Antiquites de l'art heraldique; or, A short treatise on the origin and use of coat armour

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Page 6 - Every man of the children of Israel shall pitch by his own standard, with the ensign of their father's house: far off about the tabernacle of the congregation shall they pitch.
Page 3 - Granting him also for a coat of augmentation, " in a field gules an armed right arm carrying upon a sword a banner argent charged with a cross betwixt sixteen shields of the first and a lion of England in the fesse point. And for a crest, a chevalier in a fighting posture, his scarf red, his left arm hanging down useless, and holding his bridle in his teeth, his face, sword, armour and horse cruentated.
Page 17 - Argent, two bars Gules, on a canton of the second a lion passant guardant Or.
Page 61 - This reward (saith Leigh), is to be given by a King for Vertue, Learning, and Domestic Services ; especially for employment in Ambassage : for therein may a gentleman deserve as well of his Sovereign, as the Knight that serveth himln the_Field.
Page 54 - ... heels, then to break his sword over his head, which the king had given him to keep and defend his land therewith, when he made him earl. After this, he let unclothe him of his furred tabard, and of his hood, of his coat of arms, and also of his girdle ; and when this was done, Sir Anthony said unto him,
Page 54 - Chef, signifying head, from the place it occupies in the shield) is the whole upper part of the field, cut off horizontally by a straight or any other of the partition lines used in Heraldry, and should comprise a third part* of the escutcheon. The Pale is formed by two lines drawn perpendicularly from the top to the base of the escutcheon, comprising a third part of the field. "The French...
Page 20 - ... avant-dit Robert de Morley & mes heires au dit Robert de Corby & a ces heires les Armes avant-dites, en quand en nous est, envers touz hommes a toutz joures garranterons. On tesmoignance de quel chose a cestes mes lettres overtees iaimis mon seale, Donne au Chasteau de Risinge, le jour de la Tissanie, le sisme jour de Januare 1'an du regne Edward tiers puis le Conq. d'Engleterre 22 & de france neosisme. GRANT OF HIS ARMS BY SIR THOMAS CLANVOWE, KNT., TO WILLIAM CRIKETOT, DATED IN THE FEAST OF...
Page 29 - ... (MS.A). Sir George Mackenzie, in his " Science of Heraldry," published two years after, in 1680, gives the same account. He says — "Some also derive their names as well as their arms from some considerable action ; and thus a second son of Struan Robertson, for killing of a wolf in Stocket Forrest by a durk in the king's presence, got the name of Skein, which signifies a durk in Irish, and three durk-points in pale for his armes.
Page 5 - Noah, called by the Gentiles, Janus, being banished from the blessed tents of Shem and Japhet, by reason of the curse...
Page 20 - Habend. & tenend. ac portand. & utenda ubicunque voluerit sibi & haered. suis imperpetuum: Ita quod non ego, nec aliquis alius nomine meo, aliquid jus vel clamium seu calumpniam in praedicto scuto habere potuerimus, sed per praesentes sumus exclusi imperpetuum. In cujus rei testimonium Sigillum meum apposui, Dat apud Knightley die Mercurii, prox. post festum Paschae, Anno regni regis Henrici sexti post conquestum quarto decimo. Peshale bore argent, a cross engrailed flory sable (Foster's Feudal Coats...

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