MS. Eng. misc. f. 36
Summary Catalogue no.: Not in SC (late accession)
Rules of blason, including notes on colours and metals (fol.4), and on differences (fol.10)
fols. 1r-3v were originally blank; fols. 8v-9v, 12v are blank.
Hypothetical problem in French, relating to the heraldic rights of eldest and youngest sons
Note referring to ‘Bartholomeum de proprietatibus animalium’
Extracts headed ‘Barth(olus de Saxo Ferrato)’ and ‘Ffranciscus ⟨de Foveis?⟩’, ‘J. de Han⟨v⟩il et Barth’.’, probably taken from J. de Bado Aureo, Tract. de armis, ed. E. J. Jones, p.111
Two very short unfinished(?) notes; fol. 29v is blank.
Extract from the Latin version, of which the French is pr. in A. R. Wagner, Heralds and Heraldry in the Middle Ages, Oxford, 1956, app. C, p.137.
Miscellaneous short notes, in Latin and English; fols. 31r, 33v are blank.
Examples of charges, illustrated with forty-four shields, most of them coloured, two or four to a page, blazoned in English; fol. 42r-v is blank.
Methods of quartering arms, in trick.
Not ruled; the scribe has often used the chain-lines to guide his writing. Variable number of lines per page. Single column.
Headings not rubricated, but often in larger, more formal, script, using thicker penstrokes.
Decorated with circles containing the colours, metals, furs, etc., and with shields of a variety of shapes, often coloured.
Sewn on an uncertain number of bands, and bound in undecorated 18th century 'limp vellum'; the spine inscribed in ink: 'Blazon | Temp: | Regis | Hen:V.'