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Contemporary fair copy of 'A continuation of the historical accompt of the ... Order of the Garter'

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MS. Eng. misc. b. 29

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Contemporary fair copy of 'A continuation of the historical accompt of the ... Order of the Garter', Oct. I 664-Aug. 1685. On fol. 41v is a note 'Here [1677] ends Sir Edward Walkers Reg[iste]r and begins Sir W. Dugdales'. An index by Peter le Neve is pasted inside the lower cover, and his marginal notes appear throughout.

(fols. 68-91 are blank)

Dates

  • Oct 1664-Aug 1685

Extent

91 Leaves

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. misc. b. 29, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. misc. b. 29

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 17217

Overview

Contemporary fair copy of 'A continuation of the historical accompt of the ... Order of the Garter'

Biographical / Historical

Sir Edward Walker (1612-1677) was an English herald. Sir William Dugdale (1605-1686) was an English antiquary and herald. Peter Le Neve (1661-1729) was an English herald and antiquary.

Custodial History

John Wilcox, 22 Feb. 1731 (Le Neve sale), lot 990; bookplate of William Constable; Sotheby's, 24 June 1889 (Burton Constable manuscripts), lot 171.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought, Bernard Halliday, cat. 86 (1927), 48.

Physical Facet

Half calf, marbled boards, rebacked
Title
Contemporary fair copy of 'A continuation of the historical accompt of the ... Order of the Garter'
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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