College of Arms.

College of Arms.

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  • College of Arms — Type Corporate body Founded 1484 (London) reincorporated 1555[1] …   Wikipedia

  • College of Arms — n. HERALDS COLLEGE * * * (also the College of Heralds) an organization in London that is responsible for giving coats of arms to families and institutions in England and Wales. It was formed in the 15th century and its head is the Earl Marshal,… …   Universalium

  • College of Arms — n. HERALDS COLLEGE …   English World dictionary

  • College of Arms — Eingang des College of Arms. Oben das königliche Wappen, darunter das eigene Emblem …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • College of Arms — Herald Her ald, n. [OE. herald, heraud, OF. heralt, heraut, herault, F. h[ e]raut, LL. heraldus, haraldus, fr. (assumed) OHG. heriwalto, hariwaldo, a (civil) officer who serves the army; hari, heri, army + waltan to manage, govern, G. walten;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • College of Arms Foundation — The coat of arms of the College of Arms Foundation. The blazon is Argent a Cross and within four Tressures Gules as many Doves their dexter wings elevated and inverted Azure beaked and legged Gules. The arms were granted by the College of Arms in …   Wikipedia

  • college of arms — or college of heralds 1. usually capitalized C&A&H a. : a corporation in England dependent upon the crown and consisting of three kings of arms, six heralds, and four pursuivants under the earl marshal s headship who have retained from the middle …   Useful english dictionary

  • College of Arms — See Arms, College of. See Heralds, College of …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • College of Arms — The office in England having authority of all matters heraldic, put into place after 1515, comprised of kings of arms, heralds, pursuivants of arms …   Medieval glossary

  • College of Arms —    On the north side of Queen Victoria Street at No. 135 in Castle Baynard s Ward, west of St. Peter s Hill (P.O. Directory).    First mention: Colledge of the Harroldes, 1587 (Lond. I. p.m. III. 108).    Other names : Heralds Office, 1670 (L.… …   Dictionary of London

  • College of Arms. — See Heralds College. * * * …   Universalium

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