[ANSTHRLD] Lion Position Question
tierna at agora.rdrop.com
Sun Oct 20 03:54:06 PDT 2002
> Does a lion, in the same position in all other respects as another
> set of arms, gain a difference if it is guardant (looking out at the
> viewer) and the other is not?
> Does a lion with a double tail gain a difference from a normal lion?
No on both.
Head and tail position, number, and other details are not worth difference.
In period heraldry the same arms could be depicted with the lion looking in
different directions in different renditions, but the blazon stayed the same.
So the SCA doesn't recignize head and tail details for difference, either.
Migosh, you can't sleep now! There's HERALDRY afoot!
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