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Thomas Creech, Bachelor of Theology and ...

Latin Text:

Dn?s. THOMAS CREECH S.T.B. et collegij omnium Anim. socius, dedit NVMISMA HISPANICVM ARGENTEVM, PSEVDOCORALLIO QVODAM ADNATO COOPERATVM; ex thesauro isto quem e navi Hispanic‚, regnante Elizabeth‚ alto oceano submers‚, expiscati sunt Angli A.? 1687. C. V.C. 956.


Thomas Creech, Bachelor of Theology and Fellow of All Souls, gave a silver Spanish medal, encrusted with pseudo-coral, found in the treasure of a Spanish ship sunk on the high seas in Queen Elizabeth's reign, and fished up from it by Englishmen in 1687. See the Vice-Chancellor's Catalogue, no. 956.

Location:Not listed in the 1836 catalogue. The present location of this object is unknown.

Year:MDCXCIX (1699);  Page Number:18 (verso)

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