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Dictionary of Arms

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3078

Scope and Contents

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.


  • Creation: 1711


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1 volume(s) (1 volume paper) : paper

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased at Sotheby's, 17 Mar. 1893, lot 1820, for 4 guineas. Rustat Fund.

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