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A methodized English armory, written in about 1630-1640

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MS. Bodl. 944

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A methodized English armory, in which blazoned coats of arms are arranged under the most prominent feature in them, with an index of the sixty-one headings under which those features are grouped. The name of the family follows each coat. At fol. 156 follow some historical lists of kings of England (to Charles i), the chief nobility, etc.; at fol. 180 is a list of the sheriffs of Cornwall from 1566 to 1640.

Dates

  • written in about 1630-1640

Extent

180 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Shelfmark

MS. Bodl. 944

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. V, no. 27656.

Physical Facet

On paper

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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