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Catalogue of Knights of the Garter, 1349-1620, written in A.D. 1620

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MS. Bodl. 69

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'The Royall Originall with the succeeding elective honorable Order and Fellowshipp of St, George or Knights of the Garter ... vntill this yeare 1620', a catalogue of Knights of the Garter, 1349-1620, with dedication and epilogue, and (on fols. 4-6) a short account of 'the Fiue Orders of Chiualry', partly in verse.

Dates

  • written in A.D. 1620

Extent

29 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Shelfmark

MS. Bodl. 69

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. 27658.

Custodial History

This copy appears to have been made for Charles Howard earl of Nottingham (K. G., d. 1624), whose name etc., with an anagram, and a list of all Howards who have been K. G.s, are on fol. 1v.

Physical Facet

On paper; binding, limp white parchment with gilt ornament, strings lost

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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