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Reade, John, Sir
Reade, John, Sir
OriginatorReade, John, Sir
StyleBook plate
Bookplate TypePictorial
Bookplate FunctionOwnership
Institutional or PersonalPersonal
Dimensions60x85 mm
Coverage-SpatialOxfordshire (England)
Bookplate Text[motto:] CEDANT ARMA TOGAE / Sir John Reade
DescriptionCoat of arms. Escutcheon: Gules, a saltire between four garbs or; center, an escutcheon argent charged with a dexter hand gules. Crest: Upon the trunk of a tree vert a falcon rising, jessed. Motto: Cedant arma togae.
NoteMotto: Cedant arma togae = Let arms yield to the toga (i.e. to the law)
ReferenceBurke, Bernard. The General armory ... (London, 1884), p. 843.
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 Identifierexlibris1597.jp2
RepositoryUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Rare Book and Manuscript Library
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