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2 edition of history and antiquities of the University of Cambridge. found in the catalog.

history and antiquities of the University of Cambridge.

Nicolaus Cantalupus

history and antiquities of the University of Cambridge.

[In two parts] containing [Of] its original and progress in the remoter ages, written above 300 years ago

by Nicolaus Cantalupus

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Published by J. Bateman etc. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • University of Cambridge -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Nicholas Cantalupe]. 2. A description of the present colleges ... By the Rev. Mr. Richard Parker ... To which are added, several charters granted to the colleges ... As also A catalogue of the chancellors and a summary of all the privileges granted to this seminary of learning by the English monarchs, from a manuscript in the Cotton library.
    ContributionsParker, Richard, 1572-1629.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLF114 .C2
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 p. l., x. 265, [5] p. ;
    Number of Pages265
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6922960M
    LC Control Number03000115
    OCLC/WorldCa8203499

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