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Old 07-30-2016, 11:02 PM
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As the Duchess of York, Sarah Ferguson knew she was entitled to a crest. She designed one with a bumblebee and thistle.
Has any other Princess designed a crest?
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Old 07-31-2016, 12:53 AM
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Sarah didn't design it. Sarah's family had a crest. Her married is Andrew on the left and father's on right. It is a version of Clan Ferguson's which is one thistle and a bee.

Clan Ferguson
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clan_F..._Fergusson.svg

Fergie/Ronald
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sarah,...h_Ferguson.svg

The change is the shape and ribbon after divorce. Her sisters used the original.

Kate on the other hand her family didn't. Instead of Kate applying, her dad did so all his kids could use it. It is said all 5 had a hand in designing it. Like Sarah, Kate now combines her husband and family crests.
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Old 08-18-2016, 04:03 PM
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I love that monograms of Her Majesty the Queen 2 like as EII2 its SO neat! when i visit to England last year mostly police use that on coat and shirt beside of EII2 and cap also!

Sara Boyce
The cypher is EIIR
It is also on Royal Mail vans, on our post boxes, and on military uniforms. And on all our banknotes too!

Our coins include the letters: Elizabeth II D.G. REG. F.D. which means Elizabeth II Dei Gratia Regina, Fidei Defensor. (Elizabeth II By the Grace of God, Queen and Defender of the Faith.)
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Old 10-13-2016, 06:30 AM
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monogramm witn the Order of the Elephant

Hallo!
There ia a rifle made most probably in Germany about 1660-1720, which stock is inlaid with monogramm (sorry, it was damaged). Beneath this monogramm is a badge of Danish order of the Elephant, I suppose, and above - the king's (?) crown. Who can it be? I tried to compare it with monogramms of danish kings of XVII-XVIII c., but this one looks too complicate. Here are a photo and a drawing of a monogramm

Thanks for any help!
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Old 11-30-2016, 01:12 PM
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Hi all -

Would anyone happen to know who this monogram / cypher might belong to?
Only backrgound i have, is that it came off the butt of an 1808 military musket.
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Old 11-30-2016, 01:30 PM
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Would anyone happen to know who this monogram / cypher might belong to?
Only backrgound i have, is that it came off the butt of an 1808 military musket.
Alexandra, Princess of Wales (Queen Alexandra)?
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Old 11-30-2016, 01:36 PM
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Alexandra, Princess of Wales (Queen Alexandra)?
hmm.. not seeing the similarities - at least not when googling her monogram. Unless you have an image somewhere?
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Old 11-30-2016, 01:48 PM
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hmm.. not seeing the similarities - at least not when googling her monogram. Unless you have an image somewhere?
I think I see the Prince of Wales's feathers
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prince...s%27s_feathers
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Old 11-30-2016, 01:50 PM
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Hi all -

Would anyone happen to know who this monogram / cypher might belong to?
Only backrgound i have, is that it came off the butt of an 1808 military musket.
It might be Prince Ernest Augustus, son of George III. Was created Duke of Cumberland. The date seems to fit.

"In early 1803,Ernest was appointed commander of the Severn District, in charge of the forces in and around the Severn Estuary. When war with France broke out again after the Peace of Amiens, the elder Duke appointed Ernest to the more important Southwest District, comprising Hampshire, Dorset and Wiltshire." Source: Wiki

He later became King of Hanover
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That could be it. This one looks incredbly close to that
https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikiped...of_Hanover.svg


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It might be Prince Ernest Augustus, son of George III. Was created Duke of Cumberland. The date seems to fit.

"In early 1803,Ernest was appointed commander of the Severn District, in charge of the forces in and around the Severn Estuary. When war with France broke out again after the Peace of Amiens, the elder Duke appointed Ernest to the more important Southwest District, comprising Hampshire, Dorset and Wiltshire." Source: Wiki

He later became King of Hanover
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Old 11-30-2016, 01:57 PM
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Found Ernest Augustus monogram
https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikiped...anover.svg.png
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Old 11-30-2016, 01:59 PM
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That monogram looks incredbly similar. definately think that could be it.
Going to speak to people at the museum and see if they think this matches the guns history.
Thanks for your help
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It is a monogramm of Russian Empress Catherine II (the Great, 1762-1796). "EA" means "Ecaterina Alexeevna" ("Catherine, dother of Alexey" - her name in Russian). Like here:

http://www.nasledie-rus.ru/podshivka...picture=950202
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Which is the correct cypher for King Charles II of England

Hello

My name is Ray Attwood and I live in Surrey, UK. I am a trying to find out which is the correct cypher to use on a rope drum for an event in which I will be taking part in June 2017.

Any help would be very much appreciated.

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Old 02-22-2017, 06:06 PM
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In case you don't get the correct answer here why not try the College of Arms in London? They know all about arms, heraldry, cyphers etc.
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Old 02-22-2017, 06:29 PM
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You might try google images. Good luck! (and welcome to the Royal Forums)
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Old 02-22-2017, 07:06 PM
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There appear to be two versions:

http://www.downies.com/aca/auction30...s/307/1426.jpg which is also found here: All sizes | Cipher of Charles II | Flickr - Photo Sharing!
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https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=ro...oiPIXBD3M4EJM:

I do agree that the College of Arms would be the safest bet in deciding.
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Old 02-22-2017, 07:38 PM
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Thank you all for your very quick replies I will follow up with the links and advice, and let you know how I get on.

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Dual cypher or monogram FR3

Hi I'm new on this site and have a monogram or a dual cypher to discipher. Anyone whom can help? This would be great help. Thanks in advance
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Old 05-03-2017, 06:10 AM
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Your crown and cypher

Natski

This is for King James II of England. I have a .pdf available to send to you but I don't know how to attach it to my forum reply.

Can anyone help me out with this technicality, or does this forum have a facility to allow Natski to send me a private email address to which I can reply with an ordinary email and the .pdf as an attachment ?

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