Seventeenth-Century Armorial

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Armorial, 173 folios, 17th century: (fo. i) notes of contents (19th century); (fo.ii) alphabetical index; (fo. 1) printed shields, with helmets and mantling, crest and coat filled in by hand, usually with the family name. Those towards the beginning and end are painted.

Inside the front cover is 'Saml. Sandars 1889 Chalfont Bucks. 7 De Vere Gardens W. Trin. Coll. Camb. A.M.' and the bookplate of William Constable. On the flyleaf is a note by S. Sandars of the contents 'From Burton Constable Library Yorkshire Sold June 1889'.

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

Bequeathed by Samuel Sandars, 1894.

Note

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

Other Finding Aids

Additional Manuscripts Catalogue.