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Notes and Queries, Number 46, September 14, 1850

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1850
Language: English
Wordcount: 15,294 / 54 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 67.4
LoC Category: AP
Downloads: 456
Added to site: 2004.11.14 9128
Genre: Periodical

ng up, made probably at the time of the king's death, and the corpse was very like them. The body had been originally kept at the palace of St. Germain, from whence it was brought to the convent of the Benedictines. Mr. Porter, the prior, was a prisoner at the time in his own convent."

The above I took down from Mr. Fitz-Simons' own mouth, and read it to him, and he said it was perfectly correct. Sir W. Follett told me he thought Mr. Fitz-Simons was a runaway Vinegar Hill boy. He told me that he was a monk.


Exeter, Aug. 1850.

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The Legend of Sir Richard Baker (vol. ii., p. 67.).--Will F.L. copy the inscription on the monument in Cranbrook Church? The dates on it will test the veracity of the legend. In the reign of Queen Mary, the representative of the family was Sir John Baker, who in that, and the previous reigns of Edward VI. and Henry VIII., had held some of the highest offices in the kingdom. He



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