Elements of heraldry

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Page 21 - Azure, an episcopal staff in pale argent, ensigned with a cross patie or, surmounted by a pall of the second edged and fringed of the third, charged with four crosses formee fitchee sable.
Page 19 - a faulcon in a fetterlock,' implying that he was shut up from all hope and possibility of the kingdom, when his brother John of Gaunt began to aspire thereto. Whereupon he asked...
Page 23 - ... lined with white. Garter King-of-Arms. — The principal King-of-Arms in England. His duty is to attend upon knights at their installation, and to grant and confirm arms under the Earl Marshal. The official arms of Garter are arg., the Cross of St. George; on a chief az., a ducal coronet encircled with a garter of the order, between a lion of England and a fleur-de-lis, all or. Garter-Plate.— See Stall-Plate. Gauntlet. — A glove of mail. This must be blazoned dexter or sinister. Gaze. —...
Page 21 - Vatican,' he shows that he deserves the same confidence in his knowledge of the papal history, as if, writing the history of France, he were to embody the valour of France during the crusades under the symbol of the tricolor, or describe St. Louis as issuing his ordinances from the Tuileries. The second crown did not appear on the tiara till after Boniface VIII. (1294-1303), whilst the third was only added in the thirteenth century by Boniface IX.
Page ii - CHRONOLOGICAL CHART OF BRITISH ARCHITECTURE ; with the Genealogy and Armorial Bearings of the Sovereigns of England, and parallel Tables of the most important events in British and General History ; with an Explanatory Volume. By ARCHIBALD BARR1NGTON.
Page xix - ... silk ribbon, whereon shall hang pendant in an escutcheon argent, a saltire azure, thereon an escutcheon of the arms of Scotland, with an imperial crown above the escutcheon, and encircled with the motto
Page 6 - Out of a ducal coronet an oak tree fructed, and penetrated transversely in the main stem by a frame saw...
Page 20 - Well, if you cannot tell me, I will tell you — Hie hcec hoc taceatis,' as advising them to be silent and quiet, saying, ' Yet God knows what may come to pass hereafter.
Page 5 - Derby, Earl of, and Baron Stanley (Smith Stanley) on a chapeau gu. turned up erm., an eagle, wings endorsed, or feeding an infant in its nest, ppr., swaddled oz, banded of the third.
Page 16 - Azure, upon a book open proper, leathered gules, garnished or, having on the dexter side seven seals of the last, the words DOMINUS ILLUMINATIO...

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