See also:herald, son of
See also:William Woods, Garter
See also:king-of-arms from 1838 to his
See also:death in 1842, was
See also:born on the 16th of
See also:April 1816 . In 1838 he became a member of the
See also:chapter of the Heralds'
See also:College, of which he was appointed registrar in 1866 . In 1869 he was knighted and became Garter king-of-arms . In this capacity he was entrusted ' The expression
See also:Picus martins was by old writers used in a very general sense for all birds that climbed trees, not only woodpeckers, but for the
See also:nuthatch and
See also:tree-creeper (qq.v.) as well . The adjective martins loses all its significance if it be removed from Picus, as some even respectable authorities have separated it.with many
See also:missions to convey the
See also:order to
See also:foreign sovereigns; he was also registrar from 1878 of the orders of the
See also:Star of India and of the
See also:Empire; and from 1869 was king-of-arms of the order of St Michael and St
See also:George . He officiated at the coronations both of
See also:Victoria and of King
See also:Edward VII., and his authority on questions of precedence was unique . His later distinctions were K.C.B . (1897), K.C.M.G . (1899) and G.C.V.O . (1903) . He died on the 7th of
See also:January 1904 .
LEONARD WOODS (1774-1854)
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