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Bourne, Nicholas (1601 - 1657)
Record Identifier
cni00022209
Headings
Bourne, Nicholas
Dates of Activity
1601-1657
Activity
Bookseller
Place of Activity
Last Change: 2006-07-14
Signs, Marks, Devices etc.
"Framed device of a death's head, hour-glass, scythe, etc., with Non plus. Above it a circle containing an indistinguishable object (? a skull). Below, W. B. in an oval. (α) As figured, with W. B. (β) Solid black disk at top. Initials below voided. The history of the device is obscure between this date and 1633. Passed to Augustine Mathewes, 1632-33. (γ) With A. M. roughly cut or scratched on the black disk at top. No initials below. Passed to Marmaduke Parsons c. 1635."
Device of a shield bearing two keys, with crest of a wyvern's head. Probably used by Humphrey Lownes and Robert Young in partnership c. 1625-30.
The so-called "Protestant Angel".
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