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by Joseph M James
Wed Sep 07, 2016 5:13 am
Forum: Other Heraldry
Topic: inheritable arms of the landed gentry?
Replies: 2
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inheritable arms of the landed gentry?

No.1: Are the arms of the landed gentry inheritable by all the sons of the original armiger, with the appropriate differences (1st. 2nd. 3rd.etc) or are the differences not neccesary due to alot of the gentry not being exactly Noble or the 1st. son gets the arms and the others have to go out and ear...
by Joseph M James
Mon Aug 08, 2016 3:18 pm
Forum: Other Heraldry
Topic: AN INDEX TO THE PEDIGREES AND ARMS
Replies: 1
Views: 2762

AN INDEX TO THE PEDIGREES AND ARMS

I just found AN INDEX TO THE PEDIGREES AND ARMS CONTAINED IN THE HERALD'S VISITATIONS, AND OTHER GENEALOGICAL MANUSCRIPTS IN THE BRITISH MUSEUM, by R.SIMS 1846. Does anyone have an opinion on this work? If anyone is familiar with this maybe you could help me understand the notations in it. EXAMPLE: ...
by Joseph M James
Mon Jul 25, 2016 4:19 am
Forum: Other Heraldry
Topic: Burke's General Armory
Replies: 7
Views: 7472

Re: Burke's General Armory

On further investigation the Dictionary of British Arms vol. 1 thru 4 are way to new for me to digitize.I'm willing to push some laws a little, but that is too much. I guess I'll have to save my pennies if I like them.
by Joseph M James
Sat Jul 23, 2016 11:56 pm
Forum: Other Heraldry
Topic: Burke's General Armory
Replies: 7
Views: 7472

Re: Burke's General Armory

Thank you Mr. McCartney. I had a feeling that's what temp. meant, but it never hurts to ask. I also have a feeling the things I'm looking for are written on vellum probably in latin on a shelf in the Tower. Thank you again Mr. Goldstraw. I discovered Papworth's yesterday (fri.) but again found the s...
by Joseph M James
Wed Jul 20, 2016 6:32 pm
Forum: Other Heraldry
Topic: Burke's General Armory
Replies: 7
Views: 7472

Re: Burke's General Armory

Thank you Mr. Goldstraw, While waiting for a reply I discovered the Harleian Manuscripts and have started going through them. With Burke's General Armory I get very interested when I run across a coa that is very simple, such as one chevron, one lion or one boar ( just made up examples) and nothing ...
by Joseph M James
Mon Jul 18, 2016 5:22 pm
Forum: Other Heraldry
Topic: Burke's General Armory
Replies: 7
Views: 7472

Burke's General Armory

I'm a history buff and when I have time I like to open Burke's General Armory to any page, then read the names and the descriptions of their arms. Are there resources available to find out more about these people, such as first names and when they were granted their arms. Thank you, in advance for y...