Mrs G. is rather fond of the BBC’s property programme Escape to the Country and whilst we were both putting our feet up during the post Christmas wind down I caught sight of an interesting and rather beautiful Cheshire property with a definite Cheshire heraldic interest. Located in the village of Buerton and featured on […]
Entries from December 2009
December 31st, 2009 · Comments Off on As seen on T.V.
December 15th, 2009 · Comments Off on “Die Groot Afrikaanse Familienaamboek”
My friend and fellow Board Member of the IAAH, Ton de Witte, has been kind enough to send me a note following on from the post I made earlier this week about the armorial bearings of Family Associations in South Africa. I post below the image he sent which has been scanned from the book […]
December 13th, 2009 · Comments Off on What is a Clan?
I have a feeling, it’s nothing more than that, that Scotland’s new Lord Lyon King of Arms might be reviewing the “Innes of Learney school” of clan recognition and formation. The relevant page on the web site of the Court of the Lord Lyon states that it (the page) is “under review”. The Clan system is […]
December 11th, 2009 · Comments Off on The Michael Renton Archive
Just occasionally I come across something which is far too good to keep to myself. Today whilst indulging in my two favourite pass times, tea drinking and browsing the web looking for any allusive heraldry, I came across the archives of Michael Renton (which I had thought had been lost to posterity). [Quote] Michael Renton, designer, engraver […]
December 8th, 2009 · Comments Off on Congress 2010 Stuttgart, 12th – 17th September 2010