Heralds' College & Coats-of-arms: Regarded from a Legal Aspect ...

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Page 37 - Atkinson; such arms being first duly exemplified according to the laws of arms, and recorded in the Herald's Office...
Page 44 - Burrowghs, chargeing all and sundry Prelates, Noblemen, Barons, and Gentlemen, who make vse of any Armes or Signes armoriall, within the space of one yeir aftir the said publication, to bring or send ane account of what Armes or Signes armoriall they are accustomed to vse ; and...
Page 36 - H. with his, her, or their own family arms; and shall and do, within the space of one year, apply for and endeavour to obtain an Act of Parliament, or proper Licence from the Crown, or take such other means as may be requisite and proper to enable and authorize him, her, or them respectively...
Page 37 - Stucley and his issue pursuant to the tenor of the said Royal Warrant and according to the Laws of Arms. In witness whereof we the said Garter and...
Page 44 - Dispensses with any penalties that may arise be this or any preceiding Act for bearing Armes befor the Proclamation to be issued herevpon : And it is Statute and Ordained, with consent forsaid, that the said Register shall be respected as the true and unrepeallable rule of all Armes and Bearings in Scotland, to remain with the Lyons office as a publict Register of the Kingdome, and to be transmitted to his Successors in all tyme comeing : And that whosoevir shall vse any other Armes any manner of...
Page 1 - Heralds' College and Coats-of-Arms, Regarded from a Legal Aspect. Third Edition, revised. With a Postscript concerning Prescription, and an Appendix of Statutes and Cases. By WPW PHILLIMORE, MA, BCL London: Phlllimore & Co., 124 Chancery Lane.
Page 32 - Basingstoke gentilman to make search in the Registers and Records of my office for the auncient Armes belonging to that name and familie whereof he is descended.
Page 7 - To persons in certain classes of Society arms will be granted at once without question, to others with equal certainty they will be denied. It is no use complaining that there is no hard and fast rule when we are dealing with what is a matter of grace. We might just as well grumble at the haphazard creation of peers, baronets and knights.
Page 12 - ... in the air to balance those on the ground, of the New Art clock which amidst its writhing curves conceals the time of day as though it were a guilty and inartistic secret. Back again to our quotations. When Mr. Phillimore has learned more of the practice of heraldry he will shudder at some of them. It may be worth while, therefore, to examine some of the complaints which have of late years been put forward with much persistence. One complaint, that the heralds grant to new men the arms of ancient...
Page 9 - ... fellows have gone a visiting in the shires and brought no record back, that gaps in the history of some records vitiate their authority. Such allegations being made, how does Mr. Phillimore meet the difficulty ? He does it by an airy suggestion of bad faith on the part of those who make these charges. If it be pointed out that the arms cannot be found at Heralds...

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