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A PRI L, 1811.

LONDON GAZETTE

Cornw.-Covent. 2 Genekar. Evening

Cumberland 2 M. Post M. Herald

Doncaster--Derb. Morning Chronic.

Dorchest.--Essex Times-M. Advert.

Exeter 2, Glouc, 2 P.Ledger&Oracle

Halifax-Hants 2 Brit. Press--Day

Hereford, Hull 3 St. James's Chron.

Ipswich 1, Kent 4 Sun-Even. Mail

Lancast.-Leices. 2 Star-Traveller T

Leeds2, Liverp. 6 Pilot--Statesman

Maidst. Manch. 4 Packet Lond.Chr.

Newe.3.-Notts, 2 Albion--C. Chron.

Northampton 2 Courier-Globe

Norfolk, Norwich Eng. Chron.--Ing.

N.Wales Oxford 2 Cour d'Angleterre

Portsea-Pottery Cour. de Londres

Preston-Plym. 2 150therWeekly P.

Reading -Salisb. 17 Sunday Papers

Salop-Sheffield2 Hue & Cry Police

Sherborne, Sussex Lit. Adv, inonthly

Shrewsbury Bath 3 Bedford

Staff Stamf. 2 Berwick Boston

Taunton-Tyne Birmingham 4

Wakefi.-Warw. Blackb. Brighton

Wore, 2-YORK 3 Bristol 5, Bury

TRELAND 37 Canıb.-Chath.

SCOTLAND 2 Carli.2--Chester ?

SundayAdvertise. Chelins. Cambria. CONTAINING

Jersey 2. Guern. 2. Meteorol, Diaries for March and April 1811 306 Dying Speech of Sir Thomas Armstrong ..338 Monument erected in Memory of Dr. Hawes307 A Controverted Text Council of Trent .:.339 Proposal for a Monument for Vandyke :. ibid. CarterversusGayfere-Gayfere versusCarter341 Langley Castle, the seat of the Tyndales. 308 London Society for converting Jews defended342 " A Fashionable Church Living” advertised 309 LITERARY INTELLIGENCE ....

... 344 Mr. Stillingleet, and the Blue Stocking Club ib. Review of New PUBLICATIONS ; viz. The Times, No. I. .

310 Bishop of Lincoln's Refutation of Calvinism 345 Meteorological Journal kept at Clapton.... 312 Revival of the Greek and Roman Empires,&c.351 Round Church at Little Maplested, Essex 313 Clarke and M‘Arthur's Life of Lord Nelson 354 On Conduct of Parliamentary Oppositionists ib Jacob's Travels in the South of Spain... 357 Illustrations of Horace, Book II. Satire III. .310 Dr. Booker on the Increase of Sectárists,&c. 362 Anecdote of the Rev. Samuel Ayscough..,319 Ricardo and Bradney on the Bullion Report 365 Errors in Irish Genealogies corrected.., , .321 Sketch of the Campaign in Portugal..... 364 Heligolanders characterized by Contrast .. 322 The Acceptance ; Wieland; &c. &c. ibid. Lines on Anniversary of an Infant's Death 323 Index INDICATORIUS

. ibid. Statistical Particulars of Woolstanton, Staff. ih. Select Poetry for April, 1811.:. 365-368 New chapel-ThecelebratedJames Brindley325 Proceedings in present Session of Parliament 369 Architect. Remarkise Psalms sung standing 327 Interesting Intell. from the London Gazettes 374 Appeal in behalf of the Blind--Fire of London323 Abstract of theprincipal ForeignOceurrences 382 Cautions against Errors, &c. of Popery .. 329 Country News-Domestic Occurrences. 386 Mr. Forster's Observations on Meteorology330 Gazette Promotions, Ecclesiast. Preferments591 Analysis of Caxton's Edition of “ Statutes" 352 Births and Marriages of eminent Persons . 392 The * Regalæ Grammaticales” of Perottnis 334 Additions andCorrections informerObituariesib. Regulations respecting the Office of Sheriff 336 Obituary,with Anecd. of rema, kable Persons395 To Overseers about lüegitimate Children ibid. Bill of Mortality- Prices of Markets....407 Biographical Publications Lord Lyttelton 357 Daily Variations in the Prices of Stocks 1. 408

Embellished with two Perspective Views of the Round Church at Little MAPL.Ested in Essex ;

and with the Tablet to the Memory of the late Dr. WILLIAM Hawes, in Islington Church.

By: SYLV ANUS URBAN, GENT.

Printed by J. NICHOLS and SON, at Cicero's HEAD, Red Lion Passage, Fleet-street, London:

where all Letters to the Editor are desired to be addressed, ' Post-PAID. 1811.

