The Castle refers to the Castle located
near to where the armigerís mother lived and grew up. The armiger
has always enjoyed the music of the harp and this charge also
alludes to the armigerís native Ireland; the ship provides a
reminder of the armigerís grandfather who used to import marble from
The Holy Sepulchre Cross recognises the armigerís Knighthood in the
order of that name.
Born in Dublin Ireland in 1930 and educated to Batchelor degree
level in Ireland and presently residing in Canada the armiger is the
recipient of The Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee Medal, The Queen
Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal and The Sovereigns Medal for
Volunteers-Canada for his community work..
The armiger enjoys the title of Baron Hoban within the imperial
House of Vietnam, is a Knight Grand Cross of The Equestrian Order of
the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem, Knight Commander with Star of Casa
Real of Portugal, Grand Officer of The Imperial Order of the Dragon
of Annam, Grand Officer of the Royal Order of the Crown of Hawaii,
Companion of the Royal House of The Prince of Connaugh, HRH The O'
Conor Don, Knight Commander of The Imperial Order of The Lion of
Ethiopia, Member of The Monarchist League of Canada, A Kentucky
Colonel of The Commonwealth of Kentucky, Clan Head of the Clan Hoban
Society (Clans of Ireland) and Companion of the Clans of Ireland
Order of Merit.