Henry Paston-Bedingfeld
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Henry Paston-Bedingfeld

Sir Henry Paston-Bedingfeld wearing his ceremonial tabard during an annual Garter Service at St George's Windsor

Sir Henry Edgar Paston-Bedingfeld, 10th Baronet (born 7 December 1943) is a British baronet and retired officer of arms.

Family and career

Paston-Bedingfeld is the only son of Sir Edmund Paston-Bedingfeld, 9th Baronet of Oxburgh Hall, Norfolk, by his wife Joan Lynette Rees. He succeeded to the family title upon his father's death on 24 May 2011.[1] He was educated at Ampleforth College, then an all-boys independent school in Ampleforth, Yorkshire.

Paston-Bedingfeld served as Norroy and Ulster King of Arms, the junior of the two provincial Kings-at-Arms with jurisdiction over the north of England and Northern Ireland, between 2010 and 2014.[2] He had previously been York Herald since 1993[3] and prior to that Rouge Croix Pursuivant from 1983.[4]

He is an Honorary Vice-President of the Cambridge University Heraldic and Genealogical Society and of the Norfolk Record Society;[5] Sir Henry is a liveryman of the Bowyers' Company and served as Master of the Scriveners' Company for 2012-13.

He married, in 1968, Mary Kathleen daughter of Brigadier Robert Ambrose CIE OBE MC. Sir Henry and Lady Paston-Bedingfeld have two sons and two daughters; their elder son, Richard (born 1975) is heir apparent to the baronetcy.

Selected heraldic designs by Paston-Bedingfeld

Honours

Arms

Arms of Sir Henry Paston-Bedingfeld.svg
Crest
1. An Eagle displayed Or (Bedingfeld),
2. A Griffin sejant wings elevated Or gorged with a Collar Gules therefrom a Line held in the beak and terminating in a Ring of the Last (Paston)
Helm
That of a Knight
Escutcheon
Quarterly, 1st & 4th Ermine an Eagle displayed Gules (Bedingfeld), 2nd & 3rd Argent six Fleurs-de-lys three two and one Azure a Chief indented Or (Paston)
Motto
1. Despicio terrena, Solem contemplor ("I despise earthly things, I gaze upon the Sun"),
2. De mieulx je pense en mieulx ("I think of better and better things")
Orders
A baronet's badge suspended beneath the arms
Symbolism
A Baronet's badge:
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Previous versions
Sir Henry impaled his company's arms with those of his family during his year of office as Master Scrivener[9]

See also

References

  1. ^ www.burkespeerage.com
  2. ^ "College of Arms, What's New - Norroy and Ulster King of Arms". Retrieved 2010.
  3. ^ "No. 53435". The London Gazette. 23 September 1993. p. 15437.
  4. ^ "No. 49291". The London Gazette. 17 March 1983. p. 3737.
  5. ^ www.norfolkrecordsociety.org.uk
  6. ^ Heraldry Gazette NS 67 (March 1998), 6.
  7. ^ The Heraldry Gazette NS 64 (June 1997), 6.
  8. ^ Heraldry Gazette NS 67 (March 1998), 7.
  9. ^ Scriveners' Company arms Archived 2 April 2015 at the Wayback Machine

External links

Baronetage of England
Preceded by
Sir Edmund Paston-Bedingfeld
Sir Henry Paston-Bedingfeld
(as 10th baronet)

2011-present
Succeeded by
Incumbent
Heraldic offices
Preceded by
Thomas Woodcock
Badge of the Rouge Croix Pursuivant.svg
Rouge Croix Pursuivant

1983-1993
Succeeded by
David Vines White
Preceded by
Peter Spurrier
Badge of the York Herald.svg
York Herald

1993-2010
Succeeded by
Peter O'Donoghue
Preceded by
Patric Dickinson
Coat of Arms of the Norroy and Ulster King of Arms.svg
Norroy and Ulster King of Arms

2010-2014
Succeeded by
Timothy Duke
Civic offices
Preceded by
Peter Esslemont
Master of the Worshipful Company of Scriveners
2012-2013
Succeeded by
John Tunesi of Liongam

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