There was an occasion when I was heralding an event for the Far Isles Medieval Society that I noted a guest had brought a shield with him and, without seeking consent of the herald (as was customary), had set it up displayed in the feast hall.
I was, thus, required to inquire the identity of those arms in Court.
This is a representation of the shield:
This required careful and distinct pronunciation, because the blazon for this is...
Or Semé Of Thistles Sable
Now, try saying that four times fast....
Until next time