Herald

The Herald assists members with researching and registering names and arms with the College of Heralds.

Research links for English and Anglo-Saxon names and personas

On his blog Wulfhere's Devices, Calontir herald Wulfhere of Eofeshamme offers help on researching English and Anglo-Saxon names and personas.

Nesscia inghean Chearnaigh chosen as Silent Heraldry Deputy

The Calontir Falcon Banner reports that the Laurel, Wreath, and Pelican Sovereigns of Arms have chosen a Silent Herald Deputy, a Society-level position created "to encourage and promote the use and equality of Silent Heraldry at all courts and events in which the entire populace attends."

From the Laurel King of Arms: Silent Herald Deputy Applications Sought

The Laurel Sovereign of Arms invites interested candidates to apply for the job of Silent Herald Deputy, overseeing the Heralds who translate auditory information for non-hearing attendees at Court.

Position Opening: Laurel Principal Sovereign of Arms

The Board of Directors of the Society for Creative Anachronism are seeking applicants for the position of Laurel Principal Sovereign of Arms.

Writing award recommendations in the Midrealm

Brynn Herleifsson reports that he has created a series of three video tutorials on how to write award recommendations using the Middle Kingdom's online forms. The tutorials are available on YouTube.

Voice heralds needed for Gulf Wars

Gulf Wars is in need  of You and Your help!  (You know that there is a War Point for Volunteering, right?)  Yes, it’s true!  There is! On top of that, there are some serious Bragging Rights for that War Point.  Groups can earn $$ for their hours, too!

Job Opening - Pelican Sovereign of Arms

Gabriel Kjotvason, Laurel King of Arms, reports that the applications are being accepted for the position of Pelican Sovereign of Arms.

Job Opening – Exchequer of the SCA Inc – College of Arms

The Board of Directors od the Society for Creative Anachronism is seeking applicant for the position of Exchequer of the SCA Inc – College of Arms. Applications will be accepted until October 31, 2012.

Passing of Master Tirloch of Tallaght in Atlantia

Master Tirloch of Tallaght, Albus Ursus Herald in the Kingdom of Atlantia and former Society Treasurer, passed from this world on March 12, 2012.

College of Arms seeks comments on new heraldry submission rules

Aryanhwy, of the Kingdom of Drachenwald, reports that the SCA College of Arms is seeking comments on revised rules for submission of heraldry.

Heralds' Point at Pennsic wants YOU!

Pennsic 40 is extra large and therefore closer than it appears ... start planning now!

Call for Applications - Laurel Principal Sovereign of Arms

The SCA is seeking the next Laurel Principal Sovereign of Arms.

[OUT] Stag's Con

Stag's Con, the Premier Service Event in the Outlands, will be held October 9th.  It is being sponsored by the College of Blaiddwyn, and will be held at Sandia Prep School in Albuquerque, New Mexico.  The Honorable Lady Natal'ia is the autocrat. 

Heralds' Point seeks volunteers for Pennsic XXXIX

Doña Juliana de Luna, Heralds Point coordinator for Pennsic War XXXIX, is seeking volunteers for the upcoming War.

Khevron.com and Heraldrydiculous Comics

The Khevron.com is a personal web site run by West Kingdom herald. The diverse site includes, among other things, Heraldrydiculous heraldry comic/video album, Oertha Armorial, West Kingdom Roll of Arms, wearable heraldry, and an SCA- and heraldry-themed Cafe Press shop.

[WES] Heraldic Gathering in Southern Shores

On Saturday, February 27, 2010 Southern Shores will be hosting a Heraldic Gathering at His Grace, Duke Cariadoc's home to assist as many as we possibly can to create submissions to the College of Heralds for their Devices and SCA names.

Laurel Office Request for Feedback on the Rules

Olwynn ni Chinneidigh, Laurel Queen of Arms of the Society for Creative Anachronism, and Juliana de Luna, Palimpsest Herald, are seeking feedback on policies and procedures for heraldic submissions within the SCA. Deadline in January 31, 2010.

