Devonshire Characters and Strange Events/Index

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Abbott, Mr. Frank, 54

Abbott, Mrs., 197, 200, 202

Abdul Gopher, 381

Abede, 118, 119

Aberdeen, 356, 738

Aberystwyth, 429

Abingdon, Lord, 256

Account of the Religion and Manners of the Mohammetans, 169

Ackermann, 572

Acland, Sir Thomas, 479, 533

Adams, Jane, 215

Adams, Mr., 663

Addison, Joseph, 245, 246, 247

Admirable Crichton. See James Wyatt

Affeton, 262, 278, 285

Aix, 419

Albemarle, Duke of, 242

Albury, 256, 257

Aldgate Workhouse, 367

Algiers, 84, 152-158, 167

Alley, Daniel, 192, 193

Almondsbury, 35, 39, 41

Alphington, 17

Alphington Ponies, the, 16-20
— strange appearance of, 16, 18, 20
— excuses of the impecunious, 18

Alquenezes, Marquess, 91, 92

Altarnun, 302

Amery, Mr. J. S., 456

American prisoners, 634-699
— are shot down, 646
— mutiny, 645, 653
— report on massacre, 674

Anderson, Lord, 104

Andrews, Charles, 634, 637, 641, 646, 647, 650, 697, 698

Andrews, William, 64

Annals of the East India Company, 381

Annapolis, 787

Anne, Queen, 48, 233, 243, 415

Annery, 182, 183

Annual Register, 67, 68, 368, 400, 524, note

Anstey, Bat, 540, 558

Antiquities, 226, 232

Antongil Bay, 386

Apparitions, 725

Appledore, 235, 775

Apples, 14
— at a Church Congress, 2
— grown by Stafford, 2
— in church, 50
— Royal Wilding, 6-9, 12, 13

Arber, Mr., 94

Architectural Antiquities, 571

Architecture, Gothic, 574, 614

Architecture, painter of. See Samuel Prout

Architecture, Works on, 575

Argyll, Duke of, 417

Arlington, 772

Arms of Lord Ashburton, 632
— Bidlake family, 217
— Blundell family, 619
— Gould family, 619
— Harris family, 619
— Kelloway family, 1
— Prowse family, 565
— Raleigh family, 281
— Stafford family, 1
— Young family, 619

Arnold, Andrew, 716

Arnold, John, 680

Arnold, Richard, 675, 677, 678

Arnull, Mrs., 563

Arscott, 47

Arscott family, the, 47, 57

Arscott, John, 47-57
— his characteristic kindness, 49
— his conduct in church, 50
— his jester, 53
— his toad, 49, 53

Arscott, "the wicked," 49

Ash, Dr. Linnington, 544, 563

Ashburton, first Lord, 630

Ashburton, 279, 370, 436, 437, 440, 442, 445, 447, 452, 478, 604, 619, 622-624, 628, 633

Ashburtonian, 456

Ashprington, 371

Ashton, John, 277

Ash water, 371

Aspect, reason for north, 223

Assassination of Henry III, attempted, 226

As You Like It, 514

Audley End, 196

Aurungzebe, 381

Austen, Rudolphus, 13

Austin, Alfred, 329

Austin, Tom, 175, 176

Avelyn, Lieutenant, 656 note, 660, 670, 695

Averie, Elizabeth, 251

Avery, Captain John, 375-389
— autocracy in Madagascar, 376, 386, 388
— as pirate, 381
— captures Great Mogul's daughter, 381

Aveton Gifford, 520, 524


Baba Hasan, 159

Babbage, Jack, 553, 554, 556, 557, 562

Babley, 414

Badger, John, 65

Baggator, 702

Bagnal, Sir Nicholas, 268

Bagshot, 203, 281

Bailey, Mr., 708

Baker, Archdeacon, 372

Baker, Bessie, 73

Baker, J., 334, 375

Baker, Mary. See Caraboo

Baker, Sir Richard, 183

Baker's Chronicle, 183

Ballads and Songs, 328

Ballads, A Century of, 277

Ballad of Cyder, 15
— of Dick Simmins, 524
— of Lady Howard, 210
— of "Lusty" Stucley, 273
— of the Bideford Witches, 277
— of Wrestling, 515

Ballads, 244, 417, 503, 615
  "The Bay of Biscay," 354
  "The Death of the Smuggler," 354
  "The Death of Parker," 364-368
  "Dear Catholic Brother," 243
  "The Fish on the Coast," 253
  "The Hunting of Arscott, of Tetcott," 54, 243
  "Joy to Great Caesar," 245
  "Just Like Love," 353
  "The Lamentation of Strangwidge," 103
  "The Little Girl down the Lane," 445
  "May We Never Want a Friend," 354
  "Mrs. Page's Lament," 102
  "Nice Young Maidens," 423
  "One Long Whitsun Holiday," 245
  "The Scotch Yoke," 5

Ballard, Joseph, 415

Bailer, Anthony, 422

Bampfylde, Mr., 613

Bancroft, Mr. and Mrs., 33

Banks, Sir Joseph, 750

Banterer, 775

Barclay, 133

Baring, Charles, 616

Barker, Hon. Charles, 257

Barnes, Grace, 276

Barnes, John, 320-324
— taverner to highwayman, 321
— executed, 324

Barnstaple, 102-104, 224, 230-234, 326, 414, 417, 422, 543, 561, 772, 774, 782

Barnstaple, Literary History of, 103

Baron, John, 222

Barré, Colonel Isaac, 628, 629

Barry, Mr., 472

Barum ware, 234

Baskerville, Mary, 458

Bastard, Colonel, 482, 483, 704

Batavia, 38, 387

Bateman, Mary, 394

Bath, 40, 45, 420, 429

Bath Chronicle, 40

Bath, Earl of, 231

Bathurst, Lord, 418

Battle of Alcazar, 272, 273, 734

Battyn, 47

Batworthy, 755

Baviad, 451, 453, 455

Bawden the Mole-catcher, 520

Bayard, 238

Bay of Biscay, 86

Beaford, 541

Bear, John, 744

Beare, Dr., 274

Beasley, Reuben G., 635, 639, 673

Beaumont, Robert de, 773

Beauties of England and Wales, 568, 571

Bebb, Mr., 27

Becket, Thomas a, 549

Bedford, Earl of, 204, 209, 754

Beer, 308, 309, 318

Beggar, a disguised, 432, 433

Beggars' Opera, The, 414-421
— complete success of, 419

Belgrave, Lord, 448

Bell, Mr., 241

Bell, James, 698

Belle's Stratagem, The, 31

Bell-ringing, contests in, 370
— songs of, 370, 371

Belmont, 716

Belstone, 709

Beltrees, 241

Bennett, John, 694

Bennett's Cross, 700

Benson, Thomas, 233
— donor of bowl and ladle, 234
— King of Lundy, 234-237
— M.P. for Barnstaple, 234

Bent, Dr., 256

Berkeley, Colonel, 24-26

Berkeley, Earl of, 24

Berlin, 616, 628

Bermondsey, 393

Bernasconi, Miss, 563

Berry, 251

Berry, Sarah, 603

Bertie, Dr., 256

Berwick, 266, 483

Bevan, 602

Bewick, 578

Beyeck, Joseph, 698

Bible, value of the, 341

Bickford, William, 47

Bickleigh, 188, 189, 426, 435, 568

Bicton. 591

Bideford, 233, 234, 274, 276, 327, 329, 330, 384, 385, 389, 414, 417, 436, 775, 785

Bidlake, 212, 217, 223, 737

Bidlake, Dr., 459, 566, 567, 568

Bidlake family, the, 212-223, 737

Bidlake, Henry, 215, 219, 222
— fights for Royalists, 220
— hides in a clock, 220

Bidlake, John, 219

Bidlake, William, 215, 218

Bilbao, 152

Binus, 469

Birch Tor, 700, 701, 705

Bird, Mr. E., R.A., 41, 46

Bird of the Oxenhams, the, 249-261
— appears to foretell death, 249, 254, 256, 258-261
— probable origin of legend, 254, 255

Birds of the Crozet Islands, 342

Birdwood, Miss, 133

Birmingham, 62, 68, 329

Bisett, Margaret, 227

Bishops, bad character of, in 16th century, 214

Bishop, John, 597

Bishop, Robert, 597

Bishops of Exeter, 48, 124, 125, 214, 217, 218, 249, 529, 531, 532, 538, 556, 557, 558, 583. 590, 747

Bishop of Limoges, 239

Bishop of London, 43, 739

Bishop of Saint Flores, 239

Bishopstawton, 104

"Black Assize, The," 103

Blackabrook, 186

Blackball, 711

Black Horse, Captain of the, 207

"Black Horse Tavern," 320, 321, 323

Black John, 52-55

Blackmail, 383

Blackmore, Robert D., 528, 549, 556, 561

Blake, Admiral, 158, 377

Blake, William, 699

Blisland, 56

Bliss, Mr. foe, 502

Bloomers introduced by the Alphington Ponies, 20

Blore, Mr., 564

Bloudie Booke, The, 193

Blow, Dr. John, 241, 614

Blundell, Peter, 438, 619

Blundell's School, 426, 535

Board of Trade, 776

Boconnoc, 605

Bodleian Library, 324

Bodmin, 317, 525, 738

Bodmin Moors, 302

Body-snatching, 365, 405-413

Boer War, 780, 782

Boggs, John, 685

Boleyn, Mary, 263

Bolton, Duke of, 418

Bombay, 381

Boogoos, the, 38

Book of the West, The, 6, 14

Bordeaux, 268, 309, 605

Borders of the Tamar and the Tavy, 95

Boringdon, 713

Borrow, George, 466, 469, 471

Boscastle, 302

Boscawen, Mrs., 743

Boston, 384, 697

Boswell, James, 627, 750

Botcher, 604

Boughthayes, 187

Boulogne, siege of, 263

Boundye, Thomas, 597

Bovey, 535

Bovey Heathfield, 482

Bowring, Benjamin, 510

Boyce, John, 533

Boyle, Robert, 489

Brabant, 205

Braddons, The, 18

Bradford, 68

Bradiford stream, 773

Bradmore, 524

Bradstone, 213, 222

Bradworthy, 594, 595

Bratton Clovelly, 97

Braunton, 329

Bray, Mrs., 95, 96

Bray, Rev. E. A. , 95

Brazen Mask, The, 353

Breeches fit the man, 703

Brentford, 281, 731

Brest, 206

Brice, Andrew, 389, 480, 502-513
— reprimanded by Parliament, 504
— publishes Weekly Journal, 504
— publishes The Grand Gazetteer, 509

Bridestowe, 212, 213, 221

Bridewell, 393

Bridport, 308

Brightleigh, 436, 437

Brighton, 44.

