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C.U.H.&G.S. – Reading List

Civic Heraldry of England and Wales

Giles, O.B.E., C.W. Scott-, Civic Heraldry of England and Wales, London: J.M. Dent and Sons, 1933 (revised 1953) [] UL: 494:2.c.90.3 [1933 edition] (North Front, Floor 3); and R492.54 [1953 edition] (Reading Room – Not borrowable)

Part I
Chapter I – Sources of Civic Heraldry
Chapter II – Royal and Kindred Embles
Chapter III – Feudal and Family Emblems
Chapter IV – Religious and Ecclesiastical Emblems
Chapter V – castles, Gates, and Brigdes
Chapter VI – The Sea, Rivers, and Springs
Chapter VII – Forest and Moorland
Chapter VIII – Industry
Chapter IX – Rebuses
Chapter X – History, Tradition and Learning
Chapter XI – Mottoes

Part II – A Description of the Armorial Bearings of Local Authorities in England and Wales [in alphabetical order by county]