"BADGE. A distinctive mark worn by servants, retainers, and followers of royalty or nobility, who, being beneath the rank of gentlemen, have no right to armorial bearings. The rose and crown is the badge of the servants, &c., of the Kings of England: they are displayed as in the annexed example." -Hall, 1862

Rose and Crown Badge

"BADGE. A distinctive mark worn by servants, retainers, and followers of royalty or nobility, who, being…

An illustration of a man eating.

Man Eating

An illustration of a man eating.

An illustration of two men running, one holding a bowl and another holding a large pipe.

Two Men Running with Bowl & Pipe

An illustration of two men running, one holding a bowl and another holding a large pipe.

An illustration of a queen holding a rolling pin and talking to the kitchen staff.

Queen in Kitchen with Staff

An illustration of a queen holding a rolling pin and talking to the kitchen staff.