Blazons of Scottish and a few English arms, compiled in the 18th century by two hands. Edit

Summary

Identifier
Adv.MS.32.4.12

Dates

  • 18th century. (Creation)

Extents

  • 0.00 linear metres (Whole)
    94 folios. Octavo.

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Notes

  • Scope and Contents

    The blazons are arranged alphabetically under the first letter of the family name, with an appendix at folio 89 verso. Many of the individuals mentioned lived in the late 17th or early 18th centuries.

    The signatures of James Norie and Walter Smiton occur on folio 1. These may have been the painters who became burgesses of Edinburgh in 1708 and 1779 respectively.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

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

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