Oxford University

Heraldry Society


Programme 2023/24

We continue to present virtual lectures on the Zoom platform.
We shall post details as and when they are arranged. If you want to tune in to any of these, you must inform the Secretary (email: secretary@oxford-heraldry.org.uk), who will send you the Zoom link on the day of the lecture. Book as soon as you can — numbers are limited.
On 3rd March we are hosting our first face-to-face meeting since Covid - see below.

Michaelmas Term 2023

Thursday 21st September
18:30 By Zoom
John Whitehead The Autobiography of Georg von Ehingen: Diplomacy, Chivalry and Heraldry in the mid-Fifteenth Century ***  

Thursday 19th October
18:30 By Zoom
Neel Mishra Heraldry of Formation Badges of the South East Asia Command and its successors in India ***  

Thursday 23rd November
18:30 By Zoom
David Broomfield The Heraldry of Audley End in Essex ***  

Hilary Term 2024

Thursday 18th January
18:30 By Zoom
Ann Darracott The Heraldry of Bisham Abbey ***  

Thursday 15th February
18:30 By Zoom
David Phillips The Audley Beast ***  

Sunday 3rd March
16:00 Platnauer Room,
Brasenose College
Liam Devlin
Rothesay Herald in the
Court of the Lord Lyon
The Old Pretender in Bologna - A Story in Heraldry?  

Thursday 28th March
18:30 By Zoom
Dr Simon Rousselot
Treasurer AIH
A closer look at another sign system: Mamluk emblems (1250-1517) ***  

Trinity Term 2024

Thursday 18th April
18:30 By Zoom
Bruce Patterson
Deputy Chief Herald of Canada
New World Heraldry: 35 years of the Canadian Heraldic Authority ***

Thursday 16th May
18:30 By Zoom
Vicky Fletcher Honour in the Eyes of Others? A study of ‘pseudo’ heraldic shield motifs in historic church graffiti and medieval personal seals ***

+++ To be confirmed  *** Booking essential - contact the Secretary 

The Heraldry Society was to hold its Biennial Congress in 2020.
It is now arranged for Thursday 1 August — Sunday 4 August 2024

Venue: Keynes College, University of Kent; Theme: Flying Heraldry.
Our members will be welcome to attend
; see the Heraldry Society website for further details.

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