A Selection of Arms Authorized by the Laws of Heraldry

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Harrison, 1860 - Heraldry - 244 pages
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Page 76 - Or within a bordure of the last charged with eight roses of the first...
Page 104 - CREST — A demi-savage grasping in his dexter hand a sheaf of arrows, and pointing with the sinister to an imperial crown or. MOTTO— This I'll defend.
Page 104 - This clan is the only one, with the exception perhaps of the clan Donnachie, whose descent from the ancient earls of the district in which their possessions lay, can be proved by charter...
Page 50 - Out of a ducal coronet, or, an oak tree, fructed, and penetrated transversely in the main stem by a frame-saw, ppr., in a frame of the first.
Page 76 - For, as the story goes, the king being exceedingly grieved that the body of his friend should be so disgracefully treated by his enemies, proffered a great reward to any of his subjects who would adventure to rescue it ; but when none would undertake that hazardous...
Page 30 - Crest, out of a ducal coronet, a plume of five ostrich feathers, az.
Page 109 - ... gyronny of eight, or and sa. within a bordure gu. charged with eight escallops of the first; a canton, gyronny of eight, gu.
Page 102 - He then conducted the king into his barn, where his guest requested a basin and towel, to remove the stains of the broil. This being procured with difficulty, James employed himself in learning what was the summit of his deliverer's earthly wishes, and found that they were bounded by the desire of possessing, in property, the farm of Braehead, upon which he laboured as a bondsman.
Page 154 - Az., a chevron between three acorns in chief, or, and a bull's head, erased, in base of the second. For crest, a bull's head, erased, arg., distilling drops of blood, ppr. Motto, Fortiorum fortia, facta.

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