2006

High Court of Chivalry: on 7 December the website of the records of the High Court of Chivalry in the years 1634-40 went live at www.court-of-chivalry.bham.ac.uk. This period was the busiest in the court's history, largely due to the popularity of actions for scandalous words likely to provoke a duel,…
The opening ceremony of the Congress at St Andrews was attended by a number of officers of arms from official bodies around the world. This photograph, shows most of these officers, including Hubert Chesshyre, Clarenceux King of Arms, (far left, standing); Clive Cheesman, Rouge Dragon Pursuivant (third from right, kneeling);…
South Georgia and Sandwich Islands: the flag of this overseas territory, illustrated left, has been approved by Her Majesty and accordingly placed on record at the College of Arms, along with the flag of the commissioner of the territory. College reference: Standards 5/96, 97. Welcome to the ninth edition of…
Left: John Brooke-Little in his uniform as Norroy and Ulster King of Arms in conversation with the then Earl Marshal, the 17th Duke of Norfolk, on the occasion of the College's quincentenary in 1984. See In Memoriam, below. Welcome to the eighth edition of the College of Arms Newsletter. This…

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