The mirrour of majestie, or, The Badges of honour conceitedly emblazoned: A photo-lith fac-simile reprint from Mr. Corser's perfect copy. A.D. 1618

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Pub. for the Holbein society by A. Brothers, 1870 - Emblems - 180 pages
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Page 121 - Walsingham. was advanced to the dignity of a baron of the realm, by the title of Lord Armine, of Armine, in the county of Nottingham.
Page 98 - 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 152 - June, 1605, was created a peer of the realm, by the title of Baron Carew of Clopton, in the county of Warwick. In 1608 he was appointed Master-General of...
Page 135 - There was no small loss that night of chaines and jewels, and many great ladies were made shorter by the skirts, and were very well served, that they could keep cut no better.
Page 135 - No ceremony was omitted of bridecakes, points, garters, and gloves, which have been ever since the livery of the Court ; and at night there was sewing into the sheet, casting off the bride's left hose, with many other petty sorceries.
Page 164 - The Union of Honour. Containing THE ARMES, MATCHES AND ISSUES of the KINGS, DUKES, MARQUESSES and EARLES OF ENGLAND from the Conquest, untill this present yeere, 1640.
Page 163 - Portraits of Illustrious Personages of Great Britain, engraved from Authentic Pictures in the Galleries of the Nobility and the public collections of the country, with Biographical and Historical Memoirs of their Lives and Actions.
Page 67 - By him lay heavy Sleep, the cousin of Death, Flat on the ground, and still as any stone, A very corpse, save yielding forth a breath : Small keep took he, whom Fortune frowned on, Or whom she lifted up into the throne Of high renown ; but, as a living death, So, dead alive, of life he drew the breath.
Page 73 - Mayster Thomas More in his youth devysed in hys fathers house in London, a goodly hangyng of fyne paynted clothe, with nyne pageauntes, and verses over of every of those pageauntes : which verses expressed and declared, what the ymages in those pageauntes represented : and also in those pageauntes were paynted, the thynges that the verses over them dyd (in effecte) declare, whiche verses here folowe.
Page 77 - THE Worthy tract of Paulus louius, contayning a Discourse of rare inventions, both Militarie and Amorous called Imprese. Whereunto is added a Preface contayning the Arte of composing them with many other Notable devises. By Samuel Daniell, late Student in Oxenforde AT LONDON Printed for Simon Waterson.

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