Saturday, 13 July 2019

New Windsor Herald of Arms appointed

For those interested in heraldry, the latest appointment of a herald to the College of Arms ( in England:

By Letters Patent under the Great Seal dated 5 July 2019, Her Majesty The Queen has been pleased to appoint John Michael Allen-Petrie, Rouge Croix Pursuivant of Arms, to the Office of Windsor Herald of Arms, vacant by the retirement of William George Hunt, Esquire, T.D.

The College of Arms has no jurisdiction over Scottish heraldry, but is instead the body which oversees matters armorial in the rest of the UK. For the body which oversees Scottish heraldry, visit the Court of the Lord Lyon website at

(With thanks to @yorkherald via Twitter - original announcement at


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