The Knightage of Great Britain and Ireland

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E. Churton, 1841 - Knights and knighthood - 216 pages
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Page 6 - And on his brest a bloodie Crosse he bore, The deare remembrance of his dying Lord, For whose sweete sake that glorious badge he wore, And dead, as living, ever him ador'd : Upon his shield the like was also scor'd, For soveraine hope which in his helpe he had.
Page 29 - MARCH 1707. AT THE CASTLE of Edinburgh and within the Crown roume there betwixt the hours of one and two afternoon of the twenty...
Page 34 - I. in the first of his reign, confirmed the statutes signed by Queen Anne, with the addition of several more, among which was that of adding rays of glory to surround the figure of St. Andrew which hangs at the collar : and though from the reformation to George VOL.
Page 51 - Class — Companions of the Order ; not limited in number ; they are to take precedence of esquires, but not entitled to the appellation, style, &c. of knights bachelors. To wear the badge assigned to the third class, pendent by a narrow red riband to the button-hole.
Page 59 - In 1804 he was made vice-admiral, and in the following year was appointed to the command of the Toulon squadron.
Page 2 - To these were added religion, which mingled itself with every passion and institution during the middle ages, and by infusing a large proportion of enthusiastic zeal, gave them such force as carried them to romantic excess. Men were trained to knighthood by a long previous discipline ; they were admitted into...
Page 144 - Quarterly ; first and fourth, or, on a mount vert, a tree ppr. on a chief gu. a crescent between two mullets ar.
Page 157 - Sir Samuel Trevor Dickens was present at the landing at Ferrol, in August, 1800, and joined Sir Ralph Abercromby's army in the Mediterranean in September following.
Page 129 - THE COLLAR is formed alternately of lions of England, of Maltese crosses, and of the ciphers SM and SG, having in the centre the imperial crown, over two winged lions, passant guardant, each holding a book, and seven arrows. At the opposite end of the collar are two similar lions. The whole is of gold, except the crosses, which are of white enamel, and it is linked together by small gold chains.
Page 90 - Dec. 1812] gu. a lion ramp. betw. three martlets ar. on a canton or, the stern of a ship of the line ppr. — Crest, out of a naval crown or, the rim or circle inscribed with the word Spartan; a swan ar.

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