Schedule of Ecclesiastical Hats which may be used in lieu of Helms and Crests by certain Clergy of the Anglican Communion, established by Warrant of the Earl Marshal dated 21 December 1976.

The text of the Warrant may be seen here.

Deans AC

Deans

A black hat having three red tassels pendent from purple cords on either side.

 

Archdeacons AC

Archdeacons

A black hat having three purple tassels pendent from purple cords on either side.

 

Canons AC

Canons, Honorary Canons, Canons Emeritus and Prebendaries

A black hat having three red tassels pendent from black cords on either side.

 

Priests AC

Priests

A black hat having one black tassel pendent from a black and white cord on either side.

 

Doctors of Divinity AC

Doctors of Divinity

The hat appropriate to their degree the cord being interlaced with a skein of red.

 

Ecclesiastical Household AC

Members of Her Majesty's Ecclesiastical Household

The hat appropriate to their degree charged on the front of the crown with a Tudor Rose proper.

 

Deacons AC

Deacons

A black hat without cords and tassels.

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