`Original institutions of the princely orders of collars` by Sir William Segar. Edit

Summary

Identifier
Adv.MS.31.4.5

Dates

  • 1603, or after. (Creation)

Extents

  • 0.00 linear metres (Whole)
    14 folios. Quarto.

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Notes

  • Scope and Contents

    The manuscript is not dated, but is thought to have been written and illuminated shortly after the accession of James VI to the English throne. Most of the material is to be found in ‘Honor Military, and Civill’, pages 65-91.

    The manuscript was included in the Heraldic Exhibition in Edinburgh in 1891 (see ‘Memorial Catalogue’, number 720).

  • Existence and Location of Copies

    Microfilms available:

    Mf.Sec.MSS.843;

    Mf.Sec.MSS.27.

  • Related Materials

    For another work by Segar in the same style, see Adv.MS.31.7.11.

  • Bibliography

    The manuscript was published in Edinburgh in 1823.

    Segar, William. ‘Honor Military, and Civill’ (London, 1602).

    ‘Memorial Catalogue, Heraldic Exhibition, Edinburgh, 1891 (Edinburgh, 1892).

  • Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

    Vellum. 19th-century binding of brown morocco, gilt-tooled.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Presented, 1925, by the Faculty of Advocates to the nation on the foundation of the National Library of Scotland.

  • Custodial History

    The manuscript has the ex-libris and device of Sir James Balfour of Denmilne (folios 1, 14). It was bought by the Advocates’ Library in 1698.

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