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Separate leaves bearing about thirty-five heraldic arms

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MS. Add. D. 45
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Separate leaves bearing about thirty-five heraldic arms, generally fully coloured and on parchment, forming specimens made by a professional painter of heraldic coats.

One is dated 1717, and addressed to Peter Le Neve (fol. 10v). A full list is in the Library. Fol. 18 bears on its verso a memorandum of a debt due from John Rychardes to Rycharde Banbryge, drawn up and signed by the former, July 9, 1563.


  • Creation: Written chiefly in the first quarter of the 18th century


38 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Add. D. 45, fols. 1-2]

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MS. Add. D. 45

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20318


Separate leaves bearing about thirty-five 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. V, no. 30302

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Acquired before 1880.

Physical Facet

On parchment and paper, with illuminated arms


17 1/4 × 13 5/8 in.

Separate leaves bearing about thirty-five heraldic arms
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
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Repository Details

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Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom