Bokenham, Joseph, d 1728 (Rector of Stoke Ash and antiquary)
- Existence: d 1728
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After Bokenham's autograph is the following note, 'Joseph Bokenham, afterwards  Rector of Stoke Ash, Suffolk. [He died in 1728.] An antiquary of some eminence. My Father's Mother, Sarah Bokenham, was his Sister. Gough, in his British Topography, Vol. II. p. 5, calls him an eminent Herald and Antiquary. M[artin] J[oseph] R[outh], 1806.' The volume is labelled Bokenham's Miscellanies, and appears to be in his handwriting.
Includes alphabetical list of nobility and gentry of the United Kingdom, with descriptions of their arms, arms of episcopal sees, abbots, some Norfolk religious houses, Cambridge colleges, Oxford colleges, Inns of Court, and notes on mottoes. With lists of contents and authorities.