Academic Year 2017-2018

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, 2017

12th October, 8.45 p.m. – Freshers’ Squash
Dr. Patrick Cook
“The Last Rites of an Empire: or, three funerals and a coronation”
Domus Room, Clare College

26th October, 8.45 p.m. – Eve Logan Lecture
David Broomfield
“Scandals of the British Peerage”
Latimer Room, Clare College

9th November, 8.45 p.m.
ir. Richard van der Beek
“The armorial bearings of Limburg”
Latimer Room, Clare College

23rd November, 8.45 p.m.
Richard Goddard
“London Livery Company Heraldry”
Latimer Room, Clare College

Sunday, 26th November, 7.00 for 7.30 p.m. – The St. Nicholas Feast
Wolfson College
White tie with decorations, or Black Tie

Lent Term, 2018

18th January, 8.45 p.m.
Peter O'Donoghue, York Herald of Arms
“The Heralds' Visitations of London”
Latimer Room, Clare College

1st February, 8.45 p.m. – Mountbatten Commemorative Lecture
Dr. David Smith
“The Monarchical Republic of Oliver Cromwell”
Latimer Room, Clare College

15th February, 8.45 p.m.
Dr. Berthold Kress
“Heraldic Adventures in Bavaria”
Latimer Room, Clare College

1st March, 8.45 p.m.
Dr. Duncan Sutherland
“The Arms of British Women Parliamentarians”
Latimer Room, Clare College

Saturday, 10th March, 7.00 for 7.30 p.m. – The Annual Dinner
Provisional date - College to be confirmed
White tie with decorations, or Black Tie

Easter Term, 2018

26th April, 8.45 p.m. – The Wright Lecture
David White, Somerset Herald of Arms
“The Arms of Captain James Cook”
Latimer Room, Clare College

10th May, 8.45 p.m.
Dr. Peter Cooper
“A Genealogy of Selwyn College”
Latimer Room, Clare College

Saturday, 29th May, 1.30 p.m. – Garden Party and Annual General Meeting
Provisional date - location to be confirmed

Saturday, 29th May, 7.00 for 7.30 p.m. – The Accession Banquet
Provisional date - College to be confirmed
White tie with decorations, or Black Tie


Events of previous years


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