Robert Brady

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Robert Brady (1627–1700) was an English academic and historical writer supporting the royalist position in the reigns of Charles II of England and James II of England. He was appointed Master of Caius College, Cambridge, in 1660. From 1677 he held the position of Regius Professor of Physic at Cambridge.


Shelfmark W/G-5-11
Robert Brady. Historical treatise of cities, and burghs or boroughs. Shewing, their original, and whence, and from whom they received their liberties, privileges, and immunities.
London: 1690.
Inscription on title page: Jo: Battely ex dono Autoris.
Inscription on label on front pastedown: Bibliothecæ Ec[cles]iæ Christi Cantuariæ dedit Johan[n]es Battely S.T.P. Ejusdem quondam Archidiaconus et Canonicus.