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The roll of Karlaverok

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8136

Scope and Contents

'The roll of Karlaverok. An heraldic poem enumerating the baron, knights and gentlemen who attended King Edward the first into Scotland anno. 1300. From a manuscript in the British Museum, in Bib.Cotton.Caligula.A.XVIII. A free translation from the Old French. Written and blasoned by Philip Absalom.' The roll contains the names and armorial designs of those who took part in the siege of the castle of Carlaverok, Dumfriesshire.


  • 1816

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1 volume(s) (1 volume)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

The volume was formerly part of the collection of Sir Thomas Phillipps, MS 8941. Purchased by the Library from the executors of G.M. Macfarlane-Grieve, 1975.

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