Seal of Sir Simon Burley, Knight of the Garter, Warden of the Cinque Ports & Governor of Dover Castle [art original] : who died 1388 & was buried in St. Pauls Cathedral, London. He had two wives, of the noble families of Stafford & Ross, whose arms, with those of Burley, are on this seal.

Creator:
Tovey, J., active 1793, artist.
Physical Description:
1 drawing : pen and ink on laid paper ; image 12 x 12 cm, on sheet 20.3 x 18 cm
Notes:
Artist identified as Tovey in the Sotheby's catalogue description of the volume in which this drawing is bound.
Date based on publication date of the work in which this drawing is bound.
Formerly owned by Lindsay Fleming, Aldwick Grange, Bognor Regis, Sussex. Sold at Sotheby's (Lindsay Fleming sale), lot 144, to Pickering & Chatto for W.S. Lewis, 23 March 1972.
Mounted on page 96.1 in volume 1 of James Dallaway's interleaved, extra-illustrated copy of his: Inquiries into the origin and progress of the science of heraldry in England. Gloucester : Printed by R. Raikes, for T. Cadell, London, 1793.
Title written in ink below image.
Abstract:
Seal with a shield at center bearing the arms of Stafford, Roos and Burley; greyhound supporters on either side; anchor above.
Topics:
Coats of arms.
Seals (Insignia).
Topics:
Burley, Simon,--Sir,--approximately 1336-1388.
Dallaway, James,--1763-1834--Ownership.
Fleming, Lindsay--Ownership.
Language:
English
Genre:
Ink drawings--British--18th century.
Pen works--British--18th century.
Format:
Image
Content Type:
Paintings & Drawings
Rights:
These images are provided for study purposes only. For publication or other use of images from the Library's collection, please contact the Lewis Walpole Library at walpole@yale.edu. Further details on the Library's photoduplication policy are available at http://www.library.yale.edu/walpole/html/research/rights_reproductions.html
Source Title:
Inquiries into the origin and progress of the science of heraldry in England.
Call Number:
Quarto 142 793D vol.1
Orbis Record:
13681346
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr36640
Citation:
J. Tovey, Seal of Sir Simon Burley, Knight of the Garter, Warden of the Cinque Ports & Governor of Dover Castle. The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University.
OID:
16702996
PID:
digcoll:4677801