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Register of about one thousand six hundred arms in trick

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MS. Don. c. 53

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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.

Dates

  • 1564-1588

Extent

158 Leaves

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Don. c. 53, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Don. c. 53

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 16796

Overview

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.

Arrangement

There is no clear arrangement except for fols. 127-51, arranged alphabetically A-C.

Custodial History

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.

Physical Facet

late 18th-century half calf, marbled boards, with remains of a paper wrapper probably put on for Sir Thomas Phillipps
Title
Register of about one thousand six hundred arms in trick
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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