Monday, January 16, 2012

Aether Salon - Heraldry

This month's Aether Salon brought His Grace, Edward Pearse, the Duke of Argylle, to discus the subject of Heraldry.

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During some technical difficulties, Miss Ceejay Writer entertained the audience with an impromptu dance routine.

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Eventually things sorted themselves out, and the duke was on his way. He observed: "The use of symbols to identify kings goes back as far as ancient Egypt."

"England's Henry II is believed to have used a pair of gold lions as his personal arms, although the colours are unknown. His fHis son Richard, added a third lion and this symbol of three lions has continued to be the Royal Arms of England to this day."

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I had to leave somewhat early, but one can view the full transcript at the Aether Salon's aetheric Journal.

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From L to R: Mr. Addison Greymyst, Miss Rhianon Jameson, Master Satu Moreau, Miss Solace Fairlady, Mr. Linus Lacombe, Miss Darlingmonster Ember

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From L to R: Miss Sera Puchkina, Master Tepic Harlequin, Miss Ceejay Writer, Admiral Wildstar Beaumont, Miss Bookworm Hienrichs, Master Jimmy Branagh, Mr. Osric Worbridge, Mr. Vic Mornington, Miss Searra Weatherwax

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