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The '''Grant of Arms''' (GoA) is an [[SCA]] [[society level award]] with a rank between that of a [[Patent of Arms]] and an [[Award of Arms]]. Some awards automatically confer a Grant of Arms upon their award. These are known as [[grant level award]]s. A Grant of Arms may be awarded on its own or as part of a grant level award; which form is more common varies a lot from Kingdom to Kingdom.
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The '''Grant of Arms''' (GoA) is an [[SCA]] [[society level award]] with a rank between that of a [[Patent of Arms]] and an [[Award of Arms]]. Some awards automatically confer a Grant of Arms upon their award. These are known as grant level awards. A Grant of Arms may be awarded on its own or as part of a grant level award; which form is more common varies a lot from Kingdom to Kingdom.
  
 
The [[arms]] of the recipient may be augmented with a crest (a helm displayed above the arms).  In some Kingdoms, the style of the crest is specified in Kingdom law.  For example, in Caid, the device of someone with a GoA may be [[augmentation|augmented]] with a a non-metallic black or steel-grey [[helm]]et.  This award also conveys the [[title]] of Lordship or Ladyship, or The Honorable Lord/Lady, these titles are used more frequently in some [[Kingdoms]] than in others.
 
The [[arms]] of the recipient may be augmented with a crest (a helm displayed above the arms).  In some Kingdoms, the style of the crest is specified in Kingdom law.  For example, in Caid, the device of someone with a GoA may be [[augmentation|augmented]] with a a non-metallic black or steel-grey [[helm]]et.  This award also conveys the [[title]] of Lordship or Ladyship, or The Honorable Lord/Lady, these titles are used more frequently in some [[Kingdoms]] than in others.

Revision as of 01:26, 22 September 2006

The Grant of Arms (GoA) is an SCA society level award with a rank between that of a Patent of Arms and an Award of Arms. Some awards automatically confer a Grant of Arms upon their award. These are known as grant level awards. A Grant of Arms may be awarded on its own or as part of a grant level award; which form is more common varies a lot from Kingdom to Kingdom.

The arms of the recipient may be augmented with a crest (a helm displayed above the arms). In some Kingdoms, the style of the crest is specified in Kingdom law. For example, in Caid, the device of someone with a GoA may be augmented with a a non-metallic black or steel-grey helmet. This award also conveys the title of Lordship or Ladyship, or The Honorable Lord/Lady, these titles are used more frequently in some Kingdoms than in others.

See Also

InterKingdom Anthropology