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Edward Rowe Mores. Notebook

Reference code
MSS/0426
Title
Edward Rowe Mores. Notebook
Date
c.1748
Level of description
Item
Extent and format
ff.iv + 153. Small quarto. Cardboard binding, with vellum spine. On fol. iv '1378/Novr 48'. Armorial bookplate of Edward Rowe Mores of Queen's College, Oxford, fol. iii.
Scope and content
Notebook of Edward Rowe Mores, FSA (c. 1730-78; see Foster, Al. Oxon.); c. 1748. Consists almost entirely of drafts for his book Nomina et Insignia Gentilicia (Oxford, 1749); SAL copy annotated by the Rev. Charles Lyttelton, PSA, 'Few Copy's of this Book were printed and none sold'. Contains copies of the Parliamentary Roll (fols. 43-105v) and the spurious First Calais Roll (fols. 109-20v). See Aspilogia, I (1950), xxvi, 49-50, 159. Draft dedication (fols. 2-39v) addressed to Thomas, 2nd Earl of Effingham; that in the printed edition is addressed to Edward, Duke of Norfolk, Earl Marshall. Index, fols. 124-45v.
Creator
Mores, Edward Rowe (1731-1778), antiquary
Previous reference number(s)
SAL/MS/426
Language
Latin