English Heraldry

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Page vi - Famous Events in General History. Illustrated by a number of beautiful Engravings, and written with the special view to interest and instruct Young People. Crown 410, in an embellished wrapper 35.6ci Bound in cloth, extra gilt 55.
Page 140 - Leoni non sagittis fido," / trust to the lion, not to the arrows, is that of the EGERTONS, whose shield exhibits a lion between three pheons; and the MARTINS use these singular words, "He who looks at Martin's ape, Martin's ape shall look at him !" having reference to their crest, of "an ape observing himself in a looking-glass.
Page 312 - 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 Faythe, etc.
Page 311 - 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 311 - Wherefore being solicited and by credible report informed that John Shakespeare of Stratford uppon Avon in the counte of Warwik, whose parentes and late antecessors* were for theyre faithefull and va[leant service advaunced and rewarded by the most prudent] prince King Henry the Seventh of [famous memorie, sythence which tyme they have continewed at] those partes, being of good reputacion [and credit...
Page 5 - ... immunity in respect of any complicity with the views of their respective authors. It cannot be too often repeated that the Council, as a body, has no theories of its own. Its formation is due to the existence of some facts which cannot and ought not to be ignored. First, the almost universal desire common in all ages of the world, and amongst all races of men, for obtaining more command over the comparatively unoccupied space which has continually eluded all attempts, although man observes that...
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 viii - Tales is. Little Lizzie. By MARY GILLIES. And other Tales . is. Luke Barnicott. By WILLIAM HOWITT. And other Tales ............ Is. The Secret Society. By Mrs. DE MORGAN. And other Tales is. The Boat Club. By OLIVER OPTIC. And other Tales. IS. The Little Peacemaker. By MARY HOWITT. And other Tales ............ is.
Page 312 - I have hereunto subscribed my name and fastened the scale of my office endorzed with the signett of my Arms. At the Office of Arms London, the xx daye of 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 Fayth etc. 1596.
Page 99 - ... countries, the wings are represented as erect (the more usual form in England), and having the tips of all the principal feathers pointing upwards, as in No. 213. The Eagle borne as the Ensign of Imperial FRANCE was represented grasping a thunderbolt, in an attitude of vigilance, having its wings displayed, but with the tips of the feathers drooping, as they would be in the living bird; No. 214. EDWARD III., as a Second Crest, bore an Eagle. An Eagle also was borne for his Crest, as the imperial...

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