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Summary

Miniature of Richard of Wallingford, Abbot of St. Albans, mathematician and inventor of a mechanical astronomical clock. He is shown seated at his desk measuring with a pair of compasses.

  • Title of the book: History of the abbots of St Albans.
  • Author: Thomas of Walsingham
  • Date: 14th century
  • Language: Latin

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From The British Library; Record Number - c3919-08; Shelfmark - Cotton Claudius E. IV; Page Folio Number - f.201.

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current06:15, 10 August 2006Thumbnail for version as of 06:15, 10 August 2006708 × 750 (335 KB)Leinad-Z~commonswikiEnhanced version: rotated, cropped and sharpened; also color and contrast modifications.
03:23, 10 August 2006Thumbnail for version as of 03:23, 10 August 2006656 × 767 (97 KB)Leinad-Z~commonswikiLossless adaptation from: http://www.imagesonline.bl.uk/britishlibrary/controller/textsearch?text=richard+wallingford&y=0&x=0&&idx=1&startid=3173
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