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Subject: Re: [Scotch-Irish] Coat-of-Arms
Date: Thu, 26 Jul 2001 21:22:20 EDT
In a message dated 7/26/01 4:24:12 PM Pacific Daylight Time,
> Is this correct?
You are correct. It is forbidden by the Lyons Court for anyone even to have
a copy of someone else's "personally matriculated" coat of arms without
permission , But, if that person gives permission, someone else is allowed to
have it but in limited form.
They "may" be able to have a "picture or plaque" of the crest of arms in the
household, but could not "flaunt it" around, like wearing it as jewelry. But,
to sell some else's coat of arms is forbidden by the Lyons Court, for it is
Sources: "Ordinary of Arms", contained in the Public Register of All Arms
and bearings in Scotland, By, James Balfour Paul, Lyon King of Arms.
Edinburgh, William Green and Sons, 1893.
*Researching Clan MacKintosh
and Clan Chattan
*<A HREF="http://users.iafrica.com/d/di/divaluce/clan.html">Clan Mac Thomas