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" The MOTTO is, according to Guillim, " a word, saying, or sentence which gentlemen carry in a scroll under the arms, and sometimes over the crest. "
The General Armory of England, Scotland, Ireland, and Wales: Comprising ... - Page xv
by Bernard Burke - 1864 - 1185 pages
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The Patrician, Volume 1

John Burke, Bernard Burke - Heraldry - 1846
...Vere, "the blue boar ;" Percy, " the crescent and manacle," &c. &c. The MOTTO is, according to Guillim, "a word, saying, or sentence, which gentlemen carry...camp, and its use can be traced to a remote period. The learned Camden assigns the reign of Henry III. as the date of the oldest motto he ever met with,...
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Vicissitudes of families: and other essays, Volume 1

Sir Bernard Burke - History - 1860 - 437 pages
...crescent and manacle;" Stafford and Bourchier, "the Knot." iBotto. The MOTTO is, according to Guillim, " a word, saying, or sentence which gentlemen carry...camp, and its use can be traced to a remote period. The learned Camden assigns the reign of Henry III. as the date of the oldest motto he ever met with,...
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The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General ..., Volume 9

George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1860
...special royal grant. A motto is, according to Guillim, " a word, saying, or sentenca which VOL. ix. 8 gentlemen carry in a scroll under the arms, and sometimes over the crest." They had their origin in the war cries of knights, though there are instances of a motto being borne...
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The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General ..., Volume 9

George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1860
...!=pecial royal grant. A motto is, according to Gnillim, "a word, saying, or sentence which VOL. ir. -8 gentlemen carry in a scroll under the arms, and sometimes over the crest.1' They had their origin in the war cries of knights, though there are instances of a motto being...
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Heraldry Illustrated: Being a Short Account of the Origin and History of ...

William Henry Abbott - Heraldry - 1897 - 127 pages
...are never expressed on the wreath nor lambrequin. MOTTOES (L. inscriptis) according to Guillim, a word, saying or sentence which gentlemen carry in...scroll under the arms and sometimes over the crest. Mottoes occasionally allude to the name of the bearer, and often to the bearings. They, no doubt, owe...
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The Robinsons and Their Kin Folk

Reference - 1902
...to be the intention of the device), one might as well alter a coat of arms as a hereditary crest." in the ' cri de guerre' or the watchword of the camp,...remote period. Camden assigns the reign of Henry III. (1216-72) as the date of the oldest motto he ever met with. Other authorities, however, carry up the...
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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
...their paraphernalia, fell Into disuse. The Motto is a word, saying or sentence, which gentlemen carried in a scroll under the Arms, and sometimes over the Crest. It was considered the watchword of the Camp, and its use can be traced to a remote period. It is asserted...
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