MC:F29/2/MS2 Loose Papers from Heraldry Notebooks
The following loose papers were found throughout Greene’s notebooks on heraldry (MC:F29/2/MS1/1–2). As the notes often relate to the content of the pages where they were inserted, the relevant page numbers of the notebooks appear after the initial description of the items. Items MC:F29/2/MS2/1–6 are the loose notes from notebook MC:F29/2/MS1/1; and items MC:F29/2/MS2/7–13 are the loose notes from MC:F29/2/MS1/2.
Sheet of paper with rough notes on heraldry. (from MC:F29/2/MS1/1, inserted at the beginning of notebook)
MC:F29/2/MS2/2 8 March [no year]
A small scrap of paper with rough notes on heraldry and a letter to Greene from H.A. Wilson (dated March 8th), in which he discusses the heraldry in St Swithun’s Quadrangle. (2 items) (from MC:F29/2/MS1/1, pp. 14–15)
A small scrap of paper with rough notes on the Walwyn coat of arms. Inserted where Greene’s description of Walwyn’s coat of arms appears. (from MC:F29/2/MS1/1, pp. 62–3)
MC:F29/2/MS2/4 20 March
A small card addressed to Greene from H.A. Wilson and dated March 20th (no year). Wilson provides Greene with the probable dates of W. Danvers’s death. The card is inserted where Greene’s description of Danvers’s coat of arms appears. (from MC:F29/2/MS1/1, pp. 92–3)
Two pages of notepaper on which Greene has compiled a numbered list of the arms of the college’s benefactors. (2 items) (from MC:F29/2/MS1/1, pp. 124–5)
A letter sent to Greene from Lichfield College (name of sender unknown) regarding the arms of Bishop Smallbroke. The sender also encloses the inscription on Smallbroke’s tomb. Inserted where Greene’s description of Smallbroke’s coat of arms appears. (2 items) (from MC:F29/2/MS1/1, pp. 178–9)
MC:F29/2/MS2/7–13 c. 1898–9
Loose notes and correspondence (from MC:F29/2/MS1/2, all inserted at front of book). This bundle of papers included loose, rough notes on coats of arms as well six pieces of correspondence as follows:
MC:F29/2/MS2/7 c. 1898–9
28 pieces of very rough notes on heraldry.
MC:F29/2/MS2/8 2 March 1898
Receipt of 5 shillings received by A.S. Scott-Gatty (College of Arms, London) from W.A.B. Musgrave Esq. for a search regarding the Arms of Magdalen College. Dated 2 March 1898.
MC:F29/2/MS2/9 19 May 1898
Letter to Herbert W. Greene (Magdalen College, Oxford) from AS. Scott-Gatty, York Herald (College of Arms, London. E.C.), dated 19 May 1898. Scott-Gatty is replying to Greene’s enquiry regarding Waynflete’s coat of arms. He includes a transcription of the heraldic visitation of 1574. (2 items: envelope and notepaper)
MC:F29/2/MS2/10 10 Jan 1899
Letter to Herbert W. Greene (Magdalen College, Oxford) from A. S. Scott-Gatty, York Herald (College of Arms, London. E.C.), and dated 10 January 1899. Scott-Gatty writes that he encloses a sketch and note requested by Greene. These are presumably the description and illustration of the Magdalen coat of arms catalogued under MC:F29/2/P1/2.
Short note addressed to Greene from Philip G. Pearson (Magdalen College Oxford). Pearson apologises for oversleeping and missing Greene’s lecture. On the reverse of this note Greene has jotted down some rough notes on heraldry, which is why this item appears amongst this material.
MC:F29/2/MS2/12 14 Dec. 1898
Letter to Greene from M. J. Rendall (Winchester) and dated 14 December 1898. Rendall provides Greene with a description and illustration of Waynflete’s coat of arms found in Winchester Cathedral.
MC:F29/2/MS2/13 6 March [no year]
Card to Greene from H.A. Wilson (Magdalen College, Oxford) and dated 6 March. Wilson suggests to Greene that ‘some perplexing arms’ may be the coat of William Earl of Arundel.
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