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Page 35 - Scotland was divided into two provinces — the one on the north, and the other on...
Page 152 - Crosse he bore, The deare remembrance of his dying Lord, For whose sweete sake that glorious badge he wore, And dead, as living, ever him ador'd : Upon his shield the like was also scor'd, For soveraine hope which in his helpe he had. Right faithfull true he was in deede and word, But of his cheere did seeme too solemne sad ; Yet nothing did he dread, but ever was ydrad.
Page 14 - The satirist may laugh, the philosopher may preach ; but Reason herself will respect the prejudices and habits which have been consecrated by the experience of mankind.
Page 516 - Thicknesse may in like manner be taken, liornc, and used by the issue of their marriage; such arms being first duly exemplified according to the laws of arms, and recorded in the Herald's office otherwise the said royal licence and permission to be void and of none effect : And also to command that the said royal concession and declaration be recorded in Her Majesty's College of Arms.
Page 325 - Why should the name of our father be 'done away from among his family, because he hath no son? Give unto us tlierefore a possession among the brethren of our father.
Page 138 - Milldovan is an armillary sphere, proper. erect gules, clasped and ornamented, or, thereon a silver penny, on which is written the Lord's Prayer ; on the top of the book a dove proper, in its beak a crow-quill, sable.
Page 82 - College, exists in the Lyon Office, in which the pedigrees of applicants, after being proved to the satisfaction of the heraldic authorities, are inserted with the accompanying evidence. ' To what extent the register of genealogies in the Lyon Office may be admitted as a probative document, conclusive of the facts which it sets forth, has not been ascertained by actual decision ; but there can be no doubt that, in question» both as to property and honours, it would be regarded as a most important...
Page 335 - ... act. And a general saving is constantly added, at the close of the bill, of the right and interest of all persons whatsoever; except those whose consent is so given or purchased, and who are therein particularly named: though it has been held, that, even if such saving be omitted, the act shall bind none but the parties.