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Volume 12 (2016)

Part 1

Article

  • City arms or municipal logo? Thoughts on the relevance of an inconclusive debate. By Julia Meer (pp. 1-20, with plates 1-4).

Shorter Note

  • Original patents of augmentations in Venetian archives (part 2). By Sebastian A. Nelson (pp. 21-2, with plates 5 and 6).

Book Reviews

  • Bock, Die Herolde in römisch-deutschen Reich. By Wim van Anrooij (pp. 23-5).
  • Crouch (ed.), The Newburgh Earldom of Warwick and its Charters. By Alice Hicklin (pp. 26-9).
  • McInerney, Clerical and Learned Lineages of Medieval Co. Clare. By Tom O’Donnell (pp. 29-32).
  • Hindman and Miller, Take This Ring. By Oliver Fearon (pp. 32-5).
  • Simpson, Sir Henry Lee (1533-1611). By Nigel Ramsay (pp. 35-7).

Recent and forthcoming items of interest

  • Artefacts reported under the Portable Antiquities Scheme and the Treasure Act (pp. 39-44, with plates 7 and 8).
  • Conferences, lectures, websites and exhibitions (pp. 45-60).

Part 2

Articles

  • Early arms – as attributed, adopted or documented. By Steen Clemmensen (pp. 61-88).
  • English Catholic heraldry under penalty, 1559-1778. By J. A. Hilton (pp. 89-102, with plates 9 and 10).

Shorter Note

  • Walter Belyngham, Esperance Pursuivant. By Vance Mead (p. 103).

Book Review

  • Malden, Malden and Scott (edd.), An Ordinary of Scottish Arms from Original Pre-1672 Manuscripts. By Thomas Woodcock (pp. 104-7).

Exhibition Review

  • COLOUR: The Art and Science of Illuminated Manuscripts (Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, 30 July 2016 to 2 January 2017). By Timothy Noad (pp. 108-10).

Conference Reviews

  • Urban Visual Culture(s): productions and perceptions of te visual in late medieval and early modern cities (Durham, 22 and 23 June 2016). By Rachael Harkes (pp. 111-14).
  • Heraldic Badges: from miniature to ornamental (Courtauld Institute, 29 September 2016). By Oliver Fearon (pp. 114-16).

Recent and forthcoming items of interest

  • Artefacts reported under the Portable Antiquities Scheme and the Treasure Act (pp. 117-23, with plates 11 and 12).
  • Conferences, lectures and websites (pp. 124-32).

Bibliography

  • Heraldry beyond the heraldic journals. Part three: 2011-2015 (pp. 133-54).

 

Volume 11 (2015)

Part 1

Articles

  • The earliest armorial harness pendants. By John Baker (pp. 1-24, with plates 1 and 2).
  • A silver boar on Bosworth Field: the significance of the livery badge on the medieval battlefield. By Robert W. Jones (pp. 25-34).
  • Badges and ‘crests’: the twentieth-century relationship between heraldry and football. By David Llewelyn Phillips (pp. 35-50, with plates 3, 4 and 5).

Shorter Notes

  • The first Portcullis Pursuivant? By Vance Mead (pp. 51-3).
  • Original patents of augmentations in Venetian archives (part 1). By Sebastian A. Nelson (p. 53, with plate 6).
  • Edmund Lodge’s misadventure. By Clive Cheesman (p. 54).

Project Report

  • Illuminated charters as ‘Gesamtkunstwerk’. By Andreas Zajic (pp. 55-62, with plates 7 and 8).

Book Reviews

  • Siddons, Dictionary of Mottoes in England and Wales. By T. C. A. Ford (pp. 63-6).
  • Pastoureau, Green: the history of a color. By Emily Savage (pp. 66-70).
  • Schraven, Festive Funerals in Early Modern Italy. By Alexandra R. A. Lee (pp. 70-3).

Recent and forthcoming items of interest

  • Artefacts reported under the Portable Antiquities Scheme and the Treasure Act (pp. 74-79).
  • Conferences, lectures, websites and blogs (pp. 80-94).

Part 2

Articles

  • Recent finds of late twelfth- or early thirteenth-century sword and dagger pommels associated with the Crusades. By Steven Ashley and Martin Biddle (pp. 95-106, with plates 1 to 4).
  • The emergence of the word ‘heraldry’ in the seventeenth century and the roots of a misconception. By Torsten Hiltmann (pp. 107-16).
  • Changes of arms in colonial North America: the strange case of Custis. By Joseph McMillan (pp. 117-38, with plate 5).

Shorter Notes

  • Richard III’s standard bearer. By Robert W. Jones (p. 139).
  • A Hapsburg archducal chronogram on a lost mounument. By Norman Hammond (pp. 139-42, with plate 6).

