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Kentish pedigrees

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Kentish pedigrees
18th century
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Copy by the Rev. Bryan Faussett of the visitations of Kent by John Philipot, Rouge Dragon, 1619-21, and Sir Edward Bysshe, Clarenceux, 1663-8, with additions from Faussett's own collections (see titlepage before fol. 1); mid 18th century, with later additions to 1795. Many coloured coats of arms. Pedigrees, fols. 1-208 (numbered as double spreads). Several references to College of Arms MSS C. 16 (Philipot) and D. 18 (Bysshe); for these see also Harl. Soc., 42 (1898), 54 (1906).

Other contents:-

(1) Three items, fol. 209:-
(a) Letter to ?H. G. Faussett from Sir Isaac Heard, Garter, 29 Nov. 1785, conc. Arthur Franklyn of Wye;-
(b) Letter to --? 3 Sept. n.y., conc. the family of Clarke alias Woodchurch, etc;-
(c) Note conc. the parties in a conveyance, Aug. 1795;-

(2) Transcript of the Tabula Eliensis from printed sources, mainly J. Bentham, History.. of Ely (1771), fols. 226-7;-

(3) Alphabet of arms, Adye-Wiseman, fols. 228-9;-

(4) List of disclaimers at Bysshe's visitation, 1663-8 (from College of Arms MS D. 18), fol. 230.

Index Genealogiarum, pp. 1-3; Index Nominum, pp. 1-11, at the end of the volume.
Faussett, Bryan (1720-1776), antiquary
Godfrey-Faussett family, formerly of Heppington
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