The General Armory

The General Armory of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales, Comprising a Registry of Armorial Bearings from the Earliest to the Present Time, Sir Bernard BURKE, Harrison, London, 1884

Good background information, *very* comprehensive list of family names (50,000+) and some interesting contemporary advertisements too! Generally good reproduction, some pages very slightly faded or skewed, fully text searchable but OCR accuracy only about 90% so some care needed.

Contents as follows, numbers are PDF Page numbers:

One volume only ( generalarmoryofe00burk )
Preface 11
Contents 13
History of Heraldry 15
Glossary 38
Dictionary 47
Royal Armory 61
Tribes of Wales 77
Orders of Knighthood 81
Supplement to General Armory 95 – 144
The General Armory 145 – 1297
Mottoes 1298 – 1321
General Advertisements (including some heraldic stationers and artists) 1323 – 1364

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