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SOMERSET HERALDRY SOCIETY

 

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Newsletter 1 Spring 2003
    SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY’S ARMS
    MAY ARMS AT CHARTERHOUSE  
    HOLCOMBE ROGUS  
 
Newsletter 2 Summer 2003
  REPORT ON ACTIVITIES  
  CHICHESTER ARMS  
  BISHOP CREIGHTON OF WELLS (1670-72)
  THE LUTTRELL CARPET Joan Jordan
    THE LEGEND OF THE SWAN KNIGHT  
  THE ARMS OF ABARROW
 
Newsletter 3 Spring 2004
  NEW ARMS FOR SOMERSET  
  REPORT ON ACTIVITIES  
  OUR USE OF THE ARMS OF SOMERSET
  HERALDRY AND HISTORY  
  THE WORK BOOK OF THE SOMERSET VISITATION OF 1591
  EDWARD PAGET-TOMLINSON Obituary
    HINTON ST GEORGE ARMORIAL FRIEZE
    THE ARMS OF WILLIAM JOHN UNCLES
 
Newsletter 4 Summer 2004
  NEW SOMERSET ARMS GRANTED  
  IN THE TIME OF QUEEN DICK : TYRWHITT OF NORTHUMBERLAND Cynthia Lydiard-Cannings
  CHOICE WINE, CHOICE LABEL Alex Maxwell Findlater
 

HOW TO DO HERALDRY

Ralph Brocklebank
 

A TAUNTON HERALD PAINTER’S WILL

Adrian Webb
  SURVEY OF ACTIVITIES  
 

GRANT OF ARMS TO ROLAND SYMONS

 
   

The Herald’s Office and the Great Fire of London

Adrian Webb

   

Simplified pedigree of Poulet

 
 

PAULET MEMORIALS IN SOMERSET & HAMPSHIRE

 
 

Journal 5 Christmas 2004

  COLIN POWELL GRANTED ARMS  
 

ST ANDREW’S CHURCH, CURRY RIVEL

Roy Martin Haines

 

IN THE TIME OF QUEEN DICK : KYNASTON OF SHROPSHIRE

Cynthia Lydiard-Cannings
 

SURVEY OF ACTIVITIES

 
 

DODINGTON HATCHMENT TO BE RESTORED

 
 

THE CREST CORONET AND CHAPEAU

 
 

BOOKPLATES OF GERARD LEIGHTON

 
     

Journal 6 May 2005

  SHERBORNE CONFERENCE  
   

IN THE TIME OF QUEEN DICK : CUNNINGHAME OF CUNNINGHAME

Cynthia Lydiard-Cannings
    IN THE TIME OF QUEEN DICK : FITZGERALD OF KILDARE Cynthia Lydiard-Cannings
  IN THE TIME OF QUEEN DICK : LLEWELLYN AP YNYR Cynthia Lydiard-Cannings
    GARTER STALL PLATES by W H St JOHN HOPE CD REVIEW
  SURVEY OF ACTIVITIES
  SOMERSET HERALDRY in R.N. Ships' Badges Ralph Brocklebank
  NEW ARMS FOR POPE BENEDICT XVI  
     

Journal 7 September 2005

  ARMS OF A DUCHESS : Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall  
  IN THE TIME OF QUEEN DICK : TRAFFORD OF LANCASHIRE Cynthia Lydiard-Cannings
 

IN THE TIME OF QUEEN DICK : THE BATTLE OF ASCALON

  OBITUARY : MARGARET WOOD  
 

VISIT TO CHURCH OF ST MARY MAGDALENE, TAUNTON

 

SCOTTISH HERALDIC ROLLS

Alex Maxwell Findlater
  FINLAGGAN A NEW HERALD  
     

Journal 8 January 2006

 

STEPHEN FRIAR HITS HEADLINES

 
 

GILLESPIE IS CHIEF HERALD

Roland Symons

   

GILL FORREST 1946—2005

Obituary
 

REVIEW OF RECENT MEETINGS

 
 

VISIT TO NORTH CADBURY

Alex Maxwell Findlater

 

THE HERALDRY OF THE HUNGERFORDS - A WEST COUNTRY DYNASTY

Stephen Slater
     

Journal 9 July 2006

 

STEPHEN FRIAR OBJECTS TO GUSSET

 
 

STEPHEN FRIAR’S CHALLENGE

 
 

Letters to the Editor

 
 

JOHN BROOKE-LITTLE, CVO, MA, FSA, FHS

Alex Maxwell Findlater

 

IN THE TIME OF QUEEN DICK – ALTRONYMIA

Cynthia Lydiard-Cannings
 

A SOMERSET MAN DESPISES THE HERALDS

David Hawkings
 

REVIEW OF RECENT MEETINGS

 
     

Journal 10 November 2006

  GRAND SUCCESS OF ST ANDREWS CONGRESS
 

 

The Moffarts Prize for Heraldic Art  
 

‘A Selection of Arms Authorized by the Laws of Heraldry, with Annotations’ by Sir Bernard Burke, Ll.D., Ulster King of Arms, published 1863.

