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Martin Lings – Keeper of oriental manuscripts and printed books.

Martin Lings (Abu Bakr Siraj Ad-Din), was an English writer and Shakespearean and Islamic scholar, born January 24 1909. Studying at Magdalen College, Oxford, he gained a BA in English …

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Ballycotton Cross

Dated approx. 8thC-9thC In 1875 a local antiquarian, Philip T. Gardner, donated the Ballycotton cross to the British Museum. It is a jewelled Celtic cross with a centre glass jewel …

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