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Autobiography of Greg. King, the herald, 1648–1694, bulk: late 17th century

MS. Rawl. C. 514

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"Some miscellaneous notes of the birth, education and advancement of Gregory King, esq. (at first Rougedragon Pursuivant, afterwards) Lancaster Herald."

On a fly-leaf at the end Rawlinson has added a transcript of the inscription on King's monument in the chancel of St. Benet's church, Paul's Wharf, London.


  • Creation: Majority of material found within late 17th century


62 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Rawl. C. 514

Custodial History

Olim inter codd. Petri Le Neve, 1122; emptus a R. Rawlinson pretio octo solidorum.


  • Printed, from this autograph MS., in Dallaway's Origin and Progress of Heraldry in England , in quarto. Glouc. 1793, appendix, p. xxv.

Physical Facet

On paper, in octavo


Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom