Clarenceux King of Arms

Clar·​en·​ceux King of Arms
variants: or less commonly Clarenceux or Clarencieux King of Arms or Clarencieux \ ˈklarənˌsü(-​) \
plural Clarenceux Kings of Arms\ -​ˌsü-​ \ also Clarenceux\ -​ˌsü(z) \ or Clarencieux Kings of Arms\ -​ˌsü-​ \ or Clarencieux\ -​ˌsü(z) \

Definition of Clarenceux King of Arms

: an English king of arms having jurisdiction south of the river Trent — compare college of arms, garter king of arms , norroy and ulster king of arms , norroy king of arms

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History and Etymology for Clarenceux King of Arms

translation of Anglo-French Roy d'Armes de Clarenceux, from Clarenceux, English dukedom, from Clare, Suffolk, England

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“Clarenceux King of Arms.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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