File P 1/11 - Drury pedigree roll

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P 1/11


Drury pedigree roll


  • [1675x1700] (Creation)

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1 roll.

Some of the blue, gold and silver paint has flaked off some of the coats of arms.

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Pedigree roll showing the descent of Anne, Elizabeth and Sarah Harbord, the daughters of Phillip Harbord of Stanning Hall, Norfolk, esq., and Ann his wife, daughter and co-heir of Sir William Drury of Besthorpe, from Drury, "a Norman gent. came in with W'm the Conquerour". The roll is unusual in that the pedigree starts as a tree trunk in the bottom left corner of the square parchment, grows clockwise around the outside of the parchment, ending in the middle with the three sisters and their maternal grandfather's heraldic achievement.

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Preferred citation: P 1/11

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  • Text: P 1/11 (Bocs 347); $q - Some of the blue, gold and silver paint has flaked off some of the coats of arms..