Brimblecombe, 540, 541

Brimpton, 185

Bristol, 37, 39, 41, 45, 378, 384, 393, 420, 431

British Museum, 52, 180, 329

Britton, John, 568, 569

Brixham, 308, 317, 440

Brixton, 572

Broadbury Down, 371

Broadly, Mr. A. M., 404 note

Broad Street, 282

Broad wood, 371

Broad wood Kelly, 710

Broeck, Adrian Van, 376, 388

Bromefield, 266

Brooke, Mr., 42

Brooking-Rowe, Mr., 94

Brooks, James, 62, 63

Brothers, Richard, 393

Brouchet, 66

Broughton, 66

Broughton, Sir John, 466

Brown, General, 661

Brown, Tom, 241

Brownson, Rear- Admiral, 784

Browse family, the, 718

Bruce, John, 381

Bruce, Robert, 718-725

Bruges, 207

Brunton, Misses, 450

Brushfield, Dr., 506, 510, 511

Brushford, 42

Brussels, 265

Buckerell, 543

Buckingham, 85, 243

Buckingham, Duke of, 85, 196, 710,

Buckland Brewer, 182, 327, 330

Buckland-on-the-Moor, 704

Buckner, Admiral, 357, 358

Budd, Dr., of North Tawton, 81, 770

Budd, Dr. J. W., 754-771
— his summary treatment of patients, 759, 760, 761, 762, 766, 768, 769
— his kindness to the poor, 762, 766, 767
— his accurate diagnosis, 763, 764
— ubiquitous, 771

Budd family, the, 754

Budleigh Salterton, 318

Bulkworthy, 182, 184

Buller, Dean, 747

Buller, Sir Redvers, 785

Bunker Hill, 779

Buoncompagni, Giacomo, 272

Burdeson Park, 28

Burdett-Coutts, Baroness, 329

Burgess, Mary, 45. See Caraboo

Burghley, Lord, 271 note, 272

Burgoyne, Henry, 688

Burian, 710

Burke, Edmund, 405, 409, 606, 627

Burkett, Rev. T., 254

Burleigh, Lord, 735

Burleigh Wood, 220

Burnby, Mrs., 207

Burney, Dr., 613, 614

Burnham, Enoch, 684

Burns, the Devonshire. See Edw. Capern

Burritt, Elihu, 330

Burroughs, Mr., 115, 117

Burrow, Mrs., 590

Bury, Admiral, 536

Bush Down Mine, 700

Bushell, Thomas, 232

Bushfield, James N., 692

Bute, Lord, 3, 4, 6, 624
— burnt in effigy, 4

Butler, Mr., 160, 161

Butler, Samuel, 752

Butterstone, 737

Byron, Lord, 450, 453


Cadboll, 631

Cadhay, 457, 458

Cadiz, 86, 87, 93, 267

Cain, Elizabeth, 437

Calais, 264

Callington, 81, 371, 535

Calmady family, the, 217

Calmady, Mr., 757

Calne, 624, 628

Calverleigh, 772

Calvinists, 42

Camberwell, 571

Cambridge, 754

Camden, 2

Camden Society, 324

Camelford, 605

Camley, 226

Campbell, James, 698

Campion, 481

Canaletti, 571

Canary Islands, 108, 152

Cann, Abraham, 519-523

Cann, William, 597

Canterbury, 66, 105

Cape Bojadore, 115

Cape Finisterre, 138, 268

Cape La Hogue, 311

Cape of Good Hope, 349

Cape Town, 780, 781, 783

Capern, Edward, 325-331
— artificial as poet, 325, 328
— described by Burritt, 330
— praised by Froude and Landor, 329
— the postman poet, 327

Captives, The, 415

Caraboo, 35-46
— her supposed history, 38
— her real identity, 41
— is brought to Knole, 35

Carden, Sir Robert, 774, 775

Carew, 268, 527, 528

Carew, Bampfylde-Moore, 425-435, 437
— life as a beggar, 427-432

Carew, Rev. Theodore, 426

Carew, Sir Walter, 556

Carey, Bishop of Exeter, 595

Carey, William, 263

Carley, James, 66 1 note, 693

Carlile, Mr., 439, 440

Carlisle, 67

Carlow, 270

Carmarthen, Marquess of, 151

Carnbrea, 705

Game's Balls, 769, 770

Carolina, 377

Caroline, Queen, 415

Caron House, 715

Carpenter, Elias, 393

Carrickfergus, 773

Carrington, Chancellor, 352

Carswell, 584, 590

Carteret, Lord, 235

Cary family, the, 565

Cary, Philippa, 292-300
— executed, 299
— exhorted by Quicke, 295-297

Cashel, Archbishop of, 269, 270

Castlereagh, Lord, 644, 673

Catdowne, 298

Cater, Mr., 565

Cathedral Close Gates, Exeter, 485

Catwater, 298

Cavite, 776

Cawley, Mr., 495, 499

Cecil, Robert, 735

Cecil, Sir Edward, 85, 86, 93, 264, 267, 272

Century of the Names and Scantlings of Inventions, 487

Cephus, Richard, 676

Chagford, 65, 737, 755

Chair, Gay's, 414, 415, 421

Challacombe, 701, 705

Challoner, 265

Champernowne, Margaret, 189

Champernowne, Rev. F. , 372

Champion, Richard, 606

Channel Islands, 306, 308, 309, 314, 315

Chanter, Mr. J. R., 103, 224, 225 note, 237 note, 422, 423

Chappell, Samuel, 597

Chappie, William, 241, 256, 543

Charles I, 85, 93, 219

Charles II, 158, 241, 242, 243, 245

Chartres, Cathedral of, 579

Chaster, 479

Chateau Morand, 239

Chatham, 634

Chave, Mr., 286-291

Chaw Gully, 705

Chefoo, 779

Chee-ming, 38

Cheltenham, 24

Cherbourg, 306, 308

Chiche, 195

Chichester, Baron, 772

Chichester family, the ubiquitous, 772
— famous members of, 772, 773

Chichester, Rear-Admiral Sir Edward, 772-787
— a staunch Conservative, 774
— his death at Gibraltar, 784
— his difficulties as transport officer, 780-783
— his diplomacy, 777, 784, 787
— promotions of, 774, 775, 776, 779, 783

Child of Nature, The, 23

Chimsworthy, 97

China, 36, 616, 776

China-clay discovered, 605

Chope, R. Pearse, 234 note, 237 note

Chowne, Parson, 549, 551, 556

Christchurch, 315, 373

Chronicles of Crime, 355, 368

Chudleigh, 622

Chumleigh, 262, 510

Church Congress at Plymouth, 2

Churchill, Mr., 107

Cibber, Colley, 416

Cirencester, 772

Cirencester, Sir John de, 772

Citadel, The, 298

Civita Vecchia, 272

Clandestine Marriage, The, 509

Clarendon, 195, 197, 199, 211, 415, 487

Clarke, Capt. J. S., 725

Clarke, Mr., 422

Clarke, Sir T., 620

Clement, John C., 644

Clements, William, 692

Clergy, corrupt state of the, 214, 562, 594

Cleveland, Earl of, 715

Cleverdon, Penelope, 599

Clifford, Lord, 435

Clinton, Lord, 785

Cloberry, John, 222

Clock, grandfather, 220

Clode, Braddon, 56

Clovelly, fishermen of, 229

Clutterbuck, Richard, 249

Coaker, Jonas, poet, 706

Cobbett, William, 454

Cobley, John, 583

Cobley, Miss, 458

Cobley, Mr., 461

Cobley, Uncle Tom, 583

Cockburn, Mr., 551

Codding, Caleb, 699

Codmore, John, 62

Coham, William Holland, 47

Cohen, Israel, 407

Cohorn, 499

Coining, counterfeit, 640

Coin clipping, 265, 283-285

Coke, Sir Edmund, 195

Cole, James, 60

Cole, Mary, 24

Colebrook, 519

Collard, John, 694

Collas, Victor, 640

Colchester prison, 168

Coleman, Dorcas, 274

Collections, 254

Collier, Jeremy, 241, 242

Collier, W. F., 516 note, 525, 756

Collumpton, 175, 321, 322

Cologne, 167

Colton, Rev. C., M.A., 286, 289, 290

Combe, 212

Combe, William de, 213

Combmartin, 537

Compton, Theodore, 606

Congo Free State, 386 note

Congreve, W., 417

Constantinople, 159, 162

Consul, English, 155

Consul, French, 157

Cooke, John, saddler, 478-486
— his conduct during elections, 481
— his services to Exeter, 483-485

Cookesley, Rev. John, 454

Cookesley, William, 445-448

Cookworthy, William, 600-607
— absent-minded Quaker, 603
— discoverer of china-clay, 605

Cooper, Sir Astley, 405

Copenhagen, 309

Corelli, 609

Cork, 268, 384, 439

Cork, Earl of, 45

Cornish Magazine, 516 note

Cornwood, 290

Corry, 322

Corunna, 378

Cory, John, 598

Coryton, 222

Cosdon, 709

Cotgrave, Captain, 641, 642, 643

Cott, Miss, 393

Cotton, Mr. , 230 note, 258, 260

Cotton, Walter, 689

Cotton, William, 217

Council of Trent, 238

Courtenay, 545

Courtenay, Sir William, 187,191,208

Courtlands, 616

Courtney, Hon. Elizabeth, 371

Courtney, Kelland, 372

Courtship, an uncertain, 25-30

Covent Garden, 353

Coventry, 228

Coventry, Lord, 199

Cowes, 312

Cowley Barton, 616

Cox, Captain, 332, 337

Cox, Mr., 414

Crackington Cove, 56

Cranstoun, Baron, 631

Craven, Countess of, 450

Crediton, 44, 173, 351-353, 431, 583, 593

Creedy Park, 431

Creedy River, 351

Cresford, Mr., 133, 134

Crolly Bridge, 77

Cromwell, Henry, 244

Cromwell, Oliver, 490, 544

Cromwell, Richard, 223

Cromwellian barbarity, 222

Crook, Mr., 422

Cross, Mr., 189, 463, 464, 465

Crowd, a London, 484

Crowe, Mrs., 174

Crown Dale, 702

Crown's Too Weighty, The, 243

Crozcts, The, 333,. 344

Crusoe, a new Robinson. See G. M. Goodridge

Cudmore, Mr. Henry, 162

Culham, 373

Cumberland, Duke of, 416

Cunninghame, William, 631

Curate and the pig, the, 560

Curate, how to select a, 543

Curson, 478

Curtis, Anne, 265

Curtis, Sir Thomas, 265

Cutteford, George, 199, 202, 204

Cyder, 3, 13, 14
— how made, 3, 6, 11
— tax on, 3, 6
— Royal Wilding, 8, 10
— Whitesour, 10, 13

