Cheshire Heraldry Web Journal (Blog)

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Entries from May 2010

Artistic License & The Quin’s loose their Chief.

May 1st, 2010 · Comments Off on Artistic License & The Quin’s loose their Chief.

Burke’s General Armory informs us, in the entry for Quin (Windham-Quin, Earl of Dunraven and Mountearl), that the Earl of Dunraven wishing to perpetuate the more ancient arms of his ancestors, the O’Qins of Munster, obtained from the present Ulster King of Arms the right to bear them [the arms of O’Quin] instead of those […]

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