The History and Meaning of Heraldry

The History and Meaning of Heraldry

An Illustrated Reference to Classic Symbols and Their Relevance

Book - 2004
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This book unravels the mysteries of its symbolism and metaphors offering clear explanations of the skilful designs and witty mottoes. A fascinating look at the designs of heraldry, ranging from medieval jousting to modern parliament.
Publisher: London : 2004
ISBN: 9781842159583
Branch Call Number: ANF 929.6 SLAT
Characteristics: 128 p. : col. ill. ; 30 cm


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SerenaEllenRuby Mar 11, 2016

This book was a very interesting read, I enjoyed reading about some of these older families and the meanings behind the colours and designs on their crests. And it is very useful art-wise if you are looking to create a coat of arms for yourself or for a character you are writing.

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