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Heraldry usually involves the creation and registration of armorial bearings, or [[device]]s. In the SCA, heralds are also responsible for keeping track of awards, researching accurate medieval names, comp&egrave;re-ing tournaments, running ceremonies, and a multitude of other things.
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These activities are usually divided into three main categories. [[Book heraldry]] involves anything to do with the registration of names and devices.  [[Voice heraldry]] is announcing things. [[Court heraldry]] is defining and organising ceremonies. 
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== Topics ==
 
== Topics ==
 
=== Book Heraldry ===
 
=== Book Heraldry ===
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*[[Badge]]s
 
*[[Badge]]s
 
*[[Charges]]
 
*[[Charges]]
**[[Heraldic beast]]s
 
**[[Plants as heraldic charges|Plants]]
 
**[[Body parts as heraldic charges|Body parts]]
 
**[[Weapons as heraldic charges|Weapons]]
 
**[[Buildings as heraldic charges|Buildings]]
 
**[[General objects as heraldic charges|General objects]]
 
**[[Geometric shapes as heraldic charges|Geometric shapes]]
 
**[[Crosses as heraldic charges|Crosses]]
 
 
*[[Colours]]
 
*[[Colours]]
 
*[[Line divisions]]
 
*[[Line divisions]]

Revision as of 13:59, 19 November 2003

Herald.png

Heraldry usually involves the creation and registration of armorial bearings, or devices. In the SCA, heralds are also responsible for keeping track of awards, researching accurate medieval names, compère-ing tournaments, running ceremonies, and a multitude of other things.

These activities are usually divided into three main categories. Book heraldry involves anything to do with the registration of names and devices. Voice heraldry is announcing things. Court heraldry is defining and organising ceremonies.

Topics

Book Heraldry

Devices

Names

Ceremonies

Voice Heraldry

Links