Book Reviews

  • Schofield (ed.), Seals and their Context in the Middle Ages. By D’Arcy Jonathan Dacre Boulton (pp. 143-54).
  • Carpenter (ed.), Magna Carta. By Jeremy Goldsmith (pp. 154-9).
  • De Asís García García et al. (eds.), Animals and Otherness in the Middle Ages. By Antonella Sciancalepore (pp. 159-61).
  • Cuneo (ed.), Animals and Early Modern Identity. By Andrew Wells (pp. 161-5).
  • Gordon and Rist (eds.), The Arts of Remembrance in Early Modern England. By Harriet Lyon (pp. 165-9).
  • Galloway, Exalted, Eminent and Imperial. By Andrew Hanham (pp. 169-73).

Recent and forthcoming items of interest

  • Artefacts reported under the Portable Antiquities Scheme and the Treasure Act (pp. 175-80).
  • Conferences, lectures and websites (pp. 181-8).

 

Volume 10 (2014)

Part 1

Articles

  • The codification of heraldry in Malory’s Le Morte Darthur. By Sarah Brazil (pp. 1-8).
  • On the concepts of ‘Great’ and ‘Sovereign’ Orders. By Antti Matikkala (pp. 9-22).

Shorter Notes

  • The seal of Margaret de Hoyland. By Clive Cheesman (pp. 23-7, with plates 1 and 2).
  • The arms of Sir Reynold Carnaby at Hexham Abbey House, 1539. By Peter F. Ryder (pp. 27-31, with plate 3a).
  • The coat of arms of José de Escandón, founding father of South Texas. By Sebastian A. Nelson (pp. 31-3).

Recent and forthcoming items of interest

  • Artefacts reported under the Portable Antiquities Scheme and the Treasure Act (pp. 35-6).
  • Conferences, lectures, websites and podcasts (pp. 37-50).

Part 2

Articles

  • Roger Machado, Perkin Warbeck and heraldic espionage. By Gemma L. Watson (pp. 51-68).
  • Artists and artwork of the heraldic visitations 1530-1687. By Adrian Ailes (pp. 69-82, with plates 1 and 2).
  • Illustrious from the Nile: the heraldic afterlife of John Hanning Speke. By Jeremy Goldsmith (pp. 83-96, with plates 3 and 4).

Book reviews

  • Popoff and Pastoureau (edd.), Armorial de Gèlre and Armorial Grünenberg. By Adrian Ailes (pp. 97-8).
  • Crane, Animal Encounters. By Simon Parsons (pp. 98-100).
  • Evans Pim, Yatsenko and Perrin (edd.), Traditional Marking Systems. By Steven Ashley (pp. 101-5).
  • Brown and Small, Court and Civic Society in the Burgundian Low Countries. By Gordon McKelvie (pp. 105-7).
  • Alão de Morais, ed. Metelo de Seixas, Compendio das Armas. By Clive Cheesman (pp. 107-8).

Exhibition review

  • Symbols of Honor: Folger Shakespeare Library. By Joseph McMillan (pp. 109-13).

Recent and forthcoming items of interest

  • Artefacts reported under the Portable Antiquities Scheme and the Treasure Act (pp. 113-25, with plates 5-8).
  • Conferences, lectures and websites (pp. 126-34).

 

 

Volume 9 (2013)

Part 1 (no 225)

Articles

  • Silent ambassadors of the State: symbols of national identity on the Great Seals and coins of the United Kingdom. By Adrian Ailes (pp. 1-22, with plates 1-6).
  • A Wrottesley hatchment recovered. By Joseph J. Gwara and Philip A. Hayden (pp. 23-46, with plates 7 and 8).

Book reviews

  • Jones, Bloodied Banners. By Michael J. Lewis (pp. 47-9).
  • Barber, Edward III and the Triumph of England. By Michael Hicks (pp. 49-50).
  • Broadway, William Dugdale. By Lynsey Darby (pp. 50-52).

Recent and forthcoming items of interest

  • Artefacts reported under the Treasure Act and Portable Antiquities Scheme (pp. 53-6).
  • Conferences, lectures, websites and podcasts (pp. 57-66).

Part 2 (no 226)

Articles

  • Understanding shield emblems on ancient Athenian vases: the case of Geryon’s many shields. By N. G. Mattias Engdahl (pp. 67-76, with plate 1).
  • A note on Sir Sanchet d’Abrichecourt, one of the first founders of the Order of the Garter. By Lisa Jefferson (pp. 77-84, with plate 2).
  • The College of Arms and the Second World War. By Peter O’Donoghue (pp. 85-102, with plates 3-5).

