[Ansteorra] Arc d'Or insignia question
clternus at sbcglobal.net
Sun Nov 21 17:14:16 PST 2010
Just a correction...
Of course there is only ONE Order, with two equal parts. The Knights and
Masters are both members of the same Order of Chivalry. We just have
different titles and slightly different jewelry. Sorry if I caused any
confusion, and thanks to the kind gentle who corrected me.
On Wed, Nov 17, 2010 at 5:16 PM, Morgan Buchanan
<morganbuchanan at gmail.com>wrote:
> Greetings Ansteorra!
> I wanted to bring your attention to a work that is still in progress, but
> is looking very good, and we're proud of it.
> We have a fantastic site which is a tribute to the Orders of Chivalry of
> You can get to the site in various ways from the Ansteorra site or from the
> College of Heralds, in case you lose the link.
> At any rate, this site has been a labor of love and devotion. We've had a
> lot of people work on it extensively and contribute to it in various ways.
> First, Duke Gunthar really helped get a slowly moving ball rolling down
> hill when he was King. First of all, Lord Garreth Silverthane who has done a
> TON of programming, database, art, heraldry images, upgrades to the admin
> module, and constant tweaks and improvements, We've had contributions from
> Baroness Chiara Francesca Arianna d'Onofrio and HL Aladair MacEogan as well
> as the generous and ongoing contributions of several members of the College
> of Heralds - Mistress Emma de Fertherstan, Lady Alys Langton, and Lord
> Jayme Dominguez del Valle. Sir Giotto helped in administering for a time as
> well. Thanks! If in my ignorance I have forgotten anyone, I sincerely
> apologize and will rectify the situation.
> We've received pictures from all over the place. :) In particular I would
> like to thank Duchess Rowan for contributing a plethora of scans of older
> photos from her collection.
> I ask you, Ansteorra, please go check out the site. Kick the tires and
> slam the doors. There are things we're still working on. I have heralds
> working 'round the clock upgrading heraldic images so they all look shiny
> and high-resolution. Many of these profiles do not have even a single photo
> of the member. I'm hoping to have a picture of each member, one in armour
> and one in court-like garments. If you have pictures in your collection of
> digital images, please send them to me. If you have photos that can be
> scanned, please do so. If you do not have the technology to scan, but have
> photos to fill in missing places, let me know! We'll work something out,
> and get them scanned and back to you safely.
> If a member of The Order is listed as "inactive or out of kingdom" and
> ISN'T inactive our out of kingdom, the responsibility is mine, no offense
> was intended, and it's a VERY simple thing to correct. If a member has been
> to one event in the last 20 years but wishes to be listed as "active" that's
> just fine! Just drop me a note and I'll have it corrected the next time I'm
> Commentary is always welcome.
> I look forward to you all checking it out, and hope to get more images to
> put up, particularly of members who no longer play!
> Yours in Service to Ansteorra,
> Sir Morgan Buchanan
> Earl Marshal and minor web-geek
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