Browne, Anthony, 2nd Viscount Montague -1629)

Anthony Browne, 2nd Viscount Montague, was the eldest son of Anthony Browne (d. 1592), son and heir of Anthony Browne, 1st Viscount (1526 1592), and Mary, daughter of Sir William Dormer, of Ethorpe in Buckinghamshire. He succeeded his grandfather in 1592, and married Jane, daughter of Thomas Sackville, Earl of Dorset, Lord Treasurer of England. Viscount Montague was implicated in the Gunpowder Plot and spent a year of imprisonment in the Tower. He wrote A book of orders and rules, on the management a nobleman's household. These stamps were cut by the Bodleian Library to mark the books bought with a sum of money which he gave to the library.

Seat / Residence(s): Cowdray House, Sussex
Stamp(s) Stamp Information
Browne, Anthony, 2nd Viscount Montague  (Stamp 1) Motto: Suives raison
Helmet: Peer
Crest: An eagle displayed
Arms: Quarterly Ist grand quarter 1 & 4. On a bend cotised three lions passant a crescent for difference (Browne) 2 & 3. Quarterly 1 & 4. A lion rampant (FitzAlan) 2 & 3. A fret (Maltravers) IInd grand quarter 1 & 4. A saltire a label gobony (Nevill) 2. Three lozenges in fess (Montacute) 3. An eagle displayed (Monthermer) IIIrd grand quarter 1. Three lions passant gardant in pale a bordure (Edmund of Woodstock) 2 & 3. A saltire engrailed (Tiptoft) 4. A lion rampant (Meschines) IVth grand quarter 1. A cross engrailed (Ingoldsthorpe) 2. On a canton a rose (Bradston) 3. A fess between three leopards faces an annulet for difference (De la Pole) 4. A fess dancetty (De Burgh)
Quarterings: Ist grand quarter 1 & 4. On a bend cotised three lions passant a crescent for difference (Browne) 2 & 3. Quarterly 1 & 4. A lion rampant (FitzAlan) 2 & 3. A fret (Maltravers) IInd grand quarter 1 & 4. A saltire a label gobony (Nevill) 2. Three lozenges in fess (Montacute) 3. An eagle displayed (Monthermer) IIIrd grand quarter 1. Three lions passant gardant in pale a bordure (Edmund of Woodstock) 2 & 3. A saltire engrailed (Tiptoft) 4. A lion rampant (Meschines) IVth grand quarter 1. A cross engrailed (Ingoldsthorpe) 2. On a canton a rose (Bradston) 3. A fess between three leopards faces an annulet for difference (De la Pole) 4. A fess dancetty (De Burgh)
Coronet: Viscount
Heraldic Charges: bend cotised, on a, Heraldic Charges: canton, on a, Heraldic Charges: cross engrailed, Heraldic Charges: eagle displayed, Heraldic Charges: fess between, Heraldic Charges: fess dancetty, Heraldic Charges: fret, Heraldic Charges: lion rampant, Heraldic Charges: lions passant (3), Heraldic Charges: lozenges (3), Heraldic Charges: saltire, Heraldic Charges: saltire engrailed
Browne, Anthony, 2nd Viscount Montague  (Stamp 2) Arms: Quarterly Ist grand quarter 1 & 4. On a bend cotised three lions passant a crescent for difference (Browne) 2 & 3. Quarterly 1 & 4. A lion rampant (FitzAlan) 2 & 3. A fret (Maltravers) IInd grand quarter 1 & 4. A saltire a label gobony (Nevill) 2. Three lozenges in fess (Montacute) 3. An eagle displayed (Monthermer) IIIrd grand quarter 1. Three lions passant gardant in pale a bordure (Edmund of Woodstock) 2 & 3. A saltire engrailed (Tiptoft) 4. A lion rampant (Meschines) IVth grand quarter 1. A cross engrailed (Ingoldsthorpe) 2. On a canton a rose (Bradston) 3. A fess between three leopards faces an annulet for difference (De la Pole) 4. A fess dancetty (De Burgh)
Quarterings: Ist grand quarter 1 & 4. On a bend cotised three lions passant a crescent for difference (Browne) 2 & 3. Quarterly 1 & 4. A lion rampant (FitzAlan) 2 & 3. A fret (Maltravers) IInd grand quarter 1 & 4. A saltire a label gobony (Nevill) 2. Three lozenges in fess (Montacute) 3. An eagle displayed (Monthermer) IIIrd grand quarter 1. Three lions passant gardant in pale a bordure (Edmund of Woodstock) 2 & 3. A saltire engrailed (Tiptoft) 4. A lion rampant (Meschines) IVth grand quarter 1. A cross engrailed (Ingoldsthorpe) 2. On a canton a rose (Bradston) 3. A fess between three leopards faces an annulet for difference (De la Pole) 4. A fess dancetty (De Burgh)
Coronet: Viscount
Heraldic Charges: bend, on a, Heraldic Charges: bordure, Heraldic Charges: canton, on a, Heraldic Charges: cross engrailed, Heraldic Charges: fess between, Heraldic Charges: fess dancetty, Heraldic Charges: fret, Heraldic Charges: leopards faces (3), Heraldic Charges: lion rampant, Heraldic Charges: lions passant (3), Heraldic Charges: lions passant gardant (3), Heraldic Charges: rose, Heraldic Charges: saltire engrailed