Elizabethan Society of Antiquaries
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Elizabethan Society of Antiquaries
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Sergey Kondratiev 
Occupation: Professor
Affiliation: Tyumen State University
Address: Russian Federation, Tyumen
The article is devoted to the English society of amateurs of ancientry and English history, which contemporaries named “А Society of Antiquaries”. It describes the history of society, times of meetings, membership and discourse topics of the society. Author notes that the majority of members of the society were persons after admission at the bar and practicing lawyers. The main topics of the meetings of the society were the dimensions of Land of the kingdom, funeral ceremonies, knights and titles of nobility, mottos and arms, duels and combats, towns, castles, shires, origins and judicial procedure of various Courts, Parliament, the Inns of Courts, heralds, forest law.
England, history, antiquaries, historical writings, society
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