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Re: Displaying heraldry

Poster: Beth Morris <bmorris@access.digex.net>

Mark Schuldenfrei wrote:
> Greetings from Tibor.
>           I have a question, there was a discussion a couple of months back
>   about heraldry, devices and the like. I never quite got the jist of what was
>   being decided. Is it OK to display on your shield a device that has been
>   registered, but you do not have an AoA.
> To the best of my knowledge, is it just fine to display arms, whether you
> have an AoA or not.

Actually, that's precisely the distinction.  Anyone can display a
*device*, that device only becomes *arms* when they are given by the
Crown (by Award, Grant or Patent).

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