Browne Willis

Born: 1682
Died: 1760
Biography
Antiquary.
 
Works of Art: 0
Books: 2
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Willis, Browne   Parochiale Anglicanum: Or, The Names of all the Churches and Chapels Within the Dioceses of Canterbury, Rochester, London, Winchester, Chichester, Norwich, Salisbury, Wells, Exeter, St. Davids, Landaff, Bangor, and St. Asaph. Distinguished under their proper Archdeaconries and Deanries. With An Account of most of their Dedications, Their Patrons, and to what Religious Houses the Appropriations belonged. By Browne Willis, Esq; Author of the Surveys of all the other Cathedrals. - London: [1733]   
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Willis, Browne   A Survey Of The Cathedrals Of York, Durham, Carlisle, Chester, Man, Litchfield, Hereford, Worcester, Gloucester, Bristol, Lincoln, Ely, Oxford, Peterborough, Canterbury, Rochester, London, Winchester, Chichester, Norwich, Salisbury, Wells, Exeter, St. Davids, Landaff, Bangor, and St. Asaph. Containing an History of their Foundations, Builders, Antient Monuments, and Inscriptions; Endowments, Alienations, Sales of Lands, Patronages. Dates of Consecration, Admission, Preferment, Deaths, Burials, and Epitaphs of the Bishops, Deans, Precentors, Chancellors, Treasureres, Subdeans, Archdeacons, and Prebendaries, in every Stall belonging to them. With an exact Account Of all the Churches and Chapels in each Diocese; distinguished under their proper Archdeaconries and Deanries; to what Saints dedicated, who Patrons of them, and to what Religious Houses appropriated. The whole extracted from numerous Collections out of the Registers of every particular See, Old Wills, Records in the Tower, and Rolls Chapel: And illustrated with Thirty-two Curious Draughts of the Ichnographies, Uprights, and other Prospects of these Cathedrals; newly taken to rectify the erroneous Representations of them in the Monasticon, and other Authors. In Three Volumes. Vol. I. By Browne Willis, Esq; - London:, in Dublin. [1742]   
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