The history, rules and language of heraldry explained, and its many applications explored, fully illustrated throughout.
Stephen Slater is a council member of The Heraldry Society of England, which exists to increase and extend interest in and knowledge of heraldry, armoury, chivalry, genealogy and allied subjects. He is active in other regional heraldic organizations. He has lectured widely on a variety of heraldic subjects, in particular on his own research on the heraldry of Europe and on local heraldry. Stephen writes articles on heraldry for numerous publications and has collaborated on several books.