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Henry VIII. Inventory of jewels and plate (copy)

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Henry VIII. Inventory of jewels and plate (copy)
Level of description
Extent and format
Now bound in two volumes.
Scope and content
Inventory of jewels, plate, ordnance, etc., of Henry VIII made by Commissioners appointed 14 Sept. 1547; fair copy, . Penwork initials. BL Harl. MS 1419, A, B is the continuation of this inventory (see print-out, MSS/0129*); BL Add. MS 46348 is an earlier draft but not the direct source of the present MS.

Extracts read to SA, 26 Feb., 12 March 1795 (Minute Book XXV, pp. 513-18, and (misnumbered) 586-8). Five papers (including extracts) by Nicholas Carlisle were read, 10 March-7 Apr. 1808 (Ants. Corr. and Papers, 1808); Minute Book XXXI, pp. 462-3, 465-6, 472-4, 483. See H. A. Dillon, 'Arms and Armour at Westminster, The Tower, and Greenwich, 1547', Archaeologia, 51 (1888), 219-80; J. Kenyon, 'Ordnance and the King's Fortifications in 1547-48..', ibid., 107 (1982), 165-213 (edition of MSS/0129/B, fols. 250-374). See also ibid., 86 (1937), 82; 99 (1965), 15-17. See the edition of the complete inventory, under the general editorship of Dr David Starkey, FSA (1998).
Henry VIII (1491-1547), King of England and Ireland
Previous reference number(s)
MS 129A-B