154 seq.), we have an evident jumble in the writer's mind between the Asiatic and the African location of Prester John; among other matters it is stated that Prester John and the Nubians dug a chapel out of the rock under Calvary in honour of the three kings: "et vocatur illa capella in partibus illis capella Nubiyanorum ad reges in praesentem diem, sed Sarracini..
His study on the palaces constructed by the Merovingian kings (De basilicas quas primi Francorum reges condiderunt, 1658-1660) is noteworthy in this connexion.
Tacitus says of the ancient Germans reges ex nobilitate, duces ex virtute sumunt; i.e.
He also drew up a list of the epitaphs in Westminster Abbey, which was issued as Reges, Reginae, Nobiles et alii in ecclesia collegiata Beati Petri Westmonasterii sepulti.