Cyder, Dissertation on, 1, 6, 10, 13


Daily Graphic, 70, 80

Dalling, Governor, 740

Dally, Mr., 505

Daman, 381

Darcy, Thomas, 195

Dartington, 545

Dartmoor, 521, 601, 700, 705, 709

Dartmoor, ancient remains on, 700

Dartmoor Idylls, 707

Dartmoor Pictorial Records, 706 note

Dartmoor Prison, described, 635
— massacre in, 648
— official report on massacre, 664
— prisoners' depositions concerning massacre, 674

Dartmouth, 264, 304, 316, 317, 334, 370, 428, 429, 440, 494, 591

Dart River, 301

David Copperfield, 444

Davie, Humphry, 431

Davie, Sir John, 431

Davie, John, 274

Davies, 361

Davies, Annie, 451 note

Davis, Andrew, 691

Davis, Jacob, 699

Davy, John, 351-354
— passion for music, 351
— wonderful proficiency, 352
— ruined by success, 353

Davy, Rev. C., 127

Davy, Rev. W., 123-127
— a mechanical genius, 123
— encounter with his bishop, 124,125
— turns printer, 125

Davy, Richard, 701

Dawlish, 592

Dazzard, 57

Death Coach, the, 211

Defoe, Daniel, 375, 376

Delaware, Lord, 93

Demon of Spreyton, the, 170-174

Denbury, 446

Dennis, 605

Dennis, John, 377 note

Dennis, Lewis, 597

Dennis, Prebendary Jonas, 581-590
— Church disciplinarian, 582, 583
— list of his works, 589

Dennis, Sir Thomas, 581

Dent, Captain, 120

Deptford, 162

Derby, U.S.A., 430

Desaguliers, 492

Descriptive Sketch of Sidmouth, 257

Despenser, 229

D'Estree, 157, 158

De Valle, 229

Devil, encounter with the, 395
— various forms assumed by, 275, 276

Devon, Earl of, 209

Devon Notes and Queries, 1850, 105; 1903, 403; 1905, 94; 1906, 64; 1906, 79

Devonport, 64, 411, 412, 521, 768, 774, 782

Devonshire Melodist, The, 328

Devonshire Parishes, 494 note

Devonshire Woman, The: or a Wonderful Narrative of Frances Flood, 180

Dewey, Admiral, 776, 777, 784

Diamond, Captain, 314

Dickenson, Captain Harvey, 47

Dictionary of National Biography, 238, 282, 285, 414, 607, 617

Dietrich, Admiral, 776, 777

Dilwyn, 14

Dinan, 137, 138, 139

Dissertation on Cyder and Cyder Fruit, 1, 6

Divorce, plea to obtain, 198

Dixie, Sir Wolstone, 735

Dobell, Edith, 602

Doctors' Commons, 28

Dodbrooke, 737

Doggett, Simon, 53, 54

Dolmen of Shilstone, 127

Dolton, 1

Donegal, Marquess of, 773

Don Juan de Cadiz, 87, 88

Don Mathias Caster, 113, 114

Dorset, Earl of, 243

Dover, 44

Dowie, Dr., 402

Dowland, 540

Downhouse, 123

Drake, Sir Francis, 101 , 200, 204, 248, 785

Drake Walls, 702

Drama, The, 23, 30

Dreams, warnings by, 219, 591, 592, 724

Drewsteignton, 124, 127, 593

Dublin, 269, 384

Duckworth, Admiral Sir J. T., 650

Dudley, 68

Duncan, Admiral, 360

Dunciad, The, 245

Dunning, John, 1st Lord Ashburton, 618–632
— his early days, 619, 620
— his repellent appearance, 621, 625, 630
— his sharp practice, 623, 624
— Solicitor-General, 624
— his manors in Devonshire, 628
— in Berlin, 629

Dunsland, 47, 57

Duntze, Sir John, 479

Durant, 217

D'Urfey, Tom, 52, 57, 238, 247
— is popular at Court, 242
— his Pills to Purge Melancholy, 246

Durnford, the Misses. See Alphington Ponies

Durston, Dr. William, 712

Dyer, Mr., 510

Dymond, Robert, 324, 632


Earthworks, Saxon, 212

Eastaway, Elias, 599

Eastchurch, Elizabeth, 275

Eastchurch, Thomas, 275

Eastcott, Rev. Mr., 352

East India Company, 380, 388

Eastlake, Sir C. L., 572

Ebford, 458

Ebsworthy family, the, 213, 217, 218

Ebsworthy, 213, 217

Ebsworthy, Peter, 217

Ecclesiastical Court at Lyons, 239

Economy, false, 746, 747

Eddy, Mrs., 402

Edgecombe, Richard, 222

Edinburgh, 356, 405, 485

Edinburgh, Duke of, 775

Edmonds, 216

Edward II, 229

Edward IV, 183

Edward VI, 229, 265, 369

Edward VII, 783

Edwards, Dr., 354

Edwards, Susannah, 274, 275

Eggesford, 546, 772

Egyptian Hall, 473

Elford, Robert, 61

Elford, Susannah, 61

Eliot, Lord, 569

Eliot, Nicolas, 596

Elizabeth, Queen, 185, 230, 262-270, 735, 773

Elliott, Mr., 162, 164

Elworthy, Mr. F. T., 513

English Garner, The, 94

Epistolæ Ho-Elianas; or Familiar Letters, 251

Epitaph on Andrew Brice, 511
— on F. Flood's legs, 180
— on Joanna Southcott, 400
— on John Gay, 424
— on Margaret Gould, 618
— on Sir W. Jones, 631

Epsom, 241

Esdell, James, 698

Essex, Earl of, 204

Eumer, 159

Evans, Anne, 292-300
—executed, 299

Evelyn's Diary, 514

Examiner ; The, 21, 30

Excise Bill, the, 4

Exe River, 107, 150

Exeter, 4, 7, 8, 13, 19, 42, 65, 71, 79,
80, 101, 103, 105, 123, 131, 152,
162, 168, 169, 176, 212, 214,
223, 231, 238, 239, 252, 257,
260, 274, 276, 295, 296, 298,
302, 320, 321, 323, 324, 332,
352, 353. 356, 366, 367, 368,
373, 390, 391, 393, 423, 430,
431, 437, 441, 442, 445, 458,
463, 478, 479, 481, 482, 483,
484, 485, 502, 503, 508, 511,
529, 534, 551, 558, 581, 582,
591, 592, 603, 604, 608, 609,
612, 615, 618, 623, 630, 634,
718, 741, 746, 747, 770, 785

Exeter Grammar School, 123, 437, 592

Exmoor, 225, 426, 533, 539, 546

Exmoor Scolding and Courtship, 510, 513

Exmouth, 150, 583, 584, 587, 616, 630

Experiment, The, 107

Eynesso, Manuel, 37


Fables, 416

Facye, Richard, 597

Fairfax, Sir Thomas, 487

Falconbridge, Lady, 263

Falkener, Sir William, 168

Falkirk, 375

Falmouth, 264, 302, 317, 742

Farinelli, 246

Farinellfs Ground, 245

Farley, Samuel, 504, 511

Farmer, Thomas, 240

Fellow, Anne, 276

Fellowes, Hon. Newton, 546

Fenton, Lavinia, 418-420

Fey, Francis, 171-173
— is ill-treated by ghosts, 171

Fig, Dr. Kennicott's, 373

Fielding, Henry, 51, 425

Figuier, Louis, 499

Fisher, Dr., Bishop of Exeter, 125,

Fishley, 540

Fittey, Robert, 698

Fitzford, 185, 186, 187, 188, 190,
195, 196, 197, 199, 200, 202,
206, 208, 209, 210

Fitz of Fitzford, Notes to, 209

Fitz, Mary, 185, 187, 193-210
— four times married, 195-196
— an unnatural mother, 208, 209
— appears after death, 209, 210

Fitz, John, 185-187

Fitz, Sir John, 186-193
— becomes insane, 191, 193

Fleet Prison, 200, 248, 715

Fleet Street, 248, 249

Flood, Frances, 177-180

Florida, 266, 267

Flower, 518, 519

Floyd, 552

Foley, Rev. T. P., 392, 396, 404 note

Fond Husband, The, or the Plotting Sisters, 240, 247

Fontelautus, 581-589.
— a vain child, 585
— obsessed by evil spirits, 586
— his voice heard after death, 587,

Fontenoy, 434

Foote, Maria, 21-34
— a second-rate actress, 23

Foote, Maria, her benefit, 30
— her connexion with Col. Berkeley, 24-26
— her marriage, 33
— wooed by Hayne, 25-29

Foote, Mr., 21, 22, 27, 28, 29, 30

Foote, Mrs., 21, 22, 25, 26, 30

Foote, Samuel, 21

Footprints of Former Men in Far Cornwall, 52

Ford, 451

Ford, Philip, 698

Forez, 239

Forked Way, The, 212

Fort Sainte Marie, 388

Fort St. George, 388

Fortye, Lieutenant, 670, 695

Foundling Institution, The, 44

Fowey, 93, 737

Fox, Charles James, 5

Francemass, or Franken Days, 6

Francis, Mrs., 133, 134

Frankfort, 166

Frankin, 6

Franklyn, 591

Fraser's Magazine, 329

Free-traders. See Smuggling

Freeman, 21

French prisoners, 639, 746

Friar's Green, 80

Friend's Adventure, The, 136, 138, 139, 151

Frise, Henry, the village poet, 59; buys a wife, 59

Frithelstock, 414

Frost, 520, 523

Frost, Elizabeth, 251

Froude, Hurrell, 545

Froude, J. A., 271 note, 329, 545

Froude, Rev. John, 544-562
— encounters his bishop, 532, 557
— as horse-dealer, 536, 553
— his knavish tricks, 548-550, 555, 560
— "only drunk," 561

