List of books donated to Coventry Grammar School by masters, scholars and citizens, c. 1601-1705.
Coventry Grammar School: Registers of Book Donors
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- Dates of Creation18th century
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- Physical Description1 volume
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Administrative / Biographical History
Coventry Grammar School was founded in the twelfth century as St John's Hospital to attend to the needs of the poor and the sick. During the dissolution of the monasteries the property was granted to John Hales, who used it as a private home. By 1557 it had opened as King Henry VIII's Free Grammar School.
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