Clarencieux

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Clarencieux (Her) See King-at-arms.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n clarencieux In Great Britain, the title of the second king-at-arms, ranking after Garter king-at-arms. His province comprises that part of England south of the river Trent, and he is hence sometimes called Surroy (southern king). See king-at-arms, garter, and Norroy.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Clarencieux (her.) the second king-of-arms in England, so named from the Duke of Clarence, son of Edward III.
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Usage

In literature:

CLARENCEUX, or CLARENCIEUX, the provincial king-at-arms, whose jurisdiction extends from and includes all England S. of the Trent.
"The Nuttall Encyclopaedia" by Edited by Rev. James Wood
Clarencieux, the second king-at-arms, so called by Lionell, who first held it.
"The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, No. 470" by Various
Heralds Clarencieux and Norroy.
"The Diary of John Evelyn (Vol 1 of 2)" by John Evelyn
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