Notes and Queries, Number 75, April 5, 1851

A Medium of Inter-communication for Literary Men, Artists, Antiquaries, Genealogists, etc.

Author: Various Authors
Published: 1851
Language: English
Wordcount: 15,068 / 55 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 67
LoC Category: AP
Downloads: 457
Added to site: 2007.11.08
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Genre: Periodical
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No. 1141., which is minutely described in the admirable catalogue compiled by Mr. Black. A transcript of the Threnodia Carolina by Ant. à Wood, also in the Ashmolean Museum, is recorded by Huddesford.

As there were two recensions of the narrative, I have added a specimen of each of the Harleian Mss., which may serve as a clue to the nature of other copies, whether in public libraries, or in private hands.

"The Lords ordered a girdle or circumscription of Capitall Letters to be cutt in Lead and putt about the Coffin. being onely these wordes

KING CHARLES 1648.

The kings body was then brought from the chamber to Saint Georges hall. whence after a Little pause, it was w^{th} a slow pase & much sorrow carrye'd by those gentlemen that were in mourninge: the Lords in blacks following the royall Corpes & many gentlemen after them, and their attendants."--THRENODIA CAROLINA, p. 36. Harleian MS. 7396.

"The girdle or circumscription of Capitall Letter

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