Oxford University

Heraldry Society


Programme 2010/11

Michaelmas Term 2010

Tuesday 19th October 5.15pm
Balliol College
  Dr Paul Fox MA FRCP   King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table
    Paul is a physician, genealogist and historical researcher, and a member of the Council of the Heraldry Society. He is currently writing a book on the heraldry of the Great Cloister of Canterbury Cathedral.

Tuesday 2nd November 5.15pm
Baliol College

  Jeremy Goldsmith   'Authenticque Testimoniall': An Introduction to the Use of Genealogy in Heraldry
    Jeremy is the Programme Secretary for the Heraldry Society and a researcher at the College of Arms.

Hilary Term 2011

Tuesday 18th January 5:15pm   Andrew Gray MA PhD   The English Hatchment - distinct and merging traditions in funeral heraldry
Taylorian Institute   Andrew is in charge of the Heraldry Archive project for the Heraldry Society, one achievement of which has been to compile a nationwide image library of funeral heraldry.

Tuesday 1st February 5:15pm   Adrian Ailes MA, DPhil, FHS, FSA, FRHistS   Heralds and Heraldry in the National Archives
Taylorian Institute   Adrian is Principal Records Specialist (Early  Modern) in the National Archive's Medieval and Early Modern Team.  He is a Fellow of the Heraldry Society and of the Society of Antiquaries.

Tuesday 15th February 5:15pm   Stephen Slater   Heraldic Bastardy
Taylorian Institute   Stephen is a frequent lecturer on heraldic topics and the author of (inter alia) The Complete Book of Heraldry.

Trinity Term 2011

Tuesday 24th May 5.15pm   John Titterton FSA   The Grisaille and Heraldic Windows in the chancel at Norbury, Derbyshire, circa 1300
Taylorian Institute Room 10b   John Titterton is a member of the Cheshire Heraldry Society and co-editor of Hatchments in Britain

Tuesday 7th June 5.15pm   Adam Bruce   The Lyon Rampant : Scottish State Ceremonial in the 21st Century
Taylorian Institute Room 10b   Unicorn Pursuivant at the Court of the Lord Lyon

Saturday 18th June 2:00pm

  Guided Tour of the Bardolf Chapel, Mapledurham House
Cost per head to include tea : 6.00 per person
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