Heraldry: Customs, Rules and Styles

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Blandford Press, Jan 1, 1981 - Science - 229 pages
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Shows the basic forms and complex rules of heraldry, and includes religious, guild, municipal, and royal coats of arms

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Contents

THE SHIELD
11
CHARGES
22
THE HELM CREST AND MANTLING
59
BLAZON
66
AUGMENTATIONS
73
and Italy 85 The Royal House of the Netherlands
86
Britain 91 Marital Arms in Great Britain 92 Arms of Women
95
TITLED NOBILITY
142
PRINCES DUKES KINGS AND EMPERORS
157
CORPORATE ARMS
175
RELIGIOUS ORDERS OF CHIVALRY
195
HERALDRY IN THE ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH
201
BADGES
215
INDEX OF NAMES ARMS AND DEVICES
223
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