Catalogue of Seals in the Department of Manuscripts in the British Museum, Volume 6

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Page 699 - They are much honoured by the Greeks, Syrians, and all the oriental nations. Their relics were conveyed to Marseilles in a large' stone coffin, which is still shown there in St. Victor's church. In the Musseum Victorium at Rome is a factitious plaster or stone, (made of sulphur melted with fire and mortar,) formed in imitation of a large precious stone, in which is cut a group of figures representing the Seven Sleepers, with their names, and near Constantine and John are exhibited two clubs ; near...
Page 625 - Armorial bearings not on a shield. Per pale dexter, quarterly 1 and 4 Castile ; 2 and 3 Leon ; sinister, quarterly 1 and 4 France (ancient) ; 2 and 3 England, with a label of three points ermine. The first and fourth quarters of each F1r,, (iv.) PRIVY SEALS AND GREAT SEAL OF JOHN OF GAUNT.
Page 785 - Aquila Ezechielis Sponse missa est de celis Volat ipsa sine meta Quo nee vates nee propheta Evolavit alcius.
Page 632 - Algecira, of Gibraltar, of the Canary islands, of the East and West Indies, Islands, and Terra Firma, of the Ocean sea, Archduke of Austria, Duke of Burgundy, Brabant, and Milan, Count of Apsburgh, of Flanders, Tirol, and Barcelona, Lord of Biscay and of Molina, ,S;c.
Page 717 - ... STAIRS ON THE DELAWARE FRONT, PHILADELPHIA. — Questions are frequently asked about the antiquity of the public stairs which descend from Front to Water Street on the Delaware front of the city. The following abstracts from a warrant of Proprietor Penn to Henry Johnson, March, 1689, furnish the data: William Penn true and absolute Proprietary and Governour in Chief of the province of Pensilvania...
Page 63 - King of Germany, Hungary, and Bohemia — Archduke of Austria — Duke of Burgundy, Styria, and Silesia — Marchio of Moravia, Count of Tyrol...
Page 633 - Philip, by the grace of God, king of Castile, Leon, Aragon, the two Sicilies, Jerusalem, Portugal, Navarre, Granada, Toledo, Valencia, Galicia, Mallorca, Seville, Sardinia, Cordoba, Corsica, Murcia, Jaen, the...
Page 222 - ... the motto of the Order of the Bath, TRIA • JUNCTA • IN • UNO • (Three [probably kingdoms] joined in one).
Page 146 - ... 159-74. 29 Anne was married by procuration to Maximilian on 19 December 1490 and is styled Queen for the first time in the registers on 4 January 1491 (ALA, B 13 fo. 100 r), though letters of 28 December 1490 refer to her by that title (Preuves, iii. 682). The usual address of their joint letters was 'Maximilian et Anne, par la grace de Dieu, roy et royne des Romains, duc et duchesse de Bretaigne, a touz ceulx qui cestes presentes lettres verront, salut
Page 65 - King of Germany, Hungary, Bohemia, Dalmatia, Croatia, and Sclavonia ; Archduke of Austria; Duke of Burgundy, Stiria, Carinthia, Carnolia and Wirtemberg ; Count of Tirol, etc.

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