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l’Ordre du Sainct Esprit
France, between 1583 and 1585
MS M.927. Fol. 031r

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Heraldry, French: Jean de Saint-Lary -- Escutcheon decorated with the heraldry of Jean de Saint-Lary: quarterly 1 and 4, azure a lion rampant or (Saint-Lary), and azure four flames argent (Fumel); 2 and 3, gules three pallets or (La Barthe de Termes), and gules a vase or (Orbessan); over all, an escutcheon azure a bell argent (Largousan)
; surrounded by two collars one knotted and interspersed with scallop shells of the Order of the Holy Spirit, and one of interlocking M's alternating with fleur de lis of the Order of Saint Michael, oval medallion of Archangel Michael (transfixing dragon?) and Maltese Cross of the Order of the Holy Spirit in which is dove; above all, out of torse on helmet, scrolling foliage.

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