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Heraldic collections

 Single Item
MS. Eng. misc. c. 797

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Heraldic collections, early 17th century, comprising:
  1. (fols. 1-36) pedigrees of Lincolnshire families, with an index on fol. iiiv
  2. (fols. 37-64) copies, in trick, of arms granted by Robert Cooke, c. 1570-93, indexed by Gregory King on fols. 110-11, and (fol. 111) certified as a correct copy by Samuel Stebbing, 1696
(fols. 65-109 are blank)


  • Early 17th century


113 Leaves

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. misc. c. 797, fols. 1-2]
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MS. Eng. misc. c. 797

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 17441


Heraldic collections

Biographical / Historical

Biographical details unknown.

Custodial History

Owned by Gregory King, 1685 (fol. 14); bookplate of Craven Ord; R. H. Evans, 25 June 1829 (Ord sale), lot 537; Phillipps MS. 3868; bought by Edward Elmhirst at Sotheby's, 1 Dec. 1947, lot 5 (note on fol. 112v and bookplate).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought, Francis Edwards, cat. 909 (1967), 1029.

Physical Facet

18th-century half calf, marbled boards
Heraldic collections
EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom