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Queen's College, Oxford: bird's eye view and printed text. Line engraving.

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The college was founded in 1340 by Robert Eglesfield who named it Queen's College after Philippa of Hainault

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1 print : line engraving

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Queens College is beholden for its name to Phillipa, K. Edwd. 2ds. wife but the real founder was her confessor, Robt. Eglesfield... The visitor is ye Abp. of York.

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Wellcome Library no. 20665i

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