The journal of The Heraldry Society

 The newly found seal matrix of Fulk Fitz Warin from Little Bedwyn in Wiltshire

Founded as a quarterly by John Brooke-Little in 1952, The Coat of Arms (CoA) is now in its third series, which commenced in 2005 under the editorship of Clive Cheesman and Peter O’Donoghue. The journal now comes out twice a year and is intended to publish original scholarly research on heraldry and allied subjects. Read more.

Right, the seal matrix of Fulk Fitz Warin, recently found at Little Bedwyn in Wiltshire and reported under the Portable Antiquities Scheme. See the current number of CoA for a full discussion.

In the current issue

CoA (3rd ser.) 10 (2014), part 2: no 228

  • Roger Machado, Perkin Warbeck and heraldic espionage. By Gemma L. Watson.
  • Artists and artwork of the heraldic visitations 1530-1687. By Adrian Ailes.
  • Illustrious from the Nile: the heraldic afterlife of John Hanning Speke. By Jeremy Goldsmith.
  • Book and exhibition reviews.
  • Artefacts recently reported under the Treasure Act and Portable Antiquities Scheme.
  • Conferences, lectures and websites.

In the forthcoming issue

CoA (3rd ser.) 11 (2015), part 1: no 229

  • John Baker on the earliest heraldic harness pendants.
  • Robert W. Jones on livery badges and the Battle of Bosworth.
  • David Phillips on heraldry and football.
  • An early Portcullis Pursuivant; English grants in Venetian archives; book reviews and project reports; and the usual round-ups of recent finds, conferences and other items of interest.