Medieval Glossary

Espérance

The pursuivant of the dukes of Northumberland were styled Espérance from the Percy motto.

Related term(s): Pursuivant; Heraldry; Herald; Blanch-Lyon; Egle Vert; King-of-Arms
Category: Heraldry
Added: 08.31.06
Last modified: 08.31.06
Source information: Wilhelm, Thomas. A Military Dictionary and Gazetteer. Philadelphia: L.R. Hamersly & Co., 1881. 464.

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