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Harvey, William, d 1567 (herald)



  • Existence: d 1567


William Hervey (variously Hervy or Harvey) (d.1567), herald, was Norroy King of Arms, 1550-57, Clarenceux King of Arms, 1557-67

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W. Harvey, Alphabet of arms; R. Glover, rules of heraldry

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9532
Scope and Contents Heraldic miscellany, begun, as 'The Armes of diverse gentilmen alphabetically', by William Harvey, c.1560, and continued as the same by Gibbon Goddard, c.1595; then Regula aurea, notes on heraldry, precedents, etc., by Robert Glover, c.1600. William Harvey (d.1567), herald, was Norroy King of Arms, 1550-57, Clarenceux King of Arms, 1557-67. Gibbon (or Guibon) Goddard was Recorder of Lyme. Robert Glover (1543/4-88) was Somerset Herald, 1570-88. -1 volume (probably originally 2) in a modern...
Dates: 1560-1600 (Circa)
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