David T. Hawkings

 

REVIEW OF EVENTS

 
     

Journal 11 May 2007

  GLOUCESTER CATHEDRAL AND ELMORE COURT VISIT  
 

REVIEW OF EVENTS

 
 

ROMANIAN FIND

Alex Maxwell Findlater

 

Heraldic achievement of Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary of Denmark (married 14 May 2004)

Peter Kurrild-Klitgaard
Ronny Andersen

 

A NOTE ON CHIEFS AS USED IN SCOTLAND

Alex Maxwell Findlater

 

THE ARMORIAL OF HAITI by Clive Cheesman

Alex Maxwell Findlater

 

Journal 12 February 2008

 

Merlyn Jordan

Obituary
 

ESQUIRES

Ron Gadd
 

REVIEW OF EVENTS

 
   

Visit to St. Mary’s Church, Yatton and St Lawrence’s East Harptree, September 2007

     

The Somerset Heraldry Society Annual Dinner The Bishop’s Palace, Wells, October 2007

     

The Hawkings Arms and Descent A Talk by David Hawkings, February 2008

     

Journal 13 August 2008

 

INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS AT QUEBEC

 
 

NEW LORD LYON KING OF ARMS

 
 

ARMS OF LORD LYON DAVID SELLAR

 
 

REVIEW OF EVENTS

 
 

WRITING A BOOK – THE CRAWFORD ARMORIAL

Alex Maxwell Findlater

 

THE HISTORY OF DUNSTER CHURCH AND PRIORY by Joan Jordan

Review
     

Journal 14 March 2009

  COLLEGE NEARLY BURNS DOWN  
 

RAILWAY HERALDRY

John Uncles
 

REVIEW OF AUTUMN 2008 EVENTS

 
  ROOKE FAMILY : Query

Adrian J Webb

     

Journal 15 August 2009

    A New Garter for 2010  
   

SOME SOMERSET DRAGONS

Ralph Brocklebank

   

HERALDRY AT ST ASAPH (EGLWYS GADEIROL LLANELWY)

Dr Roy Haines
   

In the Courts

Alex Maxwell Findlater

   

THE ESCAPE OF KING CHARLES FROM WORCESTER

Dr Roy Haimes

   

Visit to Nynehead Church and Court

Richard Jones
       

Journal 16 Winter 2009/10

   

KNIGHTHOOD for GARTER

 
   

NEW FLAG FOR TOKELAU

 
   

OTTO HUPP ARTIST EXTRAORDINARY

Anthony Wood

   

REVIEW OF AUTUMN 2009 EVENTS

 
    LAURENT GRANIER heraldic artist working in Lyon  
       

Journal 17 Spring 2010

    NEW KING - NEW HERALD  
    OUR NEW GARTER College of Arms
    COMMITTEE CHANGES AND LIBRARY  
    Heraldry and Hall-Marks - Cousins? Gale Glynn
    book reviews Alex Maxwell Findlater
      The History of Dunster Church and Priory Vol II Joan Jordan
      The Coati Sable, The Story of a Herald  Sir Peter Gwynn-Jones
      A Maritime History of Somerset Volume 1 Adrian J Webb. ed.
    REVIEW OF ACTIVITIES  
    WHITE LION SOCIETY VISIT to EXETER CATHEDRAL
    PROGRAMME OF EVENTS Spring & Summer 2010
       

Journal 18 Summer 2010

    DEATH OF SIR PETER GWYNN-JONES KCVO Alex Maxwell Findlater
    NEW WALES HERALD EXTRAORDINARY  
    PROGRAMME OF EVENTS Autumn 2010  
    OBE FOR ALASTAIR BRUCE OF CRIONAICH Alex Maxwell Findlater
    VISIT TO DOWLISH WAKE CHURCH AND ROWLANDS

Alex Maxwell Findlater

      Descendants of Sir John Speke  
    NEW APPOINTMENTS AT THE COLLEGE  
    THE DRAGON OF HUISH EPISCOPI Alex Maxwell Findlater
       

Journal 19 Winter/Spring 2011

    DEATH OF DANIEL DE BRUIN  
      The artist's own view Daniel de Bruin
    Dr ANDREW GRAY and his wonderful archives Alex Maxwell Findlater
    COURTENAY ARMS at WEST MOLLAND Dr Philip Hickman
    Wardlow Mausoleum Kirkhill, Invernessshire Richard and Susan Jones
    PROGRAMME OF EVENTS Spring 2011  
    MADEIRA - quite a lot of Portuguese heraldry
       
