Rouge Dragon Pursuivant

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Rouge Dragon Pursuivant
Badge of the Rouge Dragon Pursuivant.svg
The heraldic badge of Rouge Dragon Pursuivant of Arms in Ordinary
 
Heraldic traditionGallo-British
JurisdictionEngland, Wales and Northern Ireland
Governing bodyCollege of Arms
The badge as displayed on a banner hanging in the College of Arms.

Rouge Dragon Pursuivant of Arms in Ordinary is a junior officer of arms of the College of Arms, named after the red dragon of Wales.

The current Rouge Dragon Pursuivant is Adam Tuck who was appointed on 12 June 2019. The office had been vacant since April 2010 when the previous holder, Clive Cheesman was appointed to the office of Richmond Herald of Arms in Ordinary.

Holders of the office[edit]

Arms Name Date of appointment Ref
Arms of William Tyndale.svg William Tyndale or Tendale (Henry VII)
Arms of Thomas Bysley.svg Thomas Bysley (Henry VII/Henry VIII)
Arms of William Hastings.svg William Hasyng or Hastings (1521)
Thomas Mylner or Milner or Miller 1530–1536
Fulk ap Howell 1536–1539
Martin Maroffe 1539–1553
Arms of William Colbarne.svg William Colbarne or Cowarne 1553–1564
Arms of Edmund Knight.svg Edmund Knight 1564–1574
Arms of Nicholas Paddy.svg Nicholas Paddy 1574–1588
Arms of John Raven.svg John Raven 1588–1597
William Smith 1597–1618
Arms of John Philipot.svg John Philipot 1618–1624
Arms of Samuel Thompson.svg Thomas Thompson 1624–1637
Arms of Sir Edward Walker.svg Edward Walker 1637–1638
Henry Lilly 1638
William Crowne 1638–1661
Everard Exton 1659–1661 (intruded)
Arms of Francis Sandford.svg Francis Sandford 1661–1676
Arms of Thomas May.svg Thomas May 1676–1677
Arms of Gregory King.svg Gregory King 1677–1689
Arms of Peers Mauduit.svg Piers Mauduit 1689–1691
Hugh Clopton 1691–1700
Arms of John Hare.svg John Hare 1700–1704
Dudley Downs 1704–1719
Arthur Shepherd 1719–1756
Arms of Henry Hill.svg Henry Hill 1756–1758
Thomas Sherriff 1758–1763 [1]
Arms of Thomas Lock.svg Thomas Locke 1763–1774
Arms of Sir Ralph Bigland.svg Ralph Bigland 1774–1780
Arms of Benjamin Pingo.svg Benjamin Pingo 1780–1786 [2]
James Monson Philips 1786–1797
Arms of James Cathrow.svg James Cathrow 1797–1813 [3]
Arms of Sir Charles Young.svg Charles George Young 1813–1820 [4]
Francis Townsend 1820–1833 [5]
James Rock 1833 [6]
Thomas William King 1833–1848 [7]
Arms of Edward Stephen Dendy.svg Edward Stephen Dendy 1848–1859 [8]
Arms of George Edward Cokayne.svg George Edward Cokayne, Esq., FSA 1859–1870 [9]
Arms of Sir William Weldon.svg Sir William Henry Weldon, KCVO, FSA 1870–1880 [10]
Arms of Sir Alfred Scott-Gatty.svg Sir Alfred Scott Scott-Gatty, KCVO, KJStJ, FSA 1880–1886 [11]
Arms of Sir Albert Woods.svg Sir Albert William Woods, GCVO, KCB, KCMG, KGStJ, FSA 1886–1893 [12]
Arms of Everard Green.svg Everard Green, Esq., FSA 1893–1911 [13]
Arms of Sir Algar Howard.svg Sir Algar Henry Stafford Howard, KCB, KCVO, MC, TD 1911–1919 [14]
Lt. Alexander Warren Drury Mitton 1919–1922 [15]
Arms of Sir John Heaton-Armstrong.svg Sir John Dunamace Heaton-Armstrong, MVO 1922–1926 [16]
Eric Neville Geijer, Esq., MC, FSA 1926–1941 [17]
Arms of Michael Roger Trappes-Lomax.svg Michael Roger Trappes-Lomax, Esq., FSA 1946–1951
Arms of Robin Ian Evelyn Milne Stuart de la Lanne-Mirrlees.svg Robin Ian Evelyn Milne Stuart de la Lanne-Mirrlees, Esq. 1952–1962 [18]
Arms of Sir Conrad Swan.svg Sir Conrad Marshall John Fisher Swan, KCVO, PhD, FSA 1962–1968 [19]
Arms of Theobald Mathew.svg Theobald Mathew, Esq. 1970–1978 [20]
Arms of Patric Dickinson.svg Patric Dickinson, Esq. 1978–1989 [21]
Arms of Timothy Duke.svg Timothy Hugh Stewart Duke, Esq. 1989–1995 [22]
Arms of Clive Edwin Alexander Cheesman.svg Clive Edwin Alexander Cheesman, Esq., PhD 1998–2010 [23]
Adam Simon Tuck, Esq., MA, MA 2019–present [24]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Citations
  1. ^ "No. 9805". The London Gazette. 1 July 1758. p. 1.
  2. ^ "No. 12080". The London Gazette. 2 May 1780. p. 4.
  3. ^ "No. 14015". The London Gazette. 3 June 1797. p. 511.
  4. ^ "No. 16768". The London Gazette. 28 August 1813. p. 1706.
  5. ^ "No. 2811". The Edinburgh Gazette. 6 June 1820. p. 171.
  6. ^ "No. 19042". The London Gazette. 26 April 1833. p. 794.
  7. ^ "No. 19049". The London Gazette. 21 May 1833. p. 950.
  8. ^ "No. 20869". The London Gazette. 20 June 1848. p. 2312.
  9. ^ "No. 22336". The London Gazette. 13 December 1859. p. 4711.
  10. ^ "No. 23581". The London Gazette. 28 January 1870. p. 535.
  11. ^ "No. 24840". The London Gazette. 30 April 1880. p. 2785.
  12. ^ "No. 25637". The London Gazette. 26 October 1886. p. 5158.
  13. ^ "No. 26382". The London Gazette. 14 March 1893. p. 1615.
  14. ^ "No. 28545". The London Gazette. 27 October 1911. p. 7794.
  15. ^ "No. 13527". The London Gazette. 18 November 1919. p. 3612.
  16. ^ "No. 32665". The London Gazette. 7 April 1922. p. 2813.
  17. ^ "No. 14281". The London Gazette. 26 October 1926. p. 1190.
  18. ^ "No. 39549". The London Gazette. 23 May 1952. p. 2814.
  19. ^ "No. 42854". The London Gazette. 11 December 1962. p. 9648.
  20. ^ "No. 45066". The London Gazette. 24 March 1970. p. 3415.
  21. ^ "No. 47662". The London Gazette. 13 October 1978. p. 12188.
  22. ^ "No. 51633". The London Gazette (https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/51633/supplement/1289). 1 February 1989. p. 1289.
  23. ^ "No. 55318". The London Gazette. 23 November 1998. p. 12727.
  24. ^ Rouge Dragon Pursuivant, College of Arms, 12 June 2019, retrieved 13 June 2019
Bibliography
  • 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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