The Art of Heraldry
An Encyclopaedia of ArmoryBook - 1986 --
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1904 Excerpt: ...by a wreath of oak proper, a demipegasus argent, maned and hoofed of the first, winged azure, charged on the wing with a fleur-de-lis gold " is worthy of notice owing to the encircling of the coronet, and in some number of cases the circlet of the coronet has been made use of to carry the name of a captured ship or of a naval engagement. The Eastern Coronet is a plain rim heightened with spikes. Formerly it was granted without restriction, but now, as has been already stated, it is reserved for those of high rank who have served in India or the East. Instances of its occurrence will be found in the arms of Lord Roberts, which were granted to his father, Sir Abraham Roberts, G.C.B., and of Rawlinson, Bart. " Sable, three swords in pale proper, pommels and hilts or, two erect, points upwards, between them one, point downwards, on a chief embattled of the third an antique crown gules. Crest: out of an Eastern crown or, a cubit arm erect in armour, the hand grasping a sword in bend sinister, and the wrist encircled by a laurel wreath proper "J, and in the crest of Caldwell (Fig. 780). Of identically the same shape is what is known as the "Antique Coronet." It has no particular meaning, and though no objection is made to granting it in Scotland and Ireland, it is not granted in England. Instances in which it occurs under such a description will be found in the cases of Lanigan O'Keefe (Fig. 252) and Matheson" (Plate XXXIII.). years been corrupted into the russet habit of a friar) is continued to form the mantling. The Crown Vallary or Vallary Coronet and the Palisado Coronet were undoubtedly originally the same, but now the two forms in which it has been depicted are considered to be different coronets. Each has the rim, but the val...
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury Books, 1986. --
Characteristics: viii, 503 pages, cliii pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 41 cm
Alternative Title: Encyclopaedia of amory