The handbook to English heraldry

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Reeves & Turner, 1914 - Heraldry - 351 pages
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Page 1 - With shame I confess it, my dear Miss Vernon, the mysteries couched under the grim hieroglyphics of heraldry are to me as unintelligible as those of the pyramids of Egypt.
Page 297 - The Chancellor of the Exchequer. The Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster. The Lord Chief Justice of the Queen's Bench.
Page 297 - Knights Grand Commanders of the Star of India. Knights Grand Cross of St. Michael and St. George. Knights Grand Commanders of the Indian Empire. Knights Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order. Knights Grand Cross of Order of the British Empire.
Page 310 - October, the xxxviij. yeare of the reigne of our Soveraigne Lady Elizabeth, by the grace of God Quene of England, France, and Ireland, Defender of the Kaythe, etc.
Page 268 - SUPPORTERS (dexter), a lion guardant or, crowned as the crest ; (sinister), a unicorn argent, armed, crined and unguled or, gorged with a coronet composed of crosses patee and fleurs de Us, a chain affixed thereto, passing between the forelegs and reflexed over the back of the last.
Page 267 - Quarterly, \ and 4, gules, three lions passant guardant in pale or (ENGLAND) ; 2, or, a lion rampant within a double tressure flory and counterflory gules (SCOTLAND) ; 3, azure, a harp or, stringed argent (IRELAND).
Page 54 - Upon his breast a bloodie Cross 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...
Page 298 - Eldest sons of the younger sons of Peers. Eldest sons of Baronets. Eldest sons of Knights.
Page 310 - Gould, on a Bend Sables, a Speare of the first steeled argent. And for his creast or cognizaunce a falcon his winges displayed Argent standing on a wrethe of his coullers: suppo(rting) a Speare Gould steeled as aforesaid sett vppon a helmett with mantelles & tasselles as hath ben accustomed...
Page 310 - Seventh of [famous memorie, sythence which tyme they have continewed at] those parks, being of good reputacion [and credit ; and that the] said John hathe maryed [Mary, daughter and one of the heyrs of Robert Arden, of Wilmcote, in the said] counte...

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