Heraldic supporters

Nan Bradford-Reid n.b-reid at MAIL.UTEXAS.EDU
Fri Aug 18 07:16:05 PDT 1995

>Catherine said:
>They are, in fact, supporters, and may not be registered with your arms
>until you "earn" them, however, if someone wants to paint a wall hanging or
>make a tapestry and have *one* figure holding up your shield or lozenge, I
>personally have no problems with it.
>It was my understanding that the SCA didn't care one way or the other
>about supporters. Is there something written down in either Ansteorran
>kingdom law or SCA Corpura that restricts the use of supporters to those
>with certain awards? If so, I'd like to be made aware of it and I'd like
>to know which type of supporters are restricted to which award.
>  Stefan li Rous

You may add a helm and mantling with a grant level award (Iris, Star of
Merit, GoA, etc.) you may add supporters and a motto with a peerage level
(Knight, Laurel, Pelican).


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