Hill on tenures, ca. 1612.
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English antiquary and collector. He began collecting while at Rugby School and Oxford. On inheriting his father's estate at Middle Hill in Worcestershire, Phillipps embarked on a career of collecting manuscripts and books. His collection of manuscripts eventually numbered over 60,000 items. During Continental trips in the 1820s Phillipps bought heavily, and back in England he continued to do so, often buying up entire estate libraries at auction. He collected Eastern, Greek and Lat...
Confederate soldier who served under John Hunt Morgan. From the description of Letter, 1862 Sept. 20. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49242700 ...
Sir John Davies (1569-1626) was a lawyer and poet. Much admired for his poem, Nosce teipsum, Davies made his way into the court of Queen Elizabeth I and King James I. He became solicitor-general for Ireland in 1603, and attorney general in 1606. From the description of [The question concerning impositions, tonnage, poundage, prizage, customs, &c., temp Jac. I] circa 1656. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702177426 John Davies was born in 1569. He became a barr...