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Entries from October 2013

In and around Cheshire – Macclesfield

October 20th, 2013 · Comments Off on In and around Cheshire – Macclesfield

Yesterday I had the pleasure of whiling away an hour in the company of Charles Burnett, Ross Herald Extraordinary, prior to our lunch with other officers and guests of The Cheshire Heraldry Society. Mr. Burnett was to be our speaker later in the afternoon and I had met him off the train at Macclesfield with […]

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Vacancy – Lord Lyon King of Arms

October 19th, 2013 · Comments Off on Vacancy – Lord Lyon King of Arms

Rumour has been rife in heraldic quarters for some weeks now but it is now official: The present Lord Lyon is to retire. This copied from Scottish Legal News  http://www.scottishlegal.com/index.asp?cat=Jobs#1420 Jobs Office of the Lord Lyon King of Arms OFFICE OF THE LORD LYON KING OF ARMS The Office of Lord Lyon King of Arms […]

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A balancing act

October 18th, 2013 · Comments Off on A balancing act

There are occasions when I see an achievement of arms and the crest just doesn’t look right and I can’t see how even the most accomplished artist could make it so. An upright sword is one example … it just looks too tall and thin to have any real substance. Another example is the head […]

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Books One, CDs Nil !

October 4th, 2013 · Comments Off on Books One, CDs Nil !

A friend of mine, who to save embarrassment shall remain nameless, has just replied to my notification that I have recently published facsimile copies of The Visitations of Shropshire by sending  me the following message: “Good luck with the Visitations of Shropshire. Some time ago I purchased Vols1 & 2 on a CD, so don’t […]

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