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Northern gentry. Collections of arms

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Northern gentry. Collections of arms
made 1912-16
Level of description
Extent and format
Paper; ff. ii + 1-375, ii + 376-752, ii + 337; Vol. IV foliated in three sequences, ii + 44, 21, 127. Four volumes. Small quarto. Cloth, blue (grant for binding, 1933, from the Croft Lyons fund).
Scope and content
Modern copies of collections of arms in trick mostly relating to Northern gentry, contained in Bodl. MS Ashmole 834; made in 1912-16 by Miss E. G. Parker for William Henry (Harry) Rylands, FSA (d. 1922). Four volumes:- Vols. I, II. Coats of arms (752) from Ashmole 834, part IV, fols. 41-52v, 52v-64 (tricked by Robert Glover, Somerset Herald). See Surtees Society, 146 (1932), 101-94, and introduction xii-xiv; the arms in Ashmole 834 are said to be in no discernible order, to range widely topographically, but to relate mainly to northern gentry;- Vol. III. Coats of arms (337) of northern gentry from Ashmole 834, part IV, fols. 1-30v (tricked in alphabetical order by Robert Glover). Dates, 1575, 1578 given with the last two coats;- Vol. IV. Two collections:- (1) Arms of English monasteries, in trick, with accounts of their founders, from Ashmole 834, part IV, fols. 31-6. Annotated in the present copy with references to Tonge's Visitation, 1530. fols. 1-44;- (2) Miscellaneous coats of arms from Ashmole 834, part V, fols. 1-38v. Foliated in two sequences, fols. 1-21, 1-127.
Parker, Evaline Gertrude (fl 1911), antiquary
Previous reference number(s)
MS 496