Cheshire Heraldry Web Journal (Blog)

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Cheshire Heraldry Badge Banner

June 18th, 2017 · Comments Off on Cheshire Heraldry Badge Banner

Here is a version of the Cheshire Heraldry badge Banner produced for me by Ljubodrag Grujic.  

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Tags: Flying Heraldry · Heraldry

Saint Edward the Confessor

October 2nd, 2015 · Comments Off on Saint Edward the Confessor

Until about 1350, Edmund the Martyr, Gregory the Great and Edward the Confessor had all been regarded as English national saints, but Edward III preferred the more war-like figure of St George, and in 1348 he established the Order of the Garter with St George as its patron. It seems however, that Edward the Confessor […]

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A new armorial standard from South Africa (part 2)

August 11th, 2015 · Comments Off on A new armorial standard from South Africa (part 2)

Back in June I wrote a small piece about a new armorial standard from South Africa and I’m please to report that one of my readers, who wishes to remain anonymous, has provided me with a generous response. I can do no better than quote it in full: “Residing in South Africa as I do, I […]

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Here’s to “Nationhood”

August 7th, 2015 · Comments Off on Here’s to “Nationhood”

As my reader will know, I’m spending as much time as I can nowadays at the seaside in Tywyn (Merioneth) and one of the things I notice when visiting Wales (it’s the same in Scotland) is the preponderance of the national flag when compared with those flown in England, where we only tend to see […]

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