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Heraldry. Treatise

Reference code
MSS/0898
Title
Heraldry. Treatise
Date
After 1606
Level of description
item
Extent and format
Paper; ff. 57 (numbered top left). Small quarto. Cloth, 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.
Previous reference number(s)
SAL/MS/898
Archival history
?Part of the H.S.London Bequest, 1959. See MSS/0807.