Cheshire Heraldry Web Journal (Blog)

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Entries from October 2010

1613 Visitations – updates completed.

October 15th, 2010 · Comments Off on 1613 Visitations – updates completed.

The web pages illustrating the 1613 Visitations of Cheshire are now updated. These pages feature illustrations of the armorial bearings recorded at the  Heralds’ Visitations of Cheshire in the year 1613 published in 1909 by the Harleian Society. The book contains few illustrations and those that are included are in black and white. The visitations […]

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Wright (or Wrong?)

October 14th, 2010 · Comments Off on Wright (or Wrong?)

Where there is a discrepancy between blazon and emblazon, which is the more important? It is a conversation often held between armorists and relates almost entirely to ancient arm and really not at all to modern arms which have letters patent setting out the details of the grant. With ancient arms, it’s a bit like […]

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Warburton, of Arley. Visitations of 1613

October 13th, 2010 · Comments Off on Warburton, of Arley. Visitations of 1613

Warburton, of Arley Arms: Quarterly – 1 Quarterly Argent and Gules, in the second and third quarters a fret Or [Dutton] 2 Argent, a chevron between three cormorants Sable [Warburton] 3 Argent, three chevrons Gules, on a canton of the last a mullet Or [Warburton Ancient, or Orreby] 4 Argent, a shield voided Sable, an […]

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Heraldry Meeting

October 13th, 2010 · Comments Off on Heraldry Meeting

  This Saturday (16th October 2010) The Cheshire Heraldry Society in conjunction with The Heraldry Society is pleased to host Andrew Gray’s lecture “Monks at Arms – puzzles of monastic heraldry”. Details of all the society’s events can be found on the society web page.

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Macclesfield Charter Trustees and the arms of Macclesfield Borough

October 2nd, 2010 · Comments Off on Macclesfield Charter Trustees and the arms of Macclesfield Borough

There appears to be a public momentum to petition for a new Macclesfield Town Council. Such a body would supersede the present Macclesfield Charter Trustees and take over their ceremonial functions and assets. If those who seek a new Parish Council (which may be called a town council) are successful, I am hopeful that they would seek advice from the […]

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