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British Armorial with Biographical Notes

Submitted by amurr on Tue, 10/07/2014 - 2:33pm
[ca. 1549 - 1626].
1 item (ca. 300 p. on 150 leaves)

Item is manuscript on paper with coats of arms executed in true tintures. Includes coats of arms of conquerors, monarchs and noblemen from Julius Caesar to James I. Introductory pages contain notes including lists of sheriffs of Devon under various monarchs. Elizabethan poem in honour of the Grenville family on penultimate leaf. Once belonged to John Davey of the family of the Barons of Malpas.
Holograph. - Bound in contemporary calf with royal coat of arms of James I stamped on both covers.
Acquired in 1972.
Text in English.
No restrictions on access.
MsC 155

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