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This scholar and Freemason donated a collection of curiosities that became the basis for one of Britain's - and the world's - great museums.
The museum opened in the heart of Oxford in 1683
The museum is called the Ashmolean!
This Day in British History
20 May, 1313
Ordinance of the Staple
The Ordinance established a compulsory depot through which all wool exports had to pass. The first 'Staple' was St Omer