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[Bookplate for Peter Edward Hicks]
[Bookplate for Peter Edward Hicks]
Title[Bookplate for Peter Edward Hicks]
Date Created[between 1840 and 1850?]
Sort Date1850
DescriptionBlack ink on cream paper. Crest features a stag head. The stag has large antlers and has a leafy wreath around its chest. The stag sits on a crest-wreath. The shield has sable stripes and is charged with three white fleurs-de-lis, two over one. The shield is divided per fess. The dividing section is curved and argent with sable stripes. The motto is printed on a curling ribbon in capitalized, serif, black font. The words are separated by black dots. Below the motto, the bookplate owner's name is printed in large, black, sentence case, cursive font.
Extent1 bookplate : intaglio printing ; 6.6 x 9.9 cm
SubjectPrivate libraries ; Fleur-de-lis ; Heraldry
Subject - GeographicNorthampton (England)
Personal NamesHicks, Peter Edward
TypeStill Image
NotesPeter Edward Hicks was the son of Sarah Hearesy and Peter William Henry Hicks. Peter Edward Hicks was a solicitor and coroner in Northampton. He married Julia Parnell on July 24, 1856 in Waltham-Abbey, Essex. He died on December 2, 1861.
1) Knowler, A., & Taylor, J. (1861). The Month Records of Births, Deaths, and Marriages. London: Spottiswoods and Co. Retrieved from
2) Peter Edward Hicks. (n.d.). Retrieved 26 April 2017, from
3) The Genealogical Magazine. (1903) (Vol. 6). London: Elliot Stock. Retrieved from (1840, September 8).
Access IdentifierBP MUR ENG P H257
Digital IdentifierBP_MUR_ENG_P_H257
Is Part OfRBSC Bookplates
SourceOriginal Format: University of British Columbia. Library. Rare Books and Special Collections. Thomas Murray Bookplates Collection. Stanley Binder. BP MUR ENG P H257
Date Available2017-04-27
Publisher - DigitalVancouver : University of British Columbia Library
RightsImages provided for research and reference use only. Permission to publish, copy, or otherwise use these images must be obtained from Rare Books and Special Collections:
TranscriptSEMPER PARATUS SUM Peter Edward Hicks.
TranslationAlways ready
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