[ANSTHRLD] question about a badge

Bill Butler chemistbb3 at yahoo.com
Mon Jul 13 22:40:20 PDT 2009

Based on what you have posted, then it would seem to me that those badges are to be used by officers in those roles.  

So the Marshalls badge should only be used by officers in the Marshallate, not so much by say field marshalls?


--- On Tue, 7/14/09, tmcd at panix.com <tmcd at panix.com> wrote:

> From: tmcd at panix.com <tmcd at panix.com>
> Subject: Re: [ANSTHRLD] question about a badge
> To: "Heralds List, Kingdom of Ansteorra - SCA, Inc." <heralds at lists.ansteorra.org>
> Date: Tuesday, July 14, 2009, 12:04 AM
> On Mon, 13 Jul 2009, Bill Butler
> <chemistbb3 at yahoo.com>
> wrote:
> > A previous post did say that it was the badge of the
> Earl Marshall.
> > That is a specific person holding a specific office.
> <http://heraldry.sca.org/loar/1973/01/letter2.htm>
> was a letter from
> the then-Laurel King of Arms to the Board of Directors,
> stating that
> the listed badges are "CORPORATE ARMS USED BY ALL BRANCHES
> SOCIETY".  The directory in which the letter is listed
> implies that it
> was published to heralds generally.
> Other armory listed there, specifically the badge of the
> Steward
> (nowadays called the Society Seneschal) and the College of
> Arms badge,
> I know are used by such officers at all levels.
> And
>     d) The Imperial Marshall
>     Sable, two swords in saltire proper.
> [from two registrations in 1970,
> <http://heraldry.sca.org/loar/1970/02/lar.html> and
> <http://heraldry.sca.org/loar/1970/07/lar.html>, that
> should be "Or"
> instead of "proper"]
> I think the letter is solid enough to go by.
> Daniel Lincolnia
> -- 
> Tim McDaniel; Reply-To: tmcd at panix.com
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