Century XVIII

Separador heráldico
Escudo de Castilla y León Libro abierto, hojas de plata, filo de oro, guardas de gules, tapas de sable.

Anonymous; 1800a

Anonymous, «Armerías de España», 124 double pages, title in the 9 page, provenance Duke of Osuna and Infantado, 1800.

The book has no index and its content, written by hand, is as follows:

Surnames Rondinos, Roxas, Rozas, Ruas, Ruanes, Rubios, Ruedas
  • Pages 1 through 8 are blank.
  • On page 9, title, letter A and surnames Abarca, Abendaño, Abeo, Ablitas and Abrego in large handwritten and the blazon in small handwritten (except for the end of the book on page 123, the unknown author seems to write more about surnames than about lineages).
  • On page 10, the surnames and their blazon both in small handwritten.
  • On page 23 the letter B and its surnames.
  • On page 30 begins the letter C, it is followed by the letter Z on page 42, 29 surnames with Z was written before the letter D and Cocas and Cuacas, with the letter C, are inserted inside the letter Z.
  • From page 46 with letter D to page 97 with the letter S, including in the S the surname Sánchez on page 99, as a lineage will be included at the end of the book.
  • On page 105 the letter T, surname Tabixas, Taboadas, Tafuxes, ...
  • On page 109 jump from the letter T to the letter V, with the surnames Vacas, Vadillos,... and skipping the letter U.
  • On page 119, it returns from letter V to U, in an unordered manner and without including the capital letter U.
  • On page 120, the letter X and the letter Y.
  • On page 122, the letter Z and only 3 additional surnames with Z.
  • On page 123 he returns to the surname Sánchez by testimony of Pedro de Soto owner of the books of Armory of Spain of Andreas Heredia, King of Arms, and finally the unknown author copies the text for the surname Sánchez, those who were «hijosdalgos, en Cangas de Gobadonga» of Asturias and ends with a poem of 8 verses.
  • Beginning on page 124 are blank.

Bibliographical reference of century XVIII.

Classification: Manuscript, Armorial roll and Castilian language.

The author is anonymous.

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Separador heráldico
Escudo de Castilla y León Libro abierto, hojas de plata, filo de oro, guardas de gules, tapas de sable.

Nisbet, A.; 1722

Alexander Nisbet, System of Heraldry, 1722, coat of arms

Alexander Nisbet, «System of Heraldry Speculative and Practical: With the True Art of Blazon», subtitle «according to the most approved heralds in Europe: illustrated with suitable examples of armoria figures, and achievements of the most considerable surnames and families in Scotland, together with historical and genealogical memorials relative thereto», printed by J. MackEuen, Edinburgh, 1722.

This is the very 1st edition of this book and I consult the edition [Nisbet, A.; 1816].

Bibliographical reference of century XVIII.

The author is Nisbet, Alexander.

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