college of arms


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college of arms

n
(Heraldry) any of several institutions in the United Kingdom having a royal charter to deal with matters of heraldry, grant armorial bearings, record and trace genealogies, etc. Also called: heralds' college
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Its ranks were filled with gentlemen who felt the stirrings of martial impulse, and sought to establish a kind of College of Arms, where, as in an association of Knights Templars, they might learn the science, and, so far as peaceful exercise would teach them, the practices of war.
They were nominated for inclusion by the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust in partnership with the National Archives, Worcestershire Archives and Archaeology Service, the College of Arms, the British Library and London Metropolitan Archives in the UK, and the Folger Shakespeare Library in the US, who between them hold the documents.
The Speaker is Mr John Williams and his talk is on The College of Arms - Genealogy and State Ceremony.
The decision to emboss the relief of the noble-looking animal on the new coin was deferred after the Royal College of Arms said a new badge for Northern Ireland would have to be granted by the Queen.
He claimed that he is "a direct descendant of an unbroken primogeniture line legally documented since the 3rd century in Great Britain and registered in the Royal College of Arms.
Sir Conrad Marshall John Fisher Swan, KCVO, KGCN, KCFO, FSA, FRHSC (born 13 May 1924) was a long-serving officer of arms at the College of Arms in London.
There are references to Blofeld's Comte Balthazar de Bleuchamp coat of arms in writer Ian Fleming's original novel and Cain sought the barge by Peter advice of the College of Arms heralds to refine the design for the movie.
There are references to Blofeld's Comte Balthazar de Bleuchamp coat of arms in writer Ian Fleming's original novel and Cain sought the advice of the College of Arms heralds to refine the design for the movie.
Inside was the missing Grant of Arms where it had had remained stored away for some 31 years since it was granted by the College of Arms in 1984.
Mr Blacker, who styles himself Lord Harley despite the title not appearing on the College of Arms roll of peerage, was criticised by Judge Morgan after defending client Andrzej Wojcicki in August.
Robert Noel, Lancaster Herald of Her Majesty's College of Arms, presented the Coat of Arms to Gray Levett, founder of Grays of Westminster at a celebratory dinner held at the Institute of Directors in Pall Mall, London on 29th October 2014.
Emma examined score cheques at the College of Arms in London.

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