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William Stukeley. 'Origines Britannicae'

Reference code
MSS/0793
Title
William Stukeley. 'Origines Britannicae'
Date
Mid 18th century
Level of description
Item
Extent and format
Paginated 3-62, with some duplicates. Folio. Modern grey folder.
Scope and content
'Origines Britannicae’; mid 18th century. Fragment of a discourse on the origins of the Ancient Britons. Six chapters relating to Noah's Ark, the Flood, Julius Caesar, Brutus, Geoffrey of Monmouth, etc. Cites many authorities including Camden, Selden, etc. Six chapters, imperfect.
Creator
Stukeley, William (1687-1765), Anglican clergyman, physician, antiquary and archaeologist
Previous reference number(s)
SAL/MS/793
Archival history
Presented by John Wickham Flower, c. 1863, to Surrey Archaeological Society (see letter, 22 March 1955). Deposited on permanent loan by Surrey Archaeological Society, 2 Dec 1954 (Giftbook entry). A.J., 35 (1955), 282. Now preserved in Ants. Papers (Stukeley Box).