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Heraldry. Arms of the Presidents of the Council of the Marches of Wales

Reference code
MSS/0068
Title
Heraldry. Arms of the Presidents of the Council of the Marches of Wales
Date
first half 17th century
Level of description
item
Extent and format
Paper; ff. 13 (but fol. 1 relates to MSS/0070). Quarto. Half leather, brown, with marbled boards. Bound with MSS/0069, 0070, 0213. Signature of William Jones, 1735, fol. 2; date 1735, fol. 12v. Additions in pencil, on the versos, include a drawing of a sailing ship, fol. 6v.
Scope and content
Arms of the Presidents of the Council of the Marches of Wales from John Harman, Bishop of Exeter, appointed 1525/6, to Thomas, Lord Gerrard, succeeded 1617. A professional collection, imperfect at the beginning; original fols. 29-34, 37 are present fols. 2-7, 8; corners missing of fols. 9-13; fols. 10-13 are fragmentary. Coloured coats and short account of each President.
Previous reference number(s)
SAL/MS/68