Arms of the Knights of the Garter, 1573.

Creator:
Dethick, Gilbert, Sir.
Physical Description:
1 v. ([26] leaves] : ill. ; 21 cm
Notes:
Sir Gilbert Dethick (1499/1500-1584), herald and diplomat. Dethick became Garter king of arms on 20 April 1550 and was knighted on 14 April 1551. He was genealogist and heraldist, and a member of the original Society of Antiquaries.
In English, with one French phrase.
Purchased at Christie's 20 October 1953 (Knowsley Hall Sale). Prepared for Elizabeth I; in 1639 it was cataloged with the Lumley mss, and at that time stamped with the monogram of Charles I; acquired by Walter Robertson, Mayor of Lynn, in 1740; given to Horace Walpole in 1762.
Bound in red velvet, the arms are beautifully balzoned in color.
Abstract:
Manuscript on vellum prepared by Sir Gilbert Dethicke for Queen Elizabeth I includes colorful drawings of the arms of all the knights elected or installed during the reigns of Richard III and Henry VII.
Topics:
Coats of arms.
Heraldry--England--Pictoral works.
Topics:
Charles--I,--King of England,--1600-1649--Ownership.
Charles--I,--King of England,--1600-1649--Stamp.
Elizabeth--I,--Queen of England,--1533-1603--Ownership.
Order of the Garter.
Robertson, Walter--Ownership.
Walpole, Horace,--1717-1797--Ownership.
Language:
English
Genre:
Escutcheons (Heraldry).
Wash drawings--British.
Format:
Text
Content Type:
Archives or Manuscripts
Rights:
These images are provided for study purposes only. For publication or other use of images from the Library's collection, please contact the Lewis Walpole Library at walpole@yale.edu. Further details on the Library's photoduplication policy are available at http://www.library.yale.edu/walpole/html/research/rights_reproductions.html
Call Number:
49 2551
Orbis Record:
8782521
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr36411 (parent)
oid pointer:
16649550
Citation:
Hazen, A.T. Catalogue of Horace Walpole's library, no. 2551
Arms of the Knights of the Garter. The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University.
OID:
16649549
PID:
digcoll:4585585

Number of Pages: 29
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