Agincourt - 600 Years

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Re: Agincourt - 600 Years

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Re: Agincourt - 600 Years

Postby Iain Boyd » 14 Oct 2016, 03:04

Chris wrote -

"The Fletchers in fact have never been granted supporters and where these weird vases came from is a mystery."

I find this to be an interesting comment as the emblazonment is a very good copy of the 'College of Arms style'. It certainly looks very official!


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Re: Agincourt - 600 Years

Postby Chris Green » 14 Oct 2016, 07:26

... the emblazonment is a very good copy of the 'College of Arms style'

Of what period? To me the supporters look like something from the 18th century, possibly copied from a carving. No herald in his right mind would grant such rubbish. Moreover the dexter supporter is holding a bow, which would might appropriate to the Bowyers' Company (though they would probably reject a recurve bow as un-English) but not to the Fletchers. As for the "strumpet with a trumpet" .....

The 15th century grant was without supporters.
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Re: Agincourt - 600 Years

Postby Michael F. McCartney » 14 Oct 2016, 08:42

But the fair maiden with the horn is my favorite part of these arms! - as a music lover, of course... ;)
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