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*[http://www2.kumc.edu/itc/staff/rknight/Heraldry.htm Modar's Heraldry Page]
 
*[http://www2.kumc.edu/itc/staff/rknight/Heraldry.htm Modar's Heraldry Page]
 
=== Rolls of Arms - SCA ===
 
=== Rolls of Arms - SCA ===
* [http://www2.kumc.edu/itc/staff/rknight/Heraldry2.htm#Rolls Armorials of SCA Heraldry]- Heraldry of SCA Kingdoms, Principalities, Regions & Groups
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* [http://www2.kumc.edu/itc/staff/rknight/Heraldry2.htm#Rolls Armorials of SCA Heraldry] - Heraldry of SCA Kingdoms, Principalities, Regions & Groups
 
* [http://www.aeheralds.net/rolls/index.php Æthelmearc Roll of Arms]
 
* [http://www.aeheralds.net/rolls/index.php Æthelmearc Roll of Arms]
* [http://badger.cx/heraldry/roll/ An Tir Roll of Arms]3rd On-line Kingdom Armorial
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* [http://badger.cx/heraldry/roll/ An Tir Roll of Arms] 3rd On-line Kingdom Armorial
 
* [http://heraldry.griffin-dor.org/Ansteorra/ Ansteorra Roll of Arms]
 
* [http://heraldry.griffin-dor.org/Ansteorra/ Ansteorra Roll of Arms]
 
* [http://heraldry.griffin-dor.org/Artemisia/index.php Artemisia Roll of Arms]
 
* [http://heraldry.griffin-dor.org/Artemisia/index.php Artemisia Roll of Arms]
* [http://www.geocities.com/dakea/ Calontir Roll of Arms]1st On-line Kingdom Armorial
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* [http://www.geocities.com/dakea/ Calontir Roll of Arms] 1st On-line Kingdom Armorial
 
* [http://drachenwald.rollofarms.org/ Drachenwald Roll of Arms]
 
* [http://drachenwald.rollofarms.org/ Drachenwald Roll of Arms]
 
* [http://www.sca.org.au/herald/LRoA/index.php Lochac Roll of Arms]
 
* [http://www.sca.org.au/herald/LRoA/index.php Lochac Roll of Arms]
* [http://pennon.org/armorial/ Meridies Roll of Arms]2nd On-line Kingdom Armorial
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* [http://pennon.org/armorial/ Meridies Roll of Arms] 2nd On-line Kingdom Armorial
 
* [http://northshield.rollofarms.org/ Northshield Roll of Arms]
 
* [http://northshield.rollofarms.org/ Northshield Roll of Arms]
 
* [http://wharrow.outlandsheralds.org/ Outlands Roll of Arms]
 
* [http://wharrow.outlandsheralds.org/ Outlands Roll of Arms]

Revision as of 07:45, 6 October 2006

Herald's badge

Heraldry is the medieval art and science that deals with the creation, use, and recognition of visual displays that identify an individual person, guild, town, office or other entity. This was typically done through much of the Middle Ages using a painted shield which bore a (largely) unique arrangement of division lines, and objects known as "charges". Early in the Medieval period, this "coat of arms" was unique to an individual, only becoming associated with a family in the late Renaissance.

In the SCA, heraldry is concerned with ceremonies and Courts, the crying of announcements and proclaimations, the pomp and circumstance of the Tournament, and the authentication and registration of members' persona names and arms or badges. These areas of interest give rise to the terms "court heraldry" and "field (or list) heraldry" (both also known as "voice heraldry") and "book heraldry" (which also includes the background work and research in arranging ceremonies).

In the SCA, modern and period worlds, heraldry tends to be governed by the rules set by a College of Arms.

Book Heraldry

Devices

Names

See also:

Court and Ceremonies

List-Field Heraldry

Heraldry Links

General Heraldry

SCA Heraldry

Rolls of Arms - SCA

Rolls of Arms - Historic