A Glossary of Terms Used in British Heraldry: With a Chronological Table, Illustrative of Its Rise and Progress

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J. H. Parker, 1847 - 360 páginas
 

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Página xxv - An act for taking away the court of wards and liveries and tenures, in capite and by knights service, and purveyance, and for settling a revenue upon his majesty in lieu thereof...
Página 128 - Give me my scallop-shell of quiet, My staff of faith to walk upon. My scrip of joy, immortal diet, My bottle of salvation, My gown of glory, hope's true gage; And thus I'll take my pilgrimage.
Página 96 - Crosse he bore, The deare remembrance of his dying Lord, For whose sweete sake that glorious badge he wore, And dead, as living, ever him ador'd : Upon his shield the like was also scor'd, For soveraine hope which in his helpe he had.
Página 315 - Britain, and the members thereof, shall bear in their maintop the Red Cross, commonly called St. George's Cross, and the White Cross, commonly called St. Andrew's Cross, joined together, according to a form made by our Heralds, and sent by us to our Admiral to be published to our said subjects...
Página 7 - ... insignia of his see impaled with his paternal arms, the whole surmounted by a mitre, and the ground is per pale ar. and sa. The dean of a cathedral or collegiate church and a king at arms, also impale the arms of office with their family arms. In the achievement of the wife of a prelate, there are two shields — the first containing the impaled arms of the see and the bishop, surmounted by a mitre ; and the second, the family arms of the bishop with those of his wife. The ground is all white,...
Página 229 - And when You see this Orb set under the Cross, remember that the whole World is subject to the Power and Empire of Christ our Redeemer.
Página 150 - It differs," that learned writer observes, " from a banner in this respect, that instead of being square, and fastened to a tronsure bar, the gonfanon, though of the same figure, was fixed in a frame made to turn like a modern ship's vane, with two or three streamers or tails.
Página 59 - CHURCH le,, on a cross engrailed argent a lion passant gules between four leopards' faces azure, on a chief or a rose of the third, seeded or, barbed vert, between two Cornish choughs proper.

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