Notes by Mark Noble

Scope and Content

Notes relating to Knights created by the sovereigns of England from Henry VIII to George III, by Mark Noble.

Administrative / Biographical History

Mark Noble (1754-1827) was a biographer, genealogist and antiquary. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Conditions Governing Access

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Acquisition Information

The papers were bought by the Library from Messrs. Jarvis on 9 December 1890.


Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. VI, nos. 31017-31030.

Custodial History

The papers were sold in the J.G. Nichols sale, 1874, to Mr Toovey for 6, and in the Hartley sale, 1886, to T.C. Noble for 6s.

Related Material

See also Mark Noble Papers (MSS. Eng. misc. b. 30, c. 135, d. 146-73, e. 156-65; Eng. th. d. 30; Num. e. 17; Top. Kent d. 2; Top. Suffolk d. 16).