Rouge Dragon Pursuivant


Rouge Dragon Pursuivant

Rouge Dragon Pursuivant of Arms in Ordinary is a junior officer of arms of the College of Arms, named after the red dragon of Wales.

The current Rouge Dragon Pursuivant is Clive Edwin Alexander Cheesman, MA (Oxon) PhD (San Marino).

Holders of the office

"Brackets indicate a date or approximate date for which there is evidence that the named person was holder of this office. The reigning monarch is given if the date is not known more precisely."

*(Hen VII) William Tyndale or Tendale
*(Hen VII/Hen VIII) Thomas Bysley
*(1521) William Hasyng or Hastings
*1530-1536 Thomas Mylner or Milner or Miller
*1536-1539 Fulk ap Howell
*1539-1553 Martin Maroffe
*1553-1564 William Colbarne or Cowarne
*1564-1574 Edmund Knight
*1574-1588 Nicholas Paddy
*1588-1597 John Raven
*1597-1618 William Smith
*1618-1624 John Philipot
*1624-1638 Thomas Thompson
*1638-1661 William Crowne
*1661-1676 Robert Sandford
*1676-1677 Thomas May
*1677-1689 Gregory King
*1689- Peers Mauduit
*(Will III) Hugh Clopton
*(Will III) John Hare
*1704- Dudley Downs
*(Geo I) Arthur Shepherd
*1756-1758 Henry Hill
*1758-1763 Thomas Sherrif
*1763-1774 Thomas Locke
*1774-1780 Ralph Bigland, jun
*1780-1786 Benjamin Pingo
*1786-1797 James Monson Philips
*1797-1813 James Cathrow
*1813-1820 Charles George Young
*1820-1833 Francis Townsend
*1833-1833 James Rock
*1833-1848 Thomas William King
*1848-1859 Edward Stephen Dendy
*1859-1870 George Edward Cokayne, Esq., FSA
*1870-1880 Sir William Henry Weldon, KCVO, FSA
*1880-1886 Sir Alfred Scott Scott-Gatty, KCVO, KJStJ, FSA
*1886-1893 Sir Albert William Woods, GCVO, KCB, KCMG, KGStJ, FSA
*1893-1911 Everard Green, Esq., FSA
*1911-1919 Sir Algar Henry Stafford Howard, KCB, KCVO, MC, TD
*1919-1922 Lt. Alexander Warren Drury Mitton
*1922-1926 Sir John Dunamace Heaton-Armstrong, MVO
*1926-1941 Eric Neville Geijer, Esq., MC, FSA
*1946-1951 Michael Roger Trappes-Lomax, Esq., FSA
*1952-1962 Robin Ian Evelyn Milne Stuart de la Lanne-Mirrlees, Esq.
*1962-1968 Sir Conrad Marshall John Fisher Swan, KCVO, PhD, FSA
*1970-1978 Theobald Mathew, Esq.
*1978-1989 Patric Laurence Dickinson, Esq.
*1989-1995 Timothy Hugh Stewart Duke, Esq.
*1998-Present Clive Edwin Alexander Cheesman, Esq., PhD

ee also

* Heraldry
* Officer of Arms
* The College of Arms

References

* "The College of Arms, Queen Victoria Street : being the sixteenth and final monograph of the London Survey Committee", Walter H. Godfrey, assisted by Sir Anthony Wagner, with a complete list of the officers of arms, prepared by H. Stanford London, (London, 1963)
* "A History of the College of Arms &c", Rev. Mark Noble, (London, 1804)

External links

* [http://www.college-of-arms.gov.uk The College of Arms]
* [http://www.cam.ac.uk/societies/cuhags/info/o_of_a/intro.htm CUHGS Officer of Arms Index]


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