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Family Crest / Coat of Arms

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Michael Report 31 Jul 2008 10:30

Thank you both

Sue in Somerset

Sue in Somerset Report 30 Jul 2008 23:24

This has useful information about the meaning of both terms and who is entitled to them



Michael Report 30 Jul 2008 22:57


Can anyone tell me what the difference between a family crest and a coat of arms is please? And entitlement to bear the crest / arms etc.

Thanks, Mike