Froudiana, 563

Fuller, 266

Fun, 329

Furze, Mr. Philip, 170, 171

Fuseli, 462


Gadshill, 322

Gainsborough, Thomas, 608, 610, 611, 743
—an amateur musician, 610

Gair, John, 699

Galaford, 212

Gambia, 116, 120, 121

Gambling, mania for, 639

Gardeners' Magazine, The, 12

Gardiner, 282, 285

Gardner, Edward, 699

Garrick, David, 509

Garrison, Cornelius, 698

Garrow, Mr., 18

Gascoigne, Judge, 181-182

Gatchell, John G., 690, 691, 692, 696

Gatti, Messrs., 420

Gaudry, J. E., 511

Gavulford, 212

Gay, John, 245, 414-424
— writes The Beggars' Opera, 416
— writes his own epitaph, 424

Gayer, Sir John, 380, 382

Gazetteer, The Grand, 509, 513

General System of Divinity, 124, 125, 127

Gentleman's Magazine, The, 256, 257

Geographical Dictionary, 389

George III, satirized by Peter Pindar, 745

Georgenympton, 535, 536

German, Jacob, 703, 704

Germo, 605

Germyn, Gilbert, 213
— charges against, 215
— his heresies, 217, 218

Ghent, 207, 643

Ghosts, 57, 129, 170–173. 209, 286–291, 586–592, 719

Ghost, the Sampford, 286-291
— noisy manifestations of, 287
— probably caused by maid-servants,

Giardini, 610

Gibbon, 627

Gibbons, Grinling, 773

Gibraltar, 107, 783, 784, 786

Gibson, Captain, 377, 378, 379

Giddy, Mr., 738

Gidleigh, 565

Gidley, Mrs., 171

Giffard, Baron, 590

Giffard family, the, 414, 436

Gifford, Edward, 437, 438

Gifford, William, 436–456, 751
— edits The Quarterly, 452
— his education, 438, 440, 446
— his hardships, 439, 440, 441
— his love of mathematics, 443
— satires, writer of, 443, 444, 450

Gifford, William, 681

Gilbert, Sarah, 123

Giles, Sir Edward, 218

Gill, Mr., 27

Gillespie, Elizabeth, 572

Gist, Thomas, 274

Gittisham, 177, 390

Gladding, Major, 661

Gladstone, W. E., 775

Glandfeeld, Mr. See Glanville

Glanville, John, 97

Glanville, Judge, 95–106
— M P. for Tavistock, 97

Glanville, Mr. George, 505, 506, 508

Glanville, Nicholas, 102

Glimpses of the Supernatural, 258

Glubb, Mr., 541

Goddess of Death, the, 211

Godolphin, Sir Francis, 97

Goldsmith, Oliver, 327, 627

Golds worthy, 414

Goletta, 158

Gomera, 108, in, 112

Goodleigh, 754

Goodrich, Rear-Admiral J. G. C., 786

Goodridge, George Medyett, 332–350
— goes sealing in the Pacific, 333
— is shipwrecked, 335
— his life on the island, 383
— is rescued, 347

Gorges, Sir Arthur, 187

Gorham, Rev. G. C, 48

Gosling, Mr., 410, 411, 412

Gould, Edward, 438, 619, 622

Gould, W. Drake, 622

Gower, Lord, 234, 236

Gravesend, 281

Gray, John, 698

Greathead, Bertie, 450

Greenhithe, 362

Greenlaw, James, 679 note, 683

Greenwich, 484

Grenofen, 772

Grenville, Elizabeth, 206-209

Grenville family, the, 565, 710, 785

Grenville, Lord, 418

Grenville, Sir Bernard, 232

Grenville, Sir Richard, 197–207, 279
— imprisoned, 200, 206
— hanged in effigy, 203
— takes possession of Fitzford, 204

Grey, James, 158

Grey, Miss, 429

Grey Woman, The, 129–135

Grills, William, 196

Grimspound, 701

Grose, 226, 232

Grosvenor, Earl, 448, 450, 451, 452

Groves, James, 682

Grunsall, George, 162, 164

Guatham, 618, 632

Guildhall, Plymouth, 63, 96

Guiller, Charles, 640

Gulwell, 619

Gunstone, Sir Thomas, 235

Gutch, 46


Hagabets, John, 699

Halberton, 490

Halhead, Mr., 393

Hall, 772

Hall, Bishop, 249

Hall, Mr. S. C., 576

Hall, Stephen, 676

Halley, Dr., 126

Halsbury, 414, 436

Halse, Miss, 558

Hamlet, John, 687

Hamlyn, Joe, 703

Hammett, Sir Benjamin, 105

Hamoaze, 633, 634, 640

Hampton Court, 499, 746

Handel, 609, 614, 615

Hankford, Sir William, succeeds Judge Gascoigne, 182
— at Annery, 182
— his accidental death, 183
— his monument, 184

Hanmer, Rev. John, 414, 415

Harborne, 329

Hare, 405

Harkett, 133

Harrington, Countess of. See Maria Foote

Harrington, Earl of, 33

Harris, Sir Christopher, 187, 280

Harris, Mrs., 100, 133

Harris family, the, 217

Harrison, G. H., 606

Hart, Mr. Charles, 21

Hartland, 236

Hartland Chronicle, The, 234 note, 237 note

Harwood, Colonel, 399

Hastings, 577

Hatherleigh, 54, 539, 540, 710, 712

Hatton, Lady Elizabeth, 195

Hawker, John H., 459, 460

Hawker, Rev. R. S., 52, 53

Hawker, Rev. T., 456

Hawkins, Daniel, 222

Hawkins, John, 514

Hawkins, Sir John, 785

Haydon, Benjamin, 400, 457-477, 566, 567
— David Wilkie, 462
— commits suicide, 474
— his inordinate vanity, 472, 477
— imprisoned for debt, 471, 473

Haydon family, the, 457, 458

Hayes, Catherine, 105

Haymarket, 353

Hayne, Joseph, 25-30

Haywood, John, 689, 698

Hazlitt, William, 454

Headland Warren, 700

Heanton Punchardon, 329

Heath, Justice, 482

Heathfield, Lord, 479

Heavitree, 105

Heideloff, 565

Hele, Colonel Sir Thomas, 220

Hele, Eliseus, 369

Hele, Walter, 196

Hell described, 53

Hellier, Elizabeth, 250

Hellier, Mary, 502

Helmore, "Old," 210

Helston, 741

Hemyock, 737

Hennock, 123

Henry II, 549

Henry III, 226-228, 248

Henry IV, 181

Henry V, 181, 182, 183

Henry VI, 182

Henry VII, 47

Henry VIII, 194, 229, 262, 490, 581

Heralds' Visitation, 97, 102, 726, 754

Herbert, Lord, 487, 498

Herefordshire, 4

Heron, Sir Nicholas, 269

Heywood, John Modyford, 189

Hext, John, 628

Highway robbery, 322, 622

Hill, Hilary, 97

Himalaya, 775

Hine, Mr. J., 577, 580

History of Devonshire, 254

History of England, 271 note

History of the Great Rebellion, 211

Hobart, William, 689

Hockin, Helen, 599

Hodge, William, 64

Hogarth, William, 420, 469, 472

Holcombe Burnell, 581

Hole, Mary, 125

Holdsworth, Mr., 440

Hollar, 196

Holman, Mr., 353

Holmden, Robert, 659, 684

Holmes, Addison, 679

Holmes, John, 48

Holne, 622

Holsworthy, 47, 50, 563

Holwell, 86, 97

Homan, Rev. C. S., 261

Honeychurch, 710

Honiton, 103, 177, 322

Hood's Comic Annual, 329

Hook, 520

Hooke, Dr., 495, 496

Hooker, Mr., 543

Hooper, 334

Hoppner, 442, 455

Hore, David, 222

Horoscopes, 186

Horse-dealing, all fair in, 536, 553

Horswell, Mr., 763

Houlditch, Mr., 553, 554

House-hunting, 130

How, 495

Howard, Elizabeth, 196

Howard, Frederick, 698

Howard, George, 201, 207, 208

Howard, Lady. See Mary Fitz

Howard, Mary, 196, 199, 209

Howard, Sir Charles, 196, 201

Howard, Sir Thomas, 195, 196

Howe, Mr., 398

Howell, James, 86, 248, 249, 251, 252, 257

Hubbard, John, 692, 696

Hubbard, Richard, 403

Hull, Homer, 684

Hume, Lady Elizabeth, 201

Humphrey, 608

Hunny, Nicholas, 595

Hunt, George, 716

Hunt, William, 578, 580

Hunting, by parsons, 529
— worship subservient to, 533, 534

Huntsman, the Wild, 57

Huxtable, 520

Hysteria cured, 759


Ibrahim, 154, 155

Iddesleigh, 535, 539, 54, 542

Iddesleigh, Earl of, 1. See also Sir S. Northcote

Ide, 458

Ilbert, Roupe, 533

Ilfracombe, 231

Ilsington, 482

Inglett family, the, 217

Inn Play, or Cornish Hugg Wrestler, 524

Introduction to Knowledge, 441

Instow, 775, 784

Invention due to accidents, 497
— of steam-propelled fountain, 487
— paddle boat, 490, 493
— pumping engines, 492, 493
— steam engine, 498, 501

Ireland, Dr. John, 442, 453, 456

"Irish Gaffney," 523

Isle de Laon, 86


Jackman, 519

Jackson, Edward, 688

Jackson, Thomas, 698

Jackson, William, 352, 608-617, 741
— his sons, 616
— musical education, 609
— life in Exeter, 612
— vanity, 614, 615

Jago, Dr., 209

Jamaica, 120, 121, 189, 696, 738

James I, 84, 190, 278-285, 773

James II, 241, 243

Jarvis, Captain, 310

Javasu, 38, 45

Javasu, Princess of. See Caraboo

Jedda, 382

Jekyll, Parson, 551, 552

Jennings, Sir John, 107

Jerrold, Douglas, 368

Jesus Christ, 77

Jesus, son of Sirach, 71

Jezreelites, the, 402

Joannites, the, 392, 394, 398, 400, 401

Johns, Ambrose Bowden, 566, 568

Johnson, Captain Charles, 375, 382, 387, 389

Johnson, Dr. Samuel, 627

Johnson, Joseph Toker, 698

Johnson, Robert, 691

Joliffe, Major, 645, 658, 659, 662, 682, 685, 688, 689, 695, 696

Jones, Sir William, 626, 627, 630

Jonson, Ben, 451, 491, 514

Jordan, Johnny, 518, 519, 520

Journal, Brice's Weekly, 504, 506
Farley's Exeter, 504, 510

Judd, Robert, 596

Junket, Devonshire, 176

Justice of the Peace, 60

Jutsham, Henry, 619


Kaolin, 601, 605

Karslake, Prebendary, 547

Kavanagh, 269, 270

Keenan, Mr., 608

Keinsham, 179

Kelloway, i. See Stafford

Kelly, 78, 219, 222

Kelly, Philippa, 219, 222

Kelly, William Kelly of, 219, 220

Kendall, William, 616

Kenn, 257

Kennicott, Benjamin, D.D., 369-374
— master of charity school, 369
— bell-ringer, 370, 371
— education, 372
— his fig, 373
— revisits Totnes, 373

