ANSTHRLD - Re: heraldry
Timothy A. McDaniel
tmcd at jump.net
Tue Apr 24 18:19:43 PDT 2001
Mari / "Kathleen O'Brien" <kobrien at bmc.com> wrote:
> Brown is considered "proper" for the hull of a ship.
> James Parker's device at:
> The resubmission passed. It was registered in 09/99:
> James Parker. Device. Counter-ermine, a bend sinister between a
> caravel and a sea lion Or.
If the tincture of a charge is omitted, the next tincture applies.
This ship is gold.
> So, for this device, I'd say:
> Azure, a viking ship sailed argent.
By the same rule, this ship would be white. "A longship proper sailed
> (Would we give the technical term for a viking ship instead of "viking
In 1997, one blazon with "longship" was registered, as was one with
"Viking longship". I think there were tubby merchantmen used in
Viking times; if so, "longship" would be necessary.
Daniel de Lincolia
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