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Archbishops of France

Reference code
MSS/0400
Title
Archbishops of France
Date
18th century
Level of description
Item
Extent and format
ff.ii + 216. Leather binding, brown, gilt-tooled, stamped with the arms of the Marquis Villeneuve-Bargemont. Armorial bookplate, probably French, with motto 'Plus penser que dire', fol. i (same plate in MSS/0425), annotated 'No 819'.
Scope and content
'Noms qualites et armes des archevesques des dix huit archeveches de France depuis l'an mil jusqu'a present'. Coloured drawings, entered in stencilled outlines, of the arms of the Archbishops of France to 1698, with additions to 1746. Arranged chronologically under archbishoprics. Indexes of names, fols. 210-16v.
Previous reference number(s)
SAL/MS/400
Language
French