Scriptorum illustriu[m] Maioris Brytannie, quam nune Angliam & Scotiam vocant

TitleScriptorum illustriu[m] Maioris Brytannie, quam nune Angliam & Scotiam vocant
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication1557
AuthorsBale J
CityBasel
LibraryLewis Walpole Library Farmington
Call Number4to.49 888
NotesSold Sothebys, 16 Nov. 1906 (Duke of Sutherland sale), lot 115. Acquired by Bryn Mawr College Library, 1907; by exchange to Lewis-Walpole Library, Nov. 1970, through James Tanis.
BindingBound in russia by Clarke and Bedford with stamp 4 in gold on both covers
BinderClarke & Bedford (London)
BookplateArmorial bookplate of Mr Horatio Walpole
SignatureSignature on the front flyleaf: “Sutherland May 4 1843” [i.e. 2nd Duke of Sutherland
Stamp(s): 
Leveson-Gower, George Granville, 1st Duke of Sutherland  (1758 - 1833) (Stamp 4)
Dimensions:
Arms Quarterly of eight 1. Quarterly 1 & 4. Barry of eight argent and gules a cross flory sable (Gower) 2 & 3. Azure three laurel leaves (Leveson) impaling on an inescutcheon of pretence Gules three mullets within a double tressure flory counterflory, the inescutcheon surmounted of an Earl's coronet (Earldom of Sutherland) 2. Barry of eight argent and gules a cross flory sable (Gower) 3. Gules three clarions (Granville) 4. Argent a lion rampant between three pheons (Egerton) 5. Argent on a bend azure three stags heads caboshed (Stanley) 6. Gules two lions passant (Strange) 7. Barry of ten...
Heraldic Charges: 
barry (10)barry (8)bend, on acanton, on aclarions (3)cross floryfessFrance and Englandleaves (laurel) (3)lion rampant betweenlions passant (2)mullets (3)pheons (3)stags heads caboshed (3)tressure, double, flory counterflory