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Re: [SCA Newcomers] Need help with shield device

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  • Pardus
    I saw some examples on the web, of such devices with three boar s heads. I do not think they were period examples, but I think they looked really good. If you
    Message 1 of 3 , Nov 26, 2007
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      I saw some examples on the web, of such devices with three boar's heads.
      I do not think they were period examples, but I think they looked really
      good.

      If you want help photoshopping your design, I would be happy to help.

      Pardus.


      Sara L Uckelman wrote:
      > Quoth "louisgates2001":
      >
      >>Question, I looked at several images on the web and I actually
      >>really liked the one from......I hate to say it.....the Black Knight
      >>from Monty Python!!!!!!
      >
      >
      > Oh my...in an attempt to remind myself what the Black Knight's
      > device looked like, I came across this page:
      >
      > http://www.dailyllama.com/spam/games/figures.html
      >
      >
      >>Would this device be looked on as a joke or would it be seen
      >>as "legitamite"?
      >
      >
      > Since it's just a single charge on a plain field, it probably
      > wouldn't be automatically associated with the Black Knight by
      > most people. However, this particular design would not registerable
      > with the College of Arms because it does not follow what is known as
      > the "rule of tincture" (it places a dark-colored charge (red) on a
      > dark-colored field (black).
      >
      > A single red boar's head in profile on any field would conflict with
      > the registered arms of Magnús Slembidjákn, "Per pale argent and sable,
      > a boar's head erased gules." But there are some other possibilities --
      > You could consider "Per pale sable and argent, three boar's heads erased
      > gules" or "Barry sable and argent, three boar's heads erased gules" or,
      > so far as I can tell, any field with three boar's heads erased gules.
      >
      > -Aryanhwy
      >
      >
      >
      >
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