Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Sept 17: The History and Evolution of South African Heraldry

The College of Arms Foundation and The Committee on Heraldry of The New York Genealogical & Biographical Society are pleased to invite you to a presentation by

Andrew Cusack on The History and Evolution of South African Heraldry

Tuesday, 17 September 2013
6:00 p.m.
at the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society
36 West 44th Street, 7th Floor
New York, NY 10036

Please email rsvp@coaf.us to reserve. This event is free and open to the public. A reception follows the talk. 

Mr. Cusack's talk will be centered on South African arms incorporating the "three annulets or" of the arms of Jan van Rienbeeck, the putative founding father of South Africa.   This will be the first time we have featured South African heraldry.   

Mr. Cusack is a native New Yorker and a graduate of the University of St. Andrew's, Scotland.  He now lives and works in London.  He is a blogger, writer, historian and vexillophile as well as a heraldist.  His observations, experiences and meditations can be read at www.andrewcusack.com.

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