The Arms of English Peers playing cards were first published in 1686. Heraldry, or a knowledge of the arms and blazons of royalty was an important part of a respectable education.
Reproduction of Richard Blome’s Heraldic playing cards, 1684, presented to lady guests at WCMPC Summer Meeting in 1888.
Geographical and Heraldic Tarocchi cards from Bologna, 1725
A coat-of-arms quartet game published by B. Dondorf, c.1900