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Brewer's: Heralds

(Anglo-Saxon here (2 syl.), an army, and ealdor, a governor or official. The coat of arms represents the knight himself from whom the bearer is descended. The shield represents his body,?

Brewer's: Heraldic Colours

(See Jewels.) Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894HerbHerald's College A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Related?

Brewer's: Herald's College

consists of three kings-of-arms, six heralds, and four pursuivants. The head of the college is called the Earl Marshal of England. The three kings-of-arms are Garter (blue), Clarencieux?

Reid, Whitelaw

(Encyclopedia) Reid, Whitelaw, 1837?1912, American journalist and diplomat, b. near Xenia, Ohio. His distinguished correspondence during the Civil War for the Cincinnati Gazette led Horace Greeley to?

Whitney, John Hay

(Encyclopedia) Whitney, John Hay, 1904?82, American public official and newspaper publisher, b. Ellsworth, Maine. After an active career in business and in various government posts, Whitney served (?

Bennett, James Gordon

(Encyclopedia) Bennett, James Gordon, 1795?1872, American newspaper proprietor, b. Keith, Scotland. He came to America in 1819 and won a reputation as Washington correspondent of the New York?

Bennett, James Gordon

(Encyclopedia) Bennett, James Gordon, 1841?1918, American newspaper proprietor, b. New York City; son of James Gordon Bennett. Educated mostly in France, he took over (1867) from his father the?

Hitchcock, Gilbert Monell

(Encyclopedia) Hitchcock, Gilbert Monell, 1859?1934, American newspaper publisher and political leader, b. Omaha, Nebr. A lawyer, he founded (1885) the Omaha Evening World, combined it (1889) with?

Douglas, Marjory Stoneman

(Encyclopedia) Douglas, Marjory Stoneman, 1890?1998, American journalist, writer, and environmentalist, b. Minneapolis, grad. Wellesley College, 1912. In 1915 she moved to Miami and began working for?

Hale, Philip

(Encyclopedia) Hale, Philip, 1854?1934, American music critic, b. Norwich, Vt. He was music critic of the Boston Post (1890?91), Boston Journal (1891?1903), and Boston Herald (1903?34) and annotated?