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Irish peers

Reference code
MSS/0428
Title
Irish peers
Date
17th century
Level of description
Item
Extent and format
ff.iii + 110. Small quarto. Brown leather spine with marbled boards.
Scope and content
A list of Irish peers created mainly by James I and Charles I to c. 1628, with their arms and crests in colour; 17th century. Includes a few earlier creations (fols. 3-7). A few annotations in the hand of Ralph Thoresby (eg. fols. 8, 62).
Previous reference number(s)
SAL/MS/428
Archival history
Formerly in the collection of Ralph Thoresby (pencil note, '140 in Thoresby's Cate', fol. ii). On fol. 1 the names: 'George Smith'; 'Robert Halsted hoc scripsit'; 'M.T:1766'. Sale-cat. cutting, lot 727, fol. iii.