Confirmation of Arms and Crest to Henry and Anne Stanley

English, 1576/7. Illuminated document granting arms and signed and sealed Robert Cooke, Clarenceux. Illumination consists of two heraldic shields and border that can be best described as a poor imitation of a troempe l'oiel border. Text is in English and in a very even bastarda.


Appears in The Oxford Guide to Heraldry by Woodcock and Robinson, Oxford UP, Oxford, 1988.

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