Patent of Nobility granted by Philip II of Spain (1556-1598) to Bernal Ramirez (d. 1634) in Valladolid in 1579. -- Full-page miniature with arms and crest of the Ramirez family in the lower half and Bernal Ramirez kneeling before a vision of the Virgin and Child in the upper half, central bar with legend DON FELIPE POR LA GRA[CIA DI DIO] (fol. 1v) with foliate, floral and jewelled border on red and gold grounds.
A miniature from John Lydgate's Troy Book, c.1457-60, of the arms of Percy and Lucy lanked by initials 'HP', accompanied by badges of crescent and shackle-bolt, and encircled by the Garter; (Royal 18 D II f.162). (British Library)