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Dance, Charles
Dance, Charles
OriginatorDance, Charles
StyleBook plate
Bookplate TypeArmorial
Bookplate FunctionOwnership
Institutional or PersonalPersonal
Dimensions63x93 mm
Bookplate TextVIRTUTEM SEQUITUR FAMA / Sir Charles Dance.
DescriptionCoat of arms. Escutcheon: Dexter, ermine, a fess embattled, counter-embattled azure between three lion's heads erased gules, on a chief or, two swords in saltire (crossed) proper, hilts and pomels gold, wreathed round with laurel vert, on a canton gules, a mural coronet or, pendent thereto by a light blue ribbon the Waterloo medal proper underneath the medal (on the canton) the word 'WATERLOO' also gold; Sinister, 1st and 4th, gules charged with a pheon argent, 2nd and 3rd argent. Crest: a horse's head couped and bridled, wreathed round the bottom of the neck with laurel. Motto: Virtutem sequitur fama (Fame follows courage)
ReferenceBurke, Bernard. The General armory ... (London, 1884), p. 260
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 Identifierexlibris1191.jp2
RepositoryUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Rare Book and Manuscript Library
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