Academic Year 2016-2017

Michaelmas TermLent TermEaster Term

All dates are Thursdays unless indicated otherwise.

President: Richard M. van der Beek (Darwin College)

C.U. Heraldic and Genealogical Society was founded in 1950 and C.U. Society of Genealogists in 1954; they were refounded together as “C.U.H.&G.S.” in 1957.

A member of the Federation of Family History Societies

Michaelmas Term, 2016

13th October, 8.45 p.m. – Freshers’ Squash
Mr. David Broomfield
“The Heraldry of Queens' College”
Thirkill Room, Clare College

27th October, 8.45 p.m. – Eve Logan Lecture
ir. Richard van der Beek
“Orders and Decorations of The Netherlands”
Domus Room, Clare College

10th November, 8.45 p.m.
Ms. Sheri Chriqui
“English Heraldry's Legendary Origins”
Domus Room, Clare College

Sunday, 20th November, 7.00 for 7.30 p.m. – The St. Nicholas Feast
Graham Storey Room, Trinity Hall
White tie with decorations, or Black Tie

24th November, 8.45 p.m.
Dr. David Oates
“Colourful Arms of Devon's Colourful Gentry”
Domus Room, Clare College

Lent Term, 2017

19th January, 8.45 p.m. – Mountbatten Commemorative Lecture
Mr. David Broomfield
“The Heraldry of Eton College”
Latimer Room, Clare College

2nd February, 8.45 p.m.
Dr. Duncan Sutherland
“The Heraldry of the University of the West Indies' Chapel”
Latimer Room, Clare College

16th February, 8.45 p.m.
Lester Hillman
“Was it something he ate? King John and the Fens Autumn drama of 1216”
Latimer Room, Clare College

2nd March, 8.45 p.m.
Mr. John Tunesi of Liongam
“The Hatchments of the Sebright Family at St. Leonard's Church, Flamstead, Hertfordshire”
Latimer Room, Clare College

Saturday, 11th March, 7.00 for 7.30 p.m. – The Annual Dinner
St. Edmund's College
White tie with decorations, or Black Tie

Easter Term, 2017

27th April, 8.45 p.m. – The Wright Lecture
Mr. Matthew Schellhorn
“The Armorial Bearings of the Worshipful Company of Musicians”
Latimer Room, Clare College

11th May, 8.45 p.m.
Ms. Victoria Bartels
“Dazzling & Dangerous: The Dual Nature of Arms and Armour in Renaissance Florence”
Latimer Room, Clare College

Saturday, 20th May, 1.30 p.m. – Garden Party and Annual General Meeting
The Roof Terrace, Fisher House

Saturday, 20th May, 7.00 for 7.30 p.m. – The Accession Banquet
Darwin College
White tie with decorations, or Black Tie


Events of previous years


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