Notes on a Portrait at Abbotsford

Walter Bell (Author)


Keyword(s):
Earthwork, Apertures, Stone Walls, Fort
Period(s):
Medieval, Thirteenth Century

Abstract


The 16th-century portrait is part of Sir Walter Scott's collection at Abbotsford. The subject, Sir Thomas Hervey, was one of the Herveys of Ickworth, Co. Suffolk, and was Knight Marshal to Queen Mary I of England, Mary Tudor. A coat of arms is also depicted. The Knight Marshal was an officer of the English Royal Household with the functions of a domestic magistrate '” a sort of Chief of Police.

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Published
30-11-1925
How to Cite
Bell, W. (1925). Notes on a Portrait at Abbotsford. Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 59, 224-231. Retrieved from http://journals.socantscot.org/index.php/psas/article/view/7621
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