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Notebooks on heraldry, medieval architecture

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Notebooks on heraldry, medieval architecture
19th century
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Fourteen notebooks related to heraldry (particularly 1, 2), medieval architecture, etc. Contents include:-

1. 'List of Arms and Seals of the University and Colleges of Cambridge'. See Proc., 2nd ser., 10 (1883-5), 26 Feb. 1885, 225-252, and Hope's paper in the Archaeological Journal, 51 (1894), 299-324. Black spine, with marbled boards;-

2. Order of the Garter, stall plates, etc. See Hope, The Stall Plates of the Knights of the Garter (1901). Black;-

3. Church notes, arms of bishops, bell inscriptions, epitaphs, etc. In several hands; c. 1872-5. Black;-

4. Church notes including heraldry; c. 1874-87. Black;-

4A. Fragment of a notebook containing a plan of Long Melford church, Suffolk, 1879, etc. (later notes inside covers). Oblong. Green paper covers;-

5. Arms of bishops, wooden effigies, maces exhibited at Rochester, 1886, extracts from wills, reference to the excavation of Kirkham priory, 1881; c. 1876-1905. Brown;-

6. Extracts from books and MSS. Includes a note on the opening of a vault under the watching tower, Christ Church, Oxford, 1 July 1889; c. 1881-94. Black;-

7. Church notes including heraldry; c. 1882-95. Black;-

7A. Notes and drawings relating to church and civic plate, 1884-94. Oblong. Marbled boards;-

8. English abbeys, cathedrals, with sketchplans and sections, Wells maces. Note on the lifting of two stones of the base of Odo's shrine, Canterbury, 9 March 1891; c. 1888-91. Black;-

9. Extracts from letterbooks (series H-R, etc.); c. 1889-93. Oblong. Green paper covers;-

10. English cathedrals, etc.; c. 1891-4. Black;-

11. Shrewsbury, Ludlow, Chester, etc.; c. 1894-1901, 1918. Black;-

12. Mount Grace Charterhouse; n.d. (1890s?), 1903. Maroon.
Hope, Sir William Henry St John (1854-1919), Knight, archaeologist and antiquary
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