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The Heraldic Register By J. Bernard Burke
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The Heraldic Register 1849 - 1850 by J Bernard Burke Esq. First Published in 1850 The Heraldic Register, 1849-1850 with an introductory essay on heraldry, and an annotated obituary by Burke, Bernard,... More > Sir, 1814-1892. Then Book is a Clean original facsimile of the original, not an OCR copy. The book is in casewrap-hardback with 266 pages with numerous black and whiter illustrations. Reproduced by facsimile from the original volume and is 6in wide x 9in tall (13.29cm wide x 22.23cm tall)< Less
Historic Devices, Badges and War-Cries By Mrs. Bury Palliser
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This delightful book, abundantly illustrated, reviews the historic badges and devise of many families and organisations and includes a table in the back listing the main devices and mottoes. Devices... More > and badges form a branch of heraldic study rarely appreciated and the author offers her opinions on the origins of these symbols along with archaeological, mythical and historical information. The book is in three parts with part one dealing with devices, part two deals with badges and part three deals with "War Cries,". This topic is an unusual addition to the standard topics found in heraldry books. First published in 1870 by Mrs. Bury Palliser.< Less
A Display of Heraldry By William Newton
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A Display of Heraldry by William Newton published in 1846. This faithful facsimile of the original publication has over 440 pages and is a profusely illustrated work on the art and science of... More > heraldry. It covers the whole spectrum of the topic from its origins to the Victorian perversions of the art of heraldry. Topics covered also include orders of knighthood and titles and their heraldic privileges.< Less
The Curiosities of Heraldry By M. A. Lower
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The curiosities of heraldry. By Mark Antony Lower. With illustrations from old English writers and numerous engravings from designs by the author. First Published in 1845 by J.R. Smith in London.... More > Containing chapters on such diverse topics as: The fabulous history of heraldry; The authentic history of heraldry; Rationale of the figures employed in heraldry; The chimerical figures of heraldry; The language of arms; Allusive arms--armes parlantes; Crests, supporters, badges, etc. ; Heraldric mottoes; Historical arms—augmentations; Distinctions of rank and honour; Historical notices of the College of Arms; Brief notices of distinguished heralds and heraldric writers, with quotations from their works; Genealogy and with an appendix containing essays on differences in arms, now first printed from a M.S. By sir Edward Dering, Bart.; The antient practice of borrowing armorial ensigns illustrated from the arms of Cornish families; Abatements; Grant od Arms; A curious relic of brass found at Lewis.< Less
Heraldry in Scotland By J. H. Stevenson
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“Heraldry in Scotland: including a recension of 'The law and practice of heraldry in Scotland' by the late George Seton. ", by Stevenson, J. H. (John Horne), 1855-1939, Seton, George,... More > 1822-1908. First published in 1914, Stevenson’s Heraldry in Scotland is said to be the most authoritative and most readable modern treatise on the legal and administrative aspects of Scots heraldry. The original two volumes were printed in a limited edition and are now hard to find and expensive to acquire. This faithfully reproduced facsimile brings together both volumes under one cover and at a more reasonable price. The format of the facsimile faithfully reproduces that of the originals produced over a century ago by J. H. Stevenson MBE, KStJ, KC (1855-1939), Unicorn, Pursuivant of Arms, advocate and genealogical lawyer.< Less
Heraldry in Scotland - J. H. Stevenson By Bruce Durie
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Stevenson’s Heraldry in Scotland (1914) is the most authoritative and most readable modern treatise on the legal and administrative aspects of Scots heraldry and a must for the serious student... More > of the subject. Unfortunately, it is hard to find except at great expense in antiquarian bookshops and on specialist websites. This new edition brings a classic of the field to a new audience at a reasonable price. The two volumes have been amalgamated into one, and slight rearrangements made, but the contents follow almost exactly the Maclehose Glasgow edition. The several colour illustrations could not be reproduced here except as half-tones, but are available for download at John Horne Stevenson MBE, KStJ, KC (1855-1939), was an advocate and genealogical lawyer. Bruce Durie BSc(Hons) PhD FSAScot FCollT FIGRS FHEA OMLJ is a Scottish genealogist, author, broadcaster and lecturer.< Less
Armorials of the County of Orkney By H. L. Norton
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A collection of armorials of the County of Orkney : including illustrations of armorial bearings from tombstones, wood carvings, seals &c., with extracts from the Lyon Registers, and genealogical... More > notes compiled from public records and other sources. This is another facsimile book in the Armorial Register's Classic History & Heraldry Series.< Less
OGLE, A Genealogy and Family History By Ron Flynn
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A genealogy and illustrated family history of the OGLE family, beginning with the first known OGLE in 1055 A.D. England around the time of William The Conqueror. The book follows about 600 years of... More > OGLE genealogy and family history in England, until the first OGLE came to America in 1664. It follows the movements of the OGLE families throughout the Mid-Atlantic States through Indian conflicts, The French and Indian War, and our Revolutionary War. The OGLE families then migrated West to Ohio, Indiana, and eventually Iowa. This book is loaded with pictures and maps. There are chapters and sections on: the Village of Ogle, Ogle Castle, the origins of the OGLE name, and OGLE crests and coats of arms. Full table of contents can be viewed at (link at upper right). 102 numbered pages.< Less
The Visitations of Cumberland 1615 By Martin S J Goldstraw
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The visitation of the county of Cumberland in the year 1615 taken by Richard St. George, Norroy king of arms. Ed. by John Fetherston. First published by the Harleian Society in 1872. This is a... More > facsimile copy of the 1872 publication. Harleian MS. 1374 can scarcely be said to be a copy, but merely an ordinary of arms compiled from the Visitations of the four northern counties taken in this year, - those of Cumberland and Westmoreland extending from folios twelve to fifteen b, - accompanied with a few drawings, and at the end of the volume are trickings of arms from the Visitations of Shropshire, 1623. On folios twenty seven and twenty eight are fifty three shields of arms of the Cumberland gentry, hastily tricked in printed escocheons (sic); these will be found at the end of this volume.< Less
The Heraldry - Know your Medieval origins. By Claudio Campacci
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The Heraldry is not an issue well known among people. Rarely do history teachers comment about it. I don’t know exactly why this actually happen, but the lack of literature on the market can be... More > a good indication. I have done research on the origins, history and coat of thousands of surnames, over a period of more than ten years. I've seen a few publications on the topic in Portugal, France, Italy and the UK. The people attach great value to the significance of their first names and strangely ignore their surnames. Many do not even know that there is a family crest, where often their ancestors fought wars to win the right to use it. I have written a work direct and simple to understand. That our future generations will know more about this part of history.< Less

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