Journal 20 Summer 2011
    GRANT OF ARMS TO MIDDLETON Alex Maxwell Findlater
    ROADWORKERS' COAT OF ARMS  
    THE ARMS OF DAVID CAMERON Alex Maxwell Findlater
    NEW ROYAL FLAGS FOR CANADA  
    GLASTONBURY - A FESTIVAL OF FLAGS  
    Dedication of Paviour Stone to Sir David Lyndsay of the Mount
    PROGRAMME OF EVENTS Summer/Autumn 2011
    BREAMORE CHURCH Philip Hickman
       
Journal 21 Spring 2012
    NEW ARMS FOR MR SPEAKER BERCOW  
    HERALDRY OF THE SEA Ron Gadd
    A SURVEY OF HERALDRY IN CANNINGTON CHURCH
    PROGRAMME OF EVENTS Spring and Summer 2012
       
Journal 22 Summer 2012
    HERALDRY IN MOTION THE INTRIGUING STORY OF THE WENTWORTH ARMS Stephen Tudsbery-Turner
    HERALDS AT THE DIAMOND JUBILEE CELEBRATIONS
    A tortoise shell and a ledger stone Alex Maxwell Findlater
    PROGRAMME OF EVENTS Autumn/Winter 2012
    A Tale of Two Achievements Stephen Tudsbery-Turner
       
Journal 23 Winter 2012
    Gilling Castle and its Heraldry Stephen Tudsbery-Turner
    SINCE OUR LAST  
      Visit to Hinton St George  
      The Annual Dinner  
    POWDERED WIGS AND CRESTED BUTTONS  
    FUTURE EVENTS  
    RAGE, RIVALRY AND USE OF HERALDRY Gale Glynn
    The Heraldry of Edwardian Somerset
      1. Taunton  
       
Somerset Dragon 24 April 2013
    Charlton Mackrell Ralph Brocklebank
    The Smyth Escutcheons Stephen Tudsbery-Turner
    Notes & Queries  
      Laxton bookplate  
      Buccleuch button  
    The Arms of the Duchess of Cambridge
    AGM Chairman's Report  
    The Heraldry of Edwardian Somerset
      2. Shepton Mallet  
    Dates for your diary
    Dykes of Dovenby Achievement
    Officers of the Society
       
Somerset Dragon 25 August 2013
    HERALDRY TO WRITE HOME ABOUT  
      1. The Farmer Heraldry at Nonsuch Park Stephen Tudsbery-Turner
    Somerset Dragon New Style  
    Susan Lady Carbery & The Laxton Hall Bookplate  
    Visits  
      Breamore 23rd May  
      Malvern 11th July  
    The Heraldry of Edwardian Somerset
      3. Burnham  
    Dates for Your Diary  
    Officers of the Society
 
Somerset Dragon 26 December 2013
    Editorial: The Society's emblem Stephen Tudsbery-Turner
    Berkeleys and Barclays Alex Maxwell Findlater
    The Tale of Three Bookplates Stephen Slater
    The Armorial Bearings of James Grinter  
    The Visit to Dyrham and Doynton  
    The Hulse Arms: A Postsript  
    The Heraldry of Edwardian Somerset  
      4. Frome  
    Time to Order Fresh Stationery David Hawkings
    Dates for Your Diary  
    Officers of the Society
 
Somerset Dragon 27 April 2014
    The Berkeleys of Pylle Stephen Tudsbery-Turner
    The Arms of the Duke of Buckingham  
    Notes & Queries  
    Observations on an Absurd Escutcheon Gale Glynn
    The Heraldry of Edwardian Somerset  
      5. Wincanton  
    The Armorial Bearings of the 1st Baron Glastonbury An original painting Roland Symons
    Ex Libris  
      1. The Arms of the Duke of Somerset  
    Dates for Your Diary  
    Officers of the Society
 
Somerset Dragon 28 August 2014
    Armigerous Owners of the Manor of Dyrham I Anthony T. J. Ryan
    Powderham Castle
    Ex Libris
      2. Sainthill  
    Notes & Queries
    The Heraldry of Edwardian Somerset
      6. Clifton College  
    The Western Quantocks
      Crowcombe, Cothelstone & Bishops Lideard
    Officers of the Society
    Dates For Your Diary
     
Somerset Dragon 29 December 2014
  THE BORDER ARMS AT BEDRULE CHURCH Stephen Tudsbery-Turner
    ANNUAL DINNER 28th OCTOBER
  Do We Need Esquires? Ron Gadd
    Proposed Day Visits for 2015 Gale Glynn
    A POSTCARD FROM THE PAST
    NOTES & QUERIES
      The Arms of the Earls of Devon  
    THE HERALDRY OF EDWARDIAN SOMERSET
      7. Bridgwater  
    Officers of the Society
    DATES FOR YOUR DIARY
     
