Cheshire Heraldry Web Journal (Blog)

A journal of the activities of an Amateur Armorist.

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Entries from October 2017

The Visitations of 1613

October 27th, 2017 · Comments Off on The Visitations of 1613

I am presently working on editing the version of the Visitations of 1613 for publication in book form. Here is a taster: http://cheshire-heraldry.org.uk/cheshire-heraldry-1613-selection-pages.pdf  

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Whimsical Wilmslow

October 26th, 2017 · Comments Off on Whimsical Wilmslow

It seems that Wilmslow Town Council is seeking “a new identity” with Members no longer sure that their armorial bearings serve the purpose of identifying the town. This is a great pity and most probably results from the usual lack of understanding of how armorial bearings can be displayed. They are apparently (according to one Councillor) […]

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Tags: General · Odds and bobs

Bookplate of John Vardon

October 17th, 2017 · Comments Off on Bookplate of John Vardon

One of the pleasures of editing the Cheshire Heraldry website over the years is that I have benefited from speaking to and corresponding with many people who share my enthusiasm and one such person is Philip Beddows of the City of London who very kindly sent the bookplate of John Vardon to add to my […]

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Tags: Bookplates · Heraldry