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Halifax, Charles Montagu, Earl of, 1661-1715
Halifax, Charles Montagu, Earl of, 1661-1715
OriginatorHalifax, Charles Montagu, Earl of, 1661-1715
StyleBook plate
Bookplate TypeArmorial
Bookplate FunctionOwnership
Institutional or PersonalPersonal
Dimensions50x64 mm
Bookplate Text[motto:] OTIUM CUM DIGNITATE / The Right Honble. Charles Lord Halifax 1702.
DescriptionCoat of arms. Escutcheon: Quarterly, 1st and 4th, argent (silver) three lozenges conjoined in fess gules (red) a border sable (black), for Montagu; 2nd and 3rd, or (gold), an eagle displayed vert (green), beaked and membered gules, for Monthermer. Crest: A griffin's head couped, wings elevated sable, charged on the breast with a portcullis. Supporters: Two griffins argent guttee de sang, beaked, membered and wings expanded gules each charged on the breast with a portcullis sable. Motto: Otium cum dignitate (Leisure with dignity)
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 Identifierexlibris1249.jp2
RepositoryUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Rare Book and Manuscript Library
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