Oxford, England

Copy Number:
Call Number:  929.7 4
Provenance A: Binding  Bound in early limp parchment with evidence of stubs from former ties. MS. title “Brooke Her[aldry?]” at head of spine.
Provenance B: Ownership Marks Copy contains College of Arms book label on inner front pastedown. “Duplicate Sold by Order of the Chapter of College of Arms” stamped in purple over same book label. Title page has ink inscription “by Mr Philpot Engl (2) 83 n [?]”. Lady Margaret Hall Library, Oxford stamp on verso of title page and College of Arms stamp on dedication page.
Provenance C: Annotations Copy contains extensive annotations in an early italic hand, including numerous marginal summaries, corrections, occasional genealogies and cross-references to a range of early modern English works, including John Speed, Historie of Great Britain, John Weever, Ancient Funerall Monuments, Thomas Milles, Catalogue of Honor, Robert Naunton, Fragmenta Regalia, William Camden, Annals, Richard Baker, Chronicle of the Kings of England, John Stow’s Survey of London and others. Inner back pastedown has additional working notes and stapled smaller paper with similar notes. Two additional loose papers with MS. notes in same hand found within.

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