Document ReferencePw V 9
TitleBound volume of the pedigree of the Cavendish family compiled by James Strangman in 1593.
Extent6 ff
Content DescriptionThis volume contains genealogical information on the Cavendish family dating back to the 11th century. It includes black and white sketches of armorial bearings, and sketch plans of family tombs with armorial detailing, within the text.

Much of the text is in Latin.

James Strangman cannot be identified at present, but it can be inferred that he was an antiquary or genealogist by profession.
Title Of WorkPedigree of Cavendish by J: Strangman
ReprodnNoteVolumes from Pw V cannot be photographed by readers with their own camera or device, but reprographic copies can be supplied for educational and private study purposes only.
Physical DescriptionThree folios folded once forming six quartos
ConditionOuter borders fragile; stained paper
Descriptive FeaturesWatermark: Strasbourg Lily with insignia 4WR suspended from the lower centre of the watermark, 127 x 58 mm.

Countermark: letters IW, 11 x 25 mm; one type of paper throughout

One secretary hand throughout, in dark brown ink.

Left and right vertical margins marked by folding the paper

1780-1800 marble paper on pasteboards; upper cover, gold stamped brown calf leather label reads 'Pedigree of Cavendish by Strangman'; spine is covered with a strip of brown calf leather.
WatermarkStrasbourg lily
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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA73400Strangman; J. (fl 1593)fl 1593
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