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" WREATH, which was formed of two pieces of silk, " twisted together by the lady who chose the bearer for her knight." The tinctures of the Wreath are always those of the principal metal and colour of the arms ; and it is a rule in delineating the wreath... "
The General Armory of England, Scotland, Ireland, and Wales: Comprising ... - Page xiv
by Bernard Burke - 1864 - 1185 pages
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The Patrician, Volume 1

John Burke, Bernard Burke - Heraldry - 1846
...those of the principal metal and colour of the arms ; and it is a rule in delineating the wreath (shewn edgewise above the shield) that the first coil shall...constituted. Such are the wreaths in general use, but occasions have arisen when crowns and coronets supply their place. Crests have sometimes, but very...
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Display of Heraldry

William Newton - Heraldry - 1846 - 415 pages
...of the principal metal and colour of the arms ; and it is a rule in delineating the wreath, (shewn edgewise above the shield,) that the first coil shall...which the achievement is constituted. Such are the silken twisted wreaths usually adjudged by the ladies to their favourite knights, and borne round the...
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Vicissitudes of families: and other essays, Volume 1

Sir Bernard Burke - History - 1860 - 437 pages
...those of the principal metal and colour of the arms ; and it is a rule in delineating the wreath (shewn edgewise above the shield) that the first coil shall...of which the achievement is constituted. Such are 374 HERALDRY. the wreaths in general use, but occasions have arisen when crowns and coronets supply...
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Vicissitudes of families, and other essays

John Bernard Burke (sir.) - Fiction - 1861
...those of the principal metal and colour of the arms ; and it is a rule in delineating the wreath (shewn edgewise above the shield) that the first coil shall...constituted. Such are the wreaths in general use, but occasions have arisen when crowns and coronets supply their place. Crests have sometimes, but very...
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The International Cyclopedia: A Compendium of Human Knowledge, Volume 4

Richard Gleason Greene - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1890
...those of the principal metal and color of the arms. It is a rule in delineating the wreath, which is shown edgewise above the shield, that the first coil shall be of metal, and the second of color. Civic, triumphal, and other crowns were used as wreaths; and this practice...
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The International cyclopedia: a compendium of human knowledge, rev ..., Volume 4

Selim Hobart Peabody, Charles Francis Richardson - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1898
...those of the principal metal and color of the arms. . It is a rule in delineating the wreath, which is shown edgewise above the shield, that the first coil shall be of metal, and the second of color. Civic, triumphal, and other crowns were used as wreaths; and this practice...
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The Fogg family of America: The reunions of the Fogg families. Addresses ...

Adna James Fogg, John Lemuel Murray Willis - History - 1907
...always those of the principal metal and color of the arms ; and it is the rule in delineating the Torse, that the first coil shall be of the metal, and the last coil of the color of which the achievement is constituted. feudal system, the joust, tournament,...
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