[ANSTHRLD] Royal Crowns (was Re: arms - your thoughts)

Diane Rudin serena1570 at yahoo.com
Fri Aug 22 15:21:34 PDT 2008

Hmm, well, yes, what I said could be interpreted that way, but I was
thinking more that the idea of having a crown or coronet on your arms
to demonstrate a royal heritage was ahistorical -- I didn't mean it
quite that literally....

who's going to quit being an email junkie now and go off to Red Tape
to be a bureaucracy junkie instead -- or is there a difference?

--- kevinkeary at aol.com wrote:

> Serena stated:
> >...The habit of putting crowns on past Crown's personal arms is 
> ahistorical...
> I am willing to continue exposing my ignorance by saying that I'd
> think 
> that statement was worthy of a research paper far beyond MY means
> and 
> experience. I'd think that period instances of a past monarch
> (having 
> abdicated or having been deposed) registering/being
> granted/assuming 
> new personal arms/achievements/augmentations would be nearly as
> rare as 
> hen's teeth, much less making up a large enough body of examples to
> make generalized statements. DID this occur often in period?


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