[ANSTHRLD] arms - your thoughts
jds at randomgang.com
Fri Aug 22 13:33:52 PDT 2008
> As a side question, the original achievement registration of
> Ansteorra was intended to be a description of Mistress Alisandre's
> achievement paintings. (In other words, the artwork came first, and
> the words were supposed to describe it.) In hers, the lion was
> guardant. Was a conscious decision made to change the lion, or was
> there a typo that left off the guardant?
It is supposed to be guardant. Unintentional change, I assume. (Garreth,
translating herald-ese: the lion is supposed to be looking directly at the
viewer, not to its front (the right)).
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