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John Morris

(c. 1590—1658) antiquary and book collector


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His wide range of collecting interests included botany, geography, history, heraldry, and theology. His library, which amounted to c.1,500 volumes, has survived relatively intact. Some 1,300 of his books passed, after his death, to the Royal Library in 1661, and are now in the British Library.

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