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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4135

Scope and Contents

(fo. 1) Lords Justices and Lords Lieutenant of Ireland; (fo. 18) English nobility; (fo. 24v) 'Des Romischen Kunigs Ferdinandi Erblandische wappen'; (fo. 25) royal families and princes of Europe and the east; (fo. 40) cardinals; (fo. 44v) archibishops; (fo. 49v) bishops; (fo. 57) German nobility. There are occasional additions in 17th and 18th century hands. The drawing and colouring are crude. Many coats of arms are not coloured. On fo. 74v is 'And Die is cast John White' (18th century). Inside the front cover is pasted a former inscription on vellum, 'Heraldrie Antiq. de dono Rici Greene de Lichfield' (c. 1700). The cover also includes two cuttings from booksellers' catalogues, in the second of which the manuscript is listed as lot '14493...from the library of the late A. W. Morant', and the bookplate of 'Alfred William Morant, Gt. Yarmouth, Norfolk'. On the first flyleaf is 'Saml Sandars Kensington 1885'.


  • Creation: 1605 (Circa.)

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1 volume(s) (1 Volume)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bequeathed by Samuel Sandars, 1894.

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Repository Details

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