List of abbreviations

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Survey of London Monograph 16, College of Arms, Queen Victoria Street. Originally published by Guild & School of Handicraft, London, 1963.

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Anstis, Reg. Garter Anstis, Register of the Order of the Garter.
appd appointed.
B. M. British Museum.
C.E.M.R.A. A Catalogue of English Medieval Rolls of Arms, by Anthony R. Wagner, Richmond Herald; published by the Society of Antiquaries of London, 1950.
cr. created.
D.E.M. Deputy Earl Marshal.
E.M. Earl Marshal.
E.M. wt. Earl Marshal's warrant.
H.C.E.C. Heralds Commemorative Exhibition 1484–1934, Illustrated Catalogue, 1937.
H. & G. Herald and Genealogist.
H. & H. Heralds and Heraldry in the Middle Ages, by Anthony R. Wagner, Portcullis Pursuivant (later Richmond Herald); Oxford, 1939, 2nd ed. 1956.
H. of N. H. S. London and A. R. Wagner, 'Heralds of the Nobility', Appendix C to the Complete Peerage, vol. xi (1949).
L.T.A. Accounts of the Lord High Treasurer of Scotland, 11 volumes, Edinburgh. (Vol. 1, 1877.)
mk(s) mark(s).
Nichol's Lit. Anec. Literary Anecdotes of the Eighteenth Century.
Nichol's Lit. Hist. Illustrations of the Literary History of the Eighteenth Century.
nom. nominated.
O.A. John Anstis' MS., 'Officers of Arms', in the College of Arms.
pat. patent.
p.s.(s) Privy Seal(s).
R. & C. The Records and Collections of the College of Arms, by Anthony R. Wagner, Richmond Herald, 1952.
resd resigned.
R.L. Royal Licence.
R. wt. Royal warrant.
Vinc. MSS. Vincent MSS. in the College of Arms.
Vis'n Visitation.
wt. warrant.
Coll. of Arms MSS. The letters and numbers refer to press marks. These MSS. and others are described by Sir Anthony Wagner. (See C.E.M.R.A. and R. & C. mentioned in the above list.)

Note. The names of officers, the blazon of their arms and their appointments are printed in italics when there is any doubt about their validity.