Lance, holy, account and engraving of, 426,
427, &c.

Land-lady, fright of one, 1549.
Lands, local custom of laying out, 917.
Lanterns, Chinese festival of, 90.
Largess, a harvest cry, 1158, 1166, 1173.
Larks, taken by glasses at Dunstable, 118.
Laughing boy, engraving of, 543.
Laundon, (now Threekingham,) 1246.
Law, whimsical account of, 232; curious
action at, 1889. See Trials.
Lawrence, Mrs., her seat of Studley Royal
described, 1061.
Ledyard, his interesting character of
women, 1614.

Leeches, unhurt by frost, 56; form a good
weather-guide, 491.

Legat, Bartholomew, an Arian, burnt, 374.
Leheup, Peter, fined for lottery fraud, 1158
Leicester house, Leicester-square, 997.
Leigh and Sotheby, booksellers, notice of,

Lent, curious penance for transgressing,416
Lenthall, W., speaker, original letter of
Oliver Cromwell to, 911.
Leonidas of Tarentum, 510.
Lever, sir Ashton, notices and engravings
of his museum, 985-991.

Levy, J., a Jew, interesting account of, 533
Lewes, Mr. Sheriff, petition in 1775 against
lotteries, 1462.

Licenses, application for one to kill thieves


Lichfield, customs of, 667.
Lifting, a custom called, 1562.

Lightning, observations on, and fatal effect
upon a theatre at Venice, 1130, 1132.
Lincoln college, Oxford, the devil looking
over, 1236.

Lincoln's inn, great fire in, 880.
Lincolnshire, custom in, 394.

Lindians soliciting public subscriptions
notice of, 1111.

Lindsay, gir D., curious political drama by

Ketch, (Jack) and Newgate, 694.
Keys, Mr., melancholy case of, 1459.
Kidlington, Oxfordshire, festival called
Lady of the Lamb in, 669.

Kilburn, John, cheap travelling of, 731.
Kilmarnock, earl of, executed, 1096.
Kindness, natural to women, 1614.
Kings' speeches, notice of one of James I., Line, custom of sailors on crossing the,




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Linen, Irish, remarkably fine pieces of,


Linton, Kent, custom of "doleing" at, 1627.
Literature, dramatic, instance of fertility
in, 1131.

Little John, and Robin Hood, 1634, &c.
Littlecotes-house, Buckinghamshire, de-
scribed, and adventure at, 1617.
Living, reasons for, 1591.
Locksley, in Ivanhoe, representative of
Robin Hood, 1638.


London, Howard's treatise on its climate
recommended, 8; season of winter in,
48; engravings of city seals, 257, 881;
spring in the city, 542; notice and en-
graving touching old watch of, 619, 369;
gymnastic society in, 653; the season
in, 781; materials of old city gates sold
in 1760, 1043; Ivy-lane in, 1135; Cæsar's
camp near, 1815, 1566; lord mayor's
day, 1386; old sights in 1751, 1605;
election for city officers, 1626.

Gazette, 1384.

Journal in 1731 on lotteries, 1451.
Long, Edward, his ludicrous "Trial of a
dog for murder," 198; died, 210.
Longforgan, in Scotland, custom at, 1175.
Lopez de Vega, died, notice of, 1132.
Lord-mayor, celebration of his day, 1132;
singular robbery of, near Turnham-green,


Loscoe, Derbyshire, the miser of, 1192.
Lostwithiel, Cornwall, custom at, 441.
Lothian, (Mid) Lammas towers in, 1051.
Lotteries, engravings and very numerous
notices of, 1335, 1405, &c. &c.
Love, satire on the popular representation
of, 1515.

--lane, Camberwell, 1101.

tokens, formerly given, 1100.

David, engraving and notice of, 225,

Lovelace, cel. R., notice of, 561.
Lovers, dream of one, 1539.

Luck in lotteries, curious instance of, 1461.
Lucky numbers in lotteries, notices of,


Ludgate-hill, engraving relative to
watch tower on city wall near, 629.
Lully, J. B., notice of, 403.
Lumley, lord, 1376.

Lunar halo.extraordinary, 1537.
Lunn, Sally, buns of, 1561.
Lusus naturæ, accounts of, 444, 445.
Lyings in, custom at, 1331.
Lynn, custom at, 223.

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Man with the iron mask, 1559.
Mantle-pieces, use of, 1350.
Mansfield, earl of, his autograph, 396.
Manuscripts, accidental loss of valuable

ones, 1617.

March, J. C., epitaph on, 478.
Mare, crying the, custom of, 1163.
Margarets, William, a rogue in grain, 729.
Marlborough, duke of, 794
Marl, nine penny, game called, 983, 1661.
Marriages, a singularly disproportioned
one, 651; custom of flitch of bacon re-
lating to, 799; of Jews, trial about one
1611; insurance on. 1436.

Martins, 1562.

Marseilles, thunny fishing at, 647; festival
at, 1643.

Martyr's stone at Hadleigh, Suffolk, 212.
Mary, (the Virgin,) Romish titles of, 1610
Marvel, Andrew, died, notice of, 1095.
Mask, iron, the man with the, 1559.
Mason, col., concentrates Norfolk fes-
tivities in Necton, 669.

Mass, (Cow,) at Dunkirk, description of,


Massacre of St. Bartholomew, notice of,

Massey, Mr. W., his account of election of
mayor of Garrett, 826.

