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Heraldry Society


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Badge of the Heraldry Society

  The Heraldry Society exists to increase and extend interest in and knowledge of heraldry, armory, chivalry, genealogy and allied subjects.

Arms of the College of Arms

  The College of Arms is the official repository of the coats of arms and pedigrees of English, Welsh, Northern Irish and Commonwealth families and their descendants.

  The Cambridge University Heraldic and Genealogical Society was formed in 1950 and merged in 1957 with the Cambridge University Society of Genealogists, founded 1954. There are four speaker meetings are held in each of the Michaelmas and Lent terms and a ninth at the beginning of the Easter term; and usually two outings each year to places of interest of heraldic and genealogical interest. There is one large dinner each term including the Annual Dinner in the Lent term, also a garden party in the Easter term.

Logo of the Society of Heraldic Arts

  The Society of Heraldic Arts is a non-profit making international guild of heraldic artists, craftsmen and designers, providing a wide range of services to the public and to commercial, civic and corporate organizations.

  The City of Bath Heraldic Society celebrated its 70th Anniversary in 2018. The Society has always been made up of enthusiastic and friendly people; some of whom are the best known names in the Heraldry world while others simply come to our meetings because every aspect of Heraldry opens up knowledge on many other subjects, such as history or genealogy.

  The Middlesex Heraldry Society has ceased to meet, but its website is maintained for those who enjoy exploring the heraldry, ancient and modern, of the historic County of Middlesex and its cities of London and Westminster.

  Oxfordshire Architectural and Historical Society was formed in 1839 and is one of the oldest of the county societies. It is concerned with the archaeology, architecture and history of Oxford and Oxfordshire. It provides a series of lectures during the winter and a varied programme of excursions through the rest of the year.

  Oxfordshire Family History Society

Do you have ancestors from Oxfordshire? We have resources for everyone researching genealogy in Oxfordshire.


  Oxford Historical Society exists to publish archives, historical texts, bibliographical tools and studies about Oxford – the City as much as the University, its Halls and Colleges – and the neighbouring villages and towns in pre-1972 Oxfordshire

  Somerset Heraldry Society: A growing band of friends, a dining club, and a group interested in heraldry and everything else. A society formed to study and discuss the Heraldry of Somerset and all countries who have a history of heraldry.

Badge of the White Lion Society

  The White Lion Society, founded in 1986, raises funds for the purchase of items or services of historical or heraldic importance for Her Majesty's College of Arms in London.


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  Oxford Centre for Medieval History exists to present and promote research activity among postgraduate students and members of the Faculty
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