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De Grey Family. ‘An Essay towards an Historicall Deduction…’

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De Grey Family. ‘An Essay towards an Historicall Deduction…’
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Extent and format
Paper; pp. v + 218. Folio. Half leather, brown, with marbled boards.
Scope and content
An Essay towards an Historicall Deduction of the Lives & Actions.. of the.. family of De Grey..', of Codner, Milton and Ruthyn, afterwards Earls of Kent, by Peter Le Neve, Norroy, 'by Order of.. Henry de Grey Marquis & Earl of Kent..' (p. 1); compiled between 19 Aug. 1702 and 28 Apr. 1710 (dates of succession of Henry De Grey and of his creation as Duke of Kent). The Essay (pp. 1-143) is followed (pp. 148-217) by pedigrees of various families including Herbert (pp. 148-53), Skipwith (pp. 183-93) and Feilding (pp. 196-211). Arms in trick relating to Colt, p. 160. Annotations by Peter Le Neve.
Neve, Peter Le (1661-1729), herald and antiquary
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Archival history
Crisp collection no. 83. Bookplates of William Constable, FRS, FSA (d. 1791), p. i (Constable sale, Sotheby's, 24 June 1889, lot 95); Frederick Arthur Crisp, FSA, p. ii, and Ralph Griffin, FSA, p. iii.