Re: [SCA Newcomers] Re: SCA terms (was On not being a fried egg at events)
- At 01:42 PM 7/2/2007, you wrote:
> Badges and devices are not the same thing heraldically, but I'llIn a nutshell, your arms (or device) say "This is
>leave it to the heralds to explain.Â Shield is a piece of armament
>where your heraldry is often displayed, not a term for the heraldry
ME." Your badge says "This is MINE".
Your arms are flown on your banner or whatever
when you are present. Your badge can be used to
mark things that belong to you, physical
possessions, the livery of servants, etcetera.