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Foreign arms

Reference code
Foreign arms
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Extent and format
ff. v + 272.
Cloth binding, purple, initials of Thomas Willement on the spine. Bookplate of Thomas Willement, FSA, fol. i.
Scope and content
‘A Collection of Foreign Arms: arranged in the manner of an Ordinary', by Thomas Willement, FSA (1786-1871); Davington Priory, Kent, 1829-58 (fol. iii). Calligraphic title page by Willement, fol. iii. List of sources, fols. iv,v. Blazons, compiled from le P.Anselme (continued by M. du Fourny), Histoire Généalogique ... de la Maison Royale de France (3rd ed., 1726-33); J.B.Maurice, Le Blason des Armoiries ... de l'ordre de la Toison d'Or (1667); P.Palliot, La vraye et parfaite science des Armoiries ... (1661). Note by Willement, fol. iii, relating to the number of coats included. Subject index, dated at the end 24 Feb. 1859, fols. 222-35; index of names, dated at the end 6 May 1859, fols. 238-72v.
Willement, Thomas (1786-1871), stained glass and heraldic artist and antiquary
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