Hace 3 días · The College of Arms, or Heralds' College, is a royal corporation consisting of professional officers of arms, with jurisdiction over England, Wales, Northern Ireland and some Commonwealth realms. The heralds are appointed by the British Sovereign and are delegated authority to act on behalf of the Crown in all matters of heraldry ...
27 de nov. de 2023 · The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire’s M.B.E., O.B.E and C.B.E. were created by King George V (1865-1936) to honour people who had made invaluable contributions in non-military roles throughout World War One. For example, nurses and doctors toiling in the U.K. as their military counterparts worked on the front line.
9 de dic. de 2023 · By Walter H Godfrey and Anthony Wagner. An account of the College of Arms in Queen Victoria Street, rebuilt after the Great Fire. It also contains biographical lists of all the known officers of arms. Survey of London. Originally published by Guild & School of Handicraft, London, 1963.
Hace 2 días · Union Jack The Union Jack, [note 1]   or Union Flag, is the de facto national flag of the United Kingdom. Although no law has been passed making the Union Flag the official national flag of the United Kingdom, it has effectively become such through precedent.
10 de dic. de 2023 · College of Arms. Citation: Mr Jeremy Goldsmith, review of A Great and Terrible King: Edward I and the Forging of Britain, (review no. 718)
2 de dic. de 2023 · Awards, Titles and Styles If there are formatting issues with the page below, a PDF version is available here: Awards, Titles, and Styles. A glossary of terms can be found at the bottom of the page. Top – Nobility and Peers – Grants of Arms – Awards of Arms No Precedence – Group – Youth – Glossary
8 de dic. de 2023 · Left his heraldic MSS. to the College, four volumes of pedigrees and six of church notes, hatchments, heralds' wills, etc. Arms granted 1782: Gyronny of 6 pieces or & azure, a fess ermine & on a canton gules a tower argent (drawn as a castle with 2 turrets somewhat resembling the Tower of London); an annulet for difference.