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Re: Please translate Heraldese...

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

At 11:30 AM 12/22/97 -0500, Mark Schuldenfrei wrote:
>  Per bend sinister azure and Or semy of fleams azure, a dumbeg Or.
> The gold part is covered with fleams: a rather stylized
>representation of a medieval tool for "relieving sanguine humors", aka,
>bleeding people.  It kind of looks like a formalized number 3, with the top
>part of the three being straight, a straight diagonal, and a rounded bottom
>belly.  Scatter a large number of them on the field (semy means "many").

Fleams look like an inverted 2, Tibor, not 3.
>  Gules, a fess wavy cotised Or, overall a unicorn rampant contourny and
on a chief argent three arrows fesswise gules.
>Across the top of this very busy-busy arms, is a chief: a large band
>covering the top fifth of the shield.  It is white/silver and has 3 arrows 
>on it.  The arrows are stacked one on the other, pointing to the viewer's
>left, feathers to the right.

Not stacked arrows.  There was no mention of 'in pale' to put them in that
relationship, and 3 things on a chief are by default in a row.

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