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    Armorial bookplate of John Rolle, Baron Rolle of Stevenstone (1750-1842)

    Roll of Kings of England to Edward III by Anonymous - Genealogy of William the Conqueror (England, 1308.)

    Timeline of the British Monarchs from William the Conqueror to Elizabeth II.

    Lancastrian Rose -- Coram Rege Roll of Henry VII. The roll records court proceedings that were supposed to be carried out before the king in person (coram rege), although that was rarely true. The rolls often include a portrait of the monarch as if to suggest this presence but here the red rose of Lancaster stands in for King Henry VII, 1500

    Detail from a genealogical roll recording the Norman ancestry of William the Conqueror.14th century.

    Exponential Pedigree Chart Growth

    Peacock Pedigree (1626) Just look at all the heraldry! Post-period, but too cool not to include.

    Dering Roll, c. 1270-1280. The Dering Roll is the oldest English roll of arms surviving in its original form. It was made between 1270 and 1280 and contains the coat of arms of 324 knights, starting with two illegitimate children of King John.

    A Bartram Genealogy Club member shows off the family tree his father created on the back of a roll-up window shade. Ingenious!

    18th Century Armorial Pedigree Chart

    The Edward IV Roll (Free Library of Philadelphia, Lewis MS E201)

    Lincoln Cathedral, sXLVI, Armorial panel, probably by William Peckitt by gordonplumb, via Flickr

    Catherine Lyte Howard ca. 1618 William Larkin. Married as his second wife, Sir Thomas Thynne of Longleat. Distant cousin of Anne Boleyn and Catherine Howard.

    ZenTangle Alphabet Drawing on Bright White Drawing Paper with "Micron" Ink and "Gelly Roll" Gel Pens.. $19.99, via Etsy.

    Stammbaum der (Pedigree of) Pfaffinger zu Salmanskirchen

    To celebrate Her Majesty's 60th year on the throne, heraldic artist Neil Bromley has created an ornate family tree, detailing the royal line of succession since 1066. Set down in elegant calligraphy and decorated with intricate heraldic artwork, the Royal Line unfolds through history, from William the Conqueror in 1066 to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II in 2012. The work also includes the marriage of Prince William and Catherine Middleton.

    Amy Perrotti illustrations -- to pretty up the walls with something ethnic and educational (using many ACEO prints)

    Text from William Blake. Trial lettering in watercolor journal - practice for text that eventually went on the painting "Forever". www.randallmhasso...