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Dynasty, the Royal Family, with all Religious Superstition, and form a its branches, have expatriated thein- Confederacy with the Protestant kingselves ; and the whole populatiou is doins of Sweden and Deninark, in in a manner amalgumied with our proceed " like a whirlwind" against

Ecclesiasticks, as well as Lay- the same infidei power. Dan. xi, ver, men, are there armed in defence of 40. their Liberties ; and the regul tion It will hardly be necessary to point adopted, of placing the Portuguese out the line of conduct, which, during army under the discipline of British these great events, England ought to Officers, considering every man there' pursue. If we continue to act, in the fit to bear arms is at prescata soldier, present awful War of Nations, un must operate a change in national principles of self-defence, and not of sentiment. If the present successes aggression, having a proper sense of continue, we may suppose this nation, the Divine Protection hitherto afo once so conspicuous in History, and forded us; we need not fear, from the who, at the discovery of the Cape of tenor of Sacred Prophecy, the corGood Hope, carried the Christian tinuance of it; and we may encourage Religion into their settlements in the the hope, of being the “ maritime East, may prove the Southern king nation, whose shadowing sails will dom, which is w to make his push at be spread for the restoration of the Antichrist." Dan. xi. ver. 40.

Jews in a converted state to the baThis train of thinking must afford bitation of their ancestors.” Faber, comfortable reflections to those, who vol. I. p. 182. are duly impressed with the awful Yours, &c. THEOSEBES. scenes at present passing in review * As Mr. Faber will probably before us; though I fear the genera- these observations, I would lity of mankind, Politicians espe- strongly recommend to him a public cially, are still flattering themselves cation of his excellent work, in aq with the restoration of the French abridged stale, in Latin, for circulaMonarchy. If, however, the present tion on the Coutinent. The Vulgate Ruler of France, with his Vassal So- would supply the text; and the vereigns, constitute the Antichristian amendments from the Hebrew, by power described in Sacred Scripture, Mede, Newton, Lowth, Horsley, we are from thence assured, that &c. &c. should be put as notes at much yet remains to be done. The the bottom of the page. recent matrimonial alliance between France and Austria, and the announced pregnancy of the Empress of France, Mr. URBAN,

Oci. 30. are indications.des the prolongation Arestan al cepilch e lantaire Baffled in his attempts on the Penin- our country, is just elapsed, a fer sula, Buonaparte, with his Imperial reflections on the occasion will avi, Ally, will probably proceed to the I hope, be deemed improper. East, and invade the territories of the It was a proud sensation which ile Graud Scignior, who, from the nature whole Empire felt, in beholding in the of his government, will not be able to fiftieth year of his reign å respected oppose effectual resistance ; and the Monarch, firinly seated on the throne downfall of Mohammedism will of his ancestors, surrounded by all quickly follow that of the Papacy *. the splendour of Royalty, but far

" The King of the North” can eclipsing that splendour by the more hardiy be mistaken. While Anti- endearing lustre of a virtuous life, christ is carrying on, as above, his reigning in the hearts and affections designs, and destroying that mights of his people, and looking beyond fabrick of Superstition, the religion this sublunary scene for that glory of Mahomet, we may indulge a hope, which is to last for ever.

It was a that the Empire of Russia may be sensation which will not terminate roused from its present abject state of with the year itself. It naturally

causes the mind to look up with gra* Popery may be said to he now ex

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stronger and stronger on every Bri- for her own. Too proud to be pertish bosom, that sacred principle, suaded, too presumptuous to be cauwhich Heaven itself implanted in the tious, he may be restrained by nobreast ofman, the Love of his Country: thing short of the actual conviction, and to admonish us, that, as on this that the resolution of Britain, of country Heaven has showered down which fier warriors have multiplied its blessings with a liberal hand, proofs upon him abroad, will exert Gratitude ought to evince itself by itself with redoubled vigour here. correspondent actions. Let then the Alis appearance here would rouze a Jubilee year be a rallying point to Nation into Warriors. Let us not be our reflections. Let us look back wanting to ourselves : let us shew upon it as the period from whence we him, that we are neither to be deluded date the commencement of a grati- by the specious overtures of hollow tude more strenuous, and more ear- insincerity, nor intimidated by the nest than before. Let us remember furious ebullitions of yiudictive methat mercy has bestowed, and not

