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Page Exhumation of the Body of Edward I. in 1744 179 Pietro Torrigiano

183 Tomb of Queen Eleanor 179 | Tomb of Henry VII.

183 Monuments of Edward III. and Queen Philippa 179 Artistical Wealth of Henry VIII.'s Chapel

183 Tomb of Richard II.

179 Tombs of Mary and Elizabeth, of James I., and of Mary Funeral of Henry V.

Queen of Scots

183 The Chantry

180 Exhumation of the Bodies of Cromwell and his coEffigy of Heny V. 180 adjutors

183, 184 Exposure of the Body of Queen Katherine for two or Monuments in the South Aisle

184 Three Centuries

180 Note-worthy Tombs in various Parts of the Chapel 184 Henry VII.'s Chapel 180 Westmacott's Statue of the Duc de Montpensier

184 Henry VII.'s Chapel in its Original State

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CHELTENHAM. Cheltenham at the Time of the Conquest 187 | The Parisli Church of St. Mary's

193 Early History of the Manor of Cheltenham 187 Epitaph near the Altar of St. Mary's Church

193 The Town of Cheltenham before the Discovery of its New Churches in Cheltenham

193 Saline Springs . 187 | The Proprietary College, Cheltenham

194 Story of the Discovery of the Springs of Cheltenham by The Grammar-school

194 a Flight of Pigeons .

187 Regulations in the Will of the Founder of the GrammarPlantation of the Great Walk 187 school concerning the Distribution of Prizes

194 Madame D'Arblay's Mention of the Great Walk

188 Lord Northwick's Gallery of Pictures at Thirlestane Erection of the Pump-room

188 House Visit of George III. to Cheltenham 188 The Vale of Gloucester

197 Prosperity of Cheltenham consequent on George III.'s William of Malinesbury's Description of the Vale of visit 188 Gloucester

197 Rapid Rate of Increase in the Population, shown by the Former Growth of Tobacco at Winchcomb

197 Census of the Cheltenham Union 188 Drayton's Lines on the Cotswold Sheep

. 197 Change in the Characteristics of Cheltenham latterly 188 “ The Seven Springs

198 Geological Features in the Neighbourhood of Cheltenham 188 Drayton's Lines on the Churn River

198 The Montpellier Spa 191 Excursion to Tewkesbury

198 The Pitville Spa 191 Tewkesbury Abbey

198 Lake of the Pitville Spa 192 Tomb of Abbot Alan, of Tewkesbury

198 The Cambray Chalybeate Spa 192 The Bloody Meadow

199 Extract from the work of a Resident Physician on the The Battle of Tewkesbury

199 Cheltenham Springs 192 | The Town of Tewkesbury

199 Amusements of Cheltenham 192 Sudley Castle .

200 The High-street .

193 Interment of Catherine Parr in Sudley Castle . 200 Judicious Mode of Building adopted in Cheltenham 193 The Mansion of Southam .

200 Public Walks and Drives of Cheltenham 193 Roman Remains at Witcomb

200 The Pitville Estate .


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GLOUCESTER. Early Importance of Gloucester

200 Monument of Robert Curthose in Gloucester Cathedral 203 Ethelred, Abbot of Rievesby's Description of the Gla- Tomb of Edward II.

203 diatorial Combat between Edmund Ironsides and Passage of Edward II. from Bristol to Berkeley Castle 203 King Canute 200 | Interment of Edward II.

203 Part taken by Gloucester in the Great Civil War 200 Statue of Edward Jenner

203 Siege of Gloucester by the Royalists

200—201 Tradition of the Murder of a Boy by Jews in 1148 203 Corbet's Account of the Expedition for the Relief of

Cloisters of Gloucester Cathedral

204 Gloucester 201 Monument to Bishop Hooper

204 Mention of the Walls of Gloucester in Merlin's Pro:

Martyrdom of Bishop Hooper

204 phecies 201 The Berkeley and Gloucester Canal

204 Fortification of Gloucester by William the Conqueror 201 Trade of Gloucester

204 Inscription on the South Gate which was rebuilt after Facilities for Railway Communication possessed by the Siege

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204 Streets of Gloucester 201 Berkeley Castle

