Heraldic illustrations


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George H. Chettle

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'Heraldic illustrations', Survey of London Monograph 14: The Queen's House, Greenwich (1937), pp. 14. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=117851 Date accessed: 24 November 2014.


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Contributed by the Rev. E. E. Dorling, F.S.A.

DENMARK. Or powdered with hearts gules three leopards azure crowned or, borne with many quarterings by Anne, consort of James I (p. 25).

FRANCE. Azure three fleurs de lis or, borne by Henrietta-Maria, consort of Charles I (p. 29).

THE COMMONWEALTH. Quarterly: 1 and 4, Argent a cross gules, for ENGLAND; 2, Azure a saltire argent, for SCOTLAND; 3, Azure a harp or having strings argent, for IRELAND; a scutcheon of pretence, Sable a lion argent, for CROMWELL (p. 36).

PORTUGAL. Argent five scutcheons azure in cross, each charged with five roundels argent set saltirewise, and a border gules with eight castles or thereon, for Catherine, consort of Charles II (p. 45).

MODENA. Quarterly: 1 and 4, Or an eagle with two heads sable crowned gules, for the EMPIRE (a coat of augmentation); 2 and 3, Azure three fleurs de lis or in a border counterindented or and gules, for FERRARA, borne by Mary, queen of James II (p. 47).

THE ROYAL ARMS OF WILLIAM AND MARY. Quarterly: 1 and 4, FRANCE quartered with ENGLAND; 2, SCOTLAND; 3, IRELAND, with a scutcheon of pretence, Azure billety and a lion or, for ORANGE-NASSAU (p. 47).

SACKVILLE, Earl of Dorset. Quarterly or and gules a bend vair (p. 47).

SIDNEY, Earl of Romney. Or a pheon azure (p. 48).

AYLMER, Lord Aylmer. Argent a cross sable between four Cornish choughs (p. 52).

PELHAM. Quarterly: 1 and 4, Azure three pelicans argent; 2 and 3, Gules two pieces of belts with buckles argent set upright, borne by the Lady Catherine Pelham (p. 53).

BRANDENBURG-ANSPACH. Argent an eagle gules, for BRANDENBURG, borne with many quarterings by Caroline, queen of George II (p. 54).

BRUNSWICK. Gules two leopards or, borne with LUENEBURG and many other quarterings by Caroline Princess of Wales, the wife of George IV (p. 55).