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the official symbols of a family, state, etc

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he was at a loss to know the grounds of objection taken to the fact that the armorial bearings of the six original Trustees of the Melbourne Public Library had been placed under the ceiling of the portico.
10) It can be reported that today, the armorial bearings continue to remain safely out of harm's way, and still largely unnoticed.
By incorporating those three shells into his armorial bearings he has ensured that not only Diana but his entire maternal family will be remembered down the ages.
This was a plea for the earl marshal's jurisdictional supremacy in matters of armorial bearings and precedence, and it would not have been offered if Thynne had not concluded that distinctions of degrees were not being maintained with the strictness that social order required.
The troubles of the College of Arms were compounded by increasing demands for gentle standing and armorial bearings as the sixteenth century's upward mobility produced new fortunes and new families.
She has made sure the Armorial Bearings of the United Empire Loyalists' Association of Canada are clearly visible.
At the Annual Meeting, Heritage Branch also presented New Brunswick Branch, as host of the conference, with a banner bearing the armorial bearings of the Association.
The Armorial Bearings and Badge of the UELAC, issued in 1973 by the College of Arms, London, England, were interpreted and charted in 1983 by Mrs.
The cairn was draped in veil of red, white and blue, emblazoned on the front with the armorial bearings painted on gold satin.
The Dominion Council of the UELAC gave permission to use the armorial bearings on the first plaque.
This spring Past Dominion President William Terry spoke on the Association Armorial Bearings at the Branch Annual General Meeting.
Bill spoke on the history, use and meaning of the Armorial Bearings of the UELAC, and how the Armorial Bearings tie in with our national organization.
William Terry presented a copy of the Association Armorial Bearings to Evelyn Drew, first woman president of the Association.
Crest Dating back to Greek and Roman antiquity, the crest is the most ancient part of the armorial bearings.
His armorial bearings displayed three anchors crested by a falcon on a rock, one claw resting on a cinquefoil, and the motto "By Perseverance.