BEINECKE RARE BOOK AND MANUSCRIPT LIBRARY
THE JAMES MARSHALL AND MARIE-LOUISE OSBORN
MEDIEVAL AND RENAISSANCE MANUSCRIPTS
Robert Glover, Somerset herald (1544-88), Heraldic miscellany:
lists of noblemen and their arms in order of precedence, rules for
holding tournaments, directions for noblemen's funerals, colored
drawings of crests and peers' robes. (English and Latin text). England.
ca 1588. Paper; i + 117 ff. (foliated to 119, but two leaves have been
removed); f. 76 has been cut out and glued in with wax between ff. 24
and 25. 168 x 161 mm.; 1 column.
I (12, -5,7), II (12, +13), III (12, +1), IV (6), V (12), VI (16),
VII (8, -5), VIII (12), IX (14, +15), X (12).
Cursive bookhand. There are many illustrations of crests, arms,
and robes. Bound in thick vellum.
Signiture of William Bracke, 1691. Family notes by his son,
William Bracke, to 1709. Bookplate of Thomas Beckwith of York, Painter
and F.A.S. Bequest of James M. Osborn, 1976.
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