Harleian

Harleian 1744, from Latinized form of surname of Robert Harley, Earl of Oxford (1661-1724) and his son Edward, in reference to the library of books and MSS they collected and sold in 1753 to the British Museum.

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  • Harleian — /här lēˈən or härˈli ən/ adjective Relating to Robert Harley, Earl of Oxford (1661–1724), and his son Edward, or the library collected by them Harley Street noun In London, a favourite abode of consultant or specialist physicians and surgeons,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Harleian Society — The Harleian Society was founded in 1869 for the purpose of publishing manuscripts of the heraldic visitations of the counties of England and Wales, and other unpublished manuscripts relating to genealogy, armory, and heraldry in its widest sense …   Wikipedia

  • Harleian Collection — Die Harleian Collection ist eine Sammlung von Handschriften, die von dem britischen Staatsmann Robert Harley, 1. Earl of Oxford and Mortimer (* 1661 † 1724) und seinem Sohn Edward (1689 1741) zusammengetragen wurde. Neben den Cotton MSS und den… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Harleian Miscellany — The Harleian Miscellany or, A Collection of Scarce, Curious, And Entertaining Pamphlets And Tracts, as well In Manuscript As In Print, Found In The Late Earl Of Oxford s Library, Interspersed With Historical, Political, And Critical Notes, was a… …   Wikipedia

  • Harleian Library — /hahr lee euhn/ a large library of manuscripts collected by the British statesman Robert Harley and his son and now housed in the British Museum. [ < NL Harleianus of, belonging to (Robert) HARLEY; see AN] * * * …   Universalium

  • Harleian binding — Переплётная крышка, украшенная широкими каёмками и изображениями ананасов …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • Harleian Library — /hahr lee euhn/ a large library of manuscripts collected by the British statesman Robert Harley and his son and now housed in the British Museum. [ < NL Harleianus of, belonging to (Robert) HARLEY; see AN] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Elfin of Alt Clut — (Mod. Elffin ; O.En. Ælfwine ; O.Ir. Alpín ) was the ruler of Alt Clut (modern Dumbarton Rock), for sometime in the later seventh century. According to the Harleian genealogies , he was the son of Eugein, one of his predecessors as king.… …   Wikipedia

  • Teudebur of Alt Clut — (or Teudebur map Beli ) was the ruler of Alt Clut (the area around modern Dumbarton Rock), in the early to mid eighth century (probably 722 52). According to the Harleian genealogies , he was the son of Beli II, his probable predecessor as king.… …   Wikipedia

  • Ernle — was the surname of an English gentry or landed family descended from the lords of the manor of Earnley in Sussex who derived their surname from the place where their estates lay. Origins OnomasticOnomasticians say that the surname s origin, in… …   Wikipedia

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