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Heraldic collections of Thomas St. George, Somerset herald (afterwards sir Thos. St. George, Garter), bulk: 17th century

MS. Rawl. B. 58

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With a table of contents at the end.

Amongst the miscellaneous contents (which are severally entered in the general index to this collection) the following articles may be specially noticed:

  1. (p. 2) The rights of Garter king at arms;
  2. (pp. 6–26, 96) The fees payable to the King's servants, at the creations of peers, baronets and knights;
  3. (pp. 28, 32, 128) Notes of royal and funeral processions, 1603–1661;
  4. (pp. 45, 50, 108) Notes on precedency;
  5. (p. 52) Treatise on baronies by writ; by sir Henry St. George;
  6. (p. 88) The King of Denmark's reception in 1606;
  7. (p. 90) Ceremonies used at the creation of Henry, prince of Wales, in 1610;
  8. (p. 104) "Briefe rehersall of the causes of the disorders in the office of armes; by Rob. Glover;"
  9. (p. 106) "A discouerye of abuses offred unto the office of armes, by whom theise errors hath bene committed, and the meanes to preuente and reforme them;" by sir Richard and Henry St. George; 1618;
  10. (pp. 122–124) Arms granted by Garter;
  11. (p. 138) Attendance on the King in chapel on Easter-day, 1662.

Marginal and other notes are interspersed in the handwriting of Peter Le Neve, who has written on the outside of the cover, "Perlect: 1713. per P. L."


  • Creation: Majority of material found within 17th century


73 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Rawl. B. 58

Custodial History

Olim liber P. Le Neve: in catalogo codd. ejus (in octavo. Lond. 1731), 925.

Physical Facet

On paper, in folio


Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom