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Heraldic and historical miscellanies, 16th-early 17th century

MS. Rawl. B. 146

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  1. Collections respecting heralds; their origin, privileges, fees; charters of the College of Arms, etc.
  2. Collections respecting funerals, and royal feasts and ceremonials.
  3. The order of the Garter; investiture of Hen. III. of France; fees, oaths, etc.
  4. Coronations of Richard III. Elizabeth of York Henry VII. and Mary I.
  5. Household books and ordinances of Henry VIII., Edward VI. while prince, Mary I. while princess and Henry prince of Wales.

The earliest date of any actual portion of the MS. is given at fol. 81, where mention is made of the "duke of Norfolke that nowe is, an. 1568, Octobere;" the latest is at fol. 173, 1615.

Written by two hands, the smaller portion by that of a professed scribe.

With an index prefixed. On the first page of the index are the initials of the writer of the larger portion of the volume, R. S.

4 + 237 leaves.


  • Creation: 16th-early 17th century


241 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Rawl. B. 146


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