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>   Re Alanna's apparent plea for divine guidance, I suspect 
>   she inadvertantly (or with tongue in cheek) mistook Dominus for a 
>   given name rather than the approved Latin style for Lord. I 
>   have received correspondence addressed to Lord Dominus... I use 
>   the style because I like it. :) 
> So, Herveus... 
> Would the title equivalent of "Lord" have been used in Latin?  I 
> must admit, given the tiny amount of exposure I have to Church 
> Latin (mostly, learning to sing various Masses in college choirs, and 
> in the Society) I can't help but think of the title Dominus as, 
> well, showing aspirations.  (:-) 
> Lord is one thing, as a title.  Lord in Latin feels quite like 
> another: can you teach me something about your thought process? 
> 	Tibor 

Actually, good my lords and ladies, <curtsey>

Dominus is a perfectly acceptable manner for Medieval folks to use in address 
toward one involved in the teaching arts.  I have seen it used interchangeably 
with Magister.  And since heralds teach or instruct in a de facto sense, with 
a very great deal of what they do, I think it is a lovely, Period fashion in 
which to address folks!  :-)

Meli ferch Iasper
Cornet at Large 

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