Seventeenth-Century Armorial

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 12 MS.Add.4152
  • Dates of Creation
      Early 17th century-19th century
  • Name of Creator
  • Physical Description
      1 volume

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


Access Information

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

Acquisition Information

Bequeathed by Samuel Sandars, 1894.


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

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