Cheshire Heraldry Web Journal (Blog)

A journal of the activities of an Amateur Armorist.

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Entries from January 2013

Restoration of Queen’s Park Suspension Bridge, Chester 2012.

January 30th, 2013 · Comments Off on Restoration of Queen’s Park Suspension Bridge, Chester 2012.

  In 2012 David Kynaston was commissioned by Chester West and Chester Council to restore the armorial bearings of the seven Norman Earls of Chester along with the ancient and modern versions of the Chester Arms which grace the Queen’s Park Suspension Bridge in Chester. The arms, which are cast out of lead, were fully […]

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An English Coat of Arms on an Italian Wine!

January 17th, 2013 · Comments Off on An English Coat of Arms on an Italian Wine!

I was pleased to receive a case of wine from a friend as a Christmas gift. Whether he chose the wine because he was familiar with it or whether it was chosen because he knows I am a heraldry addict I have yet to ascertain however the label did immediately arouse my curiosity (and the […]

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A Petition for Scottish Arms

January 15th, 2013 · Comments Off on A Petition for Scottish Arms

Many of you will know that I am a Director of The Armorial Register Ltd but you may not be aware that we have decided to petition for our own armorial bearings. You can read all about it in our latest newsletter: http://www.armorial-register.com/monthly/newsletter-4-1-2012.pdf If you have an article which you believe might be of interest […]

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