The True State of England

The True State of England

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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. 1734 edition. Excerpt: ... Perquifites, efpecially on Searches in the College Books for Pedigrees, Arms, fo There is alfo one Herald Extraordinary, (formerly two) who officiates upon Occafion. Chefter, Edward Stibbs, Efq; Windfor, James Whwisoood, Efq; Somerfet, John Warlurton, Efq; York, Philip Jones, Efq; Richmond, Charles Winyates, Efq; Lancafter, Stephen Martin Leakst Efq; Herald Extraordinary. Moubray, Wm Dugdale, Efq; Arundel, Charles Green, Efq; On 109 I On 'fburfday the i7th of February 1725, his late Majefty King George I. was pleafed to eftablifh two new Her'aids, and a King at Arms, viz. Hon. Grey Longueville, Efq; Hanover Herald and Gloucefter King at Arms; and Edmund Sayer, Eiq; Brunfwick Herald at Arms. P U R S U IV A N f $. There are likewife four Under Graduates, called Purfuroants, who are ready always to execute the Orders of their fuperior Officers, properly, and more efpeciallyin Martial Caufes; and therefore are called Purfti'vants at Arms, to diftinguifh them from Purfuivants, or MefTengers, of other Courts. The Service of thefe, and indeed of the whole College, lies in marfhalling and ordering Coronations, Marriages, Chriftenings, Funeral, &c. of the Royal Family, and formerly of other great Families, and for other Duties, enough already mentioned. They have their diftinct Titles, as are leen annexed, and have Lodgeings, &c. Purfuivants, Blue Mantle, James Green, Gent. Ronge-Croix, Ricbard Grahame, Gent. Rouge Dragon, Artbur Shepherd, Gent. Portcullis, Ricbard Mawfon, Gent. Rouge Rofe, or Purfuivant Extraordinary, Mr. CommiJJioners and Officers of the Cujloms. "pHESE Commiflioners ac t by Virtue of a Patent under the Great Seal, being nominated by the Treafury. They have the whole Care of railing the feveral Branches of the King's...show more

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  • Paperback | 52 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 109g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236563891
  • 9781236563897