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Alfred Morant: Tables of succession of European rulers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8146-8149
Scope and Contents

'Tables of the succession of the emperors, kings, princes, dukes, counts, electors, etc. of Europe, with the armorial bearings used by each', manuscript and printed notes and coats of arms. There is an index at the front of each volume.

Dates: 1850-1900 (circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Armorial

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)....
Dates: 1605 (Circa.)
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Armorial

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4152
Scope and Contents Includes: (fo. i) notes of contents (19th century); (fo.ii) alphabetical index; (fo. 1) printed shields, with helmets and mantling, crest and coat filled in by hand, usually with the family name. Those towards the beginning and end are painted. Inside the front cover is 'Saml. Sandars 1889 Chalfont Bucks. 7 De Vere Gardens W. Trin. Coll. Camb. A.M.' and the bookplate of William Constable. On the flyleaf is a note by S. Sandars of the contents 'From Burton Constable Library Yorkshire Sold...
Dates: 1625 (Circa)
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Armory: A-F

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6347
Scope and Contents Armory A-F, probably in the the hand of William Cole, written before 1782, 98 folios. The volume comprises part of a list of families, with a summary description of their coats of arms, and in some cases the county to which they belong. The list is written upon leaves apparently torn from another book and pasted in. The first name is Alton, the last Feilding. From fo. 37 to the end of the volume is blank. On fo. 1 is the following note: 'Having compared this handwriting with that in certain...
Dates: 1750 (Circa)
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Arms and pedigrees of Suffolk families

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6967
Scope and Contents

Families included are: Deynes, Wingfield, Bacon, Dade, Naunton, Broke, Style, Bloys, Revet, Hammond. In the hand of Matthias Candler.

Dates: 1650 (Circa)
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Book of Barons

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.18
Dates: 1600-1700 (Circa)
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Cambridgeshire Heraldic Visitation

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6579
Scope and Contents

'Visitation of Cambridgeshire taken by Henry St George, Richmond Heralde of Armes Anno Dom. 1619', a copy of the heraldic visitation, containing coats of arms in pen-and-ink, 96 folios. There is an index on folios 4-5. Inside the front cover is the bookplate of George, Earl Macartney.

Dates: 1620 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Camillo Guidarello: Grant of Degree

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4131
Scope and Contents Grant by the College of Urbino of the degree of Doctor of Law to Camillo Guidarello, 22 February 1589, 12 folios. The grant is endorsed at the conclusion by Perioannes Murcianus. The margins contain portrait medallions, foliation and coats of arms. The coats of arms all appear to be variations of the arms of Montefeltro and Della Rovere, Dukes of Urbino. Inside the front cover is the bookplate of William Horatio Crawford, of Lakelands, Cork. In a separate envelope is the seal, which is...
Dates: 1589
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Coats of Arms of Cambridgeshire Families

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6589
Scope and Contents Drawings in colour of the coats of arms of various Cambridgeshire families and personages, 46 folios. Those of the following appear: de Ghaundes; de Meynil; de Hastinges; Peche; Avenell; de Gardyn; de Hulles; Dakeney; de Haluntone; Bagehot; de Maneres; de Trumpingtone; de Lacy; de Boxworth; de Estafford; Touks; de Rydwere; de Fulbourne; Eschalars; de Bordeleys; Hereward; de Suylverstone; Ingle, Shelford; Wale, Bankes, L. Shelford; Blackburne, Metcalfe, Fowlmere; Bening, Thriplow; Stephenson,...
Dates: 1884 (Circa)
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Francis Sandford: Genealogy of Robert Paston, Lord Yarmouth

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6968
Dates: 1674
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Genealogies of English Kings and Nobility

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6918
Scope and Contents

Arms of British, Roman, Saxon, Danish, Norman English and British Kings, nobility and gentry.

Dates: 1550-1600 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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George Frederick Beltz: Genealogical Memoranda

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6752
Scope and Contents

Genealogical memoranda in Beltz's and other hands, 36 folios. On the flyleaf at the end are 'Ornaments of majesty' in a sixteenth century hand. Inside the front cover are the bookplates of Frederick Arthur Crisp and Ralph Griffin.

Dates: 1501-1900 (Circa)
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Grants of Arms

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6964
Scope and Contents

Drawings by R Cook, Garter King at Arms, and E Walker, Clarenceux King at Arms.

Dates: 1700-1800 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Hearldic Visitation of Yorkshire

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6917
Scope and Contents

Includes a narrative form of the visitation of 1584-5 with additions of some families up to 1626, pedigrees, charters and arms of towns, cities and religious houses.

Dates: 1626 (Circa)
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Henry Hill: Precedents and heraldic memoranda

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4515
Scope and Contents

A collection of heraldic questions, memoranda, precedents, accounts of fees and other papers compiled by Henry Hill and written in his hand, 156 folios. The volume includes a copy of a letter from S. Martin Leake to [Francis] Hutcheson, 20 December 1733 (fo. 37), and an account of the coronation of King George II (fo. 88).

Dates: 1770
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Heraldic Names

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6569
Dates: 1713
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John Lewis Gay: Genealogical Memoirs

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6595
Scope and Contents A collection of coats of arms (mostly coloured), genealogical and antiquarian notes, monumental inscriptions, etc., probably made by John Lewis Gay, engraver, of Old Kent Road, London S.E. 65 folios. On fos 27v et seq. is a copy of the will of Mrs Elizabeth Chandler, 5 December 1843, appointing Gay as her executor, with copies of her burial certificate, bill for funeral expenses, etc., 1846. On fo. 34a is an account of the Gay family of Evington, Kent, 'faithfully extracted' by J.L. Gay....
Dates: 1842-1862 (Circa)
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Pedigrees and related papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4136
Scope and Contents Written in various hands, 150 folios: (fo. 1) pedigrees of the following families: Edwardes of Wisbech, Cambridgeshire (fo. 1v); Culpeper (fo. 2v); Wright (fo. 3v); Monox of Samford, Worcestershire (fo. 4); Napier (fo. 4v); Choke of Ashton, Somerset (fo. 5); Neville (fo. 5v); Fountain of Norfolk (fo. 6v); Forth of Butley Abbey, Suffolk (fo. 7); Sesson of Churchill, Oxfordshire (fo. 8); Tayer of Fanes, Norfolk (fo. 8v); Talor of Mildenhall, Suffolk (fo. 9). The volume also includes the...
Dates: 1650 (Circa.)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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University of Cambridge: Statutes

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.5046
Scope and Contents

'Leges sive Statuta Cantabrigiensis Academiae', statutes of Cambridge University of 1570, 21 folios. On fo. iv is a blazon of the arms of Thomas Howard, Earl of Suffolk, who was the university's chancellor, 1614-1626. On fo. 1 is an initial E. emblazoned with the royal arms.

Dates: 1620 (Circa.)
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