[ANSTHRLD] royal badges?

Alasdair MacEogan alasdair at bmhanson.net
Thu Jul 23 13:45:29 PDT 2009

Brian O'hUilliam <brianoftheloch at gmail.com> wrote:
>  However, RfS XI.1. under "Reserved Charges" leads to the Glossary which
>  shows Table 1-Reserved Charges (
>  http://heraldry.sca.org/heraldry/coagloss.html#reserved) which includes
>  Crowns and Coronets as reserved charges.  It holds that Crowns and Coronets
>  may only be used for "Kingdom/Principality armory; Personal armory of
>  Society Royal Peers and Court Barons/Baronesses."
>  This leads me to believe that the Crowns must be removed from the devices of
>  the P&P in order to comply with Laurel and would also explain why
>  the orginal submissions for the devoces for the P&P did not include Crowns.
>  So it seems that the Prince could use the Kingdom arms, minus the Crown and
>  with the addition of the label and the Princess could do likewise, using the
>  Queen's arms.  Or we could just use what was registered.

I would say that the arms designated for the use of the Prince/Princess belong to the kingdom and thus meet the requirement in RfS.  Besides no one is talking about registering the arms with the label so do the RfS really apply?


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