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Ponsonby, Frederick B., 6th Earl of Bessbrogh, 1815-1895
Ponsonby, Frederick B., 6th Earl of Bessbrogh, 1815-1895
OriginatorPonsonby, Frederick B., 6th Earl of Bessbrogh, 1815-1895
StyleBook plate
Bookplate TypeArmorial
Bookplate FunctionOwnership
Institutional or PersonalPersonal
Dimensions63x93 mm
Bookplate TextPRO REGE LEGE GREGE / Frederick Ponsonby
DescriptionWithin a garter, buckled, on a ducal coronet or (gold), three arrows, one in pale (vertical) and two in saltire (crossed), points downward, shafts gold, feathered and pointed argent (silver) entwined by a snake proper. Motto: Pro rege lege, grege.
NoteMotto: Pro rege lege, grege = For the king, the law, and the people.
ReferenceBurke, Bernard. The General armory ... (London, 1884), p. 813
RightsRare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; For more information, please contact the Rare Book and Manuscript Library:
Collection TitleJohn Starr Stewart Ex Libris Collection
Local Identifierexlibris1130.jp2
RepositoryUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Rare Book and Manuscript Library
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