Itonourable security is our desert acquired, the bounties which aiin ; and for that, we will strain we enjoy: but that it is no less our every nerve. The spirit of Britain high concern tv endeavour, as much slumbers not. It warts us pot to be as we can, to deserve them, if we wish dejected with adversity, not to be for their continuance. We must re- intoxicated with success; but it bids member, that Righteousness exalteth us persevere, and conquer. a nation, but that Sin is a reproach the shores of Britain, Britain is to to any people; and if from this time, contend for her independence; on the with zealous unanimity, we strive shores of Britain she will assert her assiduously to root out this reproach independence, or perish in the atfrom amongst ourselves, we may tempt. We fight for Freedom, not then look forward with humble trust, for Fame; we fight for Safety, not without presumption and without for Glory: but Fame will add her disınay, to the termination of that honest testimony to our cause ; and eventful contest in which we are en- Glory will select her fairest wreath, gaged.

and place it happy on Britannia's However dreadful is the thought, brow. we ought to accustom our minds to Yours, &c.

J. the contemplation, that Heaven inay mean to prove us by trials of tre- Mr. URBAN,

Dec. 8. it is our duty, earnestly to pray that appears to be particularly within these trials may not be reserved for the scope of your Magazine : it

it is equally our duty to be pre- being one of your objects to cominunipared to encounter them ; to remem- cate information for ascertaining the ber, that despair is the worst ingrati- authors of such works as are popular, tude ; and to hope,, that in the con- or in any way considerable. You flict we shall still be defended by that must be aware, that the Charge shield, and aided by that arm, without delivered by the Bishop of Durham in whose protection we must strive in 1806, and his late Tract on the differ: vain : but, to justify this hope, our ences between our Church and that own exertions must not be wanting of Rome, have occasioned a consiin the cause. Happy will it be for derable Controversy ; begun by an Britain, if every succeeding year, anonymous publication of certain that adds to the reign of a virtuous Remarks on that Charge; and contiMonarch, shall behold Vice diminished nued by the same writer, in other in his realms, and shall see the King Remarks and Answers, and what is and his people walking together in called, a General Vindication of the righteousness, in the ways of plea- Remarks. In the Supplement to the santness, and in the paths of peace. Reply to Dr. Milner, and in my

It may be, that the Tyrant, the foe Treatise on the Eucharist, I have to freedom and to man, may still put assumed (upon the authority of the his long-meditated resolve into execu. Irish Magazine) that this author's tion; and may yet attempt, with his name was Fletcher : but I have long destroying footsteps, to invade the doubted of the accuracy of this stateterritory which Freedom bas chosen ment, as I have not been able to find

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the name of Fletcher among the Mr. URBAN, St. John's-squ. Dec. 7. Romaneathed til leren Teacher: A Nasiginal letter from the Printer tory, published by Keating and Co.; having lately fallen into my hands, i and which is a sort of Annual Re- inclose it for insertion in your gister of every thing pertaining to Monthly Repository of Literary Ratheir religion in this kingdom. I rities. Flow greatly must we regret have been led, however, I think, to the projected sale of his estate, for the tri name, by what is farther paymeut of a debt incurred for borslated in the Irish Magazine. It rowed capital to print his Bible, when describes this Mr. Fletcher as the in- we witness the price which it now genious Author of “The Spirit of Re- produces, whenever offered for sale, ligious Controversy.” of this tract, inore particularly when we reflect, it being out of print, I have not been that, though entitled to this estate able to get a sight : but I find, upon from his birth, Baskerville approthe undoubted authority of Keating priated the produce of it, during the and Co. in their Catalogue at the lives of his parents, to their comfort end of the Directory for this year,

and support. that certain Sermons on the Unity of Yours, &c. the Church, lately published, are by the author of that work : and from Esq. Member of Parliament, in Ar

46 To the Hon'ble Horuce Walpole, the Letter of Dr. Milner to Lord Slourton, published at the end of lington Street, London, this. Mr. Keogh's Veto, I think I can dis