WEATHER.

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cloudy in general, high winds 3 47 52 29-14 morning rain, afternoon clear, evening cloudy, windy 4 47 51 29-17 mostly clear, windy 5 44 48 29.12 mostly cloudy, some light rain 6 41 48

29- 9

morning clear, afternoon very rainy, high wind 50 52 29. 5

cloudy, very heavy rain, haif, thunder, lightning, windy 8 48 41

29. 2

cloudy, frequent rain, some snow, windy 9 33 43

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clear 10 41 47 30), 6

very lazy 11 36 53

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clear 12 41 53

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30-4

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clear 16 33 50

30- 2

ditto 17 33 57 30- 1 ditto 18 34 55 30. O ditto 19 47 50

30- 3

rain in the night, mostly clear 20 47 54 29.19

cloudy, afternoon rainy 21 48 49

29-18

cloudy, some light rain 22 43 51

29-19

some rain in the night, day mostly clear 23 36 52

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mostly clear 24. 39 57 30- 4

clear 25 41 56 30-0

ditto 26 37 51 29-19 morning cloudy, afternoon clear 27 38 56 30- 2 clear 36 58

30- 6 morning fogsy, afterward clear 29 41 45 30.8 morning cloudy, afternoon clear 30) 40 58 30- 3

clear 31), 40 49 30- 1 cloudy

The average degrees of Temperature, calculated from observations made at eight o'clock in the morning, are 40 22-100ths; those of the corresponding month in the year 1810, were 39 45-100ths; in 1809, 30 56-100ths; in 1808, 33 66-100ths; in 1807, 33 46-100ths; in 1806, 37 94-100ths; in 1805, 40 20-100ths; and in 1804, 36 33-100ths.

The quantity of Rain fallen is equal to 1 inches 56 100ths ; that of the corresponding month in the year 1910, was 62 100ths; in 1809, 1inch 27 100ths; in 1808, 55 100ths ; in 1807, 34 100ths; in 1806, 1 inch 67 100ths ; in 1805, 98 100ths; and in 1804, 1 inch 80.100ths. James's Square, Bristol, 4th. month, 4th, 1811.

METEOROLOGICAL TABLE for April, 1811. By W. CARY, Strand.
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THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE,

For APRIL, 1811.

* The ROYAL HUMANE SOCIETY to offer a suggestion relative to the have, this Month, published a most celebrated VANDYKE. interesting Report of successful Upon the genius of that great masCases in the course of the last year ; ter brightening into fame, he was into which we shall puy proper alten- cessantly courted by RICHELIEU to tion in our next Month's Review. make Paris his seat of study, instead In the mean time, we are enabled of Flavders; and to confide for

proby it to present to our Readers a tection in the French throne. These faithful representation of the Tablet overtures proved unavailing : -VANlately placed in Islington Church to DYKE gave preference to an inviting the memory of the worthy Character message from Charles I. and repaired to whom a dueTribute of Respect to England. Charles, though the was paid in Vol. LXXVIII. p. Enemy of our LIBERTIES, was a fos1121; and take a short Extract. tering friend to the polite arts. Un

“ THE name of Dr. Hawes las been der the auspices of the Monarch, the so long and so indispensably interwoven Painter acquired great wealth, grew with the Reports of the Royal Hamane attached to England, married the Society, and so inseparably blended with beautiful daughter of the Earl Gowits Origin and Existence, that it is scarcely ry, and maintained, through life, a possible to enter on the task of recoruing state of elegant splendour. He paintits Annual Proceedings without reverting ed the Roval Personages frequently, to the merits of its active and benevolent for the decoration of the palaces and Founder. But those merits, and the irretrievable loss which the Society and the

the seats of the nobility; and the fa

milies of the great also received per. Publick at large have sustained, have been so well and sv forcibly pourtrayed petuity from his pencil. by Mr. Martin in the last Year's Report,

The deaih of VANDYKE was prethat it will now be unnecessary to expa

mature-he was but 42 years of age tiate any farther on that subject. The when he quitted the terrestrial scene. Committee of Directors and Managers, The Church of St. Paul was the chohowever, have the satisfaction of stating, sen place of his burial :-The event that the wishes of the last Year's General took place in 1641; and a MonuMeeting have been carried into effectual nient, bearing an Inscription from the execution. Agreeably to their instructions, pen of Cowley, was erected shortly a neat and elegant Tablet has been placed after to his memory. The conflagrain Islington Chnrch, highly creditable to

