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Re: heraldic help

Poster: Robert J Welenc <rjwelenc@erols.com>

At 10:47 6/3/97 -0400, Rick Allison wrote:
> Poster: Rick Allison 
>Greetings to all gentles in this net,
>Are there any resources on the net that illustrate and define heraldic
symbols and animals?

Try contacting your local herald.  S/he should have a copy of the SCA
pictorial dictionary.  Pedro has already suggested Parker's _Glossary of
Heraldry_.  You might also ask at your library for Fox-Davies or Von
Volborth's _Heraldry: Customs, Rules and Styles._

>Specifically, I am searching for the definition and symbol for the following:
>a castle
>a castle gate

Castle gates (two very large doors between two towers, with no other part
of the castle showing) are no longer registerable.

>a Chi Roe
>a celtic knot

While certain types of knots are registerable, Celtic knotwork is not,
because there is no standard terminology to describe different patterns.  

>a celtic cross
>an embattled fess/border
>a talbot
>a rising eagle
>In Service to the Dream
>Laird Seanne Alansyn, Esq.
>Companion of the Silver Gaurd

Alanna Volchevo Lesa
Partan Pursuivant, Barony of Lochmere
Laurel Staff Minion
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