ANSTHRLD - Galen's Augmentation tmcd at
Sat Jan 22 11:08:07 PST 2000

On Sat, 22 Jan 2000, Amy and Bill Morris <awmorris at> wrote:
> Why are we using the phrase "as an augmentation" in the blazon?  The
> period examples I could find blazoned the augmentation in normal
> heraldic style.

The simplest answer: because Laurel says so.  There's a Bruce

    Augmentations in Society armory should always be blazoned as such;
    the bearer has the option of displaying the armory with or without
    the augmentation, and conflict should be checked against both
    versions.  (Rondallyn of Golgotha, September, 1992, pg. 26)

Daniel de Lincolia
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