A Description of the City, College, and Cathedral of Winchester

A Description of the City, College, and Cathedral of Winchester

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1770 edition. Excerpt: ...sess between two clieve-rons. R.T. for Robert Thurborns, Warden, A.D. ui l. The device a rose composed of rays of the sun. A large T. charged with tapers in seltire, for Thomas Chandier, A.D. 1450. A beacon with arrows, and a tun, for Thomas Beckington, Bishop of Bath and Wells, a liberal benefactor to the College, about the time of the last mentioned Warden. Besides these there are letters interwoven for cyphers, which by length of time are rendered unintelligible. One of'the windows belonging to this recess has; been lately closed up, and the other is greatly desaced; D 2 but hat the paintings and inscript: ns of bosh )iavin been fortunatfly pteserved by Amhory Wood, the Oxford Antiquary, who visited tnb college in Febru-iry 1684. I shall insert them from hi original MSS, The curious observer will easily supply the desects of the remaining window, by the affistance of the following description. Arms. Girony of 12, Or and Bl. a Rose in Fese, Point G. A Mitre in chief, between three Bucks Heads, ca-.bossed in chief, and three Pheons in Base. Arg. two Chev. S. between three Back Heads, ca-bossed in hief, and Pheons in Base. Arg. two.Chey. S.between three Roses G. Two Chcv., Or berween three Roses Arg. In one compartment is the Poutraiture, of a Bishop in his habit, -sapported-by another Bishop, and an Archbishop, as appears by the Crofs, placing the snitre on his head, ijnder him are two Chaplains praying: This was most probably to represent the consecration of William of Wykeham. Underneath the whole length of the Window is this inscription. Hulyn, A. M. Schola Grammati di hujus Collegii et pro animabus parentum et amiisorum eoruodeai. in another compartment is this inseription: Orate pro anima Magiltri Willi Densford quondam Socii...show more

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  • Paperback | 24 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 1mm | 64g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236585747
  • 9781236585745