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Knights of the Bath. Ceremony and stall plates

Reference code
Knights of the Bath. Ceremony and stall plates
c. 1725
Level of description
Extent and format
ff.vii + 148.
Cloth binding, black.
Scope and content
Les Armes des Chevaliers de L'Ordre du Bain Creez le 17me. jour de Juin MDCCXXV.

Engraved title page (fol. vii), with depiction of the ceremony by Joseph Sympson, junior, followed by impressions (fols. 1-37) and counter-impressions (fols. 38-74) from the stall plates of the Knights of the Bath installed 17 June 1725 on the foundation of the Order (letters patent, 18 May 1725) by George I, and also of their esquires (fols. 75-148). One duplicate at fol. 114*. Engraver's name, 'I [or Is] Sympson Fecit' (Joseph Sympson, senior) on the Knights' stall plates.

Index by Mill Stephenson, FSA, fols. iii-vi; his notes, fol. ii. See also MSS/0360.
Stephenson, Mill (1857-1937), expert on monumental brasses, antiquary
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Archival history
Presented by Sir A. W. Franks, 22 Dec. 1859. Proc., 2nd ser., 1 (1859-61), 44.