Westminster School

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An autograph notebook, containing coats of arms drawn in trick and in painted emblazonry, with notes, some dated 26 July 1592, a pedigree in the hand of Nicholas Charles, Lancaster Herald (d.1613), a list of those attending the Field of the Cloth of Gold, and Camden's account of Westminster School fees for 1596-7, 306 pages. c.1590s.

*CmW 165: William Camden, Collectanea

Once owned by the St George family of heralds. Later in the library of Sir Thomas Phillipps, Bt (1792-1872), book and manuscript collector: Phillipps MS 1378. Sotheby's, 15 June 1971, lot 1611, with a facsimile of one page with school fees in the sale catalogue.