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Introduction to Heraldry in the panels

Join our history curator on an audio tour exploring the significance of the Oak Room panels.

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Heraldry and coats of arms were used by prominent families to show their prestigious family connections. Families included not only their direct lineage, but more indirect ancestors that would be advantageous to their family name.

Play the YouTube link below to hear more about heraldry and the panels.

Once you have listened to this section then follow the link below to enjoy the next part of the tour.

Families linked to the Bernards