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" Tabard, so called of the sign, which, as we now term it, is of a jacket, or sleeveless coat, whole before, open on both sides, with a square collar, winged at the shoulders ; a stately garment of old time, commonly worn of noblemen and others, both at... "
London: Being an Accurate History and Description of the British Metropolis ... - Page 491
by David Hughson - 1807
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The Repository of Arts, Literature, Commerce, Manufactures, Fashions and ...

Decoration and ornament - 1815
...depicted upon them,, that every man by his coat of amis might be known from others : but iH'<p tifese tabards are only worn by the heralds, and are called their coats of arms in service."— This, ipn was, .t|ie place of rendezvous for. the pilgrims oo their journies to pay their devo: tions at...
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History of the counties of Surrey and Sussex

Thomas Allen - 1829
...the shoulders. A stately garment of old time, commonly worn by noblemen and others both at home and abroad, in the wars ; but then to wit, in the wars...embroidered, or otherwise depicted upon them, that eveiy man by his coat of arms BOOK ii. (corrupted to Talbot) inn ; in which was the residence of the...
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A history of the county of Surrey

Thomas Allen - Surrey (England) - 1831
...(purveyor of viands), the reve (bailiff), the sompnour (apparitor), and the pardoner (seller of pardons). might be known from others. But now these tabards...heralds, and are called their coats of arms in service." ** The state, ariy, and number, and the cause CHAP It M'hy that assemblid was thir com pan ie •In...
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London, Volume 1

Charles Knight - London (England) - 1841
...the shoulders : a stately garment of old time, commonly worn of noblemen and others, both at home and abroad in the wars ; but then (to wit in the wars) their arms embroidered, or otherwise depict upon them, that every man by his coat of arms might be known from others. But now these tabards...
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A survey of London

John Stow - 1842
...the shoulders ; a stately garment of old time, commonly worn of noblemen and others, both at home and abroad in the wars, but then (to wit in the wars) their arms embroidered, or otherwise depict upon them, that every man by his coat of arms might be known from others : but now these tabards...
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London and Its Celebrities: A Second Series of Literary and ..., Volume 2

John Heneage Jesse - London (England) - 1850
...the shoulders : a stately garment of old time, commonly worn of noblemen and others, both at home and abroad, in the wars ; but then (to wit, in the wars),...now these tabards are only worn by the heralds, and called their coats of arms in service." — " This was the hostelry," writes Speght, in 1598 — "...
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Lectures on the history of Southwark

James Robertson (of 5, Bankside.) - 1863
...the shoulders ; a stately garment of old time, commonly worn of noblemen and others both at home and abroad in the wars ; but then (to wit in the wars) their arms embroidered, or otherwise depict upon them that every man by his coat of arms might be known from others. But now these tabards...
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Surrey Archaeological Collections, Volume 2

Archaeology - 1864
...the shoulders : a stately garment of old time, commonly worn of noblemen and others, both at home and abroad in the wars ; but then (to wit, in the wars) their arms embroidered or otherwise depict upon them, that every man, by his coat of arms, might be known from others. But now these tabards...
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All the Year Round, Volume 14

1866
...the shoulders : a stately garment of old time, commonly worn of noblemen and others, both at home and abroad in the wars ; but then (to wit, in the wars) their arms embroidered, or otherwise depict upon them, that every man by his coat of arms might be known from others. But now these tabards...
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The History of Signboards: From the Earliest Times to the Present Day

Jacob Larwood, John Camden Hotten - Inn signs - 1866 - 536 pages
...wars, but then, (to \\ it, in the wars,) their arms embroidered or otherwise depict upon them, that any man by his coat of arms might be known from others ; but now these tabardes are only worn by the heralds, and be called their coat* of arrnes in service." — Stoir,...
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