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['The Assize Intelligence, relating to the East Anglian District, has induced us t

appropriate a greater portion of the present Number, than usual, to the Magazin

department of the work.]


Memoir of Sir Philip Bowes Vere Broke, Bart. || The Oak

Captain in the Royal Navy (concluded from Epigran. G. P. R. loquitur ..

page 59) ............. ......., 97



Summary of Politics ...

Parliamentary History, Chapter I.

Order of Vegetation, and its conformity with the

arrival of certain birds of passage ..........107

Historical Register ........

The Rebel Duke of Monmouth ........ibid.


Ode to Dr. Richardson, on Fiorin Grass ..

Curious Nest of Rats .......... .........108

Agricultural Report, for the East Auglian Dis-

New Chemical Substance ....


Newly invented Hygrometer



Anecdotes of Marshal Saxe ..


Picture of Fair Rosamond ...


Essex Assize Intelligence

The Vicar of Bray .........


Cambridgeshire, ditto....

Alliteration .....


Norfolk, ditto......

French Encyclopedia.........


Suffolk, ditto

The Church ..,

Sir Thomas More and the Maniac .......

Anecdotes of Pont-Alais, the French Actor

The University ........


Improvements in Printing.....

.. ibid.

The Army ......

Civil Appointments...


Occurrences .......

Critical Illustrations of Dranatic Poets, by the Bankrupts .......

late Lord Chedworth......


Births, Marriages, and Deaths

Extracts from the Catalogue of the Library of the Meteorological Table .....

late John Ives, Esq. of Yarmouth, F. R. S. and

Observations on the Weather ....,

F.S.A. and Suffolk Herald Extraordinary. -113 || Acknowledgements to Correspondents ...

Inquiry respecting the Haddock Family ......115


Answer to the Enquiries of M. D. in proof of the || Chap. V.-Alfred.-Guthrum.- Edward and Eu

existence of Mineral Waters at Ipswich, by

wold.-Battle at Bury.-Defeat of the Danes

Mr. Seekamp........

Malden,- Edward. --Ethelstan. - Edmund,


great Benefactor of the Abbey, at Bury,-Edr

Strictures on the Useful and Polite Arts, Letter -Edwy.-Edgar.--Earls of East Anglia; Ath

II.-Writing and Printing

116 stan, Athelwold, and Ailwin.-Edward the Mart


--Ethelred the Unready.-Re-appearance of

Gainsborough, the Painter....

Danes.-The Danes land at Ipswich.-Defeat

**** Goodseyn ..........

Brithnoth, at Malden. -- Alfric's Treachesy.

The Haddock Family.........

vasion of Olave and Svein.--Massacre of the Dan


--Renewed Invasion.-Destruction of Norwich, a

The Rev. H. Hasted's Thanksgiving Sermon

of Thetford.-Defeat of Ulfketel.-Retreat of


Mr. Rigby's Report of the Norwich Pauper Vac-

Danes, and their Return, under Turchill.–UIN

cination ..

tel again defeated. --Bury Burnt.-Death of Sve


Taylor's English Synonymns discriminated ...127

-Progress of Canute.--Death of Ethelred.

mund Ironside.-Battle of Assingdon.-Reign

Literary Notices, for the East Anglian District 128

Canute.-Harold I.--Hardicanute.-Edward


Confessor.-Harold II.--Division of the Coun

Kean's Richard, and Hamlet-Miss Smith's

of Suffolk, at the Conquest,

Ophelia ................. ...........129 II Chap. VI.-Landholders in Suffolk, after the Co
Young's Richard-Mrs. Faucit's Lady Anne-

quest.-Guader's Conspiracy.-William Rufus.

Young's Hamlet-Miss Stephens's Ophelia-

The Earls Bigod.—Henry II. -Defeat of Bigor

The Wandering Boys .....

army, at Fornbam.--The taking of Norwich, 1

Oratorios, -Nount of Olives - Catalani's sister

Bigod. -Destruction of Bigod's Castles, at Ipswi

-Mr. Leonard-Messrs. Schunke ........ibid.

and Walton.-Barons' War, in the reign of Ki

Readings.-Miss Smith-Mrs. Siddons .......ibid,

John.-Wat Tyler's Rebellion.--Pretended E

Woodbridge Theatre....... ........ibid. of Warwick.-Kett's Rebellion.- Queen Mary.


Queen Elizabeth's Progress. ----Civil Wars, int

Pensive Reflection+...

•131 || reign of Charles II.

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Thepride of ancestry” will never be dis N « This ancient family is descended from the regarded, but by those who find themselves Brookes, of Leighton, in Nantwich hundred, in Luncntitled to its distinction. The honours

Cheshire, of which family I find one Adam Dominas of a noble parent wither on the brow of a

de Lcighton, snb Henrico tertio, whose son was stiled

William de la Brooke, of Leighton, (probably the degenerate son; but the glory of the an

William noticed by Camden, as master of Leighton, cestor is reflected, with increased lustre,

in 1249, being the 33d year of King llenry 111.) enet if the descendant be himself great. — Sir his son, Richard, stiled Ricardus de Doito, in an old Philip Broke, whose capture of the Shan deed in the 5th year of King Edward I. that is, of non will ever be an object of admiration in

the Brook, for Doet, in French, is a Brook in Engthe annals of the British Navy, enjoys at

Jarl; and under the said maner-honse, in Leighton,

a brook rụnneth, from whence their posterity asonce the satisfaction of tracing his descont

sumed the sirname of Del Brook. Thomas Brook, from an ancient and honourable family, and

of Leighton, gentleman, the last of that family, in tho the still more grateful consciousness of har direct line, died about 1652, very agerl, having issue ing added to its fame--of having planted a four daughters: but hic sold away the reversion of laurel, in the shade of which his posterity his lands to the Lady Alary Chelmondely, 6 Jacobi, may repose.

1603; which afterwards, came to Francis Cholmon

dels, third son of Thomas Cholmondely, of Vale In composing the memoir of this distinguished officer, the writer has been favour

Royal, Esq. who vow enjoyeth the same, 1666."* ed by references to Journals and Letters in

I'rom Willielmus de Doyto del Brooke, the possession of Sir Philip Broke's rela mentioned abovc, descended Sir Richard tives and friends. He is also proud to ac Broke, of London, Kuight, Chief Baron of knowledge the prompt and oblging assist thc Eschequer, in the reign of King llcnry ance which he has derived from Sir George VIII, the lineal ancestor of Sir Philips Nayler, of the College of Arms. Thus, About this period, or perhaps carlier, the whatever may be its literary mcrit, the MC family appears to have been seated at moir cvidently bears the first claim to no Nacton, in Suffolk. tive—the golden impress of authenticity. Sir Philip Bowes Vere Broke, Bart. is From a Pedigree, now in the possession

the eldest son of the late Philip Bowes of the family, it appears, that Sir Philip Bowes Vere Broke is descended from Wil *" In this township of Leighton," says King, in lielmus de Doyto del Brooke, the son of his Vale Royal,” is also another fine scat, which hath Adam, Lord of Leighton, in Cheshire, who been possessed by a race of ancient gentlemen, the lived previously to the reign of King Hen.

Brooks, from which house those of Norton lately are III. The antiquity of the family, and the

descended; but the saine now also, for want of issno

male, is diverted another way, and is by purchase, by origin of its patronymic, are thus curiously

the Lady Cholmley (as is said) assured to the said noticed in Sir PETER LEYCESter's History Thomas Chomley, her youngest son, a gentleman of of Cheshire:

Il much regard and towardlinesse." Vou L

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