In another way also Occam heralds the'dissolution of Scholasticism.
The Heralds' College, the avvogadori di comun, in order to ensure purity of blood, were ordered to open a register of all marriages and births among members of the newly created caste, and these registers formed the basis of the famous Libro d'oro.
' It finds a parallel in the fate of the heralds of Orchomenus (Frazer, Pausan.
Attendant on them were the heralds, who were the officers of their military court, wherein offences committed in the camp and field were tried and adjudged, and among whose duties it was to carry orders and messages, to deliver challenges and call truces, and to identify and number the wounded and the slain.
The claim of the heralds to make "gentry" depend on the bearing of coat-armour, and the right to this depend on grant or recognition by themselves as officers of the crown, is of comparatively late growth.
Moreover, the two hands and a castle, which form the arms of Antwerp, will not be dismissed as providing no proof by any one acquainted with the scrupulous care that heralds displayed in the golden age of chivalry before assigning or recognizing the armorial bearings of any claimant.
The heraldic side of its duties are now vested in the earl marshal as head of the Heralds' College.
This sort of knights are by the heralds called knights bachelors."
If this were granted, the heralds were called to cut publicly the tails from his pennon: or the commander, as a special honour, might cut them off with his own hands.
The last case was that of Sir Francis Michell in 1621, whose spurs were hacked from his heels, his sword-belt cut, and his sword broken over his head by the heralds in Westminster Hall.8 Roughly speaking, the age of chivalry properly so called may be said to have extended from the beginning of the crusades to the end of the Wars of the Roses.
In the centre the colossal statue of Luther rises, on a pedestal at the base of which are sitting figures of Peter Waldo, Wycliffe, Hus and Savonarola, the heralds of the Reformation; at the corners of the platform, on lower pedestals, are statues of Luther's contemporaries, Melanchthon, Reuchlin, Philip of Hesse, and Frederick the Wise of Saxony, between which are allegorical figures of Magdeburg (mourning), Spires (protesting) and Augsburg (confessing).
His family was of some position, though it seems not to have been able to establish to the satisfaction of heralds the claims which it made to nobility older than the 16th century.
In Homer the word has a wide application, including not only hand-workers but even heralds and physicians.
On the evening of the 10th heralds perambulated the streets proclaiming that the estates were to meet in the Rikssaal on the following day; every deputy absenting himself would be regarded as the enemy of his country and his king.
He now had a lodging in the Heralds' Office, and spent much of his time in London examining the records in the Tower and the Cottonian and other collections of MSS.
In almost all climes the tortoise and the frog are among the precursors and heralds of this season, and birds fly with song and glancing plumage, and plants spring and bloom, and winds blow, to correct this slight oscillation of the poles and preserve the equilibrium of nature.
Austrian column guides were moving in and out among the Russian troops and served as heralds of the advance.
The position has, we see, two sides: on the one side the prophets are heralds of an inexorable judgment based on the demands of absolute righteousness; on the other they represent an assured conviction of Yahweh's invincible and gracious love.
On the 1 9 th of May 1347 heralds invited the people to a parliament on the Capitol, and on the loth, the day being Whit-Sunday, the meeting took place.
On the 26th of June 1657 he was once more installed as Protector, this time, however, with regal ceremony in contrast with the simple formalities observed on the first occasion, the heralds proclaiming his accession in the same manner as that of the kings.
The Heralds' College or College of Arms, the official authority in matters of armorial bearings and pedigrees, occupies a building in Queen Victoria Street, City, erected subsequently to the great fire (1683).
In the north of England Passion Sunday was formerly known as Carle or Carling Sunday, a name corrupted from "care," in allusion to the sorrowful season which the day heralds.
The entrance to the Stadium from the north-east corner of the Altis was a privileged one, reserved for the judges of the games, the competitors and the heralds.
It was known also as Snowdoun, which became the official title of the Scots heralds.
antiquary private dwellings have occasionally survived, and have more often been recorded by antiquaries and heralds.
A knock on the door heralds the arrival of a magnificent woman in a flowery dress.
bartering away of the animals, however, heralds a major change in prospect.
It heralds her masterful entrance into the world of the deeply disturbing psychological chiller.
In some parts of Britain finding a four-leaf clover also heralds the possibility of meeting your true love on the same day.
The sound of his drum heralds its creation; his burning flame signals its final conflagration.
In summer, the growth of increasingly large cumulus often heralds the arrival of the front.
The record levels of debt and the housing crash will both exacerbate each other as the crash heralds recession and then general deflation.
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The author skilfully weaves his plot punctuated by the rhythmic drumbeat which heralds the appearance of the new moon.
Beyond the Orchard Door The ship had now been moored and, as Queen Emeline stepped ashore, the heralds sounded a fanfare.
It also heralds a successful floatation of its petrochemical firm, Innovene that was segregated into an independent company in April.
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March usually heralds the start of serious fishing, and there really is an excellent chance to catch a Tay springer.
He also heralds the end of episodes with the oft spoke catch phrase " time for bed " .
Finally, as might be expected, heraldry was recorded very fully at the heralds ' visitations.
This heralds the very beginnings of the theory of the divine incarnation, or avatara, which we find elaborated upon in the Puranas.
The digital age heralds the renaissance of the still image for geography teaching.
In summer, it bakes in its own heat before the arrival of autumn heralds a wave of powerful typhoons.
All the incidents subsequent to the appeal of Athens to Sparta are expressly referred by Herodotus to the interval between the sending of the heralds in 491 B.C. and the invasion of Datis and Artaphernes in 490 B.C. (cf.
It is the supreme court of cassation (see Judicial System, below); an audit office, a high court of justice for all political offences; one of its departments fulfils the functions of a heralds' college.
Medieval heralds made no distinction in shape between a lion and a leopard, but marked the difference by drawing the leopard showing the full face (see Heraldry: § Beasts and Birds).
VUR mostly occurs in the prenatal stage and may be observed at birth (congenital), although it may not be detected until an infection heralds its presence.
Typical fare includes lentils, which represent good fortune, as well as a pork dish, such as zampone or cotechino, which heralds the richness of all life has to offer in the new year.
The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, which always ends with Santa Claus and was made yet more famous in the film Miracle on 34th Street heralds the beginning of the season.
From engagement rings to earrings to necklaces and more, the signature light blue box heralds quality and distinction for every piece.
The Heralds of Valdemar serve in a feudal-level fictitious kingdom created by fantasy novelist Mercedes Lackey.
Many of her novels are set in this kingdom and surrounding kingdoms, and detail the exploits of the kingdom's peace-keepers, the legendary Heralds.
Heralds' talents extend beyond the normal English-language meaning of the word.
Heralds of Valdemar are known not only for their companion, but for their magic - heralds all have some kind of magical skill.
A select few of the Heralds can also access the power within the earth and use it to power their magic.
Power flows along ley lines and pools into nodes; tapping into this power makes these Heralds very powerful magicians.
The Heralds of Valdemar books typically come in trilogies, of which there are a number, and follow one character from their selection by a Companion throughout their training and mature career.
Alas for his father's intentions, the Heralds are notably more tolerant of diversity than the petty landowners.
Mercedes Lackey's Valdemar books also views magic as an inborn talent, and those with the talent gravitate to the Heralds, keepers of the peace in the kingdom.
Lackey stretched the limits with her Heralds and Herald-Mages, with mere heralds having one or more talents such as telepathy or firestarting, and the herald-mages also being able to tap into the magical forces within the earth itself.
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