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Entries from March 2011

Cheshire Heraldry Society 50th Anniversary Celebration

March 20th, 2011 · Comments Off on Cheshire Heraldry Society 50th Anniversary Celebration

Come and join us in the celebration of 50 years. April 16th 2011. The Annual General Meeting of the Cheshire Heraldry Society is to be a celebration of the Society’s 50th Anniversary. There is to be an open exhibition to celebrate the 50 years along with a luncheon all to commence at 11.30 am and all are cordially […]

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Churchill Garter Stall Plate for sale.

March 11th, 2011 · Comments Off on Churchill Garter Stall Plate for sale.

  Image courtesy of Bonhams. The auction house Bonhams is to sell Churchill’s original Garter Stall Plate at its sale to be held on 29th March 2011. Listed as a part of Roy David’s collection the details are given as: CHURCHILL, Sir WINSTON (1874-1965, statesman, Prime Minister, war leader, and author) THE ORIGINAL GARTER STALL […]

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Sir William Brereton

March 11th, 2011 · Comments Off on Sir William Brereton

Back in November last year I commented on the arms of Brereton of Ashley and find myself, because of an enquiry from a good friend of Cheshire Heraldry, with an excuse to publish a little more of my research. I have been asked if I have identified the quarterings in the arms of the Brereton Memorial. […]

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Wanted. Facsimilie edition.

March 3rd, 2011 · Comments Off on Wanted. Facsimilie edition.

If anyone knows of a copy of “The Vale-Royall of England, or, The County Palatine of Chester Illustrated (publ. D. King, 1656; facsimile reprint 1972)” which is offered for sale I would be most grateful to hear of it. I have a pdf scanned copy of the original which otherwise would be way out of […]

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