Reddell Armorial

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Cuttings and drawings of emblazoned coats of arms, in two volumes bound together.

Conditions Governing Access

The manuscript is available for consultation by any accredited reader.

Acquisition Information

Purchased by Mrs Enriqueta Rylands, on behalf of the John Rylands Library, in 1901 from James Ludovic Lindsay, 26th Earl of Crawford.

Note

Description compiled by Henry Sullivan, project archivist.

Other Finding Aids

Catalogued in the Hand-List of the Collection of English Manuscripts in the John Rylands Library, 1928 (English MS 32).

Custodial History

Formerly part of the Bibliotheca Lindesiana, the Library of the Earls of Crawford and Balcarres, from Haigh Hall, Wigan, Lancashire. A note by Lord Crawford [James Lindsay, 24th Earl of Crawford] dated April 1864, says the manuscript was sent to him as a remembrance of Mr Reddell after his death.

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