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Heraldry displayed, or a Short Compendium of Arms

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MS. Add. A. 99
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'Heraldry displayed, or a Short Compendium of Arms. By Wm Philips ... 1731', a manual of the art, with coloured illustrations and indexes.


  • Creation: written in A.D. 1731 by W. Philips


232 pages

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Add. A. 99, pp. 1-2]

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MS. Add. A. 99

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 18713


'Heraldry displayed, or a Short Compendium of Arms,' written in A.D. 1731 by W. Philips.

Biographical / Historical

William Philips (fl. 1731).

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. V, no. 28935.

Custodial History

'This MS. belongs to the rev. J[ohn] Hemsted, Ickford Rectory, Thame, Oxon.', about A.D. 1865.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought from the rev. John Hemsted through H. Spackman for £1 2s. 6d. on July 24, 1868.

Physical Facet

On paper


7 1/2 × 5 in.

Heraldry displayed, or a Short Compendium of Arms
EAD version 2020 by Pauline Soum-Paris
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Repository Details

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