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 […]
Entries from November 2008
November 17th, 2008 · Comments Off on When is a Guild not a Guild?
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.
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
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 […]