Author:John Bernard Burke

John Bernard Burke

British officer of arms and genealogist

John Bernard Burke


  • The Roll of Battle Abbey (1848)
  • The Romance of the Aristocracy (1855)
  • The Romance of the Forum (185-)
  • Vicissitudes of Families (1883 and several earlier editions)
  • The Book of Orders of Knighthood and Decorations of Honour of All Nations (1858) (transcription project)
  • The Rise of Great Families (1882)
  • A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Colonial Gentry Vols 1 & 2 (1891)

published with John Burke

  • Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic Dictionary of the Peerage and Baronetage of the United Kingdom
  • Burke's Extinct and Dormant Peerage
  • A Genealogical and Heraldic History of The Commoners of Great Britain and Ireland
  • The Royal Families of England, Scotland, and Wales, with their Descendants



Works about Burke



Some or all works by this author were published before January 1, 1929, and are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago. Translations or editions published later may be copyrighted. Posthumous works may be copyrighted based on how long they have been published in certain countries and areas.

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