Henry St. George: Heraldic visitation of Cambridgeshire

Scope and Content

'The visitation of Cambridgeshire taken by Henry St George, Richmond Herold of Armes Ao Dni 1619', a copy of the heraldic visitation, containing coats of arms in pen and ink. Inside the front cover is the bookplate of George, Lord Macartney, Knight of the Order of the White Eagle and of the Bath. Loose within the volume are an index, genealogical tables and a newscutting on the Peyton family, who feature in the volume

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Acquisition Information

The volume was formerly part of the collection of Sir Thomas Phillipps, MS 13386/13428. Purchased by the Library from Deighton, Bell and Co. Ltd, 4 April 1978.

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Related Material

Cambridge University Library holds another copy of the visitation, MS.Add.6579.


The visitation has been printed in Publications of the Harleian Society, XLI, 1897.