Rouge Croix Pursuivant

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Rouge Croix Pursuivant
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The heraldic badge of Rouge Croix Pursuivant of Arms in Ordinary
Heraldic tradition Gallo-British
Jurisdiction England, Wales and Northern Ireland
Governing body College of Arms

Rouge Croix Pursuivant of Arms in Ordinary is a junior officer of arms of the College of Arms. He is said to be the oldest of the four pursuivants in ordinary. The office is named after St George's Cross which has been a symbol of England since the time of the Crusades.

The current Rouge Croix Pursuivant of Arms in Ordinary is John Michael Allen-Petrie, MSc (LSE).[1]

Holders of the office[edit]

Brackets indicate a date or approximate date for which there is evidence that the named person was holder of this office. The reigning monarch is given if the date is not known more precisely.

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Further reading[edit]

  • The College of Arms, Queen Victoria Street : being the sixteenth and final monograph of the London Survey Committee, Walter H. Godfrey, assisted by Sir Anthony Wagner, with a complete list of the officers of arms, prepared by H. Stanford London, (London, 1963)
  • A History of the College of Arms &c, Mark Noble, (London, 1804)


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  2. ^ "New Rouge Croix Pursuivant appointed". College of Arms. Retrieved 2016-01-23. 

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