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INDEX. Eandle I, Earl of Chester, his grants to Chester Abbey, 282 .....................................motto on his seal, 160 ..........II. and his Welsh troops at Battle of Lincoln, 270 ...............his charter to monks of Pulton, 237 ...............his charter to St. Werburgh's Abbey, 154, 235. 282—283, 477 ..........III. besieged in Rhuddlan Castle, 131 ............... founder of Beeston Castle, 130,196 ................................. St. John's Hospital,423 ...............his covenant with William de Fil- geriis, 171 ...............his seal, 162, 170, 329 ...............the champion and rebuker of Henry III., 130-131 Rebuses in ancient seals, 164,165,170,177—179 Records of Cheshire, their Condition, 204 —205, 312—326 Rectorial and parochial seals, 177 Reculver, extracts from a charter of, 153—154 Redeswell, Archdeacon Robert de, his seal, 165 Rent-roll of the Abbot of St. Werbcrgh, 284—291 Retiarius found impressed on a tile at Chester, .332 Rhuddlan Castle, the residence of Edward I., 277, 278 ...........................the scene of David's submis¬ sion, 274 ...............Matthew de, his grants to Chester Abbey, 296 Ribchester, the Liverpool of Roman times, 75 Riblie, Guthlac de. spurious seal of, 159,170 Richard I., loss of his great seal, 314 ............II., his seal, 180 plate, 181 ............III., his charter to Chester, 175, 329 ................... his seal, 163, 175 ............Earl of Chester, covets the manor of Saighton, 115 .....................................his grants to Chester Abbey, 282 Richborough, Kent, the landing place of Caesar, 44 Ridlegh, Agnes de, her gravestone at Chester, 86 ............oratory in Bunbury Church, 125—126 Rings, ecclesiastical and official, 152,168 ......... the badge of authority, 151 Ripley, Abbot Simon, builder of Saighton Manor House, 116 .................................... his additions to Chester Abbey, 253 Robert, Abbot of St. Edmondsbury, 160 Robin Hood and May-day Sports, 335 Rogers, Archdeacon, his MS. Cheshire Collec¬ tions, 435—436, 469 Rolleston Grammar School seal, 163 Roman Altar discovered at Chester, 197, 198—199, 200, 359 plate, 359—364 ..........antiquities, interest attaching thereto, 44 ..........Baths in Chester, 52, 355, 356 plate, 435 .......... bricks distinguished from tiles, 52,465 .......... coins found at Chester, 70, 356 .......... itineraries, 45-^46, 464 .......... Pottery, 49 plate, 52—53, 152—153 note, 197 plate, 332 plate, 356, 362, 423, 424, 425, 454, 459, 460, 462, 464, 465, 476, 478 ..........Praetorium at Chester, 255 ................................Cirencester, 52 1......... remains, &c. in Cheshire, 44,197, 355— 356 plate, 423, 425, 464-465 ..........Roads in Cheshire. 45-48,189, 339— 340 .......... signet ring found at Chester, 168 .......... surgery and medicine, 360, 361, 476 .......... tiles, their distinctive character, 52, 332, 356 ..........Tombstone found at Chester, 425, 460-461 plate .......... vicegerency in Britain, its badge, 176 Romare, William de, his seal, 159,171 Eoodeye Cross, Chester, 461 Rosicrucian Brotherhood, Manchester, 473— 474 Rostherne licht-gates, and other antiquities there, 184, 309—310 Rowton Moor, battle there, 467—468 Ruins and the reflections they suggest, 127 Runic Remains in the Isle of Man, 444—449 Rushes and straw once the soldier's only bed, 84 Rushton Spencer Church, 308—309 Saighton Grange, near Chester, 115—123, 467 Salevert, Adrian de, his seal in Water Tower Museum, 178—179, 357 Salisbury, Earl of, and the Battle of Blore, 82 —100 Salmon Fisheries in the Dee, 234—250 Salt meat in the reign of Edward II, 86 ........Springs in Cheshire, 44—50,464—465 Saltersford, Roman remains discovered there, 49 ..............................road past there, 48 Saltney, a suburb of Chester, 237, 271 ............ new Church, 403, 409, 412, 413, 459 Sanchee in Central India, Buddhist Monument there, 374—382, 389 Sancta Prisca, ancient Chester document so called, 297, 477 Sandbach Crosses, Cheshire, 448 ............. visited by the Society, 346 Saxon charters and seals, 153,163 Scott, C. G., Report on Nantwich Church. 348—351 ......... Nicholas, chaplain, his seal, 160 plate Seal-keeper of the Palatinate Courts, 164 ......king's, forgery of it high treason, 150 Seals, classical form of, 160 ..........enigmatical, 164—165 ..........how anciently suspended, 175 ..........irregular use of in present day, 149 159, 161 ..........originally confined to rulers of pro¬ vinces. 156 ..........Rev. W. H. Massie's Paper thereon, 149—181, 401, 469—470 ..........their symbolical character, 151, 159— ICO, 178 Sedilia and ambries noticed, 212—213, 216, 350, 353 Seteia Portus noticed, 74, 466—467 Shocklach, Roman road past there, 189 Shotwick Castle, Cheshire, 21 Shrewsbury and Coventry Shows, 335 Siddington Church, Cheshire, 305, 308 plate, 392 Signet ring of Amunoph III., 168 ......................Scripture, 151—152 ...................................... its analogy to the Great Seal of England. 151 Sinaitic Inscriptions, Paper thereon, 197, 420, 435, 437—438 Smith, Charles Roach, F.S.A., on an ancient Saxon Charter, 153 .................................. on Ancient British tin and lead mines, 366 Smithills Hall, carved panels there, 309 plate Snow, Thomas, on an ancient bridge at Birken¬ head, 57 Spear-head and bell found at Saltersford, 49 Speed's and Holinshed's account of Battle of Blore, 97 ............map of England's invasions, 76 plate Speke Hall, Lancashire,restored by Sir William Norris, 147 St. Albans, battle of, 82 Stamford Bridge, and fox-hnnting, 29 Stanlaw Abbey, and the ancient course of the Mersey, 76 Stanley, James, Archdeacon of Chester, 232