Register of about one thousand six hundred arms in trick
MS. Don. c. 53
Register of about one thousand six hundred arms in trick, mainly granted 1564-88, compiled late 16th cent. in several hands, including that of Sir Henry St. George the elder, with some additions, including pedigrees and copies of monumental inscriptions, to 1698 (fol. 10v). At fol. 1 is a drawing of a man, late 16th century.
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MS. Don. c. 53
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 16796
Register of about one thousand six hundred arms in trick, mainly granted 1564-88
Biographical / Historical
Sir Henry St. George the elder (1581-1644) was an English officer of arms.
There is no clear arrangement except for fols. 127-51, arranged alphabetically A-C.
Other Finding Aids
Owned by Sylvanus Morgan (fol. 103); Thomas Thorpe [not found in his catalogues]; remains of label lettered E on spine; Phillipps MS. 9768.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Bought, Sotheby's, 29 June 1936, lot 124, given by the Friends of the Bodleian.
late 18th-century half calf, marbled boards, with remains of a paper wrapper probably put on for Sir Thomas Phillipps
- Register of about one thousand six hundred arms in trick
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