Sunday, 12 November 2017

The XX. Colloquium of the International Academy of Heraldry

The XX. Colloquium of the International Academy of Heraldry on "The Great Orders of Chivalry and their Heraldic Traditions" takes place in Christian VIII's Palace, Amalienborg, Copenhagen, this weekend and the HSS is very well represented.

Among the speakers were our President Emeritus, Charles Burnett, who spoke on the Venerable Order of St John, and Vice-President Elizabeth Roads whose subject was the Order of the Thistle, to which she is Secretary.  Peter Kurrild-Klitgaard spoke on “The Heraldic Traditions of the Knights of St. John (Balley Brandenburg) and the Church of the Order in Sonnenburg) and Robert Watt, President of the AIH, welcomed the gathering, along with Peter and Prince Joachim. More HSS members will give papers today.