Heraldry, English and Foreign: With a Dictionary of Heraldic Terms Robert C Jenkins

ISBN: 9781332136131

Published: September 27th 2015

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126 pages


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Heraldry, English and Foreign: With a Dictionary of Heraldic Terms  by  Robert C Jenkins

Heraldry, English and Foreign: With a Dictionary of Heraldic Terms by Robert C Jenkins
September 27th 2015 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, RTF | 126 pages | ISBN: 9781332136131 | 6.28 Mb

Excerpt from Heraldry, English and Foreign: With a Dictionary of Heraldic TermsI, Heraldry, as its name implies, was in its origin a purely military art, and, according to Spener, Menestrier, and other writers, originated in its modern form from theMoreExcerpt from Heraldry, English and Foreign: With a Dictionary of Heraldic TermsI, Heraldry, as its name implies, was in its origin a purely military art, and, according to Spener, Menestrier, and other writers, originated in its modern form from the tournaments instituted (or, at least, brought into perfect organization) by the Emperor Henry the Fowler (c.

950) for the purpose of keeping up the military spirit among the knightly families of that early day during intervals of peace, and promoting courage and dexterity by means of such martial exercises.More critical inquiries into the origin of these assemblies carry them back a century earlier, when a great gathering of knights and their retainers for military games was held at Worms.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books.

Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully- any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.



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