[ANSTHRLD] Blazon help.

Crandall crandalltwo-scalists at yahoo.com
Sun Jul 26 13:55:43 PDT 2009

As the emblazon is what is registered, rewording of the blazon is a common occurrence and will not bounce a device submission. 

Crandall, Olde Phart 

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--- On Sun, 7/26/09, Cisco Cividanes <engtrktwo at gmail.com> wrote:

> From: Cisco Cividanes <engtrktwo at gmail.com>
> Subject: [ANSTHRLD] Blazon help.
> To: "Heralds List, Kingdom of Ansteorra - SCA, Inc." <heralds at lists.ansteorra.org>
> Date: Sunday, July 26, 2009, 3:42 PM
> Hi everyone.
> I wanted to thank everyone who answered my questions about
> the dogwood
> flower a few weeks ago. I'm sorry I didn't get back to this
> before,
> but life has not given me a lot of what you want to call
> extra time.
> So, if I read the comments and e-mail properly, my
> submitted badge
> (Top of page 7, May issue of the Ansteorran Gazette) the
> image should
> be able to pass fine, but the blazon itself needs to be
> reworded so
> that it doesn't conflict with the previously established
> default of an
> American dogwood.
> Link to gazette: http://herald.ansteorra.org/gazette/200905AG.pdf
> Blazon: Vert, a cross throughout between four dogwood
> flowers and a chief
> argent
> A "dogwood", as most Americans would identify it looks like
> this.
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:IMG_1527Dogwood.jpg
> The Latin name, Cornus florida, kind of tells the tale in
> terms of
> what continent it came from.
> If you had said "dogwood" to King Henry V of England, he
> would likely
> have identified this flowering tree (or bush, depending on
> how you
> define the term).
> http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Cornus_sanguinea_jfg.jpg
> Latin name: Cornus sanguinea
> The Wikipedia article cited two historical alternate names
> for the
> dogwood, "Dagwood", and "Whipple-tree" and gives citations
> for both. I
> couldn't look up the first (Vedel, H., & Lange, J.
> (1960). Trees and
> Bushes in Wood and Hedgerow. Metheun & Co. Ltd.,
> London.), but the
> second is the Canterbury tales, which evidently call the
> dogwood tree
> a "whipple-tree". I looked that up a while ago, and I seem
> to remember
> finding that the reference checks out.   I
> don't know if any of that
> is even remotely useful, but I figured I would throw that
> out there
> and see what everyone thought.
> So... can anyone help me with the blazon so that I am not
> chancing a
> conflict when this gets to Laurel?
> Ivo Blackhawk
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