For reading proofs and otherwise helping to pass this volume through
the press the Editor is particularly indebted to the Earl of Malmesbury,
the Ven. Archdeacon Fearon, D.D., Mr. J. H. Round, M.A., LL.D.,
Mr. T. K. Arnold, Mr. Herbert Druitt, Mr. James Druitt, Mr. A. J. K.
Esdaile, B A., Mr. W. T. Horton, Mr. W. H. Jacob, the Rev. J. E.
Kelsall, M.A., Mr. Alexander Paris, and Mr. John H. Sampson. The
Editor cannot omit a special word of thanks to Mr. Percy G. Stone, F.S.A.,
who, besides the contributions he has made to this volume, has always
been ready with advice and assistance in all matters connected with the
history of the Isle of Wight, a subject he has made so particularly his own.
The Editor also wishes to express his thanks to the following:
Sir George Meyrick, Bart., Mr. W. Dale, F.S.A., the Rev. G. E. Jeans,
M.A., Mr. W. A. Lindsay, K.C., F.S.A. (Windsor Herald), the Rev. J. R.
Magrath, D.D. (Provost, Queen's College, Oxford), Mr.J.H. Oglander,
F.S.A., and Mr. W. Ravenscroft, F.S.A., who have given access to their
private muniments or assisted in other ways.
For some of the illustrations in this volume the Editor is indebted
to the Earl of Malmesbury, the Society of Antiquaries, Mr. P. G. Stone,
F.S.A., and Mr. Thomas Stopher, F.S.I.