The Prince and the Plunder

A book on how Britain took one boy and piles of treasures from Ethiopia

Homilies for festivals of St Michael etc, taken to India then England (Add. 2916) *

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What: A 17th century collection of homilies for festivals for St Michael and others

Where: Cambridge University Library, West Rd, Cambridge CB3 9DR

Provenance: According to the Catalogue of Ethiopian manuscripts in the Cambridge University Library by Wright, S. G. and Ullendorff, E., it was : “Brought to England from India where it had been taken by a member of Napier’s 1867-8 Abysinian Expedition”.

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