tion of 1666, which was fatal to many an ingenious young Artist, Mr. John

of his works in the Halls and Churches Mallcott, of which an Engraving is here annexed. At the top of the Monument is of the City, was destructive also of the Flonorary Medal of the Society; and this monumental Trophy. The Church at the bottom a small but correct medal was consumed in its perishable malion of Dr. Hawes.”— Annual Report, p.1. terials, and the stone-work fell into

ruins soon after. Nothing that I am Mr. URBAN, Hampton, April 8. aware of, in the present Church of T a time when the Magistrates St. Paul, records even the name of

and leading Citizens of London VANDYKE. display a persevering attention to the Now, Sir, describing ourselves, as improvement of our streets and pub- we do, “a Nation friendly to the lic buildings; and the works carry- Sciences, and grateful to Genius, ing on without the pale of the City through the extensive range of the manifest a corresponding decoration ; circle," allow me to appeal to the --permit me so far to infringe on a Members of the ROYAL ACADEMY , page of your valuable Publication as and, if no leading Member has yet

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oftered a proposal on the subject, let information peculiarly acceptable to me ask, whether it is not becoming myself, and I presume not entirely their Establishment to adopt some otherwise to that large proportion of measure for collecting a Fund for the your Readers, wlio are accustomed purpose of erecting a Monument, tri- to entertain a curiosity on subjects of butary, froin love and respect, to antiquarian research and monument. that greut Painter. But, if the means 1 inay add, that a drawing would conare not within iheir command, let me stitute an obvious and agreeable il hope the occasion will be seized by lustration, our antient specimens of the Owners of those splENDID MAN- civil being much less frequent than sions and Seats throughout this those of ecclesiastical architecture, Island, which derive additional cele- perhaps excepting monastic vestiges. brity from being the receptacles of If any of your Genealogical Cormany of this distinguished Master's respondents are accurainted with the Pictures ; some of which even exiibit name of Hagh, as connected with the the Portraits of the possessor's an. pedigrees of Tyndale of Brotherton, cestry. To these I earnestly appeal, co. York, or Hoci.woid, co. Norfolk, and I beseech them not to suffer a dis. (especially the second) during the fif. grace to rest upon ihe land by ne teenth century, in particular towards glecting the memory of the elegant the close of the reign of Hen. VI. VANDYKE. Yours, &c. W. P. and beginning of that of Ldw. IV,

and could tavour me through the Mr. URBAN,

March 20. above medium, with the time and VITHIN a short distance on this particulars of such connection, I

side the wall of Severus, a few should be greatly obliged; a gentiemiles to the South-westward of the man of that name, or his father, hay. grand confluence of the Tynes near ing settied in Gloucestershire during Flexham, is situated Langley Castle, the contest of the two Roses, whose an antient feudal edifice, occupying an immediate parentage I wish to ascereminence on the Western bank of the lain, as a point of domestic interest. Southern branch, in view of the high Yours, &c.

T. P. road, which, according to the county topography, passes through Haydon, FASHIONABLE CHURCH LIVING, formerly its appendaut manor, he Mr. URBAN, tween Carlisle and the former place. O it was asserted, if i remember

April 9. It was the original Seat of the Tyndales, Barons of South Tyndale, and right, in one of our best Reviews (The ancestors of several families of varions British Critic) that no such advertisesubsequent consequence in different ment had ever seriously appeared in parts of England; the first briefly any newspaper,as announcing aChurch mentioned by Camden as being settled Living to be sold, “in a fine sporting there at the close of the twelfth cen- country,” Of this assertion I had at tury; but, whether any account of that time some reason to doubt, but the Barony be included within the could not recollect where I had seen compass of Domesday Survey, I have advertisements of the kind, although not ascertained, though I certainly pretty cortain that I had seen them, should conceive it probable. This and believed them to be serious. building was visited about forty years Without, however, impugning the since by some Tourists, wbo have memory of the British Critics, or regiven it a short nolice; but, should fusing to share thal zeal which makes any intelligent gentleman in that every lover of the Church wish that neighbourhood feel disposed, through no such sbameful addresses existed, I the channel of your Miscellany, to now send you an advertisement taken communicate, any circumstances rc from Jackson's last Oxford Journal, specting it, or the family residing and I think the very respectable names there at the preceding æra, of the Auctioneer" and the Solicitor prising a general statement, as far as who were to furnish Particulars (if convenient, of such particulars con you choose to publish those names, pected with either, or with the local which you are surely at liberty to do) river and sile, &c, as may apprar of will be a sufficient proof that this is a an interesting description, I shall re bona fide advertiseinent, and no joke mun indebted to him for a piece of at the expence of the Clergy

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The advertisement is as follows: ris, Esq. and widow of Robert Drakes, “ Next PRESENTATION.

Esq. of Cambriige,) with whom she lived.