Kennicott family, the, 369

Kensington, 258

Kenyon, Lord, 620

Keppel Street, 25, 27, 29

Kilkenny, 226

Kilkhampton, 232

Kilworthy, 95

King, Captain, 280, 281

King, Charles, 663, 672

King, Humphrey, 251

King, Mr., 509

King, O., 271 note

King's Bench Prison, 471

King's evil, 80

King of the Beggars. See Bampfylde-Moore Carew

Kingsbridge, 123, 602, 737

Kingsley, Charles, 255

Kingston, Duchess of, 625

Kingston-on-Thames, 191, 731

Kingswear, 317

Kinsale, 267, 270

Kitson Hall, 25

Knighton, 123

Knock, William, 110

Knole Park, 35-41, 45, 243

Knowstone, 532, 544

Knowstone-cum-Molland, 545, 552, 554, 558, 560, 563

Körner, 174


La Chesnée, 281

Ladysmith, 786

Laguna, 112

Lainshaw, 631

Laira, 601

Lake, Dr., 324

Lambhay, 298

Lamerton, 222

Landkey, 531, 542, 543, 754

Landor, Walter Savage, 329

Land's End, 570

Lane, Mr. John, 563, 580 note

Lanes, Devonshire, 303

Lang, Dorothy, 598

Lang, William, 594-599
— misdemeanours of, 594-598

Langdon, Anne, 171

Langford, 97

Langford, Margaret, 97

Langford, Moses, 97

Lansdowne, Lord, 207, 211

Lanyon, Mr. Charles, 505

Lapthorn, Stephen, 694

Larder, Robert, 115, 117, 120

Larkbeare, 630

Larpent, Francis Seymour, 663, 672

La Rochelle, 239

Las Rozas, 269

Launceston, 14, 210, 212, 302, 565, 570

Lawhitton, 222, 599

Lawrence, Sir Thomas, 442

Lawrence, William, 586, 587

Le Catel, 641

Le Clerc, 281, 282

Le Due, Viollet, 564

Lee, Mr. Henry, 422

Leeds, 394, 400, 401, 499

Lee Moor, 60 1

Lega-Weekes, Ethel, 717

Legends and Superstitions connected with the Sacraments, 58

Leghorn, 165

Leicester House, 415

Leisure Hour, 608

Leith, 356

Le Keux, 575

Leman, Mr., 439

Lennard, Captain, 207

Lepanto, 271

Le Puy, 239

Lethbridge, 752

Letters of Nathan Hogg, 71

Levant, 35

Leverage, William, 698

Lew River, 212

Lew Trenchard, 80, 622, 624

Ley, 189

Lezant, 716

Lidstone, Mr. Thomas, 495

Life and Adventures of Captain John Avery, 375

Life and Death of Captain Thomas Stukeley, 273

Life and Surprising Adventures of James Wyatt, 122

Life and Times of Sir Peter Carew, Knight, 230

Lifton, 222

Lightfoot, Mr., 377

Lile, Matthew, 598

Lile, Prudence, 222

Lile, Robert, 597

Lilly, William, 203

Limehouse, 332

Limoges, 605

Lincoln, Ephraim, 699

Lisbon, 93, 107, 272

Liskeard, 64, 517, 570, 738

Literary History of Barnstaple, 103

Little Horton, 68

"Little Jan," 515

Liverpool, 718, 721

Lloyd, Temperance, 274, 275, 276

Lock, Mrs., 133

Lockjaw cured, 765 767

London, 3, 4, 42, 51, 98, 169, 174,
191, 193, 200, 226. 249, 262,
269, 276, 279, 280, 285, 291, 302,
329, 350, 358, 366, 368, 375, 396,
401, 403, 408, 413, 425, 449, 462,
472, 483, 493, 499, 510, 514, 520,
548, 571, 572, 594, 596, 602, 609,
728, 732, 738, 742

Longabrook, 123

Lopes, Sir Manasseh, 189

Lord How, 614

Lorkin, Rev. T , 285 note

Lott, Susannah, 105

Lourdes miracles, 81

Lovell, Mrs., 96

Luck, Robert, 415

Lundy Island, 224, 225, 236, 285
— occupied by French, 233
— Mariscoes, 225, 228, 229
— Spanish, 232
— Turks, 231
— refuge of pirates, 231, 233

Lundy Island, a History of, 225 note Lustleigh, 124, 125, 127 Luttrell, Mr. H. Fownes, 372

Lyde, Robert, 136-151
— a frequent captive, 137, 138
— overcomes his captors, 142

Lydford, 205, 212

Lyme, 310, 314

Lymington, 393

Lymington, Lord, 774

Lympston, 152

Lyons, 239

Lysons, Mr., 95, 103, 248-250, 253, 255, 414, 754


Mabinogion, the Welsh, 225

Macartney, Lord, 616

Mace, 417

Maclean, Sir John, 229

Macleod family, the, 631

Madagascar, 379, 387, 388, 389

Madame Pickle, 240

Madeira, 115, 315

Madness, homicidal, 176

Madras, 388

Madrid, 92, 269

Maviad, 450, 451, 455

Magdalen Reformatory, 43

Magnet Britannia, 248, 250, 414

Magna Charta, 5

Magrath, Dr., 656 note, 659, 667, 676, 677, 679, 684

Mahometan cruelty, 156

Mahon, Lord, 624

Maiden Bradley, 431

Maid of Sker, 549, 556, 561

Malaga, 108

Malborough, 494

Manchester, 570

Mandins, The, 38

Mania, religious, 390, 392–398

Manila, 776, 777, 784

Mann, James, 698

Manning, Mr., 28

Manning, Joseph, 685

Mannourie, 280, 283

Manse, Mr., 26

Mansell, Sir Robert, 84, 85

Mansfield, Lord, 620

Marburg, 489, 493

Margate, 405

"Marianne, Old," 75–78
— her recipes, 77

Marisco, William de, 225, 228
— Jordan de, 225, 226
— family, 229, 285

Maristowe, 189

Marlborough, 26

Marlborough College, 564

Marmion, Frances, 239

Marriage, conceptions of, 69

Marriott, Mr., 290, 291

Marryatt, Mr., 607

Marshall, Edward, 249

Marshalsea, 284, 716

Marston, Chancellor, 214

Mary, Queen, 151, 263, 265

Mary, Queen of Scots, 33

Maryland, 234, 235, 430, 431, 434

Mary Tavy, 6r, 514

Massinger, 451

Mathews, Joe, 708

Mathews, Mrs., 42, 43

Mathews, Prebendary, 556, 563

Maxwell, Hon. Mr., 133

Mayne, Dr. Jasper, 710

Mayoralty House, Plymouth, 95

Mazora, 332, 349

McFarlane, Robert, 684

McHardy, Anne, 356

Mears, Henry, 68

Mecca, 159, 381

Medical advice, 726, 740, 754, 758, 761, 768, 769
— misinterpreted, 765

Medina, Duke of, 88, 91

Medina, first described by Pitts, 159

Meggor, Captain, 232

Melish, John, 698

Memoirs and Correspondence of John Murray, the Publisher, 456

Memoirs of Jack Rattenbury, 307

Memoirs of the Life and Mission of Joanna Southcott, 403

Memoirs of Prout, 577

Memorials of Old Devonshire, 319 note

Menhirs, 127

Mentz, 167

Mercurius Rusticus, 221

Mercury, 502

Mere, 289

Merripit Hill, 703

Merry Conceited Jests, 734

Merry, Robert, 450

Meshaw, 548

Methodist preacher and Black John,

Methodist revivalistic preaching, 390, 508

Metr, 264

Mevagissey, 318

Mile Hill, 431

Milford Haven, 231

Milford, Mr. S. F., 485

Mill Bridge, 409

Milton Abbot, 209, 222

Miners' Friend, The, 492

Mining, tin, 491, 701, 705

Minorca, 420

Miraculous cures. See White Witches

Mitchell, John, 674

Mitchell, William, 692

Mithian, 742

M'Kinnon, Kiel, 689

Mobiad, The, 510

"Mock Election in Prison," 471

Modbury, 63, 189, 489, 490, 619

Mogridge, Mr., 257, 258

Mogul, the Great, 376, 380, 384

Mole-catcher, spectre of, 170

Moles, 735

Molesworths, family of, 47, 48, 56

Molesworth, the Rev. Paul W., 48,51, 53

Molesworth, Sir John, 56

Molesworth, Sir W., Bart., 48

Molesworth, William, 50

Molland, 545, 551, 561

Molt, Thomas Burgess, 683

Money, by fair means or foul, 729, 730, 750

Monk, Anthony, 278

Monk, Frances, 278

Monk, General, 242, 590

Monkleigh, 182, 184

Monmouth, Duchess of, 415

Montbrison, 238

Montcalm, Henry, 698

Moon, Mr., 42

Moonshine, Mr., 451

Moore, Thomas, 67

Moorhead, Mr., 353

More, Hannah, 625, 750

Morgan, Colonel, 487

Moreton Hampstead, 79, 123, 127, 186, 517, 700, 703, 746

Morice Town, 520

Morland, Sir Samuel, 489

Morland, William, 608

Morleigh, 608

Morley, Lord, 714

Morning Chronicle, The, 396, 780, 784

Morris, Mr., 540

Morshead, William, 56

Mortimer, Mr., 41

Mott, Thomas Burgess, 689

Mountain, Mr., 353

Mount Edgcumbe, Earl of, 567

Mount Edgcumbe, Lady, 750

Mount Pleasant, 409, 410

Mumper, a professional. See B.-M. Carew

Murray, 450

Mutiny at the Nore, 356, 358, 359, 368
— of American prisoners, 645
— on the high seas, 379

