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Page The Life of Thomas Tusser, written by himself. A Despairing Author, by Thomas Nashe. .. .. 269 A Funeral Elegy on the Death of Mrs. Elizabeth Drury,

by John Donne, D. D. .. .. .. .. 272 An Elegy to his Tutor Thomas Young, Vicar of Stowmarket,

by John Milton. .. .. .. . .. 278 Clodio : from the Market Town, a MS. Poem, by Mr. John Webb. . .. .. .. ..


.. Ambrose Curteen, by Mr. Jobn Webb.


287 Elegy to the Memory of Thomas Gainsborough. .. .. 289 On the Death of Lionel Robert Tollemache esq. ... 296 Verses, written after the Funeral of Billy Twigger, of

Hadleigh. .. .. .. .. . .. 300 Clerio: from the Market Town, a MS. Poem by Mr. John

Webb. .. .. .. .. .. .. 303 An Elegy on the much lamented Death of the Rev. Edward

Pearson, D. D. .. .. .. .. . .. 307 Elegy to the Memory of the Rev. Richard Broome, B. A. 311 The Worthies of Haverhill, by Mr. John Webb. .. 313 Suffolk's Tears; or an Elegy on that Renowned Knight,

Sir Nathaniel Barnardiston. .. .. .. .. 318 Lines on the Death of the Rev. Wm. Humphryes, by Mr.

John Webb. .. .. .. .. .. .. 394
Verses on James Chambers, the Suffolk Itinerant Poet, by
Mr. John Webb. .. .. .. .. .. 327

The Suffolk Horkey, a Provincial Ballad, by Robert

Bloomfield. .. .. .. .. .. .. 337 A Description of Husbandry Furniture, by Thomas Tusser. 345 Carol for St. Edmund's Day. .. .. .. .. 349 A Description of Christmas Husbandly Fare, by Thomas

Tusser. .. .. .. .. .. .. 352 The Spell of St. Edmund's Bury.

355 Dick Delver, the practical Philosopher: a Suffolk Ballad from real life, by the Rev. John Black. ..

356 Corn Harvest, by Thomas Tusser, and Robert Bloomfield. 359 The Lamentation of Stephen Spink, the Brandeston Post

Boy, by the Rev. William Clubbe, LL. B. .. .. 365 The Ploughman's Feasting Days, by Thomas Tusser. .. 369 Suffolk Cheese, by Robert Bloomfield. ...

372 The Farmer's Daily Diet, by Thomas Tusser.

375 Harvest Home, by Robert Bloomfield.

376 The Haverhill Matchseller, a Suffolk Tale, by Mr. John Webb.


.. .. .. .. .. .. 378 A Description of Huswifery, by Thomas Tusser. .. 383 Mendlesham Games, 1735.

391 Suffolk Provincial Songs, Ditties, Healths and Proverbs. 395 EXPLANATION OF THE ENGRAVINGS.

Title Page. A representation of St. Edmund's Head, copied from

a pane of painted glass, which was taken from a window of the Abbot's Palace at Bury, and is now in the possession of the Rev. Edward Mills of that town.


Vignette.Freston Tower, with the River Orwell.
Tail-Piece.-The Town Hall at Aldeburgh.



Vignette.-The Ipswich Bellmen, with the curiously carved corner

of the old Coffee House, in Tavern Street, Page 111.-The Ipswich Great Court Trump. This Horn is of

brass, its length 2 feet, 9 inches, and its weight 44lbs. It is blown at midnight in the town of Ipswich, before the meeting of the Great Court, by the Common Cryer, who then proclaims

the following notice :
“ 0-yez! 0-yez! 0-yez! Master Bailiffs, streightly charge and

command, in his Majesty's name, all Portmen and Free Bur-
gesses, to make their appearance on the Moot Hall, at Twelve
o'Clock, this day, on pain of a penalty on those who fail therein.
God save the King."
The antiquity of this Horn is unquestionable: Mr. Seekamp,
one of the Portmen of Ipswich, is of opinion that it was given,

together with the Charter, by King John,
Tail-Piece.-The Whale, on the banks of the Orwell, November
th, 1816.





Vignette.Dan John Lydgate, Monk of Bury, copied from an original drawing in a MS. in the Harleian Library, No. 1766,

with two Figures from an old chest in the Moot Hall, at Ipswich. Page 301.-William Twigger, copied from an original drawing, with the Gate House to the Rectory, Hadleigh, built about 1490 by William De Pykenham, LL.D. the Rector, Chancellor of Norwich, Archdeacon of Suffolk, and Dean of the College of

Stoke Clare.
Tail-Piece.--James Chambers, the Itinerant Poet, with the Church
and Lawn of the Rectory House at Earl Soham.

Vignette.-The Suffolk Horkey, or Harvest Supper.
Tail-Piece. -The Arms of Ipswich, with the Great Court Trump.

Part the First


A lovely SPOT For all that life can ask! Salubrious ; mild ! Its hills are green ; its woods and prospects fair! Its meadows fertile ! And to crown the whole In one delightful word, it is our Home.

Cottle's ALFRED.

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Morning—River Scenery_The Glen—The Artist

-The Fisherman-The Spell—The Yacht--Days of Yore-Conclusion.

The picturesque beauties and characteristic features of the River Orwell are very accurately and tastefully described in the following Poem. The Ancient Fisherman,whose character is pour

trayed in these Stanzas, is not a mere creature of the imagination, but an eccentric Being, once resident in the parish of St. Clement, Ipswich, by name Thomas Colson, but better known by the appellation of Robinson Crusoe. He was originally a wool-comber, and afterwards a weaver ; but a want of constant employment in both these occupations induced him to enter into the East Suffolk Militia ; and whilst quartered at Leicester, he learned, with

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