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Historical Works of Heraldry in the Cathedral Library

The Wren Library (from Wikimedia Commons)
Works of Armorie

In the 19th Century a catalogue[1] was published showing all the books and manuscripts present in the Cathedral Library. This is available on at Using this we can see what books covering Heraldry and Armory were present at that time, and for example, may have been sources for the nineteenth century shields in the Chapter House windows. According to the current Cathedral Library Catalogue all of these items are still present.

I have identified the following works (some which themselves are available from or googlebooks):

  1. "A Catalogue of Books and Manuscripts in the Library of Lincoln Cathedral", G.F.Apthorp, Lincoln, 1859 P. (all)