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V. Duelling in the British Isles
Duffield, W. B.: John Wilkes, an Anniversary Study.

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JULY 1897.



1 The defeat of Hyder Ali by Sir Eyre Coote, 1781. The Dominion of Canada formed, 1867.

2 Battle of Marston Moor, 1644.

Sir Robert Peel, statesman, d. 1850.

3 York Minster completed, 1472.

4 Sir Henry Lawrence, Indian statesman, d. 1857.

5 Abolition of the Star Chamber, 1641.

6 Sir Thomas More, Lord Chancellor, executed, 1535.

Lord Chancellor Cottenham appointed the second time, 1836.

7 Waverley published, 1814.

Richard Brinsley Sheridan, dramatist and orator, d. 1816.

8 Robert South, divine, d. 1716.

Tom Cribb, pugilist, b. 1781.

9 John Bull, musician, 1586.

10 Sir William Blackstone, judge and legal writer, b. 1723.

11 Lord Metcalfe, Indian civilian, appointed Governor of Jamaica, 1839.

12 Patent for Hargreaves' spinning jenny, 1770.

13 Lord Russell tried for high treason, 1683.

14 Richard Bentley, scholar and critic, d. 1742.

15 Charter of the Royal Society, 1662. Inigo Jones, architect, b. 1573.

16 Sir Joshua Reynolds, painter, b. 1723.

17 The second Earl Grey, statesman, d. 1845.

Defeat of Nana Sahib at Cawnpore by Havelock, 1857.

18 William Makepeace Thackeray, novelist, b. 1811. Jane Austen, novelist, d. 1817.

19 Spanish Armada sighted in the Channel, 1588. 20 Sir Richard Owen, naturalist, b. 1804.

21 Matthew Prior, poet, b. 1661.

Robert Burns, poet, d. 1796.

22 Sir Thomas Cavendish, circumnavigator, 1586.

23 Capture of Gibraltar by Admiral Sir George Rooke, 1704.

24 John Philpot Curran, lawyer and orator, b. 1750.

25 Charles Dibdin, song writer, d. 1814.

VOL. III.-NO. 13, N.S.


25 Samuel Taylor Coleridge, poet and philosopher, d. 1831

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28 Source of the Nile discovered by Speke and Grant, 1862.
The Atlantic cable laid, 1866.

29 John Caius, physician and scholar, d. 1573,

30 The defence of Arrah, 1857.

31 Defeat of Van Tromp by Monk, 1653.

(2) Of all the battles of the Civil War, this is memorable having first proved the quality of Cromwell's Ironsides. Englis men of whatever party must be proud of the invincible warrio sprung from the very substance of the nation. (8) South is of of the best of our prose writers. His style in its perfect lucidit witty common sense, and light touch of unemphasised irony, nearer Voltaire's than that of any other Englishman. Tom Cri stands as the representative of a sport so peculiarly Englis which played for long so important a part in our nation development, and was supported and fostered by so many of o great men, that it deserves a niche in the national remembranc Mr. Boase, in his account of Cribb in the National Biography says that as a professor of his art he was matchless, and in h observance of fair play he was never excelled; he bore a charact of unimpeachable integrity and unquestionable humanity (9) The date on which Bull took his musical degree at Oxfor (22) Cavendish started on this day for his voyage round t world. (30) This is the story of how a dozen or so of English men, none of them soldiers, with fifty Sikhs, defended themselv for a week in a two-storeyed billiard-room against some ten thousand foes, until relieved by Sir Vincent Eyre.


J. M. S.

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