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" when we drew near her, we put forth our ' ancient,' and she luffed up the wind to us." That celebrated piece of royal embroidery, the Bayeux tapestry, the handiwork of Matilda, the consort of William the Conqueror, and her ladies, exhibits a display... "
Heraldry, Historical and Popular - Page 3
by Charles Boutell - 1863 - 487 pages
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A manual of heraldry, historical and popular

Charles Boutell - Heraldry - 1863 - 427 pages
...of the Romans may be said to have presided over the Heraldry of Rome, as their own Dragon has ever presided over that of the Chinese. The legendary annals...gradually contribute their several memoirs, and lead us on to the full development of English mediaeval Heraldry through the agency of the Crusades. The...
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English history [an enlarged ed. of Outlines of English history] by H. Ince ...

Henry Ince, James Gilbert (publisher.) - 1864
...may be placed at the head of the early existing illustrations of the heraldry of Great Britain ; it exhibits a complete display of the military ensigns in use at the period of the Conquest. In 1100, the sea overflowed four thousand acres of land, which had belonged to Godwin, father of Harold...
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The antiquities of heraldry, collected from the literature, coins [&c.] of ...

William Smith Ellis - 1869
...much more recent writer* errs perhaps on the opposite side when he says that the Bayeux Tapestry " exhibits a complete display of the military ensigns...invaders, and the Saxon occupants of this island." The reason given by Mr. Stothard for regarding these devices as not "properly termed heraldic" is singular....
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Our Flag: Origin and Progress of the Flag of the United States of America ...

George Henry Preble - Flags - 1872 - 535 pages
...embroidery, the Bayeux tapestry, said to be the handiwork of Matilda, the consort of William the Conqueror, exhibits a complete display of the military ensigns...both the Norman invaders and the Saxon occupants of England.1 The opposite examples taken from it afford an idea of the shape and devices of the ensigns...
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History of the Flag of the United States of America: And of the Naval and ...

George Henry Preble - Flags - 1880 - 815 pages
...tapestry, the handiwork of Matilda, the consort of William the Conqueror, and her ladies, exhibits a display of the military ensigns in use at the period of the conquest by the Norman invaders and the Saxon occupants of England. The examples I have given from it afford an...
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Origin and history of the American flag and of the naval and yacht ..., Volume 1

George Henry Preble, Charles Edward Asnis - Flags - 1917
...tapestry, the handiwork of Matilda, the consort of William the Conqueror, and her ladies, exhibits a display of the military ensigns in use at the period of the conquest by the Norman invaders and the Saxon occupants of England. The examples I have given from it afford an...
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