ANSTHRLD - conflict checking swans
tierna at agora.rdrop.com
Wed Jan 24 21:15:28 PST 2001
> It's looking like it'll be rising (rousant?).
Rousant is the default position for swans in heraldry. Naiant is
an SCA-ism which I try to talk people out of. :) That the swan
is rousant is a Very Good Thing for purposes of conflict, BTW.
The information you're looking for about birds is in the January 2000
Cover Letter at http://sca.org/heraldry/loar/2000/01/00-01cl.html
I just deleted an attempted summary of the ruling. It's much better
to read the full text and get the information as it was intended to
The (Fieldless) is a convention which says "no, we didn't
forget a field tincture here, there isn't any, so sod off".
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