From Heraldry Display’d, or London’s Armory by Samuel Lyne, p9 Arms of the Haberdashers’ Guild Blazon: Barry nebuly of argent and azure, on a bend gules a lion passant or Crest: Issuant from a cloud two arms proper holding a … Continue reading →
Arms of Charles Watson-Wentworth, 2nd marquis of Rockingham, Prime Minister 1765-1782 (1730-1782) Blazon: Argent on a chevron engrailed azure between three martlets sable, as many crescents or Advertisements
The expulsion of the Moors and the conquest of Granada by Ferdinand was the reason why Catherine of Arragon bore three pomegranates on a shield surmounted by a crown, which was the badge of Grenada [the pomegranate]. -She was the daughter of Ferdinand.
From Historical Anecdotes of Heraldry and Chivalry by Susannah Dawson Dobson, p127
From Heraldry Display’d or London’s Armory by Samuel Lyne, p7 Arms of the Skinner’s Guild Blazon: Ermine on a chief gules three ducal coronets or, caps of the first Crest: A lynx statant proper, gorged with a garland of leaves vert … Continue reading →