Heraldic supporters

David Mann uccxdem at okway.okstate.edu
Fri Aug 18 06:51:18 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).
     Catherine, only brass hats get to add the supporters. Only Peers get 
     the Motto. Since I don't have the acheivement text handout with me, 
     I'll post who gets what this afternoon.

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