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HERALDRY, civil and canon law. The art or office of a herald. It is the art, practice, or science of recording genealogies, and blazoning arms or ensigns armorial. It also teaches whatever relates to the marshaling of cavalcades, processions, and other public ceremonies. Encyc.; Ridley's View of the Civil and Canon Law, pt. 2, c. 1, Sec. 6.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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``to place the vanquished beside the victor were false heraldry.''
Here and there a Hatchment, with the whole science of Heraldry in it, loomed down upon the street, like an Archbishop discoursing on Vanity.
If a question in heraldry were started, Athos knew all the noble families of the kingdom, their genealogy, their alliances, their coats of arms, and the origin of them.
"Don't you know that that sort of half-man, like a half-lion or half-stag, is quite common in heraldry? Might not that line through the ship be one of those parti-per-pale lines, indented, I think they call it?
The whole of heraldry and of chivalry is in courtesy.
Inside the castle is adorned with heraldry from across the ages and is described as being in a "mixed condition" with nine bedrooms and three reception rooms.
From food and clothes to heraldry and armour, there was plenty to see and try in the medieval encampment.
"In this talk he will be tracing the history of genealogy from its earliest days when it was in the hands of the College of Arms and included heraldry, to the most recent times." Entry costs PS2 and PS3 for non-members.
Current and previous interests include influential nobles at the court of Henry VIII; expression of power and identity in the landscape of Leicestershire; church monuments and architecture; terms of endearment, heraldry, linguistics and portraiture.
Knight Henry Sinclair visited the kids at the group after they had been learning about castles and heraldry.
The close relationship between heralds and heraldry began to develop during the 15th century, says Moll, and it is from this period that he draws texts for the anthology.