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Barley, William

Record IDcni00022185
Last Edit2006-07-14

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Dates of Activity1591-1614
ActivityBookseller, Printer
Sign, Mark, Device 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." – Printer''s Device [McKerrow Device No. 304] Image; Description
Sign, Mark, Device etc.A frame enclosing a shield with five fusils conjoined in fess, and in chief three mullets; the motto, Deus in æternum. – Printer''s Device [McKerrow Device No. 322] Image; Description
Online RessourceMcKerrow
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Place of ActivityLondon


HeadingBarley, William


Found inMcKerrow


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