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THE

GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE.

JANUARY—JUNE, 1864.

THE

Gentleman's i#laga?me

AND

HISTORICAL REVIEW.

By SYLVAN US URBAN, Gent.

Mdccclxiv.-vol. I.

JANUARY To JUNE INCLUSIVE.

BEING VOLUME XVI. OF A NEW SERIES,

AND THE TWO-HUNDRED-AND-SIXTEENTH SINCE THE COMMENCEMENT.

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ST. JOHN S GATE, CLERKENWELL,
THE RKSIOPNCB OP CAVE, THE FOUNDER OF THE GENTf PMAN'S MACAZISP, 17-51
,- IN ITS PRESENT STATE, JUNE, 1856.)

H o n & o n:

JOHN HEN.RY And JAMES PARKER.

1864.

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PRINTED BV MHWRS. PARKER, CORNMARKKT, OXFORD.

PREFACE.

THE present volume of the GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE will be found to have a wide range of subjects, all of them, it is trusted, treated in a satisfactory manner. First, SYLVANUS Urban may be allowed to place the Notes on the Architecture of Ireland, which are fully illustrated from sketches made recently on the spot, and which, when complete, will be found to give a more full and accurate collection of genuine examples of Irish architecture than has hitherto appeared. Next in importance he would place the series of Lectures delivered by Mr. W. Burges before the Society of Arts, entitled Art applied to Industry, which are here published, with the advantage of the author's revision. Both these series will be carried on in the next volume. The investigation of the dwelling-places and burial-places of primitive races on the North Yorkshire moors has been actively pursued, and some remarkable discoveries will be found chronicled under the head of Discovery of a Celtic Kitchen-refuse-heap at Normanby, in Cleveland, and Examination of a large Houe on the Skelton Moors. Next, the Coins of the Ancient Britons have been investigated in a full review of Mr. Evans's excellent work bearing that name; and an obscure point of Anglo-Saxon Church history has been discussed in relation to the ancient See of Sidnaccstcr. Monumental Brasses, the Fortunes of Evesham, and other mediaeval topics, have been duly considered; and, with a view to that linking of the present and the past which is the province of the true archaeologist, the strange history of Charles the Bold, Duke of Burgundy, has shared our attention with Monumental Inscriptions in Barbadocs and Jamaica, the Public Records of

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