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Thomas Jenyns’s Book

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Thomas Jenyns’s Book
16th century
Level of description
Extent and format
ff. iii + 39.
Half leather binding, brown, with marbled boards.
Scope and content
Thomas Jenyns’s Book. Copy derived from Queen Margaret's version (BL Add.MS 40851; see Aspilogia, I (1950), 73- 5); 16th century. Four rows of five shields per page, in colour, with blazons, mostly arranged as an ordinary. Arms of Margaret of Anjou laid down, fol. 1. Probably ended originally with Amondeville (fol. 36 verso; pages now bound out of order).
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Archival history
Owned by William Hamper, FSA (signature, Birmingham, 1 Jan. 1813, fol. iii). Later owned by Henry Valentine (Stafford-Jerningham), 18th Baron Stafford (d. 1884); sale, Costessey Hall, Norfolk, Christie's, 28-30 May 1885, lot 147; see note by Sir A.W.Franks, fol. ii.