Book reviews

  • Almanach de Gotha volume II (2013). By J. H. C. Williams (pp. 103-4).
  • Popoff, Royaume de Naples and Venise. By Clive Cheesman (pp. 104-5).

Shorter note

  • The gold ‘noble’ of Edward III – an erratum. By Adrian Ailes (p. 105, with plate 6).

Recent and forthcoming items of interest

  • Artefacts reported under the Treasure Act and Portable Antiquities Scheme (pp. 107-12).
  • Conferences, lectures, websites and podcasts (pp. 113-24).

 

Volume 8 (2012)

Part 1 (no 223)

Article

  • ‘Incipient Armory’ in the Bayeux Tapestry? By Michael J. Lewis (pp. 1-26, with plates 1-6).

Case note

  • Names and arms clauses. Howard v Howard-Lawson. By Jeremy Goldsmith (pp. 27-32).

Research project

  • Jewellery and men in Tudor and Jacobean England. By Natasha Awais-Dean (pp. 33-8).

Book reviews

  • Siddons, Heraldic Badges in England and Wales. By Robert W. Jones (pp. 39-41).
  • Sax, City of Ravens. By Tom O’Donnell (pp. 41-3)
  • Wiggins and Field (edd.), Guy of Warwick. By Clive Cheesman (pp. 43-4).
  • Almanach de Gotha 2012, i. By J. H. C. Williams (pp. 45-6).

Recent items of interest

  • Artefacts reported under the Treasure Act and the Portable Antiquities Scheme (pp. 47-52).
  • Conferences, lectures, websites and podcasts (pp. 53-7).

Part 2 (no 224)

Articles

  • Crusading families and the spread of heraldry. By Paul A. Fox (pp. 59-84).
  • The precedence of the Earldom of Devon 1335-1485. By Michael Hicks (pp. 85-90).
  • The Maryland name and arms acts: heraldic law in the United States. By Joseph McMillan (pp. 91-116, with plates 1 and 2).

Review articele

  • Modish monsters. By Laurent Ferri (pp. 117-22).

Book review

  • Simpkin, The English Aristocracy at War, from the Welsh Wars of Edward I to the Battle of Bannockburn. By Nigel Ramsay (pp. 123-4).

Recent items of interest

  • Artefacts reported under the Treasure Act and the Portable Antiquities Scheme (pp. 125-9).
  • Conferences, lectures, websites and podcasts (pp. 131-40).

Volume 7 (2011)

Part 1 (no 221)

Articles

  • Five medieval sword pommels from Norfolk. By Steven Ashley (pp. 1-7, with plate 1).
  • Reynard in seals and heraldry. By John A. Goodall (pp. 8-10, with plate 2).
  • Signs, seals and symbols of imperial power 1600-1960: a view from H.M. Government. By Adrian Ailes (pp. 11-24, with plates 3-8).

Book reviews

  • Saul, English Church Monuments in the Middle Ages. By Peter O’Donoghue (pp. 25-7).
  • Nash, Of Irish Descent. By Sinead McEneaney (pp. 27-30).
  • De Minvielle-Devaux, The Laws of Arms in England, France & Scotland. By C. S. T. Mackie (pp. 30-2).

Bibliography

  • Heraldry beyond the heraldic journals, part two: 2006-10 (pp. 33-43).

Part 2 (no 222)

Articles

  • A further example of Central Asian ‘shoulder ornament’ on a proto-heraldic lion from Thetford. By Steven Ashley (pp. 45-8, with plate 1).
  • The right to possession of a grant of arms: United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland and Commonwealth countries. By Richard d’Apice (pp. 49-56, with plate 2).
  • The arms of the Queen on the Bench: constitutional confusion over heraldic display in British Columbian courtrooms. By C. S. T. Mackie (pp. 57-80, with plate 3).

Commentary

  • British Airways’ unbreakable promise. By Andrew Marsden (pp. 81-4, with plates 4 and 5).

Shorter note

  • The arms of Mure. By Dirk FitzHugh (pp. 85-6).

Book review

  • Woodcock and Flower (edd.), DBA 3. By Steven Ashley (p. 87).

 

Volume 6 (2010)

Part 1 (no 219)

Articles

  • Representations of courtship and marriage in the Salisbury Rolls. By Susan Crane (pp. 1-15, with plates 1, 2 and 3).
  • Visitation instructions 1634. By Peter O’Donoghue (pp. 17-22).
  • The Hearth Tax and the pre-Great Fire home of the heralds. By Adrian Ailes (pp. 23-5).
  • The armorial plaques in the Royal Salop Infirmary. By Janet Verasanso (pp. 27-35, with plate 4).

