Another Hartwell baronet added to my bookplate collection. This would be the William born 1799 (IV baronet of Hartwell) who married Lady Elizabeth Harcourt. The impaled arms are those of Harcourt: Gules, two bars Or.
Entries from January 2015
January 29th, 2015 · Comments Off on Sir William Lee Bt. (IV of Hartwell)
January 27th, 2015 · Comments Off on Heraldic Badge
In a recent discussion in the Heraldry Society of Scotland forum I was reminded that Lord Lyon Balfour Paul wrote in Heraldry in Relation to Scottish History and Art, p.126: “What should be put on liveries is the badge which can be selected at the individual will of the owner.” I am of course aware […]
January 27th, 2015 · Comments Off on Leicester of Tabley
Newly added to the Visitations series at http://cheshire-heraldry.org.uk/visitations1663/CV1663_9.html Leicester of TableyArms: Quarterly:1 & 4 Azure, a fess Gules fretty Or between three fleur-de-lis of the last. 2 & 3 Azure, a garb Or [Grosvenor] Crest: A swan’s head and neck erased Argent guttee de sang.
January 21st, 2015 · Comments Off on Bookplate Peter Sherston Esquire Lincolns Inn 1758
Newly acquired to the bookplate collection, this one caught my eye because it is an example of what I feel is the correct orientation for a buglehorn (as opposed to the Scots tradition which places horns the other way). To me, it makes sense that a bugle horn should face to the dexter because this […]
January 12th, 2015 · Comments Off on Perhaps I shouldn’t support it!
Lyon Court recently tweeted an image of the armorial bearings of Lord Boyd-Orr … and it got me thinking. …. Only joking … honest.
January 8th, 2015 · Comments Off on Christmas Cuff Links
Ordered from http://www.mypersonaljewellery.co.uk/ I received a gift of personal heraldic cuff-links from sandy this Christmas.