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a gift not deserving to be called a were lately copied from the Monugift, an unprofitable gift. They must ments of William Uvedale, Esq. and first get a licence in writing before Sir William Uvedale, Knt. in the they may use them; and to get that, Church of Wick bam, Hampshire. they must approve themselves to their “ Hic jacet Gulielmus ūvedale Ara Confessour, that is, to be such as are, miger, qui obiit regno Regina Elizabethæ if not frozen in the dregs, yet sowred undecimo, et anno Domini 1569. with the leaven of their superstition. Vivit qui vivit, jam corpore libera celo Howbeit it seemed too much to Cle

Mens fruitur: fælix gaudet adesse Deo.

Quis vetat, emensum sinceræ tempora vitæ ment* the Eighth, that there should be

Ut capiat rectè præmia, posse mori.” any licence granted to have them

Arms. Quarterly, i. Argeut, a in the vulgar tongue; and therefore

cross moline Gules. 2. Barry of ten, he overruleth and frustrateth the grant Argent and Gules, on a canton Azure, of Pius the Fourth. So miich are they afraid of the light of the scrip- Argent. '4. Azure, a fret Or. 5. Or,

a cross patonce Or. 3. Gules, a fret ture (Eurifugæ Scripiururum, as Ter

a pheon Azure. 6. Barry of six, tullian speaketh), that they will not trust the people with it, no pot as it Argent and Azure, a label of three is set forth by their own sworn men,

points Ermnine.

-Memoriæ Clarissimi Equitis Gulielmi no not with the licence of their own

Uvedale, qui obiit Svo die Januarii 1615, Bishops and Inquisitors. Yea, so un ætatis suæ 569 willing are they to communicate the Vis, Lector, quis sit tumulo qui conditur Scriptures to the people's understand isto;

[suæ. ing in any sort, that they are not Flos Uvedalorum est, gentis honosque ashamed to confess, that we forced Vis spacium Vitæ : sex quinquaginta Dethem to translate it into English against

cembres. their wills. This seemeth to argue a

Pignora quæ fuerunt: ter tria. Quæve bad cause, or a bad conscience, or both. Sure we are, that it is not he

Consors : Nortoniæ stįrpis Maria inclyta ;

cujus that hath good gold, that is afraid to

Post cineres Pietas vitet in hoc tumulo. bring it to the touchstone, but he Thy Vertues (worthy Knight) neede not that hath the counterfeit.”

this Tombe

[fairer roome. ANOTHER CONSTANT READER. Men's Hearts and Heav'n affoorde them

Yet sith thy earthly Part jointly deserv'd, Mr: URBAN, Louth, Feb. 13. Thy Spouse would it'therein should be R. Mavor having solicited (Vol. preserv'd;

[twaine țion respecting Nicholas Udail; I beg So might one Grave at last your Bones lea ve to inform him, that the cele

containe." brated Nicholas Udall was a native of

· Arms. Argent, a

cross moline Hampshire, and descended from Peter Gules ; impaling Sable, a lion ramLord Uvedale, a Peer of the Realm, pant Oi. and Nicholas V. Constable of Wine

Yours, &c.

ROBERT UVEDALE. chester Castle in the reign of Edward 111. He was admitted Scholar of


July 15.

НЕ and Probationer Fellow, 1524, and

cerning whom afterwards obtained the Mastership ent W. K, enquires, are to the best of of Eton, and was Canon of Windsor my knowledge as follows: in the reign of Edward VI. He con

1. Azure, a maunch Or. Conyers. tinued Master of Eton School till 155);

2. Or, a chevron Gules, and a chief when he was appointed Master of Vair. St. Quintin. Westininster. He died 1557, and was

3. Sable, a saltire Argent. Rylston ; buried at Westminster. He was au

a crescent for difference. thor of several learned publications ;

4. Azure, semée of cross croslets and other pieces by him are in Ms. in

and 3 cinguefoils Argent., Durcy. the King's Library.

5. Azure; 3 bars gemels, and a chief I take the opportunity of sending

Or. Meynill.

