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Copies of an Oxfordshire visitation and a Northamptonshire visitation and Lincolnshire arms

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MSS. Top. gen. c. 17

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Comprises:
  1. (fol. 2). A copy of the Oxfordshire Visitation of 1574, with the arms in trick, and additions, (about 1600): owned in 1648 by Onslow Gardyner (fol. 8).
  2. (fol. 40). A copy of the Northamptonshire Visitation of 1564, with the arms in trick, and a few additions to 1635. The index at fol. 40v is in the hand of John Martin Leake, Chester herald, 1752-1791.
  3. (fol. 95). 'The Arms of the Lincolnshire Gentlemen', with the arms in trick and blazoned (about 1700).

Dates

  • made up of three MSS. written in the 17th century

Extent

121 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Top. gen. c. 17, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MSS. Top. gen. c. 17

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20034

Abstract

Copies of an Oxfordshire visitation and a Northamptonshire visitation and Lincolnshire arms, made up of three MSS. written in the 17th century.

Biographical / Historical

John Martin Leake (1739-1836) was Chester herald and a Treasury official.

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. 29658.

Custodial History

'Purchased of J. M. L[eake], Esq., 1849. Chas. Geo. Young Gr.': the armorial bookplate of the latter is in the volume.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought in the second part of the L. L. Hartley sale, May 3, 1886, (lot 50) for £5 5s.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

12 3/4 × 8 1/4 in.
Title
Copies of an Oxfordshire visitation and a Northamptonshire visitation and Lincolnshire arms
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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