The theater of honour and knight-hood, or, A compendious chronicle and historie of the whole Christian world ... / written in French by Andrew Fauine ...
Author: Favyn, André.Production / publication: London : printed by VVilliam Iaggard, dwelling in Barbican, and are there to be sold, 1623. Description: , 572 [i.e. 584], 538 [i.e. 558] pages : illustrations, coats of arms ; 33 cm. (fol.).General note: A translation of: Le théâtre d’honneur et de chevalerie. First dedication signed "VV.I.", i.e. William Jaggard. Variant: first dedication signed "A.M.", i.e. Anthony Munday? the translator?. Title page in red and black; the word "theater" is xylographic. "The orders of Flanders, and of the Lovv-Countries" (caption title) has separate pagination and register. Signatures: piA⁴(piA1+chi1) [par.]⁴ a⁴ b-c² d⁴ A-3B⁶ 3C⁴, ²a-2l⁶ *-2*⁴ 2m-2t⁶ 2v-2z⁴ 3a⁴( -3a4).Citation/References note: English Short Title Catalogue, S121368Binding note: Bound in red morocco.Other title: Theater of honour and knight-hood. Or A compendious chronicle and historie of the whole Christian world | Orders of Flanders, and of the Lovv-Countries.Uniform titles: Théâtre d’honneur et de chevalerie. English Subject(s): Orders of knighthood and chivalry | Heraldry -- Early works to 1800 | Nobility -- Europe | Precedence -- Early works to 1800Summary: The originall of armes, emblazons, escocheons, targets, shields, helmets, crests, mantles, kings, herauldes, parsuiuants of armes, crownes, wreaths, rewards, recompences, and ceremonies obserued in creation of knights -- The originall of the French; their kings from time to time, their Justice, Courts of Parliaments, Precedency, Riuers, Lands, Uniuersities, Bishopprickes & Ceremonies at Coronations, with all their orders of knighthood -- Orders in France -- Orders of Flanders, the Low-Countries, and the Golden Fleece -- Orders of England -- Orders of Spaine -- Orders of Germany -- Orders of Italy -- Orders of Florence -- Orders of the Holy Land -- Orders of the Nine Woorthies of the World.
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English Short Title Catalogue, S121368