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Heraldry. Arms of knights

Reference code
MSS/0456
Title
Heraldry. Arms of knights
Date
c.1543
Level of description
item
Extent and format
Paper; ff. x + 11. Large quarto sheets bound between blank interleaves. Half leather, maroon, with marbled boards. Bookplates of Frederick Arthur Crisp, FSA, fol. i, and Ralph Griffin, FSA, fol. ii
Scope and content
Arms of knights. Imperfect. Eleven folios from an armorial containing 90 coloured shields and crests with nine blank outlines. Consists of arms of knights, temp. Henry VIII (most knighted in 1537, 1542, 1543; one later entry, fol. 2, relating to Sir James Williams, knighted 1553, possibly added subsequently). Three rows of three shields. See W. C. Metcalfe, A Book of Knights (1885). Contents list, and indexes of knights and arms by Mill Stephenson, FSA (fols. v-x verso).
Creator
Neve, Peter Le (1661-1729), herald and antiquary
Stephenson, Mill (1857-1937), expert on monumental brasses, antiquary
Previous reference number(s)
SAL/MS/456