LONDON, The British Library
English Roll of Arms (Dering Roll) ms.
London, BL, Add. Roll 77,720
13th cent. (ca 1270-1280), England (Dover, Kent?)
Roll of parchment, 4 membranes, ca 265 x 21 cm; 324 painted coats-of-arms in 54 rows of 6 shields; legends in English
Presumably commissioned by Stephen of Penchester, constable of Dover Castle, 1268-1299
Owners: Hugh Fitzwilliam of Sprotborough, 16th cent. (?); Thomas Knevett of Ashwellthorpe, Norfolk, c. 1539-1618 (?); Sir Edward Dering, 1598-1644; Sir Thomas Phillipps, 1792-1872 (MS. 31146); Sir Anthony Wagner, 1908-1995 (bought on 6 Feb. 1948)
Auction: Sotheby's (London), 4 Dec. 2007, lot nr. 46. Export-stopped by the Auhority