Annales of Cornelius Tacitus: the description of Germanie

TitleAnnales of Cornelius Tacitus: the description of Germanie
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication1598
AuthorsTacitus, C
LibraryParham House Sussex
BindingBound in calf with the stamp in gold on both covers
SignatureInscription on the titlepage: “Liber Ed: Stephanj”
Unidentified Stamp
Arms A chevron between three mullets of six points pierced
Possibilities for Identification: 
It is suggested that the arms are those of John Davies of Vine-hall in Sussex Gent whose arms were Argent a chevron sable between three mullets gules pieced or argent. The arms Or a chevron between three mullets pierced sable were the arms of Sir Thomas Davies, Lord Mayor of London in 1677. Either would be possible though Papworth offers a wilderness of other possibilities. The style of the stamp suggests the beginning rather than the end of the seventeenth century. Other possibilities suggested are: Henry Mordaunt, 4th Baron Mordaunt (ca. 1568-1609) John Mordaunt, 1st Earl of Peterborough (b. 1599)
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