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Heraldic notebook of Henry Gough

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Heraldic notebook of Henry Gough
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Extent and format
Paper; ff. i + 120.
Home-made binding, vellum corners, blue paper, spine mended in grey; flyleaves of brown paper. Bookplate of Henry Gough, fol. i.
Scope and content
Notebook on heraldry of Henry Gough; Includes notes on royal precedence (fols. 5v-15), arms of the royal family (fols. 17-36), an answer by Henry Gough to an heraldic query (fols. 61-4; see Notes & Queries, 1st ser., 8 (1853), 219, 480), heraldic bearings (fols. 68-87), arms of seaports 'gathered for the saloon of Lord Bute's Yacht, the Ladybird, 1875-76' (fols. 91-104), arms of the Twelve Tribes of Israel (fols. 107-8v), military and naval ensigns (fols. 109-118). With tricked and coloured coats of arms and coloured drawings of ensigns. Contents lists, fols. 1, 2.

Henry Gough was the author of A Glossary of Terms used in British Heraldry (Oxford, 1847); cf. RUS/006.

Two notebooks of Henry Gough, barrister of the Middle Temple, are Bodl. Lib., MSS Eng.hist.e. 185-6 (S.C. 40327-8).
Gough, Henry (1821-1905), antiquary and bibliographer
Previous reference number(s)
MS 750