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Collection of epitaphs and inscriptions

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.57

Scope and Contents

English and foreign, including some from the ancient world. In various 17th-cent. hands, completed in the hand of Samuel Knight. Incorporating printed copy of William Barker, 'Epitaphia et Inscriptiones lugubres', London, 1566.


  • 1566-1750 (Circa)


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1 object(s) (1 object (parcel paper))

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

From Samuel Knight DD, prebend of Ely and rector of Bluntisham, Hunts (d. 1746), the MS. descended to John Percy Baumgartner of Milton, Cambs., who presented it to the Library in 1861.

Existence and Location of Copies

Microfilm available

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Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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