Garter King of Arms

: the highest-ranking king of arms in the English College of Arms who has concurrent jurisdiction with the provincial kings of arms in their respective provinces and who also is king of arms of the Order of the Garter compare clarenceux king of arms , norroy and ulster king of arms , norroy king of arms

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“Garter King of Arms.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Garter%20King%20of%20Arms. Accessed 30 Jan. 2023.

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