A complete body of heraldry: containing, an historical enquiry into the origin of armories, and the rise and progress of heraldry, considered asa science ... The proper methods of blazoning and marshalling armorial bearings ... The arms, quarterings, crests, supporters, and mottos, of all sovereign princes and states; as also the atchievements of the peers, peeresses, and baronets, of England, Scotland, and Ireland. An historical catalogue of all the differentorders of knighthood ... The arms of the counties, cities, boroughs, and towns corporate, in England and Wales; and of the abbies and religious houses founded therein: as also those of the royal boroughs in Scotland; and of the societies, bodies corporate, trading companies, &c. in London. The arms of archiepiscopal and episcopal sees in England and Ireland, and of those heretofore established in Scotland ... A discourse on the origin, use, and abuse, of funeral trophies. Glover's Ordinary of arms, augm. and improved; an alphabet of arms, containing upwards of fifty thousand coats, with their crests, &c. and a copious glossary, explaining all the technical terms used in heraldry ...

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