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Entries from September 2015

Lancashire Heraldry Group – Study Day

September 30th, 2015 · Comments Off on Lancashire Heraldry Group – Study Day

I’m looking forward to being in good company tomorrow at the Heraldic Study Day. Speakers include: Chris Ward “The Heraldic Ceiling at Holy Trinity Church, Blackburn” Stephen Tudsbery-Turner “Heraldic Devices on Edwardian Picture Postcards” Edward Mallinson “Photographing Heraldry” Jim Winstanley “Early Knights of the Garter – Heraldry Explained”

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Tags: Cheshire Heraldry Society · Heraldic Study Day · Heraldry

Manorial Guild Limited – struck off.

September 23rd, 2015 · Comments Off on Manorial Guild Limited – struck off.

Way back in 2014 I wrote about the “Commom” Seal of The Manorial Guild (which to be fair was changed some while after I had an interesting conversation with the Guild’s founder) and I thought that it would be appropriate to report to my reader that The Manorial Guild Limited, a professional membership organisation, whose […]

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Tags: Odds and bobs

It’s carved in stone now.

September 15th, 2015 · Comments Off on It’s carved in stone now.

I am delighted to report that last Thursday I received the sandstone carving of my arms; all hand carved by Kristof Paul Von Goldenau (the order facilitated by Hamish Bell). Measuring approx 40 cm x 30 cm the work is of excellent quality and I can certainly recommend the mason who undertook the work. This is […]

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Tags: Heraldry

The Tayleur Arms

September 10th, 2015 · Comments Off on The Tayleur Arms

My reader may well recall that way back in January 2014 I wrote about the Inn sign at the Tayleur Arms at London-on-Tern (the old armorial sign had, at some point in time, been replaced with one of a clipper called the Tayleur) and I then went on to have a very pleasant conversation with […]

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Tags: General · Pub Signs

Cheshire Heraldry Society September meeting

September 6th, 2015 · Comments Off on Cheshire Heraldry Society September meeting

Due to unforeseen circumstances the scheduled talks for September and October have had to be switched. The talks are now: Sept 26th 2015:       Heraldry at Aldermaston. John Titterton F.S.A. Oct 17th 2015:          The Regalia of Ashton Court Leet. Martin Goldstraw J.P., F.S.A. Scot.     Full details of […]

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It really doesn’t do to copy

September 1st, 2015 · Comments Off on It really doesn’t do to copy

Now, I realise that I have occasionally been accused of being an expert on Cheshire Heraldry and sometimes, I have, perhaps somewhat immodestly, played along with the impression that I may well be, but even I would never admit to being infallible; I have been known to make mistakes and when I do I’m either […]

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Tags: Heraldry