6. you the following Inscriptions which

a sesse inter 3 garbs

7. - on a bend-, 3cingnefoilsSee the observation (set forth by Clement his authority) upon the 4 h Rule

8. Gules; a fess inter 3 biedgehog's of Pius IV. his making, in the Index Libi

Argent. Claxton, alias Heriz. prohibit. p. 15, v. 5."


Corpus Charisti College, Oxford, 1520

, TuerQuarterings of Congers, con

I "

The 6th and Tth quarters I am not be found in the writings of the Hon. Rob. Heraid enough to appropriate: a re

Boyle) if I did it sparingly, and but once ference to the pedigree of Conyers

or twice at most in 152 pages, than that will shew how the other quarters were

single word of my Examiners, cotempobrought ia.

rary, which is a downright barbarism ; for The existing family of Conyers of fore a vowel, as coequal, coeternal; but

the Latins never use co for con, except be. Essex is very distantly connected with that of the late baronet. Tristram

before a consonant they either retain the

n, as contemporary, constitution, or melt Conyers of Walthamstow, who died it into another letter, as collection, com$. p. 1619 (from whose brother Ro.

prehension. So that my Examiners' cobert, merchant in London, the Essex temporary is a word of his own coposition, family descends) is stated to be a for which the learned world will cogratulate younger son of the house of Bowlby him." and Bagdaile, in the North Riding of Nothing but ignorance can resist Yorkshire. A Pedigree of the Bowlby the force of this evidence. family of Conyers, carried back to Yours, &c.

W.S. S. the time of Henry VI. (previous to which period they must have branched CONFESSIONS OF A NAVAL OFFICER. from the chief line at Sockburne) may (Continaed from Vol. LXXX.p.616.) bles seen in Genesis Cleveland The Alhaib daltar wanali dengarrison in in Nichols's 6 Leicestershire."

turally the first question. Amongst Yours, &c.

R. S. a great namber of people, there is

seldom wanting some 'scapegrace lo Mr. URBAN, Oxford, July 6. give whatsoever report a first curis something

s range that an uni- rency; and an excess of 'iinprobable, form propricly in spelling English or even of the ridiculous, can hardly words should not have kept pace with strangle a lie. This whipping affair other improvements in our language, of the Frenchman had not circulated especially in cases where the ortho beyond the change of guard, before graphy might be ascertained by sure le pauvre matelot was grown into a and approved rules. We frequently popish conjurer, and his twelve lashes meet witb the word coteinporary in

were multiplied into being flogged the writings of some men ; while

to death on board the Brune for dealolhers, better read in our language, ing with Old Nick. A story for the write contemporary. I could mention world's approval requires only slander a pamphlet of some critical reputa or superstition: these are salt and tion, which lately issued from a press sugar; and where plenty of both seain this University, where towards the sous a tale high, that may live beyond beginning we have cotemporary, and

its author. towards the end contemporary, as if

On the score of superstition, Gibit was of no consequence to the raltar was prepared just at this time. beauty and purity of our language L'Oriflame, a well-appointed 40-gun which way the word was written, or French ship, had been taken by our as if the writer was uncertain which Isis of 50. Captain Wheeler, immediwas the true orthography, but had a ately prior to close action, sent for mind to be right in one of the places Mr. Deans, Surgeon of the Isis, and at least. The word should always be entrusted to him certain particular in. spelled contemporary.

