Art. 96, Les armes des roys

ART. 96, LES ARMES DES ROYS: EXPLANATORY NOTES


Abbreviations: AND: Anglo-Norman Dictionary; ANL: Anglo-Norman Literature: A Guide to Texts and Manuscripts (R. Dean and Boulton); BL: British Library (London); Bodl.: Bodleian Library (Oxford); CT: Chaucer, Canterbury Tales; CUL: Cambridge University Library (Cambridge); DOML: Dumbarton Oaks Medieval Library; FDT: French Devotional Texts of the Middle Ages (Sinclair 1979); FDT-1French Devotional Texts of the Middle Ages, . . . First Supplement (Sinclair 1982); IMEV: The Index of Middle English Verse (Brown and Robbins); MED: Middle English Dictionary; MWME: A Manual of the Writings in Middle English, 1050–1500 (Severs et al.); NIMEV: A New Index of Middle English Verse (Boffey and Edwards); NLS: National Library of Scotland (Edinburgh).

7 Corrie notes that “the English king is only the sixth in the list, two places after the king of France,” indicating that “the compiler was not somebody who was interested only in England” (2003, p. 67).

17 It is unclear what the abbreviation .s. stands for.

26 Mailogris. Mallorca. In writing gris (ri abbreviated), the scribe seems to be reinterpreting letters he is unsure of in his copy: Mailorqa.

30 Gryfonye. The Pomeranian ducal house of Griffin (Livonia) in Poland.

31 Hasteney. Apparently Estonia.

 
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¶ C’est la conisaunce de les armes des roys.

¶ Le Roy de Jerusalem porte l’escu d’asure ov crois e crucifix d’or.

¶ Roy d’Espaygne porte escu quartroné de goules e d’argent ov deus chastiels d’or     
e deus lyouns de sable.

¶ Roy de Fraunce porte l’escu d’asure poudré ov flur de lyls d’or.

¶ Roy d’Alemaigne porte escu d’or ov un egle de sable.

¶ Roy d’Engleterre porte escu de goules ov trois leopardz d’or.

¶ Roy de Navarre porte escu de goules ov deus cercles d’or e translaté de corner
a autre d’or, un saphyr en my lyw.

¶ Roy de Cicile: come le Roy de Fraunce ov vns espece de goules e d’argent.

¶ Roy de Ermenye: l’escu d’asure ov trois corounes d’or.

¶ Roy de Denemarche: escu de goules ov un leon raunpant d’or portant une
hasche d’or.

¶ Roy de Erminak: escu quartroné de goules e d’asure ov vj oysels e ij egles de or.


¶ Roy d’Escoce: escu d’or ov deus cercles poudrés ov flur de lyls e ov un leoun de
goules.

¶ Roy d’Aragoun: escu palee de goules e d’or .s. vj.

¶ Roy de Tharse: escu de goules ov treis testes de leouns d’or.

¶ Roy de Cypre: escu de goules ov un crois d’or, le pé grece.

¶ Roy de Hungrie: escu de goules ov treis leverers d’argent.

¶ Roy de Portigal: escu d’or ov treis papejays de vert, les pés de goules.

¶ Roy de Constantyn: escu d’or ov treis foils de vigne de vert, ov un cheveroun de
goules poudré ov roses d’argent.

¶ Roy de Norweye: escu de goules ov un nef d’or.

¶ Roy de Gres: escu d’asure ov treis dees d’argent, les poyntz vi, v, iiij.

¶ Roy de Mailogris: escu de goules ov treis testes de cerf d’or.

¶ Roy d’Orkeneye: escu d’or ov un cabal de goules.

¶ Roy de Man: escu d’asure ov iij jaunbes armez e jointz ensemble en my lyw
d’argent esperonez a or.

¶ Roy de Gryfonye: escu de goules ov un griffoun d’or.

¶ Roy de Hasteney: escu de goules ov un chastiel d’or.

¶ Roy de Ostrice: escu d’asure ov un leverer d’or. |
¶ Here are the emblems on the kings’ arms.

¶ The King of Jerusalem carries the blue shield with a cross and gold crucifix.

¶ King of Spain carries a shield quartered in red and silver with two gold castles
and two sable lions.

¶ King of France carries the blue shield decorated with gold fleur-de-lys.

¶ King of Germany carries a gold shield with a sable eagle.

¶ King of England carries a red shield with three gold leopards.

¶ King of Navarre carries a red shield with two gold rings and traversed from one
corner to the other with gold, a sapphire in the middle.

¶ King of Sicily: like the king of France with a design in red and silver.

¶ King of Armenia: the blue shield with three gold crowns.

¶ King of Denmark: red shield with a gold lion rampant carrying a gold battleaxe.


¶ King of Armagnac: shield quartered in red and blue with six birds and two gold
eagles.

¶ King of Scotland: gold shield with two rings decorated with fleur-de-lys and a red
lion.

¶ King of Aragon: shield striped in red and gold .s. six.

¶ King of Tars: red shield with three gold lion heads.

¶ King of Cyprus: red shield with a gold cross, Greek-footed.

¶ King of Hungary: red shield with three silver hounds.

¶ King of Portugal: gold shield with three green parrots, red-footed.

¶ King of Constantinople: gold shield with three green vine leaves, with a red
chevron decorated with silver roses.

¶ King of Norway: red shield with a gold ship.

¶ King of Greece: blue shield with three silver dice, the points six, five, four.

¶ King of Mallorca: red shield with three gold deer heads.

¶ King of Orkeney: gold shield with a red horse.

¶ King of [the Isle of] Man: blue shield with three silver legs armored and joined
together in the middle by a gold spur.

¶ King of Griffony: red shield with a gold griffon.

¶ King of Estonia: red shield with a gold castle.

¶ King of Austria: blue shield with a gold hound. |


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