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Belgian families. Arms

Reference code
MSS/0361
Title
Belgian families. Arms
Date
1738
Level of description
Item
Extent and format
ff.ii + 9. Folio. Cloth binding, dark blue.
Scope and content
Arms of noble Belgian families; 1738. Nine plates engraved by François Harrewyn, Brussels (cf. fols. 2,9). Plate 1. The Emperor Charles VI seated in state; below, the arms of five knights of the Golden Fleece. Headed by a 'Chronodisticon', beg. 'sCUta, VIrosque DabUnt', consisting of two lines of Latin verse, each containing a chronogram giving the date 1738;- Plate 2. Oval portrait medallion of Mary Elizabeth, Archduchess of Austria, governor of Belgium (1725-41), with her arms, etc., surrounded by the arms of the seven families of Louvain, Antwerp and Brussels;- Plate 3. Arms of dukes, princes, etc.;- Plate 4. Counts;- Plate 5. Viscounts;- Plate 6. Barons;- Plate 7. Knights;- Plates 8, 9. Nobles.
Previous reference number(s)
SAL/MS/361
Archival history
From the library of Ernest de Rozière (Catalogue des livres et manuscrits ... de M.Ernest de Rozière (Paris, Henri Champion, n.d.), no. 1019; copy in SAL).