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Heraldry. Two professional collections of arms

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Heraldry. Two professional collections of arms
c.1693-mid 18th century
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Extent and format
Paper; ff. xvi + pp. 68 + ff. 76 (second collection, with some eccentricities of foliation). Folio. Vellum (modern).
Scope and content
Two professional collections of arms, some with crests, in trick, entered in printed shield outlines c. 1693 (cf. fol. viii)-mid 18th century. As follows:- (1) Arms relating to visitations of Beds., Essex and Berks., a collection of arms of Hall (pp. 12-15), excerpt from Glover's Ordinary (pp. 54-64), London arms, etc. Occasional dates, 1696 (p. 15), 1688 (p. 67). Index, fols. iv-vii verso. pp. 1-68;- (2) Arms including references to grants by John Anstis to 1739, and marginal notes to 1749. A few arms in colour. Arms of emperors and kings, fol. 22r,v. Index, fols. xi-xvi verso. fols. 1-76. Extra shields and miscellaneous notes added in the margins of both collections.
Neve, Peter Le (1661-1729), herald and antiquary
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Archival history
Ownership notes of James Oldham, 1693, and Richard Taylor, 1696, fol. viii. Trade card of George Bishop, herald painter, fol. ix (see also SAL/MS/462). Stamped name of William Sharpe, herald painter, p. 1. Bookplate of Thomas Sharpe, fol. x. Crisp collection no. 66. Bookplates of Frederick Arthur Crisp, FSA, fol. i; Ralph Griffin, FSA, fol. ii.