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Entries from May 2009

Ormond Pursuivant of Arms

May 26th, 2009 · Comments Off on Ormond Pursuivant of Arms

It pays to keep an eye on the “official” heraldry websites. It was noticed this morning that the Lyon Court web site made an official announcement that “The Lord Lyon King of Arms has offered Mr. Mark Dennis the office of Ormond Pursuivant of Arms with effect from 1st June 2009 and he has been […]

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Holme of Coddington – the updates continue.

May 21st, 2009 · Comments Off on Holme of Coddington – the updates continue.

Slowly but surely the updates to the first Visitations continue and I am now up to Holme of Coddington. Although the web site itself is benefiting from the updated images, that is not actually why I’m doing all these alterations. I’m working frantically (when time allows) towards the completion of the first draft for an […]

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And here I was thinking we were in a credit crunch!

May 4th, 2009 · Comments Off on And here I was thinking we were in a credit crunch!

 I recently made some acerbic comments about the logos adopted by the two new Cheshire councils and I was particularly harsh over the one created for Cheshire West and Chester Council because it was, in my view, pseudo heraldry on the cheap. I am not a fan of pseudo heraldry, especially when there is an obvious […]

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