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A journal of the activities of an Amateur Armorist.

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Entries from January 2015

Sir William Lee Bt. (IV of Hartwell)

January 29th, 2015 · Comments Off on Sir William Lee Bt. (IV of Hartwell)

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.

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Heraldic Badge

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 […]

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Leicester of Tabley

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.     

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Bookplate Peter Sherston Esquire Lincolns Inn 1758

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 […]

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Perhaps I shouldn’t support it!

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.

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Christmas Cuff Links

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.  

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