The Complete Book of Heraldry looks not only at the medieval world in which it thrived, but at the language it used and the elaborate system of coded messages it conveyed, and its inextricable link with chivalry.
About the Author
Stephen Slater is a council member of The Heraldry Society of England and is active in other regional heraldic organizations. He has lectured widely throughout Britain and Europe on a variety of heraldic subjects, in particular his heraldic forays around Europe and his specific interest in the heraldry of Wiltshire, England. Stephen Slater writes articles on heraldry for numerous publications and has collaborated on several books.