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Re: [SCA-Archery] xbow banner ;-)

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  • Bruce R. Gordon
    Greetings Amusing image, not heraldically correct in the slightest, and completely unblazonable, but amusing. The motto would be Tarder, sed exactus sum .
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      Greetings

      Amusing image, not heraldically correct in the slightest, and completely unblazonable, but amusing. The motto would be "Tarder, sed exactus sum".

      Nigel

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      > While shooting my crossbow, lever cocked, against a very good handbow
      > archer today. I came up with an idea for a banner for a crossbow unit.
      > Note .... Not in herald speak and tongue in cheek.
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      > On a green field. On the left side-a upright standing tortoise,
      > proper, with a full quiver of bolts belted on and a just fired crossbow
      > in his arms. His shell is porcupined with arrows. No helmet. On the
      > right side- a dead hare in full plate. holding a longbow and with a
      > slot visored salade, with his ears sticking out . And with one bolt
      > dead center in the visor slot. With the Latin motto of "I may be slow.
      > But I am accurate." ;-)
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      --
      Three things never heard from the mouth of a Celt:
      "Do these colors match?"
      "Is this too much jewelry?"
      "Is that my drink?"

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