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 a French pack by François Silvestre intended to teach heraldry, produced in Paris in 1712.
Reproduction of Richard Blome’s Heraldic playing cards, 1684, presented to lady guests at WCMPC Summer Meeting in 1888.
Nederlands Stedenkwartet with heraldic needlepoint patterns by Permin, c.1970.