Norwegian Heraldry Society

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Norwegian Heraldry Society (Norwegian: Norsk Heraldisk Forening, NHF) is a heraldry society based in Oslo, Norway which was founded in 1969.[1]

The first chairman was Herman Leopoldus Løvenskiold,[1][2] and other founding members include C. S. Schilbred[3] and Jørgen Mathiesen.[4] The Norwegian Heraldry Society organizes lectures and publishes the members' magazine Våpenbrevet ("Letters Patent").[1] It co-operates extensively with the Societas Heraldica Scandinavica.[1]

In 2014, it co-organised the XXXI International Congress of Genealogical and Heraldic Sciences.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "About the Society". Norwegian Heraldry Society. Retrieved 17 August 2014.
  2. ^ Bratberg, Terje (2003). "Herman L Løvenskiold". In Helle, Knut (ed.). Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). 6. Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 10 April 2009.
  3. ^ Løberg, Lars (2004). "C S Schilbred". In Helle, Knut (ed.). Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). 8. Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 10 April 2009.
  4. ^ Lange, Even (2003). "Jørgen Mathiesen". In Helle, Knut (ed.). Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). 6. Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 10 April 2009.
  5. ^ "News". XXXI International Congress of Genealogical and Heraldic Sciences Oslo 2014. Archived from the original on 19 August 2014. Retrieved 17 August 2014.