College of Arms
- noun (in the UK) a corporation which officially records and grants armorial bearings.
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College of Arms — Type Corporate body Founded 1484 (London) reincorporated 1555 … Wikipedia
College of Arms — n. HERALDS COLLEGE * * * (also the College of Heralds) an organization in London that is responsible for giving coats of arms to families and institutions in England and Wales. It was formed in the 15th century and its head is the Earl Marshal,… … Universalium
College of Arms — n. HERALDS COLLEGE … English World dictionary
College of Arms — Eingang des College of Arms. Oben das königliche Wappen, darunter das eigene Emblem … Deutsch Wikipedia
College of Arms — Herald Her ald, n. [OE. herald, heraud, OF. heralt, heraut, herault, F. h[ e]raut, LL. heraldus, haraldus, fr. (assumed) OHG. heriwalto, hariwaldo, a (civil) officer who serves the army; hari, heri, army + waltan to manage, govern, G. walten;… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
College of Arms — See Arms, College of. See Heralds, College of … Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases
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 — The office in England having authority of all matters heraldic, put into place after 1515, comprised of kings of arms, heralds, pursuivants of arms … Medieval glossary
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. — See Heralds College. * * * … Universalium
College of Arms — noun a collegiate body, incorporated in England in 1483, with jurisdiction over armorial bearings and matters of pedigree. Also, Heralds College … Australian English dictionary