College of Arms

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College of Arms:

see Heralds' CollegeHeralds' College,
body first chartered in 1483 by Richard III of England. It has been reorganized several times. Its purpose is to assign new coats of arms and to trace lineages to determine heraldic rights and privileges (see heraldry).
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To be acknowledged by Her Majesty's College of Arms is something very, very special, and the Coat of Arms will serve as an enduring inspiration for me to continue to offer the very best in service to our Nikon customers.
One of several questions raised by the 1594 Britannia is whether Camden already -- that is, prior to 1594 -- had reason to think a place in the College of Arms was something he might contemplate with some realistic degree of expectation.
A spokeswoman said: "The leader has notified us that we will be lowering the flags to half mast following official protocol and advice from the College of Arms.
The College of Arms, a branch of the Royal Household, said flying the flag permanently meant designated days, including the Queen's birthday, lost their distinctiveness.
The design could shock officials at the College of Arms.
During the ceremony, the university will be presented by a Herald from the College of Arms with its new coat of arms, before the congregation listens to readings from guest speakers, along with music performed by St Asaph Cathedral Choir and Wrexham Brass (Glyndwr).
Richard said: "Haltwhistle doesn't have an official coat of arms and when we called the College of Arms, we were told it could cost pounds 5,000 to design one.
And at the College of Arms, Queen Victoria Street, London, you'll find Garter crests and other royal-abilia from big ceremonies such as coronations, funerals and the State opening of Parliament.
He was a 25-year-old researcher for the College of Arms in London, and according to Princess Margaret's biographer, Nigel Dempster, was a man of limited sexual experience.
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IREADwith some incredulity that Liverpool Football Club have trademarked the symbol of the City of Liverpool, the Liver Bird; a device which has arguably been associated with the city since the days of King John and officially, from the eighteenth century, through the college of arms.
With scant details of what the new shield will include, the official College of Arms, which keeps track of British heraldry, could be in for a shock when it's unveiled.
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