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English: The Stowe Armorial coat of arms is the centrepiece of the Gothic Library at Stowe . The Library was commissioned by George Nugent-Temple-Grenville, 1st Marquess of Buckingham (See Viscount Cobham ), and built to a design by Sir John Soane between 1805 and 1807. The armorial is a 1.4m diameter heraldic painting of the 719 quarterings of the Temple, Nugent, Brydges, Chandos and Grenville families, including ten variations of the English Royal arms, the arms of Spencer, De Clare, Valence, Mowbray, Mortimer and De Grey. The painting is signed and dated P. Sonard 1806.
Français : Stowe Armorial ou Armorial Grenville à Stowe ; réalisé entre 1822 et 1839 pour Richard Temple-Grenville, marquis de Chandos et fils du premier duc de Buckingham et de Chandos, afin de mettre en valeur les 719 quartiers de la famille. Il est considéré comme exemple extravagant de triage héraldique. Ce blasonnement est la pièce maîtresse de la Bibliothèque néogothique de Stowe_House commanditée par George Nugent-Temple-Grenville, 1er marquis de Buckingham (Voir Vicomte Cobham), et construit selon les plans de Sir John Soane entre 1805 et 1807. Cet armorial est une peinture héraldique large de 1,4 m des 719 quartiers des familles Temple, Nugent, Brydges, Chandos et Grenville, incluant dix variations des armoiries royales anglaises, les armes de Spencer, de De Clare, de Valence, de Mowbray, de Mortimer et De Grey. Cette oeuvre est signée et (datée) P. Sonard, 1806.
Date 1806
Source Unknown
Author P. Sonard
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  1. Stowe House, Michael Bevington, 2002.


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