[ANSTHRLD] Society heraldic displays

Salvador Ordoñez salvadorthespaniard at gmail.com
Sun Jul 22 13:28:35 PDT 2012

Thanks. We are wanting to fly banners at practices and demos and thought an SCA banner might help with public recognition...

Derek Harris (via iPhone)

On Jul 22, 2012, at 3:22 PM, HerrDetlef <herrdetlef at gmail.com> wrote:

> The arms of the kingdom are reserved for the King and can only be displayed
> in his presence. There is a registered badge for a civil ensign that local
> groups can fly in the King's absence. That badge is *Or, a mullet of five
> greater and five lesser points within a bordure sable*, and it is typically
> executed on a swallowtail banner.
> The arms of the Society (Or, a laurel wreath vert) are closely associated
> with the Order of the Laurel (in fact, if I'm not mistaken, the Order of
> the Laurel HAS no badge because that order's "badge" is already registered
> as the arms of the Society). I've seen stickers with the Society's arms and
> the letters "SCA" written in versals inside the laurel wreath. But I've
> never seen that executed in flag format. I don't know if a local group can
> appropriately fly a banner depicting the Society's arms, and I would guess
> (perhaps wrongly--who would know definitively?) that local groups may not.
> I'm not the authority on these matters by any means, but I would
> suggest--until a more trustworthy response appears on this thread--that
> your best bet is banners of the shire's arms and the Ansteorran civil
> ensign.
> Yours in these Current Middle Ages,
> Detlef von Marburg
> On Sun, Jul 22, 2012 at 2:59 PM, Salvador Ordoñez <
> salvadorthespaniard at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Can a shire fly the society arms? What about kingdom arms?
>> Derek Harris (via iPhone)
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