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Herald's College

consists of three kings-of-arms, six heralds, and four pursuivants. The head of the college is called the Earl Marshal of England.

The three kings-of-arms
are Garter (blue), Clarencieux and Norroy (purple The six herala's are vled Somerset Richmond, Lancestor, Windsor, Chester, and York. The four pursuivants are Rouge Dragon, Blue Mantle, Portcullis, and Rouge Croix.

GARTER KING-OF-ARMS is so called from his special duty to attend at the solemnities of election, investiture, and installation of Knights of the Garter.

CLARENCIEUX KING-OF-ARMS. So called from the Duke of Clarenco, brother of Edward IV. His duty is to marshal and dispose the funerals of knights on the south side of the Trent.

NORROY KING-OF-ARMS has similar jurisdiction to Clarencieux, only on the north side of the Trent.

“There is a supplementary herald, called `Bath King of Arms,' who has no seat in the college, His duty is to attend at the election of a knight of the Bath.”

In Scotland the heraldic college consists of LYON KING-OF-ARMS, six heralds, and five pursuivants. In Ireland it consists of ULSTER KING-OF-ARMS, two heralds, and two pursuivants.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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