Notes from The antiquities of Canterbury by William Somner and Nicolas Battely (London, 1703).

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  • Reference
      GB 418 Bailey/6/53
  • Former Reference
      GB 418 C.7.43 no 13
  • Dates of Creation
      nd [19th century]

Scope and Content

See The antiquities of Canterbury. : In two parts. The first part. The antiquities of Canterbury; or a survey of that ancient city, with the suburbs and cathedral, &c. Sought out and published by the industry and good will of William Somner. The second edition, revised and enlarged by Nicolas Battely, M.A. also Mr. Somner's Discourse called Chartham-News: Or a relation of some strange bones found at Chartham in Kent. To which are added some observations concerning the Roman antiquities of Canterbury. And a preface, giving an account of the works and remains of the learned antiquary Mr. William Somner, by N.B. The second part. Cantuaria sacra: or the antiquities I. Of the Cathedral and metropolitical church. II. Of the Archbishoprick. III. Of the late Priory of Christ-Church; and of the present Collegiate Church, founded by K. Hen. VIII. With a catalogue of all the Deans and Canons thereof. IV. Of the Monastery of St. Augustin; of the parish-churches, hospitals, and other religious places, that are or have been in or near that city; / enquired into, by Nicholas Battely, Vicar of Beaksborn. Illustrated and adorned with several useful and fair sculptures.