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Collection Level Description: Collections of Charles George Perceval

Reference: MSS. Top. Ireland c. 5-6
Title: Collections of Charles George Perceval
Dates of Creation: 18th-19th cent.
Extent: 2 shelfmarks
Name of Creator: Charles George Perceval

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Charles George Perceval (1756-1840), 2nd Baron Arden of Lohort Castle and 1st Baron Arden of Arden.

Scope and Content

Collections of C.G. Perceval, 18th-19th century, consisting of a volume with an armorial of the baronage of Ireland; a translation of the annals of William of Worcester; and notes on the offices of constable and marshall in Ireland.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought by the Library, Philips Son & Neale, 24 July 1973, part of lot 148.

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Further Information

Finding Aids

M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. II, nos. 54386-7.

Related Units of Description

See also the correspondence of Charles George Perceval (MSS. Top. Surrey c. 1-5; Eng. lett. d. 167).

Access Points

Heraldry | Ireland

Law and order | Ireland

Perceval | Charles George | 1756-1840 | 2nd Baron Arden of Lohort Castle, 1st Baron Arden of Arden | politician and antiquary

Worcester | William | 1415-? 1482 | antiqury, traveller


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