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Edward Ent, son of the most celebrated ...

Latin Text:

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.

Translation:

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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