Timothy Duke

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Timothy Duke
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Timothy Duke at the Garter Service
Born Timothy Hugh Stewart Duke
(1953-06-12) 12 June 1953 (age 61)
Nationality British
Known for Norroy and Ulster King of Arms

Timothy Hugh Stewart Duke (born 12 June 1953),[1] is an officer of arms at the College of Arms in London. Duke began his career as an officer of arms in 1989 when he was appointed Rouge Dragon Pursuivant of Arms in Ordinary.[2] He held this position until 7 August 1995, when he was appointed Chester Herald of Arms in Ordinary.[3] As of 1 July 2014, he is now the Norroy and Ulster King of Arms.

He became an Esquire of the Order of St John in 1988.[4]

In 2010 he was appointed Honorary Genealogist to the Order of St Michael and St George.[5]


  1. ^ "Birthday's today". The Telegraph. 12 June 2013. Retrieved 10 June 2014. "Mr Timothy Duke, Chester Herald of Arms, 60" 
  2. ^ The London Gazette: no. 51633supp=yes. p. 1289. 1 February 1989. Retrieved 2008-01-14.
  3. ^ The London Gazette: no. 54127. p. 11019. 11 August 1995. Retrieved 14 January 2008.
  4. ^ The London Gazette: no. 51405. pp. 7916–7917. 11 July 1988. Retrieved 14 January 2008.
  5. ^ The College of Arms Newsletter no. 25 (June 2010), p. 2.

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Heraldic offices
Preceded by
Patric Laurence Dickinson
Rouge Dragon Pursuivant
1989 – 1995
Succeeded by
Clive Cheesman
Preceded by
Hubert Chesshyre
Chester Herald
1995 – 2014
Preceded by
Hubert Chesshyre
Registrar of the College of Arms
2000 – 2007
Succeeded by
William Hunt
Preceded by
Henry Paston-Bedingfeld
Norroy and Ulster King of Arms
2014 – present