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Musaeum Minervae. Licence for foundation

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Musaeum Minervae. Licence for foundation
early 18th century [copy]
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Extent and format
Paper; ff. 4.
Scope and content
Certified copy of the licence under the Great Seal to Sir Francis Kinaston for the foundation of an academy of learning, called the Musaeum Minervae, with the right to a grant of arms and common seal; Canbury (Canonbury), 26 June 1635, early 18th century copy. 'Concordat cum Recordo et Examinat per me Robert Sanderson' (the historian (d. 1741) who edited vols. XVI-XX of Rymer). See The Constitutions of the MVSAEVM MINERVAE (1636) (copy in SAL); T. Rymer, Foedera, XIX (1732), 638-41. A copy of this charter was exhibited by Peter Le Neve, PSA, 2 Feb. 1726; Minute Book I, p. 183.
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