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from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Anthony
Kershaw, Henry Somerset, 8th Duke of Beaufort, Henry Somerset, 7th
Duke of Beaufort, Allen Bathurst, Lord Apsley, Francis Newall, 2nd
Baron Newall, Edward Russell, 26th Baron de Clifford, F. W.
Winterbotham, John Rolls, 1st Baron Llangattock, Malcolm St Clair,
Henry Bathurst, 8th Earl Bathurst, Algar Howard, Michael Hicks
Beach, 2nd Earl St Aldwyn, Michael Hicks Beach, Viscount
Quenington, Dudley Allenby, 2nd Viscount Allenby, Thomas Ashton,
3rd Baron Ashton of Hyde, Thomas Ashton, 2nd Baron Ashton of Hyde,
John Birchall. Excerpt: Sir Algar Henry Stafford Howard, KCB, KCVO,
MC, TD (7 August 1880 14 February 1970) was a long-serving officer
of arms at the College of Arms in London . He was the third
consecutive Fitzalan Pursuivant of Arms Extraordinary to attain the
highest rank at the College of Arms. Personal life Howard was the
eldest son but second child of Edward Stafford Howard and Lady
Rachel Anne Georgina Campbell, and was educated at Harrow School
and King's College London . Howard married Violet Ethel
Meysey-Thompson, daughter of Sir Henry Meysey Meysey-Thompson,
first and last Baron Knaresborough, on 11 October 1921. She was the
widow of Captain Alexander Moore Vandeleur, 2nd Life Guards, who
was killed in action at Zandvoorde during the First Battle of Ypres
on 30 October, 1914. The couple had two daughters. Military career
In the First World War Howard served with the Gloucestershire
Yeomanry. He won the Military Cross and attained the rank of Major
. Heraldic career Howard began his heraldic career on 23 May 1911
with an appointment as Fitzalan Pursuivant of Arms Extraordinary
for the coronation of King George V . This was followed in October
of that year with appointment to the office of Rouge Dragon
Pursuivant of Arms in Ordinary . In 1919, Howard w...
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