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Grants of arms. Lists compiled by Joseph Foster

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Grants of arms. Lists compiled by Joseph Foster
19th-20th century
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Extent and format
pp. iii + 101.
Half leather binding, olive green.
Bookplates of Joseph Foster, fol. i, and Samuel Alfred Grundy Newman (designed as a seal on a seal tag by 'G. W.'), fol. ii.
Scope and content
Lists of grants of arms before 1730 compiled by Joseph Foster (1844-1905), with additions by S. A. Grundy Newman, FSA Scot. Foster's lists (pp. 1-80) are arranged alphabetically under the respective Kings of Arms. The entries are crossed through in red and are probably early drafts of Foster's alphabetical lists in BL Add. MSS 37147, 37149, later published by W. Harry Rylands, FSA, in Grantees of Arms, Harl. Soc., 66-68 (1915-17). Additions (pp. 83-101) by S. A. Grundy Newman, letters A-C only, to Rylands, Grantees.
Foster, Joseph (1844-1905), genealogist
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Archival history
Signature of Willoughby Aston Littledale, VPSA, who bequeathed it (see LIW).