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Woolfe Family. Genealogy

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Woolfe Family. Genealogy
1861 - 1877
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Extent and format
Paper; pp. v + 171. Oblong quarto. Leather, brown, blind-tooled, with a clasp. Circular bookplate of Richard Woof, p. 1; armorial bookplate of John Wolfe, p. iv.
Scope and content
Notes for a Genealogy of the Woof Family of the Counties of Salop, Oxford, & Worcester Collected by Richard Woof Chevalier of St John of Jerusalem..' (p. v). Main contents:- Accounts of the shelter given to Charles II after the Battle of Worcester, 1651, by Francis Woolfe of Madeley, Worcs., and of a silver tankard purportedly given to him by Charles II after the Restoration (for further details and discussion see the pamphlet and correspondence in SAL/MS/693/B, Box I); copies and extracts relating to the royal warrant for augmentation of the arms and crest of Francis Woolfe, 1661; pedigrees; excerpts from Madeley registers; engraved frontis-piece (p. 142), with portrait of the author, from Abraham Woofe, The Tyranny of the Dutch (1653). Photographs of views of Francis Woolfe's house at Madeley, etc., formerly inserted, are now in SAL/MS/693/B, Box II. Brief contents list, fol. iii.
Woolfe, Richard (1822-1877), solicitor and antiquary
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