Academic Year 2021-2022

Michaelmas TermLent TermEaster Term

All dates are Thursdays unless indicated otherwise.

President: Edward Hilary Davis (Wolfson 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, 2021

7th October, 8 p.m. – Annual General Meeting and Freshers’ Squash
Edward Hilary Davis, The President
“Huguenot Heraldry”

21st October, 8 p.m.
Munro Room, Queens' College
His Excellency Kristof Szalay-Bobrovniczky, Past Ambassador of the Republic of Hungary to the Court of St. James's
“Hungarian Nobility, History, and Heraldry”

4th November, 8 p.m.
His Royal Highness Prince Idris bin Abdullah al-Senussi of Libya
“History, Monarchy, and Symbols of Libya”

18th November, 8 p.m. – Eve Logan Lecture
His Imperial Highness Prince Ermias Sahle Selassie of Ethiopia
“The Ethiopian Crown Council Heraldic Authority”

Lent Term, 2022

Wednesday 26th January, 7.30 p.m.
Douglas Chapman, The General Secretary
“Genetic Genealogy and its Uses in Historic Research”

Wednesday 9th February, time to be confirmed.
David Broomfield, The Vice-President
“Heraldry and History of the Robinson Family”

Wednesday 23rd February, time to be confirmed.
Gregory Copley, A.M. G.C.H.T.
“Topic to be confirmed”

Easter Term, 2022

5th May, 8 p.m. – Wright Lecture
Liam Devlin, Rothesay Herald of Arms
“350 Years of the Lyon Register”

Monday 9th May, time to be confirmed.
Anastassia Dimmek
“Art, Law, and Heraldry”

Wednesday 25th May, time to be confirmed.
The Hon. Philip Sidney
“The Sidney Family”

Tuesday 31st May, time to be confirmed – Mountbatten Commemorative Lecture
His Royal Highness Prince Juan Bagration-Mukhrani of Georgia
“Heraldry and History of Georgia”

Date to be confirmed, 7.00 for 7.30 p.m. – The Accession Banquet
College to be confirmed
White tie with decorations, or Black Tie

Date to be confirmed Garden Party and Annual General Meeting
Location to be confirmed


Events of previous years


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