And that i junctions about family concerns. The may not be understood to dictate from Doctor altempted to parry funeral my own judgment, take the following ideas, but was bluntly toid, “I know example. Dr. Bentley was reproached full well this day's work : Cunningby the Oxford Editors of Phalaris's ham will soon be your Commander. Epistles for anglicizing Latin words,' All the great circumstances of my such as aliene, negoce, &c. Part of life have been shown in dreams: my that great man's reply, in the Preface last hour is now coine.” He was killed to his immortal Dissertation on Pha- early in the fight; and Lieutenant Jarie's Episiles (p. 44. edit. 1777) is as Cunningham managed so well in the follows.

devolved command, that Admiral I must freely declare, I would rather Saunders made him a Post-captain inuse not my own words only, but even to L'Oriflame in Gibraltar Bay. these (viz. ignore, recognosce, which are te This foreknowledge of things at


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hand is a subject many profess them- Moor, being the foremost upon his selves positive about : their strong legs, was the first person killed. argument is experience, and all who From whence had Moor this forehave not been so favoured, may rea- knowledge ? He quoted no dream. sonably enough doubt, stopping short In 1770, to come nearer the recol. of contradiction. Certain instances lection of survivors, at ihe taking of then aftwat in the Navy I nray take Pondicherry, Captain John Fletcher, the liberty to produce, anticipating Captain Demorgan, and Lieutenant however an adventure of some such Bosanquet, each distinctly foretold his kind never in my power to comprehend. own death on the mornings of their

At the siege of the Havannali, the fate. Namur and Valiant took it day and Without repeating more of disasday about to fight a sap battery; and ters, I shall remind any yet in being the relief of the people was effected of the old Chesterfield's crew under every midnight, to save from the ob- Captain O'Brien, of a dreamer on servation of the Spanish garrison one board that ship, who promised a good party's approach and the other's re- prize that immediately ratified his treat. We had marched forly in words. Captain O'Brien had been number, a Lieutenant leading, and sent year after year to convoy East myself (a Midshipman) bringing up India ships from St. Helena to Engthe rear, to relieve the valiant's; land, a tedious, creeping, hungry voywhen Moor, one of our men, made age, without any prospect of gain : frequent calls to stop — these at last returning in a month of November became quite frivolous, and my dis- about the length of Scilly islands, a tance had got so long from the Lieu- petty officer at six in the morning fenaut, that the party was balted to went io relieve another upon the close the line. In the interim, Moor forecastle, whom he found


bis fairly owned he had no stomach for beam-ends, wrapt up comfortably the battery that night, knowing he under a foul-weather cloak. With a should be killed.

rough shake, and a What cheer, Our officer, a hard-headed Scotch- dreamer ? this gentleman awoke, man, steady and regular as old Time, and presently related they should catch began sharp npon me: my excuse was a prize before breakfasi. He was to the mau's tardiness, and I reported finish the last two hours ou the quarhis words. “Killed indeed, and cheat ter-deck ; where the Lieutenant of the the Sheriff out of his thirteener and a waichi, &c. were ready enough to hear baubee ! -- No, no, Paddy : trust to any good news. At day-break there Fate and the family-honour of the never was a sharper look-out : the O'Moors for all that. Come, Sir, ships of the couvoy were eagerly bring him along: point your sword counted, and one vessel above the in his stern-post."

number was soon made. out. · As the Moor of course made no reply, but light grew stronger, the prize prounder a visible corporeal effort and a nised was distinguished under their roused indignation siept into the line: gins, and prescatiy snapt up - liteour whole parly moved on. Now rally before eight o'cloch, as had this Moor was seldom out of a quarrel been said.aliobe continued.) on board ship, and having some kuowledge of the fistycuffs-art, he reigned

Mr. URBAN, ticigale, July 5. pretty much as cock of the waik on DUUT the latter end of vecemthe lower guli-deck.

A , When we had relieved the battery, Haylolls of the Swan Ion, at this and the Valiant had gone silently otti piace, were pulled down ; in the all the guys were manned. There re course of whicing a considerable pum, mained on the parapet only one heavy ber of House walions, perhaps 100 piece of ordtance, and our very first and upwards, were seen tiying wildly discharge dismounted it. Elated with about the streets and eaves of the that success, up jumped all hands bourses, eageriy endeavouring to get upon the platform, and gave three shelter. They were thus observed (but cheers, when a little devil of a gun gradually diminishing in number) two took us in a line, and knocked down or three days, when they all disapfive incu. Sure enough amongst these peared. Gent. MAG. July, 1810.

