'The roll of Karlaverok. An heraldic poem enumerating the baron, knights and gentlemen who attended King Edward the first into Scotland anno. 1300. From a manuscript in the British Museum, in Bib.Cotton.Caligula.A.XVIII. A free translation from the Old French. Written and blasoned by Philip Absalom.' The roll contains the names and armorial designs of those who took part in the siege of the castle of Carlaverok, Dumfriesshire.
The roll of Karlaverok
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Administrative / Biographical History
Philip Absalom's background us not known.
Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.
Purchased from the executors of G.M. Macfarlane-Grieve, 1975.
Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.
Other Finding Aids
The volume was formerly part of the collection of Sir Thomas Phillipps, MS 8941.