Cheshire Heraldry Web Journal (Blog)

A journal of the activities of an Amateur Armorist.

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Entries from June 2011

A new season of talks.

June 28th, 2011 · Comments Off on A new season of talks.

The Cheshire Heraldry Society Courtesy of our Programme Secretary, John Titterton, here is the programme for the whole year 2011/12.  24 September 2011 Daniel King’s Kinderton Roll (c. 1656).  Martin Goldstraw  15 October 2011 The Murray Arms; the search for a Grant. Hugh Murray  19 November 2011 The Heraldry of Bath Abbey. Roland Symons  21 January […]

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The Blackden Seal

June 5th, 2011 · Comments Off on The Blackden Seal

This seal was found in Blackden. The Lombardic script reads, SIGILLVM HAWISE DE GOSTRE DO[MINAE]: The seal of Hawise lady of Goostrey. It has been tentatively dated to the 13th century. Image and information courtesy of The Blackden Trust.

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DIY Coat of Arms

June 4th, 2011 · Comments Off on DIY Coat of Arms

The Victoria & Albert Museum has an online programme which “lets you design your own coat of arms step by step”. I was tempted to be highly critical and quite possibly it does deserve to be criticised heavily but it’s a simple programme which obviously has its shortfalls and is probably aimed at children (at […]

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Bookplate of the Right Hon John Warren Baron de Tabley of Tabley Co Chester engraved by C W Sherborn and dated 1888

June 2nd, 2011 · Comments Off on Bookplate of the Right Hon John Warren Baron de Tabley of Tabley Co Chester engraved by C W Sherborn and dated 1888

Bookplate of the Right Hon John Warren Baron de Tabley of Tabley Co Chester engraved by C W Sherborn and dated 1888, a photo by CharmaineZoe on Flickr. John Byrne Leicester Warren, 3rd Baron De Tabley (26 April 1835 – 22 November 1895) was an English poet, numismatist, botanist and an authority on bookplates. He […]

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