Heralds' College

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Heralds' College in England, an ancient corporation, dependent upon the crown, instituted or perhaps recognized by Richard III. in 1483, consisting of the three Kings-at-Arms and the Chester, Lancaster, Richmond, Somerset, Windsor, and York Heralds, together with the Earl Marshal. This retains from the Middle Ages the charge of the armorial bearings of persons privileged to bear them, as well as of genealogies and kindred subjects; -- called also College of Arms.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Heralds' College a collegiate body incorporated in 1483, presided over by the Earl Marshal, and including Garter, principal King-of-arms, Clarenceux, and Norroy, besides six heralds and four pursuivants: College of Justice, in Scotland, a great forensic society, composed of judges, advocates, writers to the signet, and solicitors
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. collège—L. collegium, from col, and legĕre, to gather.

Usage

In literature:

Proceed, sir Chief of the Herald's College.
"A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, Complete" by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
I may look upon that as your sanction and approval: and the College of Heralds shall hear of it.
"Lorna Doone, A Romance of Exmoor" by R. D. Blackmore
Wressley would have made a very good Clerk in the Herald's College had he not been a Bengal Civilian.
"Plain Tales from the Hills" by Rudyard Kipling
In that four months he had consulted authorities, examined records, visited the Heralds' College, written letters, and made a few friends.
"Tales of Trail and Town" by Bret Harte
This is to present to the Herald's College at Vienna.
"The Life of Sir Richard Burton" by Thomas Wright
Proceed, sir Chief of the Herald's College.
"A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, Part 5." by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
Herald's College soon settle all that.
"Ernest Maltravers, Complete" by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
LYON COURT, the Herald's College of Scotland, consisting of three heralds and three pursuivants.
"The Nuttall Encyclopaedia" by Edited by Rev. James Wood
Massachusetts established Harvard College to be a defender of righteous convictions, of reverence for truth and for the heralds of truth.
"Have faith in Massachusetts; 2d ed." by Calvin Coolidge
He must have gone to the Herald's College had he wanted to set up arms on his own account.
"Verner's Pride" by Mrs. Henry Wood
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In poetry:

The College of Heralds permission yield
That he should quarter upon his shield
Three islands, VERT, on a field of blue,
With the pregnant motto "Chickeraboo."
"The Three Kings of Chickeraboo" by William Schwenck Gilbert

In news:

Taking a page from the Dallas Times Herald sportswriter's playbook to muse on collarbones, concussions and a college president.
Neil Simon 's 'Barefoot in the Park' performed by Monterey Peninsula College Theater Co. By LILY DAYTON Herald Correspondent.
Commissioners of college football conferences have decided to unanimously recommend that the Orange Bowl, Sugar Bowl and Fiesta Bowl rotate a national championship game after the 1995 season, The Miami Herald reported today.
The Skagit Valley Herald reports Cascade Middle School teacher Thomas Dorman is one of five teachers in the country to receive an award for excellence in secondary school teaching from Williams College.
Marketing Coordinator, Iowa Valley Community College District, Toledo Chronicle, Tama News-Herald.
Berkshire 's Omaha World-Herald Co. Said Tuesday it will acquire the Bryan-College Station Eagle from the privately held Evening Post Publishing Co. Purchase terms for the 20,000-circulation newspaper with 95 employees were not disclosed.
A $235,000 playground is coming to the daycare center at Haywood Community College, a long-awaited capstone on a project that was heralded as a model child development center when it opened three-and-a-half years ago.
TIM ISBELL/SUN HERALDTyler McKay grinds metal during welding class at the Advanced Manufacturing and Technology Center of Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College in Gulfport TIM ISBELL — SUN HERALD Buy Photo.
New Hampshire 's Sean Goldrich (5) runs the ball under pressure from Wofford during an NCAA college football game in Spartanburg, S.C. (AP Photo/The Spartanburg Herald Journal, Alex Hicks Jr.).
Kortny Hayden goes to have her portrait made before the Winter Commencement Exercises at State College of Florida Friday evening TIFFANY TOMPKINS-CONDIE/Bradenton Herald TTOMPKINS@BRADENTON.COM Buy Photo.
Pick up The World-Herald for a 32-page college football preview section.
New Hampshire 's Sean Goldrich (5) runs the ball under pressure from Wofford during an NCAA college football game in Spartanburg, S.C. (AP Photo/The Spartanburg Herald Journal, Alex Hicks Jr.).
BILOXI — The Sun Herald will release its Junior College Football recruiting rankings Wednesday.
Special to The Herald The President's List and Dean's List for the 2011 fall semester at Northwest Mississippi Community College has been released by college officials.
HERALD Photo/Adam Coleman — Howard College's Taniqua Ards (22) fights off a South Plains defender for a layup in the Hawks' 67-55 win over the Lady Texans in the WJCAC opener Monday at Dorothy Garrett Coliseum.
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