Queen Elizabeth II granted over 600 royal warrants during her 70-year reign
Heinz Ketchup, Lanson Champagne, and hundreds of other companies that were warranted by Queen Elizabeth II to display the royal coat of arms may have to reapply after the Queen’s death last week.
According to the Royal Warrant Holders Association, more than 600 Royal Warrants were issued by the Queen during her 70-year reign.
Businesses that regularly supply products or services to the Royal House may apply for a warrant, which gives holders the right to use the coat of arms on their branding.
“Royal Warrant holders receive the right to display a beautiful Royal Warrant document and proper Royal Arms on their product, packaging, stationery, advertising, premises and vehicles in accordance with the Lord Chamberlain’s regulations,” explains the Royal Warrant Holders Association.
When the grantor of the warrant dies, any company to which the warrant was granted may continue to use the coat of arms for two years, but the new monarch will review the grant.
Queen Elizabeth II, Britain’s longest-reigning died on thursday At the age of 96 at Balmoral Castle, Scotland.
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