College of Heralds


College of Heralds
   See College of Arms.

A Dictionary of London. . 1918.

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  • College — • The word college, from the Latin collegium, originally signified a community, a corporation, an organized society, a body of colleagues, or a society of persons engaged in some common pursuit Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. College… …   Catholic encyclopedia

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

  • Heralds' College — n. in England, a royal corporation, appointed in 1484, in charge of granting and recording armorial emblems and coats of arms, keeping records of genealogies, etc …   English World dictionary


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