The Visitations of the County of Oxford Taken in the Years 1566, Volume 5

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Harleian Society, 1871 - Electronic books - 383 pages
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Page 211 - Street, in the parish of St. Giles in the Fields, in the county of Middlesex, spinster, all of his estate, after the payment of his debts and funeral expenses, and appointed her, executrix.
Page 78 - ... medallion with a golden rampant lion displaying a red tongue and balancing a crown on his head. Finally we may as well go on to Liverpool whence we started and call at the Isle of Man. " The arms of Man are legs," says Planche ; heraldically they are — " gules, three human legs in armour proper, conjoined in the fess point at the upper part of the thighs and flexed in triangle.
Page xi - ... he understood well, but he found him nice and supercilious. Few gentlemen appeared, because at that time there was a horse race at Brackley. Such that came to him, he entred if they pleased. If they did not enter he was indifferent, so the visitation was a trite thing. Many look'd on this matter as a trick to get money.
Page xi - Edw. Bysshe, Clarenceaux king of armes, was at the Crowne Inn near Carfax in Oxon. in order to visit part of the county of Oxon. being part of the province belonging to Clarenceux. AW was with him several times, eate and drank with him, and had several discourses with him concerning armes and armory which he understood well, but he found him nice and supercilious. Few gentlemen appeared, because at that time there was a horse race at Brackley. Such that came to him, he entred if they pleased. If...
Page 66 - Per pale Or and Az. on a chevron between three griffins' heads erased, four fleurs-de-lys all counterchanged of the field [POPE], impaling, Quarterly 1 and 4. Barry nebulee of six Or and Sa.
Page xi - Edward having a coach and four horses with him, he went to Banbury. There were only with him old . . . Wither a herald painter of London and his clerk (Gregorie) the former of which trick'd the coates, the other entred them in the book of visitation. He the said Sr. Edw. Bysshe was in Oxon. againe in 1675, to make an end of his visitation but AW was then absent.

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