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Pedigrees of families, chiefly of Shropshire, with coloured coats of arms and alphabetical index

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MS. Eng. misc. b. 6

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Pedigrees of families, chiefly of Shropshire, with coloured coats of arms and alphabetical index, in the hand of Francis Sandford, whose own pedigree is at fol. 48. Most of the pedigrees have a note of their source and the dates of copying them (1650-54). From fol. 52v on there are additions, especially connected with the family of Leighton, and at fol. 74 'a true Role of the Bayliefes of the towne of Sallope ...' 1372-1608.

Dates

  • Chiefly written in 1653-1654 by F. Sandford

Extent

85 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. misc. b. 6, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. misc. b. 6

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19431

Abstract

Pedigrees of families, chiefly of Shropshire, with coloured coats of arms and alphabetical index

Biographical / Historical

Francis Sandford (1630-1694) was a herald.

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. 32676

Custodial History

Apparently owned by 'Elizabeth Marston' late in the 17th cent., and by 'Tho: Eyton, Wellington, Shropshire' late in the 18th cent. In the sale of the library of William lord Berwick on May 8, 1843, this volume was lot 2367 (not 2263).

It bears the hand-printed inscription 'Sir T. Phillipps, Middlehill, 1843': and was MS. no. 11248 in the Phillipps library.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

On June 9, 1899, it was purchased by the Bodleian as lot 1031 in the Phillipps sale.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

15 1/2 × 12 1/8 in.
Title
Pedigrees of families, chiefly of Shropshire, with coloured coats of arms and alphabetical index
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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