Manuscript of `The Variation of the Armes and Badges of the Kings of England from the tyme of Brute untill this present yeare of our Lord 1604` by Sir William Segar, with paintings of the arms (some of which are mythical) and, from Henry II onwards, of the badges. Edit

Summary

Identifier
Adv.MS.31.7.11

Dates

  • 1604. (Creation)

Extents

  • 0.00 linear metres (Whole)
    vi folios + 50 pages. Octavo.

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Notes

  • Scope and Contents

    The work was intended for presentation to James I.

  • Related Materials

    For another manuscript by Segar in the same style, see Adv.MS.31.4.5.

  • Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

    Vellum binding, gilt-stamped.

  • 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 was bought by the Advocates’ Library in 1723 at the sale of Sir Robert Sibbald`s library.

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