205 Increase of Gloucester 201 Murder of King Edward II. in Berkeley Castle

205 Manufactures of Gloucester

201 Legend of The Witch of Berkeley,' related by William Gloucester Cathedral 202

205 206 Interior of the Cathedral

202 Legend concerning the Nunnery of Berkeley 206

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Page Resemblance of Brighton to some Parts of the West Holinshed's Account of the Attack of the French on End of London 209 Brighton in 1515

212 The Railway Journey to Brighton

209 Holiushed's Account of French Attack on in 1514 215 View of Brighton from the Hills above 209 Prints of Brighton in 1745 and 1765

215 The Promenade 209 Wall built in the Time of Elizabeth

. 215 A Dutch Auction 209 Escape of Charles II. from Brighton in 1651

215 The Marine Parade . 209 Shops of Brighton

215 The Chain Pier 209 | The Town Hall

216 Destruction of the Chain Pier in 1836 210 German Spa at Brighton

216 Encroachment of the Sea upon the Shore at Brighton 210 | Chaly beate Spring at Wick

216 Kemp Town 210 Baths of Brighton

216 The Pavilion 211 St. Nicholas' Church

216 Picture of the Promenade Grove in the New Brighton Epitaph to Phæbe Hessell in St. Nicholas' Churchyard . 216 Guide' 211 St. Peter's Church

216 Absurdity of the Pavilion 211 Shoreham

217 Gradual Progress of the Pavilion 211 The Downs

217 Interior of the Pavilion 211 View of the Weald of Sussex

217 Purchase of the Pavilion by the People of Brighton | The Devil's Dyke

217 in 1849 212 The Miller's Tomb on High Down Hill

218 Pleasure-grounds of the Pavilion 212 The Village of Bramber

218 Kitchen of the Pavilion 212 Bramber Castle

218 Insignificance of Brighton before the building of the Remains of the Castle at Lewes

218 Pavilion

212 Disinterment of the Remains of Eail Warenne and his Print of Brighton in 1545 2!2 Countess Gundedra .


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THE NEW PALACE OF WESTMINSTER. Interest and Importance of the Site of the Palace of The Palace Yards

222 Westminster

219 | Tournament in one of the Palace Yards on New Year's Incident of the murder of Edric Streen from the Win

Day, 1510-11 .

222 dows of Westminster Palace

219 Trial by Wager of Battle in the Palace Yard in the Doubts thrown on the Existence of Westminster Palace Reign of Richard II.

225 in Canute's time 219 Plan for the New Palace Yard .

225 Old House of Lords 220 | West Front of the New Houses

226 The Painted Chamber . 220 Aspect from Henry VII.'s Chapel

226 Historical Events connected with the Original House of The Central or Octagon Tower

226 Lords

220 Architecture of the Level Portions of the New Palace 226 Chatham's Last Address to the Lords

220 | Mr. Barry's Negative Description of his Original InLord Campbell's Account of the Last Day's of Bacon's


.226 Chancellorship

220 Materials for the


226 Trial of the Duke of Clarence .

220 Various Fires which have occurred in Westminster Boling broke's Charge against the Duke of Norfolk 220 Palace

227 Names of the late House of Commons at various periods Clock intended for the New Palace

227 -the Hall—the Lesser Hall—the Court of Requests

The Clock Tower

227 -the Poor Man's Hall-the House of Lords 221 Maitland's Narrative of the Origin of the Old Clock Site of the Old House of Commons 221 Tower

227 Foundation and Decoration of St. Stephen's Chapel 221 The North Front of the New Palace

228 Conversion of St. Stephen's into a College, by Edward III. 221 Statues of the Saxon Kings in the North Front of the Circumstance related by Holinshed in Connection with


228 the Marriage of Richard II. and Anne of Bohemia . 221 The River Front

228 Transformation of St. Stephen's Chapel into the Com- Sculpture of the River Front

228 mon's Meeting House

221 | Occasional Irruptions of the Thames into Westminster Discovery of the Pictorial Wealth of St. Stephen's Chapel 222 Palace

229 Westminster Hall 222 Defences to exclude the River .

229 Architectural Visions of William Rufus 222 | The Victoria Tower

229 The Law Courts 222 | Statues of the Victoria Tower

229 The Earliest Law Courts held in 1069 222 Internal Plan of the New Palace .

230 Incidents connected with Richard III. in Westminster Irchitectural Effects seen in a Walk

the Courts 231 Hall · 222 / The Speaker's House


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Page Corridor of the Speaker's House

