Cheshire Heraldry Web Journal (Blog)

A journal of the activities of an Amateur Armorist.

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Entries from February 2008

Living in the future.

February 29th, 2008 · Comments Off on Living in the future.

Being an amateur armorist I have often been accused of living in the past, an accusation I have always strenuously denied. I now have positive proof that far from living in the past, I do in fact live in the future. For decades now I have been the contented owner of a Casio W-59 watch […]

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Scottish Pipe Banners – Lecture

February 18th, 2008 · Comments Off on Scottish Pipe Banners – Lecture

What a beautiful spring day Saturday was; perfect for an indulgent day of heraldry for any armorist. I set off quite early in my journey to Macclesfield, destination The Cheshire Heraldry Society lecture to be given by Major Ian L Riley TD FSA Scot, because I wanted to photograph a pub sign at Scholars Green and […]

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Cheshire Heraldry Society Meeting

February 15th, 2008 · Comments Off on Cheshire Heraldry Society Meeting

Just a wee reminder that tomorrow, Saturday 16th February, the Cheshire Heraldry Society will meet once more in Macclesfield’s Townley Street Schoolroom at 2:00 pm. The lecture of the day is courtesy of The Heraldry Society and will be Major Ian Riley, TD, FSA Scot. who will talk about Heraldic Pipe Banners. Details of times and venue […]

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Quarterly of forty eight.

February 15th, 2008 · 1 Comment

I have recently been working on two private commissions so have not been able to spend much time on the Visitations of 1663 however I have been slowly going through the identification of the forty eight quarters of the armorial bearings of Booth which are displayed as a monument to Langham and Henry Booth. They can […]

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Doth the Lyon roar?

February 15th, 2008 · Comments Off on Doth the Lyon roar?

Most will know that as well as a specific interest in Cheshire heraldry I also have a soft spot for the heraldry of the North Britons – I spotted the following BBC news article relating to a possible Lyon Court action and bring it to your attention: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/scotland/north_east/7246619.stm It seems that the armorial bearings are […]

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