William Turner Tile
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Inscription: Guilielmus Turner
In 1508, 500 years ago, Dr William Turner was born: theologian, physician, ‘Father of English Botany’ and Dean of Wells . He lived in the Old Deanery 1551-54 and 1560-64, and published A New Herball, the first major book about plants to be written in English. The Garden, revived by local volunteers, contains plants and trees described by Turner in his writings. The strawberry plant is based on one of his drawings.
Fixing Points: One hole: well disguised towards the top between the stalk and a leaf
Dimensions: 8.8cm x 10.5cm