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Wiltshire Visitations

Heraldic visitations were tours of inspection undertaken by Kings of Arms (or more often by junior officers of arms, acting as the Kings' deputies) in England, Wales and Ireland. Their purpose was to regulate and register the coats of arms…

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European Heraldry

European Hearldry is where you can find out about the traditions of heraldry in France, the UK, Eastern Europe, Central Europe, Italy, Germany and others. The site includes information from the early 17th century to the present day. Visit Website

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Burke’s Peerage

Founded by John Burke in 1826, Burke‚Äôs Peerage is the definitive guide to the genealogical history of the Royal families of Europe, the aristocratic and historical families of the British Isles, and the Presidential families of the United States. There…

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College of Arms

The College of Arms is the official heraldic authority for England, Wales, Northern Ireland and much of the Commonwealth including Australia and New Zealand. As well as being responsible for the granting of new coats of arms, the College maintains…

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