Ubiquitous in the fabric of our ancient churches, castles and houses, in documents, and on monuments and stained glass, heraldry represents a treasure-house of information for both the historian and genealogist, but one which often remains closed due to its apparent complexity and inaccessibility. This handbook presents the subject in plain English, explaining its origins...more
Paperback, 272 pages
Published January 1st 1996 by The History Press
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Another heraldic book worthy of the shelf. Not as in-depth in regard to the how-tos of heraldry, but a nice little history "of" heraldry. One of the small items that he discusses is the use of "Merchants Marks". A nice beautifully illustrated and photographed reference.