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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La premiere, comme pour Roland Michener, a ete dessinee par le College of Heralds a Londres, mais la seconde est attribuable a l'Autorite heraldique du Canada.
To do this he would have to have permission from the Lord Lyon of the Lyon Court in Scotland or the College of Heralds in England.
The original seal was lost during the English civil war, but was redrawn as a mythical bird in the 18th Century by the College of Heralds and named the Liver Bird.
The title of Earl Marshal still exists and this court official is now responsible for regal ceremonies of state and appointing the Officers of Arms that constitute the College of Heralds.
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