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Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Computer Branch Woodley - Heraldry (Wed. 18 Sep, 2019 7:15 pm - 9:45 pm)

by Christopher Singleton, Berkshire Family History Society member

Objectives of the talk:

  • Generate a broader awareness and knowledge of heraldry;
  • Provide the tools for members to do their own research; and
  • Illustrate the use of these tools through researching two or three members’ forebears.

 Format of the talk:

  • Origins of heraldry, from medieval times;
  • Heraldic composition, elements and their meaning;
  • Early sources, bridging the gap from the medieval era to 1538;
  • Findings of my research of members’ forebears; and
  • Further study opportunities.

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