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Heralds and heraldry in Shakespeare's England / edited by Nigel Ramsay.

  • Date published


  • Publisher

    Donington : Shaun Tyas, 2014.

  • Editor

    Ramsay, Nigel.,

  • Subject

    Heraldry in art

    Heraldry England History 16th century

    Heraldry England History 17th century

Contents: The Heralds and the Elizabethan Court : Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester as Deputy Earl Marshal / Simon Adams -- William Smith, Rouge Dragon Pursuivant / Nigel Ramsay. With an edition by Ann Payne of Smith's MS Tract on abuses committed by the Painters and others to the detriment of the heralds -- Grants and confirmations of arms / Clive Cheesman -- 'A herald, Kate? O put me in thy books' : Shakespeare, the Heralds' visitations and a new visitation address / Adrian Ailes -- Tudor pedigree rolls and their uses / Sir John Baker -- Colours of continuity : the Heraldic funeral / Roger Kuin -- Heraldry and the gentry community in Shakespeare's England ? Richard Cust -- 'Wanting arms' : Heraldic decoration in lesser houses / Tara Hamling -- Heraldry in Tudor and Jacobean portraits / Karen Hearn -- Heraldic language and identity in Shakespeare's plays / Beatrice Groves -- Literary and dramatic heraldry / Kathryn Will -- Heraldic and alternate emblematic forms in the age of Shakespeare / Alan R Young -- Afterword : From the late seventeenth century to the present day / Peter O'Donoghue.