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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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Londoniana, Volume 2

Edward Walford - London (England) - 1879
...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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Old and new London: a narrative of its history, its people and its places ...

George Walter Thornbury - 1880
...others, both at home and abroad in the wars ; but then (to wit, in the wars) with their arms embroidered depicted upon them, that every man by his coat of...now these tabards are only worn by the heralds, and be called their coats of arms in service." The name of the dress is, or was till very lately, kept...
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Southwark and Its Story

Mrs. Edmund Boger - Southwark (London, England) - 1881 - 236 pages
...home and abroad in the wars, but then (to wit, in the war) 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 ; for the inn of the Tabard, Geoffrey Chaucer, esquire, the...
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Southwark and Its Story

Charlotte G. Boger - Southwark (London, England) - 1881 - 236 pages
...home and abroad in the wars, but then (to wit, in the war) 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 ; for the inn of the Tabard, Geoffrey Chaucer, esquire, the...
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A Svrvay of London: Contayning the Originall, Antiquity, Increase, Moderne ...

John Stow - London (England) - 1890 - 446 pages
...especially such as had been committed for felony or treason. 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 SVRVAY OF LONDON CONTAYING THE ORIGINALL, ANTIQUITY, INCREASE, MODERNE ...

IOHN STOW - 1890
...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 are only worn by the heralds, and be called their coats-of-arms in service. For the inn of the Tabard Geoffrey Chaucer, esquire, the...
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Shakespeare's True Life

James Walter - 1896 - 395 pages
...SOUTHWARK. 327 men and others, both at home and abroad, in the wars, with their arms embroidered thereon, that every man by his coat of arms might be known from others. Later on, these tabards were worn only by the heralds. The name of the dress was kept in remembrance...
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The Life of King Henry the Fifth

William Shakespeare - 1900 - 196 pages
...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 aie only worn by the heralds, and be called their coats of arms in service.' 116. upon our cue, the...
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Walks in London, Volume 1

Augustus John Cuthbert Hare - London (England) - 1901
...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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Memoirs of the City of London and Its Celebrities, Volume 3

John Heneage Jesse - London (England) - 1902
...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, "where Chaucer...
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