Easy Hill, Birmingham, cover also that the author of those

2d Nov. 1762. Sermons (for 1 know of no other

“ As the Patron and Encourager of Sernious to which Dr. Milner could Arts, and particularly that of Printbe alluding) is Mr. Archer. And I ing, I have taken the liberty of sending therefore conclude, not only from you a specimen of mine, begun ten this, but from the conformity both in years ago at the age of forty-seven ; matter and style of those Sermons, and prosecuted ever since, with the with the Remarks on the Eishop of utmost care and attention ; on the Durham, as weli as their being printed strongest presumption, that if I could in the saine place; that he is also the fairly excel in this divine art, it would author of the Remarks. The cire' make my affairs easy, or at least give cumstance of their being all printed me Bread. But, alas ! in both I was at Newcastle, though sold and adver- mistaken. The Booksellers do not tised by the London booksellers, is chuse to encourage me, though ! not immaterial; when it is certain have offered them as low terms as I that Mr. Archer lives near town; I could possibly live by; nor dare I atbelieve at Richmond. That this was tempt an oid Copy, till a Law-suit the case with the author of the Ser relating to that affair is determined. mons, I was informed at the book- “The University of Cambridge have seller's. He is also, I understand, a given me a Grant to print thei 8vo very popular" Preacher, which I can and 12mo Coinmon Prayer Books ; easily believe, as his books are written but under such shackles as greatly with a degree of liveliness aud ele- hurt me. I pay them for the former

among the twenty, and for the latter twelve Romish Clergy in this country. With phunds ten shillings the thousand; the merits and demerits of this gen- and to the stationers' Company thirtytleman, however, I do not mean to two pounds for their permission to trouble you : but simply to ascertain print one edition of the Psalms in what, considering ihe character and Metre to the small Prayer-hook : situation of the Bishop of Durham, add to this, the great expence of doumay be a point of some interest : ble and treble carriage ; and the inthat is, the real name of his Remarker. convenience of a Printing House an Is it, or is it not, Mr. Archer ? I shall hundred miles off. All this summer be obliged to any of your Correspond- I have had nothing to print at home. ents for certain information on this My folio Bible is pretty far advanced head. Yours, &c.

at Cambridge, which will cost me Tho. LE MESURIER. near £2000. all hired at 5 per Cent. Gent. Mag. December, 1810.,

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Dec. 6. is surely a particular hardship, that I Tahad kamerstone, knt. although should not get bread in my own country and it is too late to go very slight, may possibly be of some abroad) after having acquired the service to your Correspondent Antireputation of excelling in the most quarius, who enquires after him, in useful art known to mankind; while p. 426. every one who excels as a Player, The Fulmerstones appear to have Fiddler, Dancer, &c. not only lives been a Norfolk family, where they in affluence, but has it in their were seated many years previous to power to save a fortune.

the time of Sir Richard. In 1479, “I have sent a few specimens (same Robert Fulmerston, of Stow, was one as the inclosed) to the Courts of of the feoffees of Henry Bixle, of Russia and Deumark, and shall en- Thetford, of and in Ladies Manor, deavour to do the same to most of the in Rockland Tofts, in the county of Courts in Europe ; in hopes of finding Norfolk ; and in 1494, Robert Pulin some one of them, a purchaser of merston, and others, his co-feoffees, the whole schemie, on the condition held their first court for that manor, of my never attempting another type, which, in 1498, they conveyed to I'was saying this to a particular friend, others. who reproached me with not giving Sir Richard himself was, probably, my own country the preference, as a native of Norfolk ; and born at or it would (he was pleased to say) be a in the neighbourhood of Lopham : national reproach to lose it: I told for in 1566, Thomas Fulmerstone, him, nothing but the greatest neces- his relation, resided in that parish, sity would put me upon its and even and had two sons, Thomas and Rithen I should resign it with the ut- chard, and a brother, Christopher, most reluctance. He observed, the who had a son named John. Sir Parliament had given a handsome Richard was Marslial oi the King's premium for a great Medicine ; and, Bench in the time of Edward V I.; as he doubted not, if my affair was pro- appears by an original grant in the perly brought before the House of hands of Mr. Le Neve, from Thomas Commons, but some regard would Duke of Norfolk, of that office, to be paid to it. I replyed, 1 durst not Thomas Gaudy, esq. of Gaudy-hall, presume io petition the House, unless son of Thomas Gaudy, serjeant-atencouraged by some of the Members, law, deceased, dated Nov. 25, 4 Eliz. wbo might do me the honor to pro

After the Dissolution of the Momote it; of which I saw not the nasteries, the subject of these oliserTeast hopes.

vations appears to have obtained “ Thus, Sir, I have taken the grants of many lands, &c. belonging liberty of laying before you my lately to those houses, · In 1537, the affairs, without the least aggrava- King leased the site of the Nuns in tion ; aod humbly hope your pa- Thetford, to Richard Fulmerston, tronage: To whom can I apply for of Ipswich, gent. for 21 years ; and protection, but the Great, who in 1540, he had an absolute grant of alone have it in their power to serve

it. He soon afterwards turned the me ?

