A collection of essays on medieval heraldry including an edition of the Fitzwilliam Roll of Arms. A useful reference work to anyone studying this period when heraldry plays such an important part in historical studies.Hard back.
An essential guide and index to the Herald's Visitations. Armigerous Ancestors is a comprehensive introduction to the study of the Visitations of the Heralds and a clearly produced reference source to the original and published manuscripts.
Heraldry's unfamiliar terminology tends to discourage most people from learning more about this fascinating subject. But heraldic language is essential for the accurate description of a coat of arms and so this helpful book has been written to make learning the terms easy. It describes and illustrates the terms in language easy to understand and expounds the basic principles so the reader will be able to understand with ease what a coat of arms consists of and the rules that govern its arrangement .
Using simple language and illustrations it explains the origins and significance of heraldry and the interpretation of heraldic devices and symbols. "A feast of heraldry and a thoroughly enjoyable book" the Genealogist's magazine.