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Welcome to European Heraldry. This site is designed to give a flavour of the traditions of heraldic art in Europe throughout the early years of the 17th century to the present day. Most of the illustrations created stop at the French Revolution purely for reasons of practicality. The greatest emphasis is on royal and hence national coats of arms, although in certain countries a more extensive collection is shown.
The arms are not blazoned, except in certain circumstances, but the research has been thorough and accuracy, it is hoped, has been maintained. Regular updates to this site will be added in the future.

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An additional welcome to the new design for European Heraldry. I hope it will become easier to navigate with the new search facility and clearer graphics. The way the pages are laid out has changed somewhat but I hope this makes the browsing experience quicker and better.

I have also added new pages:

Knights of the Order of St. Patrick - Founders 1783

Knights of the Order of St. Patrick - George III (1760–1800 [1820])

Knights of the Order of St. Patrick - The Regency (1811–1820)

Knights of the Order of St. Patrick - George IV (1820–1830)

Knights of the Order of St. Patrick - William IV (1830–1837)


Knights of the Garter created under Henry VIII (1509–1547)

Knights of the Garter created under Edward VI (1547–1553)

Knights of the Garter created under Mary I (1553–1558)

Knights of the Garter created under Elizabeth I (1558–1603)

Knights of the Garter created under James I and VI (1603–1625)

Knights of the Garter created under Charles I (1625–1649)

Knights of the Garter created under Charles II (1658–1685)

Knights of the Garter created under James II (1685–1688)

Knights of the Garter created under William III & Mary II (1689–1694)

Knights of the Garter created under William III (1694–1702)

Knights of the Garter created under Anne (1702–1714)


Knights of the Thistle, Founders 1687

Knights of the Thistle created under Anne (1702–1714)


Knights of the Garter created under George I (1714–1727)

Knights of the Garter created under George II (1727–1760)

Knights of the Garter created under George III (1760–1811[1820])


Knights of the Thistle created under George I (1714–1727)

Knights of the Thistle created under George II (1727–1760)

Knights of the Thistle created under George III (1760–1811[1820])


Knights of the Garter created under George III (1760–1811[1820]) UK

Knights of the Garter created  under The Regency (1811–1820)

Knights of the Garter created under George IV (1820–1830)

Knights of the Garter created under William IV (1830–1837)


Knights of the Thistle created under George III (1760–1811[d.1820]), and under The Regency (1811–1820)

Knights of the Thistle created under George IV (1820–1830) and under William IV (1830–1837)


French Families:

Maison de Choiseul, Maison de Cossé-Brissac, Maison de Crussol, Maison du Plessis de Richelieu, Maison de Potier, Maison de Rohan, Maison de Béthune, Maison d'Estrées, Maison Le Tellier, Maison de Rouvroy de Saint-Simon, Maison d'Albert de Luynes, Maison de la Tour d'Auvergne, Maison de Noailles, Maison de Beauvilliers, Maison de La Rochefoucauld


UK families:

St John, Maynard, Somers-Cocks, Sydney (Revised), Alington, Spencer (Revised), Churchill (Revised), Belasyse, Wentworth (Revised), Clinton (Revised), Pierrepont (Revised), Cavendish (Newcastle), Sackville (Revised), Cavendish (Devonshire), Finch (Revised), Hatton (Revised), Capel/Capell, Touchet, Lee, King (Ireland), Bingham, Chichester, Proby, Ogilvy, Jermyn, Craven, Hastings (Revised), Rawdon/Rawdon-Hastings (Revised), Beaufort and Somerset (Revised), Carey (Revised), Lennox, Gordon-Lennox (Revised), Percy (Revised),Wyndham (Revised), Stanley (Revised), Monck, Talbot (Revised), Booth, Carew, Scrope, Coke, Paston, Evans/Evans-Freke, Neville, Egerton (Revised), Radclyffe (Revised), Mildmay, Wallop


I have updated with new information and arms the following:

Maison de Bourbon,Maisons illégitime de Bourbon, Maison de Valois, Maison de Bourgogne, Capétiens directs, Maison d'Evreux, Early Spain (Habsburgs), Princes of Masserano

See Peerages:

Dukes in the peerage of England,

Marquesses in the peerage of England,

Earls in the peerage of England,

Viscountcies in the peerage of England,

Baronies in the peerage of England

 

Dukes in the peerage of Scotland,

Marquesses in the peerage of Scotland,

Earls in the peerage of Scotland,

Viscountcies in the peerage of Scotland

Lords of Parliament in the peerage of Scotland

 

Dukes and Marquesses in the peerage of Ireland,

Earls in the peerage of Ireland,

Viscountcies in the peerage of Ireland

Baronies in the peerage of Ireland

 

Dukes & Marquesses in the peerage of Great Britain,

Earls in the peerage of Great Britain,

Viscountcies in the peerage of Great Britain

 Baronies in the Peerage of Great Britain

 

Dukes in the peerage of the United Kingdom,

Marquesses in the peerage of the United Kingdom

Earls in the peerage of the United Kingdom up to 1900