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Henry Paston Bedingfeld

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Name  Sir Paston-Bedingfeld,

Sir Henry Edgar Paston-Bedingfeld, 10th Baronet (born 7 December 1943) is a retired King-at-Arms of the College of Arms in London and former member of the Royal Household; he is also a baronet.


Family and career

Paston-Bedingfeld is the only son of Sir Edmund Paston-Bedingfeld, 9th Baronet of Oxburgh Hall, Norfolk, by his wife Joan Lynette Rees. He succeeded to the family title upon his father's death on 24 May 2011. He was educated at Ampleforth College, then an all-boys independent school in Ampleforth, Yorkshire.

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Paston-Bedingfeld served as Norroy and Ulster King of Arms, the junior of the two provincial Kings-at-Arms with jurisdiction over the north of England and Ulster, between 2010 and 2014. He had previously been York Herald since 1993 and prior to that Rouge Croix Pursuivant from 1983.

He is an Honorary Vice-President of the Cambridge University Heraldic and Genealogical Society and of the Norfolk Record Society; Sir Henry is a liveryman of the Bowyers' Company and served as Master of the Scriveners' Company for 2012-13.

He married, in 1968, Mary Kathleen daughter of Brigadier Robert Ambrose CIE OBE MC. Sir Henry and Lady Paston-Bedingfeld have two sons and two daughters; their elder son, Richard (born 1975) is heir apparent to the baronetcy.

Selected heraldic designs by Paston-Bedingfeld

  • Derby School
  • Institute of Traffic Accident Inspectors
  • Royal Society of St George
  • Honours

  • - Baronet
  • - Knight of Malta
  • References

    Henry Paston-Bedingfeld Wikipedia

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