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Collections of John Anstis and Edward Southwell on the descent of peerages

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MS. Top. gen. c. 70

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Collections of John Anstis and Edward Southwell on the descent of peerages, 1733-1737, with particular reference to Southwell's claim to the barony of Oakham, including notes, extracts, pedigrees and correspondence, and (fols. 16-155) draft of a treatise by Anstis.

Dates

  • 1733-1737

Extent

320 Leaves

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Top. gen. c. 70, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Top. gen. c. 70

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 7744

Overview

Collections of John Anstis and Edward Southwell on the descent of peerages, 1733-1737.

Biographical / Historical

John Anstis (1669–1744) was an English herald and antiquary.

Custodial History

Note perhaps in the hand of Marmaduke Tunstall (fol. 8v) 'Bought at Anstis late Garter's sale [S. Baker & G. Leigh, 12 Dec.] 1768 for o-5-o', lot 358; owned by Arthur Wakerley.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought, Sotheby's, 9 July 1951, lot 602.
Title
Collections of John Anstis and Edward Southwell on the descent of peerages
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2019 by Pauline Soum-Paris
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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