Genealogy heraldry, English noble families, 11th century to 16th century
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A volume, in the same hand throughout, by an unnamed herald or antiquary, detailing the genealogy of members of English noble families, with pen and pencil sketches of their coats of arms, uncoloured. Arranged by monarch, according to the date of creation of their peerage. With a poem in the same hand, Lett me lie downe and reste my wearie hedd. The volume belonged to Richard Thomas of Jesus College, Oxford, in 1775. It had been given to him by Hugh Davies, chaplain to Richard James, Viscount Bulkeley, of Baron-hill (probably Thomas James, 7th Viscount Bulkeley of Cashel (1752-1822)).
- Creation: 1550-1599 (Late 16th century)
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