ANSTHRLD - Emblazon from blazon

Darin K. Herndon st.amaranth at
Tue Jan 19 19:37:03 PST 1999

AElfwyn wrote:
>	"Per saltire Or and gules, two swords inverted in saltire argent
>between two unicorns rampant sable."
>Lessee if I can translate from heraldese to normal people talk.  The
>shield is divided by an x, with the left and right portions gold/yellow
>and the top and bottom sections in red.  On the yellow sections are
>black unicorns rearing with only one foot on the ground.  On the red
>sections are silver/white swords, business end down.

I believe that you read it correctly.  I would also note that both unicorns
are facing to the left (as viewed) or dexter; they are not facing each
other.  I keep meeting people who think that two creatures have to face
each other.

Seigneur Etienne
Obelisk Herald
Barony of Norhtkeep Branch Herald

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