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Re: Laurel Acceptances and Returns for October

Poster: Michael and MJ Houghton <herveus@access.digex.net>


> Poster: Lordgaelan@aol.com
> In a message dated 97-10-21 16:34:58 EDT, you write:
> << Lachlan the Loveless. Name and device. Per bend sinister purpure and
>  argent, two hearts counterchanged argent and sable. >>
> Please explain how a device with a PURPLE and white field can have charges
> that are counterchanged white and BLACK.
It has a white heart on the purple part and a black heart on the white part.
The blazon is heraldic shorthand for the alternate blazon: Per bend sinister
purpure and argent, in bend a heart argent and a heart sable.

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