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Reference code
16th century
Level of description
Extent and format
Paper; imperfect fragments, 27ff. in all.
Loose leaves, many in very poor condition (now conserved and mounted, 1998). Label on the front with notes of provenance:- 'Old heraldic Roll given me by Colonel Weston 1875', with a reference to the arms of Sir Hugh Wrothesley on fol. 14; note by Oswald Barron that given to him by Maj. Gen. Wrottesley, Dec. 1903.
Scope and content
(1) Arms, in trick, of peers from the reign of William I, beginning imperfectly with Gilbert, Lord Neville, ending, temp. Rich. I, with Hugh Longchamp; late 16th century. With genealogical and historical notes for each entry, cf. BAR/004. fols. 3-12v, imperfect;-

(2) Arms of Knights of the Garter from Edward III to Elizabeth, ending with John Casimir, Count Palatine of the Rhine (elected 1579); late 16th century, fols. 13v-26v;-

(3) One leaf of arms of English peers, 14th-15th century, in trick; early 17th century;-

(4) Two leaves of Welsh genealogies from Aleth, King of Dyheth (Deheubarth) to the children of Robert Griffith of Bromhall (aged 40 in 1653).
Barron, Arthur Oswald (1868-1939), author and antiquary
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