Box made for a manuscript of legends and proverbs written by Princess Louise of Bohemia in 1629.

TitleBox made for a manuscript of legends and proverbs written by Princess Louise of Bohemia in 1629.
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication1629
CityEurope
LibraryNational Library of Scotland
Call NumberMS.5786
BindingAn olive goatskin box line with purple velvet with stamp 1 on the covers and stamp 4 on the spine in gold
Stamp(s): 
Kerr, Schomberg Henry, 9th Marquess of Lothian  (1833 - 1900) (Stamp 1)
Dimensions:
Arms Quarterly of six Ist & VIth grand quarters. On a chevron three mullets pierced (Kerr) IInd grand quarter. Quarterly 1 & 4. A sun in splendour (Augmentation for the Earldom of Lothian) 2 & 3. On a chevron between three mascles in chief and a unicorn's head in base three mullets (Kerr Marquis of Lothian) IIIrd grand quarter Quarterly 1 & 4. On a chevron three mullets (Kerr Earl of Ancram) 2 & 3. Ermine on a chief a lion passant (Earldom of Ancram) IVth grand quarter Between two flaunches ermine an estoile (Hobart Earl of Buckinghamshire) Vth grand quarter Quarterly 1 & 4. Crusilly...
Heraldic Charges: 
chevron, on achevron, on a, betweenchief, on aescarbuncleescutcheon, on aestoileflaunches (2) betrweenlion passantmascles (3)mullets (3)sununicorn's head