[ANSTHRLD] Zodiacus weighs in on this week's award discussions
kobrien at texas.net
Mon Sep 13 15:53:09 PDT 2004
> > It's pretty
> > confusing for non-heralds to keep track of which
> > heralds do what, because all the titles are in code. I
> > know what someone with a really descriptive title does
> > (like "regional treasurer" or "archery marshall"), but
> > I can't tell an Obelisk from an Asterisk....
> Sara has an excellent point here. I don't know what most of these titles
> mean anymore either. The jobs attached to the titles have changed so much
> over the years. The only one I can think of that's remained the same is
The list of registered heraldic titles is at:
This list is not up to date, but it's fairly close. The changes I know of are:
- Orle is now actively used (so the "No" in the curr column would get removed)
- Rowel is now in use, but for "Commentary, External" or maybe
simply "Commentary" - Etienne?
- And there were a couple of scribal titles registered in the last year or so,
right? (I found Golden Scroll Pursuivant & Scroll Pursuivant, reg. 06/2003)
- Also, Kathri's personal heraldic title (Cross Flury Herald, reg. 11/02,
The titles in the list on our webpage generally include an indication of what
each heraldic title is used for. Maybe we could put a link to it on the FAQ
page to make it easier to find. Is that a useful idea?
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