232 Triumph of the Commons in the Reign of Edward III. 239 Kitchen of the Commons

232 Reasons for the Dislike evinced by the Knights to hold Ancient Culinary Glories of Westminster Palace 232 a Seat in Parliament

239 The Smoking Room

233 Causes of the Unwillingness of the Citizens to sit in ParVentilation of the New Palace 233 liament

239 The Commons' Refreshment Room

233 Hume's Comments on the Position of the Citizens in The Library 234 Parliament

240 Series of Rooms between the Libraries of the Peers and Writs of 1373 concerning the sort of Persons to be Commons 234 Elected for the Cities and Boroughs

240 The Select Committee Room's 234 Principle of the Payment of Members

240 The Conference Room, or Painted Chamber

234 Adoption of the Native Tongue in Parliament during the Subjects proposed for the Paintings in the Conference Reign of Edward III.

240 Room

234 Cessation of the Migratory Habits of Parliament in the General Committee Rooms 235 Reign of Edward III.

241 The Lower Visiting Hall

235 First Election of a Speaker of the House of Commons 241 Staircase leading up to the Upper Waiting Hall. 235 Increasing Influence of the Commons from the year 1377 241 Frescoes in the Upper Hall, sometimes called the Poets' Leading Incidents in the History of Westminster Hall 241 Waiting Hall 235 Features of Westminster Hall

241 The Corridor to the Committee Rooms 235 The Cloister Court

242 Coinmittee Rooms 235 | St. Stephen's Crypt

242 Arrangement of one of the Committee Rooms 236 St. Stephen's Hall

213 Derivation of our Parliament from the Saxon Witena- Statues and Frescoes proposed for St. Stephen's Hall 243 236 The Roof of St. Stephen's Hall.

244 Absolute Authority of the King for a considerable period The Central Hall

244 after the Conquest 236 The Commons' Corridor

244 Gradual Development of the Authority of the Nation Oil Paintings proposed for the Commons' Corridor 244 over the Sovereign 236, 237 The Commons' Lobby

244 The State of Things which prevailed before the Esta- The House of Commons

244, 245 blishment of a Legislative Power 237 The Lobbies

245 The Rudiments of our Houses of Lords and Commons The Peers' Lobby.

245 contained in the Great Charter of 1215 237 The House of Peers .

245 Simon de Montfort, the true Founder of the Modern Re- Frescoes in the House of Peers

246 presentative System of England

237 Lord Campbell's Mention of the Origin of the Woolsack 246 Part of an Anglo-Norman French Ballad commemora- The Peers' Corridor

246 tive of De Montfort's Death, translated by Mr. G. The Room of the Commissioners of Fine Arts

246 Ellis 237 | The Lords' Library

246 Acceptance of De Montfort's Principles by Edward I. 238 The Princes' Chamber

249 Lord Campbell's Observation on the Date of Popular The Royal Gallery

249 Representation in England 238 Frescoes intended for the Royal Gallery

249 Anecdote illustrative of the Personal Relations of Frescoes for the Queen's Robing Room

249 Henry III. and De Montfort 238 The Norman Porch .

249 Positions taken by the several Powers in the Time of The Guard Room

250 Edward I. 238 The Royal Staircase .

250 The Commons, as applied to Knights and citizens, first Names connected with the New Palace of Westminster . 250 mentioned in the Records of the Deposition of Ed- Sums expended on the New Palace .

250 ward II. .


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251 | Merchant Vessels of the Mediterranean Trade-- The Old London Bridge

251 Peninsular Trade-The Cape Trade—The African Diversified View from London Bridge 251 Trade-The Whale Fishery

255 Thames Tunnel 252 Dangers of Seamen Ashore

255 Original Intention of the Thames Tunnel 252 Crimps and Touters

255 Difficulties and Disasters encountered by the Company Account of the System of Selling Seamen to Crimps, in the Progress of the Tunnel 252 given in the Morning Chronicle'

