Brendan Martin - President
Hannah Buchanan - Chairman
Padraig O'Duffin - Hon.Sec.
Nicholas Puschman - Menestrier Herald Emeritus
Fiona Burns - Gonzaga Herald Emerita
Alexandra Eadie - Keeper of the Records
Ross MacAskill - President Emeritus
Michael Diamond - Coatbridge Pursuivant
Andrew Thomson - Carmunnock Pursuivant
Amy Birt - Mistress of the wardrobe
Kathleen Murphy - Procurator Fiscal
Andrew Hunt - Geneva Pursuivant Emeritus
Dom Henry O'Shea OSB - Chaplain

You may download Newsletter 1, May 2005 HERE

You may download Newsletter 2, December 2005 HERE

You may download Newsletter 3, Easter 2006 HERE

You may download Newsletter 4, December 2006 HERE

You may download Newsletter 5, September 2007 HERE

You may download Newsletter 6, June 2008 HERE

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The Petrasancta Society

exists to promote the study and practice of Heraldry in St Aloysius' College. Glasgow, Scotland. We do this by regular meetings, usually on TUESDAYS at lunchtime in the Music School as well as by

  • Lectures and talks
  • Internet research
  • Annual excursions to the Lyon Court
  • Regular excursions to other sites of heraldic interest.
  • Maintaining corporate membership of the societies below.
  • Maintaining this website and producing a printed newsletter in May & December.
  • The Society was represented by Peter and Andrew at the Opening Ceremonies of the International Congress in St Andrews by Princess Anne on Monday 21st August 2006. A full report can be found in the PROGRAMME section andyou can see the BBC News report of our banner being carried in the procession by clicking HERE , while photographs of the day can be seen HERE


    The Petrasancta Society is a corporate member of the following societies:

    The Heraldry Society of Scotland
    The Cambridge University Heraldic and Genealogy Society

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    Our Patrons

    Duke of Norfolk's Coat of Arms

    His Grace the Duke of Norfolk, Earl Marshal of England

    Lord Lyon Sellar's Coat of Arms

    The Rt Hon. The Lord Lyon King of Arms