armorist

armorist

(ˈɑːmərɪst)
n
a heraldry expert
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For the documentary Dr Capwell and Mr Smee made a trip to an armorist in Sweden.
The game makes you see less obvious things about them, such as engraved creatures and armorist marks."
Adrian de Redman, Birmingham's honorary armorist, said he believed it was the first time the honour had been granted to a couple - arms are usually granted to the man of the family although there are already two women in Birmingham who have received the distinction.
8 See, for example, the ideas put forward by Sir Thomas Shirley in "The Catholic Armorist", parts of which exist in manuscript in The Queen's College, Oxford, MSS.