Cheshire Heraldry Web Journal (Blog)

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Entries from December 2007

A warm welcome to Viscount Severn

December 17th, 2007 · Comments Off on A warm welcome to Viscount Severn

It has just been announced that the Countess of Wessex has given birth to a baby boy; although it has not yet been announced what name might be given to him he will of course be known by the courtesy title Viscount Severn (his father’s lesser title). “Buckingham Palace press releases THE COUNTESS OF WESSEX GIVES BIRTH […]

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Out with the old .. in with the ?

December 14th, 2007 · Comments Off on Out with the old .. in with the ?

This wee post is absolutely nothing to do with Cheshire heraldry but touches on my wider interest of heraldry in general and Scottish heraldry in particular. It is appropriate, I feel, that we mark the day: Today, the 14th of December 2007, Robin Orr Blair is due to pack away his personal belongings and leave the […]

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Six Hatchments and a Royal Coat of Arms – all in a days work!

December 11th, 2007 · Comments Off on Six Hatchments and a Royal Coat of Arms – all in a days work!

Yesterday (10th December) I had the pleasure of joining fellow members of the Cheshire Heraldry Society for Christmas lunch. Some eighteen members of the society enjoyed a more than acceptable Christmas lunch at a garden centre on the Staffordshire / Cheshire border after first meeting up at 11 am at the delightful 12th century All Saints’ Church […]

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