heraldry : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n the study and classification of armorial bearings and the tracing of genealogies
- n emblem indicating the right of a person to bear arms
- Patriotism is countless acts of love, kindness and courage that have no witness or heraldry and are especially commendable because they are unrecorded.
- In the middle ages, they were called gonfalons, and the heraldry that adorned them was a kind of who's who.
- Maurice Hewlett, 62, novelist, authority on heraldry, of pneumonia, at Broadchalke, Salisbury, England.
- Bing Gordon in WebWire (press release)
From fashion to food, history to heraldry, the French have always been cultural tastemakerssaid EA's Chief Creative Officer Bing Gordon. "We thank them not only for commemorating The Sims with an official postage stamp, but also for making...
- James Wolfe in Winnipeg Free Press
...in a scarlet coat unadorned by any distinctions other than a black mourning scarf worn in memory of his father who had died earlier that year, Wolfe began to read: "The boast of heraldry, the pomp of power, and all that beauty, all that...
- David Starkey in guardian.co.uk
Dr Starkey said: "There is no documentary evidence, no evidence from inventories, jewellery or heraldry to support the idea this is Lady Jane Grey. It depends on mere hearsay and tradition, and it is not good enough."