Horatio Nelson's Hatchment

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Horatio Nelson's Hatchment

Post by Stephen Lautens » Mon Nov 12, 2018 7:26 pm

Nelson's funeral hatchment is displayed at his parish church of St Mary the Virgin, Merton, near the end of the north aisle. It uses the last version of his arms, which includes representations of his 4 orders of knighthood.
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Re: Horatio Nelson's Hatchment

Post by Stephen Lautens » Mon Nov 12, 2018 7:53 pm

Horatio Nelson's final armorial achievement, drawn by George Nayler as Blane Coursier Herald and Genealogist of the Order of the Bath, English College of Arms, 16 March 1804.
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