College-of-arms



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a royal corporation in England, instituted in 1483, concerned chiefly with armorial bearings, genealogies, honors, and precedence.
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any of several institutions in the United Kingdom having a royal charter to deal with matters of heraldry, grant armorial bearings, record and trace genealogies, etc Also called heralds’ college
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another name for college of arms

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