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Happy Birthday Ma’am

April 21st, 2015 · Comments Off on Happy Birthday Ma’am

Cheshire Heraldry would like to wish Her Majesty Many Happy Returns on her 89th birthday today.  

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Happy Oak Apple Day

May 29th, 2010 · 1 Comment

I don’t live too far away from Boscobel House so today will see a few local celebrations though I wouldn’t mind betting that the (English) man in the street if asked what was special about today would most likely think that the question related to the fact that, by coincidence, this is a “bank holiday” weekend and would have no […]

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The Western Goostrey Bookplate (and a hanging) solves a problem

August 24th, 2009 · Comments Off on The Western Goostrey Bookplate (and a hanging) solves a problem

In the 2004 Autumn/Winter edition of The Coat of Arms (N.S. Volume XV Nos. 207 & 208) I wrote on the arms of Goostrey and their descent. I stated that my thoughts were based upon the arms passing through heraldic heiresses, which relies on an assumption that the Goostrey male line died out in the 14th […]

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Happy Birthday to The Earl of Chester

November 14th, 2008 · Comments Off on Happy Birthday to The Earl of Chester

A very Happy Birthday to the Earl of Chester who is 60 today.  Prince Charles was created Earl of Chester on 26 July 1958. The Arms of The Earl of Chester adapted from an illustration in the Harleian MS Visitations of Chester.

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A little piece of England in Scotland (Royal Gates)

April 21st, 2008 · Comments Off on A little piece of England in Scotland (Royal Gates)

H.R.H. the Duke of Rothesay is due to unveil the new gates at Glamis Castle today and a splendid example of workmanship they are. It’s just a pity that no one checked the correct Scottish version of the armorial bearings of the late Queen Mother before embarking on the project to feature them on the […]

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A warm welcome to Viscount Severn

December 17th, 2007 · Comments Off on A warm welcome to Viscount Severn

It has just been announced that the Countess of Wessex has given birth to a baby boy; although it has not yet been announced what name might be given to him he will of course be known by the courtesy title Viscount Severn (his father’s lesser title). “Buckingham Palace press releases THE COUNTESS OF WESSEX GIVES BIRTH […]

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