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Stall Plates of Knights of the Garter

Reference code
Stall Plates of Knights of the Garter
Level of description
Extent and format
ff. vi + 142.
Cloth binding, dark blue.
Scope and content
'Stall Plates of Knights of the Garter. Tudor Period. 1485-1603. From rubbings & notes taken in 1919' (fol. vi), by Mill Stephenson, FSA. Contents list, fol. vi. Consists of 126 rubbings of extant plates, arranged by reigns, prefixed by lists of knights elected. Indexes of plates (fols. 135-7v) and arms (fols. 138-42). Extra illustrations loosely inserted (fols. 134a-d) include an engraving of the stall plate of the Duke of Lennox (installed 22 Apr. 1624) and reproductions of church notes, 1611, of Nicholas Charles, Lancaster, relating to the family of Sir Henry Lee.
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Archival history
Presented by Mill Stephenson, FSA (d. 1937); his bookplate, 1892, label, and notes (fols. i-v).