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Heraldry

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 35 Collections and/or Records:

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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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Alphabet of heraldry, Seventeenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Ee.04.06
Scope and Contents Contains the names and arms of many English families. See MS Ee.02.21.
Dates: Seventeenth century
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). Inside...
Dates: 1605 (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.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 June...
Dates: 1625 (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).
 Series — Arms

Armorial records of the University, 1573 - 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Arms
Scope and Contents From the Management Group: The category - Corporate management records - embraces records of the central decision-making bodies, University officers such as the Vice-Chancellor and the Registrary, and their administrative support. It includes constitutional records.
Dates: 1573 - 1937
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: The University Archives are generally freely available to the holder of a reader's ticket for the Department of Archives and Modern Manuscripts, Cambridge University Library, West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DR. Restrictions on access are imposed on certain categories of sensitive record: financial, governmental and personal, by order of the originating body or under data protection legislation. Access information, including opening hours and how to obtain a reader's ticket, appears as part of the Library's web site (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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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 MSS...
Dates: 1750 (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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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)
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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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 damaged.
Dates: 1589
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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Catalogue of heraldic books and manuscripts, Mid seventeenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.06.78
Scope and Contents ‘A catalogue of those manuscripts and other bookes apertaining to heraldry that are of wright mine and in my possession ano. 1646. Sylvanus Morgan’. There follows ‘The mathamaticall mariner’, ‘His caracter’, ‘his astronomi’, ‘his arithmatic’ and ‘Ex punto omnia: having proposed to myself to fix the dignity of coat armour whereby it might be brought into rule as to distinguish the goodness of our coats from an other ...’. At the end of the book are notes on the coats and pedigrees of various...
Dates: Mid seventeenth century
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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"Clementine Churchill": CSC's coat of arms, 1965-06 - 1969-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 5/1/265
Scope and Contents Correspondence with Sir Anthony Wagner, Garter Principal King of Arms, and two versions of CSC's coat of arms.
Dates: 1965-06 - 1969-03
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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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)
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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Collections, vol, 4, in the hands of Blore and six others, including Francis Bassano of Derby and Thomas Brailsford., 1800 (Circa)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3877
Scope and Contents The papers include: a consideration of heralds and baronets; pedigrees and notes concerning Derbyshire, Staffordshire, Lancashire and Cheshire; lists of arms; an account of arms of nobility and gentry; other material relating to Derbyshire.
Dates: 1800 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Commonplace book, c. 1670

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.11.62
Scope and Contents Contains historical and heraldical collections, relating chiefly to the royal family and peerage of England.
Dates: c. 1670
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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Correspondence with Sir Anthony Wagner, Garter Principal King of Arms, 1973-01 - 1994-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 1/1/52
Scope and Contents Subjects include: JEP's work on St Matthew's Gospel; various heraldic questions, including [Maurice] Harold Macmillan [1st Lord Stockton] and his joke Latin motto; the Wingfield effigies [Suffolk]; the Oxford tombs in Bures chapel, Suffolk. Also includes: a paper by JEP on the posture of church effigies; a paper by JEP on the Saracen's head at Prested Hall Chase, Kelvedon [Essex]; a speech by JEP to the Essex Archaeological Society on the de Vere and Beaumont families, Oct 1974; paper...
Dates: 1973-01 - 1994-06
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some individual files have been closed under the 30-year rule, or where they contain sensitive information on living people. Please see individual files for details.
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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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Genealogical notes, Mid seventeenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.11.69
Scope and Contents Notes concerning the descents of many English families with their arms emblazoned. The latest entry refers to the year 1645.
Dates: Mid seventeenth century
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)
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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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)
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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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
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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Heraldic collections, Early seventeenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.12.65
Scope and Contents Contents: (1) Of the privileges and dignities of a Marquess, Earl, Viscount, Baron, and their wives and children; (2) ‘The placinge of all estates of men [and women] accordinge to their degrees’; (3) ‘The proceedinge to the Parlement at Westminster from the pallace there called Whitt-hall’; (4) ‘The placinge of great officers accordinge to the acte of Parlement made in anno 31 Henrici VIII’; (5) ‘The number of morners at funeralls accordinge to the degree and estate of the defuncte’; (6)...
Dates: Early seventeenth century
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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Heraldic manuscript, Undated

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Ee.02.21
Scope and Contents The blason of arms: contayning two alphabets, the first of emperours and kings, the second of noblemen and gentlemen': contains the bearings of a large number of English families. There is no collector's name appended to it.
Dates: Undated
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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