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(835) The General Armory of England, Scotland, Ireland, and Wales Bernard Burke

(835) The General Armory of England, Scotland, Ireland, and Wales

Bernard Burke

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ISBN : 9780806349473
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Perhaps the supreme reference work in British heraldry, this is a reprint of the last published edition of 1884. It was hailed as a monument by leading authorities at the time of publication, and it has never yet been superseded. The range of thisMorePerhaps the supreme reference work in British heraldry, this is a reprint of the last published edition of 1884. It was hailed as a monument by leading authorities at the time of publication, and it has never yet been superseded. The range of this definitive work is encyclopedic. It contains approximately 70,000 descriptions of coats-of-arms of British families listed alphabetically by the owners surname, with some families listed by location where it is necessary to distinguish between those bearing the same family names. In addition, there is an extensive list of mottoes, a glossary, a dictionary of heraldic terms, and lists of the Royal Armory and Orders of Knighthood, the last four illustrated.The General Armory is a necessity for every heraldic artist and designer, as well as for those wishing to trace their own coat-armor.