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FIELD HERALDRY -Taran of Windy Hill Being a short treatise on the Art and Science of Heraldry as practiced in these Current Middle Ages upon the Field of Honor and the Fields of War, with some small digressions of the author's into the life of a herault.
The study of Field Heraldry itself may be divided between those practices appertaining to the single combat, those involved in making announcements to the populace there assembled, those involving the Melee large or small, and Heraldry in War.
If the list field area is large, or the available heraults not up to the task through fatigue or other inability, or if there are frequent announcements which need to be made, the herault in charge may desire not to suspend the events of the Tourney to make his proclamations.
andrew.draskoy.net /sca/on_heralds   (5223 words)

 SCA Field Heraldry and Its Finer Points - part 1
Being near the field and unarmored, this is for your own safety.
The field herald should always have the pairings (such as on pairs of index cards) for at least the next two bouts in their ring (also called a "field" or "eric").
The Lead FH should have a convention for which field herald should announce the next set of arming calls if two field heralds are ready at the same time.
www.therotunda.net /heraldry/field-1.html   (1063 words)

  Heraldry - Cunnan
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.
In modern and period worlds, heraldry tends to be governed by the rules set by the heralds of the College of Arms.
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.
cunnan.sca.org.au /wiki/Heraldry   (306 words)

  Heraldry - MSN Encarta
Heraldry, originally, the many duties and functions of a herald or officer at arms, including the devising and granting of armorial bearings, or coats of arms.
Attesting to the continued interest in heraldry was the establishment, in 1980, of the Herald's Museum in the Tower of London; the collection of heraldic objects traces the history of English heraldry from the 12th century to the present.
A field strewed with an indefinite number of small charges so as to produce a pattern is said to be semé of that charge.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761565530/Heraldry.html   (874 words)

 Field (heraldry)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The field is usually composed of one or more tincture s (colour s or metal s) or fur s, except for in cases, which are rare in the extreme, in which the field is not a tincture, but may be a landscape.
The Mad Alchemist's Heraldry The heraldry of Canada, and of its provinces and cities.
The American College of Heraldry A nonprofit organization established in 1972, dedicated to the study and preservation of heraldry in the United States and abroad.
www.serebella.com /encyclopedia/article-Field_(heraldry).html   (699 words)

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In this article, we will discuss the field herald, what he (or she) is, what he does, and how he does it.
The field herald is, first and foremost, the Voice of the Crown (capitals intended).
Field heraldry was a very necessary, and (sometimes) lucrative job.
www.florilegium.org /files/HERALDRY/Field-Herldry-art.text   (6982 words)

 Heraldic Symbolism in Tristram and Isoud
Heraldry evolved as a science sometime during the twelfth century from a combination of symbols used for seals, banners, and other types of insignia.
The study of augmentations and abatements of honor, however, is a close approach to the area of heraldry, which, for scholars of literature, is very important: the study of the symbolism behind charges and colors in coats of arms, which is called heraldic symbolism.
This paper has described the terminology of heraldry, given a brief history of why and how its symbolic code came to be, and examined the arms of major and minor characters in several versions of the legend of Tristram and Isoud in the light of that symbolic code.
pages.ripco.net /~clevin/tristram.html   (3568 words)

 An Tir Handbook: Tell Me About... Being a Herald
Field Heralds participate in the ceremony of the lists field by introducing each pair of fighters to the assembled populace and directing them through the ceremony of saluting the Throne, each other, and the fighters' consorts.
Field heraldry is often a hot and dry (or cold and wet) business.
Field Heralds should have sturdy footwear and take pains to wear a hat while in the sun, dress warmly in the rain, and to drink plenty of water.
www.antir.sca.org /Pubs/ATH/2herald.html   (708 words)

 The State Hermitage Museum: Hermitage News
Its charter proclaimed the objectives of the AIH to be the creation of a field the collaboration of scholars from various countries and to deepen mutual understanding among representatives of the national schools of heraldry.
The fact that this international forum of specialists in heraldry is being held in Russia is a unique tribute and sign of respect on behalf of the international scholarly community for the success of the reborn heraldry scholarship in our country.
Until recently the Russian heraldry tradition was represented in the AIH only by "first wave" emigrants, the most famous of whom was Alexander Vasilievich Soloviev (1890-1971), who devoted his efforts to the history of the two-headed eagle, as well as to the descendants of those first emigrants.
www.hermitagemuseum.org /html_En/11/2005/hm11_2_211.html   (461 words)

 Army Heraldry
From 1924 to 1962 the U.S Army Quartermaster Corps was responsible for the research, design and development of distinctive unit insignia, shoulder sleeve insignia (patches), flags, medals, seals, coats of arms and other heraldic items for the Army.
Institute of Heraldry became the only organization within the U.S. Government devoted to the science and art of heraldry and other official symbolism.
The Institute of Heraldry maintains a website where you can learn more about its current mission.
www.qmfound.com /army_heraldry.htm   (271 words)

