A Treatise on Ecclesiastical Heraldry

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W. & A.K. Johnston, 1894 - History - 580 pages
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Page 431 - Audley, quarterly per pale indented or, az., in second and third quarters an eagle displayed of the first, over all on a bend of the second a fret between two martlets of the first ; impaling Grey, barry of 6, arg., az., in chief 3 torteaux.
Page 438 - Azure, a bough pot or, charged with three salmon fishes in fret proper, and containing as many lilies of the garden, the dexter in bud, the centre fullblown, and the sinister half blown, also proper, flowered argent; issuant downwards from the middle chief amid rays of tbe sun a dexter hand holding an open book, likewise proper; 2, Argent, a chief paly of six or and gules ; 3, Argent, a cheveron sable between three boars...
Page 130 - ... d'un chapeau rouge • à larges bords, avec des cordons de soie de même couleur, entrelacés l'un dans l'autre, pendants aux deux côtés de l'écu, et terminés par cinq houppes chacun.
Page 151 - VIII and the third either by Benedict XIII. or Urban V. I recently remarked that on the tomb of Pope Boniface in the basilica of S. John Lateran the tiara has but one coronet. This is, so far as I am aware, the first appearance of it in connexion with the Papal arms.
Page 420 - Harry of six argent and azure, in chief three lozenges gules, on the second bar of argent a mullet pierced sable ; (2) Argent, thereon an escutcheon of the arms of the See of Lincoln (ie...
Page 132 - ... larges bords avec des cordons de soie de même couleur entrelacés l'un dans l'autre, pendants aux deux côtés de l'écu, et terminés par quatre houppes chacun. Franc quartier de Gueules à la croix alaisée d'or!
Page 130 - Comtes consistait seulement dans la toque de velours noir, retroussée de contre-hermine , avec porte-aigrette or et argent, surmontée de cinq plumes, accompagnée de quatre lambrequins, les deux supérieurs en or et les deux autres en argent.
Page 52 - Prior and his successors may use a mitre, ring, staff, amice, gremial gloves, and other pontifical insignia, not only in the Church of Ely but in whatever place they may give the solemn benediction after mass, except in the presence of the Legate of the Holy See.
Page 182 - Gules, two lions passant guardant in pale or: on a chief azure the effigy of the Blessed Virgin, seated, crowned and sceptred, and holding the Holy Child, all of the second."* At p.
Page 171 - Norwich, Oxford, Peterborough, Rochester, St. Albans, St. Asaph, St. Davids, Salisbury, Southwell, Truro, and Worcester. 2. The lower House. Prolocutor: Right Rev.

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