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Peter Le Neve. ‘Memoranda in Heraldry’

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Peter Le Neve. ‘Memoranda in Heraldry’
1705-after 1734
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Extent and format
Paper; ff. ix + pp. 176 + ff. 29 (reversed). Folio. Modern vellum. Signature of Peter Le Neve, Norroy, 1710-11, p. 1.
Scope and content
Memorand. in Heraldry begin. 1 Jan. 1705/6' (p. 1). Memoranda conc. notable people relevant to heraldry, e.g. births, marriages, deaths, state occasions, etc. (pp. 1-176); Jan. 1705/6-Nov. 1715. Continues SAL/MS/466. Annotated by Peter Le Neve, Norroy, and includes some personal references (a note conc. his election to the Royal Society, 1712, p. 120). Later note, 1762, p. 176. At the back of the volume, reversed (fols. 2-29), a collection of Latin mottoes associated mostly with English families, added by a different hand, after 1734 (cf. fol. 10). Index of places and names, fols. iv-viii verso.
Neve, Peter Le (1661-1729), herald and antiquary
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Archival history
Owned by J. Edmondson, 1762 (fol. ix). On fol. 1v (reversed) the name 'John Petley' and comments 'No Gentleman', 'Knave Petley'. Crisp collection no. 88 (for earlier provenance see SAL/MS/466). Bookplate of Ralph Griffin, FSA, fol. i.