Category: Notes & Discussion

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Pierre Choque, héraut et roi d’armes d’Anne de Bretagne

Les hérauts d’armes s’affirment, à la fin du Moyen Âge, comme des figures incontournables des cours européennes. Ces officiers, en raison des multiples activités qu’ils déploient au service des rois et des princes, jouent en effet un rôle éminent : ils portent lettres et messages, organisent les tournois, réalisent des armoriaux, préparent les cérémonies...

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Survey: What are the fundamentals about heralds?

In order to prepare the discussion about our collaborative book project, I’d like to start a little survey. Imagine you want to learn something about heralds. You have heard and read already something here and there, but now you need a consistent overview on the topic. What should you learn about heralds? What...

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Publication of a New Paper on Pierre Choque, Herald of Anne de Bretagne

I just received an offprint from Laurent Héry of a new paper he published on the life and work of Pierre Choque, the famous herald of Anne de Bretagne. Here the summary of the text as indicated at the end of the paper: “We know Pierre Choque, Anne of Britanny’s herald of arms,...