Item 005/011 - The Hannes Poculum

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GB 2014 WS-04-TRO-005/011


The Hannes Poculum


  • 1723 (Creation)

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This cup was originally left to the Queen's Scholars by Sir Edward Hannes (OW, elected to Oxford in 1682), a physician to Queen Anne, one of the original contributors to College Dormitory, and an established benefactor of the School. He willed that the cup should be constantly on the high table when the Queen's Scholars fed.

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A two-handled cup, shaped as a College cup, inscribed E. Dono Edwardi Hannes, Allumnis Regiis Westmonasteriensis, split to body. Not loaded. No cover. Maker's mark obscured.

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Height: 14cm Weight: 806 grammes

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GB 2014

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  • English


  • Latin


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