Mutiny at Spit head and the Nore, 368


Nankevill, 306

Nan Tap, 71

Nantes, 206

Naples, 725

"Napoleon Musing," 457

Napp, 235

Nares, George, 256, 257

Narracott, 73

Narrator, 702

Narrative of a Singular Imposition, 46

Narrative of the Demon of Spraiton, A, 174

Natt, Philip, 598

Navy, unsatisfactory condition of the, 355

Neale, Mrs., 41

Nelson, Lord, 484, 785

Newark, 400

New Brunswick, 725

Newcastle, 429

Newcastle, Penn., 430

New Collection of Songs and Poems, 241

Newcomen, Thomas, 487–501
— his family history, 494
— his secrecy in experimenting, 495
— patents with Savery, 497

Newell, 115

New England, 384

Newfoundland, 152, 428, 440, 718

Newgate, 105, 416

New Jersey, 697

Newlands Weir, 710

New London, 430, 431

Newlyn, 505

New Orleans, 779

Newquay, 318

Newton Abbot, 703, 770

Newton St. Petrock, 754

New York, 309

New York Herald, 784

Nicholl, Anthony, 596

Night her Blackest Sables Wore, The, 241

Nimmo, J. C., 734

Nit, Anthony, 732, 733

Noake's Worcestershire Relics, 13

Nore, the, 356, 357, 360, 363

Norris, Mrs., 377

North, Lord, 630

North Bovey, 64, 65, 701, 716, 707

Northcote, 571, 572

Northcote, Sir Henry, Bt. , 1

Northcote, Sir Stafford, 479, 616

Northcote, Mr., 462

Northcott, John, 187

North Devon Journal, 543

Northernhay, 79

Northesk, Lord, 360

North Lew, 371

North Tawton, 81, 251, 709, 714, 754, 755, 770

Northumberland, Earl of, 193, 194, 263, 264, 735

North Wyke, 709
— forcible possession taken of, 713

Norton, Sir Fletcher, 630

Notes and Gleanings, 368, 403

Nottingham, Earl of, 231, 283

Nutt, Captain Robert, 231


Observations on the Present State of Music in London, 614, 615

Ockment, 540

Oddy, Mrs, 260

Odiorne, John, 677, 678, 680, 681, 691

Okehampton, 7, 59, 209, 210, 218, 570

Okery Bridge, 638

Old-a-Port, 619

Old Bailey, 105, 730

Old Dartmoor Days, 544

"Old Dawty," 53

Old England for Ever, 478, 486

Old English Home, An, 74

Old Swinford, 392

Oliver, Dr., 509, 512

Oliver, Mr. Francis, 8

Olver, Francis, 519

On and Off the Stage, 33

Opie, John, 566, 608, 741, 752

Oporto, 11, 138, 313

Orchards neglected, 12, 13

Orinoco, 278, 279

Orne, William B., 689

Orpheus Caledonicus, 241

O. T. D., 48

Otter, 322

Otterton, 584, 590

Ottery St. Mary, 390, 451

Ovid, 244

Owen, Mr. Robert, 725

Oxenford, John, 325

Oxenham family, the, 249–254, 257–261
— fictitious members of, 250, 252

Oxenham, Miss Anne, 260

Oxenham, G. N., 258, 260

Oxenham, Rev. Henry Nutcombe, 258

Oxford, 13, 123, 202, 203, 324, 372, 448, 547, 612, 726

Oxford, Lady, 735


Packsaddle Bridge, 710

Paganel, Sir William de, 62

Page, Eulalia, 95–106
— executed, 96
— omitted from pedigree, 97
— privy to her husband's death, 100

Page, Mr., 95, 98
— strangled, 96, 99

Paignton, 332, 333, 350

Painsford, 371

Palk, Captain John, 700-708
— exacts obedience, 703
— buys Vitifer mine, 702

Palk, Governor, 447

Palk, Mr., 20

Palk, Sir Lawrence, 20, 479, 482, 483

Palk, Sir Robert, 479

Palladio, 575

Palma, 108

Palmer, Roundell, 756

Papin, Denis, 489, 492, 496, 497, 499

Paris, 281, 434, 499, 616, 641

Paris, Matthew, 227

Parker, "Admiral" Richard, 355-368
— executed, 363
— is ringleader of mutiny, 356, 361
— his wife's distress, 363

Parker, Edmund, 713

Parker, John C., 367

Parkham, 414, 436, 754

Parkins, Sir Thomas, 516, 517, 524

Parnel, 334

Pasley, Sir Thomas, 361

Passaford, 540

Passports for heaven, 392

Pastorals, 447

Patch, Claude, 430

Payne, 34

Peace of Ryswick, 377

Peach, John, 699

Peachum, Polly, 417, 418

Pearce, Mr. John, 591, 702, 703

Peckettsford, 710

Peckham, 590

Peeke, "Manly" Richard, 84-94
— his pamphlet, 94
— is freed for prowess, 91
— wounds and is wounded, 87

Peele, George, 726-736
— a quack, 727
— is compelled to work, 728
— a rogue at large, 730

Pelham, Camden, 355, 367, 368

Pell, Mr. Sergeant, 481

Pencarrow, 54, 56

Pendennis Castle, 220

Pengelly, William, 221, 500 note

Penguins, 342

Penkenner, 56

Penn, William, 698

Pennington, John, 232

Penzance, 260, 483, 505, 738

Pepusch, 417

Perceval, Isaac, 347, 348, 349

Percy, Sir Allan, 195

Perigo, Mr. and Mrs., 394

Perim, 382

Perouse, 353

Perrot, Sir John, 262

Perry, John, 699

Perry, Mr., 109

Peter, Mrs. Thomas, 259

Peter Pindar. See John Wolcot

Petersham, Viscount, 33

Petertavy, 702

Petherbridge, 349

Pett, George, 688

Philadelphia, 45, 430, 644, 698

Philip II of Spain, 267-272

Philip's Norton, 177

Phillpotts, Henry, Bishop of Exeter, 48, 529, 531, 538, 556, 557

Phipps, Stephen, 699

Picard, 388

Picaroons, 301

Pills to Purge Melancholy, 52, 57, 244, 246

Pilton Bridge, 2

Piozzi, Mrs., 450

Pirates, King of. See Captain John Avery, 375

Pirates, Algerme, 84, 152
—English, 267

Pirates on Lundy, 228
— in Madagascar, 388, 389

Pitt, Captain, 388

Pitt, Hon. Thomas, 605

Pitt, William, 3, 6, 481-484, 750

Pitts, John, 152

Pitts, Joseph, 152-169
— turns Mohammedan perforce, 153, 156, 159
— his escape, 165

Plague at Exeter, 103

Plancy, Colin de, 58

Playford, publisher, 244

Plotting Sisters, The, 247

Plumleigh, Captain, 231

Plymouth, 2, 21, 62, 81, 89, 93, 96, 103, 106, 108, 204, 278, 283, 292, 296, 298, 300, 377, 385, 407, 440, 458, 463, 520, 565, 568, 570, 578, 602, 606, 633, 645, 673,708,712,746,755,757,770, 784, 786

Plymouth and Devonport, in Times of War and Peace, 62, 64 note, 106, 300, 641

Plymouth Sound, 93, 280, 786

Plymtree, 392

Pocahontas, 278

Pocket-boroughs, 189

Poetry and blank verse, difference between, 706

Poisoning, cases of, 293, 597

Pole, Sir W. T., 584

Polkinghorne, 518-523

Pollard, Mark, 232

Pollard, Sir Lewis, 262

Poltergeist, 174, 291

Polwhele, 254, 511, 621, 741

Pomeroy, Mr., 391

Pomeroy, Mrs., 391-393

Ponies, Alphington, 17

Pontefract, 66

Poole, 428

Pop, Ashburton, 478

Pope, Alexander, 244, 416, 736

Pope Pius V, 271

Pope Gregory XIII, 272

Porcelain, 604

Porchester, 429

Porlock, 533

Port Arthur, 779

Port Eliot, 569

Porter, Captain Thomas, 86, 88

Porteus, Bishop, 750

Portland Bill, 311

Porto Farino, 158

Portsmouth, 350, 440, 634

Portsmouth, Earl of, 546, 774

Port St. Maria, 86

Post Bridge, 706

Postman Poet, the. See Edward Capern

Potheridge, 278

Potter, Humphrey, 498

Poughill, 534

Poundstock, 56

Powell, Mr., 98

Powlett, 419

Praed, Mr., 18

Prat, Rev. R., 584

Pratt, Miss, 484

Press-gang, 313, 314

Pressoville, Captain, 232

Preventive men, 307
— outwitted, 303, 304, 305

Prideaux, John, 606

Prideaux, Robert, 97-104

Pridhamsleigh, 438, 618, 622, 628

Prince, 182, 183, 191, 257

Prince Charles and the Spanish Marriage, 285

Prince Rock, 298

Princess Sophia, Electress Dowager of Hanover, 243

Princetown, 186, 407

Prisons, state of, 485, 505
— debtors in, 505
See Dartmoor, Fleet, etc.

