An alphabetical dictionary of coats of arms belonging to families in Great Britain and Ireland, ed. by A.W. Morant

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Alfred William W. Morant
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Papworth is an essential volume in any heraldic research library.
Note: This review applies only to the PDF version and to any e-reader versions providing pictures of the pages.
If there are any transcription-based e-reader versions, they may be better or worse than the "Plain text" accompanying the PDF, which is often but not always perfectly accurate for the blazon and then unreliable for the small-caps names following. 



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Page 166 - Duke of Cornwall and Rothsay, Earl of Carrick, Baron of Renfrew, Lord of the Isles, and Great Steward of Scotland, Prince of Wales and Earl of Chester.
Page 478 - Joiners' company, incorporated llth of Elizabeth, 1569. Arms —Gules, a chevron argent, between two pairs of compasses in chief, extended at the points, and a sphere in base or, on a chief of the last, a pale azure, between two roses gules, seeded of the third, barbed vert, on the pale an escallop shell of the second.
Page 368 - But there was another course open — Denbigh County may have taken the Arms of Denbigh Borough, as we shall find Glamorganshire did those of its County Town, and it is not unusual for the Arms of the County and County Town to be identical. The Arms of Denbigh Borough are : " On a mount a castle triple-towered, with spires and fanes on each, on the mount, before the castle, a greyhound couchant. On each side the castle an escutcheon, on the dexter the Arms of France and England, on the sinister...
Page 102 - Spencer ; over all in chief for augmentation on an escucheon arg. a cross gu. debruised by on an escuclieon az. three fleurs-de-lis or. Cap Per bend sinister dancetty erminois and sa. a lion ramp, counterchanged on a canton gu. a covered cup arg. SIMPSON, Glover's House, Sittingbourn, Kent: quartering erm. a chev. gu. betw. three pheasant cock's heads couped az. with arg. on a fess dancetty gu. betw. three torteaux a fleur-de-lis or. Escallop Arg. a lion ramp. gu. on a sinister canton az. an escallop...
Page 350 - Michael standing in the porch, mitred and vested ppr., his •dexter hand elevated to heaven, praying over three children in a boiling caldron of the first ; in his sinister hand a crosier (Edmonston).
Page 351 - It represents a castle surmounted by two others, placed pyramidically, and embattled. The castle stands on a bridge of Gothic work, with water underneath ; on each...
Page 166 - Duke of Edinburgh, Marquis of the Isle of Ely, Earl of Eltham, Viscount of Launceston, Baron of Snaudon, and Knight of the Most Noble Order of the Garter)5 Prince of Wales and Earl of Chester.
Page 266 - Conway : second, quarterly ; first and fourth, or, on a pile gu. betw. six fleurs-de-lis az. three lions pass, guard, or; second and third, gu.
Page 366 - A lion's gamb as in the arms. Carmarthen, Town of. The seal represents a castle with a tower at each end, the middle of the castle surmounted with another tower ; the castle arched in base from the dexter tower to the sinister, within the arch a lion couchant guard., on the two outside towers a Cornish chough. Carmen, Company of (London). The same Aniu a
Page 367 - THAIVES' INN, az. on a bend gu. two garbs or; on a chief sa. the letter T ar. THETPORD, Borough, [Norf.] . ., a quadrangular castle, embattled, domed, and surmounted with a tower, tripletowered; on the middle tower, a flag gu. ; out of each of the front towers, a man, in armour, the dexter holding a sword erect ; the sinister blowing a horn ; all ppr.

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