Somerset Dragon 30 April 2015
  A Tichborne Miscellany Stephen Slater
  The Arms of the Earls of Egmont Stephen Tudsbery-Turner
    Annual General Meeting
    Ex Libris  
      The Strode Arms  
    Obituaries
      Hermione Hobhouse and James Grinter  
    Notes & Queries
    A Genealogist’s Journey
    A Somerset Church Armorial
    HERALDIC QUIZ NO. 1
    The Arms of Conway Earl of Hertford
    The Heraldry of Edwardian Somerset
      8. Clevedon Court  
    Officers of the Society
    DATES FOR YOUR DIARY
 
Somerset Dragon 31 August 2015
  An Unofficial Visitation Stephen Tudsbery-Turner
  In Search of the Wyndhams — 21st May Gale Glynn
    The Universal Magazine — The Arms of North, Earl of Guilford
    Notes & Queries David Vaudrey
    The Heraldry of Edwardian Somerset
      9. Ilminster  
    Ex Libris  
      The Llangattock Arms  
    THE HERALDRY AT SHERBORNE CASTLE
    Waterloo Heraldry Roland Symons
    HERALDIC QUIZ NO. 2
    Officers of the Society
    DATES FOR YOUR DIARY
     
Somerset Dragon 32 December 2015
  The Heraldry of Aginourt Roland Symons
  Notes & Queries Valerie Keen
      Ralph Brocklebank
      Cathie Constant
    Annual Lunch  
    The Heraldry of Edwardian Somerset
      10. Weston-super-Mare  
    Heraldic Quiz No. 3  
    Summer Visits: A Pictorial Reminder
    A Cotterell Hybrid Stephen Slater
    Officers of the Society
    DATES FOR YOUR DIARY
       
Somerset Dragon 33 April 2016
  Reflections on a double-headed eagle Stephen Slater
  Notes & Queries  
    The Arms of the Earl of Leicestershire  
    A Question of Precedence
    Heraldic Quiz Nos. 3 & 4  
    A Possible Summer Visit - St Mary’s Church Ewelme
    Taddy’s Heraldry Series Stephen Tudsbery-Turner
    Officers of the Society
    DATES FOR YOUR DIARY
       
Somerset Dragon 34 August 2016
  Murder in the Palace Stephen Slater
    Obituary: Tony Ryan  
  Notes & Queries  
    Heraldic Quiz No.5  
    The Arms of the Earls of Buckinghamshire
    The Arms of the City of Paris  
    The General’s Lady Stephen Tudsbery-Turner
    Officers of the Society
    DATES FOR YOUR DIARY
       
Somerset Dragon 35 December 2016
  Spot the Difference Stephen Tudsbery-Turner
    Annual Lunch  
  Heraldic Quiz No. 6  
    Notes & Queries  
    The Arms of the Earl of Radnor Stephen Slater
    Ex Libris
    Officers of the Society
    DATES FOR YOUR DIARY
       
Somerset Dragon 35 December 2016
  Spot the Difference Stephen Tudsbery-Turner
    Annual Lunch  
  Heraldic Quiz No. 6  
    Notes & Queries  
    The Arms of the Earl of Radnor Stephen Slater
    Ex Libris
    Officers of the Society
    DATES FOR YOUR DIARY
       
Somerset Dragon 36 April 2017
  The Curious Story of Duchess Blair Stephen Slater
    A Picture Postcard Mystery  
  The Campbells are Coming Stephen Tudsbery-Turner
    Heraldic Quiz No. 7 & The Lambton Quarterings  
    AGM 8th March and some thoughts on the Percy arms  
    The Arms of the Duke of Brandon
    Notes & Queries
    Officers of the Society
    DATES FOR YOUR DIARY
       
Somerset Dragon 37 August 2017
  The Heraldry at Crewe Hall Stephen Tudsbery-Turner
    Heraldic Quiz No. 8 — A Gascoigne Conundrum  
  A Tragic Affair Stephen Slater
    The Mystery of the Fourth Quarter  
    Ex Libris  
      Thomas Philip Robinson, Earl de Grey  
      Finch Earl of Winchelsea  
    Two Visits - Chawton House, Ewelme Church & Dorchester Abbey
    Sydenham—Herbert (HERALDIC QUIZ No. 7)
    SOME EIGHTEENTH CENTURY ARMORIALS
    Officers of the Society
    DATES FOR YOUR DIARY
     

 
   
Contact address: THE SOMERSET HERALDRY SOCIETY
The Malt House, The Old Threshing Mill, Hedge Lane, Pylle, Somerset, BA4 6SP
Telephone: 01749 830538
email: secretary@somerset-heraldry.org.uk
 
 
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