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The irish compendium: or, rudiments of honour. Containing a brief account of all the Kings and governors of Ireland, from the Year 428, to the present Time. As also the Titles, Descents, Marriages, Issue, Posts, and Seats, of all the present Peers of that Kingdom; with their Robes, Crests, Helmets, Arms, Supporters, and Motto's, curiously Engraven on 97 Copper Plates. Likewise the institution, Creation, and Investiture, of all Degrees of peerage; and of several Orders of knighthood, viz. of the Garter, the Thistle, the Golden Fleece, St. Michael, St. James, the Elephant, Baronet, and Knight-Batchelor: And lastly of an Esquire and Gentleman. To which is added, an exact list of all the mayors Bailiffs, Lord-Mayors, and Sheriffs of the City of Dublin, for 414 Years: As also the Antiquity of Arms, their Use, and Signification, and Rules how to blazon them; with the Explanation of Atchievements, whereby to know-what Branch of the Family is dead. Vol.III.

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British compendium. Vol.3


London : printed by H. Meere, and sold by A. Bettesworth in Pater-Noster Row, [1722]

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[8],359,[5]p.,plates : ill. ; 16⁰.

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Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Thomson Gale, 2003. (Eighteenth century collections online). Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.

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ESTC T77919



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