Heraldry, Historical and Popular

Heraldry, Historical and Popular

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1863 edition. Excerpt: ...by Richard II to Thomas Mowbray, Earl MarshaL Fitz-alan, Earl of Arundel: --Out of a crest-coronet or, a griffin's head arg., beaked gu., between a pair of wings erect; No. 694, Pl. LXIV. Neville, Earl of Westmoreland: --Upon a wreath, a dun bull's head and neck erased ppr. (Monument and Seals). Ralph, Lord Bassett, of Drayton, K.G.: --Out of a creslcoronet, a boar's head erased sa., armed or. (Garter-Plate). Stanley, Earl of Derby: --On a chapeau, an eagle, wings addorsed, or, hovering over an infant in its nest ppr. swaddled az., banded of the first. (Garter-Plate). The Stanleys have derived this Crest from the Lathams, of whom it is recorded that one of the heads of their house adopted as his heir a child which had been exposed in an eagle's nest in Latham Park, but which the eagle had carefully nurtured, instead of destroying it. Kirkpatrick, of Closeburn: --On a wreath, a dexter hand, couped at the wrist, holding erect a dagger imbrued, all ppr., with the motto, " I'se mak siker." No. 525 A, PL XXX. The historical origin of this Crest and its motto is well known. Pole, Sir Richard, K.G., father of the Cardinal: --On a loreath, a cormorant trussing a fish. (Garter-Plate). Wodehouse, Baron Wodehouse: --On a wreath, a dexter hand holding a club, all ppr. In chief, the words, "Frappez fort." In base, the word, "Agincourt." Pelham-clinton, Duke of Newcastle: For Clinton: --Out of a crest-coronet, a plume of five ostrich feathers arg., banded with a line set chevron-wise az. For Pelhah: --On a wreath a peacock in its pride ppr. An early crest of the Pelhams was a lantern. Drake: --Upon a wreath, a ship, drawn round a globe with a cable-rape by a hand issuing out of clouds, all ppr. in chief, the motto, Divino Auxilio, No. 144...show more

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  • Paperback | 150 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 281g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236516664
  • 9781236516664