Symbolisms of Heraldry 1898

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Kessinger Publishing, Mar 1, 2003 - History - 168 pages
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A treatise on the meanings and derivations of armorial bearings. Contents: origin of armorial bearings; symbolic side of heraldry; heraldic colors and metals; furs of heraldry; meaning of heraldic lines; symbolisms of the ordinaries; division lines of the shield; colors of the commons charges not symbolic; symbolisms of the common charges; crowns, mitres, Episcopal hats, etc.; examples of symbolisms of colors and armorial bearings; cadency and differencing. Richly illustrated.

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