Cheshire Heraldry Web Journal (Blog)

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Entries from April 2008

Cheshire Heraldry Society AGM

April 26th, 2008 · Comments Off on Cheshire Heraldry Society AGM

Time has been a little tight this week so I haven’t had the time to jot down the happenings at the AGM last Saturday but in brief here goes: The Committee was re-elected en-block as follows: Officers: Chair  Mr. Harold Storey Hon. Treasurer Mr. Denis Cranston Hon. Secretary Mrs. Rutha Titterton Programme Secretary Mr. John […]

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A little piece of England in Scotland (Royal Gates)

April 21st, 2008 · Comments Off on A little piece of England in Scotland (Royal Gates)

H.R.H. the Duke of Rothesay is due to unveil the new gates at Glamis Castle today and a splendid example of workmanship they are. It’s just a pity that no one checked the correct Scottish version of the armorial bearings of the late Queen Mother before embarking on the project to feature them on the […]

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Cheshire Heraldry Society – A.G.M.

April 14th, 2008 · Comments Off on Cheshire Heraldry Society – A.G.M.

  Fast approaching is the Annual General Meeting of the Cheshire Heraldry Society to be held at the usual time and venue on Saturday 19th April. Details can be found on the Society’s web page:  http://cheshire-heraldry.org.uk/society See you there.

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Connections and conspirators.

April 12th, 2008 · Comments Off on Connections and conspirators.

I am always pleasantly surprised when I come across any armorial connections with Cheshire and this week has proved no exception when, whilst emblazoning the arms of the Gunpowder Plotters for a PowerPoint presentation I am preparing, I found that the family of Wintour quartered the arms of both Keveliok and Lupus in the arms […]

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My Goodness!

April 2nd, 2008 · Comments Off on My Goodness!

I have recently been searching through my old copies of “The Coat of Arms”, the (what used to be quarterly) magazine of The Heraldry Society, for an article I intend to mercilessly plagiarise to form the basis of an illustrated talk (credit of course will be given to the original author), when I came across […]

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