Statutes of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath

TitleStatutes of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication1725
Corporate AuthorsBath, Oof the
LibraryBritish Library
BindingBound in red goatskin with the stamp in gold on both covers
BookplateAnonymous armorial (crest) bookplate of [Viscount] Torrington
SignatureInscription on the front flyleaf: “This book belong’d to Sr. George Byng Lord Torrington, who was one of the first knights on the revival of ye Order of the Bath by King George the first, and was purchased at ye sale of books of Ld. Torrington grandson to ye above. Feb. 12th 1778”
Arms Three royal crowns impaling quarterly the arms of George I (1. England and Scotland impaled 2. France 3. Ireland 4. Tierced in pairle reversed 1. Two lions passant gardant (Brunswick) 2. Semy of hearts a lion rampant (Lunenberg) 3. A horse courant (Saxony) overall on an escutcheon gules the crown of Charlemagne (High Treasurer of the Empire)
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