Semy-de-Lys: Speaking of Arms, 1400–2016

Edited by Fiona Robertson and Peter N. Lindfield

© 2016 editors and individual contributors

 

Introduction
by Fiona Robertson and Peter N. Lindfield

Notes on Contributors

1: The Graphic Herald: Exploring Heraldic Language Through Graphic Design
by Daniel McCabe

2: Imaginary Heraldry and Self-Portrayal in Fifteenth-Century Siena
by Alice Cavinato

3: The World on a Shield: The Encyclopaedic Vision of Randle Holme
by Andrew Gray

4: Adopting Arms in France, 1500–1789: New Considerations of the Social and
Symbolic Meanings of Heraldic Practice
by Nicolas Vernot

5: Plaques de cheminée, the French Revolution, and the Politics of Iconoclasm
by David Bennett

6: The Castle of Otranto, a Lost Medieval World
by E. G. Stanley

7: Symbolizing Succession: Walter Scott’s and Charlotte Yonge’s Uses of Heraldry
by Diana Powell

8: Of Griffins, Lions, and Unicorns: Zymurgical Heraldry in Britain and Abroad
by Lynn Pearson