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'The true coppy of a collection made by mr. Joseph Holland in ... 1584...', Written in 1597

MS. Gough Somerset 1
Held at the Weston Library

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'The true coppy of a collection made by mr. Joseph Holland in ... 1584: of coates & armes nowe and aunciently borne by Noblemen and Gentlemen within the counties of Somersett, Devon & Cornewall, the 25 of March 1597' and also:

  1. A large number of arms, coloured, from church windows etc., with several Holland arms, and an index
  2. A valuable collection
  3. On fol. iv is a coat, quarterly first and fourth or on a chief gules two mullets sable, second and third barry of six gules and argent a bend argent, over all a martlet for difference: with motto 'Fides non festinate.'


  • Creation: Written in 1597


34 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Gough Somerset 1

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. II, no. 18211

Physical Facet

On paper


12 7/8 × 8 3/4 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom