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Heraldic Badges in England and Wales [4 volume set]

Siddons, Michael Powell

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ISBN 10: 1843834936 / ISBN 13: 9781843834939
Editorial: Boydell & Brewer Ltd, 2009
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Heraldic badges occur in a wide variety of contexts - costume, furnishings, armour, warfare, tournaments, seals, flags, plate and monuments. However, despite their importance, and although many illustrations and descriptions survi ve from the late fifteenth century onwards, they have usually been treated as an incidental part of heraldry. This monumental work therefore fills a serious gap in the literature of heraldry, providing a comprehensive overview of the subject from the fourteenth to the seventeenth century. The first volume discusses the nature and use of heraldic badges, and our sources of information, while the second is a dictionary of heraldic badges, divided in to two separate parts covering royal and non-royal badges. This is followed by ordinaries of heraldic badges and livery colours in the third volume. There are also extracts from unpublished records, a bibliography and full indexes . Overall, this is an indispensable resource for anyone studying the visual inheritance of the English past. Published for the Society of Antiquaries. N° de ref. de la librería 7156

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Título: Heraldic Badges in England and Wales [4 ...

Editorial: Boydell & Brewer Ltd

Año de publicación: 2009

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro:Brand new

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Heraldic badges occur in a wide variety of contexts - costume, furnishings, armour, warfare, tournaments, seals, flags, plate and monuments. However, despite their importance, and although many illustrations and descriptions survive from the late fifteenth century onwards, they have usually been treated as an incidental part of heraldry. This monumental work therefore fills a serious gap in the literature of heraldry, providing a comprehensive overview of the subject from the fourteenth to the seventeenth century. The first volume discusses the nature and use of heraldic badges, and our sources of information, while the second is a dictionary of heraldic badges, divided into two separate parts covering royal and non-royal badges. This is followed by ordinaries of heraldic badges and livery colours in the third volume. There are also extracts from unpublished records, a bibliography and full indexes. Overall, this will be an indispensable resource for anyone studying the visual inheritance of the English past. Published for the Society of Antiquaries

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Heraldic Badges in England and Wales First comprehensive study of heraldic badges, from their initial use in the fourteenth century to their decline in the early seventeenth. Full description

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