Scotch-Irish-L ArchivesArchiver > Scotch-Irish > 2001-07 > 0996195832
Subject: Re: [Scotch-Irish] Coat-of-Arms
Date: Thu, 26 Jul 2001 18:03:52 -0700
>Itis my understanding that a coat of arms was(is)issued to an individual,
>not a family and that it cannot be handed down to the next in line but a
>request must be made and it may be re-issued to the next in line but only
>that person not a family. Is this correct?
That's my understanding as well. I believe in Scotland it is illegal
to bear arms that are not yours (as an individual).
> It seems that everyone is
>trying to sell family coat fo arms and it becomes very discouraging to see
>such blantant fraud.
It's our Ferenghi genes!