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  • He was his mother's favourite, and she bequeathed to him her English estates, which, however, he was not permitted to hold in his father's lifetime.
  • Ptolemy Apion meanwhile, dying in 96, had bequeathed the Cyrenaica to Rome.
  • In 1606, and possesses a large library bequeathed in 1812.
  • In geological circles Wollaston is famous for the medal which bears his name, and which (together with a donation fund) is annually awarded by the council of the Geological Society of London, being the result of the interest on {l000 bequeathed by Wollaston for "promoting researches concerning the mineral structure of the earth."
  • The Wallace collection of paintings and objects of art, in Hertford House, Manchester Square, was bequeathed to the nation by the widow of Sir Richard Wallace in 1897.
 

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