255 Features of the Thames Tunnel 253 System of Kidnapping

255 Plan originally proposed for the Thames Tunnel 253 The Sailors' Home

255 Statistics of the Maritime Commerce of England 253, 254 Arrangements of the Sailors' Home

256 The Coasting Trade

255 Lodging-Houses which have arisen from the Sailor's Thames Merchant Ships of the East India and China Home

256 Trade--The Australian Trade--The West India Trade Merchant Seamen's Acts' of 1835, 1812, and 1845 256 -The Honduras Trade-The Canadian Trade-The The 'Mercantile Marine Bill'

236 Baltic Trade - The South American Trade – The Shipping Masters

256 Hudson's Bay Trade-The United States Trade. 254 Limits of the Port of London, and of the Pool


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Page Management of the Affairs of the Port of London 256, 257 Site of Billingsgate

. 270 Rules for the Navigation of the River · 259 Operations of the Billingsgate Fish-market

270 Relation of the Trinity House to the Port of London

259 Progress of Custom Duties in the Port of London 271 Progress of the Power of the Trinity House 259 First Germ of a regular Customs Establishment

271 Corporation of the Trinity House 259 Appointment of Legal Quays on the Thames

• 271 Operations of the Trinity House in Respect to Ballast 260 Establishment of Sufferavce Wharfs

271 Ballast-getters

260 Building and Destruction of three Custom Houses . 271 Ballast-lighters 260 The Third Custom House

271 Ballast-heavers

260, 261 Giving way of the Foundations of the Fourth Cusiom Coal Trade of the Port of London 261 House in 1825

· 271 Origin of the · Richmond Shilling'

261 External Appearance of the present Custom Ilouse 271 Act of Parliament passed in 1831, respecting the Coal The Long Room of the Custom House

272 Trade 261 Varied Business of the Custom House

272 Act passed in 1838 and in 1845

262 Account of the Commercial History of a Cargo of Foreign Mode of Conducting the Sale of Coal in the London Goods as far as the London Custom House ArrangePort 262 ments are concerned

272 Opening of the New Coal Exchange

262 Routine of Custom House Supervision on the ExportaArchitecture of the New Coal Exchange 262 tion of British Goods

272, 273 Coal-whippers

263 Bad Accommodation for Ships in the Thames Halla System of Duping the Coal-whippers carried on by Pub

Century ago

273 licans and small Shopkeepers.

263 Pilfering to which Vessels were exposed before the Con: Attempts of the Legislature to protect the Coal-whippers 263 struction of Docks

273 Provisions of the Coal-whippers' Act 264 Establishment of the Marine Police

273 The Coal-beavers

264 Eight Different Plans proposed

for Docks The Coal-sisters, Coal-fillers, Coal-waggoners, and Coal- Thames

274 trimmers 264 Objections to the Various Pians

275 The Corn-trade of the Thames 261 Formation of the Greenland Dock

. 275 Corporate Mode of Buying and Selling Corn

267 Building of the Brunswick Dock by Mr. Perry . 275 Assize of Bread

267 Acts of Parliament passed for the Formation of Various System of Factorage applied to the Corn-trade 267 Docks

275 Proceedings on the Arrival of a Coal Lighter at the Port Origin of the St. Katherine's Docks

275 of London . 267 The East India Docks

. 276 Corn Granaries of London 267 ! The West Indian Docks

276 The Bonding System 268 The London Docks

277 The Present Corn Exchange

268 Sketch of the London Ducks given in the · Morning Importance of the Timber-trade


277 Various Classes into which Timber is divided 268 | Warehouses of the West India Docks

277 Management of the Timber-trade 268 Tobacco Warehouses

. 277 Lumpers 269 Wine Vaults

278 Rafted and Landed Goods 269 The St. Katherine's Docks

. 278 Rafters 269 | Labourers at the London Docks

279 Saw-mills of the Metropolis 269 | The Regent's Canal Dock

. 279 Rivalry between the Fish Merchants of Billingsgate and Advantages of the Extension of the Warehousing System 279 Queenhithe 269 The Grand Surrey Dock

279 The Fishmongers' Company 269 The Commercial Docks

279 Act of Parliament passed to make Billingsgate a Free The Greenland, or East County Dock

. 279 Market for Fish 269 The Purl-man

280 Statutes passed to induce the People to eat more Fish 269 The Water-postman


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Historical Importance of the City of Winchester . 281 Winchester in the Saxon Heptarchy .
Antiquity of Winchester

282 Historical Events in Winchester during the Time of the

281 Connection of King Alfred with Winchester

Enactment of the Pegged Cup and the Winchester Romans. 282 Measure by King Edgar .

