Collections of Charles George Perceval

Scope and Content

Collections of C.G. Perceval, 18th-19th century, consisting of a volume with an armorial of the baronage of Ireland; a translation of the annals of William of Worcester; and notes on the offices of constable and marshall in Ireland.

Administrative / Biographical History

Charles George Perceval (1756-1840), 1st Baron Arden of Arden, and 2nd Baron Arden of Lohort Castle.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

Bought by the Library, Philips Son & Neale, 24 July 1973, part of lot 148.


Collection level description created by Susan Thomas, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. II, nos. 54386-7.

Related Material

See also the correspondence of Charles George Perceval (MSS. Top. Surrey c. 1-5; Eng. lett. d. 167).