[ANSTHRLD] royal badges?
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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