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Definition of Clarenceux in English:
- Camden was a respected herald, being Clarenceux King-of-Arms from 1597 until his death.
- From 1597 his position as Clarenceux king-of-arms gave him more time to devote to his passion for history.
- Vanbrugh was Clarenceux king-of-arms and in 1714 was the first man knighted by George I.
Middle English: from Anglo-Norman French, named after the dukedom of Clarence created for the second son of Edward II, married to the heiress of Clare in Suffolk.
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