The volume, entitled Alphabet of Arms, comprises manuscript fragments bound together, mainly with a heraldic focus. Both on the inside front cover and the inside back cover are notes done in pencil.
The volume includes:
- Deed of gift from one William de Longa Spata in 1236/7 (f. 1);
- Latin treatise on titles in the Holy Roman Empire of 1612 (ff. 2-3);
- Incomplete Scottish armorial with index (ff. 21-51 and f. 66);
- Irish armorial (ff. 52-57v);
- Anglo-Irish armorial entitled a very ancyent book of Armes in Golde contayning the coats of English and Irish race (ff. 58-65v);
- European armorial (ff. 67-72v);
- Transcript of a series of lists detailing the names of knights, bannerets and barons of the Bath and of the Carpet made on various historic occasions during 1485-1533 as well as aristocratic attendance on Edward III's and Henry V's campaigns (ff. 118-127v);
- Small Latin treatise on heraldry (ff. 138-139v);
- Treatise in English on the War of the Roses and the dynasties of the Houses of Lancaster and York (ff. 140v-143).