Probus, 569

Prouse family, arms of, 565

Prout, Samuel, 564-580
— delicate health of, 566
— his passion for music, 567
— his piety, 577
— his Studies and other works, 572
— in Cornwall with Britton, 568, 570
— painter of architecture, 568

Puckering, Sir T., 283, 285 note

Pugin, Augustus, 575

Pugin, A. Welby, 575

Pugsley, Christopher, 597

Punch, 420

Puntal, 86

Purcell, Henry, 240, 245

Putford, 599

Pycroft, George, 580

Pynes, 1, 12, 616


Quaker meetings, 603, 704

Quarterly Review, The, 452

Quarter-staffe, 90, 94

Queensberry, Duke of, 421

Quicke, John, 295-300

Quebec, 721


Radford, 187, 194, 279

Radford, Mrs., 194, 209, 211, 768

Radish, Captain, 107

Raglan Castle, 487

Raleghana, 285

Raleigh, 772

Raleigh, Sir John, 772

Raleigh, Sir Walter, 278-284, 785
— arrested, 279
— plans escape, 280

Rattenbury, Jack, 301-319
— deserter, 313, 318
— his hairbreadth escapes, 314, 317, 318
— turns smuggler, 315

Recipe for burns or scalds, 77, 78
— a sprain, 77
—stanching blood, 77
— toothache, 77
— whooping cough, 77
— eczema, 77

Redruth, 520

Reece, Dr. Richard, 396, 397, 404

Reeves, James, 694

Reeves, John, 692

Reeves, Sims, 420

Reinagle, 469

Reminiscences of an Old West-country Clergyman, 64, 537 note, 550, 563

Rendal, Mr., 613

Rendall, George, 232

Rennel, Dr., 593, 608

Resurrection of J. Southcott, the expected, 398-401

Resurrectionists, the Stoke, 405-413

Resurrections, unexpected, 55, 593

Revenge, The, 108, 121

Reynolds, Rev. Mr., 592

Reynolds, Sir Joshua, 442, 611, 627, 743

Rhodes, 162-164

Rich, Mr., 417, 418

Richard II, 182

Richards, Dr., 535

Richardson, Captain, 45

Richardson, Rev. J., 472

Richmond, Duke of, 263

Rickman, Mr., 564, 575

Riots in Exeter, 482

Risdon, 183, 254

Risdon family, the, 414

Rivers, Earl, 195

Roberts, John, 699

Roberts, Miss, 259

Roberts, Mr., 65

Robertson, Mrs., 450

Robins, Mr., 27

Rochester, 364, 366

Rock, Mr. W. F., 327

Rockingham, Marquess of, 630

Rogers, Captain Woods, 387, 389

Roland for an Oliver, A, 34

Rolfe, Thomas, 278

Rolle, Lady, 20, 591

Rolle, Lord, 319, 479

Rolle, Mr., 747

Roman road, 212

Rome, 240, 271

Romero, Julian, 270

Roscoff, 306

Ross, 109, 272

Ross, Dr., 112, 113

Ross, John, Bishop of Exeter, 747

Rotterdam, 168

Rouen Cathedral, 573

Rowe, Cornelius, 695

Rowe, Nicholas, 222

Rowles, William, 687

Rowley, Rear-Admiral Sir Josias, 650

Royal George, 126

Royal Wilding, 6-9, 12, 13

Royal William, 313

Roy Cades, 104

Ruan-Lanyhorne, 570

Rudiments of Landscape, 572

Runt, Mrs., 133

Rural Sports, 415

Ruskin, John, 573, 575, 577, 578, 580

Russell, Parson Jack, 530-544, 556
— encounters his bishop, 531, 532
— his schooldays, 535
— tests a curate, 543
— his views on sport, 540-542

Rust, John, 685

Ryan, William, in

Ryde, 451

Ryder, Mary, 737


Saddles, a judge of, 479

Sadler's Wells, 353

Sales, M. de, 388

Salisbury, 21, 43, 280, 281, 590, 747

Salisbury, Marquess of, 45, 779

Salisbury Plain, 43

Salkeld, Captain, 231

Salmon, 389

Salter, Dr. Anthony, 712, 713

Saltfleetby, 494

Salford Museum, 396

Saltford, 177

Salthill, 465

Sampford Courtenay, 716

Sampford Ghost, The, 286–291

Sampford Peverell, 286, 291

Sandridge Park, 301, 632

Santa Cruz, 111–114

Sanxay, James, 48

Satires on King and Court, 744

Satirists, two eminent. See John Wolcot and William Gifford

Saunders, John, 686

Savery, Mr., 458

Savery, Rev. S., 44

Savery, Thomas, 487-501
— his family history, 489
— invents paddle-boat, 490
— patents with Newcomen, 496

Savile, Rev. Bourchier Wrey, 725

Savoy, Duke of, 265

Saxon conquest, site of, 212

Scarlett, Mr., 29

Schaggel, Mr. Peter, 292

Schneeburg, 604

Schnorr, 604

Schomberg, Captain, 650

School of Shakespeare, The, 262

Scilly Islands, 136

Scio, 161, 163, 164

Scorrier, 544

Scott, Sir Gilbert, 564

Scott, Sir Walter, 451, 452, 455

Seacroft, 632

Seal-hunting, 333, 339, 349

Sea-sickness, 758

Seaton, 310

Seddons, Mr., 395

Selby, Anne, 631

Semple, Francis, 241

Senegal, 119, 120, 121

Sevres, 605

Seymour, Lord, 229

Seymour, Sir Edward, 432

Shakespeare, William, 181, 273

Shakespeare Society's Papers, 97

Shaldon, 624

Shan O'Neil, 266, 267, 268

Sharp, the engraver, 393, 400

Sheepstor, 517, 702

Sheerness, 358, 359, 361, 363, 364

Sheppard, Rev. H. H., 210, 371

Sherborne, 280

Sherwell, 533

Sherwill, 773, 784

Shiloh, the expected, 394, 395, 401, 404

Shilston, 217, 490

Shilstone, dolmen of, 127

Shipwreck, 333

Shore, Juliana Susannah, 584

Short, Anthony, 196

Short History of Social Life in England, 51

Short, J, 256, 257

Shortland, Capt. Thomas G., 642, 643, 650, 666, 696
— charges against, 653
— his account of the massacre, 659
— orders massacre of prisoners, 646
— practical joke on, 645

Short View of the Profaneness and Immorality of the English Stage, 242

Shute, 367

Sibley, 402

Sidmouth, 257, 307

Sidney, 269

Siege of Memphis, The, 240

Simmins, Dick, 525

Simpson, Richard, 262

Sims, Dr., 396

Skellum Grenville. See Sir Richard

Skirrett, John, 97

Skisdon, 56

Skynner, William, 232

Slade, 458

Slanning, Gamaliel, 191

Slanning, Nicholas, 188-191

Slaughter, 315

Sleeman, Mr., 531, 532, 543

Smerdon, Hugh, 438, 440, 444

Smerdon, Rev. Thomas, 446

Smiles, Samuel, 454, 456, 490, 498

Smith, Gerard, 691

Smith, Mr., 115, 592

Smith, Sarah, 590

Smith, Thomas, 698

Smith, William, 687

Smugglers, 301-319
— desperate, 306, 318

Smuggling, 301, 378
— adventures while, 315
— conveniences for, 301-305

Smyrna, 84, 160, 161, 162

Snell, Mr., 319 note

Snow, Miss Marianne, 718

Snow, Mistress, 72

Snowe, Richard, 597

Soathern, John, 695

Somerset, Duke of, 263, 264

Somerstown, 752

Songs of the West, 57, 210, 368 note

"Sons of the Blue," 56

Soper, John, 345, 346, 347, 348

Sourton Down, 212

South Brent, 210

Southcott, Joanna, 390-404
— authorities for the life of, 403
— comes under Methodist influence, 390
— expected resurrection of, 398
— issues certificates for the millennium, 394
— mother of Shiloh, 394
— prophetess, 391

Southcote, Mary, 711

Southey, 392

Southgate, Exeter, 320, 504, 505

South Hams, 9-11

Southill, 535

Southmolton, 285, 437, 519, 536, 538, 544, 546, 555, 560

South Tawton, 248, 250, 253, 254, 709

Southwark, 185

South Zeal, 250

Speedwell, 152

Spesinick, Dominic, 345-348

Spitchwick, 627

Spithead, 313, 359

Sport advocated by Parson Russell, 540, 541

Spreyton, 170, 171

Spry, Mr., 508

Spry, Thomasine, 52

Stafford, Bridget Maria, 1

Stafford family, the, 1

Stafford, Hugh, 1–15
— experiments in cyder, 11

Stage, licentiousness of the, 23, 242
— defended by Brice, 508

Stamford, the Earl of, 221

Standard, The, 785

St. Andrew's Church, Plymouth, 36, 567, 578

Stanhope, Charles, 33

Stanwich, George, 95-104

Stapeldon, Bishop, 438

Starcross, 150

St. Austell, 524, 570, 601, 602, 605, 704

Staverton, 618, 622, 624

St. Bartholomew's Hospital, 413

St. Columb, 518, 520, 524, 605, 754

St. Dunstan's, 251

Steam-propelled fountain, 487

Steam pumping-engines, 492, 496

Stephens, Mary, 251

Stewart, Dr., 757

St. Genny's Church, 56

St. German's, 569

St. Giles' Hospital, 42

St. James, Westminster, 247

St. John, Sir William, 281

St. John's College, Cambridge, 564

St. Just, Count of, 239

St. Lawrence's Chapel, 438

St. Leger, 268

St. Leger, Frances, 278

St. Malo, 136, 137, 139, 141

St. Martin's, 353

St. Mary Major, 356

St. Michael's Mount, 206

Stockleigh English, 533

Stockleigh Pomeroy, 533

Stoke Church, 409–411

Stoke Fleming, 494

St. Omer, 265

Stone, James, 519

Stone, Tom, 97-104

Stoneham, Isaac, 136

Stonehouse, 459

Stonehouse Creek, 409

Story, Mr. Douglas, 782

Stourbridge, 404 note

Stow, 231

Stowford. See Stafford

Stowford, Sir John, 2

builder of Pilton Bridge, 2

St. Paul's, 401, 609, 752

St. Peter, 77, 246

St. Peter's Hospital for Vagrants, 37

St. Quintin, 265

Strangwidge. See Stanwich

Strode, William, 200

St. Sebastian, 231

St. Sidwell, 19

St. Stephen's, 371, 565, 605, 616

St. Thomas's, 505, 507, 591

Stucley family, the, 262, 278, 710

Stucley, Thomas, 262-273, 278, 285
— rumoured illegitimacy of, 262
— escapes arrest, 265, 269
— as a pirate, 267
— character of, 272, 278

Stukeley, Sir Lewis ("Judas") 278–285
— arrests Raleigh, 279
— his madness and death, 285
— robs and betrays his cousin, 280, 282

St. Vincent, Lord, 785

St. Yrieix, 605

Successful Pyrate, The, 377

Sulfolk, Earl of, 196, 199, 200–202, 207, 263

Sumatra, 37

Sunday Monitor, 398

Sun-gleams and Shadows, 329

Superstition concerning death, 255

Surat, 380, 381

Sussex, Earl of, 267

Sutton Pool, 763

Swanage, 311, 312

Swanwick, Mr., 115, 118

Swift, Jonathan, 416, 737

Switzer, 492, 496

Swymbridge, 530, 531, 534, 542–544, 754

Sydenham, 222

Sydenham, Mary, 185, 186

Sydenham, Sir John, 185

Synge, M. B., 51


Tailbois, Elizabeth, 263

Tally, Mr., 286, 290

Tamar Green, 520, 521

Tamerton Foliot, 189

Tappa-Boo, 38

Tar Steps, 551, 552

Taunton, 42, 291

Taunton Courier, The, 286, 287, 290

Taunton Dean, 175

Tavistock, 85, 94–98, 102, 104, 123, 185–190, 198, 201, 204, 209, 570, 599, 636, 700, 702, 708, 772

