Timothy Duke

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Timothy Duke
Timothy Hugh Stewart Duke - Norroy and Ulster.jpg
Timothy Duke
Born
Timothy Hugh Stewart Duke

(1953-06-12) 12 June 1953 (age 66)
NationalityBritish
Alma materFitzwilliam College, Cambridge
OccupationNorroy and Ulster King of Arms

Timothy Hugh Stewart Duke, FSA (born 12 June 1953)[1][2] is an officer of arms at the College of Arms in London.

Career[edit]

Duke is the son of William Falcon Duke and his wife, Mary Cecile, née Jackson. He was educated at Uppingham School and then Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge, graduating with a BA degree and later proceeding to MA. He served as a research assistant at the College from 1981,[2] before he began his career as an officer of arms in 1989 when he was appointed Rouge Dragon Pursuivant of Arms in Ordinary.[3] He held this position until 7 August 1995, when he was appointed Chester Herald of Arms in Ordinary.[4] He has been Norroy and Ulster King of Arms since 1 July 2014.[2][5]

He became an Esquire of the Order of St John in 1988,[6] Honorary Secretary of the Harleian Society in 1994,[2] and in 2010, was appointed Honorary Genealogist to the Order of St Michael and St George.[7] In 2018, Duke was elected a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London.[8]

Arms[edit]

Coat of arms of Timothy Hugh Stewart Duke
Arms of Timothy Duke.svg
Adopted
12 June 1995[9]
Crest
A Bengal Tiger passant guardant proper emerging from standing wheat and gorged with a coronet gold.
Escutcheon
Per fess sable and Or, a fess per fess between two cotises their outer edges in the form of the upper rim of a Ducal Coronet all counterchanged.
Motto
MANEAT INTEGRITAS

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Birthday's today". The Telegraph. 12 June 2013. Retrieved 10 June 2014. Mr Timothy Duke, Chester Herald of Arms, 60
  2. ^ a b c d "Duke, Timothy Hugh Stewart", Who's Who (online edition, Oxford University Press, November 2014). Retrieved 27 May 2015.
  3. ^ "No. 51633". The London Gazette (Supplement). 1 February 1989. p. 1289.
  4. ^ "No. 54127". The London Gazette. 11 August 1995. p. 11019.
  5. ^ "New Norroy and Ulster King of Arms", College of Arms, 3 July 2014. Retrieved 18 July 2018.
  6. ^ "No. 51405". The London Gazette. 11 July 1988. pp. 7916–7917.
  7. ^ The College of Arms Newsletter, no. 25 (June 2010), p. 2.
  8. ^ "1 Mar Ballot Results", Society of Antiquaries of London, 1 March 2018. Retrieved 18 July 2018.
  9. ^ "Armorial - Presidents & VPs - Timothy Hugh Stewart DUKE". whitelionsociety.org.uk. Retrieved 2018-11-20.

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Heraldic offices
Preceded by
Patric Dickinson
Rouge Dragon Pursuivant
1989–1995
Succeeded by
Clive Cheesman
Preceded by
Hubert Chesshyre
Chester Herald
1995–2014
Succeeded by
Christopher Fletcher-Vane
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
Incumbent