Cheshire Heraldry Web Journal (Blog)

A journal of the activities of an Amateur Armorist.

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Entries from July 2011

A haggling I will go!

July 20th, 2011 · Comments Off on A haggling I will go!

I picked up these three heraldic items from an antiques fair a couple of weeks ago. After haggling I paid the princely sum of £3.50 for all three. Two small tea plates and a felt backed heraldic (advertising) tile. Not of any great value but nonetheless conversation pieces. Forfar   Glasgow Pilkingtons

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Kinderton Roll – image update now complete

July 15th, 2011 · Comments Off on Kinderton Roll – image update now complete

All of the new images have now been added to the Vale Royal (Kinderton Roll) part of the site. http://cheshire-heraldry.org.uk/vale_royal/

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Are you a mug if you get it wrong?

July 14th, 2011 · Comments Off on Are you a mug if you get it wrong?

Some time ago the Cheshire Heraldry Society Programme Secretary approached me to ask if I could shed any light on the armorial bearings illustrated on a Chinese porcelain mug. Identified thus in David Sanctuary Howard’s book Chinese Armorial Porcelain: 1st Qtr identified as Kinsey 2nd Qtr attributed to Chardelow (of Spratling Norfolk) 3rd Qtr unknown […]

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Cheshire Heraldry article in The Heraldry Gazette

July 6th, 2011 · Comments Off on Cheshire Heraldry article in The Heraldry Gazette

It is only a matter of weeks since I received my copy of The Heraldry Society’s Heraldry Gazette and I notice that there is already an electronic copy on line for all to see. The latest copy has my article on “Orle vs Escutcheon Voided”.

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Updates to The Kinderton Roll

July 6th, 2011 · Comments Off on Updates to The Kinderton Roll

I have finally got around to resizing the images prepared for the Vale Royal part of the site. This evening I have got as far as Sir Peers Dutton.  

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