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Copies of letters received by sir John Shaw and Extracts of heraldic arms

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MS. Eng. hist. c. 44

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1. (fol. 5). Copies of letters received by sir John Shaw, merchant of Antwerp, 1656-62:
  1. A considerable number are from king Charles II or the earl of Clarendon, authorizing payments by Shaw
  2. There are two lists of pictures bought from William Frezell by the king, 1662 (fols. 7v, 8v)
  3. At fols. 11v, 12v, are copies of letters from the earl of Clarendon to James II, April 4, 1671, and to his daughter Anne duchess of York, April 3, 1671, both on her change of religion, and both unsigned and without address
(fols. 15-33 are blank)

2. (fol. 53v rev.). Extracts of heraldic arms from Collins's Baronetage (the 1741 edition?) and Edmondson's Baronagium (1764).

Dates

  • Written in the 18th century

Extent

54 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. hist. c. 44, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. hist. c. 44

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19226

Abstract

Copies of letters received by sir John Shaw and Extracts of heraldic arms

Biographical / Historical

Biographical details unknown.

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. VI, no. 31766

Custodial History

W. H. Bliss had bought the volume in London in 1893.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donation from W. H. Bliss, M.A., July 18, 1895.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

12 1/4 × 8 1/8 in.
Title
Copies of letters received by sir John Shaw and Extracts of heraldic arms
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

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