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Bryan Faussett

(1720—1776) antiquary


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(1720–76) [Bi]

British antiquary well known for excavations into Anglo-Saxon burial grounds between 1757 and 1773, mainly in Kent. His work was published in 1856 under the title Inventorium sepulchrale. A Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford, Faussett was a cleric by profession and had livings in Shropshire and Kent.

From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Archaeology.


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