Nenia Britannica; or, A sepulchral history of Great Britain; From the earliest period to its general conversion to Christianity. Including a complete series of the British, Roman, and Saxon sepulchral rites and ceremonies, with the contents of several hundred burial places, opened under a careful inspection of the author. The barrows containing urns, swords, spear-heads, daggers, knives, battle-axes, shields, and armill:̆-decorations of women; consisting of gems, pensile ornaments, bracelets, beads, gold and silver buckles, broaches ornamented with precious stones; several magical instruments; some very scarce and unpublished coins; and a variety of other curious relics deposited with the dead. Tending to illustrate the early part of and to fix on a more unquestionable criterion for the study of antiquity: to which are added, observations on the Celtic, British, Roman, and Danish Barrows, discovered in Britain. By the Rev. James Douglas, F.A.S. chaplain in Ordinary to His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales.
- Douglas, James, 1753-1819.
- M.DCC.XCIII.