By Letters Patent under the Great Seal dated 12 June 2019, Her Majesty The Queen has been pleased to appoint Adam Simon Tuck to the office of Rouge Dragon Pursuivant of Arms, vacant since the promotion of Clive Edwin Alexander Cheesman to the office of Richmond Herald in 2010. Adam…

Sir Henry Farnham Burke

25 February 2019
This year marks the 100th anniversary of the appointment of Sir Henry Farnham Burke, KCVO, CB, FSA, as Garter King of Arms. Son of Sir Bernard Burke, Ulster King of Arms, and grandson of John Burke, the founder of Burke’s Peerage, Sir Henry inherited the family enthusiasm for genealogy but…
Learning with sadness of the death of George H. W. Bush, former President of the United States of America, who died on 30 November 2018, special instructions have been received that all Union flags on the buildings of Her Majesty's Government should be lowered to half-mast as soon as possible…
   To mark the Armistice and the conclusion of the First World War, we present a brief online exhibition of images relating to the conflict and the heralds' reactions to it. In the first meeting of the Chapter of College held after War was declared, Officers discussed the threat of…
Following the announcement of the birth of a third child to Their Royal Highnesses the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, special instructions have been received that Union Flags should be flown from all buildings of Her Majesty's Government tomorrow 24 April 2018 from 0800 hours to 2000 hours. Local authorities…

By decision of the College of Arms all proceeds arising from the sale of The Armorial of Haiti will be donated to the international effort for the relief of Haiti
after the calamitous earthquake of 12 January 2010.

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