Catalogue of Knights of the Bath made at Henry VIII's Coronation, with Coats of Arms

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

'A cattalogue of the Knightes of the Bath, made by King Henry the Eight, at his coronation...1509. And likewise of the Knightes Bannerets made by the said King. Togeather with their severall coats of armes, creasts and quarterings. As allso the coats, creasts quarterings, and marriages of divers others of the nobilitie and gentry, of this kingdome. Collected by Isaac [S____] 1650'. The volume is cropped, with some loss of text; the name of the compiler has been obliterated. It has the ownership inscription 'C. Capon, 1792'.

(pp.3-10) Knights of the Bath and Knights Banneret created at Henry VIII's coronation: descriptions of their arms, crests, and quarterings.

(pp.10-24) 'The coates and creasts of divers lords, knightes esquiers, and gentlemen, together with ther severall quarterings'.

(pp.25-29) Index of names in preceding lists.

(pp.30-52) Alphabetical list of names, with descriptions of their arms, crests and quarterings.

(pp.53-111) Another alphabetical list of names, with arms, crests and quarterings. The entries from p.85, letter 'R', are in a different hand, with the counties added.

Administrative / Biographical History

Unknown.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Acquisition Information

Purchased 1995.

Note

Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.

Other Finding Aids

Additional Manuscripts Summary Catalogue.

Custodial History

The volume was originally part of Sir Thomas Phillipps's manuscripts, Phillipps MS.4060, and has been annotated by Phillipps 'Old sale 124'.

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