The College of Arms has lent an important manuscript, known as ‘M6: Interments of Queens, Tiltings, Tournaments &c.’, to the National Portrait Gallery for display at the exhibition ‘Six Lives: The Stories of Henry VIII’s Queens’. College of Arms Ms M6 is displayed in the room dedicated to Queen Jane,…
Banknotes featuring a portrait of His Majesty The King were first issued in the United Kingdom on 5 June 2024. The portrait of the King appears on existing designs of all four banknotes (£5, £10, £20, and £50), with no other changes to the existing designs. They incorporate heraldic shields…

Coronation Roll

03 May 2024
The online version of the Coronation Roll of Their Majesties King Charles III and Queen Camilla was launched today. The Coronation Roll is the official record of a Coronation and the earliest surviving roll is that of King Edward II and Queen Isabella in 1308. The text of the Coronation…
By Letters Patent under the Great Seal of the Realm dated 16 April 2024, His Majesty The King has been pleased to appoint James van Someren Peill to the office of Bluemantle Pursuivant of Arms, vacant by the recent promotion of Mark John Rosborough Scott, now Somerset Herald of Arms. The appointment…

Somerset Herald

12 April 2024
By Letters Patent under the Great Seal of the Realm dated 12 April 2024, His Majesty The King has been pleased to appoint Mark John Rosborough Scott to the Office of Somerset Herald of Arms, vacant by the promotion in 2021 of David Vines White, now Garter King of Arms.…
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