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"A catalogue of all the earles of Penbroke that hath benn since the Conquest in order as they succeeded, with the yssues of dyuerse of them, together with theire proper coate armor, and a briefe remembrance written touchinge some matters of each of the said erles. Wherbie maye be seene in what names and familyes the same earldome hath contynued from tyme to tyme, and to whom the same hath come by discent, and to whome by the gifte of the Kinge. Also when and howe the same contrey hath benn subdued and inhabited by Normans, Saxons, and Flemminges ys breeflye touched in the beginninge, with a shorte description of the sheere", 16th century

MS. Rawl. B. 24
Held at the Weston Library

  • Request

The catalogue ends with Henry Herbert, earl of Pembroke, who succeeded in 1569.

Clearly written, with the line of descent very neatly and ornamentally drawn out.


  • Creation: 16th century


34 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Rawl. B. 24

Custodial History

On the last page is written: "This booke was with Mr. Camden in Meye, 1605, for a fortnight;" and on the cover at the end, "John James of Kilgerran in the countie of Penbrooke."

Physical Facet

On paper, in quarto


Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom