RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
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Alt Ref NoMS 258
Extentvi, 198 ff.
TitleARMORIAL OF THE ENGLISH NOBILITY
Date1664-1673
DescriptionAn armorial depicting the achievements of arms of Charles II and 158 English peers.
The arms (shields of arms with supporters and crests) are blazoned and grandly displayed within wide borders of black ink, one to each folio size page. The verso of each leaf is blank.
The armorial was compiled over a period from 1664 to 1673 and mainly contains arms of peers living during these years. Blank leaves were left for addition within each rank of the peerage. As a result of revision during these years two peers are included twice (ff. 54 and 134; ff. 62 and 126).

ff. i-vi, blank, except for an index added by S.W. Kershaw, Lambeth Librarian, in 1891.
f. 1r. Charles II.
f. 2r. James, Duke of York, afterwards James II.
f. 3r. Edgar Stuart, Duke of Cambridge (1667-1671).
f. 4r. Rupert, Count Palatine of the Rhine, Duke of Cumberland (1619-1682). dated 1664.
ff. 5-6. blank.
f. 7r. Thomas Howard, 5th Duke of Norfolk (1627-1677). dated 1664.
f. 8r. John Seymour, 4th Duke of Somerset (d. 1675); succeeded to the title 1671.
f. 9r. George Villiers, 2nd Duke of Buckingham (1628-1687).
f. 10r. Charles Stewart, 3rd Duke of Richmond and 6th Duke of Lennox (1639-1672).
f. 11r. Christopher Monck, 2nd Duke of Albermarle (1653-1688); succeeded to the title 1670.
f. 12r. James Scott, 1st Duke of Monmouth (1649-1685).
f. 13. Not present (possibly an error in original foliation).
ff. 14-17. blank.
f. 18r. John Paulet, 5th Marquess of Winchester (d. 1674).
f. 19r. Henry Somerset, 3rd Marquess of Worcester (1629-1699). Succeeded to the title 1667; afterwards Duke of Beaufort.
f. 20r. Henry Pierrepont, 1st Marquess of Dorchester (1606-1680).
ff. 21-24. blank.
f. 25r. Aubrey de Vere, 20th Earl of Oxford (1627-1703).
ff. 26-27. Not present (possibly an error in original foliation).
f. 28r. Anthony Grey, 11th Earl of Kent (1645-1702).
f. 29r. Charles Stanley, 8th Earl of Derby (1628-1672).
f. 30r. John Manners, 8th Earl of Rutland (1604-1679).
f. 31r. Theophilus Hastings, 7th Earl of Huntingdon (1650-1701).
f. 32r. Thomas Wriothesley, 4th Earl of Southampton (1607-1667).
f. 33r. William Russell, 5th Earl of Bedford (1616-1700); afterwards Duke of Bedford.
f. 34r. William Herbert, 6th Earl of Pembroke (1642-1674); succeeded to the title 1669.
f. 35r. Edward Clinton, 5th Earl of Lincoln (d. 1692); succeeded to the title 1667.
f.36r. Charles Howard, 3rd Earl of Nottingham (1610-1681).
f. 37r. James Howard, 3rd Earl of Suffolk (1620-1689).
f. 38r. Richard Sackville, 5th Earl of Dorset (1622-1677).
f. 39r. James Cecil, 3rd Earl of Salisbury (1648-1683); succeeded to the title 1668.
f. 40r. John Cecil, 4th Earl of Exeter (1628-1678).
f. 41r. John Egerton, 2nd Earl of Bridgewater (1623-1686).
f. 42r. Robert Sidney, 2nd Earl of Leicester (1595-1677).
f. 43r. James Compton, 3rd Earl of Northampton (1622-1681).
f. 44r. Charles Rich, 4th Earl of Warwick (1619-1673).
f. 45r. William Cavendish, 3rd Earl of Devonshire (1617-1684).
f. 46r. Basil Feilding, 2nd Earl of Denbigh (1608-1675).
f. 47r. 'John Digbie Earle of Bristowe'. John Digby, 1st Earl of Bristol (1586–1653) or possibly John Digby, 3rd Earl of Bristol (d. 1698); succeeded to the title 1677.
f. 48r. Lionel Cranfield, 3rd Earl of Middlesex (1625-1674).
f. 49r. Robert Rich, 2nd Earl of Holland (c.1620-1675).
f. 50r. Gilbert Holles, 3rd Earl of Clare (1633-1689).
f. 51r. Oliver St. John , 2nd Earl of Bolingbroke (1634?-1688).
f. 52r. Charles Fane, 3rd Earl of Westmorland (1635-1691); succeeded to the title 1666.
f. 53r. Edward Montagu, 2nd Earl of Manchester (1602-1671).
f. 54r. Charles Howard, 2nd Earl of Berkshire (1615-1679); succeeded to the title 1669.
f. 55r. Thomas Wentworth, 1st Earl of Cleveland (1591-1667).
f. 56r. John Sheffield, 3rd Earl of Mulgrave (1647-1721), afterwards Marquess of Normanby.
f. 57r. 'Robert Cary, Earle of Mounmoth'. Possibly Robert Carey, 1st Earl of Monmouth (1560-1639); the title was extinct after 1661.
f. 58r. William Ley, 4th Earl of Marlborough (1612-1679); succeeded to the title 1665.
f. 59r. Thomas Savage, 3rd Earl Rivers (c.1628-1694).
f. 60r. Robert Bertie, 3rd Earl of Lindsey (d.1701); succeeded to the title 1666. Also 16th Baron Willoughby de Eresby.
f. 61r. 'William Knowles, Earle of Banbury'. Probably William Knollys, 1st Earl of Banbury (d. 1632).
f. 62r. John Carey, 2nd Earl of Dover (1608-1677); succeeded to the title 1666.
f. 63r. Henry Mordaunt, 2nd Earl of Peterborough (1621-1697).
f. 64r. Henry Grey, 1st Earl of Stamford (c.1600-1673).
f. 65r. Heneage Finch, 3rd Earl of Winchilsea (c.1635-1689).
f. 66r. Charles Dormer, 2nd Earl of Carnarvon (1632-1709).
f. 67r. 'Blunt, Earl of Newport'. Mountjoy Blount, 1st Earl of Newport (1597-1666), or Mountjoy (George) Blount, 2nd Earl of Newport (d.1675).
f. 68r. Philip Stanhope, 2nd Earl of Chesterfield (1634-1714).
f. 69r. Thomas Weston, 4th Earl of Portland (1609-1688); succeeded to the title 1665.
f. 70r. John Tufton, 2nd Earl of Thanet (1608-1664).
f. 71r. William Wentworth, 2nd Earl of Strafford (1626-1695).
f. 72r. Henry Spencer, 1st Earl of Sunderland (1620-1643).
f. 73r. Thomas Savile 1st Earl of Sussex (1590-1659).
f. 74r. George Goring, 1st Earl of Norwich (1585-1663).
f. 75r. Nicholas Leke, 2nd Earl of Scarsdale (1612-1681).
f. 76r. John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester (1647-1680).
f. 77r. Henry Jermyn, 1st Earl of St Albans (d.1684).
f. 78r. Edward Montagu, 1st Earlof Sandwich (1625-1672).
f. 79r. James Butler, 1st Earl of Brecknock (1610-1685); also 1st Earl of Ormonde in the peerage of Ireland.
f. 80r. Edward Hyde, 1st Earl of Clarendon (1609-1674).
f. 81r. Arthur Capell, 1st Earl of Essex (1631-1683).
f. 82r. Thomas Brudenell, !st Earl of Cardigan (c.1583-1663).
f. 83r. Arthur Annesley, 1st Earl of Anglesey (1614-1686).
f. 84r. John Granville, 1st Earl of Bath (1628-1701).
f. 85r. Charles Howard, 1st Earl of Carlisle (1629-1685).
f. 86r. William Craven, 1st Earl of Craven (1608-1697).
f. 87r. Robert Bruce, 1st Earl of Ailesbury (1627-1685).
f. 88r. Richard Boyle, 1st Earl of Burlington (1612-1698)
f. 89r. Henry Howard, 1st Earl of Norwich, created 1672 (1628-1684), afterwards Duke of Norfolk.
f. 90r. Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 1st Earl of Shaftesbury (1623-1683), created 1672.
f. 91r. Charles FitzRoy, styled Earl of Southampton 1670-75 (1662-1730), afterwards 1st Duke of Southampton and 2nd Duke of Cleveland.
f. 92r. Henry FitzRoy, 1st Earl of Euston, created 1672 (1663-1690), afterwards 1st Duke of Grafton.
ff. 93-94. blank.
f. 95r. Leicester Devereux, 6th Viscount Hereford (1617-1676).
f. 96r. Francis Browne, 3rd Viscount Montagu (1610-1682).
f. 97r. James Fiennes, 2nd Viscount Saye and Sele (c.1602-1674).
f. 98r. Edward Conway, 3rd Viscount Conway (1623-1683), afterwards (1679) Earl of Conway.
f. 99r. Baptist Noel, 3rd Viscount Camden (1611-1682).
f. 100r. William Stafford, 1st Viscount Stafford (1612-1680).
f. 101r. Thomas Bellasyse, or Thomas Bellasis, Viscount Fauconberg (1627/28-1700), afterwards 1st Earl of Fauconberg.
f. 102r. John Mordaunt, 1st Viscount Mordaunt (1626-1675).
f. 103r. George Savile, 1st Viscount Halifax (1633-1695), afterwards !st Marquess of Halifax.
ff. 104-107. blank.
f. 108r. 'George Nevile, Lord of Abergaveny'. Probably George Nevill, de facto 11th Baron Bergavenny (d. 1666).
f. 109r. James Tuchet, Baron Audley (c.1617-1684), 3rd Earl of Castlemaine in the peerage of Ireland.
f. 110r. Charles West, 5th Baron De La Warr (1626-1687).
f. 111r. George Berkeley, 9th Baron Berkeley (1627-1698), afterwards (1679) 1st Earl of Berkeley.
f. 112r. Thomas Parker, 15th Baron Morley (c.1636-1697).
f. 113r. Francis Lennard, 14th Baron Dacre (1619-1662).
f. 114r. Conyers Darcy, 8th Baron Darcy de Knayth (d. 1689), afterwards 1st Earl of Holderness.
f. 115r. William Stourton, 11th Baron Stourton (c.1594-1672).
f. 116r. Henry Sandys, 7th Baron Sandys (d. c.1680).
f. 117r. Thomas Windsor Hickman, 7th Baron Windsor (1627-1687), afterwards 1st Earl of Plymouth. The arms here are incomplete.
f. 118r. Thomas Wentwoth, 5th Baron Wentworth (1612-1665).
f. 119r. ' - Cromwell, Lord Cromwell and Viscount Leckeild in Ireland' . probably Wingfield Cromwell, 5th Baron Cromwell (1624-1668), 2nd Viscount Lecale and 2nd Earl of Ardglass in the peerage of Ireland.
f. 120r. George Eure, 7th Baron Eure (d. 1672).
f. 121r. Philip Wharton, 4th Baron Wharton (1613-1696).
f. 122r. William Willoughby, 6th Baron Willoughby of Parham (c.1616-1696).
f. 123r. William Paget, 5th Baron Paget (1609-1678).
f. 124r. Dudley North, 3rd Baron North (1581-1666) or possibly Dudley North, 4th Baron North (1602-1677).
f. 125r. William Brydges, 7th Baron Chandos (d. 1676).
f. 126r. John Carey, 5th Baron Hunsdon (1608-1677), styled Viscount Rochford 1628-66, 2nd Earl of Dover from 1666.
f. 127r. William Petre, 4th Baron Petre (1626-1684).
f. 128r. Charles Gerard, 4th Baron Gerard of Gerards Bromley (1626-1684).
f. 129r. Charles Stanhope, 2nd Baron Stanhope (1595-1675).
f. 130r. Henry Arundell, 3rd Baron Arundell of Wardour (d. 1694).
f. 131r. Christopher Roper, 4th Baron Teynham (1621-1673).
f. 132r. Robert Greville, 4th Baron Brooke (c.1638-1677).
f. 133r. Edward Montagu, 2nd Baron Montagu of Boughton (1616-1684).
f. 134r. Charles Howard, Baron Howard of Charlton (1615-1679), styled Viscount Andover 1626-69 and 2nd Earl of Berkshire from 1669.
f. 135r. William Grey, 1st Baron Grey of Warke (d. 1674).
f. 136r. John Robartes, 2nd Baron Robartes (1606-1685), from 1679 Earl of Radnor.
f. 137r. John Lovelace, 2nd Baron Lovelace (1616-1670).
f. 138r. John Poulett, 2nd Baron Poulett (1615-1665), or possibly John Poulett, 3rd Baron Poulett (1641-1679).
f. 139r. William Maynard, 2nd Baron Maynard (1623-1699).
f. 140r. 'William Coventray, Lord Coventry'. The arms are correct for the Coventry family. Possibly George Coventry, 3rd Baron Coventry (d. 1680) is meant.
f. 141r. Thomas Howard, 1st Baron Howard of Escrick (d. 1675).
f. 142r. Charles Mohun, 3rd Baron Mohun of Okehampton (c.1645-1677).
f. 143r. William Boteler, 2nd Baron Boteler (d. 1657).
f. 144r. William Herbert, 3rd Baron Herbert (1626-1696), created 1st Earl of Powis, 1674.
