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December 2013 Newsletter (No. 37) Featured

East London University of - patent compressedUNIVERSITY OF EAST LONDON: a grant of Arms, Crest and Supporters was made by Letters Patent of Garter, Clarenceux and Norroy and Ulster Kings of Arms dated 25 April 2013. The full achievement of Arms is illustrated left. The blazon is:

Arms: Azure a Torch enflamed Or enfiling an Annulet embattled on the outer edge Argent between two Keys in pile the wards upwards and outwards Or on a Chief wavy Argent three Acorns proper.

Crest: Upon a Helm with a Wreath Or and Azure Upon a pile of three Closed Books fesswise those at the top and bottom with their spines to the dexter and that in the middle with its spine to the sinister Azure edged and garnished Or a Kylix issuant therefrom a Phoenix Or the flames proper.

Supporters: On either side A Phoenix Or the flames proper gorged with an Annulet embattled on the outer edge Azure.

College reference: Grants 177/76.

Recent Grants of Arms

A very small selection of those recently receiving grants or exemplifications from the English Kings of Arms:

CONGDON, Timothy George of Huntley, Gloucestershire, CBE. Arms, Crest and Badge. Garter and Clarenceux Kings of Arms. 24/12/2012. College reference: Grants 176/8.

CRAIG, Sebastian Daniel Forsyth, of the London Borough of Haringey. Arms and Crest. Garter and Clarenceux Kings of Arms. 22/1/2012. College reference: Grants 176/341.

DEAN, Letitia Ann, of Broughton, Lancashire, DL. Arms. In same patent to her husband John Robert Dean: Arms and Crest. Garter and Norroy and Ulster Kings of Arms. 31/10/2012. College reference: Grants 177/34.

GRAYDON, Sir Michael James, of Swinderby, Lincolnshire, GCB, CBE. Arms, Crest and Supporters. Garter and Clarenceux Kings of Arms. 3/12/2012. College reference: Grants 177/57.

JEFFCOCK, Sarah Fenella Home, of Castletown, Isle of Man. Arms and Crest to be placed on a monument or otherwise displayed to the memory of her late father Edward Vernon HINDE of Kirdford, West Sussex; and to be borne by her and by the other descendants of her late father. Garter and Norroy and Ulster. 11/9/2012. College reference: Grants 177/37.

Matthews J R G   patentA grant of Arms and Crest was made to Julian Richard Gadd MATTHEWS of Bath, Somerset (illustrated left), by Letters Patent of Garter and Clarenceux Kings of Arms, dated 20 June 2012. The limitations of the grant were extended to include the other descendants of his great grandfather Thomas Gadd Matthews late of the City of Bristol and of Portishead, Somerset, deceased. College reference: Grants 176/337. The blazon is:

Arms: Azure a Squirrel sejant erect holding a Sprig of Indigo slipped leaved and flowered within an Orle Or.

Crest: Upon a Helm with a Wreath Or and Azure On a Bag of Madder fesswise Or bound Azure a Squirrel sejant erect Or holding a Sprig of Indigo slipped leaved and flowered proper. Mantling: Azure doubled Or.

MORGAN, Marilynne Ann, of Aston Sandford, Buckinghamshire, CB. Arms. Garter and Clarenceux Kings of Arms. 8/2/2013. College reference: Grants 17/28.

NEUHAUS, Matthew Ernest Keith, of Bundanoon, State of New South Wales, Australia. Arms and Crest. Garter, Clarenceux and Norroy and Ulster Kings of Arms. 22/11/2012. College reference: Grants 176/345.

PERRY, Sir Michael Sydney, of Alfrick, Worcestershire, GBE. Arms, Crest, Badge and Supporters. Garter and Clarenceux Kings of Arms. 1/11/2012. College reference: Grants 176/317.

PRICHARD, David Robert, of Tregarth, Gwynedd, OBE. Arms and Crest. Garter and Norroy and Ulster Kings of Arms. 6/8/2012. College reference: Grants 176/328.

RUDDOCK, Sir Paul Marlin, of the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, Knight. Arms, Crest and Badge. Garter and Clarenceux Kings of Arms. 1/3/2013. College reference: Grants 177/53.

SINGH, Sir Rabinder, of Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire, Knight. Arms, Crest and Badge. Garter and Clarenceux Kings of Arms. 31/1/2013. College reference: Grants 177/26.

WAVAMUNNO, Gordon Babala Kasibante, of Kampala, Uganda. Honorary Arms, Crest and Badge. Garter, Clarenceux and Norroy and Ulster Kings of Arms. 16/8/2012. College reference: Grants 176/313.

WEBB, Clifford Reginald, of Pyrford, Surrey. Arms and Crest. Garter and Clarenceux Kings of Arms. 19/12/2012. College reference: Grants 177/14.

Appearances

The Heraldry Society: Sir Henry Paston-Bedingfeld, Norroy and Ulster King of Arms, was the guest of honour at the Biennial Dinner of this society, held at Armoury House, headquarters of the Honourable Artillery Company in London, on 3 October 2013.

Receptions in New York: on 10 October 2013 Sir Henry Paston-Bedingfeld, Norroy and Ulster King of Arms, attended a reception arranged by the College of Arms Foundation in his honour at Christie's in New York, USA. A display of armorial silver and porcelain was also enjoyed by the guests at this event. On 15 October 2013 Sir Henry was presented by the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society with its Medal for Heraldic Achievement. On that occasion he addressed the society on the subject of the many heraldic designs developed by him during his long career as an Officer of Arms.

Who Do You Think You Are? Live 2014: this significant genealogical and historical exhibition at Olympia, London will be open 20-22 February 2014. The College of Arms will be present to offer advice about heraldry, genealogy and related areas.

Lectures

The John Brooke-Little Lecture: this annual lecture to the Heraldry Society named in honour of John Brooke-Little, CVO, sometime Clarenceux King of Arms, takes place at the Society of Antiquaries, London on 15 January 2014. David White, Somerset Herald, will speak on 'The Arms of Wellington and the Wellesleys'.

Cambridge University Heraldic and Genealogical Society: Peter O'Donoghue, York Herald, will deliver the annual Mountbatten Commemorative Lecture to this society on 13 February 2014, on the subject of the College of Arms in the Second World War.

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