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" The arms of the bishopric are, on three ascents, the Virgin Mary, her arms extended between two pillars ; on the dexter, a church ; in base, the ancient arms of Man. "
An Account of the Past and Present State of the Isle of Man: Including a ... - Page 85
by George Woods - 1811 - 365 pages
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A Tour Through the Island of Mann, in 1797 and 1798: Comprising Sketches of ...

John Feltham - Isle of Man - 1798 - 294 pages
...with the prelate compofethe Confiftory Court. The arms of the bifhoprick are, on three- afcents thft Virgin Mary, her arms extended between two pillars; on the dexter, a church ; in bafe, the ancient arms of Man. In the grounds are two pofts, erected in 1760 by the thert bifhop, to...
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An Account of the Past and Present State of the Isle of Man: Including a ...

George Woods - Isle of Man - 1811 - 365 pages
...his see not being a barony, has no vote in the British house of peers. He has however, I suppose by courtesy, a seat in the house above the bar. The arms...a-year. The bishopric of Sodor was first instituted by Pope Gregory the Fourth in the ninth century *. It was erected in Sodor ; a little village in the...
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An Historical and Statistical Account of the Isle of Man, from the ..., Volume 2

Joseph Train - Isle of Man - 1845
...was Azure St. olumba at sea in a cock-boat, all proper in chief, a blazing star or.s ) The present arms of the bishopric are, on three ascents, the Virgin...two pillars, on the dexter a church, in base, the present arms of the Island, ground an ornamented shield, surmounted by a bishop's mitre. 1 Grase's...
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Feltham's Tour Through the Isle of Man, in 1797 and 1798: Comprising ...

John Feltham - Isle of Man - 1861 - 272 pages
...two vicars-general, and an episcopal registrar ; who with the prelate compose the Consistory Court. The arms of the bishopric are, on three ascents the Virgin Mary, her amis extended between two pillars ; on the dexter, a church ; in base, the ancient arms of Man. In...
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The Journal of the British Archaeological Association

British Archaeological Association - Archaeology - 1863
...family arms ; those of Sodor and Man being ary., upon three ascents the Holy Virgin, standing with her arms extended between two pillars ; on the dexter, a church ; in base, the ancient arms of Man upon an escutcheon ; in ancient times it is said to have been three crosses ; and, again, simply an...
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Kneale's Guide to the Isle of Man: Comprising an Account of the Island ...

William Kneale - Isle of Man - 1866 - 224 pages
...Columba at sea in a cock-boat, all proper, in chief, a blazing star, or. The present arms of the see are, on three ascents, the Virgin Mary, her arms extended...two pillars ; on the dexter . a church; in base the present arms of the island ; ground an ornamental shield, surmounted by a bishop's mitre. The island...
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Glover's Illustrated Guide and Visitors' Companion Through the Isle of Man ...

Matthew GLOVER, Suetonius M. TOD - Isle of Man - 1868 - 244 pages
...Germain's. The modern seal armorial of the bishopric — gules, the Virgin Mary, on three ascents, with her arms extended 'between two pillars, on the ' dexter a church : in base the three legs : the shield sur, mounted by a mitre — is conjectured, from the insertion of the present...
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Jenkinson's Practical Guide to the Isle of Man

Henry Irwin Jenkinson - 1874 - 265 pages
...The ancient arms of the Bishops of Sodor and Man were St. Columba in a cockboat at sea. The present arms of the bishopric are, on three ascents, the Virgin...two pillars, on the dexter a church, in base, the present arms of the island, ground, an ornamented shield, surmounted by a bishop's mitre. AGRICULTURE....
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Sodor and Man

Arthur William Moore - Church and state - 1893 - 276 pages
...Azure, St. Columba at sea in a cock-boat, all proper in chief, a blazing star, or. The present arms are on three ascents— the Virgin Mary, her arms extended between two pillars, dexter a church, in base the three legs. The whole being on an ornamental shield, surmounted by a bishop's...
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A Manual of Church Decoration and Symbolism

Ernest Geldart - Christian art and symbolism - 1899 - 206 pages
...passant gardant or.). Fig. 15. SODOR AND MAN. arg. the Blessed Virgin on three ascents standing with arms extended between two pillars, on the dexter a church, in base the ancient arms of Man on an inescutcheon. (gu. three legs armed ppr. conjoined in the fesse point at the thighs flexed in...
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