I love books, especially heraldry books and doubly so if they relate to areas of particular interest such as Cheshire. Like many heraldry enthusiast, I have a limited budget and so many books, long out of print, are way beyond my purse. Take the very hard to obtain book published by Daniel King in 1656, […]
Entries from July 2009
July 29th, 2009 · Comments Off on Originals are best … but at £780?
July 27th, 2009 · Comments Off on A new season of Cheshire Heraldry starts in September.
The new programme for 2009 – 2010 can be found here: http://cheshire-heraldry.org.uk/society/
July 25th, 2009 · Comments Off on The Great Clan Gathering 2009
Not strictly speaking heraldry although I do know that there was a great deal of heraldry in evidence, especially in the parade. Today witnessed the great clan gathering in Edinburgh and a great many of my friends were in attendance and participated in the parade with their banners flying; I look forward to seeing their […]
July 24th, 2009 · Comments Off on An Heraldic Frontispiece worthy of note.
My meagre endeavors to bring the heraldry of Cheshire to the web really started with an introduction to the book published by Daniel King in 1656 (King’s Vale Royal of England). I reproduce for you here a scaled down photo of (part of) the frontispiece which, I think, is worthy of note from an armorial […]
July 22nd, 2009 · Comments Off on 48 and not (quite) out.
It’s always very pleasant to receive a letter from a friend and especially so when the content discusses ones hobby. My thanks to Harold Storey, Chairman of The Cheshire Heraldry Society, for assisting in the identification of (most of) the quarters in the armorial bearings of Booth which are displayed as a monument to Langham and Henry […]
July 11th, 2009 · 5 Comments
Changes to the Visitations images now up to Marbury of Marbury: http://cheshire-heraldry.org.uk/visitations/CV19.html Marbury of Marbury Arms: Quarterly- 1 & 6 Sable, a cross engrailed between four nails Argent 2 Or, on a fess engrailed Azure three garbs of the field [Marbury ancient or Vernon] 3 Argent, a lion rampant Gules, collared Or [Vernon] 4 Vert, […]