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[Bookplate for Robert Edward Lord Petre]
[Bookplate for Robert Edward Lord Petre]
Title[Bookplate for Robert Edward Lord Petre]
Date Created[between 1700 and 1799]
Sort Date1799
DescriptionThis heraldic bookplate consists of an escutcheon, gules (red), with a simple bend, or (gold), charged with two escallop at dexter base and sinister chief. The escutcheon is charged with an inescutcheon at center, divided per cross. Quarter one is gules, with a simple bend, argent (silver), charged with six cross crosslet fitched. Quarter two is gules, charged with three lions. Quarter three is chequy, azure (blue) and argent. Quarter four is gules, charged with a lion rampant. Above the entire escutcheon is a coronet denoting the rank of baron, and supporting the escutcheon at dexter and sinister are two lions rampant reguardant. Beneath the escutcheon s a banner, with Latin motto within, and below motto the bookplate owner's name and title. Background of crest is azure.
Extent1 bookplate : burin engraving ; 9.1 x 7.5 cm
Subject - GeographicEngland
Personal NamesPetre, Robert Edward Lord
TypeStill Image
NotesBookplate owner either Robert Edward Petre, 9th Baton Petre (1742-1801), or Robert Edward Petre, 10th Baron Petre (1763-1809) at Thorndon Hall. The 9th Baron Petre was the son of Robert James Petre, 8th Baron Petre, and Lady Mary Radcliffe. Petre married twice, first to Anne Howard in 1762, and again to Juliana Barbara Howard in 1788. The 10th Baron Petre was the son of the 9th Baron Petre and Anne Howard. He married Mary Bridget Howard in 1786.
1) The Manual of Heraldry. 7th Ed. London: Virtue Brothers & Co., 1866.
2) Heraldic Dictionary. University of Notre Dame, Dept. of Special Collections. 31 July 2000. Accessed 21 Nov. 2007 at
3) "Mottoes Q-S." Heraldry Unlimited. First accessed 3 Mar. 2004 from
4) Simpson, D.P. Cassell's New Latin Dictionary. 3rd Ed. London: Cassell & Company Ltd., 1964.
5) Lundy, Darryl. "Robert Edward Petre, 10th Baron Petre." The Peerage. Accessed 26 Mar. 2008 from
6) Lundy, Darryl. "Robert Edward Petre, 9th Baron Petre." The Peerage. Accessed 26 Mar. 2008 from
Access IdentifierBP MUR ENG P P487
Digital IdentifierBP_MUR_ENG_P_P487
Is Part OfRBSC Bookplates
SourceOriginal Format: University of British Columbia. Library. Rare Books and Special Collections. Thomas Murray Bookplates Collection. BP MUR ENG P P487
Date Available2008
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:
TranscriptSANS DIEU RIEN The Right Honble. Robert Edward Ld. Petre Thorndon is Essex.
TranslationWithout God, nothing.
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