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Tricks of arms in Canterbury Cathedral

Reference code
MSS/0162
Title
Tricks of arms in Canterbury Cathedral
Date
16th century
Level of description
Item
Extent and format
ff.i (ii-iv not found) + 40. Small folio. Vellum (repaired, 1989). In a tan cloth folder. Pressmark (?), 'N:10:3', fol.1v.
Scope and content
Tricks of arms in Canterbury Cathedral; temp. Eliz. Mostly four rows of three shields per page. Contains:- Two shields (over the north door to the cloisters, and from the chapel by the site of the Martyrdom of St Thomas), fol.1v; cloisters, fols. 2-30; chapter house windows, fol.31; burial place above the choir, fols. 31v-2; arms of Constantinople, etc. (seven shields), fol.32v; drawing of the tomb of the Black Prince, with arms, fol.33; arms in windows in the cathedral, fols. 33v-7v; south porch, fols. 38-9; great gate, fols. 39-40. Notes by Peter Le Neve, Norroy, PSA, fols. 1v, 17, 22v, etc.
Creator
Thorpe, John (1682-1750), antiquary
Previous reference number(s)
SAL/MS/162
Archival history
Exhibited to SA, 24 Jan.1793 (Minute Book XXIV, p.366). See Archaeologia, 66 (1915), 447-568; ibid., 71 (1921), 125-32.

Transcribed by Edward Hasted, 1768 (cf. BL Add. MS 5479, fol.90), when in the possession of John Thorpe, junior, FSA.