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A Genealogical History of the Royal Family of... Stuart (London, 1755)

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MS. Add. A. 265

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A Genealogical History of the Royal Family of... Stuart (London, 1755), an anonymous printed work by William Fox of the parish of St. Swithin, London: with numerous genealogical additions and corrections by the author, bringing the book up to 1772.

Bp. Thomas Percy prefixed seventeen leaves of 'Rudimenta Heraldica', an introduction to heraldry with figures, in his own handwriting.

Dates

  • 1755-1772

Extent

1 volume

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Add. A. 265, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Add. A. 265

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19044

Abstract

A Genealogical History of the Royal Family of... Stuart (London, 1755).

Biographical / Historical

Thomas Percy (1729–1811) was a writer and Church of Ireland bishop of Dromore.

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. 29384.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

No. 59 in the Percy sale on Apr. 29, 1884, where it was bought for the Library for 7s.
Title
A Genealogical History of the Royal Family of... Stuart (London, 1755)
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Pauline Soum-Paris
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

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