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Yorke, James (fl. 1640), heraldic writer

Thomas Seccombe

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/30242

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Yorke, James (fl. 1640), heraldic writer, was a blacksmith in the city of Lincoln. Nothing is known of his family. He is remembered for his single folio volume, printed at London in 1640, entitled The union of honour: containing the armes, matches and issues of the kings, dukes, marquesses and earles of England from the conquest, until … 1640...

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Subjects: Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours ; Local and Family History ; Education ; History

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