Cheshire Heraldry Web Journal (Blog)

A journal of the activities of an Amateur Armorist.

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Entries from November 2008

When is a Guild not a Guild?

November 17th, 2008 · Comments Off on When is a Guild not a Guild?

When is a Guild not a Guild? When it becomes a Miscellany! A very well attended meeting of The Cheshire Heraldry Society on Saturday saw John Titterton step into the breach at the very last minute (almost literally) after a last minute telephone call from an indisposed Barry Wilde who, despite trying his hardest to […]

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Tags: General · Heraldry

Happy Birthday to The Earl of Chester

November 14th, 2008 · Comments Off on Happy Birthday to The Earl of Chester

A very Happy Birthday to the Earl of Chester who is 60 today.  Prince Charles was created Earl of Chester on 26 July 1958. The Arms of The Earl of Chester adapted from an illustration in the Harleian MS Visitations of Chester.

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Tags: Royalty

Guilds & Livery Companies

November 14th, 2008 · Comments Off on Guilds & Livery Companies

Tomorrow’s meeting of The Cheshire Heraldry Society will witness a presentation on Guilds and Livery Companies given by Barry Wilde (presented in conjunction with The Heraldry Society). Details of venue etc can be found on the Society’s web page; http://cheshire-heraldry.org.uk/society

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Chapeau vs Wreath

November 7th, 2008 · Comments Off on Chapeau vs Wreath

 I have today received the latest newsletter for The White Lion Society and note the news that there is a new Hon. Treasurer (congratulations to him of course). Curious to know whether he is armigerous, I did a quick search on their website and found that his arms illustrate an example of a chapeau being granted instead of […]

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