Under his tuitiou she acquired that learn“To be soid by duction, by Hoggart ing, and formed that taste, which was so and Phillips, at the Auction Mart, oppo- conspicuous throughout the whole of her site the Bank of England, on Thursday subsequent life. Mrs. Montagu had early next, the 11th clay of April, 1811, atTwelve distinguished herself as an author, first, o'clock,-The Next Presentation to a most

by three Dialogues of the Dead, published valuable Living, in one of the first sport, along with Lord Lyttelton's; afterward, iny Counties : the vicinity affords the best

by her classical and elegant Essay ou coursing in England, also excellent fish

the Genius and Writings of Shakspeare;" ing, an extensive cover for game, and nú

in which she ampiy vindicated our great merous packs of fox hounds, harriers: National Dramatist fron the gross, illi&c.; it is half an hour's ride from one of beral, and ignorant abuse, thrown out the first cities, and voi far distant from against him by Voltaire. The elegance several most fashionable watering places; of her manners, the brilliáncy of her wit, the surrounding country is beauiiful and

and the sprightliness of her conversation, bealthy, and the society elegant and fa

attracted to her house those who were shionable.

most distinguished by their learning, their The Incumbent is about Fifty Years of age.

taste, and reputation as literary charac· Partienlars may be bad, fifteen days ters.' This society of eminent friends, who preceding the sale, nf Mr. Annesley, So

met frequently at Mrs. Montagu's for the licitor, Temple ; at the Mart; and of sole purpose of conversation, differed in Hoggait an: Philips, 62, Old Broad

no respect from other parties, but that sireei, Royal Exchange, London."

the coinpany did not play at cards. It This address speaks so plainly, and, consisted originally of Mrs. M., Mrs. VeI think I may add, so impudently, for sey, Mrs. Bosca wen, and Mrs. Carter, itself, that no comment of mine is Lord Lyttelton, the Jarl of Bath (better necessary. The reflections of your known as Mr. Pulteney) the Hon. Horace Readers, especially your Clerical ones,

Walpole, the classical owner of Strawberry will be probably in unison with those Hill, afterward Earl of Orford, and Mr. of Yours, &c.

C. A.

Stillingfeet. The society came at last to contain a numerous asseniblage of those

Inost eminent for literature in London, or MR. URBAN,

April 15.

who visited it. Of these distinguished F you and your Correspondent W. friends, Mus. Vesey, though less known Forbes's character of Mr. Stilling, pleasing and rational society. Without fleet and History of the Blue Stocking attempting to shine herself, she had the Club would be a treat to many of happy secret of bringing forward talents your Readers," it is a pity that you of every kind, and of diffusing over the should not be furnished with it, when society the gentleness of her own cha. it may be done with so little trouble.

She was the daughter of [Sir I will therefore copy it from his “ Ac. - Thomas Vesey Bart. Bishop of Ossory, count of the Life aud Writings of Dr.

father of Lord Knapton, and grandfather Beattie,” vol. I.pp. 209, 10, 11. note, Agmondesham Vesey, Esy. a gentleman

of Lord Viscount De Vescy,) and wife of with the addition of a few trifling ar

of Ireland, who in his earlier years had ticles, which I will place within brac- been the friend of Swift. Mrs. Boscawen kets. Yours, &c.

J. B. was the (daughier of Evelyn Glanville, " Mrs. Elizabáth Robinson, daughter of Esq. and] widow of the gallant admiral of [ Matthew] Robinson, Esq. of Horton iu that name, a woman of great talents, and, Kent, (and of West Layton in the county of though unknown to the literary world, acYork, whose eldest son Matthew Robin- ceptable to every society by the strength son Morris succeeded to the English ba- of her understanding, the poignancy of ronetage and Irish peerage of his cousin her humour, and the brilliancy of her the late Lord Primate Rokeby] and wife wit. She died [ 26 Feb.] 1805, at the adof Edward Montagu, Esq, of Denton Hall, vanced age of 86. Mrs. Carter, the learnNorthumberland, and Saudleford Priory, ed translator of Epictetus, and the author Berks, (son of Charles, fifth son of Ed- of a volume of poems of very considerable ward, the first Earl of Sandwich.] In- merit, is now the only original surviving heriting from nature a genius for litera- member, at the age of nearly 90. But ture, she had the good fortune to meet

the gentleman to whom this constellation with an able director of her early studies of talents owed that whimsical appellation, in the celebrated Conyers Middleton, the “ Bas bleu," was Mr. Stillingfleet, a D. D. who was married to her grand- man of great piety and worth, the author mother (Sarah, daughter of Thomas Mora of some works in natural history, and of

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