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3. 463. The Labarum. See note 1, Essay III. p. 421.

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463.-Architectural Account of the Church of St. Thomas, Salisbury,
and Dissertation on some ancient Crucibles there found.

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524.-Dissertation on the origin of the Pictures of St. Christopher.

573.-Origin, and use, of the Ring.

576.-Account of William of Malmesbury.

577.-Notices of the Longspees, Earls of Salisbury.

580.-Legend of St. Margaret.

583. The meaning of the word "Countour" (as used by Chaucer)

explained.

584. The situation in life of the Vavasour considered.

586.-Brief Account of Massinger.

Essay 1.

Origin of names. Name of Halle.

John Halle (as it appears from the ancient pedigree of the Hungerford Family) was a citizen, and merchant, of Salisbury. We also learn from the manuscript notes of (1) Aubrey (the Wiltshire Antiquary) in the libraries of the Royal Society and the Ashmolean Museum, that his mansion in that city was on the Ditch (now known by the name of the New Canal). “Halle, I doe believe" (says he) “ was a Merchant of the Staple at Salisbury where he had many Houses : his dwelling house, now a Taverne, 1669, was on the Ditch, where in the glassewindowes are many Scutchions of his Armes and severall merchants markes yet remaining." He then makes a query: viz. “ if there are not also woolsacks in the pannells of glasse?” Again, says Aubrey, “ as (2) Greville & Wenman bought all the Coteswold, soe did Halle & Webb all the wooll of Salisbury plaines.”

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