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High Sheriff of Kent chooses Wye

High Sheriff of Kent chooses Wye

Wye residents can witness a Shrieval procession, a rare echo of over 1,000 years of Wye's history as a legal centre, on Sunday 2nd April. At a Service of Declaration in Wye Church George Jessel, a Deputy Lieutenant of Kent, will take his oath of office as High Sheriff of Kent.

Immediately before the Service, George Jessel as the High Sheriff Elect will process from the Latin School to the church at 12.20, where a private ceremony will commence at 12.30. He will be accompanied by the Lord Lieutenant of Kent, the Chief Constable, the Mayor of Ashford, judges, magistrates, chaplains and other dignitaries.

Image right: The Coat of Arms of the Office of the High Sheriff of Kent

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Posted: Tue, 28 Mar 2017 23:50 by Admin

Tags: High Sheriff, Latin School, Local History, Local News, Wye Church