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From: "Chris Phillips" <>
Subject: Re: arms without knighthood?
Date: Sat, 7 Sep 2002 21:12:08 +0100
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Adrian Channing:
> I don't think a knighthood is a prerequisite for the grant of a shield or
> coat of arms, and certainly not for those who are entitled to use the

Yes, I think that's quite correct. Knights certainly had the right to bear
coats of arms, but so did many others who were not knights.

Chris Phillips

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