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 Armorial Art by Lee Lumbley


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LEE LUMBLEY is a digital heraldic artist and designer from Dallas, Texas, USA. He is a Fellow of the International Society of Amateur Heralds. His other affiliations include the American Heraldry Society, The Heraldry Society, the Royal Heraldic Society of Canada, the Society of Heraldic Arts, the International Society of Commoners Heraldry, and the National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution. In 2018, Lee was the contributing author of John Tepper Marlin, PhD's volume Oxford College Arms, published by Boissevain Books, New York. That text is currently being edited for its fifth printing. In 2021, The Heraldry Society's Coat of Arms published an article of his research along with his artwork to that text as an expansion and update to John P Brooke-Little's 1951 series. His current projects include a book and articles on the Arms of the Colleges of Cambridge University, contributing to another Coat of Arms article authored Bernhard Juby, PhD, working toward his L-RHSC, and publication of his artwork in a forthcoming volume on armorial bookplates. In 2019, He was a featured artist in the Dutch Heraldic Publication Blazeon and his work has appeared in various other publications. 


If you wish to discuss a possible commission work, please feel free to contact Lee via e-mail at or see his facebook page at Lee Lumbley, Heraldic Artist.


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25 January 2019: Article titled “Oxford’s Six Tudor Colleges” by John Tepper Marlin appears in the Tudor Society’s webpage at :

15 September 2018: Lecture on the Oxford College Arms by John Tepper Marlin PhD: Trinity Hall, Oxford.

10 September 2018: Review of the Book: Oxford College Arms in the Oxford Alumni e-magazine THE QUAD

1 September 2018: Publication of the Book: Oxford College Arms: the Intriguing Stories Behind Oxford's Shields by John Tepper Marlin PhD with Heraldic Artist Lee Lumbley (New York: Bossevain Books, 2018) 114 pages. ISBN: 9780984523238. To purchase: please go to: (pictured left)  As of Fall 2021, this volume is in edited for its fifth printing.

16-17 April 2018: Lecture on the Coats of Arms of Oxbridge by John Tepper Marlin PhD: The Oxford and Cambridge Club, London.

29 September 2019: Feature article in the Dutch heraldic journal Blazoen. (pictured left)

11 September 2021 Publication of an academic article based on Lee's research from the book Oxford College Arms in the The Heraldry Society's 2021 edition of the annual academic journal "The Coat of Arms." (pictured left)

10 October 2021 Lee presents his work on a symposium of heraldic art for the Toronto Branch of the Royal Heraldry Society of Canada.

Here is a sample of Mr Lumbley's recent work. Clicking on an image will fully open the picture.

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