 Authentic Heraldry Made Simple   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The heraldry of today is not the same as the heraldry of the thirteenth century, and the heraldry of thirteenth century England was not the same as the heraldry of fifteenth century Portugal.
Heraldry was created by nobles for nobles, probably as an adjunct to the tournament, which also evolved in the 12th and 13th centuries.
The closest that medieval heraldry came to merit badge heraldry was in canting arms, rebuses, burgher or guild heraldry (which could be self-conscious advertisements) or the rare and remarkable device that alluded to some act performed by a member of the family.
www.adrianempire.org /heraldry/library/lothar/medievalheraldry.html   (17354 words)

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field, court, hall, ambasadors and protocol, pennsic cry You can Field Herald, which is announcing at tournaments, calling fighters, running salutes, announcing winners, announcing fighters.
Book Heraldry (creating arms, names, conflict checking, heraldic consulting) is the only part of SCA Heraldry that is at all challenging, and it isn't really that hard.
The minor parts of heraldry would be acting as someone's representative as a herald.
www.mit.edu /~nocturne/athena/text/sca/Stuff/what-is-heraldry   (712 words)

 Field (heraldry)
The field is usually composed of one or more tinctures (colours or metals) or furs.
In extremely rare cases, the field is not a tincture, but may be a landscape.
[2] Landscape fields are regarded by many heralds as unheraldic and deprecated, as they cannot be consistently drawn from blazon.
www.reboom.com /article/Field_(heraldry).html   (110 words)

 ipedia.com: Field (heraldry) Article   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The field is usually composed of one or more tinctures or furs, except for in cases, which are rare in the extreme, in which the field is...
The field is usually composed of one or more tinctures (colours or metals) or furs, except for in cases, which are rare in the extreme, in which the field is not a tincture, but may be a landscape.
For further detail on the field, see variations of the field.
www.ipedia.com /field__heraldry_.html   (134 words)

 Kingdom of Trimaris dba SCA Inc, Trimarian Heralds Handbook - Greyhound Coursing   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Masters will then take their positions, and deputies may be positioned on the outskirts of the arena to aid in retrieving the hounds or making repairs or adjustments to the course.
Hounds are called to the arena in a manner similar to fighters on the Tournament Field.
Extra care should be taken in regards to courtesy and deportment while doing your duty on the coursing field.
www.trimaris.org /triskele/handbook/18-GreyhoundCoursing.html   (1397 words)

 field - Search Results - MSN Encarta   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Field (mathematics), set of elements that can be operated on according to rules that satisfy certain properties.
baseball, cricket, field hockey, Football, football, American, football, Gaelic, hurling, lacrosse, Little League, pictures of sports fields, polo,...
meadow, pasture, grassland, lea, grazing, arena, playing field, turf, ground, sports ground, pitch, park, subject, area, topic, discipline, theme,...
encarta.msn.com /encnet/refpages/search.aspx?q=field   (174 words)

 Viking Answer Lady Webpage - Heraldry for a Non-Heraldic Culture: Vikings and Coats of Arms in the SCA
Some examples of charged gyronny fields are found elsewhere in the SCA's period, for instance Edward Vaughan (1509-1522) had "Gyronny of eight argent and sable, four fleur-de-lys counterchanged; on a saltire Or, five cinquefoils gules".
In heraldry, a field patterned with vertical stripes is termed paly.
This is probably a "heraldry cliché" at this point, and with the number of competing devices out there using this design it might be easier to look at other motifs instead.
www.vikinganswerlady.com /vikheraldry.shtml   (3841 words)

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The College of Heralds is responsible for all aspects of heraldry in Calontir including the conduct of the Lists (tourney and melee), the running of Courts (Baronial and Royal), the heraldic submissions process (names, devices, and badges), and heraldic education.
You are not only getting the fighters to the field but acting as a sort of sportscaster for the people gathered to see the fighting and for the list table to help them keep track of the tournament.
This is mostly true in heraldry outside the SCA, but we consider each fur individually: in the ermine family we categorize furs by their field tincture, since that has the greater area: ermine = argent, so is considered a metal, while counterermine = sable, so is considered a color.
anvil.unl.edu /heraldry/Heraldshandbook4.doc   (11059 words)

 KWHS 2005 Heraldry Class Schedule
Lady Sorcha MacLeod has been a student of heraldry for over twelve years and is so readily distracted by her books as to have only dabbled in cooking, sewing, and scribing.
A discussion of the sorts of ways heraldry was used on the tournament field.
Her descendant, Shauna Carrickfergus, is in the Court of Elizabeth the Great and uses her ancestors journals and writings to assist the College of Arms in determining who is and is not eligible to have armory registered.
www.unserhafen.org /ActivitiesPages/kwhs/KWHSHeraldrySchedule.html   (1425 words)

 Maxwell Heraldry   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This is an introduction to the heraldry of the Maxwell family.
The rules of heraldry are quite complex for the novice but if you remember that a coat of arms can only be owned by a single person at a time, then you know the most important rule of heraldry.
A saltire is the diagonal cross, Sable is colour fl and Argent is the silver or ‘white’ field.
www.maxwellsociety.com /History/heraldry.htm   (1130 words)