Book reviews

  • Stevenson (ed.), The Herald in Late Medieval Europe. By Emma Cavell (pp. 37-9).
  • Good, The Cult of St George in Medieval England. By Cindy Wood (pp. 39-41).
  • Herendeen, William Camden: a life in context. By Adrian Ailes (pp. 41-2).
  • Popoff, Toscane (hors Florence). By Clive Cheesman (pp. 42-4).

Part 2 (no 220)

Articles

  • The court of Henry II of England in the 1180s, and the office of King of Arms. By David Crouch (pp. 47-55).
  • Petticoat heraldry. By Bruce McAndrew (pp. 57-64, with plates 1 and 2).
  • Some aspects of the ‘crisis of heraldry’. By Clive Cheesman (pp. 65-80, with plates 3 and 4).
  • Municipal heraldry in Fascist Italy: the case of the Bozen civic arms (1926-1943). By Gustav Pfeifer (pp. 81-100, with plates 5, 6 and 7).

Volume 5 (2009)

Part 1 (no 217)

Articles

  • Lions charged with a cross potent: Central Asian ‘shoulder ornament’ on a twelfth-century buckle plate from Norfolk. By Steven Ashley (pp. 1-6, with plates 1 and 2).
  • The development of the Visitations. By Adrian Ailes (pp. 7-23).
  • The laws of arms of the provinces of Canada. By C. S. T. Mackie (pp. 25-38).

Review article

  • Heralds in the new DNB: part III. By C. J. Jay (pp. 39-43).

Gallery review

  • The Paul and Jill Ruddock Gallery of Medieval Europe (British Museum). By Jeremy Goldsmith (pp. 45-7).

Congress review

  • XXVIII International Congress of Heraldic and Genealogical Sciences. By Fergus Gillespie (pp. 49-50).

Book reviews

  • Lavers, The Natural History of Unicorns. By John Cherry (pp. 51-2).
  • Minima Heraldica 1 and 2. By Clive Cheesman (p. 52).

Part 2 (no 218)

Articles

  • Fourteenth-century ordinaries of arms. Part 2: William Jenyns’ Ordinary. By Paul A. Fox (pp. 55-64, with plates 1 and 2).
  • American guild arms in the Constitutional Processions of 1788. By Joseph McMillan (pp. 65-79, with plates 3 and 4).

Survey article

  • Internet heraldry: advantages, shortcomings and unused potential. By Jack Carlson (pp. 81-92).

Reviews

  • Magnificence of the Tsars (V&A Museum), with Amelekhina and Levykin (edd.), Magnificence of the Tsars. By Peter O’Donoghue (pp. 93-5).
  • Karl der Kühne/Charles the Bold (Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna), with Marti et al. (edd.), Splendour of the Burgundian Court. By Michael Göbl (pp. 95-7, with Plate 5a).
  • Coss and Tyerman (edd.), Soldiers, Nobles and Gentlemen. By Jeremy Goldsmith (pp. 97-8).

Project reports

  • Seals in Medieval Wales (Aberystwyth University and the Institute of Medieval and Early Modern Studies). By Elizabeth New (pp. 99-100).
  • Corporate grants of arms since 1673 (the College of Arms with support from Brand Finance plc). By Clive Cheesman (pp. 100-8, with Plate 5b).

Volume 4 (2008)

Part 1 (no 215)

Articles

  • An unrecognized Lindsay quarter. By Bruce McAndrew (pp. 1-6).
  • Some external insignia of office for dignitaries of the Order of St John of Jerusalem, Cyprus, Rhodes and Malta. By John Joseph Fitzpatrick Kennedy (pp. 7-15, with plate 1).
  • The cross of St George and the Banner of the Ressurection. By Jeremy Goldsmith (pp. 17-19).
  • The medieval origins of the British system of cadency. By Paul A. Fox (pp. 21-8, with plates 2 and 3).
  • Partridges: the history of a prohibition. By Clive Cheesman (pp. 29-62, with plates 4 and 5).

Shorter notes

  • Conyngham-Heard-Phillipps pedigrees. By Nigel Ramsay (pp. 63-4, with plate 6).
  • Arms on a seventeenth-century cistern. By E. J. Redshaw (pp. 64-5, with plate 7).

Bibliography

  • Heraldry beyond the heraldic journals 2000-2005 (pp. 67-78).

