[ANSTHRLD] Marshalled/ Not Marshalled arms

Kathleen O'Brien kobrien at bmc.com
Fri Jan 11 11:17:21 PST 2002

>Magnus / "doug bell" <magnus77840 at hotmail.com> wrote:
>] We don't do this in the SCA because of presumption to claim
>] something that you haven't earned.
>Teceangl <tierna at agora.rdrop.com> wrote:
>> Mind you, displaying correctly marshalled arms is a fine period
>> practice.  You just can't register them.
>To clarify: we indeed don't *register* marshalled arms (what Magnus
>miswrote as "we don't do this").  Not only is displaying marshalled
>arms a fine period practice, *display* is also allowed in the SCA,
>and many would encourage it.  Indeed, it's something that we do do.

More than once, I've seen a small child running around at an event in a
tunic that is marshalled of his father's arms and his mother's arms.  It's
a version of "I belong to".  Often daddy is wearing a tunic or fighting
tabard with his arms on them - so they match.  :)


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