Church of this Religious House into “ I rely on your candor as a Lover lodgings, and other convenient rooms, of the Arts, to excuse this presump- and went himself to live there. tion in

On the 29th March, 29 Henry Vill. “ Your most obedient

he had a grant of the site of the " and most humble Servant, Monastery of Weybridge, in Norfolk,

66 John BASKERVILLE. with all the manors belonging thereto. "P.S. The folding of the Specimens. On the 31st of July, 2 Edw. VI. Ed. will be taken out, by laying them a ward Duke of Somerset conveyed short time between damped papers. to bim the manor of Thetford, in. -N, B. The lok, Presses, Cbases, Norfolk ; and by indenlure, dated

4 and 5 Philip and Mary, Thomas Sir Richard was a great benefactor Duke of Norfolk sold to him the to the borough of Thetford, and by manors of Elden and Staves in Suf- his will directed that his executors folk, and the advowson of Elden, &c. should erect a Free Grammar School and Sparebill manor and warren in within 7 years after his decease, upon Norfolk, in exchange for other lands. two pieces of ground called Trinity He had also grants of other manors, Church-yard and Black Friars yard : lands, &c. in Norfolk, late the pro- also a dwelling for a school-master perty of the dissolved Monasteries, and usher: and towards the maintepart of which he sold during bis life- nance of the master, usher, &c. he time, and part were enjoyed by his settled certain lands and tenements descendants.

in Croxton, value yearly £35. The Sir Richard received the honour of inscriptions on the School-gate and knighthood between the years 1557 usher's house, will declare what was and 1565. He married Alice

done in furtherance of his bequest. by whom he had a daughter Frances, Sir Gilbert Dethick, by patent aged at his death 28 years, and mar- dated July 15, 2 and 3 Ph. and Mary, ried to Edward Clere, esq. (son and granted to Richard Fulmerston this heir of Sir John Clere, of Ormesby, coat. Or, ou a fess Az. a rose bein the county of Norfolk, k nt.) who in tween two garbs Gules, between 3 her right became heir of Sir Richard's sea mews of the 2d, beaked and memgreat possessions. By bis will, which bered of the 3d. Crest, a goat's is dated Jan. 23, 1566, he directed bead erased Az. plated A. horned and his body to be buried in the parish- bearded Or, holding in his mouth an church of St. Mary in Theiford, on eglantine branch, Vert, flowered Arg. the North side of the chapel there, Frances, the daughter of Sir Riwithout pomp and vain-glory. He chard, died in 1579. died Feb. 3, 9 Eliz, and lies interred in the said church, under a large The following I have heard called tomb of free-stone, with an inscrip- Lord Pembroke's Receipt for making tion thereon, which your Correspond- Port Wine (see p. 428.) ent will probably be able to read, 1 Hogshead of best Cyder. although the tomb is, or not long ago 10 Galloas of Brandy. was, hid by pews, except the slab, lb. of Cochiueal. and West end. The inscription is on { lb. of Alum. M. f. the North side.

Yours, &c.

D. Y. Sir Richard died seised of the house and site of the Church of Mr. URBAN, Millman-place, Nov.24. St. Sepulchre, or Canons in Thet

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HAVE recently read a letter in ford, with free warren, foldcourse, p. 332, signed P. P. and dated 14th and other lands, holden of the King of October, wherein it is boldly asby one knight's fee, and 31s. 8d. rent, serted, “ that the publick are, now, worth then € 15. 8s.

decidedly averse to Vaccination." of the house and site of the late The contrary is known to be the facts Friers Preachers in Thetford, called not only in this, but in other counthe Hospital of God's House, worth tries. In France, the Central Com48. 7d.

mittee have published, officially, of the house and site of the Au- their implicit reliance, so late as May gustine Friars and St John's Chap- last, signed by the President and pel in Thetford, worth 18s. 11 d. 14 professional men, and regularly

Of the manor of Elvedon or Elden, attested by their Secretary. worth €26. 148. 2d.

Believe me, Sir, I should not have Of the manor of Elvedon Monckes given this letter a second thought, Hall, and Staynes in Elveden, and bad I not observed, in the first parathe advowson of the Church there, graph, a more than common hardi. &c. worth £29.

hood; and, as it shall turn out, a Of the manor or warren of Snarehill, more than common audacity. It is and divers lands, &c. in Croxton and there roundly asserted, “ that a former Snarebill, &c. worth 20.

opinion of a Mr. Birch, on the final With divers other lands, &c. in cessation of Vaccination, is now veNorfolk and Suffolk.

rified ;” and two reasons are assigned.

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