[WES] Heralds' Collegium

All are welcome to a day of classes for both heralds and scribes, including some crossover material, like how to read the tricky hand that you're sure was done by a drunken weasel that the award scroll is in, and what exactly does "a fish counter-urinant, rayonny-fitchy pean" mean. There will be other classes as well, and an open scribal all day. Please see the heralds' website: www.heralds.westkingdom.org for further information.

Drachenwalder photos from Pennsic XXXVIII

Aryanhwy of the Kingdom of Drachenwald reports that she has created an album of photos from Pennsic War XXXVIII. The photos are available on her Facebook page.

Dorcas Whitecap offered elevation at Spring Fling

Ines Alfon reports that Their Majesties of Calontir offered elevation to the Order of the Pelican to Dorcas Whitecap at the recent Spring Fling event.

How to use your heraldry

Once you have registered your arms in the SCA, what should you do with them? Herald Coblaith Muimnech took this concept as a challenge and researched "50 ways to use your arms." He hopes to inspire others to use their heraldry more freely.

Silver Buccle Herald issued Writ for Pelican

On Saturday April 18th at Their Coronation, Their Majesties Maynard and Liadain of AEthelmearc issued a Writ to THL Matilda Bosvyle de Bellaqua, Their Silver Buccle Herald, for elevation to the Order of the Pelican.

Request for comment from the Laurel and Wreath Sovereigns of Arms

The SCA's Lauren and Wreath Sovereigns of Arms are requesting comments from the membership on proposed changes to the rules for reserved heraldic charges.

Grief in An Tir

It is with the very greatest sadness that we note the unexpected passing of David of Moffat. He died on Sunday, December 21, 2008 of complications of diabetes at the much-too-tender age of 45, and by his long-known request there will be no memorial service.

[MER] Meridian Heraldic Symposium

I am pleased and excited to announce the 2009 Meridian Heraldic Symposium will be hosted by the Barony of Thor's Mountain in conjunction with their event Black Gryphon, to be held Feb. 13-15, 2009 at Fall Creek Falls State Park in Pikeville, TN. Please, join me in appreciation of the Barony of Thor's Mountain for their great kindness and willingness to serve the Kingdom of Meridies and the heraldic community by hosting the Heraldic Symposium.

[AET] Heralds' & Scribes' Collegium

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Oyez! Oyez! Attention all scribes and heralds of the noble Kingdom of AEthelmearc! The Shire of Misty Highlands is pleased to welcome you all to attend this winter's Heralds' & Scribes' Collegium. Many scribal arts and heraldic classes will be offered and opportunities for learning and sharing knowledge will abound.

If you would like to teach a scribal arts class, please contact Hrefna fru'ikona (Raven Fagelson) at hreafnN@yahoo.com. If you would like to teach a heraldry class, please contact Baron Fridrikr Tomasson, Keystone Herald (Tom Ireland-Delfs) at fridrikr@thescorre.org. Classes will be held from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM with a lunch break at noon. Location:
Shire of Misty Highlands (Fairmont, West Virginia)

[NOR] Heralds' & Scribes' Symposium

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The Kingdom of Northshield's College of Heralds and The College of Scribes invite you to assemble on the first day of November, in the Shire of Coldedernhale, the town of Pierre, for the ... AS XLII Heralds' & Scribes' Symposium

All those who are currently scribes and heralds as well as those who wish to learn the arts are invited to this fair shire at the appointed hour. Our time together will be devoted to helping one another grow in the wisdom and knowledge of our crafts and to beautify our Kingdom with these practices. Location:
Shire of Coldedernhale (Pierre, South Dakota)

"Heraldic Graphics" website created

Katrine Witan Runa has created a website for SCA Heralds to share graphics. The site is hosted by Yahoo Groups.

Volunteers needed for Pennsic Heralds' Point

Ailis Linne, Heralds Point Administrative Deputy, is calling for volunteers of all levels of experience and talent to spend some time at Pennsic's Heralds' Point.

SCA heraldry announcement for commentary

Patrick Anderson, President of the Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc., relays information from Laurel and Wreath Sovereigns of Arms regarding use of laurel wreaths in heraldry.