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Heraldry. Ordinary of arms

Reference code
LON/015
Title
Heraldry. Ordinary of arms
Date
After 1932
Level of description
series
Extent and format
Paper; ff. 9-140 (lacks 1-8, 26, 27, 33, 34, 43, 139) + index; LON/015/02 leaves numbered as LON/015/01. Quarto. LON/015/01 bound by Birdsall of Northampton, morocco, olive green, with inserted panels of brown morocco, lettered in gilt 'Elizabethan Armorial', with gilt festoons and arms (a boar); LON/015/02 quarto HMSO notebook.
Scope and content
Armorial (LON/015/01) containing arms of the gentry, including many East Anglian families; after 1610 (fol. 42), after 14 Jas. I (fol. 51), the words 'Baronet 1661' added after Young of Devonish, fol. 106. Slightly imperfect. Four shields per page, in colour. Apparently a professional collection. Many of the arms are not included in Burke's General Armory (1884). Index, partly original, partly (L-S) supplied in a modern hand. Blazons, with notes, by Hugh Stanford London (LON/015/02).
Creator
London, Hugh Stanford (d 1959), antiquary
Previous reference number(s)
SAL/MS/808