Little armorie of the Knights of the Order of Saint John of Jerusalem
Contributor(s): Fewtrell, Charles W [former owner.].Production / publication: [England; between 1895-1897]Description: 2 volumes; 26 cm.General note: Illustrated throughout with original water-colour drawings of the coat of arms, shields, seals, etc., emblazoned with splendid heraldic devises.Language note: In EnglishOwnership note: Round armorial bookplate of William Barwell Turner (1845-1917) on front pastedown; hand-illuminated signature: "W. Charles Fewtrell, Liverpool" on front flyleaf.Binding note: Bound in one quarter maroon morocco over dark blue buckram boards.Other title: Armorie of the Knights of the Order of St. John of Jerusalem | Armorie of K.I.J. [Spine title].Subject(s): Knights of Malta -- Heraldry | Order of St. John -- Insignia
Volume 1 contains: Bibliography of the Order; Armorial regulations; Sundry and Doubtful notes, Arms of Jerusalem; Grand Masters; Lieutenants of the Mastery; Anomalies; Langues: France, including Provence & Auverge, England, Italy; Spain and Portugal, Germany; including Austria and the Johanniter to 1763, Anglo-Bavarian; Latin branch; Johanniter of Brandenburg after 1763, England-New Langue up to 1887; and England under New Charter.
Volume 2 contains: Notes on the Armorie of the Order; France (including Provence, Auvergne, and France the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Langues); England (Ancient 6th Langue); Arragon (5th Langue); Castile and Portugal (8th Langue). After this chapter, the manuscript was discontinued although six more headings were prepared for its continuance.