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Entries from November 2015

Bookplate Baron Bingley

November 30th, 2015 · Comments Off on Bookplate Baron Bingley

I received the bookplate of George Richard Lane Fox, 1st Baron Bingley, a while ago as a gift from Steve Slater (for which grateful thanks have been extended) and have only just got round to adding it to my albums so I thought it appropriate to post it here as well. Lieutenant-Colonel George Richard Lane-Fox, […]

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Happy Lancashire Day

November 25th, 2015 · Comments Off on Happy Lancashire Day

To all my Lancastrian friends on this their day: I shall raise a glass in the time honored toast to ”’The Queen, the Duke of Lancaster”.

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A Collection of Armorials of the County of Orkney.

November 20th, 2015 · Comments Off on A Collection of Armorials of the County of Orkney.

Yet another facsimile book available from The Armorial Register. First published in 1902 by H.L. Norton Smith Armorial bearings from tombstones, wood carvings, seals etc., with extracts from the Lyon Registers, and genealogical notes compiled from public records and other sources. The Chief object of this book is to preserve a record of the Armorial […]

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Tags: Facsimiles · Heraldry · Publications

The Arms of The Baronial and Police Burghs of Scotland

November 20th, 2015 · Comments Off on The Arms of The Baronial and Police Burghs of Scotland

New from The Armorial Register is a book I greatly enjoyed helping my colleague, John Duncan of Sketraw, put together  – The Arms of The Baronial and Police Burghs of Scotland. First published in 1903 by John, Marquis of Bute, KT. J.H,Stevenson and H.W. Lonsdale and is part of The Armorial Register’s Classic Heraldry and […]

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A sneak preview of an armorial facsimile.

November 6th, 2015 · Comments Off on A sneak preview of an armorial facsimile.

Shh. Just for you,here is a sneak preview of the latest project I am involved with via The Armorial Register Limited. The Lyndsay of The Mount Armorial 1542. This book is a new and updated facsimile of the original 1822 and subsequent 1878 facsimiles of an ancient heraldic manuscript owned by Sir David Lyndsay of the […]

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Poppy Appeal 2015

November 5th, 2015 · Comments Off on Poppy Appeal 2015

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