Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

29/4/2008

Riding to rescue vital record of English medieval knights

The export of a 13th Century roll of arms, crucial to the study of medieval English knighthood, has been put on hold.

Culture Minister, Margaret Hodge, has placed a temporary export bar on the Dering Roll, a decorated manuscript roll of arms on vellum. This will provide a last chance to raise the money to keep the roll in the United Kingdom. for more click here

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