Tavy River, 702

Taw River, 2, 710

Tawney, Robert Willet, 698

Taylor, Mr. Thomas, 446, 459

Teignmouth, 591, 718

Teignmouth, Lord, 584

Teign River, 755

Temple, Lord, 6

Templer, Colonel, 591

Tenby, 310

Teneriffe, 108, 111–113, 315

Terdrew, Robert, 597

Tetcolt, 47, 54
— register of, 48, 49

Tew, Captain, 385

Thackeray, W. M., 105

Theatres, Cheltenham, 24
— Covent Garden, 23, 420
— Drury Lane, 377 note, 416
— Gaiete, 499
— Haymarket, 353, 418
— Lincoln's Inn Fields, 417
— Olympic, 32
— Plymouth, 21

Thomas, Grace, 274, 275

Thomas, Hannah, 276

Thomas, Mr., 353

Thompson, Hartley, 68

Thomson, James, 241

Thomson, Joseph, 67

Thorncombe, 430

Thorne, 518

Thornton, Rev. W. H., 64, 537 note, 550, 563

Three to One, Being an English-Spanish Combat, 94

Thrushelton, 737

Thurlow, Mr., 621

Thynne, Thomas, Lord Weymouth,

Tickell, Mr., 716

Ticknor, George, 453

Tilbury, 207

Tindale, Thomas, 695

Tiverton, 14, 72, 81, 286, 291, 318, 326, 426, 438, 535, 553, 556

Tomlinson, Mr., 606

Tom Thumb, 474

Tooke, Home, 620

Tooker, Joan, 251

Topsham, 136, 138, 150, 168

Tor Abbey Avenue, 16

Torbay, 150, 350, 643

Tordown, 542

Torgate, 16

Torquay, 16-18, 332, 418

Torridge River, 182

Torrington, Black, 544, 563

Torrington, Great, 65, 103, 182, 370, 597

Tosse, Mr., 19

Totnes, 170, 171, 369–373, 490, 520, 632, 634

Tower Hill, 366

Tozer, John, 685

Tozer, Rev. W., 399, 403

Transactions of the Devonshire Association, 1870, 225 note
— 1874, 423
— 1876, 456, 603 note, 606, 632
— 1878, 374
— 1879, 94
— 1880, 324
— 1882, 258, 500 note, 617, 354
— 1886, 230 note — 1888, 510 note, 513
— 1890, 195 note, 211
— 1900, 261 note

Transvaal, 775

Travers, John, 609

Treason, petty, 104

Trefry, Will, 515

Tregonnin Hill, 605

Trelawny family, the, 738

Trembles, Mary, 274, 276

Trowbridge, 107

Trowbridge, John T., 685

Truely, Thomas, 698

Truro, 508, 570, 605, 740, 741, 754

Tucker, Mistress, 71, 72

Tuckfield, Mr. 593

Tunis, 154, 158

Turnarine, John, 754

Turnbull, James, 699

Turner, J. M. W., 578

Tutt, John, 687

Twickenham, 192, 194

Twigg, Mark, 597, 599


Ulphé, Pierre, 238

Underbill, J., 414

Underwood, Ann, 399

Universal Magazine, 502 note

Universal Traveller, 389

Upton Hellions, 351, 352

Ure, Mr., 606

Urfe, Peter, 238. See D'Urfey


Van Diemen's Land, 350

Vandyke, 196

Vane, Sir Ralph, 264

Vanity, inordinate, 475, 585

Veale, Captain, 332, 334, 340, 345

Veale, Mr., 540

Veale, Mrs., 220

Veitch, Messrs., 12

Venice, 577

Vernon, 209

Vestris, Madame, 32

Vetus Testamentum Hebraicum, 372

Victoria, Queen, 783

Vigers, Thomas, 597

Vigo, 270, 313

Vindication of Sir Richard Grenville, 211

Vines, Rev. Mr., 577

Virginia, 136, 234, 236, 237, 279, 605

Virte, Baroness de, 631

Visions, 583, 725. See also Warnings

Vitifer mines, 700-704



Wakelin, William, 694

Walker, J., 750

Walker, Richard, 693

Walkhampton, 618

Walpole, Sir Robert, 4, 419, 420

Walreddon, 187, 196, 202, 208, 209

Want, Mr., 397

Wapping, 230

Warburton, Mr., 405, 412

Ward, William, 693

Wardship, law of, 194

Warminster, 434

Warne, Mr., 702

Warnings of death, 586, 590, 591, 719. See also Bird of the Oxenhams

Warren, David Spencer, 669, 682, 693

Warren Inn, 700, 702, 703, 707

Warren, James, 520

Washfield, 14

Washington, 697

Washington, John, 698

Water ford, 269

Waterhouse, Henry, 697

Watts, G. F., 457, 476

Waugh, Edwin, 326, 328

Waymouth, Peter, 494

Wayside Warbles, 328

Wearmouth, Susanna, 602

Webber, Simon, 519

Weekes, Katherine, 712-715

Weekes, Richard, 709-717
— takes possession of North Wyke, 713

Weekes family, the, 710

Weekly Times, The, 558

Weeks, William, and family, 292-296, 300

Welcombe, 534

Welland, 135

Welland, Anna Maria, 133, 134

Welland, John, 133

Wellington, 175, 553

Wellington, Duke of, 18, 19

Wells, 463

Wells, James, 699

Wemble, Captain, 108

Wembury, 107

Wesley, John, 508

West, Benjamin, 571, 745

Westbury, 41

West Combe Park, 419

Westcote, 183

Western Antiquary, The, 502 note

West Indies, 387

Westminster, 373

Westminster Abbey, 421, 456

Weston, Mrs. Elizabeth, 257

West Webburn, 700

West Worlington, 262

Wexford, 269

Weymouth, 158, 314, 315

Weymouth, Lord, as a beggar, 432, 433, 434

Wharton, 418

Wharton, Duke of, 243

What a Blunder, 353

Wheal Fortune, 499

Wheeler, Amos, 685

Whimple, 14

Whitaker, Rev. John, 511, 570

Whitbread, 745

Whitchurch, 97, 532

White, Ensign, 670

White, Nicholas, 269

Whitechapel Churchyard, 367

Whitefield, George, 430

Whiteford, S. T., 368

White-Sour cyder, 10, 13

Whitestone, 7, 8, 56

Whiteway, Mr. H., 13, 14 note

White Witches, 70
— Mistress Tucker of Exeter, 71
— Mistress Snow of Tiverton, 72, 80
— Old Marianne, 74
— at Callington, 81
— their wonderful perception, 73
— levy blackmail, 74
— their recipes, 77, 79
— modern instances of their craft, 82

Whitfeld, Mr. F., 62, 64, 106, 300, 641

Whitford, Joseph, 662

Whittlebanks, Edward, 698

Whyte, R.N., Commander R. C., 783

Widdecombe-on-the-Moor, 518, 622, 624, 627, 707

Widworthy, 772

Wife-sales, 58-69
— advertisement of, 60
— rules for, 64, 69

Wilkie, David, 462

Wilkinson, Dr., 40, 41

Willcocks, Mary. See Caraboo

Willcocks, Mr., 44

Willet, John, 698

William III, 232–234, 242, 243, 384, 388, 492

William IV, 367

Williams, Gabriel, 597

Williams, John, 687

Williams, Mr., 544

Williams, Mrs., 422

Williams, Sir Trevor, 487

Williamson, Isaac H., 697

Willinghull, 763

Willis, Captain, 312

Willmead, 126

Wilmot, Sir Zachary, 175

Wilson, John, 632, 699

Wilson, Peter, 699

Wimbledon, Lord, 85, 93

Wincherdon, 243

Winchester, 105

Winde, Sir Robert, 283

Windeatt, Mr. Edward, 374

Wine of the West Country, 14

Winkleigh, 126

Winsford, 552

Winsor, Justin, 698

Winter, Captain, 115, 120

Wit and Mirth, or Pills to Purge Melancholy, 244

Witches, the Bideford, 274–276
— meet the devil, 275, 276
— inflict injuries, 274, 275, 276
— executed, 274, 276
See also White Witches

Witheridge, 42, 44

Wolborough, 65

Wolcot, John, 451, 613, 737–753
— as painter, 742
— as parson, 739
— as satirist, 743
— as surgeon, 738, 739, 741

Wollacott, 737

Wollocombe, 1

Wollocombe family, the, 1

Wollocombe, Rev. J. H. Bidlake,22i

Wollocombe, Rev. John Stafford, 221

Wollocombe, Rev. Robert, 8, 9, 11, 14

Wolverhampton, 499

Wood, Alexander, 714

Wood, Anthony a, 728

Wood, Mr., 248

Woodall, Mrs., 591

Woodbury, 107

Woodley, Robert, 251

Woodroffe, Thomas, 597

Woodstock, 227

Woolton, John, Bishop of Exeter, 215

Woolwich, 282

Worall, Mrs., 35-45

Worall, Samuel, 35, 37

Worcester, Marquess of, 487, 489, 491, 498

Worcester opposes cyder tax, 4, 5

Worcestershire Relics, 13

Worcester, William of, 229

Worth, R. N., 603 note, 606

Worthies of Devon, 182

Wrays, William, 215

Wreford, William, 519

Wrestlers, Devonshire, 518–520

Wrestling, notice of match, 534
— matches, 518-523
— rules for, 515, 522, 527, 528
— song of, 525

Wyatt, James, 107–122
— an Admirable Crichton, 112–114
— rights against Moors, 116–118
— his adventures on the Revenge, 108
— his escape, 115

Wyatt, Mr., 472

Wycombe, 726

Wyke, Thomas, 225

Wykes-Finch, Rev. William, 717

Wyot, Philip, 103, 104


Xeres, 88


Yarmouth Roads, 360

Yeo, 2, 545, 774

Yeo, John, 595

Yeo, Robert, 595

Yes Tor, 709

York Minster, 574

Youlston, 772, 773, 784

Young family, arms of, 619

Young Neptune, 115

Young, Sir Samuel, 616

Young, William, 231


Zankwell, Mr., 742

Zeal Monachorum, 249, 250, 253, 713

Zemzem, 393