Finaly got around to uploading Fitton of Goseworth.
Uploaded the first of the arms of The Bishops of Chester
Friday, 21 May 2004
Thursday, 20 May 2004
Egerton of Wrynehill, Falingbrome and Filkin of Tatenhall plus the blazon of Fitton of GoseworthI do not intend to create the achievement of Goseworth this evening, it is a coat consisting of eleven quarters PLUS an escucheon of pretence of a further four quarters and even one of them is a quartered coat !!
Wednesday, 19 May 2004
Today saw the official launch of http://cheshire-heraldry.org.uk as a stand alone web site. Those who have visited the site before today will know that until now it has been a sub domain of the Goldstraw & Goostrey Genealogy site at http://goldstraw.org.uk
The site began as a colour "translation" of the armorial bearings featured in Daniel King's Vale Royal of England and has now expanded to include the beginnings of the first Heralds Visitations of Cheshire.
I have spent time ironing out one or two technical problems with the new home of the works and have therefore somewhat neglected my routine of adding at least one new image almost daily. The illustrations of the Visitations are by their very nature more time consuming than those arms featured in the Vale Royal part of the web site which in the main are "plain" [not quartered] arms.
Not yet Gazetted but it is very pleasing to see that The College of Arms has appointed a lady to their ranks. Professor Anne Curry has been ...
I note that, at last, Malta is attempting to do it right and doing what it should have done in the first place. My reader will already know ...
The badge of the Committee of Privileges of The Maltese Nobility I have today received news that The Committee of Privileges of The Malt...
Continuing my sojourn into back copies of The Coat of Arms, in a letter (Volume XII No. 86 April 1971) Patrick W. Montague-Smith, Editor, D...