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Heralds and Armorists as Editors of Armorials (Steen Clemmensen)

Among the possessions of a danish herald, who fled the country in 1523 was “a book with arms, such as heralds used to have”. Does this imply that all heralds possesed armorials, or that they habitually entered the coats of arms that they encountered into armorials or armorial notebooks? Hardly – most of...