f. 145r. Edward Herbert, 3rd Baron Herbert of Cherbury (c.1633-1678).
f. 146r. 'Sir John Seymor knight, brother of William then Marquess of Hartford was created baron Semour of Trowbridg'. Probably a mistake for Sir Francis Seymour (c.1590-1664), 1st Baron Seymour of Trowbridge.
f. 147r. Richard Newport, 1st Baron Newport (1587-1651).
f. 148r. Thomas Leigh, 1st Baron Leigh (1595-1672).
f. 149r. Christopher Hatton, 1st Baron Hatton (c.1605-1670).
f. 150r. Henry Hastings, 1st Baron Loughborough (1610-1667).
f. 151r. John Byron, 1st Baron Byron (1599-1652).
f. 152r. Richard Vaughan, 1st Baron Vaughan (c.1600-1686), 2nd Earl of Carbery in the peerage of Ireland.
f. 153r. Charles Smyth, 1st Baron Carrington (d. 1706), !st Viscount Carrington in the peerage of Ireland.
f. 154r. William Widdrington, 1st Baron Widdrington (1610-1651).
f. 155r. Humble ward, 1st Baron Ward (c.1614-1670).
f. 156r. John Colepeper, !st Baron Colepeper (c.1600-1660).
f. 157r. Jacob Astley, 1st Baron Astley (1579-1652).
f. 158r. John Lucas, 1st Baron Lucas (1606-1671).
f. 159r. John Belasyse, 1st Baron Belasyse (1614-1689).
f. 160r. Lewis Watson, 1st Baron Rockingham (1584-1652).
f. 161r. Charles Gerard, 1st Baron Gerard of Brandon (c.1618-1694), aftrerwards 1st Earl of Macclesfield.
f. 162r. Robert Sutton, 1st Baron Lexington (1594-1668).
f. 163r. Charles Henry Kirkhoven, 1st Baron Wotton (1643-1683), afterwards 1st Earl of Bellomont.
f. 164r. Marmaduke Langdale, 1st Baron Langdale of Holme (1598-1661).
f. 165r. William Crofts, 1st Baron Crofts of Saxham (d.1677).
f. 166r. John Berkeley, 1st Baron Berkeley of Stratton (1607-1678).
f. 167r. Denzil Holles, 1st Baron Holles (1599-1656).
f. 168r. Frederick Cornwallis, 1st Baron Cornwallis (1610-1662).
f. 169r. George Booth, 1st Baron Delamer of Dunham Massey (1622-1684).
f. 170r. Horatio Townshend, 1st Baron Townshend (1630-1687), afterwards 1st Viscount Townshend.
f. 171r, Anthony Ashley Cooper, 1st Baron Ashley (1621-1683), from 1672 1st Earl of Shaftesbury.
f. 172r. John Crew, 1st Baron Crew (1598-1679).
f. 173r. Henry Bennet, 1st Baron Arlington (1618-1685), from 1672 1st Earl of Arlington.
f. 174r. John Frescheville, 1st Baron Frescheville (d. 1682).
f. 175r. Richard Arundell, 1st Baron Arundell of Trerice (d. 1687).
f. 176r. Thomas Butler, 1st Baron Butler of Moore Park (1634-1680), 6th Earl of Ossory in the peerage of Ireland.
f. 177. Not present (possibly an error in the original foliation).
f. 178r. 'Charles de Duras, Lord Duras'. Probably Louis de Duras (1641-1709), created Baron de Duras in 1673; from 1677 2nd Earl of Feversham.
f. 179r. 'Hugh Clifford, Lord Clifford'. Probably Thomas Clifford (1630-1673), created 1st Baron Clifford of Chudleigh 1672.
ff. 180-198. blank.
AccessConditionsUnfit for production. Please see microfilm copy.
FindingAidsNew description by Richard Palmer, 2011.
PhysicalDescriptionBinding of dark calf, rebacked. 443 x 300 mm.
Paper leaves
CustodialHistoryIncluded in the catalogue by Edmund Gibson, Lambeth Librarian from 1696 (LR/F/39, f. 91r).
CopiesMicrofilm: Lambeth Palace Library MS Film 1446 (positive)

Colour images of selected folios available from Bridgeman Art Library: MS 258 ff. 8 (Image ID: LAM 58922), 12 (Image ID: LAM 58923), 29 (Image ID: LAM 58924, LAM 58925), 65 (Image ID: LAM 58926), 75 (Image ID: LAM 58927), 83 (Image ID: LAM 58928), 137 (Image ID: LAM 58921)

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