The Entrance to the Society of Antiquaries
The Entrance to the Society of Antiquaries

The Supporters of the Peers of England in New York, Morgan Library, ms MA 3318: An Early Elizabethan Armorial of the Peerage

6:30 pm 17 April 2019 The Society of Antiquaries, Burlington House, Piccadilly, Mayfair, London W1J 0BE

Professor D’Arcy J D Boulton UE MStJ BA Hons (Toronto) MA PhD (Penn) DPhil (Oxon) FRHSC FSA AIH ICOC; Professor Emeritus of History and Medieval Studies, University of Notre Dame; Adjunct Professor of Divinity, Trinity College, University of Toronto; Editor, Alta Studia Heraldica, The Scholarly Journal of the Royal Heraldry Society of Canada, and Vice-Dean and Registrar of the College of Fellows of that Society

The lecture, supported by numerous slides, will set out a typological analysis of the supporters attributed to the peers of England in the earliest known armorial to represent a complete series of supported achievements, and the apparent basis of a series of later manuscript and printed armorials of the peerage.

Chair : Dr Andrew Gray