JULY 7, 1928.
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NOTES AND QUERIES.
PICTURE WANTED (cliv. 406, 448). — A Thomas de Grey of Cavendish married the
•^ coloured plate of the picture described heiress of Cornherd, and assumed her arms^
by MB.. A. H. COOPER-PBICHABD will be found Az., a fess between two chevrons or. ^'- * * '•
Sir Robert Clifton and Alice his -wife held
in one of the volumes of The Boys' Own
Paper, published in the early eighties. Per- a court at Cavendish in 1429; she may have
haps one of your correspondents could give belonged to the de Grey family.
the exact reference, which might help in the
G. S. G.
tracing of the original. The date will probHE
ably be found to be about 1884-6.
PORTSMOUTH (cliv. 402, 420, 447).—MR.
The first and greatest editor of the DEN-HAM PARSONS mistook my article at c l ^ i ' B. O. P.'—than which in the estimation of 75 and 94, which was entitled " King's Ships
us who were boys in the 'eighties, there was Built in Southampton Neighbourhood, and
no finer paper in the world—Mr. G. A. which covered Bursledon, Bucklers Yard,
Hutchinson, died at Frinton-on-Sea in the Southampton, Northam, Eling, Hyth.e, Redearly days of the war. I went through his bridge
and Cowes,for a list covering the county
house before the sale of its contents, which of Hampshire,
which was not intended. These
followed his death, and found its walls covered lists were naturally
as complete as I was
with the originals of many familiar pictures able to make them,only
were added to _ by
which had once been reproduced in the paper. various contributors atand
clii. 176, 1930, 210, and
I believe that some of them fetched quite good cliv. 170.
prices at the sale, but the one of the pirate
MR. DENHASI PARSONS' brother informed me
ship was not among them.
that if he would he (MB. D ^ T H AwMl t hPARSONS)
A. C. E. could
supply ' N. & Q.' readers
[We are informed; by the Editor of the least of the ships built .}.& t h e Hamble River
"B.O.P." that the above mentioned picture by John Tyson and by Messrs. Black and
entitled ' Pirates Decoying a Merchantman' Scott. May I once aga in ask his assistance.
appeared in vol. v. of that paper opposite
I am grateful to hiin for the confirmation
the Birth Port of (SALATEA-—but
he does not
XTATHANIEL RICHARDS: ' POEMS, appear
to understand, t n a t practically all the
•^ SACRED AND SATYRYCALL' (cliv. ships built
in merchants' yards were for425). — Nathaniel Richards, author of warded as bare
unaer tow or as vessels
' Poems, Sacred and Satyrycall,' was for under jury mastshull^
to t n e [r final P°rt, generally
many years confused with Nathaniel Portsmouth or one
the other senior King's
Richards, fifth son of Richard Richards, rec- yards, to be masted,&>irigged
tor of Kentisbury, Devonshire (see ' D.N.B.,' generally, no doubt w * t n twoand
sets of sails,
vol. xlviii., which continues this erroneous stores, etc. Even 1th6 vessels built
Pemascription). ' N. & Q.' (10 S. xi. 461) con- broke Dockyard appear *° have beenatsent
tains a long note on the two contemporary Portsmouth or other yards under jury masts
Nathaniel Richards, showing that Nathaniel, to be masted as late a s 1856. Buckler's
the author and dramatist, was in all prob- Yard has one instarce of GLADIATOR, 44, built
ability one of the Richards of Rowling, Kent, 1782, being sent to Liverpool for completion,
and not a Richard of Kentisbury.
and one at least
y reached PortsARCHIBALD SPARKE.
ls n o t
I regret that
A CLIFTON MARRIAGE (cliv. 424). iCin
eK >s s h i Ps lists as given. Of
•**- MR. J. D. BABNABD may be interested to add to the
M v e ma
know that the Clyfton Brass at Methwold, course, I a n /ny ships without their place
Norfolk, is not entirely lost, and that, though of build^g- d many readers would be glad
Chatham and Portsmuch mutilated, the arms may be seen on the of furrier inforiftiation.
knight's jupon. The brass was stolen in 1680 mon-h Dockya: fJ3 Lists supplied to me are far
and recovered later, broken up into 130 pieces, frcn complete
which are now fastened to a board on the wall
JOHN A. RUPERT-JONES.
of the north aisle. Copies and rubbings can mRRATIY 1 ES OF
i i PLAGUI3 (cliv. 422). — ME. F. A.
In Cavendish Church, Suffolk, there are EDVAKDS wonild, I think, find the Introducfour brass shields of Cavendish arms, six- tion to ' A Journal of the Plague Year,'
teenth century, in the Tower. Rubbings of edited by Geoil-ge A. Aitken, and published by
j M. Dent fend Co., 1895, of considerable
these can also be consulted.
W. C. F.
WALTER E. GAWTHORP.