The blazon of gentrie : deuided into two parts, the first named The glorie of generositie, the second, Lacyes nobilitie : comprehending discourses of armes and of gentry, wherein is treated of the beginning, parts and degrees of gentlenesse, vvith her lawes of the bearing and blazon of cote-armors, of the lawes of armes and of combats / compiled by Iohn Ferne ... for the instruction of all gentlemen bearers of armes, whome and none other this worke concerneth.

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Title

The blazon of gentrie : deuided into two parts, the first named The glorie of generositie, the second, Lacyes nobilitie : comprehending discourses of armes and of gentry, wherein is treated of the beginning, parts and degrees of gentlenesse, vvith her lawes of the bearing and blazon of cote-armors, of the lawes of armes and of combats / compiled by Iohn Ferne ... for the instruction of all gentlemen bearers of armes, whome and none other this worke concerneth.

Subject

Heraldry -- Early works to 1800.

Nobility -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800.

Gentry -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800.

Description

Limp vellum binding. First three supports intact; the fourth is still present, but broken. Holes at the fore edge where ties would have been. Manuscript spine label: Armory newe. Green spine label from previous owner.

Bookplate of Charles Lord Maynard..

The half of the genealogical tree on Dd1v was printed upside-down; this was intended to be corrected by cancels of the whole tree pasted onto Dd1v-2r. In our copy, the cancels are bound in as is the case with other copies.

Creator

Ferne, John, Sir, approximately 1560-1609.

Publisher

At London : Printed by John VVindet, for Toby Cooke

Date

1586

Contributor

Windet, John, -1610, printer.

Cooke, Toby, -1599, bookseller.

Maynard, Charles, Viscount, 1690?-1775, former owner.

Format

Page dimensions: 19.7 x 14.5. Laid paper.

[20], 341, [3], 130, [2] p. : coats of arms, geneal. tables ; 20 cm. (4to)

Language

English

Type

Text

Identifier

929.6 F36

ESTC S101912

Coverage

Sixteenth Century

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Citation

Ferne, John, Sir, approximately 1560-1609., “The blazon of gentrie : deuided into two parts, the first named The glorie of generositie, the second, Lacyes nobilitie : comprehending discourses of armes and of gentry, wherein is treated of the beginning, parts and degrees of gentlenesse, vvith her lawes of the bearing and blazon of cote-armors, of the lawes of armes and of combats / compiled by Iohn Ferne ... for the instruction of all gentlemen bearers of armes, whome and none other this worke concerneth.,” Regenerating the Local Catalog, accessed November 21, 2017, http://sparks.omeka.net/items/show/4.