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Bookstamp and signature of Thomas Wentworth, 1st Earl of Strafford (1593-1641)

This copy of Helkiah Crooke's work on human anatomy, Mikrokosmographia (1618), bears the Wentworth arms stamped in gilt on both covers, and the inscription "T. Strafforde" just inside the front cover, and belonged to the first Earl of Strafford, who was Charles I's Lord Lieutenant of Ireland and chief councillor. Strafford matriculated from St John's in 1609.

Given by Hugh Gatty.

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Thomas Wentworth's arms.
Thomas Wentworth's arms.
Thomas Wentworth's signature.
Thomas Wentworth's signature.
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