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Order of the Golden Fleece. Armorial bearings of the Knights of the Order of the Golden Fleece

Reference code
MSS/0460
Title
Order of the Golden Fleece. Armorial bearings of the Knights of the Order of the Golden Fleece
Date
19th century
Level of description
item
Extent and format
Paper; pp. iv + 41. Red leather spine, with marbled boards. Bookplate of Alfred William Morant, FSA, p. i (signature, p. 1). Morant sale, Puttick and Simpson, 24 May 1882, lot 1387. Bookplates of Frederick Arthur Crisp, FSA, p. ii, and Ralph Griffin, FSA, p. iii
Scope and content
Armorial bearings of the Knights of the Order of the Golden Fleece from its foundation in 1430 to the 17th century; 19th century. Compiled by Arthur William Morant, FSA, who gives his sources (p. 1) as J. B. Maurice, Le Blazon des Armoiries de tous les Chevaliers de l'ordre de la Toison d'or (The Hague, 1665); and L. Moreri, Le Grand Dictionnaire Historique (1759), X, p. 218. Arms in trick. Coloured drawings of the Golden Fleece of Austria and Spain, p. 4. Unfinished.
Creator
Neve, Peter Le (1661-1729), herald and antiquary
Morant, Alfred William (1828-1881), engineer, surveyor and antiquary
Previous reference number(s)
SAL/MS/460