[ANSTHRLD] a couple questions

Pat Mullins paedrics at yahoo.com
Wed Jul 22 17:57:53 PDT 2009

I agree that quartering thearms would be wrong, but could a Baron(ess)display the Canton's arms on a CANTON on the Baronial arms? Just curious.

--- On Wed, 7/22/09, Tim McDaniel <tmcd at panix.com> wrote:

> From: Tim McDaniel <tmcd at panix.com>
> Subject: Re: [ANSTHRLD] a couple questions
> To: "Heralds List, Kingdom of Ansteorra - SCA, Inc." <heralds at lists.ansteorra.org>
> Date: Wednesday, July 22, 2009, 2:14 PM
> On Wed, 22 Jul 2009, Alden Drake
> <alden_drake at sbcglobal.net>
> wrote:
> > So any input back to the landed baron/ess quartering
> the arms of the
> > barony and canton?
> So far as I've ever heard, someone quartering arms means
> that they
> inherited various distinct fiefs or coats.  As such, I
> don't see how
> it could be appropriate to quarter the arms of a barony and
> its
> canton(s).  (Unless the canton had originally been
> independent but was
> merged into the barony.)
> Based on the Russian imperial arms display I saw in the
> last few days,
> one neat but probably post-period notion would be to have
> an eagle
> with the main coat on a shield on its breast, and the
> shield of two
> cantons, one on each wing.  I can't think of a really
> spiffy way for a
> barony with one canton: maybe one supporter in the middle
> affronty
> supporting arms on each side?
> Danielis Lindocollinum
> -- Tim McDaniel, tmcd at panix.com
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