[ANSTHRLD] arms - your thoughts

Jay Rudin rudin at ev1.net
Wed Aug 20 06:15:18 PDT 2008

I guess I have to be the one to say it.

First of all, the supporters are too small.  They should be about bigger in 
all dimensions, with the lion's neck at about the level of the top of the 

But the essential fact is this: this is *great* modern heraldic art.  Its 
style is like nothing that would ever have been seen before 1600.  It could 
not have existed even fifty years ago.

I repeat -- they're beautiful.  If these were the arms of a 21st century 
corporation, it would be perfect.  But are they the right symbol for a 
medieval / Renaissance kingdom?

Robin of Gilwell / Jay Rudin 

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