Change the system!!

Is it legal? Does it matter? Discuss it here.
User avatar
Chris Green
Posts: 3421
Joined: 10 Jul 2012, 13:06
Location: Karlstad, Sweden

Re: Change the system!!

Postby Chris Green » 26 Apr 2021, 06:31

Chris Green
IAAH President

Bertilak de Hautdesert

User avatar
Jeremy Fox
Posts: 48
Joined: 19 Dec 2017, 15:14
Contact:

Re: Change the system!!

Postby Jeremy Fox » 26 Apr 2021, 11:33

Interesting, but arms belong to the person, not the name (in England at least, whatever may be the practice in Scotland or elsewhere.)
The question is whether a person should be automatically armigerous by virtue of having an armigerous mother. To what passes for my mind, the applicable laws, if any, would be those related to gender equality and there should be no difference between males and females in respect of inheriting and transmitting arms. In answer to Charles Veale's question, I would say that children with no paternal arms would simply use their maternal arms.


Return to “The Law and Lore of Heraldry”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 3 guests