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Heraldry. Ordinary of arms

Reference code
MSS/0810
Title
Heraldry. Ordinary of arms
Date
Before 1613-c. 1738
Level of description
item
Extent and format
Paper; ff. v + ff. 7-377 + index. Small folio. Leather, brown.
Scope and content
An ordinary of arms probably compiled originally by Nicholas Charles, Lancaster Herald (d. 1613), with additions by others, including Peter Le Neve, Norroy (d. 1729); before 1613-1738 (fol. 45). Tricks of arms arranged as 4 rows of 5, with identifications. Slightly imperfect at the beginning. Index of names at the end, slightly disordered; heading (after letter P) 'Alphabettica huius libri Ordinariorum'.
Creator
London, Hugh Stanford (d 1959), antiquary
Charles, Nicholas (d 1613), Lancaster Herald
Previous reference number(s)
SAL/MS/810