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[Bookplate for Henry Christopher Wise]
[Bookplate for Henry Christopher Wise]
Title[Bookplate for Henry Christopher Wise]
Date Created[between 1800 and 1899]
Sort Date1899
DescriptionIn black ink. No escutcheon. A straight crest wreath charged with a demi-lion, rampant, holding a damask rose, stalked leaved and seeded, in the mouth a snake that is entwined about the body.
Extent1 bookplate : steel engraving ; 6.2 x 9.3 cm
Subject - GeographicEngland
Personal NamesWise, Henry Christopher
TypeStill Image
NotesBurke's Landed Gentry has a listing for "Henry Christopher Wise, of Woodcote and Warwick Priory' J.P. AND D.L., M.P. for South Warwickshire 1865-74, and Major Warwickshire Yeo. Cavalry, b. 7 Oct. 1806' d. 15 Jan. 1883'" There are also multiple resources concerning Wise's improvements to the Woodcote House estate. Wise was the great-great grandson of Henry Wise, who was gardener to Queen Anne who laid out Kensington Gardens.
1) Burke, Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heralding History of the Landed Gentry, ed. H. Pirie-Gordon. vol. 3. (London: Shaw Publishing Co., LTD., 1937), 2475.
2) The Civil Parish of Leek Wootton and Guy's Cliffe. "The History of Woodcote, " Leek Wootton and its Hamlets., 28 October 2008.
3) Quality Parish Council. Lords of the Manor,
Access IdentifierBP MUR ENG P W574
Digital IdentifierBP_MUR_ENG_P_W574
Is Part OfRBSC Bookplates
SourceOriginal Format: University of British Columbia. Library. Rare Books and Special Collections. Thomas Murray Bookplates Collection. BP MUR ENG P W574
Date Available2008
Publisher - DigitalVancouver : University of British Columbia Library
RightsImages provided for research and reference use only. Permission to publish, copy, or otherwise use these images must be obtained from Rare Books and Special Collections:
TranscriptHenry Christopher Wise, Woodcote.
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