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Mediaeval family trees, including Edward IV….

genealogy of Edward IVThe above illustration is from BL Harley 7535. (Thank you Laura Blanchard for the identification.)

Oh, I do love the intricacies of mediaeval heraldry. Which family carried which coat-of-arms? Why was it so important? How did they settle differences over these things? Well, Jenny Weston has written a very interesting article at https://medievalfragments.wordpress.com/…/medieval-family-…/

I thoroughly enjoyed it, and hope you do too. In fact, the entire blog is interesting to those who appreciate the mediaeval period in general.

The illustration shows a genealogy of Edward IV.

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