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Heraldry

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 36 Collections and/or Records:

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Heraldic manuscript, seventeenth century

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Ee.02.21
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'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: seventeenth century
Conditions Governing Access: From the Collection: 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 Names

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6569
Dates: 1713
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 notes, Late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Kk.01.26
Scope and Contents Volume I consists of three parts: (1) 'The names of certayne places of Barrons after the manor of the alphabet', with initials of the sovereign's name under whom they were acquired; after this follow genealogical notes, also a peerage of 115 leaves with an index prefixed, and the arms inserted, drawn up in the reign of King James I; (2) 'Knights of the Garter', with the coats of arms of the knights, together with some scribblings, and lines of verse beginning 'I singe the civill warres...
Dates: Late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries
Conditions Governing Access: From the Collection: 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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Heraldry of Corporations of Great Britain, 1882-1900 (Circa)

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4521
Scope and Contents Includes: (Fo. 1) List of arms of Cambridge colleges; (fo. 3v) College of Arms; (fo. 4) professors and University institutions; (fo. 5) Inns of Court and Chancery; (fo. 7v) colleges and hospitals; (fo. 11) English bishops; (fo. 14v) Irish bishops; (fo. 16v) Scottish episcopal sees; (fo. 17v) deaneries; (fo. 21) religious houses; (fo. 49) cities, boroughs and towns; (fo. 68v) counties; (fo. 70) Scottish burghs; (fo. 77) corporate bodies and societies; (fo. 101) miscellaneous communities....
Dates: 1882-1900 (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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John Lewis Gay: Genealogical Memoirs

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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)
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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Pedigrees and related papers

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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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Photographs of the Carved Arms of Langton, 1550-09-27 and undated

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Reference Code: GBR/1058/COL/11/12/Langton/1
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5 black and white photographs taken by C. J. P. Cave of the Arms of Thomas Langton on the East end of East Meon Church, Hampshire and Taunton ?Cercle.

Dates: 1550-09-27 and undated
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Records of the Cambridge University Heraldic and Genealogical Society, and predecessors, 1950 - 1996

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Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/SOC.100
Scope and Contents From the Management Group:

The category - Student administration and support records - comprises records relating to student admissions at all levels, graduate students, visiting senior scholars, student careers advice and welfare, together with the records of clubs and societies.

Dates: 1950 - 1996
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: The University Archives are generally freely available to the holder of a reader's ticket for the Manuscripts Reading Room at 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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Treatises on heraldry, Sixteenth and seventeenth centuries

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.10.52
Scope and Contents The contents of the book are mostly printed. (1) Nicholas Upton, ‘De officio militari’, libri quatuor; (2) Johannes de Bado Aureo, ‘Tractatus de armis’. The two treatises occupy 194 pages and were printed together in 1654. They are followed by three short manuscript tracts written in the early sixteenth century: (3) ‘Tractatus de armis compositus per Dom. Bartholomeum’; (4) ‘Bonus tractatus de armis in anglicis’, beginning ‘First as herolldie reordyn was atte siege of Troye ...’; (5) ‘Liber...
Dates: Sixteenth and seventeenth centuries
Conditions Governing Access: From the Collection: 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

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.5046
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'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.)
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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Writings on nobility and heraldry, Seventeenth century

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.03.86.08
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(1) An account of the persons that are noble, and their ranks; and a few remarks on heraldry; (2) 'A consideracion of the office and duty of a herauld in England drawn out of sundry observacions by John Doddridge the kinges Solicitor Generall at the instance of H. Earle of Northampton in August 1605'; (3) 'A catalogue of the nobility of England according to their creations, temp. Jac. I.'

Dates: Seventeenth century
Conditions Governing Access: From the Collection: 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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