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Notes and Queries, Number 04, November 24, 1849

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1849
Language: English
Wordcount: 12,726 / 47 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 80.3
LoC Category: AP
Downloads: 525
Added to site: 2004.11.14 9173
Genre: Periodical

d most palatable, and speedily grew into such favour, that it became as popular as the brave admiral himself, and in honour of him was surnamed by acclamation "Grog."


P.S.--There are two other alms-basins in St. Margaret's worthy of note, besides those I mentioned in your last number. One has the inscription, "Live well, die never; die well and live ever. A.D. 1644 W.G." The other has the appropriate legend, "Hee that gives too the poore lends unto thee LORD." A third bears the Tudor rose in the centre. In an Inventory made about the early part of the 17th century, are mentioned "one Bason given by Mr. Bridges, of brasse." (The donor was a butcher in the parish.) "Item, one bason, given by Mr. Brugg, of brasse." On the second basin are the arms and crest of the Brewers' Company. Perhaps Mr. Brugg was a member of it. One Richard Bridges was a churchwarden, A.D. 1630-32.


7. College Street. Nov. 17.

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