A Manual for the Study of Monumental Brasses: With a Descriptive Catalogue of Four Hundred and Fifty Rubbings in the Possession of the Oxford Architectural Society

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Architectural Society and sold, 1848 - Brasses - 227 pages
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Page civ - And here it is to be noted, that such Ornaments of the Church and of the Ministers thereof, at all Times of their Ministration, shall be retained, and be in use, as were in this Church of England, by the Authority of Parliament, in the Second Year of the Reign of King Edward the Sixth.
Page 149 - Queen at a grand stag hunt at that park; where, attending, as was the duty of his office, he, in the heat of the chase, suddenly leaped from his horse upon the back of the stag (both running at the same time...
Page cxi - ... spoiled, broken, and ruinated, to the offence of all noble and gentle hearts, and the extinguishing of the honourable and good memory of sundry virtuous and noble persons deceased ; but also the true understanding of divers families in this...
Page xxviii - Episcopus, presbyter, aut diaconus, si a gradu suo injuste dejectus in secunda synodo innocens reperiatur, non potest esse quod fuerat, nisi gradus amissos recipiat coram altario, de manu episcopi orarium, annulum, et baculum ; si presbyter, orarium et planetam ; si diaconus, orarium et albam ; si subdiaconus, patenam et calicem.
Page 232 - Glossary of Terms used in British Heraldry ; with a Chronological Table illustrative of its Rise and Progress.
Page liv - Gu. a demi virgin couped below the shoulders issuing from clouds all ppr. or, crowned with an Eastern Crown of the last ; her hair dishevelled and wreathed round the temple with roses of the second, all within an orb of clouds ppr. Motto, HONOR DEO. — (Burke's Genl. Armory. J — (See Illus, No. \.J 0. — David Deakins, 1657 ... ... Bakers
Page cxv - ... her Majesty chargeth and commandeth all manner of persons hereafter to forbear the breaking or defacing of any parcel of any monument, or tomb, or grave, or other inscription and memory of any person deceased, being in any manner of place ; or to break any image of Kings, Princes, or nobles' estates of this realm, or of any other that have been in times past erected and set up, for the only memory of them to their posterity in common Churches...
Page 44 - ... feet : at the knees are genoullieres of plate ornamented with roses, and the spurs are of the plain pryck form. Over all is worn a loose surcoat with a fringed border ; it is confined at the waist by a plaited cord, below which it opens in front, and falls on either side in ample folds. An enriched guige passing over the right shoulder, supports on the opposite side a heater shield, emblazoned with armorial bearings, [the blue enamel of which still remains ;] the ornament on the guige consists...
Page xiv - ... the 4th of September, in the same year, being then ambassador from the English court to the council of Constance. There is one fine example at Seville, in Spain ; also a few in Funchal cathedral, Madeira ; and in Denmark there are known to have existed some of the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries. Italy is entirely without them ; but some incised slabs are to be found at Rome. Very few brasses are to be found in Wales ; Beaumaris, Swansea, Ruthin, and Whitehead possess the best. One example...
Page cxv - ... images in churches and abbeys; and therefore, although it be very hard to recover things broken and spoiled, yet both to provide that no such barbarous disorder be hereafter used, and to repair as much of the said monuments as conveniently may be, Her Majesty...

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