Yours, &c. JAMES Rymer, Surgeon.


METEOROLOGICAL JOURNAL kept at Clapton, in Hackney, from the 19th of

June to 20th July, 1810.

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June19 72 57 30.00 29.98 W. clear and clouds

63 57 30.20 30.00 W.N.W. ditto 21

56 30.20 30.20 N.W. ditto 92 76 56 30.20 30.20 S.E. fair 23 70 56 30.40 30.20 S.E. ditto 24 70 51 30.20 30.20 S.E. ditto 25 68 59 30.20 30.11 S. ditto 26 62 51 30.11 30.04 N. showers---fair 27 69 44 30.04 50.00 N. fairn-showers 28 70 54 30.06 30.05 S. clouds--storm 29 74 51 30:10


S.-W. sun and clouds--hard rain: 30 75 51 30:18


SW. fair
July 1 73 58 30.18

30.14 S.E. fair-stormy
2 74 55 29.85 29.84 S.W. cloudy--clear
3 69 511
29.79 29.44 S.W.

64 51 29.64 29:44 SW--NW clouds and rain
71 59 29.91

29.81 S.W.-S. sun and clouds-shower. 6 13 50 30.05

29.95 W.S.W. sun and clouds--clear 7 75 51 30.05

30.00 W-SW sun and misty-clear 8 72 51 29.90 29.88 S.

fair-stormy 68

29.99 29.80 W.-SW fair 10 73 57 29.80 29.79 S.W. clouds and hazy-clear

58 29.69 29.55 SW..W clear-showers

57 29.69 29.61 S.S.W. sun and clouds

55 29.69 29•65 S.W.-S. showers and fair 14

48 29.91 29.75 S.W.-S. fair--thunder storms 69 47

30:10 29.96 N.W. sun and showers.clear 16 70 50 30.13 29.97

W. sun and showers---cloudy. 17 68 51 29.84 29.70 N.W. some small rain 18 66 51 29.90 29.85 W, fair 19 70 48 29.90 29.85 W. fair 20 66

S0:10 29.96 W.N.W. fair-shower.

OBSERVATIONS. June 19. The Sky quite spotted with Clouds of the modification of Cirros

stratus. 28. Early in morning Cumuli observed floating at different altitudes :

about 11 P.M. a very hard Thunder Storm came on. July 1. Rain and Lightning continued through the night.

7. Spotted Cirro-strati of blackish colour scen to N.W. about sun-set.
8. Cirro-strati, succeeded by Storms.
12. Clouds appear mountainous and electric, with drops of Rain.
16. Fleecy cumulous Clouds floating beneath Cirri.
18. Fine towering Cumuli, and rather windy.

19. Spotted Clouds before the Moon. The Hygrometer still continues of little or no use, the Air remaining dry, potwithstanding the Rain. Clapton, July 22, 1810.

THOMAS FORSTER, Me. URBAN, Exeter, March 9. Esq. of the Mountains, married the D URING the illness of your wor- daughter of the eldest son of the first:

thy Correspondent the Rev.. Earl of Mulgrave. Although he is Mr. Price, I am instructed to lay be extremely correct in many of the. fore your Readers some particulars points upon which he has touched, I relative to the family of Sheffield must beg to say that he is here mise Earls of Mulgrave, in order to correct informed, for I have now before me any misconception. Your Corre a very long pedigree of the Sheffields, spondent W. states, that W. Walsh, and it plainly appears that the eldest

son of the first Earl had no daughters three daughters ; Frances, the wife of whatever, but an only son, Edmund, Metham, Esq.; Eleanor, who second Earl, and father of John the married Denzil Holles, Esq. second first and great Duke of Bucks. I have, son of Sir William Holles of Houghfor the satisfaction of your Corre- ton, Notts; and Elizabeth. The sea spondent, copied the Pedigree alluded cood lord died 1568 (11 Eliz.) leaving to, beginning for the sake of brevity issue by his wife the Honourable at Sir Robert Sheffield, who was born Douglas Howard, daughter of Wilin the year 1166 (12 Henry Il.) one liam Lord Howard of Effingham, Edhundred years after the Conquest. I mond his son and heir, and Elizabeth, have omitted no person, whether inale married to Thomas Earl of Ormond. or female, that W. may be enabled This Edmund, third Lord Sheffield, to rectify his error, and to discover was born circiter 1556, and, in the from what other branch of this illus- 25th Eliz. was one of the English trious house the family ke mentions Lords who, by that Queen's express may derive their desceni.

