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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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Once a Week

Eneas Sweetland Dallas - 1867
...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...now these tabards are only worn by the heralds, and be called their coats of arms in service." Every reader of our old literature will remember how the...
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Once a week, an illustrated miscellany of literature, art, science ..., Volume 3

1867
...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 Westminster: City and Suburb: Strange Events ..., Volume 1

John Timbs - London (England) - 1868
...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 be called their coats of arms in service." From Speght we learn that the original Tabard was standing...
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Chaucer's England, Volume 2

William Brighty Rands - Great Britain - 1869
...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...now these tabards are only worn by the heralds, and be called their coats of arms in service.' Stowe published his first edition in 1598 ; and Speght,...
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Chaucer's England, by Matthew Browne

William Brighty Rands - 1869
...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: Its Celebrated Characters and Remarkable Places, Volume 3

London (England) - 1871
...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 159S—" where...
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Walks in London, Volume 1

Augustus John Cuthbert Hare - London (England) - 1878
...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) their arms embroidered, or otherwise depict upon them, that every man by his coat of arms might be known from others." There was such a...
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Walks in London, Volume 1

Augustus John Cuthbert Hare - London (England) - 1878
...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." There was such a completely old-world character in the courtyard of the Tabard that, though Chaucer...
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Walks in London, Volume 1

Augustus John Cuthbert Hare - London (England) - 1878
...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) their WALKS IN LONDON. arms embroidered, or otherwise depict upon them, that every man by his coat of arms...
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Londoniana, Volume 2

Edward Walford - London (England) - 1879
...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...now these tabards are only worn by the heralds, and be called their coats of arms in service." There can be no doubt that by the end of the fourteenth...
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