D'Arcy Boulton (heraldist)

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D'Arcy Jonathan Dacre Boulton, UE FRHSC AIH (born 1946) is a Canadian historian, armorist and heraldic author.[1]

Education and career[edit]

Having obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Trinity College and a Master of Arts degree from the University of Pennsylvania, Boulton completed a D.Phil. from the University of Oxford in 1976 and a Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania in 1978.[2][3] He is a Professor of the Practice of Medieval Studies and Concurrent Associate Professor of History at the University of Notre Dame in Notre Dame, Indiana.[2][4]

Boulton is a member of the Académie Internationale d'Héraldique.[4] In 1993, he was elected as a Fellow of the Royal Heraldry Society of Canada,[1] and he has served as the dean of the society's College of Fellows.[5]


  • "The Treatise on Armory in Christine de Pizan's Livre des Fais d'Armes det de Chevalerie and its place in the Tradition of Heraldic Didacticism," in Contexts and Continuities: Proceedings of the IVth International Colloquium on Christine de Pizan, ed. A.J. Kennedy et al., pp. 87–98.
  • The Knights in the Crown: The Monarchical Orders of Knighthood in Late Medieval Europe, 1326–1520, second edition, revised and exanded (Boydell and Brewer, 2000), ISBN 0-85115-417-4.
  • Co-editor, The Ideology of Burgundy: Fashioning a 'National' Identity in the Literary, Political and Historical Vernacular (Brill, 2002).

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "D'Arcy Boulton". Royal Heraldry Society of Canada. Retrieved 8 March 2018.
  2. ^ a b "D'Arcy Jonathan Dacre Boulton". University of Notre Dame Department of History. Archived from the original on 24 October 2010. Retrieved 9 December 2010.
  3. ^ "D'Arcy Boulton". Linkedin.com. Retrieved 10 March 2018.
  4. ^ a b "Medieval Institute". University of Notre Dame. Retrieved 10 March 2018.
  5. ^ "College of Fellows". Governing Body. Royal Heraldry Society of Canada. Retrieved 8 March 2018.

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