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