A Dictionary of Heraldry and Related Subjects
“A Dictionary of Heraldry and Related Subjects” by Arthur Geoffrey Puttock is an indispensable guide for heraldry enthusiasts, historians, and anyone intrigued by the captivating world of coats of arms, crests, and emblems. With meticulous research and a passion for the subject, Puttock delves into the rich history and symbolism behind heraldry, offering a comprehensive exploration of this ancient art form.
This meticulously crafted dictionary is a treasure trove of knowledge, containing over a thousand entries covering every aspect of heraldry. From the origins of heraldry in medieval Europe to its evolution throughout the centuries, Puttock expertly unravels the complex language and symbolism behind the intricate designs and vibrant colors that adorn coats of arms. Readers will discover the significance of various heraldic charges, such as lions, eagles, and fleurs-de-lis, and learn how these symbols represent noble lineages, chivalric orders, and historical events.
Beyond the symbols themselves, Puttock delves into the.