desire, attended the Duke of Anjou Sir Robert Sheffield was born 1166 to Antwerp, and anno 1588 (31 Eliz.) (12 Henry II.), married, Felix, daugh.. was in the sea

a-fight against the Spater of Terneby, Esq. and had niards (who then threatened to invade Robert Sheffield, Esq. whose wife was England) and for his valiant deportAgnes, daughter and cobeiress of Sir ment was knighted by the Lord Ad. Simon Gower, and by her he had Sir miral. He was afterwards elected Robert Sheffield, who in the reign of Knight of the Garter in the same Edward 1. married Janet, daughter Queen's reign, and constituted Preand coheiress of Alexander Lownd, sident of the Council for the Northern of Butterwick; he had by her a son, parts of England. By Charles I. he Sir Robert, whose wife was Elcanor, was advanced to the diguity of the daughter and heiress to Thomas Buris. Earldom of Mulgrave. ham, Esq. and was succeeded by Ro His Lordship was twice married ; bert, his son, who, marrying Cathe- first to Ursula, daughter of Sir Robert rine, daughter and coheiress of Sir Tyrwhit, and secondly to Marianna, Robert Beltoft, had Robert, whose daughter of Sir William Urwyn. Bý wife was Margaret, daughter to Sir these two ladies he had nine sons and Thomas Staunton, of Yorkshire, and eleven daughters. Of the daughters, by her had Robert Sheffield, Esq. who 1. Elizabeth, married Sir Edward Swift, niarried the daughter and heiress of and afterwards Sir John Bourchier. Sir Ulster Moyne, and had Robert, 2. Mary, married the Honourable Sir bis son and heir, who in 1486 (2 Henry Ferdinando Fairfax, son of Lord VII.) was one of the commanders of Fairfax. 3. Frances, married the Hothe King's army against the Earl of nourable Sir Philip Fairfax, brother Lincoln and bis adherents in the battle of Sir Ferdinando. 4. Triphema, to of Stoke near Newark, where he had George, younger son of Sir Hugh the honour of that victory. He was Verney: and there were seven others. afterwards Speaker of the House of His Lordship's eldest son dying vita Commons, and Recorder of London, patris, the title went to his grandson being then Sir Robert Sheffield. He Edmund, the second Earl. The line married Helen, danghter and heiress of all the other eight sons failed, ex, of Sir Johu Delves, and had Sir Ro- cepting one, who was born 1606, and, bert Sheffield, who married Margaret, marrying 1630, had Joseph Sheffield, daughter of Sir John Zouch, of Cod- Esq. born 1632 (7 Car. 1.) who, mars nor, and had Edmund, who in the rying an heiress 1658, had Elizabeth, first of Edward VI. was advanced to "bora 1659, who in 1689 (1 Will. and the dignity of an English Baron, by Mary) married Stephen Cassan, Esq. the title of Lord Sheffield of Butter- of Maryborough, Queen's County, wick. This valiant and loyal noble- who changed the name of his antient man attended the Marquis of North- family estate to Sheffield; and from ampton in order to suppress an insur- this marriage the Cassans still seated rection at Norwich, and was there there are descended in a direct line. unfortunately slain. This Lord Shef Ednund, second earl above-menfield married Lady Anne Vere, daugh- tioned, married Lady Elizabeth Cran. ter of John, fifth Earl of Oxford, and field, daughter of Lionel Earl of Midleft John, second Lord Sheffield, and dlesex, and died 1658 (9 Jac. II.) leav.

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