Academic Year 2022-2023

Michaelmas TermLent TermEaster Term

All dates are Thursdays unless indicated otherwise.

President: Edward Hilary Davis (Wolfson 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, 2022

13th October, 8.00 p.m. – Eve Logan Lecture
Elizabeth Roads L.V.O., Secretary of the Most Ancient and Noble Order of the Thistle
“The Order of the Thistle”

Friday, 21st October, 6.30 p.m.
Edward Hilary Davis, The President
“The Houses of Oldenburg, Glucksburg, and Mountbatten-Windsor”

Friday, 11th November, 8.00 p.m.
James Terzian C.St.J. F.S.A. Scot.
“The Law of Arms in the U.S.A. and the Order of St. John”

Wednesday, 23rd November, 7.00 for 7.30 p.m. – The St. Nicholas Feast
Guest Speaker: Prof. Kate Williams
“Lady Hamilton - Her Life, Love, and Arms”
Buck's Club, London
White tie with decorations, or Black Tie

Lent Term, 2023

Wednesday, 18th January, 8.30 p.m.
David Broomfield, The Vice-President
“The Cavendish Family, Part 1”

Wednesday, 25th January, 7.15 p.m.
David Broomfield, The Vice-President
“The Cavendish Family, Part 2”

Wednesday, 8th February, 8.00 p.m.
Dr. Charles A. Gauci, Chief Herald of Malta
“The Evolution of Heraldry in Malta”

Wednesday, 22nd February, 8.00 p.m.
Bruce Patterson, Deputy Chief Herald of Canada
“Canadian Heraldry during two Reigns"

Friday, 10th March, 7.00 for 7.30 p.m. – The Annual Dinner
Guest of Honour: The Rt. Hon. The Lord Ashcombe
The House of Lords, London
Black Tie

Easter Term, 2023

Tuesday, 18th April, 6.30 p.m. for 7 p.m. – Mountbatten Commemorative Lecture and Dinner
Guest Speaker: Her Royal Highness Princess Katarina of Yugoslavia
White tie with decorations, or Black Tie

Saturday, 13th May, 11:30
David White, Garter King of Arms
“A Tour of the College of Arms”

Monday, 15th May, 8.00 p.m. – Wright Lecture
Dr. Philip Mansel
“The French Monarchy between Coronations and Revolutions: from Louis XIV to Charles X"

Monday, 19th June Garden Party

Events of previous years

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Last updated St. Thomas Aquinas, 2023