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Miscellaneous collections by Thomas Habington and Dr William Thomas

Reference code
MSS/0144
Title
Miscellaneous collections by Thomas Habington and Dr William Thomas
Date
17th-18th century
Level of description
Item
Extent and format
ff. xxix + 116. Folio. Reversed calf with blind-tooling (as MSS/0145).

Note, fol. 44, that paper nibbled by mice when the MS was lent to James West, FSA.
Scope and content
Miscellaneous collections partly by Thomas Habington and partly by Dr William Thomas (1670-1738), prebendary of Worcester (Currie and Lewis, ibid., 427). Amphlett, I (1895), 24. As follows:-

(1) Alphabet of arms, with blazons, of Worcestershire families, Abberbury-Zouch. In the hand of Dr William Thomas, fols. vi-xxiii. Laid down on fol. xxvii verso, copies, with painted shields, of arms in the windows of Hagley church, and (from Bodl. Lib., MS Ashmole 846) arms of Norton and the Earl of March;-

(2) Names of livings and patrons in the diocese of Worcester (before Gloucester was separated), lists of exemptions and dues. In the hand of Dr Thomas. fols. 1-23v. Title by Lyttleton, fol. xxviii, and note of contents of Worcester episcopal register, fol. xxix;-

(3) Survey of manors belonging to the see of Worcester but lying outside the county, partly in the hand of Thomas Habington. fols. 44-116v.
Creator
Habington, Thomas (1560-1647), antiquary
Previous reference number(s)
SAL/MS/144