Book reviews

  • Siddons, The Development of Welsh Heraldry IV. By J. Beverley Smith (pp. 79-81).
  • Munby, Barber and Brown (edd.), Edward III’s Round Table at Windsor. By Michael Hicks (pp. 81-4).
  • McAndrew, Scotland’s Historic Heraldry. By Jackson W. Armstrong (pp. 84-7).
  • Cust and Hopper (edd.), Cases in the High Court of Chivalry 1634-1640. By Stephen K. Roberts (pp. 87-9).
  • Swan, A King from Canada. By Ambrogio Caiani (pp. 89-91).

Part 2 (no 216)

Articles

  • A wyvern on a twelfth-century armorial weight from Norfolk. By Steven Ashley (pp. 93-9, with plate 1).
  • Regency knights: the Royal Guelphic Order, 1815-1837. By Andrew Hanham (pp. 101-24, with plates 2 and 3).
  • Queen Victoria’s Jubilee processions and the heralds, 1887 and 1897. By Duncan Green (pp. 125-36, with plates 4 and 5).
  • The reception of England’s armorial law into Canada. By C. S. T. Mackie (pp. 137-53).

Shorter notes

  • The new reverse designs for the U.K. definitive coinage. By Barrie Cook (pp. 155-9, with plate 6).
  • The origins of the label and the maunch. By Paul A. Fox (pp. 159-60).

Book reviews

  • Radulescu and Truelove (edd.), Gentry Culture in late Medieval England. By Adrian Ailes (p. 161).
  • Titterton, The Grisaille and Heraldic Glass in the Chancel at Norbury, Derbyshire. By Jeremy Goldsmith (pp. 162).

Volume 3 (2007)

Part 1 (no 213)

Bibliography

  • John Brooke-Little (part 2) (pp. 1-8).

Articles

  • Argent a cross Gules. The origins and English use of the arms of Saint George. By Jonathan Good (pp. 9-18).
  • The ‘dragon-and-pearl’ motif on a medieval armorial roundel from Norfolk. By Steven Ashley (pp. 19-23, with plate 1).
  • Sir Henry Spelman investigates. By Richard Cust (pp. 25-34, with plates 2 and 3).
  • Death, commemoration and the heraldic funeral in Tudor and Stuart Cheshire and Lancashire. Part I. By Wendy Walters-Di Traglia (pp. 35-54, with plates 4 and 5).
  • ‘Ornamental for closet or house’: printed catalogues of the arms of London livery companies. By Ian Anders Gadd (pp. 55-66, with plate 6).

Shorter note

  • Thomas Jenyns’ book and its precursors. By Steen Clemmensen (pp. 67-8).
  • Response by Paul A. Fox (p. 68).

Congress review

  • XXVII International Congress of Heraldic and Genealogical Sciences. By George Lucki (pp. 69-74).

Exhibition review

  • Good Impressions (the British Museum). By Paul A. Fox (pp. 75-6).

Book reviews

  • Sainty and Heydel-Mankoo (edd.), World Orders of Knighthood and Merit. By Michael Powell (pp. 77-9).
  • Strong, Coronation. By Dale Hoak (pp. 79-80).
  • Groom, The Union Jack. By Dominick Donald (pp. 81-2).
  • Robinson, Grass Seed in June. By Alastair Langlands (pp. 82-3).
  • Malden and Malden (edd.), The Dunvegan Armorial. By Jackson W. Armstrong (pp. 83-5).

Part 2 (no 214)

Articles

  • A medieval armorial scabbard from Norfolk Street, King’s Lynn. By Steven Ashley (pp. 87-93).
  • The missing earl: Richard Fitzalan, Earl of Arundel and Surrey, and the Order of the Garter. By Michael Burtscher (pp. 93-101).
  • Death, commemoration and the heraldic funeral in Tudor and Stuart Cheshire and Lancashire. Part II. By Wendy Walters-Di Traglia (pp. 103-16, with plates 1 and 2).
  • ‘Hark, what discord’: precedency among the early-Stuart gentry. By David Gelber (pp. 117-44).
  • Grants of arms in the early eighteenth century. By Peter O’Donoghue (pp. 145-58, with plates 3 and 4).

Shorter notes

  • The silver seal of Robert Fitzwalter, died 1235. By John Cherry (p. 159, with plate 5).
  • The Evelyn arms on a cistern? By Anton C. Zeven and Robert A. Laing of Colington (pp. 159-62, with plate 6).

Book reviews

  • Galloway, The Order of the Bath. By Andrew Hanham (pp. 163-6).
  • Carne, Curiously Painted. By Peter O’Donoghue (pp. 167-8).

Exhibition reviews

  • Timeless & Classic (at the Royal College of Art). By C. J. Jay (pp. 169-70).
  • Making the Act of Union 1707 (at the House of Lords). By Timothy Duke (pp. 170-1).