Further reading

Find out more about Royal Arms & heraldry in the UK & around the world

Royal Arms

UK heraldry

International heraldry


  • Barnard & Shepard, 1929. Arms & Blazons of the Colleges of Oxford, Oxford University Press
  • Bedingfield & Gwynne, 1993. Heraldry,  Magna Books
  • Boutell, 1891. Boutell’s Heraldry
  • Brooke-Little, 1973. An Heraldic alphabet, Macdonald & Janes
  • Brooke-Little,1987. Royal Heraldry, Pilgrim Press
  • Burke, 1884. Burke’s General Armory
  • Cautley, 1934. Royal Arms and Commandments in our Churches, Boydell Press
  • Dorling,1913. Leopards of England, Constable & Co
  • Friar, 2004. The Sutton Companion to Heraldry, Sutton Publishing
  • Friar, 1998. A Companion to the English Parish Church, Stroud, Sutton Publishing
  • Gwynn-Jones, 1998. The Art of Heraldry, Parkgate Books
  • Hasler, 1980. The Royal Arms Its Graphic and Decorative Development, London, Jupiter Books
  • Jamieson, 1998. Coats of Arms, Pitkin
  • Moncreiffeff & Pottinger,1972. Simple Heraldry Cheerfully Illustrated, Nelson 
  • Newham & Pardoe, 2007. Royal Arms in Cornish Churches, Yelford, DAE Publishing
  • Papworth,1874. Papworth’s Ordinary of British Armorials, London
  • Pardoe, 1991. Royal Arms in Berkshire Churches
  • Pardoe, 1988. Royal Arms in Devon Churches
  • Pardoe, 1975. Royal Arms in Essex Churches
  • Pardoe, 1989. Royal Arms in Nottinghamshire Churches
  • Pardoe, 1987. Royal Arms in Oxfordshire Churches
  • Pardoe, 1977. Royal Arms in Shropshire Churches
  • Pardoe, 1974. Royal Arms in the Churches of Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire
  • Pardoe, 1973. Royal Arms in the Churches of Cambridgeshire and Huntingdonshire
  • Pardoe, 1976. Royal Arms in the Churches of Central London
  • Pardoe, 1976. Royal Arms in the Churches of Northamptonshire and Rutland
  • Pardoe, 1973. Royal Arms in the Churches of the City of London
  • Pardoe, 1985. Royal Arms in the Churches of Yorkshire 
  • Pinches, 1974. The Royal Heraldry of England, Heraldry Today 
  • Slater, 2010. The Complete Book of Heraldry, Hermes House 
  • Summers, 1980. Hatchments in Britain, Phillimore
  • Woodcock & Robinson, 2000. Heraldry in National Trust Houses, National Trust 

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