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Oxford Inscriptions: Clarendon Building


Earl of Clarendon

 

EDWARDVS COMES CLARENDONIAE
Summus Angliae Summus Academiae
Cancellarius

Edward, Earl of Clarendon,
a great Chancellor of England
and a great Chancellor of the University]

 

 

This statue of the Earl of Clarendon (1609–1674) is high on the east side of the Clarendon Building.

It used to stand more prominently in a niche at the front, facing Broad Street.

 

 

Wikipedia:
Edward Hyde, First Earl of Clarendon

Stephanie Jenkins, 2013