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The royal arms of England

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MS. Fr. a. 1 (R)

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The royal arms of England, as used by king Charles ii, surrounded by the badge of the Garter, coloured in a heavy style, perhaps as a pattern for a heraldic painter, with ornamental setting and a French inscription below.

Dates

  • Written and painted about A.D. 1670-1680 in England

Extent

1 roll

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Fr. a. 1 (R), fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Fr. a. 1 (R)

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20404

Overview

The royal arms of England

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. 30526

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Found in the Gough room in 1889.

Physical Facet

On parchment, somewhat rubbed and injured

Dimensions

A roll 3 ft. 9 1/2 in. × 1 ft. 8 1/2 in. in two membranes, in a cloth box 1 ft. 11 1/8 in. × 2 1/4 squ. in.
Title
The royal arms of England
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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