[Ansteorra] Question about motifs in artwork
sirlyonel at hotmail.com
Thu Jun 15 12:41:15 PDT 2006
>Thank you so much for the information. This one has baffled me recently
>with seeing things in a different kingdom, what little heraldic
>knowledge only seems to confuse me as opposed to making things clear.
>How to address you fall into the same realm, as your name reminds me of
>Seargents in the Army who's last name is Major. I do appreciate your
>assistance greatly and have to ask, do they have support groups for
My name (I take it you meen the patronymic) has never been a problem.
Everyone just calls me Lyonel.
Sir Morgan might not agree, but I consider the Chivalry a support group for
recovering heralds. With all that fighting to do, who has time to nitpi--uh,
make announcements? On the other hand, I'm sure some will argue that I
simply got the sense knocked out of me. Having been a commenting herald of
the SCA College of Arms, however, I cannot see how anyone could argue that
such behavior was sensible.
We also have our own twelve step program. It begins, "Admit that you cant,
and just stop it."
Seriously, I rib the consulting heralds, but I have a good deal of respect
for court heralds and list heralds. It's a rough job being witty,
articulate, and correct all while being loud, clear, and pleasant to the
lo vostre por vos servir
Sir Lyonel Oliver Grace
Micel yfel deth se unwritere.
--AElfric of York
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