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Page Rebuilding the Cathedral Church by St. Ethelwold 282 Altar Screen in the Choir

286 Massacre of the Danes in Winchester during the Reign Sanctuary Chapels of Bishops Fox and Gardiner . 287 of Ethelred the Unready : 282 | The Holy Hole

287 Connection of William the Conqueror with Win- The Lady Chapel

287 chester 282 Exterior of the Cathedral

287 Carriage of the Dead Body of Rufus through 'Winchester

Anagrams on the Buttresses of the South-west Corner Streets 283 of the Cathedral

287-288 Fire in Winchester in i102 · 283 Buildings in the Close of the Cathedral

288 Flourishing State of Winchester under the Earlier The Hospital of St. Cross

288 Norman Kings 283 Foundation of the Hospital of St. Cross

288 Sufferings of Winchester during the Contest between Bishop de Blois' Horn of Ale and Manchet of Bread 288 Stephen and Matilda

283 | Colloquy between a Poor Traveller and the Porter Establishment of a Municipality in Winchester by

appointed to Distribute the Alms of the Hospital 288 Henry II. . 283 Principal Court of the Hospital

289 Henry III.'s Treatment of the People of Winchester

The Refectory,

289 for their Thieving Propensities . 283 The "Nunne's Chambers.

289 Transfer of the Wool Trade from Winchester to Calais 283 The Church

289 Benefactions of Wykeham to the Ecclesiastical Esta- The Hospital of St. Cross on Festivals

290 blishments of Winchester. 284 | Financial Reform of St. Cross

290 Decline in the Prosperity of Winchester from the Reign Meadows of S. Cross

290 of Edward III. 284 St. Mary's College

290 Death-blow to the Importance of Winchester given by The Chapel of St. Mary's College

290 the Dissolution of the Monasteries by Henry VIII. 284 The Cloisters

290 Slight Revival of Winchester in the Reign of Mary 284 The Refectory Hall.

290 Part taken by Winchester in the Civil Wars 284 The Buttery Hatch

290 Destruction of the Remains of Antiquity in Winchester Painting called “The Trusty Servant the Stairs by Cromwell 284 leading to the Kitchen

291 Works commenced at Winchester in the Reign of The Dormitories

291 Charles II. 284 The School-room

291 The Cathedral .

284 | Scholastic Laws inscribed on East End of School-room 291 Cathedral erected by St. Ethelwold

285 Emblems and Inscriptions on the West End of the Rebuilding of the Cathedral by Bishop Walkelin 285 School-room

291 Fraud by which Walkelin obtained Timber for the Foundation of the College

291 Cathedral Tower

285 The Song of ' Dulce Domum' Rebuilding of the Aisles of the Choir by Bishịp Godfrey The City of Winchester

292 285 The Cross

292 Renovation of the Cathedral by William of Wykebam 285 The County Gaul erected over the Burial-place of King The Nave of the Cathedral . 285 Alfred

292 Chantry of Wykeham 285 The West Gate of Winchester.

292 Epitaph on the Tomb of Wykeham 286 The County Hall

292 The Choir 286 The King's House

292 Chests said to contain the Remains of Saxon Kings and Charitable Institutions and Churches in the Lower Part Prelates 286 of the Town

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Early Importance of Southampton.
293 Graving Docks

301 Unlucky Expeditions from Southampton during the late Southampton the Starting-place for Two Steam-packet War 294 Companies

301 Bar Gate 294 Railway Terminus

301 Metrical Romance connected with the Figures in the Walk from Southampton to Netley Abbey

302 Bar Gate 294–297 History of Netley Abbey .

302 High-street and Southampton Water 297 Present Appearance of Netley Abbey

302 Ancient Wall of Southampton


302 Ecclesiastical Architecture of Southampton 298 The New Forest .

302 The Town-Hall, the Markets, and the Charities of Grave of Robert Pollok at Redbridge

303 Southampton 298 The Village of Lyndhurst

303 The Victoria Pier 298 Rufus' Hall

303 The Platform . 298 The Lymington-road

303 The Tidal Dock



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