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'The Statutes of the most noble Order of the Garter,' 1522-1571

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MS. Add. A. 278

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'The Statutes of the most noble Order of the Garter', 1522-1571, in English: preceded by the titles and coloured arms of King George ii, and of the duke of St. Albans, who was installed as K.G. on April 21, 1741, and for whom this volume was no doubt written and bound.

Dates

  • written in or soon after 1741

Extent

66 pages

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Add. A. 278, pp. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Add. A. 278

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19055

Abstract

'The Statutes of the most noble Order of the Garter,' 1522-1571, written in or soon after 1741.

Biographical / Historical

Charles Beauclerk, 2nd Duke of St Albans (1696-1751) was a politician.

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. 29395.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought at a Sotheby auction on Aug. 16, 1884 (lot 2169), for £2 10s.

Physical Facet

On paper; binding, blue morocco, with gold ornament and royal arms, contemporary

Dimensions

9 1/4 × 7 3/8 in.
Title
'The Statutes of the most noble Order of the Garter,' 1522-1571
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Pauline Soum-Paris
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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