Associations

There are two dependent Associations under the Abbey-Principality’s governance:

The International College of Arms of the Noblesse

The International College of Arms of the Noblesse was founded in 1925 at the International Convention of the Noblesse de Race, by virtue of powers confirmed to the noblesse by Francis II, King of France, and extended by Ordinances of the Kings of France dated 1725 and 1744 respectively, as recognized and maintained by Articles XXXVII and XLV of the Capitulation of Montreal 1760, and guaranteed by the Quebéc-Canada Act 1774 and by Articles II and XXVI of the Treaty of Paris 1763.

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The Institute of Arts and Letters, London

IAL Lond deviceThe Institute of Arts and Letters, London, is a small and exclusive learned society, based in England’s capital but with an international membership, devoted to the study of the arts and letters in their broadest sense, and to the promotion of humanitarian and philanthropic endeavour. Membership is limited to fifty persons of high achievement in their fields, who are designated Fellows of the Institute, and entitled to use the postnominal letters F.I.A.L.(Lond.)

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