 Heraldic Dictionary - Introduction and Index
Heraldry is both a science and an art form.
The language used in blazoning (i.e., description) a complete achievement (i.e., the shield and all its surrounding elements) is intentionally precise because the object being described is associated with a specific family or institution, and often belongs to a single individual.
This dictionary has been created with the goal of aiding people new to the field of heraldry in understanding written descriptions of armorials, such as those used in the descriptions of the Special Collection's Online Bookplate Registry.
www.rarebooks.nd.edu /digital/heraldry   (207 words)

 field - OneLook Dictionary Search
Phrases that include field: field of view, electric field, field goal, field emission, field officer, more...
Words similar to field: area, airfield, arena, battlefield, battleground, champaign, discipline, domain, fielded, fielding, orbit, plain, sphere, study, subject, athletic field, branch of knowledge, field of battle, field of force, field of operation, more...
This is a OneLook Word of the Day, which means it might be in the news.
www.onelook.com /?w=field&loc=wotd   (893 words)

 The East Kingdom Herald's Handbook
Intended as a beginning manual of heraldry for the Heralds and Pursuivants of the Laurel Kingdom of the East.
Field Heraldry means announcing who is fighting on the lists, as well as things like who is on deck (don’t say ‘on deck,’ say ‘arm and make ready’ or something), and doing the various honors.
Heraldry is fun, so try it all, and do the parts you like.
www.eastkingdom.org /heraldry/handbook.html   (8387 words)

 6th Field Artillery Regiment
Background:   The distinctive unit insignia was originally approved for the 6th Field Artillery Regiment on 1 April 1922.  It was cancelled on 15 May 1959.  The insignia was restored effective 1 September 1971.
Crest:   On a wreath of the colors Or and Gules a winged centaur courant armed with a bow and arrow Or.
Background:   The coat of arms was originally approved for the 6th Field Artillery Regiment on 29 August 1921.  It was redesignated for the 6th Armored Field Artillery Battalion on 15 August 1946.  It was cancelled on 15 May 1959.  The insignia was restored and authorized for the 6th Field Artillery Regiment on 1 September 1971.
www.tioh.hqda.pentagon.mil /FA/6FieldArtilleryRegiment.htm   (153 words)

 Plover Herald - outlandsheralds.org
The office of Plover is responsible for the visiblity and continued use of Field Heraldry in the Kingdom of the Outlands.
Field Heraldry is defined as announcing the rounds of tournaments and announcing the days events in the fashion of a town crier.
If you are interested in becoming a field herald, please do not hestitate to contact Æthelwulf with any questions you might have, and feel free to peruse the information contained on this site directed through the menu to the left.
plover.outlandsheralds.org   (239 words)

 15th Field Artillery Regiment
Distinctive Unit Insignia.  Description:   A Silver color metal and enamel device 1 1/16 inches (2.70 cm) in height consisting of a shield blazoned:  Gules five closets wavy Argent, on a canton Or a bend sinister of the field. 
Shield:   Gules five closets wavy Argent, on a canton Or a bend sinister of the field.
Crest:   On a wreath of the colors Argent and Gules, a French 75 mm field gun the wheel charged with the shoulder sleeve insignia of the regiment (a vertical Black oblong with the White star and Indian head of the Second Division) all Proper.
www.tioh.hqda.pentagon.mil /fa/15fieldartilleryregiment.htm   (117 words)

 Event Heraldry
They can assist in doing event heraldry (making general announcements), field heraldry (calling competitors to the list field(s), announcing round match-ups, etc.), feast heraldry (announcing courses, introducing entertainment, etc.), court heraldry (acting as the Voice of the Baronage and/or Royalty by calling people into court, reading awards, etc.) or any combination thereof.
Herald's Point is where the populace goes to request announcements to be made, to arrange business in court and have field heralds conduct tournament cries.
Remember that some of your help may not be as familiar with the correct pronunciation of some names as you are.
www.midrealm.org /heraldry/education/event_heraldry.htm   (2299 words)

 About Heraldry Today
Heraldry Today endeavours to offer all available new books in print on our related subjects and also to offer as much as we can obtain of second hand and antiquarian books.
Established in 1954, a member of The Antiquarian Booksellers' Association, and having for fifty years kept careful records, Heraldry Today has developed a unique bibliographical reference, which is supported by an expert knowledge of Heraldry and Genealogy.
It will be appreciated that Heraldry and Genealogy touch upon a far wider field than is at first realised.
www.heraldrytoday.co.uk /about_Heraldry_Today.htm   (168 words)

 Stefan's Florilegium: Heraldry   (Site not responding. Last check: )
F-Hldry-Trnmt-art "Field Herald's Litany for Tournaments" H.L. Alden Pharamond.
heraldry-tips SCA heraldry for cultures that didn't have heraldry.
voice-herldry "Voice" heraldry in period and the SCA.
www.florilegium.org /files/HERALDRY/idxheraldry.html   (249 words)

 Heraldry of the California State Military Forces
Heraldry and Insignia of the California State Military Forces
Confirmed with the The Institute of Heraldry, US Army
Questions and comments concerning this site should be directed to the Webmaster
www.militarymuseum.org /heraldry.html   (97 words)

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