Matches, burlesque company for making


Matthews at home, engraving and notice
of, 465.

Maundy Thursday,

celebration of, at
Seville and Rome, 405, 409.

May, Cornelius, 644.

-dew, notice and engraving about
gathering of, 610.
--fly, 770.

Mayo, Ben," the old general" of Notting-
ham, 1569.

Mayors, of Bartlemass, 1045; of Garrett,
819, &c.

May-pole ngravings and notices of, 571,

575, 579, 591, 640, €60.
Measures and weights, 126.
Meat, over-fed, satire on, 1547.
Medley of human faces, 1537.
Me chants, emblem for, 1327.
Mercury, engraving of, ih.

Merit, curious order of, at Paris, 696.
Merlin's cave in Richmond gardens, 1103.
Merriman, Mr., at fairs, 1291.

Mid-Lothian, Lammas towers in, 1051.
Middleton Monday, 1571.

Milk-maids, engraving of one in a lottery

puff, 1520; garland of, 1562.

Minden, battle of, 1628.

Minerva, engraving and notice of, 463.

Miser of Loscoe, 1192.

Mists, 1295.

Model lottery, 1583.

Money, turning of, on new moon of new
year, 41.

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Montague, Mrs., her annual dinner to chim- | Niblet, Mr., died 1095.
ney-sweepers, 623.
Montgolfier, Messrs., 1567.
Months, Woolley's curious representation
of the, 515; ancient Cornish names of, 970.
Moody, Joe, 683.
Moon, accounts of lunar rainbows, 1229,
1230; extraordinary lunar halo, 1537;
discoveries in the moon, 1595.
More, sir T., credulity of, 425.
Morecroft, Mr. T, (the Spectator's Will
Wimble,) died, 89

Morris, nine men's, game called, 983, 1661.
-dancing, 792.

-, captain T., died, 221.

Mosely. Dr., a curious criticism of, 143.
Mother of God, curious address to, 1089.
Mountebanks at White Conduit-house in
1826, 1291.

Mountgoddard-street, London, 1137.
Mulberries, numerous kinds of, 1069, &c.
Mummers, 1645, &c.

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Nichols, Mr., John, Dr. S. Parr's letter
to, on king Richard's well, 1107; respect
ful notice of him, 1641.

Nicot, Mr., said to have first brought to
bacco to Europe, 398.

Nine men's morris, game called, 983, 1661.
Noah, S., lottery fraud of, 1466.
Nonsuch lottery, 1446.

Norfolk, customs in, 1666.
Northampton May garland, engraving of


Northumberland, death tokens in, 1019.
Norwich, hoax at, 1139.

Notes, forged, in shop windows, notice of,

"Nothing half so sweet in life," illustrated,


Nottingham, old general Ben of, 1569.
Nowell, dean of St. Paul's, and queen Eli-
zabeth, colloquy between, 1967.
Numbers, lucky, in lotteries, notices of

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Paisley. Hallow-eve fires, 1259.
Palamede, a fish highly valued, 648
PALM SUNDAY, pageants on, 390, 392.
Palmer worm, notice of. 1128.
Pancakes, 1561.

Pancras, Roman station at, 1345, 1566.
Pandolfo Attonito, or lord Galloway's la-
mentation, 632.
Pantomimes, 500.

Panyer Alley, cngraving of an effigy on a
stone in, 1135.

Papeguas French amusement of shooting
at, 289, 375.

Paris, festival of cobblers at, 1054.
Parish beadle, 1553.

Parker, John, curious caligraphy by, 1215.
Parkinson, Mr., obtains the Leverian mu-
seum by lottery, 997, &c.
Parkyns, sir T., notice of, 874.
Parliaments, the only one within memory,
expiring by efflux of time, 249.
Parr, Dr. S., letter from, on king Rich-
ard's well, 1107.

Parrots, engraving of a street image of
one, 311; amusement of shooting at a
stuffed one, called papeguay, 289, 375.
Passing Bell, origin of, 185.
PASSION WEDNESDAY, celebration of, at
Seville, 401.

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Rainbow lunar, accounts of, 1229, 1£30.
Raleigh, Nottinghamshire, custom at, 1649.
Ramsgate, custom of, 1642

Ratzburg, Christmas out of doors at, 114.
Ravens, attachment of, to their nests, 238.
Reading, a lottery at, 1411.

Recorders of London, a spring diversion of
une, 532.

Refreshment, (seasonable) engraving of, 59.
Relics, of the crucifixion, account of, 426,

in churches, curious colloquy on, 1367.
Revolution, curious one in fishes, 769.
Rhinoceros, a remarkable female one, 1605.
Riddles, one by Cleobulus, 26.
Riding, extraordinary, 1293; riding the
fair, a local custom, 1664, 1665.
Ringing of bells. See Bells.
Ripon, Yorkshire, customs at, 866, 1059.
Rivers, Brindley's answer about the use of,


Roman remains, at Pentonville and Pan-
cras, 1197, 1199, 1345, 1566.
Romans, lotteries among, 1529, 1530.
Rook, supposed poem on "The Rook" by
lord Erskine, 1139.

Robin Hood, memoir of, 1685.

Robinson, G., fraud of, 1450.

Rochford, Essex, Lawless court at, 1286.
Rochfort, first earl of, 1375.
Rodd, Mr. T., bookseller, integrity and
judgment of, 1126.

Rogue in grain, acknowledgment of one,


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