Polychronicon, sive Historiarum libri septem [manuscript]

TitlePolychronicon, sive Historiarum libri septem [manuscript]
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication1300
AuthorsHigden R
LibraryBritish Library
BindingBound in sprinkled calf with the stamp in gold on both covers
SignaturePencilled note on front flyleaf: “Purchased of Tho. Thorpe 25 Apr. 1846”
Call NumberAdditional Manuscript 15759
Smythe, Thomas, 1st Viscount Strangford  (1599-1635)  (Stamp 1)
Arms Quarterly of nine 1. A chevron engrailed between three lions passant gardant (Smythe) 2. A fess raguly between three boars heads couped (Judd) 3. Three lions rampant within a bordure (Chiche) 4. Two chevrons and a canton (Crioll) 5. A cross voided (Crevequer) 6. Five chevrons (Averenches [Avering?]) 7. A chevron between three cinquefoils (Chichele) 8. A cross lined (Apuldrefield) 9. On a chevron a mullet, a crescent for difference (Mirfine) Crest A leopard's head erased pellety collared chained and ringed
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