Ancient fvnerall monvments within the vnited monarchie of Great Britaine, Ireland, and the islands adiacent, : with the dissolued monasteries therein contained: their founders, and what eminent persons haue beene in the same interred. As also the death and bvriall of certaine of the bloud royall; the nobilitie and gentrie of these kingdomes entombed in forraine nations ... / Composed by the studie and trauels of John Weever.

Author
Weever, John, 1576-1632 [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
London, : Printed by Thomas Harper ... and are to be sold by Laurence Sadler ..., 1631.
Description
[18], 871, [15] p., [1] leaf of plates : ill., port. ; 30 cm. (fol. in 6s)

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Subject(s)
Annotator
Rare books genre
Annotations (Provenance) [Browse]
Notes
  • Added t.p., engraved.
  • Signatures: pi⁶A⁴B-4D⁶4E⁴a-b⁴(-b4).
  • Leaf S3 is signed "R3".
  • Ornamental head-pieces and initials.
  • Includes index; some copies lack the index, some have the genuine index, while others have a reprint ca. 1800. Cf STC (2nd ed.).
  • No more published; the work covers only the dioceses of Canterbury, Rochester, London, and Norwich.
  • Ex copy has numerous ms. notes by John Gibbon and others in margins and on inserted leaves.
  • In 1958, numerous leaves were removed and transfered to the Manuscript Division and given the title: Commonplace book material, 17th century (AM 16022). As of January 2014, these leaves have the call number C1286, box 1, folder 31A.
Provenance
Ex copy is that belonging formerly to John Gibbon (1629-1718) writer on heraldry and genealogy.
References
  • STC (2nd ed.) 25223
  • Upcott, W. Engl. topography, I, p. xx
Other format(s)
Also available in an electronic version.
Other title(s)
Ancient funeral monuments within the united monarchy of Great Britain, Ireland, and the islands adjacent.
LCCN
04025734
OCLC
2341664
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