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Treatise on heraldry

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Treatise on heraldry
After 1606
Level of description
Extent and format
Paper; ff. 57 (numbered top left).
Small quarto.
Cloth binding, brown. Repaired and rebound by the PRO, 1989. Scribbles on the last blank verso include the name Jo: Corey.
Scope and content
Treatise on heraldry compiled from sources such as Nicholas Upton and Gerard Legh, with many personal references to bearers of arms; after 1606 (reference to Charles, late Earl of Devon, fol. 29, i.e. Charles Blount, d. 1606). With painted shields. A professional compilation. Imperfect at the beginning and possibly at the end. Present contents consist of Section I, part of Chapter II, to Section VI, Chapter VI.
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Archival history
?Part of the H.S.London Bequest, 1959. See MSS/0807.