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Entries from May 2015

International Heraldry Day

May 29th, 2015 · Comments Off on International Heraldry Day

International Heraldry Day is fast approaching.   The International Heraldry Day information pages can be found here: international-heraldry-day-2015

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Victorian Painted Armorial Funeral Directors Advertising Sign

May 27th, 2015 · Comments Off on Victorian Painted Armorial Funeral Directors Advertising Sign

Currently for sale on Ebay is what is described as a Victorian Painted Armorial Funeral Directors Advertising Sign “An unusual Victorian funeral directors sign mid – late 19th Century hand painted on a semi-translucent canvas with an armorial and the motto ‘Dum Spiro Spero’ (translates as While I Breathe I Hope)and entitled FUNERALS The canvas is sandwiched […]

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Grants of Arms to persons owning the dignity of baron etc.

May 14th, 2015 · Comments Off on Grants of Arms to persons owning the dignity of baron etc.

Sources close to The Armorial Register Limited tell me that there is an imminent announcement due to be published on the Lyon Court website (probably as early as tomorrow) the content of which may well show a different legal opinion on Feudal Lordships and Earldoms to that which had been published by the previous Lord […]

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Heraldic Artist Tudor-Radu Tiron Ph.D

May 6th, 2015 · Comments Off on Heraldic Artist Tudor-Radu Tiron Ph.D

Heraldic artist Tudor-Radu Tiron has a weblog worthy of spending more than a few moments browsing. Here is but one of his recent commissions: The armorial bookplate of Paul E. L. T. Borrow-Longain Esq. Latin inscription, in Gothic letters: “† S(IGILLUM) DOMINI PAULI BORROW-LONGAIN”

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Postage Stamps Heraldic Beasts

May 4th, 2015 · Comments Off on Postage Stamps Heraldic Beasts

  A new series of stamps with an heraldic theme are due to be issued by The Royal Mail on the 13th May 2015.  

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