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Marquess of Cholmondeley


Arms of the Marquess of Cholmondeley


Arms: Gules, in chief, two helmets, in profile, argent, and in base, a garb, or.

Crest: A demi-griffin, segreant sable, beaked, winged, and membered, or, holding between the claws a helmet as in the arms.

Supporters: Dexter, A griffin, sable, beaked, winged, and membered, or, langued, gules; Sinister, a wolf, or, gorged with a collar, vair, armed and langued, gules.


The Cholmondeley (pronounced Chum-ley) family has held the post of Hereditary Lord Great Chamberlain for about 200 years. The 5th Marquess bore the Royal Standard at the Coronation of King George VI in 1937.

Titles held by the Marquess:

Marquess of Cholmondeley and Earl Rocksavage (Peerage of the United Kingdom);

Earl Cholmondeley, Viscount Malpas, Baron Cholmondeley of Namptwich (Peerage of England);

Baron Newsburgh (Peerage of Great Britain);

Viscount Cholmondeley and Baron Newborough (Peerage of Ireland)


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