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Edward Ent, son of the most celebrated ...

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EDVARDUS ENT, Honoratissimi viri Dńi Georgij Ent Militis, Collegij Medicorum Londinens. Pręsidis moderni filius, č Collegio Baliolensi, in Jure Civili studiosus, ac Arcanorum Naturę indagator solertissimus, ut hujus Musęi maxime hiantem Lacunam aliquo usque suppleret, illud 24 Avibus (cujusque ferč speciei nonnullis) lubens instruxit.


Edward Ent, son of the most celebrated Sir George Ent, President of the Royal College of Physicians, was a student of Civil Law at Balliol College, and also took a very keen interest in the mysteries of Nature. He was happy to be able to give the Museum twenty-four birds (some of them wild) in order to fill a major gap in the Museum's collection.

Location:Not listed in the 1836 catalogue. The present location of these objects is unknown.

Year:MDCLXXXIV (1684);  Page Number: 9 (verso)

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