The 27th International Congress of Genealogical and Heraldic Sciences



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For the first time in over 40 years, Scotland hosted the

27th International Congress of Genealogical and Heraldic Sciences.

This most auspicious and colourful occasion has been captured on DVD and can be ordered online.

Containing over two hours of video from the 2006 congress including ...

  • The complete Opening Ceremony in which HRH Princess Anne, The Princess Royal opened the congress.
  • The presentation by Lord Lyon, King of Arms of the new supporters to the coat of arms of the University of St Andrews, Scotland's first university.
  • The gift of gonfannons ( intricately embroidered heraldic banners) to the university and town of St Andrews.
  • Sub-titling of Latin speeches, etc.
  • Processions during the ceremony and through the streets of St Andrews.
  • The Plenary Session keynote address given by the Rt Hon George Reid MSP, Presiding Officer of the Scottish Parliament.
  • Highlights of the Congressional Banquet.

Watch a video preview of the DVD online
(Windows Media Format 5MB )



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Click here for a free screensaver of photos from Congress 2006.


Congress XXVIII will be held in Quebec, Canada - read the invitation here in English ( ou en Franšais  )