Item Details

Call Number: MS Hunter 365 (V.1.2)
Title: A Collection of Arms from Churches, etc., in Lincoln
Date of Creation: Between 1599 and 1699
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Hunter 1-658
Content: Colonel Gervase Holles, A Collection of Arms from Churches, etc., in Lincoln.
Colonel Gervase Holles' Collection of Arms from Churches, etc., in Lincoln:
Begins - after an index in three cols. beginning (2, 2 recto lines 1, 2): Index Ecclesiarum | ad Paginum 394 and ending (2, 4 recto col. a, lines 15, 16): Explicit Index Ecclesiarum | ad Paginam 394 - (3, 1 recto lines 1, 2): Grimsby Magna | This is as an Ancient Corporation as most are in England, and consistes of
Ends (19, 3 recto line 18): patrone del cest eglise qui morust...
Remarks: On 1, 2 recto in an XVIII. Cent. hand: A Collection of Arms from Churches etc. in Lincoln.
Beneath this in a late XVII. or an early XVIII. Cent. hand: This booke is of the Handwriting of Collonel Gervase Holles | whose Pedigree as made by himself follows... [Here follows the pedigree referred to in this same hand and these two lines]: Arms and Monuments remaining in the parish Churches | in Lincolnshire.
The arms on 2, 1 verso are: (or), two piles (gules) meeting at base.
Sketches of arms, etc., occur on the following pages: 23, 29, 118, 119, 145, 146 (Holles), 147, 148, 155, 157, 162, 163, 166, 167, 168, 169, 170, 182, 187, 199, 204, 209, 217, 218, 219, 220, 245, 343, 396-9 (not numbered).
For Col. Gervase Holles (1606-75), antiquary and M.P. for Grimsby, 1661-75, see Dict. Nat. Biog. xxvii. 167.
[Formerly P.1.7; T.1.6]
Physical Description: Bound volume.
Paper, 13 x 8 3/4, ff. 220, author's autograph, in single cols. of about 56 lines, each 12 x 6 (pp. 1-59), thereafter 12 3/4 x 4, no signatures, catchwords (pp. 1-40 only), pagination (pp. 1-394, 282-289 omitted, 281 being followed by 290), beginning f. 3, 1 recto "Pagina prima", and ending 19, 3 verso, with folded margins, not ruled, marginal references, etc., numerous heraldic blazons (see Remarks in Description), one in colours (2, 1 verso), clean and well preserved. Late Cent. XVII.
Binding: Original, millboards, covered mottled calf, blind-tooled, red spattered edges, back and corners recently re-made, red spattered edges. Late Cent. XVII.
[For detailed collation see: John Young and P. Henderson Aitken, A Catalogue of the Manuscripts in the Library of The Hunterian Museum in The University of Glasgow. (Glasgow, 1908), p. 291.]
Access: Normal conditions
Language: Latin
Material Type: Document
Bibliography: John Young & P.H. Aitken, A catalogue of the manuscripts in the Library of the Hunterian Museum in the University of Glasgow (Glasgow, 1908), pp 291-292.
Accession Number: 2482
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Repository Code: GB 0247

Names associated with this item:

author: Gervase Holles 1606-1675
Colonel.
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