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Andrew Alexander Wallace


Registration number 20100321B


This certifies that the heraldic arms of Andrew Alexander Wallace are registered as an original design and are described by the blazon below

Arms: Argent, a dragon passant with wings elevated Gules on a chief Azure three English roses each on a plate; overall an inescutcheon Argent two bars Gules in the chief three mullets Gules, on the upper bar a crescent Argent for mark of difference.
Crest: On a wreath Argent and Azure, a hand sinister Gules.

Biographical information

Dr. Wallace graduated from the University of Portsmouth with BEng(hons) in Electrical and Electronic Engineering and from the Open University with a PhD in Applied AI and robotics. He has worked in industry as a consultant on VR, robotics, AI and telecommunications projects. He has also lectured at Chalmers University of Technology, IT University in Göteborg, the University of Borås and Umeå University where he currently works.

Design rationale

The name "Alexander" get passed down from generation to generation in my family and means "Defending man" so I based the design of the idea of defence with a red dragon as a symbol for a defender or protector of treasure. For the the treasure I chose the ideas of "Grace and beauty" (red rose) and "love and faith" (white rose) of the English rose. The arms inescutcheon are those of Mr Richard Washington, gent of Gosford from whom I'm descended.

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