Monday, August 1, 2011

Burke's Peerage

A General and Heraldic Dictionary of the Peerage and Baronetage of the British Empire by John Burke (1832)

Volume 1
Volume 2

You can read about John Burke's work and the creation of Burke's Peerage in this Wikipedia article. This book is an immensely valuable resource for Latin mottoes as Latin mottoes frequently form part of a family's armorial ensign, as you can see here:


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